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BUSINESS MONDAY: Spotlight on Refill GB—a mission-based shop with a welcoming vibe (and zero plastic!)

Founded three years ago by Berkshire native Jamie McCormack, this charming Great Barrington retail space helps you make better choices for your health and the planet.

Bits & Bytes: ‘The Lincoln Family Album’ at Chesterwood; ‘hop tha A’ at the Mahaiwe; art, music collaboration conversation; Hudson Jazzworks concert; waste oil...

Lauren Clark Fine Art will host a reading and conversation about collaboration featuring artist Jim Youngerman, poet David Keplinger and musician Johnny Irion Saturday, Aug. 11, from 2 to 3 p.m.

Bits & Bytes: ‘The Art of Fugue’ at the Mahaiwe; Posh Picnic at Tanglewood; wild foods at Green Drinks; Ascher on Russian Jewish immigrants;...

Along with Elizabeth Orenstein, Rosemary Wessel will lead an interactive conversation and demonstration of how to use invasive plant species and common weeds as food.

Bits & Bytes: Paul Taylor Dance Company at the Mahaiwe; First Fridays Artswalk; ‘Louisa May Alcott and Concord’s Literary Luminaries’; waste oil & paint...

The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts will host Community Access to the Arts’ annual art show, “I Am a Part of Art,” featuring a collection of paintings and drawings by artists with disabilities during the month of July.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend; Grizzly Bear at MASS MoCA; ‘A Novel Night Out’; HVA Stream Teams; waste oil & paint collection

Inspired by the recent inclusion of Lenox as one of Expedia’s must-see literary destinations, 'A Novel Night Out' will benefit the programs and activities of the Lenox Library.

Bits & Bytes: Shepard to discuss new book; ‘Honoring Du Bois’; ‘Alison Larkin LIVE!’; waste oil & paint collection; Berkshire School student wins songwriting...

The W.E.B. Du Bois Educational Series will offer “Honoring Du Bois,” which will feature a presentation by Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, of the State House resolution honoring Du Bois on the 150th anniversary of his Feb. 23, 1868, birth in Great Barrington.

Egremont Green News: Join the push for renewable energy

Fighting climate change can mean everything from sealing up drafty houses and driving an electric vehicle to keeping up with a fossil-free push that is gaining steam worldwide.

Bits & Bytes: BHS’ 25th birthday bash; ‘The Titans’ at the Mahaiwe; ‘Real Talk Time for Parents;’ Berkshire opioid prayer pilgrimage and Narcan training;...

The faith communities of Berkshire County will gather for a public training on the opioid overdose reversal medication Narcan (naloxone) Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Church in Lenox.

Bits & Bytes: House tour to benefit scholarship fund; food security talks; ‘Dear White People’ at Mason Library; college fair at BCC; waste oil...

Authors Andy Fisher and Brian Donahue are prominent leaders in the national and regional food and farming landscapes.

Bits & Bytes: Rock, Rattle & Drum Pow Wow; VIM Berkshires gala; bird language workshop; Thelonious Monk tribute; waste oil & paint collection

Workshop participants will learn about bird language theory and put the ideas into practice during an observation and mapping activity.

Bits & Bytes: ‘NOCA in the Berkshires;’ Chuck Collins at Oblong Books; Posh Picnic at Tanglewood; household hazardous waste collection

Born into the 1 percent, Chuck Collins gave away his inheritance at the age of 26 and spent the next three decades mobilizing against inequality.

Bits & Bytes: First Fridays Artswalk; Old Mill Trail work party; ‘Really’ staged reading; waste oil & paint collection; local poet at Mass. Poetry...

Volunteers are needed to help clean the trail of winter debris, rake leaves, pick up trash, replace lost markers and hand-pull invasive plants such as garlic mustard, celandine and winged euonymous.

Bits & Bytes: David Simon at Williams; Monument Cup; Multicultural BRIDGE to honor Rev. Natalie Shiras; ‘CROP’ calls for artists; Maggie Mailer’s ‘Floating World’...

Co-curated by Carrie Wright and Rebecca Weinman, “CROP | New Works from the Berkshires” aims to highlight the diversity, breadth and depth of artists working in the region.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Baby Box fundraiser; Guatemala education talk; Phyllis Kornfeld talk; waste oil & paint collection; ‘Henry VI.six’ at Shake & Co.;...

Newly launched nonprofit Berkshire Baby Box offers a welcome gift for new moms: a box filled with supplies that aid in the care of newborns. The box doubles as a safe sleeping place for the baby.

Bits & Bytes: First Fridays Artswalk; ‘Constellations;’ Housatonic River cleanup; Lee Library art exhibit; paint and oil collection; AT Community Day

Acceptable materials for the paint and oil collection are oil-based paint, stains, paint thinners, spray paint and turpentine, as well as waste motor oil.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Stars in the Orchard;’ ‘Jennifer’s Birth;’ NRBQ at Club Helsinki Hudson; Berkshire Summer Strings benefit concert; firefly hike at Olana; household...

“Jennifer’s Birth” tells the story a 57-year-old woman who goes back to the time of her birth and witnesses events that shake up her views about her parents and about herself.

Bits & Bytes: Behold! New Lebanon tours; ‘The Nature of Glass’ at Chesterwood; Heeyeon Chi piano concert; ‘Mar Vista, Part IV;’ Bidwell House history...

'The Nature of Glass' is curated by Jim Schantz of Schantz Galleries and features a diverse range of media and styles, with some created in response to sources of inspiration found by the artists at Chesterwood.

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