North Adams Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the Program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows: North Adams Schools Sunshine Camp M, Tues, Thu - 07/05/22-07/29/22 - Lunch Delivery 11:45 YMCA Camp Abenaki 06/27/22-08/19/22 - Lunch Delivery 11:30 Colegrove Park E.S Castles Program Monday-Thursday - 07/05/22-07/29/22 - Breakfast Delivery 8:30; Lunch Delivery 11:30 Drury High School 07/11/22-07/29/22 - Lunch Delivery 11:30 Brayton Science Camp 07/05/22-07/29/22 - Breakfast 8:15-8:40; Lunch 11:30-12:30
North Adams Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times indicated on the flyer.
MASS MoCA New Kidspace Exhibition Defining Moments Shaun Leonardo & Bruno Miguel On view beginning June Opening Reception on Sunday, June 26 from 10 am - 1 pm Free for all
North Adams Mobile Food Bank Friday, 6/17, from 10-11 am Brien Center parking lot All are welcome and there are no eligibility requirements. The Food Bank of Western MA provides an assortment of produce and grocery items to share out with the community.
Northern Berkshire EMS is offering a Safety Camp from July 18th-22nd from 9am-noon at St. Elizabeth's Parish Center. Space is limited to 30 children entering first, second and third grade in the fall of 2022 in Northern Berkshire County and Stamford and Readsboro, VT. Cost is $25 per child. No transportation is provided. Days will include safety lessons, games, crafts, visits from First Responders, a t-shirt, and a snack. Registration is open until July 1, 2022. Once applications are in, they will be reviewed for eligibility and campers will be notified of their acceptance on July 5. If you are interested, please print the application, fill it out and email to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to 413-664-4051, or drop off at 10 Harris St., North Adams, 8am-4pm, Monday -Friday. For more information: NBEMS Safety Camp 2022 NBEMS Safety Camp application: https://5il.co/1cd27
Berkshire County CanCode Who: High school students and educators When: Wednesday, June 29th from 10 AM - 12 PM Where: Berkshire Innovation Center (45 Woodlawn Ave, Pittsfield, MA 01201) Cost: Free For Event Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/berkshires-summer-code-kick-off-tickets-324132106857
North Adams Public Library Summer Reading Program June 27 - July 29 To sign up, visit: https://naplibrary.libguides.com/summer_reading
The Massachusetts Food System Collaborative has put together a webpage with a wealth of resources to help spread the word about HIP, SNAP and other programs that can support food security. https://mafoodsystem.org/projects/sub-projects/healthy-incentives-program-resources/
DCR Ashuwillticook Rail Trail Roll-Along Saturday, June 11
Cathedral of the Beloved North has partnered with CHP to host a mobile vaccine clinic on 6/7/22 from 1-3 pm in the parking lot near All Saints Church (behind the bus stop on Main Street). COVID Vaccines are available to those 5yrs+. First boosters available to those 5yrs+ and second boosters are now available to those 50yrs+ or severely immunocompromised. Appointments can be made by calling (413) 528-0457. Walk-ins are also welcome. It is recommended that people bring their vaccine card to update. Please remember to wear a shirt that allows the vaccination team to access your upper arm easily.
North Adams Mobile Food Bank Friday, June 3rd 10:00 -11:00 am Brien Center parking lot
This is a reminder that Thursday, June 2nd, is a half-day for all K-12 students. Drury students will be dismissed at 11:00 and Elementary School students will be dismissed at 11:30. There will be no PreK. Thank you.
This is a reminder that Thursday, June 2nd, is a half-day for all K-12 students. Drury students will be dismissed at 11:00 and Elementary School students will be dismissed at 11:30. There will be no morning or afternoon PreK. Thank you.
Festival Latino of the Berkshires Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 12 Noon-6:00PM Main St., Great Barrington, MA Town Hall & Saint James Place Hispanic Heritage Celebration Folkloric Ballets, Ethnic Food, Music, Crafts, “Spanish Practice”. Non-Alcoholic Family Event. 9:PM - Festival Latino Gala Party Eastover Estate & Retreat Tally-HO Building 430 East St. Lenox MA T:413-243-3961, 413-717-0791 & 413-717-1096 | www.festivallatino.org
NAMI Berkshire County will be running a NAMI Basics program beginning Tuesday, May 24th at 6:30pm. NAMI Basics is a free, 6-week course for parents and family caregivers of children and adolescents with emotional or behavioral issues.
The Northern Berkshire YMCA is hosting a Blood Drive on May 17th from 9-2:30pm. To register please call (413) 447-2597x2 or email email@example.com.
BCAC Fuel Assistance program is accepting applications until May 13th. Once a household is determined to be eligible for fuel assistance, the household may also be eligible for BCAC’s Heating System Repair and Replacement and Home Weatherization Assistance Programs. Eligible households may also be eligible for BCAC’s Refrigerator and Washing Machine Replacement Program, which replaces older high energy using models with new energy efficient ones. For more information, individuals can call BCAC at 413-663-3014 (for North County) Monday - Thursday between 9am to 3pm; or the 24-hour information line at 1-866-216-6200. The website is: www.bcacinc.org
The next North Adams Mobile Food Bank will be this Friday, May 6th from 10-11 in the Brien Center Parking lot (American Legion Drive). All are welcome! Free grocery and produce items are provided by the Food Bank of Western MA.
April, 2022 Berkshire Bike Path Council You're Invited: A ribbon cutting for the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail southern extension: Saturday, May 7, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. Crane Ave Trailhead - 850 Crane Avenue, Pittsfield, MA 01201 Join us to hear remarks from officials, visit with local cycling and outdoor vendors, and explore the new trail section. Refreshments available! Join a group bike ride on May 7th to the trailhead from the following locations and times: For experienced riders: Park Square Pittsfield - 8:30 a.m. North Adams Armory - 7:30 a.m. On-Trail-only riding: Adams Senior Center - 8:30 a.m. Cheshire Snowplow - 9:15 a.m. Farnum's Crossing - 9:30 a.m. Family Ride for any age/ability: Berkshire Mall Road Trailhead - 9:35 a.m.
For adults who work with young people Youth Mental Health First Aid dates this summer Youth Mental Health Youth Mental Health First Aid - Blended Dates: May 26, 2022, 9:30am - 3:00pm (register by 5/19) June 4, 2022; 9:30am - 3:00pm (Register by 5/27) June 22, 2022; 9:30am - 3:00pm July 21, 2022; 9:30am - 3:00pm August 17, 2022; 9:30am - 3:00pm Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. This event is provided free of cost with grant funding from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Space is limited. Please pre-register. For more information or to register For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org