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Cultural Pittsfield This Week: March 8-14

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Join ZipStohr for a night of comedy at The Crowne Plaza and part of the proceeds will benefit Berkshire Humane Society! The evening's lineup includes stand-ups Mike Britt, Greg Stone and Caitlin Peluffo. 8 p.m. $25.
 
MUSIC & NIGHTLIFE
Hotel on North partners with Spirited for a special Greek Wine Dinner led by Andrea Englisis, VP of Athenee Importers. Athenee, the oldest importer of Greek wines in the U.S. was founded in 1973 by Andrea's parents. Athenee represents more than 16 wineries from Greece and Cyprus. We're excited to have her guide us through the This seminar will be a fun and educational event, paired with a fantastic menu from Chef Ron. 6 p.m. $60.
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FRI Pittsfield Education Foundation Wine Tasting at Berkshire Hills Country Club | FRI A Taste of Germany Dinner at Zion Lutheran Church FRI Karaoke Night at The A | FRI Blue Light Trio at Rainbow | SAT Rotary Wine Pairing Dinner at Mazzeo's | SAT Jack Waldheim's One-Man Dance Band at Mission | SAT Fiesta Latina & Salsa Lesson at Berkshire Salsa | SAT Whiskey City 9th Anniversary at The A | SUN Bizarro's Rock 'n' Roll Circus at The A | MON Jazz Night at Mission | TUE Happy 7th Mirthday at Thistle & Mirth | WED Gruppo Mondo at Rainbow | THU The Picky B's at Mission 
 
FAMILY FRIENDLY
 

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the Berkshire Athenaeum by following clues through the entire library in search of the end of the rainbow! All ages are welcome. Registration is required. 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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FRI WeeMuse: Adventures at Berkshire Museum | FRI-SAT The Real Inspector Hound/Black Comedy at PHS FRI-THU Parenting Classes & Play Groups at Berkshire Children & Families | SAT Chow Time at Berkshire Museum | SAT Pop-up Play Day at Berkshire Museum | SAT Sensory-Friendly Screening: Despicable Me 3 at Berkshire Museum | SAT da Vinci After Hours at Berkshire Museum | SUN Discovery Tank Program at Berkshire Museum | SUN AIRY Film Screening at Unitarian Universalist | MON Tiny Tots Story Time at Berkshire Athenaeum | MON Peer Art Group: Teens & Young Adults at Berkshire Athenaeum | TUE WeeMuse: Littlest Learners at Berkshire Museum | TUE Teen Tech Tuesday at Berkshire Athenaeum | WED WeeMuse: Parent/Child STEM at Berkshire Museum | WED Audition Call for Shrek The Musical at The Colonial THU Preschool Play & Learn at Berkshire Athenaeum THU Lego Club at Berkshire Athenaeum
 
WELLNESS
Join Pat Loughlin for a 6-week series at Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness.This class is for parents with babies 6-weeks old until crawling. Regain physical, mental and emotional strength needed during the early months of parenting. You will also have a chance to meet and share experiences with other parents and babies. Sundays and Tuesdays from 1:45-2:45 p.m.
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FRI-THU Various Classes at Berkshire Running Center | FRI-THU Various Classes at Berkshire Family YMCA | FRI-THU Various Classes at Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness FRI-THU Various Classes at Radiance Yoga FRI-THU Various Classes at Modig Internal Disciplines SUN Frosted Mug 5K #4 at Zucchini's MON Spring into Fitness at Berkshire Running Center MON Tabata Training at Berkshire Running Center THU Express Class at Pilates Fit
 
PERFORMANCE
 
The 7th annual 10x10 New Play Festival at Barrington Stage's St. Germain Stage features ten 10-minute plays by 10 playwrights, all performed by an ensemble of six actors. Every 10 minutes, a new play begins! (Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., plus Saturdays & Sundays at 3 p.m.)
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GET CREATIVE
 
 
Berkshire Paint & Sip invites you to learn to paint a dragonfly clock on a 10-inch piece of wood - all mechanical elements included! Your $35 fee includes all instruction and materials, a light snack and a donation to a scholarship fund for nurses. Raffles. BYOB. 4-6 p.m.
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ONGOING Open Studio Hours & Specials at Bisque, Beads & Beyond | TUE Globe Terrarium Class at Township Four | TUE St. Patrick's Day Cookie Decorate & Sip at J. Allen's | WED Open Studio at Berkshire Paint & Sip | THU Sunflowers in Vase at Berkshire Paint & Sip
  COMMUNITY & LEARNING
Earrings from new vendor - The Peach Tree
Find this monthly indoor market in the beautiful Common Room at Zion Lutheran Church (74 First St, Pittsfield) from 9am to 1pm.
 
Whether you are coming to stock up for the month, grab a quick snack or buy a gift, our farmers, food producers and artisans always have a great selection of local, homegrown and handmade products!
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FILM
TUE Cinema of Law: Peyote Road at Berkshire Athenaeum
The Cinema of Law returns to the library for a new season, and continues with The Peyote Road (1996). The film screening will be introduced by attorney Eva Schatz, Berkshire Center for Justice. The movie chronicles the struggle by Native Americans to legalize their use of the psychoactive cactus peyote in their traditional religious rituals. 
 
 
 
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ONGOING See What's New at The Beacon | FRI-MON Bauhaus Spirit at The Little Cinema

 

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Pittsfield Nationals Edged in 8/10 Little League State Semis

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SALEM, Mass. -- Despite the scorching 90-plus degree temperatures, the Pittsfield National and Mansfield 8-10 Year Old All-Star teams played their hearts out on Saturday at O’Grady Field.
 
Mansfield came out on top with a 3-1 win, advancing to Sunday's state championship game.
 
"It’s sad that our adventure has come to an end, but I couldn’t be more proud of the teamwork and heart these 12 boys showed in the month and a half we had them together," Pittsfield Nats coach Mark Socie said.
 
Mansfield struck early scoring a pair of unearned runs in the bottom of the first inning.
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