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PRESCHOOL STORY TIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
The North Adams Public Library offers preschool story time for ages 3 to 6 years old; siblings are welcome. Several stories are read read, with time to share ideas and thoughts as well as a craft.

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CHAMBER HOLIDAY EVENT
North Adams, 4:30-5:45 p.m.
The North Adams Chamber of Commerce will meet in the Holiday Inn of the Berkshires 40 Main St., the night of the tree lighting. There will be a voluntary donation of $20 or an unwrapped toy for a young child. All toys purchased at Persnickety Toys, 13 Eagle St., will receive a 20% discount and will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift certificate. All toys and money collected will be donated to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
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ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING
North Adams, 6 p.m.
On Wednesday, November 21 at 6 p.m. the city of North Adams will hold its annual Tree Lighting ceremony at the top of Main Street. Rain Date: Friday, November 30th. The North Adams Office of Community Events is grateful to our sponsors Greylock Federal Credit Union, MountainOne Bank, Berkshire Bank, Cascade School Supplies, the First Baptist Church, the Drury High School Band, and MASS MoCA for their help in making this event possible.  
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MOONLIGHT OWL AND WILDLIFE PROWL
Lenox, 5:30-7 p.m.
A Moonlight Owl and Wildlife Prowl will be held at Pleasant Valley, suitable for children 7 and up and families. The cost is $8 for adult and $4 for children. Enjoy a moonlit evening at our sanctuaries to listen and watch for owls and other nocturnal wildlife. Participants will explore fields, forests, and wetlands and learn about animal adaptations for hunting at night. Register online or by calling 413-637-0320.
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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. Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public on Friday evenings. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. For reservations (required) contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or via email. Others will be admitted as space permits.

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SHABBAT TOGETHER
, 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
For elementary and middle school families. A little prayer, a little study, and a little fun.  Every last Saturday of the month in classroom 10 at Temple Israel of Albany.  
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TOT SHABBAT
, 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
A fun service filled with songs, stories and more! Perfect for children 5 & under! On every last Saturday of the month in the Kahn Meeting Room at Temple Israel of Albany!
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939)
Great Barrington, 4 p.m.
The Mahaiwe continues its annual tradition screening The Wizard of Oz on 35mm over Thanksgiving weekend. Join Dorothy and her eccentric band of friends gathered along the way across Oz, a curious world far from her home Kansas. This 1939 fantasy is a celebrated staple in American culture. Runtime: 1 hour 52 mins. Tickets: $5 kids / $8 adults Sponsored by Buchwald and Greylock Federal Credit Union
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BERKSHIRE BACH MESSIAH SING
Great Barrington, 4 p.m.
BERKSHIRE BACH SOCIETY’s annual MESSIAH SING, always held on Thanksgiving weekend, is the Society’s gift to the community and heralds the beginning of the holiday season. Join Choral conductor Frank Nemhauser, accompanied by the Berkshire Bach Players, a seasoned instrumental ensemble of professional musicians, including Lucy Bardo, one of America’s finest viola da gamba players (playing cello) and legendary trumpeter Allan Dean, along with Miriam Shapiro and Cindy Olgunick on violins, Eric Martin on viola, and Anne Voglewede Green on piano. Bring your own score, or borrow or buy one at the door. Free! (But donations are welcome to help pay the amazing musicians!) First Congregational Church 251 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230 Full information at https://berkshirebach.org/'page_id=5853    
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SIMON WINCHESTER TALK
Sandisfield, 4-6 p.m.
The Sandisfield Arts Center presents a book talk by the revered New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester on his latest book, "The Perfectionists: The Story of Precision." Tickets are $25 and are available on the Sandisfield Arts Center website. Books will be available for purchase after the talk and the author will be available to autograph copies. "The Perfectionists" traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement – precision – in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.
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"PAINTINGS IN SONG"
Stockbridge, 5:30 p.m.
Norman Rockwell Museum will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Norman Rockwell’s Four Freedoms with the musical performance "Paintings in Song." Inspired by Norman Rockwell’s art, Paintings in Song is being performed by choral ensemble Crescendo, led by artistic director Christine Gevert and Berkshire-based composer John Myers. The event is included with regular museum admission.
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PAINT A SNOWY CARDINAL SLATE TO SUPPORT TACONIC HILLS ART PROGRAM
Pittsfield, 4 p.m.
Snowy Cardinal Slate or Canvas... decisions...decisions! Join is on SUN 11/25/18 4-6pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Taconic High School Art Program. You'll learn to paint this seasonal image of "Snowy Cardinal" on an authentic slate roofing tile (various sizes and colors to choose from), or on a large 16 x 20 canvas. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, donation and light snack included. BYOB. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346  
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SPAGHETTI SUPPER
Adams, 4:30 to 7 p.m.
The Hoosac Valley Leo Club will be holding a spaghetti supper on Monday, November 26, 2018, at Bounti-Fare, Curran Highway, Adams, from 4:30 – 7:00pm.  The cost is $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors and children under 12.  The Leo Club will also be having raffles and a bake sale. Tickets are available from Leo Club members and will be available at the door.

