2018-02-28 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Vital Information program: Travel information you should know about. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Duxbury Free Library, Merry Room. 77 Alden St. Registration required.

Digital device drop-in help. 10:30- 11:30 a.m., DFL Reference area. Bring charged-up smartphones, tablets or laptops and learn how to better use them.

Duxbury Art Association 45th annual Winter Juried Show. 1-4 p.m. Exhibit shown at The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Free admission and parking.

Artist Irena Roman. 1-4 p.m. “Second Wind: challenging stereotypical views of aging by focusing on vitality and creativity of those who have found a new vocation.” Through May 13. 189 Alden St. Wednesday-Sunday. 1-4 p.m.

Bookmarks Teen Discussion Group. 3-5 p.m. DFL, Young Adult area. Especially for eighth through 12th-graders, talk about philosophy and current events.

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

Thursday, March 1

Artist Irena Roman. 1-4 p.m. “Second Wind: challenging stereotypical views of aging by focusing on vitality and creativity of those who have found a new vocation.” Through May 13. 189 Alden St. Wednesday-Sunday. 1-4 p.m.

Crafternoon. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Perler bead craftwork. DFL, Children’s Dept. Drop in; registration not required.

Duxbury residents invited to Plymouth Area League of Women Voters public forum about the concept of ranked choice voting. 7 p.m., 26 Court St., Plymouth, Great Hall. Free event.

DFL laughter yoga. 11:30 a.m.- noon. Drop in and give laughter a try to relieve stress, without the use of jokes or props.

Friday, March 2

Read, sing, play. 10:30-11 a.m. Story time with guest reader. Drop in. DFL, Resource Room.

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

Saturday, March 3

Duxbury DRP Investment Club meeting. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Intro to 3D Printing. 10:30-11:30 a.m. DFL, reference area. An overview of how to use TinkerCAD, hands-on web-based software to create three-dimensional objects.

Sixteenth annual Polar Plunge. 10:30-11:30 a.m. registration; plunge at noon; and post-plunge celebration and awards 12:30 p.m. A fundraiser to benefit the Jordan Hospital Club Cancer Center. Meet at Nelson Field Beach, Plymouth. Parking and shuttle service at Plimoth Plantation. 508- 746-2000 for contact information.

Welcome Duxbury gardening enthusiasts. 1-4 p.m. Marshfield Senior Center, Eighth annual presentation by author and garden show host C. L. Fornari. Two different lectures on gardening flowers, veggies, fruits, trees and shrubs. The event is open to residents of all towns. Call 781-837-1433 for more information and pre-registration. Attendees may choose to attend one or both lectures.

Sunday, March 4

Three ongoing art exhibits. Duxbury Art Association 45th annual Winter Juried Show; Irena Roman “Second Wind”; and “Rotations, objects from the permanent collection.” The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. 1-4 p.m. Free admission and parking

Monday, March 5

Great Books. 3:30-5 p.m. Discussion about classic literary works. DFL, Lanman Room.

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

Tuesday, March 6

Friends of the Libary Board Meeting. 9:15-10:30 a.m. DFL, Setter Room.

Toddler Art. 10:15-11 a.m. Simple art for toddlers with their favorite adult. Today will be shaving cream. Drop in but limited to available space.

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. Young Adult area.

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

Adult Board Game Night. 6:30-8 p.m. Relax and take a break from technology. This is a drop-in group for ages 18-plus. A selection of board games are at library and bring your own, new ones, too.

Wednesday, March 7

Lego Duplo Block Party. 10:30- 11:15 a.m. Open to ages 2 and up with an adult. Come play with Lego Duplos and work on group challenges. No registration required. First come, first served. DFL, Children’s Program Room.

Senior Center Building Committee. 2-3 p.m. Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St.

Council on Aging Board. 5-6:30 p.m. DSC, Walker Room.

School Committee. 7 p.m. Alden School. Room 104.

Thursday, March 8

Local Historic District Commission public hearing. 7-9 p.m. DSC, Walker Room.

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

Friday, March 9

Three ongoing art exhibits. Duxbury Art Association 45th annual Winter Juried Show; Irena Roman “Second Wind”; and “Rotations, objects from the permanent collection.” The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. 1-4 p.m. Free admission and parking.

Saturday, March 10

Annual Town Meeting. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Performing Arts Center.

Sunday, March 11

Preparing for college. 11 a.m. Duxbury High School. Library and is open to families with sophomores and juniors in high school at Duxbury High School Library. Seating is limited to the first 50 participants who sign up. Learn what goes into a student application for college admission and how college committees make a decision to admit, delay or deny an application. Tickets are $20. Register at theparentconnection.org.

Monday, March 12

SShAGLY (South Shore Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Youth). 7 p.m. Meeting and support group exclusively for youth ages 14-22 and meets at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont Street, Route 3A next to Duxbury Town Hall For more information, email sshagly@gmail.com, go to bagly.org. or to Facebook, at SSHAGLY South Shore.

Tuesday, March 13

PhotographyOne-on-One.Schedule a session for free technical help with your camera or learn photography tips. Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St. Call 781-934-5774, ext. 5716 to register for a session.

Upcoming

Saturday, March 17

37th Annual Duxbury Spring Antique Show. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. To benefit the Duxbury High School sports programs; sponsored by Duxbury High School Boosters Club. Location at Duxbury High School, 71 Alden St. Admission $7 for Adults and children under 10 no charge. Go to duxburyboosters.org

Sunday, March 18

37th Annual Duxbury Spring Antique Show. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. To benefit the Duxbury High School sports programs; sponsored by Duxbury High School Boosters Club. Location at Duxbury High School, 71 Alden St. Admission $7 for Adults and children under 10 no charge. Appraisals are available today 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $5 for one item, and three items appraised for $10.

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