The Farmington River Elementary School PTA will present the Jon Berman benefit concert and silent auction from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Stanmeyer Gallery, Route 23.

All proceeds will benefit playground improvements and outdoor enrichment activities for the students.

While R.S. Berkeley artist Jon Berman performs on guitar and saxophone, there will be a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, craft beer from Wandering Star Brewing Co., and a wine tasting provided by Furnace Brook Winery of Richmond.

National Geographic photographer and Otis resident John Stanmeyer will be displaying his photos.

Tickets are $15 per person in advance or $18 at the door and can be purchased online at