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
JiJi made a quick visit to Brayton Elementary School last week! @STMath @Mass_STEMHub
North Adams Public Schools Off Campus Progam Open House on Thursday, May 5th from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm. Hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs, annuals, perennials. Light refreshments will be served.
MASS MoCA invites Berkshire teachers and social workers to a free day of joy, creativity, and community with their families. Enjoy the galleries and special activities designed to make you feel our collective gratitude for your hard work each and every day, especially over the past two years. 10am–5pm Enjoy our vast galleries, including our 10th annual Teen Invitational 12–1pm Take part—make art at Kidspace’s Art Bar “What’s coming next preview” with curators 1–3pm Drawing project with exhibiting artist Amy Yoes 2pm Supaman performance with special remarks by Massachusetts First Lady Lauren Baker The attached postcard has the details for the day and information on how to reserve your free tickets. Scan the QR code and use the promo code GRATEFUL to register for the event. massmoca.org/appreciation COVID-19 vaccinations are no longer required to enter MASS MoCA’s galleries. COVID-19 vaccinations are still required for performing artist events. Read our full COVID-19 FAQ here. https://massmoca.org/visit/faq-frequently-asked-questions/
Story & Craft Time is back at North Adams Public Library! Swing by after school, every other Wednesday at 3:30pm. The next one is Wednesday, April 21st at 3:30. See the library's event calendar (link below) for all scheduled story times, or call 413-662-3133 ext. 14. https://naplibrary.libguides.com/home/calendar
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Berkshire Community College VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE Tuesday, April 19, 10:00–11:00am, during Spring Break Followed by a Virtual FAFSA Information Session at 11:00am To Register: https://www.berkshirecc.edu/admission-and-aid/admissions-events/open-house.php Attendees will receive a gift card to a local lunch spot AND have their BCC Registration fees waived! Join us online and meet BCC faculty and staff without leaving your house! Start at BCC, offering the same high quality programs (https://www.berkshirecc.edu/academics/programs-and-classes/) as any other school, but at a fraction of the cost (https://www.berkshirecc.edu/admission-and-aid/tuition-and-fees/costs-and-comparisons.php). All participants will receive: a FREE gift card to local lunch spots; their BCC registration fee waived; a discount at the BCC Bookstore; and a chance to win BCC swag. Attendees can stick around after to get help filing their FAFSA (https://www.berkshirecc.edu/admission-and-aid/financial-aid/) or they can check out our Fall 2022 course schedule (https://www.berkshirecc.edu/admission-and-aid/fall/index.php) with an Academic Advisor.
Are you in need of a car seat? Unable to afford one? Northern Berkshire EMS has been awarded a grant through Buckle Up For Life and has car seats and booster seats available. To be eligible, you need a child (or are pregnant!), be a resident of Northern Berkshire County, MA or Southern Vt., and have a vehicle to install the seat in (your own, or family, or friends). Car seat installs take about 30-45 minutes and includes education on installing the seat, proper use of the seat, and general vehicle safety. APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED MASKS ARE REQUIRED Questions? Call 413-662-8034
North Adams Mobile Food Bank Friday, 4/11 10:00 am-11:00 am Brien Center parking lot, American Legion Drive The mobile food bank is open to everyone. Link to updated Berkshire County food and meal sites: https://5il.co/18mpr
Berkshire Bishops Chess Club - Thursdays starting 4/7/22 at 6:00pm First Congregational Church, 134 Main St, North Adams All ages, all levels. Boards available or bring your own!
Mass MoCA's Teacher and Social Worker Appreciation Day Saturday, April 30th 10:00am-5:00pm See flyer for details.
North Adams Mobile Food Bank Friday, 4/1/22 10:00-11:00am Brien Center parking lot (American Legion Drive). Fruit, vegetables and grocery items are provided by the Food Bank of Western MA. All are welcome!
North Adams Children's Art Contest Help Kempville Flags Design a Logo See flyer for details.
Joint Concert Kids 4 Harmony (a program of 18 Degrees) and Community Intergenerational Action Orchestra Music of Corelli, Philo, Reich, Vivaldi, Wolf Monday, April 4 at 6:30 pm St. John’s Episcopal Church 35 Park St., Williamstown Admission is free. Donations will be gratefully accepted to benefit Ukrainian refugees.
This is a reminder that Thursday, March 24th, 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, March 24th, 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.
Positive Behavior Supports with CSO March 28th 4:00-5:30pm via ZOOM See flyer for details.
6th Annual Yard Sign Design Contest Upcoming Make a Sign Events Kindergarten to 8th grade of a SRTS partnered School, are welcome to come design a yard sign. Art supplies provided by nbCC. Locations and Times: North Adams: Monday, March 21st 3:30-5:30 at the North Adams Armory, 206 Ashland Street. Williamstown: Tuesday March 22nd 3:30-6PM at the Williamstown Police Department, 31 North Street. Adams: Wednesday, March 23rd 3:30-6PM at Adams Police Department, 4 School Street.
North Adams Mobile Food Bank March 18th 10-11 am Brien Center Parking Lot American Legion Drive All are welcome! Free produce and grocery items provided by the Food Bank of Western MA.
This is a reminder that Thursday, March 10th, 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.