Things to do in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont, Feb. 25 to March 2


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One World Conservation Center: Natural Science Toolkit for Homeschoolers. Session 2: "Nature Games." Wednesday, March 2, 1 to 3 p.m. Register by Friday, Feb. 26, email or : 802-447-7419. Fee: $8 per child, $7 for each additional child in the family. Bennington, Vt.

Blood Drive: American Red Cross. Wednesday, March 2, 11 a. m. to 4 p.m., American Legion, 91 American Legion Drive, North Adams, Mass. To make an appointment to give blood: Download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, redcrossblood.

Sons of the American Legion Post 69: Pool tournament. Saturday, Feb. 27, registration at 1 p.m. All are welcome; sign up in advance. $10 registration fee. Limited to 16 players. First and second place winners. Information: 802-375-6157. 54 Legion Road, Arlington, Vt.


Bard College at Simon's Rock: Artist's Talk: Julie Heffernan, solo exhibition, "World without End." Thursday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. Followed by reception. Free. Hillman-Jackson Gallery Daniel Arts Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, Mass.

Williams College Museum of Art: Curator's Insights: "African Art Against the State." Thursday, Feb. 25, at noon. Walk through the exhibition with Michelle Apotsos, exhibition curator and assistant professor of art. Free. Tour WCMA with Williams students, Thursday, Feb. 25, 4:30 p.m. Free. 15 Lawrence Hall Drive, Williamstown, Mass.


Images Cinema: Red Carpet Party. Sunday, Feb. 28, starting at 7:30 p.m. Show off your style and watch the awards being handed out on the big screen. Free. All proceeds from drinks, ballots, raffle and concessions sales benefit the cinema. Information: 50 Spring St., Williamstown, Mass.


Mass. College of Liberal Arts: Green Living Seminar Series, "Living with Wildlife: Conflicts and Conservation." Thursday, 5:30 p.m. "Fishing, Hunting, and Trapping in Massachusetts," presented by Nathan Buckhout, district wildlife biologist for the Mass. Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Room 121 of the Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation. North Adams, Mass.


Berkshire Theatre Group: Grammy Award-winning "Walking In Memphis" singer, Marc Cohn. Thursday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. Tickets: $40; at ticket office, 413-997-4444 amd The Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

First Congregational Church of Stockbridge: Music on Main Series, Saturday, Feb. 27, at 4 p.m. Eight Strings & A Whistle, a trio of flute, viola and cello. Suggested donation: $20; $15 seniors and students, at the door. Information: 4 Main St., Stockbridge, Mass.

Mahaiwe Performimng Arts Center: Bluegrass legends Del and Dawg (Del McCoury and David Grisman). Saturday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets $34 to $79. Tickets and information: or 413-528-0100. 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass.

Marketplace Cafe Sheffield: Live Music Sunday — Mary Ann Palermo. Sunday, Feb. 28, Free. 18 Elm Court, Sheffield, Mass.

Oldcastle Theatre Co.: Rhythmic Rhapsodic Release, Saturday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. An evening of original spoken word performances by author Kiah Morris. Tickets: $20 at the door. Benefit for the Alliance for Community Transformations 331 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

South Street Cafe: Darryl Kniffen, Jay Sager And Franz Robert. Friday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. An evening of all original modern jazz music. Free; tips appreciated. 105 South St., Bennington, Vt.


Berkshire Knapsackers: Berlin Mountain via Class of '33 Trail, Williamstown/Berlin. C.3.B. Saturday, Feb. 27. Information: Sue Snyder, 413-281-3303 or


Bard College at Simon's Rock: Thesis performance, "Nowhere Land," written, directed and designed by Naida West. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 26 and 27, 7 p.m. Free. Daniel Arts Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, Mass.

Mahaiwe Performimng Arts Center: The London's National Theatre in HD live broadcast of "As You Like It," Shakespeare's glorious comedy of love and change. Sunday, Feb. 28, 3 p.m. Tickets: $17. Tickets and information: or 413-528-0100. 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass.

Mass MoCA: "Aging Magician," work-in-progress music-theater contemplates the magic of ordinary life. Sunday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m. Tickets: $8 for students, $12 in advance, $18 day of, and $22 preferred; through the box office on Marshall Street, 413-662-2111 or North Adams, Mass.

The Theater Barn: Auditions for 2016 summer season. Saturday, Feb. 27, 1 to 3 p.m. Bring a current photo and resume of theater experience. For musicals, prepare two songs (a ballad and an uptempo) and bring sheet music, accompanist is provided. For plays. prepare a 2-minute contemporary monologue. Information: New Lebanon Congregational Church, 589 Route 20 (Columbia Pike), New Lebanon, N.Y.


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