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North Adams Happenings: Feb. 5-11

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SAVE THE DATE
February 15 - Annual WinterFest!
All events are FREE to the public. Join us downtown for some winter fun!

9am - 4pm Ice Sculpting on Main St. & Eagle St,
9am - 3pm Community Spin-In at All Saints Parish Hall
10am - 4pm Fun in the Snow at Colegrove (self guided)
10am - 3pm Farmers’ Market at 81 Main St.
10am - 3pm Craft/arts Market at 49 Main St.
10am - Noon Hot Cocoa and Cookies at MountainOne, 93 Main
11am - 1pm Kids’ Winter Carnival, games and activities at the First Baptist Church North Adams Main Street entrance
11:30am - 1:30pm Open Gym at J Star Gymnastics
Noon - 2pm Chowder Cook-off at The Green, 85 Main St.
Noon - 2pm Community Campfire & S’mores on Holden St.
1 - 3pm Horse drawn Wagon Rides on Main St.
2 - 4pm Free Ice Skating & Skate Rentals at the Peter W. Foote Vietnam Veterans Memorial Skating Rink, 1267 Church St.

Thank you to our sponsors! We couldn't do this without you!
North Adams Tourism, Greylock Federal Credit Union, MountainOne, First Hartford Corporation, Moresi Real Estate Partners, Scarafoni Associates/ CT Management Group, TD Bank, and The Green.
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Wednesday 2/5
9:00 A.M. (FREE), SOCIAL, Open Hours UNO Community Center, 157 River Street, (413) 664-4612 More information.

10:00 A.M. (FREE), KIDS, Terrific Tots Playgroup The Family Center, 210 State Street, (413) 664-4821 More information. 


11:30 A.M. (FREE), KIDS, Little Wonders Baby Playgroup The Family Center, 210 State Street, (413) 664-4821 More information.

5:00 P.M. (FREE), TEENS, nbCC's Teen Writing Workshop  nbCC Conference Room, 61 Main Street, (413) 663-7588 More information.

5:30 P.M. (FREE), TALK, LOCAL COLOR: NINA PELAEZ TOURISTS Welcome, 915 State Road, (413) 346-4933 More information.

5:30 P.M. (FREE), WORKSHOP, Healing the Emotional Component of MS with Biofield Tuning Holiday Inn, 40 Main Street, (413) 664-2011 More information.

6:00 P.M. (FREE), PRESENTATION, EforAll Berkshire County-All Ideas Pitch Contest! The Green, 85 Main Street, Suite 105
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6:00 P.M. (FREE), WORKSHOP, Let's Write... UNO Community Center, 157 River Street More information.

7:00 P.M. (FREE), MUSIC, Common Folk Presents: Gentle Temper HiLo North Adams, 55 Union Street More information.

8:00 P.M. (FREE), GAMES, Trivia Night! Ramunto's, 67 Main Street, (413) 398-5152 More information.

Thursday 2/6

9:00 A.M. (FREE), SOCIAL, Open Hours UNO Community Center, 157 River Street, (413) 664-4612 More information.

 

4:00 P.M. (FREE), TUTORING, After School Program UNO Community Center, 157 River Street, (413) 664-4612 More information.

5:30 P.M. (FREE), LECTURE, MCLA's Green Living Lecture Series: “Acid Rain: How Science and Volunteerism Contributed to Addressing an Environmental Challenge,” MCLA Feigenbaum Center, RM 121, 375 Church Street, 413.662-5303 More information.

7:00 P.M. ($5/members, $10/non-members), KIDS, Open Gym Night J Star Gymnastics, 69 Union Street More information.

7:30 P.M. (FREE), GAMES, Musical Bingo! Mingo's Sports Bar & Grill, 41 Roberts Drive,
(413) 346-4067 More information.

7:00 P.M. (FREE), MUSIC, Jess Renèe - In Residence HiLo North Adams, 55 Union Street More information.

Friday 2/7
10:00 A.M. (FREE), KIDS, Drop-In Playgroup The Family Center, 210 State Street, (413) 664-4821 More information.

