In the Berkshires

Sunday September 23, 2012


Dinner to benefit
Humane Society

The Berkshire Humane Society will hold its seventh annual pasta night fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Zucco’s Family Restaurant, 451 Dalton Ave.

The menu includes a choice of spaghetti or ziti, meatballs or sausage or both, and bread and butter.

The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for children under 12.

The event also includes a raffle and 50/50.


Milling and paving
set for South Street

The Massachusetts Depart ment of Trans portation has announced the milling and paving schedule for the South Street project. Drivers should anticipate construction related delays and seek alternate routes.

Milling will begin Monday from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting at West Housatonic Street heading south to Spadina Parkway. The work is estimated to last four to five days.

Paving will begin Monday, Oct. 1, from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting in gravel areas at Crofut Street and then Harding Street on Monday, then back to West Housa tonic Street heading south with leveling and binder courses to Spadina Parkway. Paving is estimated to take five to six days.


Supper to benefit
Clarksburg students

Clarksburg Elementary School fifth-grade students will hold a spaghetti supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Bounti-Fare Restaurant. There will also be a bake sale and raffles.

Proceeds from the event will be used to support the class’s upcoming trip to Nature’s Classroom.

Tickets at $8 for adults and $5 for children may be purchased at Clarksburg School or at the door.


Historical Society
sets meeting, dinner

The Lenox Historical Society will hold its annual meeting and pot luck supper on Monday at the Lenox Community Center. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a brief business meeting.

At 7:15 p.m., guest speaker Albert Harper, secretary of the Lenox Historical Commission, will discuss the completion of the commission’s project to update "Form B" descriptions of historical properties in the Village Historic District and elsewhere in town.

This annual event is free and open to the public. RSVP to Jan (413) 637-1818 or Vickie (413) 441-7902 with a choice of bringing an appetizer, main dish or dessert to share.


Plein air sketching
workshop offered

Artist Don Colley will present an afternoon of plein air sketching from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday at Norman Rock well Museum.

Colley, an instructor for art supplier Faber-Castell, will share his extensive collection of sketches that illustrate his travels and everyday life on the company’s Creative Academy Road Trip across America.

Participants should bring their own sketchbook and drawing tools and come prepared to draw. Colley will share some of his own favorite drawing tools, and students will receive a sampling to try themselves.

The event is free with museum admission, however space is limited. Pre-register by calling the Museum at (413) 931-2252.



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