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ART

Housatonic Valley Art League

27 "Artists' Choice" Show and Sale. Open Noon-7 p.m. 420 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Mass MoCA

Darren Waterston: "Filthy Lucre," artist talk 6 p.m. on installation re-imagining Whistler's "Peacock Room." North Adams.

Painting Class

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

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. 25 Union St., Pittsfield.

COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY

'Anonymous' Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous, main contact number: (413) 443-0212; Narcotics Anonymous, information on daily meeting locations and times: (413) 443-4377; Al-Anon, for family members who have a husband/wife/son/daughter, etc. who is impaired with alcohol/drugs, (413) 445-5852.

Berkshire Business Builders

For all business people looking for an opportunity to network, 8:30 to 9:30 a.


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m., 55 Church St., Pittsfield; Kathy Hazelett, (413) 442-8581.

Berkshire South

Introduction to Healthy Living: For adults. 6:30-8 p.m. Members $55, guests $80; 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.; Swim Lessons: Ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70; Preschool Gymnastics: Ages 3-5. 3-3:45 p.m. Members $42, guests $60; Recreational Gymnastics: Ages 5-8: 4-5 p.m. Ages 8-12: 5-6 p.m. Members $42, guests $60; 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.

Berkshire South Bridge Club

Join certified bridge director Dan Philip for this ACBL sanctioned. 1-4 p.m. For more information, or to request a partner, email Dan at dhphilip1@aol.com. Table fee $6 per player.

The Bookstore

Nancy Salz "Nanny: A Memoir of Love and Secrets." 5 p.m. Lenox.

Cheshire Community Center

Cheshire Community Center

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

Community Health Programs

Weekly Farmers' Market, 3-6 p.m.; Blueberry Festival, 3-6 p.m. 444 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Eastern States Exposition

Storrowton Village Open House Tours; Early American Summer Days Session I at the Storrowton Village Museum. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Game Night

Board & card games taught, open to ages 12 to 99, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Union Block, third floor, Dalton. Info: Jeannie (413)553-3533 or www.2FlightsUp.com.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

"The Unlikely Tale of Amelia Bassano" with journalist, Andree Aelion Brooks at 1 p.m., following noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

Literacy Program

Held at Pitt Park, serving children living in the Westside and Morningside neighborhoods. Activities include a literacy curriculum, sports activities and educational field trips. For more information, call Jenna at (413) 499-7650, ext. 45. The free program tickets are available at any Greylock Federal Credit Union branch.

Meditation Sangha

Pittsfield Sangha, mediation and DVD: "Independence and Interdependence," part 3 by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, (may be as long as 2 hours), at 6 p.m., by donation, Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information: (413) 358-2626 or (508) 237-4252.

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.

Naumkeag

Tours from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org.

Northern Berkshire Retirees Club

The Northern Berkshire Retirees Club will meet at 10 a.m. at the Greylock Community Club. Coffee and doughnuts will be available. Tickets for the August 13 picnic will be sold. Information: (413) 743-9476 or (413) 663-9263.

Parents Grief Support Group

Parents Grief Support Group

Berkshire County Chapter of Compassionate Friends, a world wide bereavement support group for parents who have lost a child/children, from 7 to 9 p.m., Moments House, 34 Depot St., Suite 301, Pittsfield. Information: Maryellen at (413) 212-2407 or Kenny at (413) 442-3983.

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.

Planetarium Show

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.

Temple Anshe Amunim

"Eat and Be Satisfied: How the Foods of the Shtetl Became a Symbol of Jewish Pride," noon. Pittsfield.

Vermont Summer Festival

Horse Show Competition. East Dorset.

DANCE

Healing Rhythms

Healing Rhythms

Shake Your Soul; Be moved with Sage Peeler. No experience necessary, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox. (413) 637-2727.

