The Berkshires Calendar for May 17

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COMMUNITY

350MA Berkshire Node: Potluck refreshments at 5:30 p.m., monthly meeting at 6 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Bridge Club: Friendly Bridge, all welcome, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox, 413-443-0303.

Bushnell-Sage Library: Mah Jongg Night, drop-in, beginners welcome, 5 to 8 p.m., 48 South Main St., Sheffield.

Community Lunch: All welcome, at noon, Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-1955.

Contract Bridge: For all levels, from 1 to 4 p.m., Lee Senior Center, 21 Crossway St., Lee, 413-347-1469.

Free Legal Clinic: Attorney Eve Schatz will answer legal questions and conduct intakes for the Berkshire Center for Justice Inc., offered by Free Legal Clinic of Berkshire County Inc. from noon to 1 p.m. during the free lunch program at The Guthrie Center, 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington, 413-854-1955.

Hinsdale Knit & Crochet Group: Meets from 1 to 3 p.m. at Old Town Hall, Hinsdale.

Lenox Chamber of Commerce: Job fair featuring 30 local businesses; bring several copies of your resume, 5 to 7 p.m., Lenox Town Hall.

NBCC Spring Neighborlies: Individuals or groups nominated for neighborly acts, young people taking the lead, business/agency support, community projects will be celebrated, 5 to 6:30 p.m., 53 Lois St., North Adams.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m. Games are $6. South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416 or email peter.samsel@verizon.net.

Pittsfield 4th of July Parade: Planning meeting, 7 p.m., Polish Falcons, 32 Bel Air Ave., Pittsfield; pittsfieldparade.com, 413-447-7763.

United Methodist Church:
Donations of clothing, household items and books are being accepted for a tag sale, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., 6 Holmes Road, Lenox.

DANCE

Line Dance Lessons: Beginners, 9 to 10:30 a.m., all ages and absolute beginners welcome, 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

Scottish Dancers:
7:15 to 9:15 p.m., Berkshire Pulse, 410 Park St., third floor, Housatonic. Information: Jean, 518-672-4243, or Ted, 413-698-2944.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness: Let Your Yoga Dance for Parkinson's with Megha Nancy Buttenheim, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., 55 North St., No. 201, Pittsfield. Pre-registration required: megha@letyouryogadance.com or 413-329-7887.

Blood Pressure Clinics: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and Guido's Fresh Marketplace, 9 to 10 a.m., at Guido's, 1020 South St., Pittsfield.

Central County Opioid/Heroin Work Group: Monthly meeting, presentations from public health representatives, judicial representatives, law enforcement and medical personnel, 9 to 11 a.m., 258 North St., Dalton.

Fit To Go!: Functional Fitness class for all levels of ability, 9 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave. Pittsfield, 413-464-0064.

Wellness Wednesday: Introduction to Berkshire Partnership for Health, Community Health Workers and partnership organizations, pre-diabetes screening and education, "A Matter of Balance: managing concerns about falls in older adults," pre-hypertension education, tobacco cessation and education programs, blood pressure/Get Cuffed Program, 3 to 6 p.m., Berkshire Family YMCA, Northern Berkshire Branch, 22 Brickyard Court, North Adams. Information: 413-663-6529 or ymcanb.org.

Yoga Class: Designed for anyone with a cancer experience or their family members, free class with Carol Harty, advanced level Kripalu instructor and certified Yoga therapist, 1:15 to 2:15 p.m., HEAL Community Room, BMC Cancer Center, Hillcrest Campus, Tor Court, Pittsfield. To register: 413-655-8362.

HISTORY

Lee Historical Society:
"Researching Your House," 6:30 p.m., The Cafeteria, High Street, Lee.

KID STUFF

Berkshire Sings!: For ages 13+ under the guidance of musician and teacher Robert Kelly, no auditions, open to new and seasoned singers alike, free, 6:45-8:15 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.

Chess Club: Beginners welcome, 3:10 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield, 413-229-7004.

CHP/South Berk. Kids Playgroups: "Play N Learn," ages 3-5 years, sign-up required at 413-644-0104, 9 to 11 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington; Playgroup, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox; Storytime, 10 to 11:30 a.m., New Marlborough Library, 1 Mill River-Great Barrington Road, New Marlborough.

Family Center Playgroups: Toddler Playgroup for 1 to 3 years old, 10 to 11 a.m.; Baby & Me Playgroup, ages birth to walking, 3 to 4 p.m., playroom at the Haskins Center, 210 State St., North Adams.

Mason Library:
Astronomy for Homeschoolers, ages 9 and up, 1 to 2:30 p.m.; After School Kid's Chess, grades 1-6, 3:30 to 5 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

New Lebanon Library: Small Wonders Lapsit Storytime, includes age appropriate stories, songs, and movement activities, 10 a.m.; Preschool Story Hour, includes crafts, songs, and movement activities, 11 a.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y., 518-794-8844.

North Adams Library: Preschool story time for ages 3-6, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services Department, second floor, 74 Church St., North Adams, 413-662-3133.

Stockbridge Library: "Littles at the Library," bring your "littles" (newborn to 3 years) for songs, fingerplays and bounces, open play to follow, siblings welcome, 10 a.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge, 413-298-5501.

LITERARY

Berkshire Waldorf High School:
Student reading from the creative non-fiction writing workshop, 7 p.m., 14 Pine St., Stockbridge.

Lenox Library: Writers Round Table, bring 5 copies of new work for discussion, 2 to 4 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: Coordinator at 413-637-1900.

Ramsdell Library: Powder Keg Sessions, Writing Workshop for Women, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic.

MUSIC

Berkshire Highlanders: Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit berkshirehighlanders.org.

Berkshire Sings!: Opportunities to sing as a soloist, duo or small ensemble will be offered, everyone is welcome, no prior musical training is necessary, free, 6:45-8:15 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.

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