The Berkshires Calendar for March 7

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COMMUNITY

College Financial Aid Workshop: "How to Get More College Financial Aid" with Theresa Clary. Find better school choices, save time and money, and reduce your total college cost, bring laptop if possible, 6 p.m., Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox. To register: 413-637-2630 ext. 121 or email sfaber@lenoxlib.org.

Gold Card Club: Meeting:
12:30 p.m., Boston Sea Foods Restaurant, American Legion Drive, North Adams. Information: Laura Morey, 413-743-5380.

Great Barrington Republican Town Committee:
Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Selectmen's room, Town Hall, Great Barrington.

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.

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

FILM


Cinema of Law: "Judgment at Nuremberg" (1961) Part I, 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.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Blood Pressure Clinics: Sponsored by Porchlight VNA and Tri-Town Board of Health, walk-ins welcome, 9 to 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center, Crossway Village gymnasium, 21 Crossway St., Lee; Sponsored by Porchlight and the Tyringham Board of Health, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Town Hall, Tyringham.

Joint Replacement Program:
Presentation by occupational therapist Lynn Proulx, director of rehabilitation at Porchlight VNA/Home Care, 2 p.m., Sugar Hill Assisted Living, 45 Main St., Dalton, 413-842-3161.

Meditation Class: Focus on mindfulness, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., 500 South St., (second floor), Great Barrington. Information: Diana Austen, 518-929-4364.

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.

KID STUFF

3D Printing for Kids and Teens: For ages 7-18, no sign-up or experience necessary, children under 10 must be accompanied at by an adult 18 or older, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Children's Library, Berkshire Athenaeum, 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., 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.

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.

New Lebanon Library: Block Party: Legos in the Library! Lego club for kids, Legos provided, creations will be displayed until the next club, 4 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y., 518-794-8844.

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

Puppet Story Time Series: Story, music and crafts with staff from Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School, time for parents to learn about Waldorf early childhood curriculum, 10 a.m., Morris Memorial Building, Park Row, Chatham, N.Y.

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:
Jeehee Hong, Kress Fellow in the Literature of Art, presents "Framing Affect and Vision in Middle-Period China," addressing how emotional expressions were shaped in material form through various modes of visual and spatial experiences in middle-period China, 5:30 p.m., Michael Conforti Pavilion, 225 South St., Williamstown.

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.

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.

THEATER

Williams College: Public health and performance project, "Theater of War," a reading of Sophocles' "Ajax," an ancient Greek play about the suicide of a great warrior. Followed by town hall discussion on suicide, combat stress, alcohol and substance abuse, and the impact of war on families, 7:30 p.m., Adams Memorial Theatre, '62 Center for Theatre & Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown. Tickets are free, but required: 413-597-2425, 62center.williams.edu.

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