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'FERDINAND'
Lenox, 1:15-3 p.m.
The Lenox Community Center presents a screening of an intergenerational movie, "Ferdinand," at 65 Walker St. There is no charge and popcorn will be served.

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CARDINAL PAINT & SIP TO SUPPORT NORTH CANAAN PTO
Connecticut, 6:30 p.m.
It's the super pretty Snowy Cardinal on Slate OR Canvas! Join us on SAT 1/19/19 6:30-8:30pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the North Canaan Elementary PTO.  You'll learn to paint this seasonal image of "Snowy Cardinal" on a large 16x20 canvas or on an authentic slate roofing tile (various sizes and colors to choose from). At the VFW, 104 S. Canaan Rd, Canaan, CT. All painting materials, light snacks and donation included for $35. Cash Bar. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/sat-119-630pm-open-to-the-public-snowy-cardinal-slate-or-canvas-canaan-ct or call (413) 205-8346.  
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DON ROY TRIO AND DERECK KALISH AT LENOX CONTRA DANCE
Lenox, 7:45 - 11:00 p.m.
Music by Don Roy Trio - Don Roy (fiddle), Cindy Roy (piano), Jay Young (bass), with caller Dereck Kalish. Don and Cindy are 2018 recipients of a NEA National Heritage Fellowship recognizing their contributions to Franco-American traditional music. Do not miss this one! Come join us contra dancing on Saturday nights in Lenox, Massachusetts in the Lenox Community Center, at 65 Walker Street. Experience the pleasure of dancing on a beautiful wood floor, in a high-ceiling second floor (handicap accessible) ballroom with a raised stage. Admission is $12 and $6 for students. New Dancers - 2nd dance free!  Dances begin with a 15 minute beginner introduction at 7:45 followed by dancing from 8:00 to 11:00. Refreshments are offered during the social break from dancing. All the dances are taught. Come alone or with others.
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'THE VIEW FROM HERE' FILM SERIES
Williamstown, 2:30 p.m.
The Clark Art Institute and Images Cinema of Williamstown present "The View from Here," a film series exploring three different approaches to the role of landscape in cinema: as subject, as inspiration, and as a means to explore character and emotion. The series, held in conjunction with the Clark’s special exhibit "Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape," kicks off with "Days of Heaven" (1978, rated PG). Olivier Meslay, Hardymon Director of the Clark, introduces the film. Images Cinema is located at 50 Spring St. Tickets are $8 per film.



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MCCANN TECH CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT
North Adams, Noon to 4
McCann Tech boys basketball is hosting a corn hole tournament at the school from noon to 4. Cost is $40 per team; all proceeds to benefit the team. Contact: mccannboyshoops@gmail.com.
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E. PARMALEE PRENTICE: MOUNT HOPE'S POLYMATH
Williamstown, 11:00 a.m.
Most know Col. Prentice as the founder of Mount Hope Farm and assume he only wrote a book or two about cattle breeding, but he was very learned and wrote about a wide range of topics. He even wrote poems and invented some episodes in the colonial history of Mt. Hope!  At a free lecture on Saturday, January 19 at 11 am at Sweetwood, (1611 Cold Spring Road/Rt. 7) Dusty Griffin will use more than three dozen slides to explain and illustrate the scope Prentice’s writing - from his early legal books and articles in the 1890s to his final writings in the early 1950s.  A frequent and popular speaker in the Williamstown Historical Museum’s lecture series, Griffin recently published a book of essays titled "Williamstown and Williams College".
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SNOWMAN PAINT & SIP TO SUPPORT LANESBOROUGH SENIORS
Lanesborough, 2 p.m.
Paint the super cute snowman in support of the seniors! Join us on SUN 1/20/19 2-4pm for a Paint & Sip fundraiser to benefit the Lanesborough Senior Center. You'll learn to paint this adorable seasonal image of "Snowman with Bird" on a large 16x20 canvas or on an authentic roofing slate tile, various sizes to choose from. At Lanesborough Senior Center, 83 N. Main St, Lanesborough, MA. All painting materials, instruction, light snacks and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/sun-120-2pm-open-to-the-public-snowman-with-bird-slate-or-canvas-lanesborough-ma or call (413) 205-8346.
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CABIN FEVER GREYLOCK STORIES
Lanesborough, 1-2 p.m.
Join Ranger Mike by a cozy hearth fire at the Mount Greylock Visitors Center for an entertaining hour filled with tall tales and remarkable legends of Mount Greylock from the past.  Meet colorful characters like O.B Joyful, Josh Billings, Dave Lilly, the counterfeiters of Money Brook and "The Boys of Bob’s Hill" through their humorous and poignant stories. This free program promises to offer a fun-filled time for all ages. Hot chocolate will be provided.

