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ART

Art Omi

Dance party with music by LARA + KIRAN and open studios free and open to the public. 59 Letter S Road, Ghent, N.Y.

The Mount

Common Ground, SculptureNow exhibition of outdoor sculptures, free guided tours with artists. 11:30 a.m. Lenox.

Pop UP Gallery

Artists Marguerite Bride, Joanie Ciolfi, Debbie Carter and Scott Taylor exhibit original paintings in 4 mediums ranging from traditional to contemporary. Open daily an hour before every Barrington Stage (mainstage) show and before and after matinees, by chance and always be appointment with an artist. Visit popupunionst.wordpress.com for more details.

Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum

Reception for "Field Notes 4," drawings, paintings, collages and sculptures by architects Sigrid Miller Pollin and Stephen Schreiber. 3-5 p.m. 130 River Drive, Hadley.

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.

Ashley House Tour

Hear the entwined stories of the Ashley family and the enslaved Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman and her successful suit for freedom in 1781. Tours at 1 and 2 p.


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m. Trustees: Free, Nonmembers: $5, Children: Free. Call (413) 298-3239 ext. 3013 or email chenry@ttor.org. 117 Cooper Hill Road, Sheffield.

Berkshire South

Swim Lessons: Ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70; Tea Dance: For adults. A thirty minute dance technique class will be offered at the start of each dance. $10 per person at the door. 2:30-5 p.m.; Jump In: Jump In Aquatics Program is designed for individuals who have trouble participating in traditional land-based exercise programs and who want to support one another in improving their fitness levels. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Members $50, guests $75; Lake Mansfield Lifeguards, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Memorial Field Skate Park Staff, 3-9 p.m., Housatonic Village Playground Activities, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, (413) 528-2810, berkshiresouth.org.

Blue Rider Stables

Ride-a-thon, two day event, open to anyone who has ridden with Blue Rider & can get sponsors, by appointment, 15 Farm Lane, South Egremont, (413) 528-5299.

Book Signing

"We Plan and God Laughs" by Rabbi Sherre Hirsch, 10 a.m. to noon. Concepts of Art/Lenox Judaica, 65 Church St., Lenox. For more information, contact Benjamin Heyman at (413) 637-4845 or ben@conceptsofart.com.

Dalton Lions Club Circus

Kelly Miller Circus. Shows at 2 and 5 p.m. American Legion Field, North Street, Dalton.

Green River Festival

More than 30 acts on three stages, local food, beer and wine, handmade crafts, a dance tent, kid's activities, hot air balloon rides. Greenfield Community College.

MCLA

Brian Jones "Racism and Segregation in Public Education Today." 8-10 a.m., Murdock Hall room 218, Church Street, North Adams.

Mission House Tour

Trustees: Free, Nonmembers: $6, Children: Free. Call (413) 298-3239 ext. 3013 or email chenry@ttor.org for information. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 19 Main St., Stockbridge.

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.

Railroad Street Youth Project

"Alternatives to Violence Project" basic training. Great Barrington.

Richmond Congregational Church

Richmond Congregational Church annual Tag Sale from 1-3 p.m. with a half-price sale and a book sale. 1515 State Road, Richmond.

Robert Frost Stone House

"What to Make of a Diminished Thing - A College Professor's Response to Some Astounding Student Interpretations of ‘The Oven Bird.'" 2 p.m. Free. Shaftsbury.

Select Consignment

Select Consignment will be holding a grand opening party from 1 to 4 p.m. The store features fashion for women, men and teens, pottery, china, works by local artists, jewelry and textiles. 2 Albany Road, West Stockbridge. Information: Faith Delvecchio (413) 232-4312, nextconsign.com.

St. Ann's Summer Festival

8-11 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast. $6 adults, $3 children under 12, in the Family Center. Live music by Blueberry Buckle. For information, www.stannlenox.org or (413) 637-0157.

Stockbridge Library Association

Three-day book sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (413) 298-5501. stockbridgelibrary.org.

