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PAINT & SIP TO BENEFIT BERKSHIRE FAMILY YMCA
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
Sunflower Power - Serving Tray Join us SAT 2/17/18 6-8pm for a Paint & Sip fundraiser to benefit Berkshire Family YMCA. Made with reclaimed wood, various sizes available. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield. All painting materials, snacks & donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats atwww.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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BERKSHIRE SEED LIBRARY GRAND OPENING
Pittsfield, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Berkshire Athenaeum will host the grand opening of the Berkshire Seed Library. The event, which is free, will include the following activities throughout the day, including the chance to learn from Hancock Shaker Village’s master gardeners on how to start a garden, take home local, organic seeds, build your own Chia Pet, and design an ideal garden with the library's Children's Department. The Berkshire Seed Library, a partnership among the Berkshire Athenaeum, Alchemy Initiative, and Hancock Shaker Village, aims to provide healthy, viable seeds for the community to plant, grow, and harvest as well as workshops on gardening and seed saving.

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CONSULTATIONS FOR BERKSHIRE IMMIGRANTS
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Berkshire Immigrant Center will offer free private consultations with highly regarded and experienced immigration attorneys who also provide pro-bono counsel and support to the center at the Berkshire Immigrant Center’s offices at St. Stephen’s Church, 67 East St. The event is free and open to any community members in need of an immigration law consultation. Consults are offered by appointment only, and pre-registration is required. Spanish-speaking interpreters will be available. To register call BIC at 413-445-4881.

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WINTER CARNIVAL
Pittsfield, Noon-4 p.m.
A family fun winter carnival will be held at Springside Park, at the pond and Rotary Park. There will be ice skating, with a limited number of skates for use for free, a sled competition, bike races, snow creations, games and more. Hot chocolate will be offered all day.

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TED ROSENTHAL TRIO
Pittsfield, 7:30 p.m.
Berkshires Jazz will host a one-time concert of George Gershwin compositions by the renowned pianist Ted Rosenthal at the Berkshire Museum as part of Pittsfield’s annual 10x10 Upstreet Arts Festival. The concert  features jazz interpretations of “Rhapsody In Blue” and nine other Gershwin favorites. In keeping with the theme of the 10-day arts festival, the program is named “10, by George.” Tickets for are $25 in advance, $30 at the door, and are currently available online.

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EMERGENCY FUEL FUND CONCERT
Pittsfield, 4 p.m.
The Gospel Gang, a contemporary Christian/gospel choir along with The Messengers, a gospel trio will be presenting a “Keep The Heat On!” this season to benefit the PACC Emergency Fuel Fund (Pittsfield Area Council of Congregations) and The Emergency Assistance Fund of Construct Inc., Great Barrington, at the First United Methodist Church of Pittsfield, Fenn Street. There is a suggested donation of $10 admission fee to the concerts.

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CHILDREN'S MUSIC WORKSHOP
Pittsfield, 10 a.m.-noon
Berkshire Chapter of the American Guild of Organists presents introduction to the pipe organ for children 8-14 and parents. Pizza will be provided to all children and parents who attend this free workshop at First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St. For more information, call 413-522-4745.

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BASICS OF DEVELOPMENT
Pittsfield, 9 a.m. - Noon
Abbie von Schlegell, CFRE, Principal, a. von schlegell & co presents a workshop series for nonprofit organizations. Basics of Development, offered twice (also February 6), is for staff, board and volunteers new in development or who just want a refresher.  February 20, the workshop is held at Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201  Review basics - Learn where money is given in the US - Explore the many sources of funding for which your organization might be qualified - Discuss the roles of the board, the staff, the volunteers - Address specific concerns of the participants  Fee: $40 per person Check in: 30 minutes prior Registration Link  Other planned workshops in the series: Governance Volunteers Annual Fund Major Gifts Foundations & Corporations
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BRUINS MASCOT IN PITTSFIELD
Pittsfield, 2 p.m.
The Berkshire Athenaeum will welcome First Lady Lauren Baker and the Bruins mascot, Blades the Bruin for the Boston Bruins annual PJ Drive to benefit Department of Children and Families and Cradles to Crayons.In recognition of this visit, the library will be hosting a pajama party in the auditorium. The public is invited to wear their favorite pajamas to this family-friendly event that will also feature fun games and prizes. Please consider bringing a new pair of pajamas to donate; this year’s goal is to collect 15,000 pairs of new pajamas for under-resourced children and teens. The drive runs now through March 15. The library will be collecting new pairs of pajamas for babies, children and teens. Collection boxes are located in both Children’s and Adult services.

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PITTSFIELD PARENTING WITH POSITIVE DISCIPLINE
Pittsfield, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Pittsfield Parenting with Positive Discipline FREE 8-week Parenting Series. Wednesdays, February 21st to April 11, 2018 5:30-7:30 pm. At the First Baptist Church, 88 South Street, Pittsfield, MA. For families with children ages 2-6 years old. This practical class teaches parents the positive discipline approach. Parents will learn how to teach their children to develop; self-discipline, responsibility, cooperation and problem solving skills. The Positive Discipline approach has been proven to be helpful in everyday parenting.   This series includes; a free weekly meal for parents and children, free on-site child care and transportation if needed. Space is limited. Call The Family Center to register at 413-664-4821.
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EDUCATION TALK
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Award-winning educator and author Dr. Khyati Y. Joshi will address Berkshire County K-12 educators on the topic of “Finding Comfort in Uncomfortable Conversations” at Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield as part of a multi-day visit to the region to work with area college and K-12 faculty and staff to build more inclusive learning communities through better understanding of bias and privilege. Joshi’s visit is the result of an informal collaboration of the Pittsfield Public School District, Miss Hall’s School, and Williams College’s Davis Center and the Center for Learning in Action.

