2018-05-09 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 9

Hate ticks? Arm yourself with knowledge and stand up to them. Learn a few simple steps to avoid any tick-borne diseases. Come to the Tick Talk workshop at the Duxbury Free Library. 6:30 p.m. in the Merry Room.

Thursday, May 10

Family Stories & Music. Parachute play, songs and bubbles with Ms. J at the Duxbury Free Library. No registration required. Open to ages 2 and up and their families. 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Resource Room.

Friday, May 11

Historic clothing talk. 11 a.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Madeline Ali, Duxbury Rural and Historical Society textiles and clothing committee, will discuss Abby Taylor Litchfield’s 1871 three-piece green silk wedding outfit worn on June 25, 1871 at her wedding to Lafayette Litchfield. Free. Public is welcome. 77 Alden St. For information, call 781-934-6106 or visit duxburyhistory.org.

The Bay Players of Duxbury present “That Depends!” Watch as the retirement community of “Over The Hills” tries to set up its youngest resident with a bride before his mother kicks the bucket! The curtain rises at First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St., May 11 and 12 at 8 p.m. and May 13 at 3 p.m. For tickets call 781-269- 9885 or visit www.bayplayers.org

Monday, May 14

PFLAG. The South Shore Chapter of Greater Boston PFLAG holds its monthly support group meeting for parents and friends of LGBTQ people. 7 p.m. at First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont St. 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, Queer/Questioning Youth), a meeting and support group exclusively for youth ages 14-22, meets at 7 p.m. First Parish Church Duxbury, 842 Tremont St. For more information email sshagly@gmail.com, go to bagly.org or find us on Facebook at SSHAGLY South Shore.

Tuesday, May 15

MamaSteph Concert. Sing and dance with one of South Shore’s favorite children’s musicians at the Duxbury Free Library. Open to Pre-K and up with an adult. 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Merry Room. Registration is required for both adults and children Visit the Duxbury Free Library website or by calling 781-934-2721

Wednesday, May 16

Crafts in the Garden: Seed Balls. Use soil, clay, and wildflower seeds to make wildflower seed balls. They can be placed on any patch of ground, and will bury themselves when it rains. All ages are welcome to drop-in for this free craft project from 10 a.m. to noon in the Duxbury Free Library Reading Garden.

Discuss end-of-life care. At the Duxbury Free Library on Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Facilitated by Ellen Gillis, LICSW, Outreach Coordinator at the DSC. Reserve a spot by calling 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Network How, Network Now. The Duxbury Business Association and the Duxbury Student Union present an evening of job search skills and internship opportunities for high school teens and young adults, 5:30 p.m. at the Duxbury Student Union. For more information, contact Sue Bradford or Jess McDermott at admin@duxburystudentunion.com.

Thursday, May 17

Women of the Supreme Court. Join a lecture and discussion about the women on the United States Supreme Court. This is a free program and walk-ins are welcome. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

May Music in the Garden Series. The Unlikely Strummers have been featured at farmers’ markets, fundraisers and community events around the area. 1-2 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Bring a blanket or a chair or sit on one of the beautiful Reading Garden benches. Registration is not required.

Saturday, May 19

Introduction to Monoprint. A workshop with master printmaker Carol MacDonald from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. No experience is needed and materials will be provided. The cost is $100 plus a $15 material fee. More information is available at 781-934-6634, ext. 10 or email sally@artcomplex.org.

High School Open Mic Night. 7-9 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 Saint George St.

Sunday, May 20

Shell Reflections. Paintings by artist and museum volunteer Kathleen Pike will be shown at the Art Complex Museum’s Alden Gallery, 1-4 p.m.

Opening reception. For artist Karie O’Donnell’s exhibition “Every Bird Has a Story,” at The Art Complex Museum. 1:30 until 3:30 p.m.

Duxbury Oyster Festival. A fundraiser for the Duxbury Education Foundation and the Duxbury Student Union, featuring oysters and live music from The Waves and the DSU coffee house musicians. 3-7 p.m. at The Winsor House Inn. Tickets are $100. Visit www.winsorhouseinn.com for information.

Saturday, May 26

Family Day. At the Duxbury Maritime School, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the kids to the DBMS campus and enjoy lawn games, face painting, the bouncy house and a dunk tank. Admission is free.

Thursday, June 7

Speak for Thyself Awards. 6-9 p.m. at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School. The Speak for Thyself Award recognizes exceptional women who make their own choices. Tickets are $75 and reservations are required. Tickets may be purchased online at www.alden.org or through the museum. Call 781-934-9092 or email director@alden.org. Proceeds benefit preservation of the Alden House Historic Site.

Sunday, June 9

Liberty Pole Day at Alden House HistoricSite.18thcenturyre-enactors will present a day of military drills, tactical events, craft demonstrations and children’s activities. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 105 Alden Street. Admission to the event is $10 for adults, free for kids and students. Parking is available off site on Railroad Avenue.

Tuesday, June 12

“Gardens by the Sea.” Join the CGCD for a tour of six unique gardens from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Box lunch catered by the Foodsmith at DBMS provided from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. CGCD Members, $20/ Non-Members$32.Advancepurchase ONLY by June 6 online at www.communitygardenclubofduxbury.org. Rain date Wednesday, June 13. Proceeds benefit town beautification and scholarships.

Friday, June 15

Pilgrim Festival Singers present “Magical Musicals.” 7:30 p.m., at Pilgrim Church, 404 Washington St. A program of favorite musicals with magical themes, “Magical Musicals” will captivate listeners with timeless stories set to music that enthralls. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at the door, or online at www.pilgrimfestivalchorus.org.

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