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FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT
W. Stockbridge
Shaker Dam Coffeehouse invites all ages to join us for a book reading of "Maestro the Potbellied Pig" by author and violinist P.J Pajama (aka Gerald Elias). He will be accompanied by harpist Franziska Huhn, It will be begin at 2PM and is a free event.
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'A LETTER FROM PITTSFIELD'
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. day, WordXWord and the Berkshire Branch of the NAACP have invited poets to present work that reflects on, is inspired by, or otherwise connects with the legacy of Dr. King. This event will be held at the Berkshire Museum, 39 South St. Admission is free.

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'LET MY PEOPLE VOTE'
Williamstown, 2:30 p.m.
Williams College will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. with a film screening of the award-winning 2018 short documentary film "Let My People Vote." The screening will take place in Paresky Auditorium, followed by reflections from and a discussion with Glynda C. Carr titled "Protecting the Dream: Building Legacies of Activism at Williams and Beyond." Carr is the co-founder and managing director of Higher Heights, an advocacy group that aims to elevate Black women’s voices to shape and advance progressive policies and politics. All are welcome to attend these free, public events. To also celebrate King’s life and legacy, Williams students will partner with MCLA students and members of the Berkshire community to participate in a variety of social service projects from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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JANUARY MOMS NIGHT OUT: SPA RECIPES
North Adams, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 22 from 5:30-6:30 FREE at The Family Center in North Adam. Treat yourself to a mom’s night out! We will be making homemade body scrubs and other spa recipes. On- site child care and light refreshments are provided. Transportation if needed.  Come enjoy a night out! Call 413-664-4821 to register.
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WILLIAMS OPERA WORKSHOP - DIE FLEDERMAUS
Williamstown, 7 p.m.
Williams Opera Workshop stages Strauss’s “Die Fledermaus,” (The Revenge of the Bat) with a small orchestra. The operetta plot centers around a ball/costume party. Amidst the gowns tuxedos, and party masks, a whimsical farce unfolds as comic revenge is taken to settle the score for a practical joke between friends.   Free Chapin Hall Bernhard Music Center, 54 Chapin Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, MA @ 7 p.m.
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ABC READ WITH ME EVERY CHILD READY TO READ WITH NEW BOOKS!
North Adams, 4 to 5 p.m.
ABC Read With Me – Every Child Ready to Read with new books! Wednesdays January 23 and 30, February 6 and 11 from 4:00-5:00 pm in The Family Center Playroom, 210 State St, North Adams. We have new books and more reading fun with activities and learning toys to take home. For families and their children 2-5 years old. Week 1: The Three Little Pigs/Intro to program Week 2: ABC I Like Me/Fun with letters Week 3: Pancakes for Breakfast/Telling stories Week 4: Little Blue and Little Yellow/ STEM Call 413-664-4821 to register or sign up at Playgroup.  
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2 CLASSES -- 4 FREE CEUS
Pittsfield, 10 a.m. -- 2 p.m.
Berkshire Real Estate School presents: 4 FREE CE Credits January 23rd, at Pittsfield County Club Sponsored by Adams Community Bank  
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PAINT & SIP TO BENEFIT FIRST FRIDAYS ARTSWALK
Pittsfield, 6:45 p.m.
Paint me a Portrait of some Pine Trees! Join us on THU 1/24/19 6:45-8:45 pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the First Fridays Artswalk of Downtown Pittsfield. You'll learn to paint this artsy image of "Portrait of Pines” on a large 16x20 canvas. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, light snack and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/thu-124-645pm-open-to-the-public-portrait-of-pines-pittsfield-ma or call (413) 205-8346.  
