2018-10-03 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Thursday, October 4

Ballot question talk. The Duxbury Democratic Town Committee hosts a discussion on Question 1, which would place limits on the number of patients assigned to a nurse at a hospital or other facility. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center.

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.

2020 Herring Mosaic Project Workshop. 1-3 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum. Limited to five participants.

Saturday, October 6

Fall Festival to benefit DHS Cheerleading. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at JEM Equestrian, 655 Franklin St. Featuring pony rides, crafts, games and a petting zoo. Prizes for kids in Halloween costumes. $15 per child.

Digging John Alden. Explore one of Duxbury’s archaeological treasures, the “Alden First Site.” Hear three experts give reports on recent scholarship of John and Priscilla Alden’s first home and hear about their contemporaries. Examine artifacts from the dig and tour the first site of the Alden House. 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library.

South Shore Folk Music Club. The Wolff Sisters and the Last Cavalry, featuring Rebecca, Rachael and Kat Wolff on vocals, acoustic and electric guitar and keyboards, Joe Soldati on bass, and Willy Rodriguez on drums. 7 p.m. at First Parish Church. Admission is $10 or $9 for club members.

Sunday, October 7

Concert at the Art Complex. Pianists Christine and David Hagan perform a free concert at 4 p.m. Seating is limited.

Monday, October 8

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 information, email sshagly@gmail.com or go to bagly.org.

Tuesday, October 9

Flower talk. Susan Anthony of Doveflower Cottage Designs in Scituate speaks at the meeting of the Community Garden Club. She is the perennial buyer and expert at Kennedy’s Country Gardens in Scituate. 6 p.m. at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School. There is a $5 charge for non-members. Visit communitygardenclubofduxbury.org for more information.

Duxbury Special Education Parent Advisory Council. Parent Support Group Meeting, 7 p.m. at the Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St. The topic of discussion will be best practices for IEP team meetings. Contact duxsepacchair@gmail.com.

Saturday, October 13

Duxbury Maritime Festival. Food trucks, historical tours, children’s activities and musical performances at the Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House. Tickets on sale at duxburyhistory.org.

Monotype Workshop with Acua Inks. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum. $90.

Tuesday, October 16

Cranberries 101. The Cape Cod Cranberry Grower’s association will be at the Duxbury Free Library from 1-3 p.m. to discuss the basics of the cranberry growing and its rich New England history. This is a free program. Sign up online at duxburyfreelibrary.org.

Wednesday, October 24

Cranberry Cooking Demo & Luncheon. The Community Garden Club will provide a demonstration on cranberry floral arrangements. 11:30- 1 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center Poet Chris Toto Sarema and local author Maria Green will read from their cranberry-themed work. The cooking stars of Mix it Up Kitchen will provide a demonstration and luncheon of a cranberry feast. Call 781-934-5774, ext. 5716 to sign up.

Friday, October 26

Fourth annual Halloween FunFest. 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Chandler School. There’ll be games, prizes and candy at this free event for children ages toddler up to second grade. Remember to wear a costume!

Saturday, October 27

The 14th Annual 5k Run by the Bay. 10:15 a.m. at Bay Farm Montessori Academy. This USATF-sanctioned race begins and ends on the Bay Farm campus and runs along Bay Road. The event is capped off with a post-race barbecue celebration on campus. Participants can register at one.bidpal.net/bayfarmrun.

Tuesday, October 30

Coffee Break Concert Series Presents: Flute Banquet. This concert highlights the sweeping suffusions of color brought to life by the flute. 11 a.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 Saint George St. Admission is free.

Discover Joy! Delve into the secrets for living a joyful life. Oct. 30 from 1-3:30 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior. Discuss “The Book of Joy,” by Nobel Laureates the Dali Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. To add to the joy, an artisan cake from Mix it Up Kitchen will be served. Free. Sign up at 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Saturday, November 3

Open house. The Alden Kindred presents a preview of the Duxbury 2020 Exhibit – “Small Things Remembered: The Story of Mayflower Pilgrims John and Priscilla Alden” with an exhibit talk by curator Stephen O’Neil. 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Alden House. The Alden House Historic Site is located at 105 Alden Street. Call 781-934-9092 or alden.org.

South Shore Folk Music Club. Blues show with Peter Parcek and Friends. 7 p.m at First Parish Church. Admission is $10 or $9 for club members.

Saturday, November 17

Turkey Trot 5K Road Race. Runner can sign up in person at the Recreation Department Office at 22 Washington St. The fee is $10 and all runners receive a T-shirt. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the local food bank.

Tuesday, November 27

Coffee Break Concert Series Presents: Another Blue Tuesday. This concert features blues powerhouses Anthony Geraci on piano, Chris Rathbun on bass and Ed Sorrentino on drums. 11 a.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 Saint George St. Admission is free.

Run by the Bay. The 14th Annual 5k Run by the Bay is a USATF-sanctioned race that begins and ends on the Bay Farm Montessori Academy campus and runs along Bay Road. Participants can register at one.bidpal.net/bayfarmrun.

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