The Berkshires Calendar for Nov. 24
Berkshire Stamp Club: Members' meeting. 7:30 p.m. Community Room at the Berkshire Mall, Lanesborough.
Bingo: Hinsdale Lions Club bingo, dinner/refreshments available, $250 progressive game, doors open at 5 p.m., Lions Club building, Maple Street, Route 143, Hinsdale.
Mason Library: November 24, Tuesday One-on-One Computer Class. 5:30 p.m. To register: 413-528-2403. 231 Main St., Great Barrington.
Gabriel Abbott School: 12th annual Oh Be Thankful Pie Contest and Auction. 5 p.m. Enter a pie, take a chance on the raffle, bid on a pie, taste some pie. Food donations for Friendship Center Food Pantry and the Berkshire Humane Society accepted. American Legion, North Adams.
IUE 254/255 Retirees Union: Monthly meeting. Coffee and donuts, 9:30 a.m.; meeting, 10 a.m. Speaker: Cindy Dickinson, director of education, Hancock Shaker Village, "History of the Shakers." Bring a non-perishable food item for the food pantry. Kennedy Hall, 789 Tyler St., Pittsfield.
McCann Tea Room: 10:45 a.m. to noon. Schedule and menu: mccanntech.org. Hodges Crossroad, North Adams.
Rainbow Seniors of Berkshire County: Meeting. 1 p.m. Lance Ringel will read from his new novel, "Flower of Iowa" and Chuck Muckle will perform songs from the era of the Great War. Confidentiality is assured. Parking is available behind the church. Information: Ed Sedarbaum at email@example.com or 413-441-6006 or visit rainbowseniors.org. First Congregational Church of Williamstown. 906 Main St., Williamstown.
Health & Fitness
Blood Pressure Clinic: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and the Tri-Town Board of Health, 11 a.m. to noon. Lee Senior Center at the Crossway Village Cafeteria, Lee.
Pittsfield Sangha: Park Square Mediation, co-sponsored with St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. 12:15 p.m. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-358-2626, 413-209-5529. St. Stephen's Church, Allen Street, off Park Square, Pittsfield.
Berkshire Athenaeum: Story time for Toddlers, at 10 a.m., Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield; information: children's library, 413-499-9480, ext. 5.
CHP/South Berk. Kids Playgroups: "Next Steps," 2 1/2 to 3 years, sign-up required at 413-644-0104, 9:30 to 11 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington; Playgroup, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Town Hall, 1 North Main Road, Otis; "Baby Steps," birth to 17 months, 11 a.m. to noon, CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.
Dalton Free Public Library: STEAM program (science, technology, engineering, art & mathematics) for ages 3-6, at 10 a.m., 462 Main St., Dalton.
Family Center Playgroup: Adams Youth Center, 11 a.m. to noon, for infants to 5 years old. Free. 20 East St., Adams.
Lanesborough Library: Story time, for preschoolers ages two and up, story and craft, 10:15 a.m., Route 7, Lanesborough, 413-442-0222.
Lee Library: "Toby on Tuesdays," free weekly reading program featuring Toby, a 5-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever, therapy dog, 4-5 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee; 413-243-0385.
Mason Library: Brain Builders, play and learn play group. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Baby to 5 years old. After School Chess Club, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Grades 1 to 6. Information: 413-528-2403. 231 Main St., Great Barrington.
New Lebanon Library: Block Party — Legos in the Library! 4 to 5:30 p.m. Lego club for kids. Legos provided. All creations on view until the next club. Information: 518)-794-8844. 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.
North Adams Public Library: Toddler Time, ages 1-3. 10:30 a.m., 74 Church St., North Adams. 413-662-3133.
Berkshire Ukulele Band: Ukulele technique, chord progressions and songs. Limited number of ukuleles for loan. Free, 6:30 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. Registration requested; drop-ins encouraged, call ahead. Information: 413-528-0397.
Gospel Gang: Contemporary Christian and gospel choir and band, rehearsals for upcoming events, singers and musicians of all ages welcome, no audition required, 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, 413-445-5918.
Parkinson's Choir: Choir for people with Parkinson's Disease, their friends and families and anybody who loves to sing, Vikki True, choir director, 10 a.m., First Congregational Church, Lee; information: Megan Cook, 413-770-1975.
Sweet Adelines: Berkshire Hills Chorus of Sweet Adelines, a women's chorus of four-part barbershop a capella harmony directed by Gail Wojtkowiak and Pat Feldman, weekly rehearsal, all women who like to sing are invited, at 6:30 p.m., Evangelical Free Church, 389 Cheshire Road, Pittsfield, (use front entrance). Information: Marianne, 413-743-0604 or visit berkshirehillschorus.com. Call ahead to see if rehearsal has been canceled.
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