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(8/01) THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS FREE FUN FRIDAY (SPONSORED BY THE HIGHLAND STREET FOUNDATION- FRIDAY, AUGUST 01, 10AM - 2PM. CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION AT 528-0100.   

(8/1) THE GREAT BARRINGTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES EVERY FRIDAY AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND THE GREAT BARRINGTON TOWN HALL AT :5:30 THIS FRIDAY IT’S HOUSATONIC PHILHARMONIC AND DAVID GROVER SATURDAY AT 10AM.

(8/1) THE LAUREL HILL ASSOCIATION OF STOCKBRIDGE IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A $2000 COLLEGE  SCHOLARSHIP TO BE AWARDED AT THE LAUREL HILL DAY CELEBRATION ON AUGUST 17 FOR DETAILS ON THE SCHOLARSHIP OR TO APPLY,  EMAIL  LAURELHILLASSOCIATION@GMAIL.COM OR BY POST: LAUREL HILL ASSOCIATION EDUCATION COMMITTEE , PO BOX 24, STOCKBRIDGE, MA.  01262.THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS AUGUST 1, 2014

(8/2) ON SATURDAY AUGUST 2ND AT 8PM THE MAHAIWE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER PRESENTS THE BERKSHIRE COMEDY FESTIVAL FEATURING A FULL LINE-UP OF TOP COMEDIANS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION GO TO THEIR WEBSITE.  WWW.BERKSHIRECOMEDYFESTIVAL.COM  OR CONTACT THE MAHAIWE BOX OFFICE AT (413) 528-0100 TICKETS ARE  $35 OR PRE-SALE: $25  WHILE THEY LAST .

(8/2) ST PETER’S CHURCH IN GREAT BARRINGTON PRESENTS AN AUCTION ON SATURDAY AUGUST 2ND. DOORS OPEN AT 11:30 AUCTION STARTS AT NOON. LUNCH AND DRINKS ARE AVAILABLE. PREVIEW NIGHT IS FRIDAY AUGUST 1ST FROM 6-8PM. HORS D’OEUVRES AND CASH BAR.

(8/2) THE ROELIFF-JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY IS PLEASED TO PRESENT COMPOSER / POET / SINGER / SONGWRITER / LYRICIST / PRODUCER DAVE HALL ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 2 AT 5PM.THIS CONCERT IS OFFERED FREE TO THE PUBLIC. DONATIONS AT THE DOOR ARE ENCOURAGED.ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY, , IS LOCATED AT 9091 RT. 22 IN HILLSDALE,. FOR INFORMATION ON HOURS, EVENTS, CALL 518-325-4101, OR VISIT THE LIBRARY’S WEBSITE AT WWW.ROEJANLIBRARY.ORG.

(8/02) THE BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM CELEBRATESA THE BERKSHIRE SUMMER SCHOOL OF ART ON SATURDAY AUGUST 2ND FROM 4-7PM AT 66 ART SCHOOL ROAD IN MONTERREY. TICKETS ARE $50 DOLLARS PER PERSON $60 DOLLARS AT THE DOOR. CALL 528-6888 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

(8/2)BCC SOUTH COUNTY CENTER WILL BE OPEN ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 2 FROM 8:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. FOR ADMISSIONS, ADVISING AND COURSE REGISTRATION FOR THE FALL SEMESTER.  SKILLS ASSESSMENT FOR READING, WRITING AND MATH FOR NEW STUDENTS WILL ALSO BE ADMINISTERED THAT DAY  FOR AN APPOINTMENT OR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 413-236-5201. SIGN-UP NOW! CLASSES BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 2ND.

(8/3 THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS THE FOUR TOPS SUNDAY, AUGUST 3 AT 7PM AN ALL-STAR LOCAL HORN SECTION WILL BACK THE MOTOWN LEGENDS CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION AT 528-0100

(8/03) THERE WILL BE A CANOE TRIP TO  BUCKLEY-DUNTON LAKE     SPONSORED BY BERKSHIRE SANCTUARIES ON SUNDAY, AUG 03, FROM  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ADULT MEMBERS: $20.00 NONMEMBERS:  $25.00 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. CALL 413-637-0320 TO REGISTER BY PHONE.

