Events

Event Calendar for The Berkshires and Litchfield County

Mar
20
Fri
Sheffield, MA–Spring Equinox Meditation Walk @ Bartholomew's Cobble
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Member Adult: $9; Member Child: FREE;
Nonmember Adult: $15; Nonmember Child: $5;

413.298.3239 x 3013
aduquette@thetrustees.org

Join us for a Spring Equinox celebration! Sandrine Harris will guide you through a one-hour experience connecting mindfulness practice with walking in nature and soaking in the meditative splendor of Bartholomew’s Cobble. Come and awaken your senses as we delight in the beginning of Spring!

Please wear comfortable clothes and layers for warmth, and shoes suitable for hiking. This is an easy-to-moderate walk, but it is on trails and includes stepped terrain. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, supervised at all times and able to participate in what is mostly a silent practice.

Your Mindfulness Guide – Sandrine Harris, SEP, GCFP, is a mindfulness facilitator based in the Berkshires, inviting people from all walks of life to connect with nature and tune into the gifts of presence. She guides weekly meditations in the gardens at Naumkeag each summer and enjoys sharing practices that inspire connection and embodiment. Sandrine is the founder of Kinesoma.

Sheffield, MA–Spring Equinox Meditation Walk @ Bartholomew's Cobble
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for a Spring Equinox celebration! Sandrine Harris will guide you through a one-hour experience connecting mindfulness practice with walking in nature and soaking in the meditative splendor of Bartholomew’s Cobble. Come and awaken your senses as we delight in the beginning of Spring!

Please wear comfortable clothes and layers for warmth, and shoes suitable for hiking. This is an easy-to-moderate walk, but it is on trails and includes stepped terrain. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, supervised at all times and able to participate in what is mostly a silent practice.

Your Mindfulness Guide – Sandrine Harris, is a mindfulness facilitator based in the Berkshires, inviting people from all walks of life to connect with nature and tune into the gifts of presence. She guides weekly meditations in the gardens at Naumkeag each summer and enjoys sharing practices that inspire connection and embodiment. Sandrine is the founder of Kinesoma.

Cost
Member Adult: $12;
Member Child: FREE;
Nonmember Adult: $20;
Nonmember Child: $5;

Contact
413.298.3239 x 3013

Mar
27
Fri
Sharon, CT–Bats: Earth’s Allies @ Sharon Audubon Center
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join special guest Gerri Griswold for a lavishly illustrated talk that touches on the basics
of one of the most beneficial and maligned animals on our planet—the bat. How many species
of bats are there? Where do they live? Why are they so important to us? What is harming
them….and so much more will be addressed. Meet a live ambassador (if available)!

All ages are welcome
$5 adults/$3 kids for Audubon Members, $10 adults/$5 kids for Non-members
Pre-registration is appreciated
To pre-register, contact the Sharon Audubon Center at 860-364-0520 x105 and clearly leave
name, phone number, and number of people attending.

 

About the Speaker: Gerri Griswold is Director of Administration and Development at The White Memorial Conservation Center in Litchfield, Connecticut. She has handled bats for 27 years as a wildlife rehabilitator and educator and is licensed by the Connecticut Department of
Energy and Environmental Protection and the United States Department of Agriculture to keep and exhibit non-releasable bats and more recently, porcupines for education.
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Mar
29
Sun
Pittsfield, MA–Children’s Story Walk at The Boulders with Berkshire Natural Resources Council
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us in reading Whose Tracks Are These? while we walk the Healthy Heart Loop and keep our eyes out for animal activity.

Easy (0.5-mile loop, no elevation changes)

Description: Join us in a story walk! The pages of Whose Tracks Are These? A Clue Book of Familiar Forest Animals by Jim Nail will be posted on stakes. As we walk through the hemlock forest we’ll stop at each page, read it, and guess which animal the book is referring to. Along the way, we’ll listen and look for animals and animal signs. This event is geared toward young children, but all are ages welcome. Please wear sturdy footwear and appropriate layers.

GPS: 42.4816, -73.1783 (trailhead parking on Gulf Road)

Email Mariah at mauman@bnrc.org or call 413-499-0596 (M-F, 9-5) with any questions Severe weather will cancel the event.
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