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The Spencertown Academy Arts Center Hidden Gardens Virtual Lecture Series will present a talk by Ron and Jennifer Kujawski titled “Vegetable Garden Planted: Now What?” at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 19, via Zoom. The lecture will be followed by a Q&A with participants. 

Berkshire Pulse, a dance and performing arts education center in Housatonic, will present its annual performance celebration and fundraiser at 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 19 and 20, outdoors on the Chesterwood grounds. Rain dates are Tuesday and Wednesday, June 22 and 23.

Berkshire Athenaeum Director Alex Reczkowski was recently presented with the Rotary Club of Pittsfield's Donald Butler Award by Shaun Heimann, president of the local club.

All Berkshire Regional Transit Authority’s fixed route bus service will operate and follow the regular printed schedule on Friday and Saturday, June 18 and 19, in observance of Juneteenth Independence Day.

American Legion Post 90 held its installation of officers ceremony on May 26. Ceremonies began with the Pledge of Allegiance by former Commander Ralph Leonard and the program was followed by a potluck dinner.

The Pittsfield High School Orchestra, conducted by Alla Zernitskaya, will perform "Mangiare Musica," a free lunchtime concert, at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 17, on the school's front lawn, 300 East St.

The Dalton United Methodist Church will be serving a pasta and sausage drive-thru dinner on Saturday, June 19. Pickup will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the church, 755 Main St. Cost is $12. Reservations are due Saturday, June 12, by calling 413-684-0521.

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Berkshire Community College has partnered with Rural Recovery Resources to train professionals on substance use disorders. On May 18, BCC began a series of five online training sessions called "Foundations of Opioid Addiction and Recovery," designed for healthcare and social services profess…

The Democratic Town Committee will hold its caucus virtually at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 26, via Zoom, to elect six delegates and four alternates to the Sept. 25 State Democratic Convention in Lowell. This year's convention will shape and vote on the Party platform.

Meghan St. John, creator of a new podcast called "Speak Little Forest," recently delved into the topic of mental health with Pam Coley McCann, a licensed clinical social worker with a private practice in the Berkshires and associate professor of human services at Berkshire Community College.

Berkshire composer and organist Matthew McConnell is offering a series of free, afternoon pipe organ concerts indoors at All Saints' Berkshires Episcopal Church. The first concert is at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 16.

The North Adams Artist Impact Coalition, in coordination with Michelle Daly of Daly Arts Consulting, invites artists to create or update their free CreativeGround profile which will be used to create a North Adams Artist Directory on the Artist Impact Coalition website, artistimpactcoalition.org.

The Rev. Dariusz Wudarski, pastor of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, is celebrating his 25th anniversary of priesthood. In his honor, congregants and friends will hold a "drive through jubilee" vehicle parade at 12:15 p.m. Sunday, June 13, around the church grounds.

"White Privilege: What It Is and How It Matters" will be presented by Peggy McIntosh of the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College and Gwendolyn VanSant, CEO and founding director of Multicultural BRIDGE, at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 19, at the Firemen’s Pavilion, Main Road. COVID-19 r…

The Lions Club will be serving a curbside chicken parmesan dinner including pasta, Italian bread and dessert from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19, from the club on Maple Street.

The Northern Berkshire Solid Waste District and the town of Adams have organized a bulky waste and electronics collection from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 19, at the Old Landfill Garage, 300 East Road. All items are recycled whenever possible.

The Berkshire Immigrant Center's second One World Celebration, a virtual performance of music and poetry, will take place at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 13, on BIC’s YouTube channel. The free event honors the region’s cultural diversity and highlights the observance of National Immigrant Heritage Mo…

Note: The location of this event has been changed to the Lighthouse at the Boys and Girls Club, 16 Melville St. Use the entrance located in the parking lot adjacent to the building.

The Democratic Town Committee will hold a caucus at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 26, in the Town Hall courtroom to elect three delegates and three alternates to the Sept. 25 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention in Lowell. A short business meeting will follow the caucus.

Adams Free Library will begin signups for the Summer Reading Challenge on Monday, June 14. This year’s theme, “Tails and Tales,” celebrates animals of all sorts. Children of all ages are invited to participate.

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