2017-09-06 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 6

Duxbury Camera Club. 7 p.m. The first meeting of the 2017-18 season will be tonight in the Merry Room of the Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Mel Leipzig and Friends. 1 – 4 p.m., The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Painting exhibit continues through Nov. 5. Reception, Sept. 17, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Sustainable Duxbury. 7:30 p.m. meeting at the Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St. Energy and ecological preservation is group’s mission. All are invited.

Duxbury School Committee. 7 p.m. Alden School, Room 104. 75 Alden St. Public invited.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Laughter Yoga. Meets 11:30 a.m. – noon. Program to laugh and stretch returns after summer hiatus. Free and public invited., Resource Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Duxbury High School, open house. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 71 Alden St.

Friday, Sept. 8

Nature trail walk. Daily, dawn to dusk, self-guided on marked trail at Mass Audubon’s North Hill Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary. Mayflower Street. Call for directions, 781-837- 9400.

Children’s story time. 10:30 – 11 a.m., Read, sing, play during story time with a special guest reader. No registration required. Child Program Room. Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Saturday, Sept. 9

It’s OK (sometimes) to be fidgety. 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., Learn how to make your own customized fidget spinner in tinkercad, a free web-based software. Children’s Dept., Duxbury Free Library, Open to fourth graders and up. Registration is required and began on Aug. 26. Online, in-person or by phone. Call 781-934-2721. DFL, 77 Alden St.

Embroidery stitching. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monthly meeting of the Mayflower Sampler Guild, Merry Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Sunday, Sept. 10

Conservatory fall open house. 2 to 4 p.m. South Shore Conservatory, 64 St. George St., Duxbury and One Conservatory Drive, Hingham. Admission to all activities is free at both SSC campuses. Learn more about performing arts classes offered at the SSC. Day’s activities include musical performances by students, faculty on hand to answer questions. Contact Lorna Jane Norris, vice president of education at 781-934- 2731 or visit sscmusic.org.

Monday, Sept. 11

Lifelong learning classes registration. 3 – 5 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. Open to all interested adults of all ages from all communities. Class cost $30. Monday, Sept. 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.

Conservatory Youth Chorus Open Rehearsal Auditions. 5 - 6 p.m. Formerly called Pure Treble, the SSCYC will hold free auditions. Refreshments served. Program information available on site, SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George St., Duxbury. Singers in grades 3 – 6 are welcome to attend an open rehearsal. Call Nancy Meredith, 781-934-2731 for more information. Learn more about all SSC programs at sscmusic.org and on social media accounts.

SShAGLY meeting. (South Shore Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Youth) 7 p.m. Support group only for youths ages 14 – 22, meets at First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St., Rt. 3A, next to the Duxbury Town Hall. FMI, email sshagly@gmail.com, go to bagly.org or find us on Facebook at SSHAGLY South Shore.

Duxbury High School PTO. 7 p.m., Room B103, DHS, 71 Alden St.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

DFL book group. Meets from 10 a.m. – noon. Setter Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Teen Advisory Board. Meets from 3 – 5 p.m. in the Young Adult area, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Life Reimagined checkup. 5 – 7 p.m. 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 via duxburyfreelibrary.org. or in person, or by phone, 781-934- 2721. DFL address is 77 Alden St.

Zengevity! 10 – 11 a.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. A new thematic class that incorporates joyful movement for a better body, brain and balance. Get ready to move your body and power up your brain! Class is $5, sign up at 781-934-5774, ext. 5716. September’s theme: Don’t be the fall guy.

Thursday, Sept. 14

Coffee with the Cops. 10 a.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center, special guest speaker from the Duxbury Police Department will be Chief Matthew Clancy. Sign up by calling 781-944- 5774, ext. 5716.

Doc Talks. 11 a.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center, Dr. Michael H. Kelleher will continue his series of medical presentations with “Opioids & NSAIDs: Between a Rock and a Hard Space for Pain Control.” Sign up in advance by calling programming at 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Drew Archival Library guest speaker. 7 p.m., Author and historian Scott Ridley speaks about his book, “Morning of Fire.” Program in library’s Wright Building, 147 St. George St. Reservations recommended. Call 781-934-6106 or email colson@duxburyhistory.org.

Friday, Sept. 15

Nature trail walk. Daily, dawn to dusk, self-guided on marked trail at Mass Audubon’s North Hill Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary. Mayflower Street. Call for directions, 781-837- 9400.

Sunday, Sept. 17

Artists’ reception. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Mel Leipzig and Friends and “Close to Home,” art exhibit opening. Works by nine women artists curated by Elizabeth Michelman. Also, “Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection,” through Jan. 14, 2018.


Early American history in Duxbury. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on four Saturdays: Sept. 2, Sept. 16, Oct. 14 and Nov. 11. Fall schedule in effect. King Caesar and Bradford houses open to the public. Bradford House, 931 Tremont St., Duxbury. Hours and admission information at duxburyhistory.org. King Caesar House, 120 King Caesar Road.

Open art studio every Tuesday. Noon – 2:30 p.m. Local artist Bridget Ryan Snell hosts open studio in the Ellison Center for the Arts, second floor, 64 St. George St.

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