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WILLIAMSTOWN HISTORICAL MUSEUM GRAND OPENING
Williamstown, 1-3 p.m.
The grand opening of the Williamstown Historical Museum will be held at the South Center School, formerly the Little Red Schoolhouse preschool. South Williamstown’s historic schoolhouse has been transformed into the new headquarters for the Williamstown Historical Museum. Punch and cookies will be served with a healthy dose of history. Special speakers, fresh exhibits and treasures from the collection will be featured on this day of celebration. Overflow parking at Bloedel Park.

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CHURCH 25TH ANNIVERSARY
Lanesborough, 10 a.m.
The Rt. Rev. Douglas J. Fisher will preach and preside at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Old Stone Church, South Main St., Route 7. Bishop Fisher visits all of the 55+ congregations in the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts once every two years, but this visit will be special. The people of St. Luke’s will be celebrating 250 years of presence and ministry in the town of Lanesborough. As part of the celebration, the congregation will dedicate and bless the Johnson hand pump organ.

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RAYMON ELOZUA: HUBRIS #1 ON VIEW
North Adams, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ferrin Contemporary presents their summer show featuring Raymon Elozua, Sergei Isupov, Bouke de Vries, and Kurt Weiser, and Peter Pincus. Hours of operation are Wednesday-Sunday from 11am - 5pm until July 23rd
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STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
New York, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Strawberry shortcake will star at the 36th Annual Strawberry Festival under tents at Gardner’s Ice Cream and Coffee Shop, 15879 NY Route 22, Stephentown, N.Y.  This fundraiser for the Stephentown Historical Society features strawberries served on sponge cake or home-baked biscuits with whipped cream, or with ice cream for sundaes.  Strawberry-rhubarb pie a la mode and  whole strawberry-rhubarb pies will also be sold.

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'LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE'
Pittsfield, 2 p.m.
"Love, Loss and What I Wore" by Nora and Delia Ephron, based on the best-seller by Ilene Beckerman, is the funny and poignant production being presented by Town Players of Pittsfield to end its 96th season. The show runs weekends from June 16 through the June 25 at the Whitney Center for the Arts, at 42 Wendell Ave. Tickets are $15, $12 for seniors, students and groups of 10 or more and $10 for members of Town Players. To reserve tickets, call the Town Players Box Office at 413-443-9279 or visit www.townplayers.org. This play contains adult language.

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COMEDIC OPERA
Great Barrington, 3 p.m.
The Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF) will return to the Berkshires this summer with a double bill of Neapolitan comic opera by Pergolesi. Winner of the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording, BEMF will present encore performances of its 2014 production of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s La serva padrona and Livietta e Tracollo at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle St.). Tickets ($25 to $85) are available online.

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ELEANOR ROOSEVELT VISITS THE SUSAN B ANTHONY BIRTHPLACE
Adams, 3 p.m.
Be astounded by Sheryl Faye’s reintroduction of Eleanor Roosevelt, as we welcome this American heroine to the Birthplace Museum to tell us about her own experience of the Suffrage Movement. Mrs. Roosevelt will interact with the guests on a face to face basis, and then Ms. Faye will welcome questions following the interpretation. This is a free event, but space is limited! Refreshments will be served. Children are welcome.  
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ARTIST RECEPTION
Stockbridge, 3-5 p.m.
An artist reception for “Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood” will be held. The exhibit features the work of 14 artists invited by guest curator Sharon Bates to develop new projects or to adapt existing works that directly respond to the environmental, cultural, and aesthetic attributes of the landscape at Chesterwood. A number of sculptors in the show have exhibited their work nationally and internationally and have been engaged in public commissions. Some of the artists have also exhibited their work at Chesterwood in the past. For others, this was their first opportunity to make site-specific work in an outdoor setting.

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NEIGHBORING POETS POETRY READING
Windsor, 4 p.m.
Windsor’s neighboring poets Stephen Philbrick and Colin Harrington will perform their poetry with the community at the historic East Windsor Chapel by the Westfield River on Route 9. Long time neighbors and friends, Stephen and Colin have been sharing their poetry with each other in a regular writing group for more than 20 years. They will be reading from their own books of published poetry along with their most current work, some of it inspired by hilltown life.


