2017-01-25 / Calendar

Community Calendar

Wednesday, January 25

Planning Board meeting. At 7 p.m. At Duxbury Town Hall, Mural Room, lower level. Agenda includes discussion of five articles including zoning amendments for multiple dwellings on one lot, stormwater containment and moratorium on marijuana establishments.

Historical Commission meeting. At 7 p.m. At Duxbury Town Hall, lower level. Agenda includes discussion of demolition of 57 Josselyn Ave.

Thursday, January 26

Backyard astronomy. Family-friendly presentation to learn how to use the library’s new telescope obtained through the Aldrich Astronomical Society. Spacey door prizes for children, outside viewing for all, weather permitting. The telescope will be available for checkout. 7-8:30 p.m. in the Merry Room, Duxbury Free Library.

Friday, January 27

Brigadoon. Duxbury High School presents the musical “Brigadoon” at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. Show also runs on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. and Jan. 29 at 1 p.m.

Saturday, January 28

Black Tie Bingo. The Duxbury Senior Center and the Friends of the Duxbury Council on Aging are hosting their annual Black Tie Bingo night at the Duxbury Senior Center. Proceeds benefit the Duxbury fuel assistance fund of the Duxbury Interfaith Council. Tickets are on sale now at duxburyseniorcenter.org and at the Duxbury Senior Center. $50 per person. Appetizers and cash bar. Black tie optional. For information, call 781-934-5774, ext. 5702.

Chase Away the Winter Blues gala. Tickets are available now for South Shore Conservatory’s 11th Chase Away the Winter Blues fundraiser. 6:30-11 p.m., at The River Club in Scituate. Creative black-tie dress, cocktails, a seated dinner, live auction and dancing to the music of R&B band, In the House. Tickets are $250. To purchase, visit sscmusic.org.

Newcomers’ Club adult social: Bowling. At 7:30 p.m. at Alley Kat Lane bowling alley in Kingston. Cost is $10 per player plus the cost to rent shoes ($3.50 pair). Cash bar. Teams will be mixed. Afterward, head to a local establishment for drinks – location TBD. Email kregelemurphy@gmail.com for lane reservations.

Monday, January 30

Meeting with AG Maura Healey. South Shore Action is holding a town hall meeting with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey at 7 p.m. at Derby Academy, 56 Burditt Ave., Hingham. Healey will focus on issues such as safeguarding immigrant communities, protecting women’s access to reproductive health care and the continuation of health care for all. Contact Dawn Sibor, dsibor@verizon.net.

Wednesday, February 1

Duxbury Camera Club meeting. 7 p.m. in the Merry Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St. Speaker is Lance Keimig, a photographer known for his nocturnal images with photographs in numerous museum collections Camera Club meetings are open to the public. For information, visit duxburycameraclub.org.

School committee meeting. 7 p.m. Alden School, room 104.

Oil painting classes. Laura Tryon Jennings teaches six-week sessions beginning Feb. 1- March 8 on Wednesdays, 9 a.m. - noon at The Art Complex Museum. $198 (plus $28 supply fee). For information or to register, email Sally Dean Mello or call 781-934-6634, ext. 10.

Friday, February 3

Benefit fashion show. The Duxbury Appalachian Service Project is hosting a winter fashion show featuring clothing from Chico’s from 7-9 p.m. at the Monsignor Glynn Parish Center at Holy Family Church. Refreshments, door prize and raffle/ auction items. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Reserved table of 10 is $225. Contact Leslie McCarthy at 617-872-5616 or lmccdux@icloud.com for tickets or more information. All proceeds benefit ASP trip to West Virginia.

Tuneful Brew Coffeehouse. Open microphone from 8-9 p.m.; singer/ songwriter Jay Psaros at 9 p.m. at First Parish Church’s Harvey Assembly Hall, 842 Tremont St. Sound system and piano available for open mic performers. Admission $10; children 12 and under are free. Homemade baked goods, teas and coffee available. Tunefulbrew.com or email tunefulbrew@gmail.com.

Historic clothing discussion. Join the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society’s textiles and historic clothing committee as it presents its latest installation. This informal gallery talk will describe the historical context for the clothing, who owned it, and how it was installed. At 11 a.m. Second floor Resource Area, Duxbury Free Library. Free admission.

Saturday, February 4

Book and Collections Club. Basing its choices on the “A Grand Tour: Holiday in Europe” theme from Christmas at King Caesar, the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society’s Book and Collections Club committee has chosen two books for discussion: ”The Innocent’s Abroad” by Mark Twain and “Mrs. Jack: A Biography of Isabella Stewart Gardner” by Louise Hall Tharp. Participants are welcome to read one or both titles or simply join us for the conversation. Nathaniel Winsor Jr. House, 479 Washington St., 3-4:30 p.m. DRHS members free. Non-members $10. Seating is limited; reservations required. For reservations: 781-934-6106 or colson@duxburyhistory.org.

Monday, February 6

All String Night concert. At 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. Free admission.

Tuesday, February 7

Adult Night Out Clay Workshop. At The Art Complex Museum from 7-9 p.m. Instructor Carolyn Daly Shedd encourages her students to incorporate individual creative ideas. $40. To register, email sally@artcomplex.org or call 781-934-6634, ext. 10.

Wednesday, February 8

Planning Board meeting. At 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Middle/High School Presentation Hall. 130 Saint George St. Agenda includes discussion of town meeting article for Battelle waterfront village overlay district.

Thursday, February 9

Island Creek Oysters meeting on Battelle. At 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. Island Creek Oysters is hosting an information session about its offer for the Battelle site on Washington Street that requires no change to the town’s zoning bylaws. Free. Open to public.

All Band Night concerts. Concerts at 6:30 and 8 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St. Free admission.

Monday, February 13

All Choral Night concert. At 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St. Free admission.

Thursday, February 16

Basic life support certification course. Held by Health Ed of New England. 6-10 p.m., Tarkiln Community Center, 245 Summer St., $55 per person. Requires pre-registration by Feb. 15. 781- 582-1440 or 800-434-6000, or healthednewengland.com.

Tuesday, February 21

State of cancer care meeting. Lesley Cunningham, BSN, MHM, OCN Director of the Breast Center, Medical and Radiation Oncology and Wound Center at Beth Israel Deaconess, will speak on the state of cancer care at a presentation at 4:30 p.m. at The Village at Duxbury, 290 Kingstown Way. Free and open to the public. Space is limited so call ahead to reserve a seat, 1-888-336- 1349.


Sustainable Duxbury. Sustainable Duxbury meets the first Wednesday of each month at the senior center at 7:30 p.m.

Loss support group. The first Monday of the month from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center with Ellen Gillis, LICSW. 781-934- 5774, ext. 5731.

Caregiver discussion group. The first Tuesday of every month from 2-3 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. Contact Donna Ciappina, LSW at 781-934-5774, ext. 5730.

Story time. Bring your preschool and up child for a read-aloud story at Westwinds bookshop every Monday at 10:30 a.m. followed by arts and crafts time. Free.

Just the FACTS teen support group. Meetings are every Sunday from 5-6 p.m. at the Duxbury Student Union. St. George Street. All welcome.

Just the FACTS support group. A support group for those concerned about substance abuse. Sponsored by Duxbury FACTS. Meetings are every Monday from 7-8 p.m. Duxbury Senior Center. 10 Mayflower St. Open to the public.

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