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ART

Painting Class

Watercolor painting class taught by Charlotte Weed Gerwaski, for all levels, 7 to 9 p.m., 225 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 344-7096.

Tunnel City Coffee

Tunnel City Coffee

Joanie Ciolfi's Berkshire inspired oil paintings. On display daily, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., 100 Spring St., Williamstown. www.joanpalanociolfi.com.

Joanie Ciolfi's Berkshire inspired oil paintings. On display daily, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., 100 Spring St., Williamstown. www.joanpalanociolfi.com.

COMMUNITY

Alzheimer's Sessions

Fairview Hospital and the Alzheimer's Association MA/NH Chapter are co-sponsoring a free program for area families who provide care to a family member with Alzheimer's disease. The program topic will be "Caregiving at Home, Safety and Resources." 5-7 p.m. in the Fairview Hospital's Conference Room, Great Barrington.

'Anonymous' Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous, main contact number: (413) 443-0212; Narcotics Anonymous, information on daily meeting locations and times: (413) 443-4377; Al-Anon, for family members who have a husband/wife/ son/daughter, etc. who is impaired with alcohol/drugs, (413) 445-5852.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Spectacular Spring Book Sale to members only, join at the door.


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5 to 8 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Business Builders

For all business people looking for an opportunity to network, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., 55 Church St., Pittsfield; Kathy Hazelett, (413) 442-8581.

Berk. Festival of Women Writers

"The Heroine's Journey: Stepping into a Brave New World," workshop led by Amber Chand, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Route 183, Lenox, 7 p.m. Seating is limited; pre-registration required. (866) 200-5203.

Berkshire South

Let's Be Honest Parent Workshop, for parents of children 10 to 14 years of age. Sponsored by Berkshire United Way, in collaboration with Greenagers. Free. 6:30-8 p.m., Great Barrington.

Central Berk. Habitat for Humanity

Central Berk. Habitat for Humanity

"Building for Tomorrow," a financial literacy training program. Learn how to manage money, get out of debt, and improve credit score using the YNAB program. Sign up in advance for an upcoming series of classes by calling Habitat at (413) 442-3181. 314 Columbus Ave., Pittsfield.

Cheshire Elementary School

Developmental preschool screening for all Adams and Cheshire 3 and 4 year olds, conducted by the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District. The screening will identify children who may have substantive needs in speech/language, cognitive/thinking, emotional/social or physical development. Appointments can be made by calling the Special Services Office at (413) 743-5202, ext. 1107. Cheshire.

Conversational French

Intended for English speakers having some basic familiarity with French. Ages 18+. 7-8 p.m., Great Barrington.

Hinsdale Grange

Berkshire North Pomona Grange will meet in the Town Hall. The covered dish supper will be at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting and program will be at 7:30 p.m. 39 South St., Hinsdale.

Jewish Federation of the Berks.

"The Joy of Letters: Synchronicity and a Renewed Love of Judaism" with Analesa Rose Berg at 1 p.m., following noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

Meditation Group

Meditation and discussion, 6 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information: (413) 358-2626 or (508) 237-4252.

Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch

All residents of the Westside neighborhood invited to learn how everyone can work together to make the neighborhood safe, refreshments provided. 6 p.m. at the Pitt Park. More information (413) 442-3181.

New Lebanon Library

Workshop: How to download eBooks and audiobooks with your library card. Bring your device and let our experts show you how to access our digital collections. 6:30 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY.

Pembury Bridge Club

ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 6:45 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, (413) 655-2416.

Saints. Patrick and Raphael Parish Center

Screening for Williamstown preschoolers, held by the Williamstown Public School. Parents will be given information about their child's development in speech and language, verbal reasoning, fine motor, gross motor, and hearing and vision. To make an appointment, call Bernadette Archibald at (413) 458-5707 ext. 304. 54 Southworth St., Williamstown.

DANCE

Healing Rhythms

Healing Rhythms

Shake Your Soul; Be moved with Sage Peeler. No experience necessary, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox. (413) 637-2727.

Line Dance Lessons

Berkshire County Line Dancers, lessons for intermediate/advanced, at 6:30 p.m., Eagles Hall, Curran Highway, North Adams. Information call Mary Ellen Dean (413) 663-9718.

