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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.

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.

Tomorrow

ART

Mass Live Arts/14

Choreographer Faye Driscoll's "Thank You for Coming: Attendance," 8 p.m. Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington.

Oil Painting Class

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

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.

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.

COMMUNITY

Al-Anon Meeting

Hevreh, 10 a.m., State Road, Great Barrington.

'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

Fitness Swimmer, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Members $40, guests $60; Swim Lessons, ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70; Lake Mansfield Lifeguards, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Lake Mansfield Swim Lessons, free for Great Barrington residents, Memorial Field Skate Park Staff, 3-9 p.m., Housatonic Village Playground Activities, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tai Chi for Everyone, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For adults. Members $85, guests $100. Single class: Members $16, guests $19; Tai Chi Bang Immortal Flute, For adults. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Members $85, guests $100. Single class: Members $16, guests $19; 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-0397. berkshiresouth.org.Bingo

Fitness Swimmer, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Members $40, guests $60; Swim Lessons, ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70; Lake Mansfield Lifeguards, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Lake Mansfield Swim Lessons, free for Great Barrington residents, Memorial Field Skate Park Staff, 3-9 p.m., Housatonic Village Playground Activities, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Tai Chi for Everyone, 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For adults. Members $85, guests $100. Single class: Members $16, guests $19; Tai Chi Bang Immortal Flute, For adults. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Members $85, guests $100. Single class: Members $16, guests $19; 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-0397. berkshiresouth.org.Bingo

Hinsdale Lions Club bingo, dinner/refreshments available, $250 progressive game, doors open at 5 p.m., Lions Club building, Maple Street, Route 143, Hinsdale.

Eastern States Exposition

Region 6 Championships at the Coliseum. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Pittsfield Chess Club

All levels welcome, at 7 p.m., Hillcrest Hospital cafeteria, Tor Court, Pittsfield; information: Richard (413) 212-6067.Planetarium Show

All levels welcome, at 7 p.m., Hillcrest Hospital cafeteria, Tor Court, Pittsfield; information: Richard (413) 212-6067.Planetarium Show

Williams College astronomy students host free shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector at 8 p.m., Milham Planetarium, Old Hopkins Observatory at Williams College, Williamstown. Reservations recommended: Michele Rech at (413) 597-2188. Others admitted as space permits. Large groups should call for special appointments.

Support Group

Spouse/Partner Loss Group hosted by HospiceCare in the Berkshires. 10 a.m., 877 South St., Pittsfield. (413) 443-2994.

Temple Anshe Amunim

"When a Jew Plays the Villain," 10:30 a.m. Pittsfield.

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.

Ventfort Hall

"Friendly Rivals in the Gilded Age Court Room," 4 p.m. tea and talk, Lenox.

DANCE

Healing Rhythms

Shake Your Soul; Be moved with Dan Leven. No experience necessary, 4:30-5:40 p.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox. (413) 637-2727.

EXHIBITS

Albany Center Gallery

Featuring "The Black & White Show," an exhibition featuring regional artists who explore form and content using a monochromatic palette. Noon-5 p.m. 39 Columbia St., Albany, N.Y. albanycentergallery.org.

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 anitque/retro imagery by artist Florin Ion 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

LocalView: Monterey Place, 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

Film Group Meeting

Spiritual Wisdom film group, featuring a documentary or film portraying spiritual concepts, 7 p.m., 1409 County Route 5, Canaan, N.Y.; information: Bob Connors, (518) 781-4686.

New Lebanon Library

Teen Movie Night: 6:30 p.m. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.

Performance Space 21

"Full Monty," 8:30 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Blood Pressure Clinics

Clinic sponsored by the Becket Board of Health has been cancelled for Tuesday, July 15.

