The Berkshires Calendar for Aug. 13

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ART

Open Studio:
Life drawing with live model for practicing artists, bring own materials, from 6 to 9 p.m., IS183, Art School of the Berkshires, 13 Willard Hill Road, Stockbridge, 413-298-5252, Ext. 100.

COMMUNITY

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.

Community Supper:
Free meal prepared by Berkshire chefs, no reservation required, donations accepted, non-perishable food items also collected for food banks, 5-6 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington, 413-528-2810.

Jewish Federation of the Berkshires: "Flexibility Training," with Thea Basis at 10:45 a.m., preceding noon lunch, at Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield.

Master Gardener Hotline: Gardening questions answered by Master Gardeners, 9 to noon, leave a message and call will be returned the following Monday between 9 and noon, 413-298-5355.

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 Recycling: Paper recycling for curbside pick up this week.

Pittsfield Sangha: "Meditation in the Chapel," noon to 12:30 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center chapel, 725 North St., Pittsfield; Linden Street Meditation, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., George Crane Memorial Center, 81 Linden St., Pittsfield.

Support Group: For those who have lost a loved one to substance abuse, hosted by HospiceCare in the Berkshires and the BMC Pastoral Care Department, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Berkshire Medical Center Chapel, Pittsfield. Register: 413-447-2251.

Trivia Night: 7 p.m., Thistle & Mirth, 44 West St., Pittsfield.

DANCE

Line Dance Classes:
With instructor Cheryl Wendling, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Dalton Senior Center, 40 Field St. Ext., Dalton, 413-443-6263.

Line Dance Lessons: Berkshire County Line Dancers, beginners of all ages, 7 to 9 p.m., Wheel Estates Hall, Church Street, North Adams. Information: Mel, 413-663-9718.

Line Dance Lessons: Lessons for beginner to improvers, 6:30 to 8 p.m., 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Berkshire Yoga Dance and Fitness:
Barre Sculpt Class, $10, 7 to 8 a.m., 55 North St., Pittsfield.

Clark Art Institute: Free Yoga on the Terrace, bring a mat, 9 a.m., 225 South St., Williamstown.

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

Health Screenings: Walk-in HIV and HepC testing, free, 10 a.m. to noon, Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

Parkinson's Exercise Group: Requires medical clearance, $5 per session, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Fifth Floor Medical Arts Complex at Berkshire Medical Center, 777 North St., Pittsfield, 413-447-3075.

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

KID STUFF

Family Center Playgroups: Busy Bees for kids up to age 5, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Linear Park, 43 Water St., Williamstown.

Lee Library: Scrabble for teens, 3 p.m., 100 Main St., Lee.

North Adams Public Library: Summer Gardening program for kids ages 7 and up, registration required, 10 to 11:30 a.m., 74 Church St., North Adams. Register: 413-662-3133 ext. 14.

Playground Program: Variety of recreation activities for Pittsfield kids ages 6-13, drop-in program with playground leaders, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clapp Park, West Housatonic Street; Deming Park, Elm & Newell streets, and The Common, First Street, Pittsfield.

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.

UNO Community Center: Summer playground program, outdoor recreation, arts, crafts and games, staff supervision, kids under 8 with an adult caregiver, 9 a.m. to noon, 157 River St., North Adams.

MUSIC

Berkshire Hillsmen:
Pittsfield's men's barbershop chorus meeting, all men who like to sing a capella in four part harmony are welcome, 7 p.m., Richmond Congregational Church, Route 41 and Church Lane, Richmond; Information: Jake, 518-869-3468; Dan Burkhard, 413-298-4773 or berkshirehillsmen.org.

Eagles Band Rehearsals: Eagles Wind Symphony rehearsal, new members welcome to sit in, bring a music stand, from 7 to 9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 55 Fenn St., Pittsfield, 413-499-2071.

Lichtenstein Center: Folkloric and contemporary Afro-Caribbean and West African drumming, percussion and singing class with Aimee Gelinas of Gaia Roots, beginner/intermediate class at 6 p.m., intermediate/advanced class at 7 p.m., 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield, aimee@gaiaroots.com.

Mission Bar and Tapas: Live Jazz with Andy Wrba and Friends, 8 p.m., 438 North St., Pittsfield.

OUTDOORS

Mount Greylock State Reservation:
Trails and Tales Hike, 1 p.m., 30 Rockwell Road, Lanesborough.



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