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ART

Hoffman Pottery

Open House featuring new works in the Helix Collection by Elaine Hoffman, potter in residence. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 103 Great Barrington Road, Route 41, West Stockbridge. (413) 232-4646.

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.

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

COMMUNITY

Adams Lions Club

Meeting to be held at Haflinger Haus. Those who wish to eat may order off the menu. Dinner at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. RSVP to Jean Keller at (413) 743-3347. Adams.

'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.

BCC

Pittsfield Economic Revitalization Corporations annual meeting. A panel of small business owners that have been assisted by PERC will discuss how PERC funding helped their businesses. A breakfast buffet will be served. 7:30-9 a.m. in the Susan B. Anthony Center, room G10, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.


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Bennington College

"Incarceration in America," with Glenn Martin. 7-8:30 p.m. in the CAPA Symposium, Bennington, Vt.

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.

Berkshire Humane Society

The Coffee Hour Speaking Series will host "Celebrating Animals in Poetry," 7-8:30 p.m., Berkshire Humane Society, 214 Barker Road, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Mall

The Easter Bunny will be available for greetings and photos with children of all ages, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Lanesborough.Central Berk. Habitat for Humanity

The Easter Bunny will be available for greetings and photos with children of all ages, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Lanesborough.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 Community Center

"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 Community Center

Quilting session. New members are welcome, beginners can learn to quilt at any time. 1 p.m., School Street. Information contact Betty King at (413) 743-3275. Cheshire.Conversational French

Quilting session. New members are welcome, beginners can learn to quilt at any time. 1 p.m., School Street. Information contact Betty King at (413) 743-3275. Cheshire.Conversational French

Intended for English speakers having some basic familiarity with French. Ages 18+. 7-8 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.

Guido's Fresh Marketplace

Pet Food Drive in honor of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, to benefit the Berkshire Humane Society. Visit either store at 1020 South Street in Pittsfield or 760 South Main Street in Great Barrington, and pick up and extra can or bag of pet food for the animals in the shelter. Look for donation bins in the stores.

Jewish Federation of the Berks.

Film at 1 p.m., following noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

MCLA

Undergraduate Research Conference, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Murdock Hall and Venable Hall, North Adams.

Meditation Group

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

Moments House

Walking for Wellness, noon; Reiki drop-in, 1-3 p.m.; "Miles for Moments" fundraiser planning meeting, 6 p.m., 34 Depot St., Pittsfield.

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.

Unitarian/Universalist Church

Dr. Lorna Grande, a graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, will provide a seventh program in a series about violence reduction sponsored by Berkshire Citizens for Peace and Justice. 7:30 p.m., 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Williams College

"Leadership at the American Founding" with historian Joseph Ellis, 7:30 p.m., Griffin Hall, room 3. Free. Williamstown. DANCEHealing Rhythms

DANCEHealing 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

Berkshire Athenaeum

Documentary film on global warming: "Meat the Truth." Doors open at 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

New Lebanon Library

Family Movie Night featuring a current film suitable for the whole family. Call for title. Popcorn and juice provided. 6:30 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY. (518) 794-8844.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Acupuncture

Pittsfield Community Acupuncture offers treatments for pain, anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, and to encourage general well being. 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., appointments and walk-ins welcome. 42 Summer St., Pittsfield. (413) 243-0654.Berkshire South

Pittsfield Community Acupuncture offers treatments for pain, anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, and to encourage general well being. 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., appointments and walk-ins welcome. 42 Summer St., Pittsfield. (413) 243-0654.Berkshire South

Jump into Spring, an eight week program for adults. Includes nutrition workshops, fitness classes, as well as ways to motivate you to work out providing a safe, fun environment. For people of all abilities. 6:30-8 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, 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.

Community Health Programs

Siobhan McNally and Lara Setti to host a workshop on children's health with plenty of time for Q&A. Topics to be discussed include immunization, antibiotics, and toxins in the home. Pre-register by calling (413) 464-5095. 6:30 p.m., 444 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington. Dalton CRA

Siobhan McNally and Lara Setti to host a workshop on children's health with plenty of time for Q&A. Topics to be discussed include immunization, antibiotics, and toxins in the home. Pre-register by calling (413) 464-5095. 6:30 p.m., 444 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington. Dalton CRA

Boot Camp, 5:30-6:30 a.m.; Cardio Circuit, 5:15-6:15 a.m.; Spin, 6-7 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 6-9 a.m.; Sculpting Strength, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Water Works, 9-10 a.m.; Muscle Mix, 12-12:45 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12-1 p.m.; Flex & Flow Yoga, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Family Swim, 6:30-7 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton.

Healing Rhythms

Be Healthy: Biz Women: Meetup Meeting with Chantal Leven. Open to all business women who have an interest in growing their business and wanting to remain healthy and sane. 7-8:30 p.m., 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox. Hillcrest Educational Center

Be Healthy: Biz Women: Meetup Meeting with Chantal Leven. Open to all business women who have an interest in growing their business and wanting to remain healthy and sane. 7-8:30 p.m., 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox. Hillcrest Educational Center

Social Skills Group for school-aged children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, and other learning challenges. Registration required by calling (413) 499-2031. 6-7 p.m., 788 South St., Pittsfield.Home Instead Senior Care

Social Skills Group for school-aged children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorders, and other learning challenges. Registration required by calling (413) 499-2031. 6-7 p.m., 788 South St., Pittsfield.Home Instead Senior Care

Early Alzheimer's Support Group. Family caregivers can learn more about early staged Alzheimer's disease. This group is co-facilitated by Jay Ellis, DO and Donna Smith. To register or more information, call (413) 442-0907. 364 South Street, Pittsfield.Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

Early Alzheimer's Support Group. Family caregivers can learn more about early staged Alzheimer's disease. This group is co-facilitated by Jay Ellis, DO and Donna Smith. To register or more information, call (413) 442-0907. 364 South Street, Pittsfield.Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

Meets from 5-6 p.m. at the MS Resource of the Tri-State Area office, 85 Main St., Suite 212, North Adams. No registration required. Information (413) 664-2011.

