NORTH ADAMS -- The Family Place will host a back-to-school event for children entering first through sixth grades at local Northern Berkshire elementary schools.
Students, accompanied by their parents, can get a free backpack filled with school supplies and meet their school principal.
The event for families living in Florida and Savoy will be Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Gabriel Abbott Elementary School, 56 North County Road, Florida.
The event for families living in Williamstown, North Ada ms, Clarksburg, Adams and Cheshire will be held Thurs day, Aug. 23, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., at The Family Place, 61 Main St.
This event requires advance registration to ensure that backpacks are ready for each child, as supplies are limited. To register: Sara McDonald or Amber Besaw at 413-663-7588 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com by Monday, Aug. 20.
More information: Amber Besaw, Northern Berkshire Community Coalition at 413-663-7588.