2018-01-10 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 10

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

Battle of the Books: third-grade girls Pink Team. 2-3 p.m. DFL, Setter Room, 77 Alden St.

Bookmarks Teen Discussion Group. 3-5 p.m. A discussion group for students in grades 8-12 focusing on philosophy and current events. DFL, Young Adult area.

Primary Ballet/Ballet 1 with South Shore Conservatory. 4:30-5:15 p.m. DFL, Resource Room. A stay-alone program for ages 5 to 8 with an instructor from the South Shore Conservatory. Registration required: online to duxburyfreelibrary.org, click on Meeting Room Calendar or, call 781-934-2721, ext. 5367.

Planning Board meeting. 7 p.m. start. Town Hall, lower level, Mural Room.

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

Thursday, Jan. 11

Snowflake-themed lunch. 11 a.m. start to help decorate room with handmade snowflake designs, lunch at noon. DSC, sign up at 781-934- 5774, ext. 5703.

Crafternoon: Perler beads. 3:30- 5:30 p.m. Suggested for fourth and fifth-graders. DFL, Children’s Department.

Poetry Circle. 7-8:30 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Duxbury Youth Baseball Board meeting. 7-9 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

‘13th’ screening. 7 p.m. First Parish Church Duxbury hosts presentation of documentary, “13th,” followed by a discussion. Free admission, all welcome. 842 Tremont St. In case of bad weather, check uudux.org.

Friday, Jan. 12

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

Art museum exhibits. 1-4 p.m., “Close to Home” and “Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection” closes Jan. 14. Ongoing exhibit, “The Immediacy of Abstraction,” through Feb. 18. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Free admission and parking. Open Wednesday through Sunday.

Saturday, Jan. 13

History of Duxbury discussion group. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Ongoing on Saturdays. An informal and lively conversation about all things Duxbury. DFL, Duxbury History Room.

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

Intro to 3D Printing. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Open to ages 7 (with parent help) and up. Learn how to design a 3D-printed object using TinkerCAD and have it printed out on library 3D printers. Registration required: online to duxburyfreelibrary.org; in person; or by phone, 781-934-2721. DFL, Children’s Dept.

Sunday, Jan. 14

Sunday Salon Series: Town Historian Tony Kelso moderates a presentation and discussion of the history of Duxbury neighborhoods Gurnet and Ashdod. Authors Sarah Evans and Richard Boonisar will present their books “Ashdod” and “Gurnet Point: A Small Remote Summer Community with a Fascinating History.” Program is cosponsored by Westwinds Bookshop. Registration required: online to duxburyfreelibrary.org,

Art museum exhibits. 1-4 p.m., “Close to Home” and “Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection” closes today. Ongoing exhibit, “The Immediacy of Abstraction,” through Feb. 18. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Free admission and parking. Open Wednesday through Sunday.

Monday, Jan. 15

Interfaith Council’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Breakfast and Service. 8:15 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. program. St. Paul’s Church of the Nazarene, 136 Summer St.

Tuesday, Jan. 16

MamaSteph Concert. 10:30-11 a.m. Registration required, online, by phone or in person. For pre-kindergarteners and up, with an adult. Sing and dance with one of South Shore’s favorite children’s musicians.

Molly Weasley Society. 3-3:45 p.m. Teen hangout while someone reads Harry Potter out loud. Bring your homework, your knitting, your games, your art. DFL, Young Adult area.

Beginner ukulele. 3:30-4 p.m. Registration required; three-week program. Participants must have their own ukulele. Open to anyone 8 years old and up. DFL, Child Program Room.

Duxbury Dragon Football and Cheer Board meeting. 7:30-9 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

Digital device drop-in help with technology. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Bring your smartphone, tablet or computer laptop and questions about how to make the most of this tech equipment. Appointments can be made, too; call 781-934-2721, ext. 5623. Bring the charged-up device, library card and pin and Apple ID if you have an Apple device.

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

Bookmarks Teen Discussion Group. 3-5 p.m. A seminar for students in grades 8-12 focusing on philosophy and current events. DFL, Young Adult Area.

Discovering music with South Shore Conservatory. 4:30-5:15 p.m. Registration required for this musical stay-alone program led by a SSC member. Singing, movement and playing percussion instruments part of ages 5-8 lesson. Register online or by phone, 781-934-2721, ext. 5632. DFL, Resource Room.

DFL Writers Group. 6:30-8:30 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

Thursday, Jan. 18

Duxbury Free Library Laughter Yoga. 11:30 a.m.-noon. A 30-minute weekly drop-in Laughter Yoga group to meditate and laugh together without the use of jokes or props. Free to the public. DFL, Resource Room.

Crafternoon: Perler Beads. 3:30- 5:30 p.m. Suggested for grades 4 and 5, drop in and make something fun. DFL, Children’s Program Room.

Discovering drama with South Shore Conservatory. 4:30-5:15 p.m. Registration required for this ages 5-8 acting-exploration program led by a SSC member. Focus on theater games, integration of songs and movement. Register online or by phone, 781-934-2721, ext. 5632. DFL, Resource Room.

‘A Plastic Ocean.’ 6:15 p.m. Introduction of documentary film, “A Plastic Ocean,” which begins at 6:30 p.m. Cooperatively sponsored by Sustainable Documentary and Duxbury Bay Maritime School, 457 Washington St. Discussion to follow film’s showing.

Friday, Jan. 19

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

Radiofaces Teen Podcasting. 3-4 p.m. A teen podcasting group recording Reader’s Theater. DFL, Young Adult Area.

Teen Anime Club. 4-5 p.m. Practice hand drawn or computer animation skills. DFL, Young Adult Area.

Saturday, Jan. 20

All Things Duxbury. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. A weekly informal discussion panel for people who love Duxbury history and want to share their knowledge with residents and visitors. Anyone can introduce a subject for discussion. DFL, Duxbury Room.

A Healthier You: Boost your immune system, reduce your stress. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Advance registration required. Certified energy medicine practitioner Nancy Denman will show participants techniques to reduce their stress and support their immune system. Register online or call 781-934-2721, ext. 5632. DFL, Setter Room.

Sunday, Jan. 21

Art exhibit: “The Immediacy of Abstraction.” Through Feb. 18. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Free admission and parking. Open Wednesday through Sunday.

Monday, Jan. 22

South Shore Chapter of Greater Boston PFLAG. 7 p.m. Monthly support group meeting for parents and friends of LGBTQ people at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont St. Email duxburypflag@gmail.com, website: gbpflag.org.

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