2018-07-11 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, July 11

Serial killer book discussion. 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 at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721.

Thursday, July 12

Library fundraiser at DBMS. 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 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. Picnic and program are free and open to all. For more information, visit duxburyhistory.org/events.

Monday, July 16

Book discussion. 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. Registration is required at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655.

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

Tuesday, July 17

MamaSteph Concert. Sing and dance with one of South Shore’s favorite children’s musicians. Open to PreK and up with an adult. 10:30-11 a.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Registration is required for both adults and children online by clicking on the hand icon, in person or by phone.

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

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 include embroidery lessons, teacup center-piece making and a festive coloring station. Moms can tour the King Caesar House and sip tea by the sea. Raffle tickets available for great prizes.

“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.

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.

Duxbury Music Festival. Rhythm & Blues on the Green dinner dance. 6:30 p.m. on the Town Green. $90 per person, $720 per table.

Sunday, July 22

Duxbury Music Festival. Sunday in the Park, DMF students and faculty in recital. 5 p.m. on the Town Green. Free.

Monday, July 23

Duxbury Music Festival. DMF Faculty concert and reception. 6:30 p.m. at a private home. A program of chamber music featuring a piano quartet, a string quartet, and a trio of oboe, bassoon and piano. Tickets are $125. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit sscmusic.org/ dmf/ or call 781-934-2731, ext. 23.

Tuesday, July 24

Duxbury Music Festival recital. 4:30 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts. Free admission.

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

Wednesday, July 25

Duxbury Music Festival. The Last Tango in Duxbury. 7 p.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts. A program of instrumental music inspired by the spirit and rhythms of South American and Cuban dances. Tickets are $60.

Thursday, July 26

Duxbury Music Festival recital. 4 p.m. at the Village at Duxbury. Free.

Saturday, July 28

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

Tuesday, July 31

BookBreeze Festival. New York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe talks about her most recent novel, “The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen.” Copies of the book will be available. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Registration begins July 17 at 10 a.m. atduxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655.

Hydrangea are Blooming. Mal Condon “The Hydrangea Guy” is the keynote speaker at the second annual Hydrangea Festival, 1-3 p.m., at the Duxbury Senior Center. The Community Garden Club of Duxbury will display over 100 beautiful hydrangea arrangements. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance at the Senior Center.

Thursday, August 2

BookBreeze Festival. Novelist, biographer and historian William Kuhn talks about his books, “Mrs. Queen Takes the Train” and “Reading Jackie: Her Biography in Books.” Kuhn will also talk about his latest novel, “Prince Harry Boy to Man,” which follows the Queen’s grandson on a comic deployment to Afghanistan. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Register at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655.

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