January 1, 2018 - January 31, 2030

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  • THE GREAT BARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET IS BACK FOR ITS 28TH YEAR. IT WILL BE OPEN EVERY SATURDAY UNTIL OCTOBER 27TH, FROM 9AM-1PM, AT 18 CHURCH ST. IN GREAT BARRINGTON. AROUND 3 DOZEN LOCAL VENDORS WILL HAVE EVERYTHING FROM FRUITS, VEGETABLES & FLOWERS TO CHEESE, MEATS, BREAD, BAKED GOODS, PRESERVES, HONEY, MASS.MAPLE SYRUP, COFFEE, CHOCOLATES & MORE! CHECK OUT THE LIVE MUSIC, CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES AND THE GREAT BARRINGTON ARTS MARKET, FEATURING WORKS OF LOCAL ARTISANS AND CRAFTS PEOPLE.
  • THE GREAT BARRINGTON MOBILE FOOD BANK, LOCATED BEHIND THE CHP HEALTH CENTER AT 444 STOCKBRIDGE ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON, IS OPEN ON THE FIRST TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM NOON TO 1 PM. THERE ARE NO ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE FOOD. RECIPIENTS SHOULD BRING BOXES OR BAGS. ANYONE IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE CAN ATTEND. IT'S A GOOD IDEA TO ARRIVE 10–15 MINUTES PRIOR TO DISTRIBUTION TIME OR WHEN THE INITIAL LINE SUBSIDES.
  • SHEFFIELD KIWANIS GATHERS EVERY TUESDAY AT THE BRIDGE RESTAURANT, RTE 7 IN SHEFFIELD. AN OPTIONAL DINNER AND SOCIALIZING BEGINS AT 6:30 FOLLOWED BY THE MEETING AT 7:15. YOU ARE WELCOME TO STOP BY AND LEARN WHAT KIWANIS IS ALL ABOUT. SHEFFIELD KIWANIS PROUDLY SERVES THE TOWNS OF ALFORD, EGREMONT, GREAT BARRINGTON, MONTEREY, MOUNT WASHINGTON, NEW MARLBOROUGH AND SHEFFIELD. VISIT THEM ON LINE AT www.sheffieldkiwanis.org
  • VOLUNTEER DRIVERS ARE NEEDED FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S ROAD TO RECOVERY PROGRAM AS THEY WILL PROVIDE FREE RIDES TO TREATMENT FOR CANCER PATIENTS IN NEED. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE FAIRLY BASIC PLUS ADDITIONAL SCREENING AND TRAINING WILL BE REQUIRED. FOR MORE INFO GO TO CANCER.ORG/DRIVE OR CALL 1-800-227-2345.
  • ANTHONY NORDOFF IS OCTOBER’S ARTIST OF THE MONTH AT BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY….COME ON OVER TO 48 MAIN STREET IN SHEFFILED AND CHECK OUT HIS LATEST PAINTINGS….A RECEPTION WILL TAKE PLACE ON OCTOBER 5TH FROM 5 TO 7PM….FOR MORE INFORMATON, CALL (413)229-7004….
  • A COCEK! BRASS BAND CONCERT WILL BE HELD AT DEWEY HALL, 91 MAIN STREET, SHEFFIELD, ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 5. DOORS OPEN AT 7:00, CONCERT STARTS AT 7:30, ADMISSION IS $20 AT THE DOOR; ADVANCE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE, REFRESHMENTS WILL BE OFFERED. FOR MORE INFO, CHECK OUT OUR BLOG BY LOGGING ON TO OUR WEB SITE, www.wsbs.com
  • LYRICIST AND SATIRIST ROY ZIMMERMAN WILL BRING HIS ACT FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY TO THE BERKSHIRES….”RiZe UP” IS A FUNNY AND FORCEFUL AFFIRMATION OF PEACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE….THE 7 PM SHOW TAKES PLACE AT THE SOUTH BERKSHIRE FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6TH….TICKETS ARE $20 PER PERSON AND PARKING IS FREE….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK OUT OUR BLOG BY LOGGING ON TO www.wsbs.com
  • THE GREAT BARRINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM AT THE WHEELER FARMSTEAD ON SOUTH MAIN STREET WILL PRESENT A LEAF PEEPER FALL FESTIVAL FEATURING ANTIQUES, A FLEA MARKET AND CRAFT SALE ON SATURRDAY, OCTOBER 6TH FROM 9AM TO 3:30PM….IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7TH….