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7TH ANNUAL MONOPOLY TOURNAMENT
Pittsfield, 5:30 p.m.
We invite you to participate in this unique charity event. It promises to be an enjoyable evening which will include prizes, raffles, hors d’oeuvres, awards and a whole lot of fun! This is not your traditional hours long Monopoly game! The tournament will include one 90-minute preliminary round of the MONOPOLY® game that each participant is required to play. After calculating results the top six competitors will compete for the title of MONOPOLY® champion and for an amazing Grand Prize of a 2 Night  2 night stay in a lakeview room with balcony at The Lakehouse Inn in Lee MA. Package includes breakfast each morning and wine & cheese hour in the evening. Also included will be dinner for 2 for one evening at the Cork N' Hearth Restaurant. You can register or become a sponsor online (fees apply) using the link below or for more information, please contact Kendal Lenihan @ (413) 236-5612 or Kendal.lenihan@raymondjames.com.   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-raymond-james-monopoly-tournament-to-benefit-kids-place-tickets-40146390936
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SPRINGFIELD DIOCESE LISTENING SESSION
Pittsfield, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski will answer questions at a Listening Session at St. Joseph's Parish. Nine sessions in all are being held across the diocese as part of a process to help determine future objectives for the Diocese of Springfield and are open to all Catholics. List of sessions can be found here.
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ANGELA'S SUNFLOWER TOTE BAG PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
Stunning Sunflower Tote Bag - Join us FRI 3/9/18 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip Fundraiser to benefit the Angela Taylor Scholarship Foundation. Learn to paint this beautiful sunflower image on a reusable canvas tote bag. At The Italian American Club, 203 Newell St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. Cash Bar and Raffles. Reserve your seats atwww.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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#PRESSFORPROGRESS ART EXHIBITION FOR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2018
Pittsfield, 2 - 4 p.m.
Please join us for the Opening Reception for the #PressforProgress Art Exhibition in honor of International Women’s Day 2018 on Sunday March 11th from 2-4 pm at the Colonial Theatre, 111 South Street, Pittsfield, MA. This Art Exhibition will feature the work of over 20 artists from the Berkshire area and throughout Massachusetts. A portion of the proceeds from all sales will be donated to both the Elizabeth Freeman Center and to BTG PLAYS!  In conjunction with the #PressforProgress Art Exhibition, the Colonial Theatre is hosting a Juried Berkshire High School Photography Exhibition. Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison are the jurors of this Photography Exhibition and the award ceremony for this Photography Exhibition will be held during the Opening Reception. The goal of International Women’s Day is that we each do what we can to make a positive difference for women. It is not specific to a country or a group but belongs to all people everywhere. The #PressforProgress show will be on view at the Colonial Theatre through April 29, 2018 and the artwork is for sale for the duration of the Exhibition.
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PAINT & SIP BENEFIT FOR BERKSHIRE SANCTUARIES
Pittsfield, 5:30 p.m.
For the Love of Nature! Join us SUN 3/11 5:30-7:30pm for a paint and sip fundraiser to benefit the Mass Audubon’s Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries. You'll learn to paint this beautiful image of "Yellow Butterfly on a Flower" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, snacks and donation included for $35. Cash Bar. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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MIXING, DRAWING, PAINTING AND COLLAGE WITH ZOEY HART
Pittsfield, 3 - 5:30 p.m.
Mixing, Drawing, Painting and Collage Teen Tuesdays: March 13 to April 3, 2018 3:00-5:30PM Location: Lichtenstein Centre for the Arts, Pittsfield Instructor: Zoey Hart Tuition: $190  This class will introduce mixing different art media as a creative base for expression through color and form. We will work on projects that build  new skills and show us ways to use art as self-exploration. Come ready to learn new approaches, combine materials in unexpected ways, and above all to make each piece really mean something to YOU, the artist.   Code: PTYA05W18
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THELMA'S LITTLE FUND PAINT & SIP SPRING BLOSSOMING BENEFIT
Pittsfield, 6:30 p.m.
YIPPEE... Spring Paintings are arriving! Join us THU 3/15 6:30-8:30pm for a Paint & Sip fundraiser to benefit Thelma's Little Fund Trinity Church Lenox. You'll learn to paint this bright seasonal image on a 16x20 canvas. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, snacks and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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BERKSHIRE COUNTY KIDS PLACE PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Pittsfield, 2 p.m.
Get your Brush on for Berkshire County Kids Place! Join us on SUN 3/18/18 2-4pm for a fundraiser to benefit Berkshire County Kids Place, hosted by the Masonic Temple New Moon Lodge. You'll learn to paint this beautiful spring image of "Blossoming Branch" on a 16x20 canvas. At the New Moon Lodge Masonic Temple, 116 South St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, light snacks and donation included for $35. Bring your own beverage of choice if desired. Reserve your seats atwww.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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PURPLE ROSES & BUTTERFLY CYSTIC FIBROSIS PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER
Pittsfield, 6:30 p.m.
Painting Purple Roses for a Purpose! Join us on THU 3/22 6:30-8:30pm for a Paint & Sip fundraiser to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. You'll learn to paint this inspirational image of "Purple Roses and Butterfly" on a 16x20 canvas. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, snacks and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com or call (413) 205-8346.
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