Villages of the Berkshires is launching an effort to provide volunteer services such as friendly visitors or companionship, local transportation, technology support, and basic household repairs and assistance to seniors in the Berkshires.
Gedney Farm exhibits sculpture by artist Susan Clinard New Marlborough — On Saturday, July 11, from 1 to 8 p.m., Gedney Farm will host an opening reception for “Reflection on Our Times,” a show of sculpture by New Haven, Connecticut, artist Susan Clinard. Award-winning artist Clinard’s emotionally provocative work has been exhibited in public domains
As mission chief to Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Cape Verde, Burundi and Eritrea, Rogers led IMF’s financial negotiations and annual country consultations, and helped design economic and financial policy frameworks to promote sustainable economic growth.
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary’s Wild Thing trail race Lenox — Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary’s fifth annual Wild Thing 5K/10K trail race and 5K walk Wednesday, June 24, through Sunday, June 28. The format of this year’s race has changed due to COVID-19, making it possible for racers to participate from wherever they are. The 5K
The National Weather Service reported that debris was carried more than 45 miles to the northeast in Belchertown, where a fairgrounds racing ticket was found along with white corrugated plastic roofing material.
Mac-Haydn Theatre launches ‘In the Meantime’ webcast series Chatham, N.Y. — Mac-Haydn Theatre has announced the launch of “In the Meantime,” a weekly webcast series hosted by producing artistic director John Saunders, as part of the Mac-Haydn Online virtual programming initiative. The series will premiere Friday, May 22, at noon and continue subsequent Fridays at
The Massachusetts state government has asked camps to hang tight and wait for all the guidance to be finalized before making decisions about opening or closing, and Gov. Baker has said his administration’s guidelines will be out by Monday, May 18.
The reimagined format replaces the original ArtWeek, which would have featured almost 800 creative events in over 170 communities across the state, including many free events for families, children, residents and visitors.
Since it is not currently possible to gather at the museum due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the workshops have been reimagined and the public is invited to make art on the meaning of home while they are at home.
The presentation will explain some of the factors behind the 30% drop in bird numbers since 1970, the prognosis for birds in the face of future climate change, and the things that can be done to help birds cope with the challenges they face.
It has been said before that a crisis brings out the best and the worst in people. We see it in our leaders in Washington, some of whom are using the COVID-19 pandemic for their own political benefit, while disreputable online retailers are engaging in price gouging on critical supplies. But there are also acts