The Berkshires Calendar for May 11



Berkshire Paint and Sip:
Flip Flop Fence Wood Sign to benefit the College Possible Program through Hudson City School District, $35, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Mount Washington House, 2627 Route 23, Hillsdale, N.Y. Register: 413-205-8346.


Berkshire Botanical Garden:
The annual "Plants and Answers" plant sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge.

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

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.

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.

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.

Pickleball: Open play, rackets available, $3, 3:15 to 5:15 p.m., North Adams Armory, 206 Ashland St., North Adams. Information:

Pittsfield Recycling: Paper recycling for curbside pick up.

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.

Springside Greenhouse: Plant sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 874 North St., Pittsfield.

United Methodist Church of Lenox: Tag, book and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6 Holmes Road, Lenox.

WAM Theatre: BerkChique, annual pop-up fashion resale fundraiser, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Country Curtains Space at the Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.


Dances of Universal Peace: Participatory simple circle dances and songs drawn from diverse sacred traditions. Each dance is taught by certified dance leaders, no previous experience needed, all ages welcome, donation $5-$10, 7 to 9 p.m., Sadhana Center for Yoga and Meditation, 403 Warren St., Hudson, N.Y.; 518-392-9718,


Easy Exercise:
Easy exercise class offered by Kim Conley, certified instructor, $5 donation, 9 to 10 a.m., St. Ann Parish Center, 134 Main St., Lenox.

Sugar Hill Assisted Living: Stephen Pickering presents "Dizziness: Causes, Consequences & Treatments," 2 to 3 p.m., 45 Main St., Dalton.

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


Sheffield Historical Society:
Wray Gunn presents the history of the Great Barrington Clinton AME Zion Church, 7:30 p.m., Dewey Hall, 91 Main St., Sheffield.


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., free with museum admission, 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Community Health Programs: Skip and Dip, 10 a.m. to noon, Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington; Sing and Play with Jeanne, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Family Center Playgroups:
Drop in playtime, 10 a.m. to noon, 210 State St., North Adams.

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

Pine Woods: Pop up library and story time with Jenny Maloy, 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


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

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition: "Live, Work, Play: Creating Outdoor Recreation for Community and Economy," 10 a.m. to noon, The Green, 87 Main St., North Adams.

Power the Way for Education, Inc.: Jillian Gentle discusses how to use social media to start or advance your career and how it can damage your professional image, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Immaculate Conception Church Hall, 732 Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Richmond Historical Society: Stephen Upham presents "A Night of Lights," the history of the Coleman lanterns, 7 p.m., Richmond Congregational Church, 1515 State Road, Richmond.


Bushnell-Sage Library: Folk Circle, bring your instrument or voice and have some fun, refreshments and one copy each of "Rise Up Singing" and "Rise Again" provided, 7 to 9 p.m., 48 Main Street, Sheffield, 413-229-7004.

Rainbow Restaurant: Blue Light Trio performs, 7:30 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.


Mass Audubon:
Birding at Canoe Meadows, 7 to 9 a.m., 309 Holmes Road, Pittsfield.

The Eagle calendar publicizes free or low-cost community-oriented events of broad public interest. These listings represent nonprofit or not-for-profit organizations and are printed as a public service. The calendar puts a priority on publishing one-day events. The deadline is seven days prior to the date of the event. Emailed entries (no attachments) are preferred to; list the event name and date in the subject line. Questions: 413-496-6207, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


If you'd like to leave a comment (or a tip or a question) about this story with the editors, please email us. We also welcome letters to the editor for publication; you can do that by filling out our letters form and submitting it to the newsroom.

Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions