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Our downtown businesses are ready to welcome you back!
For the health and safety of everyone downtown, please maintain a physical distance of 6 feet from other individuals and always wear your mask unless seated down to eat.

Let’s work together to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Pittsfield, MA: The Heart of the Berkshires

In this short video, Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. shares favorite photo memories new and old of downtown Pittsfield. Take a look, maybe you or a friend are featured!

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Guardian to distribute “Brighten the Day” kits for children on Sunday!


The Pittsfield Campus Women’s Leadership Network (WLN), in partnership with the New Moon Lodge of Freemasons, will distribute Brighten the Day kits for children ages 6-12 on Sunday, July 19, from 11 am to 1 pm, in the Guardian parking lot at 700 South Street in Pittsfield. 
 

The kits are free and will be distributed while supplies last. Children must be present to receive the kits, and all participants must wear face masks.

HARRY CLARKE
August 5–16


Tuesday 8/11 and Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7:30 pm
Sunday at 3 pm

A sexually charged and wickedly funny one-man thriller, Harry Clarke, by acclaimed playwright and solo artist David Cale (Lillian, A Likely Story) starring BSC Associate Artist Mark H. Dold (BSC’s Breaking the Code, Freud’s Last Session) is the story of a shy midwestern man leading an outrageous double life as the cocky Londoner Harry Clarke. Moving to New York City and presenting himself as an Englishman, he charms his way into a wealthy family’s life as the seductive and precocious Harry, whose increasingly risky and dangerous behavior threatens to undo more than his persona. 
Click here to learn more about our social distancing and safety policies.


Barrington Stage Company
Boyd-Quinson Mainstage
30 Union Street, Pittsfield, MA
Box Office: 413.236.8888

barringtonstageco.org

Upcoming Live Events at The Colonial Theatre!

THE NAUGHTON FAMILY IN CONCERT
July 24 and 25 at 8 pm

Outside under the Tent
in The Colonial Parking Lot
BTG’s Pittsfield Campus, 111 South Street, Pittsfield


Tickets: $100. Click here to purchase!

Featuring singer/songwriter Greg Naughton, Tony Award-winner James Naughton (Chicago, City of Angels), Broadway actress and BTG alumni Keira Naughton and Tony Award-winner Kelli O’Hara (The King and I), the Naughton family brings an incredible evening of great entertainment. Packed with an extensive songbook of wide-ranging genres, the night will have group numbers, sweet duets, funny originals and powerful solos.



GODSPELL
Running: August 6–September 4
Outside under the Tent
in The Colonial Parking Lot
BTG’s Pittsfield Campus, 111 South Street, Pittsfield


conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak
music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
originally produced on the New York Stage by Edgar Lansbury, Stuart Duncan,
Joseph Beruh

directed by Alan Filderman
music direction by Andrew Baumer
choreography by Gerry McIntyre

Tickets: Preview: $75
All Other Tickets: $100
Click here to purchase tickets!


In this timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love, a group of eccentric disciples help Jesus teach a variety of parables through interactive games and a heaping dose of humor. Led by the international hit, "Day by Day," Godspell features a parade of beloved songs by Tony, Academy and Grammy Award-Winner, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden), including: “By My Side” “Save The People” and “All for the Best.”

Over 40 stops around the city to visit!
Drive, walk or bike around to check out the amazing artwork happening in Pittsfield by all of our talented artists!

Be sure to maintain social distancing and wear a mask if around others!


This event was originally scheduled for July 3 and 10, but was postponed due to inclement weather.


RAIN DATE: Saturday, July 18, 4 to 8 pm

For up to the minute updates, please visit the Facebook event by clicking here. First Fridays Artswalk is not a coordinator of this event so all questions should be directed to drivewalkbikeart@gmail.com.

Berkshire Museum Camp@Home

Register now for weekly programs through August 21!

The Berkshire Museum’s popular summer camp programs have moved online! Campers entering grades 1 through 6 can enjoy 5 days of hands-on activities and educational fun from home with Camp@Home. Each week-long program comes with a Camp@Home Kit that includes everything you need to complete all projects, plus live and recorded video sessions, call-in office hours with the museum’s expert educators, opportunities to chat with fellow campers, and more.

What are your kids doing next week? Register by Wednesday, July 15 for July 20 to 24!

Click here to browse camps now!

Downtown Pittsfield Ambassadors are officially on the streets of Downtown Pittsfield!

Meet this summer's Ambassadors: Amarie Starr, Melvin Wright, Alex Desrochers and Liam Tremlett.

This year, the program will focus on downtown’s response to COVID-19 by providing masks to people that do not have them, picking up trash, and helping guide foot traffic to places to eat and shop.

Thanks to the City of Pittsfield, Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Lee Bank, and Pittsfield Garden Tour for their generous sponsorship of the program!

Click here for more information!


Click here to see Spectrum News' feature on the program!

Outdoor Classes and a Free Zoom Test Run from BYDF!

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness is thrilled to announce that their outdoor classes are up and running! They have expanded their outdoor class schedule to offer you lots of new class options at some of the most beautiful locations in the Berkshires!
(Stay tuned for more coming soon!)

Pre-registration is required for all outdoor classes due to class size limitations and Massachusetts reopening guidelines.


