January 1, 2018 - January 31, 2030

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(1/11-2/20) SHEFFIELD KIWANIS IS HOLDING THEIR 18TH ANNUAL KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP RAFFLE. 1ST PRIZE IS A 2018 GMC CANYON EXTENDED CAB WITH 4X4 CONVENIENCE PACKAGE, PROVIDED BY BERKSHIRE GMC, OR $20,000 CASH!! THERE’S ALSO A $1500 2ND PRIZE & $500 3RD PRIZE. TICKETS ARE $50 EACH AND ONLY 1000 WILL BE SOLD. THE DRAWING WILL TAKE PLACE AT 8 PM FEB. 20th AT THE BRIDGE RESTAURANT. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE HERE AT WSBS AND MANY OTHER SOUTH COUNTY LOCATIONS, OR AT SHEFFIELDKIWANIS.ORG . ANY QUESTIONS, CALL 413-429-6872.

(1/15-4/1) SHEFFIELD KIWANIS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE. THEY CAN BE PICKED UP IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICES AT MONUMENT MOUNTAIN OR MT. EVERETT HIGH SCHOOLS. AN APPLICATION & MORE INFO IS ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE AT SHEFFIELDKIWANIS.ORG . APPLICATIONS MUST BE RETURNED BY APRIL 2.

(2/1-28) NOW THROUGH MARCH 1ST, BERKSHIRE SOUTH REGIONAL COMMUNITY CENTER IS ACCEPTING APPLICANTS FOR THEIR ANNUAL SWIM-A-THON FUNDRAISER. HELD ON SATURDAY, MARCH 3RD, STARTING AT 8 AM., SWIMMERS HAVE UP TO 2 HOURS TO SWIM UP TO 200 POOL LENGTHS. (YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SWIM ALL 2 HOURS OR 200 LENGTHS, SWIM WHAT YOU CAN!) SIGN UP TO SWIM AS AN INDIVIDUAL OR AS A RELAY TEAM WITH FRIENDS OR FAMILY. YOU CAN ALSO CHOOSE TO SPONSOR A SWIMMER. FUNDS RAISED SUPPORT ADAPTIVE PROGRAMMING & EQUIPMENT AT BERKSHIRE SOUTH. REGISTRATION AND SPONSORSHIP FORMS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE, BY EMAIL OR BY VISITING THE CENTER'S FRONT DESK. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT AQUATICS MANAGER, MAC WALLACE: (413) 528-2810, EXT.12 OR EMAIL: AQUATICS@BERKSHIRESOUTH.ORG

(2/14-3/25) TO ALL CHILDREN AGES 5-12 (AS OF THIS APRIL 30), LIVING IN GREAT BARRINGTON, STOCKBRIDGE, WEST STOCKBRIDGE, RICHMOND, SHEFFIELD, MONTEREY, MT.WASHINGTON, ALFORD, NEW MARLBOROUGH, EGREMONT, TYRINGHAM, LEE, OTIS & SANDISFIELD! YOU ARE INVITED TO PLAY BASEBALL THIS SEASON AT 1 OF 4 LEVELS: LITTLE LEAGUE (AGES 9-12 ONLY), MINOR LEAGUE, COACH PITCH OR TEE BALL. REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN UNTIL MARCH 26. FOR MORE INFO OR TO SIGN UP, GO ONLINE TO LEAGUELINEUP.COM/GBLL01230 . LITTLE LEAGUE TRYOUTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 7, WITH TIMES AND LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED.

(2/14-17) BERKSHIRE GROWN WILL HOLD A PRESIDENT’S WEEKEND FARMERS MARKET THIS SATURDAY FROM 10-2 AT THE MONUMENT VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL IN GREAT BARRINGTON. YOU’LL FIND LOCLLY GROWN AND SOURCED FRUITS, VEGETABLES, MEAT, CHEESE, HONEY, MAPLE SYRUP, BREAD, SWEETS, CRAFTS & MUCH MORE. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT TOO! ADMISSION IS FREE, AND SNAP/EBT PURCHASES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

