January 1, 2018 - January 31, 2030

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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

(12/08) THE GREAT BARRINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY WILL PRESENT A PREMIERE SHOWING OF THEIR LATEST EXHIBIT “AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS” ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH FROM 4 TO 8 PM AT THE HISTORIC WHEELER FARMSTEAD ON SOUTH MAIN STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON….THIS EVENT WILL ALSO FEATURE A CELEBRATION OF CHOCOLATE AND VISITORS ARE ALSO INVITED TO STOP BY THE GIFT SHOP TO COMPLETE THEIR HOLIDAY SHOPPING. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 591-8702….

(12/08) THE NEXT SWING DANCE AT DEWEY HALL ON MAIN STREET IN SHEFFIELD TAKES PLACE ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH….DOORS OPEN AT 7 PM, A DANCE LESSON WITH HARRY PISILA TAKES PLACE AT 7:30, FOLLOWED BY A LIVE PERFORMANCE ONE HOUR LATER BY THE TWANGBUSTERS….FOR MORE DETAILS, CHECK OUT OUR BLOG BY LOGGING ON TO OUR WEB SITE, www.wsbs.com

(12/08) CHRIST TRINITY CHURCH ON ROUTE 7 IN SHEFFIELD WILL HOLD THEIR ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAKE AND BAZAAR ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH FROM 10 AM TO 2 PM WITH FREE ADMISSION AND PLENTY OF PARKING….FOR MORE INFORMATION, LOG ON TO THEIR WEB SITE, www.christtrinitysheffield.org

(12/08) NEW MARLBOROUGH CENTRAL SCHOOL ON HARTSVILLE RIVER ROAD IN MILL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS WILL HOLD THEIR HOLIDAY FAIR THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH FROM 10 AM TO 3PM FEATURING GAMES, MAKE AND TAKE CRAFTS, A KIDS ONLY ROOM, LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, A SILENT AUCTION AND A VISIT FROM SANTA BETWEEN 11 AM AND 1 PM….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 229-8867….

(12/08) AN EVENING FEATURING THE WORKS OF MOZART AND SCHUBERT ENTITLED “MARZIPAN & THE TROUT” WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ON CASTLE STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON THIS SATURDAY, DECMEBER 8TH AT 6 PM….FOR TICKETS AND INFORMATION, CALL THE MAHAIWE BOX OFFICE AT (413) 528-0100 OR CONTACT CRESCENDO AT 1-860-435-4866….

(12/09) THE COPAKE HOLIDAY LIGHT PARADE TAKES PLACE ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9TH AT 5:30 PM….THIS FREE FAMILY FUN EVENT IS SPONSORED BY THE COPAKE PARKS AND RECREATIONAL COMMITTEE…FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK OUT OUR BLOG BY LOGGING ON TO OUR WEB SITE www.wsbs.com

(12/09) THE BUSHELL SAGE LIBRARY LOCATED AT 48 MAIN STREET IN SHEFFIELD WILL HOLD A PUBLIC READING OF CHARLES DICKEN’S “A CHRISTMAS CAROL” ON SUNDAY DECEMBER 9TH AT 3 PM….THIS EVENT IS FACILITATED BY RUTH GIORDANO….REFRESHMENTS WILL ALSO BE SERVED….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 229-7004….

(12/09) BERKSHIRE PULSE WILL HOST A WORKS-IN-PROGRESS PERFORMANCE OF CHOREOGRAPHY CREATED BY TEENAGE STUDENTS IN THE YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERS INITIAVE ON SUNDAY, DECMBER 9TH FROM 3 TO 4:30 PM AT ST. JAMES PLACE, 352 MAIN STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK OUT OUR BLOG BY LOGGING ON TO OUR WEB SITE, www.wsbs.com

(12/09) THE SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER ON HAMMERTOWN ROAD JUST OFF ROUTE 57 WILL PRESENT A 2 DAY YULE TIDE FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8TH AND 9TH….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK OUT OUR BLOG BY LOGGONG ON TO OUR WEB SITE www.wsbs.com

(12/10) A PAINT AND SIP WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 10TH FROM 6 TO 8 PMAT THE COLUMBIA-GREENE HUMANE SOCIETY IN HUDSON, NEW YORK AS YOU WILL CREATE THE SEASONAL IMAGE OF A SNOWMAN WITH A RED SCARF ON A LARGE 16 BY 20 CANVAS OR ON AN AUTHENTIC SLATE ROOFING TILE…ALL PAINTING MATERIALS, INSTRUCTION AND WINE WILL EB INCLUDED WITH YOUR $40 DONATION WILL ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE SHELTER, LOCATED AT HUMANE SOCIETY ROAD JUST OFF ROUTE 66….RESERVE YOUR SPACE BY CALLING (413) 205-8346 OR LOG ON TO THEIR WEB SITE, www.berkshirepaintandsip.com

(12/10) BERKSHIRE SOUTH COMMUNITY CENTER ON CRISSEY ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON HAS EXTENDED THEIR SHINING STAR PROGRAM UNTIL DECEMBER 10TH AS AREA RESIDENTS CAN SELECT A PERSON TO SHOP FOR AND YOU CAN DONATE GIFTS TO THOSE LESS FORTUNATE THIS SEASON….TO SIGN UP, CALL (413) 528-2810, EXTENSION 32….

