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4/16 On April 16 at 7 pm, the League of Women Voters of Williamstown is sponsoring a public forum for the candidates running for the office of selectman in Williamstown. The forum will be in the Selector's Room at the Town Hall in Williamstown. League President Anne Skinner will moderate.  Each candidate will make opening and closing statements, and members of the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions. Willinet will record the event. The town elections will be held May 13 at the Williamstown Elementary School.

4/16 On April 16 at 7 pm, the League of Women Voters of Williamstown is sponsoring a public forum for the candidates running for the office of selectman in Williamstown. The forum will be in the Selector's Room at the Town Hall in Williamstown. League President Anne Skinner will moderate.  Each candidate will make opening and closing statements, and members of the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions. Willinet will record the event. The town elections will be held May 13 at the Williamstown Elementary School.
  
4/17 Joseph Ellis, one of the country’s foremost scholars of U.S. history, will present a lecture at Williams College on Thursday, April 17. The lecture, titled “Leadership at the American Founding,” will take place at 7:30 PM in Griffin Hall, room 3. The event is free and open to the public. 
 
4/18 The American Legion Auxiliary of Pownal Post 90 will be serving a Fish and Chips dinner from 5-7 PM on Friday April 18 at the Legion on Route 7 in Pownal VT.  You’ll enjoy fried haddock, French fries and cole slaw.  Dessert is included and beverages will be available. Dinner will be $8.50 for adults, $4 for children 12 and under.  Everyone’s welcome!
 

 
4/19 “Diplomatic History”, the journal for the study of U.S. diplomatic relations, will host a workshop at Williams College on Saturday, April 19, to mark the centenary of World War I. The conference is titled “Legacies of the Great War: A Centennial Commemoration,” and the proceedings will be published in the September 2014 issue of the journal. The workshop, with four panels each lasting 90 minutes, will take place in Griffin Hall, room 3, starting at 9 AM. For more information go online to leadership-studies.williams.edu .The event is free and open to the public. 
 
4/19 The Williams College Department of Music presents the Williams Percussion Ensemble in a concert titled “Sextet” on Saturday, April 19 at 8 PM in Chapin Hall on the Williams campus. The Ensemble is known for creating programs featuring cutting edge new and experimental music, and important works of the twentieth-century. This free event is open to the public.
 
4/26 Northern Berkshire Relay for Life Team “Homeward Bound” will be holding a Tag Sale at 65 Meadowview Drive in Cheshire on Saturday, April 26 from 9 to 3.  Proceeds to go towards the Relay set for May 30-31 in North Adams. 
 
4/27 The 13th annual Jocelyn Elizabeth LeClair Memorial Scholarship Race will take place on Sunday May 4 at Clarksburg State Forest. It’s a 5K run and a 1-mile fun run/walk.  T-shirts are available to the first 150 to register either for the 5K or fun run. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in each age group in the 5K.  Pre-entry is $15, but must be received by April 27. It’ll be $20 on race day.  Registration will begin at 9 AM.   Runners will start at 10 AM, walkers at 10:30.  More info:  Pat LeClair at 663-7805 or 413-446-1707.
 
4/27 Northern Berkshire Relay for Life Team “North Adams Police Beat Walkers” will be holding a GIANT TAG SALE on Sunday April 27, starting at 9AM.  They’ll be set up in the parking lot at Joe Wolfe Field closest to the walking track.  Rain date: Sunday May 4. For info or to donate items contact Mary Ann King at maryannking@northadams-ma.gov  or call 413-884-4036​

4/30 Williamstown’s Milne Library website now includes Atomic online computer classes. Over 300 tutorials on all computer platforms including Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Google, and software.  Also, applications such as Twitter, Pinterest, Skype, and hundreds more. Visit www.milnelibrary.org  
 
4/30 Berkshire Community Action Council’s 1st Prom Dress Drive continues until May 1st.  Donate a gently used dress and/or suit to help a high school student be able to attend their prom.  All clothing will benefit “Once Upon a Dance.”  Donations may be dropped off at the BCAC office, 85 Main St., North Adams.  Call 663-3014 for more info. 

 
5/4 Northern Berkshire Relay for Life Team “Zumba in the Berkshires” will present a Spring Craft/Tag Sale on Sunday May 4 at 69 Union Street, North Adams.  From 9-2 you’ll find many AMAZING businesses under one roof, as well as many other tables with homemade crafts, jewelry, Avon products, baked goods, and gently used items.  All proceeds go to the Northern Berkshire Relay for Life coming up in May.
 