Summer Sundays

Spring Street, 5 to 8 p.m. mobile mural painting, live music, performances. Yoga on Morgan Lawn 7 to 8 p.m. Williamstown.

Super-Food Drive

Sponsored by Healthy Pittsfield Partnership to benefit Pittsfield food pantries. Wholesome foods (peanut butter, whole grains, brown rice, canned tuna, beans, lentils, canned fruits) are requested. Some locations will offer recipe demonstrations. Collection boxes from noon to 4 p.m. at Price Chopper on Hubbard Avenue, Pittsfield, and Pittsfield Road, Lenox; Stop & Shop on Merrill Road and Dan Fox Drive, Pittsfield; Big Y, West Street, Pittsfield; and Guido's Fresh Marketplace, Route 7, Pittsfield.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Dance Theatre of Harlem, 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group in "Moses(es)", 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

EXHIBITS

Art On Main

"Mia Le Comte: Somewhere Over the Rainbow, 1966-2003," until September 3. The Gallery at Barnbrook Realty, 271 Main St., Great Barrington.

Eclipse Eagle Gallery

Featuring "Evolution." Noon-5 p.m. 243 Union St., North Adams. (617) 512-4477.

The Emporium Antiques & Art Center

Featuring "Wake Up Assemblage," a multimedia collage with antique/retro imagery by artist Florin Ion Firimita. 319 Main St., Great Barrington, (413) 528-1660.

Geoffrey Young Gallery

"The Meaning of Life," a cartoon-based group exhibition curated by artists Sue and Phil Knoll, featuring 17 artists and 100 paintings, prints, and drawings, through Aug. 2. Summer hours Wednesday-Sunday,11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment, 40 Railroad St., second floor, Great Barrington.

Good Purpose Gallery

Featuring "Duet in Color," an exhibit of works by Charles Steinhacker and Linda Clayton. 40 Main St., Lee.

Inner Vision

Exhibit featuring the work of local artists Karen Andrews and Susan Sabino through Aug. 31. Open Sat. & Sun., noon to 4 p.m., corner of Furnace Cone Hill roads, West Stockbridge. Call (413) 232-4027 for private studio visit.

Knox Gallery

LocalView: Monterey Places, People, and Things, a community photography exhibit. Monterey Library, 452 Main Road, Monterey, (413) 528-3795.

Lauren Clark Fine Art

"New Frontiers in Pop Art," featuring the work of Maurice "Pops" Peterson. 25 Railroad St., Great Barrington.

Lee Library Gallery

Artists of the Gloria Malcolm Arnold Studio show paintings in a wide variety of media and subject matter. Main St., Lee, (413) 243-1169.

SculptureNow

"Common Ground," a new, juried exhibition of 25 large-scale, outdoor sculptures by regional, national and international artists, June 1-Oct. 31, at The Mount, Edith Wharton's home, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, (413) 623-2068, annjon@bcn.net, www.sculpturenow.org, www.edithwharton.org. Free guided tour at 11:30 a.m.

FILM

Images CInema

"Casablanca" on Morgan Lawn, at the top of Spring Street, starting at sundown. In case of rain, at Images at 8 p.m. Williamstown.

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

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., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.Recovery International

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

Naumkeag

Garden Adventures for Children: Children's garden adventure quest - follow the clues up, down and around Naumkeag's stunning landscaped grounds and gardens. Trustees members & children: Free. Nonmembers: $15. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org.

Pittsfield State Forest

Children's Nature Program: Looking for Big Bill Beaver: Hike to an old beaver pond and learn about beavers and the many forms of life found there. Meet at Berry Pond. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 10 a.m.; Rockin' Out at Pittsfield State Forest: Learn about the land, rocks and geology at Pittsfield State Forest . Do arts and crafts. Meet at the Lulu Pond Nature Center. 2:30 p.m. For more information, call Steve Antil at (413) 442-8992.

