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NORTH ADAMS LIBRARY BOOK SALE
North Adams, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Friends of the North Adams Public Library will hold their book sale at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish Center. The sale includes clean, well sorted books, DVDs, CDs, audio books as well as a silent auction and bake sale.

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AUTISM COLLABORATIVE OF BERKSHIRE COUNTY SEPTEMBER MEETING
Windsor, 10 - Noon
Our first meeting of the new season will focus on sharing the resources of those in attendance. The meeting will highlight a presentation from Senior Attorney Stefanie Krantz of the Disability Law Center’s Northampton Office. Stefanie will discuss basic special education, transition topics and voting rights. The mission of the Disability Law Center is to provide legal advocacy on disability issues that promote the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities to participate fully and equally in the social and economic life of Massachusetts. Visit their website at https://www.dlc-ma.org/ for more information. Location: Berkshire County Arc Training Room 2 South Street Suite 370 Pittsfield, MA 01201
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BOOKS, BALLS, BEADS AND BLOCKS- AGES AND STAGES EVENT
North Adams, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Books, Balls, Beads and Blocks- Ages and Stages Event–September 21 from 10:30-11:30 am. A free, fun interactive event providing developmental screening for children 1 to 5 years old. Children will visit play stations while parents fill out the ASQ questionnaire for their child’s age range. Staff will follow up with individual parents to share the screening results.  Please call and register at 413-664-4821.
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DADA MASILO'S 'GISELLE'
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
The ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance’s CenterSeries will present Dada Masilo’s "Giselle." Throwing caution to the wind, Johannesburg-based choreographer Masilo has indelibly remixed the classical French ballet "Giselle." Drawing from contemporary idioms and traditional Tswana dance, Masilo responds with a feminist defiance to the constrained beauty of inherited balletic forms. There will be a post-performance Q&A. Tickets are $10.

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MILHAM PLANETARIUM SHOWS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Williams College invites you to experience the wonders of our universe at the Milham Planetarium, located inside the Old Hopkins Observatory. Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public on Friday evenings. Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. For reservations (required) contact Michele Rech at 413-597-2188 or via email. Others will be admitted as space permits.

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RONALD FELDMAN, CELLO, PERFORMS AT WILLIAMS
Williamstown, 8 p.m.
Together with Doris Stevenson, piano, Ronald Feldman, former cellist with the Boston Symphony and present conductor of the Berkshire Symphony, begins the program with Symphonic Variations for cello and piano by Leon Boellmann. Next, Mr. Feldman is joined by classical guitarist and colleague Robert Phelps. Together they perform Seven Spanish Folk Songs by Manuel De Falla. Ms. Stevenson again joins Mr. Feldman for the Shostakovich sonata for cello and piano. The program finale features talented young protoges of Mr. Feldman. Violinist Benjamin Mygatt ‘20, violist Rebecca Christainsen ‘21, and pianist Qian Yang ‘19 join their musical mentor to perform Schumann’s piano quartet.     https://events.williams.edu/event/ronald-feldman-cello-doris-stevenson-piano-faculty-recital/   Free Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall Bernhard Music Center, 54 Chapin Drive, Williams College, Williamstown, MA @ 8 p.m.
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'BEING BLACK IN THE BERKSHIRES'
Pittsfield, 7-8:30 p.m.
"Being Black In The Berkshires," presented by the City of Pittsfield's Human Rights Commission and the Berkshire Branch of the NAACP, co-sponsored and hosted by the Second Congregational Church UCC at 50 Onota St., will feature Russell Boyd, Alfred K. Enchill, Shirley Edgerton, Dr. Eden-Reneé Hayes, Dr. Frances Jones-Sneed and Dennis Powell. The event will be a panel discussion of what it means to be black in the Berkshires. African Americans have always been part of the rich history and culture of the Berkshires. But how many of us are aware of that history' What are the stories that are not being told, the voices that are not being heard'

