2018-10-10 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

Thursday, October 11

Candidates’ forum. The Duxbury High School Student Council hosts a candidates’ forum for the Plymouth and Norfolk State Senate seat. 7-8:45 p.m. at the Duxbury PAC. AP government students at DHS will ask questions.

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.

Friday October 19

Transgender Rights on the November Ballot. Come to a panel discussion of ballot Question 3, which asks voters whether they want to uphold the 2016 state law that bans discrimination against transgender people in places of public accommodation. 7 p.m. First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St.

Monday, October 22

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.

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.

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.

Thursday, October 25

Does Anyone Talk Anymore? The Parent Connection and DuxburyFACTS host a discussion with Dr. Sharon Maxwell on how families can use technology to enhance their lives without allowing it to undermine family values. Tickets are available at Westwinds or theparentconnection.org. 7 p.m at the Duxbury PAC.

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:TheStoryofMayflower Pilgrims John and Priscilla Alden.” . 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Alden House. The Alden House Historic Site is located at 105 Alden St. Call 781-934-9092 or alden.org.

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