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Community Education and Awareness Event & Opening Reception


Join us for a day of art, music, dance, poetry, film and story to raise awareness about Youth Suicide Prevention in Berkshire County.

Performances will include: groups from Berkshire Pulse, Grace Ida Marks (acoustic) and members of the BTG Kids Chorus. Students from AIRY (Arts in Recovery for Youth) will share poetry and lived experience stories and a documentary film by Raymond Brown will be shown.

Speakers include: Marney Shore, the Executive Director and Founder of AIRY; Lee Watroba,  Erikson Institute Program and Community Outreach Manager at Austen Riggs and President of the Coalition for Suicide Prevention; and Peggy Morse, Loss Survivor from the Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

The art will be created by the students in AIRY, and sales will benefit AIRY and BTG PLAYS! and will be on display in the lobby of the Colonial from February 10 until March 18.

Click here to view the event flyer.