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NORTH ADAMS FARMERS MARKET
North Adams, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The market is located in the St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot, at the intersection of Marshall St. and St. Anthony Drive. The market is dedicated to providing the community with fresh, locally produced foods and supporting area farms and food producers. The market proudly accepts SNAP benefits and doubles them through the Market Match  Program. We also accept cash, credit, debit, and WIC & senior coupons. Thank you to our lead sponsors: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Hardman Fund, Green Pastures, MountainOne, and Storey Publishing.
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12TH ANNUAL BUDDY WALK OF THE BERKSHIRES
Dalton, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The goal of the walk, held every Fall, and is affiliated with the National Down Syndrome Society, is to promote awareness and inclusion of people with Down syndrome and to fundraise for those with Down syndrome who reside in Berkshire County. The Berkshire County Arc Down Syndrome Family Group supports 40 families living in Berkshire County who have a family member with Down syndrome. All proceeds from the Buddy Walk will help to provide services and support for children, adults and families of people with Down syndrome living in Berkshire County. Registration for the walk is free for all who would like to participate. Register here: http://bit.ly/12thbuddywalk
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COMMEDIA DELL'ARTSY - ROOTS TEEN CENTER FUNDRAISER
North Adams, 7:30 p.m.
Absurdist and unique, comedian Ed Smyth offers up inane historical vignettes, Wally the Happy Talking Neutrino, micro balloon animals, risible sea chanties, silly delta blues, metal rock kazoo, and more uncivil geek humor. Joined by Seth Brown, the celebrated Western MA purveyor of poetry, prose, peccadilloes, and published prose. $5/door, with all proceeds to Roots Teen Center.
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SUGAR HILL AUTUMN CAR SHOW
Dalton, 10 a.m. till 3 p.m.
SUGAR HILL AUTUMN CAR SHOW 45 Main St., Dalton, MA  10:00am-3:00pm (rain date: Sunday 8/23/2018) SPECTATORS "FREE ADMISSION" FOOD-RAFFLES-LIVE MUSIC -all car models welcome! $15.00 Car entry fee/includes lunch for two -1st, 2nd, 3rd place trophies/Questions:413-684-0100
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HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS
Great Barrington
The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area will be offering its 17th annual “Heritage Walks Weekends” on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9, 15 and 16, 22 and 23 and 29 and 30. Enjoy 63 Free, guided interpretive walking tours at historic, cultural and outdoor nature sites throughout the Housatonic River valley area in Berkshire County as well as Litchfield County in Connecticut. Heritage Walks brochures can be found at libraries, post offices and stores. To view the entire schedule of Walks, visit the website.
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JOE CROOKSTON & ANTHONY DA COSTA
Great Barrington, 8 p.m.
Ten Years Later Concert Joe Crookston & Anthony da Costa The Guthrie Center @ the Old Trinity Church SATURDAY September 22  Great Barrington MA Venue Address: 2 Van Deusenville Rd. Great Barrington MA 01230 Doors: 6:00 Show: 8:00 Tickets: $25 (Non-members)/$20 (Members) Come for dinner, an amazing destination and a great night out! For more information about this show please call 413-528-1955 or Email: guthriecenter@gmail.com. https://guthriecenter.org/troubadour-series/ www.joecrookston.com
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WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S
Cheshire, 9:30 a.m.
The Alzheimer’s Association Berkshire Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place at the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail in Cheshire. Nearly 600 people are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Walk participants will complete a 2-mile walk and will learn about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical studies enrollment and support programs and services from the Alzheimer’s Association. Sign up as a team captain, join a team, or register to walk as an individual online.

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BUDDY WALK OF THE BERKSHIRES
Dalton, 11 a.m.
Berkshire County Arc’s Down Syndrome Family Group will host the 12th annual Buddy Walk of the Berkshires. The goal of the walk, which is affiliated with the National Down Syndrome Society, is to promote awareness and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome and to fundraise for those with Down Syndrome who reside in Berkshire County. The event will begin with registration at Craneville Elementary School in Dalton, Mass. at 10 a.m. Registration will end at approximately 11 a.m., with the walk to follow. Walkers will return to Craneville Elementary School, where there will be a family barbecue, a raffle, live music and other fun activities. Registration for the walk is free; register online.

