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BERKSHIRE MUSEUM CAMERA CLUB
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
The Berkshire Museum Camera Club will host local nature photographer Mark Thorne’s presentation on “Creatures that Fly.” Thorne finds most of his subjects in Berkshire County as well as Cape Cod and South West Florida. His focus is on nature in general and has a special affinity for birds. Admission is free and open to the public.

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TED MURRAY JAZZ TRIO
Pittsfield, 6 - 9 p.m.
Ted Murray Jazz Trio with Dave Bartley and Dave Christopolis... Traditional jazz tunes by the area's the best musicians at a most friendly and delicious neighborhood restaurant. February 4th 6-9pm at Portsmitt's Lakeway Restaurant 370 Pecks Rd. Pittsfield, MA 413-236-5727
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FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
Pittsfield, 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Free Blood Pressure Screening, pulse, medication review, and health education from a BHS health professional.  One in 3 Americans has high blood pressure, but many don't know it. High blood pressure is treatable and beatable, so come learn your BP numbers and how to be healthier. February is Heart Health month.
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WORKFORCE TRAINING FUND WORKSHOP
Pittsfield, 9-11 a.m.
BerkshireWorks Career Center, in partnership with the Berkshire County Regional Employment Board (BCREB), will host a free information workshop for businesses and organizations at the Career Center’s offices at 160 North Street in Pittsfield. The topic of this month's "Workforce Wednesday" event will be the Workforce Training Fund Program.  Topics covered include: the features and requirements of each program, funding availability, and application process. Following the information session, participants should be able to determine which grants are best suited for their business needs and know how to begin the application process. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com and search for “Pittsfield Workforce Training Fund Information Session Pittsfield MA Events.”

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CUPCAKE WARS FUNDRAISER
Pittsfield, 5:30-8 p.m.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Berkshire County is holding Cupcake Wars Fundraiser at the ITAM Lodge on 93 Waubeek Road. The cost to attend is $30 and includes an Italian dinner prepared by UNICO and cupcake tasting. Tickets can be purchased by stopping by the NAMI Berkshire County Office, 333 East St, Room 417, Pittsfield (Phone: 413-433-1666), at Elm Street Hardware, 129 Elm St, Pittsfield (Phone: 413-442-9558) or online at namibc.org. All proceeds will benefit NAMI Berkshire County.

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'MATRIX' SCREENING
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Berkshire Museum’s Little Cinema will present a special screening of the film "The Matrix" with a talk by special visual effects producer Diane Pearlman. The event is part of the film series "FX in the Berkshires – Middle Earth to the Matrix," featuring films and talks with area filmmakers who are active in the special and visual effects fields. The series is presented in partnership with Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative. The cost is $10. For more information, visit www.berkshiremuseum.org or call 413.443.7171.

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HOT STOVE EVENT FOR PITTSFIELD SUNS
Pittsfield, 6 p.m.
The second annual Hot Stove event, featuring Suns owner Tyler Tumminia and Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington, will take place at the Colonial Theatre, located at 111 South St. During the event, the two men will share their thoughts on baseball, family, and life. Cherington was the recipient of the 2013 MLB Executive of the Year, and is a three-time World Series champion. Tickets are available in two pricing tiers: general admission, which is $45 and includes a $5 ticket voucher towards the Suns’ 2015 season; and VIP packages, which cost $95 and include premium floor level seating, an MLB baseball autographed by Ben Cherington, a 90-minute cocktail hour, and a $10 ticket voucher towards a 2015 Suns game. Tickets to the 2015 Hot Stove event are available online at pittsfieldsuns.com. You can also buy tickets by calling 413-445-SUNS.

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ANIMAL TRACKS AND SIGNS
Pittsfield, 10 a.m.-noon
Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries will present an animal tracks and signs workshop at  Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary on Holmes Road. Suitable for children 8 and up, this workshop will feature a two-hour adventure in search of tracks, scat, and other signs of animals that remain active throughout the winter. Snowshoes will be required if there is deep snow; a limited number of adult and child snowshoes are available if reserved ahead of time at 413-637-0320. The workshop cosits $10 per person and registration is required at 413-637-0320.

