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Adams, 4:30-7 p.m.
The Adams Girls Softball will host a spaghetti supper fundraiser at the Bounti-Fare. Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for seniors and children under 10.
DAD AND FAMILY PIZZA AND PLAYTIME
North Adams, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Dad and Family Pizza and Playtime. May 22, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in The Haskins Center Playground. Dads, Moms, Families and Children- All Welcome.
Great Barrington, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Berkshire Community College will hold a free music seminar, “Music Matters,” at its South County Center at 343 Main St. The purpose of this seminar/forum is to show why learning to play a musical instrument is important to a child’s growth and development and to teach adults how to assist their children (and themselves) to learn to play an instrument. Attendees will learn of numerous studies demonstrating music education is beneficial to overall intelligence, enabling their children to perform better in their other studies as well.
TALK ON BOB DYLAN’S JEWISH INFLUENCES
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Seth Rogovoy, termed “American Jewry’s greatest Dylan scholar” by Religious News Service, will present a multimedia program exploring the Jewish influences in the life and work of a Nobel Prize-winner whose name is familiar to all: “The Kabbalah of Bob Dylan,” at Congregation Knesset Israel (16 Colt Road). Tickets are $18 and can be purchased online.
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.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Great Barrington, 4-5:30 p.m.
HospiceCare in The Berkshires will offer a grief support group at Fairview Hospital, 29 Lewis Ave. “New to Grief” is offered for anyone who has experienced a loss of a family member or friend. Registration is preferred; call the HCIB Bereavement Coordinator at 413-443-2994.
North Adams, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
After-School Program Now Through the End of the School Year! Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm & Thursdays 4-5pm at the UNO Community Center at 157 River St. North Adams. Serving students in 4th Grade - 8th Grade. Healthy Snack, Homework Assistance, Tutoring, Computer Access and Creative Activities. FREE. For more information contact Geoffrey Pawlowski at (413) 663-7588 Ext. 22.
ITALIAN PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Join us on Tue 5/23 at the Italian American Club, 203 Newell St, Pittsfield, MA for a Berkshire Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the club. You'll learn to paint this beautiful landscape of "Tuscan Poppy Meadow" on a large 16x20 inch canvas. All materials, light snack and donation included for $35. Cash bar and raffles. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
RIGGS THEATRE 37 TO STAGE SHAKESPEARE’S MEASURE FOR MEASURE
Stockbridge, 7:30 p.m.
Each spring, a group of Austen Riggs Center patients and actors from the local community stage a Shakespearian production in the intimate Riggs Theatre 37, located at 37 Main Street in Stockbridge on the second floor. This year’s production, Measure for Measure, will be performed nightly at 7:30 p.m. from Tuesday, May 23 through Sunday, May 28. The production is open to the public and runs Tuesday, May 23 through Sunday, May 28 with nightly performances at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for the general public, $10 for students and seniors. To reserve tickets, call  298.5519 ext. 5606.
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.
THE VALUE OF A DOLLAR. TEACHING YOUR KIDS ABOUT MONEY
North Adams, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The Value of a Dollar. Teaching your Kids about money. A FREE parent workshop presented by Greylock Federal Credit Union. Wednesday May 24 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. At The Family Center, 210 State Street, North Adams. Help your child learn to save, spend wisely and be successful. A workshop for parents of children kindergarten to 8th grade. FREE transportation, pizza dinner & child care! Call the Family Center to register, 413-664-4821.