Dalton CRA

Cardio Circuit, 5:15-6:15 a.m.; Spin, 5:30-6:30 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 6-9 a.m.; Sculpting Strength, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Water Works, 9-10 a.m.; Adult Learn to Swim, 10-11 a.m.; Spin, 9:45-10:45 a.m.; Muscle Mix, 12-12:45 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12-1 p.m.; Combo Cardio, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Spin, 6-7 p.m.; Family Swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

Healing Rhythms

Mindful cycling, sculpting and yoga, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Meditation Class

Focus on mindfulness, 7:30 -8:30 p.m., 500 South St., (second floor), Great Barrington; information: Diana Austen, (518) 929-4364.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Zumba Gold, 11-11:45 a.m.; Zumba Gold Toning, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; TRX Basics: 12-12:30 p.m.; Insanity, 12:30-1 p.m.; Evening Cycle, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Core & More, 5:40-6:35 p.m.; Zumba, 6:45- 7:45 p.m.; Zumba Toning, 7:45-8:15 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.S. Berk. Brain Injury Support Group

Zumba Gold, 11-11:45 a.m.; Zumba Gold Toning, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.; TRX Basics: 12-12:30 p.m.; Insanity, 12:30-1 p.m.; Evening Cycle, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Core & More, 5:40-6:35 p.m.; Zumba, 6:45- 7:45 p.m.; Zumba Toning, 7:45-8:15 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.S. Berk. Brain Injury Support Group

Support information, sharing of ideas, education about brain injury, socialization, for survivors, family members and caregivers of those with brain injuries, from 4 to 6 p.m., Community Health Programs, 444 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington. Info: BIA-MA at (413) 443-0200 or (888) 554-5553.

Yoga

Moderate vinyasa flow, drop-ins welcome, 5 to 6 p.m., Yoga Depot, 55 North St., Suite 201, Pittsfield; Rachael Plaine, (413) 822-2034.

'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, drop-ins welcome, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness: 55 North St., Suite 201, Pittsfield; Rachael Plaine, (413) 822-2034.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum

Story time for Toddlers, at 10 a.m., Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield; information: children's library, (413) 499-9480, ext., 5; Summer Reading Club: Wear a silly hat to the library to get a raffle ticket; Crafts at 1 p.m.Berkshire South

Story time for Toddlers, at 10 a.m., Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield; information: children's library, (413) 499-9480, ext., 5; Summer Reading Club: Wear a silly hat to the library to get a raffle ticket; Crafts at 1 p.m.Berkshire South

Youth Fit Club, ages 10-14, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-2810.

Lanesborough Library

Story time, for preschoolers ages two and up, story and craft, 10:15 a.m., Route 7, Lanesborough, (413) 442-0222.

Lee Library

"Toby on Tuesdays," free weekly reading program featuring Toby, a 5-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever, therapy dog, 4-5 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee; (413) 243-0385.

Lenox Library

Toddler Storytime, 11-11:30 a.m. for children ages 18 months - 3 years old and their caregivers. Enjoy interactive board books, stories, songs, and fingerplays. Free. 18 Main St., Lenox.

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.

New Lebanon Library

Block Party: Legos in the Library. Lego club for kids. 1 p.m. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.North Adams Public Library

Block Party: Legos in the Library. Lego club for kids. 1 p.m. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.North Adams Public Library

Toddler Time, ages 1-3. 10:30 a.m., 74 Church St., North Adams. (413) 662-3133.

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.

LECTURE

Pittsfield Green Drinks

Short presentation by Alex Hackman on "Dam Removal and River Restoration: Around Massachusetts and in Your Backyard," at 6:15 p.m., networking and conversation at 5:15 p.m. Mad Jack's BBQ, 295 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.Chesterwood

"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.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.

Crane Museum

Exhibits include 19th century letterhead artistry, hand-bordering station and moments in Crane history captured on Crane paper, 1 to 5 p.m., South Street, Dalton, (413) 684-6380.