(8/5)MUSIC IN COMMON ANNOUNCES THE 2014  SUMMER YOUTH SUMMIT AT BARD COLLEGE AT SIMON’S ROCK IN GREAT BARRINGTON FROM AUGUST 5-11. A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPACES STILL REMAIN. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.MUSICINCOMMON.ORG/YOUTHSUMMIT OR CONTACT YOUTH SUMMIT PROJECT COORDINATOR NANCY MAURICE ROGERS AT NANCY@MUSICINCOMMON.ORG

(8/5) ON AUGUST 5, AT 5:30 P.M. IN THE GREAT BARRINGTON SELECTMEN'S ROOM THE GREAT BARRINGTON REPUBLICAN TOWN COMMITTEE WILL MEET TO DISCUSS THE SCHOOL RENOVATION PROJECT UPCOMING ELECTIONS,TOWN AND SCHOOL ISSUES. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT ANDY MORO AT AMORO47@GMAIL OR PATRICK FENNELL AT 528-9106.

(8/5) THE CLAIRE TEAGUE SENIOR CENTER IS HOSTING   “THE AGING BRAIN” A PROGRAM WITH ANSWERS--  PRESENTED BY   JAY ELLIS D.O. AND BOBBIE ORSI, MS, RN OF HOME INSTEAD,  TUESDAY AUGUST 5TH 10:00 AM  917 MAIN STREET GREAT BARRINGTON  THIS IS A FREE PROGRAM AND ALL ARE WELCOME.  PLEASE CALL 413 528-1881 FOR RESERVATIONS
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(8/6) THERE WILL BE AN EVENING AT THE BEAVER PONDS  SPONSORED BY BERKSHIRE SANCTUARIES ON WED, AUG 06, FROM  6:30 PM - 8:00 PM AT PLEASANT VALLEY WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, LENOX THIS PROGRAM IS SUITBLE FOR ALL INCLUDING CHILDREN 3-15 YEARS. MEMBERS: ADULT $5.00, CHILD $3.00 NONMEMBERS: ADULT $7.00, CHILD $4.00 WEAR LONG PANTS, A SHIRT WITH LONG SLEEVES, AND A HAT. BRING BINOCULARS IF YOU HAVE THEM.REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED.

(8/7) IT’S COMING AGAIN!  THE 6TH ANNUAL MAIN STREET CAR SHOW SPONSORED BY THE GREAT BARRINGTON FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATION ON MAIN STREET IN DOWNTOWN GREAT BARRINGTON STARTING AT 4PM ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 7TH.  IT’S A FREE EVENT WHERE OVER 100 ANTIQUE CARS WILL BE PARKED THROUGHOUT THE DOWNTOWN AREA!  MUSIC BY THE OLD YANKEE STREET RODS WITH FOOD AND VENDORS ALONG MAIN STREET! 

(8/8) THE GREAT BARRINGTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES EVERY FRIDAY AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND THE GREAT BARRINGTON TOWN HALL AT :5:30 THIS FRIDAY IT’STHE BOBBY SWEET BAND. AND DAVID GROVER SATURDAY AT 10AM.

(8/9) THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS A CONVERSATION WITH FRAN LEBOWITZ HOSTED BY JOE DONAHUE OF WAMC SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 AT 8PM CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION. AT 528-0100.

(08/09) CHRIST TRINITY CHURCH, SHEFFIELD IS HOLDING THEIR ANNUAL PARISH FAIR & HUGE TAG SALE, BOOK SALE, CRAFTERS AND OLD-FASHIONED PICNIC.  FUN-4-KIDS INCLUDES FACE PAINTING AND KIDS’ CRAFTS.  BAKE SALE, FRESH CAPE COD CLAMS, COLD DRINKS AND A QUILT RAFFLE! FREE ADMITTANCE.  SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 9-3 (TAG SALE EARLY BIRDS - 8:30 AM FOR $5.00). PLENTY OF PARKING. 180 MAIN ST. (RT. 7), SHEFFIELD. 413-229-8811. WWW.CHRISTTRINITYSHEFFIELD.ORG.

(8/9) AN OPEN HOUSE TO CELEBRATE SOME RECENT DEVELOPMENTS ABOUT PAVING THE HARLEM VALLEY RAIL TRAIL FROM BLACK GROCERY ROAD TO DOWNTOWN HILLSDALE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 FROM 5PM TO 7PM AT THE ROELIFF JANSEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY, 9091 ROUTE 22. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.HVRT.ORG, OR FACEBOOK.COM/HVRTA.

(8/10) THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS A SUMMER EVENING WITH MICHAEL FEINSTEIN SUNDAY, AUGUST 10TH AT 7PM CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE FORMATION AT 528-0100.

