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PROGRAM ON HEROES
Pittsfield, 1 p.m.
The Berkshire Athenaeum's children’s department presents “Stories of our Communities Heroes” with Chief of Police Michael Wynn and Fire Chief Robert Czerwinski. What is it like being a real life hero' Our two local heroes will share stories about their work. Chief Wynn will also be bringing a police dog for the audience to meet.

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BRAIN BUILDERS! PLAY & LEARN PLAYGROUP
Great Barrington, 10:30-11:30am

Read, sing, play, & talk during circle time & continue with fun table time activities, combining STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) & Every Child Ready to Read. No registration required, intended for children ages baby through 5 years, with their caregiver. This program is at our Mason Library at 231 Main St. in Great Barrington. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details. Sponsored by South Berkshire Kids (funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant provided by the Department of Early Education and Care), and the CHP Family Network.


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CREATE A TWIRLING THAUMATROPE
Great Barrington, 3:30-4:30pm

A thaumatrope is a disk with a picture on each side, attached to two pieces of string. When the strings are twirled quickly between the fingers the two pictures appear to blend into one like magic! Come and try it out for yourself at Ramsdell. This program is at our Ramsdell Library at 1087 Main St. in Housatonic. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details.


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GET READY FOR KINDERGARTEN!
Great Barrington, 5:30-6:30pm

Join South Berkshire Kids for a "Pop Up Kindergarten Class" including a circle time, story, craft, and more! Parent/caregiver gets to join in the fun of what kindergarten will be like!

Good for parents/caregivers with child(ren) who will be joining Kindergarten this school year.

Please register so we know pizza quantities. Babysitting will be available for your other children.


This program is at our Mason Library at 231 Main St. in Great Barrington. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details.


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'CU AT THE CINEMA'
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
July 8
7 p.m.
Greylock Federal Credit Union sponsors “CU at the Cinema” from July 8 to Aug. 26 at the Beacon Cinema on 57 North St. The free movie lineup includes:
7/8 Despicable Me
7/15 Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark
7/22 Princess Bride
7/29 Goonies
8/5 Shrek
8/12 Back to the Future
8/19 Hook
8/26 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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BOSTON BRUINS BLADES LIBRARY VISIT
Great Barrington, 2:00-3:00pm

Come meet Blades, the Boston Bruins mascot! We'll have a Story Time with Blades, do a craft, and have Boston trivia and prizes. Pose for a picture with the mascot.

Good for all ages

Sponsored by Boston Bruins.

This program is at our Mason Library at 231 Main St. in Great Barrington. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details.


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ACROBATIC DANCE W/BRIAN SANDERS
New York, 1 - 2 p.m.
Brian Sanders’ dance company offers an amazing program of acrobatics combined with modern dance. Brian gets us laughing at his unexpected imaginative use of everyday objects in his technically amazing acrobatic dances. Free admission PS21 – The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village http://ps21chatham.org/2015-programs/kids/
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TIME FOR TOTS
Great Barrington, 10:30-11:15am

Join us for a story time made just for toddlers!  There will be stories, songs, art, movement and music. This program is suitable for ages 2-5, and is at our Ramsdell Library at 1087 Main St. in Housatonic. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details.


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ART TOGETHER
Great Barrington, 10:30-11:30am

A story and art playgroup for parents and children ages baby to 5. We'll read wonderful picture books and then enjoy related arts and crafts. Explore an array of media and creative projects, together with your children!
Sponsored by CHP & South Berkshire Kids. This program is at our Mason Library at 231 Main St. in Great Barrington. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details.


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'MOVIES AT THE PARK'
Pittsfield, Dusk
Greylock Federal Credit Union sponsors “Movies at the Park” Friday evenings from July 17 through Aug. 7 beginning at dusk at Clapp Park on West Housatonic Street. The free movie lineup includes:
7/17 Jumanji
7/24 Big Hero 6
7/31 The Lego Movie
8/7 Frozen
*Rain dates if necessary, 8/14 & 8/21. Attendees are reminded that “Movies at the Park” are family-friendly events and that no alcohol is allowed.