Families Dance Together

Families Dance Together

Jacob's Pillow and the Becket Arts Center offer a weekly intergenerational dance class led by Pillow artist-educator Jeff Bliss. Adults accompanied by a youth aged 5-18 years old discover how simple movements can create an exciting dance. Registration between 4:30-5 p.m. at the Pillow's Tea Garden every Thursday through Aug. 21. Classes run from 5-6 p.m. $15/class ($10 for members) for 1 adult and 1 youth. $5/class for each additional adult/youth. Jacob's Pillow, Becket.

Jacob's Pillow

Weekend Out. Free Inside/Out Performance: Molissa Fenley's "State of Darkness," 6:15 p.m.. Pacific Northwest Ballet, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. David Roussève/REALITY in "Stardust," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; Intergenerational Dance Class: Adults accompanied by a youth aged 5-18 years old discover how simple movements can create an exciting dance. Registration between 4:30-5 p.m. Class from 5-6 p.m. Becket.

Line Dance Lessons

Berkshire County Line Dancers, lessons for intermediate/advanced, at 6:30 p.m., Eagles Hall, Curran Highway, North Adams. Information call Mary Ellen Dean (413) 663-9718.

EXHIBITS

Albany Center Gallery

"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. (518) 462-4775. 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.

Becket Land Trust

Photography exhibit "Transporting the Stone to the Polishing Shed: The Story of the Becket-Chester Railway." Also showing will be the Becket Historic Quarry Permanent Exhibit. Historic Quarry Galleries, Mullen House Education Center, 12 Brooker Hill Road, Becket. For more information, call (413) 623-2100.

Clark Art Institute

Featuring "Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950-1975," "Cast for Eternity: Ancient Ritual Bronzes from the Shanghai Museum" and "Raw Color: The Circles of David Smith." Williamstown.

Emporium Antiques & Art Center

"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

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

Knox Gallery

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

Otis Library and Museum

Display of paintings of artist Jim Day. 48 North Main Road, Otis.

Renaissance Gallery

New Photographic Work by Michael Lavin Flower. 420 Jenifer House Commons, Great Barrington. (413) 528-9600.

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.

Susan Geller Photography

Exhibit entitled "Berkshires: Sun, Rain, Snow." Berkshire Medical Center Lobby, 725 North St., Pittsfield. FILM

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Free screening of "Babe," 8 p.m. Petting zoo open at 7 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-3926 or visit berkshirebotanical.org. Stockbridge.

First Congregational Church

Screening of "The Peyote Road," 7 p.m. Williamstown. Navajo style mutton stew and fry bread supper will precede the screening at 6 p.m.

Performance Space 21

"Dancing Dreams." Teenagers perform "Kontakthof" by Pina Bausch, famous dancer/choreographer. 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

Ventfort Hall

"Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble," 7 p.m. Lenox.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Acupuncture

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

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness

Gentle Flow Yoga w/ Kala Gresser 9-10 a.m.; Children's Yoga Age 7-10 w/ Susan Barnes 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Zumba w/ Rachael Plaine 6:30-7:30 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. 55 North St., Suite 201, Pittsfield. (413) 822-2034 or berkshireyogadancefitness.com.

Blood Pressure Clinic

Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Stop & Shop, Merrill Road, Pittsfield.

Center for Healing Arts

Yoga/qigong, 5:30 p.m., Center for the Healing Arts and Energy Medicine, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Information/registration: (413) 623-8713.

Dalton CRA

Dalton CRA

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

Healing Rhythms

Intermediate Yoga Sculpt, 8:30-10 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox. (413) 637-2727.

NAMI Support Group

Confidential support, education, advocacy, information and referrals for individuals with mental illnesses and their families. Support groups meet second Thursday of the month, 6:30 to 8 p.m., St. John's Church, (use red door entrance), 35 Park St., Williamstown, and private dining room, (next to cafeteria, use Wahconah Street entrance), Berkshire Medical Center, 725 North St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-1666.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Zumba Gold, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Zumba Gold Toning, 10:30-11 a.m.; Kick Some Abs, 12-12:30 p.m.; All in One, 12:30-1 p.m.; Cardio Kickboxing, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Zumba, 6:45-7:45 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.

