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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 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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MAHICAN MOHAWK TRAIL HIKE
Florida, 9:30 a.m.
Saturday, October 6, hike with HooRWA on the Mahican Mohawk Trail, which was just awarded $52,000 by the Massachusetts Recreational Trails Program. Arrive at the soon-to-be-developed trailhead on South County Road, near the intersection with Route 2, Florida, at 9:30 a.m., to spot a car at Mohawk Trail State Park, Charlemont.  The hike will cover 4.5 miles, in part on a Native American Trail to Indian Lookout; and then descend 1.5 miles to the park. Bring stout shoes, water and lunch. Numbers limited; please register at office@hoorwa.org.
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ADMISSIONS OPEN HOUSE
Williamstown, 10:30 a.m.
Buxton School, a progressive 9th-12th day and boarding college preparatory school in Williamstown, will host an admissions open house on Monday, Oct. 8th beginning at 10:30am.  Meet students and faculty, tour our beautiful New England campus, and see the school in action!  For more information and to RSVP, visit buxtonschool.org or call (413) 458-3919.
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BERKSHIRE COACHING
Lenox, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Experience the splendor of the Gilded Age as the historic and meticulously restored horse-drawn coaches arrive through The Mount’s main gates. Presentation of the coaches to follow the procession. Free, 12:00 am. The Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Massachusetts 01240-0974 413-551-5111
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LIBRARY STORYTIME
Lanesborough, 10:15 a.m.
The Lanesborough Library hosts stories, music and crafts every Tuesday for ages 1 to 5. Learn a new fingerplay, try a glockenspiel or xylophone. Stay afterwards for playtime with puppets or puzzles.

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AUTUMN MT GREYLOCK PAINT & SIP BENEFIT
Tyringham, 6 p.m.
Make a magnificent Mount Greylock in Autumn! Join us on TUE 10/9/18 6-8pm for a fundraiser to benefit the Tyringham Union Church. You'll learn to paint this locally inspired image of "Autumn Mount Greylock" on a large 16x20 canvas. At the Union Church, 128 Main St, Tyringham, MA. All painting materials, donation, light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages included for $35. Alcohol not permitted. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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BRIEN CENTER HUMMINGBIRD PAINT & SIP BENEFIT
Great Barrington, 6:30 p.m.
Bright, alive and inspirational! WED 10/10/18 6:30-8:30pm - Join us for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Brien Center in Memory of Christine Lombardi. You’ll learn how to paint delicate image of "Hummingbird in Sunshine" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Bogies, 935 S. Main St, Great Barrington, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. CASH BAR. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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HESTER VELMANS IN CONVERSATION WITH MATT TANNENBAUM
Lenox, 4 – 5 p.m.
The Bookstore’s Matt Tannenbaum and author Hester Velman will discuss her latest book, Slipper, a historical novel featuring the real-life author of the world’s most famous fairy tale, and the young woman whose life story inspired him. 4:00 p.m.  $10 General; Free for Members.  The Mount, 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox, Massachusetts 01240-0974 413-551-5111
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PUMPKINS & MUMS PAINT & SIP FOR THE SENIOR CENTER
Sheffield, 6 p.m.
Show your painting style on slate or canvas! Join us on THU 10/11/18 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Sheffield Senior Center. You'll learn to paint this seasonal image of "Pumpkins and Mums" on a large 16x20 canvas or on an authentic slate roofing tile (various sizes and colors to choose from). At the Senior Center, 25 Cook Rd, Sheffield, MA. All painting materials, donation, light snack and non-alcoholic refreshments provided for $30. Alcohol not permitted. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College invites you to experience the wonders of our universe at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public on Friday evenings. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. For reservations (required) contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or via email. Others will be admitted as space permits.

