The Berkshires Calendar for Sept. 1

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Richmond-West Stockbridge Artists' Guild:
Fine Art Show, 3 to 7 p.m., 1854 Historic Town Hall, 9 Main St., West Stockbridge.

COMMUNITY

BART Charter Public School:
Enrollment open house for families with children in middle school, 9 to 10:30 a.m., 1 Commercial St., Adams.

Berkshire Carousel: Open noon to 6 p.m., 50 Center St., Pittsfield, 413-499-0457.

Berkshire South Bridge Group: Duplicate bridge; all skill levels welcome, refreshments provided, $7 per player, 12:45 to 4 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. Info or request a partner: 413-551-7922.

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.

Columbia County Fair: Petting zoo, camel rides, pig races, 4-H exhibits, midway rides, games, music, annual Schoolgirl Queen Contest, Cincinnati Circus, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., 32 Church St., Chatham, N.Y.; www.columbiafair.com.

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.

Hoffmann Field Trips: Potluck and monthly meeting, bring a dish to share and your own place settings, 6 p.m., Pleasant Valley Sanctuary, 427 West Mountain Road, Lenox.

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.

Pittsfield Adult Learning: Orientation for students who wish to prepare for the GED or HiSET exam or plan to earn an adult diploma, 10 a.m., 141 North St., Pittsfield. Register: 413-499-9530.

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.

Williams College Bookstore: Grand opening, including music, giveaways, face painting and more, 10 a.m., 81 Spring St., Williamstown.

DANCE

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.

Olga Dunn Dance Studio: Fall registration and open house, 3 to 6 p.m., historic Great Barrington train station, 46 Castle St., Great Barrington, 413-528-9674.

Votre Soiree: Social ballroom dance with music by Champagne Jam, $10, 7 p.m., Polish Falcon Hall, 32 BelAir Ave., Pittsfield.

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.

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; 10-11 a.m., Sweetwood of Williamstown, 1611 Cold Spring Road, Williamstown, 413-458-8371.

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

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; Guitar Gallery Programs, 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., with 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.

Lenox Library: Wee Ones Storyhour with Miss Vicky, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Youth Department, 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: 413-637-0197, Ext. 105.

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.

The Eagle calendar publicizes free or low-cost community-oriented events of broad public interest. These listings represent nonprofit or not-for-profit organizations and are printed as a public service. The calendar puts a priority on publishing one-day events. The deadline is seven days prior to the date of the event. Emailed entries (no attachments) are preferred to news@berkshireeagle.com; list the event name and date in the subject line. Questions: 413-496-6207, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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