The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

Summer 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." Summer Sketch Club: enjoy on-location drawing and painting during this outdoor class that encourages self-expression. Bring a sketch book, drawing pad, bottled water, insect repellent, hats and sunscreen; other art supplies are provided. Ages 7 and up. 10 a.m.-noon. Open Mon.-Fri. 10 to 5; weekends 10 to 5; family creativity center. Information: www.nrm.org or (413) 931-2221.

Ventfort Hall

Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 1893 Morgan mansion with extraordinary plaster ceilings, stained glass and hand carved wood; open daily year-round for tours; featuring 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.Williamstown Historical Museum

Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 1893 Morgan mansion with extraordinary plaster ceilings, stained glass and hand carved wood; open daily year-round for tours; featuring 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.Williamstown Historical Museum

Visitors find a diverse collection of artifacts, documents and photos related to Williamstown's past. "Big Days in a Small Town," an exhibit focusing on how townspeople celebrated important public occasions over the years, is currently on display. Free. Open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment. Researchers welcome. Located in the Milne Public Library, 1095 Main St., Williamstown. (413) 458-2160.

MUSIC

Berkshire Cabaret Series at Seven Hills Inn

Featuring Sherri James Buxton. 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Berkshire South

Berkshire Ukulele Band, ages 13+. Learn ukulele technique, chord progressions, and songs from many musical genres. Limited number of ukuleles available for loan. 6:30-8 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.

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.

Clark Art Institute

Free concert: Viva Quetzal, 6 p.m. Latino jazz-rock fusion band. Williamstown.

Gospel Gang

Contemporary Christian and gospel choir and band, rehearsals for upcoming events, singers and musicians of all ages welcome, no audition required, 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, (413) 445-5918.Herbert Arboretum

Contemporary Christian and gospel choir and band, rehearsals for upcoming events, singers and musicians of all ages welcome, no audition required, 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, (413) 445-5918.Herbert Arboretum

Eagles Band free concert, donations welcome, bring lawn chairs or blankets & come early to picnic or tour the gardens, at 7 p.m., behind Springside House, 874 North St., Pittsfield.

Manchester Town Green

Concerts on the Green featuring The Bondville Boys, 6-8 p.m., Manchester.

Parkinson's Choir

Choir for people with Parkinson's Disease, their friends and families and anybody who loves to sing, Vikki True, choir director, 10 a.m., First Congregational Church, Lee; information: Megan Cook, (413) 770-1975.

Sweet Adelines

Berkshire Hills Chorus of Sweet Adelines, a women's chorus of four-part barbershop acapella harmony directed by Gail Wojtkowiak and Pat Feldman, weekly rehearsal, all women who like to sing are invited, at 6:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (use front entrance). Information: Marcy, (413) 499-5945 or visit bhcsings.org.

Tanglewood

Sequentia Ensemble for Medieval Music, "Frankish Phantoms: Echoes from Carolingian Palaces," 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Lenox.

Sequentia Ensemble for Medieval Music, "Frankish Phantoms: Echoes from Carolingian Palaces," 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Lenox.

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 Mohican tribe along Main Street in Stockbridge. Download map at thetrustees.org/in-search-of-the-mohicans.

Natural Bridge State Park

Nature Inspired Crafts: A craft suitable for almost all skill levels. 10:30 a.m., visitor center. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

Naumkeag

Tour Naumkeag, The Trustees of Reservations' Gilded Age museum, complete with original furnishings, tools and art. Trustees of Reservations member: 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; Tuesdays in the Garden: Work Days: Pitch in and help care for the beautifully restored Naumkeag gardens. Contact The Trustees of Reservations if interested at bferguson@ttor.org or (413) 298-3239 ext. 3020.

THEATER

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Little Night Music," 8 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield. "Mystery of Irma Vep," 8 p.m., Main Stage; "Benefactors," 8 p.m., Unicorn, Stockbridge.

Shakespeare and Company

Tuesday Talk, 5 p.m. "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 7 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8 p.m., Lenox.

WIlliamstown Theatre Festival

"A Great Wilderness," 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage, Williamstown.

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.