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TODDLER STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages birth to 3 years old, siblings welcome.  One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
North Adams, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
After-School Program Now Through the End of the School Year! Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm & Thursdays 4-5pm at the UNO Community Center at 157 River St. North Adams. Serving students in 4th Grade - 8th Grade. Healthy Snack, Homework Assistance, Tutoring, Computer Access and Creative Activities. FREE. For more information contact Geoffrey Pawlowski at (413) 663-7588 Ext. 22.
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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime and craft at the North Adams Public Library in the Youth Services Department is held for ages 3 to 6 years old, siblings welcome. Several stories will be read and there is time to share ideas and thoughts as well as complete a craft.

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BART CHARTER PUBLIC SCHOOL ENROLLMENT DEADLINE
Adams, 12 p.m.

Enrollment deadline for the 2017-2018 school year at BART Charter Public School (1 Commercial Street, Adams) is Wednesday, March 8, at 12PM.  Applications are available at the school or through the school's website (www.bartcharter.org).  BART is a tuition-free, college preparatory public school serving Berkshire Country students in grades 6 through 12.  Call for more information or to request a tour.  413-743-7311, ext 732.


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FACULTY LECTURE SERIES
Williamstown, 4:15 p.m.
During February and March, Williams College will sponsor its annual Faculty Lecture Series. The aim of the series is to present big ideas beyond disciplinary boundaries. The lectures will be offered in Wege Auditorium, Thompson Chemistry, and be followed by a reception in Schow Atrium. The lectures are free and open to the public; topics can be found here.

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PAINT & SIP FOR ST JOE HS KIDS TRIP
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
Join us 3/10 for a Berkshire Paint and Sip Fundraiser at St Joe High School, 22 Maple Wood Ave, Pittsfield to benefit the St Joe High School Booster Club fund to help with costs for the kids to go on a "school closing" trip.  You'll learn to paint this beautiful image of Ireland's "Cliffs of Moher" on a large 16x20 canvas. All materials, instruction and donation included for $35.BYOB. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College invites you to experience the wonders of our universe at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory at Williams College. Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public on Friday evenings through May 12, with the exception of Spring Break March 17, 24, and March 31. 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) email mcr4@williams.edu.

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SEWING CLASS
Pittsfield, 1 - 3 p.m.
This is an introduction to sewing on an industrial and home sewing machine. This workshop is great for anyone with an interest in this area as well as our new and prospective members who are learning our equipment. Absolute beginners welcome! The workshop is $15.00. Current members receive 25% discount on class pricing. Pre-registration is required. 413-236-9600, Shire City Sanctuary, 40 Melville St., Pittsfield
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MET OPERA LIVE IN HD: VERDI'S LA TRAVIATA
Great Barrington, 1 p.m.
Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta Valéry to Live in HD audiences for the first time, opposite rising American tenor Michael Fabiano as her lover, Alfredo. Thomas Hampson sings one of his most acclaimed Met roles as Giorgio Germont, Alfredo’s disapproving father, in a revival of Willy Decker’s staging conducted by San Francisco Opera Music Director Nicola Luisotti. 2 hrs 55 min. $25 / $18 students. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the Box Office at 413.528.0100 (Wed-Sat noon-6pm).
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SWIM-A-THON FUNDRAISER
Great Barrington, 10 a.m.
Participate in a friendly competition that supports the Community Center’s adaptive initiatives. Whether you swim 5, 10, or even 200 lengths of the pool, you can participate in this fundraiser! All ages and abilities welcome. Swim on your own, with a team or sponsor a swimmer. If you would like to participate, but can’t attend on 3/11, please contact our Aquatics Manager at 413-528-2810 ext. 12 or email aquatics@berkshiresouth.org to set up an alternate swim time.
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PAINT & SIP FOR SHARON CENTER 8TH GRADERS
Connecticut, 6:30 p.m.
Join us on 3/11 at the Sharon Firehouse, 36 Main St, Sharon CT for a Berkshire Paint & Sip Fundraiser to benefit the Sharon Center School 8th Graders. You'll learn to paint this locally inspired image of "Twin Oaks" on a large 16x20 canvas. All materials, snacks and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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JANKA NABAY AND THE BUBU GANG
North Adams, 8 p.m.
Claiming the holy trinity of Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, and God as his primary inspirations, the Sierra Leonean singer Janka Nabay has almost single-handedly revived the ancient tradition of Bubu, updating a form with 500-year-old roots in magic-infused folk ceremony into frenetic, hypnotic dance music with flourishes of electronica. What to expect This event will be “up in the club” with cabaret-style seating. Our café will deliver your dinner, and the bar is always well-stocked with Bright Ideas Brewing and Berkshire Mountain Distillery spirits. Be ready to make new friends — our tables seat five, and, if your party is smaller, you might find others at your table. Cheers to live events up in the club!
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LONDON'S NATIONAL THEATRE IN HD: HEDDA GABLER
Great Barrington, 3 p.m.
Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece. Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, Jane Eyre) plays the title role in a new version by Patrick Marber (Notes on a Scandal, Closer). $17 / $10 Limited quantity for 21 and under (available at the Box Office only) Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the Box Office at 413.528.0100 or purchasing at the box office window (Wed-Sat noon-6pm).
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TODDLER STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages birth to 3 years old, siblings welcome.  One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
North Adams, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
After-School Program Now Through the End of the School Year! Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm & Thursdays 4-5pm at the UNO Community Center at 157 River St. North Adams. Serving students in 4th Grade - 8th Grade. Healthy Snack, Homework Assistance, Tutoring, Computer Access and Creative Activities. FREE. For more information contact Geoffrey Pawlowski at (413) 663-7588 Ext. 22.
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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime and craft at the North Adams Public Library in the Youth Services Department is held for ages 3 to 6 years old, siblings welcome. Several stories will be read and there is time to share ideas and thoughts as well as complete a craft.

