The Berkshires Calendar for May 10

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ART

Berkshire Community College:
Student Art Show, 4 to 7 p.m. Koussevitzky Arts Center, 1350 West St., Pittsfield.

Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place: Art Opening: Susan Geller, Berkshire Photography and Rick Costello, Paintings of the Universe. Piano accompaniment, 3:30 p.m. 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield.



COMMUNITY

Berkshire Conservation District:
Open board meeting to discuss district business. 5 p.m. Suite 206, Silvio O. Conte Federal Building, 78 Center St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Diva's Quarter Auction: To benefit local charity or organization (chosen each month), 50/50 raffle, doors open at 6 p.m., Eagles Hall, Curran Highway, North Adams.

Bridge Club: Friendly Bridge, all welcome, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox, 413-443-0303.

Bushnell-Sage Library: Mah Jongg 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.

Court Margaret CDA #629: Monthly regular meeting followed by a social. A tree survival quiz will be given in observance of Arbor Day, 6 p.m., St. Elizabeth's Parish Center, 70 Marshall St., North Adams.

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.

HospiceCare: Grief support group, 2 p.m., Dalton Senior Center, 40 Field St. Extension, Dalton.

Pembury Bridge Club: ACBL-sponsored duplicate bridge, open game at 12:30 p.m. Games are $6. South Congregational Church, 110 South St., Pittsfield; Peter Samsel, 413-655-2416 or email peter.samsel@verizon.net.

Pittsfield Elks Lodge: Pasta dinner, choice of handmade sausage or meatballs with salad, dessert, $8, 4:30 to 7 p.m. 27 Union St., Pittsfield.

Relay for Life:
Team meeting and t-shirt pick-up, 6:30 p.m. Holiday Inn, North Adams.



DANCE

Line Dance Lessons: Beginners, 9 to 10:30 a.m., all ages and absolute beginners welcome, 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: Jean, 518-672-4243, or Ted, 413-698-2944.



HEALTH AND FITNESS

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness: Let Your Yoga Dance for Parkinson's with Megha Nancy Buttenheim, 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., 55 North St., No. 201, Pittsfield. Pre-registration required: megha@letyouryogadance.com or 413-329-7887.

Blood Pressure Clinics: Walk-ins are welcome, sponsored by Porchlight VNA the Tri-Town Board of Health, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Lenox Community Center, Walker Street, Lenox; Porchlight and the Otis Board of Health, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., at the Otis Senior Center, Otis.

Fit To Go!: Functional Fitness class for all levels of ability, 9 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 175 Wendell Ave. Pittsfield, 413-464-0064.

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, 1:15 to 2:15 p.m., HEAL Community Room, BMC Cancer Center, Hillcrest Campus, Tor Court, Pittsfield. To register: 413-655-8362.



KID STUFF

Berkshire Museum:
WeeMuse Parent/Child STEM session for ages 2 to 4, 10:30 a.m. Register at 413-443-7171 x334 or jwilliamson@berkshiremuseum.org. 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Berkshire Sings!: For ages 13+ under the guidance of musician and teacher Robert Kelly, no auditions, open to new and seasoned singers alike, free, 6:45-8:15 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.

Chess Club: Beginners welcome, 3:10 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, Sheffield, 413-229-7004.

CHP/South Berk. Kids Playgroups: "Play N Learn," ages 3-5 years, sign-up required at 413-644-0104, 9 to 11 a.m., CHP Family Services Building, 442 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington; Playgroup, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Lenox Community Center, 65 Walker St., Lenox; Storytime, 10 to 11:30 a.m., New Marlborough Library, 1 Mill River-Great Barrington Road, New Marlborough.

Great Barrington Libraries: Astronomy for Homeschoolers, for ages 9 and up. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mason Library, 231 Main St., Great Barrington.

Family Center Playgroups: Toddler Playgroup for 1 to 3 years old, 10 to 11 a.m.; Baby & Me Playgroup, ages birth to walking, 3 to 4 p.m., playroom at the Haskins Center, 210 State St., North Adams.

New Lebanon Library:
Small Wonders Lapsit Storytime, includes age appropriate stories, songs, and movement activities, 10 a.m.; Preschool Story Hour, includes crafts, songs, and movement activities, 11 a.m., 550 State Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y., 518-794-8844.

North Adams Library: Preschool story time for ages 3-6, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services Department, second floor, 74 Church St., North Adams, 413-662-3133.

Stockbridge Library: "Littles at the Library," bring your "littles" (newborn to 3 years) for songs, fingerplays and bounces, open play to follow, siblings welcome, 10 a.m., 46 Main St., Stockbridge, 413-298-5501.



LITERARY

Lenox Library: Writers Round Table, bring 5 copies of new work for discussion, 2 to 4 p.m., 18 Main St., Lenox. Information: Coordinator at 413-637-1900.



MUSIC

Bard College at Simon's Rock:
"Spring Choral Concert: Across the Atlantic," exploring the migration of music from Scotland and Ireland. 7:30 p.m. Kellogg Music Center, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington.

Berkshire Highlanders: Band rehearsals, bagpipes and drums, from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit berkshirehighlanders.org.

Berkshire Sings!: Opportunities to sing as a soloist, duo or small ensemble will be offered, everyone is welcome, no prior musical training is necessary, free, 6:45-8:15 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.

Williams College: Midweek Music free concert series, 12:15 p.m. Chapin Hall. Small Jazz Ensemble free performance, 7 p.m. Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall.





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