The Berkshires Calendar for Nov. 21

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ART

Adams Arts Advisory Board: Creativity meeting, 9 a.m., Firehouse Cafe, 47 Park St., Adams.

COMMUNITY

350MA Berkshire Node: Potluck refreshments at 5:30 p.m., monthly meeting at 6 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

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

Bridge Club: Contract Bridge, all welcome, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox, 413-443-0303.

Community Lunch: All welcome, at noon, Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-1955.

Contract Bridge: For all levels, from 1 to 4 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 21 Crossway St., Lee, 413-347-1469.

Free Legal Clinic: Attorney Eve Schatz will answer legal questions and conduct intakes for the Berkshire Center for Justice Inc., offered by Free Legal Clinic of Berkshire County Inc. from noon to 1 p.m. during the free lunch program at The Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, 413-854-1955.

Hinsdale Knit & Crochet Group: Meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at Old Town Hall, Hinsdale.

Knitting Workshop: Open to all knitters, beginners to experienced, bring projects, old and new, and questions another knitter may be able to answer, 6 p.m., Huntington Public Library, 7 East Main St., Huntington.

North Adams Tree-Lighting: Annual tree-lighting ceremony and Hometown Holidays kickoff, 6 to 7 p.m., Monument Square on Main Street, North Adams.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m., games are $6, South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416 or email peter.samsel@verizon.net.

Pittsfield Recycling: Paper recycling for curbside pickup.

Purple Dragon Games: Magic: The Gathering, $5, 6 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

DANCE

Line Dance Lessons: All levels welcome, 9:30 to 11 a.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

Scottish Dancers:
7:15 to 9:15 p.m., Berkshire Pulse, 410 Park St., third floor, Housatonic. Information: Ted, 413-698-2944 or Maria, 413-344-3023.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Drive:
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., First Congregational Church, 25 Park Place, Lee.

Blood Pressure Clinics: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and Guido's Fresh Marketplace, 9 to 10 a.m., at Guido's, 1020 South St., Pittsfield.

Fit To Go!: Functional Fitness class for all levels of ability, 9:30 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, 413-841-2579.

Lenox Public Schools: Hall walking, organized by the Berkshire SuperGenarians, 3:45 to 5 p.m., Morris Elementary, 129 West St., Lenox; 3 to 5 p.m., Lenox Memorial Middle and High School, 197 East St., Lenox.

Wellness Wednesday: Introduction to Berkshire Partnership for Health, Community Health Workers and partnership organizations, pre-diabetes screening and education, "A Matter of Balance: managing concerns about falls in older adults," pre-hypertension education, tobacco cessation and education programs, blood pressure/Get Cuffed Program, 3 to 6 p.m., Berkshire Family YMCA Northern Berkshire Branch, 22 Brickyard Court, North Adams. Information: 413-663-6529 or ymcanb.org.

Yoga Class: Designed for anyone with a cancer experience or their family members, free class with Carol Harty, advanced level Kripalu instructor and certified Yoga therapist, 1 to 2 p.m., HEAL Community Room, BMC Cancer Center, Hillcrest Campus, Tor Court, Pittsfield. To register: 413-655-8362.

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

KID STUFF

Family Center: Terrific Tots playgroup for children ages 1 to 2.5, 10 to 11 a.m., 210 State St., North Adams.

North Adams Library: Preschool story time for ages 3 to 6, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services Department, second floor, 74 Church St., North Adams, 413-662-3133.

SMART Girls: Girls ages 8-18 talk about growing up, self-esteem, healthy eating, healthy relationships, healthy attitudes, etc., club membership required, 6 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires, 14 Melville St., Pittsfield. Register at bgcberkshires.org.

LITERARY

North County Casual Writers: Workshopping session for all ages, skill levels and genres, 6:30 p.m., UNO Community Center, 157 River St., North Adams.

MUSIC

Berkshire Highlanders: Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Berkshire Community College cafeteria, 1350 West St., Pittsfield. For more information, visit berkshirehighlanders.org.

Berkshire Sings!: For ages 13 and up, under the guidance of musician and teacher Robert Kelly, no auditions, open to new and seasoned singers alike, free, $4 suggested donation, 6:45-8:15 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.

OUTDOORS

Downtown Bike Around: Tree-Lighting Ride, 5:15 to 8:15 p.m., meet at Peeble's parking lot, lower end near Main Street, North Adams.

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