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BECKET ATHENAEUM: NASA AMBASSADOR PRESENTATION
Becket, 6 to 7:30 pm
Thursday, June 24, 6-7:30pm, on Zoom: NASA Ambassador Presentation on the Curiosity and Perseverance's Mars rovers; the Perseverance helicopter, Ingenuity; the current human diversity and continued need for more diversity in the space program; and the Artemis mission to the Moon with its explicit goal of diversity. Pre-registration required: bit.ly/BA-nasa
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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Erika Ludwig (music)

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.


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FUNDRAISER CONCERT WITH EUGENE DRUCKER
Great Barrington, 5 p.m.

A CONCERT of WORKS BY J.S. BACH Eugene Drucker, violin | Arthur Haas, harpsichord | Roberta Cooper, cello  Sonata No. 6 in G Major for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1019 Sonata in E minor for Violin and Continuo, BWV 1023 Das Wohltempierte Klavier, Book II: Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 870 Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080: No. 14: Canon alla Duodecima in Contrapunto alla Quinta No. 17: Canon per Augmentationem in Contra Motu Sonata No. 3 in E Major for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1016   Saturday | June 26, 2021 | 5 pm First Congregational Church 251 Main Street | Great Barrington, MA All Seats $125 Events — BERKSHIRE BACH


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BECKET ATHENAEUM: COMMUNITY DRUMMING WITH OTHA DAY
Becket, 1 pm

Preregistration appreciated: bit.ly/BA-drumming


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BECKET ATHENAEUM: COOKBOOK CLUB: "IN PURSUIT OF FLAVOR"
Becket, 6 pm

Prepare a dish from In Pursuit of Flavor by Edna Lewis to share at the outdoor meeting, under tents!
Email info@BWLibrary.org to request a copy of the cookbook and notify us of your recipe selection.


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DEWEY HALL BACKYARD: STEVE KATZ
Sheffield, 5 pm to 7 pm

Guitarist, singer/songwriter and producer Steve Katz started his professional career in the 1960s as a member of the Blues Project, which included famed keyboardist Al Kooper and recorded three albums. Blood, Sweat & Tears, Katz’s next band, had worldwide success with its second album, featuring lead singer David Clayton-Thomas.

Website (5pm): https://www.deweyhall.org/dewey-hall-calendar/2020/5/22/steve-katz-lrb34

Website (7pm): https://www.deweyhall.org/dewey-hall-calendar/2020/5/22/steve-katz-lrb34-hewzs

Tickets (5pm): https://secure.givelively.org/event/dewey-memorial-hall-inc/dewey-outdoors-presents-steve-katz-in-concert-5pm

Tickets (7pm): https://secure.givelively.org/event/dewey-memorial-hall-inc/dewey-outdoors-presents-steve-katz-in-concert-7pm


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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Family Dance Around the World

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.


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BECKET ATHENAEUM: BOOK CLUB - THE NIGHT SWIM
Becket, 1:30 to 2:30 pm

All are welcome to join us to discuss The Night Swim by Megan Goldin.
Email info@BWLibrary.org for details regarding the Zoom meeting or an off-site outdoor meeting.Join us for lively conversation!


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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Roger the Jester

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.


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BIDWELL HOUSE HISTORY TALK- IN THE SHADOW OF THE FOUNDERS “GREATEST GENERATIONS” IN AMERICAN HISTORY
Monterey, 10 am

A talk by John Demos, Samuel Knight Professor of American History Emeritus at Yale University and award-winning author.  At several strategic points in the American past, events have cast a particular generational cohort in a special, outsize role. Demos will discuss how Their lives and deeds have given a distinctive shape to our history, a recurrent and transformative charge of renewal. To be held at the Bidwell House Museum for a limited in-person audience and also streamed via Zoom. Members: Free. Non-members: $10. 10 a.m. Attendees must register on the Museum’s website.


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BECKET ATHENAEUM: STORYTELLING BY MOTOKO
Becket, 1 to 2 pm

Held outdoors under tents at 12 Brooker Hill Rd Becket MA (behind the Mullen House, across the street from the library)

Preregistration appreciated: bit.ly/BA-storytelling
Seating is on grass. Bring your own blanket.


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BECKET ATHENAEUM: OUTDOOR BOOK SALE
Becket, 10 am to 4 pm

Free. Donations are accepted.


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BECKET ATHENAEUM: GARDEN COMPOSTING WORKSHOP
Becket, 10 am

Garden Composting Workshop with Pat Parkins, owner of Gardens of the Goddess. For more information, email info@bwlibrary.org


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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Aldo Lavaggi (music)

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.


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BIDWELL HOUSE: HISTORY TALK – PRISONS IN COLONIAL AMERICA
Monterey, 10 am

A talk by Princeton Professor Wendy Warren. We think of the current carceral crisis in the United States as a purely modern phenomenon. This talk will explain the long history of prisons in North America, and examine what has not changed between the earliest prisons and today. To be held at the Bidwell House Museum for a limited in-person audience and also streamed via Zoom. Members: Free. Non-members: $10. 10 a.m. Attendees must register on the Museum’s website.


