The Berkshires Calendar for Jan. 31
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.
City of Pittsfield: Mayor Linda Tyer hosts neighborhood meeting to discuss proposed toter initiative, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Morningside Community School, 100 Burbank St., Pittsfield.
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.
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.
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.
Pittsfield Recycling: Paper recycling for curbside pick up this week.
Purple Dragon Games: Magic: The Gathering, $5, 6 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.
Staff Hours: Senator Hinds' district aides will be available for office hours, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Charlemont Town Hall, 157 Main St., Charlemont; Sandisfield Town Hall Annex, 66 Sandisfield Road, Sandisfield.
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
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.
Northern Berkshire Community Coalition: Matter of Balance class designed to manage falls and increase activity levels, 9 to 11 a.m., Mary Spitzer Senior Center, 116 Ashland St., North Adams.
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.
Chess Club: Beginners welcome, 3:15 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield, 413-229-7004.
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.
Mason Library: Spanish for homeschoolers ages 8 and up, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.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 3-6, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services Department, second floor, 74 Church St., North Adams, 413-662-3133.
Northern Berkshire Community Coalition: After school writing workshop for teens, 5 to 7 p.m., NBCC Conference Room, 61 Main St., North Adams.
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.
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.
Laurel Hill Association: Lois and Denis Melican of the American Chestnut Foundation will speak at the annual meeting about the Chestnut Breeding Program, 7 p.m., Stockbridge Library, 46 Main St., Stockbridge.
North Adams Public Library: "What Am I Going To Eat?" book group discusses Michael Pollan's "In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto," 2 p.m., 74 Church St., North Adams.
North County Casual Writers: Workshopping session, for all ages, skill levels and genres, 6:30 p.m., UNO Community Center, 157 River St., North Adams.
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.
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