The Berkshires Calendar for Nov. 1

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COMMUNITY

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

Berkshire North Pomona:
Monthly meeting and annual turkey dinner, in conjunction with Pittsfield Grange No. 14, 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, South Street, Pittsfield.

Bridge Club: Contract Bridge, all welcome, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox, 413-443-0303.

Bushnell-Sage Library: Mah Jongg Night, drop-in, beginners welcome, 5 to 8 p.m., 48 South Main St., Sheffield.

Community Lunch: All welcome, at noon, Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-1955.

Contract Bridge: For all levels, from 1 to 4 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 21 Crossway St., Lee, 413-347-1469.

E3 Academy: Presentation of recipe cards and food tastings, 10 to 11:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, 131 Main St., North Adams.

Egremont and Mount Washington Councils on Aging: Senior lunch, "Keeping Your Mind Active" presented by Jane Apkin, noon, Egremont Village Inn, 17 Main St., South Egremont. Reservations: 413-528-0182, ext. 17.

Free Legal Clinic: Attorney Eve Schatz will answer legal questions and conduct intakes for the Berkshire Center for Justice Inc., offered by Free Legal Clinic of Berkshire County Inc. from noon to 1 p.m. during the free lunch program at The Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, 413-854-1955.

Hinsdale Knit & Crochet Group: Meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at Old Town Hall, Hinsdale.

MCLA: Financial Aid information night, 7 p.m., BART Charter School, 1 Commercial St., Adams.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m. Games are $6. South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416 or email peter.samsel@verizon.net.

Pittsfield Recycling:
Cans, bottles and plastic for curbside pick up this week.

Purple Dragon Games: Magic: The Gathering, $5, 6 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

Williamstown Grange: Monthly meeting and potluck supper, 6:30 p.m., Sheep Hill, Route 7, Williamstown. Reservations: 413-663-6083.

DANCE

Line Dance Lessons: Beginners, 9 to 10:30 a.m., all ages and absolute beginners welcome; social couples dance class for new dancers, singles welcome, $10, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

Scottish Dancers:
7:15 to 9:15 p.m., Berkshire Pulse, 410 Park St., third floor, Housatonic. Information: Jean, 518-672-4243, or Ted, 413-698-2944.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness: Let Your Yoga Dance for Parkinson's with Megha Nancy Buttenheim, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., 55 North St., No. 201, Pittsfield. Registration required: megha@letyouryogadance.com or 413-329-7887.

Blood Pressure Clinics: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and the Stockbridge Board of Health, noon to 1 p.m., Stockbridge Senior Center, Stockbridge.

Clark Art Institute:
Gentle yoga with Mary Edgerton, $12, 10:30 a.m., Michael Conforti Pavilion, 225 South St., Williamstown. Register: 413-458-0524.

Fit To Go!: Functional Fitness class for all levels of ability, 9 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave. Pittsfield, 413-464-0064.

HospiceCare in The Berkshires: New to grief support group for anyone who has experienced the loss of a family member or friend, 1 p.m., Adams Council on Aging, 3 Hoosac St., Adams. Register: 413-443-2994.

Sugar Hill Assisted Living: Discuss common concerns caregivers encounter when taking care of a loved one with memory loss, 2 p.m., 45 Main St., Dalton, 413-842-3161.

Yoga Class: Designed for anyone with a cancer experience or their family members, free class with Carol Harty, advanced level Kripalu instructor and certified Yoga therapist, 1:15 to 2:15 p.m., HEAL Community Room, BMC Cancer Center, Hillcrest Campus, Tor Court, Pittsfield. To register: 413-655-8362.

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

KID STUFF

Bushnell-Sage Library: Chess Club, beginners welcome, 3:15 p.m.; Children's art workshop, collage making for ages 4 and up, 3:15 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield. Register: 413-229-7004.

Family Center: Terrific Tots playgroup for children ages 1 to 3, 10 to 11 a.m.; Baby and Me Playgroup for children from birth to walking, 3 to 4 p.m., 210 State St., North Adams.

New Lebanon Library: Small Wonders Lapsit Storytime, includes age appropriate stories, songs, and movement activities, 10 a.m.; Preschool Story Hour, includes crafts, songs, and movement activities, 10:45 a.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y., 518-794-8844.

North Adams Library: Preschool story time for ages 3-6, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services Department, second floor, 74 Church St., North Adams, 413-662-3133.

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 bgcberkshires.org.

Stockbridge Library: "Littles at the Library," bring your "littles" (newborn to 3 years) for songs, fingerplays and bounces, open play to follow, siblings welcome, 10 a.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge, 413-298-5501.

LITERARY

Lenox Library: Writers Round Table, bring 5 copies of new work for discussion, 2 to 4 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: Coordinator at 413-637-1900.

North County Casual Writers: Workshopping session, for all ages, skill levels and genres, 6:30 p.m., UNO Community Center, 157 River St., North Adams.

MUSIC

Berkshire Highlanders: Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Berkshire Community College cafeteria, 1350 West St., Pittsfield. For more information, visit berkshirehighlanders.org.

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