Community Calendar

Monday, 22nd September

HUNGER AND FOOD INSECURITY IN BERKSHIRE COUNTY
PITTSFIELD – “Hunger and Food Insecurity in Berkshire County,” with Andrew Morehouse of the Food Bank of Western Mass., 1-2:30 p.m., Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, (413) 442-4360.

Wednesday, 24th September

YAD OF CENTRAL MASS. ROSH HASHANA DINNER
WORCESTER – Young Adult Division of Central Mass. Rosh Hashana dinners at Sara Kreisel’s House; for location and time contact mhall@jfcm.org or visit www.facebook.com/groups/centralmassyad/.

Thursday, 25th September

YAD OF CENTRAL MASS. ROSH HASHANA DINNER
WORCESTER – Young Adult Division of Central Mass. Rosh Hashana dinners at Sara Kreisel’s House; for location and time contact mhall@jfcm.org or visit www.facebook.com/groups/centralmassyad/.

Sunday, 28th September

BUS TRIP TO NY
SPRINGFIELD/NEW YORK – Bus trip into New York City; bus departs Springfield JCC (1160 Dickinson St.) at 8:45 a.m. and returns 6:45 p.m., (413) 739-4715. $60
WORCESTER CEMETERY ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE
WORCESTER - Worcester B'nai Brith Cemetery Annual Memorial Service, 10 a.m., at the cemetery, 55 St. John's Road, service conducted by Rabbi Michoel Phillips, (508)753 -3630 or (508) 962-7840.
ILAN STAVANS AT YIDDISH BOOK CENTER
AMHERST – “The Oven,” a performance piece written by Ilan Stavans of Amherst College, 2-3:30 p.m., Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., programs@bikher.org.

Monday, 29th September

"WOODY ALLEN WILD MAN BLUES"
PITTSFIELD – Screening of “Woody Allen Wild Man Blues,” 1-2:30 p.m., Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, (413) 442-4360. $3
A ROADMAP FOR WOMEN RETURNING TO WORK
SPRINGFIELD – “A Road Map for Women Returning to Work,” public series of Life Lessons, 7-9 p.m., Springfield JCC, 1160 Dickinson St., (413) 739-4715.

Tuesday, 30th September

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF JEWISH LIFE
SPRINGFIELD – Life Lessons Speaker Series, “One Hundred Years of Jewish Life: From the Shtetl to the Suburb,” display of 12 photographic panels from the Springfield Museum’s exhibit, led by Dr. Stuart Anfang, guest curator, 7 p.m., Springfield JCC, 1160 Dickinson St., Pre-register: (413) 739-4715 or bnadler@springfieldjcc.org. FREE

Thursday, 2nd October

LARRY SILK AT KNESSET ISRAEL
PITTSFIELD – “World Seen as Documentary Film Editor,” with Larry Silk, 1-2:30 p.m., Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, (413) 442-4360. $3

Sunday, 5th October

"SUKKAH CITY"
AMHERST – Film: “Sukkah City,” 2 p.m., Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., (413) 256-4900.
OPENING DINNER FOR SHIR JOY
WESTBOROUGH – Opening get-together/dinner of Shir Joy Jewish Chorus, 6 p.m., Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 East Main St., shirjoyMA@gmail.com.

Tuesday, 7th October

STRESS-FREE SINGING GROUP
LONGMEADOW – First session of “Stress-Free Singing Group,” 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., (to run for 10 weeks), Springfield JCC, 1160 Dickinson St., (413) 739-4715.

Thursday, 9th October

YAD HAPPY HOUR
WORCESTER – Young Adult Division of Central Mass. Monthly Happy Hour; for location and time contact mhall@jfcm.org or visit www.facebook.com/groups/centralmassyad.

Sunday, 12th October

ILAN STAVANS AT YIDDISH BOOK CENTER
AMHERST – “The Oven,” a performance piece written by Ilan Stavans of Amherst College, 2-3:30 p.m., Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St., programs@bikher.org.
CBI ABUNDANCE FARM FEST
NORTHAMPTON – The Congregation B’nai Israel Abundance Farm Harvest Fest, 1-4 p.m., 257 Prospect St.
PJ PALS
NORTHAMPTON – PJ Pals, program featuring story, song and craft revolving around a PJ Library book, 10 – 11 a.m., Tumble & Schmooze 11 a.m. – noon, LGA, 257 Prospect St., (413) 584-6622.

Thursday, 16th October

PEOPLE OF THE BOOK
AMHERST – People of the Book Discussion Group, The Bintel Brief, by Liana Finck, led by Maddy Blais, 7 p.m., Amherst Room, Jones Library, 43 Amity St., (413) 545-3981.

Friday, 17th October

YAD POTLUCK DINNER
WORCESTER – Young Adult Division of Central Mass. Monthly Potluck Shabbat Dinner; for location and time contact mhall@jfcm.org or visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/centralmassyad.