Category Archives: Family Events

The Dance Center of the nation is only a bus ride away!

The Pittsfield-Pillow Express stops here!  Free round-trip bus transportation between Pittsfield and Jacob’s Pillow: the dance center of the nation is only a bus ride away! Saturdays | June 23-August 25, 2018 Pickups at 12:25 pm & 3:25 pm Drop-offs … Continue reading

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Family Scavenger Hunt: Saturday, March 17, 10:30a – 3:30p

Join the Family Scavenger Hunt this St. Patrick’s Day! The fun and hunt for prizes starts in the Children’s Library and will continue throughout the Library! Registration is required due to staggered start times. Please call (413 499-9480 ext 203) or … Continue reading

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Family Movie Night: Wonder

  Join us at 6 pm on Wednesday, March 14, for a screening of Wonder. Based on R J Palacio’s  best selling novel of the same name, Wonder tells the story of ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme … Continue reading

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Halloween at the Library: Saturday, October 28

  The Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield Public Library, is proud to host “Halloween at the Library,” a day of spooky-themed events for all ages on Saturday, October 28, from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. Please join us in the Auditorium starting at 11:00 … Continue reading

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Tuesday, February 15, 7 pm:Drum Away the Blues with Craig Harris

Craig Harris, Percussionist & Music educator, brings the music of South Africa, slides, drums, information and an evening of great family fun and participation. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum. Join us!

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Winter Wonderland (A Family Event): Saturday, January 8, 10:30 – 12 noon

Please join us on Saturday, January 8, 10:30 – 12 noon for this family event: We will be reading and viewing The Snowman and The Snowy Day, eating a healthy snack and making a snowman craft to take home! Sponsored … Continue reading

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Preschool Halloween Parade

It was all treats and no tricks as the Athenaeum’s annual  Halloween Parade kicked off at 11 am on Friday, October 31. Costumed preschoolers both scary and sweet received treats from staff at library public desks as the parade route wound its way through on … Continue reading

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