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MULTI-FAMILY TAG SALE
Washington, 8 a.m. - Noon
Multi-family Tag Sale at 85 Summit Hill Rd., Washington, Ma Sale will feature furniture, books, clothing, household goods, kids items and more
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IGUDESMAN AND JOO
New York, 8 p.m.
This Russian violinist and British-Korean pianist combine comedy, classical music, and pop culture. Inspired by Victor Borge and Dudley Moore. $40 general/$35 members/$10 students EVENT: http://ps21chatham.org/event/igudesman-and-joo/ TICKETS: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3392187 PS21: OPEN-AIR THEATER, 2980 Route 66, Chatham, NY 12037
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CARDBOARD EXPLOSION WITH PUPPETEER BRAD SHUR
New York, 8 p.m.
With help from the audience, puppeteer Brad Shur transforms simple cardboard shapes into elaborate characters. EVENT: http://ps21chatham.org/event/just-for-fun-cardboard-explosion-with-puppeteer-brad-shur/ REGISTRATION: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3391849 PS21: OPEN-AIR THEATER, 2980 Route 66, Chatham, NY 12037
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FREDERICK MOYER ON PIANO
Sandisfield, 8 p.m.
In celebration of its newly donated and refurbished Steinway piano, the Sandisfield Arts Center will present the internationally-known pianist Frederick Moyer performing a piano recital.  Tickets are $20 and available online. Moyer will perform a program including works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Gershwin and Oscar Peterson.

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NORTH ADAMS FARMERS MARKET
North Adams, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The market is located in the St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot, at the intersection of Marshall St. and St. Anthony Drive. The market is dedicated to providing the community with fresh, locally produced foods and supporting area farms and food producers. The market proudly accepts SNAP benefits and doubles them through the Market Match  Program. We also accept cash, credit, debit, and WIC & senior coupons. Thank you to our lead sponsors: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Hardman Fund, Green Pastures, MountainOne, and Storey Publishing.
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NORTH ADAMS FARMERS MARKET
North Adams, 9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The market is located in the St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot, at the intersection of Rte. 8 (Marshall St.) and St. Anthony Drive. Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., June 9 – Oct. 20, 2018. The market is dedicated to providing the community with fresh, locally produced foods and supporting area farms and food producers. The market proudly accepts SNAP benefits and doubles them through the Market Match  Program. We also accept cash, credit, debit, and WIC & senior coupons. Thank you to our lead sponsors: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Hardman Fund, Green Pastures, MountainOne, and Storey Publishing.
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POLKA PICNIC
Adams, 1-5 p.m.
The Parish family of St. John Paul II presents the polka picnic, feeaturing the Eddie Forman Orchestra, Polish food, picnic fare and beer, activities for children and more, at the Polanka Grounds on Mill Street. Admission is $5; children 12 and under are free.

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MASSACHUSETTS RENAISSANCE FAIRE
, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The second annual Massachusetts Renaissance Faire will be held at Cummington Fairgrounds this year for two weekends. Each weekend will have a different theme: The first weekend, July 21 and 22, will be pirate weekend. There will be swashbuckling, sea shanties, and nautical puns aplenty. The second weekend, July 28 and 29, will be time traveler weekend. Why be limited to one era when you can see characters from all across the timeline' The faire will also have a Market After Dark on both Saturdays. The market, which starts at 7 p.m., will be 18 + and feature some acts that are a little too bawdy for the regular fair. Tickets are $20 for adults for Saturday and $18 for Sunday, $10 for children, and $17 for seniors/military. Information online.

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AUTHOR BARBARA BERENSON "MASSACHUSETTS AND THE WOMAN SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT"
Adams, 3 p.m.
Ever wonder about the tremendous contribution women during the Civil War Era' Author Barbara Berenson will speak about her books and about women’s role at the Susan B Anthony Birthplace Museum. Two titles that will be discussed are "Women, the Civil War and Boston" and "Massachusetts and the Woman Suffrage Movement" “Meet and Greet” reception to follow
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AUTHOR READING
Lenox, 3 p.m.
The Bookstore, 11 Houstonic St., presents "The Life and Work of John ffrench, Irish Ceramic Artist (1928-2010),"
by Peter Lamb. This book is a study of the work of the Irish artist John ffrench, whose main focus was on ceramics but who was also a painter, silk-screen printer, batik maker, collagist and decorator of furniture. His use of bright colour was the principal feature of his work in all media, and two of his early ceramic exhibitions in Dublin (in 1952 and 1960) sold out as soon as they opened.

