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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 4 with caregiver. Participate in a joyful musical environment through song, dance and rhythmic activities. Registration is required online, in person or by phone.

Sunday, January 13

Sunday Salon Series. Explore the history and lore of Mount Washington through breathtaking imagery and first-person narrative. Will Broussard from the Mount Washington Observatory will lead a program that promises to be educational and entertaining. 2-4 p.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. Registration is required and can be done via at duxburyfreelibrary.org.

Monday, January 14

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 information, email sshagly@gmail.com or go to bagly.org. Just the FACTS support group. 7 p.m. at the Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower St. This is an open meeting for anyone concerned about alcohol or substance misuse for themselves or a loved one. Recovery coaches provide support and resources to help whether you are on the path to prevention, education or recovery. For more information, contact info@DuxburyFACTS.org.

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.

Thursday, January 17

“The Last Straw.” Sustainable Duxbury and the Duxbury Free Library present a program at the library on the negative impact of single-use plastic straws from 6 to 8 p.m. Pizza will be served at 6 p.m. after which a short movie, “Straws,” will be shown. Brian Taylor, the education director at the North South River Watershed Association, will speak on how plastic straws are devastating aquatic life. Admission is free.

Saturday, January 19

South Shore Folk Music Club. Crowes Pasture, the acoustic duo of Monique Byrne andAndy Rogovin, comes to First Parish Church at 7

p.m. Performing on guitar and banjo, the duo draws inspiration from both traditional folk storytellers as well as icons of vocal harmony. Tickets are $9 for members and $10 for nonmembers.

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.

Thursday, January 24

Community Conversation. Panelists from the mental health, information technology and legal fields will discuss some of the concerning trends with adolescence and digital devices at the Duxbury Free Library on from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is required. To register, visit duxburyfreelibrary.org, click on Attend, then click on Calendar of Events, locate Jan. 24, at Preteens and Screens, click on the hand and sign up.

Saturday, January 26

French story time. The Duxbury High School French Honor Society hosts a story time and craft in French for ages 3 and up with an adult. 10:30 a.m. at the Duxbury Free Library. 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.

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