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GET LOUD – A Celebration of Banned Books on SUN, OCT 1, 3:00pm at Williams College Bronfman Auditorium

Sponsored by The Milne Public Library & Friends of the Library & W’town League of Women Voters — come hear readings of banned books, introduced by writers Jim & Karen Shepard.  Readers include: Jessica Hecht, Jamal Ahamad, Peggy Kern, Tamanika Terry Steward, Rebecca Tucker-Smith.   Bronfman Auditorium is in the science building at 18 Hosxey St, Williamstown.

W’town Historical Museum invites all to: “FALL HARVEST FAIR” on SUN, OCT. 8, 11am-3pm

A lively day of family fun! Featuring music by Rosin the Beaux, food by Wild Oats Market, a variety of lawn games for all ages, raffles, local vendors, carnival booths, cake walk! More info at: Williamstown Historical Museum

W’town Community Chest fundraiser: THE FUN RUN begins 9:00am SAT SEPT 30 at W’town Youth Center.

Support the Community Chest! ONLINE REGISTRATION–HERE!  The cost for the 5K race is $15.00 per runner .. for the 1 mile Walk/Run $5.00 per participant; children age 5 & under may participate at no charge.   Scholarships are available. The Community Chest accepts Venmo, Paypal, credit cards, cash, check.

The Fun Run races, sponsored by MountainOne, are open to everyone, veteran or first-time runners, as well as daily or occasional walkers.  Families with pets and strollers are also welcome to join the fun. M&J’s Taste of Home will be dishing out delicious eats and Nicole from Jumpstart Running will get the crowd warmed up for an exciting Williamstown Community Chest Fun Run!

Both race events begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2023 at the Williamstown Youth Center, 66 School Street.

For 96 years, the Williamstown Community Chest has provided funding to local human service agencies and organizations that serve the northern Berkshire area.   The generosity of people, businesses, and organizations throughout our community makes this possible.

Online registration is open. 

“Mohican Travels Through Storymapping” multimedia talk on Fri, Sept. 22, 2:00pm at Williams College, Griffin 3.

Maggie Bennett, a member of the Stockbridge Munsee Community will be give a multimedia talk — Bridging geographic information systems, photography, history, and even archaeology, storymapping allows indigenous and non-indigenous learners alike to associate modern day sites with Mohican history.

In addition: On Saturday, Sept. 23, 11:00am Bennett will be giving a talk at The Mission House in Stockbridge, MA, as part of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community’s exhibit/speaker series, “Our Lands, Our Home, Our Heart / Nda’keenã , Weekeyaak , Nda’anã.” The event at The Mission house is a ticketed event. Here is the link to register: