The Berkshires Calendar for Aug. 3

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ART

Bushnell-Sage Library:
Nancy Worthington artist reception, 5 to 6 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield.

Eclipse Mill Gallery: Wayne Hopkins and Cathy Wysocki exhibition, 6 to 8 p.m., 243 Union St., North Adams.

First Fridays Artswalk: 15 art shows, work by 40 regional artists, live music, 5 to 8 p.m., downtown Pittsfield; Artswalk After Party, 8 to 10 p.m., Whitney Center for the Arts, Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield; FirstFridaysArtswalk.com.

Guild of Berkshire Artists:
Creating Art Outdoors session, bring your own supplies, may require admission, fee, 9:30 to 1 p.m., Lenox. Check Berkshire Plein Air on Facebook for weather and location details.

Knox Gallery:
Collaborative art piece work time, $15 suggested donation, 4 to 7 p.m., Monterey Library, 452 Main Road, Monterey. Bring your own materials.

Lichtenstein Center for the Arts:
"Dreaming of Light," reception, 5 to 8 p.m., 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield.

NUarts Studios and Gallery: "An Art Show from the Heart," featuring the Arts in Recovery for Youth Program, one-night only, 5 to 8 p.m., 311 North St., Pittsfield.

COMMUNITY

Berkshire Food Project: Free community lunch, noon to 1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 134 Main St., North Adams.

Dalton American Legion: Karaoke night, 8 to 11 p.m., 258 North St., Dalton.

Girls Inc. of the Berkshires: Eureka! program Student Showcase, 11 a.m. to noon, Berkshire Community College, Koussevitzky Arts Center, K111, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.

Huntington Public Library: Scrapbooking workshop, 6 p.m., 7 East Main St., Huntington.

Meditation Group: Open to all faiths, sit in silence in the sanctuary to enjoy teachings and meditative practices, 9 to 9:30 a.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 53 Lois St., North Adams, 413-663-5830.

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition: Crafternoon Friday drop-in hours, noon to 4 p.m., UNO Community Center, 157 River St., North Adams.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416.

Pittsfield Recycling: Paper recycling for curbside pickup.

Pittsfield Sangha: "Buddhism & the 12 Steps," 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., by donation, George Crane Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield. Information: 413-358-2626.

Purple Dragon Games: Magic Booster Draft, $15, 6:30 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

Sheffield Farmers Market: Local farm fresh food, 3 to 6:30 p.m., 125 South Main St., Sheffield.

TurnPark Art Space: Phoenicia Flea, nomadic market of makers and merchants from the Catskills, Hudson Valley and beyond, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., 2 Moscow Road, West Stockbridge.

DANCE

Line Dance Fun Night: All levels welcome, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton. Information: 413-281-4893.

Performance Spaces for the 21st Century: Parsons Dance, $40, 8 p.m., 2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.

Votre Soiree: Social ballroom dance, 7 p.m., Polish Falcon Hall, 32 BelAir Ave., Pittsfield.

FILM

City of Pittsfield:
"Muppets Most Wanted," 8:30 p.m., Clapp Park, West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield.

Stephentown Memorial Library: "National Lampoon's Vacation," 7 p.m., 472 NY-43, Stephentown, N.Y.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Drive:
Noon to 5 p.m., Orchards Hotel, 222 Adams Road, Williamstown.

Easy Exercise:
Easy exercise class offered by Kim Conley, certified instructor, $5 donation, 9 to 10 a.m., St. Ann Parish Center, 134 Main St., Lenox.

Yoga 101: Beginners welcome, up to $14, first class free, 9 to 10 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Information: 413-358-0199.

YogaDance: $5 for Berkshire residents, noon, Kripalu, 57 Interlaken Road, Stockbridge. Register: 866-200-5203.

HISTORY

Ashley House:
Open for tours, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 117 Cooper Hill Road, Ashley Falls.

KID STUFF

Adams Free Library: Interactive storytime featuring classic children's tales and new favorites for preschoolers and their caregivers; songs, rhymes, stories, fingerplays and crafts, 10 a.m., 92 Park St., Adams, 413-743-8345, ext. 103.

