MOONLIGHT OWL AND WILDLIFE PROWL
|TUESDAY - FEBRUARY 19, 2019|
Pittsfield, 6:30-8 p.m.
Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Holmes Road, offers a moonlit evening listening and watching for owls and other nocturnal wildlife. We’ll explore fields, forests, and wetlands, learning about animal adaptations for night hunting. Afterward, we’ll warm up with tea and hot cocoa. Dress for the weather. Snowshoes may be required depending on conditions; bring yours, or borrow ours. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children; registration is required at 413-637-0320.
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FREE PUBLIC SKATING
|WEDNESDAY - FEBRUARY 20, 2019|
Pittsfield, 1-2:30 p.m.
The City of Pittsfield Recreation Program has teamed up with the Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires for free public skating events. The first 100 people through the door will receive both free admission for skating and skate rental, if needed (limited size availability). The club is located at 16 Melville St.
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ANIMALS OF THE NORTH: WHAT WILL GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE MEAN FOR THEM?
|SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 23, 2019|
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Internationally renowned wildlife tracker and photographer Sue Morse will give a presentation on her recent work in the Arctic, Animals of the North: What Will Climate Change Mean for Them?, on Saturday, February 23rdat 7pm at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield. The program educates the audience about ways in which northern wildlife species are already being affected by climate change, with more serious challenges ahead. Morse’s stunning photographs of polar bear, moose, marten, caribou, artic fox, as well as arctic marine mammals and waterfowl drive the show. The program devotes equal time to sharing remarkable images and stories about plants and animals in their northern habitats - all in the spirit of Jane Goodall’s Reason for Hope. Young and old audiences alike are inspired to join the crucial work of transitioning away from fossil fuels, conserving natural resources, and sharing a healthy planet with all living beings. The event is sponsored by The Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT), The Trustees of Reservations (TTOR), Berkshire Natural Resources Council (BNRC), Mass Audubon’s Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries, Tamarack Hollow Nature and Cultural Center, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Greenagers, and Berkshire Community College (BCC). Animals of the North will be presented at the Robert Boland Theater at Berkshire Community College (1350 West St. in Pittsfield, MA) on Saturday, February 23rdat 7pm. Free will donations at the door are greatly appreciated. Visit theBEATnews.org for more info. Before the presentation, on Saturday, February 23rdfrom 9:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:30pm in Great Barrington, Sue Morse will be offering tracking workshops. Learn to identify wildlife tracks and signs from the master. The cost is $25 per person. Sign up before all the spots are taken! Email firstname.lastname@example.org register. The following day, on Sunday, February 24thfrom 9:30am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:30pm at Tamarack Hollow Nature and Cultural Center in Windsor, Sue Morse will be offering tracking workshops. Learn to identify wildlife tracks and signs from the master. The cost is $25 per person.
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CARDINAL PAINT & SIP FUNDRAISER FOR TACONIC HS ART PROGRAM
|SATURDAY - MARCH 02, 2019|
Pittsfield, 4 p.m.
Come create this caring cardinal painting. Join us on SAT 3/2/19 4-6pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Taconic High School Art Program. You'll learn to paint this sweet image of "Together Forever Cardinal” on a reclaimed wood sign. Various sizes and colors to choose from. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, light snack and donation included for $35. Cash Raffles. BYOB. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/sat-32-4pm-open-to-the-public-together-forever-cardinals-on-wood-pittsfield-ma or call (413) 205-8346.
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DRAGONFLY CLOCK PAINT & SIP BENEFIT FOR ANGELA TAYLOR FOUNDATION
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
Let's get coo-coo for this clock! Join us on FRI 3/8/19 6-8pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Angela Taylor Memorial Foundation providing scholarships to nursing students in Berkshire County. You’ll learn how to paint this beautiful "Dragonfly Clock" on a 10 inch round piece of wood. It’s a real clock with the mechanical elements included! At and sponsored by the New Moon Masonic Lodge, 116 South St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, snacks and donation included for $35. BYOB. Raffles. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/fri-38-6pm-open-to-the-public-dragonfly-clock-pittsfield-ma or call (413) 205-8346
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SUNFLOWER PAINT & SIP FOR STRONG LITTLE SOULS
|THURSDAY - MARCH 14, 2019|
Pittsfield, 5:30 p.m.
Sunny flowers on our slates...YES PLEASE! Join us on THU 3/14/19 5:30-7:30pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit Strong Little Souls. You'll learn to paint this beautiful sunny image of "Sunflowers in a Vase" on a large 16x20 canvas or on an authentic roofing slate tile, various sizes to choose from. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, instruction and donation included for $35. BYOB and snacks. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/thu-314-530pm-open-to-the-public-sunflowers-in-vase-slate-or-canvas-lenox-ma or call (413) 205-8346.
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RED BARN PAINT & SIP FOR RICHMOND CONSOLIDATES PTA
|SATURDAY - MARCH 16, 2019|
Pittsfield, 2 p.m.
Ready to paint a really red rustic barn landscape?... I am! Join us on SAT 3/16/19 2-4pm for a Paint and Sip fundraiser to benefit the Richmond Consolidated School PTA. You’ll learn how to paint this Berkshire inspired image of "Rustic Barns" on a large 16x20 canvas. At Berkshire Paint and Sip, 305 North St, Pittsfield, MA. All painting materials, light snacks and donation included for $35. BYOB. Reserve your seats at https://berkshirepaintandsip.squarespace.com/deliveries/sat-316-2pm-open-to-the-public-rustic-barns-pittsfield-ma or call (413) 205-8346.
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CONTEMPORARY MUSIC RECITAL
Pittsfield, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 16, 2019. 2:00 PM. Contemporary Music Recital by students of all ages, Taft Recital Hall, 30 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield. Free and open to the public.
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