2017-11-01 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 1

Senior Center Lifelong Learning Course: When Jesus came to Harvard. 10:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Duxbury Free Library (DFL), 77 Alden St., Merry Room. Topic inspired by class taught by Harvard Professor Harvey Cox. The author’s goal is to make the Jesus of ‘back then and there’ relevant to moral choices ‘here and now.’ Jack Hill, a former Duxbury High School principal, will teach this class. Call the Duxbury Senior Center at 781-934-5774 for further information.

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

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

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

Duxbury School Committee meeting. 7 p.m. Alden School, room 104, 75 Alden St.

Historic Commission, 7:10-9:30 p.m. Duxbury Town Hall, Mural Room.

The Art Complex Museum. Ongoing exhibitions: “Mel Leipzig and Friends” and “Close to Home.” Free admission. 189 Alden St. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 2

Community Preservation Committee. 8:15-10:15 a.m. Town Hall, Mural Room, 878 Tremont St.

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

Open to ages 2 and up and their families.

Laughter Yoga. 11:30 a.m.-noon. DFL, Resource Room.

Dungeons and Dragons. 3-5 p.m. DFL, Young Adult area.

Author talk: Mike Lewis speaks on “The Great Thanksgiving Food Fight.” 4:30-5:15 p.m. DFL, Merry Room. Registration appreciated. Use the library online calendar or call 781-934-2721, ext. 5632.

Art Journaling class. 6-8 p.m. Duxbury Art Association offers threepart class at 64 St. George St. Create a personalized journal using varied art media (acrylic paint, gelli plates and more). Lessons include learning about composition and design. Go online to duxburyart.org for more information.

Adult Board Game Night. 6:30-8 p.m. DFL, Young Adult area. Step away from the TV, video screen or telephone. Open to 18 year olds and up. Library has many traditional board games; come play or bring new board game and teach others. Snacks provided.

Finance Committee. 7-9:30 p.m. Preparation of town’s fiscal year 2019 budget continues at Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.

Friday, Nov. 3

Children’s program “Read, Sing, Play.” 10:30-11 a.m. Guest reader. DFL, Child Program room.

RadioFaces Teen Podcasting. 3-5 p.m. DFL, Young Adult area.

Saturday, Nov. 4

Duxbury DRP Investment Club meeting. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

Eye of Hummingbird meeting. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Early Childhood Fair. 10 a.m.- noon. Chandler School entrance, Coppens Field. Learn about different preschool programs. Activities for preschoolers.

Video editing class. Preserve and improve family videos. 10:30-11:15 a.m. DFL, Reference area.

Poetry Writing Workshop. 2-3:30 p.m. DFL, Setter Room. Movement and writing exercises to improve poetry skills. Taught by Carthage College Associate Professor of English and poet Richard Meier. Registration required. Limited to 10 participants.

Duxbury Camera Club Photography Workshop. 2-5 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

Dateboard Discoveries. 4-5:30 p.m. Drew Archival Library, 147 St. George St. 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. All welcome. Reservations are not required, but appreciated: 781-934-6106 or colson@duxburyhistory.org.

Sunday, Nov. 5

“Mel Leipzig and Friends,” Exhibit ends today. New Jersey realist painter Mel Leipzig and other artists. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. 1-4 p.m.

Sunday Salon Series. 2-4 p.m. DFL, Merry Room. Author and Pulitizer Prize-winning journalist Stephen Kurkjian presents “Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World’s Greatest Art Heist.” Program about March 1990 theft at Isabella Gardner Stewart Museum. Registration required. Program cosponsored by Westwinds Bookshop.

Monday, Nov. 6

Old Colony Planning Council. 12- 1:30 p.m. 70 School St., Brockton. Representatives from Seventeen South Shore municipalities, including Duxbury, to discuss comprehensive economic development strategy.

Dungeons and Drakes. 3-5 p.m. DFL, Young Adult area.

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

Board of Selectmen meeting. 7 p.m. Town Hall, 878 Tremont St.

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

Tuesday, Nov. 7

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

Music and Storytime. 10-10:30 a.m. DFL, Resource Room. Ages 3 and younger, parent must attend.

Art and Storytime. 10:30-11:15 a.m. DFL, Child Program Room. Ages 4 and 5.

Music and Storytime. 10:30-11 a.m. DFL, Resource Room. Ages 3 and younger, parent must attend.

Flu Shot. Noon-2 p.m. Get your Flu Shot at the Duxbury Senior Center. The clinic is open to all and is free with most insurance cards. 10 Mayflower St.

Teen Advisory Board. 3-5 p.m. DFL, Young Adult area.

Board of Assessors. 4-5 p.m. Town Hall. Assessor’s office.

Finance Committee. 7-9:30 p.m. Preparation of town’s fiscal year 2019 budget continues at Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.

Wednesday, Nov. 8

Duxbury Council on Aging Board. 8:30-10 a.m. Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St., Walker Room.

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

Old Colony Planning Council Route 53 Transportation Corridor Study. 4-6 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

Shellfish Advisory Committee. 7-9:30 p.m. Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St. McCluskey Room.

Board of Appeals. Town Hall, Mural Room. 7-8 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 9

Family stories and music. 10:30-11 a.m. DFL, Resource Room.

Laughter Yoga. 11:30 a.m.-noon. DFL, Resource Room.

World War II Diaries. 1:30 p.m. Mary Lovell will provide a multimedia presentation based on father Frank Lovell’s “World War II Diaries” at the DSC, 10 Mayflower St.

Junior Garden Club. 2:15-3 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

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