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OLD MILL TRAIL WALK
Hinsdale, 10 a.m.-noon
The Housatonic Valley Association will lead guided family walk on the Old Mill Trail. This 1.5-mile walking trail follows the East Branch of the Housatonic River and begins at the trailhead on Old Dalton Road, Hinsdale (opposite the Hinsdale Trading Company). Explore nature through various activities along the way. Find out what lives in the river. The trail is fully accessible for the first three-quarters of a mile. This hike is free and open to the public.  Program support provided in part by a grant from the Central Berkshire Fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. Call HVA at 413-394-9796 for more information.

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TALES FROM THE EAST
Pittsfield, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Join Caravan Puppets for a performance of four classic stories from Asia! Enjoy a wide diveristy of puppets and puppetry styles with beautiful staging and original music. Some stories are interactive and children will build a small puppet to perform with and take home at the end of the show.  Berkshire Museum
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LIBRARY PAINTING PARTY
Williamstown, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Progressive Palette will facilitate a painting party at the Milne Library for students in sixth through 12th grade. Participants will have the chance to create their own masterpiece with acrylics on canvas, using a sample painting as their inspiration. With help from two experienced artists, even those who haven’t painted before will experience re-creating the sample painting in their own individual way. Space is limited and sign-up in advance is required, either by calling 413-458-5369 or by stopping by at the library.

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PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY
Great Barrington, 3 p.m.
The Paul Taylor Dance Company performs excerpts from Diggity and Company B. This is a family show, $20 per family (up to 6 persons). Mahaiwe
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'PORTRAIT OF AFRICA' RECEPTION, BOOK SIGNING
Lenox, 3 to 7
Sohn Fine Art Gallery, 60 Church St., presents "Portrait of Africa" by Russian artist Anton Lyalin in his U.S. debut. Featured in the exhibition are large-scale, black and white portrait photographs of wild animals in their natural environment. The artist will speak from 3 to 4 (please RSVP), followed by the book signing and reception. The exhibit runs from May 15 to July 27.

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DOM FLEMONS, AMERICAN SONGSTER AND MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST
New York, 8 - 10 p.m.
Flemons, a singer and multi-instrumentalist, is a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops. Together with Brian Farrow on bass and fiddle, and Mike Johnson on drums, the trio performs traditions of old-time folk music and Americana that are both classic and fresh. PS21 is located at 2980 Route 66 in the Town of Chatham. Tickets for the Saturday, July 11, 8:00pm performance of Dom Flemons are $25 general admission, $20 PS21 members and $15 students with I.D. Tickets can be purchased at www.ps21chatham.org, by calling 1-800-838-3006, or at the door until the show sells out. For other information about this or any other event at PS21, please call (518) 392-6121.
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BERKSHIRE FARMERS MARKET
Lanesborough, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Berkshire Mall will host the Berkshire Farmers Market for the 10th year. Located in the Sears parking lot every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Nov. 25, the market offers the finest locally grown and raised produce, plants and specialty foods.

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TOSHI REAGON PRESENTS THE LOVE SESSIONS: MICHAEL JACKSON VS. PRINCE
North Adams, 8 p.m.
The soulful singer and guitarist Toshi Reagon's love-themed concert takes a deep dive into the songbooks of two American pop icons. The show features Reagon and a spectacular group of collaborators - including Ki Ki Hawkins, Tamar-kali, Morley, Martha Redbone, Xavier Smith, Rachel Eckroth, Ganessa James, Allison Miller, Alex Nolan, and Chala Yancy - taking on Prince and MJ's hits and B-sides alike. Tickets and more information on MASS MoCA website.
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NORTH ADAMS FARMERS MARKET
North Adams, 9 a.m.-noon
The North Adams Farmers Market at the St. Anthony’s Municipal Parking Lot welcomes more than 20 vendors offering a variety of local foods including, fresh local produce, locally raised meat, cheese, preserves, eggs, bread, granola, baked treats, plants, handmade goods, and more. The market is great place to find a wide variety of fresh local produce and prepared foods in the northern Berkshire County area.

