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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOW
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public 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, installed in April 2005. Shows will last about 50 minutes. 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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KUSIKA/ZAMBEZI SPRING PERFORMANCE
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
This year Kusika invites alumnae to join us as we revisit dance and music from three decades of study and performance. We will reconstruct master musician/composer Kweyao Agyapon’s dynamic Appel as a full company work for the djembe orchestra, continue to explore the Ring Shout as a foundation for new material, and introduce the rich Samba tradition from Brazil to our repertoire. The African continent’s global impact informs our past, present, and future studio practice, creating a foundation that connects Kusika as an international community across generations of dancers, musicians, and artists.  62 Center
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VOICE FOR THE STAGE: THE LINKLATER TECHNIQUE
, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Three consecutive Saturdays:  May 5, 12 & 19, 10am - 1pm   An introduction to the Linklater Technique, an approach to vocal training developed by world-renowned voice teacher Kristin Linklater. The Linklater Technique examines how habitual tension often inhibits one's natural voice. Paul Ricciardi, one of only 83 Designated Linklater Teachers in the United States, will guide students through step-by-step practical exercises to unlock the expressive potential of their individual human voices. Participants should dress comfortably in loose fitting clothing, such as sweat pants, and come prepared with 10 lines of memorized text (a poem or sonnet is fine). Tuition: $120.  Ancram Opera House, 1330 County Route 7, Ancram, NY, 12502 (518) 329-0114
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HONORING ISAAC STRATTON
Williamstown, 2 p.m.

On Saturday, April 7 at 2 p.m. all are welcome at the graveside of Isaac Stratton in Southlawn Cemetery for a brief ceremony honoring South Williamstown’s first European settler where we will learn about his contributions to the town. Following this cooperative event between the South Williamstown Community Association and the Williamstown Historical Museum, refreshments will be served next door at the WHM. In the event of rain, the program will begin at the Museum.