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FIRST DAY OF GUIDED HOUSE TOURS AT THE BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM
Monterey, 11 am to 1 pm

Learn the story of the Bidwell family and the history of the house and grounds in this 45 minute guided tour. The tour begins outside where you will learn about the 18th century Berkshires and the arrival of Adonijah Bidwell to the area. The tour continues inside where you will see how 18th century residents of the area would have lived. Tours will be by appointment only on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm or 3:00 pm. Tours must be booked 24 hours in advance and can be booked by calling 413-528-6888 or emailing the Museum at bidwellhm2@gmail.com. 


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MAKER DAY AT THE BIDWELL HOUSE MUSEUM
Monterey, 1 to 4 pm

Spend an afternoon at the Bidwell House Museum watching local artisans perform traditional craft demonstrations. Visitors can also take a self-guided tour of the Native American Interpretive Trail, view the gardens and hike on the trails. 1 – 4 p.m. FREE.


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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Tall Tales and Flights of Fancy (storytelling)

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.


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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Roger the Jester 

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.


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BECKET ATHENAEUM: STORYTELLING BY ESHU BUMPUS
Becket, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Held outdoors under tents at 12 Brooker Hill Rd Becket MA (behind the Mullen House, across the street from the library)
Preregistration appreciated: bit.ly/BA-storytelling
Seating is on grass. Bring your own blanket.


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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Family Dance Around the World

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.


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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Roger the Jester 

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.


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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Tall Tales and Flights of Fancy (storytelling)

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.


Berkshire Calendar
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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Family Dance Around the World

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.

 


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DEWEY MEMORIAL HALL: YOUNG AT HEART SERIES
Sheffield, 10 am

Roger the Jester 

Dewey Hall’s “Young at Heart" series is family friendly and welcomes all ages. “Young at Heart” occurs weekly on Saturday mornings starting at 10am. The series will feature different art forms each week in an engaging light-hearted way. “Young at Heart” will take place outside at Dewey Hall.


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BIDWELL HOUSE - HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALK: WALKING THE ROYAL HEMLOCK TRAIL WITH RICHARD GREENE
Monterey, 10 am

A guided walk on Bidwell lands as well as the BNRC's Hudson-Howard property, tracing the route of the early settlers of Township No. 1 to their first meeting house on the hill near the Bidwell House Museum. Dr. Richard Greene will lead the group on the old roadways, past foundations and stone walls of long-ago homesteads, and explore flora and fauna along the way. This walk last approximately 3 hours. Please dress for the weather and wear hiking boots. Terrain is steep and rocky in a few places. Bring water and a snack. FREE. 10 a.m


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BIDWELL HOUSE: RAID ON TOWNSHIP #1 – REENACTMENT WEEKEND.
Monterey, 10 to 4 pm

Experience a recreation of raids conducted by British Regular Forces along with Native and Loyalist allies in the Mohawk Valley after the Saratoga Campaign, 1778-1783. Reenactors will put on two public battle demonstrations to show how the raids were conducted, as well as provide visitors an idea of what the military camps looked like when both the British and Continental Armies were in Campaign. Cooking and sewing projects as well as fatigue duty will help bring to life a camp during the American Revolution. Reenactment open 10-4 on Saturday and 10-2 on Sunday. Pre-registration is required. Tickets are $15/person for Members and $20/person for non-Members. Children 12 and under are Free. Tickets go on sale in August.


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BIDWELL HOUSE - RAID ON TOWNSHIP #2 – REENACTMENT WEEKEND
Monterey, 10 to 2 pm

Experience a recreation of raids conducted by British Regular Forces along with Native and Loyalist allies in the Mohawk Valley after the Saratoga Campaign, 1778-1783. Reenactors will put on two public battle demonstrations to show how the raids were conducted, as well as provide visitors an idea of what the military camps looked like when both the British and Continental Armies were in Campaign. Cooking and sewing projects as well as fatigue duty will help bring to life a camp during the American Revolution. Reenactment open 10-4 on Saturday and 10-2 on Sunday. Pre-registration is required. Tickets are $15/person for Members and $20/person for non-Members. Children 12 and under are Free. Tickets go on sale in August.


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BIDWELL HOUSE: HOUSATONIC HERITAGE WALK: A WALK THROUGH HISTORY WITH ROB HOOGS
Monterey, 10 am

Join Rob Hoogs, President of the Bidwell House Museum Board of Trustees, as he leads you on a historical hike along old, rough colonial roads. You will investigate cellar holes, a charcoal hearth, and beautiful old stone walls, ending on a hillside overlooking Stedman Pond, with filtered views into the Tyringham Valley. The walk is approximately 3 miles and will take around 3 hours. Wear appropriate shoes and bring water and a snack. FREE. 10 a.m


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BERKSHIRE BACH @ NEW YEAR'S
Great Barrington, 6 p.m.

Berkshire Bach BACH presents a free online broadcast of the Jan. 1, 2020, performance at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. Features all six Brandenburg Concerti with Eugene Drucker, director. Link to the broadcast is here.


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