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CALF CUDDLING
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.
Hancock Shaker Villages introduces a new program, Calf Cuddling, on Sundays. Sixty-minute sessions for up to two people are $100. Registration is required online or by calling 413-443-0188. Learn about the farm at Hancock Shaker Village and the sensitive and intuitive nature of cows while petting, brushing and walking the village’s newest additions. This wellness trend is the village’s most recent addition to animal-centric holistic health programs, such as goat yoga. Sessions are recommended for those ages 5 and older. The weekly program continues through Nov. 10.

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PITTSFIELD SUNS VS. NORTH SHORE NAVIGATORS
Pittsfield, 5:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Wahconah Park's 100th year anniversary as the Suns take on the North Shore Navigators at 5!
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ST JOSEPH POLISH PICNIC
Pittsfield, Noon to 5 p.m .

St. Joseph Polish Picnic will be held on the parish grounds at 414 North Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. There will be the sale of frozen items from 9-12 noon: cheese and cabbage pierogi as well as kapusta and golumbki. The picnic will start at noon and end at 5. Music and dancing will be provided by the Rymanowski Brothers again this year and the following foods will be available: Polish and American food, fried dough, ice cream, popcorn, a dessert booth, assorted raffles and Kiddieland, with activities for younger people. Admission is free, but bring a lawn chair so you can join in the fun. Hope to see you there.  


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ARIEL QUARTET
Connecticut, 3 p.m.
Victoria Schwartzman, Piano Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 71 #2* Shostakovich: String Quartet #4 in D Major, Op. 83 Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor, Opus 25 *Including a Silent Auction, beginning at 2 PM Part of Music Mountain Chamber Music Concert Series, presenting world-renowned string quartets in an intimate setting on Sunday afternoons at 3 pm through September 22.
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WALKIN' WITH WORDXWORD
Lenox, 3 - 5 p.m.
A moving exploration of The Mount’s grounds and SculptureNow exhibit featuring poets, dancers, and other performers. Proudly sponsored by the Amy Clampitt Fund, a Fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. The Mount
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MUSIC IN COMMON RAISE THE MIC
Stockbridge, 6 p.m.
Please join Music In Common for our annual Raise the MIC Gala celebration on Sunday, July 21, 2019. You will enjoy a celebratory evening featuring a live concert by Amplify 2019 as well as cocktail hour, dinner, raffle & silent auction. Tickets at:https://www.musicincommon.org/2019-gala_berkshires.html We will honor founding Board member Elaine Mack for more than a decade of dedicated service and support of Music In Common's work that empowers youth and communities against hate.  
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NATURAL BRIDGE HISTORY TOUR
North Adams, 10 a.m. and noon

Natural Bridge State Park hosts a history tour on Saturdays and Sundays, an easy walking tour for all ages. Discover the mystery of Natural Bridge State Park. All programs are free; a parking fee of $5 for Massachusetts plates and $10 for non-Massachusetts plates applies.


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BUILDING THE BRIDGE
North Adams, Noon

Natural Bridge State Park hosts "Building the Bridge." What were the natural forces that formed the unique landforms in the park' Uncover the human forces that altered them. All programs are free; a parking fee of $5 for Massachusetts plates and $10 for non-Massachusetts plates applies.


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BUTTERFLIES AT THE SPRUCES
Williamstown, 1 - 3 p.m.
Join us for a Butterfly Walk at The Spruces, led by naturalists Leslie Reed-Evans and Pam Weatherbee, on Sunday, July 21, 1–3pm. Come enjoy a tour of butterfly species and the plants that sustain them! Free, and kid-friendly! Canceled in the event of rain or drizzle.  60 Main Street, Williamstown    
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JAZZ AT BASCOM LODGE
Adams, 6-7 p.m.

Bascom Lodge atop Mount Greylock will host an evening of jazz with vocalist Penny Bucky and pianist Bob Sheppard. The event is free.


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AMERICAN EDEN WITH VICTORIA JOHNSON
Lenox, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
In her book, American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic, Victoria Johnson discusses Hosack’s dream to build America’s first botanical garden. American Eden was a 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist. The Mount
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STAGED READING SERIES
Great Barrington, 7:30 p.m.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab’s annual Staged Reading Series presents new plays that are developed in an intense rehearsal process that provides playwrights an opportunity to work closely with a director and professional actors to refine their script through rehearsal, performance at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center and the post-reading audience talkback session. July 22 features "Delusion by Proxy," written by Brooke Adams, directed by Ethan Silverman, produced in association with NY Stage & Film. Tickets $15 each online.