'Tea and Talk'

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

Tobacco Program

Women's tobacco treatment program, 6 p.m., conference room, 29 Lewis Ave., Great Barrington; preregistration: (413) 854-9608.

TOPS

Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weight loss support group, every Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Morningside Community School, Burbank Street, Pittsfield, (413) 445-4747.

'Yoga 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.

KIDS' STUFF

Adams Public Library

Bubble Mania. 3 p.m. (413) 743-8345.

Barrington Stage Company

"Hairspray Jr." 2 & 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Play & Learn with Jenn, geared for ages 11/2 to 31/2, 10 a.m.; Summer Reading Club: Recite a poem or sing a song to get a raffle ticket, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, (413) 499-9480, ext. 5.

Berkshire Museum

Winged Art, 2 p.m. 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Seussical," 7 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

Dalton Public Library

Dalton Public Library

Pre-school storytime. Includes stories, videos, crafts and snacks. 10-11 a.m. No storytime during school vacation or on snowdays. 462 Main St., Dalton.

Lenox Library

Preschool craft for children ages 3 to 5, featuring "Bubblemania," fun and science of bubbles, from 11 to 11:45 a.m., Youth Department, Main Street, Lenox. Information: (413) 637-0197, ext. 105.

Mark Skinner Library

Live Owls & Raptors with Mike from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum. 10:30 a.m. 48 West Road, Manchester, Vt.

Milne Public Library

Professor Daniel Alberts of the Physics Department at Williams College will talk about what scientists do and show some hands-on experiments. 1:30 p.m. Williamstown.

Naumkeag

Garden Adventures for Children: Children's garden adventure quest - follow the clues up, down and around Naumkeag's stunning landscaped grounds and gardens. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Children's Discovery Days: Includes a tour of the house, Edwardian-era lawn games and a Garden Adventure. 2-5 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org.

New Lebanon Library

Simple Science: Explore fun and simple science experiments. All materials provided. For ages 7-12. 1 p.m. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.

North Adams Public Library

Greg and Axel Show, 6:30 p.m. Suitable for ages 5 and up. 74 Church St., North Adams. For more information, call (413) 662-3133 ext. 14.

Richmond Library

Richmond Library

Children's Story Hour, 3:30 p.m., State Road, Richmond.

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.

LITERARY

Lenox Library

Lenox Library

Writers Round Table. Leadership rotates weekly. Bring copies of new work for discussion. Information call coordinator at (413) 637-1900. 2-4 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox.

New Lebanon Library

Author Janice Goldfrank will discuss her iBook Field Guide to the Seasons. 6:30 p.m. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.

Otis Library and Museum

Author Thom Garvey will discuss his novel "Rough Peace." 7:30 p.m. 48 North Main Road, Otis.

MUSIC

Berkshire Cabaret at Seven Hills Inn

From Berkshires to Broadway. 8:30 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Dream Away Lodge

Old time Americana roots music on fiddle, banjo, guitar and harmonica with duet "Moonshine Holler." 8:30 p.m. 1342 County Road, Becket. Call (413) 623-8725 for information and dinner reservations.

Epoch at Melbourne

Students from The Young Artists Piano Program will give a recital at 3:30 p.m. Free. RSVP by calling (413) 499-1992. 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield.

Guthrie Center

Hootenanny Nite, doors open at 7 p.m., music at 8 p.m., 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington; tickets: (413) 528-1955.

Manchester Music Festival

"Generations of Melody," Mendelssohn's Piano Trio No. 1 and Vittorio Giannini's Quintet for Piano and Strings, 7:30 p.m. Manchester.

Naumkeag

Naumkeag at Night: Music & Sunsets: 5-8 p.m. Stockbridge.

Party in the Park

"Wildcard." Antique cars. 6 p.m. Noel Field, North Adams.

Tanglewood

Emanuel Ax, piano; Leonidas Kavakos, violin, and Yo-Yo Ma, cello. All-Brahms program: Violin Sonata No. 1 in G, Op. 78; Cello Sonata No. 2 in F, Op. 99, and Piano Trio No. 1 in B, Op. 8. 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall/ Lenox.

