The Berkshires Calendar for June 15
Berkshire Paint and Sip: Fundraiser for Berkshire Boots and Bridles 4-H. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. "Patriotic Horse," $35. All painting materials, snacks and donation included. No alcohol permitted. Reservations: berkshirepaintandsip.com or 413-205-8346. Mount Everett High School cafeteria, 491 Berkshire School Road, Sheffield.
350MA Berkshire Node: Monthly meeting. 5:30 p.m. hors d'oeuvres potluck; meeting at 6 p.m. Tyler Soleau, community outreach director, Energy and Climate, Acadia Center, will present EnergyVision, a roadmap for how Massachusetts can achieve deep reductions in GHG emissions through a transformation of its energy systems, including electrification of buildings and transportation, renewable energy, building energy retrofits, and more. UU Church on 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield,
Bridge Club: Friendly Bridge, $1.25 donation, from 1:30 to 4 p.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox. Information: 413-637-7265.
Bushnell-Sage Library: "Sit and Knit," 6-8 p.m., Sheffield.
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; information: 413-243-3512.
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 every Wednesday at 1 p.m., Old Town Hall, Hinsdale.
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.
St. Anne Society: Monthly meeting and baby shower for pregnant women in need. 6:30 p.m. Speakers: Lori Decourie and Bernie Scapine from the Pregnancy Support Services. Formula, baby cereal, diapers (size 4 to 6), baby wipes and store coupons for them needed. No clothing. St. Joseph Church, 413 North St., Pittsfield.
Line Dance Lessons: Absolute beginners, 9 to 9:30 a.m.; beginners' lessons, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. All ages welcome. Information: 413-281-4893. 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton.
Scottish Dancers: 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Information: Jean, 518-672-4243, or Ted, 413-698-2944. Berkshire Pulse, 410 Park St., 3rd floor, Housatonic.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Berkshire Family YMCA — N. Berkshire Branch: SilverSneakers Classic. 6 to 7 p.m. Exercises to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Must be at least 60 years old. Visit the Y at to receive two free passes to SilverSneakers classes. Information: 413-499-7650 x111. 22 Brickyard Court, North Adams.
Berkshire Family YMCA Northern Berkshire Branch: Wellness Wednesday, 3 to 6 p.m. An introduction to Berkshire Partnership for Health, Community Health Workers and partnership organizations, pre-diabetes screening and education, "A Matter of Balance: managing concerns about falls in older adults," pre-hypertension education, tobacco cessation and education programs, blood pressure/Get Cuffed Program. Information: 413-663-6529 or visit ymcanb.org. 22 Brickyard Court, North Adams.
Fit To Go!: Functional Fitness class for all levels of ability. 9 a.m. Information: 413-464-0064. Unitarian Universalist Church of Pittsfield, 175 Wendell Ave. Pittsfield.
Yoga: Gentle yoga for cancer survivors to help improve strength and sleep. Noon to 1:15 p.m. Registration encouraged, but walk-ins welcome. Community Education conference room, first floor of the BMC Cancer and Infusion Center, 165 Tor Court, Pittsfield, 413-447-3092.
Naumkeag: Outside In: "The Architecture and Design of Naumkeag House and Gardens." 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. "The Gilded Age in the Berkshires," 2:30 p.m. Understand Naumkeag within a historical context. Cost: Member, $5; nonmember: $15. Information: 413-298-3239, ext. 3008, or firstname.lastname@example.org. 20 Prospect Hill Road, West Stockbridge.
Berkshire Athenaeum: Lego Club. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Theme, "Kid Inventors." Children of all ages are welcome. Free, no registration required. Children younger than 10 must be accompanied at all times by an adult over 18 years of age. 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.
Berkshire Museum: Celebrate the National Week of Making, June 12 -18, along with the White House. Be a citizen-maker while innovating and inventing in Spark!Lab with special hands-on activities. Included with regular museum admission. 39 South St., Pittsfield.
Berkshire South: Berkshire Sings! for ages 13+. Under the guidance of musician and teacher Robert Kelly. No auditions. Open to new and seasoned singers alike. Free. 6:45-8:15 p.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. 413-528-2810.
Chess Club: Beginners welcome, 3:10 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield, 413-229-7004.
CHP/South Berk. Kids Playgroups: "Play N Learn," ages 3-5 years, sign-up required at 413-644-0104, 9 to 11 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington; Playgroup, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox; Storytime, 10 to 11:30 a.m., New Marlborough Library, 1 Mill River-Great Barrington Road, New Marlborough.
Family Center Playgroups: Toddler Playgroup, 10 to 11 a.m., for 1 to 2.5 years old, Haskins Center, 210 State St., North Adams. Lanesborough Town Hall, 10 to 11 a.m., for walking to 5 years old, free, Community Room, 83 N. Main St., Lanesborough.
Mount Greylock State Reservation: Little Explorers Nature Discovery Hour. 11 a.m. Short hike, story or a nature learning game. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Information: 413-499-4262. Visitors Center, 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.
Naumkeag: "Nature at Naumkeag," nature-based playgroup, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Free. Registration recommended. Information: 413-298-3239, ext. 3013, or email email@example.com. 5 Prospect Hill Rd, Stockbridge.
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, 11 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.
Bascom Lodge: Illustrated talk, "The Civilian Conservation Corps and Bascom Lodge" with Ranger Judd Stull, supervisor of interpretative programming at Mount Greylock State Reservation. 6 p.m. Free. Summit of Mount Greylock, Adams.
New Lebanon Library: Doula and craniosacral therapist Cari Naftali on the refugee crisis in Greece. 7 p.m. Q& A and discussion follows. Free. Information: 518-794-8844. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.
Temple Anshe Amunim: Three-session series, "Stories of Our Mothers" with Rabbi Josh Breindel. Noon. $10 per session or $30 for all three classes. BYO lunch. Cold beverages and desserts provided. Information: 413-442-5910. 26 Broad St., Pittsfield.
Berkshire Highlanders: Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 7 to 9 p.m.; for more information, visit berkshirehighlanders.org
Berkshire Sings: Opportunities to sing as a soloist, duo or small ensemble will be offered. Everyone is welcome, no prior musical training is necessary. 6:45-8:15 p.m., free. Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.
Concerts at Windsor Lake: Bernice Lewis. 6:30 p.m. Free. Information: 413-664-6180 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Windsor Lake, intersection of Kemp and Bradley streets, North Adams.
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