Community Bulletin Board

(4/17) THE SENIOR CLASS OF THE BERKSHIRE WALDORF HIGH SCHOOL PROUDLY PRESENTS ARSENIC AND OLD LACE BY JOSEPH KESSELRING DIRECTED BY BETH ROBBINS FRI. AND SAT., APR. 17-18, AT 7:30 P.M. MATINEE SUN., APR. 19, AT 2 P.M. AT THE UNICORN THEATRE 6 EAST STREET STOCKBRIDGE MA $15 EACH OR $40 FAMILY. TICKETS AT THE DOOR BUT SEATING IS LIMITED. RESERVATIONS: 413. 298. 3800.

(04/18) THE FRIENDS OF THE BUSHNELL-SAGE LBRARY IN SHEFFIELD PRESENT AN EVENING WITH ERNEST HEMINGWAY ON SATURDAY APRIL 8TH AT 8PM. THERE WILL BE A TABLE READING OF HEMINGWAY'S PROMISE AND INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK HEMINGWAY'S PARIS REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUITED AT 413-229-7004

(4/18) A COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER FAIR, WHERE AREA RESIDENTS CAN LEARN ABOUT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WITH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY APRIL 18TH FROM 10 AM TO 3 PM AT THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY.THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY, , IS LOCATED AT 9091 RT. 22, IN HILLSDALE. FOR INFORMATION ON HOURS AND EVENTS, CALL 518-325-4101, OR VISIT THE LIBRARY’S WEBSITE AT WWW.ROEJANLIBRARY.ORG.

(4/18) OFFICIAL LAUNCH AND BOOK SIGNING OF BELLE FOX-MARTIN’S NEW BOOK MISPLACED DAY WILL TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 18, FROM 4-6PM AT LAUREN CLARK FINE ART, 25 RAILROAD STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON, MA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:LAUREN@LAURENCLARKFINEART.COM OR CALL 413-528-0432

(4/18) SQUARE DANCING FOR ALL AGES ON SATURDAY APRIL 18TH SPONSORED BY CHESTERFIELD COA WITH LIVELY MUSIC BY THE FALL TOWN STRING BAND. EASY-TO-FOLLOW CALLS BY BOB LIVINGSTON. BRING SOMETHING FOR THE RAFFLE TABLE. ENJOY REFRESHMENTS. FROM 7-10 PM AT THE CHESTERFIELD COMMUNITY CENTER. DONATION: $8.00 FOR ADULTS AND $4.00 FOR THOSE UNDER 15. BEGINNERS WELCOME!  SEE YOU THERE!

(4/18) THERE WILL BE  A PLEASANT VALLEY CLEANUP DAY  SPONSORED BY BERKSHIRE SANCTUARIES SAT, APR 18, 2015 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM AT PLEASANT VALLEY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, LENOX AND THEY NEED YOUR HELP! TO PREPARE FOR THE BUSY UPCOMING SUMMER AND FALL SEASONS. VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR A WIDE VARIETY OF PROJECTS THROUGHOUT THE SANCTUARY; TOOLS AND GLOVES WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR USE. A PIZZA LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ALL VOLUNTEERS. CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT. FREE FOR MEMBERS AND NONMEMBERS. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. CALL 413-637-0320

(4/18) LAKEVILLE MUSIC ORGANIZATION CRESCENDO WILL PRESENT “IN THAT TIME – IN THIS TIME: MONTEVERDI TO WHITACRE CONCERTS ARE IN GREAT BARRINGTON, MA AT 6PM ON SATURDAY, APRIL 18 AT THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (251 MAIN STREET), AND AT 4PM ON SUNDAY, APRIL 19 IN LAKEVILLE AT TRINITY CHURCH LIME ROCK (484 LIME ROCK RD.). PRE-CONCERT TALKS ARE 30 MINUTES BEFORE EACH CONCERT. TICKETS: $30 GENERAL SEATING, $50 PREMIUM SEATING AND $10 FOR YOUTH. GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE HAVE A SPECIAL RATE OF $220 FOR 10 TICKETS FOR THE APRIL 18 PERFORMANCE.

