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ART

Berkshire Crafts Fair

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

Clark Art Institute

Art historian and former New York Times art critic Michael Brenson, biographer of David Smith, talks with Rebecca Smith, David Smith's daughter. 3 p.m. Williamstown.

Housatonic Valley Art League

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

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.

Arrowhead

Workshop with Jana Laiz, 3 p.m., Pittsfield.

Ashley House

Tours at 1 and 2 p.m.


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For more information, call (413) 298-3239 ext. 3013 or email chenry@ttor.org. 117 Cooper Hill Road, Sheffield.

Berkshire South

Tea Dance: For adults. 2:30-5 p.m. $10; 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; Jump In: Designed for individuals who have trouble participating in traditional land-based exercise programs 8:30-9:30 a.m. Members $50, guests $75. 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. (413) 528-0397. berkshiresouth.org.

Congregation Ahavath Sholom

"Bagels & Brainstorms," 10 a.m. Information: (413) 528-4197, ahavathsholom.com or info@ahavathsholom.com.

Eastern States Exposition

East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show at the Better Living Center. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

First Baptist Church

The First Baptist Church of Readsboro, Vt. will be holding its annual picnic at the Lion's Park. Participants are asked to bring a dish to share. For more information, contact Pastor John Brigham at (802) 368-2980.

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.

Middlefield Fair

The Hinsdale Lions Club will serving a dinner at the Middlefield Fair. The dinner is a Roast Pork Dinner with Scalloped Potato & Vegetable and Assorted Cakes for dessert. $12 adults, $5 children under 12. Noon-5 p.m.

Mission House

Tours from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, call (413) 298-3239 ext. 3013 or email chenry@ttor.org. 19 Main St., Stockbridge.

The Mount

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

Naumkeag

Tours: 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.

Rock, Rattle & Drum Pow Wow

Arvel Bird, Danza Azteca, American Indian music, dance, education, entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, food and cultural festivities fun. Bowe Field, off Route 8, Adams.

Sheffield Antiques Show

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mount Everett High School, Berkshire School Road, Sheffield.

Tanglewood

Midday with Max McCalman, Noon-1 p.m.; The wonders of Riedel with Miner Wines & Lindt Chocolate, 1 p.m.; Bliss at Blantyre, 6 p.m.; Biennial Tanglewood Auction Dinner, 6-11 p.m. Lenox.

Vermont Summer Festival

Horse Show Competition. East Dorset.

DANCE

Jacob's Pillow

Weekend Out. Pacific Northwest Ballet, 2 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre. David Roussève/REALITY in "Stardust," 2:15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre. Becket.

EXHIBITS

Art On Main

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

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.

The Emporium Antiques & Art Center

"Nature Paintings," oil and watercolor paintings by artist John Pirnak. 319 Main St., Great Barrington. (413) 528-1660. emporiumgb.com.

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.

Inner Vision

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

Knox Gallery

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

Lauren Clark Fine Art

Work of artist Abby DuBow. Great Barrington.

Meeting House Gallery

"Portals," artists explore the theme of doorways offering movement from one condition to another. Open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Route 57, New Marlborough.

The Old Stone Store

"The Milt Barnum All American Tool Exhibit." Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sheffield.

Otis Library and Museum

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

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

"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.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Co-Dependent Meeting

12-step meeting every Sunday, 7 to 8 p.m., Congregational Church, Main Street, (use entrance on right of building), Dalton; information: (413) 684-2137.Dalton CRA

12-step meeting every Sunday, 7 to 8 p.m., Congregational Church, Main Street, (use entrance on right of building), Dalton; information: (413) 684-2137.Dalton CRA

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

Healing Rhythms

Heart-Centered Yoga Flow, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Building 8A, Lenox, (413) 637-2727.

Pittsfield Family YMCA

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

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

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

Restorative Yoga Workshop

Facilitated by Laura Nash, 5:30-7 p.m. The Yoga Place, Bennington, Vt. To register or for more information, call (802) 447-0393 or go to benningtonyoga.com.

KID STUFF

Barrington Stage Company

Youth Theater, "Hairspray Jr." 2 p.m., Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

"Seussical," 2 p.m., The Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

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. For more information, call (413) 298-8138 or email naumkeag@ttor.org.

Robbins-Zust Marionettes

Featuring "Sleeping Beauty." 11 a.m. Marketplace Cafe, 55 North St., Pittsfield.

LITERARY

Rudd Art Museum

Poetry reading by Stephen Rifkin from his book, "The Merit of Light." 3 p.m. Free. 159 East Main St., North Adams.

