Happening this Week
MEET. PLAY. FLOW.
April 6th, Saturday, 8:30 AM-3:30PM
Brought back by popular demand, this all-day wellness event will see the return of many local professionals offering classes and workshops in their areas of expertise. The 30 minute sessions include everything from yoga and Pilates, to hula hoop dancing and tai chi. There will also be several workshops where you can learn to make your own flower essences and how to incorporate juicing into your life. This year all proceeds will be matched by RT Facts and donated to the ambulance squads of Kent and Cornwall. On this day, everybody wins. $25 donation.
RT Facts Gallery. 8 Old Barns Road. Kent CT. 860.927.1700
While in Kent discover our favorite things!
BIRDING BY EAR: SONGS & CALLS OF BERKSHIRE BIRDS
April 6th, Saturday, 10AM-12PM
Learning to identify the calls and songs of birds can be fun and challenging. Making connections between bird songs and the ecosystems or places they occur can help sort and classify the myriad bird songs into manageable groups. The experts at Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary will share the tricks to sound identification, review helpful resources for birding and teach you to hear bird sounds in the context of habitat, behavior and more. $10 - 15
Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary. 472 West Mountain Road. Lenox MA. 413.637.0320
While in Lenox discover our favorite things!
SEEING NAPLES: REPORTS FROM THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS
April 6th, Saturday, 4PM
Seeing Naples: Reports from the Shadow of Vesuvius is a book of travel writing inspired by Daniel Rothbart’s experiences as a Fulbright scholar in Naples during the 1990s. Rothbart combines personal narrative with stories from the city’s history, ancient and modern, that speak to Neapolitan values and culture. The author will be joined by critic and poet Wayne Koestenbaum and Editor and Co-Publisher of Edgewise Press, Richard Milazzo in this panel discussion event. As stated in Hyperalleric “if you can afford the flight, go to Naples tomorrow—but if you cannot, get this book today.” Or, hear the tales first-hand from the brilliant author. Free.
Hudson Hall. 327 Warren Street. Hudson NY. 518.822.1438
SPRING SUPPER: FEEDING THE FARMERS
April 8th, Monday, 6- 8PM
Celebrate the fresh bounty of spring at Berkshire Grown’s annual Spring Supper to support local food and farmers through Berkshire Grown’s own work and through local organization Share the Bounty. The evening begins with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres created by Alex Hammond of Mezze Restaurant Group followed by a dinner prepared by Chef Hammond alongside the chefs of The Old Inn on the Green, Morgan’s at The Interlaken Inn, The Country Club of Pittsfield and the master chocolatier at H.R. Zeppelin Fine Handmade Chocolates. A live auction of incredible prizes follows the dinner! $125 Berkshire Grown Members, $150 Non-members, $65 Farmers.
The Country Club of Pittsfield. 639 South Street. Pittsfield MA. 413.528.0041
THE BOOK OF MORMON: FEELING PLAYFUL
April 9th-14th, Tuesday - Sunday, times vary
The Book of Mormon, declared “the best musical of this century” in The New York Times, continues to shine and delight audiences as it tours around the world. Now, the Tony Award Best Musical, not to mention favorite of Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show, is coming to the Palace Theatre in Waterbury. This musical satire (with explicit language) is laugh out loud funny and ultimately shows a vision of tolerance and love overcoming religious differences. $39 - 95.
The Palace Theatre. 100 East Main Street. Waterbury CT. 203.346.2000