2018-10-24 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

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 to 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 postrace barbecue celebration on campus. All proceeds help sustain Bay Farm’s commitment to its Right-Fit Tuition Program. Participants can register at one.bidpal.net/bayfarmrun.

Monday, October 29

Welcome to The Graveyard. Just in time for Halloween, come on a virtual tour through New England cemetery art, history and symbolism. 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Registration is required online, in person or by phone.

Tuesday, October 30

Coffee Break Concert Series Presents: Flute Banquet. This concert highlights the sweeping suffusions of color brought to life by the flute. Seating is limited at tables with chairs, and includes complimentary coffee, tea and light refreshments. 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 to 3:30 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior. Discuss “The Book of Joy,” by Nobel Laureates the Dali Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. You do not have to read the book to attend. To add to the joy, an artisan cake from Mix it Up Kitchen will be served. This program is free. Sign up at 781-934-5774, ext. 5716.

Thursday, November 1

Demonstration with Nancy Howell of the New England Watercolor Society. 10:30 a.m. at the Art Complex Museum.

Friday, November 2

Herring Mosaic Project Workshop with Sally Dean Mello. 1-3 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum. This program, which is open to all and free of charge, is limited to five participants. Email sally@artcomplex.org.

Saturday, November 3

Demonstration with Julie Blanchard of the New England Watercolor Society. 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum.

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 to 4 p.m. at the Alden House. TThe Alden House Historic Site is located at 105 Alden St. For more information call 781-934-9092 or visit 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.

Sunday, November 4

Free concert and reception. Celebrate First Parish Church’s newly restored, historic pipe organ. Two organists, brass quintet, woodwinds and the Zamir Chorale of Boston perform. Wine and cheese reception follows. 7 p.m., at the church, 842 Tremont St.

Tuesday, November 6

Get to Bears. Duxbury’s own bestselling author Brian Lies will read from his latest picture book, “Got to Get to Bears!” at the Duxbury Free Library at 10:30 a.m. The power of friendship, even in the worst of winter weather, is on full display in this gorgeously illustrated picture book. Registration beginning Oct. 23 online, in person or by calling 781- 934-2721, ext 5632.

Wednesday, November 7

Booked for Lunch. Food writer Rob Cox talks about his book “A History of Chowder, Four Centuries of a New England Meal” from noon to 2 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. A chowder-tasting luncheon will be served. Cox will provide a history lesson of New England, as seen through the lens of the making of and eating of the humble chowder.

Booked for Lunch. Food writer Rob Cox talks about his book “A History of Chowder, Four Centuries of a New England Meal” from noon to 2 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. A chowder-tasting luncheon will be served. Cox will provide a history lesson of New England as seen through the lens of the making of and eating of the humble chowder

Thursday, November 8

Craft fair at Holy Family. Come to the Women’s Club 5th Annual Holiday Craft Fair, 5-8 p.m. at Holy Family Parish Center. Works by local crafters, coastal gifts, original artworks, jewelry and gourmet gifts will be available, along with a silent auction.

Community Conversation. The Duxbury Senior Center will hold a conversation on aging for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults, friends and allies in the South Shore area on from 6 to 8 p.m. The evening will include a screening of the award-winning film, “Gen Silent” followed by a discussion. “Gen Silent” is a documentary that follows the lives of six LGBT seniors living in the Boston area who must choose if they will hide their sexuality in order to survive in the long-term health care system.

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.

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