The Berkshires Calendar for Jan. 9

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COMMUNITY

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

Berkshire Stamp Club:
Single Page Night, "Start the New Year Right," 7 p.m., Berkshire Mall Community Room, Old State Road and Route 8, Lanesborough.

Knitting Support Group: Socializing and simple instruction to get going or for help with a trouble spot on a current project, open to experienced and beginning knitters, 2 p.m., North Adams Public Library, Church Street, North Adams; naplibrary.com or 413-662-3133.

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition: Rx/Heroin workgroup, community leaders, medical and mental health professionals, first responders, people in active recovery, and family members who have suffered from the substance abuse disorders of loved ones to strategize ways to address the current opioid crisis, 10 a.m. to noon, NBCC Conference Room, 61 Main St., North Adams.

Pittsfield Chess Club: All playing levels; chess sets provided or bring your own, 6 to 8 p.m., UCP Center, 208 West St., Pittsfield. Information: 413-212-6067.

Pittsfield Recycling:
Cans, bottles and plastic for curbside pick up.

Sheffield Kiwanis: Optional dinner at 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7:15 p.m., The Bridge Restaurant, Sheffield.

WilliNet: Annual meeting, 4:30 p.m., 34 Spring St., Williamstown.

DANCE

Line Dance Lessons: Absolute beginners, 6:30 to 8 p.m., all ages welcome, 2 Flights Up, 399 1/2 Main St., Dalton, 413-281-4893.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Blood Pressure Clinics: Sponsored by Porchlight VNA and Tri-Town Board of Health, walk-ins welcome, 9 to 10 a.m., Lee Senior Center at the Crossway Village gymnasium, 21 Crossway St., Lee.

Fairview Hospital: "Living Younger Longer: Discover Your Journey to Wellness in 2018," 4 p.m., Fairview Hospital Conference Room, 29 Lewis Ave., Great Barrington.

Pittsfield Memory Cafe: For people with early-stage memory impairment and their caregivers, partners, family and friends, 10 a.m., Wingate Residences at Melbourne, 140 Melbourne Road, Pittsfield. RSVP: 413-499-1992.

Pittsfield Sangha: Park Square Meditation, all welcome, no charge, 12:15 p.m., Community Room, Berkshire Bank, 99 North St., Pittsfield; pittsfieldsangha@hotmail.com, 413-358-2626, 413-209-5529.

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

KID STUFF

Berkshire Museum: WeeMuse: Littlest Learners, explore the world through a child's eyes while reading stories, singing songs, learning sign language, and stretching bodies and minds, for ages 6 to 18 months and their caregivers, included with regular museum admission, 10:30 a.m., 39 South St., Pittsfield.

Cheshire Library: Pre-K Story Hour, 10 to 11 a.m., Cheshire Library, 23 Depot St. (Town Hall), Cheshire.

Lanesborough Library: Stories, fingerplays, songs and musical instruments, simple crafts for young children, 10:15 a.m., 83 North Main St., Lanesborough, 413-442-0222.

Lego Club: All ages welcome, 3 to 4 p.m., Bushnell-Sage Library, 48 South Main St., Sheffield, 413-229-7004.

Mason Library: Brain Builders, play and learn play group for baby to 5 years old, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., 231 Main St., Great Barrington, 413-528-2403.

New Lebanon Library: Block Party, brick building at the library, 4 p.m., 550 NY-20, New Lebanon, N.Y.

North Adams Public Library: Toddler Time for ages 1-3, 10:30 a.m., 74 Church St., North Adams, 413-662-3133.

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition: Youth Leadership Program for teens, 5 to 7 p.m., NBCC Conference Room, 61 Main St., North Adams.

Salvation Army: Kid's Club for children in grades 1-7, includes supper, Target Ever-Fi Digital Learning Program, crafts, field trips, gym time and Bible lesson, 4 to 5:30 p.m., 298 West St., Pittsfield. Register in person during normal business hours or call 413-442-0624.

UNO Community Center: 4-H Wacky STEAM Club, free after-school group focusing on interesting and interactive science experiments, as well as other academic-based programming from the 4-H curriculum, 3 to 5 p.m. To register: 413-663-7588, ext. 22, or gpawlowski@nbccoalition.org. After-school tutoring for students grades 4 to 8; tutoring, homework assistance, creative activities, computer access and healthy snacks, registration not required, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 157 River St., North Adams.

MUSIC

Berkshire Ukulele Band: Ukulele technique, chord progressions and songs. Limited number of ukuleles for loan, 6:30 p.m., Berkshire South Regional Community Center, 15 Crissey Road, Great Barrington. Registration requested; drop-ins encouraged, call ahead, 413-528-2810.

Gospel Gang: Contemporary Christian and gospel choir and band, rehearsals for upcoming events, singers and musicians of all ages welcome, no audition required, 6:30 p.m., United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road, Lenox, 413-445-5918.

Parkinson's Choir: Choir for people with Parkinson's Disease, their friends and families and anybody who loves to sing, Vikki True, choir director, 10 a.m., First Congregational Church, Lee. Information: Megan Cook, 413-770-1975.

Sweet Adelines: Berkshire Hills Chorus of Sweet Adelines, a women's chorus of four-part barbershop, a capella weekly rehearsal, all women who like to sing are invited, at 6:30 p.m., lower level of the Tierney Building, 66 West St., Pittsfield. (Use door at the driveway between Laurin Publishing and Berkshire Bank. Information: Marianne, 413-743-0604 or visit berkshirehillschorus.com. Call ahead to see if rehearsal has been canceled.

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