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Dalton Art Guild

Dalton Art Guild Exhibition. Miller Supply, 205 West St., Pittsfield.

Shaker Museum & Library

"Utopian Benches"- Shaker Museum, Mount Lebanon presents the work of sculptor Francis Cape. Reception with artist. Free. New Lebanon, N.Y.

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.

Becket Arts Center

Summer Solstice celebration with food, live music, dancing, children’s activities and silent auction, free, 6 to 10 p.m. Becket.

Benefit Dinner

A chicken parmesan and pasta dinner to benefit Berkshires’ Homeless Women and Children $10 per person.from 5-7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield. Reservations/information: (413) 442-8591.

Chess Night

Presented by the "Soldier On" program, all welcome, 7 p.m., main dining room, 360 West Housatonic St., Route 20, Pittsfield. Information: Willie Ledbetter, (413) 822-8530 or 236-5644.

Christian Center

Third Saturday Lunch Program and Positive Project for Kids from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kids will make bully-free zone flyers from 10 to 11:30, lunch begins at noon, free for everyone. 193 Robbins Ave., Pittsfield. (413) 443-2828.


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Country/Craft Fair

Artist Michael Melle offers a sculpture workshop at 11 a.m., Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield.

Eastern States Exposition

VT Spring Classic Morgan Horse Show at the Coliseum; N.E. Fire/Rescue/EMS 2014 (Trade) at the Better Living Center, Young Building, Outdoor Area. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Food Pantry

Sponsored by Berkshire Veterans of Soldier On, veterans and public invited, every Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m., 360 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, (413) 236-5644.

Green Gargoyle

Gift and thrift shop, good quality clothing from infants to adults, household items and accessories, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., First Congregational Church of Dalton, Main Street.

Hancock Shaker Village

Shaker cooking for families 10:45 a.m. Oval box basics workshop. Make a own nest of four boxes, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pittsfield

Lord and Tailor

Gift and thrift shop, array of spring & summer clothing, $2 jeans. Noon to 4 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield.

Master Gardeners

Soil testing ($1 per sample) and answering gardening questions from 9 a.m. to noon at the Berkshire Mall, Lanesborough. Soil sample info at WMMGA.org. Free gardening class on "Roses for Northern Climes" at 10 a.m. at demonstration gardens behind the Springside House, 874 North St., Pittsfield. To register: Mary Ann Emery, (413) 743-4284, memery395@gmail.com or Jim McCarthy, (413) 637-2940, heljim@msn.com.

Old Landfill Garage

Residents of Adams may dispose of furniture, mattresses, appliances, electronics and more. 8 a.m.-noon. For more information, call (413) 743-8208 or go to nbswmd.com.

Repair Cafe

Bring your broken or damaged items to get repaired for free. Anyone is welcome to bring any non-working but repairable lamps, vacuum cleaners, and other small appliances, and all types of clothing and fabric items. 1-5 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church, 67 East St., Pittsfield.

Sandisfield Arts Center

Historic Homes talk, 10 a.m., Route 57, Sandisfield.

Turkey Dinner

A turkey dinner with all the trimmings plus fresh strawberry shortcake for dessert will be served. Tickets: 12 years old through adults $10, 5-11 years old $5, under 5 are free. 5-7 p.m. South Readsboro Community Hall, Bosley Hill Road, Readsboro, Vt.

Wine & Craft Beer Sunset Soiree

At Hilltop Orchards, Richmond. 5-9 p.m. $30 for tickets, $23 for designated driver tickets. RSVP by email to winemaker@furnacebrookwinery.com or buy tickets online at hilltoporchards.com.

DANCE

Berkshire Dance Theatre

Performance with mid through upper level dancers from the Adams and Williamstown studios are taking the stage at 7 p.m. Matinee at 1 p.m. featuring dancers from the children’s program. Tickets: berkshiredance.org, the BDT office at 21 Maple St., in Adams, facebook.com/BerkshireDT, or at the door.

Jacob’s Pillow

The Hong Kong Ballet, 2 and 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Free. PillowTalk: "Carmen & Geoffrey," 4 p.m., Blake’s Barn. Free. Inside/Out Performance: Ballet Program, The School at Jacob’s Pillow, 6:15 p.m., Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space. Carmen de Lavallade in "As I Remember It," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

Lenox Contra Dance

Live music by Anadama, Amelia Mason fiddle, Emily Troll accordion, Bethany Waickman guitar; Calling by Jim Fownes, 8 to 11:30 p.m. Lenox.

