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January 2020

OLLI: Transforming the Union

January 30 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

The year 1862 saw staggering losses for the Union Army, but it was also a busy year for Congress. With southern legislators absent, Congress passed transformative legislation: the Homestead Act, the Land-Grant University Act, the creation of a national currency, the Department of Agriculture, the development of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Emancipation Act. The class examines why these initiatives had been opposed by southern states, how they transformed the U.S., and their continuing importance today. This course will be…

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League of Women Voters Central Berkshire Chapter

January 30 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 7, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Get a lesson in civics as you submit or update your voter registration, learn the structure of government in Berkshire County, discover how laws are made, and more.

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Mahjong Night

January 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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Join us for a night of Mahjong, with a special look at Mahjong sets from our collection.  $5 suggested donation. Light refreshments.

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Women in Film Seminar Part 2: Invisible: Female Film Makers Before 1960

January 30 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$15

Berkshire screenwriter and historian Nannina Gilder, as well as former film curator for the Little Cinema at The Berkshire Museum, will host a four-part Women in Film Seminar titled “Invisible: Female Filmmakers Before 1960” examining short and feature-length films in the context of the theme on four consecutive Thursdays. Tonight features Dancer & Director – Shirley Clarke (short) and Dorothy Arzner (feature).

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February 2020

34th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show Opening

February 1 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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34th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show Opening Saturday, February 1, 2 – 4 p.m. A diverse selection of original works by talented teens.. Reception will feature a guest speaker with an inspiring story on becoming an artist. Free for artists and their families on opening day.

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Super Bowl 54

February 2 @ 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Stagecoach Tavern at Race Brook Lodge, 864 South Undermountain Road
Sheffield, MA 01257 United States
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Join us on Super Bowl Sunday for an evening of food, drinks, and of course football!!! Come see the AFC and NFC division champions face-off for the title of Super Bowl 54 Champions. The game will be broadcast live starting with pregame coverage at 5 pm and full game coverage at 6:30 pm.

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Frankentoy and Build a Plushie Lab

February 2 @ 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Thistle and Mirth, 44 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Destroy! Rebuild! Create! A workshop for the Sid in all of us; take apart old toys and create something new and TERRIFYING! We will gladly accept toy donations!

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Karaoke Night!

February 4 @ 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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One event on March 17, 2020 at 9:00 PM

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One event on April 21, 2020 at 9:00 PM

Thistle and Mirth, 44 West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Karaoke with The Bojangeler until the midnight hour.  A singer lives in all of us...join in the fun with new and old friends!

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OLLI: Transforming the Union

February 6 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 27, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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$10 – $15

The year 1862 saw staggering losses for the Union Army, but it was also a busy year for Congress. With southern legislators absent, Congress passed transformative legislation: the Homestead Act, the Land-Grant University Act, the creation of a national currency, the Department of Agriculture, the development of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Emancipation Act. The class examines why these initiatives had been opposed by southern states, how they transformed the U.S., and their continuing importance today. This course will be…

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League of Women Voters Central Berkshire Chapter

February 6 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until May 7, 2020

Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201 United States
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Get a lesson in civics as you submit or update your voter registration, learn the structure of government in Berkshire County, discover how laws are made, and more.

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