12:00 P.M. (FREE), SOCIAL, Open Hours UNO Community Center, 157 River Street, (413) 664-4612 More information.

6:00 P.M. ($1 and up), GAMES, BINGO! North Adams Elks 487 Lodge, 100 Eagle Street, (413) 664-9039 More information.

6:00 P.M. (FREE), RECEPTION, Meet the Artist: Bill Wright Bright Ideas Brewing, 111 MASS MoCA Way, (413) 346-4460 More information.

8:00 P.M. ($5 advance/ $8 door), MUSIC, Arsun w/ Bindy and The Values HiLo North Adams, 55 Union Street More information.

9:00 P.M. (FREE), MUSIC, Karaoke Friday! State Street Tavern, 167 State Street, (413) 664-9152 More information.
Saturday 2/8
9:00 A.M. (FREE), TALK, Coffee and Conversation with Mayor Bernard NORAD Mill, 60 Roberts Drive More Information.

1:00 P.M. /Doors at 11:30 A.M. ($10 advance/$13 at door), FUNDRAISER, Eagles Women's Auxiliary # 310 Valentine Basket Bingo North Adams American Legion Post 125, 91 American Legion Drive More information.

1:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. ($45), CONFERENCE, TedX North Adams MASS MoCA, 1040 MASS MoCA Way, (413) 662-2111 More information.

3:00 P.M. ($20 - $70), FUNDRAISER, Benefit for The Families of Edmund St Fire Greylock Community Club, 548 State Road, (413) 664-9020 More information.

5:30 P.M. ($25), FUNDRAISER, Musical Bingo Fundraiser for McCann Tech Greylock Community Club, 548 State Road, (413) 664-9020 More information.

6:00 P.M. ($40), HIKE, Nordic Nights:Winter Trek with Berkshire Mountain Distillers TOURISTS Welcome, 915 State Road, (413) 346-4933 More information.

8:00 P.M. ($18 general seating/ $22 reserved seating), COMEDY, COMEDY NIGHT with Chloe Hilliard - NEW DATE! HiLo North Adams, 55 Union Street More information.
Sunday 2/9
2:00 P.M. (FREE), HISTORY, The Magician of Auschwitz, North Adams Museum of History & Science, 40 Main Street, (413) 664-4700 More information.

8:00 P.M. (FREE), MUSIC, Erin Rae - Live in the Lodge TOURISTS Welcome, 915 State Road, (413) 346-4933 More information.
Monday 2/10
5:00 P.M. (FREE), WORKSHOP, Pedal N' Wrench Bike Collective Open Hours North Adams Armory, 206 Ashland Street, More information.

5:00 P.M. (FREE), LECTURE, MCLA Conflict Prevention and Resolution Lecture:Photographer and Filmmaker John Stanmeyer MCLA, Room 218 of Murdock Hall, 375 Church Street, 413.662-5303 More information.
 

6:00 P.M. (FREE), GAMES, Pub Trivia Bright Ideas Brewing, 111 MASS MoCA Way, (413) 346-4460 More information.

Tuesday 2/11

10:30 A.M. (FREE), KIDS, Toddler Story Time North Adams Public Library, 74 Church Street, (413) 662-3133 More Information

3:30 P.M. (FREE), KIDS, Preschool STEM Group The Family Center, 210 State Street, 413-664-4821 More Information

3:30 P.M. (FREE), KIDS, After-school Story Time North Adams Public Library, 74 Church Street, (413) 662-3133 More Information

5:00 P.M. (FREE), TEENS, nbCC's Youth Leadership Program  nbCC Conference Room, 61 Main Street, (413) 663-7588 More information.

6:00 P.M. ($5-10 Suggested Donation), MUSIC, Tuesday Tunes  Bright Ideas Brewing, 111 MASS MoCA Way More information.

6:30 P.M. (FREE), TUTORING, After School Program UNO Community Center, 157 River Street, (413) 664-4612 More information.

7:00 P.M. (FREE), WORKSHOP, College Prep Info. Night  NORAD Mill, 60 Roberts Drive kmorrissey@adamscommunity.com

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