The Berkshires Calendar for June 2


Becket Arts Center:
Chairlift celebration gala, 2 to 4 p.m., 7 Brooker Hill Road, Becket. Register: 413-623-6635.

Berkshire Museum:
"Art of the Hills: A Juried Exhibition of Berkshire-based Artists," 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; opening reception and award ceremony, free, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield. On view through Sept. 3.

Great Barrington Arts Market: A curated outdoor market featuring local and regional handmade gifts and products, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 18 Church St., Great Barrington.

Salem Art Works: Art House opening, 5 to 9 p.m., 19 Cary Lane, Salem, N.Y.

Shelburne Arts Co-op: Marty Yaffee photography exhibit, artist's reception, 3 to 6 p.m., 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls.


2nd Annual LGBTQ+ Pride:
Speakers, community resource fair, stage show, spoken word and drag performances, 2 to 5:30 p.m., First Street Common, Pittsfield.

20th Ricky Stracuzzi Memorial Golf Tournament: Golf tournament benefit, $100 includes lunch, dinner and green fees, Skyline Country Club, Route 7, Lanesborough. Register:

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.

Boutique: Gently used clothing, proceeds benefit missions, all welcome, 9 a.m. to noon, Stamford Community Church, Route 8, Stamford, Vt.

First Congregational Church: Ham dinner, $12 adults, $5 children, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., 2 Ymca Road, Becket.

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.

Grace Church of Great Barrington: 10th anniversary of Gideon's Garden, 10 a.m. to noon, followed by a barbecue and live music for church members and invited guests, Division Street, Great Barrington.

Great Barrington Farmers Market: 36 weekly vendors including organic vegetables and flowers, artisan cheeses, sourdough breads, Massachusetts maple syrup, heirloom quality crafts, organic baby food, herbal products and more, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 18 Church St., Great Barrington.

Lee Farmers Market: Locally-grown produce and prepared foods, arts and crafts and herbal products, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Town Park, 25 Park Plaza, Lee.

Mission House: Heirloom Vegetable Seedling Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 19 Main St., Stockbridge.

Mountain Road School: 3rd Annual Mud Dump and Tag Sale, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 4565 County Road 9, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Northern Berkshire Solid Waste Management District: Household hazardous waste collection for residents of Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, Hancock, Hinsdale, Lanesborough, Monroe, New Ashford, Peru, Savoy, Williamstown and Windsor, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Adams DPW Garage, North Summer Street, Adams. Registration required: 413-743-8208.

Pickleball Clinic: Pickleball for beginners, 9:30 to 11 a.m., sign in at 9:15, Reid Middle School, 950 North St., Pittsfield.

Pittsfield Lions Club: Can and bottle drive, call 413-448-2855 for pick up or information.

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

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

Spaghetti Dinner: Spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction, 4 to 7 p.m., North Adams American Legion, 91 American Legion Drive, North Adams.

Williamstown Farmers Market: Local farmers, chefs, artisans, musicians and more, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Spring Street parking lot, Williamstown.


Cantarella School of Dance:
"Let's Go to the Movies," $20, $10 children, 1:30 and 4:30 p.m., Lenox Memorial Middle and High School, 197 East St., Lenox.

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.


Berkshire International Film Festival:
Mahaiwe: "What Lies Upstream," 9 a.m.; Tea Talk From Script to Screen, 11:30 a.m.; Tea talk with director Cynthia Wade and screening of "GRIT," 1:30 p.m.; "MUMBET" staged reading, 8 p.m., 14 Castle St., Great Barrington. Beacon: Shorts Series, Program No. 2, 9 a.m.; "Dateline: Saigon," 9:15 a.m.; "L'instant Infinie," 9:15 a.m.; "Edie," 11:30 a.m.; Shorts Series, Program No. 1, 11:30 a.m.; "The Long Dumb Road," 11:45 a.m.; "306 Hollywood," 2 p.m.; "Julia Blue," 2 p.m.; "Silk Road," 2:15 p.m.; "The Invisibles," 4:15 p.m.; "Loveling," 4:15 p.m.; "Workers Cup," 4:30 p.m., 57 North St., Pittsfield. Triplex: "Three Identical Strangers," 9 a.m.; "Crime and Punishment," 9 a.m.; "The Invisibles," 9:15 a.m.; "306 Hollywood," 11 a.m.; "Eighth Grade," 11:30 a.m.; "Dark Money," 11:45 a.m.; Shorts Series, Program No. 2, 1:15 p.m.; "L'instant Infini," 1:30 p.m.; "It Will Be Chaos," 2:15 p.m.; "Edie," 3:45 p.m.; Short Series, Program No. 1, 4 p.m.; "Restoring Tomorrow," 4:30 p.m.; "Love, Gilda," 6:15 p.m.; Short Series, Program No. 3, 6:30 p.m.; "Brewmaster," 6:45 p.m.; "Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders," 8:30 p.m.; "Under the Tree," 8:45 p.m.; "Silk Road," 9 p.m., 70 Railroad St., Great Barrington. Daniel Arts Center: "Aligarh," 10 a.m.; "Bajirao Mastani," 12:30 p.m.; "Piku," 3:30 p.m., Bard College at Simon's Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.


