The Berkshires Calendar for March 8


Berkshire Paint and Sip:
Ocean Sailboat Sunset, to benefit Chatham Baseball, $40, 6 to 8 p.m., Chatham Firehouse, 2 Hoffman St., Chatham, N.Y. Register: 413-205-8346.


Achieve TMS East:
Grand opening, open house and ribbon cutting, 5 to 7 p.m., 132 Mass MoCA Way, Building 1, 3rd Floor, North Adams.

Berkshire Community College: Grand opening of the Women's Center, 11 a.m. "#LeadLikeAGirl" webinar, ribbon cutting at 2 p.m., Financial Wellness and Sharing Journeys in the era of Time's Up and #MeToo workshops, 3 p.m., Susan B. Anthony Building, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.

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

Berkshire Waldorf High School:
Open house, "Intro to Greek Sculpture" and "The Physics of Light" seminars, 7:30 p.m., 14 Pine St., Stockbridge.

Bingo: Doors open 3:30 p.m., bingo at 6:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 27 Union St., Pittsfield; 413-447-9243.

Family Game Night:
Choose from a library of over 300 tabletop board, card games and RPGs to enjoy, or bring your own games to play; featured game of the week will be taught to newcomers by staff, 6 to 10 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton. Information: Email or 413-281-4893.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires: "Breaking the Silence in Gyumri, Armenia," at 10:45 a.m. preceding noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

Lee Library: Grown Up Game Night, for ages 18 and up, 6 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee.

Meditation Sangha: Offered by Pittsfield Sangha, 6 p.m., by donation, Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, 413-358-2626 or 508-237-4252. Child care upon request.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 6:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416.

Purple Dragon Games: Open play board games, 6 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

Roeliff Jansen Community Library: 10 percents of dining proceeds are donated to library's youth programs, 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dutch Treat, 1843 Route 23, Craryville, N.Y.

Sewing Lab: Learn how to use a sewing machine, bring in a project or do some mending. Experienced sewers are welcome to share their expertise, 9 to noon, Salvation Army, 298 West St., Pittsfield. Information: Captain Darlene Higgins, 413-442-0624.

Williams Inn: Susan B. Anthony dinner, cash bar at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., $30, 1090 Main St., Williamstown.


Line Dance Lessons: Berkshire County Line Dancers, lessons for intermediate/advanced, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wheel Estates Hall, 1588 Church St., North Adams. Information: Mel, 413-663-9718.


Berkshire Kripalu Community:
Gentle yoga class with Sherrie Howard, $10, $6 BKC members, 6:15 p.m., Rhythms Healing Arts Center, Lenox Commons, 55 Pittsfield Road, Lenox.

Blood Pressure Clinic: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Stop & Shop, Merrill Road, Pittsfield.

Chair Yoga:
Chair exercises, up to $13, first class free, 11:30 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Hospice of Western and Central Mass:
Six-week grief support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one, 2:30 p.m., 55 Church St., Pittsfield. Register: 413-442-0045.

Sugar Hill Assisted Living: Porchlight VNA's "Move in Time" six-week fall prevention program, free, 2 p.m., 45 Main St., Dalton. Register: 413-684-3161.

Tai Chi: Easy Tai Chi for healthy aging and relaxation, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Dalton Senior Center, 40 Field St., Dalton, 413-684-2000.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly weight loss group, 5:30 p.m., Morningside Community School, Burbank Street, Pittsfield, 413-442-0829 or 413-442-3964.

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

Yoga for Healthy Bones: Prevent and treat osteopenia and osteoporosis with a focus on strengthening bones, $10, noon to 1 p.m., Berkshire Yoga Dance and Fitness, 55 North St., Pittsfield.

'Yoga for You': Small classes exploring the use of your breath, with flexibility, strength and endurance postures, followed by complete guided imagery relaxation, 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m., takes place in Stockbridge, call for more information: Nancy Simanson, 413-298-3319.


Berkshire Athenaeum: Play and Learn group for children ages 3-5, 10 a.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Bushnell-Sage Library: Sing and Play for children ages 2 and up, 10 a.m., followed by storytime; Art for All, art stations set up for your creative spirit to soar, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield.

Family Center Playgroup: Gym Group for walking to 5 years old, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Youth Center, 66 School St., Williamstown; Lego Group for kids ages 4 to 12, 6 to 7 p.m., 74 Church St., North Adams.

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

Richmond Play & Read Group: Offered by CHP Family Services/South Berkshire Kids, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Richmond Consolidated School Library, 1831 State Road, Richmond.

Stephentown Memorial Library: Playgroup for children ages 5 and under, 10 a.m., 472 NY-43, Stephentown, N.Y.

UNO Community Center: Northern Berkshire Community Coalition's after-school program, for students in grades 4 to 8, 4 to 5 p.m., 157 River St., North Adams.

Williamstown Elementary School: Kindergarten registration for parents of children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31, 8:30 to noon or 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 115 Church St., Williamstown.


Berkshire Money Management: Round table discussion of challenges facing the local business community, with Fred Rutberg of the Berkshire Eagle, Barbara Pickwell of Wohrle's, Zogics founder Paul LeBlanc, Sarah Eustis of the Main Street Hospitality Group, and BMM's Allen Harris, 2 p.m., 161 Main St., Dalton.

Elizabeth Freeman Center: Money School workshop for people impacted by domestic or sexual violence, in Spanish, 4 to 7 p.m., 43 Francis Ave., Pittsfield. Register: 413-663-7459. Workshop runs weekly through April 5.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts: Dorn Cox presents "Innovating Open Source Technology for Small Scale Sustainable Agriculture," 5:30 p.m., Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation, Room 121, 375 Church St., North Adams.

North Adams Public Library: Jay Pasachoff presents "The Fascination of Solar Eclipses," 6:30 p.m., 74 Church St., North Adams.

Williams College: Bernhard Klingenberg presents "How to (Not) Lie With Statistics," 4:15 p.m., Thompson Chemistry, Wege Auditorium, 47 Lab Campus Drive, Williamstown.


Berkshire Athenaeum:
Friends' spring book sale, members night, memberships may be purchased at door, 4 to 8 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Bushnell-Sage Library: Library Writing Group, feedback and discussion, 1 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield.

Lenox Library: Writers Group, bring copies of new work for discussion, 2 to 4 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: Coordinator at 413-551-7336.


Guthrie Center: Hootenanny Nite, 7 p.m., 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington. Tickets: 413-528-1955.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts: BCRC presents the annual Margaret A. Hart '35 Scholarship concert, featuring Sammus and a dance party with DJ Augi, $15, 8 p.m., 66 Main St., North Adams.


Mount Greylock State Reservation: Nice and Easy trail hike geared to seniors, 11 a.m., 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.

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