OUTDOORS

Bartholomew's Cobble

Help The Trustees of Reservations monitor and care for Cobble trails and plant communities. 9 a.m.-noon. 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield.

In Search of the Mohicans Quest

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.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

Conversations: "Myths and Misconceptions about Asperger's," 3 p.m., free, Mainstage."The Golem of Havana," Musical Theatre Lab, 3 & 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Dancing Lessions," 8 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

"33," Chilean miners underground, 7 p.m. "Hunchbacks of Notre Dame," 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Cedars," 8 p.m., Main Stage, "Design for Living," 8 p.m. at Unicorn, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

Political parody, 8 p.m. 55 Lee Road, Route 20, Lenox. (413) 881-1636.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 2 and 8 p.m., Chester.

Clark Art Institute

London National Theatre Live in HD, "A Small Family Business." Williamstown.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 8 p.m., Dorset.

The Mount

"Romeo and Juliet," 6 p.m., Lenox.

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"Henry IV, Parts I & II," 7:30 p.m. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 8 p.m.

The Theater Barn

"I Love A Piano." Irving Berlin tunes. 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

The legendary Broadway musical, "A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williams College Museum of Art

"All the Gallery's a Stage," 4 p.m. Williamstown Theatre Festival actors in a new site-specific performance. Williamstown.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Nikos Stage. Late-Night Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall. Williamstown.

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ART

Berkshire Crafts Fair

89 juried artists at the 41st annual festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monument Mountain Regional High School, Route 7, Great Barrington.

Clark Art Institute

Fun Free Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Activities throughout the day for all ages. Williamstown.

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. 25 Union St., Pittsfield.

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

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.; Swim Lessons: Ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70; Ballet I & II: Ages 3-6: 3:30-4:15 p.m. Ages 5-8: 4:30-5:15 p.m. Members $42, guests $60. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-0397. berkshiresouth.org.

Bingo

Every Friday, includes raffles, prizes, food, doors open at 4:30 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m., St. Mary's School, Orchard Street, Lee, (413) 243-1079.

Clark Art Institute

Izakaya, 5 p.m. Williamstown.

Congregation Ahavath Sholom

Barbara Cohen will lead Shabbat services at 5:30 p.m. Great Barrington. Information: (413) 528-4197, ahavathsholom.com or info@ahavathsholom.com.

Eastern States Exposition

Storrowton Village Open House Tours; Early American Summer Days Session I at the Storrowton Village Museum; East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show at the Better Living Center. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Elyse Wine Dinner at Seranak

Ray Coursen, Winemaker/Owner, Elyse Winery; Ian Just, Chef/Owner Les Zygomates, Sorriso, and Society on High; Max McCalman, Maitre Fromager and Author. 5:30-8 p.m. Tickets: $195.Green Gargoyle

Ray Coursen, Winemaker/Owner, Elyse Winery; Ian Just, Chef/Owner Les Zygomates, Sorriso, and Society on High; Max McCalman, Maitre Fromager and Author. 5:30-8 p.m. Tickets: $195.Green Gargoyle

Gift and thrift shop, good quality clothing from infants to adults, household items and accessories, 10 to 4, bookstore from 1 to 3. First Congregational Church of Dalton, Main Street.

Hinsdale Lunch

Elder Services meal offered every Wed. and Fri. at 11:30 a.m., Hinsdale Town Hall, Bingo to follow, South Street, Hinsdale; advance reservations: Meal site at (413) 655-2310 or Nutrition Program at (413) 499-0524.

Literacy Program

Held at Pitt Park, serving children living in the Westside and Morningside neighborhoods. Activities include a literacy curriculum, sports activities and educational field trips. For more information, call Jenna at (413) 499-7650, ext. 45. The free program tickets are available at any Greylock Federal Credit Union branch.

Lord and Tailor

Gift and thrift shop, array of spring & summer clothing, $2 jeans. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield.

