2017-08-23 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 23

Hot breakfast with a side of topics. Duxbury Senior Center, 8:30 a.m., 10 Mayflower St. Armchair travel to exotic locations. Call the DSC at 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

SSCAC STEM Playgroup. A new six-week session of the South Shore Community Action Council’s hour-long STEM playgroup exploring science, technology, engineering and math with everyday activities for both adult and child. Continues through Sept. 20. Meets 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Child Program Room. Register with Debbie Wightman of the South Shore Community Action Council to reserve your space, 508- 747-7575, ext. 6247.

A mother-daughter conversation. Authoravailable Mariannebasis. Preference Duxbury- reads events. Leonebased from hercommerical first book, “Ma Speaks Up and a First-Generation Daughter Talks Back.” BookBreeze program held at 7 p.m., Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St., Duxbury.

Thursday, Aug. 24

Medical talk about MOLST. The Village at Duxbury, 290 Kingstown Way, will host a guest speaker from the Norwell VNA and Hospice on the Medical Orders for Life- Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) form and how it works. Program begins at 2 p.m. RSVP to at 781- 585-2334, ext. 373 or email jdow@VillageAtDuxbury.com.

Intergenerational event. Duxbury Historic House tour in conjunction with the Duxbury Senior Center. Program set for 1 p.m. Call the DSC at 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Duxbury Youth Soccer Board Meeting. Set for 7:30 – 9 p.m., Setter Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Friday, Aug. 25

A museum experience within Duxbury. Check out the “Wood as Muse” exhibit at the Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Museum hours 1 – 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. No admission charge. Learn more at artcomplex.org or call 781- 934-6634. Exhibit closes Sept. 3.

Saturday, Aug. 26

Cookbook Book Club. For those of us who love to cook and eat, the Duxbury Free Library’s new club may hit the spot. The cookbook to be discussed can be viewed at the DFL circulation desk one month in advance. First on the reading menu will be “River Cottage Veg” by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. Choose a recipe or two and bring the finished dish to the club’s potluck. Share food and conversation and rate the book. Meets from 1 – 2 p.m., Resource Room, 77 Alden St. Drop-in program, no registration required.

Sunday, Aug. 27

A museum experience within Duxbury. “Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection.” Exhibit closes Sept. 3.

Tuesday, Aug. 29

Freshman girls DHS music dress fitting. From 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center. Concert dress fitting night for incoming freshman girls.

Mystery writing ins and outs. A BookBreeze program at 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St. Panel presentation to be moderated by Judith Campbell, featuring five local mystery writers. Fun for mystery readers and aspiring writers of all genres. Registration required on DFL website, duxburylibrary.org and click on meeting room calendar link.

Wednesday, Aug. 30

SSCAC STEM Playgroup. A new 6-week session of the South Shore Community Action Council’s hour-long STEM playgroup exploring science, technology, engineering and math with everyday activities for both adult and child. Continues through Sept. 20. Meets 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Child Program Room. Register with Debbie Wightman of the South Shore Community Action Council to reserve your space, 508- 747-7575, ext. 6247.

Digital Device Drop-In. Bring your electronic device and technical questions to the Reference Desk any Wednesday 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Or call to make an appointment: 781- 934-2721, ext. 5623. Please be sure your device is charged up, you have your library card and PIN, access to email and an Apple ID if it is an Apple device.

Friday, Sept. 1

Art by the Bay with the DAA. Duxbury Art Association exhibit, cocktail party, awards ceremony. Art show open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Duxbury Bay Maritime School, 457 Washington St. Cocktail party 6:30 – 10 p.m. Art award ceremony starts at 7:30 p.m., bids close at 8:30 p.m. on 10-by-10 painting project. More info online, duxburyart.org.

Read, Sing, Play. Story time with a special guest reader. No registration required. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Child Program room, Alden Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Saturday, Sept. 2

Art by the Bay with the DAA. Art show open from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Duxbury Bay Maritime School, 457 Washington St. Kids festival runs from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Children’s Gallery award program starts at 12 p.m.All art must be picked up between 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. To learn more, go to DAA website, duxburyart.org.

Ongoing

Duxbury’s historic houses. Open for the summer season continues until Aug. 26. Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bradford House. The Re-Imagined Bradford House museum features a new self-guided exhibit: Four Bradford Daughters, Lives Well Lived. 931 Tremont Street, Duxbury. Hours and admission information at duxburyhistory.org.

King Caesar House. Explore Duxbury’s rich shipbuilding heritage with a guide-led experience through the historic rooms, furnished with Duxbury antiques and maritime treasures. Pack a lunch and picnic on Bumpus Park, one of the most scenic spots in town. 120 King Caesar Road, Duxbury.

Upcoming

Saturday, Sept. 2

Historic houses. Fall schedule change for historic houses, note Saturday hours. King Caesar and Bradford houses open to the public, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 11

Lifelong learning classes. Registration at the Duxbury Senior Center. Open to all interested adults of all ages from all communities. Courses are $30. Monday, September 11 Registration may only be done in person or by mail from 3 – 5 p.m. Walk-in registrations will continue on Tuesday, Sept. 12 and Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. – noon on a first-come first-serve basis. Course brochure are available online at duxburyseniorcenter.org by calling the Senior Center at 781 - 934- 5774, ext. 5710. DSC address is 10 Mayflower St.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Life reimagined checkup. Look ahead, not back. Workshop at the Duxbury Free Library. A free, two-hour workshop, open to all and co-sponsored by the Duxbury Senior Center and the Duxbury Free Library. Designed to help you navigate life’s changes and discover methods for achieving your dreams. The workshop is limited to 30 people and registration is required. Sign up through the library’s website at duxburyfreelibrary.org, or in person, or by phone, 781-934-2721. DFL address is 77 Alden St.

Thursday, Sept. 14

Drew Archival Library marks 10 years. Guest speaker is Scott Ridley, author and historian; program begins at 7 p.m., Duxbury Rural & Historical Society’s Drew Archival Library, Wright Building, 147 St. George St. Ridley’s book, “Morning of Fire” centers on the arrival of Westerners in the Far Eastern culture of 18th century Japan via the sailing ship Grace. This Sarah Wingate Taylor lecture series program is free to all. Reservations recommended by calling 781-934-6106 or email colson@duxburyhistory.org.

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