EXHIBITS

Amy Coyne Exhibit

Exhibit may be viewed during the entire month of June, anytime during regular library hours; 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Mason Library

"Great Barrington: The Best Small Town," exhibition and sale features 60 artworks to benefit the Great Barrington Historical Society, 1:30 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

Thompson Giroux Gallery

"Still Life with Sculpture," an exhibition featuring the paintings of Leslie Gabosh, Xico Greenwald, Tatiana Klacsmann and Joseph Yetto. 4-6 p.m. Gallery Hours: Thursday-Monday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., open late on Fridays until 7 p.m. 57 Main St., Chatham, N.Y. For more information, visit thompsongirouxgallery.com or call (518) 392-3336.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Dalton CRA

Adult Lap Swim, 7-9:30 a.m.; Spin, 7:15-8:15 a.m.; Arms, Abs & Tush, 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Spin, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Flex & Flow Yoga, 9-10 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12:15-1:15 p.m.; Family Swim, 1:15-2:15 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

Healing Rhythms

Healing Rhythms

Cardio Strength Fusion, 7:30-8:30 a.m.; Slow Flow Yoga, 8:45-10:15 a.m.; 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox. (413) 637-2727.

Overeaters Anonymous

Meets from 11:30 to 12:30, Fairview Hospital, fourth floor, 29 Lewis Ave., Great Barrington.

Pilates

Pilates Mat Class, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., Berkshire Physical Therapy, 740 Williams St., Pittsfield; registration: (413) 358-1007.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Tabata, 8-8:45 a.m.; Cardio Kickboxing, 9-10 a.m.; Mid-Morning Cycle, 10-10:45 a.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

Prenatal Yoga

No experience necessary, 10:30 a.m., Zaanti Yoga Studio, 449 Pittsfield Road, Lenox, (413) 496-9642.

Tai Chi Easy/Qigong

For health and relaxation, adaptable for all ages and almost any stage of health practice, free for returning soldiers, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information/registration: Sherilyn Mindermann, (413) 446-1791.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Museum

"Chow Time," discovery program where staff feed fish, reptiles or amphibians, at 12:30. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

Camp Russell Open House

The Boys & Girls Club of Pittsfield will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Camp Russell, 341 Boys Club Road, Richmond. Free. Information: (413) 448-8258.

Mill City Productions

Interactive children’s play, "Cinderella Goes Disco" by Shubert Fendrich at 2 and 7 p.m., Building 4N, next to the visitor’s center, at Western Gateway Heritage State Park, North Adams.

’Paws-to-Read’

Therapy dogs come to the library and children read to their furry friends. 9 a.m. Please call to register. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.

Summer Camp Signup

St. John’s Lodge No. 10/Marilyn Hamilton Literacy Program, in collaboration with the Pittsfield Family YMCA, will hold a signup session for its free summer camp from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Pitt Park, Columbus Avenue, Pittsfield.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The Young Company, "The Three Little Pigs," 1 and 4 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club, 982 Route 100, Weston, Vt.

LECTURE

OLLI Distinguished Speaker Series

"Beethoven and Bonaparte," presented by Jeremy Yudkin, free, 10:30 a.m., Berkshire Community College, Koussevitzky Arts Center, Room 111, West Street, Pittsfield.

LITERARY

Book Reading

Daisy Rockwell will read from her new novel, "Taste," at 5 p.m. A reception and book signing will follow and the Get Lit Wine Bar will be open. The Bookstore, 11 Housatonic St., Lenox. (413) 637-3390.

Monterey Cultural Council

Free reception with New York Times best-selling author B.B. Haywood, aka Beth Feenan, 4:30 p.m., Monterey General Store, 448 Main Road, Monterey. (413) 528-5900.

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: 10 & 11 a.m., 12, 1, 2, 3 & 4 p.m. Visitors are welcome between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. No reservations are necessary; Country/Craft Fair featuring some of the finest artisans and artists in the region. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. 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. "Berkshire Collects," showcasing Berkshire County residents’ passionate pursuit of every imaginable kind of object, on view through May 11; ‘Chow Time,’ join our staff in the aquarium for an interactive look at what it talkes to feed some of Berkshire Museum’s most interesting residents. Free with museum admission. 12:30 p.m.; Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

Bidwell House Museum

An authentic experience in lifeways of the Berkshires in the 1750s. Fully equipped colonial homestead on unpaved country lane. 18th and 19th century furnishings and tools, heirloom vegetable garden, flower gardens, 192 acres of fields, woods and trails, picnic sites. Museum open Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guided tours on the hour. Grounds open daily. 100 Art School Road, Monterey, (413) 528-6888.

