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Pittsfield Food Pantry Serves
Pittsfield Food Pantry is holding a spaghetti and meatball
dinner and bake sale to benefit its outreach to the
community. All ages will enjoy the tasty meal of spaghetti
and meatballs, salad, dessert (including homemade pies), and
beverages, which will be served at the First Congregational
Church, 24 Main Street, Pittsfield, Saturday, February 21,
A monetary donation is requested. Baked goods
will also be offered for sale. Parking and wheelchair
accessible entry located at back of church. For more
information, contact the Food Pantry at 435-6773.
Auditions Announced for 揇early
Pittsfield Players will conduct auditions for the comedy
揇early Beloved?Sunday, January 25 at 7 p.m. and again
Monday, January 26 at 7 p.m. at the Scenic Theatre, 6 Depot
揇early Beloved,?written by Jessie
Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, is a story of a very
dysfunctional but lovable Texas family facing the stresses
of a family wedding. This comedy is as fast-paced as (and
possibly crazier than) last year抯 production of 揇early
Departed,?which was co-written by Jones, one of the
authors. Mike Hobson is directing.
Auditioners will be
asked to read from the script. The show will run two
weekends -- March 20, 21, 22, and March 27 and 28. The cast
calls for 4 men (ages 20-65) and 7 women (ages 20-65). One
female cast member doubles in the roles of identical twin
For more information, contact Mike Hobson at
JC Library February Program List
Preschool Story Hour* February themes of Ground hog day, Valentines and a Dr. Seuss birthday celebration and more! Thursdays with Mrs. Grainger February 5, 12, 19 @ 10:00-11:00 in the Children抯 room Story snack & craft
Maker Program *Explore the children抯 room again! After school program on Tuesdays February 3, 10, 24 @ 3:30 ?4:30. Origami paper folding and Stamp Art
Eager Readers *Young reader抯 book club ages K-5th grade will read books together; write reviews; have fun with book reports Thursdays February 5, 12, 26 @ 4:00- 5:00 pm
Josiah Teen Book Worms* Discussing 揋uitar Notes by Mary Amato (2012) Thursday February 5th between 7-8:30 pm at the library
Library Open House *Tuesday February 17th 4-7 pm Revisit the Children抯 room and view a stunning display of 57 new Libri Foundation grant children抯 books, including 20 new math and science books
Monday February 16th Library Closed in observance of President抯 Day *
Library Board of Trustees Meeting* Tuesday, February 17th @ 7 pm
Friends of the Library meeting, *Wednesday, February 18th @ 6:30 pm
Pittsfield Writer抯 Circle* Thursday, February 19th @ 7 pm
Read Meet & Talk* Tuesday February 24th Join us for an exciting discussion of 揟he Wives of Los Alamos?by TaraShea Nesbit (2014) at the Pittsfield Senior Center @ 10:30 - Noon. Stay for a leisurely lunch served by the Community Action Program!
is a not for profit take off lbs sensible program. Meetings
are on Tues at 6:30 at the Berakah Center at 96 Fairview
Road, Pittsfield. For
more information contact Pat Smith 435-5333.
Get involved! Help stop
crime in your neighborhood by starting a Neighborhood
Watch program! Contact John Webber at the Pittsfield
Police Department at 435-7535 for more information.
Volunteer Citizens Patrol
The Pittsfield Police Department is
seeking input from residents within the community of
Pittsfield who are interested in making a difference for the
future of our citizens. If you are interested in
volunteering your services as a civilian who will help
monitor day to day criminal activity on the streets please
contact Chief Robert Wharem at 435-7535 X11 to become part
of a growing list of residents working on this project.
The phone rings at the fire
station at a certain time in the morning and we all say,
揑t抯 Mrs. 慡mith挃 and sure enough, it is. We enjoy
talking with her and it抯 always a pleasant start to our
day. If we haven抰 heard from her, we ask one another if she
Later in the day, the crew
returns to the station from a request for emergency service
and sees that it抯 time to call 慚r. Jones.?nbsp; We find that
he is doing well and we chat for a few minutes about how our
day is going. We have developed a fondness for 搊ur?
seniors and look forward to our daily conversations.
The Pittsfield Fire and
Rescue Service would like to remind our senior residents
that we welcome you to be a part of our daily call-in
program to check on your well-being. If you are a senior or
disabled resident who would like to be contacted daily to
check in, please give us a call to make arrangements. We
will talk about what works best for you ?you may chose to
call us daily at a particular time of day or you may prefer
that we contact you. Either way, if we do not hear from
you, we will check on your welfare and see how you are. If
you choose, you may provide us with the name and phone
number of a family member or friend to be contacted on your
behalf if needed.
Please call us at 435-6807 or
stop by the fire station at 33 Catamount Road to be included
in the Senior Residents Call-In Program.