5 things to do if you're on a budget this week


Take a hike

Berkshire Natural Resources Council leads a two-mile hike of the Clam River loop in Sandisfield, today from 10 a.m. to noon, Sandisfield Town Hall Annex of Hammerton Road, Sandisfield. BNRC.ORG


Attend a reading

Poet David Giannini, author of "The Future Only Rattles When You Pick It Up," visits The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar, tonight at 5:30, 11 Housatonic St., Lenox. BOOKSTOREINLENOX.COM


Hear about art

"Women Artists in Paris, 1850-1900" is on view at Clark Art Institute June 9 through Sept. 3. Attend an opening lecture with curator Esther Bell, Sunday at 3 p.m., followed by a discussion with Laurence Madeline, 225 South St., Williamstown. CLARKART.EDU


Opening tour

SculptureNow is back at The Mount! Enjoy a free opening reception and artists-guided tour, Sunday beginning at 3:30 p.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. SCULPTURENOW.ORG, EDITHWHARTON.ORG


Bring the whole family

Trio Candela and guests perform at Windsor Lake, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., 100 Windsor Lake Drive, North Adams. Bring the kids early for some swimming, or pack a picnic dinner! EXPLORENORTHADAMS.COM


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