2018-06-20 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, June 20

Calling all Flappers! The 1920s prohibition laws created a unique time in American History, but how did that affect Duxbury? Historian Tony Kelso will be giving a breakfast lecture on Duxbury during Prohibition for our “Hot Coffee with a Side of Topics” series. 8:30 a.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. Call ahead 48 hours to sign up for breakfast, $5. 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Author Eileen McNamara. 1-3 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. McNamara will be speaking about her book “Eunice, The Kennedy Who Changed the World.” This free event is part of the Duxbury Free Library’s BookBreeze Summer Author Series in partnership with Westwinds Bookshop. Registration begins June 6. To register, visitduxburyfreelibrary.org, or call the library at 781-934- 2721.

Artist Jean Lightman. Will be speaking at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School, 457 Washington St., June 20 at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Duxbury Art Association lecture series. Lightman will share her insights on the Boston school of painting and will demonstrate its influence in her own work by showing the start-to-finish progress of one of her own paintings. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Members of the DAA and Guild of Boston artists attend free.

Friday, June 22

Stencil-based printmaking class. Learn how to use stencils, a technique to add ink by hand and create unique prints at The Art Complex Museum. The two-day program is scheduled for Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The cost is $200; materials fee is $35. Registration is required at 781-934- 6634, ext. 10 or email at sally@artcomplex.org.

Summer Soulstice yoga retreat. Emma Boyle of Dragonfly Yoga and Kim O’Brien of Liquid Yoga and the Kingsbury Club will lead the Summer Soulstice yoga retreat at the Duxbury Senior Center from 1 to 3 p.m. Highlights of the day will include opening and closing circles, vinyasa chair yoga, guided mediation, poetry readings, healing oils and healthy snacks. The retreat is for all levels of experience from non-yogis to the experienced. Sign up by calling the DSC at 781-934-5774, ext. 5716. $10 at the door.

Saturday, June 23

Monotype Guild of New England. Rebecca Leopoldina Torres, President of the Monotype Guild of New England, will give a gallery talk, 2:30 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum. This free event is open to all.

Sunday, June 24

Tea ceremony. The Art Complex Museum will hold the first Japanese tea ceremony presentation of the season at 2 p.m. Admission is free but seating is limited and available on a first-come basis. Guests are advised to dress for the weather. In case of rain, the presentation will take place inside the museum.

Monday, June 25

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 or go to gbpflag.org.

Pajama Storytime. Swing by in your jammies for some bedtime stories and songs. 6:30 to 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. No registration required.

SShAGLY. (South Shore Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning Youth), a meeting and support group exclusively for youth ages 14-22, meets 7 p.m. at First Parish Church 842 Tremont St. For more information, email sshagly@gmail.com or go to bagly.org.

Tuesday, June 26

Author Jeanne Blasberg presents her book, “Eden.” 7-9 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Redbook writes, “This beautifully written family saga firmly establishes [the author] as a rising writer to watch – and it will likely have you liking your family a whole lot more this summer.” This free event is part of the Duxbury Free Library’s BookBreeze Summer Author Series in partnership with Westwinds Bookshop. Registration is required and begins on June 12 at 10 a.m. at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655.

Wednesday, June 27

Community Conversation: Transcending Gender. A panel discussion on trans lives, rights and issues in the 21st century. Learn more about the LGBTQ community as three members of SpeakOUT Boston share their personal stories. 7-8:30 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library.

Thursday, June 28

Mindfulness in motion. Robert Rivest’s humorous and inspirational mime stories will provide movement, laughter and a way to relax, focus and breathe. He shares in the joy of being alive. 2 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center Sign up for this free event by calling 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Wednesday, July 11

Investigative reporter. Maureen Boyle talks about her book, “Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer.” 7-9 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Registration is required and begins June 27 at 10 a.m. at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721.

Thursday, July 12

Author Jenna Blum headlines the second Friends of the Library Fundraiser. 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School. In her new book, “The Lost Family,” Blum creates a vivid portrait of marriage, family, and the haunting grief of World War II. Tickets can be purchased at the library, Westwinds Bookshop or at duxburyfol.org beginning June 19 for $25 before the event and $30 at the door. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

Friday, July 13

Duxbury Music Festival Blues on the Bay Concert. Two seatings: 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts. Tickets are $60.

Sunday, July 15

Annual Clark’s Island Picnic. 12:30-3:30 p.m. Free and open to all. Join The Duxbury Rural and Historical Sociery on scenic Clark’s Island for a picnic. Reverend Jeremy Stanford of St. Paul’s Church, will hold a sermon at Pulpit Rock, the place of the pilgrims’ first sermon. Clark’s Island holds significance as the site of the Pilgrim’s first Sabbath in the new world. Picnic and program are free and open to all. For more information visit duxburyhistory.org/ events.

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