Meditation Group

Open to all faiths, sit in silence in the sanctuary to enjoy teachings and meditative practices, 8:15 a.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 53 Lois St., North Adams, (413) 663-5830.MotherWoman Support Group

Open to all faiths, sit in silence in the sanctuary to enjoy teachings and meditative practices, 8:15 a.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 53 Lois St., North Adams, (413) 663-5830.MotherWoman Support Group

Circle of Moms: We Are All In This Together. Free childcare, snacks, and parking. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Community Action Family Center, 90 Federal St., Greenfield. (413) 774-1000 ext. 2048; Postpartum Support Group, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. MotherWoman Office, 220 Russell St., Hadley. (413) 387-0703.

The Mount

Writer Kate Bolick interviews Andre Dubus III, author of six books including "House of Sand and Fog," 6 p.m. Lenox.

Naumkeag

Tours from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; English Tea in the Gardens: 2-4 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge.

New Moms Group

Sponsored by GROW, drop-in support group for pregnant women and new moms, babes in arms welcome, 10 to noon, Bizzy B's Boutique, 6 Burbank St., Pittsfield, www.gatheredwomen.org.

Pembury Bridge Club

ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, (413) 655-2416.

Petersburgh Veterans Memorial Community Center

Cribbage and Pitch Tournaments: Covered dish at 5 p.m. followed by a card tournament, other cards or board games. All skill levels welcome, lessons given. Free. 5-8 p.m. 17 Main St., Petersburgh, N.Y. Information: Mary Lou at (518) 658-0136.

Pittsfield Sangha

"Meditation in the Chapel," noon to 12:30 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center chapel, 725 North St., Pittsfield. "Buddhism & the 12 Steps," 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., by donation, George Crane Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield. Information: (413) 358-2626.

Postpartum Group

"This Is Harder than I Thought," drop-in support group for mothers of infants and toddlers, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Community Room, 48 Elizabeth St., Pittsfield.

Sheffield Antiques Show

Antique furniture, silver, rugs, glassware, accessories, jewelry.10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mount Everett High School, Berkshire School Road, Sheffield. (413) 229-8173.

Vermont Summer Festival

Horse Show Competition. East Dorset.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Jacob's Pillow welcomes LGBT visitors throughout Weekend Out. Free PillowTalk: "Through The Eyes of a Dancer," 5 p.m., Blake's Barn. Free Inside/Out Performance: The Hell's Kitchen Kilowatts, 6:15 p.m.. Pacific Northwest Ballet, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. David Roussève/REALITY in "Stardust," 8:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

EXHIBITS

Albany Center Gallery

"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. (518) 462-4775. 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.

Becket Land Trust

Photography exhibit "Transporting the Stone to the Polishing Shed: The Story of the Becket-Chester Railway." Also showing will be the Becket Historic Quarry Permanent Exhibit. Historic Quarry Galleries, Mullen House Education Center, 12 Brooker Hill Road, Becket. For more information, call (413) 623-2100.

Clark Art Institute

Featuring "Make It New: Abstract Painting from the National Gallery of Art, 1950-1975," "Cast for Eternity: Ancient Ritual Bronzes from the Shanghai Museum" and "Raw Color: The Circles of David Smith." Williamstown.

Galerie Reynard

Navajo Emerging Artists reception, 5-7 p.m. 16 Water St., Williamstown.

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

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

Housatonic Valley Art League

27 "Artists' Choice" Show and Sale. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. 420 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Inner Vision

Art reception to celebrate new works by artists Karen Andrews and Susan Sabino. Michael Costerisan will be showing his hand crafted Celtic harps and harp music will be provided by Carol Emanuel. 4-7 p.m. 17 Cone Hill Road, West Stockbridge.

Knox Gallery

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

Meeting House Gallery

"Portals," works by twenty-nine local artists exploring the theme of doorways offering movement from one condition to another. Route 57, New Marlborough.

Otis Library and Museum

Display of paintings of artist Jim Day. 48 North Main Road, Otis.

