The Berkshires Calendar for Jan. 24

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Art

Berkshire Paint and Sip: Fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. 2 p.m. "Winter Stroll." $35, all painting materials and instruction included. Reservations: berkshirepaintandsip.com or 413-205-8346. Berkshire Hills, 500 Benedict Road, Pittsfield.

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.

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. Tutorial on basic techniques for making short films with your iPhone, 1 to 2 p.m. New and classic animated films and classic cartoons for all ages, 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Short films for adults, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., highlighted by a screening of Sam Handel's "The River," a 2013 short film shot in Great Barrington and Housatonic. Information: 413-717-0661. 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Film

The Mount: Stories She Loved: "The Age of Innocence." 3 p.m. Martin Scorsese's adaptation of Edith Wharton's Pulitzer-prize winning novel. Tickets: General $10; Mount members $8; edithwharton.org. 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass.

Lecture

Lenox Library: Distinguished Lecture Series — "Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It" by Daniel Klein, philosopher and author. 4 p.m. Information: 413-637-2630, ext. 115. 18 Main St., Lenox.

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

Berkshire Knapsackers: Hike/Snowshoe Boulders, Dalton, Mass. B.3.C. Rain or ice cancels. Information: 413-637-1818 or jg_chague@hotmail.com.

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