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Friday, December 28

Read, Sing, Play. Story time with a special guest reader. No registration required. 10:30-11 a.m. at the Duxbury Free Library.

Wednesday, January 2

Teen Anime Club. A club for grades 8-12. 3-4 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library.

Lego Club. 4:15-5 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Drop into the children’s room to build with our huge Lego collection. No registration required. Recommended for ages 7 and up with adult.

Thursday, January 3

Family Music Fun. Bubbles, music, parachute and lots of fun with Ms. J. No registration required.

Recommended for ages 2-5 with siblings welcome. 10:30-11 a.m. at the Duxbury Free Library.

Saturday, January 5

Harry Potter Yule Ball. If you love Harry Potter, come to our Yule Ball in your best Harry Potter costume or house colors. 2-4 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. There’ll be crafts, dancing and fun for all Harry Potter fans ages 9 and up. Registration is required online, in person or by phone.

Sunday, January 6

Salon Series. Investigative reporter Maureen Boyle talks about her book “Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer,” 2 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Boyle first broke the story in 1988 and stayed with it for decades. Registration is required and can be done at the library website.

Wednesday, January 9

The Pillar Life. The Pillar Life is a simple strategy that can help transform a person’s life. Its creators, Sheri Salata and Nancy Hala of the popular podcast “This is Fifty” will join the program via Skype. This is free event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 1 to 3 p.m at the Duxbury Senior Center. Call 781-934-5774, ext. 5716 to register. Helping Hounds. Owen, the certified therapy dog is coming to the Duxbury Free Library from 4-5 p.m. Call the library at 781-934-2721, ext. 632 to sign up for a 15-minute time block to practice reading to Owen with a book of your choice.

Thursday, January 10

Read, Sing, Play. Story time hits the road. 10:30 a.m. at the Senior Center. This is for all ages. No registration required.

Friday, January 11

Music Together. Stop by the Duxbury Free Library at 10:30 a.m. for a free demonstration class offered by the South Shore Conservatory for children birth to four with caregiver. Participate in a joyful musical environment through song, dance and rhythmic activities. Registration is required and begins Dec. 28 at 10 a.m. online, in person or by phone.

Tuesday, January 15

Booked for Lunch. Edwin Hill, son of Duxbury resident and former Duxbury High School principal Jack Hill, will discuss his new novel “Little Comfort” at the Duxbury Senior Center from noon to 2 p.m. This is the first in a series of mystery books featuring Hester Thursby, a Harvard librarian and part time sleuth. Lunch is catered by Mix it Up Kitchen and is $10. The literary event is free. Register by calling 781-934- 5774, ext. 5716.

Wednesday, January 16

Senior safety series. Colonel David Gavigan of the Bristol County

Sherriff’s Department will talk about critical steps to take after calling 911 to assist in the emergency and keep people safe. 10 a.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center Call to register at 781- 934-5774, ext. 5716.

Wednesday, January 23

Read, Sing, Play. Story time hits the road. 10:30 a.m. at the Senior Center. This is for all ages. No registration required. Senior safety series. Colonel David Gavigan of the Bristol County Sherriff’s Department will talk about critical steps to take after calling 911 to assist in the emergency and keep people safe. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center Call to register at 781- 934-5774, ext. 5716.

Saturday, January 26

Black Tie Bingo. The Duxbury Senior Center and The Duxbury Interfaith Council team up for Black Tie Bingo from 6-10 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center. The event raises money for those who need fuel assistance. Door prizes, appetizers and desserts. Change the lives of your friends, neighbors and relatives. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at the Senior Center front desk.

Wednesday, January 30

Helping Hounds. Owen, the certified therapy dog is coming to the Duxbury Free Library from 4-5 p.m. Call the library at 781-934-2721, ext. 632 to sign up for a 15-minute time block to practice reading to Owen with a book of your choice.

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