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2018 GALA: WHOOPI GOLDBERG
Great Barrington, 8 p.m.
Whoopi Goldberg is one of a very elite group of artists who have won the Grammy, the Academy Award, the Golden Globe, the Emmy and a Tony. She is also a prolific producer and is well-known around the world for her many humanitarian endeavors. Born and raised in New York City, she performed in San Diego and the Bay Area with the Blake Street Hawkeyes theatre troupe. It was there that she created the characters which became “The Spook Show” and evolved into her hit Broadway show, Grammy Award-winning album and the HBO special that helped launch her career. For performance-only tickets: Member Sale: Wednesday, June 6 at 12 noon Public Sale: Friday, June 8 at 12 noon For pubic tickets click here.  For Gala details and package prices, click here. The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230 -- Box Office: 413-528-0100
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FAMILY FLICKS UNDER THE STARS
Williamstown, Dusk
Images Cinema will present Family Flicks Under the Stars, its annual summer outdoor movie series, this July and August on three consecutive Sunday nights starting at sundown (around 8:15 p.m.). All movies will be shown on Morgan Lawn, at the corner of Spring Street and Route 2. Concessions will be available onsite. Movies are free to attend. The audience is invited to bring chairs and blankets, picnics, and bug spray. The schedule is as follows: July 22, “Wall-E”; July 29, “Hairspray” from 1988; and Aug. 5, “Black Panther.” Aug. 12 is a rain date.
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CRISTINA CóRDOVA- DEL BALCóN, SOLO EXHIBITION
North Adams
Cristina Córdova  Del balcón, a solo exhibition of new work by Cristina Córdova, featuring large and small figural sculptures exploring the relationship between the human and geographic connections within her native Puerto Rican landscape. July 29- September 16, 2018  Artist Talk: Thursday August 2, 7:00 pm.  Ferrin Contemporary, 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247
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PRINT ROOM TALKS
Williamstown, 1 p.m.
The Clark Art Institute invites the public for weekly half-hour talks in the Manton Study Center for Works on Paper, which houses the Institute’s collection of more than 6,000 prints, drawings, and photographs. The free talks explore a selection of rarely exhibited works on paper with a member of the curatorial department. The talks continue through Monday, Aug. 27. Talks are limited to twenty visitors on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors should enter through the Manton Research Center.
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TURN JUNK INTO ART
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Tina Cardot from the Funky Phoenix will demonstrate how to turn junk into amazing art at the Berkshire Museum. This is an opportunity to deconstruct objects and recombine them into a product of creativity and imagination. The workshop will be held every Monday through Aug. 27. Admission is included in museum admission.
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YOGA AT LAKE MANSFIELD
Great Barrington, 8 - 9 a.m.
Suggested donation of $10 to support Great Barrington Land Conservancy and Lake Mansfield. Bring a mat and join yogini Senta Reis for a wonderful outdoor yoga class at Lake Mansfield. All abilities welcome. More information at www.GBLand.org
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JOB SEEKER FOCUS GROUPS
North Adams, 10 a.m.
The Berkshire County Regional Employment Board has announced a series of Job Seeker Focus Groups to allow job seekers to share their successes and challenges finding employment in Berkshire County.  Job seekers who are mid-upper management, relocating spouses, millennials or career changes are encouraged to attend. The first session is July 26 at 10 a.m. at the Berkshire County Regional Employment Board office at 66 Allen St., Pittsfield. The second session is planned for July 31 at 10 a.m. at the LEVER office at 85 Main St., North Adams. To register, call 413-442-7177, ext. 153.

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PLAY ANALYSIS SERIES
Pittsfield, 10-11:30 a.m.
Temple Anshe Amunim will host a four-part Play Analysis series titled “Starting Over: Jews in America” on July 24 and 31 and Aug. 7 and 20. Dr. Barbara Waldinger will lead discussion and analysis of two plays. Mark Harelik's “The Immigrant” is about a Russian Jewish immigrant who speaks no English, emigrates to the United States in 1909, and instead of arriving at Ellis Island, finds himself lost in Galveston, Texas. The second play, “A Shayna Maidel” by Barbara Lebow, is about Lusia Weiss Pechenix, who arrives at her sister Rose's apartment in New York City, having survived a Nazi concentration camp in German occupied Poland. The cost for the four-session course is $45 for all four sessions or $15 per session. For more information, call 413-442-5910.
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TERRY A LA BERRY AND FRIENDS
Lenox, 11 a.m.-noon
Terry a la Berry and Friends perform every Tuesday through Aug. 21 in the Roche Reading Park next to the library. An ice cream social will be held after the August 21 concert. Terry A La Berry has been performing for children for more than 30 years in venues stretching from the White House to the Miami Children’s Museum and everywhere in between.
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KIDS 4 HARMONY SUMMER GALA CONCERT
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
Berkshire Children and Families’ Kids 4 Harmony will join with special guest Emanuel Ax in their annual Summer Gala Concert at Berkshire Community College’s Robert Boland Theatre in Pittsfield. The evening begins with a reception followed by the concert at 7 p.m. Honorary Co-Chairs of the event are the Honorable Deval and Diane Patrick.  All proceeds will benefit  Berkshire Children and Families’ Kids 4 Harmony, an El Sistema-inspired classical music approach with a social justice mission. The program is held afterschool at Morningside Community School in Pittsfield and Brayton Elementary School in North Adams. For more information or tickets, call 413-448-8281, ext. 233, or go online.