Chesterwood

Summer home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French, best known for his sculptures of the "Minute Man" and the seated figure of "Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial." The 122-acre-property includes woodland trails. Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a Massachusetts Historic Landmark and a National Historic Landmark. Exhibitions: "An Oasis of Beauty: Photographs by Julie McCarthy" through Oct. 13, and "Selected Works by Albert Paley," June 14 to Oct. 13. June hours: Thursday to Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July and August: open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The residence is closed from 12:30 to 2 p.m., 4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge. Information: www.chesterwood.org or (413) 298-3579.

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 estate of the great American writer, Edith Wharton. Daily tours of the house and gardens May-October. Special events, lectures, and performances throughout the year. Trails and walking paths, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. EdithWharton.org or (413) 551-5111.

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 "The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator," "Norman Rockwell’s 323 ‘Saturday Evening Post’ Covers," and Norman Rockwell’s original Stockbridge studio. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 4; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 298-4100.

North Adams Museum of History and Science

North Adams Museum of History and Science

Three floors, 25 permanent exhibits - farming, immigration, railroading, industry, education, barracks replica from Fort Massachusetts, Black Light Gallery, military and more, one temporary gallery - now showing Famous Former Residents, children’s hands-on Grandma’s Attic area, in restored freightyard coal distribution center Building 5A Western Gateway Heritage State Park. Thurs-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. Info: (413) 664-4700, www.northadamshistory.org.

Porter-Phelps-Huntington House

Porter-Phelps-Huntington House

Fourty Acres, an 18th-century farm on the banks of the Connecticut River that showcases life in rural New England over three centuries. Guided tours from 1 to 4:30 p.m., 130 River Drive, Hadley, (413) 584-4699.

Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon

Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon

North Family guided tour at 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., 1824 Meetinghouse tour at 1 p.m.; "The Great Stone Barn: Past, Present, Future" exhibit in Poultry House, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to Monday, free admission; "Utopian Benches" will begin with artist Francis Cape and the accompanying exhibition of artifacts from the Museum’s collections in the North Family Wash House. It will include a conversation with Cape at 5 p.m. in the Gallery, aperitifs on the lawn at 6 p.m. and dinner in private homes at 7 p.m. $125 per person. RSVP by Friday at shakermuseumandlibrary.org/events. Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.

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; A concert featuring music from the Gilded Age will be performed by violist Hillary Herndon and pianist Jennifer Muniz. 7-9 p.m.; 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

Aston Magna Music Festival

"Celebrating C.P.E. Bach’s 300th Birthday; and J.S. Bach’s Musical Offering," under musical direction by Daniel Stepner, 6 p.m., Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, astonmagna.org, (800) 595-4849.

Berkshire Nursing Families Benefit

Benefit Concert featuring Jen Crowell, Good Good and Trophy Husbands. 6:30-11 p.m. $10+ suggested donation. Berkshire Nursing Families, Blackinton Center, 1288 Mass Ave., North Adams.

Guthrie Center

John Gorka, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Lenox Contradance

Live music by Anadama: Amelia Mason fiddle, Emily Troll accordion, Bethany Waickman guitar. 8-11:30. Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox. For more information, call (413) 528-4007.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

New York City-based modern string quartet Ethel, "Grace," exploring the idea of redemption through music. 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Ventfort Hall

"Some Romantic Evening." Music of the Gilded Age at the unveiling of "Tango!" a new bronze sculpture by Andrew DeVries, 7 p.m. Lenox.

Tannery Pond Concerts

Axel Strauss, violin, and Ilya Poletaev, piano, 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

OUTDOORS

Audie Furgal Tennis Tournament

All-inclusive charitable event for any level of player at various venues, begins at 9 a.m., concludes with a luncheon and auction at noon at the Berkshire West Athletic Club, Dan Fox Drive, Pittsfield. For details contact Bunnie Lahey at (413) 243-3240 or (413) 281-8039.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

"Wild Harvest: Edible and Medicinal Field Study" with Herbalist Dina Falconi, at 10 a.m., Stockbridge.