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APPALACHIAN TRAIL FAMILY DAY HIKE
Williamstown, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Calling young explorers! Join us for a special kid-friendly hike geared at helping families enjoy hiking the Appalachian Trail. Our 2 mile hike (round-trip) through ice gulch to the Tom Leonard Shelter will take us into one of Berkshire County’s most interesting trail sections. Kids will be able to explore a thru-hiker shelter, eat their lunch with an awesome view, and play games that help develop good trail skills. Parents will learn great tips for successful family trail days. For more information and to register, email: info@gbtrails.org. Registration is required, group size is limited. This event is co-led by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Great Barrington Trails and Greenways in support of the Great Barrington Appalachian Trail Community. 
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THE CONTEMPORARY FLUTE
Pittsfield, 2 - 3 p.m.
Join Massachusetts based flutist Erin Pulley in an exciting program exploring the connection between modern culture and the music that represents and embodies that culture. The program will include Eve Beglarian's I Will Not Be Sad in This World for alto flute and tape, Robert Dick's Fish Are Jumping for unaccompanied solo flute, Teruki Noda's Eclogue for flute and percussion joined by Kyle Dubois, Jazer Gile's Parutika for flute and live electronics, Steve Reich's Vermont Counterpoint for flutes and electronics, as well as various other contemporary pieces including flute, percussion and electronics.\ http://berkshiremuseum.org/  
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RAGA AND TALA WITH STEVE GORN, BANSURI FLUTE, AND SAMIR CHATTERJEE, TABLA
New York, 2 - 4 p.m.
A special concert featuring the meditative sounds of North Indian classical music will be held at PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century on Sunday, July 12, 2:00pm. The special event, featuring performances by renowned Indian musicians Samir Chatterjee and Steve Gorn, will be held under The Tent at PS21, located at 2980 Route 66 in the town of Chatham. Tickets for the Sunday, July 12, 2:00pm performance of Music of Northern India are $25 general admission, $20 PS21 members. and $15 students with I.D. Tickets can be purchased at www.ps21chatham.org, by calling 1-800-838-3006, or at the door until the show sells out. For other information about this or any other event at PS21, please call (518) 392-6121.
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PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY
Great Barrington, 2 p.m.
The Paul Taylor Dance Company comes to their Berkshire home with performances of Diggity, Piazzolla Caldera, and Promethean Fire. Mahaiwe
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FAMILY FLICKS UNDER THE STARS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Images Cinema presents its ninth annual Family Flicks Under the Stars outdoor film series on Sundays in July at sundown. Films will be shown on Morgan Lawn at the top of Spring Street. These films are free to attend. In case of rain, films will be shown at Images Cinema at 8 p.m. The films are: July 5, "Pitch Perfect"; July 12, "Fantastic Mr. Fox"; July 19, "Viva Las Vegas"; and July 26, "Pretty in Pink." Concessions will be sold on site. Bring your own blankets, chairs, bug spray, etc.

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COMMUNITY SING: ROUNDS! ROUNDS! ROUNDS!
New York, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Not your grandmother’s Frère Jacques Sheri Bauer Mayorga leads a series of three Summer Sings exploring rounds traditional and classic. These community sings are open to singers of all levels. $10/$8 members, $25/$20 members for the series of three $10 general admission/$8 PS21 members, $25/$20 members for the series of three PS21 – The Studio at PS21: 3016 Route 66, Chatham, NY http://ps21chatham.org/event/rounds-rounds-rounds/'event_date=2015-07-06
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PINK MARTINI
Great Barrington, 8 p.m.
Pink Martini has been lauded by critics throughout the world for its international flavor and ability to entertain. Mahaiwe
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BEREAVEMENT GROUP
Pittsfield, 4 - 5 p.m.
Where: Moments House, Pittsfield; Who: Chaplain Dennis Castella; Please call 413-442-0045 to register

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LES BLANKíS CHULAS FRONTERAS AND DEL MERO CORAZON
New York, 8:30 - 10 p.m.
Les Blank’s complex, insightful look at the Chicano experience as mirrored in the lives and music of the most acclaimed Norteño musicians of the Texas-Mexican border, including Flaco Jimenez and Lydia Mendoza. Selected in 1993 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.” The short documentary, Del Mero Corazon, looks at how Hispanic-American culture finds a way to thrive, regardless of its environment, through the music passed from generation to generation, featuring performances and interviews from Little Joe and La Familia, Leo Garza, Chavela Ortiz and Brown Express. “A joyous, angry, complicated film—a multi-leveled document fully worthy of the people and music that gives it life.” – Michael Goodwin, Take One PS21 – The Tent at PS21: 2980 Route 66, one mile north of Chatham Village Free admission http://ps21chatham.org/2015-programs/film/movie-tuesdays/ 
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MULTIMEDIA WORKSHOP
Williamstown, 1-4 p.m.
A multi-media art workshop facilitated by Julia Morgan-Leamon called Unmasked! will be held at the Milne Library for students in sixth through 12th grade. This workshop will have participants writing, drawing, exploring a variety of interesting art materials, and finally creating wire sculptures expressing their personal identity.  Space is limited and sign-up in advance is required, either by calling 413-458-5369 or by stopping by at the library.

