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(Ongoing) 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 11AM TO 12 NOON. 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.

(Ongoing) 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

(Ongoing) MOVE AND GROOVE WITH DEE FOSTER AS SHE HOSTS A FUN FILLED LOW IMPACT FITNESS CLASS EVERY TUESDAY & THURSDAY MORNING FROM 9:30 TO 10:30 AM AT THE CLAIR TEAGUE SENIOR CENTER ON ROUTE 7 IN GREAT BARRINGTON….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 528-9493 OR (413) 528-1881….

(Ongoing) THE TOWN OF GREAT BARRINGTON WILL HOLD THEIR SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND TOWN HALL ON MAIN STREET EVERY FRIDAY FROM 5:30 TO 7:15 PM….BERKSHIRE SINGS WILL TAKE CENTER STAGE ON JUNE 28. FOR DETAILS ON UPCOMING SHOWS, CHECK OUT THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE.

(Ongoing) THE BUSHNELL-SAGE LIBRARY ON MAIN STREET IN SHEFFIELD PRESENTS THEIR WEEKLY MEETING OF THE LEGO CLUB EVERY TUESDAY AT 3:15 PM….THEY WILL ALSO OFFER A SING AND PLAY STORY TIME THURSDAY MORNINGS AT 10:15….SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN CAN PARTICIPATE IN A SPECIAL ART RELATED GET TOGETHER EVERY 3RD THURSDAY AT 3:15 PM….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 229-7004….

(7/15) THE SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE YOUTH FOOTBALL CHARGERS ARE LOOKING FOR CHEER LEADERS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 6 AND 13 PRIOR TO THE NEW SEASON WHICH BEGINS ON SEPTEMBER 1ST .YOU CAN CALL (413) 626-2257 OR SIGN UP ON LINE BY JULY 15TH. LOG ON TO www.southernberkshirefootball.com/site

(7/15) FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL ON LEWIS AVENUE IN GREAT BARRINGTON WILL OFFER FREE CARE GIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS ON THE 3RD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 5 TO 6:30 PM IN THE GROUND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM. PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED….FOR MORE DETAILS, CALL (413)429-1167….

(6/28) THE BERKSHIRE BOXING CLUB ON STOCKBRIDGE ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON WILL HOST THEIR FIRST FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS EVENT ON JUNE 28TH AT 7 PM. ADMISSION FOR MEMBERS IS ONLY $5, $10 FOR NON-MEMBERS. ATTENDEES CAN BRING A POT LUCK SNACK TO SHARE AND YOUR ADMISSION FEE WILL BE WAIVED. BYOB. FOR MORE DETAILS, CALL (413) 591-0204….

(6/28) THE WHITNEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS ON WENDELL AVENUE IN PITTSFIELD PRESENTS JULIE RUMBOLD IN “THE HUMAN VOICE” A WOMAN OPERA SUNG IN ENGLISH. PERFORMANCES TAKE PLACE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8 PM WITH A SUNDAY MATINEE ON JUNE 30TH AT 3 PM. FOR MORE INFORMATION, LOG ON TO www.thewhit.org

(6/25) STOP THE BLEED AND SAVE A LIFE….FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL ON LEWIS AVENUE IN GREAT BARRINGTON IS HOLDING A CLASS AT THE GROUND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM ON TUESDAY, JUNE 25TH AT 7 PM AS PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN THE BASICS OF ASSISTING THOSE WITH SEVERE BLEEDING, CALLING FOR HELP AND CONTROLLING EXCESSIVE BLOOD LOSS. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED….FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO SIGN-UP, CALL (413) 854-9656….

(6/27) DEWEY HALL ON MAIN STREET IN SHEFFIELD PRESENTS THE SWEDISH FOLK QUINTET JAERV ON THURSDAY, JUNE 27TH. DOORS OPEN AT 7 PM. TICKETS ARE $20 IN ADVANCE OR $25 AT THE DOOR. REFRESHMENTS WILL ALSO BE SERVED. FOR MORE DETAILS, CALL (413) 229-2357….

(6/29) THE COPAKE GRANGE ON EMPIRE ROAD IN NEIGHBORING COLUMBIA COUNTY WILL PRESENT MAGIC AND ILLUSIONS ON SATURDAY, JUNE 29TH AT 5 PM. ADMISSION IS $5 FOR ADULTS AND ONLY $2 FOR CHILDREN. FOR MORE DETAILS, LOG ON TO www.copakegrange.org

(6/29) THE BLACKSTONE VALLEY STRING QUARTET WILL PERFORM AT THE SANDISFIELD ARTS CENTER ON SATURDAY, JUNE 29TH FROM 4 TO 6 PM….TICKETS ARE $15 PER PERSON AND CAN BE PURCHASED BY LOGGING ON TO www.sandisfieldartscenter.org

(6/30) HEVREH OF SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE ON ROUTE 23 IN GREAT BARRINGTON WILL HOST A SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE WEEKEND FROM JUNE 28TH TO JUNE 30TH. FOR MORE DETAILS, LOG ON TO www.Hevreh.org/summer OR CALL (413) 528-6378..