CLICK HERE to view the schedule and reserve your spot!

Outdoor Class Schedule
(Click on class name for more info)

Peaceful Warrior Yoga at Springside Park
with Lawrence Carroll
Every Sunday, 8:30 to 9:30 am


Yoga on Mt. Greylock
with Rachael Plaine
1st Sunday of the month: 5 to 6 pm
August 2 - Sept. 6


Full Body Yoga Tone at Springside Park
with Michelle Marie
Every Monday & Thursday, 5:30 to 6:30 pm


Peaceful Flow Yoga at Brattle Farm
with Julie Pellerin-Herrera
Wednesdays, 4 to 5 pm
July 15 - August 12


Radiant Child Yoga at Brattle Farm
with Julie Pellerin-Herrera
Fridays, 10:15 to 11 am
July 31, Aug. 7, Aug. 21


Yoga at Onota Lake
Zumba at Onota Lake
with Rachael Plaine
2nd & 4th Saturday of the month
9 to 10 am (Yoga) & 10:15 to 11:15 am (Zumba)
July 25, August 8, August 22


Barre at Onota Lake
with Jillian Bamford
Sundays, 10 to 11 am
July 12 - August 2
Every other Saturday, 9 to 10 am
July 18, August 1, August 15, August 29


Gentle Yoga at Springside Park
with Joy Ruben
Tuesdays, 5 to 6 pm  

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Zoom Test Run!
Yoga & Zumba via Zoom
with Rachael Plaine


BYDF is testing out the Zoom integration on their new software this week and would love to have you join them (free of charge!) for a virtual class, while they work out the kinks!

After months of quarantine and finding their way through this new digital world, BYDF is working hard to streamline their offerings, so that things can run as smoothly as possible for all of their loyal fans and new followers!

The following classes will be offered
by online registration via Zoom this week
(instead of Facebook Live or the previous way you accessed Zumba on Zoom)

Tues. 7/14
6:30 to 7:30 pm - Zumba

Wed. 7/15
9 to 10 am - Gentle/Moderate Flow Yoga

Fri. 7/17
9 to 10 am - Moderate Flow Yoga
5:30 to 6:30 pm - Candle Light Yoga


CLICK HERE for more details

"We can't wait to see you this summer!"
With Love, Peace & Blessings,
Rachael & All of Us at BYDF



Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
"Find Joy Through Movement"
55 North St., Pittsfield
413.418.4001

www.BerkshireYogaDanceFitness.com
Find @berkshireyogadancefitness on Facebook
Follow @berkshireyogadancefitness on Instagram
Subscribe to our YouTube Channel

BTG Sunset Cinema Outside at Taconic High School
Tickets: $25, per car. Buy here: www.berkshiretheatregroup.org

Movie begins at 8:30 pm (sunset), gates open at 6:30 pm

- Wednesday, July 15: 
The Wiz Live!
- Thursday, July 16: Jurassic Park
- Friday, July 17: The Iron Giant
- Saturday, July 18: Coco


Relive an American pastime! BTG Sunset Cinema makes way for timeless entertainment and family fun! Drive up and enjoy family friendly movies in the comfort and safety of your vehicle at the Taconic High School Parking Lot.

5th Anniversary Storewide Sale!!

25% off the entire store throughout the month of July. Our way to say thank you to our loyal customers! ~Cara & Laurie


Dory & Ginger
299 North St., Pittsfield
413.553.4200

www.doryandginger.com
Follow @doryandginger on Facebook
Follow @doryandginger on Instagram
Mission is Back!!!!!

Wednesday through Sunday, 5:30-10 pm, featuring a crisp new summer menu!



Mission Restaurant
438 North St., Pittsfield
413.499.1736

www.missionberkshires.com
Follow @missionberkshires on Facebook


Photo credit Molly Hudlin

Visit Arrowhead!

The Berkshire County Historical Society at Herman Melville's Arrowhead is now open for tours by reservation, Thursday-Monday. Please visit www.mobydick.org for more information.


Berkshire Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead
780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield
413.442.1793

www.mobydick.org
Follow Arrowhead on Facebook!

Hancock Shaker Village is now open 10-4 Thursday-Sunday!

No advance tickets required!


Hancock Shaker Village
1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield
413.443.0188

hancockshakervillage.org
Follow @hancockshakervillage on Facebook
Follow @hancockshakervillage on Instagram
Find Hancock Shaker Village on YouTube!

Marketplace Family Dinners are returning home to Thursday nights!

Place your order by Wednesday at 2:30 pm at any of the Marketplace's three locations for pick up on Thursday!


Marketplace Cafe - Pittsfield
53 North St., Pittsfield
413.358.4777

marketplacekitchen.com
Find @OurMPC on Facebook


Pittsfield Prospers hosts an Inter-generational Community Conversation
Thursday, July 16, 6 to 7:30 pm

Join this community conversation to explore how our recent common experience with the pandemic has created an opportunity to move our community forward together in new and positive ways. Some of us saw the social and economic upheaval triggered by the departure of General Electric almost four decades ago, others have only heard about it. We can rewrite Pittsfield’s story if we combine the lessons of the past with the energy and vision of younger people.

Send an email to
pittsfieldprospers@gmail.com to receive a link to the July 16 Zoom session.

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