2017-06-28 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

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.

Demolition public hearing. The Duxbury Historical Commission is holding a public hearing at 7:10 p.m. at the Town Hall, small basement meeting room, 878 Tremont St. on the demolition of an attached shed at 6 Powder Point Ave., circa 1810.

Planning board meeting. Further review on Bongi’s Turkey Roost’s new storefront and the Duxbury Master Plan kick-off event with Metropolitan Area Planning Council. 7 p.m. Town Hall.

Thursday, June 29

Ooch’s Party Dance Workshop. 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Duxbury Senior Center. 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. Register by calling the Duxbury Senior Center at 781-934- 5774, ext. 5716.

Community Cocktail Party. 6:30 p.m. at Duxbury Bay Maritime School back porch. Meet up with friends and neighbors. Free.

Acoustic music. At the Winsor House, 390 Washington St., with Andy and Kurt, 7:30-10:30 p.m. winsorhouseinn.com.

Friday, June 30

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” 8 p.m. First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St. The Bay Players of Duxbury present an adaptation of Ken Kesey’s classic novel, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” The play also is on July 1. For tickets and show times, visit bayplayers.org.

Saturday, July 1

Plimoth Plantation Living History exhibits. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tour the facility and learn more about Plymouth Colony and the Wampanoag people. 137 Warren Ave., Plymouth. 508-746-1622.

Sunday, July 2

Breakfast buffet. Corner Stone Masonic Lodge, 585 Washington St. 8 a.m. -noon. All-you-can-eat buffet breakfast celebrating the July Fourth holiday. $8 adults; $7 seniors; $5 children.

Open Farm Day. Dalby Farm, Scituate. 1:30-3 p.m. Explore the farm with the family. $5 per person. 59 Grove St., Scituate. 781-545- 4952.

Monday, July 3

Library Scavenger Hunt. Duxbury Free Library, 2-8 p.m., Children’s Department. Fun for pre-kindergarten through adult. Available all week.

Duxbury Civic Association meeting. 7 p.m., the Setter Room at Duxbury Free Library.

Tuesday, July 4

DEF Road Race. Duxbury High/Middle School. 8:30 a.m. start time. Register at duxburyeducationfoundation.org.

Duxbury Fourth of July Parade. Starts at 2 p.m. Hall’s Corner down Washington Street to Duxbury High/ Middle School.

Thursday, July 6

Tour Guide Training: Duxbury’s History. 10 a.m.-noon. Duxbury Rural and Historical Society’s Drew Archival Library, 147 St. George St. New and returning tour guides, as well as those interested in Duxbury’s history are encouraged to attend this free program. Carolyn Ravenscroft, DRHS archivist and historian, Town Historian Tony Kelso and Patrick Browne, historian and former DRHS executive director, will present and explore Duxbury history. Admission is free. 781-934-6106. duxburyhistory.org.

Basic Life Support Course. Health Education of New England will hold a basic life support certification course for healthcare providers, 6-10 p.m. at Tarkiln Community Center, 245 Summer St. $55 per person; requires pre-registration by Wednesday, July 5. For more information, call 781-582-1440 or visit healthednewengland.com.

Bookbreeze Literary Festival. Author Debi Graham-Leard of the “Uninvited Guest.” 7 p.m. Duxbury Free Library, Merry Room. Register online at the library’s website.

Saturday July 8

Evenings Under the Stars concert series. Conductor Nicholas Palmer presents a mix of classical and pops with “Out of this World with Mozart.” At 7 p.m., at the Hingham South Shore Conservatory. Tickets purchased before concert are $40 for pavilion and $25 for lawn seating or $45 at the door are for pavilion seating, $30 for the lawn. Pre-concert reception tickets are $25 and include an onsite parking pass. Children under three free. Purchase tickets online at sscmusic.org. For more information, call 781-749-7565, ext. 22.

Sunday, July 9

Hearing loss event. The Hearing Loss Association of America Plymouth Chapter is having a get-together/ pool party at a private home in Duxbury from noon-3:30 p.m. All are welcome. Share stories with others about hearing loss. HLAA’s purpose is information, advocacy, education and support. For more information, contact Sandy Spekman at sspekman@gmail.com or go to: hearingloss.org.

Monday, July 10

Selectmen’s meeting. 7 p.m. at Town Hall, Mural Room, 878 Tremont St.

Tuesday, July 11

Conservation Commission. 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 878 Tremont St.

Wednesday, July 12

Planning Board meeting. 7 p.m. at Town Hall, Mural Room, 878 Tremont St.

Friday, July 14

12th annual Duxbury Music Festival. Runs through July 28. Duxbury Music Festival’s 12th season features South Shore Conservatory and Duxbury Music Festival faculty and student performances, family-friendly events, solo and chamber instrumental performances, student recitals, competitions and faculty concerts. For more information, tickets and complete schedule, see duxburymusicfestival.org.

Saturday, July 15

Barrel-making demonstration. Noon-4 p.m. at the Alden House Historic Site. Explore the art and craft of barrel making as a cooper from Mystic Seaport demonstrates this historic trade. Alden House will be open for tours and kids activities Admission: $8 for adults; $5 for kids and students.

Duxbury Rural and Historical Society houses open for season. King Caesar House, 120 King Caesar Road: explore Duxbury’s rich shipbuilding heritage with a guided experience through the historic rooms, furnished with Duxbury antiques and maritime treasures; Bradford House, 931 Tremont St.: the re-imagined Bradford House museum features a new self-guided exhibit: “Four Bradford Daughters, Lives Well Lived.” Hours and admission information at duxburyhistory.org.

Arts workshop. “Starting from Scraps” with Mike Wright. 1:30 p.m. gallery talk, 2:30-4:30 p.m. workshops at the Art Museum Complex, 189 Alden St. Students will create projects from scraps of found wood, old plastic and glue guns, Registration required. $45. Call 781-934-6634, ext. 10 to register or email sally@artcomplex.org.

“Shrek the Musical.” At Bridgewater State University, 19 Park Ave. Bridgewater. At 7 p.m. Other performances are July 15, July 16, 21, 22 and 23. Tickets are available online at BSUtix.com. For more information including show times, email the box office at BoxOffice@bridgew.edu, or call 508-531-1321.

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