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'NOT YOUR AVERAGE DOG SHOW'
Pittsfield, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Berkshire Community College will host the 15th annual “Not Your Average Dog Show” at BCC’s Patterson Field House.  Proceeds from the show will benefit the BCC Foundation Annual Fund, which supports the mission of the college.  Preregistration for your dog is just $15 for entry into two contests, such as “Best Smile” and “Most Beautiful Eyes,” before Feb. 4.  For a registration form, visit berkshirecc.edu/about-bcc/bcc-foundation/.

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TOWN PLAYERS AUDITION
Pittsfield, 6-8 p.m.
Town Players of Pittsfield announces auditions for a staged reading of "Southern Exposure" by Valerie Kavanaugh at 27 Alexander Terrace. Sides from the play will be  provided for the auditions. Needed for the cast are three women, one approximately 45 and two in their 60's. The play is about three friends who go out to celebrate a birthday and what a time they have. The playwright is directing the reading. This staged reading will be presented on March 29 at the Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave.

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TOWN PLAYERS AUDITION
Pittsfield, 6-8 p.m.
Town Players of Pittsfield announces auditions for a staged reading of "Southern Exposure" by Valerie Kavanaugh at 27 Alexander Terrace. Sides from the play will be  provided for the auditions. Needed for the cast are three women, one approximately 45 and two in their 60's. The play is about three friends who go out to celebrate a birthday and what a time they have. The playwright is directing the reading. This staged reading will be presented on March 29 at the Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave.

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ZONTA CLUB MEETING
Pittsfield, 5 p.m.
The Zonta Club of Berkshire County will meet at Mazzeo’s Ristorante, 1015 South St. The guest speaker will be Carolyn Burns, executive director of Berkshire Center for Children and Families. She will speak about their new grant to open a new Family Resource Center in Pittsfield. The event starts at 5 p.m. and includes a brief networking time, business meeting and then the guest speaker followed by dinner. Guests are welcome at all meetings, but reservations are required for dinner. For more information, email berkshire@zontadistrict1.org.

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SCIENCE AND INNOVATION FAIR
Pittsfield, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Berkshire Museum, in collaboration with SABIC and Pittsfield Public Schools, will host the fifth annual Science and Innovation Fair, featuring the Taconic High School Science and Engineering Academy and the Pittsfield High School Quark Science Club. Approximately 100 Pittsfield public high school students will exhibit more than 40 projects that demonstrate skills and concepts across a range of engineering and science disciplines; the participating student-scientists and student-engineers have conducted scientific research and completed engineering projects under the guidance of their faculty advisors from Taconic and Pittsfield High Schools. Free public admission to the Museum will be provided courtesy of SABIC; visitors will be able to see the Science Fair projects as well as the museum’s exhibitions and galleries.

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FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
Pittsfield, 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Free Blood Pressure Screening, pulse, health education, and medication review by BHS health professionals. Join us at Stop N Shop on Merrill Rd. from 2:30-4pm to have your blood pressure checked. High blood pressure is a "silent killer" because it often has no symptoms. High blood pressure is beatable & treatable, so know your numbers and get to goal! For more information, contact BHS Community Outreach:(413)  445-7028.
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WAM PRESENTS 'EMILIE'
Pittsfield, 7:30 p.m.
WAM Theatre has been invited to present an enhanced staged reading of its critically acclaimed 2013 production of "Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight" by Lauren Gunderson. Directed by WAM Theatre Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, this enhanced staged reading will feature some audio and visual elements from the original production. This performance will take place in the Berkshire Museum (39 South St.) as part of the Pittsfield 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival. Admission $10. For more information, visit www.WAMTheatre.com.

