2018-03-28 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar


Duxbury’s Got Talent. Fifth grade’s time to shine. 6 p.m. Alden School.


Senior Center Retreat. Recharge your body and soul a retreat at the Duxbury Senior Center, 6-9 p.m. Local health and wellness experts provide a mini-seminar. Tickets $10, available the senior center. Information: 781-934-5774, ext. 5711.


Good Friday. Half day of school to make up for recent snow days.


Pop-Up Museum: Baby Time! Drop in for this baby-focused pop-up museum at the Duxbury Free Library, Resource Room. Let your little one explore textures and sounds. For children ages 8 weeks-18 months with caregiver. No registration required. 10:30 a.m. to noon.


Library Peep Diorama Contest entry drop-off. Build a diorama based on a book of your choice using Peeps of any shape or color in a standard size shoebox or boot box. Recreate a favorite scene from a book. At least two characters in the scene must be played by Peeps. Open to all ages. One entry per person. Entries must be submitted to the Duxbury Free Library between April 2-7 by 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit the library’s website.


“If They Had Known:” Teen documentary. Duxbury FACTS invites the public to a free screening of “If They Had Known” at the Performing Arts Center on at 7 p.m. The 30-minute film by teens for teens is about the current party culture and it tells the tragic story of Clay Soper of Winchester, MA. Clay’s parents, Genny and Geoff Soper, will introduce the film. Discussion follows.


Camera Club meeting. The Duxbury Camera Club will meet at the Duxbury Free Library at 7 p.m. Speaker will be Mark Seth Lender, a self-taught writer and nature photographer, who will be presenting “The End of the Ice: The Loss of Wildlife and Habitat of the Poles and Why It Matters.”


Democratic Town Committee. The Duxbury Democratic Town Committee will meet at the Senior Center at 7 p.m. All are welcome.


Baseball Opening Day. Duxbury Youth Baseball holds its annual Opening Day Parade. Players and families should meet at Chandler/ Murphy Field at 11:30 a.m. for parade to Sinnott Field for food and festivities.See duxburyyouthbaseball.com for details.

Blooms at the Complex. Members of the Community Garden Club of Duxbury interpret artwork exhibited in the Duxbury Art Association Annual Winter Juried Show with unique floral designs. 1-4 p.m. The Art Complex Museum, 189 Alden St. Free and open to the public. Also on Sunday, April 8.

High Street Historical Homes Presentation. Duxbury Rural and Historical Society Historian and Archivist Carolyn Ravenscroft will be presenting stories on the dateboarded homes around High Street at 1 p.m., at the Drew Archival Library, 147 Saint George St. This free program is for 1807 Dateboard Society Members and members of the public who participate in the preservation of historic homes in town. Dateboard files will be available for examination. RSVP to colson@duxburyhistory.org or call 781-934-6106. For more information on the dateboarding program, contact Carolyn Ravenscroft at cravenscroft@duxburyhistory.org.

Springtime dance for LGBTQ youth. The second annual spring dance for LGBTQ youth ages 13-19 and friends will be held at First Parish of Norwell, 24 River St., from 7:30-11 p.m. This is a free, adult chaperoned event. Refreshments. For more information, visit firstparishnorwell.org.


Sunday Salon Series. Author David Wedge presents his book, “Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight Against ALS.” 2 p.m., Duxbury Free Library, Merry Room. Free.


SShAGLY meeting. South Shore Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Youth, a meeting and support group exclusively for youth ages 14-22, will meet at 7 p.m. at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont St., Route 3A, next to Duxbury Town Hall. To learn more, email sshagly@gmail.com or visit bagly.org.


Holocaust survivor presentation. In observance of Holocaust Memorial Day, Congregation Shirat Hayam presents Susan Kadar, a survivor of the Hungarian Nazi regime and the German occupation of Hungary. Kadar will share her experiences of those terrible years when only she and her mother survived the war. 7 p.m., 185 Plain St., Marshfield. For more information visit shirathayam.net or call 781-582-2700.


Parent Connection presents ‘Growing A Grown-Up.’ The Parent Connection, in collaboration with parent organizations of Duxbury public schools, presents Vicki Hoefle, author of the bestselling book, “The Straight Talk on Parenting,” at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. Her presentation is infused with humor and practical parenting advice that combines her expertise in psychology with her experience as a certified parenting coach and it will help guide parents in setting their children on the path to independence and adulthood.


Lyme disease presentation. The Duxbury Senior Center is presenting a free community educational event about Lyme disease from 6-7:30 p.m. A panel of speakers will present the latest facts on preventing Lyme disease as well as information about treatment and detection. Registration not required.


Humanity in Action Program. A tribute to the late Harry Katz to honor his lifelong humanitarian contributions and leadership. At 8:25-9:55 a.m. or 10:10-11:40 a.m. Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St. Presented by Duxbury Interfaith Council and the Duxbury Senior Center. Contact the Council to learn more, 781-934-8388 or email duxinterfaithcouncil@gmail.com.


Colonial adventures for kids. Kids ages 8 through 13 are invited to travel back in time and explore life through the games, chores and fun of Colonial days during a half-day vacation camp, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Alden House Historic Site, 105 Alden St. Registration required; space is limited. Call 781-934-9092 or email director@alden.org. Fee is $25, $20 for members. Alden.org.



U.S. Air Force jazz band. 7 p.m. The United States Air Force jazz band, Airmen of Note, will perform at the Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St. Tickets are free and are available at the American Legion Duxbury Post, Duxbury Free Library, Duxbury Senior Center, Westwinds Bookshop and Duxbury Deli. Tickets are first come, first served. All remaining seats will be released 15 minutes prior to show time.


Annual Winter Juried Show. The Duxbury Art Association’s 2018 Annual Winter Juried Show runs through April 22. Free and open to the public Wednesday through Sunday, 1-4 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum 189 Alden St.

Art exhibits. Irena Roman “Second Wind” and “Rotations: Objects from the permanent collection.” The Art

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