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The Cornwall Library and Sharon Audubon, both in Connecticut, will present the first of two free Zoom programs on winter birds, on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 4 to 5 p.m.

Sharon Audubon Naturalist Bethany Sheffer will offer an interactive virtual program about feeding birds in winter.

This year, no one is wearing their best jewels to weddings and galas — making it a perfect time to bring them in to Elizabeth’s Jewelry in Millerton, N.Y., for cleaning and repairs. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender​

A Perfect Time To Clean And Reassess Your Jewelry

Now that closets are cleaned out and drawers tidied like never before, thanks to COVID-19, there is a good chance that jewelry has turned up and been given a what-do-I-do-with-this look.

Writer, civil rights activist, lawyer, educator and Great Barrington resident James Weldon Johnson will be the subject of an online talk on Feb. 5. Photo from State Library and Archives of Florida​

Singing the Praises Of an Unsung Hero

In celebration of Black History Month, the Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire (CDCSB) will present a lecture that examines the life — and the historic home in Great Barrington, Mass. — of James Weldon Johnson on Friday, Feb. 5.

Daryl Byrne of Norfolk, Conn., is leading hikes to some of the most scenic peaks in the region this winter, including this one on the Mattatuck Trail. Photo courtesy Daryl Byrne​

A Chance To Get Outside and Exercise — or Stay Indoors!

As we come to the end of almost a full year in quarantine, with concerns that the new COVID-19 variant is even more contagious than the original, it seems likely that we will not be going to the gym anytime soon.

Brittany Hrabcsak’s cookie recreation of Whoville from “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” won first prize in the Kent, Conn., Gingerbread Festival. Photo by Melissa Roth Chernisk

Gingerbread ‘House Proud’ in Kent and Salisbury, Conn.

In just nine years, the Kent Gingerbread Festival in Kent, Conn., has gone from being just fun to being quite a big deal. It’s one of the biggest gingerbread festivals in the region and has become a big draw to town, even in years when there’s a pandemic quarantine.


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