FILM

Mass MoCA

"Linsanity," the tale of recent Harvard grad and devout Christian Jeremy Lin's 2012 rise to fame in the NBA, 7:30 p.m., Club B-10. Followed by a Q+A with filmmaker Brian Yang. (413) 662-2111, ext. 1, or massmoca.org

Monument Mountain Regional High School

Community screening of the documentary, "A Place at the Table," narrated by Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges. A free community dinner will be followed by the screening. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. and the film begins at 6:30 p.m. Immediately following the film will be a panel discussion to discuss the film and the face of hunger in Berkshire County. 5:30 p.m., Great Barrington.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Acupuncture Clinic

Community acupuncture treatments for trauma, addiction, pain and stress, sliding fee of $20-$50, Sunrise Studio at Berkshire Healing Arts, (above Berkshire Nautilus), 9 to 2, 42 Summer St., second floor, Pittsfield, (413) 243-0654.

Berkshire South

Swim Fit, 30 minutes of stroke improvement and one hour of guided swim workout on your level. For adults, 6:30-8 p.m., Great Barrington.

Blood Pressure Clinic

Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Stop & Shop, Merrill Road, Pittsfield.

Center for Healing Arts

Yoga/qigong, 5:30 p.m., Center for the Healing Arts and Energy Medicine, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Information/registration: (413) 623-8713.

Dalton CRA

Dalton CRA

Fitness Boot Camp, 5:30 to 6:30 a.m.; Cardio Circuit, 5:15-6:15 a.m.; Total Body Conditioning, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Muscle Mix, 12-12:45 p.m.; Flex & Flow Yoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton.

NAMI Support Group

Confidential support, education, advocacy, information and referrals for individuals with mental illnesses and their families. Support groups meet second Thursday of the month, 6:30 to 8 p.m., St. John's Church, (use red door entrance), 35 Park St., Williamstown, and private dining room, (next to cafeteria, use Wahconah Street entrance), Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-1666.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Turbo Kick, 5-6 a.m.; Healthy Backs, 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Zumba Gold, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Zumba Gold Toning, 10:30-11 a.m.; Kick Some Abs, 11:45-12:15 p.m.; All in One, 12:15-12:45 p.m.; Cardio Kickboxing, 5:30-6;30 p.m.; Evening Cycle, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Zumba, 6:45-7:45 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

Tobacco Program

Women's tobacco treatment program, 6 p.m., conference room, 29 Lewis Ave., Great Barrington; preregistration: (413) 854-9608.

TOPS

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weight loss support group, every Thursday from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m., Morningside Community School, Burbank Street, Pittsfield, (413) 822-9593.

Yoga Depot

Yoga and meditation class, gentle-all levels, 7-8:15 p.m., Crawford Square, 137 North St., Pittsfield; (413) 281-9775.

'Yoga for You'

Small classes exploring the use of your breath, with flexibility, strength and endurance postures, followed by complete guided imagery relaxation, 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m., takes place in Stockbridge, call for more information: Nancy Simanson, (413) 298-3319.

Zumba

Latin-inspired, easy to follow, dance fitness class with live drumming, drop-ins welcome, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Terpsichore, 395 North St., Pittsfield; Rachael Plaine, (413) 822-2034.

KIDS' STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum

Play & Learn with Jenn, 10 a.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480, ext. 5.

Berkshire Country Day School

"BCD & Me," an ongoing program series for preschool-aged children that is free and open to the public. Advance registration is suggested but not required. Includes stories, music, dance, and creative play. 9-9:45 a.m. in the school's newly renovated library, located on Route 183, Stockbridge. (413) 637-0755 ext. 116.

Berkshire South

Berkshire South

Ooey, Gooey Fun, ages 1-3. Your child will use finger paints, collage, play-dough and other messy materials to explore, create and have fun, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Preschool & Recreational Gymnastics. Ages 3-5, 3-3:45 p.m.; ages 5-8, 4-5 p.m., ages 8-12, 5-6 p.m. Great Barrington.

