The Berkshires Calendar for June 9

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Berkshire Paint and Sip:
Magnolia Indigo Bunting Bird painting and poetry fundraiser to benefit the Edna St. Vincent Millay Society, $35, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Steepletop, 440 East Hill Road, Austerlitz, N.Y.

Great Barrington Arts Market: Curated outdoor market featuring local and regional handmade gifts and products, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 18 Church St., Great Barrington.

Guild of Berkshire Artists: Creating Art Outdoors session, bring your own supplies, may require admission, fee, 9:30 to 1 p.m., West Stockbridge, meet at the parking lot across from the Post Office, Center Street. Check Facebook for weather and location details.

Hancock Shaker Village: Oval Box two-day makers workshop, $150, $25 materials, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield.

Salem Art Works: Northeast Blacksmith Association Meet, $20, 9:30 to 5 p.m., 19 Cary Lane, Salem, N.Y.

COMMUNITY

Annual Lenox Rhubarb Festival
: Rhubarb pancake breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m.; vendors offer sweet and savory rhubarb foods and beverages, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Savory Rhubarb Contest, $5 spoon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox.

Arcadia Shop: Women's Bike Clinic, 8:30 a.m., 91 Pittsfield Road, Lenox. Register: 413-637-3010.

Austerlitz Bicentennial: Parade, 11 a.m., Route 7 and 203; dedication of new Town Hall, noon; community picnic and old house tour, 1 to 4 p.m.; historical exhibits at St. Peter's Church and Spencertown Academy, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and town historian's talk on history of Austerlitz at Spencertown Academy, 4 p.m., 790 NY-203, Spencertown, N.Y.

Berkshire Carousel: Open noon to 6 p.m., 50 Center St., Pittsfield, 413-499-0457.

Bingo: Doors open 3:30 p.m.; games at 6:20 p.m., food available, St. Mark Church Parish Center, 400 Columbus Ave. Extension, Pittsfield. Information: 413-445-4506.

Bushnell-Sage Library: World Wide Knit in Public Day, noon, 48 Main St., Sheffield.

Dalton Carnival: Hosted by Dalton Benefit Association, games, rides, food concessions, fireworks after dark, noon to 11 p.m., American Legion field, Route 9, Dalton. Wristbands available from noon to 5 p.m.

Food Pantry: Sponsored by Berkshire Veterans of Soldier On, veterans and public invited, every Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m., 360 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, 413-236-5644.

Great Barrington Farmers Market: 36 weekly vendors including organic vegetables and flowers, artisan cheeses, sourdough breads, Massachusetts maple syrup, heirloom quality crafts, organic baby food, herbal products and more, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 18 Church St., Great Barrington.

Hinsdale Lions Club:
Book, bake and tag sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hinsdale Lions, Route 143, Hinsdale.

Lee Farmers Market: Locally-grown produce and prepared foods, arts and crafts and herbal products, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Town Park, 25 Park Plaza, Lee.

Lee Library: Computer and Gadget Help, 10 a.m. to noon, 100 Main St., Lee.

Wild Goose Chase: Canoe/Kayak/SUP race, $15, register at 9 a.m., race starts at 11 a.m., Decker Boat Launch, New Lenox Road, Lenox.

Williamstown Farmers Market: Local farmers, chefs, artisans, musicians and more, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Spring Street parking lot, Williamstown.

Women of Color Giving Circle: 13th annual graduate program celebrating high school graduates of the African diaspora throughout Berkshire County. Guest speakers, Tahirah Amatul-Wadud, a Springfield attorney and candidate in the Democratic primary for the 1st Congressional District, and Nyanna Slaughter, past recipient of the graduate program. From 1 to 3 p.m., Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield.

DANCE

Olga Dunn School of Dance: "Broadcasting Live" featuring students and faculty ages 4 and up, $18, 7 p.m., Monument Mountain High School, 600 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Sugar Hill Assisted Living:
"Taking Control of Your Future Part III: What to do when a loved one dies," 9 to 11 a.m., 45 Main St., Dalton. Register: 413-842-3161.

