BENNINGTON, VT -- The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine will host a community acupuncture open house with Ana del Rosal, L. Ac., on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Community acupuncture provides a unique, serene and supportive group atmosphere, offering effective acupuncture techniques for a broad range of health concerns at an affordable rate. This event is for people who are curious about acupuncture or for those who have tried acupuncture, but want to address different issues.
The community acupuncture open house is free and open to the public, however call the office ahead of time, 802-445-3152, to schedule a time as space is limited.
The Stram Center for Integrative Medicine is at 530 Main St. (rear entrance).
For more information on community acupuncture and del Rosal's services, visit the website at www.stramcenter. com or call 802-445-3152.
North Adams census forms are in the mail
NORTH ADAMS -- City residents should be on lookout for their 2013 census which is expected to arrive in resident's homes by Jan. 10.
Residents should simply review the information printed on the forms and if there are no changes, then sign the bottom of the form, and return the city clerk's office, or drop it by the office. If someone has moved, it is helpful if the new address can be provided. Nursing home patients, students, and military should be listed on the form.
Any corrections may be made on the form.
On the reverse side is also the option of licensing your dog, just complete the form and include the fee and the office will mail the license to you.
To call the office with the information, call 413-662-3000, ext. 3015.
Bullying prevention, Internet safety talk set
NORTH ADAMS -- North Adams Public Schools will be hosting a bullying prevention and Internet safety presentation, for parents and community members, on Thursday, Jan. 17, at Brayton Elementary School.
Students from all schools and grade levels will exhibit classroom work connected to bullying prevention in the foyer beginning at 6:30 p.m. At 7 p.m., an auditorium program will feature a presentation by Meghan McCoy from the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center at Bridgewater State University. Students will contribute to the program with dramatic, video and musical performances. Special guest, Terry A La Berry will accompany the musical performance.
Free child care for children ages 3 and older is available by registering in advance with Liz Urban at the LINCS Parent Center, 413-664-7512. Parents may arrange for free transportation by contacting Anne French by Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 413-662-3240, ext. 1204. Arrowhead to exhibit Gilded Age gowns
PITTSFIELD -- The Berkshire Historical Society at Arrowhead will offer a glimpse of Pittsfield's Gilded Age with an exhibit of fashions and photographs from Tor Court's Kimball-Salisbury family.
"The Kimball-Salisburys: From Chicago to Tor Court 1890 - 1930" will be open from Feb. 10 to March 31 at Arrowhead, 780 Holmes Road. Hours are Thursday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The exhibit highlights the gowns worn by four different Kimball women, all of whom spent summers at Tor Court, one of the Berkshire "Cottages" in Pittsfield. Worth of Paris designed one of the displayed gowns.
The gowns were donated to Berkshire Historical Society by Gay Gamage, great-niece of Evaline Kimball. Evaline and Warren Salisbury originally built Tor Court on Onota Lake in 1908.
The gowns will be accompanied by a selection of photographs of the property by Edwin Hale Lincoln. Patricia Purdy will curate the exhibit.
Information: 413-442-1793 or visit www.mobydick.org.