Dalton Public Library

Dalton Public Library

Pre-school storytime. Includes stories, videos, crafts and snacks. 10-11 a.m. No storytime during school vacation or on snowdays. 462 Main St., Dalton.

Lenox Library

Preschool story/craft for children ages 3 to 5, program features stories, songs and a craft related to the stories, from 11 to 11:45 a.m., Youth Department, Main Street, Lenox. Information: (413) 637-0197, Ext. 105.

LECTURE

UAlbany

Seminar and reading with Dinaw Mengestu, fiction writer and journalist. 4:15 p.m. in the Standish Room, Science Library, Uptown Campus, 8 p.m., Campus Center Room 375, Uptown Campus. Albany, NY.

Williams College

"Acts of Seeing: Art, Vision & Realistic Theatre," with Amy Holzapfel, Associate Professor of Theatre. 4:15 p.m. in Wege Auditorium, Williamstown.

LITERARY

Writers Round Table

Read any work in progress for feedback; leadership rotates, 2 to 4 p.m., Lenox Library, 16 Main St., Lenox. (413) 637-1900.

MUSEUMS

Animagic

Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art showcases Berkshire-based talent that made blockbuster movies like "The Matrix," "X-Men" and "Chicken Run." Original models and technologies from the movies. "Create Your Own Animated Movie" workshop with award-winning special effects creator Eugene Mamut; creations will be posted on Internet. 135 Main St., Lee. By reservation, (413) 243-8095 or (413) 841-6679.

Becket Land Trust

Historic quarry and forest featuring hundreds of artifacts and dynamic vistas, year-round outdoor quarry museum and expansive nature preserve, self-guided historic walk, open daylight hours year round, free admission, coordinating exhibits and programs at 12 Brooker Hill Road, Route 8, Becket; quarry is off Route 20, 456 Quarry Road, Becket, (413) 623-2100 or www.becketlandtrust.org.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Garden features 15 acres with 23 display beds representing over 3,000 regionally appropriate plant species, significant trees, unique shrubs and exotic botanical collections. Open year-round to visitors, corner of routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge. Information: (413) 298-3926 or visit www.berkshirebotanical.org.

Berkshire Museum

"Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

Chesterwood

Summer home of public sculptor, Daniel Chester French, sculptor of The Minute Man in Concord, and Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Tours, workshops, artist demonstrations and guided tours offered daily at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30, open daily through Oct. 31. 4 Williamsville Road, off Route 183, Stockbridge, (413) 298-3579, ext. 25216.

Clark Art Institute

Art museum and international center for research and scholarship features public and educational programs. Open Tues.-Sun. through June, 10 to 5. 225 South St., Williamstown, (413) 458-2303.

Crane Museum

Exhibits include 19th century letterhead artistry, hand-bordering station and moments in Crane history captured on Crane paper, 1 to 5 p.m., South Street, Dalton, (413) 684-6380.

The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

Summer cottage of the great American writer, Edith Wharton, best known for her Pulitzer prize winning novel, The Age of Innocence. Open daily May-October. Grounds are open to public from dawn to dusk November-April. Special events, lectures, and performances throughout the year. Please visit EdithWharton.org or call (413) 551-5100 for more information. 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox.

Norman Rockwell Museum

World's largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell, as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration. Featured exhibitions are "Wendell Minor's America," Highlights from "Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera," and "Norman Rockwell's 323 ‘Saturday Evening Post' Covers." Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 4; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.

Susan B. Anthony Museum

Susan B. Anthony Museum

Childhood home of the legendary human rights leader, features a portrait gallery, legacy room and birthing room, open Thurs., Fri. and Sat., 10 to 4, 67 East Road, Adams; private tours: (413) 743-7121.

Ventfort Hall

Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 1893 Morgan mansion with extraordinary plaster ceilings, stained glass and hand carved wood; open daily year-round for tours; featuring "Les Petite Dames de Mode" exhibit featuring women's fashions from 1855-1914 as well as plays, concerts, and a tea & talk series. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox. Information: (413) 637-3206 or www.GildedAge.org.

