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KIMBALL FARMS LIFE CARE JOB FAIR
Lenox, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Kimball Farms Life Care in Lenox will host a career fair for resident care partners and other positions at 235 Walker St. Information will be available on careers for resident care partners, wait staff, activity assistants and per diem van drivers. Kimball Farms will offer on-site interviews and applications as well as tours of the facility. Participants may enter to win a raffle for gift cards. Those unable to attend may call 413-637-7025 or visit www.kimballfarms.org.

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WILLIAMS CHAMBER CHOIR: AMERICAN COMPOSERS, AMERICAN POETS
Williamstown, 4 p.m.
Williams Chamber Choir performs American composers settings of American poets including choral music by William Schuman, Judd Greenstein ‘01, and Samuel Barber, on poetry of Walt Whitman, Gertrude Stein, Emily Dickinson (respectively), among others. Director Brad Wells and Daniel Potter ’16 conduct. The historic Rotunda of the Williams College Museum of Art hosts this free performance. http://music.williams.edu/'post_type=event&p=9921
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BOOM KICKOFF
Pittsfield, 4-9 p.m.
Berkshire Organization for Original Music (BOOM) has scheduled their kickoff event, the Big BOOM Bash, at The Whitney Center for the Arts. Between 4 and 5 p.m., a reception will be held, followed by a party and concert from 5 to 9 p.m. Admission is free, and all are welcome. BOOM was formed by local musicians Tom Conklin, Sandy McKnight, Dar Maloney and Liv Cummins, and MCLA student Allison Gregory, as a way to promote and advance original bands and singer-songwriters in the Berkshires. The Whitney Center for the Arts is at 42 Wendell Ave. More information is available at the website, or by calling 413-243-4306.

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TEEN WRITING WORKSHOP FINAL PERFORMANCE
North Adams, 5 p.m.
The Teen Writing Workshop will be hosting their final public performance at The Common Folk Gallery at 18 Holden St. The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition’s Teen Writing Workshop will be reading from their publication, “Somewhere Between,” a compilation of some of their best-written material from the year. Everyone is welcome to attend and listen to the creative expressions and talented writing of the young people in their community. Teen Writing Workshop supports youth with a variety of background and experiences, giving them an opportunity to freely express themselves through their work in a safe and supportive environment. Due to this, there will be some material that may be sensitive to younger children.

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LEE KIWANIS PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Lee, 6 p.m.
Join us on 4/29 at Greenock Country Club, 220 W. Park St, Lee, MA for a Paint & Sip fundraiser to benefit Lee Kiwanis. You'll learn to paint this tranquil image of "Moonlit Dragonfly Pond" on a large 16x20 canvas. All 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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AMADEUS
North Adams, 7 p.m.
In 18th century Vienna, music is the currency of power. And Court Composer Antonio Salieri is the toast of the town. That is, until a young prodigy by the name of Mozart comes on the scene. Reeling from the realization of his own mediocrity in the face of true genius, Salieri swears vengeance on the God that gifted Mozart’s breathtaking talent. Swells of music and madness stir through Drury Stage Company’s epic new revival of the Tony Award-winning drama that raises the question: how far would you go to secure your legacy' Drury Stage Company is the first regional high school to present this  riveting, award winning revival to our Berkshire community. Show dates: April 28,29,30 at 7pm Tickets -  $5.00/student $7.00 adult  dpac.brownpapertickets.com or at the door
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DANCE DHAMAKA SHOW
Williamstown, 8 - 9 p.m.
Dance Dhamaka is Williams College's only Bollywood dance group, cordially invites you to its upcoming spring show “A New Beginning”! This year we are excited to present a selection of popular Bollywood songs and dances around the theme of a new beginning of seasons and love in a fun, family-friendly ambiance. The audience will get to enjoy the spectacle of colorful sarees, rhythmic dandiyas (sticks), and  diyas (candles). The show will run for an hour and is free of admission.  "A New Beginning," Dance Dhamaka 2016 spring show Friday & Saturday |  April 29 & 30  |  8pm  | Williams College '62 Center for Theater & Dance, Main Stage 1000 Main Street, Williamstown  
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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College invites the public to experience the wonders of our universe at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory at the college. Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public throughout the spring at 8 p.m. Fridays. 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 email at mcr4@williams.edu. Others will be admitted as space permits. Large groups should call for special appointments.

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BIRD WALKS AT CANOE MEADOWS
Pittsfield, 8-10 a.m.
Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary will host Jonathan Pierce, Pleasant Valley caretaker and Hoffman Bird Club leader, in leading a bird walk. Spring and fall are the seasons to look for migrants of all kinds, especially the beautiful wood-warblers. Walk past wetlands and meadows and through woodlands observing changes in bird species each week. Bring binoculars; beginners welcome. The cost is $3; registration not required.