MUSEUMS

Animagic

Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art showcases Berkshire-based talent that made blockbuster movies like "The Matrix," "X-Men" and "Chicken Run." Original models and technologies from the movies. "Create Your Own Animated Movie" workshop with award-winning special effects creator Eugene Mamut; creations will be posted on Internet. 135 Main St., Lee. By reservation, (413) 243-8095 or (413) 841-6679.Arrowhead

Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art showcases Berkshire-based talent that made blockbuster movies like "The Matrix," "X-Men" and "Chicken Run." Original models and technologies from the movies. "Create Your Own Animated Movie" workshop with award-winning special effects creator Eugene Mamut; creations will be posted on Internet. 135 Main St., Lee. By reservation, (413) 243-8095 or (413) 841-6679.Arrowhead

The Herman Melville Museum offers new hours for tours: 10 & 11 a.m., 12, 1, 2, 3 & 4 p.m. Visitors are welcome between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. No reservations are necessary. 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield.

Becket Land Trust

Historic quarry and forest featuring hundreds of artifacts and dynamic vistas, year-round outdoor quarry museum and expansive nature preserve, self-guided historic walk, open daylight hours year round, free admission, coordinating exhibits and programs at 12 Brooker Hill Road, Route 8, Becket; quarry is off Route 20, 456 Quarry Road, Becket, (413) 623-2100 or www.becketlandtrust.org.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

Garden features 15 acres with 23 display beds representing over 3,000 regionally appropriate plant species, significant trees, unique shrubs and exotic botanical collections. Open year-round to visitors, corner of routes 102 and 183, Stockbridge. Information: (413) 298-3926 or visit www.berkshirebotanical.org.

Berkshire Museum

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

Bidwell House Museum

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

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

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

Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio

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

The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

Summer estate of the great American writer, Edith Wharton. Daily tours of the house and gardens May-October. Special events, lectures, and performances throughout the year. Trails and walking paths. 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. Noon-5 p.m. 159 East Main St., North Adams.Shaker Museum at Mount Lebanon

"Figuring In" - work by 14 regional artists; "Works by Viola Moriarty," "A Chapel for Humanity." Free admission. 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, 11:30 to 4, 67 East Road, Adams; private tours: (413) 743-7121.

Ventfort Hall

Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, 1893 Morgan mansion with extraordinary plaster ceilings, stained glass and hand carved wood; open daily year-round for tours; featuring a tea and talk series, movies, plays, concerts, lectures and children's programs. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox. Information: (413) 637-3206 or www.GildedAge.org.

MUSIC

Adams Farmers & Artisans Market

Jazz with Nana Simopoulos & Friends, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Adams Town Concert

Jazz 12-2:30 p.m. Live music 4 p.m. featuring Black Water. Adams Visitor Center. Music, food and fun.

Bascom Lodge

Music with Black Lake, 6 p.m. Free. Mount Greylock.

Berkshire Cabaret Series at Seven Hills Inn

Beth Kirkpatrick. 8:30 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Camphill Ghent

"Finding Henry Purcell: Music for a While; Beguiling Songs for a Summer's Eve," 4 p.m. 2542 New York, 66, Chatham, N.Y. Call (518) 392-2769. Free will offering.

Canterbury Farm Nordic Center

"Music in the Garden," 2 to 7 p.m. For more information, visit canterbury-farms.com or call (413) 623-0100. 1986 Fred Snow Road, Becket.

Cricket Creek Farm

Concert by PigPen, 3:30 p.m. 1781 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown. Information: wtfestival.org.

Drum/Bugle Corps

Pittsfield Red Knights Drum and Bugle Corps practice, 2 to 5 p.m., Victory Temple Church, Dewey Avenue, Pittsfield. Information: Paul Christopher, (413) 281-1216 or Betsy Halla, (413) 822-5235.

Eagle Band

Summer Band standards from Leroy Anderson to John Philip Sousa, Broadway show tunes, patriotic favorites and marches, 2 p.m. Wayne Walton Pavilion, Hinsdale. Free.

Field Farm

Chillin' in the Garden: musicians from Western Massachusetts, featuring Rosary Beard, 4:30 p.m. Williamstown.Firefly Restaurant

Chillin' in the Garden: musicians from Western Massachusetts, featuring Rosary Beard, 4:30 p.m. Williamstown.Firefly Restaurant

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

Guthrie Center

Youth Summit students from the US, Israel, Palestine and Jordan will perform a song they wrote, screen a video they made and discuss their experiences in the weeklong program. 7:30 p.m. Great Barrington.

