The Berkshires Calendar for Feb. 3


Super Bowl of Chili benefit event, $20 includes handmade bowl and chili, 3 to 6 p.m., Citizens Hall, Stockbridge.

Ward's Nursery and Garden Center: Make a Gift Terrarium workshop, $20 does not include container, 10 a.m., 600 Main St., Great Barrington. Registration required: 413-528-0166.


Bingo: Doors open 3:30 p.m., games at 6:20 p.m., food available, St. Mark Church Parish Center, 400 Columbus Ave. Extension, Pittsfield. Information: 413-445-4506.

Caucus: Registered democrats in Peru will elect delegates and alternatives to the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention, 9 a.m., Town Hall, 4 East Main Road, Peru.

Food Pantry: Sponsored by Berkshire Veterans of Soldier On, veterans and public invited, every Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m., 360 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, 413-236-5644.

Lacrosse League Sign-ups: 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 can email

Rainbow Seniors of Berkshire County: Meeting, 2 to 4 p.m., Berkshire Athenaeum Conference Room, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Information: Ed Sedarbaum at or 413-441-6006 or visit

Ward 5 Citizens Meeting: Hosted by Ward 5 Councilor Donna Todd Rivers, share ideas, comments and questions regarding issues currently before the City Council or specific to Ward 5, 10:30 a.m., Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.


Line Dance Lessons:
Absolute beginners, 9:30 to 10 a.m.; beginners, 10 to 11 a.m., all ages welcome, 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.


Mason Library: "Packed in a Trunk," 7 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.


Berkshire Museum:
Art Lab, 11 a.m.; Chow Time, discovery program where staff feed fish, reptiles or amphibians, at 12:30 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield, 413-443-7171.

Mount Greylock State Reservation: Discover Greylock Exploration Station, explore the many cultural and natural features that reveal the fascinating story of Mount Greylock, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.

New Lebanon Library: Take Your Child to the Library Day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 550 NY-20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Ramsdell Library: Picture Book Project series, ages 3 and older, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Stephentown Memorial Library: Special activities celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day, storytime at 10:30 a.m., 472 NY-43, Stephentown, N.Y.

Taylor Memorial Library: Take Your Child to the Library Day, storytime, magic show and extended hours, noon to 4 p.m., 155 Main St., Hancock.


Clark Art Institute:
Jay A. Clarke, Manton curator of prints, drawings, and photographs, presents "Drawing and Experimentation from Van Gogh to Pollock," opening lecture for the "Drawn to Greatness: Master Drawings from the Thaw Collection" exhibit, 3 p.m., auditorium, Manton Research Center, 225 South St., Williamstown.

Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse:
Potluck, 6 p.m.; "Climate Change and You" with Fred Marguiles, 7 p.m., 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham, N.Y.


Stockbridge Library, Museum and Archives: James Hatt, author of "Playing Chess with Putin: Memoir of an Accidental Spy," 4 p.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge.


Mass Audubon:
Wildlife CSI: Understanding Animal Tracks and Signs, $10-$6, 9 to 11 a.m., Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, 309 Holmes Road, Pittsfield; Lenox Mountain Summit Hike, $15, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox. Register:

Notchview Reservation: First Saturday wax clinic, free, 1 to 2 p.m.; Learn to Ski program, $80-$60, Old Route 9, Windsor.

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