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GEEK COMEDY HOUR
North Adams, 7 p.m.
Alt-comedy arrives again in North Adams with absurdist comedian Ed Smyth and punster Seth Brown at the Parlor Cafe, 303 Ashland Street, North Adams. Wally the Happy Talking Neutrino, Oog Son of Ahg entertainer from 30,000 BC, Lenin Live! In Vegas, Ed's MicroWorld of Fun, and more. 14 and up recommended. One hot drink purchase asked for admission. 
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1ST BCC ALUMNI MEET-UP
Pittsfield, 5 - 7 p.m.
1st BCC Alumni Meet-Up Thursday, January 24, 5-7pm Framework Coworking 437 North St., Pittsfield, MA Free & Open to all BCC Alumni Come together to exchange your experiences and expand your network. Get the chance to connect with others from your sector in the Berkshires. Are you looking for a change' Meet other BCC alumni that are in transition and pick their brains about new opportunities. This is a free event - all BCC alumni are welcome! If you haven't signed up for our membership yet, no problem! You can register on our website berkshirecc.edu/alumni or become a member right at the Meet-Up on Thursday, January 24th. (No strings attached!) This is event is FREE for members with light hors d’oeuvres & cash bar. Please RSVP by Monday, January 14th through http://www.berkshirecc.edu/about-bcc/alumni/alumni-events.php and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/berkshireccalumni/
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VAN GOGH STARRY NIGHT PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
New York, 6:30 p.m.
Stand back and gaze into your own Starry Night! Join us on FRI 1/25/19 6:30-8:30pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the East Chatham Ladies Auxiliary. You'll learn to paint this famous image of Van Gogh’s "Starry Night" on a large 16x20 canvas. At the Fire Station, 26 Frisbee St, E. Chatham, NY. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats athttps://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/fri-12519-630pm-open-to-the-public-van-goghs-starry-night-e-chatham-ny or call (413) 205-8346  
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WILDLIFE CSI: UNDERSTANDING ANIMAL TRACKS & SIGNS
Sheffield, 9-11 a.m.
Lime Kiln Farm Wildlife Sanctuary will host "Wildlife CSI: Understanding Animal Tracks & Signs." Guests are invited to search for tracks, scat, and other signs of wildlife that stay active through the winter. Snowshoes may be required depending on conditions; bring yours or borrow ours. Call Pleasant Valley office ahead to reserve and register at 413-637-0320. Suitable for children 8 and up, the cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children.

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PLEASANT VALLEY SNOWSHOE HIKE
Lenox, 12:30-3 p.m.
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary will host a snowshoe hike for adults around the sanctuary trails. Snowshoes or microspikes may be required depending on conditions; bring your own or borrow some of ours. Dress for the weather and bring water and a snack. The cost is $15; register online.

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ST MARY'S SCHOOL RUSTIC BARN PAINT & SIP BENEFIT
Lee, 6 p.m.
Get ready to render a really rad rustic red barn image! Join us on SAT 1/26/19 6pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit St. Mary's School. You’ll learn how to paint this Berkshire inspired image of "Rustic Barns" on a large 16x20 canvas. At St. Mary’s School, 115 Orchard St, Lee, MA. All painting materials, snacks and donation included for $38. Beer & Wine available for donation. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/sat-12619-6pm-open-to-the-public-rustic-barns-lee-ma or call (413) 205-8346.  
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FREE PUBLIC SKATING
Pittsfield, 3-4:30 p.m.
The City of Pittsfield Recreation Program has teamed up with the Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires for free public skating events. The first 100 people through the door will receive both free admission for skating and skate rental, if needed (limited size availability). The club is located at 16 Melville St.