Hevreh

The B'shalom Chorale of the Berkshires, 3 p.m. Great Barrington. For more information, contact Cantor Mekler at (413) 531-8706 or email bshalomchoraleoftheberkshires@gmail.com.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Vocalist Michael Feinstein and his trio, 7 p.m. Great Barrington.

Music from Salem

Celebrating Quarts and Quints, 4 p.m. string quartets (by Mozart and Glazunov) and two piano quintets Fauré and a new quintet by Tom Oboe Lee,. Park-McCullough Carriage Barn, North Bennington.

Music Mountain

St. Petersburg String Quartet with guest artist Ricardo Cavalcante de Oliviera, 3 p.m., Falls Village, Conn.

New Lebanon Country Market

Abby Lappen. WindsweptFarm, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Sevenars Music Festival

Bob, Jerry, and Friends (jazz), 4 p.m. Jazz inspired by Lionel Hampton, Red Norvo and others. Worthington.Starving Artist Creperie

Bob, Jerry, and Friends (jazz), 4 p.m. Jazz inspired by Lionel Hampton, Red Norvo and others. Worthington.Starving Artist Creperie

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

Tanglewood

Boston Symphony Orchestra with David Zinman, conductor, and Yo-Yo Ma, cello. All-Tchaikovsky program: "Polonaise" from "Eugene Onegin"; Andante cantabile, for cello and strings; "Variations on a Rococo Theme," for cello and orchestra: Symphony No. 6, "Pathétique." 2:30 p.m., Shed. Lenox.

OUTDOORS

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.

Massachusetts Audubon

Canoe Trip on the Housatonic, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lenox.

Mount Greylock

Scenic Summit Tours: Short, easy walks and talks with Park Interpreter Mike to discover the landscape, ecology and history of the highest point in Massachusetts. All ages welcome. 1 and 3 p.m. Meet at Mount Greylock summit. For more information, call (413) 499-4262.

Natural Bridge State Park

Marvelous Marble Tour: For all ages. Easy walk to explore the geological history and remains of the 19th to 20th century marble quarry. Multiple times, visitor center; Family Hike: A fun family hike with activities such as Bingo or a Scavenger hunt. 10:30 a.m., meet at visitor center. 1 McCauley Road, North Adams. (413) 663-6392.

Notchview

Evening hike under the light of the silvery moon. For all ages. 7-9 p.m. Call (413) 532-1631 ext. 10 or email westregion@ttor.org to register.

THEATER

Barrington Stage Company

"The Golem of Havana," Musical Theatre Lab, 3 p.m., St. Germain Stage. "Dancing Lessions," world premiere of a new romantic comedy, 5 p.m., Mainstage. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

Community Performance Lab improvisation, 1 p.m. "Hunchbacks of Notre Dame," 7 p.m. "33," 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

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.

Shakespeare and Company

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)," 2 p.m. "Julius Caesar," 8 p.m., Lenox. "A Midsummer Night's Dream," set in the Jazz Age Bayou, 7:30 p.m. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," 8 p.m., Lenox.

Taconic Stage Company

"Old Love," 3 p.m. St. John in the Wilderness Church, 261 Route 344, Copake Falls, N.Y.

The Theater Barn

"I Love A Piano." An evening of Irving Berlin tunes. 2 p.m., New Lebanon, N.Y.

West Stockbridge 1854 Town Hall

"The Bear (of the Berkshires)" & "The Rembrandt." 11 a.m. Vaber Hall, West Stockbridge.

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

Musical, "A Chorus Line," 3 p.m., Weston.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

"The Visit," 2 p.m., Main Stage. "The Old Man and the Old Moon," 2 p.m., Nikos Stage. Williamstown.

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ART

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. 25 Union St., Pittsfield.

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

Beginners Ballroom II: For adults including seniors. 7-8:30 p.m. Members $50, guests $60; Action Adventures Summer Day Camp: For children entering 1st grade to age 13. Offered on a weekly basis. 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.; Swim Lessons: Ages 6 months and up. All abilities and levels. Members $50, guests $70; Front Crawl/Alternating Strokes Workshop: 6:30-8 p.m. Members $15, guests $20; Tabata Bootcamp: 7:30-8 a.m. Members $55, guests $70. 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 is $6 per player.

BerkshireWorks

Job club with Millie Calesky, personal and professional coach, allows job seekers to expand their network of contacts and serves as a support group throughout the job search process, from 1 to 2 p.m., optional networking at 12:45 p.m., 160 North St., Pittsfield; preregistration: (413) 499-2220, Ext. 154 or online at www.berkshireworks.org.