(4/19) THE SIMON’S ROCK ALUMNI CONCERT SERIES WILL PRESENT EMILY KALISH IN A SOLO RECITAL OF VIOLIN ON SUNDAY, APRIL 19 AT 3 P.M. IN KELLOGG MUSIC CENTER ON THE CAMPUS OF BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK. THE CONCERT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND ADMISSION IS FREE.FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.SIMONS-ROCK.EDU.

(4/20) BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON'S ROCK WILL PRESENT ANIMALIA, BY PAINTER MICHAEL CAINES. THE EXHIBIT OPENS MONDAY, APRIL 20TH WITH AN ARTISTS TALK, FOLLOWED BY A RECEPTION AT 6 P.M. IN THE HILLMAN-JACKSON GALLERY AT THE DANIEL ARTS CENTER AND WILL RUN THROUGH THURSDAY, MAY 14TH. THE GALLERY IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WEEKDAYS FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M. AND WEEKENDS 2:00 P.M. TO 8:00 P.M.
    
(4/22) THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN'S AFFAIRS, OFFICE OF ADVOCACY AND ASSISTANCE WILL HAVE  A REPRESENTATIVE AVAILABLE IN THE NORTH CANAAN, CONNECTICUT TOWN HALL ON WEDNESDAY APRIL 22, FROM 9AM TO 1PM  VETERANS WITH ANY QUESTIONS ARE WELCOME.  ANY QUESTIONS CONTACT THE TOWN HALL IN CANAAN

(04/23) THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY HAS JOINED WITH LOCAL RESTAURANTS TO SPONSOR “DINE OUT FOR THE LIBRARY,” AN EVENT TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING AT THE LIBRARY NOW THROUGH APRIL 23, TWELVE LOCAL ROE JAN RESTAURANTS WILL DONATE 10% OF THEIR DINNER FUNDS RAISED THROUGH DINE OUT WILL SUPPORT THE RESOURCES AND PROGRAMMING OFFERED FOR CHILDREN AT THE LIBRARY, AS WELL AS THE LIBRARY'S PARTICIPATION IN OUTREACH PROGRAMS TO ENGAGE FAMILIES IN THE IMPORTANCE OF READING THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY, IS LOCATED AT 9091 RT. 22, AT THE INTERSECTION OF RTS. 22 AND 23 IN HILLSDALE. FOR INFORMATION ON RESTAURANTS INVOLVED,CALL 518-325-4101, OR VISIT THE LIBRARY’S WEBSITE AT WWW.ROEJANLIBRARY.ORG

(4/23) SONNY AND PERLEY RETURN TO THE BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM ON APRIL 23 AT 7 PM PRESENTING "BRAZILLIAN ROMANCE"  APRIL'S CONCERT, BY THE EXCITING DUO OF SONNY DAYE AND PERLEY ROUSSEAU, WILL FEATURE THE BOSSA NOVA MELODIES OF ANTONIO CARLOS JOHN.  SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM.

(4/23) COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAMS IS EXTENDING AN INVITATION TO LOCAL FARMERS AND CRAFTSPEOPLE THIS SUMMER.  THEY ARE  HOSTING A WEEKLY FARMERS’ MARKET AT  444 STOCKBRIDGE ROAD, GREAT BARRINGTON THE SEASON STARTS JUNE 4 AND CONTINUES THROUGH SEPTEMBER 24 AND THE MARKET IS HELD THURSDAYS 3-6PM.AN INFORMATIONAL MEETING WILL BE HELD THURSDAY, APRIL 23RD, 12:00PM AT  442 STOCKBRIDGE ROAD.  PLEASE EMAIL WIC@CHPBERKSHIRES.ORG OR CALL 413-528-0457 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