Cemetery Walking Tour

Historian Paul W. Marino will lead a walking tour of the north section of Hill Side Cemetery, North Adams; children welcome, 2:30 p.m., meet at the top of the hill off Brown Street, North Adams. Information: (413) 207-1344.

Hoosac Range Hike

Moderate hike with Berkshire Natural Resources Council, 10 a.m., Trailhead on Route 2 east of North Adams. bnrc.net.

Mountain Laurel Hike

Morning hike with mountain laurel in bloom to the newly reopened summit at Dry Hill. North Road parking area, 10 a.m. Free. westregion@ttor.org, (413) 298-3239 ext., 3020.

Mount Greylock State Reservation

‘Miscellaneous Mountain Meanderings,’ explore the beauty of Greylock in this series of "Interpreter’s Choice" hikes led by park interpreters Mike and Meshell. Be prepared for weather, wear sturdy shoes, bring a snack, bug spray, sunscreen and drinking water. Open to all ages. 1 p.m.; ‘Summit Star Party,’ join us on the summit of Massachusetts’ highest peak for night sky observing. Free. Participants should wear appropriate clothing for cool evening temperatures after sunset and flashlights are recommended. Meet on the summit near the War Memorial Tower. For more information, call (413) 499-4262 or visit mtgreylockstarparty.org. 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.

Natural Bridge State Park

‘Marvelous Marble Tour,’ for all ages. Easy walk to explore the geological history and remains of the 19th-early 20th century marble quarry at 10 a.m.; ‘Water-Power Tour,’ easy walk to explore the white marble dam and mill site in order to discuss how water power was used to run the operations of the quarry, at 1 p.m. McCauley Road, North Adams, (413) 663-6392.

Nature Journal Series

Study ferns with Rene Wendell, 1-3 p.m., at Bartholomew’s Cobble, Sheffield. Contact: Lawrence Davis-Hollander at (413) 229-8316 or email Ldh@roadrunner.com, or email Leslie Watkins at lesliewatkins@lesliewatkins.com.

Project Native

Native Butterfly House opens for the season, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Butterfly and bug safari: Find eggs, caterpillars and butterflies to bring into the Butterfly House. 10:30 a.m. to noon, Housatonic.

Tamarack Hollow

Summer solstice hike to sacred wells and springs of the highlands, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Windsor.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Working on a Special Day," 4 and 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Kiss Me Kate," 8 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Dorset Theatre Festival

Mainstage: "Red," 3 and 8 p.m., Dorset. Talk-back after matinee.

Epoch

Richard Clark will perform his one-man show, "A Time to Laugh, A Time to Weep," 2 p.m., Epoch Assisted Living, 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield. Reservation requested: (413) 499-1992.

OIdcastle Theatre Company

"Doubt" 2 and 7:30 p.m. Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Shakespeare’s Will," 3 p.m., "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," 7 p.m., Tina Packer Playhouse, Lenox.

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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.

Bennington Great Race

Old car rally and race, day two of eight day event, classic cars stop for lunch at approximately 12:05 p.m. with subsequent cars arriving at 1 minute intervals, each car will stay for 1 hour, public invited to talk with drivers, Bennington Station, Depot Street, Bennington, Vt., greatrace.com.

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.

Eastern States Exposition

N.E. Fire/Rescue/EMS 2014 (Trade) at the Better Living Center, Young Building, Outdoor area, 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Jewish Federation Workshop

"Faces of the Shekhinah: Meeting the Divine Feminine in Jewish Texts," presented by Rabbi Jill Hammer, offered by Jewish Federation of the Berkshires and the Rimon Resource Center for Jewish Spirituality, $30, 10 a.m., Chapel of Church on the Hill, 55 Main St., Lenox. Registration required: (413) 274-1034.

"The Family Show"

Singer-songwriter Lizzie West’s "Legend of the Golden Thread," with special guests Sauerkraut Seth, Killington Bird Man, percussionist Baba Buffalo, interactive performance with live music, outdoor fun, and mask-making, free, from 3 to 6 p.m., Egremont Village Inn, 17 Main St., South Egremont, (413) 528-9580 or egremontvillageinn.com.

The Mount

"Backstairs Tour," learn about the daily routines of the men and women who ran Edith Wharton’s home, $28, includes admission, tour, glass of champagne, at 10 a.m., 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox. Tickets: EdithWharton.org.

