Bits & Bites: Tea and Talk, Grange dinner to be held
TEA AND TALK AT VENTFORT HALL
Award-winning architecture and interiors photographer Pieter Estersohn will take guests on a pictorial journey with "Life along the Hudson: The Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family." The tour will relate to many of the 35 sublime country homes along the Hudson River that he photographed for his large-scale book of the same title. The talk will be held 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum. Autographed copies of his book will be available for purchase during the Victorian tea.
Tickets for the Estersohn talk are $28 for advance reservations and $32 day of the event. Reservations are highly recommended as seating is limited. For information or reservations, call Ventfort Hall, 413-637-3206. The historic mansion is at 104 Walker St., Lenox.
WORTHINGTON COA POTLUCK LUNCH
The Worthington Council on Aging will host its monthly potluck from noon to 2 p.m. Monday at the Worthington Town Hall.
The guest speaker will be Leona Arthen, Worthington librarian.
If a ride is needed, call Pat Kennedy, 413-238-5560.
STOCKBRIDGE GRANGE DINNER
The Stockbridge Grange will hold a roast pork dinner from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Grange Hall.
The cost is $12, adults; younger than 12, $ 6, and younger than 6 free.
DINING TO DONATE FOR FOOD PANTRY
The Community Food Pantry at South Congregational Church in Pittsfield, serving 550 families every week, will benefit from a Dining to Donate event at Applebee's Restaurant from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Applebee's will donate 15 percent of the cost of participant's meals to the local Help Stop Hunger campaign. This dining event is in addition to the Help Stop Hunger bucket team collections at Berkshire Crossing and Park Square on Saturdays in September.
A portion of the donations will be sent to The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and to Church World Service.
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