Bidwell History Talk:
"The Silver Mountain: The Forgotten Story of the Most Extraordinary Place in all of Colonial America" by John Demos, $10-$15, 10 a.m., Tyringham Union Church, Main Road, Tyringham.

Merwin House: House tours on the hour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 14 Main St., Stockbridge.


Berkshire Museum:
WeeMuse 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.

Dalton Preschool: Open house for families of prospective students aged 33 months to 5 years, 10 a.m. to noon, Dalton CRA building, 400 Main St., Dalton.

Mason Library: Babysitter training for ages 11 and up, 10:15 a.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington. Register: 413-528-2403.

Nutshell Playhouse: "Top Bananas," 11 a.m., Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox.

Ramsdell Library: Fun with Fine Arts, ages 3 and older, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Operation Bridges: Free Child ID and Touch a Truck event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Pittsfield Church of Christ, 826 Valentine Road, Pittsfield.


Bushnell-Sage Library:
"Envisioning Your Library" discussion, stop in and share your ideas, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield.

Spencertown Academy Arts Center: "Where Have All the Monarchs Gone and What We Can Do About It?" by Maraleen Manos-Jones, $20, 10:30 a.m., 790 NY-203, Spencertown, N.Y.

Stockbridge Library, Museum and Archives: William Selke Memorial Lecture, "The Global Fisheries Crisis and What You Can Do about It," 4 p.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge.

William Cullen Bryant Homestead: "Poet, Editor and Conservationist" tour, $15, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., "Homesteading Skills: Beginner Cheesemaking," $30, 1 to 3 p.m.; Tea on the Veranda, $10, 2 to 3:30 p.m., 207 Bryant Road, Cummington.


Chatham Public Library: Sally Koslow, author of "Another Side of Paradise: a Novel," 3:30 p.m., 11 Woodbridge Ave., Chatham, N.Y.


Close Encounters with Music:
"Feel the BERNstein" gala, $27-$50, 6 p.m., Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.

Guthrie Center: John Davidson, $30, 8 p.m., 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington.

Hancock Shaker Village: Sweetback Sisters, $25, 7:30 p.m., 1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield.

Firefly Gastropub: The Misty Blues Band, 8 to 11 p.m., 71 Church St., Lenox.

Freight Yard Pub: Tommy Corrigan, 8 to midnight, 1 Furnace St., North Adams.

Leaf Peeper Concerts: "The Women Who Rode Away" benefit concert, 7:30 p.m., South Egremont, location released at purchase:

Music at the Southfield Church: Paul Celebi, free, 7 p.m., 234 Norfolk Road, New Marlborough.

Rainbow Restaurant: Robert Putnam, 7 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.

St. James Place: Virtuosic works from Venice by Johann A. Hasse, 6 p.m., 352 Main St., Great Barrington.

Williams College: Senior Class Day recital, 11 a.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin hall Drive, Williamstown.


Mass Audubon:
Family Fun Day at Pleasant Valley, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Silent Wings for Raptors, 10:30, 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Wintergreen concert, 12:30 p.m.; Beautiful Butterflies, 3 p.m., 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox.

Roeliff Jansen Community Library: Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center Staff present a program on the life of trees and tree identification, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 9091 Route 22, Hillsdale, N.Y.

Tamarack Hollow Nature and Cultural Center: Boreal Spruce-Fir Forest Plant, Tree and Wild Edibles walk, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1515-16 Savoy Hollow Road, register:


The Theater Barn: New Lebanon's Got Talent, $10, 7 to 9 p.m., 654 US-20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

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