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North Adams Happenings: Wednesday,  October 29th – Tuesday, November 4th

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North Adams Happenings
Brought to you by the MCLA Berkshire Cultural Resource Center
and the North Adams Office of Tourism & Community Events
Wednesday,  October 29th – Tuesday, November 4th
Save The Date:  Saturday, November 8th

MARGARET A. HART ‘35 SCHOLARSHIP CONCERT:
CRAIG HARRIS CELEBRATES THE MUSIC OF SUN RA

MCLA Church Street Center
Eleanor Furst Roberts Auditorium
7:30PM
$15
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Backed by the Dartmouth College Barbary Coast Jazz Ensemble as well as some of New York City’s finest musicians, Craig Harris channels the spirit and music of the prolific jazz prophet Sun Ra.

Wednesday, October 29th

North Adams Public Library:
Preschool Story Time

Youth Services Department, 2nd floor
74 Church Street
(413) 662-3133 ext. 14
10:30 AM
FREE
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Bring your preschooler (ages 3-6) to the second floor of the public library for story time! For more information, email naplib@yahoo.com.

Let’s Dance!

SOMA (Eclipse Mill Artist Lofts, #407)
243 Union Street
(413) 626-2463
6-7 PM
$8-10 donation suggested

After a short warm-up we’ll allow the fun, funky, enticing music move our bodies. Join us in a relaxed, judgment-free zone.  Experience the joy and exhilaration that comes from dancing freely. Absolutely no experience necessary.  Lights will be dimmed and no one will be watching. Dance floor is heated!
 

Bike Path Meeting

Greylock School Cafeteria
100 Phelps Avenue
6-8 PM
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The City of North Adams and BRPC are working to identify a feasible route for the North Adams sections of the Berkshire (Ashuwillticook) Bicycle and Walking Trail. Please join us at this open house to learn about the preliminary route of the section between Williamstown and North Adams, the potential benefits and impacts of a bike path, and to provide YOUR input. Questions? Contact the North Adams Office of Community Development at 413-662-3000 x3025 or mgreer@northadams-ma.gov

FLINTFACE with special guest Luke Tobin

The Parlor Café
303 Ashland Street
(413) 346-4279
8 PM
FREE
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A musician from West Philidelphia, FLINTFACE has come to North Adams to grace us with his musical presence. Joining him on the stage with be MCLA undergrad Luke Tobin. Don’t miss out on this night of great music from both near and far. Grab a bite to eat or a delicious beverage while you’re at it!

 

Thursday, October 30th

Water & Earth Opening Reception

MCLA’s Gallery 51
51 Main Street
(413) 664-8718
4 PM – 7 PM
FREE
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Join us for an opening reception with the artists. Water & Earth exhibits the artwork of regional, national, and international artists who deal with issues of ecology, the environment, and nature. The show explores the possibility of art reaching deeply into the collective values of culture in order to initiate awareness and agency.

Trivia Night at The Pitcher’s Mound

The Pitcher’s Mound Pub
218 Ashland Street
(413) 663-8390
8:30 PM
FREE
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Do you enjoy a good game of trivia? How about a competitive crowd? If so be Mound bound on Thursday night as trivia returns! Eat great food and enjoy an ice cold beer as you test your knowledge of worldly facts. 

Halloween
Friday, October 31st

Community Yoga Classes

Frog Lotus Yoga
189 Beaver Street, Suite #207
(413) 664-8686
4:30-5:45 PM
$5 suggested donation
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Come enjoy our beautiful studio space and connect with the kula - or local community – through yoga! These are open doors classes welcome to all levels and fitness abilities. Our Community Yoga classes will vary in response to the group. This is a fun upbeat class for everybody, every level, and every wallet.

North Adams Halloween Trick-or-Treating

City wide
(413) 664-6180
5:30-7 PM
FREE
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It’s that time of the year again, get ready to hit the streets and come home with a big bag of goodies! A few things to remember: have fun but use caution, wear reflective clothing/ use a flashlight, a responsible adult should be with children at all times, and be sure all candy is packaged properly and inspected.

Friday Night Fun Club

Northern Berkshire YMCA
22 Brickyard Court
(413) 663-6529
6-8 PM
FREE
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YMCA opens its doors for any youth aged 8-14 for an evening of fun and games. Swimming, gym games, athletic tournaments, and many more activities will be available; come in and play!
 

Berkshire Battalion vs Danbury Whalers

Peter W. Foote Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ice Rink
1267 Church Street
(413) 664-8185
7:35 PM
Adults $12.00 , Kids(10 and under) $9.00
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The Berkshire Battalion are home Friday, October 31st at 7:35 pm vs. the Danbury Whalers.  This is first of 8 home games vs. the Whalers. At this game fans are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume.  In between the 2nd & 3rd period fans will be invited out onto the ice.  The contestant with the best costume as voted on by the fans will win a new TV. The contest is open to fans of all ages. Kids under 12 who pre-register for the event will receive a complimentary ticket to the game. To preregister contact  Heather Lane at 413-652-1010 or by email at hlane@berkshirebattalion.com.

 

Halloween Party Featuring DJ MOVE

Freight Yard Pub
3 Furnace Street
(413) 663-6547
8 PM
FREE
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Head on over the Freight Yard Pub and celebrate Halloween with fun costumes, cool prizes, great food, and music. Don’t forget to enter the costume party at 10 PM! There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes for those who dress to impress on this ghoulish occasion. 

