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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.

Breakfast Buffet

Including pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon and coffee, all-you-can-eat, sponsored by Mystic Lodge, from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., Masonic Temple, 116 South St., Pittsfield. Donation: $6.

Dalton VFW

Dalton Lions Club to host all you can eat breakfast featuring eggs, toast, pancakes, bacon, sausage, homefries, juice & coffee. 8:30 - 11 a.m., East Housatonic Street, Dalton.

Hypnosis Presentation

"Hypnosis: History & Mystery," a multimedia presentation sponsored by the West Cummington Congregational Church. 7 p.m., Parish Hall, West Main Street, Cummington. Information (413) 200-8814.

Mazzeo's Ristorante

Help support Pittsfield Girls Softball host the 2014 Babe Ruth 16U Softball World Series. The evening will feature wine and beer tasting, a silent auction, Chinese raffle, cash bar, and hors d'oeuvres.


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Tickets are available through any committee member in advance or at the door. 6-8 p.m., 1015 South St., Pittsfield.

Mead's Maple Syrup

Annual Maple Syrup event. Follow Winter as he takes participants through the whole process, from his vast woods of sugar maples to his sugar house and wood-fired evaporator. At the end of the tour is eating pancakes. Directions: www.berkshire.coop. (413) 528-9697 ext. 10. Canaan, Conn.

Rabies Clinic

Dr. Blanchard, Great Barrington Animal Control, and the Great Barrington Fire Department will host a rabies clinic for both dogs and cats. The Great Barrington Town Clerk will be on site to issue dog licenses to Great Barrington and Housatonic residents. 10 a.m. to noon, 37 State Road, Great Barrington.

Rabies Clinic

Rabies clinic held by members of the New Marlborough Volunteer Fire Company. Town Clerk Kathy Chretien will be on hand to issue dog licenses, and the clinic will offer coffee and a bake sale for pet owners. 10 a.m. to noon, Norfolk Road, Southfield.

Sideline Saloon

Fundraiser for Maureen Fields for the BCLA Lacrosse Hall of Fame. The event will include food and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds benefit the Bob Knightly Lacrosse Scholarship awarded yearly to one boy and one girl in Berkshire County. 2-5 p.m., 434 Fenn St., Pittsfield.

Spring for a Cure

Sandie's Soldiers, a Relay for Life team will host a fundraiser featuring many vendors including Tastefully Simple Tasting Table, a 50/50 raffle, a bake sale, Chinese auction, and more. 1 to 4 p.m., PNA, Victory Street, Adams.

DANCE

National Museum of Dance School of the Arts

Marathon dance party featuring Zumba instructors from all over the Capitol Region. Dance, laugh, sweat and have some fun. All the proceeds benefit Saratoga County Children's Committee. Reservations call (518) 587-5392. 2-4 p.m., 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY.

FILM

North Adams Movieplex

Zumba in the Berkshires presents: Muppets Most Wanted, 11 a.m. North Adams.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Co-Dependent Meeting

12-step meeting every Sunday, 7 to 8 p.m., Congregational Church, Main Street, (use entrance on right of building), Dalton; information: (413) 684-2137.

Healing Rhythms

Heart-centered yoga flow, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Aquafit, 8-9 a.m.; Tabata Boot Camp, 9-10 a.m.; Zumba, 4-5 p.m.; North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

LECTURE

Lenox Library

"Local Government: Making the System Work for You" with Mass Sen, Benjamin Downing, Mass Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli, and chair of the Lenox Board of Selectman David Roche. Free, 4 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox. (413) 637-2630.

Stockbridge Congregational Church

Lecture and visit from Rev. Jim Antal, conference minister and president of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ. Antal's lecture, "Shaped by Hope in a Climate Crisis World" will begin at 1:30 p.m., and he will preach for regular worship at 10 a.m. Free and open to the public. 4 West Main St., Stockbridge.

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.Arrowhead

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.Arrowhead

The Herman Melville Museum offers new hours for tours: 11 a.m., 12, 1 and 2 p.m. Visitors are welcome between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. No reservations are necessary. 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield.

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.

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," "Baseball, Rodeos, and Automobiles: The Art of Murray Tinkleman," 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, 11:30 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.

MUSIC

Berkshire Lyric

"Kick the Winter Blues, A Musical Afternoon with Oscar" presented by Berkshire Lyric. The annual pop concert and fundraiser features Academy Award-winning songs to be sung by all three Berkshire Lyric choruses. A reception and silent auction will follow. Tickets: www.BerkshireLyricInfo.org. 3 p.m., Lenox Memorial High School, Lenox.

