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SETH BROWN TALK
Pittsfield, 1 p.m.
The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires will host a talk by local author and columnist Seth Brown, who will discuss his book "From God To Verse," a line-by-line translation of the Five Books of Moses into rhyming couplets. The talk will follow the Federation-sponsored Older Adult Kosher Lunch at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road in Pittsfield. The presentation is open to the public, and is free with the Older Adult Kosher Lunch. Program only is $3.

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PERC ANNUAL MEETING
Pittsfield, 7:30-9 a.m.
Pittsfield Economic Revitalization Corporation's annual meeting will be held at Berkshire Community College's Susan B. Anthony Center, Room G10. A speaker panel will present on "Advanced Manufacturing – Opportunities for Berkshire County." A breakfast buffet will be served. For further information, contact Ann Dobrowolski at adobrowolski@pittsfieldch.com or 413-499-9371.

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TALK ON PREVENTING FALLS
Pittsfield, 10 a.m.
Hillcrest Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will offer an informational session on fall prevention at the Ralph Froio Senior Center in Pittsfield. The event will include a free continental breakfast.  Part of Hillcrest’s “Berkshire Senior Subjects” monthly series, the presentation will focus on “Common Sense Eating for Health and Pleasure.” The guest speaker is Michael Glasser, MSRD, lead dietitian at Hillcrest Commons. The presentation is free and open to the public; registration is requested by calling 413-445-9747 by April 27.

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BIRD WALKS AT CANOE MEADOWS
Pittsfield, 7 - 9 a.m.
Bird Walks Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Holmes Rd, Pittsfield, MA Migration: Spring & Fall Fridays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 / 7-9:00 am Fridays, Sept 4, 11, 18 & 25 / 8:00-10:00 am  
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CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR AT HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.
A children’s story hour with artist Susan Merrill will be held as part of Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm at Hancock Shaker Village. Merrill weaves wonderful stories about the animals she paints in this fun and inspiring activity for children of all ages. This event is free with admission to Hancock Shaker Village. Adults are $20 and children 12 and under are free. Visit hancockshakervillage.org for more information.

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DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
The Diabetes Support Group at Berkshire Medical Center will feature a discussion on the best type of shoes for those with diabetes. The program will feature a discussion led by experts from Cooke and Burnell in the BMC Private Dining Rooms, adjacent to the Café.  The program is free and open to all, but pre-registration is required as space is limited. To register, call the Diabetes Education Program at 413-395-7942. 

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HABITAT RESTORE WOMEN'S WEEKEND
Pittsfield, 3 - 7 p.m.
May 7, 8, and 9 is Women's Weekend at the Central Berkshire Habitat ReStore in Pittsfield! Throughout Mother’s Day weekend, stop into ReStore during business honors and make a donation to Habitat for Humanity in honor of the special mothers, daughters, and women in your life. Every dollar we raise goes towards alleviating poverty housing in our community and supporting our Women Build in the Berkshires event. Together, we can achieve Habitat’s mission of fair and affordable home ownership in the Berkshires. When you donate, you’ll receive a special Mother’s Day card. If you donate $30 or more, you’ll also receive a Habitat Women Build T-shirt! The Habitat ReStore is located at 70 Jefferson Place, open for shopping on Thursdays 3-7 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays 9 to 5. For more information, call (413) 443-2106.
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GIRLS INC. TO HONOR ELLEN KENNEDY
Pittsfield
Girls Inc. of the Berkshires, the core program of the Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center, will present the 2015 “She Knows Where She Is Going” award to Ellen Kennedy at the Girls Inc. Annual Ruth P. Boraski Celebration Evening to be held at the Colonial Theatre. Kennedy is the president of Berkshire Community College (BCC). She previously held the position of Chief Financial Officer at BCC. Prior to joining the college, she served as the Interim Chief Operating Officer of National Patient Safety Foundation, the Director of Development at WFCR – Public Radio for Western New England, the Chief Advancement Officer for Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and President of the MCLA Foundation. Sponsorship and ad opportunities are available. For more information on Celebration Evening, contact Bethany Kirchmann, at 413-442-5174 ext. 12 or bethanyk@brighamcenter.org

