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WINE TASTING AND SILENT AUCTION
Williamstown, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Northern Berkshire Business & Professional Women will hold a Wine Tasting & Silent Auction at the Williams Inn. The event will include a silent auction in addition to the wine tasting and complimentary fare. Tickets are $35 in Advance and $40 at the door. For tickets call Nancy Lescarbeau owner of Experienced Attire, 79 Park St, Adams, 413-743-7875; stop by the Williams Inn front desk; or send a Facebook message.

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BINGO PALOOZA
Adams, 1 - 4 p.m.
Come join the fun at Adams Ale House for a bingo fundraiser for Jill Greene. Jill is a local Team Manager for Tastefully Simple who was in a bad car accident December 26th, 2013 and recently came home from the hospital! All proceeds from this fundraiser will be donated to Jill to help with expenses. FREE and paid games with GREAT PRIZES from Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Mary Kay, Lilla Rose, Longaberger, Scentsy, Shush Shoes, Tastefully Simple, Celebrating Home, Lia Sophia, Initials, Pure Romance & More! 50/50 raffle and a Tastefully Simple gift basket donated by Jill's Tastefully Simple Team will be raffled off!
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ELECTRONIC WASTE COLLECTION FUNDRAISER
North Adams, 8 a.m. - Noon
The Stamford Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its annual Electronic Waste Collection fundraiser at 1000 Mass Ave. in North Adams.
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MCCANN TECH BASEBALL CHICKEN PARM DINNER
Williamstown, 4:30 - 7 p.m.
Chicken Parm/Spaghetti Supper to Benefit McCann Tech Boys Baseball, Sunday, at Bounti Fare Restaurant, North Adams, MA. $10 Adult $8 Senior/Children under 10. Includes Chicken Parm, Pasta, Salad, Bread and coffee.
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BASKETBALL BENEFIT DINNER
North Adams, 4-7 p.m.
A dinner to benefit the Northern Berkshire Boys Basketball program will be held at Greylock Bowl & Golf/Mingo's on Roberts Drive. Tickets are $10 and will be sold at Greylock Bowl & Golf on Wednesday nights after 5 p.m. There also be a raffle for a pair of Patriots pre-season tickets. Tickets for this raffle are $5. Call Kollin Allard at 413-652-4412 for information.
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BRIEN CENTER UNICO DINNER
Pittsfield, 5:30 p.m.
Retired Judge Rudolph A. Sacco will be honored by The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services their annual UNICO dinne at the ITAM Lodge in Pittsfield. Tickets are $30 per person. For reservations and information, call 413-629-1272 or email mary.murphy@briencenter.org.

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CATHOLIC SCHOOLS GALA
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
The Catholic Schools of Pittsfield will hold the fourth annual fundraising gala, “An Evening with the Stars,” to recognize alumni and community leaders who have made significant contributions in the classroom, on athletic fields and in their communities, both past and present. This year, the “Evening with the Stars” gala will celebrate the men and women inducted into the Hall of Fame. “An Evening with the Stars” takes place May 2 at the Crowne Plaza, One West St., Pittsfield. Cocktails will begin at 6 p.m.; dinner and induction ceremony begin at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public; tickets are $100 and include dinner and drinks. To learn more and to RSVP to the gala event, please call 413-443-9686 or visit www.stjosephpittsfield.org. All the proceeds for this event will benefit the Catholic Schools of Pittsfield.

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HUMANE RACE FOR BERKSHIRE HUMANE SOCIETY
Williamstown, 10 a.m.
This year’s Humane Race,  an annual benefit for Berkshire Humane Society, will start at 16 Water St. Rain or shine, this 12th annual 5K Fun Run and One Mile Walk - with or without your dog - will offer a day of outdoor entertainment for the entire family.  The race begins at 10 a.m., with check-in and race day registration starting at 8 a.m. Finish line festivities will include music, games, prizes and food booths. Pre-registration for Humane Race 2014 is $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under before Saturday, May 3. Race Day Registration is $20 for adults and $15 for children. The first 150 participants to pre-register will receive a limited edition T-shirt. To pre-register for the Humane Race, download a pledge form, or learn more about the event, visit www.HumaneRace.org.

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HOSPICECARE GALA
Pittsfield, 5:30 p.m.
HospiceCare in The Berkshires will hold its Annual Gala at the Country Club of Pittsfield. A cabaret performance of Best of Broadway will feature local performers Lynn Arseneau, Dr. Marcella Bradway, Marvin Shapiro and Dr. Mark Snowise, all led by Artistic Director Sherri James Buxton and Music Director Bob Shepherd. Proceeds from the event will be used to expand and continue community programs of bereavement services, complementary therapies and care coordination. Cocktails start at 5:30 p.m., dinner is at 7 p.m., and the cabaret performance follows dinner. Tickets are $125 per person and may be ordered by calling the HospiceCare office at 413-443-2994 by April 25.