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HOMEGROWN JAZZ
Williamstown, 8:30 p.m.
Williams amazing homegrown jazz talent past and present takes the stage in this concert. Featuring a very deep bench of soloists and superb section players, the Williams Jazz Ensemble presents composers and arrangers like Williams alumni Stephen Sondheim, Art Lande, and Charlie Dougherty; faculty Andy Jaffe and Kris Allen. Beautiful tunes: “Hallelujah,”I Remember,” “The Single Petal of a Rose.” Chapin Hall http://music.williams.edu/'post_type=event&p=9922
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ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION
Pittsfield, Noon
The Pittsfield Department of Community Development Parks and Recreation Program will be hosting an Arbor Day celebration at the Chestnut Seed Orchard within Springside Park, 874 North St. The event will celebrate the establishment of the American Chestnut Seed Orchard, and Brian Clark of the MA/RI Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation will serve as the keynote speaker. This free event is being sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Program and RSVP.

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HOOSIC RIVER RIVERSIDE CLEANUP
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Join HooRWA volunteers and MCLA student volunteers in a riverside clean up day at the Ashton Avenue access area. Clean up will be along the banks of the Hoosic working east, upstr eam behind the former Redwood Motel.  Bring gloves and sturdy footwear. Workday ends around noon.
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HEALTHY KIDS DAY
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Berkshire Family YMCA is celebrating Healthy Kids Day with a free community event for kids and families in the surrounding area. Activities include face painting, arts & crafts and parachute games, as well as family fitness classes like Family Zumba. Activities also include bike safety tips from Berkshire Bike & Board, vision screenings from the Lions Club of Pittsfield, and back screenings from Berkshire Health Systems. The Pittsfield Suns Mascot is a celebrity guest.

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EATING DISORDERS ANONYMOUS
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.-noon
An Eating Disorders Anonymous support group meets in the community room of Berkshire Bank at 99 North St. on Saturdays.

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MILLAY IN WORDS AND SONG:CELEBRATION
New York, 5 p.m.
Join the Millay Society to celebrate National Poetry Month and the publication of 2 new Millay books: Selected Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay: an Anonotated Editon, edited by Timothy F. Jackson and  A Girl Called Vincent by Krystyna Poray Goddu. The celebration will include a book signing, reception, and concert featuriing musical interpretations of Millay's poems from The Edna Project written and performed by Liz Queler and Seth Farber.  5:00-6:00 Gala Wine Reception and Silent Auction 6:00-7:00 Concert featuring The Edna Project 7:00-7:30 Book Signing Silent Auction closes at 7:30 Proceeds will benefit the restoration of Steepletop, Millay's historic home purchased in 1925. Location:  Spencertown Academy, located just 3 miles from Steepletop , in Spencertown, NY Tickets:  $40 per person in advance $45 per person at the door the afternoon of the event For more information or to purchase tickets over the phone, Call Steepletop at 518-392-3362 Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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DANCE RECITAL: ALL THE LITTLE THINGS
Lee, 6 - 7 p.m. and 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Performed by the students of the Cantarella School of Dance, with Teacher Olivia Wilber. Snacks and beverages available for purchase. Cost: Free/$5 suggested donation Location: The Spectrum Playhouse 20 Franklin Street, Lee MA 01238 413-394-5023 
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FAIRVIEW COMMONS NURSING HOME PAINT & SIP BENEFIT
Great Barrington, 6 p.m.
Uncork your creativity on 4/30 at Fairview Commons Nursing Home, 151 Christian Hill Rd, Great Barrington, MA for a Paint & Sip Fundraiser. You'll learn to paint this peaceful image of "Ocean Balcony View" on a large 16x20 canvas. All materials, donation, appetizers, and BEER AND WINE INCLUDED for only $40!  Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346
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STUDENT PERFORMANCE PIECE
Pittsfield, 6:30 p.m.
"The Magic of Bonsville," a performance piece by the students of Bonnie McCubbin from Berkshire Music School and St. Joseph High School, will be held at the Berkshire Music School Taft Recital Hall, 30 Wendell Ave. Donation will be taken at the door; reservations required at 413-442-1411.

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AMADEUS BY PETER SHAFFER
North Adams, 7 p.m.
In 18th century Vienna, music is the currency of power. And Court Composer Antonio Salieri is the toast of the town. That is, until a young prodigy by the name of Mozart comes on the scene. Reeling from the realization of his own mediocrity in the face of true genius, Salieri swears vengeance on the God that gifted Mozart’s breathtaking talent. Swells of music and madness stir through Drury Stage Company’s epic new revival of the Tony Award-winning drama that raises the question: how far would you go to secure your legacy' Drury Stage Company is the first regional high school to present this  riveting, award winning revival to our Berkshire community. Show dates: April 28,29,30 at 7pm Tickets -  $5.00/student $7.00 adult  dpac.brownpapertickets.com or at the door
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SAMBADENDE
, 8 p.m.
Dancers, lovers of Brazilian music, and those of us longing for the fragrant warm breezes of summer are strongly encouraged to join our visiting artists Sambadende for an evening filled with Brazilian charm. Free and open to all. Chapin Hall, Williams College   http://music.williams.edu/'post_type=event&p=10537
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CANOE MEADOWS VOLUNTEER DAY
Pittsfield, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Holmes Road, is looking for volunteers for a wide variety of projects throughout the sanctiary; tools and gloves will be available for use.  A pizza lunch will be provided for all volunteers. Registration is required at 413-637-0320.

