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NATURAL BRIDGE HISTORY TOUR
North Adams, 10 a.m.
Discover the mystery of Natural Bridge State Park with this easy walking tour. Meet at the Visitor Center for an interpreter-guided discovery of interesting and short stories that makes Natural Bridge so unique. Programs run for 30 to 45 minutes. Limited wheelchair access. All programs are free; parking fee applies.

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MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND HOW IT AFFECTS ALL RELATIONSHIPS
Williamstown, 5:30 pm - 8:30 PM
MS SUPPORT FOUNDATION is offering a FREE Educational Program on "Multiple Sclerosis and How it Affects All Relationships"  Wednesday June 20, 2018 5:30 PM at Sweetwood of Williamstown Retirement Community 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, MA Panel discussion includes people who have been affected by MS and will be moderated by Dr. Francisco Gomez, Neurologist.  Dinner is included Pre-Register by June 13, 2018 at our toll free number: 413-664-2011 or email: dbriggs1@msresource.org.
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CONCERT AT THE LAKE PRESENTS LICENSE TO GROOVE
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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SUNFLOWER TRAY PAINT & SIP FOR BRAYTON PTA
North Adams, 6:30 p.m.
Just in time for your summer get togethers!  Join us on WED 6/20/18 6:30-8:30pm for a Paint & Sip fundraiser to benefit the Brayton PTA. You'll learn to paint this beautiful summer image of "Sunflower Power" on a wood serving tray, hand-made with reclaimed wood. Various sizes available. At Mingo’s, 41 Roberts Dr, North Adams, 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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'THE RISE OF BERKSHIRE COUNTY’S INDUSTRIAL MIGHT'
Dalton, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
John Dickson, local historian and author of "Berkshire County’s Industrial Heritage," will present “Why Here' The Rise of Berkshire County’s Industrial Might” at the Dalton Public Library on Main Street.  Historic photos of the 19th century mills and factories reveal the story of enterprising young people harnessing the power of water to make a living for their families. Their efforts help turn the county from an agricultural frontier to an industrial powerhouse that supplied the nation and drew workers from around the world.  The mill buildings still dot our landscapes, and we are the heirs of the men, women and children who labored inside them.

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LEATHERHEADS: TALES FROM THE BERKSHIRE FIREFIGHTING HEROES
Windsor, 7:30 p.m.
Leatherheads is one of seven performances in the Daniel's Art Party Performing Arts Festival. This piece is an in-depth exploration into the traditions of firefighting through storytelling by Berkshire Firefighters and breathtaking photography by Fire Chief Ed Harvey.  Musical accompaniment by the Danju String Quartet.   Ed Harvey is a second generation firefighter with 30 years of experience. Ed’s photos have been published in the local news media and widely in a variety of fire service trade publications and he uses and shares his images in fire service training classes and via social media. Ed, along with Chief Ryan Brown, organize extracurricular training for firefighters as members of  the F.O.O.L.S. (Fraternal Order of Leatherheads) organization which provides training opportunities to Brother and Sister Firefighters worldwide as part of their mission). FREE WITH REGISTRATION - Suggested donation at the door to benefit a training scholarship for young firefighters. For more info and tickets: www.danielsartparty.org  Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Rd., Great Barrington
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DISCOVERY TABLE
North Adams, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Visit The Nature Bridge State Park interpreter’s discovery table with a different theme each time. Located outside of the Visitor Center.  Get a glimpse into the lives of native plants and animals, geology, and natural and cultural history. Discovery table is free; parking fee applies.

