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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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BERKSHIRE HIGHLANDERS
Adams, 6-7 p.m.
The Berkshire Highlanders will perform a free concert at Bascom Lodge atop Mount Greylock.

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'LIVE ON THE LAKE'
Pittsfield, 6-8 p.m.
Greylock Federal Credit Union and Live 95.9 WBEC FM will host their "Live on the Lake" community concert series for the 16th consecutive season. License to Groove opens this year’s concert series on July 5. Whiskey City follows on July 12, with The Bomb on July 19 and Shyne on July 16 rounding out July. In August, On Tap will perform Aug. 2, Wildcare on Aug. 9, Legal Tender on Aug. 16 and Hotshot Hillbillys on Aug. 23. A shuttle bus will be available to transport people from the parking lot at Taconic High School.

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CONCERTS AT WINDSOR LAKE
North Adams, 6:30 p.m.
This year’s Concerts at the Lake season runs every Wednesday through Aug. 30 (excluding Aug. 16 for the Downtown Celebration). Windsor Lake is located at 200 Windsor Lake Road at the intersection of Bradley Street and Kemp Avenue. In the event of bad weather concerts will be moved indoors to GAME ON at 66 Main St. on the corner of Main Street and American Legion Drive. Rain calls will be announced by 3 p.m. on the day of the concert on Facebook.

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B13 OPEN HOUSE
North Adams, 17:00-19:00
1st Floor CYNTHIA-REEVES Ferrin Contemporary 2nd Floor The Studios at MASS MoCA, a program of Assets for Artists The Artist Book Foundation  Followed by Bella at the Chalet. Celebrate the art and artists in Building 13 at MASS MoCA. View ongoing and new exhibitions, meet artists and see work in process in The Studios at MASS MoCA,  and browse the gallery and art library at The Artist Book Foundation.  Beer/Wine and Refreshments served  
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‘PARTY IN THE PARK’
North Adams, 6-8 p.m.
The North Adams Party in the Park will be held Thursday from July 6 to Aug. 24 at Noel Field behind the Steeplecats’ baseball diamond. The series kicks off with Five Gun Draw performing on July 6 and continues with Hotshot Hillbillies on July 13, Snake House on July 20, Critical Mass on July 27, Whiskey City on Aug. 3, Shyne on Aug. 10, The Brave Brothers Band on Aug. 17 and Mismatched on Aug. 24. People are encouraged to bring and display their classic cars.These are family-friendly events and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
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SUMMER SING
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
The Berkshire Concert Choir kicks off its popular Summer Sing series in the Taft Music Hall, located behind the Berkshire Music School at 30 Wendell Ave. A summer "sing" allows singers of all abilities and ages to sing with the Berkshire Concert Choir, now celebrating its 39th season, and is intended for all to have fun. All sings are free to the community. 

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THE ARTSLAND FESTIVAL
Williamstown
Three directors. Three countries. One Festival. The ArtsLand Foundation, a Boston-based leading producer and promoter of Eastern European and Eurasian theater, brings three preeminent directors from Armenia, Russia, and Uzbekistan to MASS MoCA this August. Distinct in their style and approach to directing, Vahan Badalyan, Lev Erenburg, and Boris Gafurov share a commitment to live theater and a passion for ensemble acting. Each director will workshop one project with American.  MASS MoCA
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LIFE AND TIMES AT MUSIC INN
Lenox, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
From the '50s through the '70s, the Music Inn was the happening place in Lenox. Join us for a lively celebration of this unique piece of Berkshire history at The Mount. Bring your story to share! $10 general; free for Mount members.  
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LATIN NIGHT & SALSA LESSON
Pittsfield, 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Join Berkshire Nursing Families and Berkshire Salsa for a fun Latin Night of Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, Merengue, Cha-cha, Cumbia, and More! @Tavern at the A. > Salsa Lesson 8-9 PM (included in cover) (No partner or dancing experience needed to take the lesson. ;) > Dancing from 9pm to 1:00am If your birthday is between August 20th and August 25th, just bring at least 1 other friend and you enter for FREE when they pay their cover. Location: Tavern at The A 303 Crane Ave, Pittsfield, MA 01201 ... Admission $10 Students $8 with valid school ID There is no ATM on the premises. Please bring cash for admission. The bar does accept credit cards and cash. Kitchen open until 10 PM. For more information you can call Alan Franco at (413) 464-1969, or ask your questions on this event page.  
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KARAOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN
Pittsfield, 8 p.m.
Bousquet will open the restaurant and bar this Friday from 5-8pm prior to our KARAOKE FRIDAY. Karaoke is going from 8-11pm and is always a fun event. SHARE THIS MESSAGE AND GET THE WORD OUT. Karaoke takes place every Friday night in July and on the 11th and 25th of August. Come out for a great meal or a few cocktails while enjoying the calm views of the mountain.
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THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING! THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING!
Windsor, 8 p.m.
Submarines crash, station wagons run out of gas, and a human pyramid saves the day in this 1961 screwball comedy about the Cold War. The star-studded cast “propelled” the film to Best Picture at the Golden Globes — and MASS MoCA migrates to the Harriman-West Airport for this wacky screening!
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CELEBRATION OF SHAKESPEARE'S 40TH SEASON
Lenox, 8:30 p.m.
In celebration of the company's 40th Season, Shakespeare & Company presents a special August event series, Storytellers and Songwriters. Each event will explore various characters through solo performances by veteran Company artists, many including live music and original compositions from acclaimed musicians and songwriters, including Michi Wiancko, Kris Delmhorst, and the BSO Tanglewood Music Composer Fellows. All pieces will be performed in the Tina Packer Playhouse and tickets range from $20 to $50.

