2017-12-06 / 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, Dec. 6

Get moving: Happily Ever Active program. 10:30-11:15 a.m. Designed for ages 2 1/2 to 5 with an adult. Duxbury Free Library, 77 Alden St., 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.

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

Duxbury Camera Club. 7 p.m. DFL, Merry Room. Photo critique night featuring guest speaker Tom Noonan. To learn more, go to duxburycamerclub.org.

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

Last day: Bay Players continue 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.

Duxbury School Committee. Starting at 7 p.m. Alden School, 75 Alden St., Room 104.

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

Duxbury Housing Authority meeting. 5-6 p.m. 59 Chestnut St.

Government Study Committee meeting with Fiscal Advisory. 7:30-9 p.m., DSC.

Thursday, Dec. 7

Pop-Up Playgroup. 10-11 a.m. Activities to engage with your child, DFL, Child Program Room.

World War II monument dedication. 11 a.m. Duxbury American Legion Post 223 invites the community to honor the lives of Duxbury residents killed in action during World War II. 5 West St.

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

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.

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

Crafternoon: Perler bead projects! 3:30-5:30 p.m. Suggested for fourth and fifth-graders. DFL, Children’s Dept.

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.

Duxbury Middle School band concert. 7 p.m. Featuring the bands of Grade 7 and Grade 8 students. DMS/DHS campus, 71 Alden St.

Duxbury Finance Committee. 7-9 p.m. DSC.

Friday, Dec. 8

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

Cookbook Book Club Cookie Swap. 2-3 p.m. Follow recipes from “Dorie’s Cookies” by Dorie Greenspan, available to view at DFL Circulation Desk. Find a recipe, bake it up and bring to share. Bakers of all ages welcome. DFL, Resource Room

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

Duxbury Rural and Historical Society members’ party. 4-8 p.m. Preview tour of island-theme decorated King Caesar House, 120 King Caesar Road. Suggested donation $10.

Saturday, Dec. 9

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

A Healthier You: Techniques for De-Stressing and a Better Night’s Sleep. 10:30-11:30 a.m. DFL, Resource Room. Learn relaxation techniques from certified energy medicine practitioner, Nancy Denman. Registration requested through DFL’s online calendar or call 781-934-2721, ext. 5632.

An Island Holiday: Christmas at King Caesar. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Public tours of historic house, each room decorated to island theme, 120 King Caesar Road. Tickets: $12 adults / $8 students and seniors; DRHS members tickets’ are half-priced.

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.

Army-Navy football game via American Legion Post 223. 3 p.m. at 5 West St. All veterans invited, legion member or not, enjoy barbecue, raffles and pigskin rivalry.

Christmas at King Caesar: Candlelight Tour. Two tours: 5-6:30 p.m. or 7-8:30 p.m. Join DRHS Archivist and historian Carolyn Ravenscroft and historian Patrick Browne for a special candlelight tour of the King Caesar House. Experience King Caesar as you never have before! $20 DRHS members/$25 non-members. Reservations required: 781-934-6106 or colson@duxburyhistory.org.

Sunday, Dec. 10

An Island Holiday: Christmas at King Caesar. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Public tours of historic house, each room decorated to island theme, 120 King Caesar Road. Tickets: $12 adults / $8 students and seniors; DRHS members tickets’ are half-priced.

Sunday Salon Series. Author/ journalist Leigh Montville speaks about his book, “Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America 1966-1971.” 2-4 p.m., DFL, Merry Room. Registration required at duxburyfreelibrary.org.

Monday, Dec. 11

Battle of the Books. 2:15-3:30 p.m. Fourth-graders Green Galactic Turtles meeting. DFL, Setter Room.

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

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

Helping Hounds Reading Tutors. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Read to Owen, a certified therapy dog for 15-minute time slot. Call or register in person. DFL, Child Program Room.

An Island Holiday: Christmas at King Caesar. Pre-booked private tours, pricing begins at $12 adults, $8 seniors ($35 minimum for tour.) Contact 781-934-6106 or email duxburyhistory.org to arrange a group tour of historic house, 120 King Caesar Road. Also on Dec. 12.

Alden School music concert. 7 p.m. 75 Alden St.

The South Shore Chapter of Greater Boston PFLAG. 7 p.m. The South Shore Chapter of Greater Boston PFLAG will hold its monthly support group meeting for parents and friends of LGBTQ people at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont St., Route 3A, next to Town Hall. For more information email duxburypflag@gmail.com, go to gbpflag.org or find us on Facebook at South Shore PFLAG Support Group.

SShAGLY (South Shore Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Youth). 7 p.m. SShAGLY is 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 Town Hall. For more information email sshagly@gmail.com, go to bagly.org or find us on Facebook at SSHAGLY South Shore.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees. 8-9:30 a.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Coffee with Cops. 10 a.m. Duxbury Police Chief Matt Clancy will speak at the Duxbury Senior Center about “Emergency Preparedness.” Open to all. Sign up: 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Music and Storytime. 10-10:30 a.m. 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. DFL, Resource Room.

DFL Book Group. 10 a.m.-noon. DFL, Setter Room.

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

Photography 101: technical and photographic advice. 1-2 p.m. Open to all. Get camera advice from experts in a one-on-one setting at the Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St. Sign up for a free half-hour session by calling 781-934-5774, ext. 5716 to sign up.

Fourth Grade CCD Class. 2-3:15 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

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

Duxbury Teachers Association Meeting. 4-5 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

South Shore Women Business Owners/Leaders Meeting. 6-7 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

Duxbury Middle School, Grade 6 Concert. 7 p.m. DMS/DHS campus, 71 Alden St.

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