The Berkshires Calendar for Jan. 6

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ART

Clark Art Institute: New Parents Gallery Talk, best suited for parents with pre-toddlers, strollers and front-style baby carriers permitted, 10:15 a.m., permanent collection in the museum building, 225 South St., Williamstown; clarkart.edu.

Hilltown Arts Alive Drawing Group: Anyone interested in drawing the clothed figure welcome. Everyone takes a turn modeling; poses vary from 1 to 20 minutes. Bring your own art materials. Tables and chairs supplied. Bring a snack to share. All ages and experience welcome. 2 to 4:30 p.m., in the back room of the Cummington Community House on Main Street, Cummington. Information: 413-464-5628.

COMMUNITY

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.

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: New players welcome, rackets provided, $3 to $5, 3 to 5 p.m., North Adams Armory, 206 Ashland St., North Adams. Information: mcvad@hotmail.com.

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.

DANCE

Votre Soiree: Social ballroom dance featuring the band Champagne Jam, $10 per person, light refreshments, 7 p.m., Polish Falcon Hall, 32 BelAir Ave., Pittsfield, 413-329-3324.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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

Gentle Yoga: Yoga for Arthritis, Injuries and Anti-Aging. Instructor Sonya Boesse leads classes that include centering, breath work, guided movement therapy, stretching, strengthening, balancing, meditation, deep relaxation; all ages and levels welcome; 10-11 a.m., Sweetwood of Williamstown, 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, 413-458-8371.

KID STUFF

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.

Berkshire South Regional Community Center: "Skip & Dip," program of CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids, 10 a.m. to noon, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.

CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids: "English/Spanish Discussion Group," 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.; "Early Intervention Group," 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., sign-up required at 413-644-0104; "Art & Nature," 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Family Center Playgroup: Drop-in Time in the playroom at Haskins Center, 10 a.m. to noon, 210 State St., North Adams.

Lenox Library: Toddler story time for children ages 18 months to 3, program features stories, songs and fingerplays, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Youth Department, 18 Main St., Lenox, 413-637-0197, Ext. 105.

Mason Library: Sing-a-long Playgroup, program of CHP Family Services/South Berkshire Kids, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

Ramsdell Library: Storytime for Tots (baby and toddler), 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic, 413-274-3738.

MUSIC

BOOM ROOM: Berkshire Organization for Original Music, Christine Bile, Vevoda perform, 5 to 8 p.m., Crawford Square building, 137 North St., Pittsfield.

Drury Performing Arts Center: North Adams Public Schools Winter Band Concert; performances by the city's elementary and high school bands, 7 p.m., Drury High School auditorium, South Church Street, North Adams, 413-662-3240 or email pam@napsk12.org.

OUTDOORS

Owl Moon Walk: Reading of the children's book "Owl Moon" followed by a show and tell of owl facts and secrets. Then hit the trail and see if we can lure these creatures out of their night time spots. Dress for the cold and bring flashlights. Members $5, nonmembers $10. From 6:30 to 8 p.m., Bartholomew's Cobble, 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield. Information: 413-298-3239, ext. 3013, or email cpetrikhuff@thetrustees.org.

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