The Berkshires Calendar for Oct. 13

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ART

Good Purpose Gallery:
"Real and Surreal" exhibition opening reception, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., 40 Main St., Lee.

The Stationery Factory: "The Tobin Trifecta Art Show" opening artist reception, 6 to 8 p.m., 63 Flansburg Ave., Dalton.

COMMUNITY

Berkshire Food Project:
Free lunch for all, noon to 1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 134 Main St., North Adams.

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.

Dalton American Legion: Karaoke night, 8 to 11 p.m., 258 North St., Dalton.

Dalton Public Market: Locally-raised meats, vegetables and eggs, vendors and food, 4 to 7 p.m., CRA, 400 Main St., Dalton.

Mason Library: Mexican Bingo "Loteria" and dessert potluck, 6:15 to 8 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.

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.

Pickleball: New players welcome; rackets provided, $3 to $5, 3:15 to 5:15 p.m., North Adams Armory, 206 Ashland St., North Adams. Information: mcvad@hotmail.com.

Pittsfield Halloween Parade: Deadline for float entry. Enter at cityofpittsfield.org.

Pittsfield Recycling: Paper recycling for curbside pick up this week.

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.

Purple Dragon Games: Magic Booster Draft, $15, 6:30 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

SereniTea Cafe: Trivia night for those 18 and older, 8 p.m. to midnight, 303 Ashland St., North Adams.

DANCE

Dances of Universal Peace: Participatory simple circle dances and songs drawn from diverse sacred traditions. Each dance is taught by certified dance leaders, no previous experience needed, all ages welcome, donation $5-$10, 7 to 9 p.m., Sadhana Center for Yoga and Meditation, 403 Warren St., Hudson, N.Y.; 518-392-9718, farid@taconic.net.

Lenox Community Center: Square Dancing with caller Karl Finger, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 65 Walker St., Lenox.

Line Dance: Dance the night away with new and old familiar line dances. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

FILM

Berkshire Theatre Group:
"The S Word" screening and panel discussion, presented with the Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention and the Department of Mental Health, ages 15 and up, refreshments provided, free, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. RSVP requested at 413-997-4444.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

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

Flu Clinic: Bring insurance cards if available, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dalton Senior Center, 40 Field St. Ext., Dalton.

YogaDance: $5 for Berkshire residents, noon, Kripalu, 57 Interlaken Road, Stockbridge. Register: 866-200-5203.

HISTORY

Sheffield Historical Society:
"Pox, Pus and Creeping Miasma: Disease and Death in the Colonial Berkshires," 7:30 p.m., Dewey Hall, 91 Main St., Sheffield.

KID STUFF

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.

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

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.

LECTURE

Hopkins Observatory: Free shows by astronomy students at the Milham Planetarium, 8 p.m., Main Street, Williamstown.

MUSIC

Adams Lodge of Elks:
The Lighten Up Trip perform in the Antlers Dan, 7 to 10 p.m., 63 Center St., Adams.

Castle Street Cafe: The Colbys with Bev Rolehr, 8 p.m., 10 Castle St., Great Barrington.

Cummington Village Church: Cliff Eberhardt performs, $15 suggested donation to benefit the church, 7 to 9 p.m., 32 Main St., Cummington.

Hotel on North: Lady Di & The Dikes perform, 8 to 11 p.m., 297 North St., Pittsfield.

The Lion's Den: Lisa Martin Trio performs, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.

New Lebanon Library: The Ukeville String Band performs, 6:30 p.m., 550 NY-20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

South Congregational Church: Thanksgiving Angels benefit dinner and concert, $15, dinner at 6 p.m. and concert at 7 p.m., 110 South St., Pittsfield. Tickets: 413-442-7357.

Williams College: Berkshire Symphony performs Claude Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun," free, 8 p.m., preceded by talk with conductor Ronald Feldman at 7:15 p.m., Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall, 54 Chapin Hall Drive, Williamstown.

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