Robbins-Zust Marionettes

Featuring "Jack and the Beanstalk." 11 a.m. Marketplace Cafe, 55 North St., Pittsfield.

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. 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. "Butterflies," featuring a live Butterfly Pavilion, on view through September 1, learn all about butterflies and caterpillars, including works by contemporary artists as well as artifacts from cultures around the world. Admission to Butterfly Pavilion is an additional $2 per person. 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

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.

Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio

Art Deco home of an artistic couple who championed abstract art in the ‘30s and ‘40s. View their paintings and Cubist masterpiece collection, period furniture and gardens on 46 acre estate bordering Tanglewood. "Points of Contact," an intimate 2-man Studio exhibit featuring Morris and Holtzman, two of the founders of the AAA. Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, hourly guided tours, Thursday 10 a.m. tour, half price for Berkshire County residents, 92 Hawthorne St., Lenox, (413) 637-0166.

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; Backstairs Tour: Learn about the daily routines of the men and women who ran The Mount. Ticket includes admission, tour and glass of champagne. 10 a.m. For tickets, visit edithwharton.org. 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 "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell." Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 5; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.North Adams Museum of History and Science

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 "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell." Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 5; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.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

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

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 a tea and talk series, movies, plays, concerts, lectures and children's programs. 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

"Colored Lights," starring KT Sullivan. 8 p.m., Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Pittsfield.

Bascom Lodge

Bascom Lodge Jazz Festival, noon to 5 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

Berkshire Cabaret Series at Seven Hills Inn

Featuring Holly O'Brien & Bill Brown. 8:30 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Berkshire Summer Strings

A benefit concert for the Berkshire Summer Strings Youth Scholarship Fund will be performed by the instructors at 7:30 p.m. at French Park. A $20 donation is suggested; those 18 and under are free.

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.

Field Farm

Wintergreen Trio, 4:30 p.m. Free guided nature hike 3 p.m. Sloan Road, WilliamstownFirefly Restaurant

Wintergreen Trio, 4:30 p.m. Free guided nature hike 3 p.m. Sloan Road, WilliamstownFirefly 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.

Hinsdale Home Club

The Hinsdale Home Club will hold a benefit concert to raise funds for the upkeep of Plunkett Lake beach from 1`to 5 p.m. Lulu and the Shoemakers will be performing. The $5 admission will be donated to the Recreation Association. To make a donation, mail checks payable to the Hinsdale Recreation Association to P.O. Box 1120, Hinsdale, MA 01235.

Music from Salem

Dynamic and Noble: The French Horn, 2 p.m. Hubbard Hall, Cambridge, N.Y.

Music Mountain

Dover String Quartet with guest artist Jonathan Yates. 3 p.m. 225 Music Mountain Road, Falls Village, C.T.

Park McCullough House

Summer Sundays concert: Liz Wright on piano, Joana Genova on violin and Nathaniel Parke on cello, 4 p.m. North Bennington.

Sevenars Music Festival

Schrade/James Family, classical music for piano solo, duo and cello. 4 p.m., Worthington.Starving Artist Creperie

Schrade/James Family, classical music for piano solo, duo and cello. 4 p.m., Worthington.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.

Tanglewood

Boston Pops Orchestra, Keith Lockhart, conductor, Jason Alexander, vocalist. Selections from "The Music Man," "Pippin" and "Merrily We Roll Along," 2:30 p.m., Shed. Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Appalachian Trail Family Hike Day

2 mile hike through Ice Gulch to the Tom Leonard Shelther. Kids will be able to explore a thru-hiker shelter, each their lunch and play games that help develop trail skills. Registration required. Group size is limited. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information and to register, email: info@gbtrails.org

Bartholomew's Cobble

Sunday Canoe Trips: Paddle the winding Housatonic as it passes through fields and floodplain forests. Paddles, life preservers and boats provided. Trustees of Reservations members: adults $24, children 10-16 $10; Nonmembers: adults $30, children 10-16 $15. Pre-register by caling (413)229-8600 or email bcobble@ttor.org.

