Parties & Openings
April 7 - Stockbridge
BCD Campaign Reception
April 1 - Hudson
Children's Book Fest Fundraiser
March 25 - Lenox
Flying Deer Dance Party
Flying Deer Supporters Shake What Mother Nature Gave Them
Amy Krzanik reports from Lenox. If you were in downtown Lenox this past Saturday night, March 25, and heard thundering drumbeats in the distance, they were coming from The Berkshire Bateria who were performing for a packed house upstairs at the Lenox Community Center. Flying Deer Nature Center had booked the band for its “Shake Your Tail” Dance Party fundraiser, and the crowd needed no extra encouragement to do just that. Supporters took to the floor to shake off the week to Bateria’s samba sounds. Volunteers served up snacks, brews from The Beer Diviner in Troy, New York, and signature Flying Deer cocktails such as The Tom Brown Collins, The Stalking Wolf Swizzle and Berkshire Bateria Sangria. Flying Deer Nature Center, located in New Lebanon, New York, is a nonprofit nature education organization offering summer camps, school and homeschool programs for kids aged 4 to 17, coming-of-age programs for adolescents, adult programs and corporate trainings throughout Berkshire and Columbia counties, as well as in the Albany and New York City regions. Proceeds from the dance party benefit the Center’s Financial Assistance Fund. [Above, Lily, a Bateria drummer, poses with Bella and Beatrice.]
Sara and Adam Heller; Katherine Simmons, board member Jane Bernstein and Meredith O’Connor.
Board member Malene Waldron and board chair Meg Agnew, with Flying Deer executive director Michelle Apland, program director Devin Franklin and their daughter, Wren.