Community Bulletin Board

(6/30) FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH OF JUNE, BERKSHIRE FEMFESSIONALS HAS TEAMED UP WITH SISTERS FOR PEACE TO HOLD A  FUND DRIVE AIMED AT RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT FAMILIES IN NEED, AND THE BABIES AND TODDLERS WHO ARE AFFECTED BY A LACK OF RESOURCES TO BUY DIAPERS. DROP OFF DIAPERS AT THE KINDERHOOK GROUP-10 ELM ST. STOCKBRIDGE THE KINDERHOOK GROUP- 137 NORTH ST. CRAWFORD SQUARE IN PITTSFIELD TRUSTCO BANK - 43 PARK ST. LEE AND BERKSHIRE SOUTH REGIONAL COMMUNITY CENTER-15 CRISSY RD. GREAT BARRINGTON ALL DONATIONS ARE DISTRIBUTED TO LOCAL FAMILIES IN NEED HERE IN THE BERKSHIRES.

(6/30) THE GREAT BARRINGTON FIRE DISTRICT WATER DEPARTMENT WILL BE FLUSHING FIRE HYDRANTS IN JUNE FROM 7AM TO 3PM. IF YOUR TAP WATER BECOMES DISCOLORED, RUN FOR 5-10 MINUTES BEFORE USING. THE WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK. ANY QUESTIONS CONTACT THE WATER DEPARTMENT AT 413-528-0133

(7/2) ON JULY 2ND FROM 3-7:00 PM THE WEST STOCKBRIDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH WILL BE SELLING BAKED GOODS AT THE WEST STOCKBRIDGE FARMER’S MARKET.  FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 413-232-4256.

(7/3) ON FRIDAY, JULY 3 BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM PRESENTS TOWNSHIP NO. 1 DAY. A FREE COMMUNITY CELEBRATION OF TYRINGHAM AND MONTEREY HISTORY. . 1 TO 4 P.M. 100 ART SCHOOL ROAD, MONTEREY, MA 01245. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE MUSEUM 413-528-6888. WWW.BIDWELLHOUSEMUSEUM.ORG. PLEASE NOTE: THE MUSEUM BUILDING IS CLOSED FOR TOURS THIS DAY.

(7/3) FRIDAY, JULY 3,10 AM - 5 PM, NAUMKEAG HOUSE & GARDENS, 5 PROSPECT HILL ROAD, STOCKBRIDGE  PRESENTS FREE FUN FRIDA. ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES!! INCLUDING BERKCIRQUE CIRCUS PERFORMERS, SONGS & STORIES WITH JOHN PORCINO, ART-MAKING ACTIVITIES AND MORE. PURCHASE FOOD OR ENJOY A PICNIC LUNCH . VOLUNTEERS ALSO NEEDED FOR THIS SPECTACULAR EVENT. CONTACT 413-532-1631 EXT 19 FOR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY INFORMATION.
 
(7/6) ON MONDAY, JULY 6 TOWN PLAYERS OF PITTSFIELD IS HOLDING AUDITIONS FOR A FULLY STAGED PRODUCTION OF ALAN BALL'S "FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS"  AT 6:30PM AT THE WHITNEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 42 WENDELL AVENUE IN PITTSFIELD. NEEDED ARE MEN AND WOMEN IN THEIR TWENTIES AND THIRTIES.

(7/7) ON TUESDAY JULY 7 TOWN PLAYERS OF PITTSFIELD IS HOLDING AUDITIONS FOR A FULLY STAGED PRODUCTION OF ALAN BALL'S "FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS"  AT 6:30PM AT THE WHITNEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 42 WENDELL AVENUE IN PITTSFIELD. NEEDED ARE MEN AND WOMEN IN THEIR TWENTIES AND THIRTIES.

(7/9) THE FRIENDS OF THE BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM WILL HOLD THEIR SUPER SUMMER BOOK SALE ON JULY 9, 10 AND 11 AT PITTSFIELD’S PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1 WENDELL AVENUE IN PITTSFIELD. THURSDAY’S SALE IS LIMITED TO MEMBERS OF THE FRIENDS OF THE BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM. DOORS OPEN AT 4 PM AND CLOSE AT 8 PM.  INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR FOR TEN DOLLARS. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY’S SALES ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM.  CALL  413  499 9480 FOR MORE INFORMATION

(7/11) HIGH AND MIGHTY THERAPEUTIC RIDING AND DRIVING CENTER ANNOUNCES ITS THIRD ANNUAL 'MANE EVENT' FUNDRAISER ON JULY 11 JOIN HIGH AND MIGHTY FOR A 'LITTLE HORSE THERAPY' FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 518-672-4202 OR WRITE INFO@HIGH-N-MIGHTY.ORG