FOSTER FAMILY APPRECIATION PAINT AND SIP
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
Join us Wed 5/24 at Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA for a fundraiser to benefit Foster Family Appreciation Day hosted by Berkshire County Kiwanis Clubs. You'll learn to paint this colorful "Purple Flower" image on a large 14x14 inch reusable Tote Bag! All materials, light snack and donation included for $35. BYOB and 50/50 raffle. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
ORTHOPAEDIC MEET & GREET EVENT
Dalton, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates, an affiliate of Berkshire Health Systems, will hold a special meet and greet community event in Dalton, for the public to have the opportunity to speak with the specialists about comprehensive orthopaedic care, joint replacement and sports medicine services. The event will be held at The Stationery Factory, 63 Flansburg Ave., and will feature the surgeons of Berkshire Orthopaedic Associates and members of the Berkshire Health Systems orthopaedic care team. This free event will showcase the most advanced care and surgical and non-surgical techniques keeping people of all ages living life pain free and to the fullest. The event is free, but registration is recommended at 413-447-2060.
NEW MOON CIRCLE
New York, 7-8:30 p.m.
The Abode of the Message, an Eco-Sufi Village in New Lebanon, N.Y., will host a monthly New Moon Circle. The New Moon Circle is part of an international network of Circles that make up The Wild Woman Project. Gathering around the ideas of sisterhood, respect for the earth, and co-creation, New Moon Circles include guided meditation, sharing, Intention Setting Ritual, and more. The Circles are open to all who identify as women and provide a safe space for women to grow into their best selves. A donation of $10-$15 is suggested.
Lenox, 5 p.m.
Journalist and cultural critic Kate Bolick is back with another season of Touchstones: Conversations at The Mount. Join Kate on May 25th for an intimate conversation with author Ariel Levy about her new work, The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir.
MAY LEGO GROUP
North Adams, 6 to 7 p.m.
The Family Center and the North Adams Library invites families with children ages 4 to 12 years old, to join us for an evening of fun! Thursdays, May 11 and 25 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on the third floor of the North Adams Library. We provide Legos for the group so your child can build and create! The group is FREE and drop in! Call the Family Center at 664-4821 or The North Adams Public Library at 662-3133 for more information.
IRISH SISTER CITY PAINT & SIP BENEFIT
Pittsfield, 6:30 p.m.
Join us Thu 5/25 at Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA for a fundraiser to benefit the Irish Sister City Group. You'll learn to paint this beautiful landscape of "Irish Cottage by the Ocean" on a large 16x20 inch canvas. All materials, light snack and donation included for $35. BYOB and 50/50 raffle. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
BERKSHIRE COUNTY ARC GOLF CLASSIC
Pittsfield, 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Berkshire County Arc will hold its 23rd annual Golf Tournament at Berkshire Hills Country Club. All proceeds from the 23rd Annual Berkshire County Arc Golf Classic will support individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and autism, as well as individuals with other disabilities. There are two tee times and the fee to play is $150 per player, which includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, green fees, cart and a gift. The format is four-person, captain and crew; individual and 2 and 3 person teams are welcome. There will also be a silent auction, raffle prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Visit http://www.bcarc.org.
MATT CUSSON ALBUM RELEASE
Pittsfield, 7:30 p.m.
Matt Cusson will hold a release show for his new album in The Hall on Hotel on North. Tickets are $20.
MEET THE ARTISTS
Williamstown, Noon-2 p.m.
A Meet the Artists event will be held to talk with CATA artists about their work in the "Art on Tour" exhibit on view at Tunnel City Coffee on Spring Street through June 29. The exhibit is a display of creativity and inclusion that features over 30 vibrant paintings and drawings created by 25 CATA artists with disabilities.
North Adams, 4 p.m.
Kids 4 Harmony will hold its end of year casual concert at Brayton Elementary School, 20 Barbour St.
VETERANS GRAVES TOUR
Lee, 5:30 p.m.
The Lee Historical Society presents a guided tour of veterans graves as part of the town's Memorial Day observances at Fairmount Cemetery (take Fuller Street off Housatonic). Free and open to the public.
WEST STOCKBRIDGE CHAMBER PLAYERS SPRING CONCERT
W. Stockbridge, 6 p.m.
West Stockbridge Historical Society Presents The West Stockbridge Chamber Players’ Benefit Concert for the 1854 Town Hall Restoration. Tickets for the concert are $35 and available for purchase starting April 28th online at www.weststockbridgehistory.org, call 413-232-5055, or look for the “Blue Note” in downtown West Stockbridge businesses. Residents of West Stockbridge under 18 are free with reservation. Limited seating — order today!
, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
A talented local singer/songwriter and his guitar. No Cover. Chester Common Table, 30 Main St, Chester, MA 01011 (413)354-1076 www.chestercommontable.com
SALISBURY SCHOOL PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Connecticut, 6:30 p.m.
Join us Fri 5/26 at the VFW, 104 S. Canaan Rd, Canaan, CT for a Berkshire Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Salisbury Central School. You'll learn to paint this locally inspired image of "Berkshire Botanical Garden" on a large 16x20 inch canvas. All materials, instruction and donation included for $35. Cash bar. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
Vermont, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
MARY ANGUS and BILL LEQUIER of READSBORO GLASSWORKS will be welcoming visitors to their Readsboro glassblowing studio on Saturday and Sunday, May 27 & 28, from 10am to 5pm, during the 25th Annual Vermont Spring Open Studio Weekend. Stop in to see their latest work and watch one of the glassblowing demonstrations ongoing throughout the weekend. Angus and LeQuier join 220 Vermont artists throughout the state for this annual event. Look for the bright yellow Open Studio signs directing visitors to each studio. Readsboro Glassworks is located at 6954 Main Street, RT 100, (lower level) in Readsboro, Vermont, map location #125. For more information about Readsboro Glassworks, call 802-423-7706 or www.maryangusglass.com and www.kwilliamlequier.com. The Vermont Spring Open Studio Weekend tour is presented by the Vermont Crafts Council. The OSW Map and Guide is available online at www.vermontcrafts.com.
FOOD TRUCK FEASTIVAL
Pittsfield, 11:00 a.m.
Join us at historic Wahconah Park for the 1st Annual Pittsfield Suns 2017 Food Truck Feastival. This is a great community event designed to provide family fun. This event is free to the public and will include food-trucks, activities, and more! We are currently looking for a wide range of vendors. If you are interested in becoming a vendor contact Brian: Brian@pittsfieldsuns.com
SCIENCE ON SCREEN FAMILY FILMS
Williamstown, 2 p.m.
Images Cinema has received a grant from the Coolidge Corner Theatre Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to present a Science on Screen program. Images Cinema's program is Exploring the World Around Us, a series of adventure films featuring children and young adults, paired with interactive introductions by local scientists and naturalists; programs will be presented on Saturday afternoons this spring. The line up is as follows: "A Birder's Guide to Everything" (May 27), and "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" (June 17). Images Cinema is located at 50 Spring St.
KIDS 4 HARMONY FUNDRAISER
Lenox, 2-6 p.m.
Kids 4 Harmony will host a fundraising Event at Joane Cornell Fine Jewelry, 63 Church St. The kids will perform at 4 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of shopping and refreshments; a portion of the proceeds will benefit Kids 4 Harmony.
BERKSHIRE FESTIVAL OF WOMEN WRITERS
Windsor, 4 - 5 p.m.
On May 27 at The Bookloft, 332 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington from 4:00-5:00 pm, Jennifer Browdy will give a reading and book talk exploring the personal, political and planetary concerns that led to her new memoir What I Forgot...And Why I Remembered. This reading is free and open to the public.
- South Williamstown Community Association Annual Meeting
- Youth Fishing Derby
- Bird Walk
- Grief Support Group
- Special Olympics Paint & Sip Fundraiser
- Pittsfield Sun vs Marthas Vineyard Sharks
- Monument Mountain Tote Bag Paint & Sip Fundraiser
- Beneath The Willow
- May, 04 - The Art and Craft of Subtitles
- May, 04 - Breelyn Karno ?20
- May, 04 - Cameron Helm ?18
- May, 04 - Kevin Coakley ?20
- Apr, 19 - Students Take on Renewable Energy Projects