Field Farm House Tour

This house is on the grounds of the Guest House at Field Farm, with spectacular mountain views and four miles of nature trails. Trustees of Reservations members: Free. Nonmembers: Adults $5, children free. Noon and 1 p.m. RSVP encouraged at westregion@ttor.org or (413) 532-1631 ext. 10.

In Search of the Mohicans Quest

Self-guided walking tour: Use the clues and follow the map to find a hidden story of the Mohican tribe along Main Street in Stockbridge. Take a walk and learn about local history. Download map at: thetrustees.org/in-search-of-the-mohicans.

Jet Ski Races

Clash for Mass, two day competition run by Northeast Watercraft Alliance, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pontoosuc Lake at Matt Reilly's Pub, Route 7, Lanesborough.

Merck Forest and Farmland

10th Annual Sheep Dog Trial and Farm Festival, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food from regional farms, local crafters, horse-drawn wagon rides, activities. Rupert, V.T. merckforest.org.

Mountain Meadow Preserve

"Discovering Butterflies" walk 1 p.m. Mix of forest and field, wetland and wildflower meadow. Trustees of Reservations.

Mount Greylock

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. Be prepared for the weather; bring a light snack and drinking water. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Meet at Mount Greylock Summit. For more information, call (413) 499-4262.

Natural Bridge State Park

Marvelous Marble Tour: For all ages. Easy walk to explore the geological history and remains of the 19th and 20th century marble quarry. 10 a.m., visitor center; Water Power Tour: Easy walk and discussion about water power usage while exploring the white marble dam and mill site. 1 p.m., visitor center. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

Naumkeag Historic House & Garden Tours

Tour Naumkeag, The Trustees of Reservations' Gilded Age mansion, complete with original furnishings, tools an art. Trustees of Reservations members: Free. Nonmembers: $15, children: Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org; English Tea in the Gardens: Enjoy a cup of tea and nibble tea-time treats in Naumkeag's newly-restored Afternoon Garden. $10. For more information, call (413) 298-8138. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

Pittsfield Garden Tour

Self-guided tour of gardens in Pittsfield, noon to 4 p.m. Headquarters: Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 442-8167.

Tyringham Cobble and Ashintully

Yoga & Hiking Adventure: Hike on the Appalachian Trail. Go to the top of Tyringham Cobble and take in the pastoral views of Tyringham Valley. Then take a short drive to Ashintully Gardens for yoga. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More information at tracyremelius.com. Pre-registration required for directions.

THEATER

Arrowhead

"Maids in the Mills," 7 p.m. Pittsfield

Berkshire Theatre Group

"A Little Night Music," 2 p.m., Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

Shows nightly at 8 p.m. Box Office: (413) 881-1636. 55 Lee Road, Route 20, Lenox.

Chester Theatre Company

"Annapurna," 2 and 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"Out of the City," 3 p.m., Dorset.

Mixed Company

"Table Manners," a comedy by Alan Ayckbourne. 8 p.m. 37 Rossetter St., Great Barrington.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

"4,000 Miles" 2 p.m. Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Midsummer Night's Dream," 2 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 5:30 p.m. "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7:30 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox.

Sharon Playhouse

"Falsettos," starring Kyle Barisich and Leslie Henstock. 5:30 p.m. Ct.

The Theatre Barn

"Black Coffee," Agatha Christie mystery. 2 p.m., Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

Pythagoras Theatre: "Rembrandt" and "The Bear of the Berkshires" 11 a.m. 14 Main St.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"June Moon," 2 p.m., Main Stage. "A Great Wilderness," 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. ‘62 Center, Main St., Williamstown.

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ART

Field Farm

Architectural Drawing class with IS183: Sketch structures at Field Farm, Mondays July 14 to Aug. 4 - modern 1940's Guest House, the unique Folly, sculptures and stone walls. Sloan Road, Williamstown.