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LIVE ON THE LAKE CONCERT SERIES
Pittsfield, 6 to 8 p.m.
Arthur Holmes Blues Band: For the fourteenth consecutive season the concerts will be offered every Wednesday evening, beginning July 8th through August 26th, from 6 pm to 8 pm at Burbank Park on Onota Lake in Pittsfield. According to May, a shuttle service will be offered again this year for people parking at Taconic High School. “These concerts are extremely popular and we want to accommodate people with extra parking at Taconic High School.” In addition to the shuttle, parking will be available on Vin Hebert Boulevard. The Pittsfield Police Department would like to remind those who attend that alcohol is not permitted at Burbank Park during these concerts and no parking is allowed on Lakeway Drive Extension (located off Pecks Road). The Pittsfield Police Department will be on patrol during these shows and parking violations will be cited.

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STARS IN THE ORCHARD
Richmond, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
WAM Theatre’s 2015 Starry Benefit on Wednesday, at Hilltop Orchards, Richmond, MA. Master slide guitarist Don McGrory playing the twilight cocktail hour, local luminaries “miscast” themselves in song and scenes and a live auction to support WAM Theatre’s philanthropic mission. Live auction includes items from Chris Noth, Jayne Atkinson, Alison Larkin, and Debra Jo Rupp. For Information and tickets visit www.Wamtheatre.Com
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BERKSHIRE FARMERS MARKET
Lanesborough, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Berkshire Mall will host the Berkshire Farmers Market for the 10th year. Located in the Sears parking lot every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Nov. 25, the market offers the finest locally grown and raised produce, plants and specialty foods.

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MONTESSORI SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Lenox, 4:30 p.m.
The Montessori School of the Berkshires at 21 Patterson Road in Lenox Dale will hold open houses on July 9 and July 16 at the following times:  July 9, 9 a.m., Children's House for ages 3-6 and July 16, 4:30 p.m., Adolescent Experience for students entering seventh and eighth grades. These events offer the chance to tour the campus, discover Montessori’s range of programs, and learn more about enrollment for the 2015-16 school year. Interested parents can register online at www.BerkshireMontessori.org or by calling 413-637-3662. The Montessori School of the Berkshires is open to students from 15 months through eighth grade. There are immediate openings in the early childhood program, with limited openings for elementary and adolescent programs.

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"DAZZLING DAISY" PAINT & SIP
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
Join us on 7/16 at Berkshire Paint and Sip Studio, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA to paint this beautiful "Dazzling Daisy" on a large wall-sized 16x20 canvas. All materials and light snack included for $30.  BYOB. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com
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LONDONíS NATIONAL THEATRE IN HD: EVERYMAN
Great Barrington, 7 p.m.
One of the great primal, spiritual myths, Everyman asks whether it is only in death that we can understand our lives. Mahaiwe
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WEST AFRICAN DANCE AND DRUM WORKSHOP PERFORMANCE
New York, 1 - 2 p.m.
A high-energy performance of dance and drumming by the participants in the PS21 West African Dance and Drumming Workshop taught by dancer/choreographer Jamal Jackson and members of his company including drummer Frank Malloy III. This is the fourth year that we are offering this popular workshop and performance. 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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'WHISTLER'S MOTHER' TALKS
Williamstown, 3:30 p.m.
A series of three gallery talks about the exhibit "Whistler’s Mother: Grey, Black, and White" begins at the Clark Art Institute with a lecture by Carey Powers, the Clark’s Lunder Special Assistant to the Director. All lectures will be held in the exhibition gallery at the Lunder Center at Stone Hill on the Clark’s campus. Upcoming lectures in the series include a talk July 17 by Leslie Paisley, head of paper conservation at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, and a talk on July 24 by Heather Nolin, Arthur Ross Collection Research Associate and Project Manager, Yale University Art Gallery.

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COOKING CLASS WITH DEANNA COOK
Pittsfield, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Local author Deanna Cook will present this hands-on workshop to celebrate the release of her new children’s cookbook Cooking Class. Families will learn to make (and eat!) sushi, spring rolls and lettuce wraps and each family will receive their own copy of the cookbook to take home at the end of the program.  Berkshire Museum
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THE VILLALOBOS BROTHERS
New York, 8 - 10 p.m.
Their original compositions and arrangements blend the richness of Mexican folk music with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music. Their style of play has been dubbed “high-octane Mexican fiddling.” PS21 is located at 2980 Route 66 in the Town of Chatham. Tickets for the Saturday, July 18, 8:00pm performance of the Villalobos Brothers are $25 general admission, $20 PS21 members. and $15 students with I.D. Tickets can be purchased at www.ps21chatham.org, by calling 1-800-838-3006, or at the door until the show sells out. For other information about this or any other event at PS21, please call (518) 392-6121.
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BERKSHIRE FARMERS MARKET
Lanesborough, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Berkshire Mall will host the Berkshire Farmers Market for the 10th year. Located in the Sears parking lot every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Nov. 25, the market offers the finest locally grown and raised produce, plants and specialty foods.

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