(12/11) THE GREAT BARRINGTON REPUBLICAN TOWN COMMITTEE WILL HOLD A PUBLIC FORUM MEETING ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11TH AT 5:30 PM AS THE AGENDA INCLUDES UPDATES ON THE TOWN AND SCHOOL BUDGET….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT PATRICK FENNELL AT (413) 528-9106….

(12/11) THE RUDOLF STEINER SCHOOL ON WEST PLAIN ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON WILL HOLD A QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION ON DECMEBER 11TH FOR PARENTS OF TEENAGERS THAT ARE READY TO EMBARK AT MIDDLE SCHOOL. THE FREE COMMUNITY EVENT BEGINS AT 6:30 PM….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK OUT OUR BLOG BY LOGGING ON TO OUR WEB SITE, www.wsbs.com

(12/12) BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK IN GREAT BARRINGTON AND ANONYMOUS 8 WILL PRESENT THEIR WINTER CHORALE CONCERT FEATURING A PROGRAM OF ACAPELLA RENAISANCE MADRIGALS IN VARIOUS LANGUAGES….THIS FREE EVENT TAKES PLACE ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH AT 8PM….

(12/13) THE ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH ON FIRST STREET IN PITTSFIELD WILL PRESENT “JAZZ VESPERS” FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS BILLY KEANE AND TORY HANNA….THE FREE EVENT BEGINS AT 6 PM AND FREE PIZZA WILL BE SERVED TO THE AUDIENCE A HALF HOUR PRIOR TO THE SHOW….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 442-3525….

(12/13) A PAINT AND SIP FUND RAISER TO BENFIT THE SHEFFIELD SENIOR CENTER WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13TH FROM 6 TO 8 PM AS YOU WILL CREATE A SNOWMAN WITH A RED SCARF ON A 16 BY 20 CANVAS OR ON AN AUTHENTIC SLATE AND ROOFING TILE….YOUR $35 DONATION INCLUDES ALL PAINTING MATERIALS, INSTRUCTION, A LIGHT SNACK AND NON-ALCOHOLIC REFRESHMENTS….THE SENIOR CENTER IS LOCATED AT 25 COOK ROAD IN SHEFFIELD….RESERVE YOUR SPACE BY LOGGING ON TO www.berkshirepaintandsip.com OR CALL (413) 2050-8346….

(12/15) ST. PATRICK’S CHURCH AT ALBANY ROAD IN WEST STOCKBRIDGE WILL HOLD THEIR 21ST ANNUAL COOKIE WALK ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15TH FROM 9 TO 11 AM AS A WIDE VARIETY OF COOKIES WILL BE SOLD ACCORDING TO WEIGHT….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 232-4427….

(12/15) THE GENEROSITY ECONOMY CIRCLE WILL HOLD THEIR 5TH ANNUAL THANKSGIVING COMMUNITY SWAP ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15TH FROM 1 TO 4 PM AT THE SOUTH BERKSHIRE FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, LOCATED AT 280 STATE ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON….IF YOU NEED MORE INFORMATION OR WOULD LIKE TO VOLUNTEER, CALL (413) 717-5703….

(12/15) CUB SCOUTS PACK 2130 WILL HOLD A FUND RAISER AS THEY INVITE YOU TO HAVE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT THE COPAKE PARK BUILDING, LOCATED AT 305 MOUNTAIN VIEW ROAD IN NEIGHBORING COLUMBIA COUNTY ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15TH FROM 8 AM TO 11AM…TICKETS ARE $8 FOR ADULTS, $6 FOR SENIORS AND CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER….

(12/15) THE OIL AND WATER COLOR PAINTINGS OF JEFFREY L NEUMANN WILL BE ON DISPLAY THROUGH DECEMBER 15TH AT THE KENNARD VISUAL ARTS CENTER LOCATED IN THE WARREN FAMILY GALLERY ON THE BERKSHIRE SCHOOL CAMPUS LOCATED AT 245 UNDERMOUNTAIN ROAD IN SHEFFIELD. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CHECK OUT OUR BLOG BY LOGGING ON TO OUR WEB SITE www.wsbs.com

