2017-02-01 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

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 session Feb. 1 to 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.

Thursday, February 2

Rhode Island College concert. At the Duxbury Performing Arts Center. 7 p.m.

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

Opioid forum. The Plymouth Area League of Women Voters and the Plymouth Rotary Club are sponsoring a symposium on the current opioid crisis and community resources at the Plymouth Public Library, Otto Fehlow Room, at 11 a.m. Featured speakers will be Plymouth Police Chief Michael Botieri, Program Coordinator for the Plymouth Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative Amy Lefort and Pat Cronin from the State Against StigMA Campaign. Free lunch. Tickets limited to the first 100 participants. Sign up now at PlymouthCommunityForum.EventBrite.com.

Book discussion. The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society’s Book and Collections Club committee will discuss ”The Innocent’s Abroad” by Mark Twain and “Mrs. Jack: A Biography of Isabella Stewart Gardner” by Louise Hall Tharp at the Nathaniel Winsor Jr. House, 479 Washington St., from 3-4:30 p.m. Read one or both titles or simply join us for the conversation. DRHS members free. Non-members $10. Seating is limited; reservations required. For reservations: 781-934- 6106 or colson@duxburyhistory.org.

Sunday, February 5

DAA winter juried show. The Duxbury Art Association’s annual Winter Juried Show opens to the public on Feb. 5 and runs until April 23 at The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 1-4. Free and open to the public.

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. 71 Alden St. Agenda includes discussion of town meeting article for Battelle waterfront village overlay district.

Thursday, February 9

All Band Night concerts. Two concerts. Band Night 1 at 6:30 p.m. and Band Night 2 at 8 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. Free admission.

Saturday, February 11

Valentine celebration. Miramar Retreat Center, 121 Parks St., will celebrate married couples at a Valentine dinner and presentation from 6-9:30 p.m. A wine and cheese social followed by an elegant dinner, a Valentine dessert and the presentation “Our Marriage: We Remember, We Celebrate, We Believe” by Fred and Diane L’Ecuyer and Fr. Tom Griffith, SVD. Couples of all ages will enjoy this event. $97 per couple. Reserve space before Feb. 7. 781-585-2460, ext. 312; emiramarma@yahoo.com or miramarretreat.org.

Monday, February 13

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

Tuesday, February 14

Alden House: Tea and Valentines. A celebration of Valentine’s Day will be held in the Alden Barn from 2-4 p.m. “The Ultimate Tea Couple,” Donna and Ron Lasko will give a presentation on tea and Valentines (all over 100 years old) will be on exhibit. Reservations required. Email dmobed@alden.org. $10 per person $8 Alden Kindred members.

Wednesday, February 15

South Shore Exchange concert. At 6 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center.

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.

Ongoing

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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