2018-08-22 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Wednesday, August 22

Pages in history lecture. 9 a.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. Legal and political experts say the rise in power of the nine Supreme Court judges can be traced to the Marbury v. Madison case of 1803. Bill Bigelow speaks about the case. Call to register at 781- 934-5774, ext. 5716.

Read, Sing, Play. The Duxbury Free Library’s popular program is going on the road to the Duxbury Senior Center, at 10 a.m. Music, participatory stories, and movement are designed for the preschool through grade two crowd with their favorite adults. Siblings welcome. No registration needed, just come and enjoy.

BookBreeze Festival. Hear author Delia Cabe talk about her book “The Storied Bars of New York: Where Literary Luminaries Go to Drink,” a photographic and historical celebration of the best literary pubs, cocktail bars and taverns in New York City. 7-9 p.m. at Chestnut Street Grille. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Registration is required at duxburyfreelibrary.org or by calling 781-934-2721, ext. 5655.

Thursday, August 23

SSC: Kids Intro to Chorus. Kids entering grades three to six in September are invited to join Mr. Mundt, Conductor of the South Shore Conservatory Youth Chorus, for a fun-filled hour of singing and musical activities. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Registration is appreciated.

Monday, August 27

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.

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.

Friday, August 31

Duxbury Art Association Member Show Opening Reception. 6:30-10 p.m. at The Ellison Center for the Arts. Enjoy cocktails, catered hors d’oeuvres, live music, and original artwork by DAA member artists. An auction will directly benefit the Duxbury Art Association. Tickets $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Purchase online at Duxburyart.org.

Thursday, September 6

Music Together Demo Class. 10:30 to 11: a.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. For children birth to four with caregiver Come participate in a joyful musical environment through song, dance and rhythmic activities and observe children of mixed ages engaged at their own level. Registration is required and begins Aug 23 at 10 a.m. online by clicking on the hand icon, in person or by phone.

Sunday, September 9

GIVE BLOOD! The Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Blood Mobile will be at the offices of William Raveis, 53 Railroad Ave. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday, September 10

Beginner’s Ukulele Lesson & Jam. Come at 6:30 p.m. for a beginner’s lesson/ warm up then at 7 p.m. jam to some easy songs depending on skill level of attendees. At the Duxbury Free Library. No registration required. Open to grade four to adult.

Saturday, September 15

It’s International Dot Day. Join us for a storytime featuring Peter Reynolds’ book “The Dot” and a dot-related craft. After our morning storytime we will have dot activities for all ages, including recycled CD crafts, collaborative art, and more. 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. At the Duxbury Free Library.

Wednesday, September 19

Booked for Lunch. Author and actress Marianne Leone reads from her newest memoir “Ma Speaks Up, And a First Generation Daughter Talks Back.” There will be an Italian catered luncheon. The author event is free. The lunch is $10 to be paid at the time of registration. Noon to 2 p.m. at the Senior Center. Call 781- 934-5774, ext. 5716 to register.

Financial Planning in your 50s and 60s. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. A chartered financial analyst will present important information on retirement, such as how to avoid common retirement pitfalls. There will also be time for questions. Seating is limited to 10 in the Setter Room. Registration is required and begins Sept. 5.

Thursday, September 20

The Journey of Writing and How to Get Published. 7 to 9 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Join Pushcart Prize Outstanding Writer Jessica Keener and Patry Francis, writing blogger and the author of “The Liar’s Diary” as they lead a panel discussion on the journey of writing and how to get published.

Saturday, September 22

Duxbury Beach Triathlon. Starts 8 a.m. at Duxbury Beach. The .35- mile swim in Duxbury Bay, 13-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run has twists, turns and rolling hills met by beautiful landscapes and screaming fans. For all race inquiries, including volunteer opportunities, contact Race Director Brian Noyes at 781- 706-1166 or via email at director@duxburybeachtriathlon.com.

Friday, October 5

Historic clothing gallery talk. Learn about mourning clothing, jewelry and customs with the DRHS Textiles and Clothing Committee. 11 a.m. at the Duxbury Free Library.

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