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LENOX APPLE SQUEEZE
Lenox, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The 39th annual Lenox Apple Squeeze will be held rain or shine in the historic downtown Lenox village. The event will feature nearly 150 food and crafts vendors and representatives from local cultural
venues and businesses. The two-day event will also feature musical performances as well as activities for children.

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VOICES FOR RECOVERY WALK/RALLY/VIGIL
North Adams, 1-3:30 p.m.
Voices for Recovery Walk/Rally/Vigil will be held at Colegove Park, Church Street. The theme for this year's event is Celebrating Recovery. It will include music, refreshments, speakers, resource tables, the sixth annual Vigil of Recovery and Remembrance, and a walk through downtown North Adams to be visible and vocal-come celebrate and honor the importance of recovery in our region. This is a family friendly event. For more information, contact Wendy at 413- 663-7588 or via email.  
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COMMUNITY CHEST FUN RUN
Williamstown, 10 a.m.
The Williamstown Community Chest will hold its 11th annual Fun Run, consisting of two races - 5K Run and a 1-mile Kids Run/ Family Walk - at the Williamstown Youth Center. The Fun Run races are open to everyone, veteran runners or first time runners, along with daily walkers or occasional walkers.  Families with pets and strollers are also welcome to join the fun. Sign-in and registration begins at 9 a.m. on the day of the race. Online registration, as well as a printable registration form, may be accessed on the website.  The cost for the 5K race is $15 per runner and $5 for the 1 mile Walk/Run; children age 5 and under participate at no charge. The first 75 paid registrants will receive a fun run T-shirt.

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HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALK
Monterey, 10 a.m.
The Bidwell House Museum will host the third of four Saturday morning walks on the museum grounds sponsored by Housatonic Heritage. Led by Rob Hoogs, president of the Bidwell House Museum Board of Trustees, the walk will take visitors on a new interpretive trail on the museum property and re-trace the steps of the Native Americans — specifically the local Stockbridge of the Mohican tribe — who lived and hunted in this area for thousands of years. Attendees ahould meet at the Bidwell House Museum. Please dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes and bring water and a snack. The walk will take approximately two hours and is free.

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SPRINGSIDE PARK CLEANUP
Pittsfield, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Friends of Springside Park will host its annual Springside Park Cleanup at the North Playground and Rotary Park. For the North Playground, enter through the North Street Main Park entrance just south of Reid Middle school and head straight for 1/10th mile. The Rotary Playground is located on Springside Avenue. There is some parking in the park and adjacent streets in the neighborhood. Bags and gloves will be provided.

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'NARRATIVE ARTS MATTERS'
Stockbridge, 1:30 p.m.
Norman Rockwell Museum will present "Narrative Arts Matters," an art talk with the museum’s president, illustrator Alice A. Carter. The talk will elaborate on the centuries-old tradition of visual storytelling, the primary focus in the museum’s current exhibit "Keepers of the Flame: Parrish, Wyeth, Rockwell and the Narrative Tradition." "Narrative Arts Matters" will provide an illustrated history of narrative tradition and its impact on the human experience. The talk is free with regular museum admission.

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NORTH ADAMS LIBRARY BOOK SALE
North Adams, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Friends of the North Adams Public Library will hold their book sale at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish Center. The sale includes clean, well sorted books, DVDs, CDs, audio books as well as a silent auction and bake sale.

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TRIBUTE TO ARTIST RICHARD SCHMID
Vermont, 11 a.m.
A tribute to American artist and author Richard Schmid, presented by West Wind Fine Art, will take place at Southern Vermont College’s Laumeister Art Center in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Schmid’s best-selling book, "ALLA PRIMA II," curated by Kristen Thies of West Wind Fine Art. On Saturday, the exhibit opens in the main gallery with paintings by Schmid and eight of his protégés. From 1 to 3 p.m., a panel discussion will take place in the Art Center’s theater. Six artists will discuss Schmid’s influence on their art and careers, and Schmid’s paintings will be shown on screen. At 3:30 p.m., a film festival will show “The Senator and The Artist” with Schmid painting a portrait of Senator James Jeffords of Vermont; “Abbotsford House–The Creation of a Masterwork–The Home of Sir Walter Scott,” produced by Kristen Thies; and “A Fascination with Nature,” co-produced by Guzik and Thies. The day's events will follow with a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. with Schmid’s protégés. Admission to both days is $79.98 or $59.98 to attend one day. To purchase tickets, go online.