(2/16) W.E.B. DU BOIS 150TH FESTIVAL EVENTS CONTINUE THIS FRIDAY AT 3:30 PM WITH THE PROGRAM, “THE VOICE OF TIME: CLASSICAL GERMAN THOUGHT AND THE ETHICS OF PROGRESS IN DU BOIS’S SOULS OF BLACK FOLK.” IT WILL BE PRESENTED BY DR.MICHAEL SAMAN AT THE BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK LECTURE CENTER, 84 ALFORD ROAD, GREAT BARRINGTON. IT IS PART OF BCC’S OLLI PROGRAM SERIES. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS AND OTHER FESTIVAL EVENTS, GO ONLINE TO DUBOIS150TH.COM .

(2/17) THIS SATURDAY (FEB 17) THE BERKSHIRE IMMIGRANT CENTER (BIC) WILL OFFER FREE PRIVATE CONSULTATIONS WITH HIGHLY REGARDED AND EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS WHO ALSO PROVIDE PRO-BONO COUNSEL AND SUPPORT TO THE CENTER. THE WORKSHOP TAKES PLACE FROM 11AM-3PM AT THE BERKSHIRE IMMIGRANT CENTER’S OFFICES AT ST. STEPHEN’S CHURCH, 67 EAST ST. IN PITTSFIELD (ENTRANCE ON ALLEN STREET AT THE RED DOORS). THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO ANY COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN NEED OF AN IMMIGRATION LAW CONSULTATION. CONSULTS ARE OFFERED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, AND PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPANISH-SPEAKING INTERPRETERS WILL BE AVAILABLE. TO REGISTER PLEASE CALL BIC AT 413-445-4881, OR EMAIL INFO@BERKSHIREIC.COM .

(2/17) MASS AUDUBON PRESENTS “WILDLIFE CSI: UNDERSTANDING ANIMAL TRACKS & SIGNS”, ON SAT, FEB. 17 FROM 9:30-11:30 AM AT PLEASANT VALLEY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, LENOX. IT’S SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN 6 - 18 YEARS OLD. YOU’LL DISCOVER A NEW WINDOW INTO WHO-DONE-IT MYSTERIES THAT TAKE PLACE OUTSIDE IN NATURE WHILE WE’RE SNUG AND WARM INSIDE OUR HOMES. THE PROGRAM FEE FOR MEMBERS IS $8 FOR ADULTS, $4 FOR CHILDREN. FOR NONMEMBERS: ADULT $10, CHILD $6. REGISTER ONLINE AT: MASSAUDUBON.ORG/PLEASANTVALLEY.

(2/17) LABSPACE PRESENTS "THE NATURE LAB," AN EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY WORK BY 92 ARTISTS OPENING ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH WITH AN ARTISTS' RECEPTION FROM 2-5 AND RUNNING THROUGH MARCH 17TH. LABSPACE IS LOCATED AT 2462 NY RT. 23 IN HILLSDALE, NY. THE EXHIBITION WILL BE OPEN ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS FROM 11AM TO 5PM AND BY APPOINTMENT VIA LABSPACEART@GMAIL.COM

(2/17) STRAP ON YOUR SNOWSHOES (OR MICROSPIKES, DEPENDING UPON CONDITIONS) FOR A HIKE AROUND THE PLEASANT VALLEY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY TRAILS IN LENOX. ON SAT, FEB. 17 FROM 12:30-3PM YOU CAN TRACK WILDLIFE, IDENTIFY TREES BY THEIR BARK, AND WATCH FOR WILDLIFE ACTIVITY AROUND PONDS, STREAMS, MEADOWS, AND WOODLANDS. B-Y-O SNOWSHOES OR MICROSPIKES. MEMBERS: $10, NONMEMBERS: $15. REGISTER ONLINE AT MASSAUDUBON.ORG/PLEASANTVALLEY .

