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(10/31) IF YOU HAVE A MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION PLAN OR A MEDICARE 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 OFFERED 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

(10/31) THERE WILL BE A HALLOWEEN PARTY SPONSORED BY THE SHEFFIELD  VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 31ST AT 65 DEPOT STREET IN SHEFFIELD, WITH HAYRIDES, A HAUNTED HOUSE, GAMES AND CANDY. THIS EVENT IS FREE AND FOR ALL AGES.

(10/31) ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 31ST, CHILDREN IN GREAT BARRINGTON WILL BE ABLE TO TRICK OR TREAT BETWEEN 5:30PM AND7:30PM ONLY AT HOUSES THAT HAVE OUTSIDE LIGHTS ON.

(10/31) THE SHEFFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS TRICK-OR-TREATING ON HALLOWEENFRIDAY, OCTOBER 31 FROM 5:00PM-7:00PM ON THE HISTORIC SOCIETY GROUNDS NEXT TO TOWN HALL PARKING LOT FREE FAMILY EVENT! TRICK-OR-TREATERS CAN GO DOOR-TO-DOOR AT THE HISTORIC BUILDINGS ON THE SOCIETY'S GROUNDS TO FILL THEIR BAGS WITH CANDY. FOR MORE INFORMATION : VISIT  WWW.SHEFFIELDHISTORY.ORG, OR CALL (413) 229-2694.

(10/31)THE STOCKBRIDGE HALLOWEEN PARADE AND PUMPKIN WALK-ABOUT WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31ST FOR AREA CHILDREN.  MARCHERS WILL MEET AT THE CORNER OF MAIN & PINE STREET AT 6:00 PM CHILDREN INTERESTED IN SHOWCASING A JACK O’LANTERN OF THEIR OWN, SHOULD DROP THEM OFF IN FRONT OF THE TOWN OFFICES BETWEEN 5 & 6 PM (THEY WILL LIGHT THEM). IN CASE OF RAIN THE PARADE IS CANCELLED.  EVENTS WILL CONTINUE IN THE SENIOR CENTER.THESE EVENTS ARE SPONSORED BY THE STOCKBRIDGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, STOCKBRIDGE LIBRARY, TOWN OF STOCKBRIDGE, AND THE RED LION INN.FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE STOCKBRIDGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AT (413)298-5200.

(11/1)“ALL ABOARD!” – A TRAIN-THEMED UNIQUE EVENT/SHOW WITH LIVE 20 MIN. DANCE PERFORMANCE, HISTORICAL TALK, MEMORABILIA EXHIBIT, AND THEATRICAL MONOLOGUE AND READING PRESENTED BY THE OLGA DUNN DANCE CO. AND GREAT BARRINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND FRIENDS ON SAT., NOV. 1ST, 2014, 6:30 P.M. AT THE G.B. TRAIN STATION NEW SPACE! 46 CASTLE ST., GREAT BARRINGTON, MA. TICKETS $15 PER PERSON AT THE DOOR. RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED BY CALLING (413) 528-9674

(11/1) THERE WILL BE A MUSICAL VARIETY SHOW “MUSIC FOR THE MUTTS” ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 1ST AT 7PM AT THE STOCKBRIDGE TOWN HALL AUDITORIUM FEATURING A NUMBER OF LOCAL BANDS ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT IRIES PET FOOD PANTRY IN SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE COUNTY ADULTS 10 MTOLLARS CHILDREN ONE CAN OF CAT OR DOG FOOD.

(11/2) ON NOVEMBER 2ND,THE WEST STOCKBRIDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IS HOLDING IT’S ANNUAL HARVEST DINNER WITH TWO SEATINGS, 4:30 AND 6:00PM.   ADULTS $15, CHILDREN 10 AND UNDER $8. TAKE OUT AVAILABLE.  CALL 413-232-4256 FOR TICKETS AND MORE INFORMATION.

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

11/8) 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

(11/8) THE AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS PRESENTS A CHORAL AND ORGAN PRGRAM CELEBRATING THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STAR BANGLED BANNER WITH PATRIOTIC ANTHEMS AND A SING A LONG AT THREE PM ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 8TH AT THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN PITTSFIELD. THERE WILL BE SA FREE WILL OFFERING. MORE INFORMATION AT 413-644-8873.

(11/8) THERE WILL BE A HARVEST CRAFT FAIR ON NOVEMBER 8,  FROM 9:30 – 3:00 SOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 110 SOUTH STREET, PITTSFIELD, MANY CRAFTERS, SILENT AUCTION, RAFFLE, LUNCH.

(11/8) ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY IN COPAKE, NEW YORK WILL HOST A ONE-DAY WRITERS’ FESTIVAL ENTITLED THE WRITE STUFF, FEATURING LOCAL AUTHORS REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. THE REGISTRATION FEE IS $50. FOR MORE DETAILS AND A REGISTRATION FORM ARE AT WW.ROEJANLIBRARY.ORG/THE-WRITE-STUFF-REGISTRATION-FORM/  THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY, IS LOCATED AT 9091 RT. 22, 3 IN HILLSDALE. FOR INFORMATION ON HOURS AND EVENTS, CALL 518-325-4101, OR VISIT THE LIBRARY’S WEBSITE AT WWW.ROEJANLIBRARY.ORG.

