The Berkshires Calendar for Feb. 23


Chatham Bookstore:
Ceramic artist Mary Anne Davis' art show "Women and Power," reception, 5 to 7 p.m., 27 Main St., Chatham, N.Y.


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.

Ioka Farm: Maple Time, activities in the Sugar House, ask the sugarmaker all your questions and sample maple products, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 3475 Hancock Road, Hancock.

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.

St. Agnes Catholic Community: Lenten meal of soup and bread, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Parish Hall, 30 Carson Ave., Dalton.


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

Sweetwood of Williamstown: "Estate, Financial and Tax Planning for Elders and their Families," 4 p.m., 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown. Register: 413-458-8371.

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

Ventfort Hall: "The Frog Prince" marionette show by puppeteer Carl Sprague, limited seating, $15 per person, $7 for ages 4 to 12, free for ages 3 and under, 3:30 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox. Reservations: 413-637-3206.


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.; 10 Days of Play, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Starlab Planetarium, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Berkshire Children's Theater presents "Cinderella," $15-$8, 11 a.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Community Health Programs: Sing N Play with Jeanne, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

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

North Adams Public Library: A reading of "Big Tracks, Little Tracks" by Millicent E. Selsam and lesson about identifying animal tracks in winter, for students in grades 1-4, 2 to 3:30 p.m., 74 Church St., North Adams.

Pine Woods: Jenney Maloy hosts a pop-up library and storytime, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 3 East Stockbridge Lee Road, 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

Whitney Center for the Arts: Nutshell Playhouse presents "Top Bananas!" free, 1 p.m., 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.


Du Bois 150th Festival:
"Prologue to Greatness: W.E.B. Du Bois and Great Barrington" with David Levering Lewis; "Sounding the Trumpet: Celebrating W.E.B. Du Bois" with Cornell William Brooks; "The Soul Within: A Tribute to W.E.B. Du Bois" with Craig Harris, 1 to 3 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 251 Main St.; Festival walk and mural presentation, all day, at Town Hall, 334 Main St., and the Mason Library, 231 Main St.; Du Bois Educational Series birthday presentation, "Du Bois and the Emergence of the Civil Rights Movement" with Reiland Rabaka, 7 to 9 p.m., Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

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


New Lebanon Library:
Open mic poetry night, 6:30 p.m., 550 NY-20, New Lebanon, N.Y. To participate:


Mount Greylock State Reservation: Owl Appreciation Day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.

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