In the Berkshires: Museum to host Crosby School gala

Tuesday June 5, 2012


Museum to host Crosby School gala

Berkshire Museum will present the Crosby Elem entary School Gala from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday featuring the Cultural Connect ions exhibition and reception.

Students, teachers, administrators, families and Berkshire Museum staff will celebrate the culmination of Cultural Connections, a year-long collaboration between John C. Crosby Elementary School and Berkshire Museum.

Artwork created by the Crosby students, inspired by two museum exhibitions, will be displayed in one of the large galleries of the museum. In addition, Berkshire Mu seum will host a reception honoring participants.

This program was funded by Berkshire Bank Found ation-Legacy Region.


Morningside sets annual Pride Night

The Morningside Initiative and Morningside Parent Teacher Organization are partnering on the eighth annual Morningside Neigh bor hood Pride Night set for Thursday, June 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Morningside Comm unity School, 100 Burbank St.

Pride Night is designed to bring out the residents who live in the Morningside neighborhood and the people who work in the area.

The event will include demonstrations, activities and games for kids, music, a resource fair, Bounce House, blood pressure screening, and a neighborhood pride march. The Fire Department's Boots the dog will make an appearance. Hot dogs will be available for purchase.

Information: Morningside Initiative member Pete White at or (413) 464-9044.


Air Force Clarinet Trio to perform on Wed.

The Air Force Band of Liberty Bay State Clarinet Trio will present an evening of entertainment at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Adams Free Library, 92 Park St.

Stationed at Hanscom Air Force Base, these musicians perform popular, Broadway, patriotic, jazz and folk music, as well as original pieces for clarinet trio.

This program is free and open to the public. The building is fully accessible via the Melrose Street entrance.

Information: Director Deborah Bruneau, dbruneau or (413) 743-8345.


Naturalist to lead edible plants walk

Naturalist John Root will lead an edible wild plants walk at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Leahey Farm, 37 Reservoir Road. Info rmational flyers will be distributed.

The program, which is free and open to the public, is supported in part by a grant from the Lee Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

North Adams:

Postmaster to speak to Retirees Club

The Northern Berkshire Retirees Club will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday at the Greylock Community Club. This month's speaker will be Joan Bates, postmaster of the North Adams Post Office.

Anyone who wishes to join the Northern Berkshire Retirees Club is welcome to attend this meeting. Coffee and doughnuts will be available. Information: (413) 743-9476 or (413) 663-9263.


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