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FACULTY LECTURE SERIES
Williamstown, 4:15 p.m.
During February and March, Williams College will sponsor its annual Faculty Lecture Series. The aim of the series is to present big ideas beyond disciplinary boundaries. The lectures will be offered in Wege Auditorium, Thompson Chemistry, and be followed by a reception in Schow Atrium. The lectures are free and open to the public; topics can be found here.

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WHISKEY TREATY ROADSHOW
North Adams, 8 p.m.
The five Massachusetts singer-songwriters of The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow — Greg Smith, David Tanklefsky, Billy Keane, Chris Merenda, Tory Hanna, and Bill Chapman — ring in St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a celebration of brotherhood, spirits, and foot-stomping folk rock. Join us, and raise a glass. What to expect: Seating is general admission. Preferred tickets are general admission seats located in the first rows of the theater. A full bar serves Bright Idea Brewing beers and Berkshire Mountain Distillery spirits. Planning on dinner before the show' Our museum café Lickety Split rolls out a menu of favorites including Vermont black bean burgers, angus burgers, tasty paninis, quiche, and an array of fresh salads featuring field greens, goat cheese, and grilled pineapple, all priced at $10 or less.
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TODDLER STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages birth to 3 years old, siblings welcome.  One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
North Adams, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
After-School Program Now Through the End of the School Year! Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm & Thursdays 4-5pm at the UNO Community Center at 157 River St. North Adams. Serving students in 4th Grade - 8th Grade. Healthy Snack, Homework Assistance, Tutoring, Computer Access and Creative Activities. FREE. For more information contact Geoffrey Pawlowski at (413) 663-7588 Ext. 22.
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BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS
North Adams, 9-11 a.m.
North Adams Commons will hold a monthly blood pressure clinic at the Mary Spitzer Center (North Adams Council on Aging) on Ashland Street on the third Tuesday of the month. A nurse from North Adams Commons will record blood pressure and pulse, and offer a light snack and information about upcoming events.

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime and craft at the North Adams Public Library in the Youth Services Department is held for ages 3 to 6 years old, siblings welcome. Several stories will be read and there is time to share ideas and thoughts as well as complete a craft.

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WRITERS IN THE HOUSE: A CONVERSATION WITH 2017 EDITH WHARTON WRITERS-IN-RESIDENCE
Lenox, 3 p.m.
The 2017 Edith Wharton Writers-in-Residence – Christene Barberich, global editor in chief and co-founder of Refinery29, Donna M. Lucey author of Archie and Amelie: Love and Madness in the Gilded Age, and Vanessa Manko, author of The Invention of Exile – will discuss their past and forthcoming works, their careers, and their experiences writing in the house where Edith Wharton penned many of her most popular works. They will also touch on how Edith Wharton’s literary legacy has shaped and inspired their own works, and how she continues to influence female writers in the 21st century. The discussion will be moderated by 2016 Writer-in-Residence and Mount Trustee, Claire McMillan.
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MAVIS STAPLES
North Adams, 8 p.m.
Mavis Staples is one of the great alchemists of American music, crossing genre lines like no musician since perhaps Ray Charles, and weaving her voice into the very fabric of gospel, soul, folk, pop, R&B, blues, rock, and hip-hop.  Planning on dinner before the show' Our museum café Lickety Split rolls out a menu of favorites including Vermont black bean burgers, angus burgers, tasty paninis, quiche, and an array of fresh salads featuring field greens, goat cheese, and grilled pineapple, all priced at $10 or less. Sponsored by The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA.
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TODDLER STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages birth to 3 years old, siblings welcome.  One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
North Adams, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
After-School Program Now Through the End of the School Year! Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm & Thursdays 4-5pm at the UNO Community Center at 157 River St. North Adams. Serving students in 4th Grade - 8th Grade. Healthy Snack, Homework Assistance, Tutoring, Computer Access and Creative Activities. FREE. For more information contact Geoffrey Pawlowski at (413) 663-7588 Ext. 22.
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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime and craft at the North Adams Public Library in the Youth Services Department is held for ages 3 to 6 years old, siblings welcome. Several stories will be read and there is time to share ideas and thoughts as well as complete a craft.

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HIGH MUD COMEDY FESTIVAL
North Adams
The High Mud Comedy Festival, a two-day laugh-fest featuring a pile of performers thick with national comedic treasures and local stand-up heroes, returns to North Adams this spring. Unapologetically goofy comedian Phoebe Robinson of cult-inspiring podcast 2 Dope Queensheadlines the festival, hosted by the charmingly deadpan comic/writer/actor/guitar hero/man-about-town Dave Hill. High Mud laughs don’t stop at stand-up: comedy films, funny museum tours with performers, a joke cam, workshops, and perhaps a comedian-led beer tasting and tour of Bright Ideas Brewery on the MASS MoCA campus will leave your sides aching. Post-mainstage, late-night gigs at local venues —including Desperados and the Freight Yard Pub — will feature local talent. Sponsored by The Porches Inn at MASS MoCA.
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PARENT/CHILD YOGA
Pittsfield, Noon-2:30 p.m.
Rogue Yoga has teamed with the Crowne Plaza for a series of Parent Child Yoga Class (ages 5+), with games, stories, partner acrobatics and flying partner yoga. After a fun hour of partner yoga, there will be some free play in the pool. The dates are Nov. 6, Dec. 4, March 5 and April 2; come to one or all. Registration is required online. $20 per pair per class.

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TODDLER STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages birth to 3 years old, siblings welcome.  One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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