The Berkshires Calendar for Jan. 10

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Art

Mount Greylock Visitor Center: opening for "Greylock unFramed" by artist Maria Wishart (trail name "Peanut-B"). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featuring previously unseen oil on canvass works of Mount Greylock. Fire in fireplace and hot cocoa. 30 Rockwell Road, Laneborough.

Community

American Legion Ladies Auxiliary: Monthly breakfast. 8 to 11 a.m. Pancakes, french toast, eggs, sausage, potatoes, juice and coffee. $6 donation. Tunnel Street, Readsboro, Vt.

Berkshire Humane Society: Coffee Hour Speaking Series — "Non-lethal Management of Suburban Wildlife Populations" with Allen T. Rutberg, director of the Center for Animals and Public Policy at the Tufts/Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. 2 p.m. To register and be eligible for a raffle: 413-447-7878, ext. 128, or BerkshireHumane.org/coffee-hour-registration. 214 Barker Road, Pittsfield.

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.

Dalton Senior Manor: Open house. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tours available. 83 Curtis Ave., Dalton.

Pembury Bridge Club: Lessons for beginners and people returning to bridge or social players, who want to learn modern bridge. 5:30 p.m. Eight-week session. Refreshments. Information and to sign up: Leave name, phone number at 413-655-2416,or email peter.samsel@verizon.net. South Congregational Church, 110 South Street, Pittsfield.

Ramsdell Library: Regular library services, 1 to 4 p.m. Documentary, "Finding Vivian Maier," 2 p.m. Hands-on workshop, "Taking Better Portraits with Your iPhone," 1 to 2 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring iPhones or other digital cameras. Free. Information: 413-717-0661. 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Stockbridge Grange: Family-style baked bean and ham dinner. 1 to 2 p.m. Cost: Adults, $12; younger than 12, $6. Takeout available: 413-298-3185. Open to public. Grange Hall, Church Street, Stockbridge. If stormy weather, call first.

Lecture

Stephentown Historical Society: Storyteller Gil Payette with some Native American stories. 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.

Music

Berkshire Lyric Chorus: Auditions for interested new singers. To schedule appointment: Director Jack Brown, 413-298-5365. Unitarian Church on Wendell Avenue and Broad Street, Pittsfield.

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.

The Eagle calendar publicizes free or low-cost community-oriented events of broad public interest. These listings represent nonprofit or not-for-profit organizations and are printed as a public service. The calendar puts a priority on publishing one-day events. The deadline is seven days prior to the date of the event. Emailed entries (no attachments) are preferred to news@berkshireeagle.com; list the event name and date in the subject line. Questions: 413-496-6298, Monday through Friday, 8 to 12.


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