(6/30) GHOST LIT REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS THE TONY AWARD WINNING PLAY “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER”. PERFORMANCES WILL TAKE PLACE AT SAINT JAMES PLACE, 352 MAIN ST IN GREAT BARRINGTON ON JUNE 26TH, 27TH AND 28TH AT 8PM WITH 2 SHOWS AT 2 AND 8 PM ON JUNE 29TH AND A SUNDAY 1 PM MATINEE ON JUNE 30TH. TICKETS ARE $20 PER PERSON AND CAN BE PURCHASED BY LOGGING ON TO www.ghostlitrep.com

(6/30) THE ROELIFF JANSEN LIBRARY ON ROUTE 22 IN HILLSDALE WILL PRESENT THEIR LAZARUS FAMILY TECH LAB WHERE YOU CAN LEARN VALUABLE TIPS ON HOW TO TAKE PICTURES WITH YOUR I-PHONE OR SMART PHONE. THESE FREE PRESENTATIONS WILL TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 23RD AND JUNE 30TH AT 11:30. YOU CAN SIGN UP BY CALLING 1-518-325-4101….

(6/30) THE BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM ON ART SCHOOL ROAD IN MONTEREY INVITES YOU TO THEIR 2ND ANNUAL OPEN MIC FESTIVAL ON SUNDAY, JUNE 30TH FROM 12 NOON TO 4 PM. LUCKY 5 WILL ALSO PERFORM LIVE TO ROUND OUT THE DAY’S EVENTS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE, YOU MUST CALL (413) 528-6888 BY NO LATER THAN JUNE 24TH. ADMISSION IS $20 AT THE DOOR, $10 IF YOU BUY YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE. FOR MORE DETAILS, YOU CAN LOG ON TO www.bidwellhousemuseum.org

(7/5) THE COPAKE GRANGE ON EMPIRE ROAD IN NEIGHBORING COLUMBIA COUNTY WILL HOLD THEIR OPEN MIKE NIGHT ON THE FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH BETWEEN 7 AND 9 PM. YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE OR BECOME AN AUDIENCE MEMBER IN THIS UNIQUE GET TOGETHER….FOR MORE DETAILS, LOG ON TO www.copakegrange.org OR CALL 1-518-329-3151….

(7/6) THE BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM LOCATED AT 100 ART SCHOOL ROAD IN MONTEREY WILL PRESENT THEIR ANNUAL COUNTRY FAIR ON SATURDAY, JULY 6TH FROM 1 TO 4PM. THE FREE COMMUNItY CELEBRATION FEATURES LIVE MUSIC, FAMILY FUN, FOOD AND DRINK, A PIE BAKING CONTEST, LOCAL ARTISANS, COLONIAL RENACTORS PLUS A VARIETY OF LOCAL HISTORY LESSON. FOR MORE DETAILS, LOG ON TO www.bidwellhousemuseum.org

(7/6) YOU ARE INVITED TO A UNIQUE TREASURE HUNT AND OPEN HOUSE IN GREAT BARRINGTON FROM 2 TO 6 PM ON SATURDAY, JULY 6TH AT THE FLYING CHURCH ON MAIN STREET AS PARTICIPANTS WILL LOOK FOR RARE ARTIFACTS HIDDEN UNDERGROUND. METAL DETECTORS WILL BE PROVIDED ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS AND YOU WILL BE ABLE TO KEEP ANY FINDINGS WITHIN THE PROPERTY. BRING YOUR APPETITE AS A BARBECUE FROM NEW MARLBOROUGH FARMS WILL ALSO BE SERVED TO THE PUBLIC COMPLETE WITH LIVE ANIMALS DURING THIS UNIQUE GET TOGETHER….

(7/6) THE NORTH ELM HOME GALLERY IN MILLERTON, NEW YORK WILL HOST AN OPENING RECEPTION FOR “INVESTIGATIONS” A JOINT PROJECT FROM VIRGINIA BRADLEY AND CHRIS MALCOMSON ON SATURDAY, JULY 6TH FROM 5 TO 8 PM. THE EXHIBIT WILL BE SHOWN THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER MONTHS FEATURING RECENT WORKS SINCE THEIR RELOCATION TO THE BERKSHIRES 2 YEARS AGO. GALLERY HOURS ARE FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM MONDAY THRU SATURDAY AND FROM 11 AM TO 5 PM ON SUNDAYS….

(7/9) THE TWO OF US PRODUCTIONS IN COPAKE, NEW YORK WILL HOLD AUDITIONS FOR “SWEENEY TODD” ON SATURDAY, JULY 6TH AT 10AM, SUNDAY, JULY 7TH AT 2PM AND ON TUESDAY, JULY 9TH AT 7 PM. ALL PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES WILL REPORT TO THE DUTCH REFORMED CHURCH ON ROUTE 9H IN CLAVERACK, NEW YORK. FOR MORE DETAILS, CALL 1-518-329-6293….