(2/17) JOHANNES BRAHMS COMPOSED MANY SONATAS, BUT AS A SEVERE SELF-CRITIC, HE ONLY ALLOWED A SMALL NUMBER TO BE PUBLISHED, DESTROYING THE REST. THE BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK FACULTY RECITAL SERIES WILL OFFER A MINI-MARATHON OF ALL THE PUBLISHED SONATAS FOR VIOLIN AND VIOLA IN TWO CONCERTS ON SATURDAY, FEB. 17 AT 7:30 PM AND SUNDAY, FEB.18 AT 3 PM. BOTH CONCERTS WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE KELLOGG MUSIC CENTER ON THE CAMPUS OF BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK. THEY ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

(2/18) PRESIDENT’S WEEKEND EVENTS IN THE W.E.B. DUBOIS 150TH FESTIVAL INCLUDE A CHURCH SERVICE & COMMUNITY GATHERING AT 11 AM THIS SUNDAY FEB 18, AT MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH, 9 ROSSETER ST., GREAT BARRINGTON. THERE WILL ALSO BE A LEGACY WALK OF THE DU BOIS BOYHOOD SITE & FAMILY GRAVESITE AT 2:30 PM, AND A PRAYER VIGIL AT 4 PM AT HARMONY HOMESTEAD & WHOLENESS, IN HILLSDALE NY. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO ONLINE TO DUBOIS150TH.COM .

(2/19) ON MONDAY FEB. 19 AT 7 PM THERE WILL BE A SCREENING OF THE DOCUMENTARY “DU BOIS IN FOUR VOICES”, ALONG WITH A DISCUSSION BY DR.WESLEY BROWN OF BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK, JUDGE HAROLD RAMSEY, AND OTHERS. IT WILL BE HELD AT BERKSHIRE SOUTH, 15 CRISSEY ROAD, GREAT BARRINGTON. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO ONLINE TO DUBOIS150TH.COM .

(2/20) ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20 FROM 9 TO 10 AM, THERE WILL BE A BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC AND HEALTH COUNSELING SPONSORED BY THE TRI-TOWN BOARD OF HEALTH. IT’LL BE HELD AT THE SENIOR CENTER, CROSSWAY VILLAGE, 21 CROSSWAY STREET, LEE.

(2/20) ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20 FROM 10 TO 11:30 AM, THERE WILL BE A BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC, HEALTH COUNSELING AND PRESENTATION ON “AGING WITH VITALITY”, SPONSORED BY THE BECKET BOARD OF HEALTH. IT’LL TAKE PLACE AT THE BECKET TOWN HALL.

(2/20) CHILDREN 7 - 11 YEARS OLD CAN SIGN UP FOR WINTER ADVENTURE CAMP AT PLEASANT VALLEY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, LENOX. IT WILL RUN TUES, FEB 20- FRI, FEB 23 FROM 9 AM - 3:30 PM. THE KIDS WILL BE OUTSIDE EXPLORING AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE, SO WARM OUTERWEAR AND BOOTS WILL BE REQUIRED. THERE IS A FEE, SO FOR MORE INFO & TO REGISTER GO TO MASSAUDUBON.ORG/PLEASANTVALLEY.

(2/20) DURING SCHOOL VACATION WEEK, ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 20TH AT 1PM, WHITNEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS HOSTS "PRINCESS SONGS & TEA PARTY". ENJOY TEA & TREATS WHILE THE WHIT’S PRINCESSES DELIGHT YOU IN SONG! AFTER THE SHOW, TAKE A PHOTO WITH A PRINCESS AND TAKE HOME A BALLOON. ALL FOR ONLY $10 PER PERSON (INFANTS UNDER THE AGE OF 12 MOS. ADMITTED FREE). FOR TICKETS GO ONLINE TO THEWHIT.ORG .

(2/21) ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 AT 7 PM, A FREE CONCERT, “BIG ROMANCE: GREAT MASTERPIECES OF THE ROMANTIC REPERTOIRE FOR VOICE, CLARINET, AND PIANO” WILL BE HELD AT THE BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM, 1 WENDELL AVENUE, PITTSFIELD.

(2/23) ON FRIDAY FEB 23 FROM 1-3 THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH ON MAIN ST., GREAT BARRINGTON WILL HOLD A W.E.B. DU BOIS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. IT WILL FEATURE A “PROLOGUE TO GREATNESS: W.E.B. DU BOIS & GREAT BARRINGTON” WITH DAVID LEVERING LEWIS, “SOUNDING THE TRUMPET” WITH CORNELL BROOKS, AND “THE SOUL WITHIN” WITH CRAIG HARRIS. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO ONLINE TO DUBOIS150TH.COM .

