The Berkshires Calendar for Nov. 13



Berkshire Paint & Sip: Fundraiser to benefit The Little Explorers of Lenox Preschool. 6 p.m. "Fenway Park," $35. All painting materials and light snack included. Reservations: Cash bar. 305 North St., Pittsfield.

IS183 Art School: Arts Nights Out. 7 to 9 p.m. Xerox Printmaking with Lucie Castaldo. Learn the Xerox Lithography technique, a process that transfers black and white copies to poster, postcard, wood or other porous surface. Preregistration required; 413-298-5252, ext. 100 or Adults 21 and older. Citizens' Hall Studios, Stockbridge.

Norman Rockwell Museum: "Norman Rockwell in Detail" with Curator of Education Tom Daly. 2:30 p.m. Free with museum admission; members free. Information, 413-931-2221, or Stockbridge.

Worthington Historical Society: Artist Power Boothe to speak. 7 p.m. Suggested $10 donation. 6 Williamsburg Road, Worthington.


Adult Pickleball: Instruction and equipment for beginners is available, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Dalton CRA during the winter and inclement weather, and at a private outside tennis court, spring through fall. Free for CRA members, $2 per session for non-members. Information: Email

BCC Student Veterans Alliance: Missing Man Honors and Ceremony. Noon. All Veterans and their spouses welcome to attend. In the cafeteria, Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire County Arc: 61st Annual Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Includes breakfast. Donation: $20 per person requested. Information or to register: 413-499-4241, ext. 200. ITAM Lodge, 22 Waubeek Road, Pittsfield.

Berkshire Museum: Festival of Trees 2015: Westward Ho Ho Ho! Festive preview party. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $50 adult, $25 child; museum members $30 adult, $15 child; children 3 and under free;, 413-443-7171, ext. 313. 39 South St., Pittsfield.

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.

Friends of the West Stockbridge Library: 40-year celebration. 7 to 9 p.m. 1854 Town Hall, 9 Main St., West Stockbridge.

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.

nbCC: November forum, "Improving Our Community Health Together: Needs and Solutions" (Part 1 of 2 sessions.) 10 a.m. to noon. Bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Friendship Center Food Pantry. Information: 413-663-7588 or e-mail First Baptist Church in North Adams (use the Eagle Street entrance), North Adams.

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.

St. Elizabeth of Hungary: Annual bazaar. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ziti and meatballs or eggplant parmesan dinner. Parish center, St. Anthony Drive, North Adams.

Springside Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center: Annual Fall Holiday Bazaar. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Handmade items, crafts, baked goods, Chinese raffle, lottery wreath raffle, basket raffles and more. 255 Lebanon Ave., Pittsfield.

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.

Moments House: Reiki Drop-in, 11 a.m. to noon. Ask a Lawyer, noon to 1 p.m. Weight Bearing Exercise, 3 p.m. Santa Workshop, 5 to 7 p.m. Restorative Yoga @ Zaanti, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Information: 413-443-6800. 34 Depot St., #301, Pittsfield.

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 Country Day School: Mad Science event. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Four hands-on activities booths 55 Interlaken Road (Route 183) in Stockbridge.

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.

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.

North Adams Public Library: LEGO Group. 6 to 7 p.m. Third floor community room of the library, Church Street, North Adams.

Northern Berkshire YMCA: Kids Night Out for ages 8 to 14 years. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fun and games, gym time and pool time (bring your bathing suit). A movie with a snack will finish the evening. Cost: $5. Information: 413-663-6529, 22 Brickyard Court, North Adams.

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.


EPOCH at Melbourne: Musicians Ethan Stone and Adam Bergeron in a dueling piano concert. 3 p.m. Free, but space is limited. Information or to RSVP: 413-499-1992. 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield.

New Lebanon Library: Dublin Porter in concert. 6:30 p.m. An evening of Irish music. Information: 518-794-8844. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Williams College: Williams Concert Choir and the Williams Chamber Choir, "Voices of Resistance, Voices of Faith." 8 p.m. Free. Thompson Memorial Chapel on the Williams campus, Williamstown.


Berkshire Waldorf High School: Shakespeare's "The Tempest" 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 for individuals and $40 for a family; or at door. Unicorn Theater, Stockbridge.

Darrow School: Darrow Theater Workshop's fall play, "Seagull: A Work in Progress," an adaptation of the classic play by Anton Chekov. 7:30 p.m. Free. 110 Darrow Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Mount Everett Regional High School: William Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor." 7 p.m. Tickets: $7 students and seniors; $9 adults. Thomas A. Consolati Performing Arts Center at the high school, Sheffield.

Monument Mountain Regional High School: Shakespeare's tragic history play, "The History of Henry VI." 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 at door. 600 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Wahconah Regional High School: Apollonian Players, "Anne of Green Gables." 7 p.m. Dalton.

Williams College: Reimagined production of William Shakespeare's famous last play, "The Tempest: A Gyre." 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $3; box office Tuesday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. or 413-597-2425.'62 Center's Adams Memorial Theatre, 1000 Main St., Williamstown.

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; list the event name and date in the subject line. Questions: 413-496-6298, Monday through Friday, 8 to 12. Listings for museums, exhibits, theater, etc., can be found in Thursday's Berkshires Week.


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