Remembering Anna: The AYJ Fund / Dana-Farber Mini Golf Tournament will be held at The Range in North Adams today starting at noon. Part of Jimmy Fund Golf, one of the largest organized golf programs in the U.S., this event is being held to support children’s brain cancer research at the world-renowned Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Registration is $12 day of the event. The AYJ Fund / Dana-Farber Mini Golf Tournament is being held in honor of Anna Arabia who was diagnosed at age 13 with Gliomatosis Cerebri, a rare form of brain cancer, and who passed away in February 2013. For more information, visit www.AYJfund.org.
Read Rebecca Dravis's column for what to do
with the family this weekend ... and week ahead!
Looking back: The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum kicks off Susan B. Anthony Days in Adams today at 3 p.m. with a reenactment of a very vocal reformer of the 1800s named John White. Denis Farley performs this lively event in 1800s style. For more information, visit www.susanbanthonybirthplace.org.
Blue Sunday: 15th Annual Blueberry Festival will be held on the grounds of Old Austerlitz on Route 22 in Austerlitz, N.Y., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This popular event sponsored by the Austerlitz Historical Society will feature early 19th Century craft demonstrations and wares, antiques, live music and entertainment, activities for children, animals, birds of prey, sheep-shearing, plus many unique and highly talented craft vendors and artisans. There will be blueberries galore. Admission is $7 for adults and free for children under 12.
A taste of the exotic: The annual Pittsfield Ethnic Fair and Car Show will feature ethnic cuisine, vendors, entertainment and more than 200 cars that will all enliven downtown – rain or shine, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year’s event will include an extensive children’s area with a bouncy house, hopscotch, bean bag toss games, The Color of Me interactive story, police vehicles, a fire truck, face-painting, balloon animals and more for kids of all ages sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union. Registration for the car show begins at 11:00. There will be a suggested donation of $10. All proceeds will be given to Soldier On this year. There is no preregistration. Car exhibitors are asked to enter at the corners of North Street and Maplewood Avenue/Linden Street. This will be the only location to enter the show. There will be signs in strategic areas in the city to guide out-of-town cars to the correct intersections. For more information, visit downtownpittsfield.com.