4 events not to miss this week, Jan. 19-25
Have some fun in the snow
The Family Friendly Outdoor Adventures program will be offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 25, Feb. 22 (during school vacation) and March 28 at the Mount Greylock State Reservation. Winter activities, including snow tubing for the little ones, a snowshoe demonstration by NeviTREK Handmade Snowshoes, and a self-guided hike along the Bradley Farm Trail will be offered. Be prepared for the weather, dress in layers and wear sturdy snow boots. Traction devices, trekking poles or your own snowshoes are advisable for the hike. Snowshoes will be available to try out during the snowshoe demo for ages 8 and older. Rain or inclement weather cancels. The programs are free and open to all ages. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Visitor Center on Rockwell Road in Lanesborough. For more information and weather-related updates, call the Visitor Center, 413-499-4262.
Visit Mass MoCa for free on Community Day
It's Free Museum Day at Mass MoCA on Saturday. Enjoy public admission to all of the museum galleries (open late!) and then stop over to view fresh art at The Studios at Mass MoCA in Building 13 & 34. There will be art-making, gallery tours, live music, pop-up performances and more to inspire you. Kidspace also turns 20 this year, so join the celebration at a classic birthday party, with a twist, starting at 11:30 a.m. For a full list of events, visit massmoca.org.
Go loony for Looney Tunes!
Celebrate the opening of Berkshire Museum's newest exhibition, "The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons," with a day of family-friendly fun from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Explore the colorful artwork used to create classic Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons, learn the stories behind Warner Studios and their beloved characters, and discover real-life versions of items used in your favorite gags drawn from the museum's own collection. And that's not all, folks! Meet Bugs Bunny, try your hand at drawing and animation, participate in a community mural, and enjoy face painting, cartoon screenings, light refreshments and more. Included with regular museum admission: $13; free for children younger than 18, museum members and EBT cardholders. All ages welcome. The Berkshire Museum is at 39 South St., Pittsfield.
Get healthy in the new year
Stop by the Body, Mind & Soul Health Expo on Saturday to learn more about how you can improve your health and well-being in the new year. The free event will be held at Holiday Inn & Suites Pittsfield-Berkshires, One West St., Pittsfield. Professional fitness trainers, local health experts, and representatives from sports clubs will be on hand to answer your questions. Get your blood pressure checked, or try out some new food and drinks. Pre-register for a chance to win a door prize at berkshireeagle.com/healthexpo
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