Adams Youth Center: Play & Learn Group for young children and their families; art and movement activities, educational toys and themes; circle time and snack, 10-11 a.m., East Street, Adams.

Berkshire Museum: "WeeMuse Adventures," songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time for ages 18 months to 3 years, 11 to 11:30 a.m., free with museum admission; Aquarium Tide Pool Tank, experience the touch tank and learn about the wonders of hermit crabs, horseshoe crabs and other crustaceans, with admission, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

City of Pittsfield Summer Parks Playground Program: Drop-in activities for kids, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clapp Park, The Common, and Springside Park at Springside Avenue, Pittsfield.

Community Health Programs: Skip and Dip, 10 a.m. to noon, Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington; Sing and Play with Jeanne, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Family Center Playgroups:
Drop-in playtime, 10 a.m. to noon, 210 State St., North Adams.

Lee Library: Wii Gaming for teens, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee.

Mac-Haydn Theatre: "Wendy's Shadow," $12, 10:30 a.m., 1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y.

Mason Library:
Brain Builders, play and learn play group for baby to 5 years old, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington, 413-528-2403.

Performance Spaces for the 21st Century:
Just for Fun welcomes Cardboard Explosion with Puppeteer Brad Shur, 1 to 1:45 p.m., 2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.

South Berkshire Kids: Tyringham Playground Stay & Play, 10 to 11 a.m., Main Road, Tyringham.

Stockbridge Library:
Builders Club, grades K-6, 3:30 to 5 p.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge.

UNO Community Center: UNO Summer Playground, for kids ages 8 and up, 9 a.m. to noon, 157 River St., North Adams.

LITERARY

Arrowhead:
Marathon reading of "Moby-Dick" continues, 10 a.m., 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield.

The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar: Robert Kuttner, "Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?" 5:30 p.m., 11 Housatonic St., Lenox.

WordXWord: Head-To-Head Haiku, 6 p.m., Dottie's, 444 North St., Pittsfield.

MUSIC

Chester Common Table:
Steve Adams, 8 to 10:30 p.m., 30 Main St., Chester.

The Egremont Barn: Upstate Rubdown, $15, 8 p.m., Egremont Barn, 17 Main St., South Egremont.

Freight Yard Pub: Bonnie and Mark Parsons After Hours Duo, 8 p.m. to midnight, 1 Furnace St., North Adams.

Hotel on North: Grahm Sturz, 8 to 11 p.m., 297 North St., Pittsfield.

Lenox Library: Piano recital to celebrate the 75th anniversary of a concert by Leonard Bernstein given in Sedgwick Hall, 2:30 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox.

Number 10: Rob Kelly, Rob Putnam, Bruce Krasin and Jay Bradley, 8 p.m., 10 Castle St., Great Barrington.

Rainbow Restaurant: Blue Light Trio performs, 7:30 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.

Shire Breu-Hous:
Shire Breu-Hous Band, 8 p.m., 63 Flansburg Ave., Dalton.

Village Harmony: Teen Session III Concert, $5-$15, 7:30 p.m., West Cummington Congregational Church, 27 West Main St., West Cummington.

OUTDOORS

Mass Audubon:
Berkshire Views Hiking Series, Lenox Mountain: Taconic Range Views, $12, 2 to 5 p.m.; Evening at the Beaver Ponds, $3-$8, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox. Register: massaudubon.org/pleasantvalley.

Mount Greylock State Reservation: Discover Greylock Hike, 11 a.m.; Growing Up Wild, ages 3-10, 1 p.m., 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.

Natural Bridge State Park: Nice N' Easy Walk, 10 a.m., McAuley Road, North Adams.

THEATER

Ancram Opera House:
"Homebody," $30, 8 p.m., 1330 County Route 7, Ancram, N.Y.

Berkshire Theatre Group: "Tarzan" pop-up, 1 to 3 p.m., Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.

Pauline Productions: "The Roommate," $25, 8 p.m., First Congregational Church, Main Street, Ashfield.

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