Dalton United Methodist Church

Sing Praise to the Lord Series, JB & the Electric Funkadelics. 3 p.m., 755 Main St., Dalton. (413) 684-0521.

Drum/Bugle Corps

Pittsfield Red Knights Drum and Bugle Corps practice, 2 to 5 p.m., Victory Temple Church, Dewey Avenue, Pittsfield. Information: Paul Christopher, (413) 281-1216 or Betsy Halla, (413) 822-5235.

New Lebanon Library

David Grover, Linda Worster, and Puggy Demary. 2 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY. Starving Artist Creperie

David Grover, Linda Worster, and Puggy Demary. 2 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY. Starving Artist Creperie

Musical Brunch. Live bluegrass, jazz, funk, classical, and other types of music from talented local performers. Breakfast served until 3 p.m. View the artwork from the adjoined Good Purpose Gallery. 11 a.m., Lee.

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Empire State Youth Orchestra's "Music from Russia" led by ESYO's Music Director, Helen Cha-Pyo. Information visit esyo.org. 3 p.m., Tory.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire Knapsacker

Hike to either Tunxis Trail or People's Forest. Leader Jill Oneglia, (860) 309-4244, jaoneglia@hughes.net. Barkhamsted, CT.

Notchview

Nordic ski lessons for all ages, Windsor.

THEATRE

Sand Lake Center for the Arts

Circle Theatre Players presents "Fiddler on the Roof" based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, with music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Joseph Stein. Tickets call (518) 674-2007 or www.slca-ctp.org. 2:30 p.m., 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY.

Shakespeare & Company

Private Lives" 2 p.m. 70 Kemble St., Lenox. Shakespeare.org

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ART

Open Studio

Life drawing with live model for practicing artists, bring own materials, from 6 to 9 p.m., IS183, Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge; information: (413) 298-5252, Ext. 100.Tunnel City Coffee

Life drawing with live model for practicing artists, bring own materials, from 6 to 9 p.m., IS183, Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge; information: (413) 298-5252, Ext. 100.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.

BerkshireWorks

Job club with Millie Calesky, personal and professional coach, allows job seekers to expand their network of contacts and serves as a support group throughout the job search process, from 1 to 2 p.m., optional networking at 12:45 p.m., 160 North St., Pittsfield; preregistration: (413) 499-2220, Ext. 154 or online at www.berkshireworks.org.

Berkshire Grown

March Maple Dinner to benefit Berkshire Grown and its project, Share the Bounty. Five-course meal curated by Jeffery Thompson, executive chef at Wheatleigh in Lenox, with Berkshire chefs. Live auction of a wine dinner for eight at Wheatleigh. Hors d'oeuvres at 6 p.m. Dinner follows at 7 p.m. Cranwell Resort 55 Lee Road, Route 20, Lenox. Reservations: (413) 528-0041.Community Supper

March Maple Dinner to benefit Berkshire Grown and its project, Share the Bounty. Five-course meal curated by Jeffery Thompson, executive chef at Wheatleigh in Lenox, with Berkshire chefs. Live auction of a wine dinner for eight at Wheatleigh. Hors d'oeuvres at 6 p.m. Dinner follows at 7 p.m. Cranwell Resort 55 Lee Road, Route 20, Lenox. Reservations: (413) 528-0041.Community Supper

Free delicious meal prepared by some of the finest chefs in the Berkshires. No reservation required, donations accepted. 5-6 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-2810.

Conte Community School

Free developmental screenings for all 3 and 4 year old children who will not be entering kindergarten in September. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Pittsfield.

Healing Rhythms

"Women Entrepreneurs on Fire" with Chantal Leven. Workshop features 3 key strategies to gain unshakable clarity, get clients, and make money doing what you love. Contact Chantal at info@rhythmscenter.com or (413) 522-3621. 7-8:30 p.m., 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox.

HospiceCare in The Berkshires

"Newly Bereaved: What to Expect" workshop for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one within the last three months. 6-7:30 p.m. Registration call HCIB at (413) 443-2994. 877 South St., Pittsfield.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

Energize with Tai Chi & Qi Gong with Sufi Kathy and Sufi David Crowe at 1 p.m., following noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

Master Gardener Hotline

Gardening questions answered by Master Gardeners, 9 to noon, leave a message and call will be returned the following Monday between 9 and noon, (413) 298-5355.

Meditation Sangha

Pittsfield UU Meditation Sangha, learn how to handle stress and find peace, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., George Crane Memorial Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield.

Moments House

Walk for Wellness, 12 p.m. 34 Depot St., Pittsfield. (413) 443-6800.

