The Berkshires Calendar for Nov. 3
Brill Gallery: "Champions of Illusion" talk, slides and book signing event, 6:30 p.m., Williams Bookstore, 81 Spring St., Williamstown.
Clark Art Institute: New parents talk, free informal guided program suited for parents with pre-toddlers, 10:15 a.m., 225 South St., Williamstown.
BART Charter Public School: Fall Breakfast, 8:45 a.m., followed by school tours, 1 Commercial St., Adams. RSVP: 413-743-7311 ext. 708.
Berkshire Food Project: Free community lunch, noon to 1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 134 Main St., North Adams.
Bingo: Every Friday, includes raffles, prizes, food, doors open at 5 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m., St. Mary's School, Orchard Street, Lee, 413-243-1079.
Dalton American Legion: Karaoke night, 8 to 11 p.m., 258 North St., Dalton.
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.
Northern Berkshire Community Coalition: Crafternoon Friday drop in hours, noon to 4 p.m., UNO Community Center, 157 River St., North Adams.
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: New players welcome, rackets provided, $3 to $5, 3:15 to 5:15 p.m., North Adams Armory, 206 Ashland St., North Adams. Information: email@example.com.
Pittsfield Recycling: Cans, bottles and plastic for pick up this week.
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.
Western Mass Recovery Learning Community: "Crazywise" film screening and discussion, 2:30 to 5 p.m., Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield.
Votre Soiree: Social ballroom dance with music by Champagne Jam, $10, 7 p.m., Polish Falcon Hall, 32 BelAir Ave., Pittsfield.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Easy Exercise: Easy exercise class offered by Kim Conley, certified instructor, $5 donation, 9 to 10 a.m. at St. Ann Parish Center, Lenox.
Sugar Hill Assisted Living: Paul Carter presents "Escaping the Comfort Zone," 2 p.m., 45 Main St., Dalton, 413-842-3161.
Williamstown Commons: Stephen Roy leads a discussion about accessing veterans' services, 1 p.m., 25 Adams Road, Williamstown. RSVP: 413-458-2111 ext. 245.
YogaDance: $5 for Berkshire residents, noon, Kripalu, 57 Interlaken Road, Stockbridge. Register: 866-200-5203.
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, with admission, 11 to 11:30 a.m.; Community Pajama Night, 5:30 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.
Family Center Playgroup: Drop-in Time in the playroom, 10 a.m. to noon, Haskins Center, 210 State St., North Adams.
It Takes a Village: Caregiver and Baby Yoga, 10 a.m., St. John's Corner House, 469 Main St., Ashfield.
Lee Library: Wii Gaming for teens, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee.
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 bgcberkshires.org.
Austen Riggs Center: "Psychotherapy with Homeless Adults," 6:30 p.m., 25 Main St., Stockbridge.
Bushnell-Sage Library: Photography with Phone or Tablet, 6 and 8 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield. Register: 413-229-7004.
West Stockbridge/Richmond Historical Societies: "A History of the Community Health Association of Richmond & West Stockbridge," reception follows, 7 p.m., Old Town Hall, Main Street, West Stockbridge.
Hopkins Observatory: Free shows by astronomy students at the Milham Planetarium, 8 p.m., Main Street, Williamstown.
Jewish Federation of the Berkshires: Knosh and Knowledge program presents Abigail Pogrebin, author of "My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew," $5, $11 with brunch, 10:45 a.m., Hevreh of Southern Berkshires, 270 State Road, Great Barrington.
Berkshire Athenaeum: Friends' Book Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.
The Bookstore & Get Lit Wine Bar: Lynne Vanderpot "Psychiatric Medication and Spirituality, An Unforeseen Relationship," 5:30 p.m., 11 Housatonic St., Lenox.
Castle Street Cafe: Rob Kelly, Beth Rose, Jeff Stevens and Jay Bradley, 8 p.m., 10 Castle St., Great Barrington.
Firefly Gastropub: The Misty Blues Band performs, 8 p.m., 71 Church St., Lenox.
Halloween Leftovers Bash: Costume contest, Half Past My Sin performs, $10, 8 p.m., Polish National Alliance, 13 Victory St., Adams. This is a 21 and older event.
New Lebanon Library: Coffeehouse Night with Linda Worster, 6:30 p.m., 550 NY-20, New Lebanon, N.Y.
Rainbow Restaurant: Blue Light Trio performs, 7:30 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.
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