Events

TUESDAY — SEPTEMBER 16 — ASHFIELD

Free screening of “Disruption. Climate Change.”
We’ll get together to watch the new movie, “Disruption”, and have a discussion about what we can all do to fight climate change. We will show the film (one hour, produced by 350.org) on a six foot wide screen in the main meeting hall, handicapped accessible.
This a chance to learn about climate disruption and connect with others to discuss actions we might take.  Join us!
7:00 PM
Ashfield Congregational Church
429 Main St.
Ashfield, MA

 

TUESDAY — SEPTEMBER 16 — HAWLEY
Senator Downing & Rep. Mark bringing Coffee & Conversation to Hawley. Meet your legislative delegation – two of the legislative opponents of the pipeline! ; all are welcome. State Senator Benjamin B. Downing (D- Pittsfield) announces that his September Coffee & Conversation forum will be held at the Hawley Town Office.
In order to be accessible to all his constituents, no matter where they live, Senator Downing hosts at least 10 Coffee & Conversation open forums in rotating towns across his Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin & Hampden district. This month, Downing will be joined by his colleague State Representative Paul Mark (D- Peru) who represents the 16 communities of the 2nd Berkshire House District, including Hawley.
All are welcome to join the Senator, Rep. Mark and their district staff to pose a question, submit a comment or pitch an idea regarding state government. Downing provides free coffee and refreshments for those who attend.
For more details on the Senator’s Coffee & Conversation program, please visit Downing’s online office at www.SenatorDowning.com and click on “Upcoming Events.”
2:00 – 4:00 PM
Hawley Town Office
8 Pudding Hollow Road
Hawley, MA

 

WEDNESDAY — SEPTEMBER 17 — LENOX
Pipeline Panel Discussion – The Berkshire GC September 17th meeting on the Kinder-Morgan Pipeline is now open to the public.  To accommodate more attendees this public forum will now be held at the Lenox Town Hall.  The panel of speakers will be the Lenox Head Selectman, the Lenox Town Manager, and representatives from “Green Berkshires”, “Berkshire National Resources”, Berkshire Gas Company and Kinder-Morgan. is now open to the public.  To accommodate more attendees this public forum will now be held at the Lenox Town Hall.  The panel of speakers will be the Lenox Head Selectman, the Lenox Town Manager, and representatives from “Berkshire Environmental Action Team”, “No Fracked Gas in Mass”, “Green Berkshires”, “Berkshire National Resources”, Berkshire Gas Company and Kinder-Morgan.
10:00 AM
Town Hall
Lenox, MA

 

THURSDAY — SEPTEMBER 18 — PITTSFIELD
BRPC
Berkshire Regional Planning Commission meeting with Kinder Morgan and Conservation Law Foundation.   BRPC will be hosting both Kinder Morgan representatives and a representative from the Conservation Law Foundation at a Commission meeting.  This will be a public meeting and the public is welcome to attend and listen but this will not be a public hearing, rather an opportunity for the Commission members to become more informed regarding Kinder Morgan’s plans and be better educated regarding both the need for the pipeline and the federal permitting process which such a project entails.
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Koussevitzky Auditorium
Berkshire Community College

 

SATURDAY — SEPTEMBER 20 — HOLLIS, NH
Hollis Special Town Meeting/Vote – Fourteen articles to be voted on regarding the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline.
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9:00 am
Hollis/Brookline High School

 

SATURDAY — OCTOBER 18 — STATEWIDE!!!
Statewide Yard Sale to Support the Pipeline Movement!
Sales already being planned in:
— Dalton
— Cummington
— Northfield
— Ashburnham
— Townsend
— Groton (probably)
Stay tuned for more details.
Want to hold a sale in your town? Email Emily!

 

SATURDAY — OCTOBER 25 — NORTHAMPTON
Gaia Star Goddess performance at Academy of Music. Mariam Massaro’s Gaia Star Goddess perfomance, dedicated to the spirit of water, with proceeds to benefit the anti-pipeline movement. Special greeting and introductory statement by Rosemary Wessel of No Fracked Gas in Mass.
Pipeline information available before and during the performance. Attendees welcome to come in costume of their favorite deity. Performance to honor the spirit of water, especially the Westfield River which would be threatened by the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
Doors open at 7:00 PM
Show starts at 7:30 PM
Academy of Music
274 Main St.
Northampton, MA
Possible pipeline rally being contemplated for 6:00 before the show – Rally confirmation and show ticket details TBA.

 

SATURDAY — NOVEMBER 15 — WORCESTER
Green Party Convention – Rosemary Wessel of NFGiM will be special guest speaker and panelist for pipeline issues.
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
First Unitarian Church
90 Main Street
Worcester, MA

 

FRIDAY — JANUARY 23, 2015 — WILLIAMSTOWN
“Log Lunch” Discussion on the pipeline – Guest speakers Jane Winn of BEAT and Rosemary Wessel of NFGiM will be speaking about the Kinder Morgan Pipeline at Williams College.
Noon
Details TBA

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