(4/24) DURING THE WEEK OF APRIL 20TH. THE SHEFFIELD KIWANIS IS ONCE AGAIN PARKING A BIG YELLOW SCHOOL BUS IN THE BERKSHIRE GMC LOT, ROUTE 7 SOUTH, SHEFFIELD/GREAT BARRINGTON TOWN LINE.  BRING ANY NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS TO THE BUS BETWEEN 9 AND 5, MONDAY—FRIDAY.OR WRITE A CHECK TO KIWANIS (MEMO:“STUFF A BUS DRIVE”) AND MAIL TO KIWANIS, P.O. BOX 683, SHEFFIELD, MA  01257 OR BRING TO THE BUS.FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE EMAIL STUFFABUS@ROADRUNNER.COM

(4/24) THE BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE MUSIC PROGRAM WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT AT 7 P.M. ON FRI., APRIL 24 IN THE ROBERT BOLAND THEATRE IN THE KOUSSEVITZKY ARTS CENTER AT BCC’S MAIN CAMPUS.THE CONCERT FEATURES THE BCC CHORALE, , AND THE BCC JAZZ ENSEMBLE, THE CONCERT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND NO TICKETS ARE REQUIRED, AND THE DOORS WILL OPEN AT APPROXIMATELY 6:45 P.M. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT ELLEN SHANAHAN AT ESHANAHAN@BERKSHIRECC.EDU OR (413) 236-4703.

(4/29) SPEND AN EVENING AT THE BEAVER PONDS SPONSORED BY BERKSHIRE SANCTUARIES ON WED, APR 29, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM AT  PLEASANT VALLEY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, 372 W MOUNTAIN RD, LENOX MEMBERS: ADULT $6.00, CHILD $3.00 NONMEMBERS: ADULT $8.00, CHILD $4.00 NONMEMBERS CAN JOIN TODAY DURING CHECKOUT AND TAKE IMMEDIATE ADVANTAGE OF MEMBER PRICES.WEAR LONG PANTS, LONG SLEEVES, AND A HAT. BRING BINOCULARS IF YOU HAVE THEM. MAXIMUM FAMILY FEE IS $20 MEMBERS, $25 NONMEMBERS. REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED.

(4/25) WELCOME TO GREAT BARRINGTON’S HOUSATONIC RIVER WALK THERE WILL BE  AN EARTH DAY WORKDAY ON  SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 9 AM-2 PM  LUNCH PROVIDED RIVER WALK TOURS AFTER 2 PM MEET AT THE DUBOIS RIVER GARDEN PARK AT CHURCH AND RIVER STREETS, GT BARRINGTON WEAR SAFE, PROTECTIVE CLOTHING--SHOES WITH GOOD TRACTION, GLOVES AND EYE PROTECTION.AN ANONYMOUS DONOR WILL MATCH EACH CONTRIBUTION OF $500+, OR NEW DONATIONS OF $250+.ALL GIFTS TO RIVER WALK ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE.CONTACT RIVER@GBRIVERWALK.ORG  OR  WWW.GBRIVERWALK.ORG FOR MORE INFORMATION

(4/25) PRIZE-WINNING NARRATIVE POET JOAN MURRAY WILL READ FROM HER NEW COLLECTION, SWIMMING FOR THE ARK: NEW & SELECTED POEMS 1990-2015, AT THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY ON SATURDAY, APRIL 25,AT 4:00 PM.ATTENDEES WILL BE INVITED TO READ AN ORIGINAL POEM OF THEIR OWN AT THE END OF THE PROGRAM.THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY,  IS LOCATED AT 9091 RT. 22, IN HILLSDALE. FOR INFORMATION ON HOURS AND EVENTS, CALL 518-325-4101, OR VISIT THE LIBRARY’S WEBSITE AT WWW.ROEJANLIBRARY.ORG.