Williamstown Historical Museum

Williamstown Historical Museum

Visitors find a diverse collection of artifacts, documents and photos related to Williamstown's past. "The Legendary Mount Hope," an exhibit that highlights the home of the late Alta Rockefeller Prentice, is currently on display. Free. Open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment. Located in the Milne Public Library, 1095 Main St., Williamstown. (413) 458-2160.

MUSIC

Guthrie Center

Hootenanny Nite, doors open at 7 p.m., music at 8 p.m., 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington; tickets: (413) 528-1955.

Union College

Shai Wosner, piano. 8 p.m. 807 Union St., Schenectady, N.Y. (518) 388-6080 or visit www.unioncollegeconcerts.org.

Vespers Service

Sunset evening prayer service with candles and silence, 6 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., Pittsfield.

Zion Lutheran Church

Zion Lutheran Church

Jazz Vespers, a brief time of worship which incorporates elements of jazz, blues, and gospel into the ancient tradition of Evening Prayer, 6 p.m., 74 First St., Pittsfield. THEATRE

'62 Center at Williams College

A Workshop of Webster's "The Duchess of Malfi." David Levine's signature works of theatre-part sociological experiment, part workshop, part studio installation. 7:30 p.m., Williamstown.

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ART

Tunnel City Coffee

Joanie Ciolfi's Berkshire inspired oil paintings. On display daily, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., 100 Spring St., Williamstown. www.joanpalanociolfi.com.

COMMUNITY

'Anonymous' Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous, main contact number: (413) 443-0212; Narcotics Anonymous, information on daily meeting locations and times: (413) 443-4377; Al-Anon, for family members who have a husband/wife/son/daughter, etc. who is impaired with alcohol/drugs, (413) 445-5852.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Spectacular Spring Book Sale, choose from thousands of well sorted titles. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Berk. Festival of Women Writers

"So You Want to Publish Your Book: Indie Publishing for Women," workshop led by Marilyn Oser, Mason Library, 231 Main St., Great Barrington, 2 p.m.

"How to Get it Up .Tools to Jumpstart Your Writing from Page to Stage," workshop led by Sara Katzoff and Nichole Dupont, LifeWorks Studio, 50 Castle St., Suite 2, Great Barrington, 5 p.m.

The Big E

New England Sporting Group Assn. Dog Show. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield. TheBigE.com (413) 737-2443.

Bingo

Every Friday, includes raffles, prizes, food, doors open at 4:30 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m., St. Mary's School, Orchard Street, Lee, (413) 243-1079.

Consolati Performing Arts Center

Eagle Fund 15th Anniversary Celebration & Showcase. Celebrate 15 years of grants for exceptional educational enrichment programs in the sciences, arts and technology for the five schools of the Southern Berkshire Regional School District. 6:30-8 p.m., Mount Everett Regional School, Sheffield.

Green Gargoyle

Green Gargoyle

Gift and thrift shop, good quality clothing from infants to adults, household items and accessories, 10 to 4, bookstore from 1 to 3. First Congregational Church of Dalton, Main Street.

Hinsdale Lunch

Elder Services meal offered every Wed. and Fri. at 11:30 a.m., Hinsdale Town Hall, Bingo to follow, South Street, Hinsdale; advance reservations: Meal site at (413) 655-2310 or Nutrition Program at (413) 499-0524.

Lord and Tailor

Gift and thrift shop, quality brand name clothing, gifts and collectibles. Sweaters, buy one get one free. 50% off pants, jackets and pant suits. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield.

Mark Twain House & Museum

Launch of Jean Zimmerman's latest novel, "Savage Girl." The fun and conversation begins at 7 p.m., with a book signing to follow. Reservations suggested by calling (860) 280-3130. 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, Conn.

McCann Tech

Annual "Faculty and Alumni Basketball Game" in the McCann Tech gymnasium. The faculty vs. junior varsity game will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the alumni vs. varsity game will begin at 6:30 p.m. North Adams.

MCLA

Admission Transfer Day. Participants will meet with an admissions counselor to find out how their credits will transfer, explore MCLA's financial aid programs, learn about academic opportunities, and tour the campus. Each student will get a credit evaluation and assistance with the application process. 1 p.m. at the Office of Admissions, Smith House, 375 Church St., North Adams.

