2018-10-31 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

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. The 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

Jazz at the Art Complex Museum. The Fred Moyer Jazz Trio performs at the Art Complex Museum at 4 p.m. Admission is free.

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

Personal Journaling, Part 2. 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Duxbury Free Library. The second part of the personal journaling program provides time for participants to share experiences with journals they have created over the years. Bring a notebook and pen or pencil. You may attend part two without attending part one.

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

Calling all Duxbury veterans. Lt. Col. Jack Coakley, U. S. Army JAG Corps will speak at a special breakfast and fellowship for veterans at the Duxbury Senior Center at 8:30 a.m. Reservations are required. Call the Duxbury Senior Center at 781-934- 5774, ext. 5703. There is no charge.

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.

Monday, November 12

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.

Wednesday, November 14

Personal Journaling, Part 2. 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Duxbury Free Library. The second part of the personal journaling program provides time for participants to share experiences with journals they have created over the years. Bring a notebook and pen or pencil. You may attend part two without attending part one.

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.

Sunday, November 18

Duxbury Thrift Shop’s “Art for Education Sale.” 11 am to 4 pm at 34-36 Depot St. A large assortment of consigned and donated art sold to benefit the Duxbury Scholarship Fund. Donations and volunteers are always welcome and appreciated.

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. 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.

Thursday, November 29

Booked for Lunch. the Duxbury Senior Center welcomes National Book Award finalist George Colt to discuss his book, “The Game, Harvard, Yale and America in 1968,” and hosts a tailgate party luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. The Booked for Lunch events are open to all. To sign up, call the Duxbury Senior Center at 781-934-5774, ext. 5716, or stop by Westwinds Bookshop. Sign up online for the author event via the Duxbury Free Library website www.duxburyfreelibrary.org.

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