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ART

Hoffman Pottery

Open House showcasing the "Infinity Green" collection of handbuilt pieces of Elaine Hoffman. 103 Great Barrington Road, Route 41, West Stockbridge. (413) 232-4646.

Norman Rockwell Museum

School Vacation Week Workshops: "Fact or Fiction? Every Picture Tells a Story." Explore how the art of Norman Rockwell, Ruth Sanderson, and Wendell Minor tell stories in pictures, and create artworks in mixed media that express your own ideas in these special drop-in workshops for all ages. 1 to 5 p.m., Stockbridge.

Oil Painting Class

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

Sculpture Class

Stone carving with Myrna Lieb Citron, for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels, 1 to 4 p.m., 1260 Pleasant St., Lee, (413) 243-4456.

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.

Bard College at Simon's Rock

Race Task Force: Race and Prison. 7 p.m., 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.

Boys and Girls Club

Open House for September enrollment, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Pittsfield.

Bushnell-Sage Library

"Sit and Knit," 6-8 p.m., Sheffield.

The Christian Center

Positive Projects for Kids. School vacation activities will focus on Black History and Wednesday will feature a showing of the film "42." 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 193 Robbins Ave., Pittsfield. (413) 443-2828.

Community Lunch

All welcome, at noon, Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, (413) 528-1955.

Contract Bridge

For all levels, from 1 to 4 p.m., Lee Senior Center; information: (413) 243-3512.

Guthrie Center

Free Legal Clinic of Berkshire County, Inc. is holding free legal clinics from 12-1 p.m. during their free lunch program. Information call (413) 854-1955. 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington.Hinsdale Lunch

Free Legal Clinic of Berkshire County, Inc. is holding free legal clinics from 12-1 p.m. during their free lunch program. Information call (413) 854-1955. 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington.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.

Hillcrest Educational

Workshop Series for Foster Parents: Education Advocacy. 12-2 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome but RSVPs are requested. A free lunch will be served to those who attend. Sign up by calling (413) 443-2367. 788 South St., Pittsfield.

Hinsdale Knit & Crochet Group

Meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m., Old Town Hall, Hinsdale.

Love-a-Bull Month

Love-a-Bull Month

Berkshire Humane Society is offering low-cost spaying and neutering to 30 pit bulls in Northern Berkshire County. Beginning Tuesday, February 11, owners must fill out an application form at the BHS. Registration is on first come, first serve basis. Additionally, BHS will offer a free training session for any pit bull dog adopted from BHS. Information call BHS kennel staff at (413) 447-7878, ext. 26. Pittsfield.

Monterey Meetinghouse

"The Myth of Aging" with physician Dr. Lisa Nelson, during the community potluck dinner. All are welcome. Bring a dish to share with a serving utensil, and a place setting and silverware for oneself. 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the Monterey Meetinghouse, Monterey.

Parents Group

"Parents Helping Parents," share experiences and get support and encouragement from other parents, free, confidential and anonymous, 6 to 8 p.m., call for location/information: (617) 926-5008, ext.102.

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.

Williamstown Public Library

"Rules of the Road" seminar with financial advisor Walter Lother. The seminar will address how to avoid common investing mistakes, investing strategies to achieve long term goals, and how to prepare for retirement now. Free but space is limited. 5:30 p.m., 1095 Main St., Williamstown.

DANCE

Country Dance Classes

New beginners from 6 to 7 p.m.; couples/line dances for beginner/ intermediate from 7 to 9 p.m., couples and singles welcome, with instructor Cheryl Wendling, Dalton VFW on East Housatonic Street, just past LP Adams; information: (413) 443-6263.

Rhythms

Argentine Tango Beginners 8 week Series. No partner necessary. Comfortable clothes and smooth soled shoes needed. 7:30-8:30 p.m., 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox. Information contact Jackie at (413) 281-9722.

Scottish Dancers

Great Barrington Scottish Dancers, no partner needed, beginners welcome, bring clean, soft shoes, from 7:15 to 9:15 p.m., over Crystal Essence, 39 Railroad St., Great Barrington; please confirm with Jean, (518) 672-4243 or Ted, (413) 698-2944.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Pressure Clinics

Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and Tri-Town Board of Health, 9 to 10 a.m., Porchlight Home Care offices, 21 High St., Lee; Stockbridge Senior Center, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Stockbridge.

Center for Healing Arts

All levels yoga and qigong, 5:30 p.m., Center for Healing Arts and Energy Medicine, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 623-8713.

Dalton CRA

Pilates, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Abs, Arms & Tush, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Kicklates (every other Wednesday), 5:30-6:30 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

'Fit to Go!'

Increase your strength and energy with Kas Maroney, American Council on Exercise certified group instructor, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m., Unitarian Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 841-5834.

