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(9/26) THE GREAT BARRINGTON GAZEBO CONCERT ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR , SEPTEMBER 19TH  HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR NEXT FRIDAY 9/26 AT 5:30.  THE GROUP IS CALLED "THE PICKY B'S"  THIS WILL BE A GREAT EVENING OF MUSIC, AND WILL END THE SERIES THIS YEAR.

(9/26)ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, BETWEEN 6:00 P.M. TO 8:00 P.M. AT THE OLD PIZZA HUT, 696 MERRILL ROAD, PITTSFIELD,  THE BERKSHIRE GOP WILL HAVE AN OPEN HOUSE, WITH FREE PIZZA, SALAD, SNACKS, BEER, WINE AND SOFT DRINKS FOR ALL AGES.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PATRICK FENNELL 413-528-9106

(9/26 THERE WII BE A CONCERT  ON FRIDAY NIGHT SEPTEMBER 26TH AT 7:00 PM. THIS IS A FREE EVENT, BUT WE WILL TAKE A FREE WILL OFFERING, WHICH WILL GO TOWARDS KIDS LIVING IN WAR TORN AREAS. THE GROUP IS CALLED THE MESSENGERS AND ITS A GOSPEL COURTET . AT ASHLEY FALLS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.

(9/27) THE CHATHAM AGRICULTURAL PARTNERSHIP IS HOSTING THEIR SIXTH ANNUAL FARM TOUR ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 THE FREE TOUR FEATURES FARMS THROUGHOUT CHATHAM OPEN FROM 10:00 - 4:00 MORE DETAILS AND A DOWNLOADABLE MAP FOR DRIVING OR CYCLING ARE POSTED ON THE CHATHAM KEEP FARMING WEBSITE AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AT PARTICIPATING FARMS AND AT THE COLUMBIA LAND CONSERVANCY OFFICES IN CHATHAM.  FORMORE INFORMATION CONTACT: JEFF LICK AT JEFF@SPRUCERIDGEFARM.COM OR 518-221-2911.

(9/27) THERE WILL BE A SPAGHETTI DINNER ON SEPTEMBER 27, AT 5:30 P.M. AT THE SOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 110 SOUTH STREET, PITTSFIELD, COST $12 FOR ADULTS - CHILDREN UNDER 12 $6 DINNER TO BENEFIT THE SOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH FUEL FUND. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 413-442-7357

(9/27) THERE WILL BE A CANOE TRIP TO BUCKLEY-DUNTON LAKE   SPONSORED BY BERKSHIRE SANCTUARIES ON SAT, SEPT 27 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM AT BUCKLEY DUNTON LAKE, IN BECKET MEMBERS: ADULT $20.00 NONMEMBERS:  ADULT $25.00 DIRECTIONS TO THE 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.

(9/27) THE BERKSHIRE BACH SOCIETY PRESENTS GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ST. LUKE'S CHAMBER ENSEMBLE  ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 AT 7:30 AT THE MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER IN GREAT BARRINGTON

(9/27)AS PART OF THE BANNED BOOK ACTIVITIES AT ROE JAN COMMUNITY LIBRARY, EDWARD H. ROSENTHAL WILL SPEAK ON "THE MANY FACES OF CENSORSHIP: BOOK BANNING AND THREATS TO FREE EXPRESSION IN THE 21ST CENTURY" ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 AT 4:00 PM. ON THE SAME DAY, FROM 10:30AM - 3:30PM, PASSAGES FROM BANNED BOOKS WILL BE READ BY A SERIES OF VOLUNTEERS.THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY, IS LOCATED AT 9091 RT. 22,  FOR INFORMATION ON HOURS AND EVENTS, CALL 518-325-4101, OR VISIT THE LIBRARY’S WEBSITE AT WWW.ROEJANLIBRARY.ORG.