(2/23) TO CELEBRATE W.E.B.DU BOIS’S 150TH BIRTHDAY THERE WILL BE A FESTIVAL WALK ON FRIDAY FEB. 23 FROM 3-7 PM. IT WILL INCLUDE THE RAILROAD STREET YOUTH PROJECT MURAL PRESENTATION, AN EXHIBIT OF DU BOIS ARTIFACTS AT MASON LIBRARY, A GALLERY OF DU BOIS IMAGES AT THE TOWN HALL GALLERY, THE GREAT BARRINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY STUDENT ART EXHIBIT, AND VISITS TO THE DU BOIS CENTER OF GREAT BARRINGTON, HIS BOYHOOD SITE AND FAMILY GRAVESITE. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO ONLINE TO DUBOIS150TH.COM .

(2/23) THE W.E.B. DU BOIS 150TH FESTIVAL CULMINATES WITH A GRAND BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT THE MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER. ON FRIDAY FEB.23 AT 7 PM THE EVENING WILL FEATURE SPEAKER DR. REILAND RABAKA, BLUES MUSICIAN GUY DAVIS, PERFORMANCES BY THE DU BOIS YOUTH ENSEMBLE AND MORE. THE PROGRAM IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT SEATS MUST BE RESERVED ONLINE AT MAHAIWE.ORG OR AT THE BOX OFFICE AT 14 CASTLE ST. GREAT BARRINGTON.

(2/24) THE ANCRAM, AUSTERLITZ, COPAKE & HILLSDALE BROADBAND COMMITTEES PRESENT THE ROE JAN VALLEY BROADBAND FORUM. IT’LL BE ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH, 11AM-1PM AT COPAKE TOWN HALL, 230 MOUNTAIN VIEW RD, COPAKE, NY. THE TELECOM PROVIDERS RESPONSIBLE FOR DELIVERING HIGH SPEED BROADBAND INTERNET SERVICE HAVE BEEN INVITED TO PRESENT THE STATUS OF THEIR EFFORTS, IN ADDITION TO ALL ELECTED OFFICIALS. PLEASE RSVP VIA FACEBOOK OR EMAIL: HILLSDALEBROADBAND@GMAIL.COM

(2/27) ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 27 FROM 9 TO 10 AM, THERE WILL BE A BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC AND HEALTH COUNSELING SPONSORED BY THE TRI-TOWN BOARD OF HEALTH. IT’LL BE HELD AT THE SENIOR CENTER, CROSSWAY VILLAGE, 21 CROSSWAY STREET, LEE.

(2/27) COMMUNITY ACCESS TO THE ARTS (CATA) HAS AN EXHIBIT ON VIEW AT KIMBALL FARMS LIFE CARE AT 235 WALKER STREET IN LENOX AS PART OF CATA’S “ART ON TOUR” GALLERY SERIES. THE EXHIBIT WILL RUN THROUGH FEBRUARY 28.

(2/27) 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 SHEFFIELDKIWANIS.ORG

(2/28) ON WEDS., FEBRUARY 28 FROM 11AM-NOON, THERE WILL BE A BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC AND HEALTH COUNSELING SPONSORED BY THE SANDISFIELD BOARD OF HEALTH. IT’L BE HELD AT THE SANDISFIELD SENIOR CENTER.

