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TODDLER STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages birth to 3 years old, siblings welcome.  One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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'I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO'
North Adams, 6:30 p.m.
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will present a Global Film Series this fall, which will feature three documentary films in Murdock Hall room 218. Each event is free. “I am Not Your Negro” will kick off the series. Narrated by actor Samuel L. Jackson, the film explores the history of racism in the United States through Baldwin’s reminiscences of civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as his personal observations of American history. “I am Not Your Negro” was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Academy Awards. The series continues Oct. 24 with “14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim and Vanessa Lopez" and “Fire at Sea” on Nov. 29.

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime and craft at the North Adams Public Library in the Youth Services Department is held for ages 3 to 6 years old, siblings welcome. Several stories will be read and there is time to share ideas and thoughts as well as complete a craft.

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BABY AND ME YOGA
North Adams, 3 - 4 p.m.
Baby and Me Yoga. Wednesday, September 27 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the Family Center Playroom 210 State Street, North Adams. At the Baby and Me group time. Join us for a relaxing yoga time with baby and parent, followed by light snack. For parents and babies up until 12 months. Please call 413-664-4821 to register.
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DOWNSTREET ART THURSDAY
North Adams, 5-8 p.m.

The 2017 DownStreet Art season will celebrate its finale with a performance by Magic Lantern Theater, as well as 8 Foot River, Francesca Shanks, and Chad Tarves. In addition, there will be a "Marafanyi Meets the Mural" performance on Center Street, as Alaa Awad's "Justice" mural becomes the catalyst for community collaboration with Marafanyi Drum, Dance and Song. In Gallery 51 opening exhibition reception, "Yellow Bowl Project," by artist Setsuko Winchester. In MCLA Desing Lab, "Home Nature Museum: North Adams," a pop-up installation of natural history resources activated and expanded by community participation. Also, poet Seth Brown will return to perform his freestyle interactive rap.


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NORTH ADAMS LEGO GROUP
North Adams, 6 - 7 p.m.
The Family Center will hold Lego Groups at the North Adams Public Library beginning in September. Lego groups are for families with children ages 4-12 years old. Evening Lego Group September 14th and 28th from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at The North Adams Public Library, 75 Church Street third floor.  It will meet the second and fourth Thursday of each month.
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'ON TYRANNY' STUDY GROUP
North Adams, 6 p.m.
A study group is forming to read and discuss Timothy Snyder’s small but powerful reminder that we are no more sophisticated than other democracies that have failed to understand threats from within and without. Join facilitator Richard Dassatti at the North Adams Public Library to read and reflect on the ideas in Snyder's slender volume "On Tyranny." Books are available for circulation at the library. Meetings will be Thursdays, September 14, 21  and 28 at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room (pink, downstairs).

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LEGO GROUP
North Adams, 6-7 p.m.
The North Adams Public Library in partnership with the Family Center is hosting a free Lego group for families of children ages 4-12 (siblings welcome) where Legos are provided for a fun hour of free play, opportunities for co-operative building with peers, and a Lego challenge option.

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LIGHT UP YOUR BIKE FALL FOLIAGE BIKE PARADE & RODEO
North Adams, 5 p.m.
Join the Downtown Bike Around, where organizers hope to gather 100 cyclists for a bike parade. Meet at the lot at 5 p.m. for a bike safety course and bike decorating; ride begins at 6:30 p.m.

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'BRAIN BUILDING' PARENT WORKSHOP
North Adams, 11 a.m.-noon
A “Brain Building” Parent Workshop will be held at The Family Center, 210 State St. Parents will learn easy, hands-on brain-building activities that they can use every day in their own home. Every family will receive a Brain Building bag of goodies to take home! Onsite child care if needed. Call 413-664-4821 to register.
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FALL FOLIAGE ZITI SUPPER
North Adams, 4-7 p.m.
St. Elizabeth's of Hungary will hold its annual ziti supper at the Parish Center. Dinner includes ziti and meatballs, salad, bread and butter, and a beverage. Desserts will also be available. The cost is $10 per person, with kids 12 and under $7.

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FALL FOLIAGE CHILDREN’S PARADE
North Adams, 5 p.m.
Children from throughout the Northern Berkshires are encouraged to make costumes and enter the parade. This year's theme is "Magic in the Berkshires.” Participants must arrive at the corner of Main and Eagle streets at 5 p.m. Parade begins at 5:30 p.m. and will proceed west on Main St. to City Hall. Ribbons will be given to all participants. Group and float winners will be invited to participate in the Fall Foliage Parade on Sunday, Oct, 1. Please note that groups should be 10 or less children, as there are only 10 metals that will be awarded per category/prize.

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FALL FOLIAGE MAGIC IN THE BERKSHIRES COMMUNITY DANCE
North Adams, 7 p.m.-midnight
A community dance for all ages will be held at Game On, 66 Main St., featuring live music withLicense to Groove, dancing, light refreshments, games and more, with the theme of "Magic in the Berkshires."