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SKY FARM HORSE PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
New York, 2 p.m.
Here's for all you horse people! Join us on SAT 5/5/18 2-4pm for a fundraiser to benefit the Sky Farm Riding Stables. You'll learn to paint this beautiful image of "4 Star General" on a 16x20 canvas. At the Sky Farm Barn, 226 Carson Rd, Millerton, NY. All painting materials, light snacks and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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NEW LIFE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP: A NIGHT OF WORSHIP
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Featuring Jenn Wilson and Nick Winnard at New Life Community Fellowship,172 Hubbard Ave. Free admission and family friendly. Information: jenn@newlifeberkshires.com or 413-684-0001.
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KUSIKA/ZAMBEZI SPRING PERFORMANCE
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
This year Kusika invites alumnae to join us as we revisit dance and music from three decades of study and performance. We will reconstruct master musician/composer Kweyao Agyapon’s dynamic Appel as a full company work for the djembe orchestra, continue to explore the Ring Shout as a foundation for new material, and introduce the rich Samba tradition from Brazil to our repertoire. The African continent’s global impact informs our past, present, and future studio practice, creating a foundation that connects Kusika as an international community across generations of dancers, musicians, and artists.  62 Center
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MOTHERíS DAY SPRING CRAFT FAIR
Williamstown, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Mother’s Day Spring Craft Fair to be held at BART Charter Public School at 1 Commercial Street in Adams from 9 am to 3 pm.  Enjoy at least 37 crafters/retailers and 2 food vendors along with basket raffles, 50/50 raffle and more to benefit the students at BART.  For more information contact Allison Armata at (413) 717-1235or allisonrosev83@aol.com.  This event is put on by the BART Community and Family Advisory Council (CFAC). CFAC is BART’s volunteer parent and guardian organization and is a 501(c)3, independent from the school, created to support student activities such as field trips and graduation.    
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MOTHERíS DAY SPRING CRAFT FAIR
Williamstown, 9 am - 3 pm
Mother’s Day Spring Craft Fair to be held at BART Charter Public School at 1 Commercial Street in Adams from 9 am to 3 pm.  Enjoy at least 37 crafters/retailers and 2 food vendors along with basket raffles, 50/50 raffle and more to benefit the students at BART.  For more information contact Allison Armata at (413) 717-1235or allisonrosev83@aol.com.  This event is put on by the BART Community and Family Advisory Council (CFAC). CFAC is BART’s volunteer parent and guardian organization and is a 501(c)3, independent from the school, created to support student activities such as field trips and graduation.    
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PAPER POP-UPS WITH LUCIE CASTALDO
Pittsfield, 1 - 4 p.m.
Paper Pop-Ups Family Sunday Studio, 1-4PM May 6, 2018 Lichtenstein Centre for the Arts, Pittsfield Instructor: Lucie Castaldo Tuition: $65 per one adult/child pair, $10 for each additional family member   Lets' create cards, characters, and more with pop-up effects that bring paper into a magical 3D world! We'll have fun designing out special projects and then cutting and pasting them to bring them to life. All sorts of levels of projects will be presented.   Code: PTYA03SP18
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SPRING FLOWER WALK WITH CLAUDIA VISPO
, 10 a.m.
Hike our budding trails in search of Clermont-specific wildflowers with your knowledgeable guide, Claudia Vispo, of the Hawthorne Valley Farmscape Ecology Program. This event is FREE, but registration is required. Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown, NY 12526 (518) 537-6622 www.friendsofclermont.org
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THE JOEY ALEXANDER TRIO
Great Barrington, 7 p.m.
Born in Bali in 2003, pianist Alexander taught himself Thelonious Monk’s “Well, You Needn’t” at the age of six. Since then, this wunderkind has delighted audiences across the globe, earning praise from jazz greats from Herbie Hancock to Wynton Marsalis.  For ticket information call the Box Office at 413.528.0100 (Wed-Sat, Noon-4pm) or visit the event web site at http://www.mahaiwe.org/JoeyAlexander
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ANNUAL LUNCHEON MUSICALE BENEFIT FOR CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC
Lenox, Noon
Celebrate the Salon in the Gilded Age elegance of the Lenox Club, a venerable Berkshire presence since 1864! The scintillating atmosphere of the 19th century institution that helped promote artists, painters and musicians as the intelligentsia gathered to exchange ideas, enhanced by gaiety and ambience. Savor a superb lunch and support Close Encounters With Music. La vie est belle!!! Call CEWM at 800-843-0778 for details or visit www.cewm.org
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BERKSHIRE FAMILY HISTORY ASSOCIATION FORUM
Pittsfield, 6 to 9 p.m.
Featuring Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz at the Country Club of Pittsfield. Two lectures, "The ABCs of DNA: First Steps in Understanding and Using Your DNA Test Results" and "Finding Uncle Frank: Confirming the Identity of a Soldier Buried Under the Wrong Name," will be presented. Cost is $10 or free for BFHA members ($12 a year). Registration forms at 413-743-2732 (leave a message), bfhainc@gmail.com or www.berkshirefamilyhistory.org.
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HUDSON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
New York, 6:30 p.m.
I'm feeling some new flip flops coming after this silly snow stops! Join us on FRI 5/11/18 6:30-8:30pm for a fundraiser to benefit the College Possible program through Hudson City School District, hosted by Farm Credit East. You'll learn to paint this colorful summer image of "Flip Flop Fence" on a wood sign made with reclaimed wood, various sizes available. At Mount Washington House, 2627 Rt-23, Hillsdale, NY. All painting materials, instruction, and donation included for $35. Cash Bar. Reserve your seats atwww.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOW
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College astronomy students will host free shows for the public 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, installed in April 2005. Shows will last about 50 minutes. 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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SPRING TAG, BOOK & BAKE SALE
Lenox, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Spring Tag ,Book & Bake Sale will be held at The United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, Massachusetts from 9 am - 3 pm. Lots of bargains and good food too! Proceeds to benefit the church's local mission projects. For more information call Shirley Perkins at 413-442-4738.


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CATA'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY GALA & PERFORMANCE
Lenox, 5 p.m.
CATA’s signature public event, the Gala and Annual Performance is the culmination of hundreds of performing arts workshops and a celebration of the tremendous artistry of people with disabilities. Hosted at Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer Playhouse, the event is a powerful demonstration of community and inclusion —“one of the most joyous and inspiring events of the year.” Tickets: https://cataarts.org/events/gala-annual-performance-2/ or call 413-528-5485  Shakespeare & Company, Tina Packer Playhouse, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox
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THE FAUX AND THE FABULOUS--ACRONYM BAROQUE STRING ENSEMBLE
Great Barrington, 6 p.m.
Perhaps because it is so distant and its style so ingratiating and universally pleasing, the Baroque period inspired many imposters.  Brought to you by Close Encounters With Music This concert takes place at the Mahwaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington. $50 orchestra/$27 balcony/$15 students http://www.cewm.org for more details  
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ďERMA BOMBECK: AT WITíS ENDĒ
, 8 p.m.
A staged reading with Nancy Rothman This one-woman play by Alison and Margaret Engel is a tribute to the columnist and humorist who lovingly satirized the plight of the suburban housewife. One of Columbia County’s favorite comic actors Nancy Rothman brings Bombeck’s humor home for modern audiences in celebration of Mother’s Day weekend. Tickets: $20 general admission, $15 PS21 members
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SPRING TAG, BOOK & BAKE SALE
Lenox, 9 a.m. - Noon

The Spring Tag, Book & Bake Sale at The United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, Massachusetts continues today from 9 am - Noon. SATURDAY TAG SALE  SPECIAL - Fill a bag for $2.00. (Bags will be provided.) Proceeds to benefit the church's local mission projects. For more information call Shirley Perkins at 413-442-4738.


