The Berkshires Calendar for Nov. 5

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Berkshire Paint and Sip:
"Autumn Mount Greylock" to benefit the Cheshire Fire Department, bring your own drinks, $35, 3 to 5 p.m., Cheshire Fire Department, 29 South St., Cheshire. Register: 413-205-8346.

COMMUNITY

Berkshire Community College:
FAFSA Day, 1 to 4 p.m., 1350 West Road, Pittsfield.

Berkshire County Renal Dialysis Unit: Annual Bittersweet Memorial Service, 2 p.m., St. Joseph's Church, North Street, Pittsfield.

Lenox 250: Afternoon social, quilt raffle, 2 to 5 p.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox.

The Old Creamery: Birthday Party event, live music, wine tastings, raffles, samples and more, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., 445 Berkshire Trail, Cummington.

Pancake Breakfast: Scrambled eggs and pancakes, $8, 8 a.m. to noon, Windsor Congregational Church, 1941 MA-9, Windsor.

Purple Dragon Games: Dungeons and Dragons, $2, 2 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

Ward's Nursery: Holiday Decorating Center open house, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 600 South Main St., Great Barrington.

FILM

Kimball Farms Life Care:
"From Madness to Music" and "Amplified: Young Voices Rising" film screenings, and discussion with the founder of Music in Common, 2 p.m., 235 Walker St., Lenox. RSVP: 413-637-7043.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Pittsfield Sangha: Meditative Book Study, "The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying" by Sogyal Rinpoche, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, pittsfieldsangha@hotmail.com, 413-358-2626 or 508-237-4252.

HISTORY

The Mount:
Guided house tours with our interpreter and special exhibits, including "Life in the Dale: Augustus Martin's Lenox" and "Edith Wharton and the First World War," $18/children free, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

Naumkeag: Choose from a garden tour, a "backstairs" tour, a tour designed for younger visitors (families welcome), and for those interested in the architectural and landscape designs of Naumkeag, plus specific historical tour about the Gilded Age in the Berkshires. $5, with admission. As scheduled. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge. Information: 413-298-8138, email mmoulton@thetrustees.org.

LECTURE

Roeliff Jansen Community Library:
Managing Phone Storage tech lab, 11:30 a.m., 9091 Route 22, Hillsdale, N.Y.

LITERARY

New Lebanon Library:
Book group is discussing "Exit West" by Mohsin Hamin, 11 a.m., 550 NY-20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

OUTDOORS

72nd Annual Waterfowl Census:
Bring lunch and a scope, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., meet at the Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield.

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