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GREYLOCK SCHOOL SPRING CRAFT FAIR
North Adams, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Greylock Elementary School PTG is hosting a craft fair from 9am-4pm.  The fair will be held at the school located at 100 Phelps Ave, North Adams.  There are over 30 artisans and crafters from all over the Berkshires, as well as raffles and a bake sale.  Prizes will be raffled from The Boston Red Sox, The Cottage, Magic Butterfly, Wal-Mart, The Pittsfield Suns, Steeple Cats and Mass MoCA.  All proceeds from the table rentals, raffles and bake sale will benefit the Greylock Elementary School PTG. 


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SPRING 2016 CHILDREN'S ATTIC
, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(4/30, 5/1) Come shop at this annual maternity and children’s consignment sale at the Community Health Programs Route 7 campus, 444 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, on Saturday, April 30th from 9:30am to 2pm and Sunday, May 1st from 9 AM to noon. Local families will be selling quality maternity and children’s items including Spring and Summer clothing, toys, videos, games, books, baby equipment and lots, lots more! The Children’s Attic is sponsored by CHP Family Services. Call 413.528.0457 for more information.  
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FIRST SUNDAYS FREE AT THE CLARK
Williamstown, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Clark Art Institute’s “First Sundays Free” program runs on the first Sunday of the month through May 4. Admission to the Clark is always free for members, children under age 18, and students with a valid ID. To learn more about becoming a member, visit clarkart.edu/support or call 413-458-0425.

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ORGAN CONCERT
New York, 2 p.m.
The fifth annual Organ Concert will take place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at 732 NY Route 20 in New Lebanon, N.Y. This year’s guest performers will be Charles Marshall from All Souls Episcopal Church in North Adams, Jeff Hunt from St. Mark’s Church in Pittsfield, Amy Renak from Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, Keith Dezieck from Immaculate Conception Church in New Lebanon and new guest performer Matthew McConnell, who is the minister of music at the First Baptist Church in North Adams. There is no charge for the performance but a free will offering will be taken.

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VIOLIN RECITAL
Pittsfield, 2 p.m.
A recital from the studio of Eileen Markland, violin, will be held Berkshire Music School Taft Recital Hall, 30 Wendell Ave. The recital is free.

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YOUNG SINGERS CONCERT
Stockbridge, 3 p.m.
Berkshire Lyric will present the Young Singers Concert at the First Congregational Church in Stockbridge. This annual concert features Berkshire Lyric’s two choruses for young people, the Blafield Children’s Chorus and Melodious Accord. The Blafield Children’s Chorus is named in honor of Berkshire Lyric founder and Director Emeritus Robert Blafield of Richmond and is made up of children ages 6 to 13 from throughout the county and surrounding area. Melodious Accord is a women’s ensemble for high school girls that was recently featured at Berkshire Lyric’s two Christmas Concerts and at the Kick the Winter Blues Irish concerts. There singers come from six area high schools. The concert is free; free will donations to benefit the educational program of Berkshire Lyric will be accepted. For more information, contact Berkshire Lyric at www.berkshirelyricinfo.org or 413-298-5365.

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PAINT & SIP TO DEFEAT ALS
Pittsfield, 4 p.m.
Join us Sunday 5/1 at Berkshire Paint & Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield for a Paint & Sip Fundraiser to benefit Team Papa's Walk to Defeat ALS Team. You'll learn to paint this inspirational image of "Butterfly Reflection" on a large 16x20 canvas. All materials, light snack, and donation included for $35.  BYOB. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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WILLIAMS CHAMBER CHOIR: AMERICAN COMPOSERS, AMERICAN POETS
Williamstown, 4 p.m.
Williams Chamber Choir performs American composers settings of American poets including choral music by William Schuman, Judd Greenstein ‘01, and Samuel Barber, on poetry of Walt Whitman, Gertrude Stein, Emily Dickinson (respectively), among others. Director Brad Wells and Daniel Potter ’16 conduct. The historic Rotunda of the Williams College Museum of Art hosts this free performance. http://music.williams.edu/'post_type=event&p=9921
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YOGA INVERSIONS WORKSHOP
North Adams, 6 p.m.
Have you been curious about being upside down' Do you have specific questions about an inversion you would like to ask an instructor and other practicing yogis' Join Devin on Sunday, May 1st to explore common inversions including shoulder-stand (sarvangasana), handstand (adho mukha vrksasana), and others! Learn what props help, and what props may not, how to practice on your own and when to practice with a teacher. Time is given to not just learn, but play upside down! It is suggested to attend the Community Yoga class at 4:30pm (suggested $5+ donation) to warm-up before this workshop. Held at Frog Lotus Yoga in North Adams. $15 www.devinkibbeyoga.com  Inversions do have contraindications, please email devin.kibbe@gmail.com if you have concerns, and/or consult your doctor to understand if being upside down is okay for you.
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