(7/13) THE MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ON CASTLE STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON PRESENTS A SCREENING OF THE 1970 FILM “WOODSTOCK” ON SATURDAY, JULY 13TH AT 7 PM. FOR TICKETS AND MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE BOX OFFICE AT (413) 528-0100….

(7/25) THE MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ON CASTLE STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON PRESENTS A SCREENING OF THE 1ST STAR WARS MOVIE (EPISODE 4, A NEW HOPE) ON THURSDAY, JULY 25TH AT 7 PM. FOR TICKETS AND MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE BOX OFFICE AT (413) 528-0100….

(7/27) THE SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE CHARGERS YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE WILL OFFER TWO SIGN-UP SESSIONS FROM 10 AM TO 12 NOON ON JULY 13TH AT MONUMENT MOUNTAIN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN GREAT BARRINGTON AND AT THE V-F-W IN GREAT BARRINGTON ON JULY 27TH. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 214-4913 OR E MAIL sbyfchargers@gmail.com

(7/28) LAB SPACE ON ROUTE 23 IN HILLSDALE, NEW YORK PRESENTS A TASTY SERVING OF MYSTICAL WORKS FROM KELSEY RENKO, JENN BREHM, BRENT OWENS AND JOHN COWAN WHICH WILL BE ON DISPLAY EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FROM 1 TO 5 PM UNTIL JULY 28TH…..FOR MORE DETAILS, CALL 1-917-749-2857 OR E MAIL julielabspace@gmail.com

(8/12) THE BERKSHIRE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THEIR 33RD SEASON BEGINS ON JULY 8TH AND CONTINUES UNTIL AUGUST 12TH AT THE DUFFIN THEATRE LOCATED AT197 EAST STREET IN LENOX, MASSACHUSSETS. YOU CAN CATCH “BENEATH THE LINK” AND “THE BARN” AT 4 PM PLUS “I HEART NEW YORK” AND “THE MABONIKS” WILL BE SHOWN AT 8 PM. ALL PRESENTATIONS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. FOR MORE DETAILS AND A SCHEDULE ON FUTURE SHOWS, CALL (4130 445-8872, EXTENSION 10 OR LOG ON TO www.berkshirejewishfilmfestival.org

(8/27) THE BUSHNELL SAGE LIBRARY ON MAIN STREET IN SHEFFIELD WILL PRESENT ”BRAIN BUSTERS” EVERY TUESDAY FROM 10:30 TO 11:30 AM…THIS FREE PROGRAM IS OPEN TO ALL YOUNGSTERS 2 TO 5 YEARS OF AGES WHICH FEATURES AN HOUR OF STORIES, SONGS AND GROUP FUN….NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED….FOR MORE DETAILS, CALL (413) 229-7004….

(8/31) THE SHEFFIELD CRAFT FAIR RUNS FROM 9AM TO 2 PM EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH OUT THE SUMMER ACROSS FROM THE G-M-C GARAGE. THERE WILL BE A FREE WEEKLY DRAWING OF CRAFTS AS YOU’RE INVITED TO VISIT ALL CRAFTERS AND WHAT THEY HAVE TO OFFER EACH AND EVERY WEEKEND.

(9/16) UKELELE 4 YOU INVITES YOU TO LEARN BASIC CHORDS AND STRUMMING TECHNIQUES AS THIS MUSICAL INSTRUMENT IS TRULY GAINING POPULARITY WORLDWIDE. COURSES WILL BE CONDUCTED BY ARTIST AND MUSICIAN SHERRY STEINER AND THEY’LL TAKE PLACE ON THE 3RD MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT THE BERKSHIRE BOTANICAL GARDEN’S CENTER HOUSE LOCATED ON AT THE JUNCTION OF ROUTE 102 AND 183 IN STOCKBRIDGE, MASSACUSETTS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 329-4141…

(9/30) A REMINDER TO ALL RESIDENTS IN SHEFFIELD. MOSQUITO SPRAYING WILL TAKE PLACE ON VARIOUS ROADS WITHIN THE TOWN DURING EARLY MORNING HOURS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 447-9808. THIS PUBLIC SERVICE IS COURTESY OF THE BERKSHIRE COUNTY MOSQUITO CONTROL PROGRAM….

(12/31) FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL’S LOBBY ON LEWIS AVENUE IN GREAT BARRINGTON IS THE SITE FOR FREE BLOOD PRESSSURE CLINICS EVERY MONDAY FROM 10 AM TO 12NOON….FOR MORE DETAILS, CALL (413) 854-9635….

(12/31) PARKINSONS AND EXERCISE SUPPORT GROUPS WILL BE HELD AT FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL ON LEWIS AVENUE IN GREAT BARRINGTON EVERY MONDAY AFTERNOON AT 1…ALL PARTICiPANTS MUST HAVE AUTHORIZATION BY A PHYSICIAN….FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (413) 854-9635….

(12/31) COMMUNITY HEALTH CONNECTIONS WILL BE OFFERED AT FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL ON LEWIS AVENUE IN GREAT BARRINGTON EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 2 TO 4 PM IN THE MAIN HALL. NO APPOINTMENT IS NEEDED….FOR MORE DETAILS, CALL (413) 770-2067….

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