(9/28) THE 5TH ANNUAL FRIENDS OF MOE GOLF TOURNAMENT WILL BE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH SUPPORTING LOCAL FAMILIES FIGHT AGAINST CANCER IN MEMORY OF MAUREEN SNYDER AT THE EGREMONT COUNTRY CLUB IN GREAT BARRINGTON. CHECK IN AT 10AM 11AM SHOTGUN FOUR PERSON SCRAMBLE. $100 DOLLARS PER PERSON, $400 DOLLARS PER TEAM. THIS INCLUDES LUNCH PRUS OTHER CONTESTS AND PRIZES. CONTACT RANDY KOLDYS AT 413-717-0606 FROR MORE INFORMATION.

(9/28) THERE WILL BE A FALL FESTIVAL TRUCK PULL ON SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH FROM 11AM TO 5PM ON GANDOLFO DRIVE OFF OF MAIN STREET IN NORTH CANAAN, CONNECTICUT. TICKETS ARE $10 DOLLARS FOR ADULTS $8 DOLLARS FOR SENIORS, $5 DOLLARS FOR YOUTH, KIDS 12 AND UNDER ARE FREE. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT CANAAN CHAMBER DOT COM OR CALL 860-824-5861

(9/28)BLUE RIDER STABLES PRESENTS THEIR FIRST EVER 5K PASTURE TROT FUN RUN! ON SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH AT 10:00 A.M.THERE WILL BE RUNNING, WALKING, AMBLING  ON FOOT FOR THEIR  HORSES! (NO RIDING INVOLVED) PRE-PAY $15,DAY OF $20,CHILDREN $5,1K ONLY $10  PLEASE CALL  (413)528-5299 OR EMAIL BLUERIDERORG@HOTMAIL.COM TO SIGN UP!

(9/30) IT’S TIME FOR BERKSHIRE HUMANE SOCIETY’S ANNUAL PASTA DINNER AT ZUCCO’S FAMILY RESTAURANT.   ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 5:00PM-8:00PM,  THE COST IS $10.00/ADULTS AND $5.00/CHILDREN UNDER 12.  OTHER DELICIOUS MENU ITEMS AND “TO GO” ORDERS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE. TRY YOUR LUCK AT THE 50/50 RAFFLE AND THE 2015 SUBARU OUTBACK RAFFLE.  PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT BERKSHIRE HUMANE SOCIETY AND ITS HOMELESS ANIMALS AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS.  ZUCCO’S FAMILY RESTAURANT IS LOCATED AT 451 DALTON AVENUE IN PITTSFIELD. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 413-447-7878, EXT. 31.

(9/30) ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 AT 7 PM, DR. ROBERT TAYLOR SHARES EXCERPTS FROM AND COMMENTS ON HIS BOOK, THE FINAL EXAMINATION THE DOCTOR LOOKS BACK, AT THE BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM, 1 WENDELL AVENUE, PITTSFIELD. THE FRIENDS OF THE BERKSHIRE ATHENAEUM ARE PLEASED TO SPONSOR THE FREE BOOK TALK.

(9/30)IF YOU HAVE A MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION PLAN OR A MEDICXARE ADVANTAGE PLAN, YOU SHOULD BE RECEIVING INFORMATION FROM YOUR PLAN BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER, EXPLAINING THE CHANGES IN YOUR PLAN FOR 2015. DURING THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PLAN, OCTOBER 15TH THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, YOU WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO CHANGE YOUR PLAN FOR NEXT YEAR. TRAINED ELDER SERVICE SHINE VOLIUNTEERS OFFER FREE COUNSELING ON THESE PROGRAMS. OPEN ENROLLMENT SEMINARS WILL BE OFFEWRED BY SHINE  NOW THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER. CALL ELDER SERVICES AT 413-499-0524 OR 1-800- 544 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

(9/30) PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS OF CHILDREN BIRTH TO FIVE YEARS CAN LEARN FUN, EASY WAYS TO HELP THEIR CHILDREN DEVELOP IMPORTANT EARLY LITERACY SKILLS IN THIS FREE WORKSHOP. “EVERY CHILD READY TO READ” IS BEING OFFERED AT ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 6:00-7:00 PM. A FREE LIGHT SUPPER WILL BE SERVED TO ALL ATTENDEES. THE WORKSHOP IS FOR ADULTS ONLY. TO REGISTER CALL THE LIBRARY AT 518-325-4101.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.

