The Berkshires Calendar for Feb. 28
Berkshire Food Project: Free community lunch, noon to 1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 134 Main St., North Adams.
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.
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.
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.
Hoosic River Revival: Hear about the history of the Hoosic River and current plans for the revival of its flood protection system, 5:30 to 7 p.m., The Green, 87 Main St., North Adams.
IUE 254/255 Retirees Union: Monthly meeting. Coffee and doughnuts, 9:30 a.m.; meeting, 10 a.m. Speaker: Donna Walto. Bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry. Pittsfield Council on Aging, third floor, 330 North St., Pittsfield.
Knesset Israel: Service and reading from the Scroll of Esther with Temple Anshe Amunim, costumes encouraged, 6:15 p.m., 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.
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 Public Forum: Learn what natural disasters Lanesborough is likely to experience and help the town staff prioritize the actions that Lanesborough should invest in, 6 to 8 p.m., Town Hall, 83 North Main St., Lanesborough.
Office Hours: Sen. Adam Hinds' district aide will be on hand, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Town Hall, 379 Mohawk Trail, Florida.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purple Dragon Games: Magic: The Gathering, $5, 6 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.
Roeliff Jansen Community Library: Dine Out fundraiser, 10 percent of dinner proceeds go to benefit youth programming, 5 p.m., Bert's Inn, 4221 County Route 7, Craryville, N.Y.
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.
Trains in the Valley: Drop in meeting to learn more about the draft 2018 Massachusetts State Rail Plan, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.
Working Cities: Bring ideas for making Pittsfield a better place, 5:30 to 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield.
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
Berkshire Yoga Dance and Fitness: No Sweat Yoga with Pat Loughlin, gentle introductory yoga poses and restorative, healing poses, by donation, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., 55 North St., Pittsfield. Information: email@example.com.
Blood Pressure Clinics: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and the Sandisfield Board of Health, 11 a.m. to noon, Sandisfield Senior Center, Sandisfield.
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.
Berkshire Museum: WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM Session for ages 2 to 4, 10 and 11 a.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield. Register: 413-443-7171, ext. 336.
Bushnell-Sage Library: South County STEM for ages 2 to 8, 10:30 a.m.; chess club, beginners welcome, 3:15 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield, 413-229-7004.
Community Health Programs: Play and Learn with Kim for ages 3 to 5, registration required, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Homework projects for ages 7 to 10, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington. Information: 413-528-0457.
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 4:20 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee.
Mason Library: Spanish for homeschoolers ages 8 and up, 11:30 a.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, New Marlborough.
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.
Ramsdell Library: Powder Keg Sessions, writing workshops for women, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic.
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.
Mass Audubon: Moonlight Owl and Wildlife Prowl, $8-$4, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Lime Kiln Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, Silver Street, Sheffield. Register: massaudubon.org/pleasantvalley.
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