2017-10-11 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 11

Senior Center Lifelong Learning Course. When Jesus Came to Harvard. 10-11:15 a.m., DFL, Merry Room, 77 Alden St. Advance registration required. Call the Senior Center at 781-934-5774 for further information.

SSCAC STEM Playgroup. 10:30 -11:30 a.m. DFL, Child Program Room, 77 Alden St. A new series of the South Shore Community Action Council’s hour long STEM playgroup exploring science, technology, engineering and math through everyday activities. Program will be held Wednesdays, Oct. 4 through Nov. 8. Registration is for all six dates; call Debbie Wightman of the South Shore Community Action Council 508-747-7575, ext. 6247.

Open Book Club. 10:30 a.m.-noon, DFL, Setter Room, 77 Alden St.

Introduction to Computers. At the Duxbury Senior Center. 1-4 p.m. Sign up by calling 781-934-5774, ext. 5716

Duxbury Senior Center tour of the Herndon Cranberry Bogs. 1 p.m. Bus leaves from senior center at 12:45. $1 round trip. Free tour and talk about cranberry harvesting.

Young Adult Philosophy Society. 3-5 p.m. DFL, Young Adult Area, 77 Alden St.

Design Review Board. 4 p.m. Duxbury Town Hall, lower level, 878 Tremont St.

South Shore Habitat for Humanity: Community Information on Affordable Housing. 6:30-7:30 p.m., DFL, Merry Room, 77 Alden St.

Planning Board Meeting. 7 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room, lower level. 878 Tremont St.

Thursday, Oct. 12

Duxbury Schools Community Forum. 9:30 a.m. Meet with Superintendent John Antonucci. Room 104, Alden School, 75 Alden St.

Family Stories & Music. Ages 2-plus. 10:30-11 a.m., DFL, Resource Room, 77 Alden St. Play, songs and bubbles with Ms. J. No registration required. Open to ages 2 and up and their families.

Laughter Yoga. For fun and relaxation. 11:30 a.m.-noon., DFL, Resource Room, 77 Alden St. Meditate and laugh together without the use of jokes or props. Free to the public. Relieve stress, build optimism.

Library Tips & Tricks: Databases. 3-4 p.m., DFL, Reference Area, 77 Alden St. Learn about the databases DFL offers to do scholarly research or to take an online class.

Crafternoon: Perler Beads. 3:30- 5:30 p.m. Suggested for grades 4 and 5 at the DFL, Children’s Program Room, 77 Alden St.

Duxbury Schools Community Forum. 7 p.m. Meet with Superintendent John Antonucci. Room 104, Alden School, 75 Alden St.

Stranger Thursdays - Film Screening “E.T.” 6-8 p.m. DFL, Merry Room, 77 Alden St.

Finance Committee. 7 p.m., Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.

Duxbury Free Library Presents: Poetry Circle Birthday Open Mic. 7-9 p.m., DFL Resource Room, 77 Alden St.

Duxbury Youth Baseball Meeting. 7-9 p.m., DFL, Setter Room, 77 Alden St.

Friday, Oct. 13

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

Handbooks for Houston—All Girl Scouts Are Invited! 3-5 p.m., Holy Family Parish Center, 601 Tremont St. Girl Scouts from Duxbury will combine efforts with other Mass. Girl Scout troops and make friendship bracelets and cards for girl scouts in Houston.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Test drive a new Ford, support DHS student council. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Test drives will take place at Duxbury High School, 71 Alden St. Age 18 or over with a valid driver’s license. Proceeds aid DHS and honors breast cancer awareness month. Drive4URSchool.

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.

Mayflower Sampler Guild Monthly Meeting. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. DFL, Merry Room, 77 Alden St.

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, either online or call 781-934-2721, ext. 5632.

EarlyAmerican history in Duxbury. 11 a.m.–6 p.m. 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. House visiting program continues on Saturday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 15

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

Monday, Oct. 16

Knitting Night. 6-8 p.m., DFL, Merry Room, 77 Alden St.

Tuesday, Oct. 17

Board of Assessors. 4 p.m. Assessors Office, Town Hall. 878 Tremont St.

Finance Committee. 7 p.m. Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.

MamaSteph Concert. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Open to preK and up with an adult. Registration required. DFL, Merry Room, 77 Alden St.

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

Duxbury Dragons Football. 7-9 p.m. DFL, Merry Room, 77 Alden St.

Wednesday, Oct. 18

Community Compact Signing. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room, 878 Tremont St.

Government Study Committee. 7 p.m. Duxbury Senior Center, Weyerhauser Room, 10 Mayflower St.

Historical Commission Public Hearing. 7:10 p.m. Town Hall, lower level, 878 Tremont St.

Thursday, Oct. 19

Community Preservation Committee. 8:15-9:45 a.m. Town Hall, Mural Room, 878 Tremont St.

Finance Committee. 7 p.m. Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.

Duxbury Free Library Writers Group. 6:30-8:30 p.m. DFL, Merry Room, 77 Alden St.

Crafternoon: Fairy Houses. 3:30- 4:30 p.m. Decorate a fairy house using natural items as well as found objects! Supplies are limited to first come, first served. Be advised that glue guns will be in use so parental involvement for younger children is encouraged. No registration required. DFL, Children’s Program Room, 77 Alden St.

Stranger Thursdays – Film Screening: “Super 8.” 6-8 p.m. DFL, Merry Room, 77 Alden St.

Friday, Oct. 20

“SoccerFest” hosted by the Duxbury High School boys and girls varsity soccer teams. Noon-2 p.m. at the High School turf field. All children in grades K-8 are welcome. This is a fundraiser for DHS Soccer teams: Cost is $25 per youngster, or $30 at the field. Email questions to: DHSSoccerFest@gmail.com.

Saturday, Oct. 21

DNA and GENEALOGY. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Speaker Jennifer Zinck will discuss how to use your DNA to break through a genealogy wall and learn about your ancestry. $35 per person, includes lunch. Hosted by the Duxbury Senior Center Genealogy Club, 781-934-5774, ext. 5716. Located at 10 Mayflower St.

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