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Cultural Pittsfield This Week: May 15-21

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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 cultural@pittsfieldch.com. Thank you and be well!
 
  RESOURCES
 
Please visit the City of Pittsfield's COVID-19 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.
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  TAKEOUT & DELIVERY
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.

  FAMILY FRIENDLY
Test your knowledge! Berkshire Museum will again host a Family Trivia Night on Tuesday, May 19 at 5 p.m. The evening's theme will be statues and birds!  
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  ONLINE CLASSES & FUN
On Friday, May 15 at 11 a.m., learn all about Composting in Pittsfield (and beyond) in a FREE educational webinar brought to you by Berkshire Zero-waste Initiative, BEAT, Pittsfield Composts, and The Giving Garden.
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Berkshire Artist Profiles | Exercise for Good Downtown Stories 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 | Online Classes with IS183 Art School Painting Tutorials with Berkshire Paint & Sip | Classes with Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness Classes with Antil Fitness Classes with Radiance Yoga | Virtual Berkshires | Email aimee@gaiaroots.com for Online Drumming Classes | FRI 1Berkshire Town Hall: Reopening the Berkshire Economy | FRI Dulye Virtual Culture Chat MON 1Berkshire Virtual Entrepreneurial Meetup | TUE  Berkshire Nonprofit Awards | TUE Business Food Waste 101 | TUE Virtual Green Drinks: Energy Efficiency | WED Grow Your Career Literacy | THU Live Storytelling with BCC Alumni | THU Virtual BINGO w/UCP of Western Mass.

  SHOP LOCAL
 
Although the physical store is temporarily closed, you can still shop the Berkshire Habitat ReStore online! Check out the ReStore's facebook page for second-hand treasures, home improvement supplies, specials, and fantastic sales!  If you see something you like, call the store at 413-443-2106 to purchase by phone and pick your item up curbside.
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First-Responder Profiles: Fire Lt. Timothy Conroy


Lt. Timothy Conroy, right, with Engine 5 crew members Matthew Mazzeo and Stephen Papa.
 
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The COVID-19 pandemic has perhaps brought the role of first-responders more to the forefront lately, but these men and women have regularly been serving their communities in numerous emergency situations.
 
This is the first in a series profiling some of our local first-responders in partnership with Lee Bank to highlight the work they do every day — not just during a pandemic. 
 
People like Fire Lt. Timothy Conroy, who has been a member of the Pittsfield Fire Department for 27 years. Conroy talked about his reasons for becoming a firefighter, how he sees his role in the community, and its challenges and rewards.
 
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