Recess: What to do the week of April 19


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From 1 to 4 p.m. daily through Saturday, the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge will present "Drop In on Art!"

The all-ages drop-in art workshops are included with museum admission ($6-$18).

Info: 413-298-4100 or

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Saturday, April 30, is the deadline for high school students to apply for a spot in the "Young History Scholar Intern" program at The Bidwell House Museum in Monterey.

Each student will earn a $200 stipend for the two-week internship.

A college student interested in history is also being sought for an eight-week internship. High school interns will learn about colonial Berkshire history, the Bidwell family, the house, the property and the collection; conduct a research project and train and give tours as a junior docent.

Apply online at, or contact Executive Director Barbara Palmer with questions at or 413-528-6888.

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The "Pete and Chris Two-Man Kid's Magic Show: Tom Fooleries," will be performed at 3:30 p.m. today at Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker St., in Lenox.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for children ages 4 to 12, free for children age 3 and under.

Reservations: 413-637-3206 or

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Shakespeare & Company will kick off at 7 p.m. on Saturday, its 2016 season with a "Shakespeare 400 Bard Birthday Celebration" and 90-minute tour production of "Macbeth," followed by a birthday cake reception in the Tina Packer Playhouse, 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

General admission tickets are $10 for students, $20 for adults, available at 413-637-3353 or

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Celebrate the spring break and Earth Day at Bartholomew's Cobble, 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield. Tour the Spring Wildflower Festival, with three guided hikes offered daily; including a 10 a.m. kids' hike.

Take a "Wildflowers and Watercolors" class with artist Pat Hogan, from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursday; go "Spying on Spring Peepers" from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday; or check out "Creature Feature: Life in a Vernal Pool," from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

For admission costs and reservations, call 413-298-3239, ext. 3013 or email Learn more at


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