Mount Carmel Care Center will be hosting a special event with well-known specialty chocolatier Joshua Needleman from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Mount Carmel Care facility, 320 Pittsfield Road.

The event, "A Chocolate Spring," will include networking, select chocolates from Chocolate Springs and light refreshments. Needleman will offer a special presentation on chocolate-making at 5 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested by calling 413-637-2660 or by emailing Director of Marketing and Admissions Kirsten Stasiewski at