The Berkshires Calendar for Aug. 4


Chesterwood: Walking tour of "Out of Site," with Maggie Mitts, with admission, 2 p.m., 4 Williamsville Road, Stockbridge.

Downtown Pittsfield, Inc.: Italian sister city artist Adriana Sgobba exhibition, reception with the artist, 5 to 8 p.m., 33 Dunham Mall #101, Pittsfield.

Eclipse Mill Gallery: "I'll Drink to That," pottery exhibition opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m., 243 Union St., North Adams.

First Fridays Artswalk: Twelve-plus art shows featuring over 20 artists in the Upstreet Cultural District from 5 to 8 p.m., followed by an after-party, 8 to 10 p.m., 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Frelinghuysen Morris House: Painting demo with Walter Pasko, 11 a.m., 92 Hawthorne St., Lenox.

Nu Arts: Open studios, 5 to 8 p.m., 311 North St., Pittsfield.

Richmond-West Stockbridge Artists Guild: Lenox Paint-Out Art Show, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lenox Town Hall, 6 Walker St., Lenox.

Schantz Galleries: "Memories and Dreams, The Art of Bertil Vallien," 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 3 Elm St., Stockbridge.


Berkshire Carousel: Open noon to 6 p.m., 50 Center St., Pittsfield, 413-499-0457.

Berkshire South Bridge Group: Duplicate bridge; all skill levels welcome, refreshments provided, $7 per player, 12:45 to 4 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. Info or request a partner: 413-551-7922.

Every Friday, includes raffles, prizes, food, doors open at 5 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m., St. Mary's School, Orchard Street, Lee, 413-243-1079.

City of Pittsfield: Mayor Tyer will welcome a delegation from Italian sister city, Cava de' Tirreni, 11 a.m., City Council Chambers, 70 Allen St., Pittsfield.

Dalton Public Market: Locally-raised meats, vegetables and eggs, vendors and food, 4 to 7 p.m., CRA, 400 Main St., Dalton.

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.

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 pick up this week.

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.


Jacob's Pillow: Doug Varone and Dancers performance, 8 p.m., Ted Shawn Theatre; Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion performance, 8: 15 p.m., Doris Duke Theatre; Inlet Dance Theatre, free, 6:15 p.m., Inside/Out Stage; Modern dance class for dancers of all levels ages 16 and up, $10, 8 to 9 a.m., Ruth St. Denis Studio; Families Dance Together, 4:45 p.m.; "Exquisite Corps," PillowTalk, 5 p.m., 358 George Carter Road, Becket.

Line Dance: Dance the night away with new and old familiar line dances, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

PS21: Parsons Dance, 8 p.m., 2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.

Votre Soiree: Social ballroom dance with music by Champagne Jam, $10, 7 p.m., Polish Falcon Hall, 32 BelAir Ave., Pittsfield.


Mason Library:
"Beauty and the Beast," 6:15 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

Outdoor Film Series: "Zootopia," at dusk, about 8:30 p.m., rain cancels, Clapp Park, West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield.


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

Gentle Yoga: Yoga for Arthritis, Injuries and Anti-Aging. Instructor Sonya Boesse leads classes that include centering, breath work, guided movement therapy, stretching, strengthening, balancing, meditation, deep relaxation; all ages and levels welcome; 10-11 a.m., Sweetwood of Williamstown, 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, 413-458-8371.

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


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, 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Dalton Free Public Library: Game day, puzzles, card games and board games, noon to 5 p.m., 462 Main St., Dalton.

Family Center Playgroup: Drop-in Time in the playroom, 10 a.m. to noon, Haskins Center, 210 State St., North Adams; Book Mobile, 12:30 to 1 p.m., Mohawk Forest Apartments; 10 to 10:30 a.m., Brayton Hill Apartments, North Adams.

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

Mac-Haydn Theatre: "The Wizard of Oz," 10:30 a.m., 1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y.

Milne Library: Upcycle Glass Etching, for kids in grades 6 to 12, 1 to 3 p.m., 1095 Main St., Williamstown.

Playground Program: Variety of recreation activities for Pittsfield kids ages 6-13, drop-in program with playground leaders, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clapp Park, West Housatonic Street; Deming Park, Elm and Newell streets, and The Common, First Street, Pittsfield.

PS21: Parsons Dance performance for children, free, 1 p.m., 2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y.

The Robbins-Zust Family Marionettes: "Three Little Pigs," $5, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., St. Paul's Church, 29 Main St., Stockbridge.

SMART Girls: Girls ages 8-18 talk about growing up, self-esteem, healthy eating, healthy relationships, healthy attitudes, etc., club membership required, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires, 14 Melville St., Pittsfield. Register at

UNO Community Center: Summer playground program, outdoor recreation, arts, crafts and games, staff supervision, kids under 8 with an adult caregiver, 9 a.m. to noon, 157 River St., North Adams.


Knesset Israel Synagogue: "Hannah and Her Sons: The power of Religious Resistance," presented by Dr. David Kraemer, $25, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bernstein Theatre at Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble St., Lenox. Register:

Lenox Library: Tanglewood pre-concert talk by Jeremy Yudkin, "The World of High Romanticism with Chopin and Rachmaninoff," 2:30 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox.


Herman Melville's Arrowhead: Continuation of the marathon reading of "Moby Dick," 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield.


American Legion Post 155:
Karaoke night, 8 to 11 p.m., 258 North St., Dalton.

Bousquet Mountain: Shire City Ramble presents "The Dead of Summer," 21 and over, $15, 9 p.m., 101 Dan Fox Drive, Pittsfield.

Falcon Ridge Folk Festival: Performers include Eric Andersen, Sawyer Fredericks, Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem, Tempest, the Slambovian Circus of Dreams and more, beginning at noon Friday, through 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dodds Farm, 44 County Road 7D, Hillsdale, N.Y.

Firefly Gastropub: Freddi Sahihadi, 8 p.m., 71 Church St., Lenox.

The Guthrie Center: Vishten, $25, doors open at 6 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m., 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington.

The Mount: Music After Hours with Andy Wrba and the Berkshire Jazz Collective, free, 5 to 8 p.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

New Lebanon Library: Coffeehouse Night, featuring Linda Worster, 6:30 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Tanglewood: Boston Symphony Orchestra with Hans Graf, Chopin and Rachmaninoff featuring pianist Garrick Ohlsson, $11-$104, 8 p.m., The Shed; Prelude Concert, members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 6 p.m., Seiji Ozawa Hall, 297 West St., Lenox.


Bartholomew's Cobble:
Expedition Beaver, $30, 6 to 8 p.m., 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield. Register: 413-298-3239 ext. 3013 or

Mount Greylock State Reservation: Discover Greylock Hikes, 10 a.m.; Beginning Birding, for kids, 1 p.m., 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.

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