The Berkshires Calendar for June 14

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ART

Artscape:
Fine Art Auction, 5:30 p.m. preview, 6:30 p.m. auction, Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Guild of Berkshire Artists: Creating Art Outdoors session, bring your own supplies, may require admission, fee, 9:30 to 1 p.m., The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox. Check Facebook for weather and location details.

COMMUNITY

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

Bingo: Doors open 3:30 p.m., bingo at 6:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, 27 Union St., Pittsfield; 413-447-9243.

Duplicate Bridge:
Friendly, ACBL-sanctioned game, $7, 12:45 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. Information: Dan, 413-551-7922.

Family Game Night:
Choose from a library of over 300 tabletop board, card games and RPGs to enjoy, or bring your own games to play; featured game of the week will be taught to newcomers by staff, 6 to 10 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton. Information: Email jeannie@2FlightsUp.com or 413-281-4893.

Flag Day Celebrations: Presented by American Legion Post 155 at 10:30 a.m., Craneville Place, 265 Main St., Dalton; Flag raising by VFW Post 448 at 11 a.m., Springside Rehab & Nursing Center, 255 Lebanon Ave., Pittsfield, RSVP to 413-441-8007.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires: "Current Affairs: Topics in Contemporary American and International Politics," at 10:45 a.m. preceding noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

Lee Library: Grown-Up Game Night, 6 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee. Register: 413-243-0385.

Lenox Library Association: "A Novel Night Out" fundraising gala, tickets at novelnightout.eventbrite.com or at library, 5:30 p.m., Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox, 413-637-2630.

Meditation Sangha: Offered by Pittsfield Sangha, 6 p.m., by donation, Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, 413-358-2626 or 508-237-4252. Child care upon request.

North Adams Democratic City Committee: Monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Eclipse Mill Gallery, 243 Union St., North Adams.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 6:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416.

Pittsfield Recycling: Cans, bottles and plastic for curbside pickup this week.

Purple Dragon Games: Open play board games, 6 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

Sewing Lab: Learn how to use a sewing machine, bring in a project or do some mending. No reservations are needed. Donations of fabric, patterns or notions are welcome. Experienced sewers are welcome to share their expertise, 9 to noon, Salvation Army, 298 West St., Pittsfield. Information: Captain Darlene Higgins, 413-442-0624.

Town of Adams: Public forum on the Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, 8 Park St., Adams.

DANCE

Line Dance Lessons: Berkshire County Line Dancers, lessons for intermediate/advanced, at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wheel Estates Hall, 1588 Church St., North Adams. Information: Mel, 413-663-9718.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Blood Pressure Clinic: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Stop & Shop, Merrill Road, Pittsfield.

Blood Pressure Clinic:
Weekly clinic offered by Community Health Association, walk-ins welcome, 9 to 10 a.m., Richmond Congregational Church, 1515 State Road, Richmond. Info: Emilie Jarrett, RN, 413-232-0122 or Emilie@charws.com.

Chair Yoga:
Chair exercises, up to $13, first class free, 11:30 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Gentle Yoga: Bring your own mat, 5:15 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, 48 Main St., Sheffield.

Tai Chi: Easy Tai Chi for healthy aging and relaxation, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Dalton Senior Center, 40 Field St., Dalton, 413-684-2000.

TOPS:
Take Off Pounds Sensibly weight loss group, 5:30 p.m., Morningside Community School, Burbank Street, Pittsfield, 413-442-0829 or 413-442-3964.

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

Yoga for Healthy Bones: Prevent and treat osteopenia and osteoporosis with a focus on strengthening bones, $10, noon to 1 p.m., Berkshire Yoga Dance and Fitness, 55 North St., Pittsfield.

'Yoga for You': Small classes exploring the use of your breath, with flexibility, strength and endurance postures, followed by complete guided imagery relaxation, 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m., takes place in Stockbridge. Call Nancy Simanson, 413-298-3319, for information.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum: Play and Learn group for children ages 3-5, 10 a.m.; Lego club, 3:30 p.m., 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Bushnell-Sage Library: Sing and Play for children ages 2 and up, 10 a.m., followed by storytime; Art for All, art stations set up for your creative spirit to soar, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield.

Community Health Programs:
Toddler Steps for children ages 18 months to 3 years, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; Getting to Know You with MaryBeth, signup required at 413-528-0457, 11 a.m. to noon, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Family Center Playgroup: Gym Group for walking to 5 years old, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Youth Center, 66 School St., Williamstown.

Lee Library: Brain Builders for children up to age 5, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; D&D Gaming for teens, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee.

North Adams Public Schools:
Kindergarten screening, Brayton Elementary School, 20 Barbour St., North Adams, by appointment: 413-776-1666.

Richmond Play & Read Group: Offered by CHP Family Services/South Berkshire Kids, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Richmond Consolidated School Library, 1831 State Road, Richmond.

Stephentown Memorial Library: Playgroup for children ages 5 and under, 10 a.m., 472 NY-43, Stephentown, N.Y.

UNO Community Center: Northern Berkshire Community Coalition's after-school program, for students in grades 4 to 8, 4 to 5 p.m., 157 River St., North Adams.

LECTURE

ACLU of Massachusetts:
"What a Difference a D.A. Makes" public education presentation, 7 p.m., Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Citizens for Peace and Justice: Photojournalist Mabel Leon presents photographs, experiences and impressions of her trip to Kenya and South Africa, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Kimball Farms:
Carrie Baker, "The Politics of Sexual Harassment," 2 p.m., 235 Walker St., Lenox. Register: 413-637-7000.

Milham Planetarium: Free shows by astronomy students, 8 p.m., Old Hopkins Observatory, Main Street, Williamstown. Reservations: 413-597-2188.

LITERARY

Bushnell-Sage Library: Library Writing Group, feedback and discussion, 1 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield.

Lenox Library: Writers Group, bring copies of new work for discussion, 2 to 4 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: Coordinator at 413-551-7336.

MUSIC

Guthrie Center: Hootenanny Nite, 7 p.m., 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington. Tickets: 413-528-1955.

Lion's Den: Two Bit Cowboys, 8 to 11 p.m., The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.

OUTDOORS

Great Barrington Land Conservancy:
Volunteer work day, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Upper River Walk, Dresser Avenue, Great Barrington.

Mass Audubon: Nature Walk for Health and Happiness, $5, 10 a.m. to noon, Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox. Register: 413-637-0320.

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