2017-06-14 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 14

Planning Board meeting. 7 p.m. Town Hall Mural Room. Agenda includes continued public hearing for two subdivisions: one at 308 Summer St. and the other at 232 Surplus St. and an administrative site plan review of Bongi’s Turkey Roost, 414 Kingstown Way. Also, the planning director will give a status report of the Comprehensive Plan update.

Thursday, June 15

Stop Motion Workshop. This two-week class at the Duxbury Free Library at 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Child Program room will teach students in grades three and up how to produce a short video using Legos and other inanimate objects in iStopmotion. All supplies included. Register online, in person or by phone.

Friday, June 16

Reading Garden dedication. The public is invited to the Duxbury Free Library’s new Reading Garden entrance at 10 a.m. for a ribboncutting dedication and celebration. Festivities include music, a meet-the-artists reception and light refreshments.

Jordan Hospital Club Lawn Party. The annual Lawn Party to benefit the Jordan Hospital Club is from 6-8 p.m. at 160 King Caesar Road, the home of Katie and John Rudicus. The community is cordially invited to celebrate summer under the tent at this beautiful waterfront home and give back to our local healthcare community. See you on the lawn.

Saturday, June 17

Walking Tour of Millbrook with town historian. Town Historian Tony Kelso will feature the Millbrook area on his always-popular 90-minute walking tour. Two tours at 2 and 4 p.m. Presented by the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society. Reservations are required and tickets are limited. $10 DRHS members; $15 nonmembers. Parking and gathering at the Drew Archival Library, 147 St. George St.

Monday, June 19

Knitting Night. At the Duxbury Free Library, Merry Room, 6-8 p.m. If you need help seaming a sweater, need to learn how to turn a cable, or just want to learn to knit – join this social knitting group that offers help for beginners and intermediates. No registration necessary, just drop in with your projects and enthusiasm.

Tuesday, June 20

Mama Steph Concert. 10:30-11 a.m. in the Duxbury Free Library’s Merry Room. Everyone’s favorite singer kicks off summer for preschoolers and older with an adult. Registration is needed for both attending adult and children. Register through the library online calendar, by calling 781-934- 2721, ext. 5632, or in person at the children’s help desk.

Thursday, June 22

The Superintendent Speaks. Dr. Ben Tantillo, superintendent of Duxbury public schools, will speak at the Duxbury Senior Center about “The State of Education” from 9-10 a.m. A continental breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. (Cost: $4; you must sign up in advance). Tantillo is retiring, so come hear his talk and say “farewell” and “thanks.” If you’d like to attend the breakfast, you must sign up at least 48 hours in advance by calling 781-934-5774, ext. 5716. All are welcome to hear Dr. Tantillo speak at 9 a.m.

National Cancer Survivors Day. Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital- Plymouth (BID-Plymouth) will celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day from 4-7 p.m. at the Obery Street entrance, South Parking Lot, under a tent. Jordan Rich will be master of ceremonies. Special guest is Joe Andruzzi, former New England Patriots offensive guard, three time Super Bowl champion and cancer survivor. Food, raffles, door prizes, chair massages and musical entertainment by the band Despite Dwight, featuring Jordan Hospital Club Cancer Center Medical Director Matt Koomey, MD, on drums. Call 508-830-2783 to register. Free and open to the public.

Friday, June 23

Summer Soulstice Yoga Retreat. The Duxbury Senior Center Summer Soulstice Yoga Retreat is 1-3 p.m. at the center. It’s led by Emma Boyle of Dragonfly Yoga and Kim O’Brien, senior center yoga instructor. The retreat includes introduction to chakras, Kindness Rocks Project, iced teas and readings in the garden and labyrinth, chair yoga and meditation. Open to non-yogis, new yogis and experienced yogis. $10 at the door. Sign up: 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Saturday, June 24

Sculptor discussion. Sculptor Amy Archambault discusses her work, her connection with wood as a material and her inspiration for her pieces in the “Wood as Muse” exhibit at The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., at 2 p.m. Free. Call 781-934-6634, ext. 10 or email sally@artcomplex.org to register.

Sunday, June 25

Japanese Tea Ceremony. At 2 p.m. at The Art Complex Museum in the tea hut Shofan, the Wind-in-the-Pines Hut. The ceremony will be explained and questions answered. Additional tea ceremony presentations are scheduled for July 30 and Sept. 24. Admission is free, but seating is limited and available on a first-come basis. Dress for the weather. In case of rain, the presentation will take place inside the museum at 189 Alden St.

Monday, June 26

LGBTQ support group meeting. The South Shore Chapter of Greater Boston PFLAG will hold its monthly support group meeting for parents and friends of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/ questioning) people at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont St., Rt. 3A next to the Duxbury Town Hall. For more information, email duxburypflag@gmail.com or go to gbpflag.org.

SShAGLY meeting. SShAGLY (South Shore Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Youth), a meeting and support group for youth ages 14-22, will meet at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont St. For more information, email sshagly@gmail.com.

Saturday, June 24

Library Pet Show. 1-2 p.m. Resource room at Duxbury Free Library. Children of all ages are invited to register their pets for this popular event. All pets who enter will get a special certificate from library judges, who will be looking for the softest fur, the best personality, the brightest eyes and other attributes that are loved by the pet owner. Held outside on the library lawn. Official registration forms will be available beginning June 5. All forms must be returned no later than Saturday, June 24. Late entries cannot be accommodated.

Wednesday, June 28

BookBreeze Literary Festival: author Paul Tremblay. Paul Tremblay, recently honored by the Massachusetts Center for the Book, received the top award for fiction for his newest thriller, “A Head Full of Ghosts.” 7-9 p.m. in the Duxbury Free Library Merry Room. Registration required. Opens online June 14 at 10 a.m.

Thursday, June 29

Ooch’s Party Dance Workshop. Sixty minutes of popular line dances from the “Cupid Shuffle” and the “Wobble” to the “Hully Gully” “Hustle” and “Electric Slide.” Perfect for children in elementary school through senior citizens who’d love to learn. No sitting on the sidelines when Ooch is in the room. Held at Duxbury Senior Center from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Registration begins Thursday, June 15 by calling the Duxbury Senior Center at 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.


Corner Stone Lodge monthly breakfast buffet. On the first Sunday of every month from 8-11 a.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 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.

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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