Recess: What to do the week of March 29

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Lawrence Carroll, a teen life coach and educator, will lead a four-week "Yoga for Teens" series from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursdays, starting this week, at Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness, 55 North St., Suite 201, in Pittsfield. The cost is $10 per class. The program is designed especially for teenagers to help develop mental focus, stress management strategies, and body awareness. Info: 413-281-6734.

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Friday is the deadline to apply for the STEM Starter Academy at Berkshire Community College, a program geared toward high school students who are interested in attending BCC to study STEM fields, such as biology, computer information systems, engineering, environmental science, fire science, atmospheric science or math fields. Part of a statewide Massachusetts Community College initiative, the program features a three-week Summer STEM Success Academy and a semester-long Fall Support Academy. For more information or to apply, visit www.berkshirecc.edu/stem, or contact Constance West at 413-236-4740 or cwest@ berkshirecc.edu.

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In celebration of the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's "Four Freedoms" speech, "Reimagining The Four Freedoms," is on view at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge. Nearly 75 original artworks were created in a variety of mediums, by Region 6 Capital Eastern District high school students from New York State. A special closing reception for the artists and the public will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday. Info: nrm.org or 413-298-4100.

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Berkshire United Way will host from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday a Youth Trivia Night at Dottie's Coffee Lounge in Pittsfield. Open to teen ages 13 to 19, team up to match wits while enjoying a free cereal buffet and beverages, plus prizes. No cover. Info: 413-443-1792.

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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts continues its Green Living Seminar series at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday in room 121 of the Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation at MCLA in North Adams. Patrick A. Parenteau, senior counsel at the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, and professor of law at Vermont Law School will discuss "A Shifting Approach to Saving Endangered Species." This event is free and open to the public. Info: mcla.edu/greenliving or 413-662-5303.


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