(10/01) UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY  OF BERKSHIRE COUNTY IS OFFERING FREE WORKSHOPS TO ALL FAMILIES OR PERSONS INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION PLAN (IEP) FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES AND 504 PLAN INFORMATION. THESE WORKSHOPS ARE IN CONJUNCTION WITH FAMILY TIES OF MASSACHUSETTS AND THE FEDERATION OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. ADDITIONALLY, STRESS MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS WILL BE OFFERED FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 413-442-1562 OR  VISIT.KBAKER@UCPBERKSHIRE.ORG.

(10/3) THERE WILL BE BIRD WALKS AT CANOE MEADOWS  SPONSORED BY BERKSHIRE SANCTUARIES ON FRIDAY, OCT 03, FROM  8:00 AM - 10:00 AM AT CANOE MEADOWS WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, HOLMES RD, IN PITTSFIELD,  FREE FOR MEMBERS   NONMEMBERS:  ADULT $3.00   BEGINNERS WELCOME. BRING BINOCULARS AND A FIELD GUIDE IF YOU HAVE THEM.REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED.

(10/4) THE NATIONAL DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY PRESENTS BUDDY WALK OF THE BERKSHIRES TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROME. THE BUDDY WALK WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 4TH AT CRANEVILLE ELEMENTARY IN DALTON REGISTRATION IS 10AM THE WALK STARTS AT 11AM. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 413-464-7262 EXT.11

(10/4) THE CLAIRE TEAGUE SENIOR CENTER IS HOLDING A TAG SALE SATURDAY OCTOBER 4TH 9:00-2:00 TO DONATE ITEMS OR SCHEDULE YOUR SPACE CALL 528-1881 FOR DETAILS

(10/4) COME SUPPORT THE CHILDREN OF ST. MARY'S SCHOOL IN THEIR INAUGURAL: ST. MARY'S SCHOOL EDU5KTION ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2014 5K RUN/WALK & KIDS' FUN RUN BEGINNING AT 9 AM AT ST. MARY'S SCHOOL IN LEE YOU CAN REGISTER AT BERKSHIRERUNNINGCENTER.COM EMAIL SMSEDU5KTION@GMAIL.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION

(10/4) FAIRVIEW COMMONS PRESENTS THEIR FALL FESTIVAL ON OCTOBER 4TH  FROM 11AM TO 6PM AT 151 CHRISTIAN HILL ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON PICK YOUR OWN PUMPKIN FROM THE PUMPKIN PATCH TAKE A PICTURE WITH A LIVE SCARECROW,  THERE WILL BE FACEPAINTING,  ALL KINDS OF GAMES, A SILENT AUCTION, A 50/50 RAFFLE AND MORE.

(10/4) BERKSHIRE BREWING HERITAGE PRESENTS THE 7TH ANNUAL BERKTOBERFEST  ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 4TH ON MCKAY STREET IN PITTSFIELD FROM NOON TO 6PM, FEATURING TONS OF LOCAL BREWERIES AND FOOD, LIVE MUSIC GAMES AND PRIZES. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO BERKTOBERFEST.COM. PROCEEDS BENEFIT MOMENTS HOUSE AND THE ELIZABETH FREEMAN CENTER.

