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WAM PRESENTS 'EMILIE'
Williamstown, 7:30 p.m.
WAM Theatre has been invited to present an enhanced staged reading of its critically acclaimed 2013 production of "Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight" by Lauren Gunderson. Directed by WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, this enhanced staged reading will feature some audio and visual elements from the original production. This performance will take place in the Adams Memorial Theatre in the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance in Williamstown. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.WAMTheatre.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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FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
Pittsfield, 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Free Blood Pressure Screening, pulse, health education, and medication review by BHS health professionals. Join us at Stop N Shop on Merrill Rd. from 2:30-4pm to have your blood pressure checked. High blood pressure is a "silent killer" because it often has no symptoms. High blood pressure is beatable & treatable, so know your numbers and get to goal! For more information, contact BHS Community Outreach:(413)  445-7028.
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TALK ON HENRIETTA LACKS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
The family of Henrietta Lacks will visit Williams College to discuss "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. The book is the focus of this year’s Williams Reads program. The family will share what it meant to find out decades later that Henrietta’s cells were being bought and sold in laboratories around the world. The Lacks family is proud to honor the memory of Henrietta and her contributions to science. Their presentation offers a first-person perspective on the collision between ethics, race, and the commercialization of human tissue. This event will take place on the MainStage of the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance. It is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For tickets, call 413-597-2425 or order online at 62center.williams.edu/box-office.

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HASKINS CENTER GYM GROUP
North Adams, 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Gym Group at Haskins Center, 210 State St., is for ages walking to 5 years old.

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FUNDRAISER FEATURING MOON HOOCH
North Adams, 7 p.m.
With the support and help of Berkshire Production Resources, Day Mountain Sound, Eagle Street Music, BAM! Collision, and the NAMAzing Initiative, Common Folk Artist Collective will host a fundraising event featuring Moon Hooch, a trio from New York consisting of two horn players, Mike Wilbur and Wenzl McGowen and a drummer, James Muschler. Other bands on the bill include Anonymous Animal of Fitchburg, Polysonic Joy of Pittsfield and Francesca Shanks of North Adams. The fundraiser will be held at The Elks Lodge at 100 Eagle St. in North Adams. This event is open to all ages. A limited amount of presale tickets will be available for $10 each and can be found in hand at Eagle Street Music, 81 Main Street, North Adams or at Eventbrite.com. General admission tickets will be raised to $12. Day of door charge is $15 per person. This concert will be the first annual fundraiser for Common Folk Artist Collective, a North Adams based grassroots initiative comprised of students and alumni from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, teachers and students from surrounding high schools, and residents of Berkshire County, all of which are artists and share the collective vision to establish a cooperative fine and performing arts space that is shared amongst various entities and residents of the community.

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ADAMS PLAYGROUP
Adams, 10-11 a.m.
Play and Learn Group at Adams Youth Center, 20 East St., is for ages walking to 5 years.

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LANESBOROUGH PLAYGROUP
Lanesborough, 10-11 a.m.
A Play and Learn Group at Lanesborough Town Hall Community Room, 83 North Main St., is for ages walking to 5 years old.

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WAM PRESENTS 'EMILIE'
Pittsfield, 7:30 p.m.
WAM Theatre has been invited to present an enhanced staged reading of its critically acclaimed 2013 production of "Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight" by Lauren Gunderson. Directed by WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, this enhanced staged reading will feature some audio and visual elements from the original production. This performance will take place in the Berkshire Museum (39 South St.) as part of the Pittsfield 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival. Admission $10. For more information, visit www.WAMTheatre.com.

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WINTER FARMERS MARKET
Great Barrington, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Berkshire Grown will host its first Winter Farmers’ Markets at Monument Valley Middle School (313 Monument Valley Road) in Great Barrington. These events are an extension of the organization’s Holiday Farmers’ Markets, which enjoyed record attendance this past November and December, with 2,300 shoppers at the markets in Great Barrington and 2,700 shoppers at the markets in Williamstown. These popular events feature locally grown and produced foods, plus live music, lunch fare, and activities for children, during months when most farmers’ markets are not open in the region. Admission is free.

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'POLAR PLUNGE' FUNDRAISER
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.
Local law enforcement officers from throughout Berkshire County will be hosting their third annual “Polar Plunge” at Onota Lake in Pittsfield. Law enforcement officers from the Pittsfield Police Department, Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office and other local and state police departments will be taking part in the event, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Massachusetts. Local officers volunteer their free time in organizing and running this event and others like it throughout the year. The event will kick off at 11 a.m. with day-of registration opening at 9 a.m. Participants will bravely jump into the icy waters of Onota Lake and then enjoy a chili/chowder festival to be held in conjunction with the Plunge. Any participants raising $250 or more will also have the opportunity to renew their wedding vows prior to plunging to celebrate Valentine’s Day. One can also register online at www.LETRPolarPlunge.Kintera.org.

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GOLDEN OLDIES SPECTACULAR
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
The Golden Oldies Spectacular will come to The Colonial Theatre. The concert, featuring three singing groups is A Salute to The Drifters, The Marvelettes and The Platters. Tickets for the Golden Oldies Spectacular are on sale at the Colonial Theatre Box Office at 111 South Street in Pittsfield, by phone at 413-997-4444 or online at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org.

