The Berkshires Calendar for Feb. 7

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Art

Clark Art Institute: "First Sundays Free" and Word Up Family Day. Adult admission (normally $20) is free. Galleries open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: clarkart.edu or 413-458-0425. 225 South St., Williamstown.

Community

Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires: Public skate. 2 to 3:45 p.m. Children: $4 with membership; $6 without. Adults: $6. Ice skate rental available, $3 per session. 16 Melville St., Pittsfield.

Community Pancake Brunch: Williamstown Food Pantry benefit. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pancakes with toppings and sausage. Donation: $5 or more requested. Community Hall at the First Congregational Church, Williamstown.

Great Barrington Kennel Club: American Kennel Club-sanctioned 97th All-Breed Dog Show. Judging begins at 8:30 a.m.; group judging around 2:15 p.m. $5 parking fee. Better Living Center on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds, West Springfield.

Hevreh of Southern Berkshire: Inclusion assembly with Matan Koch. 11 a.m. Disability inclusion in the community. Appropriate for all ages. Free. Information: jlee@hevreh.org or 413-528-6378. 270 State Road, Great Barrington.

Ramsdell Library: Regular library services, 1 to 4 p.m. The suffragette movement in the United States and in Britain is explored. Hands-on workshop on creating art from paint chips, 1 p.m. Screening of "Suffragette" 2 p.m. Information: 413-717-0661. 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Williamstown Youth Center: 13th annual Snowfest fundraiser. Noon to 4 p.m. Giant trike racing course, rock climbing wall, caricature artist, photo postcards, bounce house, Vermont Voltage soccer clinic, ice skating, arts and crafts for all ages, Wii. Admission: $35 per family, $ 5 per student. Williams College Towne Field House and Chapman Skating Rink, Latham Street, Williamstown.

Film

The Mount: Stories She Loved: "Faust." 3 p.m. In this 1926 classic silent film of Goethe's tale, the demon Mephisto makes a bet with an archangel that a good man's soul can be corrupted. Tickets: General $10; Mount members $8; edithwharton.org. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Lecture

Stephentown Historical Society: Deana Mallory of the Bennington Museum, presentation on Grandma Moses. 2 p.m. The building is handicapped-accessible. Directions: 518-733-0010. Heritage Center, 4 Staples Road, at its junction with Garfield Road (County Route 26), Stephentown, N.Y.

Literary

New Lebanon Library: New Lebanon Book Club. 11 a.m. Book to be discussed, "My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante. Newcomers welcome. Information: 518-794-8844. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Music

Drum/Bugle Corps: Pittsfield Red Knights Drum and Bugle Corps practice, 2 to 5 p.m., Victory Temple Church, Dewey Avenue, Pittsfield. Information: Paul Christopher, 413-281-1216 or Betsy Halla, 413-822-5235.

Starving Artist Creperie: Musical Brunch. Live bluegrass, jazz, funk, classical, and other types of music from talented local performers. Breakfast served until 3 p.m. View the artwork from the adjoined Good Purpose Gallery. 11 a.m., Lee.

Outdoors

Bartholomew's Cobble: Snowshoe Sunday. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission: Trustees member, free; non-member, $7 adult, $3 child. Snowshoe rentals: $5 Trustees member, $7 nonmember. Winter Wandering at the Cobble: Sharing Nature with Children. 2 to 4 p.m. Snowshoe hike, hot cider and cocoa in the Visitor Center, and program on sharing nature with children. Trustees member: $5; non-member, $10. Bring your own or rent snowshoes. Information call 413.298.3239 x3013 or email cpetrikhuff@thetrustees.org. 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield.

Tamarack Hollow: Spruce-Fir Boreal Forest Snowshoe Trek and Track. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Approximately 2 miles round-trip. Snowshoe rentals: $5 per pair (cash only). Registration information and directions: aimee@gaiaroots.com. Windsor.

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