(10/5) BEAT THE DEVIL! FAUST, THE WHOLE STORY. A ONE-MAN PLAY WITH ACTOR GLEN WILLIAMSON OF THE PRODUCTION COMPANY, ANTHROPOS WILL BE PRESENTED ON OCTOBER 5, AT  2:00 PM AT CHURCH ON THE HILL, 169 MAIN STREET, LENOX, MORE INFORMATION: 413-637-1001 OR UCCLENOX@VERIZON.NET WEB ADDRESS: CHURCHONTHEHILLLENOX.ORG COST: FREE WILL OFFERING

(10/05) THERE WILL BE A CANOE TRIP ON THE HOUSATONIC RIVER   SPONSORED BY BERKSHIRE SANCTUARIES ON SUNDAY, OCT 05 8:30 AM - 12:30 PMAT THE HOUSATONIC RIVER-DECKER BOAT LAUNCH, IN  LENOX, MEMBERS:ADULT $25.00     NONMEMBERS:    ADULT $30.00 DIRECTIONS TO THE 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.

(10/8)THE CLAIRE TEAGUE SENIOR CENTER IS OFFERING A TRIP TO THE OCTOBERFEST AT MUNICH HAUS IN CHICKOPEE WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 8TH.  PACKAGE INCLUDES: ROUND TRIP MOTOR COACH TRANSPORTATION LIVE GERMAN MUSIC, DELICIOUS SIT DOWN AUTHENTIC GERMAN LUNCHEON IN THE OUTDOOR BIERGARTEN, BEER, WINE.  $67.00 PER PERSON PLEASE CONTACT GRACE ZBELL AT 413 528-0230
 
(10/10 THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS DAVID SEDARIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10 AT 8PM CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION. AT 528-0100.

(10/11) WARD’S NURSERY & GARDEN CENTER PRESENTS FREE CLASSES IN OCTOBER FOR ANYONE CURIOUS ABOUT BULBS, SHRUBS OR HERBS FOR THEIR YARDS AND HOMES AT WARD’S NURSERY & GARDEN CENTER, 600 MAIN ST., GREAT BARRINGTON, MASS. SATURDAY OCTOBER  11 – 10 A.M. – BULBS – WHERE, HOW AND WHEN?  NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE CLASSES BUT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. TO REGISTER, VISIT THE WARD’S WEBSITE AT WWW.WARDSNURSERY.COM/CLASSES, VISIT THE STORE OR CALL 413-528-0166.WARD’S IS LOCATED AT 600 MAIN STREET, GREAT BARRINGTON,

(10/12) THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS AN EVENING WITH BERNADETTE PETERS IN HONOR OF JANE IREDALE. CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION. AT 528-0100

(10/12) ANTIQUE DISTILLING AND BREWING EQUIPMENT, BOTTLES AND PHOTOS WILL BE ON DISPLAY IN THIS EXHIBIT THAT EXPLORES HOW ALCOHOL PRODUCTION PLAYED A PART IN SHAPING SHEFFIELD’S ECONOMY, POLITICS, AND CULTURE. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. WEEKENDS, 10:00 AM—3:00 PM, SEPTEMBER 6--OCTOBER 12 AT THE OLD STONE STORE, 137 MAIN ST., SHEFFIELD, MA.  FOR MORE INFORMATION: VISIT WWW.SHEFFIELDHISTORY.ORG, OR CALL (413) 229-2694.

(10/12) ITS THE 4TH ANNUAL ANYTHING GOES PEOPLE'S CHOICE PIE CONTEST ASND SALE ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 12TH AT DEWEY HALL IN SHEFFIELD AT 3PM. ENTRANTS SHOULD BAKE TWO OF EACH PIE. ONE FOR JUDGING THE OTHER FOR SALE. PIES MAY BE DROPPED OF BETWEEN 2AND 2:45 PM ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT. REGISTER BY OCTOBER 10TH BY CALLING BARBARA DELMOLINO AT 413-229-8696.

(10/12) ANNOUNCING THE RACE AGAINST TIME ON OCTOBER 12TH AT MONUMENT MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL. THE RACE WILL BEGIN AT 10AM WITH CELEBRATION AND PRIZES AT 12 NOON. PROCEEDS BENEFIT CHARLEY'DS FUND FIGHTING MUSCULKAR DISTROPHY. TO REGISTER OR DONATE GO TO WWW.CHARLEYS FUND DOT ORG.