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DINE TO DONATE AT OZZIE'S STEAK & EGGS
Hinsdale, 4 - 8 p.m.
Dine to donate on June 21 at Ozzie’s Steak & Eggs from 4 to 8 p.m. A special menu will be offered – if you order from this menu, 30% of that item’s cost will be donated to homeless animals. No coupon required. Just order from the special menu. Vist the Facebook event here. Ozzie's Steak & Eggs is located at 26 Maple St. in Hinsdale, MA.
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DOWNTOWN BIKE AROUND
North Adams, 6 p.m.
Every Thursday at 6:00p.m. Meet at St. Anthony’s Parking Lot, North Adams. Help shift bicycle culture in North Adams for drivers and people on bikes by joining in on a casual and group ride. For all ages! There is safety in numbers as we take to the streets to create a safer environment for sharing our roads! For more information contact: Amanda Chilson, achilson@nbccoalition.org.
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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, installed in April 2005. 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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VOLUNTEER WORK DAYS AT RIVER WALK
Great Barrington, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Meet at the Upper River Walk entrance located on Dresser Ave. Pre-registration encouraged: river@gbriverwalk.org Join the River Walk Team at this weekly opportunity for community members to contribute to the care of the trail and riverside habitat. Special projects will be planned for some Thursdays. More information at www.GBLand.org
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MARBLE MEANDERING
North Adams, 10 a.m.
Discover the formation of marble 550 million years ago at Natural Bridge State Park. Observe the water power of the Hudson Brook that carved this 475 foot-long ever-changing chasm. Meet at the Visitor Center. Programs run for 30 to 45 minutes. All programs are free; parking fee applies.

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IT’S A BLAST!
North Adams, 2 p.m.
Natural Bridge State Park offers a park Interpreter-guided walk from the Blast Rock through the quarry mill foundation. Discover how it was to work at the quarry in the 1800's. Meet at the Visitor Center. Program runs for 30 to 45 minutes. All programs are free; parking fee applies.

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“SUMMERTIME”ART EXHIBITION
Pittsfield, 5 - 7 p.m.
“Summertime”Art Exhibition is having an Opening Reception on Friday June 22nd from 5-7pm at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.  This art exhibition will feature the work of 11 Berkshire area artists.  A portion of the proceeds from all sales will be donated to both Construct, Inc., (an organization that assists with affordable housing in Great Barrington) and to BTG PLAYS!, (Berkshire Theatre Group’s year round education program). “Summertime” features the diverse work of the following artists: Judy Bates, Laurel Chen, Laura Didyk, Susan Geller, Amy Inglis, Nicole Irene, Caroline Kelley, Reuben Lara, Leo Mazzeo, Marilyn Orner and Diane Wespiser.  The “Summertime” Art Exhibition will be on view at the Colonial Theatre lobby from June 21- September 3, 2018 and the artwork is for sale for the duration of the Exhibition.  The “Summertime” Opening Reception and Art Exhibition is free and open to the public!  
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DANNY’S AT THE FAIR: FUN LOVING AGRICULTURAL VARIETY SHOW
Windsor, 6:00 p.m. Fair (free); 7:30 p.m. show (with tickets)
Danny's at the Fair is one of seven interactive performances in the Daniel's Art Party Performing Arts Festival. Moon In The Pond Farm and the local farming community join with entertainers to create an onstage variety show. The Fair kicks off at 6:00 with free booths and activities, 7:30 is SHOWTIME! Come to either – or both! For more info and tickets: www.danielsartparty.org  Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Rd., Great Barrington
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AIMEE MANN
Great Barrington, 8 p.m.
Oscar-nominated, Grammy-winning singer Aimee Mann began her solo career in 1993 with the album Whatever and made a name for herself through her independent success and the founding of her record label, SuperEgo Records. In addition to her solo albums, she has appeared on many film soundtracks, most notably the song score for Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia, with “Save Me” landing her Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Original Song. Mann’s 2017 album Mental Illnesswon Best Folk Album at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. For tickets call the Box Office at 413.528.0100 (Wed-Sat, Noon-4pm) or online at http://www.mahaiwe.org/AimeeMann Mahaiwe
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NATURAL BRIDGE HISTORY TOUR
North Adams, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Discover the mystery of Natural Bridge State Park with this easy walking tour. Meet at the Visitor Center for an interpreter-guided discovery of interesting and short stories that makes Natural Bridge so unique. Programs run for 30 to 45 minutes. Limited wheelchair access. All programs are free; parking fee applies.