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MOVIES UNDER THE STARS
Adams, Dusk
The town of Adams and Adams Community Bank present the 16th annual Adams Movies Under the Stars. This event is free and open to the public. Please bring your own lawn chairs and blankets to the town hall.
The movies start at dusk:
Friday, July 31: Paddington
Friday, Aug. 7: Dolphin Tale 2
Friday, Aug. 14: Annie

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'A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY'
Williamstown, 2 p.m.
Images Cinema will screen "A LEGO Brickumentary." Narrated by Jason Bateman, this kid-firendly documentary explores the LEGO universe of creativity and inspiration. The narrative will take us to art galleries full of LEGO creations, introduce us to Master Builders making movies, explore the world of LEGO therapy and bring us along to meet AFOLS (Adult Fans of LEGO), each with amazing stories to tell. A LEGO Brickumentary explores the essential nature of human creativity and the ways we seek to build and understand our world. LEGOs will be available to play with, starting 30 minutes prior to each show. A Q&A with Steven Miller, Williams College Mathematics Professor and LEGO-building record-holder, will take place after both shows. Regular ticket prices apply.

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76TH ANNUAL PARISH FAIR & HUGE TAG SALE
Sheffield, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
76th Annual Parish Fair & HUGE Tag Sale, book sale, bake sale, crafters and old-fashioned picnic with great food.  Fun-4-Kids includes face painting and kids’ crafts. Fresh Cape Cod Clams, cold drinks and entertainment! Free admittance. Saturday, August 8, 9-3 (Tag Sale Early Birds - 8:30 am for $5.00). Plenty of parking. 180 Main St. (Rt. 7), Sheffield. 413-229-8811. www.christtrinitysheffield.org.
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'A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY'
Williamstown, 12:30 p.m.
Images Cinema will screen "A LEGO Brickumentary." Narrated by Jason Bateman, this kid-firendly documentary explores the LEGO universe of creativity and inspiration. The narrative will take us to art galleries full of LEGO creations, introduce us to Master Builders making movies, explore the world of LEGO therapy and bring us along to meet AFOLS (Adult Fans of LEGO), each with amazing stories to tell. A LEGO Brickumentary explores the essential nature of human creativity and the ways we seek to build and understand our world. LEGOs will be available to play with, starting 30 minutes prior to each show. A Q&A with Steven Miller, Williams College Mathematics Professor and LEGO-building record-holder, will take place after both shows. Regular ticket prices apply.

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BRAIN BUILDERS! PLAY & LEARN PLAYGROUP
Great Barrington, 10:30-11:30am

Read, sing, play, & talk during circle time & continue with fun table time activities, combining STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) & Every Child Ready to Read. No registration required, intended for children ages baby through 5 years, with their caregiver. This program is at our Mason Library at 231 Main St. in Great Barrington. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details. Sponsored by South Berkshire Kids (funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant provided by the Department of Early Education and Care), and the CHP Family Network.


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'CU AT THE CINEMA'
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
July 8
7 p.m.
Greylock Federal Credit Union sponsors “CU at the Cinema” from July 8 to Aug. 26 at the Beacon Cinema on 57 North St. The free movie lineup includes:
7/8 Despicable Me
7/15 Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark
7/22 Princess Bride
7/29 Goonies
8/5 Shrek
8/12 Back to the Future
8/19 Hook
8/26 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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BINDLESTIFF FAMILY CIRKUS
Great Barrington, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus brings its unique hybrid of Vaudeville, Circus, Wild West Shows, Burlesque, and Sideshow to the Mahaiwe.
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ART TOGETHER
Great Barrington, 10:30-11:30am

A story and art playgroup for parents and children ages baby to 5. We'll read wonderful picture books and then enjoy related arts and crafts. Explore an array of media and creative projects, together with your children!
Sponsored by CHP & South Berkshire Kids. This program is at our Mason Library at 231 Main St. in Great Barrington. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details.