(10/15) IF YOU HAVE A MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION PLAN OR A MEDICXARE ADVANTAGE PLAN, YOU SHOULD HAVE  RECEIVED  INFORMATION FROM YOUR PLAN EXPLAINING THE CHANGES IN YOUR PLAN FOR 2015. DURING THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PLAN, OCTOBER 15TH THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, YOU WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO CHANGE YOUR PLAN FOR NEXT YEAR. TRAINED ELDER SERVICE SHINE VOLIUNTEERS OFFER FREE COUNSELING ON THESE PROGRAMS. OPEN ENROLLMENT SEMINARS WILL BE OFFEWRED BY SHINE  NOW THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER. CALL ELDER SERVICES AT 413-499-0524 OR 1-800- 544 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

(10/17) BLESSED TERESA OF CALCUTTA PARISH AT CORPUS CHRISTI CHURCH WILL HOLD THEIR ANNUAL BAZAAR ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 17TH AND SATURDAY OCTOBER 18TH. THEY'RE LOOKING FOR GOODS AND SERVICES FROM AREA BUSINESSES FOR THE BAZAAR.

10/17) THE WORLD’S FIRST AND QUITE LIKELY ONLY CLASSICAL MUSIC AND HIP-HOP FUSION DUO, BLACK VIOLIN, WILL PERFORM ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17 AT 10:00AM (SCHOOL FIELD TRIP CONCERT) AND AT 7:00PM (PUBLIC SHOW). AT THE MAHAIWE YHEATER AT CONTACT THE BOX OFFICE AT 528-0100

10/18) BERKSHIRE HUMANE SOCIETY IS TEAMING UP WITH HADDAD SUBARU OF PITTSFIELD TO RAFFLE OFF A NEW 2015 SUBARU FORESTER. TICKETS ARE JUST $40 EACH OR THREE FOR $100. THE RAFFLE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 AT HADDAD SUBARU ON EAST STREET IN PITTSFIELD.  WINNER NEED NOT BE PRESENT.  ONLY 2,100 TICKETS WILL BE SOLD. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT BHS ON 214 BARKER ROAD IN PITTSFIELD OR PURRADISE ON 301 STOCKBRIDGE IN GREAT BARRINGTON. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE BERKSHIRE HUMANE SOCIETY 413-447-7878, EXT. 28

(10/18) ONLY ONE MORE REPAIR CAFE EVENTS IN PITTSFIELD THIS YEAR! TAKE YOUR BROKEN, BUT REPAIRABLE, ITEMS TO THE ST. STEPHEN'S CHURCH BASEMENT, 67 EAST ST., PITTSFIELD, BETWEEN 1:00 AND 5:00 ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18TH, WHERE THEY WILL BE REPAIRED FOR FREE! EVERYONE IS WELCOME CAFES AND GET MORE INFORMATION ON FACEBOOK AT PITTSFIELD REPAIR CAFE. AND, IF YOU HAVE ANY REPAIR SKILLS, SUCH AS EXPERIENCE AT SEWING, ESPECIALLY HEAVY DUTY SEWING (AND A HEAVY DUTY MACHINE YOU COULD BRING WITH YOU), CARPENTRY REPAIR, BICYCLE REPAIR, OR ELECTRONICS REPAIR, WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE YOUR HELP! EMAIL JMH227@HOTMAIL.COM OR CALL 413-212-8589...

(10/18) THE OTIS CULTURAL COUNCIL WILL BE PRESENTING WANDA HOUSTON AND HER BAND IN A FREE CONCERT AT THE KNOX TRAIL INN, RTE. 23, IN EAST OTIS ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 AT 7:30 PM.  A BUFFET DINNER AT 6:00 PM WILL BE AVAILABLE, $20PP, CASH OR CHECK ONLY, PHONE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED BY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14 (413 269-4008).   

