2017-11-15 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 15

Senior Center Lifelong Learning Course: “When Jesus Came to Harvard.” 10:15-11:30 a.m., DFL, 77 Alden St., Merry Room. This 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. The author’s goal is to make the Jesus of ‘back then and there’ relevant to moral choices ‘here and now.’ Taught by Jack Hill, a former Duxbury High School principal. To learn more, call the DSC, 781-934-5774.

Playtime Pasta. 10:30-11:15 a.m. A special stay-alone program for children ages 4 and 5. DFL, Child Program Room. Measuring, counting and sorting will be practiced through the art of cooking. Two staff members from the Mix It Up Kitchen will lead program, which includes a story reading. Advance registration required and may be done through mixitupkitchen.com under “Classes.”

Celebrate the library’s 20 years at 77 Alden St. 11 a.m. A ceremony including a timeline honoring the library’s growth in services to the public.

Duxbury School Committee. 7 p.m. Review of proposed FY19 school budget on agenda. Room 104, Alden School, 71 Alden St.

Thursday, Nov. 16

Gallery Talk: “The Immediacy of Abstraction.” 10:30 a.m. coffee, 11 a.m. lecture at The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. with artists Diane Novetsky and JoAnn Rothschild. Free and open to the public. RSVP required, call 781- 934-6634, ext. 10, or email sally@artcomplex.org.

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

Duxbury Cruising Club meeting. 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Duxbury Free Library Laughter Yoga. 11:30 a.m.-noon. A dropin group aimed at reducing stress through meditation and laughter. Free to all.

Battle of the Books: third-graders Girls Red Team. 2:15-3:15 p.m., DFL, Setter Room.

Young Adults Dungeons and Dragons. 3-5 p.m. DFL, YA Area.

Crafternoon: Perler bead projects. Suggested for grades 4 and 5. DFL, Children’s Program Room.

Grade 1 family learning night. 6-7 p.m. Chandler School, 93 Chandler St.

Estate and long-term care planning. 7-9 p.m. “A Legal Check Up: Estate and Long Term Care Planning,” presented by DesRosiers, Tierney & Sheehan. DFL, Merry Room.

Friday, Nov. 17

State Sen. Patrick O’Connor office hours. 10:30-11:30 a.m. DSC, 10 Mayflower St.

Read, Sing, Play. 10:30-11 a.m. Story time with a special guest reader. No registration required. DFL, Child Program Room.

Saturday, Nov. 18

41st annual Turkey Trot. Registration starts at 9 a.m.; race starts at 10 a.m. Report to Percy Walker Pool for registration, 175 St. George St. $10 sign up.

The Duxbury Art Association’s 45th annual Craft Showcase and Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Duxbury High School/Middle School. Crafts, food, fun. Daily admission $5 per person; children under 12 enter free. Proceeds benefit DAA.

Mayflower Sampler Guild Monthly Meeting. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Learn embroidery techniques. DFL, Merry Room.

3D Printing: create personalized gifts. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Learn how to use Tinkercad to design a custom jewelry piece or small gift that will be printed free of charge. Registration required online, in person or by phone, 781-934-2711. Open to fourth-graders and up.

RadioFaces Teen Podcasting. 3-5 p.m. Create your own audio legacy. DFL, Young Adult Area.

Razia Jan, guest lecturer. 4-5:30 p.m. Hosted by the Duxbury Rotary Club. Learn about Razia’s Ray of Hope foundation and her work benefiting young Afghan women. Program is free to all. Refreshments will be served. Visit raziasrayofhope.org to learn more.

Sunday, Nov. 19

The Duxbury Art Association’s 45th annual Craft Showcase and Sale. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Duxbury High School/Middle School, 71 Alden St. Crafts, food, fun. Daily admission $5 per person; children under 12 enter free. Proceeds benefit DAA.

Gallery Talk 2 p.m. Panel discussion with selected artists from The Art Complex Museum exhibit, “Close to Home.” Free and open to the public. RSVP required. Call 781- 934-6634, ext. 10, or email sally@artcomplex.org.

Upcoming

Tuesday, Nov. 21

“A Get Together with Jaci.” 11 a.m. Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St. A hilarious talk and a chance to make friends and laugh.

State Rep. Josh Cutler office hours. 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Rep. Cutler, or a staff member, will be at the Duxbury Senior Center the second and fourth Friday of every month to address constituents’ concerns.

Sunday, Nov. 26

Holly Days celebration. Town-wide. 1-4 p.m. Events at different locations, including from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the DSC, 10 Mayflower St., the center’s annual Craft Fair and Bake Sale with a Santa’s Elves Workshop for children.

Monday, Nov. 27

South Shore Chapter of Greater Boston PFLAG. 7 p.m. Monthly support group meeting for parents and friends of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/ questioning) people at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont St., Route 3A, next to the Duxbury Town Hall. Email duxburypflag@gmail.com, go to gbpflag.org or on Facebook at South Shore PFLAG Support Group.

SShAGLY (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 St., Route 3A, next to the Duxbury Town Hall. Email sshagly@gmail.com, go to bagly.org or find us on Facebook at SSHAGLY South Shore.

Coffee Break Concert Series: “Blue Tuesday.” 11 a.m. Free concert at South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury campus, 64 St. George St. Concerts last about an hour. Program is free, reserve seating. Call Anne Smith at 781-452-7455, ext. 210. Concerts include complimentary coffee, tea and light refreshments. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Village of Duxbury.

Wednesday, Nov. 29

Nature’s psychics. 2:45 p.m. Can animals intuitively sense pending changes in the weather? Children in grades 3 through 5 are invited to learn more on this topic from master geologist and geophysicist Jean Chu. DFL, Children’s Program. Register online or call 781-934-2721, ext. 5632.

Saturday, Dec. 2

Holiday Fair. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. First Parish Church, 878 Tremont St. Route 3A. Wreaths, centerpieces and gourmet food items. FMI: 781- 934-6532.

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