5 things to do if you're on a budget this week
Live folk and bluegrass
The Picky Bastards are back at Mission Bar + Tapas, Thursday at 8 p.m., 438 North St., Pittsfield. No cover! MISSIONBERKSHIRES.COM
Take a walk
Head outside for a free birding walk at Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary with Mass Audubon, 8 to 10 a.m. Friday, 309 Holmes Road, Pittsfield. Registration required. MASSAUDUBON.ORG/PLEASANTVALLEY.
Take the mic
DJ Laurie leads a night of karaoke at Friends Grille, 9 p.m. to midnight Friday, 117 Seymour St., Pittsfield. FRIENDSGRILLE.COM
Catch the show
Williams College Step Team Sankofa presents "Groovin' Through Time," 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown. Tickets are $3. EVENTS.WILLIAMS.EDU
Don't miss some live music
As We Know It plays funk, jazz and pop covers at Shire Breu-Hous, 9 p.m. to midnight Friday, 63 Flansburg Ave., Dalton. SHIRE.BEER
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