Meditation Group

Open to all faiths, sit in silence in the sanctuary to enjoy teachings and meditative practices, 8:15 a.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 53 Lois St., North Adams, (413) 663-5830.

MotherWoman Support Group

MotherWoman Support Group

Circle of Moms: We Are All In This Together. Free childcare, snacks, and parking. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Community Action Family Center, 90 Federal St., Greenfield. (413) 774-1000 ext. 2048; Postpartum Support Group, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. MotherWoman Office, 220 Russell St., Hadley. (413) 387-0703.

New Moms Group

Sponsored by GROW, drop-in support group for pregnant women and new moms, babes in arms welcome, 10 to noon, Bizzy B's Boutique, 6 Burbank St., Pittsfield, www.gatheredwomen.org.

Pembury Bridge Club

ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, (413) 655-2416.

Pittsfield Town Hall

Public reception in honor of 5 visitors from Pittsfield's Sister City, Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland. Noon, all are welcome. Pittsfield.

Ping Pong Tournament

The Fifth Annual Town of Richmond Community Ping Pong Tournament. Three Divisions of Play: Champions Division, Recreational Division, and Kids 13-under Division. Pizza and refreshments available. Registration at door only, 5-5:45 p.m. Play starts at 6 p.m., located in the Richmond Consolidated School Gym on State Road, Richmond.

Postpartum Group

"This Is Harder than I Thought," drop-in support group for mothers of infants and toddlers, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Community Room, 48 Elizabeth St., Pittsfield.

Richmond Consolidated School

Fifth Town of Richmond Community Ping Pong Tournament. Registration at the door only, 5:00-5:45 p.m. Play starts 6 p.m., Richmond Consolidated School Gym on State Road, Richmond. Pizza and refreshments available.

Weekly Meditation

"Meditation in the Chapel," by Pittsfield Sangha, noon to 12:30 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center chapel, 725 North St., Pittsfield. Information: (413) 358-2626.

Saints Patrick and Raphael Parish Center

Screening for Williamstown preschoolers, held by the Williamstown Public School. Parents will be given information about their child's development in speech and language, verbal reasoning, fine motor, gross motor, and hearing and vision. To make an appointment, call Bernadette Archibald at (413) 458-5707 ext. 304. 54 Southworth St., Williamstown.

DANCE

'62 Center at Williams College

Inish to perform, unique blend of influences drawn from Ireland, Scotland, and Brittany. Join the celebration of Celtic traditions through dance, music, song, and storytelling. 8 p.m., Williamstown.

Polish Falcon Hall

Social ballroom dance hosted by Votre Soiree, featuring the band Champagne Jam. Refreshments will be served. 7 p.m., 32 Belair Ave., Pittsfield. Information (413) 329-3324.

FILM

Lenox Library

Short film series featuring "Brigadoon." Films are appropriate for ages 10 and up. Admission is 50 cents, with all the popcorn you can eat included. 2 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox.

The Linda

Food for Thought: "God Loves Uganda," presented by the CCCE Filmmakers Lab. 7 p.m., 339 Central Ave., Albany, NY.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Aikido

Japanese martial art of self defense, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information: Kim Rivers: (413) 499-8625.

Dalton CRA

Fitness Boot Camp, 5:45-6:15 a.m.; Dynamic Yoga Plus, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; Hi-Lo Infusion, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

Easy Exercise

Easy exercise class offered by Kim Conley, certified instructor, $5 donation, 9 to 10 a.m. at St. Ann Parish Center, Lenox.

Healing Rhythms

Mindful cycling, sculpting and yoga, cardio, strengthening and stretching class, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, building 8A, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Nar-Anon Meeting

12-step support group for families and friends of addicts, 7 to 8 p.m., St. Stephen's Church, 67 East St., Pittsfield.

