Berkshire Community College will hold a free "World Cup 101" information session at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, in K111 in BCC’s Koussevitzky Arts Center.

The session, which is open to the general public, will feature Alan Rubin, a former soccer player and an instructor at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at BCC.

The session will cover a variety of topics aimed to increase the audience’s knowledge about the World Cup as well as soccer in general.

For more information about Rubin, the World Cup and soccer, visit

The session is expected to run approximately 1.5 hours. No registration is required. Information: (413) 499-4660.