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HAM RADIO TALK
Adams, 6-7 p.m.
Since the 1960s Richard Frey and friends have been bouncing radio beams off the moon and communicating with fellow ham radio aficionados around the globe. Frey will present a history of and the how-to of ham radio at Bascom Lodge atop Mount Greylock. This talk is free.

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PITTSFIELD SUNS HOME GAME- VS SEACOAST MAVERICKS
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Champions Night: Wahconah Park has a tradition of great teams and great champions, but now its time to honor all of our local champions!
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GREAT BARRINGTON COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE CLINIC
W. Stockbridge, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Great Barrington Community Acupuncture Clinic 39 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, MA, 01230 2nd and 4th Mondays, 9:00-10:30, sliding scale $25-$55. 413-644-9488 for more information or to make an appointment.
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TODDLER STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages birth to 3 years old, siblings welcome.  One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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SENSORY STORY TIME
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.-noon
The Berkshire Athenaeum will present Sensory Story times, targeted to families with children on the autism spectrum. No registration is required. Customized to the children’s needs, these programs include prompts to provide a tangible way for children to follow a story line and a structure that helps with transition from one activity to the next.

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BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
Williamstown, 2-3 p.m.
Williamstown Commons will offer a free blood pressure clinic at the Harper Center in Williamstown each month on the fourth Tuesday. Blood pressures will be checked by a nurse and additional information will be available.

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'GOLDEN AGE OF CAROUSELS'
Lenox, 4 p.m.
Berkshire Carousel founder Jim Shulman will introduce his audience to the ageless wonders and delights of "The Golden Age of Carousels, 1880-1930" at a Tea & Talk presented at Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum. During its Golden Age over 3,000 hand-carved wooden carousels were made in the U.S.  Shulman will present an overview of the artistry and craftsmen in creating carousels. More than amusement rides, carousels reflect the artistic styles of master European craftsmen, many of whom came to America to create the ornate interiors of churches and synagogues. Tickets are $26 for advance reservations and $32 day of the event.  Reservations are highly recommended; call 413-637-3206.

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IMPROVE YOUR BODY WITH DAVE HALLEY
Great Barrington, 5:30 p.m.
Sore neck' Sore back' How we sit, how we drive and how we spend our screen-time impacts our body far more than we might imagine. Dave provides clear and concise info on how our bodies get worn down by the way we treat them and how to make simple practical changes to alleviate 80% of the stress we put them through. Presented at the Great Barrington Mason Library. This program is free and open to the public.
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AMY CLAMPITT TALK
Lenox, 5:30 p.m.
Peter Kybart  and Debra Funkhouser will present "Love Amy: A Play about Amy Clampitt" at The Bookstore, 11 Housatonic St. "Love Amy" is a celebration of the life and poetry of Amy Clampitt: an introduction to Amy’s poetry and correspondence for an audience not yet familiar with it. It should also serve to re-acquaint audiences who already are.

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime and craft at the North Adams Public Library in the Youth Services Department is held for ages 3 to 6 years old, siblings welcome. Several stories will be read and there is time to share ideas and thoughts as well as complete a craft.

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RAYMON ELOZUA: HUBRIS #1 ON VIEW
North Adams, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ferrin Contemporary presents their summer show featuring Raymon Elozua, Sergei Isupov, Bouke de Vries, and Kurt Weiser, and Peter Pincus. Hours of operation are Wednesday-Sunday from 11am - 5pm until July 23rd
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JUVENILE DIABETES HOWLING WOLF PAINT & SIP
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
Join us Wed 6/28 at Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield for a fundraiser to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Teams: Brandon Brazie of Brandon Brigade and Nicole St. Germain of Colie's Cure Finder. You'll learn to paint this striking image of "Howling Wolf" on a large 16x20 canvas. All materials, light snack and donation included for $35. Cash Bar. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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QUINTESSENTIAL CONCERT
Adams, 6-7 p.m.
Quintessential, an all-male Berkshire a cappella, group sings a wide variety of musical styles, including gospel, reggae, classical, American standards, classic rock and funk, as well as original liturgical and popular music. They will perform a free concert at Bascom Lodge atop Mount Greylock.

