Central Berkshire County

Saturday, Aug 30

Farmers Market (Pittsfield) Saturday, August 30 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Parking lot across from Pittsfield Common
Corner of Fenn and First streets, Pittsfield
Admission is free.

Weekly farmers market in Pittsfield featuring fresh farm products from local farmers, music, activities, education and more. Read more here.
Fishing for Kids (Pittsfield) Saturday, August 30 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Pittsfield State Forest
1041 Cascade St., Pittsfield
Free; parking $2.

Children ages 5- 13 years old accompanied by an adult will meet at Berry Pond for a morning of fishing. Fishing poles are available for loan. More information at mass.gov.
Michaels Kids Club (Pittsfield) Saturday, August 30 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Michaels
Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield
$2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid.

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Sessions starting every half hour from 10-11:30 a.m.. See a store associate to join the fun! For a list of weekly activities go online to michaels.com.
Michaels Kids Club (Pittsfield) Saturday, August 30 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Michaels
Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield
$2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid.

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Sessions starting every half hour from 10-11:30 a.m.. See a store associate to join the fun! For a list of weekly activities go online to michaels.com.
Kitchen Kaboom (Pittsfield) Saturday, August 30 | 11:00 am
Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
Free with museum admission; registration required.

A monthly kid-friendly science series at which visitors to the Berkshire Museum can [retend to be mad scientists performing thrilling — and fun — science experiments: All experiments are kid-safe and can be recreated using items found in almost any...
Chow Time at the Berkshire Museum (Pittsfield) Saturday, August 30 | 12:30 pm
Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
Free with museum admission.

Join museum staff in the aquarium for an interactive look at what it takes to feed some of Berkshire Museum’s most interesting residents. Free with Museum admission. berkshiremuseum.org.
Story Time and Craft with Bri (Pittsfield) Saturday, August 30 | 1:00 pm
Barnes and Noble
555 Hubbard Avenue , Pittsfield
Free

A weekly Saturday afternoon story time with Barnes and Noble staffer Bri featuring the reading of a story or two and a related craft. barnesandnoble.com.

Monday, Sep 01

Beginner Drumming at the Lichtenstein (Pittsfield) Monday, September 1 | 6:00 pm
Lichtenstein Center for the Arts
28 Renne Avenue, Pittsfield
$10

Weekly drop-in drumming workshop for beginners introducing participants to a selection of drums and music from a variety of cultures, led by Aimee Gelinas. Drums are provided. For more information contact Aimee at aimee@gaiaroots.com.
Advanced Drumming at the Lichtenstein (Pittsfield) Monday, September 1 | 7:00 pm
Lichtenstein Center for the Arts
28 Renne Avenue, Pittsfield
$10

Weekly drop-in drumming workshop for advanced drummers utilizing drums and music from a variety of cultures, led by Aimee Gelinas. Drums are provided. For more information contact Aimee at aimee@gaiaroots.com.

Thursday, Sep 04

Play & Learn with Jenn (Pittsfield) Thursday, September 4 | 10:00 am
Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library)
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
Free

A weekly playgroup for children ages 1 1/2 to 5, featuring stories songs and games. No registration required. Co-sponsored by Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) and the Berkshire Athenaeum. pittsfieldlibrary.org. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an...

Friday, Sep 05

WeeMuse Adventures (Pittsfield) Friday, September 5 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
Free with museum admission.

Each week will feature a different experience: songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more. Program geared towards children 18 months to 3 years. Older and younger siblings are always welcome. berkshiremuseum.org.

Saturday, Sep 06

DIY Building Workshop for Kids (Pittsfield) Saturday, September 6 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Home Depot
Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield
Free

Workshops teach children ages 5 to 12 do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron and a commemorative pin. One workshop kit,...