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CHESHIRE FIRE DEPT PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Cheshire, 6 p.m.
Brush on a Berkshire Barn for the Fire Dept! Join us on MON 11/26/18 6-8pm for a Paint & Sip fundraiser to benefit the Cheshire Fire Department. You’ll learn how to paint this locally inspired image of “Silo Barn” on an authentic slate roofing tile. Various sizes and colors to choose from. At the Cheshire Fire Dept, 29 South St, Cheshire, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346  
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POETS CREATING CONVERSATION
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
WordXWord resumes its Poets Creating Conversation series this fall with three events at the Berkshire Museum: “Food in America” on Sept. 24, “Fear in America” on Oct. 29 and and “Faith in America” on Nov. 26. Poets Creating Conversation invites poets to accept a greater role in the cultural landscape. All WordXWord events are free and these programs are open to all, however parents and guardians are advised that some content may be challenging for younger children. Visit the website for details.
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LIBRARY STORYTIME
Lanesborough, 10:15 a.m.
The Lanesborough Library hosts stories, music and crafts every Tuesday for ages 1 to 5. Learn a new fingerplay, try a glockenspiel or xylophone. Stay afterwards for playtime with puppets or puzzles.

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RUSTIC RED BARN PAINT & SIP FOR NANCY SOUDANT FUND
Sheffield, 6 p.m.
In honor and memory of a wonderful woman! Join us on TUE 11/27/18 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Nancy Soudant Children’s Enrichment Fund and hosted by Undermountain child Care. You’ll learn how to paint this image of “Rustic Red Barns", which was inspired by one of Nancy’s own original paintings, on a large 16x20 canvas. At the American Legion Post 340, 619 N, Main St, Sheffield, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. Cash Bar. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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TODDLER STORY TIME
North Adams
The North Adams Public Library offers toddler story time for ages birth to 3 years old; siblings are  welcome. One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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PRESCHOOL STORY TIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
The North Adams Public Library offers preschool story time for ages 3 to 6 years old; siblings are welcome. Several stories are read read, with time to share ideas and thoughts as well as a craft.

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DAD AND FAMILY BOWLING TIME
North Adams, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
November 28, 4:30-5:30 at Valley Park Bowling. FREE for Northern Berkshire families with children 8 years old and under. Registration is required. Call 413-664-4821 to sign up! Spots are limited!
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PAINT & SIP IN SUPPORT OF THE BRAYTON PTA
North Adams, 6:30 p.m.
Lets chill out and paint "Cheshire Lake in Winter"  Join us on THU 11/29/18 6:30-8:30pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Brayton Elementary School PTA. You’ll learn how to paint this seasonal image of "Cheshire Lake in Winter" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Mingo’s, 41 Roberts Drive, North Adams. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. Cash Bar. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/thu-1129-630pm-open-to-the-public-cheshire-lake-in-winter-nadams-ma or call (413) 205-8346   
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COLORFUL WHIMSY ART EXHIBITION
Lee, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
For further information contact: Amy LeFebvre alefebvre@cipberkshire.org Colorful Whimsy Art Exhibition  Lee, MA, November, 2018: The Good Purpose Gallery in Lee is thrilled to present “Colorful Whimsy” an optimistc, colorful and fun artistic collaboration between artists Stephanie Cohen and Elizabeth Ann McNally. Please join us for the Opening Reception on Friday November 30th between 4:30-6:30 to view the art, mingle and meet the artists. “Colorful Whimsy” is on exhibit from November 14th- January 15th.  Exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. The reception will include live music and refreshments. Reception: Friday November 30th 4:30-6:30pm Exhibition Open: November 14-January 15 Gallery Hours: 10 am-4pm, closed Tuesdays Good Purpose Gallery 40 Main Street Lee, Massachusetts, 01238 (413)-394-5045   http://goodpurpose.org   gallery@cipberkshire.org Amy LeFebrvre, Gallery Manager    
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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. Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public on Friday evenings. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. For reservations (required) contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or via email. Others will be admitted as space permits.

