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Link of the month - December 2003

Duxbury in December

Duxbury Boat House in WinterTown Events

Nov.30, Christmas Tree Lighting in Millennium Park, Town Green. Caroling starts at 4. Rotary to serve hot drinks, Santa will give out candy canes.

Nov.30, 5:15: Christmas Tree Lighting at Halls Corner.

Dec. 1-14: Toys for Tots. Drop off new unwrapped toys to Central Fire Station on Tremont St. (Rt. 3A)


Religious Services

First Baptist Church of Duxbury 781-934-6095
Dec. 21, 10 am: Christmas Music Service with handbells
Dec. 24, 6 pm: Christmas Eve Service

First Parish Church of Duxbury 781-934-6532
Dec. 21, 4 pm: Candlelight Holiday Pageant
Dec. 22, 7:30 pm: Winter Solstice Celebration
Dec. 24, 6 pm: Christmas Eve

High Street United Methodist Church 781-585-9863
Dec.7, Caroling
Dec 24, 6:30: Christmas Eve candlelight service

Pilgrim Church of Duxbury 781-934-6591
Dec. 21, 9:00 and 11:00 am: CHRISTMAS SUNDAY Worship
Dec. 24, 4:00: CHRISTMAS EVE Pageant Service
Dec. 24, 7:30 pm: CHRISTMAS EVE Music Service
Dec. 24, 8:00 PM: CHRISTMAS EVE Lessons and Carols Service
Dec. 24, 10:30 pm: CHRISTMAS EVE Communion Service

Holy Family Parish 781-934-5055
Dec. 21, 4 pm: Children’s Christmas Pageant
Dec. 24, Christmas Eve Mass 4pm (Children's) 6pm 8pm Midnight

Dec 25, 9am and 11:30 Christmas Mass

St. Paul's Church of the Nazarene 781-585-3419
Dec. 7, 6 pm: Caroling
Dec. 14, 6 pm: Children’s Choir Musical
Dec. 21, 11 am: Christmas Cantata (Adult Choir)
Dec. 24, 6 pm: Christmas Eve service

Church of St. John the Evangelist 781-934-6523
Dec. 14, 10:00 am Lessons and carols
Dec. 24, 2:00 pm Children's Christmas Pageant
Dec. 24, 6:00 pm Festal Eucharist
Dec. 24 10:00 pm Festal Eucharist
Dec. 25, 9:00 am Holy Eucharist


Concerts and Plays

Dec. 5, 8 pm:: Snug Harbor Community Chorus (sponsored by Duxbury Cultural Council) Ellison Center, $12 adults, $10 students and seniors.
Dec. 6, 8 pm: Snug Harbor Community Chorus (sponsored by Duxbury Cultural Council) Ellison Center, $12 adults, $10 students and seniors.
Dec. 14, 3 pm: Holiday Concert at Holy Family Church.
Dec. 7, Art Complex Museum concert: "Sounds of the Senses" Flute, harp, piano. Free.
Dec. 9, 7:00 pm: 6th Grade Holiday Concert, High School Auditorium
Dec. 11, 6:30 pm: 7th & 8th Grade Holiday Concert, High School Auditorium
Dec. 12, afternoon: traditional Christmas Story at Holy Family Church.
Dec. 12, 7:30 pm: Opera by the Bay’s "Amahl and the Night Visitors" (sponsored by South Shore Conservatory) at Ellison Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: adults-$15, seniors and students-$12, available from Westwinds Bookshop and Ellison Center.
Dec. 14, 7 pm: Bay Farm Montessori Academy play, "Scrooge", Elementary School, $3
Dec. 15, 7:00 pm: 5th Grade Holiday Concert, High School Auditorium
Dec. 15, 3 & 7:30 pm: Opera by the Bay’s "Amahl and the Night Visitors" (sponsored by South Shore Conservatory) at Ellison Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets: adults-$15, seniors and students-$12, available from Westwinds Bookshop and Ellison Center.
Dec. 16, 7:30 pm: first half of all High School groups' Holiday Concert, High School Auditorium
Dec. 18, 7:30 pm: second half of all High School groups' Holiday Concert, High School Auditorium


Charity

Duxbury Interfaith Council Christmas Baskets.
Dec. 15 & 16: Drop off of gifts at 61 Industrial Park Road, Department of Social Services Family to Family Program (508-732-6239)
Dec. 1-14: Toys for Tots. Drop off new unwrapped toys to Central Fire Station on Tremont St. (Rt. 3A)


Parties and Gatherings

Nov.30, Christmas Tree Lighting in Millennium Park, Town Green. Caroling starts at 4. Rotary to serve hot drinks, Santa will give out candy canes.

Nov.30, 5:15: Christmas Tree Lighting at Halls Corner

Dec. 6, 9 - 1 p.m.: "Jingle Bell Rock" Chandler School Holiday Fair. $5.50, max. $20/family

Dec. 13, 2-4 pm: Cookies with Claus at Duxbury Senior Center, sponsored by Newcomers. $3 per child, $5 maximum per family


Fairs

Nov. 23: Craft Fair and Bake Sale,10am-3pm at the Senior Center
Dec. 6: Decemberfest and silent auction, 9am-3pm First Parish Church


House Tours

Dec. 12, 12 - 8 p.m. King Caesar House Christmas Tour
Dec. 13, 12 - 4 p.m. King Caesar House Christmas Tour
Dec. 12, 11 am - 3 pm: Community Garden Club of Duxbury Holiday House Tour of five decorated houses. Tickets are $20, available at the Greens Sale, Gourmet's Pantry and Westwinds Bookshop.


Illuminaria

Dec. 24, 4:30-8 pm: Luminary display in Tinkertown area
Dec. 24, 4:30-8 pm: Luminary display in Clearwater Drive area


Green Sales

Dec. 5, 12 noon - 3:30 pm: Pickup date for Wreath Sale at the Merry Room at the Library. Contact Joanne Williams at 781-934-0111 for information on pre-ordering.
Dec. 5,6 & 7: Brittany Lambert Foundation Wreath & Tree Sale, Doran Insurance Building, 33 Enterprise St. (Route 3A). Hours: Dec. 5, 4 pm - 8 pm; Dec. 6 & 7, 10 am - 8 pm.
Dec. 12, 10 am-12:30 pm: Greens Sale by Community Garden Club of Duxbury in the Merry Room at the Library


Special Services

Dec. 9-20, 9am-5pm: Duxbury Bay Maritime School Holiday Boutique at DBMS.
Jan. 3 & 4: Cub Scout Pack 62 and Boy Scout Troop 62 Christmas Tree Pickup. To schedule pick up, call Ann or Jeff Loreaux at 781-582-2572.


While the Duxbury Free Library endeavors to be as accurate as possible. it is not responsible for schedule changes or inaccuracies. To list your group's activity or to post a correction or change, please email dmurphy@ocln.org.

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