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.

Pop UP Gallery

Artists Marguerite Bride, Joanie Ciolfi, Debbie Carter and Scott Taylor exhibit original paintings in 4 mediums ranging from traditional to contemporary. Open daily an hour before every Barrington Stage (mainstage) show and before and after matinees, by chance and always by appointment with an artist. Visit popupunionst.wordpress.com for more details.COMMUNITY

Artists Marguerite Bride, Joanie Ciolfi, Debbie Carter and Scott Taylor exhibit original paintings in 4 mediums ranging from traditional to contemporary. Open daily an hour before every Barrington Stage (mainstage) show and before and after matinees, by chance and always by appointment with an artist. Visit popupunionst.wordpress.com for more details.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 South

Swim Lessons, ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70; Preschool Scooters, ages 1-4. Designed to get children moving with a special adult in their life. 4-5 p.m. Members $42, guests $60.; Active Kids, ages 5-8. Come join in on the fun and learn several different ways to stay fit. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Members $42, guests $60; Beginning Ballroom I, for adults including seniors. Learn American-style smooth ballroom. Singles and couples welcome. Advance registration is required. 7-8:30 p.m. $50 members, $60 guests; Tabata Bootcamp, the newest and most unique approach to hit the fitness world with incredible results. 7:30-8 a.m. Members $55, guests $70; Action Adventures Summer Day Camp, for children entering 1st grade to age 13. Day camp is offered on a weekly basis. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Call (413) 528-2819 ext. 34 for more information. Members $225, guests $295 per week; Lake Mansfield Lifeguards, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Memorial Field Skate Park Staff, 3-9 p.m., Housatonic Village Playground Activities, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Free Community Suppers, at Berkshire South Regional Community Center, (413) 528-2810. berkshiresouth.org. 5-6 p.m. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, (413) 528-0397.

Berkshire South Bridge Club

Join certified bridge director Dan Philip for this ACBL sanctioned. For more information, or to request a partner, email Dan at dhphilip1@aol.com. Table fee is $6 per player.Community Supper

Join certified bridge director Dan Philip for this ACBL sanctioned. For more information, or to request a partner, email Dan at dhphilip1@aol.com. Table fee is $6 per player.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.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

"Apples, Milk and Honey: Moses' Blessing, Isaiah's Curse, and the R-rated Story of the Bay Leaf and the Rhododendron" with Dr. Jon Greenberg 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.

The Mount

Victoria Wilson on "A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907-1940," 4 p.m. with tea; Ghost Tour: Creaky floors, slamming doors, and ghostly footsteps are all part of The Mount's guided tour of the most haunted parts of the estate. Not recommended for children under 12. For tickets, visit edithwharton.org. 7 p.m. Lenox.

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.

Vacation Bible School

"Wilderness Escape," 6-8 p.m., free, ages preschool to grade 6. Dalton United Methodist Church, 755 Main St., Dalton. (413) 684-0521.

DANCE

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.

EXHIBITS

Art On Main

"Mia Le Comte: Somewhere Over the Rainbow, 1966-2003," until September 3. The Gallery at Barnbrook Realty, 271 Main St., Great Barrington.

The Emporium Antiques & Art Center

Featuring "Wake Up Assemblage," a multimedia collage with antique/retro imagery by artist Florin Firimita. 319 Main St., Great Barrington, (413) 528-1660.

Good Purpose Gallery

Featuring "Duet in Color," an exhibit of works by Charles Steinhacker and Linda Clayton. 40 Main St., Lee.

Knox Gallery

Featuring LocalView: Monterey Places, People, and Things, a community photography exhibit. 452 Main Road, Monterey, (413) 528-3795.

Lauren Clark Fine Art

Solo exhibition featuring the work of Maurice "Pops" Peterson. 25 Railroad St., Great Barrington.

