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VIRTUAL FAMILIES DANCE TOGETHER CLASS
Windsor, 3-4pm EDT
Fridays through Aug. 28; All levels and ages welcome, free but registration required. Find a safe, open space to move in and click the Zoom link. Led by Jacob's Pillow artist Elizabeth Johnson Levine and Dance Exchange artists Cassie Meador, Corina Dalzell and Judith Bauer. In collaboration with the Becket Arts CenterREGISTER HERE
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MOVIES ON THE LAWN
Dalton, 8 p.m.

Berkshire Money Management is hosting free Friday night movies on the front lawn (161 Main St.) as part of its Wild Air summer event series. Groups are limited to five people; guests are asked to follow the state’s guidelines for social distancing. There will be a check-in for all attendees. Attendees are required to wear a mask until they are situated on their spot on the lawn (seating will be marked). Also, please wear your mask when using the outdoor bathrooms and follow the steps for proper handwashing and safe distancing. Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages to share with the people in your group only. Movies, which will be shown on a 24-foot screen, will begin at approximately 9 p.m. Please arrive earlier (gates open at 8 p.m.) so that we can expedite the check-in process. Bad weather will cancel the event. You can register using this link. The schedule is as follows: July 10, "The Goonies"; July 17, "Maleficent"; July 24, "The Lion King" (2019); July 31, "La La Land"; Aug. 7, "Rocky"; Aug. 14, "Despicable Me"; Aug. 21, "Mary Poppins"; Aug. 28, "Harry Potter."


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PROACTIVE HEALTH CARE PLANNING CONVERSATIONS
Windsor, 9 - 10:30 a.m.
This workshop will offer tools and practices to start planning conversations with adults and families to prepare them for a time when the person in their care is unable to make health-care decisions for themselves. Free event for the general public & caregivers.  Registration is required by visiting www.berkshireahec.org
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GIANT TAG SALE
Williamstown, 1-5 p.m.

The annual “Giant Tag Sale” at the First Congregational Church (FCC) of Williamstown will take place outside on the church grounds located at 906 Main St. In the event of rain, the sales will be held during the same hours the following day. The tag sale will feature a wide array of furniture, electronics, dishware and kitchen accessories, games, lamps, mirrors, mini fridges, pictures, and bric-a-brac. There will also be a unique “parlor” (indoors) featuring jewelry, antiques, and collectibles. Masks are required and social distancing protocols will be strictly followed. Shoppers are asked to please be patient and considerate of others, so we can provide a safe shopping experience for all.


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MUSIC ON MAIN LIVE MUSIC SERIES
Dalton, 5-8 p.m.

Mill Town and the Dalton Community Recreation Association have partnered to host a series of free weekly outdoor live music concerts on the lawn of the Mill + Main property in Dalton. Registration is required for the event, with each performance capped at a maximum of 100 attendees in accordance with the Massachusetts state Phase III guidelines. The schedule of performers and registration information can be found on the Mill + Main website following the Mill + Main Facebook page. Event participants are directed to take in the show from their own designated eight-foot diameter chalk outlined circle, which have been drawn out across the lawn and set-back over 25 feet from the musical performers. Each circle is separated by another six feet to allow ample spacing between parties and walkable corridors. Face masks are required to enter and exit the property. While in their circles, audiences can remove their face masks, but guests are asked to put them back on should they leave their circle to walk about the grounds. Portable restrooms are available and are equipped with additional hand sanitizer stations and cleaning products both inside and outside of the bathrooms. Register by emailing millandmaincra@gmail.com to secure a circle.


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YOGA ON THE LAWN
Lenox, 8 a.m.

Susan Shook, a yoga practitioner, will lead all-level yoga class at Ventfort Hall on Saturday mornings throughout the summer. The class will be held on our south veranda and, weather permitting, south lawn. Masks will be required and social distancing will be practiced. Outside access only. The cost to attend is $15 a session, cash or check payable that day. Part of the cost is a donation to Ventfort Hall. Space is limited; call 413-637-3206.


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THE FUTURE OF CLASSICAL MUSIC: SPOTLIGHT ON YOUNG ARTISTS SERIES
Windsor, 1 p.m.

Berkshire OLLI will host "The Future of Classical Music: Spotlight on Young Artists" series   live, interactive & online via Zoom on  Sundays at 1 p.m. through Aug. 16. Join us for an intimate live online series where you will meet the stars of tomorrow via Zoom. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the music and lives of celebrated young musicians, hosted by classical music aficionado Carl Shuster, famous for his sold out home concerts introducing up-and-coming musicians. You may purchase a ticket for the entire series or buy them a la carte by clicking here or calling 413.236.2190 during office hours.  Single session tickets are $15 for OLLI at BCC members, and $20 for the general public. A series ticket to all four sessions is $50 for OLLI members, and $70 for the general public.


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OUTDOOR YOGA CLASS
Dalton, 11 a.m.

Berkshire Money Management will be hosting a series of yoga classes on its front lawn, 161 Main St., led by teachers from Radiance Yoga in Pittsfield through Aug. 28. The classes will follow the state’s social distancing and phased opening protocol. The 60-minute classes are free and limited to nine participants. Registration is required online. Attendees are required to bring their own mats, blocks, blankets, water, and any accessories they need. Inclement weather will cancel the class for that day.


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CRA FOOD DRIVE
Dalton, 9 a.m.-noon

As part of the effort of “Staying Connected to Our Community”, the Community Recreation Association is holding a Food Drive. Donations collected during the drive will support the St. Agnes and the United Methodist Church Food Banks in Dalton and The First Congregational Church Food Bank in Hinsdale. For safety, canned goods or non-perishable food items should be left on the curb in front of the Community House at 400 Main Street, Dalton. Once you safely return to your vehicle, a member of our team will collect your donation.


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VIRTUAL FAMILIES DANCE TOGETHER CLASS
Windsor, 3-4pm EDT
Fridays through Aug. 28; All levels and ages welcome, free but registration required. Find a safe, open space to move in and click the Zoom link. Led by Jacob's Pillow artist Elizabeth Johnson Levine and Dance Exchange artists Cassie Meador, Corina Dalzell and Judith Bauer. In collaboration with the Becket Arts CenterREGISTER HERE
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MOVIES ON THE LAWN
Dalton, 8 p.m.

Berkshire Money Management is hosting free Friday night movies on the front lawn (161 Main St.) as part of its Wild Air summer event series. Groups are limited to five people; guests are asked to follow the state’s guidelines for social distancing. There will be a check-in for all attendees. Attendees are required to wear a mask until they are situated on their spot on the lawn (seating will be marked). Also, please wear your mask when using the outdoor bathrooms and follow the steps for proper handwashing and safe distancing. Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages to share with the people in your group only. Movies, which will be shown on a 24-foot screen, will begin at approximately 9 p.m. Please arrive earlier (gates open at 8 p.m.) so that we can expedite the check-in process. Bad weather will cancel the event. You can register using this link. The schedule is as follows: July 10, "The Goonies"; July 17, "Maleficent"; July 24, "The Lion King" (2019); July 31, "La La Land"; Aug. 7, "Rocky"; Aug. 14, "Despicable Me"; Aug. 21, "Mary Poppins"; Aug. 28, "Harry Potter."


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GIANT TAG SALE
Williamstown, 1-5 p.m.

The annual “Giant Tag Sale” at the First Congregational Church (FCC) of Williamstown will take place outside on the church grounds located at 906 Main St. In the event of rain, the sales will be held during the same hours the following day. The tag sale will feature a wide array of furniture, electronics, dishware and kitchen accessories, games, lamps, mirrors, mini fridges, pictures, and bric-a-brac. There will also be a unique “parlor” (indoors) featuring jewelry, antiques, and collectibles. Masks are required and social distancing protocols will be strictly followed. Shoppers are asked to please be patient and considerate of others, so we can provide a safe shopping experience for all.


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MUSIC ON MAIN LIVE MUSIC SERIES
Dalton, 5-8 p.m.

Mill Town and the Dalton Community Recreation Association have partnered to host a series of free weekly outdoor live music concerts on the lawn of the Mill + Main property in Dalton. Registration is required for the event, with each performance capped at a maximum of 100 attendees in accordance with the Massachusetts state Phase III guidelines. The schedule of performers and registration information can be found on the Mill + Main website following the Mill + Main Facebook page. Event participants are directed to take in the show from their own designated eight-foot diameter chalk outlined circle, which have been drawn out across the lawn and set-back over 25 feet from the musical performers. Each circle is separated by another six feet to allow ample spacing between parties and walkable corridors. Face masks are required to enter and exit the property. While in their circles, audiences can remove their face masks, but guests are asked to put them back on should they leave their circle to walk about the grounds. Portable restrooms are available and are equipped with additional hand sanitizer stations and cleaning products both inside and outside of the bathrooms. Register by emailing millandmaincra@gmail.com to secure a circle.


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YOGA ON THE LAWN
Lenox, 8 a.m.