(8/12) A SIMPLE BONE DENSITY TESTING WILL BE OFFERED AT THE CLAIRE TEAGUE SENIOR CENTER AT 917 MAIN STREET GREAT BARRINGTON TUESDAY AUGUST 12TH FROM 9:00 – 1:00 PLEASE CALL 528-1881 FOR RESERVATIONS

(8/10) THE MELHA RIDERS PRESENTS THEIR 8TH ANNUAL HOSPITAL RUN ON SUNDAY AUGUST 10TH LINE UP AT WESTWOOD RESTAURANT ON NORTH ELM STREET IN WESTFIELD. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO DONATE CALL 413-246-2804

(8/13) A PROGRAM ENTITLED HISTORY OF THE WYANTENUCK COUNTRY CLUB WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY AUGUST 13TH AT 7PM AT THE CLUB WEST SHEFFIELD ROAD IN GREAT BARRINGTON, SPONSORED BY THE GREAT BARRINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY. SUGGESTED IS DONATION $10.

(8/13) A FOOD STAMP REPRESENTATIVE AND A FUEL ASSISTANCE REPRESENTATIVE WILL BE ON HAND TO HELP WITH THE APPLICATION PROCESS OR JUST ANSWER QUESTIONS  AT THE CLAIRE TEAGUE SENIOR CENTER WEDNESDAY AUGUST 13TH FROM 12:00-2:00

(8/15) THE GREAT BARRINGTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES EVERY FRIDAY AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND THE GREAT BARRINGTON TOWN HALL AT :5:30 THIS FRIDAY IT’S DAVID REED DUO AND DAVID GROVER SATURDAY AT 10AM.

(8/16) SHEFFIELD KIWANIS IS CELEBRATING THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS CHARTER ON AUGUST 16 AT CRISSEY FARM. 5:30 PM CASH BAR, 7:00 PM BUFFET DINNER. $40 PER PERSON.  SHEFFIELD KIWANIS PROUDLY SUPPORTS SCHOLARSHIPS, WARM THE CHILDREN, YEAR-ROUND YOUTH SPORTS, BOYS & GIRLS STATE AND SO MUCH MORE. YOU ARE  INVITED YOU TO JOIN THE CELEBRATION RSVP BY AUG 8 TO ROSE SEWARD 413-329-6318 OR SEWARDROSE@HOTMAIL.COM.

(8/16) PITTSFIELD REPAIR CAFES ARE HELD ON THIRD SATURDAYS BETWEEN 1:00 AND 5:00 PM IN THE BASEMENT OF ST. STEPHEN'S CHURCH, 67 EAST STREET (ENTER THROUGH THE ALLEN STREET DOOR). VOLUNTEERS FIX GUESTS' BROKEN AND DAMAGED ITEMS FOR FREE. GET MORE INFORMATION ON FACEBOOK AT PITTSFIELD REPAIR CAFE OR CALL 413-212-8589 OR EMAIL MH227@HOTMAIL.COM. REPAIR CAFE DATES ARE:  AUGUST 16  AND SEPTEMBER 20

(8/17) THE SHEFFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS AN EXHIBIT- THE MILT BARNUM ALL AMERICAN TOOL EXHIBIT THIS EXHIBIT HIGHLIGHTS MILT BARNUM'S COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE TOOLS. COME SEE FOR YOURSELF "HOW THINGS USED TO BE DONE." FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. WEEKENDS, 10:00 AM—3:00 PM, JULY 19 AUGUST 17 AT THE OLD STONE STORE, 159 MAIN ST. SHEFFIELD, MA.  FOR MORE INFORMATION: VISIT WWW.SHEFFIELDHISTORY.ORG, OR CALL (413) 229-2694.

(8/17) SUNDAY, AUGUST 17TH AT 10:00AM EDUCATOR AND RESEARCHER LINDA NEVILLE WILL TAKE VISITORS ON AN EXCITING JOURNEY INTO THE EVENTS THAT BROUGHT NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE TO NORTH ADAMS AND DISCUSS HOW PLACES LIKE NATURAL BRIDGE INSPIRED HIS WORK.  THIS FREE PROGRAM, SPONSORED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION, IS OPEN TO ALL AGES. A $2 PARKING FEE DOES APPLY. NATURAL BRIDGE IS LOCATED ON MCCAULEY ROAD, OFF RTE. 8.PLEASE A CONTACT ASHLEY AT 413-663-6392. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

(8/21) THE BERKSHIRE CONCERT CHOIR WILL HOST TWO SUMMER SINGS THURSDAY AUGUST 21 AND 28 AT THE ZION LUTERAN CHURCH ON FIRST STREET IN PITTSFIELD. AT 7:30 PM. THESE EVENINGS WILL BE REGULAR REHEARSALS FOR MEMBERS OF THE CHOIR FOR A CONCERT IN NOVEMBER.FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT MARILYN GERHARD AT 413-442-6120.

