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Cove Lanes 70th Annual Tri-State Bowling Tournament (Week III)

The third and final weekend of the Cove Lanes 70th Annual Tri-State Bowling Tournament will be held Sat. and Sun., Nov. 18-19, 2017 at the Cove Lanes, 109 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230. The tournament is sponsored by Cove Lanes.

The entry fee is $150 per five-person team. There will be both scratch and handicap brackets and men’s women’s and mixed categories. There will be cash prizes.

The competition times are 11:00 am and 3:00 pm on both Sat. and Sun.

Please visit covelanes.com and click on “Squad Times” for a comprehensive list of times, rules, prizes, registration info (you can re-enter the tournament multiple times) and more.

Also visit covelanes.com to print out entry forms.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit area youth bowling, basketball and baseball programs.

For all information about the tournament call Sheila at (413) 528-1220 or email her at sheila@covelanes.com.

 

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Cove Lanes 71st Annual Tri-State Bowling Tournament (Week II)

The second weekend of the Cove Lanes 71st Annual Tri-State Bowling Tournament will be held Nov. 10-11, 2018 at the Cove Lanes, 109 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230. The tournament is sponsored by Cove Lanes. The Tournament began Nov.3-4, 2018, and the final weekend of the tournament will be next weekend, Nov. 17-18, 2018.

The entry fee is $150 per five-person team. There will be both scratch and handicap brackets and men’s women’s and mixed categories. There will be cash prizes.

The competition times are 11:00 am and 3:00 pm on both Sat. and Sun.

Please visit covelanes.com and click on “Squad Times” for a comprehensive list of times, rules, prizes, registration info (you can re-enter the tournament multiple times) and more.

Also visit covelanes.com to print out entry forms.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit area youth bowling, basketball and baseball programs.

For all information about the tournament call Sheila at (413) 528-1220 or email her at sheila@covelanes.com.

 

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Cove Lanes 71st Annual Tri-State Bowling Tournament

The Cove Lanes 71st Annual Tri-State Bowling Tournament will be held over the three weekends of Nov. 3-4, Nov. 10-11 and Nov. 17-18, 2018 at the Cove Lanes, 109 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230. The tournament is sponsored by Cove Lanes.

The entry fee is $150 per five-person team. There will be both scratch and handicap brackets and men’s women’s and mixed categories. There will be cash prizes.

The competition begins at 5:30 on Sat., Nov. 3rd. On Sun. Nov. 4th competitions begin at 11:00 am and 3:00 pm. The starting times for both Nov. 10-11 and Nov. 17-18 are 11:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Please visit covelanes.com and click on “Squad Times” for a comprehensive list of times, rules, prizes, registration info (you can re-enter the tournament multiple times) and more.

Also visit covelanes.com to print out entry forms.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit area youth bowling, basketball and baseball programs.

For all information about the tournament call Sheila at (413) 528-1220 or email her at sheila@covelanes.com.

 

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Fairview Hospital 14th Annual Monster Dash 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk

The Fairview Hospital 14th Annual Monster Dash 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at the Fairview Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation Building (formerly Condor Chevrolet), 10 Maple St., Great Barrington, MA.

Participants are encouraged to wear costumes.

The registration fee schedule is as follows:

Register online before Oct. 25th at berkshirerunningcenter.com.

$22 for 5K race which includes a $2 processing fee

1 Mile walker entry is $7 per person.

Family walkers entry fee maximum is $20.

Race day entry fee for 5K is $25.

Or

Print entry form (berkshirerunningcenter.com)

$20 for 5K Make check payable and mail to:

Berkshire Running Center

34 Depot St.

Pittsfield, MA 01201

Long sleeved shirts to first 60 5K entrants.

Race day 5K entry fee is $25

The race day schedule is as follows:

8:00- 9:20 am Registration

9:30 am Race begins

Awards after race.

Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female 5K finishers and the top three male and female finishers in each of six age categories as well as a best costume category.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the People’s Pantry in Great Barrington, MA.

The race is sponsored by Fairview Hospital Recreation Association, Fairview Hospital Cardiopulmonary and Fairview Hospital Rehabilitation Services, Bartlett’s Orchard, Big Y, Taft Farms, Fuel and Berkshire Running Center.

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Run for the Hills, 8th Annual 10K, 5K and 1K Fun Run

The Run for the Hills, 8th Annual 10K, 5K and 1K Fun Run will be held Sunday, October 14, 2018, at Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA.

The run will consist of three races, a 10K, a 5K and a free 1K kid’s Fun Run. The races will begin at or near Simon’s Rock’s Kilpatrick Athletic Center. Each will start at a different time (see schedule below).

The entry fee for the 10K and 5K races is $25 for adults over 18 years old and $15 for youths 18 years old and under. The 1K fun run is free. Go to gbland.org to register on line or find mail in forms.

T-shirts will be given to the first 100 registrants as well as all of the volunteers.

The race day schedule is as follows:

8-9 am Check in, final registration (ends at 9 sharp).

9:20 am 10K race begins at Kilpatrick Athletic Center

9:40 am 5K race begins near Seekonk Veterinary Clinic

10:30 am (estimated) 1K Fun Run begins at entrance to Kilpatrick Athletic Center

Awards and refreshments following event.

The event will recognize eight age categories both male and female.

Proceeds from the races will benefit the Great Barrington Land Conservancy, “supporting land conservation, farms preservation and community trails.” For more information, visit gbland.org.

For more information about the races or to register visit gbland.org.

Thank you to these generous 2017 sponsors:

Berkshire Co-Op Market

Jane Iredale

Bard College of Simon’s Rock

Salisbury Bank

Ward’s Nursery

Wheeler and Taylor

Windy Hill Farm

Barrington Brewery

Berkshire Property Agents

Community Development Corp. of SB

Guido’s fresh Marketplace

Helia Land Design

Matthew Berg

Native Habitat Restoration

Vitality Chiropractic

Berkshire Bike & Board

Carol Noble PhD

Dermatology Center

Domaney’s Liquors and Wines

Hellman, Shearn & Arienti

Lamme & Linscott

Toole Insurance

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Couch-Pipa VFW 27th Annual Golf Tournament

Rescheduled from September 29th

The Couch-Pipa VFW 27th Annual Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Egremont Country Club, 685 S. Egremont Road, in Great Barrington, MA 01230.

The 18 hole, four-person scramble format event also requires a participant’s handicap to determine into which of four flights each team will be entered. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each flight.

The entry fee for the tournament is $100 per person which includes green fees, coffee and donuts, cart, gift, lunch and beverages, on-course contests, awards and a prime rib dinner.

On course contests include closest to the pin and longest drive for both men and women.

Participants must register in advance. The deadline for registration is September 22th, but organizers suggest early registration because the tournament always fill up.

For more information or to get a registration form, call Moe Spadaccini at (860) 824-0660.

Tournament day schedule is as follows:

Arrive well before 11 for  Check in, coffee and donuts

11:00 Shotgun start.

Lunch

Awards and dinner after tournament.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Canaan VFW Post’s scholarship program which awards six to seven, $1,000 scholarships each year to students from Canaan, Falls Village or children of Post members. The tournament has awarded over $100,000 to deserving students during the tournament’s 25 years.

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Out of the Darkness Berkshire County Walk

The Out of the Darkness Berkshire County Walk will be held Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Monument Mountain Regional High School, 600 Stockbridge Rd., Great Barrington, MA 01230.

This event, which is sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), is free to register, but participants are encouraged to fundraise prior to the event. Registrants are also encouraged to form or join a team. You can find information about fundraising when you register. Online registration ends at noon on Sept. 28th but you can register the morning of the Walk.

To register or for more information visit afsp.org/berkshirecounty.