(4/25) JOIN THE TOWN OF GREAT BARRINGTON COMMUNITY PRESERVATION COMMITTEE AND THE NINE PROSPECTIVE CPA PROJECT GRANTEES ON SATURDAY, APRIL 25, AT ST. JAMES PLACE, 352 MAIN STREET, GREAT BARRINGTON AT 2:00 PM  TO LEARN ABOUT THE PROJECTS SEEKING FUNDING FROM THIS COMING MAY 4 TOWN MEETING. THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  EVERYBODY IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.  REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE TOWN AND FROM EACH PROJECT WILL BE ON HAND TO DISCUSS THEIR PROPOSALS AND ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS YOU MIGHT HAVE.

(4/26) ON SUNDAY APRIL 26 OWN PLAYERS OF PITTSFIELD WILL PRESENT A READING OF "ARIADNE" BY RICHARD MATTURRO, "CHOCOLATE" BY FREDERICK STROPPEL AND "WEDDING DUET" BY LAUREN WILSON AT THE WHITNEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 42 WENDELL AVENUE IN PITTSFIELD AT 2PM. ADMISSION $5

(4/26) STATE LINE AUCTIONS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CRANFORD CLUB IS HAVING AN AUCTION SUNDAY APRIL 26TH, 11:30 AT 80 MAIN ST IN NORTH CANAAN, CT  TO BENEFIT THE CANAAN UNION DEPOT RESTORATION.IF YOU HAVE ITEMS  THAT YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DONATING CONTACT STATE LINE AUCTIONS 860 453 4370 OR STATELINEAUCTIONS@GMAIL.COM TO SCHEDULE A PICK UP OF THE ITEMS.

(4/27) THE LEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WILL AWARD THREE GRADUATING SENIORS WITH ACADEMIC GRANTS OF $1,000 EACH TO BE APPLIED TO THE COST OF ATTENDING COLLEGE. REVENUE GENERATED BY THE LEE CHAMBER’S ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT PROVIDES THE FUNDS FOR THE GRANTS. THIS YEAR’S GOLF TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD ON JUNE 3 AT GREENOCK COUNTRY CLUB. THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS IS MONDAY, APRIL 27, APPLICATIONS CAN BE DELIVERED TO THE HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT OR MAILED TO THE LEE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, PO BOX 345, LEE MA 01238.

(4/28) SHEFFIELD KIWANIS’S CASH CALENDARS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY ARE NOW AVAILABLE. DRAWINGS WILL BE HELD EACH TUESDAY IN MAY AND WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED. EACH DAY’S PRIZE IS NOTED ON THE CALENDAR AND RANGE FROM $50 TO $500. EACH CARD HOLDER IS ELIGIBLE TO WIN EVERY DAY! ONLY 1,000 CALENDARS WILL BE SOLD AND THEY ARE ONLY $10 EACH. CALENDARS ARE AVAILABLE FROM ANY KIWANIAN AND AT THESE BUSINESSES: BERKSHIRE STYLES, SHEAR IMAGE AND JTC TRUCKING IN SHEFFIELD AND SOLE SALON, SEWARD’S TIRES, WHEELER & TAYLOR AND WSBS IN GREAT BARRINGTON. EMAIL INFO@SHEFFIELDKIWANIS.ORG OR CALL 528-1097 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

(4/28) CANDIDATES FOR THE UPCOMING TOWN ELECTION IN GREAT BARRINGTON WILL PARTICIPATE IN A PUBLIC FORUM ON TUESDAY, APRIL 28, AT 6:30 PM. THE FORUM WILL BE HELD AT THE CLAIRE TEAGUE SENIOR CENTER, 917 MAIN STREET, GREAT BARRINGTON. PAUL GIBBONS WILL MODERATE THE DISCUSSION, AND THE CANDIDATES WILL TAKE QUESTIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE. THERE WILL BE REFRESHMENTS.FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT EILEEN MOONEY, THENEWSLTR@GMAIL.COM.