(11/8) BINGO IS BACK FOR ONE MORE EVENING AT ST. PETER PARISH CENTER! ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, DOORS OPEN AT 5:30PM  -  GAME STARTS AT 6:30PMST. PETER PARISH CENTER IS AT THE CORNER OF EAST & COTTAGE ST., GREAT BARRINGTON ADMISSION IS $10 AND INCLUDES 2 BOARDSEXTRA BOARDS ARE $5 FOR 2 BOARDS. ALL PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT ST. PETER PARISH RESTORATION PROJECTS.

(11/08) RIMON RESOURCE CENTER FOR JEWISH SPIRITUALITY WILL SPONSOR A FUNDRAISING CONCERT AT 8PM AT THE MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER. NESHAMA CARLEBACH AND HER BAND WITH SPECIAL GUESTS REV. MILTON VANN AND MEMBERS OF THE GOSPEL GLORY TO GOD SINGERS WILL CAPTIVATE, INSPIRE AND DEEPLY MOVE THOSE ATTENDING WITH ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS AND INCOMPARABLE MELODIES OF HER FATHER, RABBI SHLOMO CARLEBACH HONORING HIM ON THIS 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS PASSING. PLEASE CONTACT THE MAHAIWE AT 528-0100 FOR TICKETS.

(11/8) THERE WILL BE A BOOK SALE ON NOVEMBER 7 AND 8 FROM 10 AM TO 4 PM AT PITTSFIELD’S PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1 WENDELL AVENUE.   A SALE FOR MEMBERS ONLY WILL BE FROM 4 TO 8 PM ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6.TEN DOLLAR MEMBERSHIPS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR.

(11-9) WARD’S NURSERY & GARDEN CENTER OFFERS A FESTIVE DESTINATION FOR FAMILIES IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER WITH FREE ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AS WELL AS GARDEN AND FLORAL WORKSHOPS FOR TEENS TO ADULTS TO DECORATE FOR THE HOLIDAYS.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED FOR WORKSHOPS BY VISITING THE WARD’S WEBSITE AT WWW.WARDSNURSERY.COM/CLASSES OR CALLING 413-528-0166. FOR A COMPLETE  OF TIMES AND SUBJECTS

(11/9)HIGH AND MIGHTY THERAPEUTIC RIDING AND DRIVING CENTER 501(C)(3) IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE SCREENING OF THE  FILM "RIDING MY WAY BACK". THE SCREENING WILL BE HELD AT 71 CR 21C GHENT, NY 12075. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT 518-672-4202 OR ON LINE AT INFO@HIGH-N-MIGHTY.ORG.THE FILM WILL BE SCREENED AT 4:00 PM NOVEMBER 9.

(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.

(11/21) THE HILLMAN-JACKSON GALLERY AT BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK WILL PRESENT A SOLO PAINTING EXHIBITION BY FACULTY MEMBER JACOB FOSSUM FROM TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21 THROUGH FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21. FOSSUM WILL GIVE A GALLERY TALK FOLLOWED BY A RECEPTION ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST AT 5 P.M.
 
(11/22) THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS ARLO GUTHRIE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22 AT 8PM CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION. 528-0100.

(11/22) WARD’S NURSERY & GARDEN CENTER OFFERS A FESTIVE DESTINATION FOR FAMILIES IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER WITH FREE ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AS WELL AS GARDEN AND FLORAL WORKSHOPS FOR TEENS TO ADULTS TO DECORATE FOR THE HOLIDAYS.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED FOR WORKSHOPS BY VISITING THE WARD’S WEBSITE AT WWW.WARDSNURSERY.COM/CLASSES OR CALLING 413-528-0166. FOR A COMPLETE  OF TIMES AND SUBJECTS

(11/23) ST. MARY'S SCHOOL  115 ORCHARD STREET IN LEE WILL HAVE THEIR HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS BAZAAR ON SUNDAYNOVEMBER 23 9AM - 3 PM AT ST. MARY'S SCHOOL.

(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 MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLAN, YOU SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION FROM YOUR PLAN  EXPLAINING THE CHANGES IN YOUR PLAN FOR 2015. DURING THE OPEN ENROLLMENT PLAN, NOW 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 OFFERED BY SHINE  NOW THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER. CALL ELDER SERVICES AT 413-499-0524 OR 1-800- 544 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

(11/30)WARD’S NURSERY & GARDEN CENTER OFFERS A FESTIVE DESTINATION FOR FAMILIES IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER WITH FREE ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AS WELL AS GARDEN AND FLORAL WORKSHOPS FOR TEENS TO ADULTS TO DECORATE FOR THE HOLIDAYS.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED FOR WORKSHOPS BY VISITING THE WARD’S WEBSITE AT WWW.WARDSNURSERY.COM/CLASSES OR CALLING 413-528-0166. FOR A COMPLETE  OF TIMES AND SUBJECTS

(12/1)  THE HUDSON VALLEY CHORAL SOCIETY INVITES CHORAL MUSIC COMPOSERS TO SUBMIT ORIGINAL PERFORMANCE PIECES BY DECEMBER 1, 2014.  SELECTIONS FOR THE CHORAL SOCIETY'S SPRING PERFORMANCE WILL BE MADE BY JANUARY 8, 2014. ALL PIECES MUST BE SUBMITTED IN COMPLETE, ACCURATE, USABLE, LEGIBLE SCORES IN EITHER ELECTRONIC OR HARD COPY.  SELECTED COMPOSITIONS WILL BE PERFORMED AT THE CHORAL SOCIETY'S SPRING 2015 CONCERT.PLEASE SUBMIT COMPOSITIONS TO GRETCHEN RUECKHEIM, DIRECTOR, HVCS AT GRUECK@FAIRPOINT.NET

(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 OFFERED 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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