The Berkshires Calendar for Feb. 5
Clark Art Institute: New Parents Gallery Talk series. 10:15 a.m. Best suited for parents with pre-toddlers; strollers and front-style baby carriers are permitted. Reservations not required. Free. Permanent collection galleries, 225 South St., Williamstown.
First Fridays Artswalk: 15 art shows, work by 40 regional artists, opening 5 to 8 p.m. downtown. Live music. Pittsfield. Artswalk After Party, 8 to 10 p.m., Whitney Center for the Arts. FirstFridaysArtswalk.com.
Knox Gallery: Opening reception for "Perceptions in Clay: Sculptures of Marjorie Heller Miner." 6 to 7:30 p.m. On view through March 5. Monterey Library, 452 Main Road, Monterey.
Norman Rockwell Museum: "Meet Rockwell's Models." 2:30 p.m. Rockwell models share their personal experiences. Free with museum admission; museum members free. Information: 413-931-2221, or nrm.org. Stockbridge.
Adult Pickleball: Advanced and intermediate levels, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free for CRA members, $2 per session for non-members. Information: Email: Berkshirepb @gmail.com. Dalton CRA, 400 Main St. Dalton.
Bingo: Every Friday, includes raffles, prizes, food, doors open at 5 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m., St. Mary's School, Orchard Street, Lee, 413-243-1079.
City of Pittsfield: Listening session to gather input from community members on barriers to quality of life in Pittsfield. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Residents may share their thoughts on how to improve life for their household in Pittsfield. Conte Community School, 200 W. Union St., Pittsfield.
Meditation Group: Open to all faiths, sit in silence in the sanctuary to enjoy teachings and meditative practices, 9 to 9:30 a.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 53 Lois St., North Adams, 413-663-5830.
Moments House: Winter Warmer Wine Tasting. 6 p.m. Tickets: $35 per person donation; available at Moments House, 34 Depot St., Suite #301, Pittsfield, momentshouse.org or 413-443-6800. Information: facebook.com/events/ 940677326009710. Balderdash Cellars, 502 East St., Pittsfield
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.
Pittsfield Sangha: "Buddhism & the 12 Steps," 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., by donation, George Crane Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield. Information: 413-358-2626.
Planetarium Show: Williams College astronomy students host free shows from the high-precision Zeiss Skymaster ZKP3/B opto-mechanical planetarium projector at 8 p.m., Milham Planetarium, Old Hopkins Observatory at Williams College, Williamstown. Reservations recommended: Michele Rech at 413-597-2188. Others admitted as space permits. Large groups should call for special appointments.
Zion Lutheran Church: Mardi Gras Fastnacht community supper, beef burgundy with egg noodles, green beans, carrots, red cabbage, and dessert. 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets: $12; children 12 and younger, $6; takeouts available. Beer and wine available for purchase; credit/debit accepted. Information: 413-442-3525. 74 First St., Pittsfield.
Health and Fitness
Easy Exercise: Easy exercise class offered by Kim Conley, certified instructor, $5 donation, 9 to 10 a.m. at St. Ann Parish Center, Lenox.
Fairview Hospital: Healthy Heart Night. 5 to 8 p.m. Event to raise awareness and access to information and resources in order to combat heart disease locally. Free. Information: 413-854-9609. Berkshire South, Great Barrington.
Gentle Yoga: Yoga for Arthritis, Injuries and Anti-Aging. Instructor Sonya Boesse will lead classes that include centering, breath work, guided movement therapy, stretching, strengthening, balancing, meditation and deep relaxation. All ages and levels welcome. 10-11 a.m. at Sweetwood of Williamstown, 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, 413-458-8371.
Adams Free Library: Interactive storytime featuring classic children's tales and new favorites. 10 a.m. For preschoolers and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes, stories, fingerplays and crafts. Free. Information: 413-743-8345, ext. 103. 92 Park St., Adams.
Adams Youth Center: Play & Learn Group for young children and their families. Art and movement activities, educational toys and themes. Circle time and snack. 10-11 a.m. East Street, Adams.
Berkshire Museum: "WeeMuse Adventures," songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time for ages 18 months to 3 years, 11 to 11:30 a.m., free with museum admission, 39 South St., Pittsfield.
Berkshire South Regional Community Center: "Skip & Dip," program of CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids, 10 a.m. to noon, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids: "English/Spanish Discussion Group," 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.; "Early Intervention Group," 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., sign-up required at 413-644-0104; "Art & Nature," 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.
Lenox Library: Toddler story time for children ages 18 months to 3, program features stories, songs and fingerplays, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Youth Department, 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: 413-637-0197, Ext. 105.
Mason Library: Sing-a-long Playgroup, program of CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.
Stockbridge Library: Pre-school storycraft; songs, stories and a craft, no pre-registration necessary, 10 a.m., Stockbridge Station, 2 Depot St., Stockbridge, 413-298-5501.
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