The Berkshires Calendar for Feb. 2


Clark Art Institute:
New Parents Gallery Talk, informal guided talk best suited for parents with pre-toddlers, strollers and front-style baby carriers are permitted, 10:15 a.m., 225 South St. Williamstown.


Adams Lions Club:
Wine and beer tasting fundraiser, $25, 6 to 8 p.m., Bounti-Fare Restaurant, 200 Howland Ave., Adams.

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

Bingo: 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.

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

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

Lacrosse League Signups: The Boys and Girls Lacrosse League is sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of the Berkshires. Visit, look for Programs, Sports and Recreation. Volunteer coaches are needed at all levels. Coaches may email

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 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.


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.

Votre Soiree: Dancing and live music by Champagne Jam dance band, $10, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., 32 Bel Air Ave., Pittsfield.


Eastover Estate and Retreat:
Lama Glenn Mullin, Buddhist teacher, will bestow an empowerment for Chenrezig/Avalokiteshvara, the bodhisattva of compassion, $45 suggested donation, 7 to 9:30 p.m., 430 East St., Lenox.

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.

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.

It Takes a Village: Caregiver and Baby Yoga, 10 a.m., St. John's Corner House, 469 Main St., Ashfield.

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

SMART Girls: Girls ages 8 to 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


Austen Riggs Center:
Free lecture for mental health professionals, "Psychoanalytic Research on Causes and Prevention of Violence: From Individual to Social, Political and Economic," 6:30 to 8 p.m., Medical Office Building, 25 Main St., Stockbridge.

Bard College at Simon's Rock: Francisca Oyogoa will present "Whiteness and Intersectionality," 3:30 p.m., Lecture Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.

Milham Planetarium: Williams College astronomy students will host free shows, 8 p.m., Hopkins Observatory, 829 Main St., Williamstown. Reservations: 413-597-2188.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute:
Dr. Basil Michaels discusses latest treatments and medical research, 12:30 to 2 p.m., Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield.


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


Berkshire Natural Resources Council:
Sunset hike to Sunset Rock on the Hoosac Range, 4 to 6 p.m., meet at BNRC parking lot on Route 2, North Adams.

Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation: Winter open house with wildlife tracking, stories and crafts, sledding (weather permitting, bring a sled), $5 suggested donation, 4 to 6 p.m., Sheep Hill, 671 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown.

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