Sweetwood of Williamstown, Independent Living Community: Open house and tours, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown.

HISTORY

Berkshire Scenic Railway: Lenox Station Museum open, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 10 Willow Creek Road, Lenox.

Bidwell House Museum: History Talk, "Ministers, Merchants and River Gods: The Williamses of Western Massachusetts, 1680-1780" by Kevin Sweeney, professor emeritus of History and American Studies at Amherst College, $10-$15, 10 a.m., Tyringham Union Church, Main Road, Tyringham.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Museum:
Pop Up Play Day, with admission, 10 a.m. to noon; Sensory-friendly screening of "Monsters, Inc." for ages 3 to 6, $5, 11 a.m.; Chow Time, discovery program where staff feed fish, reptiles or amphibians, at 12:30 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield, 413-443-7171.

Berkshire Scenic Railway: Hoosac Valley Train Rides, $8-$12, 1 and 3 p.m., 3 Hoosac St., Adams.

Lee Library: "Peter Rabbit" screening, 11 a.m., 100 Main St., Lee.

Ramsdell Library: Fun with Fine Arts, ages 3 and older, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

Stephentown Memorial Library: Learn to play Magic, The Gathering, noon, 472 NY-43, Stephentown, N.Y.

Whitney Center fort the Arts: Nutshell Playhouse presents "Top Bananas," free, 10 a.m., 42 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

LECTURE

Master Gardeners of the Berkshires:
Q-and-A session, 10 a.m., Springside House, 872 North St., Pittsfield.

Notchview Reservation: "Native Beekeeping: Economics, Ecology and the Plight of Our Native Bees," 6 to 7 p.m., Route 9, Windsor.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Paul Lennard discusses the science of how music changes our brains, $15, 3 p.m., Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield.

TEDx: TEDxYouth@MountEverettRS, "Routes and Roots," free, 1 to 5 p.m., Mount Everett Regional High School TAC PAC, 491 Berkshire School Road, Sheffield. Register: ted.com/tedx/events/29731.

LITERARY

Chatham Bookstore:
Al Rocker discusses his book, "Ruthless Tide: The Heroes and Villains of the Johnstown Flood, America's Astonishing Gilded Age Disaster," 5 to 7 p.m., 27 Main St., Chatham, N.Y.

Mason Library: Lisa Zarcone discusses her book, "The Unspoken Truth," noon to 1:30 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

Ramsdell Library: Ramsdell Readers book group discusses "Just What Kind of Mother Are You?" by Paula Daly, 1 to 2:30 p.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

MUSIC

The Barn at the Red Lion Inn:
Jessi Mason, $10, 8 to 11 p.m., 17 Main St., South Egremont.

Bend the Knotted Oak Chamber Music: "Music That Dances" concert with classics by Chopin, Shostakovich and Ravel, plus ragtime, bebop and more, to benefit Kids Need Music, 2 to 4 p.m., Mettabee Farm, 551 Harlemville Road, Hillsdale, N.Y.

Berkshire Scenic Railway: Cabaret Train, $22, 7 p.m., 3 Hoosac St., Adams. Bring your own drinks and snacks.

Firefly Gastropub: The BTUs, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., 71 Church St., Lenox.

Freight Yard Pub: JP Murphy Band, 8 p.m. to midnight, 1 Furnace St., North Adams.

Lion's Den: The Transmitters, 9 p.m., The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.

Rainbow Restaurant: Luke DeRoy, 6 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.

Southfield Church: The Zolla Boys, 7 p.m., 234 Norfolk Road, New Marlborough.

OUTDOORS

Berkshire Community Rowing:
Free public demo day, 8 to 11 a.m., Onota Lake at Burbank Park, Lakeway Drive, Pittsfield.

Mass Audubon: Wrens, Rails and Other Marsh Birds walk, $10, 7 to 9 a.m., Post Farm Marsh, Lenox. Registration and directions: 413-637-0320.

Natural Bridge State Park: Natural Bridge History Tour, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; It's a Blast! noon, McAuley Road, North Adams.

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