2018-05-16 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

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.

Royal Wedding Viewing. Stop in and watch coverage of the royal wedding from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library.

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

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.

Monday, May 21

Knitting Night at the Duxbury Free Library. A night for social knitting with help available for beginners and intermediates. No registration necessary. 6-8 p.m. in the Merry Room.

Saturday, May 26

Gurnet Light open house. Join Project Gurnet and Bug Lights for a trip to historic Gurnet Light, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Shuttles leave approximately every 30 minutes, starting at 9 a.m. from the Duxbury Bay Maritime School, 457 Washington St. People with four or all wheel drive can take themselves out, but parking is limited. A donation of $5 per person (max. $20 per family) is requested. Visit www.buglight.org for more information.

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.

Monday, May 28

Memorial Day Parade. This year’s parade begins 10 a.m. at Standish Cemetery then travels up Depot Street to Mayflower Cemetery for a wreath laying ceremony before returning to First Parish Church for the formal ceremony at 11:15 a.m. This year’s keynote speaker will be Duxbury High School graduate and current army recruiter Sgt. Jake Grawzis. Sgt. Grawzis is an Infantry NCO who has served four tours of duty in the Middle East.

Thursday, June 7

Speak for Thyself Awards. 6-9 p.m. at the Duxbury May 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.

Saturday, 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 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. Advance purchase ONLY by June 6 online at communitygardenclubofduxbury.org. Rain date Wednesday, June 13th. Proceeds benefit town beautification and scholarships.

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