Renaissance Gallery

New Photographic Work by Michael Lavin Flower. 420 Jenifer House Commons, Great Barrington. (413) 528-9600.

Sanford Smith Fine Art

New Paintings by Karen LeSage, featuring LeSage's large, atmospheric, minimal landscapes in vivid, luminous colors. 13 Railroad St., Great Barrington. (413) 528-6777. sanfordsmithfineart.com.SculptureNow

New Paintings by Karen LeSage, featuring LeSage's large, atmospheric, minimal landscapes in vivid, luminous colors. 13 Railroad St., Great Barrington. (413) 528-6777. sanfordsmithfineart.com.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.

Susan Geller Photography

Exhibit entitled "Berkshires: Sun, Rain, Snow." Berkshire Medical Center Lobby, 725 North St., Pittsfield.

FILM

Lenox Community Center

Screening of "The Peyote Road," 7 p.m. A Navajo style mutton stew and fry bread supper will precede the screening at 6 p.m.

Performance Space 21

"Dancing for Mr. B.: Balanchine Ballerinas," 8 p.m. Free. Chatham, N.Y.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Aikido

Japanese martial art of self defense, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information: Kim Rivers: (413) 499-8625.

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness

Moderate Flow Yoga w/ Rachael Plaine 9-10 a.m.; Qigong w/ Carol Link 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Candlelight Yoga w/ Rachael Plaine 5:30-6:30 p.m. Drop-ins welcome. 55 North St., Suite 201, Pittsfield. (413) 822-2034 or berkshireyogadancefitness.com.

Dalton CRA

Spin, 5:30-6:30 a.m.; Boot Camp, 5:45-6:15 a.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 6-9 a.m.; Hi-Lo Infusion, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Splashercise, 9-10 a.m.; Spin, 12-12:45 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 12-1 p.m.; Spin, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Adult Lap Swim, 5-6:30 p.m.; Family Swim, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 400 Main St., Dalton, (413) 684-0260.

Easy Exercise

Easy exercise class offered by Kim Conley, certified instructor, $5 donation, 9 to 10 a.m. at St. Ann Parish Center, Lenox.

Healing Rhythms

Mindful cycling, sculpting and yoga, cardio, strengthening and stretching class, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, building 8A, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Nar-Anon Meeting

12-step support group for families and friends of addicts, 7 to 8 p.m., St. Stephen's Church, 67 East St., Pittsfield.

Overeaters Anonymous

Fairview Hospital, noon to 1, 29 Lewis Ave., ambulance building, Great Barrington.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

Deep Water Circuit Training, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Silver Sneakers Cardio, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Aquafit, 11 to noon; Yoga, 11-12:15 p.m.; Insanity, 12:30-1 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.Gentle Yoga

Deep Water Circuit Training, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Silver Sneakers Cardio, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Aquafit, 11 to noon; Yoga, 11-12:15 p.m.; Insanity, 12:30-1 p.m., North Street, Pittsfield, (413) 499-7650.Gentle Yoga

Yoga for Arthritis, Injuries and Anti-Aging. Instructor Sonya Boesse will lead classes that include centering, breath work, guided movement therapy, stretching, strengthening, balancing, meditation and deep relaxation. All ages and levels welcome. 10-11 a.m. at Sweetwood of Williamstown, 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown. (413) 458-8371.

Yoga for Babies

"Itsy Bitsy Yoga," for babies eight weeks to crawling, 2 to 3 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center, North Street, Pittsfield. Preregistration: (413) 447-2400.

Yoga

Kripalu-style yoga with integrated breathing techniques, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Chatham, N.Y.; call for location: Hildy Kronen, (518) 781-4483.

KIDS' STUFF

Adams Free Library

Ukulele storytimes with guest Julie Stepanek, sponsored by the Friends of the Adams Free Library Inc., 10 a.m., Park Street, Adams, (413) 743-8345.

Adams Movie Night

Movie outdoors, featuring Despicable Me 2. Adams Town Hall Lawn, 6 p.m., free.

