2017-05-10 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 10

Fourth annual Bike to School Day. Kids bike from home, or those who live far from schools will meet at Foodies for the group ride. The Alden group meets at 7 a.m. DMS meets at 7:45 a.m. Police and parent escorts.

Oil painting classes. Classes run May 10-June 15 at The Art Complex Museum, 9 a.m.-noon. Instructor is Laura Tryon Jennings. For more information or to register email Sally Dean Mello at sally@artcomplex.orgor call 781-934-6634, ext. 10. To reach Laura, call 781-837-7982 or Laura@LTryonJennings.com.

Friday, May 12

Garden Club Flower show. The Community Garden Club of Duxbury celebrates its 90th anniversary with a standard flower show, “Muses at the Museum: Art Inspires Art.” Friday, May 12, 1-4 p.m. and Saturday, May 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Horticultural specimens and floral design entries interpret art, literature, sculpture, architecture, music and dance. Free and open to the public. Visit communitygardenclubofduxbury.org for more information.

Saturday, May 13

Touch-A-Truck fundraiser. The Duxbury High School Class of 2019 and Class of 2020 will be holding a Touch-A-Truck fundraiser from 9 a.m.-noon at the Steele Athletic Building. The cost is $5 a person. All money raised will go toward prom fundraising for the classes of 2019 and 2020. Vehicles are needed for kids to come and explore. If you have a truck, RV, bus, motorcycle or classic car that you would be willing to park at our event, email the class of 2019 advisor, Lew Alberti at lalberti@duxbury.k12.ma.us.

Duxbury Newcomers’ Family Social. The Spring Fling is on the lawn of the Duxbury Student Union. Food trucks, a face painter, a balloon artist, lawn games and two performances by the Toe Jam Puppet Band, from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. and 12:45-1:30 p.m. Bring a picnic blanket to eat lunch and enjoy the show. The cost for the event, via Eventbrite, will be $15 per family. The charge at the event will be $20 per family, cash or check. Information: email duxfamsocial@gmail.com.

Book and Bake Sale. The Friends of the Kingston Public Library’s annual Book and Bake Sale is from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine, at the Kingston Public Library, 6 Green St. Kingston. This year’s collection includes thousands of books on all subjects at great prices. Proceeds support library through programs, museum passes, books, etc.

Ballroom dance. The South Shore Dancers hold a ballroom dance from 7:30-11 p.m. Cushing Memorial Hall, 673 Main St. (Rte. 123), Norwell. “Around the World in 80 Days” theme. Suggested dress: informal/ travel souvenir tees. 7:30 p.m. foxtrot lesson; 8-11 p.m. ballroom dancing to music by DJ Tom Osterland. $12 per person. Reservations recommended, 781-659-4703 or tickets@southshoredancers.org. $2 discount for SSD members with reservations.

Monday, May 15

DHS golf teams’ tournament fundraiser. The DHS boys and girls golf teams will be holding their annual fundraiser golf tournament on Monday, May 15 at the Marshfield Country Club. Registration at noon, 1 p.m. shotgun start. Includes lunch, dinner. Hole-in-one prizes sponsored by Tufankjian Toyota, along with raffles and silent and live auctions. Visit Duxburyhighgolf.com for details and to register.

Basic life support certification. Health Ed of New England is holding a Basic Life Support certification course for healthcare providers, from 6-10 p.m., at Tarkiln Community person. Preregister by Sunday, May 14. For more information, call 781- 582-1440 or healthednewengland.com.

Tuesday, May 16

Solar energy discussion. Fred Paris of the Wind Sun Institute/Plymouth Solar Energy will discuss the direction of the solar industry and address the details and rationale in making a solar energy decision. Other topics include financing, mounting (trackers, pole, ground, roof) and costs. 6:30-8 p.m. Jones River Landing, 55 Landing Road, Kingston. RSVP to solar@windsuninstitute.com.

Thursday, May 18

Forum on decommissioning Pilgrim. The Duxbury Nuclear Advisory Committee will hold a forum on decommissioning the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station at the Duxbury Senior Center at 7:30 p.m. The purpose is to provide background information on what decommissioning involves in order for the town to decide how decommissioning should proceed to best protect Duxbury’s health, safety and property values.

“The Glass Menagerie.” Curtain Call Theatre of Braintree presents “The Glass Menagerie” a play by Tennessee Williams May 18- 20. 8 p.m. 182 Commercial St. Braintree. For tickets, call 781- 356-5113 or e-mail reservations to tickets@curtaincallbraintree.org. Curtaincallbraintree.org.

Friday, May 19

Ballroom line dancing. Held by the South Shore Dancers. 7-9 p.m., First Parish Church, 24 River St., Norwell. $5 per person. Learn and practice line dances incorporating steps from waltz, tango, cha cha, etc. at monthly drop-in class, Drop-ins welcome. Some ballroom dance experience helpful, not required. For more info, emailsteve@southshoredancers.org.

Saturday, May 20

Pine Fest. The multicultural celebration of the woods in the Myles Standish State Forest is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Charge Pond. There will be rescued pot bellied pigs, miniature horses and a menagerie of wild things. The Aquinnah Wampanoag will set up a fish camp. For more information, visit SEMPBA.org.

Monday, May 22

PFLAG meeting. The South Shore Chapter of Greater Boston PFLAG holds its monthly support group meeting for parents and friends of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning) people at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont St., at 7p.m. Email duxburypflag@gmail.com or go to gbpflag.org.

SShAGLY meeting. The South Shore Alliance of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender youth, a meeting and support group exclusively for youth ages 14-22, will meet at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont St. At 7 p.m. For more information email sshagly@gmail.com, or go to bagly.org.

Tuesday, May 23

The Singing Trooper Memorial Day remembrance. Sgt. Daniel M. Clark will honor service men and women with a performance that will bring out the American spirit in everyone. At noon at the Duxbury Senior Center. Cost $12 includes lunch and entertainment. Lunch menu: picnic chicken, potato salad and apple pie. Reservations and payment must be made in advance at the senior center’s front desk, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Friday, May 26

The 20th Opening Of The Bay dockside gala. 5:30-10:30 p.m. At the Duxbury Bay Maritime School, 457 Washington St. Dinner, silent auction, dancing to The Waves VIP tickets $125. Regular tickets $70.

Saturday, May 27

Car wash. 9 a.m.-1pm at Pilgrim Church, Washington St. Fundraiser supports the high school youth groups’ trip to New Orleans to build homes.

Edaville military appreciation weekend. All military members will receive free admission to Edaville Railroad Saturday, May 27-Monday, May 29 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Their immediate family members will receive a 50 percent discount on admission with a valid ID. Edaville, 5 Pine St., Carver.


Corner Stone Lodge monthly breakfast buffet. On the first Sunday of every month from 8-11a.m. Corner Stone Masonic Lodge hosts its all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast with made-to-order omelets, eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs, home fried potatoes, bacon, sausage, corned beef hash, French toast, pancakes, fresh fruit, sweet breads and other home made goodies. $8 adults; $7 seniors; $5 children. 585 Washington St.

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

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

Loss support group. Meets 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. Meets the first Tuesday of every month from 2-3 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center.

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