(10/19) THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS DIANNE REEVES SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19 AT 7PM. CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION 528-0100.

(10/19) WARD’S NURSERY & GARDEN CENTER PRESENTS FREE CLASSES IN OCTOBER FOR ANYONE CURIOUS ABOUT BULBS, SHRUBS OR HERBS FOR THEIR YARDS AND HOMES AT WARD’S NURSERY & GARDEN CENTER, 600 MAIN ST., GREAT BARRINGTON, MASS.  SUNDAY OCTOBER 19 – 1 P.M. – SHRUBS AND TREES WITH EASE. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE CLASSES BUT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. TO REGISTER, VISIT THE WARD’S WEBSITE AT WWW.WARDSNURSERY.COM/CLASSES, VISIT THE STORE OR CALL 413-528-0166.WARD’S IS LOCATED AT 600 MAIN STREET, GREAT BARRINGTON,

(10/19) HEVREH OF SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE PRESENTS BERKSHIRE SPEAKS AN AFTERNOON OF PRESENTATIONS BY BERKSHIRE TREND SETTERS SHARING THEIR VISIONS AND PASSIONS ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 19TH AT 1:30 AT HEVREH OF SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE 270 STATE ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON TICKETS ARE $10 DOLLARS IN ADVANCE $15 DOLLARS AT THE DOOR. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT JOAN KLEINMAN AT 646-220-8991.

(10/26)WARDS NURSERY & GARDEN CENTER PRESENTS FREE CLASSES IN OCTOBER FOR ANYONE CURIOUS ABOUT BULBS, SHRUBS OR HERBS FOR THEIR YARDS AND HOMES AT WARD’S NURSERY & GARDEN CENTER, 600 MAIN ST., GREAT BARRINGTON, MASS.   SUNDAY OCTOBER 26 – 1 P.M. – HERBS FOR THE WINTER KITCHEN. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE CLASSES BUT PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. TO REGISTER, VISIT THE WARD’S WEBSITE AT WWW.WARDSNURSERY.COM/CLASSES, VISIT THE STORE OR CALL 413-528-0166.WARD’S IS LOCATED AT 600 MAIN STREET, GREAT BARRINGTON,

(10/31) IF YOU HAVE A MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION PLAN OR A MEDICXARE ADVANTAGE PLAN, YOU SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION FROM YOUR PLAN BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER, EXPLAINING THE CHANGES IN YOUR PLAN FOR 2015. DURING THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PLAN, OCTOBER 15TH THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, YOU WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO CHANGE YOUR PLAN FOR NEXT YEAR. TRAINED ELDER SERVICE SHINE VOLIUNTEERS OFFER FREE COUNSELING ON THESE PROGRAMS. OPEN ENROLLMENT SEMINARS WILL BE OFFEWRED BY SHINE  NOW THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER. CALL ELDER SERVICES AT 413-499-0524 OR 1-800- 544 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

(10/31) THE MAHAIWE WILL CONTINUE ITS POPULAR BROADCASTS OF THE MET: LIVE IN HD, THE METROPOLITAN OPERA’S EMMY AND PEABODY AWARD-WINNING SERIES OF LIVE TRANSMISSIONS TO MOVIE THEATERS, WHICH WILL REACH ITS WIDEST-EVER GLOBAL AUDIENCE IN ITS NINTH YEAR. THE 2014-2015 SEASON OF TEN PRODUCTIONS STARTS IN OCTOBER AND WILL RUN THROUGH MAY.CONTACT THE MAHAIWE AT 528-0100

(11/4) THE SHEFFIELD KIWANIS CLUB IS HOLDING A VACATION RAFFLE FEATUTRING A NUMBERR OF GREAT VACATIONS OR 2500 DOLLARS IN CASH. TICKETS ARE $20 DOLLARS AND CAN BE PURCHACED FROM ANY KIWANIS MEMBER OF HERE AT WSBS ON STOCKBRIDGE ROAD. DRAWING WILL BE NOVEMBER 4TH AT 8PM AT THE BRIDGE RESTAURANT IN SHEFFIELD FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT DAVE SMITH AT 413-429-6872.