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BART TRIVIA FUNDRAISER
Adams, 6-9:30 p.m.
Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School will hold its annual fundraiser, Get BART Smart, at the school, located at One Commercial Street. Get BART Smart pits teams of four to six people against one another in fevered battles of trivia and SAT questions. Teams follow a “school-day schedule” and travel from classroom to classroom throughout the evening. Every classroom will also have faculty members present to keep “students” on task. Participants are asked to donate a minimum of $65 per person; in addition to a fun evening, participants will receive a light dinner by Mezze Catering and a selection of beer and wine. Visit http://www.bartcharter.org/v2/news-events/gbs/ for more information or to sign up with your team.

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PINE COBBLE SCHOOL FOUNDERS DAY CELEBRATION
Williamstown, 6:30 p.m.
Pine Cobble School will auction one-of-a-kind print by world-renowned artist Stephen Hannock at the school’s Founders’ Day celebration at Hops and Vines on Water Street. The print is the first proof of the first woodcut for Hannock's yet-to-be-released letterpress book: "The Last Ship: from the river of the northern city," from Two Ponds Press. This compendium features 10 woodcuts by Stephen Hannock with text by Sting. The text is the lyrics of four songs from Sting's fall of 2014 Broadway debut, "The Last Ship." The Founders’ Day event, “Speakeasy 77,”  is open to the public and includes hearty hors d’oeuvres, signature cocktails, and dancing with DJ Karl Mullen. All proceeds support scholarships and financial aid at Pine Cobble School.

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FOOD TRUCK RODEO
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
The inaugural Food Truck Rodeo to benefit the Moment’s House will be held Palace Park on North Street. Ten food trucks and local breweries from Western Mass. and the surrounding areas will circle up in Palace Park, while kids can make crafts, get their face painted, listen to live music and enjoy other fun activities.

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SPRING CRAFT/TAG SALE
North Adams, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tag sale at 69 Union St. will feature many other tables with homemade crafts, jewelry, Avon products, baked goods, and gently used items.

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RELAY FOR LIFE BENEFIT DANCE
North Adams, 8 p.m.
The Blackeyed Susan's Sassie Lassies are having a dance to benefit their Relay for Life team. DJj Dave Shears will provide the music, and there will also be munchies, bake sale, 50/50 raffle and Premier Jewelry table set up. Tickets are $7 at the door.

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RELAY FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER
North Adams, 8 p.m.
The Blackeyed Susan's Sassie Lassies are having a dance on May 9, 2014. Dj Dave Shears will be giving us music to dance to from 8-'' at the American Legion. We will also have a Premier Jewelry table set up and a bake sale for those who have the munchies. And last but not least we will also have a 50/50 raffle going on. $7 at the door or our team will also be selling tickets before! So come out and support a great cause. North Adams American Legion
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RELAY FOR LIFE GOLF TOURNAMENT
Vermont
Stamford Valley Golf Course will host the event, which is run in a captain and crew format with four-person teams. The cost is $45 per player; golf carts available for an additional fee. To set up your tee time or for additional information contact Kris Bona 749-1165. There will also be a Hole In One competition on Hole #7 for a $10,000.00 cash prize, A picnic style meal will be served after and prizes will be awarded.

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MINDS MATTER WALK
Pittsfield, 5:45 p.m.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Berkshire County will host the Minds Matter Walk fundraiser during Pittsfield’s Third Thursday to coincide with Children’s Mental Health Awareness month and to help raise awareness of the impact of mental illnesses in Berkshire County. The event will be kicked off with opening remarks from Wayne Ditore, president of UNICO. Participants can register in advance by contacting the NAMI BC office and requesting a Team Captain packet or from 5-5:30 p.m. on the day of the event at the NAMI Berkshire County booth at the corner of East and North street. Team prizes will be awarded. The first 150 people to register will receive a NAMI tote bag. To participate or become a sponsor, contact Brenda at 413-443-1666 or at namibc@namibc.org.

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JIMMY DAVIS MEMORIAL SPRING MOTORCYCLE RUN
North Adams, 11 a.m.
Jimmy Davis Memorial Spring Motorcycle Run will start at the Greylock Community Club at 11; registration is from 9-10:30 a.m. The cost is a $15 donation for "Friends of Jimmy Davis Fund," which supports families in financial hardship. After the ride there will be entertainment, food, a Chinese auction and more. Tickets are available at the Greylock Community Club.

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ARC GOLF TOURNAMENT
Pittsfield, 7:30 a.m.
Berkshire County Arc will hold its 20th annual Golf Tournament at Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield. All proceeds from the Tournament will support individuals with developmental disabilities and brain injuries throughout Berkshire and Hampden Counties. There are two tee times – one at 7:30 a.m. and one at 12:30 p.m. – and the fee to play is $135 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. Sponsorship opportunities are available and the deadline to sponsor is Friday, April 25. The deadline to register to play is Friday, May 2. To register as a player, sponsor, make a donation or to donate a raffle prize, visit http://www.bcarc.org to download a registration brochure, or contact Michelle at mbaity@bcarc.org or 413-499-4241, ext. 259, for more detailed information.

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CANAL STREET FAMILY FAIR
North Adams, Noon-6 p.m.
Canal Street Family Fair will feature music, kids games, raffles, a Chinese auction, food, bouncy houses and independent retail vendors. All proceeds collected by the organizers will go directly to the Shriners’ Hospital for Children in Springfield. For details, call Nathan at 413-884-2008, Todd at 413-663-5138 or James at 413-664-7700.

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