(2/28) A MOONLIGHT OWL AND WILDLIFE PROWL IS SET FOR WEDS, FEB.28 FROM 6:30-8 PM AT LIME KILN FARM WILDLIFE SANCTUARY. ENJOY A MOONLIT WINTER EVENING TO LISTEN AND WATCH FOR OWLS AND OTHER NOCTURNAL WILDLIFE. YOU’LL EXPLORE FIELDS, FORESTS, AND WETLANDS AND LEARN ABOUT ANIMAL ADAPTATIONS FOR HUNTING AT NIGHT, THEN WARM UP WITH TEA AND HOT COCOA AFTER THE WALK. THE FEE FOR MEMBERS IS $6 FOR ADULTS & $3 FOR CHILDREN. FOR NONMEMBERS, ADULTS ARE $8, CHILDREN $4. REGISTER ONLINE AT: MASSAUDUBON.ORG/PLEASANTVALLEY

(2/28) FROM NOW THROUGH MARCH 9, BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE JAMES WELDON JOHNSON FOUNDATION, PRESENTS AN EXHIBITION OF THE INAUGURAL ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS DANIEL HIBBERT, SELWYN GARRAWAY, SUSAN POWERS, MECLINA PRIESTLEY, AND CHERYL RILEY. LOCATED IN THE HILLMAN-JACKSON GALLERY AT THE DANIEL ARTS CENTER, THE EXHIBITION IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DAILY WHILE THE COLLEGE IS IN SESSION. A PANEL DISCUSSION AND RECEPTION WITH THE ARTISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE.

(3/2) THE “COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS OF THE BERKSHIRES” IS REACHING OUT WITH LOVE AND HOPE, TO THOSE WHO HAVE SUFFERED THE LOSS OF A CHILD. THIS NATIONAL SELF-HELP ORGANIZATION WILL BE HOLDING LOCAL SUPPORT MEETINGS AT 7 PM ON THE 1ST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH. THE MEETINGS WILL BE AT 275 MAIN ST., SHEFFIELD, HOSTED BY LIBBY AND JOHN MORITZ. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT LIBBY AT 413-429-1749.

(3/2) A BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM HISTORY TALK IS COMING UP ON SATURDAY, MARCH 3. IT’S “EAST ROCK IS FALLING” BY BERNARD A. DREW, BERKSHIRES HISTORIAN AND AUTHOR. IT WILL BE HELD AT 10 AM AT THE MONTEREY COMMUNITY CENTER, 468 MAIN RD, MONTEREY. IT’S FREE!

(3/5) BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN’S FIRST GALLERY SHOW OF 2018 IS “ANASTASIA TRAINA’S FAIRYTALE BOTANICAL WORLD,” AN EXHIBITION OF BOTANICAL DRAWINGS, FAIRIES AND MORE. IT WILL RUN THROUGH MARCH 5 IN THE GARDEN’S CENTER HOUSE LEONHARDT GALLERIES, 5 WEST STOCKBRIDGE ROAD, STOCKBRIDGE. GALLERY HOURS ARE WEEKENDS, 11 A.M. – 3 P.M. AND WEEKDAYS BY APPOINTMENT BY CALLING 413-320-4794.

(3/7) BERKSHIRE PAINT AND SIP INVITES YOU TO THE CHATHAM FIREHOUSE, 2 HOFFMAN ST, CHATHAM, NY FOR A FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT CHATHAM BASEBALL. ON THURSDAY MARCH 8 FROM 6-8PM YOU’LL LEARN TO PAINT “OCEAN SAILBOAT SUNSET” ON A 16X20 CANVAS. $40 COVERS ALL PAINTING MATERIALS, INSTRUCTION AND YOUR DONATION. THERE WILL BE SNACKS FOR SALE AND RAFFLES. BYOB. RESERVE YOUR SEATS ONLINE AT BERKSHIREPAINTANDSIP.COM OR CALL (413) 205-8346.

(3/9) ON SATURDAY MARCH 10 FROM 2-4 PM, BERKSHIRE PAINT AND SIP WILL HOLD A FAMILY PAINT PARTY TO BENEFIT ST MARY'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN LEE. AGES 6 TO ADULT ARE WELCOME TO COME & LEARN TO PAINT AN ADORABLE “DOG UNDER BLANKET” ON A 16X20 CANVAS. ADULT TICKETS ARE $35 / KID TICKETS ARE $30, WHICH INCLUDES ALL PAINTING MATERIALS, INSTRUCTION AND YOUR DONATION. SNACKS AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AVAILABLE FOR CASH DONATION. THE EVENT TAKES PLACE AT ST MARY'S SCHOOL, 115 ORCHARD ST, LEE. RESERVE YOUR SEATS AT BERKSHIREPAINTANDSIP.COM OR CALL (413) 205-8346.

