Drawing Classes with Margaret Buchte
Let your creativity flow in classes that teach art techniques in a relaxed and fun environment. All levels of artists are invited. Margaret will meet you at your skill level and teach techniques to help you improve. Registration required 5 days in advance for each class. Materials provided. FREE!

Wednesdays 2-4 p.m.

Jun 6 182AD75A

Jun 20 182AD75B

Jul 11   182AD75C

Jul 25   182AD75D


Berkshire South Writes with Maxene Kupperman-Guinals
Why and how do you live here? What makes you come to Berkshire South? What are your pleasures/hobbies/joys/sorrows? What do you love to eat? How do you work out? Share your story in poetry or prose in this class that helps you put your thoughts to paper. We will provide a book of class work and end with a party. Maxene Kupperman-Guiñals earned her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Southern Maine and was an English and Drama teacher for 35 years in NYC. She lives in Sandisfield in a geodesic dome, where she is writing a book of poetry. 182AD76A
Suggested donation $25.
Tuesdays 2-4 p.m.
Jul 10-31

Community Suppers
Mondays Serving 5- 6 p.m.
Join us for a delicious meal prepared by some of the finest chefs in the Berkshires. Greet your neighbors and meet new friends! Donations are gratefully accepted. We also collect non-perishable food items for local food banks. Please contribute, if you can. If you are interested in cooking a meal or volunteering on Mondays, please contact bbanker@berkshiresouth.org
or call 413-528-2810 x32.
FREE! No reservations required.

Sponsored in part by Greylock Federal Credit Union & Greylock Insurance Agency. and Marshalls


Community Garden
Want to grow your own vegetables but lack the space, tools, expertise? Sign up now for your plot in our Community Garden–a limited number are available. Our fenced garden has eight 4’ x 14’ raised beds with access to water. Provide your own seeds, plants and loving care. Call 413-528-2810 ext. 32 for more information. 181CM51

Summer Garden is full.

Cost per plot per WINTER season: Members $25 Guests $30
Payment due by October 1













Berkshire Ukulele Band
Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m.  181CM70
Ages 13 and up. Multi-instrumentalist, teacher and performer Rob Sanzone will teach ukulele technique, chord progressions and songs from many musical genres. A limited number of ukuleles are available for loan to participants who do not have an instrument. Beginners are encouraged, reading music is not required. Music and chord charts will be provided. Opportunities to perform at community events will be offered. Registration requested. Drop-ins are encouraged, but call ahead – group occasionally performs off-site during regular class times.
$4 suggested donation. Open to members and guests.


Berkshire Sings!
Wednesdays, 6:45-8:15 p.m. 181CM71
Ages 13 and up. Sing to your heart’s content under the guidance and accompaniment of musician and teacher Robert Kelly. Songs will include pop, folk, jazz standards and show tunes. Exercises in breathing, relaxation and listening will be incorporated and opportunities to perform at community events will be offered. No auditions, everyone is welcome, no prior training necessary. All you need is the desire to sing. Music will be provided. Registration requested. Drop-ins are encouraged, but call ahead – group occasionally performs off-site during regular class times.
$4 suggested donation. Open to members and guests.


Addiction Support for Family and Loved Ones

Third Tuesdays of each month, 6:30-8pm

This supportive group offers connection with others who understand and a safe, non-judgmental, confidential space for discussion and sharing. The program, offered by Honoring the Parents, provides education on addiction, strategies to help yourself and your family member, supportive conversations, and review of differing treatment options and resources.

The group is facilitated by Caroline Wheeler, parent recovery coach, and founder of Compassion Rising and Tanya Beecher, MSW, LISCW specializing in addition and trauma. There is no charge to attend.


These programs are made possible by individual donors and Massachusetts Cultural Council. For over three years, Berkshire Sings! and Berkshire Ukulele Band have been spreading the joy of music in southern Berkshire County. We are pleased to offer them to the general public for free admission through the generous support of our donors. Tax-deductible contributions to these programs are gladly accepted.