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MOVIES UNDER THE STARS
Adams, Dusk
The town of Adams and Adams Community Bank present the 16th annual Adams Movies Under the Stars. This event is free and open to the public. Please bring your own lawn chairs and blankets to the town hall.
The movies start at dusk:
Friday, July 31: Paddington
Friday, Aug. 7: Dolphin Tale 2
Friday, Aug. 14: Annie

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BRAIN BUILDERS! PLAY & LEARN PLAYGROUP
Great Barrington, 10:30-11:30am
Read, sing, play, & talk during circle time & continue with fun table time activities, combining STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) & Every Child Ready to Read. No registration required, intended for children ages baby through 5 years, with their caregiver. This program is at our Mason Library at 231 Main St. in Great Barrington. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details. Sponsored by South Berkshire Kids (funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant provided by the Department of Early Education and Care), and the CHP Family Network.

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'CU AT THE CINEMA'
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
July 8
7 p.m.
Greylock Federal Credit Union sponsors “CU at the Cinema” from July 8 to Aug. 26 at the Beacon Cinema on 57 North St. The free movie lineup includes:
7/8 Despicable Me
7/15 Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark
7/22 Princess Bride
7/29 Goonies
8/5 Shrek
8/12 Back to the Future
8/19 Hook
8/26 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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TIME FOR TOTS
Great Barrington, 10:30-11:15am

Join us for a story time made just for toddlers!  There will be stories, songs, art, movement and music. This program is suitable for ages 2-5, and is at our Ramsdell Library at 1087 Main St. in Housatonic. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details.


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ART TOGETHER
Great Barrington, 10:30-11:30am

A story and art playgroup for parents and children ages baby to 5. We'll read wonderful picture books and then enjoy related arts and crafts. Explore an array of media and creative projects, together with your children!
Sponsored by CHP & South Berkshire Kids. This program is at our Mason Library at 231 Main St. in Great Barrington. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details.


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BRAIN BUILDERS! PLAY & LEARN PLAYGROUP
Great Barrington, 10:30-11:30am

Read, sing, play, & talk during circle time & continue with fun table time activities, combining STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) & Every Child Ready to Read. No registration required, intended for children ages baby through 5 years, with their caregiver. This program is at our Mason Library at 231 Main St. in Great Barrington. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details. Sponsored by South Berkshire Kids (funded by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant provided by the Department of Early Education and Care), and the CHP Family Network.


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'CU AT THE CINEMA'
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
July 8
7 p.m.
Greylock Federal Credit Union sponsors “CU at the Cinema” from July 8 to Aug. 26 at the Beacon Cinema on 57 North St. The free movie lineup includes:
7/8 Despicable Me
7/15 Indiana Jones – Raiders of the Lost Ark
7/22 Princess Bride
7/29 Goonies
8/5 Shrek
8/12 Back to the Future
8/19 Hook
8/26 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

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ART TOGETHER
Great Barrington, 10:30-11:30am

A story and art playgroup for parents and children ages baby to 5. We'll read wonderful picture books and then enjoy related arts and crafts. Explore an array of media and creative projects, together with your children!
Sponsored by CHP & South Berkshire Kids. This program is at our Mason Library at 231 Main St. in Great Barrington. Please see our website at http://gblibraries.org for more details.

 


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2015 FALL FESTIVAL
New York
New Lebanon, NY Saturday September 19, 2015: Power the Way for Education, Inc. to host the 2015 Fall Festival / Linemen Appreciation Day on Saturday September 19, 2015 at Shatford Memorial Park, New Lebanon, New York.  The purpose of this event to bring recognition to the utility lineworkers industry and assist with scholarships for future utility lineworkers, continuing educational programs for first responders, and current linemen. The vision of Power the Way for Education, Inc. is to “Educate the Next Generation of Utility Lineworkers while empower men and/or women to become part of an elite work force”. Power the Way for Education, Inc. is dedicated to providing scholarships to these men and/or women that want to pursue a career in the utility lineman industry. Are you a small business, craft vendor, own a farm'  We are looking for you to join us. On Saturday September 19, 2015 at the Shatford park in New Lebanon for a day to bring awareness utility linemen industry, while we promote safety with education. For more information please visit our website www.powertheway.org or contact Elizabeth Keefner at 518-781-3059 or by email at powerthewayeducation@gmail.com.
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TODDLER PLAYGROUP
North Adams, 10-11 a.m.
Toddler Play and Learn at Haskins Center Lower level Playroom, 210 State St., is for ages 1 to 2.5 years.

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