Lee Library Gallery

Artists of the Gloria Malcolm Arnold Studio show paintings in a wide variety of media and subject matter. Main St., Lee, (413) 243-1169.SculptureNow

Artists of the Gloria Malcolm Arnold Studio show paintings in a wide variety of media and subject matter. Main St., Lee, (413) 243-1169.SculptureNow

"Common Ground," a new, juried exhibition of 25 large-scale, outdoor sculptures by regional, national and international artists, June 1-Oct. 31, at The Mount, Edith Wharton's home, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, (413) 623-2068, annjon@bcn.net, www.sculpturenow.org, www.edithwharton.org.

FILM

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

"Sukkah City," 4 p.m., a shelter of the harvest holiday of Sukkot reimagined by the world's most innovative architects and designers. "Under the Same Sun, " 8 p.m. Film set in the near future looks back on how peace was made in 2013 between Israel and Palestine as two businessmen set up a solar energy company. Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St., Lenox. (413) 445-4872, ext. 25.

Mass Live Arts/14

Screening of visionary 90s theatre director Reza Abdoh's "The Bogeyman Trilogy, Part 2 - Bogeyman," 7 p.m., Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington.

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.

Berkshire Health Systems

Berkshire Health Systems is hosting a community CPR class from 5-9 p.m. at the Hillcrest Campus of Berkshire Health Systems in the Education Department, 165 Tor Court. Cost is $50. To register, contact the Berkshire Health Systems Educational Department at (413) 447-2132, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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.; Spin, 5:30-6:30 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 6-9 a.m.; Hi-Lo Infusion, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Splashercise, 9-10 a.m.; Family Swim, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Spin, 12-12:45 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12-1 p.m.; Sculpting Strength, 4:15-5:15 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 5-6 p.m.; Spin, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Vinyasa Yoga, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Water Aerobics, 6-7 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., Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness: 55 North St., Suite 201, Pittsfield; Zumba & Yoga at Springside Park. All ages, levels & drop-ins welcome. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Zumba and 6:45-7:45 p.m. Yoga. Located on upper North St. near the Springside House. Rachael Plaine: (413) 822-2034 or berkshireyogadancefitness.com.

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, 6:15-7:15 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.; Cycle: 12-12:30 p.m.; Tabata Boot Camp, 12:30-1:15 p.m.; Evening Yoga, 6:45-8 p.m., 292 North St., Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650, ext.13.Yoga Depot

Indoor Cycle, 6:15-7:15 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.; Cycle: 12-12:30 p.m.; Tabata Boot Camp, 12:30-1:15 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., 55 North St., Suite 201, Pittsfield; Waterfall Perry: (413) 464-1944.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum

Summer Reading Club: Bring an original drawing about a book to get a raffle ticket.

Camp Humane

Summer program for "kids who love animals." Each session will feature a particular theme that focuses on a different category of animals. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information or to download a registration package, visit berkshirehumane.org.

Kindergym & Swim

Open play, group games and activities, circle time, songs, 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.

Naumkeag

Garden Adventures for Children: Children's garden adventure quest - follow the clues up, down and around Naumkeag's stunning landscaped grounds and gardens. Trustees members & children: Free, Nonmembers: $15. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org.

North Adams Summer Gardening Program

10:30-11:30 a.m. Suitable for ages 7 and up. For more information, call the NAPL Youth Services Department at (413) 662-3133 ext. 14.

Robbins-Zust Marionettes

Featuring "Jack and the Beanstalk." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saint Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge. Tickets: $5.Sheep Hill

Featuring "Jack and the Beanstalk." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saint Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge. Tickets: $5.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. Summer Parks Playground Program

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. Summer Parks Playground Program

Playground leaders will provide "drop-in" activities for children, 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m., at Clapp Park, Pitt Park and Deming Park, Pittsfield. Information: Rebecca Tefft at (413) 499-9370.