The Brick House Pub

The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, tour at the Brick House Pub in Housatonic from 6:30-7:30 p.m.Community Supper

The Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, tour at the Brick House Pub in Housatonic from 6:30-7:30 p.m.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.

Eastern States Exposition

Early American Summer Days Session II at the Storrowton Village Museum. 1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires

"The Process of Aging" with therapist, Maggie Bittman 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.

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

Offered by Pittsfield 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

Thomas Maier on book, "Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson," 4 p.m. with tea. Lenox.

Naumkeag

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

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.

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. Step by Step Line Dance Classes

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. Step by Step Line Dance Classes

From 6:30 to 8 p.m, at 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Union Block, third floor, Dalton. Info: Jeannie, (413) 553-3533 or www.2FlightsUp.com.

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.

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.

The Emporium Antiques & Art Center

"Nature Paintings," oil and watercolor paintings by artist John Pirnak. 319 Main St., Great Barrington. (413) 528-1660. emporiumgb.com.

Knox Gallery

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

Lauren Clark Fine Art

Featuring the work of artist Abby DuBow. Great Barrington.

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. 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. 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

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

"Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love," 4 p.m., "The Jewish Cardinal," 8 p.m., Lenox.

Images Cinema

"The Power of Money in Politics: ‘Citizen Koch'," 7 p.m. Discussion to follow. Williamstown.

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 Yoga Dance & Fitness

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

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.

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.

Zumba & Yoga at Springside Park

All ages, levels & drop-ins welcome. Zumba 5:30-6:30 p.m. & Yoga 6:45-7:45 p.m. Enter on upper North St. near the Springside House. Rachael Plaine (413) 822-2034 or berkshireyogadancefitness.com.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum

Summer Reading Club: Bring an original drawing about a book to get a raffle ticket; Films for school-aged children, 2 p.m.

Berkshire Museum

Caterpillar Chat, 2 p.m. 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

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

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

North Adams Public Library

Summer Gardening Program, 10:30-11:30 a.m. For more information or to register, call (413) 662-3133, ext. 14.

Robbins-Zust Marionettes

Featuring "Sleeping Beauty." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saint Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge. Sheep Hill

Featuring "Sleeping Beauty." 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saint Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge. 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) 443-7171Bidwell 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) 443-7171Bidwell 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.

New England Holocaust Institute and Museum

Private Tours. 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. 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 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. 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 talks series, movies, plays, concerts, lectures and children's programs. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox. Information: (413) 637-3206 or www.GildedAge.org.

MUSIC

Barrington Stage Company

"Here Comes the Callaways," Tony-nominated Callaway sisters. 8 p.m., Mainstage, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Cabaret Series at Seven Hills Inn

Beth Kirkpatrick. 8:30 p.m. 40 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Berkshire Hillsmen

Pittsfield's men's barbershop chorus meeting. All men who like to sing a capella in four part harmony are welcome, 7-9:30 p.m. Richmond Congregational Church, Route 41, Richmond. Information: Jake (518) 869-3468 or Dan at (413) 298-4773 or berkshirehillsmen.org.

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.

Mac-Haydn Theatre

"Side by Side," evening of music and fun, 8 p.m. 1925 Route 203, Chatham, N.Y.

Manchester Music Festival

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

Plainfield Congregational Church

Duo Fusion & Friends: Sarah Swersey, Flute, Joe Belmont, guitar, Jason Schwartz, string bass & Joe Fitzpatrick, percussion. 7 p.m. Plainfield.

St. John's summer concert

Free noontime concert, featuring violinist Mercer Greenwald, pianist Eric Hirsch in music by Telemann, Bach, Morely, Bartok, Rachmaninoff, Chopin. 35 Park St., Williamstown. (413) 458-8144.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Kelli O'Hara to perform a one-night-only benefit concert. 7:30 p.m. Williamstown.

OUTDOORS

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

Trails and Tales: Fun guided hikes with Park Interpreter Mike that explore the human side of Mount Greylock. 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.

THEATER

Arrowhead

"Maids in the Mills," revival of "Sheeptacular" by J. Peter Bergman with members of the original company reprising roles. 7 p.m. Road Scholars at the Crown Plaza. Pittsfield.

Berkshire Fringe

Pi Clowns, 7 p.m. "Riot," 9 p.m. Shire City Sanctuary, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Nöel Coward's "Design for Living," 8 p.m., Unicorn , Stockbridge. Ellenoff Musical Theatre Series, 2 p.m., Colonial Theatre, Pittsfield.

Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort

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

Clark Art Institute

Sampling of entertainment from Williamstown Theatre Festival. 5 p.m. 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.