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FUN DAY
Egremont, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Blue Rider's iconic family friendly celebration at French Park in North Egremont, MA. This year, special guest performer, Bari Koral brings her infectious, kid-friendly pop tunes to Fun Day! Pony rides, hay rides, bounce house, wholesome food, games and face painting too! Great fun for the whole family! A silent auction with amazing items donated from Berkshire area businesses from 10-3. Location: French Park 35-, 65 Prospect Lake Rd, Egremont, MA 01230 Cost: JUST SHOW UP More information: (413) 528 5299
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RAINBOW SENIORS WOMEN'S MEETING
Pittsfield, 2-4 p.m.
A monthly women's discussion group, led by LGBTQ senior women for LGBTQ senior women, is held on the fourth Saturday of every month in the Garden Room of the Unitarian Universalist Church at 175 Wendell Ave. Information online.
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JUDITH BLACK AS LUCY STONE, MEET LUCY STONE
Adams, 3 p.m.
Judith Black will portray Lucy Stone in a first person presentation about a renown suffragist and abolitionist. This event will follow the “Anthony Family Reunion BBQ” and the unveiling of “The Hands of Friendship” exhibit. Location: Stay tuned for more information  
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CABARET TRAINS
North Adams, 7 p.m.
Berkshire Scenic Railway's newly restored Hoosac Valley Line, which runs between Adams & North Adams, announces the return of “Saturday Night Cabaret Trains” on select Saturday nights this summer. The Berkshires’ beloved musical duo of Samantha Talora & Ron Ramsay are back for this sophomore season of Cabaret Trains to entertain on the rails during the one-hour leisurely excursion on Saturdays July 15 and 29, Aug. 12 and 26 and Sept. 9 and 23. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online.
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QUAKER MEETING HOUSE
Adams, 1-4 p.m.
The Quaker Meeting House, built in 1782 by the East Hoosuck Meeting of the Society of Friends, will be open on Sundays from July 2 to Oct. 8. The meeting house, essentially unchanged since its construction, is located in the Maple Street Cemetery.  It was the place of worship of  the family of  Susan B. Anthony, born in Adams in 1820.  Free tours are given by members of the Adams Historical Society and the Adams Historical Commission.

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BKBX OPEN SHARE STUDIO
Lanesborough, 2 p.m.
Broken Box Mime Theater will be in residence at the Bennington Center for the Arts from August 24th-27th. Winners of the 2016 New York Innovative Theatre Awards for Outstanding Ensemble, Performance Art, and Choreography/Movement, BKBX is back in the studio to create new work that activates the imagination of their audiences, contemporizes the art of mime, and reminds us all of the power of simple storytelling. Join us on Sunday, August 27th at 2pm to learn about contemporary mime, collaborative process, and how simple storytelling can be a vehicle for impactful theater. The Bennington Center for the Arts will be offering a 10% discount on any new memberships or renewals made on this day which, among other benefits, will allow you free access to our galleries and exhibits year round! Located at 44 Gypsy Lane in Bennington, Vermont.  www.thebennington.org
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YOGA AT THE CLARK
Williamstown, 9 a.m.
The Clark Art Institute welcomes the public to free weekly yoga classes with instructor Devin Kibbe of North Adams Yoga every Monday morning through Aug. 28. Classes will be held on the Fernández Terrace adjacent to the Clark Center. No registration is required. Suitable for all levels of experience, the classes feature traditional and inspired yoga poses focused on improving strength and mobility. Recommended for ages 14 and up. Dress in comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Rain cancels.

