Alzheimer’s Documentary & Panel Discussion: “Turning Point, The Quest for a Cure,” 2-4pm, Wed, Nov 20 @BCC

Free documentary screening of “Turning Point, The Quest for a Cure” at Berkshire Community College and a panel discussion of Alzheimer’s Disease on Wed, Nov 20, 2-4pm. For more info: 413-842-5160.

Habitat for Humanity – Christmas Trees fundraiser underway for Holiday Walk Showcase!

Local businesses, organizations, schools, churches, YOU (community members) are invited to purchase miniature artificial trees for $10 to decorate & then contribute to the showcase to be raffled off at the First Congregational Church, W’town 1-6pm during the Holiday Walk on Sat. Dec 7.

Trees can be purchased in W’town:

  • St. John’s Episcopal Church
  • First Congregational Church
  • Alton & Westall, 77 Water St.
  • Goodman Jeweler’s, 32 Spring St.

North Adams:

  • Benchmark Kitchens
  • DiLego Jewelry Store
  • Moulton’s Spectacle Shoppe
  • Mt. Williams Greenhouse

Questions?? call Habitat office:  664-4440.

ROOTS: N. Berkshire Teen Center “Haunted Harvest Festival” Sat, Nov 2, 6-10pm

Support ROOTS, Teen Center, at their annual Haunted Harvest Fest!  Enjoy costume exchange, face painting, scary Halloween makeup for older youth & adults, snacks, kids’ games, open mic! Head on down to Eagle Street from 6-10 pm. Be sure to bring cash, as we are not able to accept credit cards.

nbCC Monthly Forum: “Invisible Crises – Vaping and Alcohol Use in North Berkshire”, 10am-12, Fri, Nov 8, 85 Main St.

The goals of Northern Berkshire Community Coalition’s monthly forum are to 1) Raise awareness about incidence and impacts of alcohol misuse and vaping in our region; 2) Talk about why people are misusing alcohol and vaping products; and 3) Learn about the supports for harm reduction, quitting, and recovery.  Forum takes place 10am-noon, Fri, Nov 8, at The Green, 85 Main St, N. Adams.

We will be conducting a short poll, so please bring your smartphone, tablet or laptop.

Also note that the organizers of the Al Nelson Friendship Center Food Pantry at 45 Eagle Street ask friends who attend the nbCC forums to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the pantry.

For more info:  or e-mail at

Wtown FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE this Sat, 10/26, 10am-2pm at the Fire House

Williamstown FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE this Sat, 10/26, 10am-2pm at the Fire House, 34 Water St. Visit with Sparky the Fire Dog, fire trucks & demos, games, free balloons, stickers, popcorn, Munchkins, cider! Meet a fire fighter!

Celebrate FIRE PREVENTION WEEK! This year’s theme is “Not every hero wears a cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”