The Berkshires Calendar for Nov. 11


lmon Falls Gallery: "Big Wheel Press: Letterpress Monoprints by Lisa Hersey and Broadsides by Chris Campbell" reception, 4 to 6 p.m., 1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls.


Berkshire Carousel: Open noon to 6 p.m., 50 Center St., Pittsfield, 413-499-0457.

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.

Food Drive: The Kiwanis Club of Lee hosts the Stuff the Truck drive to benefit the Lee Food Pantry, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the municipal parking lot on Railroad Street, Lee.

Food Drive: Pittsfield Rotary Club will collect food, 9 a.m. to noon, Stop & Shop, Merrill Road, Pittsfield.

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.

Hinsdale Lions Club: Holiday Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Route 143, Hinsdale.

Knit 'n Stitch: Chatting and project help, all ages and all skill levels welcome, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Lenox VFW: Veterans Day Dinner, 6 p.m., St. Ann Parish Center, 134 Main St., Lenox. RSVP:

North Adams Veterans Day Observances: Parade has been canceled; ceremony at 11 a.m., American Legion, 91 American Legion Drive, North Adams; dedication ceremony honoring U.S. Army SPC. Michael DeMarsico II, 12:15 p.m., North Adams Armory, 206 Ashland St., North Adams.

Pittsfield Farmers Market: Indoor market season begins, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Common Room of the Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., Pittsfield.

Pittsfield Veterans Day Parade: Lineup from 9 to 9:45 a.m., step off at 10 a.m. from City Hall; ceremony to follow at Pittsfield Veterans' Memorial Park, South Street; light reception, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pittsfield VA Outpatient Clinic, 73 Eagle St., Pittsfield.

Rudolph Steiner School: 45th Annual Holiday Handcraft Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 35 West Plain Road, Great Barrington.

Save the Art: Eleventh Hour Rally to oppose auction of Berkshire Museum artwork, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

St. Ann Society: Italian Family Dinner, $15-$5, 5 to 6 p.m., St. Joseph Parish Center, 141 North St., Pittsfield. Tickets: 413-445-5587.

St. Helena's Chapel Bazaar: White elephant tables, arts, crafts, baked goods and more including a hot turkey lunch, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 245 New Lenox Road, Lenox.

Stephentown Veterans Day Observance: Dedication of a new Fallen Soldier Monument, 11 a.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Route 43, Stephentown, N.Y.

Valatie Veterans 5K: Sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 2114, registration begins at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m., Glynn Square, Church Street, Valatie, N.Y.


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


Berkshire Museum: "Human Flow," 7 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.


Blood Drive:
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Adams Community Center, 20 East St., Adams.

Weekly Meditation: Free; all are welcome. Noon, All Saints Episcopal Church library, 59 Summer St., North Adams; 413-358-2626.


Williamstown Historical Society:
Cynthia Payne presents a history and tour of the Botsford House, 11 a.m., Williamstown Community Preschool, 777 Main St., Williamstown.

Western Gateway Heritage State Park: Darrell English gives a talk on WWII poster and propaganda, 3 p.m., Shippers Office, 115 State St., North Adams.


Berkshire Museum:
Pop Up Play Day, 10 a.m. to noon; "Chow Time," discovery program where staff feed fish, reptiles or amphibians, at 12:30 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield, 413-443-7171.

Chatham Bookstore: Al Roker presents his children's book "Extreme Weather: Tornadoes, Typhoons, and Other Weather Phenomena," 3 p.m., 27 Main St., Chatham, N.Y.


Firefly Gastropub:
John Caban, The Galvanizers, 8 p.m., 71 Church St., Lenox.

Rainbow Restaurant: Warren Sieme performs, 7:30 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.

Williams College: Williams Gospel Choir presents "Total Praise," 4 p.m.; Williams Chamber Orchestra performs Bach's "Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins," 8 p.m., Chapin Hall, 62 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.


Allen Bird Club:
Trip to the Berkshire Lakes to look for water birds, 8 a.m., McDonald's north of exit 2, Lee.

Behold Rural Adventures: "Exploring the Wyomanock Preserve, $25, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Stephentown, N.Y. Register:

Hoffmann Birding Club: Northwest Connecticut Waterfowl Census, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bartholomew's Cobble, 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield;

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