  • THE 22ND ANNUAL AUTUMN IN AUSTERLITZ FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7TH AT THE OLD AUSTERLITZ BUILDING ON ROUTE 22 IN NEIGHBORING COLUMBIA COUNTY FROM 11 AM TO 4PM….THIS EVENT FEATURES A GLIMPSE INTO THE PAST, LIVE MUSIC AND A HEARTY LUNCH WILL BE SERVED ….A COMPLETE LIST OF PARTICIPATING MERCHANTS, CRAFTERS AND ACTIVITIES CAN BE FOUND BY LOGGING TO www.oldausterlitz.org
  • THE 21ST ANNUAL NEW MARLBOROUGH ARTISTS SHOW TAKES PLACE SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS FROM 11AM TO 4:30 PM AT THE TOWN’S MEETING HOUSE GALLERY ON ROUTE 57….THIS EXHIBIT RUNS THROUGH OCTOBER 7TH AND IS CO-SPONSORED BY THE NEW MARLBOROUGH VILLAGE ASSOCIATION AND CULTURAL COUNCIL….
  • THERE WILL BE A ROSARY RALLY ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7TH NEAR THE GREAT BARRINGTON TOWN HALL AT 12 NOON….THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO OFFER PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY AND HOPES OF WORLD PEACE….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT JEAN POLLACK AT (413) 229-2933 OR (413) 854-4372….
  • BERKSHIRE COUNTY BASKETBALL OFFICIALS, IAABO BOARD # 25 IS CONDUCTING A NEW APPLICANT CLASS FOR ANYONE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHO IS INTERESTED IN OFFICIATING HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL…THE FIRST CLASS BEGINS AT 6 PM ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 8TH AT THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB, 16 MELVILLE STREET IN PITTSFIELD….THE COST OF THIS COURSE IS $110….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL MARK CHYLINSKI AT (413) 822-5494….
  • ON OCTOBER 10TH, THE GREAT BARRINGTON RUDOLF STEINER SCHOOL ON WEST PLAIN ROAD IS OFFERING WALDORF CLASSES FOR BABIES, TODDLERS AND YOUNG CHILDREN WITH A PARENT OR CARE GIVER….TO REGISTER, CALL ROBIN AT (413) 528-4015 EXTENSION 106 OR LOG ON TO www.gbrss.org/programs/parent-child-garden
  • A PASTA DINNER WILL BE SERVED UP FROM 5 TO 7 PM ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10TH AT CAMP EISNER, 53 BROOKSIDE ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON TO BENEFIT THE SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE FOOTBALL CHARGERS….TICKETS ARE $10 FOR ADULTS, CHILDREN DINE FOR HALF PRICE, $7 FOR SENIORS AND A FAMILY MEAL WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ONLY $40….TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR AT THE GREAT BARRINGTON SENIOR CENTER….TAKE OUTS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE….
  • A PARENT WORKSHOP THAT FOCUSES ON PRACTICAL TIPS AND SOLUTIONS TO HELP CONTROL CHILDREN’S BEHAVIOR WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11TH FROM 6 TO 7:30 PM AT THE CHP OFFICES CONFERENCE ROOM, 444 STOCKBRIDGE ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON….PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED….E MAIL chpplaygroups@gmail.com
  • THE SOUTH BERKSHIRE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOOUS WASTE COLLABORATIVE IS ONCE AGAIN TEAMING UP WITH THE CENTER OF ECO TECHNOLOGY AS THEY WILL HOLD A PAINT AND OIL COLLECTION FOR 15 BERKSHIRE COUNTY TOWNS AT THE GREAT BARRINGTON RECYCLING CENTER LOCATED AT 601 STOCKBRIDGE ROAD ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH FROM 9 AM TO 1PM….YOU MUST PRE REGISTER ON LINE FOR THIS EVENT BY 4 PM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12TH….FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ITEMS THAT ARE ACCEPTED DURING THIS RECYCLING EVENT, CALL 1-888-577-8448, EXTENSION 14
  • THE NEXT SWING DANCE TAKES PLACE ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH AT DEWEY HALL, 91 MAIN STREET IN SHEFFIELD AS THE GROUP ONE STRAW REVOLUTION WILL FEATURE STANDARDS FROM THE SWING ERA….DOORS OPEN AT 7 PM, A DANCE LESSON WITH JASON FENTON BEGINS AT 7:30, NO PARTNER NECESSARY AND LIVE MUSIC STARTS ONE HOUR LATER….TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE ON A SLIDING FEE SCALE OF $15 TO $20….STUDENTS WITH ID GET IN FOR $10….REFRESHEMENTS WILL ALSO BE SERVED…FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 429-1176….