Healing Rhythms

Intermediate yoga sculpt, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Lenox Commons, Building 8A, 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Morning Cycle, 6-6:45 a.m.; Deep Water Circuit Training, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Senior Sneakers Classic, 9:30-10:45 a.m.; Aquafit, 11 to noon; Yoga, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; Lunch Cycle, 12:15-1 p.m.; Tabata Kickboxing, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.; Pilates/Evening Cycle Combo, 7-8 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

Tobacco Program

Men's tobacco treatment program, 5 p.m., conference room, 29 Lewis Ave., Great Barrington; preregistration: (413) 854-9608.

Yoga Classes

Teen yoga, for ages 13-19, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Yoga Depot, 137 North St., Pittsfield; and, gentle/beginner yoga, 5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Connections, Pittsfield; information: Waterfall Perry, (413) 464-1944.

Zumba Class

From 7:15 to 8:15 p.m., Steeple Valley Dance, 195 Ashland St., North Adams.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Museum

WeeMuse: 10 Days of Play, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; "Emperor's New Clothes," presented by BTG, 11 a.m.; February Break Camps: On the Air! and Kitchen Ka-Boom!, grades 2-5; WeeMuse: 10 Days of Play Community Night, 5-7 p.m.; 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire South

Berkshire Sings! for ages 13+. Sing to your heart's content under the guidance of musician and teacher Robert Kelly. No auditions and no charge. Open to new and seasoned singers alike. Free. 6:45-8:15 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-2810.

The Big E

"A Day Away in the Past," located in the Storrowton Village Museum. For times and updates visit TheBigE.com or call (413) 737-2443. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Chess Club

Beginners welcome, 3 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield, (413) 229-7004.

Kindergym & Swim

Open play, reading, circle time, crafts, snacks and swimming for toddlers and their parents/guardians, follows Central Berkshire school schedule, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Dalton CRA, 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

Lanesborough Public Library

Activities for school vacation week: Building with Legos, 3 p.m. Information call (413) 442-0222. Lanesborough.

Milne Library

Get Animated! Video production workshop for 3rd-6th graders. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the WillNet Studio; Chess Club, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Otha Day drum circle for tweens and teens, 3-4 p.m.; 34 Spring St., Williamstown. Information call (413) 458-5369.

New Lebanon Library

Small Wonders Lapsit Storytime, includes age appropriate stories, songs, and movement activities, 10 a.m.; Tales for Tots Story Hour, includes crafts, songs, and movement activities, 11 a.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY. (518) 794-8844.

North Adams Library

Preschool story time for ages 3-6, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services Department, second floor, 74 Church St., North Adams, (413) 662-3133.

Playgroup

"Baby and Me!" parent/infant playgroup, for babies ages four weeks to one year, social interaction, music and developmentally appropriate play activities, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North St., Pittsfield; preregistration: (413) 447-2400.

West Stockbridge Library

Celebrate the Year of the Horse all week with a story and craft activity during the President's Week school vacation. Children up to age 12 and their caregivers are invited to join for a story, craft, and activity. 11 a.m. to noon. West Stockbridge.

LITERARY

Berkshire Writers Room

Memoir writing group, 1-3 p.m., third floor small office, Ralph Froio Senior Center, 330 North St., Pittsfield; information: (413) 842-5014.

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

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," "Dancing Princesses: The Fairy Tale Art of Ruth Sanderson," The 28th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show, 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.

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

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

Berkshire Highlanders

Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 7 to 9 p.m.; call for location details, Bill Irvin, (413) 442-6180.

Berkshire Sings

Opportunities to sing as a soloist, duo or small ensemble will be offered. Everyone is welcome, no prior musical training is necessary. 6:45-8:15 p.m., free. Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, (413) 528-2810.

UMASS Amherst

Wind Ensemble featuring James Patrick Miller and Ayano Kataoka. 8 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Amherst.

Wind Ensemble featuring James Patrick Miller and Ayano Kataoka. 8 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, Amherst.

OUTDOORS

Taconic Hiking Club

Grafton Lakes State Park, Cross Country Ski or Snowshoe. The depth of the snow determines whether it will be ski-able around Long Pong or the other rocky trails in this park. Meet at the Winter Entrance of Grafton Lakes State Park at 10 a.m. Details contact Sharon at sboqc@mindspring.com or call (413) 674-0042. Grafton, NY.

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ART

Berkshire Museum

10X10 Real Art Party. Artists from the Berkshires and beyond contribute 10x10 inch original artwork for the RAP. Doors open for preview party at 5:30 p.m. Drawing for the artwork begins at 7 p.m. Admission for the evening is free. 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Norman Rockwell Museum

School Vacation Week Workshops: Fact or Fiction? Every Picture Tells a Story. Explore how the art of Norman Rockwell, Ruth Sanderson, and Wendell Minor tell stories in pictures, and create artworks in mixed media. 1 to 5 p.m., Stockbridge.

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

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

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

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.

