The Berkshires Calendar for March 3


Mass Audubon:
Bluebird Nest Box Building workshop, $25, $20 members, kids free, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox. Register: or 413-637-0320.


Berkshire South Regional Community Center:
Eighth annual Swim-A-Thon fundraiser, 8 a.m., 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. 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.

Democratic Caucuses: Elect delegates and alternates to the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Great Barrington and Housatonic Democrats meet at 9:30 a.m., Claire Teague Senior Center, 917 South Main St., Great Barrington; Stockbridge Democrats meet at 1:30 p.m., Town Offices, 50 Main St., Stockbridge.

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.

Ioka Farm: Maple Time, activities in the Sugar House, ask the sugarmaker all your questions and sample maple products, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 3475 Hancock Road, Hancock.

Notchview Reservation: $5 Race Series Bread and Jam Classic 2K, 5K or 10K, $5, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 83 Old Route 9, Windsor.

New Lebanon Bicentennial: Kickoff, "Religious and Spiritual Institutions in New Lebanon" presentation, display of historical documents by the Lebanon Valley Historical Society, and introduction of the bicentennial banner and the Passport to New Lebanon, 10 a.m. to noon, Town Hall, 14755 NY-22, New Lebanon, N.Y.

New Lebanon Library: Kickoff party for Culinary Crossroads, 3 to 5 p.m., 550 NY-20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

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

Ramsdell Library: Sit and Knit, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Rental Housing Association of Berkshire County: Massachusetts Lead-Safe Renovator/EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Course, $199, American Legion, 41 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Register and time: 413-499-1330.

William Cullen Bryant Homestead: Maple Days, pancake breakfast, historical tours, boiling demos and more, $10, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 207 Bryant Road, Cummington.


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.


Bidwell House Museum History Talk: "East Rock is Falling" by Bernard A. Drew, Berkshire historian and author, free, 10 a.m., Monterey Community Center, 468 Main Road, Monterey.


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.

Camp Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA: Indoor and outdoor winter activities include a snowshoe hike, access to the alpine tower and indoor climbing wall, ice skating, snow tubing, a campfire, puzzles and games, free event for local military families, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 591 Hamilton Road, Becket. Sign up:

Marty's T Ball: Registration for children ages 5 to 7, $35 per player, $40 for family, 9 a.m. to noon, Elks, 100 Eagle St., North Adams.

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


Baseball in the Berkshires Museum: Book talk with Kevin Larkin, author of "Baseball in the Bay State," "Gehrig: Inning by Inning," and co-author of "Baseball in the Berkshires: A County's Common Bond," 1 to 2 p.m., Berkshire Mall, Old State Road and Route 8, Lanesborough.


Knesset Israel:
Purim concert and dance party by the Knesset Israel Band, $15, 7:30 p.m., 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

Mass MoCA: CJ Field, $16, 8 p.m., 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams.

New Lebanon Library: Ukulele group for kids, 11 a.m.; ukulele group for teens and adults, noon, 550 NY-20, New Lebanon, N.Y.


Darrow School: Darrow on the Fringe festival of one-act plays, 3:30 p.m., 110 Darrow Road, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Miss Hall's School: "Cry-Baby" musical, rated PG-13, not suitable for children, $10, 8 p.m., Woods Theater, Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Arts Center, 492 Holmes Road, Pittsfield. Reservations recommended:

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