Overeaters Anonymous

Fairview Hospital, noon to 1, 29 Lewis Ave., ambulance building, Great Barrington.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Deep Water Circuit Training, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Silver Sneakers Cardio, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Aquafit, 11 to noon; Yoga, 11-2:15 p.m.; Insanity, 12:30-1 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

Recovery International

A self-help, after-care method for persons suffering from nervous problems and fears, non-sectarian, meets every Friday, at 8 p.m., in the Autumn Room at St. Mark's Church, West Street, Pittsfield; use the Albro Street entrance.Gentle Yoga

A self-help, after-care method for persons suffering from nervous problems and fears, non-sectarian, meets every Friday, at 8 p.m., in the Autumn Room at St. Mark's Church, West Street, Pittsfield; use the Albro Street entrance.Gentle Yoga

Yoga for Arthritis, Injuries and Anti-Aging. Instructor Sonya Boesse will lead classes that include centering, breath work, guided movement therapy, stretching, strengthening, balancing, meditation and deep relaxation. All ages and levels welcome. 10-11 a.m. at Sweetwood of Williamstown, 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown. (413) 458-8371.

Yoga for Babies

"Itsy Bitsy Yoga," for babies eight weeks to crawling, 2 to 3 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center, North Street, Pittsfield. Preregistration: (413) 447-2400.

Yoga

Kripalu-style yoga with integrated breathing techniques, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Chatham, N.Y.; call for location: Hildy Kronen, (518) 781-4483.

Yoga Depot

"Candlelight Yoga," all levels yoga class in a candlelit studio, drop-ins welcome, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 137 North St. Pittsfield. Rachael Plaine (413) 822-2034.

KIDS' STUFF

Adams Youth Center

Play & Learn Group for young children and their families. Art and movement activities, educational toys and themes. Circle time and snack. 10-11 a.m. East Street, North Adams.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Preschool videos at 10 a.m., children's library, Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480, ext. 5.

Berkshire Museum

"Museum Adventures," geared toward children 18 months to 3 years, playtime, songs, stories and scavenger hunt, 11 a.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

Berkshire South

Creative Dance, ages 5-8. 4:30-5:15 p.m.; Ballet, ages 3-6. 3:30-4:45 p.m.; Indoor Soccer, ages 5-8. 4-5 p.m.; Parent's Night Out, ages 3-12. Parents, drop off your kids for an evening of activities, while you enjoy an evening out. Registration required 48 hours in advance. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.

Lenox Community Center

Lenox Community Center

Food Adventures, a hands-on experience for students in grades 2 to 5 to learn about nutrition and healthy food choices. Children will be assigned rotating jobs throughout the program. At the end of the program, students will engage in an "Iron Chef" activity. 3:45-5 p.m., 65 Walker St., Lenox.

Stockbridge Library

Stockbridge Library

Pre-school storycraft; songs, stories, and a craft. 10 a.m., no pre-registration necessary. 46 Main St., Stockbridge. (413) 298-5501.

LECTURE

Norman Rockwell Museum

"Norman Rockwell: Humorous Tales and Little Known Facts" Celebrate Rockwell's unique brand of humor during this enlightening series exploring the artist's adventures in illustration. 2:30 p.m. Route 183, Stockbridge. nrm.org

MUSEUMS

Animagic

Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art showcases Berkshire-based talent that made blockbuster movies like "The Matrix," "X-Men" and "Chicken Run." Original models and technologies from the movies. "Create Your Own Animated Movie" workshop with award-winning special effects creator Eugene Mamut; creations will be posted on Internet. 135 Main St., Lee. By reservation, (413) 243-8095 or (413) 841-6679.

Becket Land Trust

Historic quarry and forest featuring hundreds of artifacts and dynamic vistas, year-round outdoor quarry museum and expansive nature preserve, self-guided historic walk, open daylight hours year round, free admission, coordinating exhibits and programs at 12 Brooker Hill Road, Route 8, Becket; quarry is off Route 20, 456 Quarry Road, Becket, (413) 623-2100 or www.becketlandtrust.org.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Garden features 15 acres with 23 display beds representing over 3,000 regionally appropriate plant species, significant trees, unique shrubs and exotic botanical collections. Open year-round to visitors, corner of routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge. Information: (413) 298-3926 or visit www.berkshirebotanical.org.