 5/15 Northern Berkshire Relay for Life Team “Johnny's Journey” is holding a fundraising raffle for a Homemade "Live, Laugh, Love" bench valued at $450 ! Tickets are $5 each or 3/$10 and are available at That's a Wrap or Snip Cut  or from any “Johnny's Journey” team members.
  
5/15 Northern Berkshire Relay for Life Team “Johnny's Journey” will be giving away free hair service for one year valued at $250 and free chemical service for one year valued at $600, with services provided by Jennifer Boucher at Snip Cut. It’s a fundraiser for the Relay for Life coming up this spring. Tickets are available at Snip Cut.


5/18 In collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Williamstown, Willinet will tape a Warrant Review for the Williamstown Town Meeting. Jane Allen and Andy Hogeland will lead the session, which will be aired several times on Willinet before the Town Meeting on May 20. Broadcast dates will be published in the Willinet schedule.
 
5/29 Northern Berkshire Relay for Life Team “North Adams Police Beat Walkers” will be holding a drawing for a gas grill at the Relay in North Adams on May 30.  Tickets are $5 each, available from any North Adams Police Officer or at North Adams Police Department.

5/30 Northern Berkshire Relay For Life “Team Zumba” is having a fundraising raffle, with a 1st Prize of a Day of Beauty at the Williamstown Clip Shop, a $50 Gift Certificate to BassWater Grill, and One month of Zumba at Zumba in the Berkshires! There’s also a 2nd prize of a DVD player from Central Radio, and 3rd prize: a basket of assorted DVDs and autographs of people from movies and TV. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10 and are available through team members or at any Team Zumba fundraisers. Drawing will be held at Relay on May 31.

With support from Berkshire United Way, Habitat for Humanity will once again offer free tax preparation service, known as the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.  Households making less than $52,000 a year are eligible.  In North County, the service will be offered in North Adams at BCAC Northern Berkshire County.  Call 663-3014 for info.   Also, the countywide VITA program is still looking for volunteers. Contact Habitat for more information at 413-881-5500.

 
YOUR LOCAL GOODWILL STORE FEATURES THESE WEEKLY SPECIALS:  $2 TUESDAYS, WHEN CLOTHING PRICED AT $4 IS JUST $2;  SENIOR DISCOUNT WEDNESDAYS, WITH 15% OFF IF YOU’RE 55 AND OVER; AND $3 THURSDAYS, WHEN CLOTHING REGULARLY $5.50 OR $6 SELLS FOR $3.  GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF THE BERKSHIRES…SERVING THE BERKSHIRES AND SOUTHERN VERMONT WITH STORES AT 166 STATE ST., NORTH ADAMS, ALSO IN PITTSFIELD AND LEE.

North Adams Ambulance Service will be holding FREE car seat safety checks from 8 AM-Noon on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month from Sept. through May.  They’ll be held at the Ambulance station, 10 Harris St., North Adams.  For questions or appointments please call 664-6680 Ext. 6 .

THE NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY HAS LINKED UP WITH AMAZON.COM THROUGH ONE OF ITS MEMBERSHIPS TO HELP SUPPORT THE LIBRARY. AT NO COST TO YOU, WHEN YOU SHOP FOR BOOKS, MOVIES, ELECTRONICS, GIFTS AND MORE AT AMAZON, A PERCENTAGE OF YOUR PURCHASE WILL BE DONATED TO THE LIBRARY.  JUST GO TO WWW.WOWBRARY.ORG/NORTHADAMS AND CLICK ON “SHOP AT AMAZON” BEFORE YOU MAKE YOUR PURCHASE.  IT’S EASY, FREE, AND ANOTHER GREAT WAY TO SUPPORT THE NORTH ADAMS PUBLIC LIBRARY.

The Parish of Pope John Paul the Great, on Columbia St. in Adams reminds you that their Charity Center is open to serve residents of Adams, Cheshire and Savoy. It's open on Wednesdays from 11 AM-1 PM and 4-6 PM, with a food pantry, children and adult clothing and infant products. If you have any questions please call 743-4189.
  
IF YOU ARE SEEKING TO HEAL FROM YOUR HURTS, HABITS AND HANG-UPS YOU’RE WELCOME TO “CELEBRATE RECOVERY” ON WEDNESDAYS FROM 7 TO 8:30 PM AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF WILLIAMSTOWN, 31 MAIN ST.  MEETINGS WILL ALSO INCLUDE A POT
LUCK SUPPER ON THE LAST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH, BEGINNING AT 6:30 PM.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 413-458-4811.
 
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