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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

’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 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.

Business Workshop Slated

Berkshire Community College’s South County Center is offering a business workshop entitled, "Improve Your Business Writing Skills," led by workplace communication consultant Christine Polk. 6:30-8:30 p.m. on three consecutive Thursdays. Information call (413) 236-5202.

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.

Coffee Hour Speaking Series

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Barry Kellogg to be next guest in Coffee Hour Speaking Series at the Berkshire Humane Society. To save a spot and to be eligible for a raffle at the end of the evening, call (413) 447-7878, ext. 28, or email mkoncel@berkshirehumane.org.

Conneticut Morgan Horse Show

At the Coliseum at Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield.

Dalton Fair

Mike Fanelli’s Traveling Amusement Park. Opens 6 p.m. American Legion Field, North Street (Route 9), Dalton.

Distinguished Citizen Award

Retired Judge Rudolph Sacco of Pittsfield has been named the 2014 recipient of a distinguished citizen award, which is presented annually by the Western Massachusetts Council of the Boy Scouts of America. 5-7 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance. They can be obtained by contacting Gail Wojtkowiak at Pittsfield’s Boy Scout office at (413) 684-3542 ext. 7018 or at Gail.Wojtkowiak@scouting.org. Proceeds benefit from than 850 young men and women that served through scouting’s programs here in greater Berkshire County.

Foundation Center Workshop

The Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield will host a free workshop on how to use the Foundation Center website and its resources to locate grant funding resources. For required registration, call (413) 499-9480 or email pittsref@cwmars.org. Library card is also required in order to complete the registration. 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

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

Lee Farmers Market

Area farmers, crafters and other vendors will gather every Thursday through September 25 in the First Congregational Church park to promote local agriculture and food producers to residents and tourists alike. First Congregational Church park, next to Lee Memorial Town Hall. leefmarket@gmail.com. (413) 496-6233.

Meditation Group

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

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

Moments House Events

Walking for Wellness, 10:00 a.m.; Foot Reflexology, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.; Reiki drop-in, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.; T-Shirt Bracelets, 3:00 p.m., 34 Depot St. Ste 301, Pittsfield. (413) 443-6800.

Northern Berkshire Retirees Club

Northern Berkshire Retirees Club will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Greylock Community Club. Tickets for the August 14th picnic will be on sale. Coffee and doughnuts will be available. (413) 743-9476 or (413) 663-9263.

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.

St. Helena’s Chapel

Meditations meadow cleanup day Saturday June 7, 9 a.m.-noon. Rain date June 8. Community users: please consider helping church members with cleanup.

Meditations meadow cleanup day Saturday June 7, 9 a.m.-noon. Rain date June 8. Community users: please consider helping church members with cleanup.

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.

EXHIBITS

Amy Coyne Exhibit

Exhibit contains both paintings and drawings and may be viewed during the entire month of June anytime during regular library hours, 2-8 p.m., Huntington Public Library.

FILM

Community Film Night

Screening of Gasland II. Discussion to follow, 7:00 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.

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

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.

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.

’Tea and Talk’

A support group for adult women with a brain injury, call (413) 443-0200 before first meeting, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Brain Injury Association-Massachusetts, Western Regional Office, 180 Elm St., Suite C, Pittsfield.

Tobacco Program

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, 5:30 p.m., Morningside Community School, Burbank Street, Pittsfield, (413) 445-4747.

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

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.

Tomorrow ART

First Fridays Artswalk

15 art shows, work by 40 regional artists, opening 5 to 8 p.m. downtown. Live music. Pittsfield. Artswalk After Party, 8 to 10 p.m., Whitney Center for the Arts. FirstFridaysArtswalk.com.

Housatonic Valley Art League

Over 100 paintings of local artists on display from June 5-June 28. Opening reception Friday, June 6, 5-7 p.m. 420 Stockbridge Rd., Jennifer Commons, next to Cafe Adam. Questions contact Harvey Kimmelman (413) 229-5951. kimmelman@mac.com.

Vermont Arts Exchange

Opening of works by painter Matthew Marks, on exhibit in the Sage Mill Gallery through June 30. Bennington.

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.

Antique, Classic Car Show

28th annual Manchester Antique & Classic Car Show, Dorr Field, Manchester. Food vendors and flea market.