Susan Shook, a yoga practitioner, will lead all-level yoga class at Ventfort Hall on Saturday mornings throughout the summer. The class will be held on our south veranda and, weather permitting, south lawn. Masks will be required and social distancing will be practiced. Outside access only. The cost to attend is $15 a session, cash or check payable that day. Part of the cost is a donation to Ventfort Hall. Space is limited; call 413-637-3206.


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OUTDOOR YOGA CLASS
Dalton, 11 a.m.

Berkshire Money Management will be hosting a series of yoga classes on its front lawn, 161 Main St., led by teachers from Radiance Yoga in Pittsfield through Aug. 28. The classes will follow the state’s social distancing and phased opening protocol. The 60-minute classes are free and limited to nine participants. Registration is required online. Attendees are required to bring their own mats, blocks, blankets, water, and any accessories they need. Inclement weather will cancel the class for that day.


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'TRUE CONVERSATIONS'
Lenox, 4 p.m.

Curtis Sittenfeld, bestselling author of "American Wife" and "Eligible," joins Heidi Pitlor, editor of "The Best American Short Stories," for an in-depth conversation on her most recent novel, "Rodham," which imagines a deeply compelling what-might-have-been: What if Hillary Rodham hadn’t married Bill Clinton? This online program is free via Zoom but donations are welcome. Registration at EdithWharton.org.


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VIRTUAL FAMILIES DANCE TOGETHER CLASS
Windsor, 3-4pm EDT
Fridays through Aug. 28; All levels and ages welcome, free but registration required. Find a safe, open space to move in and click the Zoom link. Led by Jacob's Pillow artist Elizabeth Johnson Levine and Dance Exchange artists Cassie Meador, Corina Dalzell and Judith Bauer. In collaboration with the Becket Arts CenterREGISTER HERE
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MOVIES ON THE LAWN
Dalton, 8 p.m.

Berkshire Money Management is hosting free Friday night movies on the front lawn (161 Main St.) as part of its Wild Air summer event series. Groups are limited to five people; guests are asked to follow the state’s guidelines for social distancing. There will be a check-in for all attendees. Attendees are required to wear a mask until they are situated on their spot on the lawn (seating will be marked). Also, please wear your mask when using the outdoor bathrooms and follow the steps for proper handwashing and safe distancing. Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages to share with the people in your group only. Movies, which will be shown on a 24-foot screen, will begin at approximately 9 p.m. Please arrive earlier (gates open at 8 p.m.) so that we can expedite the check-in process. Bad weather will cancel the event. You can register using this link. The schedule is as follows: July 10, "The Goonies"; July 17, "Maleficent"; July 24, "The Lion King" (2019); July 31, "La La Land"; Aug. 7, "Rocky"; Aug. 14, "Despicable Me"; Aug. 21, "Mary Poppins"; Aug. 28, "Harry Potter."


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CANCELED: W.E.B. DU BOIS: IíVE KNOWN RIVERS
Great Barrington, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19.

W.E.B. Du Bois’s connection to rivers lends new meaning to his achievements in civil rights and social justice. Organizations throughout Berkshire County will pay tribute to the Great Barrington native with readings, poetry, and musical offerings. Festivities take place in recognition of Du Bois’s final resting place in Accra, Ghana, and the anniversary of his burial ceremony on August 29, 1963. FREE    WHERE: W.E.B. Du Bois River Park, River Walk, 20 River Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230 WHO (Lead Sponsors): River Walk/Great Barrington Land Conservancy, Clinton Church Restoration, and NAACP Berkshires CONTACT: Rachel Fletcher, river@gbriverwalk.org, www.gbriverwalk.org Phone: 413‐528‐3391 Reception at the former Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church, 9 Elm Court.


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MUSIC ON MAIN LIVE MUSIC SERIES
Dalton, 5-8 p.m.

Mill Town and the Dalton Community Recreation Association have partnered to host a series of free weekly outdoor live music concerts on the lawn of the Mill + Main property in Dalton. Registration is required for the event, with each performance capped at a maximum of 100 attendees in accordance with the Massachusetts state Phase III guidelines. The schedule of performers and registration information can be found on the Mill + Main website following the Mill + Main Facebook page. Event participants are directed to take in the show from their own designated eight-foot diameter chalk outlined circle, which have been drawn out across the lawn and set-back over 25 feet from the musical performers. Each circle is separated by another six feet to allow ample spacing between parties and walkable corridors. Face masks are required to enter and exit the property. While in their circles, audiences can remove their face masks, but guests are asked to put them back on should they leave their circle to walk about the grounds. Portable restrooms are available and are equipped with additional hand sanitizer stations and cleaning products both inside and outside of the bathrooms. Register by emailing millandmaincra@gmail.com to secure a circle.


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