Bridge Club: Friendly Bridge, all welcome, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox, 413-443-0303.

Bushnell-Sage Library: "Sit and Knit," 6-8 p.m.; Beginner Mah Jongg Class, 5 to 7 p.m.; 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.

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.

Interior Design Workshop: "Bring Your Interior Design Visions to Reality." Erica Fay assists participants with their own projects by teaching the techniques and principles that apply. Everyone creates a plan that helps them go forward and complete their goals without serious missteps, 1st of 2 workshops, 9 a.m. to noon, Berkshire Community College South County Center, Great Barrington, 413-528-4521 or Erica Fay Interiors, 413-528-3710.

Lunch and Learn: Rabbi Jodie Gordon leads "Reel Theology," a cinematic exploration of belief. Excerpts from the film "Memento" (2001) will be shown to provoke discussion, bring a bagged lunch, 11:45 a.m., Hevreh of Southern Berkshire, 270 State Road, Great Barrington.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m. Eight-week bridge lesson series for beginners or returning players and social players who want to learn modern bridge, 12:45 to 3:45 p.m. Each session includes the lesson, followed by a guided novice game. Lessons, handouts and refreshments are free; ACBL games are $6. South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416 or email

Relay for Life Fundraiser: Partylite Valentine's Day Bingo, $5 for 5 games, 50/50 and Chinese auction, benefiting Northern Berkshire Relay for Life team Believing in Our Dreams, 6:30 p.m., VFW, 573 Mohawk Trail, North Adams.

Solar Array Public Meeting: Organized by Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School board of trustees to discuss theplanned installation of a large-scale solar array on property adjoining the school's preschool, kindergarten and athletic fields, at 7 p.m., Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School auditorium, 35 West Plain Road, Great Barrington.


Line Dance Lessons: Absolute beginners, 9 to 9:30 a.m.; beginners, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., all ages welcome, 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.


Film Course: Berkshire Film & Media Collaborative presents "Film Production 1," non-credit workshop in partnership with BCC South County, students must be 16+, sign up through BCC, $320. First of 8 sessions, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Berkshire Community College South County Center, Great Barrington. Information:, 413-528-4223 or


American Red Cross: Blood and platelet drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., American Legion, 91 American Legion Drive, North Adams. Walk-ins welcome, appointments encouraged at 800-733-2767 or

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. Pre-registration required: or 413-329-7887.

Blood Pressure Clinics: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and the Sandisfield Board of Health, 11 a.m. to noon, Sandisfield Senior Center, Sandisfield.

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

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.


Berkshire Sings!: For ages 13+ under the guidance of musician and teacher Robert Kelly, no auditions, open to new and seasoned singers alike, free, 6:45-8:15 p.m.,Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.

Chess Club: Beginners welcome, 3:10 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield, 413-229-7004.

CHP/South Berk. Kids Playgroups: "Play N Learn," ages 3-5 years, sign-up required at 413-644-0104, 9 to 11 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington; Playgroup, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox; Storytime, 10 to 11:30 a.m., New Marlborough Library, 1 Mill River-Great Barrington Road, New Marlborough.

Family Center Playgroups: Toddler Playgroup for 1 to 3 years old, 10 to 11 a.m., Haskins Center, 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, 11 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.

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.


Berkshire Athenaeum: James Arpante, adjunct instructor of business, history and government at Berkshire Community College, will speak on the Electoral College, 7 p.m., Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, 413-499-9480.

Williams College: Assistant Professor of Music Corinna Campbell presents "Dialogues in Surinamese Popular Music." Using case studies from popular music, Campbell surveys contemporary social issues, influences, and changing musical trends in Suriname, 4:15 p.m., Bernhard Music Center, Room 30, Williamstown.


Author Talk: Heather Mann, author of the memoir, "Ocean of Insight: A Sailor's Voyage from Despair to Hope," refreshments, free, 2 p.m., Kimball Farms Life Care, 235 Walker St., Lenox. Register at 413-637-7000.

The Powder Keg Sessions: Writing Workshop for Women led by author, blogger, mother, and artist Suzi Banks Baum, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Ramsdell Public Library, 1087 Main St., Housatonic.


Berkshire Concert Choir: First rehearsal for a Saturday, May 20, concert featuring Francis Poulenc's "Gloria" and John Rutter's "Requiem." Paula Nuss, artistic director. Singers of all ages welcome, no audition required, dues $40 per person, 7 p.m., Pittsfield High School Chorus Room, East Street, Pittsfield, 413-442-6120.

Berkshire Highlanders: Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit

Berkshire Sings!: Opportunities to sing as a soloist, duo or small ensemble will be offered, everyone is welcome, no prior musical training is necessary, free, 6:45-8:15 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.

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