Bennington Contra Dance

Caller Fern Bradley, music by Tenpenny Bit, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. All dances are taught and beginners are welcome. One World Conservation Center, Route 7, Bennington. benningtondance.org, (802) 447-2173.

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.

Conneticut Morgan Horse Show

At the Coliseum at Eastern States Exposition,1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Dalton Fair

Mike Fanelli’s Traveling Amusement Park. Fireworks. Open 6 p.m. American Legion Field, North Street (Route 9), Dalton.Green Gargoyle

Mike Fanelli’s Traveling Amusement Park. Fireworks. Open 6 p.m. American Legion Field, North Street (Route 9), Dalton.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.

Jewish Fed. of the Berkshires

The Jewish Federation of the Berkshires will present the program: "The Gomez Mill House Museum and Historic Site," with Dr. Ruth Abrahams at 10:45 a.m. Followed at noon by a fresh buffet lunch; $11 with lunch; $5 for the program alone. For reservations call Nancy Maurice Rogers, program director, at (413) 442-4360 ext 15.

Lord and Tailor

Gift and thrift shop, array of spring & summer clothing, $2 jeans. 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 Events

Walking for Wellness, 10:00 a.m.; Fireplace Chat, 3-5 p.m., 34 Depot St. Ste. 301 Pittsfield. (413) 443-6800.

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 Grange

Pittsfield Grange will meet this Friday at 7:30 p.m. at 116 South St. Contact Priscilla Peck (413) 443-3978.

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.

St. Helena’s Chapel

Meditations meadow cleanup day Saturday June 7, 9-12; rain June 8. Community users: please consider helping church members with cleanup.

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.

DANCE

Polish Falcon Hall

Votre Soiree Dance will host a social ballroom dance at the Polish Falcon Hall, 7:30 p.m., admission is $10 per person, 32 Belair Ave., Pittsfield. Any questions call Janet Smargie (413) 329-3324.

EXHIBITS

Amy Coyne Exhibit

Amy Coyne is the featured artist for June at the Huntington Public Library. An open reception is planned for Saturday June 7th from 1-3 p.m. Also, her exhibit may be viewed during the entire month of June during regular library hours 2-8 p.m.

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

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

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.

Northern Berkshire YMCA

Northern Berkshire YMCA

Friday Night Fun Club, for kids 8-14. Gym activities, swimming, Wii games and more. Information/to register call (413) 663-6529. 6-8 p.m., 22 Brickyard Court, North Adams.

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.

MUSIC

Berkshire Gateway Jazz

Sounds of Shearing, tribute to late pianist George Shearing, 8 p.m. Lee Congregational Church, Berkshires Jazz.org.

Coffeehouse Night

An evening of acoustic music with Linda Worster. Donations for the performer appreciated, 6 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY. (518) 794-8844.

The Colonial Theatre

American roots band, Roosevelt Dime, 8 p.m., in the Garage. Tickets: (413) 997-4444. 111 South St., Pittsfield.

Guthrie Center

Troubador series, music at site of Alice’s Restaurant, 8 p.m. Gt. Barrington.

OUTDOORS

Hoffmann Bird Club

Picnic at 5 p.m. and birding at 6 p.m. at Pleasant Valley. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. Main courses provided. 427 W. Mountain Road, Lenox.

Bird Walks

Join Leslie Reed-Evans on Friday mornings at 7:45 to learn more about the birds and preserved lands of Williamstown. Walks are free and open to the public, and are appropriate for all skill levels including children. Meet at Mountain Meadow, Pownal entrance. Questions contact Leslie Reed-Evans (413) 458-2494. lre@wrlf.org.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Other Place," 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage, Pittsfield.

The Ghent Playhouse

John Steinbeck’s "The Grapes of Wrath," 8 p.m., Ghent, N.Y.

Mixed Company

"Circle Mirror Transformation," 7:30 p.m., 37 Rossetter St., Great Barrington. Tickets available at circlemirror. brownpapertickets.com.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"Doubt," 7:30 p.m., Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Shakespeare’s Will," 7:30 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Most of these listings represent nonprofit 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 William Sondrini, Calendar, The Berkshire Eagle, P.O. Box 1171, Pittsfield 01202; emailed to news@berkshireeagle.com, or faxed to (413) 499-3419.