(8/21) THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS JONNY LANG THURSDAY, AUGUST 21 AT 8PM CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION AT 528-0100.

(8/22) THE GREAT BARRINGTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES EVERY FRIDAY AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND THE GREAT BARRINGTON TOWN HALL AT :5:30 THIS FRIDAY IT’S THE HIGHLAND BAND AND DAVID GROVER SATURDAY AT 10AM.

(8/23 COMMUNITY CHICKEN DINNER WILL BE HELD AT THE WEST STOCKBRIDGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 45 MAIN ST., WEST STOCKBRIDGE,  FROM 4-7 PM.  A HALF CHICKEN, COLESLAW, CORN ON THE COB, BAKED BEANS, ROLLS, DRINK AND DESERT ALL FOR $15.00!  TICKETS AVAILABLE BY CALLING 413-232-4256 OR CAN BE PURCHASED AT EVENT.  TAKE-OUT AVAILABLE

(8/24) THE SHEFFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS SELF-GUIDED TOURS- “IF THIS HOUSE COULD TALK” WALKING & BICYCLING TOURS FROM JULY 19--AUGUST 24. PICK UP YOUR MAP(S) ANYTIME AT THE OLD STONE STORE (159 MAIN ST., SHEFFIELD,).THE WALKING TOUR WILL TAKE YOU ABOUT 40 MINUTES, THE BICYCLING TOUR A BIT LONGER. BRING YOUR SMART PHONE, EACH SIGN HAS A "CODE" THAT LEADS YOU TO OTHER ADVENTURES! FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  FOR MORE INFORMATION: VISIT  WWW.SHEFFIELDHISTORY.ORG, OR CALL  (413) 229-2694.

(8/25) THE AMERICAN RED CROSS PRESENTS THEIR 22ND ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC ON MONDAY AUGUST 25TH FROM 11:30 AM.  WITH LUNCH, COCKTAILS AND DINNER.FIND OUT MORE AT RED CROSS DOT ORG./MA.

(8/29) THE GREAT BARRINGTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES EVERY FRIDAY AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND THE GREAT BARRINGTON TOWN HALL  AT :5:30 THIS FRIDAY IT’S WANDA HUSTON BAND AND DAVID GROVER SATURDAY AT 10AM.

(8/31) THE ELISABETH FREEMAN CENTER IS HAVING THEIR WALK A MILE IN THEIR SHOES WHERE MEN AND BOYS WALK A MILE IN LADIES SHOES TO CALL ATTENTION TO THE WORK OF THE CENTER. THIS YEAR IT WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 18TH AS PART OF THE THIRD THURSDAY ON NORTH STREET IN PITTFIELD. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 413-499-2425 OR 413-429-8190 OR GO ON LINE AT WWW.ELISABETH FREEMEN CENTER DOT ORG.

(9/5) THE GREAT BARRINGTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES EVERY FRIDAY AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND THE GREAT BARRINGTON TOWN HALL AT :5:30 THIS FRIDAY IT’S ERIC REINHARDT AND LEE ROGERS AND DAVID GROVER SATURDAY AT 10AM.

(9/19) THE GREAT BARRINGTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES EVERY FRIDAY AT THE GAZEBO BEHIND THE GREAT BARRINGTON TOWN HALL AT :5:30 THIS FRIDAY IT’S THE TRANSMITTERS, WITH ROB SANZONE AND DAVID GROVER SATURDAY AT 10AM.

(9/25) KIWANIS CLUB OF GREATER SEEKONK IS SPONSORING A 5K RACE AND WALKATHON ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, AT 1:30 P.M,  AT THE MARTIN SCHOOL ON COLE STREET IN SOUTH SEEKONK.  ALL AGES ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE, PRE-REGISTRATION WILL BE $25 AND $30 ON THE DAY OF THE RACE. DEADLINE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION IS SEPTEMBER 25TH.  CHECKS SHOULD BE MADE PAYABLE TO SEEKONK KIWANIS AND MAILED TO SEEKONK KIWANIS P.O. 233 SEEKONK, .  FOR APPLICATIONS TO PARTICIPATE OR OFFERS TO HELP, PLEASE CONTACT BEVERLY HART, 508-336-9352 OR RUSSELLHART@COMCAST.NET OR PICK UP AN APPLICATION AT THE SEEKONK TOWN HALL 100 PECK STREET OR THE SEEKONK LIBRARY ON NEWMAN AVENUE.

(10/10) THE MAHAIWE THEATER PRESENTS DAVID SEDARIS Friday, October 10 at 8pm CALL THE BOX OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION. AT 528-0100.

(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

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

(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.

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

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