The Berkshires Calendar for March 2


Bard College at Simon's Rock:
Artist-in-residence exhibition discussion and reception, 5 p.m., Daniel Arts Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.

Berkshire Athenaeum: Public reception for the "I Colori Per La Pace" exhibit, 3 to 5 p.m., Children's Library, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Museum: Youth Art Month opening reception with the artists and local music students, 5 to 7 p.m.; "Berkshire Now: Images from the Museum Camera Club," 5 to 8 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

First Fridays Artswalk: 15 art shows, work by 40 regional artists, live music, 5 to 8 p.m., downtown Pittsfield, including "Forty Shades of Green" exhibition soft opening at Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave.; "Joy in Bloom" exhibition at Downtown Pittsfield, Inc., 33 Dunham Mall; "De/Reconstructed" reception at Hotel on North, 297 North St.; Artswalk After Party, 8 to 10 p.m., Whitney Center for the Arts, Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield;


Berkshire Food Project: Free community lunch, noon to 1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 134 Main St., North Adams.

Civitan Club of Pittsfield:
12th Annual SoupFest benefit, $25, 6 p.m., Berkshire Hills Country Club, 500 Benedict Road, Pittsfield. Tickets: 413-212-6832.

Dalton American Legion: Karaoke night, 8 to 11 p.m., 258 North St., Dalton.

Huntington Public Library: Scrapbooking workshop, 6 p.m., 7 East Main St., Huntington.

Meditation Group: Open to all faiths, sit in silence in the sanctuary to enjoy teachings and meditative practices, 9 to 9:30 a.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 53 Lois St., North Adams, 413-663-5830.

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition: Crafternoon Friday drop-in hours, noon to 4 p.m., UNO Community Center, 157 River St., North Adams.

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.

Pittsfield Sangha: "Buddhism & the 12 Steps," 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., by donation, George Crane Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield. Information: 413-358-2626.

Purple Dragon Games: Magic Booster Draft, $15, 6:30 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

St. Agnes Catholic Community: Lenten soup dinner, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Parish Hall, 30 Carson Ave., Dalton.

Temple Anshe Amunim: Musical, family-friendly Shabbat service and Purim experience led by Rabbi Josh, 5:30 p.m., followed by a festive dinner, reservations required at 413-442-5910, $27-$18, 26 Broad St., Pittsfield.


Line Dance Fun Night: All levels welcome, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton. Information: 413-281-4893.

Votre Soiree Dance: Social ballroom dance featuring the band Champagne Jam, $10 admission, refreshments, 7 to 10:30 p.m., Polish Falcon Hall, 32 Bel Air Ave., Pittsfield.


Easy Exercise:
Easy exercise class offered by Kim Conley, certified instructor, $5 donation, 9 to 10 a.m., St. Ann Parish Center, Lenox.

YogaDance: $5 for Berkshire residents, noon, Kripalu, 57 Interlaken Road, Stockbridge. Register: 866-200-5203.


Adams Free Library: Interactive storytime featuring classic children's tales and new favorites for preschoolers and their caregivers; songs, rhymes, stories, fingerplays and crafts, 10 a.m., 92 Park St., Adams, 413-743-8345, ext. 103.

Adams Youth Center: Play & Learn Group for young children and their families; art and movement activities, educational toys and themes; circle time and snack, 10-11 a.m., East Street, Adams.

Berkshire Children and Families: We Be Bookin' family reading night, dinner and snacks provided, free, 5:30 to 7 p.m., 480 West St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Museum: "WeeMuse Adventures," songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time for ages 18 months to 3 years, 11 to 11:30 a.m., free with museum admission, 39 South St., Pittsfield.

It Takes a Village: Caregiver and Baby Yoga, 10 a.m., St. John's Corner House, 469 Main St., Ashfield.

Lee Library: Wii Gaming for teens, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee.

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


Milham Planetarium at the Hopkins Observatory:
Astronomy students will host free shows, 8 p.m., 829 Main St., Williamstown. Reservations: 413-597-2188.


Castle Street Cafe: Rob Kelly and Rob Putnam, Jeff Stevens and Jay Bradley perform, 8 p.m., 10 Castle St., Great Barrington.

New Lebanon Library: Coffeehouse night with Linda Worster, 6:30 p.m., 550 NY-20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Rainbow Restaurant: Blue Light Trio performs, 7:30 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.


Hoosic River Watershed Association: Moonlight walk on Stone Hill Trails, 6:45 p.m., Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown.


Darrow School:
"Darrow on the Fringe," festival of one-act plays, 7:30 p.m., Dairy Barn Theater, 110 Darrow Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Miss Hall's School: "Cry-Baby" musical, rated PG-13, not suitable for children, $10, 8 p.m., Woods Theater, Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Arts Center, 492 Holmes Road, Pittsfield. Reservations recommended:

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