Earth Day activities this week in the Berkshires

04/21/2014 06:43 PM EDT
For your Earth Day inspiration, here's a list of just some of the public events and activities happening in the Berkshires this week: Today n Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield presents at 1 p. 
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Things to do and learn this week in the Berkshires
04/23/2014 02:33 PM EDT - Meet Book sale and benefit: The Friends of Milne Public Library will hold the annual book sale from 9 a. Full Story

'Piping & Penning' The muse that is music inspires school program
04/22/2014 07:23 AM EDT - DALTON -- Earth Day is a time to reflect on and celebrate the environment and the life and inspiration it provides for people. Full Story

Recess
04/15/2014 08:52 AM EDT - Meet Book sale to benefit scholarship: A book sale of new and gently used books to benefit the Berkshire Community College Foundation's Overcoming Obstacles Scholarship will be held from 7:30 a. Full Story

The Forum: Taconic juniors earn S.A.Y It Proud Awards
04/15/2014 08:53 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- Each month, The Berkshire Eagle partners with the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership and Berkshire United Way to honor monthly winners of the S. Full Story

Farmington River second-graders create their own storybooks -- in hardcover
04/15/2014 08:55 AM EDT - OTIS -- At home, Aengus Pigott, 7, enjoys learning about fantasy, mythology and history when his parents read to him. Full Story

McCann Technical School takes part in nationwide videoconference
04/01/2014 01:10 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- From a new space nestled inside the Charles H. McCann Technical School, sophomores in Ken Recore's U.S. History II course had a lesson pertaining to the 1947 Truman Doctrine, taught by a British historian from a museum in Missouri. Full Story

The Forum: Miss Hall's rolls out red carpet for students
04/01/2014 12:30 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- Miss Hall's School recently rolled out the red carpet to honor students and their work in the visual and performing arts. Full Story

Recess
04/01/2014 12:14 AM EDT - Meet Š Open house at Simon’s Rock: Bard College at Simon’s Rock at 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, from 8:30 a. Full Story

Meet / Think / See / Play
03/25/2014 12:39 AM EDT - Meet BCC open house: Berkshire Community College's Office of Admissions will host an open house program from 10 a. Full Story

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