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FALL FOLIAGE DOG PARADE: MAGIC IN THE BERKSHIRES!
North Adams, 10 - 11 a.m.
This year’s costume can be inspired by Magic in the Berkshires! This event is FREE, but donations to local animal rescues are accepted. (Thank you) Registration begins at 10AM. Parade begins at 10:30AM. Meet us at the Veterans Memorial Park on the corner of Eagle St. and Route 2. The parade will begin at the Veterans Memorial Park  and conclude at the new North Adams Dog Park in the Houghton St. Park and awards will be given in these costume categories: Funniest, Best Group (of dogs), Best Duo (dog + owner), Best Individual costume, Most Creative Interpretation of the Theme. Dog Parade winners are invited to walk in the 62nd Annual Fall Foliage Parade, beginning at 1pm on Sunday, October 1st. We encourage winners to walk in the parade! It’s so much fun! Prizes and goody bags provided by Bark N’ Cat.
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SAMEER GUPTA
North Adams, 8 p.m.
Sameer Gupta is “kinetic, bass-heavy, and tender” percussionist (The Jazz Observer), with roots in the Indian Classical tradition. He’s here with a propulsive band featuring Marc Cary, for a magical evening of tracks from his new album, A Circle Has No Beginning. Mass MoCA
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READING TO ROVER
North Adams, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Children of all ages and abilities are invited to come to the Youth Services Department and read to or spend time with our special furry friends, Seymour and friends. Children may bring a favorite book from home or choose one from the library's wonderful book collection and spend a short time reading to a dog.  Children who are not yet confident around dogs are also welcome to spend time just sitting quietly with one of our dogs. Therapy dogs are a wonderful way for children to practice reading to a non-judgmental partner.

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BRING YOUR DOG TO THE MARKET
North Adams, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
North Adams Farmers Market hosts "Bring Your Dog to the Market" at the St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot. Special market vendors will include animal rescue agencies and animal-themed products. As always, patrons of the market can find fresh fruits and vegetables, cheese, canned goods, baked goods, eggs, and meat.

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FALL FOLIAGE CRAFT FAIR
North Adams, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Downtown North Adams, Main Street between Holden & Eagle, will host dozens of local artisan and crafter booths for this annual event.

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FALL BAZAAR
North Adams, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
VFW Post 996 – Mohawk Trail will host a fall bazaar, featuring Chinese auction, fish bowl, raffles, baked goods and more.

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ANNUAL DOG PARADE
North Adams, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Owners are encouraged to make costumes and enter their dogs into this parade, with registration at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. This year's parade theme is "Magic in the Berkshires.” Categories are: funniest, best duo (owner and dog), best group (dogs), best small dog, best medium-sized dog, and best large dog. Prizes will be awarded following the parade and ribbons will be given to all participants. Dog parade winners will be invited to participate in the Fall Foliage Parade.

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CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT
North Adams, 1 p.m.
The AYJ Fund Corn Hole Tournament to benefit children with cancer will be held as part of Fall Foliage weekend at Noel Field in North Adams. This is a family friendly event with Fatboy’s Food Truck, Can Jam, Bocce, kids corn hole and more, with a $100 first place team cash prize. Advanced registration online, AYJ Fund on Facebook, or 413-652-1602. Must be registered by oon day of the event for 1 p.m. start.

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FALL FOLIAGE PARADE
North Adams, 1 p.m.
The 62nd annual Fall Foliage Parade, with the theme "Magic in the Berkshires," steps off at the Ocean State Job Lots parking lot, and conclude on Ashland Street after passing though downtown via Main Street.

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TODDLER STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages birth to 3 years old, siblings welcome.  One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime and craft at the North Adams Public Library in the Youth Services Department is held for ages 3 to 6 years old, siblings welcome. Several stories will be read and there is time to share ideas and thoughts as well as complete a craft.

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THE ACADEMY AT CHARLEMONT INFORMATION SESSION
North Adams, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
The Academy at Charlemont - We're closer than you think! Please join us for an information session at the North Adams Public Library. Find out about our rigorous academic program, inspired creative arts, welcoming and ethical community and impressive college outcomes. Pizza will be served. Contact Director of Admissions Martha Tirk with any questions or call 413-339-4912 ext. 113.
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ANI CORDERO
North Adams, 8 p.m.
Brooklyn-based Puerto Rican songstress Ani Cordero is a storyteller of the first order, winding through topics from feminism to immigration to friendships and relationships. She visits MASS MoCA with her quartet in a whirlwind of pan-Latin stylings. Jota Sete Duo, featuring Williamstown native Jason Ennis opens.
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TODDLER STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime and songs at the North Adams Public Library in Youth Services Department is held for ages birth to 3 years old, siblings welcome.  One to two stories are read with lots of songs and gross motor skill activities as well.

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PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
North Adams, 10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime and craft at the North Adams Public Library in the Youth Services Department is held for ages 3 to 6 years old, siblings welcome. Several stories will be read and there is time to share ideas and thoughts as well as complete a craft.

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THE BITTER GAME
North Adams, 8 p.m.
Basketball, block parties, traffic stops — Keith A. Wallace takes us on a ride through North Philly on a night he won’t forget. A searing solo theater piece charged with pain, poetry, and laughter, The Bitter Game blends verse, prose and sh*t-talkin’ into a stirring commentary that begs the question: what does it mean to survive while Black in America' Wallace draws on his own youth in Philadelphia to examine the effects of racism, the question of excessive force used by police, and the value of Black lives in this country. Mass MoCA
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STEVEN SIEGEL EXHIBITION
North Adams, 5 p.m.
Steven Siegel's Pieces, a site-based installation of mixed media panels with an accompanying film of the same title. 35 Pieces is informed by Siegel’s contemplation on the nature and complexion of personal history —made more so by his inclusion of his wife, Alice, as the film’s narrator. Located on the campus of MASS MoCA at 1315 MASS MoCA Way, the gallery opens the show opens with an artist’s reception on Saturday, October 14th from 5 – 7 pm, and runs through November 25th.
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