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GOLDEN OLDIES SPECTACULAR
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
The Golden Oldies Spectacular will come to The Colonial Theatre. The concert, featuring three singing groups is A Salute to The Drifters, The Marvelettes and The Platters. Tickets for the Golden Oldies Spectacular are on sale at the Colonial Theatre Box Office at 111 South Street in Pittsfield, by phone at 413-997-4444 or online at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org.

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'POLAR PLUNGE' FUNDRAISER
Pittsfield, 11 a.m.
Local law enforcement officers from throughout Berkshire County will be hosting their third annual “Polar Plunge” at Onota Lake in Pittsfield. Law enforcement officers from the Pittsfield Police Department, Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office and other local and state police departments will be taking part in the event, a fundraiser for Special Olympics Massachusetts. Local officers volunteer their free time in organizing and running this event and others like it throughout the year. The event will kick off at 11 a.m. with day-of registration opening at 9 a.m. Participants will bravely jump into the icy waters of Onota Lake and then enjoy a chili/chowder festival to be held in conjunction with the Plunge. Any participants raising $250 or more will also have the opportunity to renew their wedding vows prior to plunging to celebrate Valentine’s Day. One can also register online at www.LETRPolarPlunge.Kintera.org.

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'FANTASTIC FEBRUARY FROLIC'
Pittsfield
Shire City Sanctuary will host a "Fantastic February Frolic" at its 40 Melville St. location. The event features a 4:30 p.m. a Victorian Era Lingerie Fashion Show ($25 in advance, $30 at the door; rsvp with lingerie@berkshirehistory.org); a 6:30 p.m. dinner party ($25; reservation required); and 8 p.m. dance party with DJ BFG ($10, pay at the door). For more information, visit www.ShireCitySanctuary.com or 413-236-9600.

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FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
Pittsfield, 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Join us at the Intermodal Transportation Center for a FREE blood pressure screening, from 2:30-4pm. A BHS health professional will check your Blood Pressure and pulse, review your medications, and provide health information.  High blood pressure is a "silent killer", because many don't know they have it. If you know you have high blood pressure, you can take steps to treat it, and beat it!  For more information, call Community Outreach at (413)445-7028.
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10X10 ART SALE
Pittsfield, 7 p.m.
Artists from the Berkshires and beyond are contributing 10x10 inch original works of art to be given away for just $25 each at the 10x10 RAP (Real Art Party) at the Berkshire Museum. The art show and party will benefit Berkshire County art students through BAA Fellowships for college art students, art field trip awards to Berkshire high school art departments, and free admission for art students to the Berkshire Museum. A $25 ARTtix guarantees the buyer to a work of art to take home. ARTtix may be purchased beginning on Feb. 10 at the Berkshire Museum admissions desk through the night of the 10x10 RAP, if available.  The doors open for the party at 5:30 p.m. and the drawing begins at 7 p.m. Tickets will be chosen in a random order and the bearer will be able to choose any work of art that is still on the wall to take home. Admission for the evening is free. For additional information, visit www.berkshireartassociation.org or contact info@berkshireart.org.

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POST-HOSPITAL CARE OPTIONS TALK
Pittsfield, 10 a.m.
Hillcrest Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center will offer an informational session on post-hospital care at the Ralph Froio Senior Center in Pittsfield Part of Hillcrest’s “Berkshire Senior Subjects” monthly series, the presentation will focus on options for patients following discharge from a hospital. Guest speakers will include Patricia Tremblay, Director of Berkshire VNA and Cori Salvini, Director of Admissions and Marketing at Hillcrest Commons. The presentation is free and open to the public; registration is requested by calling 413-445-9747.

