The Berkshires Calendar for April 28
Clarksburg Elementary School: "Rescue and Remembrance" Holocaust exhibit. 6 to 9 p.m. Holocaust survivor Dr. Leo Goldberger will share personal testimony. Williams College professor Jim Shepard will read from his Holocaust novel, "The Book of Aron." Free. Information: 413-663-8735 or 413-652-1692. 777 West Cross Road, Clarksburg.
Lee Middle and High School: Senior Art Show reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Free. Light refreshments. 51 Park Restaurant and Tavern, 51 Park St., Lee.
MCLA's ExPRESS Gallery: Opening reception for Advanced Museum Studies class' new exhibition, "Bullet Points." 5 to 7 p.m. Free. 49 Main St., North Adams.
MCLA Gallery 51: Opening reception for Senior Art Show, "Conviction." 5 to 7 p.m. Free. Refreshments. 51 Main St., North Adams.
Family Game Night: Choose from a library of over 185 tabletop board and card games to enjoy, or bring your own games to play. 6 to 10 p.m. Featured game of the week will be taught to newcomers by staff. Information: Email jeannie@2FlightsUp.com or 413-281-4893. 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton.
Hancock Shaker Village: Baby Animals on the Shaker Farm. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet and greet the newborn livestock or participate in farm chores. Admission: Adults, $20; youth ages 13 to 17, $8; 12 and younger, free. Route 20, Pittsfield.
Huntington Public Library: Knitting workshop. 6 p.m. Open to all knitters, beginners to experienced. Bring projects, old and new, and questions another knitter may be able to answer. 7 E. Main St., Huntington.
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires: "The Jewish War Veterans: A Berkshire Legacy," at 10:45 a.m., preceding noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.
Knitting Circle at Dottie's: Meet with like-minded knitters at this open circle. 2 to 4 p.m. All levels welcome. Free. Dottie's Coffee Lounge, 444 North St., Pittsfield. Information: 413-443-1792.
McCann Tea Room: 10:45 a.m. to noon. Schedule and menu: mccanntech.org. Hodges Crossroad, North Adams.
Meditation Sangha: Offered by Pittsfield Sangha, 6 p.m. Young People's Sangha (for children) also at 6 p.m. By donation, Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield; information: 413-358-2626 or 508-237-4252.
Parlor Cafe: Comedy Open Mic. 7 p,m. Free. 303 Ashland St., North Adams.
Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 6:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416.
Sewing Lab: Learn how to use a sewing machine, bring in a project or do some mending. No reservations are needed. Donations of fabric, patterns or notions are welcome. Experienced sewers are welcome to share their expertise, 9 to noon, Salvation Army, 298 West St., Pittsfield. Information: Captain Darlene Higgins, 413-442-0624.
Line Dance Lessons: Berkshire County Line Dancers, lessons for intermediate/advanced, at 6:30 p.m., Eagles Hall, Curran Highway, North Adams. Information: Mary Ellen Dean, 413-663-9718.
Health and Fitness
Berkshire Family YMCA — Pittsfield Branch: Last in four-session adult swim lessons. 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. or 6:15 to 7 p.m. Four levels of instruction available. Information: Email email@example.com or 413-499-7560. Register at the Pittsfield branch, 292 North St., Pittsfield.
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.
Elder Services of Berkshire County: Six-week Alzheimer's Care Partners Education Series — Part 4. 2 to 4 p.m. " Legal and Financial." Registration required, 413-499-0524, ext. 113. 877 South St., Pittsfield.
Home Instead Senior Care: Screening of "Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory." 5:30 p.m. Refreshments. Information: 413-442-0907. 66 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.
'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.
Berkshire Athenaeum: Play & Learn with Jenn, geared for ages 11/2 to 31/2, 10 a.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, 413-499-9480, ext. 5.
Bushnell-Sage Library: "Sing-a-long Playgroup" offered by CHP Family Services/South Berkshire Kids, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield.
CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids: "Toddler Steps," 18 months to 3 years, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; "Kids' Kitchen," 21/2 to 5 years, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.
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.
Family Center Playgroup: Gym Group at Haskins Center, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for walking to 5 years old, 210 State St., North Adams.
Lenox Library: STEM story hour, 10:30 a.m., Youth Department, 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: 413-637-0197, Ext. 105.
Mason Library: Middle School Book Club with Kristin Grippo. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Information: 413-528-2403. 231 Main St., Great Barrington.
North Adams Public Library: LEGO Group (ages 8 and older). 6 to 7 p.m. NAPL 3rd floor meeting room, Church Street, North Adams.
Ramsdell Library: Storytime for Toddlers. 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. 2 to 5 years. 1087 Main St., Housatonic.
Richmond Play & Read Group: Offered by CHP Family Services/South Berkshire Kids, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Richmond Consolidated School Library, 1831 State Road, Richmond.
Berkshire Hills Regional School District: W.E. B. Du Bois Educational Series — Dr. David Levering Lewis, scholar and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Du Bois biographer, "W.E.B. Du Bois's Long Road Back to Great Barrington." 7 p.m. Students to recite passages from Du Bois' work. Exhibit on loan from W.E.B. Du Bois Library at UMass Amherst, on view. Free. Monument Mountain Regional High School, 600 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.
Lenox Library: Writers Round Table. Leadership rotates weekly. Bring copies of new work for discussion, 2-4 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: Coordinator at 413-637-1900.
Chester Railway Station: Concert of Dixieland music hosted by Dixieland Stomp. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Free. Information: PremierEntertains.com or 413-686-5027. 10 Prospect St., Chester.
Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum: Traditional dance music from round the world. 7 p.m. Eric Martin (fiddle, viola, voice) and Karen Axelrod (piano, accordion). Free. Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., 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.
Bartholomew's Cobble: Spring Wildflower Festival. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour guides will leave from the visitors center three times during day. Cost: Member $5; non-member $10. "Wildflowers and Watercolors," noon to 4 p.m. Four-session plein air class with watercolor artist Pat Hogan. Participants may register for any or all of the classes, class size is limited. Trustees member: $28 per class, $100 for all; non-member, $35 per class, $125 for all. Information and to register: 413-298-3239, ext. 3013, or firstname.lastname@example.org. 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield.
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