The Berkshires Calendar for March 25



Bingo: Every Friday, includes raffles, prizes, food, doors open at 5 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m., St. Mary's School, Orchard Street, Lee, 413-243-1079.

Community Land Trust of the Southern Berkshires: Annual meeting, 7 p.m. Speaker: state Sen. Ben Downing, D- Pittsfield. Open to the public. Information: Crissey Farm, Route 7, Great Barrington.

Lenten Fish Bake: Hosted by Pittsfield Elks. 4:30 to 7 p.m.; doors open 4 p.m. Salad, bread and butter, chef's choice of starch and vegetable, coffee and dessert. $10 per person. 27 Union St., Pittsfield.

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.

Mount Everett High School: Culinary class bake sale. 9 a.m. to noon. Old Stone Store, 137 Main St., Sheffield.

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.

Salvation Army: Good Friday service, "A Journey to the Cross." 5 to 7 p.m. Interactive prayer stations. 298 West St., Pittsfield.


Mason Library: Family Film: "Underdogs." 6:15-8:30 p.m. Information: 413-528-2403. 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

New Lebanon Library: Family movie night, 6:30 p.m. Screening of a current film suitable for the whole family. Free; call for movie title, 518-794-8844. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Health and Fitness

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

Gentle Yoga: Yoga for Arthritis, Injuries and Anti-Aging. Instructor Sonya Boesse will lead classes that include centering, breath work, guided movement therapy, stretching, strengthening, balancing, meditation and deep relaxation. All ages and levels welcome. 10-11 a.m. at Sweetwood of Williamstown, 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, 413-458-8371.

Kids' Stuff

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

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 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.

Berkshire South Regional Community Center: "Skip & Dip," program of CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids, 10 a.m. to noon, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.

CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids: "English/Spanish Discussion Group," 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.; "Early Intervention Group," 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., sign-up required at 413-644-0104; "Art & Nature," 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Lenox Library: Toddler story time for children ages 18 months to 3, program features stories, songs and fingerplays, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Youth Department, 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: 413-637-0197, Ext. 105.

Mason Library: Sing-a-long Playgroup, program of CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

Stockbridge Library: Pre-school storycraft; songs, stories and a craft, no pre-registration necessary, 10 a.m., Stockbridge Station, 2 Depot St., Stockbridge, 413-298-5501.


W. Mass. Recovery Learning Community: Alternative Perspective Series — Author Robert Whitaker, "Psychiatry Under the Influence," speaks out against the American Psychiatric Association. 1 p.m. Q&A and reception follow. Free. Information and to register: 413-236-5888 or at RLC Pittsfield Center, 152 North St., 2nd floor, Suite 230, Pittsfield. Information: Shire City Sanctuary, 40 Melville St., Pittsfield.


EPOCH at Melbourne: Classical pianist Adam Bergeron. 3 p.m. Free, but space is limited. Information or to RSVP: 413-499-1992. 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield.

First Church on Park Square: 9th annual Good Friday experiment in music and meditation, "A Love Supreme." 7 p.m. An evening meditation in song, sound and silence on John Coltrane's jazz masterwork. Free-will offering. 27 East St., Pittsfield.


High and Mighty Therapeutic Riding: Workshop, "Meet your Horse in the Here and Now — Mindful Support for Horses. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $20 auditors fee, Potluck lunch. To register: 518-672-4202 or Diane@High– 71 County Route 20 1C, Ghent, N.Y.


Ghent Playhouse: The French farce, "Boeing, Boeing." 8 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.

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