2017-10-18 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 18

Hot Breakfast with a Side of Topics, featuring Tony Kelso. 8:30 a.m. Discussion of cranberry history in Duxbury. Breakfast is $5. Sign up in advance at 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

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.

Design Review Board. 4:30-6 p.m. Town Hall, Kitchen / small conference room

Duxbury Housing Authority. 5 p.m. 59 Chestnut St.

School Committee Meeting. 6:15-9 p.m. Alden School, Room 104.

Government Study Committee. 7- 9 p.m., Senior Center, Weyerhauser Room, 10 Mayflower St.

Historical Commission, public hearing. 7:10-9:30 p.m. Town Hall, lower level. 878 Tremont St.

Open Space Committee. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Duxbury Senior Center, library, first floor, 10 Mayflower St.

Thursday, Oct. 19

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

Finance Committee. 7 p.m. Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St. Ongoing preparation of FY19 budget.

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.

Creative Arts Therapies (CAT) Open House. 6 to 8 p.m. South Shore Conservatory Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George St. Contact SSC’s Director of Creative Arts Therapies Eve Montague, MT-BC at 781-934- 2731 ext. 20 or email e.montague@sscmusic.org. Free admission. Visit sscmusic.org to learn more.

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.

Sunday, Oct. 22

The Art Complex Museum, three shows. 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. “Mel Leipzig and Friends,” through Nov. 5.

“Close to Home,” through Jan. 14, 2018. Art Complex Museum. 1-4 p.m. Wed. - Sun. Free.

“Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection.” 189 Alden St. Free admission.

Monday, Oct. 23

Story Walk: Can You Make a Scary Face? 2-8 p.m. Reading Garden at DFL.

Experience Jan Thomas’ ‘Can You Make a Scary Face?’ in our Reading Garden. Enjoy reading the story as you walk around the grounds. It will be up through Halloween! DFL, Reading Garden.

Great Books Meeting. 3-4:30 p.m. DFL, Lanman Room.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

Community Garden Club of Duxbury Board meeting. 9 a.m.- noon, DFL, Merry Room.

Music and Storytime. 10-10:30 a.m. DFL, Resource Room. Bring your listening ears and dancing feet for music, stories and movement designed for ages 3 and under. Adult participation is a must and will start your day off with fun! No sign-up is needed, just drop in for either the 10 a.m. program or for the 10:30 repeat. Siblings welcomed, too.

Art & Storytime. 10:30-11:15 a.m. This is a stay alone program for four & five year olds where we will tell stories, sing songs, and do an open-ended art or craft project. Sometimes we get messy (Ms. Lindsey loves paint!) So dress appropriately. Sign up for four weeks (10/24; 10/31; 11/7; 11/14) starting 10/10. Teen Advisory Board. 3-5 p.m. DFL, Young Adult Area.

Snug Harbor Investment Partnership Meeting. 4-5 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Mayflower Sampler Club Stitch- In. 6-9 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Wednesday, Oct. 25

Young Adult Philosophy Society. 3-5 p.m. DFL, YA Area.

Gurnet Saquish Corporation Board Meeting. 6:45-8:45 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

Thursday, Oct. 26

Massachusetts cranberry culture lecture and book signing. 11 a.m. Author Rob Cox speaks about his book at Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.

Friday, Oct. 27

Cranberry-themed luncheon. 11:30 a.m. Presented by Mix it Up Kitchen, 19 Depot St.. Cooking demonstration and lunch $7. To sign up, call the Duxbury Senior Center, 781-934- 5774, ext. 5716.

RadioFaces Teen Podcasting. 3-5 p.m. DFL, YA Area.

Saturday, Oct. 28

Myles Standish Burial Ground Cemetery Tour. 3 p.m. She’s back! Join DRHS Archivist & Historian Carolyn Ravenscroft on another of her popular Cemetery tours. $10 members/ $15 non-members, children under 12 are free. Admission collected at the start of Tour (cash, please). Meet in front of First Parish Church, 842 Tremont Street; parking available behind the church.

Sunday, Oct. 29

The Art Complex Museum, three shows.

“Mel Leipzig and Friends,” through Nov. 5.

“Close to Home,” through Jan. 14, 2018

“Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection.” 189 Alden St. Free admission. 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday.

Monday, Oct. 30

Story Walk: Can You Make a Scary Face? 2-8 p.m. Reading Garden at DFL.

Experience Jan Thomas’ ‘Can You Make a Scary Face?’ in our Reading Garden. Enjoy reading the story as you walk around the grounds. It will be up through Halloween! DFL, Reading Garden.

Young Adult Dungeons & Drakes. 3-5 p.m. DFL, YA Area.

Great Books Meeting. 3-4 p.m. DFL, Lanman Room.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Wind and Wood: American Songs. 11 a.m. Appalachian songs, featuring faculty members guitarist Robert Bekkers and flutist Donald Zook. SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George St. Free admission, sponsored by the Village of Duxbury, part of Coffee Break Concert Series. To reserve seating, call Anne Smith at 781-452-7455, ext.210.

UPCOMING

Saturday, Nov. 4

Dateboard Discoveries, a follow up workshop: 4-5:30 p.m. An informal gathering with DRHS Archivist & Historian Carolyn Ravenscroft and Duxbury Town Historian, Tony Kelso. Bring along your own Dateboarding project and share your findings. Although this is a follow up to “All About Dateboarding” program, everyone is welcome to attend. Reservations are not required, but appreciated: 781-934-6106 or colson@duxburyhistory.org.

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