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LIBERI SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
New York, 10 am - 12 pm
LIBERI SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE Saturday, January 26 10am-12pm 3521 US Route 9 Hudson, NY 12534 Join us to learn more about The Liberi School. Pre-Kindergarten to Grade Eight. A Contemporary One-Room Schoolhouse. Speak with founder/director, teachers, and current Liberi families. Children are welcome. For inquiries, please contact director@liberischool.org or call 518.697.5065.
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ART OPENING
Lenox, 3-5 p.m.
Kimball Farms Life Care will host an opening reception for art works by local pediatrician Michael Fabrizio and Ivor Parry, a graduate of the Pratt Institute, on Sunday, Jan. 27 from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibit is on display through the end of March. Parry worked as an art director in various advertising agencies and later as designer and illustrator at Parry Design. His colorful, lively work, in varied media, has been shown in galleries throughout New England. Fabrizio has been practicing medicine in Pittsfield since 1979. He has had no formal art training and finds joy in direct engagement with the fullness of life which he brings to expression in bold, original, unique paintings.

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PAINT & SIP FOR ST PAUL'S CHILDREN CENTER
Lenox, 1 p.m.
Capture this subtle winter sunrise on your canvas. Join us on SUN 1/27/19 1-3pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the St. Paul's Children's Centerin Stockbridge. You'll learn to paint this locally inspired of "High Lawn Farm” on a large 16x20 canvas. At the Cork 'N Hearth Restaurant, 635 Laurel St, Lenox, MA. All painting materials, light snack and donation included for $35. Cash Bar. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/sun-127-1pm-open-to-the-public-high-lawn-farm-lenox-ma or call (413) 205-8346.  
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HOORWA ANNUAL MEETING
Williamstown, 7 p.m.

The Hoosic River Watershed Association will hold its annual meeting on Monday, January 28th, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Community Hall of the First Congregational Church in Williamstown, featuring a presentation by Cassandra Wright and Professor Elena Traister, MCLA, on "Climate Adaptation Planning for the Hoosic.”  In addition to remarks by Board President Andy Kawczak and election of members to the Board of Directors, the watershed association will present the Irving Jack Tanzman Friend of the Hoosic Award, given in recognition of conservation work along the Hoosic River, to Judith M. Grinnell, founding president and past director of Hoosic River Revival. The Hoosic River Watershed Association is dedicated to the habitat restoration, conservation and enjoyment of the Hoosic River and its watershed through education, research and advocacy.  The public is invited to attend and light refreshments will be served. Contact: Steve McMahon; call  413-458-2742 or email  s.mcmahon@hoorwa.org  for more details. --


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ACTIVE PARENTING -AGES 1-4 YEARS
North Adams, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Tuesdays January 29 and February 5, 12 and 19 from 5:30-7:00 pm at The Family Center, 210 State Street, North Adams. Learn about The 1-year-old Explorer, The 2-year-old Boss, The 3 year old Pal and The 4-year-old Adventurer. Typical behaviors, child development and positive discipline techniques will be covered. Includes a workbook, meal and on-site child care. Transportation if needed. Call 413-664-4821 to register.
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WINTER LIGHTHOUSE PAINT PARTY FUNDRAISER
Williamstown, 6 p.m.
One more chance to paint this winter wonderland! Join us on WED 1/30/19 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip party to benefit the Mount Regional HS Girl’s Basketball Team. You’ll learn how to paint this beautiful seasonal image of “Winter Light House" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Mount Greylock Regional High School Cafeteria, 1781 Cold Spring Rd, Williamstown, MA. All painting materials, instruction, light snacks and drinks (to include a Cocoa Bar) included for $35. Alcohol not permitted. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/wed-130-6pm-open-to-the-public-winter-light-house-williamstown-ma or call (413) 205-8346.  
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FREE PUBLIC SKATING
Pittsfield, 3-4:30 p.m.
The City of Pittsfield Recreation Program has teamed up with the Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires for free public skating events. The first 100 people through the door will receive both free admission for skating and skate rental, if needed (limited size availability). The club is located at 16 Melville St.

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