(7/11) OLD CHATHAM QUAKER MEETING WILL SCREEN “DANCING IN JAFFA” SATURDAY, JULY 11,  AT 7:00 PM, PRECEDED BY A POTLUCK AT 6:00 PM AT THE OLD CHATHAM QUAKER MEETINGHOUSE 539 COUNTY ROUTE 13, OLD CHATHAM, NY, ACROSS FROM PITT HALL ROAD AND POWELL HOUSE.  REFRESHMENTS AND A MODERATED DISCUSSION WILL FOLLOW. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 518-766-2992.  FOR DIRECTIONS:  WWW.OLDCHATHAMQUAKERS.ORG

(07/15) SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE YOUTH FOOTBALL PRESENTS SKILLS AND DRILLS DAY FOR KIDS AGES 6 TO 14 AT OLYMPIA MEADOWS GREAT BARRINGTON LITTLE LEAGUE  ON SATURDAY   JULY 25TH FROM 9 TO 11 AM. NO EQUIPMENT REQUIRED AND  REGISTER FOR FALL 2015 BY JULY 15TH. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, CALL JENNIFER AT 413-695-2928.

(7/17) THE ZOPPÈ CIRCUS PERFORMS FRIDAY JULY 17, 7:00PM; SATURDAY JULY 18 1:00, 4:00 & 7:00PM; AND SUNDAY, JULY 19 2:00 & 5:00PM. AT THE GREAT BARRINGTON FAIR GROUNDSTICKETS ARE ON SALE AT WWW.GBFG.ORG AND VIA EACH CHARITY PARTNERS. THERRE WILL BE  LOCAL FARE AND GAMES OF DARING AND SKILL AT “CIRCUS ALLEY” WHERE SIDE SHOW BOOTHS ARE STAFFED BY LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS AND FOOD VENDORS.  A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE ZOPPÉ FAMILY CIRCUS BENEFITS GREAT BARRINGTON FAIR GROUNDS NBT BANK IS A SPONSOR FOR ZOPPE CIRCUS

(7/18) ON JULY 18TH FROM  9:30 TO 1:00 BAKE SALE WILL BE HELD BY THE WEST STOCKBRIDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IN FRONT OF BALDWIN’S EXTRACTS ON CENTER STREET IN WEST STOCBRIDGE.  FOR SALE WILL BE COOKIES, PIES, BROWNIES, BREADS, DEVILED EGGS ETC.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 413-232-4256.

(7/19) THERE WILL BE AN 1865 BASKET PICNIC ON SUNDAY JULY 219TH FROM 12 NOON TO 3PM AT THE VILLAGE GREEN TRIANGLE IN SOUTH EGREMONT PRESENTED BY THE FRIENDS OF EGREMONT HISTORY, CO SPONSORED BY THE TOWN OF EGREMONT AND THE HISTORICAL COMMISSION

(7/20) THERE WILL BE A CANOE TRIP ON THE HOUSATONIC RIVER SPONSORED BY BERKSHIRE SANCTUARIES ON SAT, JUN 20TH FROM 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM  AT HOUSATONIC RIVER-DECKER BOAT LAUNCH, NEW LENOX RD, IN LENOX ADULT $25.00, CHILD $25.00 NONMEMBERS: ADULT $35.00, CHILD $35.00 NONMEMBERS CAN JOIN TODAY DURING CHECKOUT AND TAKE IMMEDIATE ADVANTAGE OF MEMBER PRICES. DIRECTIONS TO MEETING PLACE WILL BE PROVIDED UPON REGISTRATION. CHILDREN MUST BE AT LEAST 10 YEARS OF AGE, ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT, AND KNOW HOW TO SWIM. BRING FOOD, DRINK, INSECT REPELLENT, AND SUNSCREEN. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. REGISTER ONLINE OR CALL 413-637-0320 TO REGISTER BY PHONE.

(7/21) BARD COLLEGE AT SIMONS ROCK IS PRESENTING A YOUTH SUMMIT “MUSIC IN COMMON”, AN INTER-CLUTURAL MULTI-FAITH MUSIC AND MULTI MEDIA PROGRAM  FOR TEENS JULY 21ST THROUGH THE 30TH. TO LEARN MORE  CALL 413-229-9939 FOR GO TO WWW.MUSICINCOMMON.ORG/YOUTH SUMMIT.