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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public on Tuesday and Thursday evenings  through Aug. 9 at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector. For reservations (required), contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or by email. Others will be admitted as space permits. Large groups should call for special appointments.

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YOGA AND GALLERY TALKS
Williamstown, 9 a.m.
Reflect and refocus with weekly yoga classes and morning gallery talks at the Clark Art Institute. Beginning July 10, Devin Kibbe of North Adams Yoga teaches the free “Yoga on the Terrace” series of classes, followed by “Reflections: An Introspective Gallery Experience” talks at 10:30 am. Gallery talks are included with the price of admission. Space is limited; visit the website to reserve. Yoga classes are free and do not require advance registration. Best suited for ages 12 and up; dress in comfortable clothing that does not restrict movement and bring a yoga mat. In the event of rain, yoga classes will be canceled.
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FAMILY ART-MAKING SESSIONS
Williamstown, 1-4 p.m.
In celebration of the summer exhibits “Women Artists in Paris” and “The Art of Iron”, the Clark Art Institute invites families for free, weekly art-making sessions on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning Wednesday, July 11, and continuing through Thursday, Aug. 30. Clark educators provide all materials for the workshops, which are held outdoors in the visitors’ picnic tent near the reflecting pools. These activities are weather dependent.
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'ART OF IRON' WORKSHOPS
Williamstown, 1-4 p.m.
In celebration of the special exhibit "The Art of Iron" the Clark Art Institute has scheduled free art-making activities on Wednesdays from July 11 through Aug. 29. The family-friendly “Form/Function” sessions include a metalworking demonstration by a local blacksmith. Participants create a unique piece of wire sculpture inspired by the intricate forms on view in the exhibition. Located outside under the Visitors’ Picnic Tent, these free activities are designed give creative context to gallery experiences. Clark educators provide instruction and all materials.

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LET'S GET READY FOR KINDERGARTEN
Lenox, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
South Berkshire Kids presents Let's Get Ready for Kindergarten at the Lenox Library, a weekly caregiver/child program for children who will be entering kindergarten or preK in the fall. Each week we will be working on a different skill: letter and number recognition, print awareness, social skills, and much more. No registration necessary.

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CLARK ART WALKING TOURS
Williamstown, 2 p.m.
The Clark Art Institute will hold twice-weekly walking tours of the institute's campus on Wednesdays and Saturdays through Sept. 1. “Did You Know' A Guided Walking Tour” is a free, one-hour exploration of the Clark's picturesque landscape. Tour guides highlight features unknown to many visitors, from outdoor installations to the Institute's ongoing sustainability initiative. Registration is not required, but space is limited to 20 visitors. Severe weather cancels this event.
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CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Lenox, 6:30 p.m.
Free concerts are held in Lilac Park on Main Street through Aug. 29. In the event of rain, the show is moved to Town Hall. The schedule is as follows: July 11, Tupper and Sweet; July 18, The Last Minute Jazz Ensemble; July 25, Lade Di and the Dukes; Aug. 1, Sister City Jazz Ambassadors; Aug. 8, Misty Blue; Aug. 15, Moonshine Holler; Aug. 22, The Eagles Big Band and HBH Band with Wanda Houston; Aug. 29.
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EAGLES COMMUNTY BAND
North Adams, 6:30 p.m.
Each summer from June through August the City of North Adams hosts a free weekly concert series, sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union,  at Windsor Lake (intersection of Kemp and Bradley Streets). These concerts combine great music with the beautiful natural backdrop of Windsor Lake. Pack a picnic, bring a chair or blanket, and let the sweet sounds of music and water carry you away on a warm summer night. Concessions are available at the lake, but people are welcome to bring their own food. Parking is free during concerts, and swimming, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing are allowed at the lake. All cancellations will be called by 3PM on the day of the concert. For more details follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/natourism/, call 413-664-6180, or email tourism@northadams-ma.gov
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FAMILY ART-MAKING SESSIONS
Williamstown, 1-4 p.m.
In celebration of the summer exhibits “Women Artists in Paris” and “The Art of Iron”, the Clark Art Institute invites families for free, weekly art-making sessions on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning Wednesday, July 11, and continuing through Thursday, Aug. 30. Clark educators provide all materials for the workshops, which are held outdoors in the visitors’ picnic tent near the reflecting pools. These activities are weather dependent.
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THE WRITTEN WORLD WITH MARTIN PUCHNER
Lenox, 11 am – Noon
Prize-winning author and educator Martin Puchner will discuss his research and best-selling book, The Written World, and the role stories and literature have played in creating today’s world. $20 General, $15 Members, 11:00 a.m. The Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Massachusetts 01240-0974  413-551-5111
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