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SUMMER SING
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.

The Berkshire Concert Choir, directed by Paula Nuss, accompanied by Anita Stuart, will host the second Summer Sing. The program will feature American music, including Old American Songs by Copland, and Frostiana by Thompson. All singers and ages welcome to sing along with choir. Music is provided. Admission is free; donations of non-perishable food for local pantries are requested. Taft Recital Hall behind Berkshire Music School, 30 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.


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PICKLEBALL CLINICS
North Adams, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Learn to play the fastest growing sport in the country at the new pickleball courts at Noel Field Athletic Complex. Open to ages 14 and older; rackets provided.
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ROBBINS-ZUST FAMILY MARIONETTES
Stockbridge, 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
The ROBBINS-ZUST MARIONETTE COMPANY is performing JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, at St. Paul’s Church in Stockbridge at both 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. St. Paul’s Church is at 29 Main Street, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Admission is $5. For more information, call: (413) 822-0663. robbins-zustfamilymarionettes.com The Robbins-Zust Marionettes have been delighting audiences since 1971. For children of all ages.      
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AMERICAN EDEN WITH VICTORIA JOHNSON
Lenox, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
In her book, American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic, Victoria Johnson discusses Hosack’s dream to build America’s first botanical garden. American Eden was a 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist. The Mount
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PITTSFIELD SUNS VS. WESTFIELD STARFIRES
Pittsfield, 6:30 p.m.
Come celebrate Wahconah Park's 100th year anniversary as the Suns take on the Westfield Starfires at 6:30!
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CONCERT: MATCHSTICK ARCHITECTS AND BANG ON A CAN
North Adams, 6 p.m.
Each summer from June through August the City of North Adams hosts a free weekly concert series, sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union,  at Windsor Lake (intersection of Kemp and Bradley Streets). Concessions are available at the lake, but people are welcome to bring their own food. Parking is free during concerts, and swimming, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing are allowed at the lake. All cancellations will be called by 3PM on the day of the concert. For more details follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/natourism/, call 413-664-6180, or email tourism@northadams-ma.gov 2019 Summer Line Up Wednesday, July 24: The Matchstick Architects (original rock), Free, 6:00-7 PM and Bang On A Can, Free, 7:15 - 8:30 PM Wednesday, July 31: Lita Williams, Free, 6:30-8 PM Wednesday, August 7: The Eagles Community Band (big band/oldies), Free, 6:30-8 PM Wednesday, August 14: NO CONCERT/ DOWNTOWN CELEBRATION Wednesday, August 21: JP Murphy (celtic/ traditional Irish) , Free, 6:30-8 PM Wednesday, August 28: Rebel Alliance (Rock/ Reggae), Free, 6:30-8 PM  
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STAGED READING SERIES
Great Barrington, 7:30 p.m.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab’s annual Staged Reading Series presents new plays that are developed in an intense rehearsal process that provides playwrights an opportunity to work closely with a director and professional actors to refine their script through rehearsal, performance at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center and the post-reading audience talkback session. July 24 features "Uncertainty," written by Matt Williams, directed by BPL Co-Artistic Director Matthew Penn. Tickets $15 each online.


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OUTDOOR TANGLEWOOD PAINT AND SIP
Lenox, 6 p.m.
Picnic and Paint on the world famous Lawn at Tanglewood! Join us on WED 7/24/19 6-8pm for an Outdoor Paint and Sip Fundraiser to benefit the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood. You’ll learn how to paint this live image of the music hall “The Shed” or the “Big Tree”, or paint both on a large 16x20 canvas! At Tanglewood, 297 West St, Lenox, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. Bring your own beverages and snacks. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/wed-724pm-open-to-the-public-tanglewood-the-shed-or-big-tree-lenox-ma or call (413) 205-8346.
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CONCERTS IN THE PARK
Lenox, 6:30 p.m.

Free Concerts in the Park will be held in Lilac Park every Wednesday. The lineup is as follows: July 3, The Amy Ryan Band; July 10, Vento Chiaro; July 17, The Last-Minute; July 24, Lara Tupper & Bobby Sweet; July 31, Sister City Jazz Ambassadors; Aug. 7, Wanda Houston; Aug. 14, Banjo Blue; Aug. 21, The Eagles Big Band.