(4/30) THE BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM, A COLONIAL HISTORIC HOUSE MUSEUM IN MONTEREY, IS OFFERING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH AN INTEREST IN HISTORY, PARTICULARLY LOCAL BERKSHIRE COLONIAL HISTORY, THE OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME A YOUNG HISTORY SCHOLAR INTERN THIS SUMMER. THE INTERNSHIP APPLICATION CAN BE FOUND ON THE MUSEUM’S WEBSITE: WWW.BIDWELLHOUSEMUSEUM.ORG. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 30TH, AND APPLICANTS WILL BE INVITED FOR AN INTERVIEW. PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL BARBARA PALMER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MUSEUM, WITH ANY QUESTIONS:
BIDWELLHOUSE@GMAIL.COM, 413-528-6888.

(4/30)THE STOCKBRIDGE BOWL ASSOCIATION (SBA) INVITES ALL STOCKBRIDGE RESIDENTS – AND EVERYONE INTERESTED IN THE HEALTH OF STOCKBRIDGE BOWL – TO “STATE OF THE LAKE: AN UPDATE ON THE STOCKBRIDGE BOWL PRESERVATION PROJECT” ON THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015. THE FREE PUBLIC PRESENTATION WILL TAKE PLACE FROM 6:30-8:00 PM IN THE SELECTMEN’S MEETING ROOM ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE STOCKBRIDGE TOWN OFFICES, 50 MAIN STREET. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT : THESBA.ORG.

(5/01) A MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP LED BY WRITERS/TEACHERS SUSAN HODARA AND JOAN POTTER WILL BE HELD AT THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY ON SUNDAY MAY 3, , 1:00-4:00 PM. THE WORKSHOP IS FREE, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY MAY 1.  CALL THE LIBRARY AT 518-325-4101 TO REGISTER, AND VISIT ITS WEBSITE WWW.ROEJANLIBRARY.ORG FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS ABOUT THE WORKSHOP AND TEACHERS.THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY, IS LOCATED AT 9091 RT. 22, IN HILLSDALE.

(5/1) TOWN PLAYERS OF PITTSFIELD PRESENTS "WHATEVER FLOATS YOUR BOAT", A MUSICAL MARITIME MELODRAMA, AT 7:30PM AT THE MASONIC TEMPLE, 116 SOUTH STREET, PITTSFIELD. 0N FRIDAY, MAY 1 AND SATURDAY, MAY 2 AND SUNDAY, MAY 3RD AT 2PM FOR RESERVATIONS CALL 413-443-9279.

(5/1) CONSTRUCT'S 2015 MAYFEST PRESENTS "THE HOUSE THAT ERNIE BUILT" AN EVENING OF TASTINGS FEATURING 21 RESTAURANTS , CAFES, WINE MERCHANTS, FARMS, BREWERS, AND DISTILLERS. ON MONDAY, MAY 11TH AT 5:30P.M. AT THE WYANTENUCK COUNTRY CLUB GREAT BARRINGTON $75 PER PERSON  MUSIC BY THE LUCKY 5 PLEASE RSVP BY MAY 1 OR  " BUY A BRICK"  IN HONOR OF ERNEST AT  OR BY CALLING 413.528.1985. PLEASE RSVP BY MAY 1ST.

(5/1) BERKSHIRE COUNTY ARC WILL HOLD ITS 21ST ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT AT BERKSHIRE HILLS COUNTRY CLUB IN PITTSFIELD. ON THURSDAY, MAY 21, . ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE TOURNAMENT WILL SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND BRAIN INJURIES THROUGHOUT BERKSHIRE AND HAMPDEN COUNTIES.THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO PLAY IS FRIDAY, MAY 1.TO REGISTER AS A PLAYER, SPONSOR, MAKE A DONATION OR TO DONATE A RAFFLE PRIZE, VISIT HTTP://WWW.BCARC.ORG TO DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION BROCHURE, OR CONTACT MICHELLE AT MBAITY@BCARC.ORG OR 413-499-4241, EXT. 259 FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION.