Adams Youth Center

Play & Learn Group for young children and their families. Art and movement activities, educational toys and themes. Circle time and snack. 10-11 a.m. East Street, North Adams.

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr.," 7 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Athenaeum

Summer Reading Club: Wear a blue shirt to the library to get a raffle ticket; Films for preschoolers will be shown at 10 a.m.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Family Fridays: Birds of Prey 11 a.m. with wildlife rehabilitator Tom Ricardi. Stockbridge.

Berkshire Museum

WeeMuse Adventures, 11-11:30 a.m. 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Seussical," 7 p.m., The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

Mac-Haydn Children's Theatre

Original musical version of "The Pied Piper," tickets $10, at 10:30 a.m., 1925 NY 203, Chatham, N.Y., (518) 392-9292, machaydntheatre.org.

Mount Greylock

Little Explorers Nature Discovery Hour: For families with children ages 10 and under. Go for a short hike, listen to a story or play a nature learning game. Wear sturdy shoes or sneakers and weather-appropriate clothing, bring a snack and water. 10 a.m. Meet at the visitor center. For more information, call (413) 499-4262.

Natural Bridge State Park

Forest Friends Learn and Play: A nature lesson focusing on a different animal friend every week. For children of all ages. 10:30 a.m., visitor center. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

Naumkeag

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

Northern Berkshire YMCA

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

Performance Space 21

Storycrafters with Dance Words." Barry Marshall and Jeri Burns tell traditional tales about dance. 1 p.m. Chatham, N.Y.

Pittsfield State Forest

Meet Smokey the Bear, 10 a.m. Meet at the Ski Lodge; Learn about the land, rocks and geology at Pittsfield State Forest. Do arts and crafts. Meet at the Lulu Pond Nature Center, 1:30 p.m. For more information, call Steve Antil at (413) 442-8992.

Robbins-Zust Marionettes

Featuring "Little Red Riding Hood." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saint Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge.Stockbridge Library

Featuring "Little Red Riding Hood." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saint Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge.Stockbridge Library

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

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

Jewish Federation of the Berkshire

Great Debates in Judaism, "Who Speaks for Judaism" with Dr. Marjorie Lehman from the Jewish Theological Seminary, $25 at door or in advance, a program of Congregation Knesset Israel in cooperation with the Jewish Federation, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Elayne Bernstein Theater of Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox. Information: Myrna Hammerling, (413) 445-4872, ext. 16.

Petersburgh Veterans Memorial Community Center

Lecture and Slideshow: "A History of the Foxhollow Folk Festival." 7 p.m. 71 Main St., Petersburgh, N.Y.

LITERARY

Berkshire Writers Room

Reading as Writers, 2-4 p.m. George B. Crane Memorial Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield. Jhena Faeran, President: (413) 442-7380 or email bwr.information@gmail.com.

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

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.

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. Please visit EdithWharton.org or call (413) 551-5111 for more information. 2 Plunkett Street, Lenox.

New England Holocaust Institute and Museum

Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 45 Eagle St., North Adams. (413) 644-6371 or (413) 644-9103.

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 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 Norman Rockwell's original Stockbridge studio. 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.

Rudd Art Museum

"Figuring In" - work by 14 regional artists; "Works by Viola Moriarty," "A Chapel for Humanity." Free admission; Open Thursday-Sunday Noon-5 p.m. 159 East Main St., North Adams.

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, open Thurs., Fri. and Sat., 10 to 4, 67 East Road, Adams; private tours: (413) 743-7121.

Ventfort Hall

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

Sherri James Buxton. 8:30 and 10:45 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Berkshire Fringe Festival

Sweet Soubrette, Ellia Bisker to play an intimate duo set. 5 p.m. Free. Shire City Sanctuary, 40 Melville St., Pittsfield.

Chesterwood

"Chesterfest" Americana music series featuring Moot Davis. 6:30 p.m. Stockbridge.

