The Berkshires Calendar for Dec. 30

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ART

Norman Rockwell Museum: Drop In On Art! workshops. 1 p.m. Take inspiration from the illustration art on view, to invent your own story lines, and design characters, plots, and settings. For children of all ages. Free for museum members, or with regular admission, except where noted. Information: 413.931.2221 or nrm.org. Stockbridge.

COMMUNITY

Bushnell-Sage Library: "Sit and Knit," 6-8 p.m., Sheffield. 2013

Community Lunch: All welcome, at noon, Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-1955.

Contract Bridge: For all levels, from 1 to 4 p.m., Lee Senior Center; information: 413-243-3512.

Guthrie Center: Free Legal Clinic of Berkshire County, Inc. is holding free legal clinics from 12-1 p.m. during their free lunch program. Information call 413-854-1955. 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington.

Hinsdale Knit & Crochet Group: Meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m., Old Town Hall, Hinsdale.

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.

DANCE

Scottish Dancers: 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Information: Jean, 518-672-4243, or Ted, 413-698-2944. Berkshire Pulse, 410 Park St., 3rd floor, Housatonic.

FILM

Ramsdell Library: Star Wars Marathon: "A New Hope," 1:30 to 4 p.m. Pizza after the movie. "The Empire Strikes Back," 4:30-7 p.m. To register: 413-274-3738. 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Pressure Clinics: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and Tri-Town Board of Health, 9 to 10 a.m., Porchlight Home Care offices, 21 High St., Lee.

Fit To Go!: Functional Fitness class for all levels of ability. 9 a.m. Information: 413-464-0064. Unitarian Universalist Church of Pittsfield, 175 Wendell Ave. Pittsfield.

Yoga: Gentle yoga for cancer survivors to help improve strength and sleep. Noon to 1:15 p.m. Registration encouraged, but walk-ins welcome. Information: 413-447-3092. Community Education conference room, first floor of the BMC Cancer and Infusion Center, 165 Tor Court, Pittsfield.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum: A showing of Disney's "Frosted." 2 p.m. Snacks and hot chocolate will be served. Free, registration required. Children under 10 must be accompanied at all times by an adult over 18 years of age. 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Museum: Berkshire Children's Theater, Disney's "The Jungle Book" Kids. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. $15 adult, $8 child; museum members $5 adult, $3 child; children 3 and under free. Information: 413-443-7171 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire South: Berkshire Sings! for ages 13+. Under the guidance of musician and teacher Robert Kelly. No auditions. Open to new and seasoned singers alike. Free. 6:45-8:15 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. 413-528-2810.

Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires: School vacation basketball clinics. Kindergarten and 1st Grade Boys & Girls, 9 a.m. 2nd & 3rd Grade Boys, 10 a.m. 2nd & 3rd Grade Girls, 11:30 a.m. 4th & 5th Grade Girls, 12:45 p.m. 4th & 5th Grade Girls, 2 p.m. Cost: $5 per day per player; sign-up not required. Public Skate, 1 to 3 p.m.; children $4 with membership, $6 without membership; adults, $6. 14 Melville St., Pittsfield.

Chess Club: Beginners welcome, 3 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield, 413-229-7004.

CHP/South Berk. Kids Playgroups: "Play N Learn," ages 3-5 years, sign-up required at 413-644-0104, 9 to 11 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington; Playgroup, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox; Storytime, 10 to 11:30 a.m., New Marlborough Library, 1 Mill River-Great Barrington Road, New Marlborough.

Family Center Playgroups: Toddler Playgroup, 10 to 11 a.m., for 1 to 2.5 years old, Haskins Center, 210 State St., North Adams. Lanesborough Town Hall, 10 to 11 a.m., for walking to 5 years old, free, Community Room, 83 N. Main St., Lanesborough.

Milne Library: Afternoon of crafts. 1 to 4 p.m. Drop in any time. Information: milnelibrary.org, 413-458-5369 or email krose@cwmars.org. Williamstown.

New Lebanon Library: Small Wonders Lapsit Storytime, includes age appropriate stories, songs, and movement activities, 10 a.m.; Preschool Story Hour, includes crafts, songs, and movement activities, 11 a.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. 518-794-8844.

North Adams Library: Preschool story time for ages 3-6, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services Department, second floor, 74 Church St., North Adams, 413-662-3133.

Ventfort Hall: Puppeteer Carl Sprague, "Rapunzel." 3:30 p.m. Followed by punch and cookies. Cost: $15 for adults; $7 for children, free for children 3 and younger. Reservations: 413-637-3206 or info@gildedage.org. 104 Walker St., Lenox.

MUSIC

Berkshire Highlanders: Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 7 to 9 p.m.; for more information, visit berkshirehighlanders.org.

Berkshire Sings: Opportunities to sing as a soloist, duo or small ensemble will be offered. Everyone is welcome, no prior musical training is necessary. 6:45-8:15 p.m., free. Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.

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