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WILLIAMS JAZZ ENSEMBLE - “TO YOU”
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams Jazz Ensemble led by Kris Allen is a premier jazz group, performing works from throughout the big band canon, with a special focus on modern compositions. This performance, “To You,” features music by Benny Golson, Thad Jones, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Oliver Nelson, Kris Allen, and others.   https://events.williams.edu/event/williams-jazz-ensemble/   Free Chapin Hall Bernhard Music Center, 54 Chapin Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, MA @ 8 p.m.
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CRAFT FAIR AND MORE
Lanesborough, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Lanesborough-New Ashford Dollars for Scholars is sponsoring a "Craft Fair ... and More" event at the Lanesborough Elementary School, 188 Summer St. The event will feature more than 40 crafters and vendors as well as a musical performance by the Northern Berkshire Ukulele group. Raffles include an autographed Boston Red Sox photo as well as a chinese raffle. Hot foods will be offered: hamburgers, hotdogs, hot soups, and fresh pierogies to eat there or frozen and packaged to go.Proceeds from this event are applied towards scholarships for graduating high school seniors who reside in the towns of Lanesborough and New Ashford.
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LONDON'S NATIONAL THEATRE IN HD: THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III
Great Barrington, 2 p.m.
Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast to cinemas, in National Theatre Live's first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.  Written by one of Britain's best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991.  The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin and Stacey, Upstairs Downstairs, After the Dance).  Tickets: $17 adults / $10 everyone 21 and under
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WILLIAMS PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE - WARP WOOF & WEAVE
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
The Williams Percussion Ensemble (WiPE) presents its fall concert, Warp Woof & Weave, inviting the audience to experience an up close and intimate performance with seating on stage, surrounding the musicians. Listeners will be immersed in a world of intricate patterns and textures sounding from bowed vibraphones, chiming flower pots, marimbas, drums of all sorts, and warped electronic grooves. In works by young composers at the cutting edge of contemporary music and influential masters of the late twentieth-century, Warp Woof & Weave zooms in on the undulating rhythms and fragmentary patterns that coalesce into the larger musical whole.  https://events.williams.edu/event/williams-percussion-ensemble/ Free Chapin Hall Bernhard Music Center, 54 Chapin Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, MA @ 8 p.m.
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SAVOY MADE CRAFT FAIR
Savoy, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Savoy Made Craft Fair will be held at the Savoy Fire Department on Main Road. Santa will visit from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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WESLEYAN JAVANESE GAMELAN - VISITING ARTIST SERIES AT WILLIAMS
Williamstown, 3 p.m.
The Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of Artist in Residence I.M. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, presents classical music and dance of Central Java, Indonesian wayang puppet play, dance, and gamelan – a magnificent orchestra of bronze gongs, xylophones, drums, and string instruments.   https://events.williams.edu/event/wesleyan-javanese-gamelan-visiting-artist-series/   Free Chapin Hall Bernhard Music Center, 54 Chapin Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, MA @ 8 p.m.
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WINTER CABIN PAINT & SIP TO BENEFIT MOUNT EVERETT HS B'BALL
Sheffield, 6 p.m.
Wouldn't it be nice to have one of these secluded cabins of your own' Well, as least you can have one hanging on your wall!  Join us SUN 12/2/18 1-3pm for a Chip and Dip fundraiser to benefit the Mount Everett High School Basketball Team.  You'll learn to paint this seasonal image of "Winter Cabin in the Woods" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Mount Everett High School Cafeteria, 491 Berkshire School Rd, Sheffield, MA. All painting materials, donation, light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages provided for $35. Alcohol not permitted. Raffles. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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