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MONOPOLY TOURNAMENT
Pittsfield, 5:30 p.m.
The Pittsfield office of Raymond James will hold its fourth annual Monopoly Tournament at Berkshire Hills Country Club, located at 500 Benedict Road in Pittsfield. Proceeds from the Tournament will benefit Berkshire County Arc, a nonprofit organization providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities, autism and brain injuries throughout Berkshire and Hampden Counties. The tournament will include a 90-minute preliminary round followed by a 90-minute final round with the top six individual competitors, who will then play for the title of Monopoly Champion. The evening will include prizes, raffles hors d’oeuvres and awards, including a grand prize of one-night lodging from Kemble Inn, complete with dinner for two and breakfast the following morning from Table Six. The cost is $30 per player, and participants can register as an individual or a team of four to five players. The registration deadline is Monday, Feb. 16. For more information, visit http://bcarc.org/upcoming-events.asp or call 413-499-4241, ext. 275.

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GENEALOGY CLASS
Pittsfield
The Berkshire Athenaeum will hold a series of genealogy workshop for novices. March 12 focuses on organizing your records and planning your research/Introduction to the Census, with a class from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m.; March 19 features sessions from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. on using vital records/beginning immigration research; and March 26 is an introduction to ancestry.com, again from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Registration begins Feb. 1 at 413-499-9480, ext. 6. Instructors for these sessions will be Janet Rogge and Angela Rifkin, along with Vera Silva. It is highly recommended to attend all three session to get the most out of the classes. Please specify a time. You may bring your own laptop or use a library one.

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BERKSHIRE AWARDS
Pittsfield, 5:30 p.m.
The Berkshire Museum will present the third annual Berkshire Awards to three honorees who have made significant contributions to creating, keeping and promoting artistic, historical and natural heritage in the Berkshires. They will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Museum. The honorees are Lila Berle, Churchill Cotton and Mary Rentz. Sponsorships and tickets for the Berkshire Award are now available. For more information, visit www.berkshiremuseum.org/berkshire-awards or call Bill Blaauw at 413.443.7171 ext. 313 or by email at wblaauw@berkshiremuseum.org.

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WOMEN'S CONFERENCE
Pittsfield, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Pittsfield Evangelical Free Church is sponsoring its 25th annual FAITHLIFT women's conference at Hope Church, 259 Kemble St., Lenox. Judy Reamer will be the featured speaker. ASL interpretation available. Visit www.pittsfieldefc.org/faithlift for more information or to register online.

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GENEALOGY CLASS
Pittsfield
The Berkshire Athenaeum will hold a series of genealogy workshop for novices. March 12 focuses on organizing your records and planning your research/Introduction to the Census, with a class from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m.; March 19 features sessions from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. on using vital records/beginning immigration research; and March 26 is an introduction to ancestry.com, again from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Registration begins Feb. 1 at 413-499-9480, ext. 6. Instructors for these sessions will be Janet Rogge and Angela Rifkin, along with Vera Silva. It is highly recommended to attend all three session to get the most out of the classes. Please specify a time. You may bring your own laptop or use a library one.

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GENEALOGY CLASS
Pittsfield
The Berkshire Athenaeum will hold a series of genealogy workshop for novices. March 12 focuses on organizing your records and planning your research/Introduction to the Census, with a class from 10 a.m. to noon and again from 1 to 3 p.m.; March 19 features sessions from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. on using vital records/beginning immigration research; and March 26 is an introduction to ancestry.com, again from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Registration begins Feb. 1 at 413-499-9480, ext. 6. Instructors for these sessions will be Janet Rogge and Angela Rifkin, along with Vera Silva. It is highly recommended to attend all three session to get the most out of the classes. Please specify a time. You may bring your own laptop or use a library one.

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80'S PARTY
Pittsfield, 7:30 p.m. to Midnight
This is a fundraiser to benefit Community Resources for People with Autism(Berkshires) Crowne Plaza, Pittsfield The cost is $40 per person or $35 per person before 1/15/15. Adults 21 and older, cash bar, appetizers, 50/50 raffle, dessert auction & photo booth. Dance to 80's tunes with DJ Bob Heck. Wear your 80's best (Prize for best 80's look!) go to link below to purchase tickets: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9ylmcw68c104fe9&llr=mxkgftcab For more information call Pam Powell at 413-443-4780 ext. 19 or email at Pamela.Powell@theassociationinc.org 
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