Greenagers Outing Club: The Greenagers Outing Club from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday will work on a bridge building and installation at the Lower Carroll Paper Mill site in the Mill River village of New Marlborough.

The club is open to all youth, and transportation is available. Information about this or other outings: Collin at (508) 471-0184 or To learn more about the Greenagers, visit


Junior Duck Stamp contest: The Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) program and competition is now open.

The JDS curriculum allows students to learn about the habitat requirements of various kinds of ducks and geese, and to express their knowledge of these species by creating a drawing or painting. Students may then submit original works to the Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp art contest.

The art is judged in four age group categories, from kindergarten through Grade 12. The best in show entry moves on to represent Massachusetts in the national JDS competition.

Detailed information including entry forms, competition rules, and examples of winning artwork are available at:

The entry deadline is March 15. Information: Pam Landry, wildlife education specialist, at (508) 389-6310, or


Berkshire Children's Chorus holiday concert: The Berkshire Children's Chorus will hold its annual winter concert, "Songs for the Season," at 7 p.m. Saturday, at Trinity Parish, 88 Walker St., in Lenox. The evening will feature performances by the Berkshire Children's Chorus, the Start-up Apprentice Chorus (Grades 2-5) and Coda, the advanced chorus for students in Grades 10-12.

A dessert reception will follow. Donations gratefully accepted. Learn more at


Festival of Trees Family Day: The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield will host a Festival of Trees Family Day on Saturday.

"Animals Up Close" will be presented by the Granite State Zoo at 11 a.m., with live lizards and marsupials. Tickets for this event range from $3-$15, and includes museum admission.

A cookie-decorating workshop will be held at noon. Cookies and supplies are complimentary on a first-come, first-served basis. Workshop is included in museum admission.

Also included with admission at 1:30 p.m., is a holiday music performance by the Blafield Children's Chorus.

Admission is $13 for adults, $6 for children, free for members and children age 3 and under. Information: or (413) 443-7171.


Forum on teen supervision and safety: The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition and teens from nbCC's Youth Leadership Program will lead a forum discussion on teen supervision and safety, from 10 a.m. to noon Friday. The program will be held at the First Baptist Church in North Adams (Eagle Street entrance).

Bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Friendship Center Food Pantry. Information: Kate Merrigan at (413) 663-7588 or e-mail