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

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

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.Dalton Public Library

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

New Lebanon Library

Flying Deer Nature Program, a hands-on nature program with a Springtime theme for school-aged kids. 2 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY.

LECTURE

Bennington College

"Incarceration in America" with Glenn Martin, director of the David Rothenberg Center for Public Policy at The Fortune Society. He will examine the current state of incarceration, the relation between race and incarceration, and the ways in which the system could be improved. 7 p.m. in the CAPA Symposium, Bennington, VT.

LITERARY

Northshire Bookstore

Poetry reading and book signing with award-winning poet Jay Rogoff, author of "Venera." 7 p.m., 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Water Street Books

Beth Zasloff and Josh Steckel, authors of "Hold Fast to Dreams. A College Guidance Counselor, His Students, and the Vision of a Life Beyond Poverty," will read and discuss selections of their book; a book signing and reception will follow; at 6:30 p.m., Williamstown.

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," "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

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, 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

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.

The Hotchkiss School

Midori in concert, accompanied by pianist Ozgur Aydin. Free and open to the public, limited seating. 7 p.m., 11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville, CT.

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

Grafton Lakes State Park

Trout Discovery Day. Brown trout are ready to head into the waters of the Second Pond. Bring the kids for fun activities & games, followed by each child having a chance to put a fish into the pond. 1 p.m., Grafton, NY.

THEATRE

MCLA

"Angels in America: Millenium Approaches," a play on AIDS and gay America in 1985. 8 p.m., North Adams.

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ART

Hoffman Pottery

Open House featuring the new works in the Helix Collection by Elaine Hoffman, potter in residence. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 103 Great Barrington Road, Route 41, West Stockbridge.

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.

BCC

Book sale to benefit the BCC Foundation's Overcoming Obstacles Scholarship. Gently used books will be priced at $1. 7:30 a.m. to noon at the Susan B. Anthony Lounge, 1350 West Street, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Mall

The Easter Bunny will be available for greetings and photos with children of all ages, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Lanesborough.

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.

Big E

New England Spring Classic Dog Show, Mallary Complex. TheBigE.com or (413) 737-2443. West Springfield.

Fish Bake

Menu includes fish, potato, cole slaw, salad, and dessert. 4-7 p.m., 27 Union St., Pittsfield. Green Gargoyle

Menu includes fish, potato, cole slaw, salad, and dessert. 4-7 p.m., 27 Union St., Pittsfield. 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.

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.

Moments House

Love, hope, healing, and spiritual gathering, 1-3 p.m.; Zentangle workshop, 3-5 p.m., 34 Depot St., Pittsfield. MotherWoman Support Group

Love, hope, healing, and spiritual gathering, 1-3 p.m.; Zentangle workshop, 3-5 p.m., 34 Depot St., Pittsfield. 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.

Northern Berkshire YMCA

The 2nd annual dodgeball tournament. Any business, agency, or group cost $50 for teams of six or more. Medals given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. 6-9 p.m., 22 Brickyard Court, North Adams. (413) 663-6529.

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.

Spring Luncheon

Hearty soups, freshly made sandwiches, and sweet desserts featuring homemade pies. Complete meal is $7 and a la carte is $3. To-go orders, call (413) 499-0866. 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield.

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.

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.

Community Health Programs

CHP on Wheels mobile outreach van offers routine physicals, sick visits, follow-up care for chronic illnesses, health education and free screenings. All insurance accepted. Walk-ins welcome, or schedule ahead by calling (413) 528-8580. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Otis Town Hall, 1 North Main Road, Otis.

Dalton CRA

Spin, 5:30-6:30 a.m.; Boot Camp, 5:45-6:15 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 6-9 a.m.; Hi-Lo Infusion, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Splashercise, 9-10 a.m.; Spin, 12-12:45 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12-1 p.m.; Spin, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 5-6:30 p.m.; Family Swim, 6:30-7:30 p.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.Gentle Yoga

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.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

"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., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.Stockbridge Library

Creative Dance, ages 5-8. 4:30-5:15 p.m.; Ballet, ages 3-6. 3:30-4:45 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.Stockbridge Library

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

LITERARY

New Lebanon Library

Michael & Diego Mongue; reading and signing of their book, "Awesome Robot Action Comix." 3:30 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY.

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," "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, 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

The Limb Shakers, an evening of jazz and swing classes. 6:30 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY.

Williams College

Pedja Muzijevic to perform, 8 p.m., in the Brooks Rogers Recital Hall, Williamstown.

OUTDOORS

Canoe Meadows

Bird walks with instructor Noreen Mole. Look for migrants of all kinds, especially the wood-warblers. Each week. 8-10 a.m., Holmes Road, Pittsfield.

Grafton Lakes State Park

Star Watch. Enjoy a free tour of the night sky with Albany Area Astronomers. Call Bernard to confirm as cloudy skies may cancel (413) 658-9144. 8:30 p.m., Grafton, NY.

THEATRE

Proctors Theatre

"Bring It On: The Musical." 8 p.m., 432 State St., Schenectady, N.Y.

Shea Theater

New Renaissance Players Production of "WOLF! Trial of the Big Bad Wolf." 7:30 p.m., 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls.

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.