  • MARLOW SHAH-MEE WILL HOST AN OPENING RECEPTION OF “RESTORATION” AN ART EXHIBIT THAT WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE WHITE MEMORIAL CONSERVATION, LOCATED AT 80 WHITEHALL ROAD IN LITCHFIELD, CONNECTICUT ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18TH FROM 6 TO 8 PM…..PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO ATTENDING THIS EVENT…..FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 1-860-567-0857….
  • OLD CHATHAM QUAKERS WILL PRESENT A SCREENING OF THE FILM “A BOLD PEACE” AT THEIR MEETING HOUSE ON COUNTY ROUTE 13, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH AT 7 PM….A POT-LUCK SUPPER WILL PRECEDE THE SHOW AT 6 PM….THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC….REFRESHEMNTS AND A MODERATED DISCUSSION WILL FOLLOW….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 1-518-766-2992 OR LOG ON TO www.oldchathamquakers.org
  • THE MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ON CASTLE STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON WILL PRESENT A SCREENING OF THE 1989 SPORTS FANTASY FILM “FIELD OF DREAMS” ON THURSDAY OCTOBER 18TH AT 7PM….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 528-0100….
  • BERKSHIRE SOUTH, 15 CRISSEY ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON IS OFFERING SWIMMING LESSONS FOR 1, 2 AND 3 YEAR OLD TODDLERS AS THE PROGRAM FEATURES SONGS AND GAMES WHICH HELP YOUNGSTERS BECOME COMFORTABLE WITH THEIR SURROUNDINGS IN WATER….THESE CLASSES ARE HELD EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10:15 TO 10:45AM….ADULTS MUST ACCOMPANY ALL CHILDREN….TO PRE-REGISTER, LOG ON TO www.berkshiresouth.org
  • THE GREAT BARRINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE JOHN DEWEY ACADEMY WILL PRESENT A PROGRAM ENTITLED “A HISTORY OF SEARLES CASTLE” AT 2 PM ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20TH AT THE SEARLES CASTLE JOHN DEWEY ACADEMY ON MAIN STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON…A $25 DONATION IS SUGGESTED AS PROCEEDS WILL ESTABLISH A HISTORICAL SOCIETY BERKSHIRE HILLS REGIONAL SCHOLARSHIP…TO PRE-REGISTER, CALL (413) 591-8702….
  • A CHICKEN BARBECUE WILL BE HELD AT THE NORTH HILLSDALE METHODIST CHURCH ON ROUTE 22 ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20TH FROM 4 TO 6:30 PM….YOU’LL GET A HALF BARBECUED CHICKEN, BAKED POTATO, HOMEMADE ROLL, COLE SLAW AND DESSERT…TAKE OUTS ONLY….THE COST IS $13 FOR ADULTS AND $6 FOR YOUNGSTERS 5 TO 10 YEARS OF AGE….
  • SHEFFIELD RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN A BULKY WASTE COLLECTION WHICH TAKES PLACE AT THE TOWN’S TRANSFER STATION FROM OCTOBER 19TH TO THE 21ST….YOU MUST OBTAIN A BULKY WASTE COUPON THAT CAN BE PICKED UP AT THE TOWN ADMINISTRATOR’S OFFICE OR SEND A SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE WITH YOUR LICENSE PLATE NUMBER TO 21 DEPOT STREET, SHEFFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS 01257….FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF ITEMS THAT WILL OR WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, CHECK OUT OUR BLOG ON OUR WEB SITE.LOG ON TO www.wsbs.com
  • THE NEXT EPA HOUSATONIC CCC MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24 AT 5:30PM IN THE LENOX LIBRARY.