Berkshire Museum

"Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

Chesterwood

Summer home of public sculptor, Daniel Chester French, sculptor of The Minute Man in Concord, and Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Tours, workshops, artist demonstrations and guided tours offered daily at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30, open daily through Oct. 31. 4 Williamsville Road, off Route 183, Stockbridge, (413) 298-3579, ext. 25216.

Clark Art Institute

Art museum and international center for research and scholarship features public and educational programs, 10 to 5. 225 South St., Williamstown, (413) 458-2303.

The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

Summer cottage of the great American writer, Edith Wharton, best known for her Pulitzer prize winning novel, The Age of Innocence. Open daily May-October. Grounds are open to public from dawn to dusk November-April. Special events, lectures, and performances throughout the year. Please visit EdithWharton.org or call (413) 551-5100 for more information. 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox.

Norman Rockwell Museum

World's largest collection of original art by Norman Rockwell, as well as changing exhibitions on the art of illustration. Featured exhibitions are "Wendell Minor's America," Highlights from "Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera," and "Norman Rockwell's 323 ‘Saturday Evening Post' Covers." Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 4; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.

Susan B. Anthony Museum

Childhood home of the legendary human rights leader, features a portrait gallery, legacy room and birthing room, open Thurs., Fri. and Sat., 10 to 4, 67 East Road, Adams; private tours: (413) 743-7121.

Ventfort Hall

Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 1893 Morgan mansion with extraordinary plaster ceilings, stained glass and hand carved wood; open daily year-round for tours; featuring "Les Petite Dames de Mode" exhibit featuring women's fashions from 1855-1914 as well as plays, concerts, and a tea & talk series. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox. Information: (413) 637-3206 or www.GildedAge.org.Williamstown Historical Museum

Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 1893 Morgan mansion with extraordinary plaster ceilings, stained glass and hand carved wood; open daily year-round for tours; featuring "Les Petite Dames de Mode" exhibit featuring women's fashions from 1855-1914 as well as plays, concerts, and a tea & talk series. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox. Information: (413) 637-3206 or www.GildedAge.org.Williamstown Historical Museum

Visitors find a diverse collection of artifacts, documents and photos related to Williamstown's past. "The Legendary Mount Hope," an exhibit that highlights the home of the late Alta Rockefeller Prentice, is currently on display. Free. Open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment. Located in the Milne Public Library, 1095 Main St., Williamstown. (413) 458-2160.

MUSIC

New Lebanon Library

Dublin Porter in concert, an evening of Irish music. 7 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY.

Union Church

"Boom and Bust," great classics from the American Song Book, along with old-fashioned sing-a-long favorites. All ages welcome. 7 p.m., Tyringham.

Williams College

Berkshire Symphony with a pre-concert talk with Michael Adelson, Guest Conductor. 7:15 p.m. in the Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown.

OUTDOORS

Notchview

Moonlight Skiing & Snowshoeing, 7-9 p.m., Windsor. (413) 684-0148.

THEATRE

'62 Center at Williams College

A Workshop of Webster's "The Duchess of Malfi." David Levine's signature works of theatre-part sociological experiment, part workshop, part studio installation. 7:30 p.m., Williamstown.

Dorset Players

"I Am My Own Wife" by Doug Wright, performed by Tom Ferguson 7:30 p.m. at the Dorset Playhouse, Dorset. (802) 867-5777, dorsetplayers.org

Hoosac Valley Middle & High School

Adams-Cheshire Regional School District and the Performing Arts Department of Hoosac Valley Middle & High School perform "Rent School Edition." 7 p.m. in the auditorium, Cheshire. (413) 743-5200.

Hubbard Hall

"King Lear," 8 p.m. 25 East Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. (518) 677-2495

Shakespeare & Company

"Private Lives" in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 7 p.m., Lenox.

Most of these listings represent nonprofit or not-for-profit organizations and are printed as a public service. Prices vary for arts and entertainment events. Ongoing events must be updated monthly. Information must arrive at least a week before the date of publication and be sent to Olivia Daly, Calendar, The Berkshire Eagle, P.O. Box 1171, Pittsfield 01202; emailed to news@berkshireeagle.com, or faxed to (413) 499-3419. Questions: (413) 496-6238, Monday through Friday, 9-5.