The Berkshires Calendar for Feb. 14

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COMMUNITY

Berkshire Food Project: Free community lunch, noon to 1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 134 Main St., North Adams.

Berkshire Conservation District: Open board meeting to discuss district business, 5 p.m. Suite 206, Silvio O. Conte Federal Building, 78 Center St., Pittsfield.

Bridge Club: Contract Bridge, all welcome, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox, 413-443-0303.

Bushnell-Sage Library: Mah Jongg Night, drop-in, beginners welcome, 5 to 8 p.m., 48 South Main St., Sheffield.

CDA Court Margaret 629: Members meet after noon Mass, 1 p.m., Parish Center, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, 70 Marshall St., North Adams.

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, 21 Crossway St., Lee, 413-347-1469.

Embroidery Guild: New members welcome, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Grace Church Congregational, 1055 Williams St., Pittsfield, 413-464-1506.

Free Legal Clinic: Attorney Eve Schatz will answer legal questions and conduct intakes for the Berkshire Center for Justice Inc., offered by Free Legal Clinic of Berkshire County Inc. from noon to 1 p.m. during the free lunch program at The Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, 413-854-1955.

Hinsdale Knit & Crochet Group: Meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at Old Town Hall, Hinsdale.

Knitting Workshop: Open to all knitters, beginners to experienced, bring projects, old and new, and questions another knitter may be able to answer, 6 p.m., Huntington Public Library, 7 East Main St., Huntington.

Lanesborough Republican Town Committee: A caucus will elect delegates to attend the state GOP convention in April, 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, Route 7, Lanesborough.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m., games are $6, South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416 or email peter.samsel@verizon.net.

Pittsfield Elks Lodge: Pasta dinner, choice of handmade sausage or meatballs with salad, dessert, $10, 4:30 to 7 p.m., 27 Union St., Pittsfield.

Pittsfield Recycling:
Paper recycling for curbside pick up this week.

Purple Dragon Games: Magic: The Gathering, $5, 6 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

Stephentown Memorial Library: Brain Boosters program, Maria Spear leads a session on strengthening and stimulating the brain, 10:30 a.m., 472 NY-43, Stephentown, N.Y. Register: 518-733-5750.

DANCE

Line Dance Lessons: All levels welcome, 9:30 to 11 a.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

Scottish Dancers:
7:15 to 9:15 p.m., Berkshire Pulse, 410 Park St., third floor, Housatonic. Information: Ted, 413-698-2944 or Maria, 413-344-3023.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Pressure Clinics: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA the Tri-Town Board of Health, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Lenox Community Center, Walker Street, Lenox; Porchlight and the Otis Board of Health, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., at the Otis Senior Center, Otis.

Fit To Go!: Functional Fitness class for all levels of ability, 9:30 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, 413-464-0064.

Yoga Class: Designed for anyone with a cancer experience or their family members, free class with Carol Harty, advanced level Kripalu instructor and certified Yoga therapist, 1 to 2 p.m., HEAL Community Room, BMC Cancer Center, Hillcrest Campus, Tor Court, Pittsfield. To register: 413-655-8362.

YogaDance: $5 for Berkshire residents, noon, Kripalu, 57 Interlaken Road, Stockbridge. Register: 866-200-5203.

KID STUFF

BART Charter Public School:
Shadow day, grade 6 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., and grade 10 at 12:30 p.m., 1 Commercial St., Adams.

Chess Club: Beginners welcome, 3:15 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield, 413-229-7004.

Community Health Programs: Play and Learn with Kim, for ages 3 to 5, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Homework Projects with Meaghan for ages 7 to 10, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Family Center: Terrific Tots playgroup for children ages 1 to 3, 10 to 11 a.m.; Baby and Me Playgroup for children from birth to walking, 3 to 4 p.m., 210 State St., North Adams.

Lee Library: Teen Chess, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee.

Mason Library: Spanish for homeschoolers, ages 8 and up, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington. Register: 413-528-2403.

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, 10:45 a.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y., 518-794-8844.

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

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition: Afterschool writing workshop for teens, 5 to 7 p.m., NBCC Conference Room, 61 Main St., North Adams.

Pine Woods: Family playgroup led by Sue Ebitz, open to Pine Woods families and nearby community, 10 to 11:30 a.m., community room, 3 West Stockbridge Lee Road, Stockbridge.

SMART Girls: Girls ages 8-18 talk about growing up, self-esteem, healthy eating, healthy relationships, healthy attitudes, etc., club membership required, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires, 14 Melville St., Pittsfield. Register at bgcberkshires.org.

South Berkshire Kids: Lenox Play with Roberta, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox; New Marlborough Library Storytime with Sally, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 1 Mill River Great Barrington Road, Mill River.

Stockbridge Library: "Littles at the Library," bring your "littles" (newborn to 3 years) for songs, fingerplays and bounces, open play to follow, siblings welcome, 2:30 p.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge, 413-298-5501.

LITERARY

Lee Library:
Main Street Literary Society book club discusses Courtney Maum's "Touch," 2 to 4 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee.

MUSIC

Berkshire Highlanders: Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Berkshire Community College cafeteria, 1350 West St., Pittsfield. For more information, visit berkshirehighlanders.org.

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