(5/02) THE GREAT BARRINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY WILL PRESENT ITS FIRST ANNUAL HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR ON SATURDAY, MAY 2ND, 2015 FROM 1PM TO 5PM. THE TOUR WILL INCLUDE 3 HOMES IN GREAT BARRINGTON AND 2 IN HOUSATONIC. ADMISSION IS $25, AND TICKETS CAN BE BOUGHT ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR AT THE GREAT BARRINGTON TRAIN STATION AND AT THE RAMSDELL LIBRARY IN HOUSATONIC. TICKETS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE IN ADVANCE BY CALLING 413-591-8702 OR ONLINE AT WWW.GBHISTORY.ORG

(05/02) HEARTS OF THE FATHER WILL BE HOSTING OUT OF THE BERKSHIRES INTO AFRICA WITH JOHN A LIBBY MORITZ AND EVENING OF DINING AND DANCING  ON SATURDAY MAY 2ND AT 6PM AT CRISSY FARM ON STOCKBRIDGE ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON WITH MUSIC BY  BTU'S BAND. TICKETS ARE $125 DOLLARS PER PERSON. PROCEEDS BEEFITTING HOMELESS CHILDREN . TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE AT WWW.HEARTS OF THE FATHER DOT ORG, OR BY CALLING 413-229-2922

(5/2) OLD CHATHAM QUAKER MEETING WILL SCREEN “MY SO-CALLED ENEMY” SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015 AT 7:00 PM, PRECEDED BY A FREE DINNER 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. A  MODERATED DISCUSSION WILL FOLLOW. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 518-766-2992.  FOR DIRECTIONS:  WWW.OLDCHATHAMQUAKERS.ORG

(5/2) THE GREAT BARRINGTON CULTURAL COUNCIL PRESENTS A SPRING CELEBRTION ON SATURDAY MAY 2ND FROM 11AM TO 1PM AT THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH ON MAIN STREET IN GREAT BARRINGTON THERE WILL BE MUSIC AND DANCE PERFORMANCES REFERESHMENTS AND RAFFLES AND THE EVENT IS FREE. ALL ARE WELCOME

(5/2)RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM IMAGINE  AND THE HAMS-R-US PLAYERS PRESENT   A MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER ON SATURDAY MAY 2ND AT BUTTERNUT SKI AREA. YOU ARE INVITED TO DON YOUR BEST DERBY  ATTIRE AND HELP SOLVE THE MYSTERY THAT TAKES PLACE ON DERBY DAY.  TICKETS ARE JUST $45 DOLLARS  AND INCLUDE  A FULL DINNER . THE EVENT BEGINS AT 6PM. FOR TICKETS CALL 413-446-0552 OR 413- 854-1192. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, RELAY FOR LIFE

(5/03) BLUE RIDER STABLES IS HOSTING A WORKSHOP JOINING YOGA AND HORSEBACK RIDING ON MAY 3 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. THE COST IS | $200 (INCLUDES LUNCH) *NO PREVIOUS RIDING OR YOGA EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

(5/8) THERE WILL BE A DAYLONG CONFERENCE ON “SUICIDE & TRAUMATIC LOSS- HELPING SURVIVORS COPE” ON FRIDAY, MAY 8TH AT BERKSHIRE HILLS COUNTRY CLUB, PITTSFIELD THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS FRIDAY, MAY 1ST.  THE $50 REGISTRATION FEE COVERS MEALS & CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FULL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION OF: FAMILIES WITH SUICIDE LOSS  CLERGY AND FAITH LEADERS AND FUNERAL HOME STAFF IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT DEPT. OF PSYCHIATRY BERKSHIRE MEDICAL CENTER

(5/9) SNOWDEN WRIGHT, STONE COURT WRITER-IN-RESIDENCE AND CREATIVE WRITING TEACHER AT BERKSHIRE WALDORF HIGH SCHOOL THIS SPRING, WILL READ FROM HIS WORK ON SATURDAY, MAY 9, AT 3 P.M. AT THE MOUNT IN LENOX. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 413-298-3800

