THINGS OF NOTE:
SOUTH WILLIAMSTOWN WINTER FARMERS MARKET SATURDAY
Christine Bradich, whom many of you know from her jams and jellies and baked goods at the Williamstown Farmers Market, is organizing a South Williamstown Winter Farmers Market at the Second Congregational Church, 81 Hancock Road. It starts this coming Saturday, January 25, from 10am-2pm, and so far features the following vendors: Kim Wells’ East Mountain Farm for meat, Sweetbrook Farm for maple syrup, Cricket Creek, Chris’s Kitchen, crafts by Mary Anderson and there will be African Violets for sale as a way to brighten up a cold day. Chris will be serving soup, cocoa and coffee, and Cricket Creek will be making grilled cheese sandwiches. Following markets are set for the last Saturday of the month: February 29, March 28 and April 25. For more information, call Chris at (413) 884-5217.
20TH CENTURY WOMEN
Mondays at 7pm, unless otherwise indicated
2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States. In celebration of that historic expansion of voting rights, Images Cinema is presenting a series of films about women’s activism and advocacy from then until today. January through May 2020 Images will present both narrative and documentary films that highlight woman activist stories. Each film is paired with a woman activist guest speaker or speakers.
Regular admission prices apply unless otherwise noted.
Erin Brockovich Monday, Jan. 27 at 7 pm
Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart, Directed by Steven Soderberg
Julia Roberts won an Oscar for her portrayal of real-life super hero Erin Brockovich. Desperate for a job to support herself and her three children, Erin convinces attorney Ed Masry to hire her and promptly stumbles upon a monumental law case against a giant corporation polluting a community’s water. Erin is determined to take on this powerful adversary even though no law firm has dared to do it before.
HOW CLEAN THE GREEN?
The Hoosic River Watershed Association’s Annual Meeting on Monday, February 3, at 7pm at the First Congregational Church in Williamstown will feature a report by a Williams College student who has been looking at the water quality on our Green River for the last seven months. All are welcome.