  • LEAH PENNIMAN AND ED WHITFIELD WILL DELIVER THE 38TH ANNUAL E. F. SCHUMACHER LECTURES CELEBRATING THE 150TH BIRTHDAY OF W. E. B. DU BOIS (DEW-BOYCE) IN HIS HOMETOWN OF GREAT BARRINGTON. THESE TALKS TAKE PLACE ON OCTOBER 27TH AT SAINT JAMES PLACE, 352 MAIN STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON FROM 1 TO 5 PM. TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW FOR $25 AND THEY MAY BE PURCHASED ONLINE BY CALLING (413) 528-1737 OR LOG ON TO www.centerforneweconomics.org/events
  • CASANA DESIGNS ON ROUTE 23 IN HILLSDALE, NEW YORK WILL PRESENT AN EXHIBITION OF DRAWINGS BY LOCALLY BASED ANCRAM ARTIST SARA NESBITT FROM OCTOBER 6TH THROUGH THE 28TH AS SHE WILL DISPLAY APPROPRAITED IMAGES TO CREATE SCENES THAT EXPRESS THE EVOLVING VIEW OF OUR LANDSCAPE AND HOW IT REFLECTS ON OUR PAST AND PRESENT SOCIETY….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 1-518-325-6105 OR YOU CAN LOG ON TO www.casanadesigns.com
  • DURING THE MONTH OF COTOBER, THE SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE AND BERKSHIRE HILLS REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS, THE RUDOLF STEINER SCHOOL, SOUTH COUNTY SYNAGOGUES, BERKSHIRE SOUTH, BARNBROOK REALTY, AUBUCHON HARDWARE AND TRUSTCO BANK AT THE PRICE CHOPPER PLAZA IN GREAT BARRINGTON WILL BE COLLECTING CLOTHING FOR THE 25TH ANNUAL WINTER OUTERWEAR DRIVE WHICH WILL BE DISTRIBUTED ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27TH FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28TH FROM 9 AM TO 2 PM AT THE BERKSHIRE SOUTH COMMUNITY CENTER, 15 CRISSEY ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL SUSAN HAPP AT (413) 229-8754 EXTENSION 387 OR E MAIL shapp@sbrsd.org
  • COMMUNITY ACCESS TO THE ARTS PRESENTS AN EXHIBIT OF OVER 30 WORKS BY LOCAL ARTISTS WITH DISABILITES FROM ACROSS BERKSHIRE AND COLUMBIA COUNTIES AT THE BERKSHIRE PROBATE AND FAMILY COURT LOCATED AT 44 BANK ROW IN PITTSFIELD….EACH WORK IS PROFESSIONALLY MATTED AND FRAMED….ALL PIECES ARE FOR SALE WITH PROCEEDS SUPPORTING COMMISSIONS FOR INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS….THIS EXHIBIT WILL BE ON DISPLAY THROUGH OCTOBER 31ST….FOR MORE INFORMATION, LOG ON TO THEIR WEB SITE….www.CATAarts.org
  • BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK PRESENTS “THE SCHOOL OF LOVE” AN EXHIBIT BY BOSTON ARTIST STEVEN LOCKE THAT WILL BE ON DISPLAY FROM OCTOBER 1ST UNTIL NOVEMBER 2ND AT THE DANIEL ARTS CENTER’S HILLMAN-JACKSON GALLERY….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK OUT OUR BLOG BY LOGGING ON TO OUR WEB SITE, www.wsbs.com
  • THE STOCKBRIDGE SPORTSMEN’S CLUB LOCATED AT 24 EAST STOCKBRIDGE-LEE ROAD WILL BE SERVING UP A SPAGHETTI DINNER ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD FROM 6 PM TO 11 PM FEATURING ENTERTAINMENT BY LEGAL TENDER….TICKETS ARE $20 PER PERSON AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR….A RAFFLE AND 50/50 WILL ALSO BE FEATURED AS PART OF THE EVENING’S FESTIVITIES….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 298-3277….
  • WALK UNAFRAID WILL PRESENT AN EXHIBITION ENTITLED “ART THAT SPEAKS” FEATURING ART WORK BY GUATEMALAN BORN ARTIST CLEH-MEN-TAY SAJ-QUEE AS HIS PAINTINGS FOCUS ON ISSUES OF FREEDOM, TRUST, COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE..ALSO ON DISPLAY, A SERIES OF CAMPAIGN-STYLE POSTERS CREATED BY BERKSHIRE COUNTY RESIDENTS AS PART OF THE FOR FREEEDOMS 50 STATE INITIATIVE PROJECTS….THE FREE EXHIBIT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEWING UNTIL NOVEMBER 15TH AT FUEL BISTRO, LOCATED AT 293 MAIN STATE IN GREAT BARRINGTON….
  • THE SHEFFIELD KIWANIS CLUB IS HOLDING THEIR VACATION RAFFLE AT 8 PM ON NOVEMBER 20TH AT THE BRIDGE RESTAURANT ON ROUTE 7….1ST PRIZE IS YOUR CHOICE OF A VACATION PACKAGE OR $2,500 CASH….2ND PLACE RUNNER-UP WILL RECEIVE $1,000 IN CASH….ONLY 1,000 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD FOR $20 A PIECE OR TAKE 2 FOR $30…TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE AT OUR WSBS STUDIOS AND AT BERKSHIRE STYLES, SILK’S VARIETY, GULOTTA’S MBILE, JTC & SONS, BERKSHIRE GMC, SEWARD’S TIRES AND THE BRIDGE RESTAURANT….FOR MOR INFORMATION, LOG ON TO THEIR WEB SITE, www.sheffieldkiwanis.org OR CALL DAVE SMITH AT (413) 429-6872