2017-11-29 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Send Calendar items by noon on Friday to editor@duxburyclipper.com Calendar items are published on a space available basis. Preference is for Meetings • Classes or Courses • Workshops • Plays • Dances • Volunteer Opportunities • Non-commercial Duxbury-based events.

Wednesday, Nov. 29

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

Tech help: Digital Device Drop-in. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Bring an electronic device (phone, tablet, computer) and your questions to the Reference Desk any Wednesday morning, or call to make an appointment at 781- 934-2721, ext. 5623. Have the item charged up and bring your library card and PIN, access to email and an Apple ID if it is an apple device. DFL, 77 Alden St. Reference Area.

Art exhibit: “The Immediacy of Abstraction.” 1-4 p.m. Featuring painters Diane Novetsky and Jo Ann Rothschild. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Open to the public, admission and parking always free. Museum hours Wednesday through Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Show continues through Feb. 18, 2018.

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.

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

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

Thursday, Nov. 30

Duxbury Free Library Laughter Yoga. 11:30 a.m.-noon. DFL Resource Room. Relax with laughter, relieve stress, be more positive.

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

Finance Committee. 7-9:30 p.m. Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.

Duxbury Youth Soccer Board Meeting. 7:30-9 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Duxbury Affordable Housing Trust. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Town Hall, lower level kitchen.

Friday, Dec. 1

Children’s library event: Read, sing, play. 10:30-11 a.m. DFL, Child Program Room.

Story time with a special guest reader. No registration required.

Gallery Talk: “Threads of Duxbury Past featuring characters from literature series. 11 a.m.-noon, DFL, Reference Area. Program features Edith Wharton’s “The Buccaneer.” This program is presented as a collaboration of the Duxbury Free Library and the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society.

Art exhibit: “The Immediacy of Abstraction.” 1-4 p.m. Featuring painters Diane Novetsky and Jo Ann Rothschild. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Open to the public, admission and parking always free. Museum hours Wednesday through Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Show continues through Feb. 18, 2018.

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

Girl Scout Troop 75099. 3-5 p.m., DFL, Merry Room.

Saturday, Dec. 2

Holiday Fair. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. First Parish Church, 878 Tremont St. Route 3A, (next to Town Hall). Wreaths and centerpieces, gourmet food items, handcrafted gifts and ornaments, soup and sandwich café. Call for more info: 781-934-6532.

Greens sale. 9 a.m.-noon at the Cornerstone Lodge, 585 Washington St. Locally made wreaths and naturally sourced Christmas decorations available from the Community Garden Club of Duxbury. Sale proceeds go toward town beautification. Learn more at communitygardenclubofduxbury.org.

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

A 19th century Christmas at Alden Historic House. 12-3 p.m.,105 Alden St. For more information, please visit www.alden.org or call 781-934- 9092. Visitors will explore early New England Christmas traditions on tours of the house decorated c. mid-nineteenth century, hands-on activities, and holiday goodies. The museum gift shop is also open.

Snug Harbor Community Chorus presents, “We Wish You Joy.” 7:30 p.m. Duxbury PerformingArts Center, 73 Alden St. Tickets available at the Studio and Westwinds Bookshop and at the Performing Arts Center on the night of the show. Tickets to the Duxbury show cost $17 for adults; $15 for seniors and students; $5 for children 10 and under. To learn more, check online at snugharborcc.org.

South Shore Conservatory Youth Chorus Winter Concert. 6 p.m. at SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George St. Admission is free, the public is welcome to attend.

Sunday, Dec. 3

Sunday Salon Series: Learn about all things Brexit. 2-4 p.m., DFL, Merry Room. Local resident, publisher and lecturer E. Michael Quinlan shares his knowledge, understanding and expertise on the pending United Kingdom exit from the European Union. How will this development affect the global community, including the U.S.? Registration required online, duxburyfreelibrary.org.

Monday, Dec. 4

Hour of Code Activities: Lego WeDo. 2-4 p.m. DFL, Children’s Dept. Ask us for a Lego We Do tutorial and work on it using one of our computers. Open to ages 7 and up with an adult. No registration required.

Young adult program: Dungeons and Drakes. 3-5 p.m. DFL, YA area

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

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

Tuesday, Dec. 5

Economic Advisory Committee. 8:30-9:30 a.m. DSC, Card Room.

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 under, adult participation is a must. Siblings welcome, too. Drop in, sign up not required. Program repeats from 10:30-11 a.m.

Little Scientists Club. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Part 2 of three-part class (Part 3 is Dec. 12.) For ages 4 and 5, program teaches science concepts through stories, music and exploration. DFL, Child Program Room.

Electronic building blocks: Hour of Code activities using littleBits. 2-4 p.m. For ages 7 and up, learn how to create numerous 3-D projects with these snap-in magnets. Drop in, registration not required. DFL, Children’s Dept.

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

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

Helen Bumpus Gallery Board Meeting. 5:30-6:30 p.m. DFL, Lanman Room.

Duxbury Woods Condo Association Annual Meeting. 6:30-8:30 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

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

Bay Players Open Auditions for “Over the River & Through the Woods.” 7 p.m., First Parish Church Hall, 842 Tremont St., (Route 3A). There are parts for three women, age range 60s or 70s, 20s and three men 60s,70s, late 20s/30s). Questions or further info email: movieshorts@aol.com. Or call 781-910-2938 or go to bayplayers.org.

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Get moving: Happily Ever Active program. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Designed for ages 21/2 to 5 with an adult. DFL, Merry Room. Led by Ms. Johanna. Registration for child and attending adult by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5632 or at duxburyfreelibrary.org.

Art exhibit: “The Immediacy of Abstraction.” 1-4 p.m. Featuring painters Diane Novetsky and Jo Ann Rothschild. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Open to the public, admission and parking always free. Museum hours Wednesday through Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Show continues through Feb. 18, 2018.

Bay Players Announce Open Auditions for “Over the River & Through the Woods.” 7 p.m. First Parish Church Hall, 842 Tremont St., (Route 3A). There are parts for three women, age range 60s or 70s, 20s and three men 60s,70s, late 20s/30s). Questions or further info email: movieshorts@aol.com. Or call 781- 910-2938 or go to bayplayers.org.

Fiscal Advisory Committee. 7:30-9 p.m. Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.

Thursday, Dec. 7

WW II monument dedication. Duxbury American Legion Post 223 invites the community to an 11 a.m. program dedicating a memorial to those Duxbury residents who were killed in action during World War II. Ceremony inside. 5 West St.

Party for DFL’s Carol Jankowski. 3-5 p.m. DFL, Merry Room. Community is invited to retirement party for Library Director Carol Jankowski. Hosted by the library’s Board of Trustees.

Pilgrim Investors Meeting - Group A. 4-5:15 p.m. DFL, Lanman Room.

Adult Board Game Night. 6:30-8 p.m. Unplug and unwind playing classic and new board games. Ages 18 and up. DFL, Young Adult area.

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