(11/19) MISS HALL’S SCHOOL IS SEEKING AREA PROFESSIONAL WOMEN TO VOLUNTEER AS MENTORS FOR ITS 15TH ANNUAL MONEY MATTERS FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOPS TO BE HELD ON MONDAY, NOV. 17, AND WEDNESDAY, NOV. 19, AT THE SCHOOL’S HOLMES ROAD CAMPUS.FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT SANDY MOON, ASSISTANT TO THE HEAD OF SCHOOL AT MHS, AT (413) 395-7027, OR SMOON@MISSHALLS.ORG.
 
(11/8) LEE KIWANIS FUNDRAISER IS RAFFLING OFF A 2014, 4X4 QUAD.TICKETS ARE $25.00 AND THE DRAWING IS NOV. 8. TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT HENRY’S ELECTRIC, LEPREVOST PLUMBING & HEATING & MEOW AND GROWL IN LEE.

(11/8) THE CLAIRE TEAGUE SENIOR CENTER IS HAVING A CRAFT SALE NOVEMBER 8TH—LOOKING FOR CRAFTERS, CALL 528-1881 TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE.  NO CHARGE FOR SENIORS

(11/22) THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS ARLO GUTHRIE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 AT 8PM CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION. 528-0100.

(11/29) THE MAHAIWE WILL PRESENT ITS TRADITIONAL THANKSGIVING SCREENING OF THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 AT 4:00PM AND 7:00PM. 2014 MARKS THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THIS CLASSIC MOVIE. THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY GREYLOCK FEDERAL CREDIT UNION. TICKETS ARE $7.CONTACT THE BOX OFFICE AT 528-0100

(11/30) IF YOU HAVE A MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION PLAN OR A MEDICXARE ADVANTAGE PLAN, YOU SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION FROM YOUR PLAN  EXPLAINING THE CHANGES IN YOUR PLAN FOR 2015. DURING THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PLAN, OCTOBER 15TH THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, YOU WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO CHANGE YOUR PLAN FOR NEXT YEAR. TRAINED ELDER SERVICE SHINE VOLIUNTEERS OFFER FREE COUNSELING ON THESE PROGRAMS. OPEN ENROLLMENT SEMINARS WILL BE OFFEWRED BY SHINE  NOW THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER. CALL ELDER SERVICES AT 413-499-0524 OR 1-800- 544 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

(12/7)) IF YOU HAVE A MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION PLAN OR A MEDICXARE ADVANTAGE PLAN, YOU SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION FROM YOUR PLAN  EXPLAINING THE CHANGES IN YOUR PLAN FOR 2015. DURING THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PLAN, OCTOBER 15TH THROUGH DECEMBER 7TH, YOU WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO CHANGE YOUR PLAN FOR NEXT YEAR. TRAINED ELDER SERVICE SHINE VOLIUNTEERS OFFER FREE COUNSELING ON THESE PROGRAMS. OPEN ENROLLMENT SEMINARS WILL BE OFFEWRED BY SHINE  NOW THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER. CALL ELDER SERVICES AT 413-499-0524 OR 1-800- 544 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

(12/27) CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS IN THE BERKSHIRES WITH JOHN PIZZARELLI AND JANE MONHEIT, TWO FAVORITE MAHAIWE ENTERTAINERS, HERE TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27 AT 8:00PM. TICKETS ARE $25 TO $100 (THE LATTER INCLUDES POST-SHOW RECEPTION WITH THE ARTISTS). CONTACT THE MAHAIWE AT 528-0100 FOR MORE INFORMATION

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