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. 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. "Butterflies," featuring a live Butterfly Pavilion, on view through September 1, learn all about butterflies and caterpillars, including works by contemporary artists as well as artifacts from cultures around the world. Admission to Butterfly Pavilion is an additional $2 per person. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.Bidwell House Museum

"Objectify: A Look Into the Permanent Collection," ongoing. "Butterflies," featuring a live Butterfly Pavilion, on view through September 1, learn all about butterflies and caterpillars, including works by contemporary artists as well as artifacts from cultures around the world. Admission to Butterfly Pavilion is an additional $2 per person. Art, history and natural science museum, open 10-5, Mon.-Sat., noon-5, Sun. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171.Bidwell House Museum

Colonial history 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

Colonial history 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.

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 "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell." Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 5; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon

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 "American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell." Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 5; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.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.

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 a tea and talk series, movies, plays, concerts, lectures and children's programs. 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

Band Camp

"Rock On!," a summer rock band camp, will run from July 14 through 25 at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield. Ages 10-21. To learn more and to register, visit rockonworkshop.org, call Mary Talmi at (413) 499-1733 or (413) 329-2280 or email rockonworkshopma@gmail.com.

Berkshire Cabaret Series at Seven Hills Inn

Featuring Holly O'Brien & Bill Brown. 8:30 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Berkshire Concert Choir

Summer Sing and Rehearsal: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., Pittsfield. For information, call (413) 442-6120 or berkshireconcertchoir.org.

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.

Berkshire Summer Strings

Berkshire Summer Strings is offering a community sing at 9 a.m. under the pavilion at French Park. Also, community members are welcome to bring acoustic instruments and join the Community Orchestra Hour at 4 p.m. Additional information is available at berkshiresummerstrings.com.

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.

Manchester Music Festival

Young Artists Concert. Chamber music by participants of the full-scholarship Young Artists Program. 7 p.m. Manchester.

St. John's Summer Concert

Free noontime concert, soprano Lucy Bergin in works of Bach. Williamstown.

Performance Space 21

Community Sing: Rounds with Sheri Bauer Mayorga, 7:30 p.m., Chatham, N.Y.

OUTDOORS

In Search of the Mohicans Quest

Daily, self-guided walking tour. Use the clues and follow the map to find a hidden story of the Mohiacn tribe along Main Street in Stockbridge. Take a walk and learn about local history. Download map at: thetrustees.org/in-search-of-the-mohicans.

Mount Greylock

Trails and Tales: Fun guided hikes with park interpreter Mike that explore the human side of Mount Greylock. Be prepared for the weather; wear sturdy footwear, bring a light snack, bug spray, sunscreen and drinking water. Meet at the visitor center and carpool to location. 1-3 p.m. For more information, call (413) 499-4262.

Naumkeag Historic House & Garden Tours

Tour Naumkeag, The Trustees of Reservations' Gilded Age mansion, complete with original furnishings, tools and art. Trustees of Reservations members: Free, Nonmembers: $15, Children: Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

THEATER

Arrowhead

"Maids in the Mills," 7 p.m. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful," 8 p.m., Main Stage, Stockbridge. "A Little Night Music," 8 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. "Benefactors," 8 p.m., Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge, with talk-back. Ellenoff Musical Theatre Series, sing-throughs musicals. 2 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

Shows nightly at 8 p.m. Box Office: (413) 881-1636. 55 Lee Road, Route 20, Lenox.

Dorset Theatre Festival

New play reading: "Utterly Changed" by Nicole Burdette. 7 p.m., Dorset.

Mac-Haydn Theatre

Carl Ritchie's "The Real Desperate Housewives of Columbia County" original musical telling it like it is about the locals, the weekenders and their country life. 8 p.m. $25. 1925 Route 203, Chatham, N.Y.

New Stage Performing Arts

Barby Cardillo is teaching summer acting classes for kids ages 11-14. 9 a.m.-noon. Classes will be held at 1089 Main St., Housatonic at the Meeting Hall at teh Unitarian Universalist Meeting of South Berkshire. For more information, call (413) 464-5781 or email barbymagicat@yahoo.com.

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.