The Berkshires Calendar for March 20



Berkshire Paint & Sip: Fundraiser for Richmond Consolidated School PTO. 2 to 4 p.m. "Bird House & Barn," 16x20-inch canvas. $35, all painting materials and light snack included. Cash bar. Reservations: or 413-205-8346. 305 North St., Pittsfield.


All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast: Served by Naomi Chapter No. 17, Order of the Eastern Star. 8 to 11:30 a.m. Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, french toast, pancakes, special pancake of the month — pumpkin, plus more. Adults, $8; children younger than 10, $4. Masonic Building, 172 Church Street, North Adams.

Pickleball: Open sessions designed for seniors and adults. 9-11 a.m. Members, free; guest fee for non-members. Information: Berkshire Family YMCA gymnasium, 292 North St., Pittsfield.

Pilgrim Memorial Church: Easter Penny Social. 2 p.m.; doors open 1 p.m. Information: 413-442-9567. 249 Wahconah St., Pittsfield.

Ramsdell Library: Regular library services, 1 to 4 p.m. Author and historian Gary Leveille, with native Michelle Loubert, will lead an informal architectural tour of the downtown area. Workshop for children on egg blowing and decorating, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Himalayan climbing documentary, "Meru," 2 to 3:30 p.m. Information: 413-717-0661. 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

St. Agnes Church: Annual Palm Sunday bake sale. 8 to 11 a.m. Parish Hall, 30 Carson Ave, Dalton.

Health & Fitness

First Congregational Church: "Liver Detox — Lively Liver!" cooking class. Discover which foods, cooking styles and lifestyle choices revitalize your liver. 2 p.m. Cost: $10; email or call 413-243-2854. 25 Park Place, Lee.


WordXWord: Story Slam, "Dirty Laundry." 3 p.m. Storytelling competition open to anyone with a five-minute, first-person, true story relevant to the eventĀ“s theme. Free. To preregister: Dottie's Coffee Lounge, 444 North St., Pittsfield.


Berkshire Lyric Chorus: Annual Kick the Winter Blues Concert, "Ireland in Song," a musical trip to the Emerald Isle. 3 p.m. Reception to follow. Tickets: $20; children free. Information: Lenox Town Hall auditorium, 6 Walker St., Lenox.

Crescendo: "Ars Perfecta — The Perfect Art of Renaissance Polyphony." Sacred vocal works. 4 p.m., St. Michael's Church, 25 South St., Litchfield, Conn. Tickets:

Dalton United Methodist Church: Sing Praise to the Lord Series. 3 p.m. The Becket Praise Team. Information: 413-684-0521. 755 Main St., Dalton.

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.


Bartholomew's Cobble: Family Birding at the Cobble. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Member, $5; nonmember, $10; kids: free. Information: 413-298- 3239, ext. 3013 or 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield.


Ghent Playhouse: The French farce, "Boeing, Boeing." 2 p.m. Tickets: $20 each, $17 for Playhouse members,$10 for students with ID; 1-800-838-3006 or 6 Town Hall Place, Ghent, N.Y.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: London's National Theatre in HD — Matthew Dunster's "Hangmen." Sunday, March 20 at 3 p.m. Tickets: $17; box office, 413.528.0100, or 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

Town Players of Pittsfield: Fully staged production of "The Shape of Things" by Neil LaBute. 2 p.m. Tickets: 413-443-9279 or Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

WAM Theatre: "Special," workshop production/play in development, created and Performed by Rachel Siegel. 2 p.m. Tickets: $20; 413-997-4444 or Unicorn Theatre (Berkshire Theatre Group), 6 East St., Stockbridge.

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