Northshire Bookstore

An evening of contemporary literature's rising stars featuring Amanda Lindhout & Sara Corbett, co-authors of "A House in the Sky." 6 p.m., 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, 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.

DANCE

Berkshire South

Bolero, The Cuban Dance of Love. For adults, couples or singles are welcome. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.

Line Dance Classes

With instructor Cheryl Wendling, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Dalton Senior Center, 40 Field St., Ext., Dalton, (413) 443-6263.

Line Dance Lessons

Berkshire County Line Dancers, for beginners of all ages, at 6:30 p.m., Eagles Hall, Curran Highway, North Adams. Information call Mary Ellen Dean (413) 663-9718.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Acupuncture

Pittsfield Community Acupuncture offers treatments for pain, anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, and to encourage general well being. 4-6:15 p.m., appointments and walk-ins welcome. 42 Summer St., Pittsfield. (413) 243-0654.

BMC
Parkinson's Exercise Group, 5th Floor Medical Arts Complex. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Medical clearance required. $5/session. Questions call (413) 447-3075. Pittsfield.

Cancer Group

"Women Facing Cancer," for all women facing the challenges of having cancer, Noon to 1 p.m., Hillcrest Campus, 165 Tor Court, Pittsfield, (413) 447-3092.

Dalton CRA

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

Gentle Yoga

For all levels, focus on creating sequencing, breath work and meditation, drop-ins welcome, 9 to 10 a.m., Yoga Depot, 137 North St., Pittsfield; Rachael Plaine: (413) 822-2034.

Healing Rhythms

Gentle Yoga, 9-10 a.m.; Breath and Fitness Yoga, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, building 8A, Lenox; information: (413) 637-2727.

Overeaters Anonymous

12-step meeting, 7 p.m., 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Parkinson's Exercise Group

Southern Berkshire Volunteer Ambulance Garage, 1 p.m., Fairview Hospital campus, Lewis Avenue, Great Barrington; medical clearance required, $5 per session; information: (413) 854-9740.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Indoor Cycle, 6:30-7:30 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; Gentle Yoga, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; Lunch Cycle, 12-12:30 p.m.; Tabata Boot Camp, 12:30-1:15 p.m.; All in One, 5:30-6:15 p.m.; Evening Yoga, 6:45-8 p.m., 292 North St., Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650, ext.13.Yoga Depot

Indoor Cycle, 6:30-7:30 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; Gentle Yoga, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; Lunch Cycle, 12-12:30 p.m.; Tabata Boot Camp, 12:30-1:15 p.m.; All in One, 5:30-6:15 p.m.; Evening Yoga, 6:45-8 p.m., 292 North St., Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650, ext.13.Yoga Depot

All-levels yoga, practice using posture flow, breath work and deep relaxation, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 137 North St., Pittsfield; Waterfall Perry: (413) 464-1944.

KID STUFF

Berkshire South

Fitness Exploration, 5-6 p.m., ages 8-12; Basketball Basics, 4-5 p.m., ages 5-8. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.

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.Sheep Hill

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.Sheep Hill

Weekly nature classes for preschoolers featuring nature stories, crafts, and activities focusing on nature in winter and first signs of spring. 10-11 a.m., Williamstown. (413) 458-2494.

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.

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," "Baseball, Rodeos, and Automobiles: The Art of Murray Tinkleman," 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.

MUSIC

Berkshire Hillsmen

Pittsfield's men's barbershop chorus meeting, all men who like to sing a capella in four part harmony are welcome, 7 p.m., Town Hall, Route 41 and Church Lane, Richmond; information: Dan Burkhard, (413) 298-4773.

Drum/Bugle Corps

Pittsfield Red Knights Drum and Bugle Corps practice, 6 to 8 p.m., Pilgrim Memorial Church, Wahconah Street, Pittsfield. Information: Paul Christopher, (413) 281-1216 or Betsy Halla, (413) 822-5235.

Eagles Band Rehearsals

Eagles Wind Symphony rehearsal, new members welcome to sit in, bring a music stand, from 7 to 9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield. Information: (413) 499-2071.

Lichtenstein Center

Folkloric and contemporary Afro-Caribbean and West African drumming, percussion and singing class with Aimee Gelinas of Gaia Roots, beginner/intermediate class at 6 p.m., intermediate/advanced class at 7 p.m., 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield; information: aimee@gaiaroots.com.

THEATER

MCLA

Performance artist Jennifer Miller, a bearded woman and the founder and director of Circus Amok, will perform Xenobia, her Coney Island character, and a new, modern dance that she composed. 7-8:30 p.m., North Adams.

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 to 5.