2017-10-25 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 25

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

Halloween FunFest. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Chandler School gymnasium. Free event for kids ages toddler through second grade. 93 Chandler St.

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 St.; parking available behind the church.

Annual Harvest Festival. 3-7 p.m. Duxbury Church-First Baptist Church of Duxbury, 2 Tremont St. This family-friendly and community-oriented event will feature food trucks, extreme games for all ages, a pie-eating competition, great decorations music, pony rides and more.

Sunday, Oct. 29

The Art Complex Museum, three shows ongoing.

“Mel Leipzig and Friends,” through Nov. 5. Through Jan. 14, 2018: “Close to Home,” and “Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection.” 189 Alden St. Free admission. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 30

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

Experience Jan Thomas’ ‘Can You Make a Scary Face?’ in our Reading Garden. Enjoy reading the story as you walk around the grounds. 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, at 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.

Wednesday, Nov. 1

Senior Center Lifelong Learning Course: When Jesus Came to Harvard. 10:15-11:30 a.m. DFL, 77 Alden St., Merry Room. Class is based on a very popular course taught by Professor Harvey Cox at Harvard. Professor Cox’s readable text by the same name will be used in the class. Register via Duxbury Senior Center at 781-934-5774.

Digital Device Drop-In. 10:30-11:30 a.m. DFL, 77 Alden St., Reference Desk. Get help with electronic questions. Appointments also can be made at other times, call 781-934- 2721, ext. 5623.

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

Duxbury Republican Town Committee. 6:30 p.m. Sun Tavern, 500 Congress St. All are welcome. Please join us for drinks and/or dinner.

Duxbury Camera Club. 7-9 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

Duxbury Youth Softball Meeting. 7-9 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Thursday, Nov. 2

Family Stories & Music. 10:30-11 a.m. DFL, Resource Room.

Parachute play, songs and bubbles with Ms. J. No registration required. Open to ages 2 and up and their families.

Duxbury Free Library Laughter Yoga. 11:30-noon. DFL, 77 Alden St., Resource Room. This is a 30- minute weekly drop-in Laughter Yoga group. Free to the public.

The Great Thanksgiving Food Fight with author Mike Lewis. 4:30-5:15 p.m. DFL, 77 Alden St., Merry Room. Calling all pirates in kindergarten and older. Local author Lewis reads and acts out his latest book, The Great Thanksgiving Food Fight. Registration appreciated. Use the library online calendar or call 781-934-2721, ext. 5632.

Adult Board Game Night. Adults 18-plus. 6:30-8 p.m. DFL, 77 Alden St., Young Adult area lounge. Timeless classics and bring new favorites, too.

Friday, Nov. 3

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

Saturday, Nov. 4

Early Childhood Fair. 10 a.m.-noon. Chandler School, Coppens Field entrance. Learn about preschooler and childcare facilities from different schools and programs.

Duxbury DRP Investment Club Meeting, 10 a.m-1 p.m. DFL, 77 Alden St., Setter Room.

Family Archives: Simple Video Editing. 10:30-11:15 a.m. DFL, 77 Alden St., Reference Area. Learn the basic concepts and functions of digital video editing. Find out what resources and software is available for patrons to use at the library to turn hours of recorded memories and home movies into an engaging and fun personalized film. Registration is required.

Poetry Writing Workshop with Richard Meier. 2-3:30 p.m. DFL, 77 Alden St., Setter Room,

Walking, Observing, Writing Workshop with poet and Carthage College Associate Professor of English Richard Meier. Workshop limited to 10 participants. Registration required via library meeting calendar website.

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.

Sunday, Nov. 5

Sunday Salon Series. 2-4 p.m. DFL, 77 Alden St., Merry Room. Join investigative reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stephen Kurkjian as he presents, “Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the Greatest Art Heist.” Co-sponsored by Westwind Bookshop, Duxbury.

Chamber Music program. 4 p.m. South Shore Conservatory Duxbury location, 64 St. George St. A tour of chamber music treasures from 18th century London will be presented by members of Ensemble Chaconne perform at The Art Complex Museum on Sunday, November 5, at 4:00 p.m. For more information, call 781-934-2731.

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