The Berkshires Calendar for March 6

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Art

Clark Art Institute: "First Sundays Free." Adult admission (normally $20) is free. Galleries open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: clarkart.edu or 413-458-0425. 225 South St., Williamstown.

Community

Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires: Pancake breakfast to benefit the basketball program, 8 a.m. to noon, Club Lighthouse. Tickets: Adults, $7; students, $5; under 6, free. Public skate. 2 to 3:45 p.m. Children: $4 with membership; $6 without. Adults: $6. Ice skate rental available, $3 per session. 16 Melville St., Pittsfield.

Dalton American Legion Auxiliary: Indoor flea market. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch available. 50/50 raffle. Dalton American Legion, 258 North St., Dalton.

Dog and Cat Rabies Clinic: Rabies and other shots available. 1 to 3 p.m. Stamford Volunteer Fire Department, Stebbins Lane (across from the schoo), Stamford, Vt.

Hubbard Hall: Curiosity Forum — Local mycologist Sue Van Hook, Ecovative's latest advance in mushroom mycelium, engineered wood. 2 p.m. Information: 518-677-2495 or hubbardhall.org. Free. Freight Depot, 25 E. Main St., Cambridge, N.Y.

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

Rabies Clinic: Sponsored by the Cachat familyto benefit the Relay for Life. 1 to 3 p.m. $12 per vaccination. Dalton Fire Station, Flansburg Avenue, Dalton.

Ramsdell Library: Regular library services, 1 to 4 p.m. Adam Gudeon, free workshop "How To Tell A Story In Pictures: Create a Multi-Paneled Storyboard," 1 to 2 p.m. Documentary "The Great Museum" at 2 p.m. Information: 413-717-0661. 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Lecture

EPOCH at Melbourne: The Old Testament with Mitch — "The Twelve Sons of Jacob" with Mitch Chmura. 10 a.m. Free, but space is limited. Information or to RSVP: 413-499-1992. 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield.

Stephentown Historical Society: Gerry Robinson will tell the story of his great-grandfather, who was present at the surrender at Appomattox and later fought as a Buffalo Soldier. 2 p.m. The building is handicapped-accessible. Directions: 518-733-0010. Heritage Center, 4 Staples Road, at its junction with Garfield Road (County Route 26), Stephentown, N.Y.

Literary

The Bookstore: Reading and book signing with John Hadden, "Conversations with A Masked Man: My Father, The CIA, and Me." 3 p.m. 11 Housatonic St., Lenox.

New Lebanon Library: Book group. 11 a.m. The book to be discussed is "My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante. Newcomers welcome. Information: 518-794-8844. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Music

Bard College at Simon's Rock: Faculty Recital Series — guest flutist Diva Goodfriend-Koven with faculty members Anne Legêne on cello and Larry Wallach on piano. 3 p.m. Kellogg Music Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.

Berkshire Community College: BCC New Voice Festival. 2 p.m. Live music, visual arts and storytelling. Seating is extremely limited. To reserve tickets: 413-499-0886. General admission: $15; $10 for students and seniors. Boland Theatre on the campus, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.

Dalton United Methodist Church: Sing Praise to the Lord Series. 3 p.m., Tommy T and Black Velvet. 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.

Outdoors

Notchview Nordic Ski Center: Outdoor Winter Photography with Berkshire-based photographer Thad Kubis. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Snowshoes available for rent or bring your own. Trustees member $15; nonmember $25. Registration and information: 413-684-0148 or notchview@thetrustees.org. Route 9, Windsor.

The Eagle calendar publicizes free or low-cost community-oriented events of broad public interest. These listings represent nonprofit or not-for-profit organizations and are printed as a public service. The calendar puts a priority on publishing one-day events. The deadline is seven days prior to the date of the event. Emailed entries (no attachments) are preferred to news@berkshireeagle.com; list the event name and date in the subject line. Questions: 413-496-6298, Monday through Friday, 8 to 12.


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