Registrants who raise a minimum of $150 will receive an event T shirt. Visit the website to find prizes for higher fundraising efforts.

Walk Day Schedule:

8:30 – 10:00 am Check in and registration

10:00 am Opening ceremony

10:15 am Walk begins

The course for the 1.5 – 3 mile walk is contained within the Monument Mountain School campus and participants will find activities along the way that promote healing. The event is a “celebration of life”.

There will be light refreshments and entertainment after the Walk.

Proceeds from the event will allow AFSP to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by 2025.

The AFSP Berkshire County has set a Walk goal of $60,000 for this year.

In 2016 the national organization hosted over 400 events in all 50 states.

Currently, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.

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Hearts of the Father Outreach, 12th Annual Golf Tournament for the Orphans

The Hearts of the Father Outreach, 12th Annual Golf Tournament for the Orphans will be held Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Wyantenuck Country Club in Great Barrington, MA.

Entry fee for the 18 hole, four-person shamble format (players pick longest drive of the four, then play their own ball) event is $120 per person for Wyantenuck members and $150 for non-members. There is a dinner only option for $30.

Fee includes green fees, cart, on-course refreshments, bag lunch, on-course contests including men’s and ladies’ longest drive, awards and BBQ dinner. There will also be a putting contest and raffle.

Organizers expect the tournament to fill up so early registration is encouraged. Call Nancy at (413) 229-2922 to get registration form. Early registration deadline is Sept. 12. Registrants before the deadline will receive a Calloway 200 Razor rangefinder.

Sponsorship opportunities range from $100-$1,000.

Please make check payable to :

Hearts of the Father Outreach

and mail to:

HOF

P.O. Bo 491

Sheffield, MA 01257

Tournament day schedule is as follows:

9:30-10:45 am Registration

11:00 am Shotgun Start

Bag Lunch

3:30-4:30 pm Social Hour

4:30 pm Awards, Raffle and Buffet Dinner

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Ministry’s educational programs for children they sponsor in Ghana and Uganda, Africa.

For more information about the tournament, sponsorships or the HOF Outreach programs call Nancy at (413) 229-2922, visit heartsofthefather.org or email heartsofthefather@verizon.net.

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Walk This Way

Walk This Way, presented by Construct Inc., will be held Sunday, September 23, 2018, at Ski Butternut, 380 State Road, Great Barrington, MA.

The 4 mile , non-competitive event begins at Ski Butternut and ends at the Great Barrington Fairgrounds. There will be shuttle buses to return walkers to the starting point after the Walk.

The entry fee is $25 per person, but registrants are also encouraged to raise funds themselves or as part of a team- find details when you register.

You can sign up three different ways. Online -go to constructinc.org, click “Register For The Walk”, then click “Register”. Or pick up forms at 41 Mahaiwe St., Great Barrington, MA. Or You can register at Ski Butternut the day of the Walk.

The walk day schedule is as follows:

12:30 pm Registration

1:00 pm Walk begins

Refreshments after the walk.

For more information call Lisa Henriques at (413) 528-1985 or email at lhenriques@constructberkshire.org.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Construct which “provides comprehensive housing support , educational services and a continuum of related services to low and moderate income persons in the south Berkshire region.”

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Monument Cup 20th Annual Soccer Tournament

The Monument Cup 20th Annual Soccer Tournament will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Monument Mountain Regional High School, 600 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230.

This is a 3 on 3 youth tournament accepting the following age categories: Boys U 10, U12 and U14 and Girls U10, U 12 and U14.

Maximum four players per team. Every team is assured three games.

Entry fees:

$80 per team before Aug. 15th, $100 thereafter . Registration closes when each division reaches 16 teams.

To find printable registration mail in forms and to find all tournament details go to monumentcup.org.

For more information call Tournament Director Matt Naventi at (413) 243-1559 or email him at mnaventi@monumentcup.org.

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