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NEW WINE RELEASE & CUSTOMER APPRECIATION PARTY
North Adams, 1 - 6 p.m.
DeMarsico's Winery invites you to join in the celebration as we release two new wines, Pumpkin Spice and Blackberry. Sandwiches and light snacks will be provided. Our new Hard Cider might even be ready for Tasting! at: 60 Roberts Drive, Suite 211, North Adams, MA. (The mill behind Central Radio and across from Mingo's).  Questions: Demarswinecellar@aol.com.; Web: Demarsicoswinecellar.com 
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TOMATO WORKSHOP SERIES
Dalton, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
White Goose Gardens at Holiday Brook Farm will host a workshop on canning tomatoes instructed by Kate Carney-Pike. The workshop will include information on how to learn to preserve tomatoes then enjoy your harvest all winter long. Learn safe canning procedures using the hot water bath canning method. Each participant will take home their jar of freshly canned tomatoes. The cost is $20; RSVP online.

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LEWIS BLACK THE JOKE'S ON US TOUR
Great Barrington, 7 p.m.
Known as the king of the rant, Lewis Black uses his trademark style of comedic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything and anyone that gets under his skin. His comedic brilliance lies in his ability to make people laugh at the absurdities of life, with topics that include current events, social media, politics and anything else that exposes the hypocrisy and madness he sees in the world. For more information and to purchase tickets online, click here. Tickets may also be purchased through the Box Office at 14 Castle Street in Great Barrington or by calling 413.528.0100 Wednesday-Saturday, Noon-6pm.
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CONCERT: GRAND TANGO, WITH ETHAN LAZARUS & CARL ALGERMISSEN
Amherst, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
The Sarah Rose Lazarus Family Concert Carl Algermissen (piano) and Ethan Lazarus (cello) have been performing together for over 35 years. Known for writing their own original arrangements of tango music by Astor Piazzolla, this special performance will include a few of those hits mixed along with Tango, Jewish and klezmer music. They’ll be performing pieces by Chicago composer Leon Stein, “Dance Ebraico,” an original piece by Ethan, “Ragtime Hora,” and a Klezmer-inspired tango by Piazzolla, “Milonga Picaresque.” Tickets: $8-$10 For more information and to purchase tickets: http://support.yiddishbookcenter.org/site/Calendar'id=7779&view=Detail   Location: Yiddish Book Center 1021 West Street Amherst, MA 01002   Contact: programs@yiddishbookcenter.org 413-256-4900 https://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/   Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/YiddishBookCenter/ https://twitter.com/yiddishbookctr
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HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALKS
Great Barrington
The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area will be offering its 17th annual “Heritage Walks Weekends” on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8 and 9, 15 and 16, 22 and 23 and 29 and 30. Enjoy 63 Free, guided interpretive walking tours at historic, cultural and outdoor nature sites throughout the Housatonic River valley area in Berkshire County as well as Litchfield County in Connecticut. Heritage Walks brochures can be found at libraries, post offices and stores. To view the entire schedule of Walks, visit the website.
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WALK OUT OF DARKNESS PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Great Barrington, 4 p.m.
Try it on a Tray! SUN 9/23/18 4-6pm - Join us for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Berkshire County AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk, hosted by the Stockbridge Stompers walk team. You’ll learn how to paint this seasonal image of “Sunflowers” on a hand-made tray made with reclaimed wood. Various sizes and colors to choose from. At Bogie’s, 935 S. Main St, Great Barrington, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. Cash Bar. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.  
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LENOX APPLE SQUEEZE
Lenox, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The 39th annual Lenox Apple Squeeze will be held rain or shine in the historic downtown Lenox village. The event will feature nearly 150 food and crafts vendors and representatives from local cultural
venues and businesses. The two-day event will also feature musical performances as well as activities for children.

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