2018-06-27 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

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.

Robert Rivest: Rock This Library with Laughter. Comic mime Robert Rivest entertains audiences of all ages while joyfully motivating them to read, celebrate their libraries and move to the music of nature, animals and life all around us. Tickets are available at the Duxbury Free Library. 7-9 p.m. at the library.

Saturday, July 1

South Shore Bay Band Concert. The South Shore Bay Band performs a free concert, 6 p.m. on the lawn at Holy Family Church. The band will perform a variety of selections from Sinatra to Sousa.

Monday, July 9

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

Tuesday, July 10

Summering in Old Duxbury. Join a brown bag lecture at the Duxbury Senior Center with town historian Tony Kelso, who will talk about what Duxbury was like from the Civil War through WWI. 12:30-2 p.m. Admission is free.

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. 5:30-8 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 Society 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.

Monday, July 16

Arthur Milmore discusses his book, “And the Sea Shall Have Them All: The Wreck of the Steamer Portland,” 1 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center as part of the BookBreeze Summer Literary Festival. The Portland sank off Cape Ann with all hands. Her loss represented New England’s greatest steamship disaster prior to the year 1900. Registration is required and begins July 2 at 10 a.m. at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655.

Tuesday, July 17

DMF Faculty Concert and Reception. A program offering Chopin’s cello sonata and solo piano repertoire performed by the Festival’s visiting guest artist and its cello faculty member. 6:30 p.m. at a private home. Tickets are $125. For more information or to purchase tickets visit sscmusic.org/dmf/ or call 781-934-2731, ext. 23.

Wednesday, July 18

“When WWI Came to America.” Paul Lawton talks about the sinking of the USS San Diego and the U-boat attack on Cape Cod. 8:30 a.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. Breakfast is $5.

Mother-Daughter Doll Tea by the Sea. Mothers and children are invited to the first ever Doll Tea by the Sea, 1:30 p.m. at the King Caesar House, 120 King Caesar Road. Bring a favorite doll to the King Caesar House for an afternoon of tea, lemonade, tea sandwiches and more. Activities for the children will include embroidery lessons, teacup centerpiece making and a festive coloring station. Moms can tour the one-of-a-kind King Caesar House and sip tea by the sea. Raffle tickets will be available to win great prizes.

Duxbury Music Festival Recital. 4:30 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts. Admission is free.

Thursday, July 19

Duxbury Music Festival. All- Bernstein Faculty Concert in honor of composer’s birth centenary. 7 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts. Tickets are $125.

Friday, July 20

Duxbury Music Festival. Beatles on the Green Concert, 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Town Green. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children.

Saturday, July 21

Duxbury Music Festival. Family Fest featuring the SSC ImagineARTS band, interactive activities, food and more. 10:30 a.m. on the Duxbury Town Green. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

Tuesday, July 24

BookBreeze Festival. Christopher Setterlund presents his book, “Historic Restaurants of Cape Cod,” which details the history of the iconic establishments of the Cape, still fresh in the memories of patrons. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Registration is required and begins July 10 at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655

Saturday, July 28

Gallery talk. Darryl Furtkamp and Devon Mozdierz talk about their printmaking process. 2:30 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum.

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