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WOMEN'S WEEKEND AT RESTORE
Pittsfield, 3 - 7 PM
Celebrate Women's Weekend at the Central Berkshire Habitat ReStore! During Mother’s Day Weekend May 7, 8, 9, shop and donate in honor of the mothers, daughters, and special women in your life. Every dollar we raise goes towards alleviating poverty housing in our community and supporting our Women Build in the Berkshires event. Together, we can achieve Habitat’s mission of fair and affordable home ownership in the Berkshires.  When you donate, you’ll receive a special Mother’s Day card. Donate $30 or more, you’ll also receive a Habitat Women Build t-shirt! The Berkshire Habitat ReStore is located at 70 Jefferson Place in Pittsfield. Open for shopping Thursday 3-7pm and Friday and Saturday 9am-5pm. Please call (413) 443-2106 or visit http://www.berkshirehabitat.org/berkshire-restore/ for more information. 
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PLANT SALE
Pittsfield, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Springside Greenhouse Group will hold a plant sale at Springside Park, 874 North St. The sale will feature snnuals, hanging baskets, container gardens, birdhouses, herbs, vegetable plants, succulents and more.

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WOMEN BUILD IN THE BERKSHIRES
Pittsfield, 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Women Build in the Berkshires is a Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity program that encourages women to work on the job site for a day. You will receive construction training and help a family achieve their dream of safe and affordable housing. The builds are scheduled varying days from May 6-21. Even if your company can’t sponsor an entire team, you can join as an individual Women Builder, and we’ll pick a build day that works best with your schedule. Here is our website that has the information on how to register: http://www.berkshirehabitat.org/services/women/  or call Nicole at (413) 442-3181.  
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PLANT SALE
Pittsfield, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Springside Greenhouse Group will hold a plant sale at Springside Park, 874 North St. The sale will feature snnuals, hanging baskets, container gardens, birdhouses, herbs, vegetable plants, succulents and more.

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MOTHER'S DAY PAINT AND SIP
Pittsfield, 1 p.m.
Enjoy the afternoon painting with your mom!  Join us on Sun., at Berkshire Paint and Sip Studio, 305 North St, Pittsfield MA. You will learn how to paint this colorful "Hummingbird" on a large 16x20 wall-sized canvas. All materials and instruction included for only $25. BYOB.  Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com
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MINDS MATTER WALK
Pittsfield, 5:15 p.m.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Berkshire County will host the Minds Matter Walk fundraiser during Pittsfield’s Third Thursday to coincide with Children’s Mental Health Awareness month and to help raise awareness of the impact of mental illnesses in Berkshire County. The event will be kicked off with opening remarks from WBRK, the honorary chair of the event, and NAMI Berkshire County Executive Director Brenda Carpenter. Participants can register by visiting namibc.org and printing out the registration form, as well as from 5:00-5:30 p.m. on the day of the event at the NAMI Berkshire County booth at the corner of North Street and Columbus Avenue (Persip Park) in Pittsfield. The first 150 people to register will receive a NAMI tote bag. To participate or become a sponsor, contact Brenda at 413-443-1666 or at namibc@namibc.org.

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21ST ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
Pittsfield
Berkshire County Arc will hold its 21st Annual Golf Tournament at Berkshire Hills Country Club in Pittsfield, Mass. on Thursday, May 21, 2015. All proceeds from the Tournament will support individuals with developmental disabilities and brain injuries throughout Berkshire and Hampden Counties. There are two tee times – one at 7:30 a.m. and one at 12:30 p.m. – and the fee to play is $140 per player, which includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, green fees, cart and a gift. The format is four-person, captain and crew; individual and 2- and 3-person teams are welcome. There will also be a silent auction, raffle prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Sponsorship opportunities are available and the deadline to sponsor is Friday, April 24. The deadline to register to play is Friday, May 1. To register as a player, sponsor, make a donation or to donate a raffle prize, visit http://www.bcarc.org to download a registration brochure, or contact Michelle at mbaity@bcarc.org or 413-499-4241, ext. 259 for more detailed information.

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"STARRY NIGHT" PAINT AND SIP
Pittsfield, 6:30 p.m.
Learn to paint one of the most famous paintings in the world... Van Gogh's "Starry Night".  Join us on 5/27 at Berkshire Paint and Sip Studio for a night of exploring your inner artist.  No experience required.  All materials and instruction included for you to go home with your own masterpiece on a large 16x20 canvas for only $30.  BYOB. Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com
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PAINTING PARTY FOR BERKSHIRES GUARDIAN ANGELS RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM
Pittsfield, 6:30 p.m.
Have a fun night exploring your creative juices, while you help to raise money for a worthy cause.  Join us on 6/12 at the Polish Falcons Club, 32 Bel Air Ave, Pittsfield and learn how to paint "Blowing Dandelion" on a large 16x20 canvas.  No experience required.  Cash Bar. All materials and instruction included for $37.  Reserve your seats at www.berkshirepaintandsip.com
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