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Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm
Baby love on the farm at Hancock Shaker Village Newborn barnyard animals greet visitors as the historic Village re-opens. Farm tours showcase the agricultural legacy of the Shakers and offer lessons in sustainability. Hancock Shaker Village re-opens for the season on Saturday, April 15, with Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm, running daily, 10 am to 4 pm, through Sunday, May 7. At the heart of this annual celebration of farm life is a lively gathering of newborn lambs, piglets, calves, goats, chicks and ducklings in the Round Stone Barn and adjacent farm buildings. A rare and inspiring example of American architecture, the Round Stone Barn, built in 1826 (and later restored) originally stabled 52 milk cows. Over the decades, millions of visitors have been attracted to the barn for its architectural significance. During the three-week run of Baby Animals, the barn becomes the hub of activity in the historic Village. Visitors can meet and greet the newborn livestock, participate in farm chores at the barns, and explore the historic Village, too. The Village's 20 historic buildings also open for the season on April 15, and will be staffed with interpreters who demonstrate crafts and share Shaker history. HSV farm interpreters showcase the historic Village as an actual working farm, with heirloom gardens beds, composting stations, beehives and greenhouses taking center stage. Baby Animals features heritage-breed animals raised at Hancock Shaker Village, as well as "guest" livestock from local farms and 4H clubs.

When: Apr 15, 2017 12am to May 7, 2017 12am in Pittsfield, MA

Elders Need Helpers in the Pittsfield Community: Volunteer to Help Seniors Today!

Sponsored by: Elder Helpers
Minimum age: 18
We are a nonprofit organization looking for volunteers willing to help elders in need, providing services like companionship, cooking, give them rides, help with cleaning and gardening . . . . . .

When: Apr 24, 2017 12am in Pittsfield, MA

Getting Paid To Talk, Making Money with your Voice

• PLEASE NOTE! • You must call for seminar location info and to register prior to this class. Due to the popularity of this workshop we recommend enrolling early. This workshop tends to sell out.For more info please email info@voicecoaches.com or call 866-887-2834 x 105Getting Paid to Talk, Making Money with your VoiceWhether you've been told you have a great voice, had compliments on your speaking style, or use effective communication in a current profession, this workshop will give you a behind-the-scenes look at how people make money every day with their voices. From audio books and training material, cartoons, documentaries, commercials and more, this workshop will introduce you to the growing field of voice-over. Today, opportunities for voice professionals have increased dramatically and unlike a decade ago, the range of voices cast for these opportunities continue to grow. Skilled voice professionals are more in demand than ever before.Join us to learn what the pros look for and how to avoid many common mistakes. We'll help you avoid web-based pitfalls and instead develop an action plan designed to build lasting success close to home! We’ll discuss industry pros and cons, answer questions, and play samples from working voice professionals. We'll also give you an opportunity to record a short script under the direction of your instructor.This seminar is fun, realistic, and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice over field.Get Paid To Talk covers:What a voice-over is…You may not know the half of it!What it is like on the job...We'll cite specific examples from work our team has produced for clients including Discovery, HGTV, and numerous others.Which voice types are most in demand…Sincerity wins the job.What a professional voice demo sounds like…You get one chance to make a first impression.Where to look for work opportunities…In your own community.How to avoid common mistakes…Simple ideas to increase your success.*Please note: We have arranged a special voice evaluation opportunity for early registrants of this workshop. Our host will provide details.

When: Apr 26, 2017 6:30PM to Apr 26, 2017 9pm in Pittsfield, MA

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About Pittsfield, MA
The City of Pittsfield was founded as a town in 1761 and again as a city in 1891.Pittsfield is located in Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts and is known as the “Plastics Technology Center of the Nation”.

The 4th of July Parade given by the City of Pittsfield brings thousands of visitors to the city for the annual celebration. The Hancock Shaker Village which was established more than 200 years ago gives tourists the chance to discover the Shaker way of life.

Another Pittsfield land mark is Arrowhead which was where the completion of “Moby Dick” and others took place. Till this day many writers and artists call Pittsburg home.