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The Berkshire Center for Justice has been awarded a $12,000 Title 111 grant to help fund its Justice for Elders program. These funds are earmarked to offer free legal services to income qualified people aged 60 years old and older with a focus on those residing in South Berkshire County.

Stockbridge Festival Chorus will start rehearsals from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, in the sanctuary of First Congregational Church, 4 Main St., to prepare for its Christmas concert. 

Ian Mosher will be the featured artist at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts-Pittsfield, 66 Allen St., for the month of October. His exhibit centers on traditional and legendary monster themes. An opening artist reception will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, during the city’s First Fridays Artswalk. 

Ventfort Hall is hosting a hat decorating workshop with Nancy Whelan, a graphic designer and decorative artist, at noon Saturday, Oct. 2, to complement its exhibit, "The Gibson Girl: A Gilded Age Icon."

Author Neil J. Smith will give a reading of his book, "On the Ropes, A Tale of the '60s" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Roeliff Jansen Community Library, 9091 Route 22.

The South Williamstown Community Association and Williamstown Rural Lands are co-sponsoring a Repair Cafe from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Sheep Hill, 671 Cold Spring Road, Route 7.

The Lee Cultural Council will award grants for public programs that promote excellence, education, diversity, and inclusion in the arts, humanities, and sciences. The deadline is Oct. 15.

Berkshire County resident Lara Tupper will present a Fall Writing Workshop Series for fiction and nonfiction writers from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 6 to Nov. 3, on Zoom. Registration is required by Oct. 1

Berkshire Arts & Technology Charter Public School is hosting poet and activist Javier Zamora as a part of the school's Creative Leaders in Residence program. Zamora will deliver a public performance, “BART Presents: Javier Zamora,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, via Zoom.

Clues have been announced for the annual Fall Foliage Leaf Hunt, a popular feature of Fall Foliage Festival Week. Fifteen colorful leaves have been hidden in North Adams, Adams, Clarksburg, Cheshire, Florida, and Williamstown. An invisible leaf hunt is available to homebound residents.

The Lenox Library will host Lenox author Marilyn Haus at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, to discuss her new memoir, "Half of a Whole: My Fight for a Separate Life," via Zoom.

The Roeliff Jansen Community Library will have volunteers on hand on Tuesday, Sept. 28, National Voter Registration Day, to help residents complete registration forms and absentee ballot applications.

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