 

Open Mic Night at The Parlor Café

The Parlor Cafe
303 Ashland Street
(413) 346-4279       
8 PM
FREE/Donations accepted

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Interested in listening to some fantastic local talent? Head on over to The Parlor Café! Have a coffee, tea, or beer while you enjoy poetry, music, and so much more in the relaxing company of friends.

 

Karaoke Friday at State Street Tavern

167 State Street
(413) 664-9151
9 PM-1 AM
FREE
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Boogie on over to State Street Tavern and sing some tunes! Serenade the crowd by yourself or pull a group together and give them a show they’ll never forget!

Saturday, November 1st

Freight Yard Pub Musician: Jim Withurdy

Freight Yard Pub
3 Furnace Street
(413) 663-6547
8 PM
FREE
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Head on over to the Freight Yard Pub for a tasty meal, beverage, and wonderful music performed by Jim Withurdy.
 
 

Dia de los Muertos Celebration

The Parlour Cafe
303 Ashland Street
(413) 346-4279
7PM doors, 8PM show
FREE

Join North Adams only Dia de Los Muertos celebration. Costumes, craziness, pinatas, music and this year there will be a processional to the Halloween Hangover at the Elks Lodge. The lineup this year features: Cold Windy Nips; Immune Friction; Bellafina Boys’ Choir; Leap The Dips & Hill Haints.

 

Halloween Hangover

Elks Lodge
100 Eagle Street
(413)664-9039
8 PM – 2 AM
$5
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This Halloween Weekend come to the biggest, wildest and spookiest party in the Berkshires!  Entertainment to be provided by area favorites DJ iamsam & Elixer as well as Digital Spectrum (LIVE), DJ mOve, Milo The Pony and More! There will be: costume contests (with big prizes!), Spooky Photo Booth with MRJZ Photography, FREE Candy and Snacks, Music for all Tastes, Cash Bar. Event is 21+  
 

Sunday, November 2nd

Community Yoga Classes

Frog Lotus Yoga
189 Beaver Street, Suite #207
(413) 664-8686
4:30-5:45 PM
$5 suggested donation
click here for more information

Come enjoy our beautiful studio space and connect with the kula – or local community – through yoga! These are open doors classes welcome to all levels and fitness abilities. Our Community Yoga classes will vary in response to the group. This is a fun upbeat class for everybody, every level, and every wallet.

Monday, November 3rd

Eat + Think Trivia 

PUBLIC: Eat+Drink
34 Holden Street
(413) 664-4444
8:30 PM
FREE
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Test your skills and knowledge while enjoying a pint from PUBLIC’s fine beer selection. The winning team will take home a $25 Gift Certificate!

 

Tuesday, November 4th

North Adams Public Library: Toddler Time

Youth Services Department, 2nd floor
74 Church Street
(413) 662-3133 ext. 14
10:30 AM
FREE
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Bring your toddler (ages 1-3) to the second floor of the library for playtime! For more information, email naplib@yahoo.com.

$5 Tuesdays!

North Adams Movieplex
86 Main Street
(413) 663-6300
All Day
$5 non-3D movies/$6.50 3D movies
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Come down to the North Adams Movieplex with your family and friends for cheap movies!

Trivia with Bam!

303 Ashland Street
(413) 346-4279
9:30 PM
FREE
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Trivia night has hit The Parlor! Stop by and sign up Tuesday at 9-915, questions start at 930

Strategize with long term teams, we’ll keep track of winners!

From Our Neighbors

Williamstown

Milham Planetarium Shows

  inside the Old Hopkins Observatory
(413) 597-2188
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Williams College invites you to experience the wonders of our universe! Astronomy students at the college will host free shows for the public on the following Friday evenings at 8 p.m.: Sept 12, 19, and 26; October 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31; November 7, 14, 21, and 28; and December 5.  Audiences will be treated to shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector, installed in April 2005. For reservations (recommended) contact Michele Rech at (413) 597-2188 or email at mcr4@williams.edu. Others will be admitted as space permits. Large groups should call for special appointments. Shows will last about 50 minutes.

 

Opportunities

MASS MoCA Internship Program
 

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MASS MoCA seeks full-time interns for various departments. Spend any season in the culturally rich, naturally beautiful Berkshires, while gaining invaluable professional experience in the arts. Paid interns are given $100/week stipend and free housing within a block of the complex (cable, internet, and utilities included). Winter/Spring Application deadline: Monday, November 3, 2014 Internship Dates: Monday, Jan 5, 2015 – Monday, May 25, 2015

Calling all Massachusetts artist-entrepreneurs!
 

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MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists project is now accepting applications for its 2014 cycle. Apply now and join a group of artists who have been growing their businesses with the help of A4A since 2008. Selected artists will have the opportunity to receive working capital funds, free professional development workshops, and one-on-one business & financial counseling. To qualify, you must be a creative entrepreneur in any discipline, live or do your creative work in Massachusetts, and meet certain financial eligibility guidelines. Interested? Find more information and download the application at the Assets for Artists website! Questions? Write the A4A team at assetsforartists@massmoca.org  

North Adams Happenings is brought to you by the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center and the North Adams Office of Tourism and Community Events.
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