2018-11-28 / Calendar

Clipper Community Calendar

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 duxburyfreelibrary.org.

Saturday, December 1

Community Garden Club of Duxbury. 2017 Holiday Greens Sale. 9 a.m.-noon at the Cornerstone Lodge, 585 Washington St. Wreaths, mantelpiece arrangements, swags, roping, Christmas centerpieces and more.

Sunday, December 2

Sunday Salon Series. Author Katherine Dimancescu talks about her book “Denizens: A Narrative of Captain George Denison and His New England Contemporaries.” Her non-fiction narrative fosters an appreciation and understanding of courage, fortitude and resolve of a small group of people who left behind indelible legacies in American history. The author will have books available for purchase and signing. Registration is required and can be done at the Duxbury Free Library website. 2-4 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library.

Tuesday, December 4

Booked for Lunch. Rabine Andrau will present her book “Bowing to the Emperor: We Were Captives in World War II.” 1-2 p.m. at the Senior Center. Westwinds will have books available for sale and signing. Registration is required for this program and can be donated the Duxbury Free Library website or by calling the Senior Center at 781-934-5774.

Sixth Grade Concert. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St.

Wednesday, December 5

Duxbury Camera Club. Paula Ferazzi Swift will be will the speaker at its monthly meeting. 7 p.m. in the Merry Room at the Duxbury Free Library. She is an award inning photographer working in the Metro West area of Boston specializing in the art of capturing images of children, families and relationships that couples share in front of her cameras.

Seventh/eighth Grade Choruses and Orchestras. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St.

Thursday, December 6

Seventh/eighth Grade Bands Concert. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St.

Saturday, December 8

Holiday fair. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St. Find hand-crafted ornaments and kitchen and wardrobe accessories, as well as a selection of wreaths and centerpieces.

Tour the King Caesar House. This year the decorations are inspired by “The Wizard of Oz,” in honor of Margaret Hamilton, who played the Wicked Witch of the West and often stayed at an inn on Washington Street that eventually became the Nathaniel Winsor Jr. House. Noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children under 12.

Snug Harbor Community Chorus. Ring in the holiday season with the Snug Harbor Community Chorus’s winter concert. 7:30 p.m. at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St. The concert features nearly 70 singers performing an eclectic mix of classical pieces, traditional Christmas carols and Hanukkah songs that reflect the spirit of the season.

Army vs. Navy. The Duxbury American Legion hosts its third annual Army vs. Navy football game barbecue. 2 p.m. at the Legion Hall, 5 West Street. The event is open to all veterans regardless of branch of service, or if you are a member or not of Post 223.

Sunday, December 9

Gallery talk. Artist Sara Ringler will speak about the exhibit “ArtSynergies.” 2 p.m. at the Art Complex Museum

Sunday Salon Series. Author and performer Rita Parisi will present “Zelda Fitzgerald, One Woman Show.” Zelda Fitzgerald is often known as the crazy wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, the glittering half of the Golden Couple of the 1920s and muse and inspiration for the flapper characters in Fitzgerald’s Jazz Age stories. But before she met Fitzgerald, she was the flamboyant and outrageous Zelda Sayre, the famous belle from Montgomery, Alabama and the daughter of a judge and an artistic mother. 2-4 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Registration is required and can be done at the Duxbury Free Library website

Monday, December 10

Booked for Lunch. Author Ann Hood will be at the Duxbury Senior Center from noon to 2 p.m. for the next Booked for Lunch event in partnership with the Duxbury Free Library and Westwinds Bookshop. Hood, will be discussing her newest book, “Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food,” a warm collection of personal essays and recipes. The lunch is $10 and the literary event is free.

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.

Tuesday, December 11

Duxbury Community Garden Club meeting. 9 a.m. at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School. Lisa Oberholzer-Gee will present unique holiday decorating arrangements. All are welcome. $5 per guest charge. Visit www.communitygardenclubofduxbury.org for more information.

Holiday Music from the Movies. South Shore Conservatory’s Emily Browder Melville, voice, Sarah Troxler, piano, and Jesse Stiglich, drums, perform holiday movie favorites including “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” “White Christmas,” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.” 11 a.m. at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street.

5th Grade Concert. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St.

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