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'FANTASTIC FEBRUARY FROLIC'
Pittsfield
Shire City Sanctuary will host a "Fantastic February Frolic" at its 40 Melville St. location. The event features a 4:30 p.m. a Victorian Era Lingerie Fashion Show ($25 in advance, $30 at the door; rsvp with lingerie@berkshirehistory.org); a 6:30 p.m. dinner party ($25; reservation required); and 8 p.m. dance party with DJ BFG ($10, pay at the door). For more information, visit www.ShireCitySanctuary.com or 413-236-9600.

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GILDED PROSTITUTION: EDITH WHARTON’S THE BUCCANEERS AND THE AMERICAN SIEGE OF LONDON
Lenox, 2 p.m.
Wharton scholar Maureen Montgomery will examine Wharton’s final novel, which details the heartbreaks and hardships of four American women who take London society by storm, and the broader trend toward transatlantic marriages during the Gilded Age. For more information or to reserve tickets, visit EdithWharton.org or call 413-551-5100.

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SUSAN B ANTHONY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Adams, 3 p.m.
The Susan B Anthony Birthplace Museum will celebrate Susan B Anthony’s birthday at the Adams Free Library. Celebrate with Susan HERSELF, as she tells stories of her adventures, just as she did when she came back to her hometown during the later 1800s. Jeanne Gehret, author of “Susan B. Anthony: And Justice For All,” will portray Susan during this free event, which is open to the public. Refreshments will be served, including birthday cake. This event is perfect for families to seniors, with activities for children and an author discussion for adults; a perfect way to celebrate history and African American History Month, as she was an abolitionist. For more information, please call the museum at 413-743-7121 or email the executive director at colleen@susanbanthonybirthplace.org .

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SUSAN B ANTHONY'S 195TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Adams, 3 p.m.
The Susan B Anthony Birthplace Museum will celebrate Susan B Anthony’s birthday on February 15, 2015 at the Adams Free Library at 3pm. Celebrate with Susan HERSELF, as she tells stories of her adventures, just as she did when she came back to her hometown during the later 1800s. Jeanne Gehret, author of “Susan B. Anthony: And Justice For All”, will portray Susan during this free event, which is open to the public. Refreshments served, including Birthday Cake! For more information, please call the museum at 413-743-7121.
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WILLIAMSTOWN PLAYGROUP
Williamstown, 10-11:30 a.m.
Monday Play and Learn Group meets at the Williamstown Youth Center, 66 School St., for ages walking to 5 years old.

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HASKINS CENTER GYM GROUP
North Adams, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The Gym Group at Haskins Center, 210 State St., meets for ages walking to 8 years.

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DARROW OPEN HOUSE
New York
Darrow School invites all prospective students and families to attend an Open House session. Hosted by the Admissions Office, Open House events feature an opportunity to experience Darrow School.  The visit will include an opportunity to learn in-class with students, an interview or information session, lunch with students and teachers, and tours of Darrow’s facilities and historic Shaker campus.  Any interested families with students who will be entering grades 9 through 12 are welcome to attend the Open House. Darrow has a rolling admissions policy and offers mid-year enrollment on a limited basis. To register, to request more information about Darrow, or to apply online, please call 518-794-6006, email admission@darrowschool.org or visit www.darrowschool.org.

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HASKINS CENTER PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUP
North Adams, 10-11:30 a.m.
The Preschool Group at the Haskins Center, 210 State St., is for ages 2.5-5 years old.

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GREYLOCK APARTMENTS PLAYGROUP
North Adams, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The Play and Learn Group at Greylock Apartments' Community Room on Angeli Street is for ages walking to 8 years old.

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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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FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
Pittsfield, 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Join us at the Intermodal Transportation Center for a FREE blood pressure screening, from 2:30-4pm. A BHS health professional will check your Blood Pressure and pulse, review your medications, and provide health information.  High blood pressure is a "silent killer", because many don't know they have it. If you know you have high blood pressure, you can take steps to treat it, and beat it!  For more information, call Community Outreach at (413)445-7028.
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HASKINS CENTER GYM GROUP
North Adams, 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Gym Group at Haskins Center, 210 State St., is for ages walking to 5 years old.

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ADAMS PLAYGROUP
Adams, 10-11 a.m.
Play and Learn Group at Adams Youth Center, 20 East St., is for ages walking to 5 years.

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LANESBOROUGH PLAYGROUP
Lanesborough, 10-11 a.m.
A Play and Learn Group at Lanesborough Town Hall Community Room, 83 North Main St., is for ages walking to 5 years old.

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LENOX CONTRADANCE
Lenox, 8-11:30 a.m.
Community dance with live music by The Alan Thomson Band and Fern Bradley calling, beginners at 8, dancing 8 to 11:30, at the Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St.. Wear soft soled shoes and dress lightly. Eeasy to learn and all welcome. Info at www.lenoxcontradance.org or 413-528-4007.

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WILLIAMSTOWN PLAYGROUP
Williamstown, 10-11:30 a.m.
Monday Play and Learn Group meets at the Williamstown Youth Center, 66 School St., for ages walking to 5 years old.

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HASKINS CENTER GYM GROUP
North Adams, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The Gym Group at Haskins Center, 210 State St., meets for ages walking to 8 years.

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HASKINS CENTER PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUP
North Adams, 10-11:30 a.m.
The Preschool Group at the Haskins Center, 210 State St., is for ages 2.5-5 years old.

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