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CONCERTS AT WINDSOR LAKE
North Adams, 6:30 p.m.
This year’s Concerts at the Lake season runs every Wednesday through Aug. 30 (excluding Aug. 16 for the Downtown Celebration). Windsor Lake is located at 200 Windsor Lake Road at the intersection of Bradley Street and Kemp Avenue. In the event of bad weather concerts will be moved indoors to GAME ON at 66 Main St. on the corner of Main Street and American Legion Drive. Rain calls will be announced by 3 p.m. on the day of the concert on Facebook.

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PITTSFIELD SUNS HOME GAME- VS WACHUSSETT DIRT DAWGS
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Sunions Night: Join us as our favorite little yellow troublemakers invade the ballpark. You never know what surprises they have in store for you!
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GILDED AGE BOOK CLUB
Williamstown, 7 p.m.
In celebration of the summer exhibit "Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design," the Clark Art Institute hosts a summer book club focusing on three novels set in or inspired by the Gilded Age in New York. All sessions are free, but reservations are required. To reserve, visit clarkart.edu or call 413-458-0524. The book club meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in June, July, and August in the reading room, located in the Manton Research Center. Clark staff members facilitate discussion of Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence (June 28), Mark Twain’s The Innocents Abroad (July 26), and Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray (August 30), making connections to Orchestrating Elegance and artist Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s design of an elaborate, elegant music room for American industrialist Henry Gurdon Marquand.

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GHOST TOUR
Lenox, 7:30 p.m.
Creaking floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps…The Mount’s haunted history includes it all!  Take a guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate to find out who may still call The Mount home. Advance reservations are required. This spooky tour is not recommended for children under 12.
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RAYMON ELOZUA: HUBRIS #1 ON VIEW
North Adams, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Ferrin Contemporary presents their summer show featuring Raymon Elozua, Sergei Isupov, Bouke de Vries, and Kurt Weiser, and Peter Pincus. Hours of operation are Wednesday-Sunday from 11am - 5pm until July 23rd
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FREE CLASS “CREDITABILITY - BUILD A STRONG CREDIT HISTORY”
Great Barrington, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Greylock Offering Free “Creditability” Class June 29  Greylock Federal Credit Union will offer a free class: “Creditability - Build a Strong Credit History” on Thursday, June 29 from 5:30 - 7pm at the Berkshire South Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. The class will be led by Greylock’s Cindy Shogry-Raimer, VP/Director of Community Development and Gloria Escobar, Community Development Coordinator. Space is limited - registration is required. RSVP by calling Gloria Escobar at 413-236-4875 or e-mail gescobar@greylock.org. The free course covers: •  Who needs to build good credit, and why • Significance of credit report score • How to establish credit • How to rebuild credit history • Tips to use credit wisely • Costly pitfalls •          Rights, responsibilities     
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'CREDITABILITY' CLASS
Great Barrington, 5:30-7 p.m.
Greylock Federal Credit Union will offer a free class titled “Creditability - Build a Strong Credit History” at the Berkshire South Community Center, 15 Crissey Road\. The class will be led by Greylock’s Cindy Shogry-Raimer, VP/Director of Community Development and Gloria Escobar, Community Development Coordinator. The free course covers who needs to build good credit, and why, significance of credit report score, how to establish credit, how to rebuild credit history, tips to use credit wisely, costly pitfalls, and rights and responsibilities. Space is limited; registration is required at 413-236-4875 or e-mail gescobar@greylock.org.

 

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FAIRY HOUSE CRAFT
Adams, 6 p.m.
Adams Free Library will host Minstrel Storyteller Mary Jo Maichack in a participatory family program especially recommended for children ages 4 and older with their caregivers. “Fairy House Craft” is a delightful “make and take” workshop celebrating the summer reading theme, “Build a Better World at Your Library.” The show is free and open to the public. Families will receive natural woodland materials such as acorn, twigs, bark and pine cones and use glue and imagination to create tiny houses or furniture for fairies, in small containers. If families wish to bring more of their own woodland materials, they are welcome to do so.

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