The Berkshires Calendar for May 2
Berkshire Food Project: Free community lunch, noon to 1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 134 Main St., North Adams.
Bridge Club: Contract Bridge, all welcome, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox, 413-443-0303.
Bushnell-Sage Library: Mahjong 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.
Egremont and Mt Washington Councils on Aging: "Cooking with Bob" program and luncheon, noon, Egremont Inn, 17 Main St., South Egremont. Reservations: 413-528-0182, ext. 17.
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.
Knitting Workshop: Open to all knitters, beginners to experienced, bring projects, old and new, and questions another knitter may be able to answer, 6 p.m., Huntington Public Library, 7 East Main St., Huntington.
Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m., games are $6; Intro to Bridge lessons, 12:45 to 3:30 p.m., weekly through June 20, South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pittsfield Council on Aging: 25th anniversary celebration senior luncheon, free, noon, Ralph J. Froio Senior Center, 330 North St., Pittsfield, reservations suggested.
Pittsfield Recycling: Cans, bottles and plastic for curbside pickup.
Purple Dragon Games: Magic: The Gathering, $5, 6 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.
Williamstown Planning Board: Candidates forum, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Town Hall, 31 North St., Williamstown.
Line Dance Lessons: All levels welcome, 9:30 to 11 a.m., 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: Ted, 413-698-2944 or Maria, 413-344-3023.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Berkshire Yoga Dance and Fitness: No Sweat Yoga with Pat Loughlin, gentle introductory yoga poses and restorative, healing poses, by donation, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., information: email@example.com. Let Your Yoga Dance for Parkinson's with Megha-Nancy Buttenheim, $10-$5 suggested donation, 10:10 a.m., 55 North St., Pittsfield.
Blood Drive: 2 to 7 p.m., Wahconah Regional High School, 150 Old Windsor Road, Dalton.
Blood Pressure Clinics: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA and the Stockbridge Board of Health, noon to 1 p.m., Stockbridge Senior Center, Stockbridge.
Fit To Go!: Functional Fitness class for all levels of ability, 9:30 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, 413-464-0064.
Yoga 101: Beginners welcome, up to $14, first class free, 11 a.m. to noon or 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield. Information: 413-358-0199.
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 to 2 p.m., HEAL Community Room, BMC Cancer Center, Hillcrest Campus, Tor Court, Pittsfield. To register: 413-655-8362.
YogaDance: $5 for Berkshire residents, noon, Kripalu, 57 Interlaken Road, Stockbridge. Register: 866-200-5203.
Berkshire Sings!: For ages 13 and up, under the guidance of musician and teacher Robert Kelly, no auditions, open to new and seasoned singers alike, free, $4 suggested donation, 6:45-8:15 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.
Bushnell-Sage Library: Chess club, beginners welcome, 3:15 p.m., 48 Main St., Sheffield, 413-229-7004.
Community Health Programs: Play and Learn with Kim for ages 3 to 5, registration required, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; Homework projects for ages 7 to 10, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington. Information: 413-528-0457.
Family Center: Terrific Tots playgroup for children ages 1 to 3, 10 to 11 a.m.; Baby and Me Playgroup for children from birth to walking, 3 to 4 p.m., 210 State St., North Adams.
Lee Library: Teen Chess, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee.
North Adams Library: Preschool story time for ages 3 to 6, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services Department, second floor, 74 Church St., North Adams, 413-662-3133.
Pine Woods: Family playgroup led by Sue Ebitz, open to Pine Woods families and nearby community, 10 to 11:30 a.m., community room, 3 West Stockbridge Road, Stockbridge.
SMART Girls: Girls ages 8-18 talk about growing up, self-esteem, healthy eating, healthy relationships, healthy attitudes, etc., club membership required, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires, 14 Melville St., Pittsfield. Register at bgcberkshires.org.
South Berkshire Kids: Lenox Play with Roberta, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox; New Marlborough Library storytime with Sally, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 1 Mill River Great Barrington Road, New Marlborough.
Stockbridge Library: "Littles at the Library," bring your "littles" (newborn to 3 years) for songs, fingerplays and bounces, open play to follow, siblings welcome, 2:30 p.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge, 413-298-5501.
Berkshire Highlanders: Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Berkshire Community College cafeteria, 1350 West St., Pittsfield. For more information, visit berkshirehighlanders.org.
Mass Audubon: Birding at Pleasant Valley, free, 7 to 9 a.m.; Free Day for Berkshire residents, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Evening at Beaver Ponds, $8-$4, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox.
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