2018-01-24 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 24

Alla Prima still life/landscape art class. 9:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. First of eight classes using oil paints or pastels begins today at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George St. To learn more, email glenndice@msn.com or visit duxburyart.org.

Digital Device Drop-In. 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. Or, to make an appointment, call 781-934-2721, ext. 5623. Bring the charged-up device, library card and pin and Apple ID if you have an Apple device.

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.

Camera Club Steering Committee Meeting. 7-8:45 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Design Review Board. 4-5:30 p.m. Duxbury Town Hall, 878 Tremont St., in small conference room/kitchen.

Historical Commission. 7-9 p.m. Duxbury Town Hall, 878 Tremont St., in small conference room/kitchen.

Planning Board Meeting. Starts at 7 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room, lower level.

Thursday, Jan. 25

Family Stories & Music. 10:30- 11 a.m. Play and music program for children ages 2 and up and their families. Led by Ms. J. No registration required. DFL, Resource Room.

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

Crafternoon: Perler Beads. 3:30- 5:30 p.m. Suggested for fourth and fifth-grade students. Drop in and make something fun. DFL, Children’s Program Room.

Finance Committee. 7 p.m. start. DSC, 10 Mayflower St.

Fiscal Advisory Committee. 7:30-9 p.m. Police Station Training Room, Mayflower Street.

Zoning Board of Appeals. 7:30 p.m. start. Town Hall, Mural Room.

Friday, Jan. 26

Read, Sing, Play. 10:30-11 a.m. Story time with a special guest reader. 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.

Racial Justice Program. 7 p.m. Rahsaan Hall, guest speaker at First Parish Church Duxbury. Hall is the director of the Mass. ACLU’s Racial Justice Program. The event is free and all are invited. 842 Tremont St.

Saturday, Jan. 27

Black Tie Bingo. 6-10 p.m. Duxbury Senior Center. Tickets available at the front desk, $50 per person. Proceeds benefit fuel assistance for the outreach community of the Duxbury Interfaith Council.

‘Chase Away the Winter Blues’ gala. 6 p.m.-midnight. Event benefits South Shore Conservatory, locations in Duxbury and Hingham. To learn more, email sscmusic.org or contact Liz Graham via email at l.graham@sscmusic.org.

Sunday, Jan. 28

Art exhibit: “The Immediacy of Abstraction.” Through Feb. 18. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Free admission and parking. Open Wednesday through Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 29

Battle of the Books: Third-grade boys Orange Troopers meeting. 2-3 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Lego stop-motion workshop. 3-4 p.m. Advance registration required; second class and final class of program that began Jan. 22. DFL, Child Program Room.

Read and discuss essential classical novels. 4-5:30 p.m. DFL, Lanman Room.

Selectmen’s meeting. 7 p.m. Town Hall, Mural Room.

Tuesday, Jan. 30

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

Art and Storytime. 10:30-11:15 a.m., DFL, Main Level.

Tuesday Book Club. 1-3:30 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Finance Committee. 7-9 p.m. DSC. Molly Weasley Society. 3-3:45 p.m. A place for teens who are Harry Potter aficionados. DFL, Young Adult Area.

Friends of Luther Sampson Meeting. 7:30-9 p.m. DFL, Merry Room.

Wednesday, Jan. 31

Risk Management Committee. 10- 11:30 a.m. Town Hall, Mural Room.

Digital Device Drop-In. 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. Or, to make an appointment, call 781-934-2721, ext. 5623. Bring the charged-up device, library card and pin and Apple ID if you have an Apple device.

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.

Thursday, Feb. 1

Family Stories & Music. 10:30-11 a.m. No registration required. Open to ages 2 and up and their families. DFL, Resource Room.

Art exhibit: “The Immediacy of Abstraction.” Through Feb. 18. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St., Free admission and parking. Open Wednesday through Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 2

“Groundhog Day.” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Over and over again: repeated film screening of the 1993 comedy starring Bill Murray. Feel free to come and go anytime between those hours. Rated PG.

Battle of the Books: Fifth-grade Pink Fluffy Llamas. 10-11:30 a.m. DFL, Setter Room.

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

Threads of Duxbury Past Gallery Talk: Characters from literature series. 11 a.m.-noon. Discussion of Charles Dickens’ “Martin Chuzzlewit” and 19th century men’s frock coat. Presented by Duxbury Free Library and Duxbury Rural and Historical Society. DFL, Reference Area.

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

Democratic Town Committee Caucus. 10 a.m.-noon. DFL, Setter Room.

Saturday, Feb. 3

Professional cake decorating for boys. 10:30 a.m. DFL program requiring registration. Call 781-934- 2721, ext. 5632.

Duxbury Art Association 45th annual Winter Juried Show opening reception. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Featuring live music, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar. Duxbury Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Tickets $40 in advance; $45 at the door. Purchase tickets at duxburyart.org.

Sunday, Feb. 4

Sunday Salon Series. Author Elizabeth Searle presents “Soap Opera Confidential.” 2-4 p.m. Registration required and can be done online at duxburyfreelibrary.org. DFL, Merry Room.

Duxbury Art Association 45th Annual Winter Juried Show. 1-4 p.m., 189 Alden St., The Art Complex Museum. Continues through April 22. Ongoing with Art Complex Museum’s “Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection.” Museum’s hours Wednesday through Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Free admission and parking.

Upcoming

Tuesday, February 13

Life-long Learning registration kick off. 2:30 p.m. reception; registration 3-5 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.

FACTS panel discussion. 7 p.m. Town Meeting review, especially on marijuana regulations. FACTS will host a panel discussion on the new state marijuana law, Town Meeting articles and community concerns. The panel will include representatives from the police and school department, town government, Planning Board, and the recovery community. DFL, Merry Room.

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