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SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Great Barrington, 10 a.m.
Happening at the Relay for Life Walk this year under the big tent! Join us on SAT 6/23/18 from 10am-noon for a Paint Party fundraiser to benefit the Relay for Life Team Terminators. You'll learn to paint this nostalgic image of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" on a 16x20 canvas. The painting was inspired by this years Relay for Life Wizard of Oz theme. At Monument Mountain Regional High School, Under the Big Tent, 600 Stockbridge Rd, Great Barrington, MA. All painting materials, snacks and donation included for $35. Alcohol not permitted. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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DOWN AND DIRTY ON THE FARM
Pittsfield, 10 am - 4 pm

Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24 Meet our farm staff as they care for our animals and plants. Watch a sheep pedicure. Explore the recently-opened manure level of the Round Stone Barn. Visit our pigs in their new outdoor pen and find out what it takes to move pigs outdoors. Discover why pollinators are important—and how you can attract them to your garden. Chat with our gardening staff as they share the secrets of good soil and offer advice on your own gardening challenges.  INCLUDED IN ADMISSION/FREE TO MEMBERS  


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WHM ANNUAL MEETING AND SPECIAL EXHIBIT OPENING
Williamstown, 11:00 a.m.
Join the WHM for the Annual Meeting followed by the summer special exhibit opening and light refreshments. What do a travel trunk from Cole Porter, a popcorn machine from the Walden Theatre on Spring Street, and smelling salts from the former Hopkins Funeral Home have in common' These items and their stories are all a part of the new summer special exhibit at the WHM: From Trash to Treasure... and Recently Acquired.This examination of some the lesser known pieces of the WHM collection focuses on objects and ephemera that are unique to the WHM collection and help round out the story of Williamstown. Many of the pieces featured were close to being discarded and lost indefinitely, but were, fortunately, saved by savvy local history loving donors and given to the WHM. The exhibit will be up through August 15.
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DANNY’S AT THE FAIR: FUN LOVING AGRICULTURAL VARIETY SHOW
Windsor, 6:00 p.m. Fair (free); 7:30 p.m. show (with tickets)
Danny's at the Fair is one of seven interactive performances in the Daniel's Art Party Performing Arts Festival. Moon In The Pond Farm and the local farming community join with entertainers to create an onstage variety show. The Fair kicks off at 6:00 with free booths and activities, 7:30 is SHOWTIME! Come to either – or both! For more info and tickets: www.danielsartparty.org  Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Rd., Great Barrington
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: DINNER WITH ROY BLOUNT, JR.
Pittsfield, 6pm-8:30pm

Time placed him “in the tradition of the great curmudgeons like H.L. Mencken and W.C. Fields.” The New York Times compares him to Mark Twain and James Thurber. His one-man show was described by The New Yorker as “the most humorous and engaging fifty minutes in town.” The author of twenty-four books, and a regular on NPR and A Prairie Home Companion, Roy Blount, Jr. is one of America’s most cherished comic writers. In his latest book, Save Room for Pie, Blount applies his much-praised wit and charm to a fundamental topic: food.    TICKETS $100/$90 members, includes seasonal dinner by farm-to-table chef Brian Alberg, wine, and book.  Sponsored by October Mountain Financial Advisors  