Dalton CRA

Concert on the Memorial Lawn: Phil Grover's Rock ‘n Roll Revue,, 7:00 p.m., Free. Dalton.

Guthrie Center

Vince Gilbert, folk music at site of Alice's Restaurant, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

Lenox Library

Musical Favorites with John Davidson, a fundraiser for the Lenox Library. 7 p.m. $15 per person, $25 per family suggested donation.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

The Bad Plus & Joshua Redman, contemporary jazz double bill, 8 p.m. Great Barrington.

The Mount

Music After Hours, 5 to 8 p.m., Lenox.

New Lebanon Library

Outdoor Concert with Divinitress: Acoustic rock, originals and singalong favorites. Donations appreciated. 6 p.m. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518) 794-8844.

Tanglewood

Behind-the-scenes Experience: Come to the Beer Garden at 9:30 a.m. Listen to a short pre-rehearsal talk, and then enter The Shed for a closed BSO rehearsal. Reservations required: Contact dwhite@bso.org. Prelude concert with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 6 p.m., Ozawa Hall. This Week at Tanglewood panel discussion with Martin Bookspan & guest artists, 7:15 p.m., Shed. Boston Symphony Orchestra with Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Gil Shaham, violin; John Ferrillo, oboe. Celebrating Slatkin's 70th birthday. Bolcom: "Circus" Overture; Barlow: "The Winter's Passed," for oboe and strings; Barber: Violin Concerto; Elgar: "Enigma" Variations, 8:30 p.m., Shed. Lenox.

Tanglewood Talk

Pre-Concert Lecture: "The Real Secret of Elgar's Enigma Variations." Lecture with Professor Jeremy Yudkin. 2:30-4 p.m. Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox. Reservations: yudkinjaf@gmail.com or at the door.

West Cummington Community Church

Village Harmony's traveling teen ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the West Cummington Community Church. Suggested admission: $10, $5 for students and seniors. Information: (413) 268-3828 or villageharmony.org.

OUTDOORS

Adams race

Dash For Dana Road Race - 5K Run and 1-mile walk, 8:30 a.m., Visitor Center, Depot Street, Adams.

In Search of the Mohicans Quest

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.

Mount Greylock

Discover Greylock Hike: Explores many of the exciting and hidden features on Mount Greylock. Wear sturdy footwear, bring a lunch, bug spray and drinking water. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Open to all ages. Meet at visitor center and carpool to location. For more information, call (413) 499-4262.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," Musical Theatre Lab, 7:30 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Dancing Lessions," 8 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

"Solo: A two person show," 7 p.m. "33," 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

James Naughton in "Cedars," 8 p.m., Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Stockbridge. Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., The Unicorn Theatre, Stockbridge.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

Political parody, 8 p.m. 55 Lee Road, Lenox. (413) 881-1636.

Chester Theatre Company

"A Number," 8 p.m. Chester.

Dorset Theatre Festival

"All in the Timing," 20th anniversary revival of the hit comedy. 8 p.m., Dorset.

Park McCullough House

Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard" by Living Room Theater Co., 7 p.m. North Bennington.

Shakespeare and Company

"A Servant of Two Masters," 5:30 p.m. "Henry IV, Parts I & II," 7 p.m. "Shakespeare's Will,"8 p.m. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 8 p.m., Lenox.

Taconic Stage Company

"Old Love," 7 p.m. St. John in the Wilderness Church, 261 Route 344, Copake Falls, N.Y.

The Theater Barn

"I Love A Piano." Irving Berlin tunes. 8 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

"The Bear (of the Berkshires)" & "The Rembrandt". 6 p.m. Vaber Hall, West Stockbridge.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

"A Chorus Line," 7:30 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Fridays @ 3, Joshua Leonard & Rebecca Lowman's Behold My Heart 3 p.m., Nikos Stage. Backstage Tour, 6 p.m., Main Stage Lobby. "The Visit," 8 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 8 p.m., Nikos Stage. Late-Night Cabaret, 10:30 p.m., Goodrich Hall. 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, 9-5.