The Berkshires Calendar for Sept. 10

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COMMUNITY

9/11 Remembrance Event: Service and celebration of Sheffield's first responders, followed by picnic supper hosted by Christ Trinity Church, 5 p.m., Barnard Park, Main Street, Sheffield.

Berkshire Humane Society:
Woofstock dog walk fundraiser, 11 a.m., Pittsfield Commons, First Street, Pittsfield. Register: BerkshireHumane.org.

Purple Dragon Games: Dungeons & Dragons, $2, 2 p.m., 40 Spring St., Williamstown.

St. Joseph Festival of Sharing Roots: Food booths representing American, Brazilian, French, Italian, and Polish fare, raffles, craft vendors, musicians, kiddy land, bring a lawn chair, noon to 5 p.m., St. Joseph Parish, 414 North St., Pittsfield.

Stockbridge Grange: Pot roast dinner, $6-$12, 1 to 2 p.m., Grange Hall, 51 Church St., Stockbridge. Take out: 413-298-3185.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Pittsfield Sangha: Meditative Book Study, "The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying" by Sogyal Rinpoche, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield, pittsfieldsangha@hotmail.com, 413-358-2626 or 508-237-4252.

HISTORY

Naumkeag: Choose from a garden tour, a "backstairs" tour, a tour designed for younger visitors (families welcome), and for those interested in the architectural and landscape designs of Naumkeag, plus specific historical tour about the Gilded Age in the Berkshires. $5, with admission. As scheduled. 5 Prospect Hill Road, Stockbridge. Information: 413-298-8138, email mmoulton@thetrustees.org.

MUSIC

Oldtone Roots Music Festival:
Four day event featuring national, regional and local bands; dancing, workshops, informal jam sessions, and more; gates open at 10 a.m., Main stage hours 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Cool Whisper Farm, 1011 County Route 21, North Hillsdale, N.Y. Day tickets: www.oldtonemusicfestival.com.

OUTDOORS

Clif Enduro East Mountain Bike Race:
Multi stage race, spectators welcome, 9 a.m. race start, 3:30 p.m. awards, Thunder Mountain Bike Park, Berkshire East Mountain, 66 South River Road, Charlemont. Info: 413-339-6617 or www.enduroeast.com.

Hoffman Field Trips: Housatonic Flats, 3/4 mile loop trail walk, 7:30 a.m., 439 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington.

Housatonic River Floatilla: Boat parade, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Bartholomew's Cobble, 105 Weatogue Road, Sheffield.

Mass Audubon: Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip on Upper and Lower Goose Ponds, $35, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Lee and Tyringham. Register: massaudubon.org/get-outdoors.

Mount Greylock State Reservation: Bike With Mike, 1 p.m., Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, Farnams Road, Cheshire.

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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