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SARAH CUNNINGHAM, VIOLA DA GAMBA
New Marlborough, 7 p.m.
Sarah Cunningham is recognized as one of the foremost viola da gambists worldwide. She trained at Harvard University, the Longy School of Music, and the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Holland. She was co-founder, with Monica Huggett, of Trio Sonnerie, with whom she recorded most of the important chamber music for violin and viol, and toured on four continents between 1982 and 1997. Admission is free; a retiring collection to benefit the artist will be collected at the door as you head out to the reception on the front lawn (weather permitting).  Music at the Southfield Church is the perfect series to introduce young people to live music, and a wonderful way to expand your own horizons.  Come, bring the family and friends and enjoy a magical evening at the Southfield Church! The Southfield Church is located at 234 Norfolk Road in the Southfield Village of New Marlborough.
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AN EVENING WITH SALLY TAYLOR AND FRIENDS
North Adams, 7 p.m.
Celebrate the opening of Come to Your Senses with an intimate one-night-only concert featuring acoustic performances from musical greats, including the legendary Carly Simon with her family Ben Taylor and Sophie Hiller; Consensesproject curator Sally Taylor, also of the famed folk family; fellow next generation R+B sensation Kori Withers, daughter of Bill Withers; blues guitarist Eric Erdman; and hip-hop artist and producer John Forte, formerly of the Fugees; with a dance performance by Alison Manning and Jesse Keller. Proceeds benefit arts education at MASS MoCA.
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THE WAILERS
Great Barrington, 8 p.m.
The legendary Wailers band returns to bring its revolutionary sound to fans around the world. Steered by famed bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett, and joined in solidarity with original Wailers’ guitarists Junior Marvin and Donald Kinsey, The Wailers continue to make musical history.  Also on stage are singers Shema McGregor, daughter of I Three Judy Mowatt, and Hassanah, a multi-cultural powerhouse; veterans Owen “Dreadie” Reid on guitar/bass and Noel Davey on keyboards. The performance anchor is live engineer Dennis Thompson, the man responsible for The Wailers sound in stadiums, clubs, and studios throughout the ‘70s.  For details and tickets click here or call the Box Office at 413.528.0100 (Wed-Sat, Noon-4pm).  Mahaiwe
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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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IT’S A BLAST!
North Adams, Noon
Natural Bridge State Park offers a park Interpreter-guided walk from the Blast Rock through the quarry mill foundation. Discover how it was to work at the quarry in the 1800's. Meet at the Visitor Center. Program runs for 30 to 45 minutes. All programs are free; parking fee applies.

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MARBLE MEANDERING
North Adams, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Discover the formation of marble 550 million years ago at Natural Bridge State Park. Observe the water power of the Hudson Brook that carved this 475 foot-long ever-changing chasm. Meet at the Visitor Center. Programs run for 30 to 45 minutes. All programs are free; parking fee applies.
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LEATHERHEADS: TALES FROM THE BERKSHIRE FIREFIGHTING HEROES
Windsor, 3 p.m.
Leatherheads is one of seven performances in the Daniel's Art Party Performing Arts Festival. This piece is an in-depth exploration into the traditions of firefighting through storytelling by Berkshire Firefighters and breathtaking photography by Fire Chief Ed Harvey.  Musical accompaniment by the Danju String Quartet. Ed Harvey is a second generation firefighter with 30 years of experience. Ed’s photos have been published in the local news media and widely in a variety of fire service trade publications and he uses and shares his images in fire service training classes and via social media. Ed, along with Chief Ryan Brown, organize extracurricular training for firefighters as members of  the F.O.O.L.S. (Fraternal Order of Leatherheads) organization which provides training opportunities to Brother and Sister Firefighters worldwide as part of their mission). FREE WITH REGISTRATION - Suggested donation at the door to benefit a training scholarship for young firefighters. For more info and tickets: www.danielsartparty.org  Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Rd., Great Barrington
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MARIN MAZZIE & JASON DANIELEY: BROADWAY AND BEYOND POSTPONED
Great Barrington, 7 p.m.

6/17/18: The scheduled performance of Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley: Broadway & Beyond on Sunday, June 24th has been POSTPONED due to health issues. The new performance date has not yet been determined.

For ticket exchanges and refunds, please contact the Mahaiwe box office at 413.528.0100 or in person at 14 Castle Street in Great Barrington, MA.Box office hours are Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 6:00pm and three hours before show times. 

Marin and Jason “Broadway’s Golden Couple” (S.F. Chronicle) present songs from both the “Great White Way” and the “Great American Songbook”. Performing songs they introduced on Broadway in roles they originated; Ragtime, Passion, Kiss Me Kate (revival of course), The Full Monty, Curtains, The Visit as well as popular standards from their many TV appearances, cabaret, concert hall and symphony performances around the world. For tickets click here or call the Box Office at 413.528.0100 (Wed-Sat, Noon-6pm).  Mahaiwe


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