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2018 WESTERN MA WALK TO DEFEAT ALS
Springfield, 9 a.m.
The Western Massachusetts Walk to Defeat ALS will be held on Saturday, May 12th at Look Park in Florence, MA. Beginning with 9 AM check in and registration, the Walk starts at 10:30 AM. The 3-mile walk seeks to raise over $40,000 to sustain care services and support research to find a cure for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS® is The ALS Association’s biggest annual event, which raises funds that allow our local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the following year. The ALS Association is the only nonprofit organization fighting ALS on every front. Through global research, assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, the Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments. For more information on the Western Mass Walk to Defeat ALS and for assistance in putting a team together, contact 781-255-8884 or go to http://web.alsa.org/westernmass2018 or contact Kara Alderman, Support Team Coordinator, at kara.alderman@als-ma.org.
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CATASFACTION MATINEE PERFORMANCE
Lenox, 1 p.m.
CATA's Annual Performance "CATASFACTION" is the culmination of hundreds of performing arts workshops and a celebration of the tremendous artistry of people with disabilities. Hosted at Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer Playhouse, this performance is a powerful demonstration of community and inclusion —“one of the most joyous and inspiring events of the year.” Tickets: https://cataarts.org/events/gala-annual-performance-2/ or call 413-528-5485 Shakespeare & Company, Tina Packer Playhouse, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox
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ďERMA BOMBECK: AT WITíS ENDĒ
, 2 p.m.
A staged reading with Nancy Rothman This one-woman play by Alison and Margaret Engel is a tribute to the columnist and humorist who lovingly satirized the plight of the suburban housewife. One of Columbia County’s favorite comic actors Nancy Rothman brings Bombeck’s humor home for modern audiences in celebration of Mother’s Day weekend. Tickets: $20 general admission, $15
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MOTHERíS DAY BREAKFAST
Adams, 8 - 11:30 a.m.
Mother’s Day Breakfast - Berkshire Lodge of Masons The Berkshire Lodge of Masons, 63 Center Street in Adams (The Elks Lodge Building), will be putting on a Breakfast on Sunday May 13th from 8:00 am to 11:30 am.  The cost is $7 for Adults, $4 for children under 12.    Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, coffee, juice and much more. https://www.facebook.com/events/196510391153765/
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MOTHERíS DAY BRUNCH AT ICONIC AND HISTORIC BLANTYRE
Lenox, Noon - 5 p.m.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a memorable brunch at the newly reopened iconic and historic Blantyre, nestled on 110 beautiful acres. The menu will include a lovely seasonal family style menu, complimentary champagne and the Grand Dessert Buffet. Prices will range from $85 per adult, $45 per child 10-16, $35 per child 5-9 and children under 5 complimentary.  Music will be provided by pianist Karèn Tchougourian.  Reservations please.  
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HOMEMADE SPAGHETTI & MEATBALL DINNER
Lenox, 5 - 7 p.m.
The  fundraiser dinner will be served at The United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, MA to benefit the Class of 2018 graduating high school seniors from the church - Matthew Harrison, Heather Perkins & Kimberly Perkins. The meal will include meatballs, spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert & beverage. $12.00/Adults and Youth 12 and over, $6.00/Children under 12 and FREE/Children under 5 years, For more information contact Nancy Mosher at 413-243-3267 or greylockgal@verizon.net. NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED! EAT-IN OR TAKEOUT AVAILABLE.
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SOWING THE SEEDS OF LOVE
, 1 p.m.
Make your own seed paper and seed bomb Clermont Cottage, Germantown, N.Y. Bring your own seeds or choose from our reserves; part of the Harvesting History Family Workshop Series of garden-based activities open to ages 8 and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult; $10 per person, children 12 and under free. Registration is required and can be made by emailing info@friendsofclermont.org or calling 518-537-6622.
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FREE PAT JORDAN OF THE HERITAGE THEATRE GUILD
Adams, 3 p.m.
FREE for All: Come see Carrie Chapman Catt as she visits her mentor's birthplace, performed by Pat Jordan of the Heritage Theatre Guild at the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace located at 67 East Road Adams, MA. 01220
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HARMONIES ON THE HUDSON FEAT. PRANA
, 6 p.m.
Harmonies on the Hudson 2018 Season Preview in Clermont Cottage! Join us in kicking off our summer concert series with Prana featuring Baird Hersey. This FREE concert will be enjoyed with light refreshments in the Clermont Cottage, rain or shine! Prana is a Sanskrit word meaning: breath, vital energy, life force. It is also a five-voice a cappella group who uses their breath to make sound to relax the body, still the mind and open the heart. Their sound is a unique blend of western folk, jazz, and choral music with a strong emphasis on vocal harmonics. Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown, NY 12526
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