(3/10) THE HILLSDALE (NY) DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE INVITES YOU TO THEIR ANNUAL MEETING/CANDIDATE MEET & GREET. IT’LL BE HELD MARCH 10TH FROM 10AM-NOON AT FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AT RTS. 22 & 23, HILLSDALE NY.

(3/13) WEDS. MARCH 14 FROM 6-8PM, BERKSHIRE PAINT AND SIP WILL HOLD A FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT THE TYRINGHAM UNION CHURCH. YOU’LL LEARN TO PAINT A COLORFUL IMAGE OF A “SINGLE COW” ON A 16X20 CANVAS. $35 INCLUDES ALL PAINTING MATERIALS, INSTRUCTION AND YOUR DONATION. A SNACK AND NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PROVIDED. IT TAKES PLACE AT THE TYRINGHAM UNION CHURCH, 128 MAIN ST, TYRINGHAM. RESERVE YOUR SEATS AT BERKSHIREPAINTANDSIP.COM OR CALL (413) 205-8346.

(3/14) ON THURS. MARCH 15 FROM 6:30-8:30 PM, BERKSHIRE PAINT AND SIP WILL HOLD A FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT THELMA'S LITTLE FUND AT TRINITY CHURCH IN LENOX. YOU’LL LEARN TO PAINT A BRIGHT SEASONAL IMAGE OF A “BLOSSOMING ORCHARD” ON A 16X20 CANVAS. $35 COVERS ALL PAINTING MATERIALS, SNACKS AND YOUR DONATION. BYOB. THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE AT BERKSHIRE PAINT AND SIP, 305 NORTH ST, PITTSFIELD. RESERVE YOUR SEATS AT BERKSHIREPAINTANDSIP.COM OR CALL (413) 205-8346.

(3/29) THE MASSACHUSETTS SUBCOUNCIL OF THE HOUSATONIC RIVER TRUSTEE COUNCIL CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO AN “OPEN HOUSE” FROM 5-7:30 PM ON THURSDAY, MARCH 29TH AT THE TOWN HALL IN LENOX TO SHOWCASE COMPLETED RESTORATION PROJECTS FROM ROUNDS 1, 2 AND 3 (2004 – 2017) OF THE MASSACHUSETTS HOUSATONIC RIVER WATERSHED RESTORATION PROGRAM AND TO DISCUSS ROUND 4 OF THE RESTORATION.

(3/30) MASSACHUSETTS BREAST CANCER COALITION IS DEDICATED TO PREVENTING ENVIRONMENTAL CAUSES OF BREAST CANCER. THEIR ANNUAL STATEWIDE SWIM, KAYAK, WALK, RUN, AQUATHON, AND/OR PADDLE BOARD FUNDRAISING EVENT CALLED AGAINST THE TIDE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JUNE 16 FOR THE 26TH YEAR IN HOPKINTON AND FOR THE 19TH YEAR ON CAPE COD ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 18. AGAINST THE TIDE FEATURES USATF CERTIFIED 5K AND 10K RUNS. YOU CAN SUPPORT MBCC'S GOAL TOWARDS BREAST CANCER PREVENTION BY REGISTERING OR MAKING A PLEDGE TODAY AT MBCC.ORG/SWIM

(3/31) ON SATURDAY MAY 12, BERKSHIRE BABY BOX WILL HOST “SWEET BERKSHIRE” AT THE COUNTRY CLUB OF PITTSFIELD FROM 11AM-3PM. SWEET BERKSHIRE IS A DESSERT AUCTION & MORE, WHERE EXHIBITORS WILL HONOR A LOVED ONE BY CONTRIBUTING A DESSERT TO BE AUCTIONED OFF, AND CAN SET UP A DISPLAY TO SHARE THE HONOREE’S HISTORY. THERE WILL BE A LIGHT BRUNCH & ENTERTAINMENT. TO FIND OUT MORE GO ONLINE TO BERKSHIREBABYBOX.ORG