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CREATING AN EMOTIONALLY SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
Stockbridge, 8:30 a.m.
Presented by the Erikson Institute's Human Development Strategic Initiative of the Austen Riggs Center and the Yale Child Study Center A working conference on partnerships, parenting, and family systems for: educators caregivers clinicians or therapists medical providers administrators of early childhood programs Featuring presentations by: Mary Berle, EdM, Chief Educator at the Norman Rockwell Museum; Former Principal of Muddy Brook Elementary School in Great Barrington, MA Deborah Buccino, MD, Pediatrician affiliated with Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington, MA; Instructor in Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine  Nancy Close, PhD, Assistant Professor at Yale Child Study Center; Associate Director of Yale Program in Early Childhood Education and Lecturer in Psychology at Yale University Anne D. Dailey, JD, Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School; Evangeline Starr Professor of Law at UConn School of Law Donna Elmendorf, PhD, Director of Therapeutic Community Program, Activities Program, and Human Development Strategic Initiative at the Austen Riggs Center Claudia Gold, MD, Infant-Parent Mental Health Specialist at the Austen Riggs Center; Parent-Child Consultant at Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires; Faculty at UMass Boston Infant Parent Mental Health Program Linda Mayes, MD, Arnold Gesell Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology in and Chair of the Yale Child Study Center; Special Advisor to the Dean in the Yale School of Medicine Kate Retzel, Principal at Lee Elementary School in Lee, MA; Educator with 21 years experience in parochial and public schools in Berkshire County, MA Karen Baicker (Publisher for Family and Community Engagement) and Janelle Cherrington (SVP and Publisher) from Scholastic  In addition, there will be a Climate of Healthy Interactions for Learning & Development (CHILD) Saturday morning workshop led by faculty from the Yale Child Study Center.  This conference is funded in part by the Weil Foundation. Starts: Friday, October 12 @ 8:30 a.m. Ends: Saturday, October 13 @ 12:30 p.m. Space is limited. Scholarships are available. For additional information, please contact Lee Watroba at lee.watroba@austenriggs.net.  Cost:  $50.00  
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HOUSE WELCOME SLATE PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
New York, 6 p.m.
Makes a great gift for yourself or a loved one! Join us on SAT 10/13/18 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Stockport Ladies Auxiliary. You'll learn to paint this seasonal image of "Winter Welcome" on an authentic roof slate tile, or on a hand-made reclaimed wood sign. You can paint the house seen in the example, or you can bring a picture of your own house to paint. At the Stockport Firehouse, 128 County Route 25, Hudson, NY. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. BYOB. Snacks for purchase. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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BONNIE "PRINCE" BILLY
North Adams, 8 p.m.
An enigma of the folk-rock world — The New Yorker calls him “one of the country’s most celebrated singersongwriters” despite the fact that he’s never signed with a label and rarely tours — Bonnie “Prince” Billy is hard to find, easy to love, and impossible to dismiss. Singing about bottomless heartache and cowboy philosophy, he’s here with a sprawling band for an intimate and uncensored show this fall. The Louisville folk duo The Other Years warms up the house. Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 1040 MASS MoCA WAY, North Adams, MA 01247 413.662.2111
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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 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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GREYLOCK FEDERAL HOLDING COMMUNITY SHRED DAY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH
North Adams, 9 a.m. to Noon
Greylock Federal Credit Union will be holding a Community Shred Day on Saturday, October 13th from 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon in North Adams. The free event will take place at Noel Field (adjacent to Haskin Elementary School), 310 State Street. A donation of $1 per box is suggested and will benefit the Northern Berkshire United Way. The on-site shredding is for personal documents only.  
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NORTH ADAMS FARMERS MARKET
North Adams, 9:00 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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CELEBRATE 100 YEARS OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN
Great Barrington, 4 - 6 p.m.
Sunday, October 14, 4:00 PM. BMS Faculty Concert at Saint James Place, Main Street, Great Barrington. Berkshire Music School celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein with selections by Bernstein or inspired by. Performers include Marjorie Dix, Keith Spencer, Sherri James Buxton, Beth Craig and Rahima Hohlstein, and others.  $20 admission is a donation to BMS educational programs.
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BMS FACULTY CONCERT
, 4 p.m.
BMS Faculty Concert at Saint James Place, Main Street, Great Barrington. BMS celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein with selections by Bernstein or inspired by. Performers include Marjorie Dix, Keith Spencer, Sherri James Buxton, Beth Craig and Rahima Hohlstein, and others. $20 admission is a donation to BMS educational programs. 
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SUNDAY BREAKFAST - BENEFIT MCCANN TECH CHEERLEADING
Adams, 8:30 AM to 11:00AM
The Berkshire Lodge of Masons, 63 Center Street in Adams (The Elks Lodge Building), will be putting on a Sunday Breakfast to benefit McCann Tech Cheerleading on Sunday October 14 from 8:30 am to 11:00 am. The cost is $9 for Adults, $7 for Seniors & children under 6. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, coffee, juice and much more.
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LIBRARY STORYTIME
Lanesborough, 10:15 a.m.
The Lanesborough Library hosts stories, music and crafts every Tuesday for ages 1 to 5. Learn a new fingerplay, try a glockenspiel or xylophone. Stay afterwards for playtime with puppets or puzzles.

