"Beats 4 BEAT," an afternoon of blues/jazz/rock & soul music to benefit the Berkshire Environmental Action Team, will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, at First Church of Pittsfield, 27 East St., on Park Square.

BEAT is celebrating 10 years of working with the community to protect the environment.

Everyone is welcome. A short reception with refreshments will follow the performance.

To volunteer to make treats for the reception, contact Jane at (413) 230-7321 or jane@thebeatnews.org.

For information about First Church or the music, call (413) 447-7351 or visit www.firstchurchpittsfield.org.