NORTH ADAMS — The Family Place is hosting a back-to-school event for kids entering kindergarten through grade 12 at local northern Berkshire elementary schools. Students and their parents who attend these events will receive a free backpack filled with school supplies.
The event for families living in Florida and Savoy will be held Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Gabriel Abbott Elementary School, 56 North County Road, in Florida.
The event for families living in Williamstown, North Adams, Clarksburg, Adams, and Cheshire will take place at The Family Place, 61 Main Street, North Adams on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m.
This event requires pre-registration to ensure that backpacks will be ready for each child, as supplies are limited. Please contact The Family Place at (413) 663-7588 by Friday, Aug. 12 to register.
For more information, contact: Amber Besaw, Northern Berkshire Community Coalition at (413) 663-7588.