The Berkshires Calendar for May 19


Berkshire Botanical Garden:
Plants and answers sale, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 5 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge.

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission: Housing workshop: Site selection, finance and development, zoning, property procurement, the Federal Fair Housing Act, and more, $30, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 70 Kemble St., Lenox, 413-442-1521, ext. 27.

Bingo: Every Friday, includes raffles, prizes, food, doors open at 5 p.m., games begin at 6:30 p.m., St. Mary's School, Orchard Street, Lee, 413-243-1079.

Celtics in the Park: Free outdoor viewing of game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, 8:30 p.m., Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox.

HoTY Shabbat and Car Mitzvah: Original prayers and blessings for new drivers, 7:30 p.m., 270 State Road, Great Barrington.

Mason Library: Open Studio with Sherry Steiner, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

Meditation Group: Open to all faiths, sit in silence in the sanctuary to enjoy teachings and meditative practices, 9 to 9:30 a.m., Congregation Beth Israel, 53 Lois St., North Adams, 413-663-5830.

NBCC Forum: Transportation options, 10 a.m. to noon, Colegrove Park, North Adams.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416.

Pittsfield Sangha: "Buddhism & the 12 Steps," 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., by donation, George Crane Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield. Information: 413-358-2626.

Relay for Life: Survivor Dinner, 4 p.m., opening ceremonies at 6 p.m., Noel Field, North Adams.

United Methodist Church of Lenox: Tag/bake sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6 Holmes Road, Lenox.


Berkshire Museum:
"20th Century Women," 7 p.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.


Easy Exercise: Easy exercise class offered by Kim Conley, certified instructor, $5 donation, 9 to 10 a.m., St. Ann Parish Center, Lenox.

Gentle Yoga: Yoga for Arthritis, Injuries and Anti-Aging. Instructor Sonya Boesse leads classes that include centering, breath work, guided movement therapy, stretching, strengthening, balancing, meditation, deep relaxation; all ages and levels welcome; 10 to 11 a.m., Sweetwood of Williamstown, 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, 413-458-8371.


Adams Free Library:
Interactive storytime featuring classic children's tales and new favorites for preschoolers and their caregivers; songs, rhymes, stories, fingerplays and crafts, 10 a.m., 92 Park St., Adams, 413-743-8345, ext. 103.

Adams Youth Center: Play & Learn Group for young children and their families; art and movement activities, educational toys and themes; circle time and snack, 10-11 a.m., East Street, Adams.

Berkshire Museum: "WeeMuse Adventures," songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time for ages 18 months to 3 years, 11 to 11:30 a.m., free with museum admission, 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire South Regional Community Center: "Skip & Dip," program of CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids, 10 a.m. to noon, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington.

CHP Family Services/S. Berk. Kids: "English/Spanish Discussion Group," 8:15 to 9:15 a.m.; "Early Intervention Group," 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., sign-up required at 413-644-0104; "Art & Nature," 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Family Center Playgroup: Drop-in Time in the playroom, 10 a.m. to noon, Haskins Center, 210 State St., North Adams.

Lenox Library: Toddler story time for children ages 18 months to 3, program features stories, songs and fingerplays, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Youth Department, 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: 413-637-0197, Ext. 105.

Mason Library: Afternoon Legos for kids ages 7 and up, 4 to 5 p.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

Ramsdell Library: Storytime for Tots (baby and toddler), 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., 1087 Main St., Housatonic, 413-274-3738.


Berkshire Theatre Group:
"An Evening with Fabrizio and the Fever," raising scholarship funds for the Richie duPont Award, $25, 7 p.m., 111 South St., Pittsfield.

Bread and Roses Coffee House: Dave Grover and Linda Worster in concert, to benefit The Giving Garden, 7 p.m., South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield.

New Lebanon Library: Misty Blues in Concert, 6:30 p.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y.


Berkshire Country Day School:
"A Midsummer Night's Dream," 7 p.m., Boston University Tanglewood Institute's Winthrop Theater, 45 West St., Lenox.

Mount Everett High School: "Into the Woods," $10, 7 p.m., 491 Berkshire School Road, Sheffield.

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