The Big E

"A Day Away in the Past," Children's Program, located in the Storrowton Village Museum; Springfield Sportsmen's Show, located in the Better Living Center, Young Building. Times and updates: TheBigE.com or (413) 737-2443. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Love-a-Bull Month

Berkshire Humane Society is offering low-cost spaying and neutering to 30 pit bulls in Northern Berkshire County. Beginning Tuesday, February 11, owners must fill out an application form at the BHS. Registration is on first come, first serve basis. Additionally, BHS will offer a free training session for any pit bull dog adopted from BHS. Information call BHS kennel staff at (413) 447-7878, ext. 26. Pittsfield.

Rabies Clinic

Dr. Keith Beebe will provide rabies shots to cats and dogs for a fee of $10. Proceeds will benefit the Lanesborough Agricultural Commission to assist in promoting agriculture in Lanesborough. 5 to 6 p.m., Lanesborough Town Garage on Maple Court, Lanesborough. Information (413) 442-0627.

FILM

Bard College at Simon's Rock

Tournees French Film Festival: La Danse: Le Ballet de L'Opera de Paris/ La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet. 7 p.m., Lecture Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.

The Linda

Food for Thought: "Nothing Like Chocolate." Evening of food, film, and discussion with a focus on films of social, political, environmental and community interest. 7 p.m., 339 Central Ave., Albany, NY. thelinda.org.

Mass MoCA

"When I Walk," the second of five films in the "God is Where?" series, 7:30 p.m., Club B-10, followed by a Q and A with filmmaker Jason DaSilva. Tickets: Mass MoCA box office, Marshall Street, North Adams; (413) 662-2111, ext.1 during box office hours or at massmoca.org.

KIDS' STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum

Play & Learn with Jenn, 10 a.m.; Singer and Story Teller Scott Kepnes. Come for hand clapping, foot stomping and a funky rock & roll good time, 1 p.m.; 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480, ext. 5.

Berkshire Museum

WeeMuse: 10 Days of Play, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; "Emperor's New Clothes" presented by Berkshire Theatre Group, 11 a.m.; Carnival of the Animals, presented by Berkshire Music School, 1 p.m.; 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Christian Center

Positive Projects for Kids during school vacation. Activities focus on Black History. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 193 Robbins Ave., Pittsfield. (413) 443-2828.

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.

Dower Square Community Center

Activities for kids during school vacation. Programming done by Tine and Amanda from the Brien Center. 1:45, Apartment 1, Pittsfield.

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.

Milne Library

Get Animated! Video production workshop for 3rd-6th graders. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the WillNet Studio, 34 Spring St., Williamstown. Information call (413) 458-5369.

New Lebanon Library

Crafts: Loom band bracelets. Bring your own loom and learn to make dragonscale bracelets. Rubber bands provided. Ages 5 and up. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY. (518) 794-8844.

West Stockbridge Library

Celebrate the Year of the Horse all week with a story and craft activity during the President's Week school vacation. Children up to age 12 and their caregivers are invited to join for a story, craft, and activity. 11 a.m. to noon. West Stockbridge.

LECTURE

Berkshire Community College

"The Collapse of Civil Rights: Why we are all being treated like Terrorists" with Stephen F. Downs Esq. of Project Salam. 12:15 p.m. in room 111 of the Koussevitzky Arts Center and again at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian/Universalist Church at 172 Wendell Avenue. Pittsfield.

Williams College

Faculty Lecture Series: Jeannie Albrecht, Associate Professor of Computer Science, to give a lecture titled "Detecting and Predicting Occupancy in a Smart Home." 4:15 p.m. in the Wege Auditorium. Free and open to the public. 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," "Dancing Princesses: The Fairy Tale Art of Ruth Sanderson," The 28th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show, 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

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," "Dancing Princesses: The Fairy Tale Art of Ruth Sanderson," The 28th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show, 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

Adams Library

"Drum to the Beat" program with musician and storyteller Otha Day. Using African hand drums, shakers, bells, and claves, participants will learn and share rhythms, songs and activities from many cultures in addition to improvising rhythms. No experience necessary. Free. 6 p.m., Adams.

Berkshire Music School

"Carnival of the Animals" by Camille Saint-Saëns in concert, 1 p.m., at the Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield. www.berkshiremuseum.org or (413) 443-7171.

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.

Vespers Service

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

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

OUTDOORS

Hilltop Orchards

Paintball Biathlon. Ski or snowshoe on a loop around the orchard, stopping to shoot paintballs at targets. The loop is easy-moderate and no experience is needed to use snowshoes. Safety instructions and paintball equipment will be provided. Warm up inside by the fire with hot chocolate. 11 a.m., 508 Canaan Road, Route 295, Richmond. (413) 698-3301.

SEMINAR

Mass. College of Liberal Arts

"Green Living" seminar on "Cultivating a Sustainable Food System" with a lecture on "The Environmental History of Milk" by Kendra Smith-Howard, an assistant professor of history at SUNY-Albany, 5:30 p.m., in Murdock Hall room 218. Free. www.mcla.edu or (413) 662-5303.

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.