(12/15) THE LEE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH ON PARK PLACE WILL PRESENT “SOUNDS OF THE SEASON” ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DECEMBER 14TH AND 15TH FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY THE LEE BELL CHOIR AND THE CHRISTMAS ANGELS CHORUS….ADMISSION TO THE 6:30 PM SHOWS IS FREE, SANTA WILL ALSO PAY A VISIT AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 243-1033 OR LOG ON TO www.ucc-lee.org

(12/16) A PAINT AND SIP FUND RAISER WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16TH FROM 1 TO 3 PM AT THE LAKEVILLE FIRE HOUSE, LOCATED AT 4 BROOK STREET IN NEIGHBORING LAKEVILLE, CONNECTICUT, AS YOU WILL CREATE A SEASONAL IMAGE OF SPARKLING ORNAMENTS ON A LARGE 16 BY 20 CANVAS….YOUR $35 DONATION WILL BENEFIT THE LAKEVILLE HOSE COMPANY JUNIOR FIREFIGHTERS AND INCLUDES ALL PAINTING MATERIALS AND INSTRUCTIONS….BYOB AND RESERVE YOUR SPACE BY LOGGING ON TO www.berkshirepaintandsip.org OR CALL (413) 205-8346….

(12/16) THE BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM WILL HOST A HISTORY TALK REPLAY ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16TH ENTITLED “THE SUPERNATURAL WORLD IN THE 1700’S: RELIGION, MAGIC, WITCHCRAFT AND WONDERS”….THE 1 PM LECTURE WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE MONTEREY COMMUNITY CNETER ON MAIN ROAD (ROUTE 23) BY YALE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR JOHN DEMOS….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 528-6888 OR LOG ON TO www.bidwellhousemuseum.org

(12/16) BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK STUDENTS IN THE MUSIC PEFORMANCE WORKSHOP WILL PRESENT A FREE SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT FEATURING WORKS FOR PIANO, GUITAR AND VOICE ON DECEMBER 16TH AT THE KELLOGG MUSIC CENTER….THE EVENT BEGINS AT 2 PM….

(12/22) THE COPAKE HILLSDALE FARMERS MARKET WILL RUN EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10 AM TO 2PM THROUGH DECEMBER 22ND AT THE ROE JAN PARK’S HARVEST BARN, LOCATED IN NEIGHBORING COLUMBIA COUNTY ON ROUTE 22….VARIOUS CRAFTERS AND FOOD VENDORS WILL BE ON HAND JUST IN TIME TO ASSIST PATRONS WITH THEIR HOLIDAY SHOPPING…

(12/26) BERKSHIRE SOUTH COMMUNITY CENTER IN GREAT BARRINGTON WILL PRESENT A FREE CONCERT FEATURING ARLO GUTHRIE’S LONG TIME DRUMMER, TERRY A LA BERRY ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26TH….THE 11AM SHOW WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE BEINECKE GYMNASIUM….

(12/30) CHECK OUT A HOLIDAY WINTER LIGHT SHOW AT THE NAUMKEAG (NAHM-KEEG) COTTAGE AT THE RACE BROOK LODGE ON ROUTE 41 IN SHEFFIELD AS THE ESTATE’S EIGHT ACRES OF TERRACED GARDEN WILL PROUDLY DISPLAY THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT WITH OVER 120 THOUSAND ILLUMINATED CHRISTMAS LIGHTS THAT WILL ENLIGHTEN ALL AGES. YOU CAN CATCH THIS COLORFUL DISPLAY UNTIL DECEMBER 30….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 229-2916 OR LOG ON TO www.rblodge.com

(3/1) BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN WILL PRESENT IT’S WINTER GALLERY EXHIBITION ENTITLED “PLANT SHADOWS: CYANOTYPES (SIGH-ANN-OH-TYPES) BY JOAN DIX BLAIR” FROM DECEMBER 15TH THROUGH MARCH 1ST AT THE CENTER HOUSE LEONHARDT GALLERIES LOCATED AT 5 WEST STOCKBRIDGE ROAD IN STOCKBRIDGE. GALLERY HOURS ARE FROM 9 AM TO 4 PM WEEK DAYS AND ON WEEKENDS FROM 11 AM TO 3 PM. ADMISSION IS FREE. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SCHEDULE A AFTER HOURS APPOINTMENT, CALL (413) 320-4794 OR LOG ON TO THEIR WEB SITE www.berkshirebotanical.org

(3/30) THE TOWN OF GREAT BARRINGTON’S WINTER BAN FOR OVERNIGHT ON STREET PARKING ON TOWN STREETS IS IN EFFECT THROUGH MARCH 30TH 2019 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 1 AM AND 6 AM….VIOLATORS WILL BE TICKETED AND ALL VEHICLES THAT BLOCK DPW SNOW PLOWS DURING NECESSARY CLEAN-UP WILL BE TOWED….PARKING IS PERMITTED AT THE TOWN HALL, CASTLE STREET AND MASON LIBRARY LOTS AND AT THE TOP OF RAILROAD STREET….