The Berkshires Calendar for June 12


Berkshire Paint and Sip:
Home Sweet Home wood sign, $30, 6 to 8 p.m., American Legion, 41 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Register: 413-205-8346.

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

IS183: Mixing Colors: A Primer workshop, $155, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through Thursday, 13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge. Register:


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

Berkshire Stamp Club:
Review and planning meeting, 7 p.m., Berkshire Mall, Old State Road and Route 8, Lanesborough.

Bingo: Hinsdale Lions Club bingo, dinner/refreshments available, $250 progressive game and two 50/50 games, $3.50 admission, doors open at 5 p.m., Lions Club building, Maple Street, Route 143, Hinsdale, 413-655-2973.

Bushnell-Sage Library: Drop-in rug hooking group, 1 to 4 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield.

Knitting Support Group: Socializing and simple instruction to get going or for help with a trouble spot on a current project, open to experienced and beginning knitters, 2 p.m., North Adams Public Library, Church Street, North Adams; or 413-662-3133.

Pittsfield Chess Club: All playing levels; chess sets provided or bring your own, 6 to 8 p.m., UCP Center, 208 West St., Pittsfield. Information: 413-212-6067.

Pittsfield Recycling: Cans, bottles and plastic for curbside pickup.

Rural Health Network: View pieces of the strategic plan and meet members, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Great Barrington Town Hall Gazebo, 334 Main St., Great Barrington.

Sheffield Kiwanis: Optional dinner at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7:15 p.m., The Bridge Restaurant, Sheffield.

Stephentown Memorial Library: Senior Coffee Hour, 1 p.m., 472 NY-43, Stephentown, N.Y.


Bard College at Simon's Rock:
Daniel's Art Party kicks off with "The Elgar Variations Tour," an interactive pop-art ballet, $12, 7:30 p.m., Daniel Arts Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.


Clark Art Institute:
"Le Bonheur," $10, 7 p.m., Images Cinema, 50 Spring St., Williamstown.


Berkshire Yoga Dance and Fitness:
No Sweat Yoga with Pat Loughlin, by donation, noon to 1 p.m., 55 North St., Pittsfield.

Blood Drive:
11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Berkshire Mall, Old State Road, Lanesborough.

Blood Pressure Clinics: Sponsored by Porchlight VNA and Tri-Town Board of Health, walk-ins welcome, 9 to 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center at the Crossway Village gymnasium, 21 Crossway St., Lee.

Pittsfield Memory Cafe: For people with early-stage memory impairment and their caregivers, partners, family and friends, 10 a.m., Wingate Residences at Melbourne, 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield. RSVP: 413-499-1992.

Pittsfield Sangha: Park Square Meditation, all welcome, no charge, 12:15 p.m., Community Room, Berkshire Bank, 99 North St., Pittsfield;, 413-358-2626, 413-209-5529.

Wingate Residences:
Medicare discussion with Angela and Dave Fields, 2 to 3 p.m., 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield.

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


Berkshire Museum: WeeMuse: Littlest Learners, explore the world through a child's eyes while reading stories, singing songs, learning sign language, and stretching bodies and minds, for ages 6 to 18 months and their caregivers, included with regular museum admission, 10:30 a.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Cheshire Library: Pre-K Story Hour, 10 to 11 a.m., Cheshire Library, 23 Depot St. (Town Hall), Cheshire.

Community Health Programs: Toddler Steps with Sally, for children 18 months to 3 years, 9:30 a.m.; Sips and Tips with Cynthia, child care provided, 10:45 a.m., 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Lanesborough Library: Stories, fingerplays, songs and musical instruments, simple crafts for young children, 10:15 a.m., 83 North Main St., Lanesborough, 413-442-0222.

Lego Club: All ages welcome, 3 to 4 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, 48 South Main St., Sheffield, 413-229-7004.

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.

North Adams Public Library: Toddler Time for ages 1 to 3, 10:30 a.m., 74 Church St., North Adams, 413-662-3133.

North Adams Public Schools: Kindergarten screening, Greylock Elementary School, 100 Phelps Ave., North Adams; call 413-776-1666 for an appointment.

Salvation Army: Kid's Club for children in grades 1 to 7, includes supper, Target Ever-Fi Digital Learning Program, crafts, field trips, gym time and Bible lesson, 4 to 5:30 p.m., 298 West St., Pittsfield. Register in person during normal business hours or call 413-442-0624.

South Berkshire Kids: Brain Builders with Michelle, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Undermountain Elementary School, 491 Berkshire School Road, Sheffield, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Mason Library, 231 Main St., Great Barrington; Explore and Play with Anina, 9:30 to 11:30 p.m., 1 North Main Road, Otis.

SteepleCats Cub Club: Game days, board games, Legos and trivia, 6 p.m., North Adams Public Library, 74 Church St., North Adams.

UNO Community Center: After-school tutoring for students grades 4 to 8; tutoring, homework assistance, creative activities, computer access and healthy snacks, registration not required, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 157 River St., North Adams.


Berkshire Athenaeum:
Tuesdays on the Terrace series presents "Creating Dance - Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival," with Pamela Tatge, 6 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Register:, 413-499-9480.

Community Access to the Arts:
"You Can't Replace Yourself" book launch and reading, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., CATA, 40 Railroad St., Great Barrington.

Milham Planetarium: Free shows by astronomy students, 8 p.m., Old Hopkins Observatory, Main Street, Williamstown. Reservations: 413-597-2188.

Stockbridge Library Association:
Annual meeting with featured speaker Kate Maguire of Berkshire Theatre Group, in conjunction with "Berkshire Theatre Through The Eras," 6:30 p.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge.

Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum: Tea and Talk series welcomes Richard Rene Silvin for "The Duchess of Windsor as I Knew Her," $32, 4 p.m., 104 Walker St., Lenox.


Berkshire Athenaeum:
Berkshire Hills Chorus of Sweet Adelines performs, free, 7 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Ukulele Band: Ukulele technique, chord progressions and songs. Limited number of ukuleles for loan, $4 suggested donation, 6:30 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. Registration requested; drop-ins encouraged, call ahead, 413-528-2810.

Gospel Gang: Contemporary Christian and gospel choir and band, rehearsals for upcoming events, singers and musicians of all ages welcome, no audition required, 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, 413-445-5918.

Parkinson's Choir: Choir for people with Parkinson's Disease, their friends and families and anybody who loves to sing, Vikki True, choir director, 10 a.m., First Congregational Church, Lee. Information: Megan Cook, 413-770-1975.

Sweet Adelines: Berkshire Hills Chorus of Sweet Adelines, a women's chorus of four-part barbershop, a capella weekly rehearsal, all women who like to sing are invited, at 6:30 p.m., lower level of the Tierney Building, 66 West St., Pittsfield. (Use door at the driveway between Laurin Publishing and Berkshire Bank. Information: Marianne, 413-743-0604 or visit Call ahead to see if rehearsal has been canceled.


The Mount:
Birding with Mass Audubon, 8 to 10 a.m., 2 Plunkett St., Lenox.

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