Council on Aging Daily Update - Williamstown, MA
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Council on Aging Daily Update

Updates, Tuesday September 22nd, 2020

Hey everyone, we’re in the 2020 Falls Prevention Awareness Week, September 21-25 That’s this week. We all know what falls do to a body and how to avoid them. This week is designed to teach people about falls avoidance  and highlight exercises geared  toward staying upright! Speaking of avoiding falls, we’ve added a new class to our Balance Class group, it happens here at Harper on Wednesday Morning at 11:00 on the back patio. Our numbers were growing and with more interested people asking about it, time to add on. So Jane’s classes are now Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:00.

Our friends at the Williamstown Theatre Festival,are currently seeking candidates for two full-time year-round positions: Assistant to the Artistic Director (NYC-based / MA in the summers) and Marketing and Public Relations Manager (MA-based). The link to the full job postings and application portal is here:

While we’re at it, Community Works is hosting another live workshop.tomorrow, Wednesday, September 23, 5 PM.  Ever wonder how a director honed their craft? Tune in for a workshop with Community Works Engagement Artist, Maya Davis, and learn some of the skills of directing! From working with actors, to blocking, to design, join this workshop to explore the director’s toolbox!

All ages welcome—no prior experience is required!

This free workshop will be streamed live on Facebook on Wednesday, September 23, 5:00–5:45 PM EDT. No Facebook login or profile is required to watch. A captioned recording of the workshop will also be available

 Residents of NBSWMD will have the opportunity to dispose/ recycle of televisions, furniture, mattresses, appliances, electronics, tires, propane tanks, even the old kitchen sink for the final time in 2020  at the 16th Annual Fall Clean-Up Bulky Waste Collection on Saturday, October 10, 2020. The event has been organized by our friend Linda at the Northern Berkshire Solid Waste Management District with assistance from Carl McKinney, Board Commissioner & Clarksburg DPW.  

 Disposal fees cover the cost of the program. Of course there is a fee but really folks, it can be a small price to dispose of some of the items listed above, right? The price list can also be found here;,

Hey Farmers market fans! They’re late today, they had a computer glitch but Williamstown Essentials have fixed their problem and are back on line and you may now purchase your Saturday market goods at!

That’s all for now. Oh, and Happy Fall! The Autumnal Equinox happened officially at 9:30 this morning. So today you can say that you woke up in the summer and had lunch in the fall.