2017-09-27 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 27

Senior Center Lifelong Learning Course: When Jesus Came to Harvard. 10-11:15 a.m. Merry Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

“Understanding the Continuum of Care” panel discussion. 10:00-11:30 a.m. Discussion about the full range of senior living services. Sign up in advance by calling Duxbury Senior Center programming, 781-934-5774, ext. 5716. 10 Mayflower St.

Leo Club meeting. Youth group of Duxbury Lions Club. 3:30-5:30 p.m. For girls and boys ages 12-18, at Duxbury High School’s Presentation Hall, Contact Linda Collins at 617- 755-5506.

Young Adult Duxbury- Society. 3-5commerical Philosophy p.m., Duxbury Free Library, Young Adult Area, 77 Alden St.

Flag Football. Contact Duxbury Recreation Dept. for details, 781- 934-7034.

Thursday, Sept. 28

Laughter Yoga. 11:30 a.m.-noon, Duxbury Free Library, Resource Room, 77 Alden St. Become a research sleuth. Hone library skills, learn online tips and techniques. 3-4 p.m. Reference Area, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

“Close to Home” and “Mel Leipzig and Friends.” 1-4 p.m., The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Painting exhibit continues through Nov. 5. Free admission for all visitors.

Friday, Sept. 29

Read, sing, play storytime. 10:30- 11 a.m. Guest reader. No registration required. Child Program Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Duxbury’s Fifth Annual Oktoberfest. 6:30-10 p.m. Under the tents behind Sweetsers, 459 Washington St. in Snug Harbor. Tickets $35 individual, $65 couple. Organized by the Duxbury Lions Club. Proceeds to benefit Habitat of Humanity of Greater Plymouth to build homes for military veterans. Learn more at duxburyfoodandwinefestival.org.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Fall Litter Sweep. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Annual event set this year from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Come to Tarkiln Community Center, 245 Summer St. (Route 53) for supplies and registration. Bags of litter need to be returned to the Tarkiln center by 4 p.m. For more info, visit DuxburyLitterPatrol.com or call Paul Mabey, 617-688-0359.

Duxbury DRP Investment Club Meeting. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Merry Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Duxbury Food and Wine Festival Grand Tasting Event. 2-6 p.m. Under the tents at Snug Harbor, 459 Washington St. $45 per ticket or $75 per couple. Learn more at duxburyfoodandwinefestival.org.

Saving Your Stuff: Digital Preservation for Family Historians. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Reference Area, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Sunday, Oct. 1

Duxbury Beach COASTSWEEP Cleanup, Sunday, Oct. 1. 9 a.m.- noon, rain or shine. Volunteers can pick up collection supplies at the east end of the Powder Point Bridge behind the Harbormaster shack. Contact Mike Kane at seasenor@outlook.com.

Duxbury Fire Department Open House. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Part of National Fire Prevention Month. Meet your local firefighters, check out the fire equipment, safety presentations and demonstrations. Refreshments for all.

Monday, Oct. 2

Great Books Meeting. Discuss literary classics at DFL’s 3-4:30 p.m., Lanman Room, 77 Alden St.

Duxbury Civic Association meeting. 7-8 p.m. DFL, Setter Room, 77 Alden St.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

Friends of the Duxbury Free Library meeting. 9:15-11 a.m., Setter Room, 77 Alden St.

A day in the life of a foreign service officer. 1 p.m. Diplomat Rebecca Hammel will speak about her work with USAID (U.S. Agency for International Development) at Duxbury Senior Center. To register in advance, call DSC programming, 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Teen Advisory Board. 3-5 p.m. Young Adult Area, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Intro to ukulele. 3:30-4 p.m. Second class of three lessons. Must have your own ukulele. Child Program Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Duxbury Teachers Association meeting. 4-5 p.m. Merry Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Helen Bumpus Gallery Board meeting. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Lanman Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Wednesday, Oct. 4

Girl Scout Leaders’ meeting. 7:30 p.m. 22 Washington St. On agenda: service projects to aid Girl Scouts in Houston, Duxbury Interfaith Council.

Duxbury Camera Club meeting. 7-9 p.m. Merry Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Duxbury Youth Softball meeting. 7-9 p.m. Setter Room, Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St.

Thursday, Oct. 5

Board Game Night. 6:30-8 p.m., For ages 18-plus who enjoy classic and new, non-electronic board games. Snacks provided.

Friday, Oct. 6

“Threads of Duxbury’s Past” Gallery Talk. 11 a.m.-noon. Featuring clothing worn by characters Bathsheba Everdene and Gabriel Oak from Thomas Hardy’s “Far from the Madding Crowd.” Duxbury Free Library, Reference Area. 77 Alden St.

Saturday, Oct. 7

Photography lessons, tips using the iPhone. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Duxbury Free Library, Reference Area. 77 Alden St.

Sunday, Oct. 8

Gallery shows at The Art Complex Museum, 1-4 p.m. “Mel Leipzig and Friends” and “Close to Home.” 189 Alden St.

Monday, Oct. 9

SShAGLY meeting. (South Shore Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Youth) 7 p.m. A meeting and support group exclusively for youth ages 14-22 and meets at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont Street, Rt. 3A next to the Duxbury Town Hall. For more information email sshagly@gmail.com, go to bagly.org or visit us on Facebook at SSHAGLY SouthShore.


EarlyAmerican history in Duxbury. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, 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.


Saturday, Oct. 14

Following Duxbury’s Pilgrim Trail with Historian Tony Kelso. 3 p.m., one-hour guided walk. Meet at Alden House, family homestead of Mayflower Pilgrims John and Priscilla Alden since 1627. Learn about the Duxburrough Trail and shoreland homesteads, archaeology, social culture of the 17th century.

Make a plan for a healthier you via stress relief and immune boosting steps. 10:30 a.m. One-hour class meets in Duxbury Free Library’s Merry Room, led by Nancy Denman. Sign up required starting Saturday, Sept. 30 either online or call 781- 934-2721, ext. 5632.

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