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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College invites you to experience the wonders of our universe at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public on Friday evenings. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. For reservations (required) contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or via email. Others will be admitted as space permits.

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HORMONES, HEALTH, AND LOVE: HELPING COUPLES REMAIN INTIMATE IN MID-LIFE AND BEYOND
Windsor, 8:30 – 12:15 p.m.
Speaker: Evelyn Resh, CNM, MPH, CSC, MSN Location: BCC, 1350 West Street, Pittsfield Date: Friday, October 19, 2018 / 8:30 – 12:15 p.m. Fees: $45.00 per person / $45.00 per CEU Hormonal changes, health issues, and satisfying intimate relationships challenge all long-term couples at some point.  However, mid-life is often the starting point, especially, when we consider the sweeping changes brought on by menopause. To register or view flyer, visit www.berkshireahec.org
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THE TWELFTH ANNUAL MID-HUDSON WOODWORKERS SHOW
, 10:00 a.m. To 5:00 p.m.
Displays of fine woodwork items, Demonstrations of woodworking techniques, WoodMizer and Logs to Lumber Demonstration, Gifts for the Children: Cars and Planes, Raffle of selected woodworking items, Make a pen  Admission: $3.00 (Children under 12 free) For more information:   www.midhudsonwoodworkers.org                                     www.hurleyreformedchurch.org The Mid-Hudson Woodworkers is a chapter of the Northeastern Woodworkers Association, an all-volunteer, non-profit organization.    
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MUSIC @ THE TAFT PRESENTS PIANIST HUI-MEI LIN IN RECITAL
Pittsfield, 4 - 6 p.m.
Saturday, October 20, 4:00 PM.  Music @ the Taft presents pianist Hui-Mei Lin in recital.  $20/$10 students. Reservations required. Taft Recital Hall, 30 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield.  413-442-1411.
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MUSIC
, 4 p.m.
Music @ the Taft presents pianist Hui-Mei Lin in recital. $20/$10. Reservations required. Taft Recital Hall, 30 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield. 413-442-1411
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CHIMNEY SWIFT AND BOB ISAACS AT LENOX CONTRA DANCE
Lenox, 7:45 - 11:00 p.m.
Music by Chimney Swift - Zoë Madonna (accordion, vocals), Cecile Leroy (cello, vocals), Daniel Raine (cittern, guitar), and Yaron Shragai (Doumbek, Cajón, Whistles, Recorders) with caller Bob Isaacs. Come join us contra dancing on Saturday nights in Lenox, Massachusetts in the Lenox Community Center, at 65 Walker Street. Experience the pleasure of dancing on a beautiful wood floor, in a high-ceiling second floor (handicap accessible) ballroom with a raised stage. Admission is $12 and $6 for students. New Dancers - 2nd dance free!  Dances begin with a 15 minute beginner introduction at 7:45 followed by dancing from 8:00 to 11:00. Refreshments are offered during the social break from dancing. All the dances are taught. Come alone or with others.
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SHAREEF KEYES & THE GROOVE
North Adams, 8
Brooklyn-bred artist Shareef Keyes draws equal inspiration from James Brown and Wu-Tang. Together with his band, The Groove, he is earning a reputation for highenergy live performances that transport audiences to the golden era of funk. Simply irresistible. Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 1040 MASS MoCA WAY, North Adams, MA 01247 413.662.2111
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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 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, 9:00 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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LIBRARY STORYTIME
Lanesborough, 10:15 a.m.
The Lanesborough Library hosts stories, music and crafts every Tuesday for ages 1 to 5. Learn a new fingerplay, try a glockenspiel or xylophone. Stay afterwards for playtime with puppets or puzzles.

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