(5/9) THE BERKSHIRE HUMANE SOCIETY WILL HOLD A DINE AND DONATE EVENT ON SATURDAY MAY 9TH AT 51 PARK RESTAURANT IN LEE.  ON THE 9TH, PARK WILL DONATE 20 PERCENT OF YOUR DINING BILL TO TO THE BERKSHIRE HUMANE SOCIETY , WHEN YOU MENTION TO YOUR SERVER THAT YOU ARE DINING TO DONATE. THAT'S SATURDAY MAY 9TH FROM 11AM TO CLOSING

(5/13) BERKSHIRE WALDORF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL READ FROM THEIR WORK IN SNOWDEN WRIGHT'S WORKSHOP ON WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 13, AT 7:30 P.M. AT THE HIGH SCHOOL. REFRESHMENTS THAT EVENING WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE STOCKBRIDGE COFFEE & TEA COMPANY. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 413-298-3800

(5/17) THE BERKSHIRE CONCERT CHOIR SPRING CONCERT, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF PAULA NUSS, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, WILL BE ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 17 at 4pm AT THE ZION LUTHERN CHURCH ON FIRST STREET IN PITTSFIELD.  THE PROGRAM FEATURES SELECTIONS FROM EUROPE, AFRICA, CANADA, AND THE UNITED STATES.  A SPECIAL FEATURE IS THE PREMIER OF TWO WORKS COMMISSIONED FROM AWARD-WINNING, RICHMOND COMPOSER STEVE MURRAY. FOR INFORMATION, CALL 413-442-6120, OR VISIT WWW.BERKSHIRECONCERTCHOIR.ORG.

(6/01) THE TOWNS OF  LANESBORO, BECKET, AND RICHMOND ARE CELEBRATING THEIR 250 ANNIVERSARY AND THEY ARE HOLDING A GALA ON JUNE 2ND AT THE CROWNE PLAZA IN PITTSFIELD. SOMEONE WILL WIN AN EIGHT DAY 7 NIGHT LAND PACKAGE TO IRELAND. THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE GALA ON JUNE 2ND. TICKETS ARE $5 DOLLARS EACH OR 5 FOR 20 DOLLARS. AND ARE AVAILABLE AT WSBS

(6/20) ON SATURDAY JUNE 20TH FROM 10 TO 2 THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY WITH ASSISTANCE FROM SOLE (so-lay) HAIR SALONS WILL BE CUTTING HAIR FOR USE IN MAKING WIGS FOR KIDS. YOUR HAIR MUST BE 10 TO 12 INCHES LONG. THE HAIR CUTTING WILL BE HELD AT THE 20215 RELAY FOR LIFE EVENT AT MONUMENT MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL

(6/20) THE RELAY FOR LIFE PRESENTS THE GOLF BALL DROP, A 50/50 FUNDR RAISER ON JUNE 20TH DURING THE RELAY FOR LIFE EVENT AT MONUMNET MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL ON JUNE 20TH. TAKE A CHANCE BUY A BALL. BALLS WILL BE DROPPED FROM A LADDER TRUCK THE BALL CLOSEST TO THE HOLE WINS HALF THE PROCEEDS. EACH BALL IS JUST $5 DOLLARS

(6/25) SURVIVE THE DRIVE BEHIND THE WHEEL DEFENSIVE DRIVER TRAINING FOR INDIVIDUALS PARENTS AND TEENS JUNE 25th AT LIME ROCK PARK IN LAKEVILLE CONNECTICUT LEARN DRIVING TECHNIQUES THAT MAY ONE DAY SAVE YOUR LIFE SEATS ARE LIMITED CALL  860-806-3042  OR VISIT SURVIVE THE DRIVE DOT ORG

(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

(7/21) 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.

(7/22) 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 BARR INGTON 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.

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