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NICE 'N' EASY WALK
North Adams, 10-11 a.m.

Natural Bridge State Park hosts a gentle, 3/5-mile walk on the Nature Trail or at different locations in the park on Wednesdays. Observe natural features and get light exercise. Discuss the weekly topic and identify flora and fauna. There may also be spontaneous discussion on the natural and cultural history of the park. Trail is mostly flat with some uneven surfaces (roots and rocks). All ages and abilities are welcome. All programs are free; a parking fee of $5 for Massachusetts plates and $10 for non-Massachusetts plates applies.


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SPACE: YOUR ORGANIZED FRONTIER
Williamstown, 5:30 p.m.
Professional organizer, consultant and speaker Julie Ulmer demystifies de-cluttering and getting organized to bring order and calm to your world. Ms. Ulmer will speak about the space directly surrounding us, in the spirit of the library's summer reading theme, "Universe of Stories."   In this information-packed talk, Ulmer shares statistics about clutter, paper overload, and excessive consumerism and how it negatively affects our physical and mental state of being, at home and at work as well as our environment. Attendees will learn how to begin the de-cluttering and organizing process, where to start, setting goals and what supplies may be needed. Once your personal space is better organized, you’ll want to successfully maintain order. Ulmer speaks about learning how to build in maintenance to keep your universe tidy.  
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THE FAMILY CENTER CHILDREN’S CORNER
North Adams, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
The Family Center Children’s Corner at Live on the Lake - July 24 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. We will bring balls, bubbles and art projects to keep the kids occupied while enjoying local tunes.
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FARM FRIENDS
Pittsfield, 10:30 a.m.
Farm Friends, a Hancock Shaker Village program designed for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers, will be held Thursdays. Each week, children meet a farm animal, enjoy a story, and make a simple craft. This program is included with admission (free to members).

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ROBBINS-ZUST FAMILY MARIONETTES
Stockbridge, 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
The ROBBINS-ZUST MARIONETTE COMPANY is performing THE PUNCH AND JUDY SHOW, at St. Paul’s Church in Stockbridge at both 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. St. Paul’s Church is at 29 Main Street, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Admission is $5. For more information, call: (413) 822-0663. robbins-zustfamilymarionettes.com The Robbins-Zust Marionettes have been delighting audiences since 1971. For children of all ages.      
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PITTSFIELD SUNS VS. WORCESTER BRAVEHEARTS
Pittsfield, 6:30 p.m.
Come celebrate Wahconah Park's 100th year anniversary as the Suns take on the Worcester Bravehearts at 6:30!
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STAR WARS: EPISODE IV A NEW HOPE (1977)
Great Barrington, 7 p.m.
Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, written and directed by George Lucas, sets in motion a franchise phenomenon that stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and James Earl Jones. Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel Alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has lived for years in seclusion on the desert planet of Tatooine. Sponsored by Buchwald EBT Card to Culture $5 kids / $8 adults / $10 movie & drink at Number Ten
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EDITH WHARTON IN FRANCE
Lenox, 11:00 a.m. - Noon
The Mount’s executive director Susan Wissler shares her experience as editor of Edith Wharton in France by the late French scholar Claudine Lesage. Lesage’s study of Wharton is based on previously unknown sources that reveal new insights insights into her friendships and life abroad. The Mount
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NEW HORIZON BY DOUG AITKEN
Williamstown, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Field Farm & Guest House, Williamstown, MA -11AM-12:30PM & 1-2:30PM | Family Day- Have fun with a Road Trip through Nature, enjoy treats from a variety of food trucks, Notch Brewing’s Traveling Biergarten, and explore the manicured gardens graced by modern sculptures and modernist houses, ponds and miles of trails on this 316-acre property with expansive views of Massachusetts highest peak, Mount Greylock. Member & Nonmember FREE -6PM | Happening: The Future of Culture- Culture defines human civilization, yet it is often overlooked or disregarded when addressing real world problems. It is time to incorporate a more humanistic approach by engaging creators. Join artist and New Horizon creator Doug Aitken and curator Pedro Alonzo as they discuss the fundamental role culture plays in revealing our humanity. Food trucks and Notch Brewing Traveling Biergarten. Light spectacle begins after sunset, accompanied by musical performances from Destroyer and No Age. Member $25; Nonmember $40; Student $25  
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