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Cultural Pittsfield This Week: April 10-16

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April 10 - April 16, 2020
While we all do what we can to stop the spread of Covid-19, Cultural Pittsfield will offer weekly guides featuring online events and information. If you are a Pittsfield business and would like your event listed, please email Thank you and be well!
Please visit the City of Pittsfield's COVID-19 (Coronavirus) webpage for updates and helpful resources. 1Berkshire has also compiled a list of online sites where you can find information on a number of topics.
Here are some of the Pittsfield restaurants currently offering takeout, delivery, and/or curbside pickup. Please check their websites for special menus, hours and updates. Visit the 1Berkshire website for a list of all takeout options throughout Berkshire County.
The newly launched Berkshire Museum at Home initiative offers kids a fun way to check in with their favorite animals, exhibits and staff members through Daily Doodles, Digital Discoveries, downloadable worksheets, the "What's in the Basement?" podcast and more!
For Pittsfield schoolchildren: Free grab-and-go meal packages are available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12-1 p.m. at the following sites: Morningside Community School, Conte School, Dower Square Housing Village, Berkshire Family YMCA, Wilson Park Housing, The Boys & Girls Club, Brattlebrook Apartments, and Berkshire Peak Apartments.
For Pittsfield residents: Berkshire United Way and local restaurants are providing free food for families at the Boys & Girls Club, Conte School and Morningside School on Saturdays from 12-1 p.m. 
Color Springtime Friends to Say Thank You  Printable Art Fun with IS183 Art School | Learn from Home with Berkshire Theatre Group | Painting Tutorials from Berkshire Paint & Sip | Use Berkshire Athenaeum Resources from Home
Do you need a creative outlet but don't know where to begin? IS183 Art School of the Berkshires is here to inspire you with free video tutorials and low-priced online classes. Learn to paint, collage, sew, make paper beads, take better photos with your smartphone and more! 
FRI Zoom Coffee Break with 18 Degrees Pet Care Tips from Berkshire Humane Society | Virtual Barrington Stage Company | Make Your Own Flat Cat or Flat Fido with Blue Q | Learn from Home with Berkshire Theatre Group | Painting Tutorials from Berkshire Paint & Sip | Classes with Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness Classes with Antil Fitness Classes with Radiance Yoga | Virtual Berkshires | Email for Online Drumming Classes | THU Live Storytelling Hour with BCC Alumni
You can still shop online at your favorite vintage home furnishings store, Circa Berkshires. Check the store's facebook page for new inventory. Smaller items can be shipped, or take advantage of free local delivery!  


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