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SUMMER LECTURE SERIES
Lenox
The Mount’s Summer Lecture Series, formerly known as the Monday Lecture Series, highlights recent biographies and memoirs by renowned authors. The name change was the result of last year’s high demand for tickets–the series initially sold out in 48 hours. This year, each lecture will be offered twice; on Mondays at 4 p.m. and then again on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. All lectures are presented in the recently restored Stable and are followed by a tea and book signing. Tickets are $30; see the schedule online.
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SCENE STUDY SERIES
Pittsfield, 10 a.m.
Temple Anshe Amunim, 26 Broad St., will host a four-part scene study class on four consecutive Tuesdays from Aug. 9-29. Students will have the opportunity to prepare and perform scenes and monologues from contemporary plays in a supportive atmosphere. Barbara Waldinger is the artistic director of HRC Showcase Theatre in Hudson, N.Y. The fee for the four-session course is $40 for Temple members, $45 for non-members; or $15 for any individual session. For more information, call 413-442-5910.

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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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SUMMER LECTURE SERIES
Lenox
The Mount’s Summer Lecture Series, formerly known as the Monday Lecture Series, highlights recent biographies and memoirs by renowned authors. The name change was the result of last year’s high demand for tickets–the series initially sold out in 48 hours. This year, each lecture will be offered twice; on Mondays at 4 p.m. and then again on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. All lectures are presented in the recently restored Stable and are followed by a tea and book signing. Tickets are $30; see the schedule online.
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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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CONCERTS AT WINDSOR LAKE
North Adams, 6:30 p.m.
This year’s Concerts at the Lake season runs every Wednesday through Aug. 30 (excluding Aug. 16 for the Downtown Celebration). Windsor Lake is located at 200 Windsor Lake Road at the intersection of Bradley Street and Kemp Avenue. In the event of bad weather concerts will be moved indoors to GAME ON at 66 Main St. on the corner of Main Street and American Legion Drive. Rain calls will be announced by 3 p.m. on the day of the concert on Facebook.

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GILDED AGE BOOK CLUB
Williamstown, 7 p.m.
In celebration of the summer exhibit "Orchestrating Elegance: Alma-Tadema and Design," the Clark Art Institute hosts a summer book club focusing on three novels set in or inspired by the Gilded Age in New York. All sessions are free, but reservations are required. To reserve, visit clarkart.edu or call 413-458-0524. The book club meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in June, July, and August in the reading room, located in the Manton Research Center. Clark staff members facilitate discussion of Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence (June 28), Mark Twain’s The Innocents Abroad (July 26), and Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray (August 30), making connections to Orchestrating Elegance and artist Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s design of an elaborate, elegant music room for American industrialist Henry Gurdon Marquand.

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EDITH WHARTON’S SUMMER: A STAGED READING WITH CARL SPRAGUE
Lenox, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Edith Wharton called her classic 1917 romance Summer “The Hot Ethan Frome.” Celebrate the centennial of her classic novel’s publication with a multi-actor staged reading of Carl Sprague’s screenplay adaptation. A visual presentation of Berkshire locations and period inspiration will accompany the reading.  The Mount
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RAIMBOW SENIORS MEETING
Pittsfield, 2-5 p.m.
An open meeting for men and women will be held at the Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield. Information online.

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QUAKER MEETING HOUSE
Adams, 1-4 p.m.
The Quaker Meeting House, built in 1782 by the East Hoosuck Meeting of the Society of Friends, will be open on Sundays from July 2 to Oct. 8. The meeting house, essentially unchanged since its construction, is located in the Maple Street Cemetery.  It was the place of worship of  the family of  Susan B. Anthony, born in Adams in 1820.  Free tours are given by members of the Adams Historical Society and the Adams Historical Commission.

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