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The American Museum of Tort Law, 654 Main St., Winsted, CT, www.tortmuseum.org

Eric Foner, “The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution,” Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. 

Audubon Sharon, 325 Cornwall Bridge Rd., Sharon, CT, sharon.audubon.org

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Rd., Stockbridge, MA. www.berkshirebotanical.org

The Cornwall Library, 30 Pine St., Cornwall, CT, www.CornwallLibrary.org

“Cornwall Reads Cornwall,” Nov. 30 from 4 to 6 p.m. 

The readings will be from 4 to 5 p.m. at the UCC meeting house at 8 Bolton Hill Road in  Cornwall Village. Five current Cornwall residents will read excerpts from works written by some notable Cornwall residents of the past. Reception at the library from 5 to 6 p.m. All are invited. There is no charge but donations are welcome.

David Hunt Library, 63 Main St., Falls Village, CT www.huntlibrary.org

Master wildlife conservationist Ginny Apple’s will talk on spirit animals and Native American cultural traditions, Nov. 16 at 4 p.m. 

Hotchkiss Library of Sharon at Sharon Town Hall, 63 Main St., Sharon. CT

Five Points Gallery, 33 Main St.  Torrington, CT www.fivepointsgallery.org

The Hotchkiss School, Walker Auditorium, 11 Interlaken Rd., Lakeville, CT

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires, 196 South St., Pittsfield, MA, www.jewishberkshires.org

November Lecture Series: “In the Shadow of Two Great Hills: Literature of the Berkshires”

Nov. 18 at 10:45 a.m., at Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, in Pittsfield.

Kent Art Association, 21 South Main St., Kent, CT, www.kentart.org

Kent Memorial Library,North Main St., Kent  CT, www.kentmemoriallibrary.org

Kent Memorial Library at Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard, Kent, CT

Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South Street, Litchfield, CT, www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

The League of Women Voters of Litchfield County and the Litchfield Historical Society present, “Feet on the Ground at the Border,” with Mary Alice McCabe, a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur, on Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. 

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, MA, www.mahaiwe.org

Noble Horizons, 17 Cobble Rd., Salisbury, CT, www.noblehorizons.org

Salisbury Forum at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Warren Turnpike Road, Falls Village, CT, www.salisburyforum.org

Salisbury Historical Association Society, Scoville Memorial Library, 38 Main St., Salisbury, CT, www.scovillelibrary.org

Scoville Memorial Library,  38 Main Street  Salisbury, CT

Schumacher Center, Saint James Place, 352 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA

ShowTown at The White Hart inn, On the Green, Salisbury, CT, www.showtown.org

Tremaine Art Gallery at The Hotchkiss School, 11 Interlaken Rd., Lakeville, CT, www.hotchkiss.org/arts

Torrington Historical Society, 192 Main St., Torrington, CT, www.torringtonhistoricalsociety.org

Ventfort Hall, 104 Walker St, Lenox, MA, www.gildedage.org

The White Hart Speaker Series at The White Hart, 15 Undermountain Rd., Salisbury, CT, www.whitehartinn.com/new-events

Nov. 19, 6 p.m. Maaza Mengiste, author of  “The Shadow King”