Five things to do if you're on a budget this week, Jan. 10 - 16
Take a walk
Mount Greylock State Reservation is leading easy paced, short hikes, 10 a.m. Thursdays all month, 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough. Meet at the Visitors Center.
Hear something new
College Department of Music presents I/O Fest '19, a festival of new music running through Sunday. Don't miss new music for piano, bass and percussion performed by Bearthoven Thursday, Jan. 10 at 7:30, or The I/O Ensemble, featuring pianist Daniel Schreiner Friday, Jan. 11 at 8 p.m., '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown.
Calling all artists
Clark Art Institute is offering a free drawing class for all ages and skill levels, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, and again on Feb. 8 and March 8. Space is limited, register at 413-458-0524. 225 South St., Williamstown.
The 14th annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival is screening "Ode to Muir," "Searching for Christmas Tree," "I Am Here," and more, beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown. BCFFWOC.EVENTBRITE.COM
Bring the kids
The City of Pittsfield Recreation Program and Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires host a free public skating event, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 16 Melville St., Pittsfield. The first 100 people get free skate rental.
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