(7/21) GOLFERS CAN ENJOY A ROUND OF GOLF, WIN PRIZES AND EAT DELICIOUS FOOD AT THE EIGHTH ANNUAL ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY GOLF TOURNAMENT THAT WILL BE HELD SUNDAY JULY 26 AT UNDERMOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE IN COPAKE.THE $75 PER PERSON ENTRY FEE INCLUDES 18 HOLES OF GOLF, MEMBERS OF UNDERMOUNTAIN WILL PAY AN ENTRY FEE OF JUST $60. NON-GOLFERS CAN ENJOY THE DINNER FOR $20. ALL ENTRIES INCLUDE A DONATION TO THE OPERATING FUND FOR THE ROE JAN COMMUNITY LIBRARY. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON BEING A BUSINESS PARTNER CALL KATHI DOOLAN AT (518) 325-5007.ENTRY FORMS FOR THE TOURNAMENT ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT ROEJANLIBRARY.ORG. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT UNDERMOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE AT (518) 329-4444. REGISTRATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 21

(7/22) ITS THE GREAT BARRINGTON ROTARY CLUB DRIVE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS GOLF TOURNAMENT ON THURSDAY JULY 23RD AT THE WYANTENUCK COUNTRY CLUB. SHOT GUN START IS AT 9AM. CONTACT A GREAT BARRINGTON ROTARIAN FOR MORE INFORMATION.

(7/22) ITS THE GREAT BARRINGTON ROTARY RESTAURANT RAFFLE. OVER 2 DOZEN RESTAURANT CERTIFICATES COULD BE YOURS. TICKETS ARE $5 DOLLARS OR FIVE FOR 20 DOLLARS. TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM ANY ROTARIAN OOR HERE AT WSBS. GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY. TWO WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE GOLF TOURNAMENT ON JULY 23RD. PROCEEDS HELP SUPPORT ROTARY SCHOLARSHIPS FOR LOCAL STUDENTS.

(7/24) “A WEEKEND WITH WILDLIFE”IS AT PROJECT NATIVE ON JULY 24, 25, AND 26, THIS WEEKEND WILL SHOWCASE THE NATIVE FLORA AND FAUNA OF BERKSHIRE COUNTY, AS INTERPRETED BY PROJECT NATIVE’S EDUCATION STAFF AND VISITING EXPERTS.VISIT WWW.PROJECTNATIVE.ORG FOR MORE INFORMATION ON  NURSERY, BUTTERFLY & BUG SAFARI SCHEDULE, WORKSHOP SCHEDULE, AND OTHER CURRENT EVENTS.

(7/30) THE 2015 SUNSET MUSIC SERIES CONTINUES  EVERY THURSDAY   DURING  JULY, AND AUGUST AT THE CANAAN VFW FROM 7-9PM WITH LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, AND CARS AND MOTOR CYCLES CRUISE EACH WEEK, VENDORS WELCOME.CALL 860-824-8158 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND FIND OUT WHO’S PLAYING THIS THURSDAY

(7/31) GREAT BARRINGTON PRESENTS THEIR  FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES EVERY FRIDAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4TH AT 5:30PM AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND TOWN HALL, 334 MAIN ST. PLUS DAVID GROVER & GROVER’S GANG EVERY SATURDAY IN JULY & AUGUST

(8/7) VILLAGE HARMONY, PRESENTS A CONCERT AT METTABEE FARM IN HILLSDALE ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 AT 7:30 PM. THE GROUP WILL ALSO LEAD A SINGING WORKSHOP OPEN TO ANY INTERESTED SINGERS AGES 12 AND OLDER THE FOLLOWING MORNING  10:00-NOON. SUGGESTED ADMISSION AT THE DOOR FOR THE CONCERT IS  $10, $5 FOR STUDENTS AND SENIORS, AND FOR THE WORKSHOP $12/$6 FOR STUDENTS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE VILLAGE HARMONY WEBSITE: WWW.VILLAGEHARMONY.ORG AND WWW.METTABEEFARM.COM OR, CALL 518-567-5123.

(8/27) THE 2015 SUNSET MUSIC SERIES CONTINUES  EVERY THURSDAY   DURING AUGUSTAT THE CANAAN VFW FROM 7-9PM WITH LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, AND CARS AND MOTOR CYCLES CRUISE EACH WEEK, VENDORS WELCOME.CALL 860-824-8158 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND FIND OUT WHO’S PLAYING THIS THURSDAY

(8/28)GREAT BARRINGTON PRESENTS THEIR  FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES EVERY FRIDAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4TH AT 5:30PM AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND TOWN HALL, 334 MAIN ST.   PLUS DAVID GROVER & GROVER’S GANG EVERY SATURDAY IN JULY & AUGUST.  

(9/4) GREAT BARRINGTON PRESENTS THEIR  FREE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES EVERY FRIDAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4TH AT 5:30PM AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND TOWN HALL, 334 MAIN ST.   PLUS DAVID GROVER & GROVER’S GANG EVERY SATURDAY IN JULY & AUGUST.  

(10/16) BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA PARISH AT CORPUS CHRISTI CHURCH IN HOIUSATONIC WILL HOLD THEIR ANNUAL BAZAAR ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 16TH AND SATURDAY OCTOBER 17TH. THEY ARE LOOKING FOR DONATION AND SERVICES FROM AREA BUSINESSES. REPRESENTATIVES WILL BE CONTACTING AREA MERCHANTS FOR DONATIONS.
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