The Berkshires Calendar for March 14

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COMMUNITY

Berkshire Stamp Club Meeting: Mr. Munch presents Great Britain, 7:30 p.m., Community Room at the Berkshire Mall, Lanesborough.

Knitting Support Group: Socializing and simple instruction to get going or for help with a trouble spot on a current project, open to experienced and beginning knitters, 2 p.m., North Adams Public Library, Church Street, North Adams; naplibrary.com or 413-662-3133.

Parenting Education Workshop: "Behavior Management," Haley Pellegren, a behavior analyst, will lead a discussion about strategies to help children, from preschoolers to teenagers, control their behavior. Child care available. Child care providers will receive a Certificate of Completion. From 5:30 to 7 p.m., Parent Resource Center at The Children's Study Home, 443 Monterey Road, Route 23, Great Barrington. To register: 413-645-3400, ext. 200.

Rabies Clinic: Dr. Keith Beebe will provide rabies shots to cats and dogs, those looking for 3-year shots must bring proof of prior shots, $10, proceeds benefit Lanesborough Agricultural Commission, 5 to 6 p.m., Town Garage, Maple Court, Lanesborough. Information: Darlene Newton, 413-443-0524.

Sheffield Kiwanis: Dinner at 6:15 p.m.; meeting at 7:15 p.m. The Bridge Restaurant, Sheffield.

WRHS College Planning Night: Guidance Department hosts this program for juniors and their parents with guest speaker Joshua Mendel, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts associate director of admissions, 6:30 p.m., Wahconah Regional High School, 150 Windsor Road, Dalton.

FILM

Berkshire Athenaeum: "Judgment at Nuremberg" (1961) Part II, introduced by Attorney Lee Flournoy, sponsored by the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum, Berkshire Law Library and Berkshire Bar Association, 6 p.m., Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, 413-499-9480.

Tuesday Night Film Series: "Eat Drink Man Woman" (1994), refreshments available for purchase, 5 p.m., Stockbridge Library, Morris Stockbridge Room, 46 Main St., Stockbridge, 413-298-5501, stockbridgelibrary.org.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Pittsfield Memory Cafe: For people with early-stage memory impairment and their caregivers, partners, family and friends, 10 a.m., Wingate Residences at Melbourne, 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield. RSVP: 413-499-1992.

Pittsfield Sangha: Park Square Meditation, all welcome, no charge, 12:15 p.m., Community Room, Berkshire Bank, 99 North St., Pittsfield; pittsfieldsangha@hotmail.com, 413-358-2626, 413-209-5529.

Savvy Caregiver Program: First of six session training program for family and friends who are active caregivers, caring for those living with Alzheimer's or related dementias, 10 a.m., Home Instead Senior Care, 66 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Registration required: 413-442-0907.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Athenaeum: Story time for Toddlers, 10 a.m.; Sensory Story Time for families with children on the autism spectrum, 11 a.m. to noon, no registration required, Children's Library, Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, 413-499-9480, ext. 5.

Berkshire Museum: WeeMuse: Littlest Learners, explore the world through a child's eyes while reading stories, singing songs, learning sign language, and stretching bodies and minds, for ages 6 to 18 months and their caregivers, included with regular museum admission, 10:30 a.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Cheshire Library: Pre-K Story Hour, 10 to 11 a.m., Cheshire Library, 23 Depot St. (Town Hall), Cheshire.

CHP/South Berk. Kids Playgroups: "Next Steps," 2 1/2 to 3 years, 9:30 to 11 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington, sign-up required at 413-644-0104; Playgroup, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Town Hall, 1 North Main Road, Otis; "Baby Steps," birth to 17 months, 11 a.m. to noon, CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Dalton Free Public Library: STEAM program (science, technology, engineering, art & mathematics) for ages 3-6, at 10 a.m., 462 Main St., Dalton.

Family Center Playgroup: For infants to 5 years old, 11 a.m. to noon, Adams Youth Center, 20 East St., Adams.

Lanesborough Library: Stories, fingerplays, songs and musical instruments, simple crafts for young children, 10:15 a.m., 83 North Main St., Lanesborough, 413-442-0222.

Lee Library: "Toby on Tuesdays," free weekly reading program with Toby, a 8-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever therapy dog, 4-5 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee; 413-243-0385.

Lego Club: All ages welcome, 3 to 4 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, 48 South Main St., Sheffield, 413-229-7004.

New Lebanon Library: Fun Family Crafts for ages 5 and older. Make an awesome craft to take home, all materials provided, 4:30 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y., 518-794-8844.

Mason Library: Brain Builders, play and learn play group for baby to 5 years old, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington, 413-528-2403.

North Adams Public Library: Toddler Time for ages 1-3, 10:30 a.m., 74 Church St., North Adams, 413-662-3133.

Salvation Army: Kid's Club for children in grades 1-7, includes supper, Target Ever-Fi Digital Learning Program, crafts, field trips, gym time and Bible lesson, 4 to 5:30 p.m., 298 West St., Pittsfield. Register in person during normal business hours or call 413-442-0624.

SMART Girls: Ages 8-18 talk about growing up, self-esteem, healthy eating, healthy relationships, healthy attitudes, etc., club membership required, 4 to 5 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires, 14 Melville St., Pittsfield. Register at bgcberkshires.org

UNO Community Center: 4-H Wacky STEM Club, free after-school group focusing on interesting and interactive science experiments, as well as other academic-based programming from the 4-H curriculum, 3 to 5 p.m. To register: 413-663-7588, ext. 22, or gpawlowski@nbccoalition.org; After-school tutoring for students grades 4 to 8, tutoring, homework assistance, creative activities, computer access and healthy snacks, registration not required, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 157 River St., North Adams.

LECTURE

Clark Art Institute: Ivan Gerat, a fellow at the Institute, presents the free lecture, "Image, Narrative, and Mentality: Recent Perspectives in Approaching Medieval Pictorial Legends," 5:30 p.m., Michael Conforti Pavilion, 225 South St., Williamstown; clarkart.edu, 413-458-2303.

MUSIC

Berkshire Ukulele Band: Ukulele technique, chord progressions and songs. Limited number of ukuleles for loan, 6:30 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. Registration requested; drop-ins encouraged, call ahead, 413-528-2810.

Drury Performing Arts Center: Drury High School Chorus concert, under the direction of Aldonna Girouard, 7 p.m., South Church Street, North Adams, 413-662-3240 or email pam@napsk12.org.

Gospel Gang: Contemporary Christian and gospel choir and band, rehearsals for upcoming events, singers and musicians of all ages welcome, no audition required, 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, 413-445-5918.

Parkinson's Choir: Choir for people with Parkinson's Disease, their friends and families and anybody who loves to sing, Vikki True, choir director, 10 a.m., First Congregational Church, Lee. Information: Megan Cook, 413-770-1975.

Sweet Adelines: Berkshire Hills Chorus of Sweet Adelines, a women's chorus of four-part barbershop, a capella weekly rehearsal, all women who like to sing are invited, at 6:30 p.m., lower level of the Tierney Building, 66 West St., Pittsfield. (Use door at the driveway between Laurin Publishing and Berkshire Bank. Information: Marianne, 413-743-0604 or visit berkshirehillschorus.com. Call ahead to see if rehearsal has been canceled.

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