Strawberry Festival

Strawberry shortcake, sundaes, pies, jams and jellies to benefit Stephentown Historical Society, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Berry Patch, Route 22, Stephentown, N.Y. Directions: (518) 733-5170.

DANCE

Jacob’s Pillow

The Hong Kong Ballet, 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Carmen de Lavallade in "As I Remember It," 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre, Becket.

EXHIBITS

Mason Library

"Great Barrington: The Best Small Town," exhibition and sale features 60 artworks to benefit the Great Barrington Historical Society, 1:30 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

MCLA Gallery 51

"Teetering," by mother-daughter artist duo Gayle Wells Mandle and Julia Mandle, examines issues of economic disparity and trajectories of social resistance as a response to that imbalance, 51 Main St., 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.

Dalton CRA

Adult Lap Swim, 9-11 a.m.; Family Swim, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton. (413) 684-0260.

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.; Couch to 5k Program, 11 a.m. to noon; Zumba, 4-5 p.m.; North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

Recovery International

Recovery International

A self-help, after-care method for persons suffering from nervous problems and fears, non-sectarian, meets every Sunday, at 2 p.m., in the Autumn Room at St. Mark’s Church, West Street, Pittsfield; use the Albro Street entrance.

KID STUFF

Mill City Productions

Interactive children’s play, "Cinderella Goes Disco" by Shubert Fendrich at 2 and 7 p.m., Building 4N, next to the visitor’s center, at Western Gateway Heritage State Park, North Adams.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"The Three Little Pigs," 3 p.m., Weston Rod & Gun Club, 982 Route 100, Weston, Vt.

LECTURE

"The Beatles, the Sixties and Popular Culture," Presentation

Boston University Professor of Music Jeremy Yudkin will examine the songs of the Beatles, the culture of the times, and the group’s influence on the most volatile decade of the twentieth century. 4 p.m., The Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox. Contact: info@lenoxlib.org or (413) 637-2630.

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

Arrowhead

The Herman Melville Museum offers new hours for tours: 10 & 11 a.m., 12, 1, 2, 3 & 4 p.m. Visitors are welcome between 9:30 a.m. and 5 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. "Berkshire Collects," showcasing Berkshire County residents’ passionate pursuit of every imaginable kind of object, on view through May 11. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.

Bidwell House Museum

An authentic experience in lifeways of the Berkshires in the 1750s. Fully equipped colonial homestead on unpaved country lane. 18th and 19th century furnishings and tools, heirloom vegetable garden, flower gardens, 192 acres of fields, woods and trails, picnic sites. Museum open Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guided tours on the hour. Grounds open daily. 100 Art School Road, Monterey, (413) 528-6888.

Chesterwood

Chesterwood

Summer home, studio and gardens of Daniel Chester French, best known for his sculptures of the "Minute Man" and the seated figure of "Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Memorial." The 122-acre-property includes woodland trails. Site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a Massachusetts Historic Landmark and a National Historic Landmark. Exhibitions: "An Oasis of Beauty: Photographs by Julie McCarthy" through Oct. 13, and "Selected Works by Albert Paley," June 14 to Oct. 13. June hours: Thursday to Monday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July and August: open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The residence is closed from 12:30 to 2 p.m., 4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge. Information: www.chesterwood.org or (413) 298-3579.

The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home

Summer estate of the great American writer, Edith Wharton. Daily tours of the house and gardens May-October. Special events, lectures, and performances throughout the year. Trails and walking paths. Please visit EdithWharton.org or call (413) 551-5111 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 "The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator," "Norman Rockwell’s 323 ‘Saturday Evening Post’ Covers," and Norman Rockwell’s original Stockbridge studio. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 4; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.

North Adams Museum of History and Science

North Adams Museum of History and Science

Three floors, 25 permanent exhibits - farming, immigration, railroading, industry, education, barracks replica from Fort Massachusetts, Black Light Gallery, military and more, one temporary gallery - now showing Famous Former Residents, children’s hands-on Grandma’s Attic area, in restored freightyard coal distribution center Building 5A Western Gateway Heritage State Park. Thurs-Sat 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. Info: (413) 664-4700 or nahs@bcn.net or www.northadamshistory.org

Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon

Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon

North Family guided tour at 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., 1824 Meetinghouse tour at 1 p.m.; "The Great Stone Barn: Past, Present, Future" exhibit in Poultry House, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to Monday, free admission, Mount Lebanon Shaker Village, 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.

