Central Berkshire County

Monday, Jul 06

Fun at the Farm Monday, July 6 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Melville’s Arrowhead Farm
780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield
Free

Explore Herman Melville’s Arrowhead Farm via this weekly outdoor playgroup for children ages 2 to 5 (siblings welcome) featuring nature-themed stories, activities and a healthy snack. Parents and children will be able to explore a different part of the farm...
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Cooper_from poster Monday, July 6 | 1:00 pm
Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library)
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
Free

Join library staff for a craft activity lasting for 30 - 40 minutes and are intended for children 5 - 12 years old. Registration is required (in person or by phone). Signups start one week prior to activity and is limited to...
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asian shadow puppets Monday, July 6 | 1:30 pm
Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
Free with museum admission.

Join museum staff in the Immortal Present: Art and East Asia galleries each week for a shadow puppet program and explore the art and history of this beautiful storytelling form. Watch as a short story unfolds on the screen, then...
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Tuesday, Jul 07

Fire_in_hands_pic Tuesday, July 7 | 1:00 pm
Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library)
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
Free

As part of the Pittsfield Library's summer reading programming, Norman Ng will present an afternoon of unforgettable magic. Norman combines original and amazing magic tricks with his unique style of story telling, action, and audience interaction. The curtain is pulled back...
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Maine Newborn Photographer Tuesday, July 7 | 1:00 pm
Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library)
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
Free

This show promises to be like no magic show you’ve ever seen. Norman views shows as a conversation with an audience rather than a performance for them. He involves the audience in ways no other performer does. He swings stuff,...
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crafts Tuesday, July 7 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pinegrove Park
High Street, Dalton
Free

Join Marissa Sprague at Pinegrove Park for arts & crafts fun, painting, beads and much more. Fun for kids of all ages. This free program is funded by the Town of Dalton Parks Program.
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Wednesday, Jul 08

farmers market 2 Wednesday, July 8 | 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Berkshire Mall
Old State Road & Route 8, Lanesborough
Free

This weekly farmers market features flowers, plants, baked good, tastings, local farmers and more. Call (413) 569-3663 for more info.
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asian shadow puppets Wednesday, July 8 | 1:30 pm
Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
Free with museum admission.

Join museum staff in the Immortal Present: Art and East Asia galleries each week for a shadow puppet program and explore the art and history of this beautiful storytelling form. Watch as a short story unfolds on the screen, then...
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legos Wednesday, July 8 | 4:00 pm
Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library)
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
Free

A monthly playgroup and LEGO club which meets the second Wednesday of each month at which kids ages 5 and up can use their imaginations to build a variety of LEGO creations around the theme of the month. pittsfieldlibrary.org.
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Pinegrove Park Wednesday, July 8 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pinegrove Park
High Street, Dalton
Free

A free program for preschoolers and toddlers with their parents run by Rachel McMahon.
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jacob's pillow Wednesday, July 8 | 6:15 pm
Jacob’s Pillow
George Carter Road, Becket
Free

Outdoor Inside/Out Performances are popular with all ages. Enjoy a variety of dance companies and styles on the new Henry J. Leir Stage at the breathtaking Marcia and Seymour Simon Performance Space, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, June 24 through...
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Thursday, Jul 09

playgroup Thursday, July 9 | 10:00 am
Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library)
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield
Free

A weekly playgroup and story time, cosponsored by Pittsfield Coordinated Family and Community Engagement, recommended for children ages 1.5 to 5, featuring stories, songs and games. pittsfieldlibrary.org.
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