State Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, D- Pittsfield, will hold his next Coffee and Conversation open forum from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, March 21, at Otis Town Hall, 1 North Main St.

All are welcome to join Downing and his district staff during these events to pose a question, submit a comment or pitch an idea regarding state government. Downing provides free coffee and refreshments for those who attend.

For more details on the Coffee & Conversation program, visit Downing's online office at and click on "Upcoming Events."