The Berkshires Calendar for Dec. 4

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ART

Open Studio:
Life drawing with live model for practicing artists, bring own materials, $15, from 6 to 9 p.m., IS183, Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge, 413-298-5252 ext. 100.

COMMUNITY

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

Community Supper: Free meal prepared by Berkshire chefs, no reservation required, donations accepted, non-perishable food items also collected for food banks, 5-6 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.

Hoffmann Bird Club:
HBC Member's Night, bring 10 digital images and holiday sweets to share, 7 p.m., Guardian Life Insurance, 700 South St., Pittsfield.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires: Screening of "The Rape of Europa," at 10:45 a.m., preceding noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

Master Gardener Hotline: Gardening questions answered by Master Gardeners, 9 to noon, leave a message and call will be returned the following Monday between 9 and noon, 413-298-5355.

New Lebanon Library: Study the Constitution, 7 p.m., 550 NY-20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, team only play at 12:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416.

Pittsfield Recycling: Paper recycling for curbside pick up this week.

Pittsfield Sangha: "Meditation in the Chapel," noon to 12:30 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center chapel, 725 North St., Pittsfield; Linden Street Meditation, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., George Crane Memorial Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield.

DANCE

Line Dance Classes:
With instructor Cheryl Wendling, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Dalton Senior Center, 40 Field St. Ext., Dalton, 413-443-6263.

Line Dance Classes: For seniors over 50, 10 to 11 a.m., Pittsfield Senior Center, 330 North St., Pittsfield.

Line Dance Lessons: Berkshire County Line Dancers, ultra beginner instruction at 6 p.m., beginners from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wheel Estates Hall, 1588 Church St., North Adams. Information: Mel, 413-663-9718.

Line Dance Lessons: Lessons for beginner to improvers, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Drive:
1 to 6 p.m., St. Joseph's Church, 414 North St., Pittsfield.

Crystal Wellness Center: Reiki Share gathering, $10-$15 suggested donation, 6 to 8 p.m., 39 Railroad St., Great Barrington. Register: 413-528-2595.

Fit To Go!: Functional Fitness class for all levels of ability, 9 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Pittsfield, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, 413-464-0064.

Parkinson's Exercise Group: Requires medical clearance, $5 per session, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Fifth Floor Medical Arts Complex at Berkshire Medical Center, 777 North St., Pittsfield, 413-447-3075.

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

Wingate Residences: Free balance screenings, 10:30 a.m. to noon, 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield. Register: 413-499-1992.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum:
Storytime for children up to age 2, 10 a.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Family Center Playgroups: Busy Bees, for infants to 5 years old, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Williamstown Youth Center, 66 School St., Williamstown.

It Takes a Village:
Moms with Mugs social group with childcare provided, 10 to 11:30 a.m., St. John's Corner House, 469 Main St., Ashfield.

Lee Library:
Babies and Books group for children up to 12 months, 10:30 a.m., 100 Main St., Lee.

Mason Library: "Read and Wag" program, school-aged children read to reading dogs, registration requested, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington. Register: 413-528-2403.

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.

MUSIC

Berkshire Hillsmen:
Pittsfield's men's barbershop chorus meeting, all men who like to sing a capella in four part harmony are welcome, 7 p.m., Richmond Congregational Church, Route 41 and Church Lane, Richmond; Information: Dan Burkhard, 413-298-4773 or Jake, 518-567-3505 or berkshirehillsmen.org.

Eagles Band Rehearsals: Eagles Community Band rehearsal, new members welcome to sit in, bring a music stand, from 7 to 9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield, 413-442-2782 or 413-842-5097.

Lichtenstein Center: Folkloric and contemporary Afro-Caribbean and West African drumming, percussion and singing class with Aimee Gelinas of Gaia Roots, beginner/intermediate class at 6 p.m., intermediate/advanced class at 7 p.m., 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield, aimee@gaiaroots.com.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:
MCLA Wind Ensemble and studio students perform an end of the semester Winter Concert, 7 p.m., Church Street Center, North Adams.

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