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

Barrington Stage Company

"Songwriters Cabaret #1" featuring Will Aronson and Noel Carey. 8 p.m., Mr. Finn’s Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Celebration of Jewish Music

"My Heart is in the East: a concert of songs, stories and dance interpretation, celebrating the land of Israel," poetry and stories with Jewish music and modern dance. 3 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel, North Adams.

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.

Firefly Restaurant

Firefly Restaurant

Jazz/blues guitarist Nico Wohl, age 13, will perform every Sunday in June, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., 71 Church St., Lenox.

Juilliard String Quartet

Music Mountain continues its 85th anniversary season with a mid-season benefit concert, the Juilliard String Quartet. 3 p.m. Music Mountain, 225 Music Mountain Road., Falls Village, Conn.

Mass MoCA

Progressive folk-pop pioneers Iron and Wine, opening act is Alabama folk-revival group The Secret Sisters, 6 p.m., Hunter Center for the Performing Arts, North Adams, massmoca.org.

Performance Space 21

Repast Baroque with guest harpsichordist Dongsok Sin in an all-J.S. Bach program, 2 p.m. Chatham, N.Y.

Starving Artist Creperie

Starving Artist Creperie

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

OUTDOORS

Adams Annual Race

George Coope Memorial Road Race - Kids Fun Run, 5K & 10K Run and 1-mile walk, 8:30 a.m., Adams Visitor Center, Hoosac Street, Adams, celebrateadams.com.

Bascom Lodge

"The Great Barrington Fairgrounds," presentation about the past, the present and future plans for historic site, 6 p.m., Mount Greylock Summit, Adams.

Field Farm

NatureSnap: Photography Workshop, 7 to 11 a.m. Williamstown.

Bike Rodeo, Family Safety Day

Presented by Kiwanis Club, bring bikes to ride through a bike course; fire truck, police car and ambulance on view, meet with a personal fitness trainer and dental hygienist, learn about various children’s health programs, food and snacks, register to win a free bicycle, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Clapp Park, West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield.

Mount Greylock State Reservation

"Scenic Summit Tours," short, easy walks and talks with park interpreter Mike to discover the landscape, ecology and history of the highest point in Massachusetts. All ages welcome. Be prepared for the weather; bring a light snack and drinking water. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Meet at Mount Greylock Summit.

Natural Bridge State Park

"Marvelous Marble Tour," for all ages. Easy walk to explore the geological history and remains of the 19th-early 20th century marble quarry. Dress appropriately for the weather, sturdy walking shoes and water bottles are recommended. 10 a.m., meet at visitor center; "Water-Power Tour," easy walk to explore the white marble dam and mill site in order to discuss how water power was used to run the operations of the quarry, at 1 p.m., meet at Visitor Center, McCauley Road, North Adams.

Summer Solstice Hike

Waterfalls and big trees hike presented by Tamarack Hollow, 10 a.m., Chapel Brook Falls, Ashfield. Register: (413) 532-1631 or www.thetrustees.org.

5K Winery Run

Hosted by the Capital Region Nordic Alliance and Furnace Brook Winery at Hilltop Orchards to benefit the CRNA’s programs for people with special needs/disabilities. Registration begins at 9 a.m., race starts at 10 a.m. Entry fee is $20 and $10 for youth or $25 on event day. Preregister at hilltoporchards.com/specialevents.html#runs. Hilltop Orchards, 508 Canaan Road, Route 195, Richmond, (800) 833-6274.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"Working on a Special Day," New England premiere, 3 p.m., St. Germain Stage. Cole Porter’s musical "Kiss Me Kate," 5 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Dance Theatre

The program will continue with a performance by the dancers from the Bennington studio in a matinee of their own at 1 p.m. Tickets: berkshiredance.org, the BDT office at 21 Maple St., in Adams, facebook.com/berkshiredt or at the door.

Dorset Theatre Festival

Mainstage: "Red," 3 p.m., Dorset, Vt.

Shakespeare and Company

"Shakespeare’s Will," 3 p.m., Lenox. Preview, "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," 7 p.m., Tina Packer Playhouse, Lenox.

WAM Theatre

Staged reading, "How the World Began," 3 p.m., No. Six Depot Cafe and Roastery, 6 Depot St., West Stockbridge.

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 William Sondrini, 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.