Upcoming programming from the Family Center
Updates for Berkshire Food & Meal Sites: 2/21/22 1. The First United Methodist Church in Pittsfield is once again offering its Harvest Table Breakfast on Tuesdays, 8:00 am – 9:00 am 2. From the North Adams COA: Monday 28th will be the last congregate meal served in-house at the Spitzer Center until renovations are complete. Only Meals on Wheels will continue for those already receiving them. Staff will be working from a different location during renovations. Continue to call the center at 413-662-3125 to reach the COA team. For North County folks~ The North Adams Mobile Food Bank will be held on March 4th and March 18th from 10-11 am in the Brien Center parking lot, American Legion Drive. All are welcome. There are no eligibility requirements and folks are welcome to pick up for others who are not able to attend. New volunteers are also welcome! Please be in touch if you or someone from your organization is interested. Food Pantries and Meal Sites in Berkshire County as of 2/21/22: https://5il.co/16ckf (English) https://5il.co/16ckg (Spanish)
nbCC Youth Led Forum - 3/8/22, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Roots Teen Center March Open Mic Night Friday, March 18th, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Roots Teen Center - CPR and First Aid Certification. FREE Registration. Saturday, March 12th - 1:00 - 6:00 pm
The US Air Force Concert Band from Virginia is giving a FREE public concert at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, 7pm on March 15. Our shows are wonderful educational opportunities for students and families.
The next Mobile Food Bank will take place on Friday, 2/18, from 10-11 at the Brien Center. All are welcome! There are no eligibility requirements and folks are able to pick up for a friend, neighbor or colleague who might not be able to attend. Grocery and produce items are provided by the Food Bank of Western MA. The Veteran Services of Northern Berkshire Food Drive will be wrapping up on 2/28. Donations can be dropped off at the North Adams City Hall or Williamstown Community Chest offices (84 Spring Street)
A brief description of some of the features of BCAC's Heating Fuel Assistance Program entitled "Staying Warm This Winter - BCAC Can Help." For more information, individuals can call BCAC at 413-445-4503 (for Central/South County) or 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. Don’t be left in the cold this winter. Call BCAC today.
We did it! Congratulations to ALL 3 elementary schools, whose students averaged over 50 puzzles each last week!! That means each school can be entered into JiJi's Winter Waddle! Way to go! #STMath
Northern Berkshire YMCA Teen Innovation Hour
Good Evening - Due to the weather forecast for Friday, February 4th, the North Adams Public Schools will be closed. Please note that all activities and programs at the schools are also cancelled for Friday. There will be no dinner service at Brayton Elementary School. Thank you.
Please read this entire message as it includes several notices. Due to the impending weather, we are canceling the 21st Century After School program and the NAPS dinner program at Brayton Elementary School today, Thursday, February 3rd. Additionally, all away games have been cancelled, however the boys home basketball game will now begin at 5pm. Thank you.
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Upcoming programming from the Family Center.
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Veteran Services of Northern Berkshire is holding a Veteran Pantry Food Drive from 2/1-2/28. Items Requested: Assorted cold cereals, vegetable oil, can gravies, coffee, tea, Taco kits, Knorr Sides, mac & cheese, jams, salad dressing, breakfast bars, Pop tarts, ketchup, mustard, boxed soups, Raman noodles, nuts, alfredo sauces, pickles, beets, bread crumbs, canned meats, cases of water, salsas, perishable dips, Jello, puddings, or assorted Juices,/V-8. Please NO pasta or pasta sauces. All donations can be dropped off at the Veteran Office, North Adams City Hall. Please contact Tina Samson at 662-3040 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
Please click the link below for food pantries and meal sites in Berkshire County. https://5il.co/14qrr
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training is being offered (free) this spring through CES. 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. Due to the pandemic we are using a blended learning program. Participants will complete 2 hours of self-paced work in advance of the YMHFA class. The individual work will be followed up by a 4.5 hour group class that will be held online. Space is limited. Please pre-register. For more information please contact Erin Sullivan: 413.586.4900 x5981; firstname.lastname@example.org February 7, 2022; 9:30am - 3:00pm (Register by 1/31) February 23, 2022; 9:30am - 3:00pm (Register by 2/16) March 15, 2022; 9:30am - 3:00pm (Register by 3/8) April 4, 2022; 9:30am - 3:00pm (Register by 3/28) April 26, 2022; 9:30am - 3:00pm (Register by 4/19)
Upcoming programming from 4H.