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PREVIEW: Aston Magna Family Day at Saint James Place, Saturday, May 25

It is commonplace for children to experience private epiphanies simply by holding a musical instrument in their hands for the first time.

Bits & Bytes: Ben Cosgrove at Dewey Hall; ‘Rigged’ screening; ‘The Pollinators’ at Simon’s Rock; ‘Tannery Sessions’ video concerts; Becket Art Center call for...

“The Pollinators” features the filmmakers talking to farmers, scientists, chefs, economists and academics to give a broad perspective about the threats to honey bees and what it means for food security.

Business Briefs: Pillow Lab artist residencies; BTCF receives investment; new head of Darrow School; digital marketing seminar; designation for Bills

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation conducted community-based research into barriers to arts participation experienced by lower-income residents and communities of color, including immigrants.

Business Briefs: BNRC upgrades trails; Juntos Avanzamos designation for Greylock; award for Darrow School; home-buying seminar; Berkshire Workforce Board meeting

Berkshire Natural Resources Council upgrades trails for summer season Lenox -- On June 10, Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, joined members of the Berkshire Natural...

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Earth Expo; Katherine Bernhardt at Art Omi; volunteer singers sought

The goal of the Cooler Communities Challenge is to reduce a community’s carbon footprint and improve its resilience by showcasing students’ research and activities on climate, energy and environment to inspire people to take action.

Bits & Bytes: Father-and-son birding talk; corpse flowers at Darrow School; BCD head-elect on education; Ulrike Grannis at Camphill Ghent

Berkshire Country Day School Head-elect Jennifer Fox will speak on the educational needs of young people growing up in a world that is increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous.

PREVIEW: Boston Symphony Orchestra to perform free community chamber concert at Darrow School

The main reason they're giving a concert Sunday, March 10, at Darrow School is because they enjoy performing music we usually don't associate with the BSO: folk, especially in the traditional Celtic style.

Bits & Bytes: Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service; ‘Rockwell, Roosevelt and the Four Freedoms’; Leah Penniman at Darrow School

In Interfaith Celebration program will begin with a service opened by Rev. Cara Davis and officiated by Wray Gunn of the Legacy Festival and Clinton Church Restoration with a performance by Olga Dunn School of Dance and songs from local congregations.

Business Briefs: Flying Deer passes capital campaign goal; BerkShares accounting seminar; grants for Shake & Co.; Darrow selected as innovation lab school; BCC Awards...

Current and prospective BerkShares businesses are invited attend the June 27 accounting seminar in order to learn more about handling BerkShares at their businesses.

Bits & Bytes: Truck Day; Family Cabaret Night at Sandisfield Arts Center; Narrative Film Festival; Polaris Piano Trio at Roe Jan Library

The Polaris Piano Trio performs programs that explore works by women and composers of African descent from the 19th century through the present.

Building a sustainable food chain at Climbing Tree Farm

Farming at Climbing Tree is particularly labor-intensive given its hillside location, but there is a significant upside: the view. The farm looks out on a small lake, forests and the mountainous terrain of Massachusetts.

Flying Deer Nature Day: A celebration of nurturing all life

I will be at Flying Deer Nature Day, as the proud Mama to one of 13 girls in Moon Tribe, the rites-of-passage program for girls between the ages of 11-13, designed to support girls as they move through early adolescence, learning about themselves and the world and discerning their identities as young women.

Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Pulse performance; MASS MoCA Building 6 grand opening; Digging Darrow excavation; substance abuse loss support group

The Digging Darrow excavation intends to map out the entire Shaker settlement, locate long-lost workspaces and unearth evidence of Shaker life and culture at the site.

First ‘Student Film Festival of the Berkshires’ attracts enthusiastic entrants, large crowd

The films were all across the board in terms of genre and length. There were horror films, documentaries, comedies, and absurdist takes on the art form.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Wild Berkshires’ art show; ‘All in the Timing;’ ‘Images of America: Lenox;’ Gabriel Tajeu at Club Helsinki Hudson

'All in the Timing' is directed by Mount Everett Regional High School student Charles Kerzner and the cast is comprised of students from Taconic High School, Bard College at Simon's Rock and the Darrow School.

Business Briefs: Roots Rising meets goal; MNN meeting; GBRSS announces development director; Artist’s Resource Trust Fund awards grants; artist-in-residence sought

A number of emerging public policy issues at the state and federal level will have an immediate impact on Massachusetts nonprofits and span across subsector, budget size and region.

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