State Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, D- Pittsfield, will present his next Coffee and Conversation open forum from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, June 27, at Egremont Town Hall, 171 Egremont Plain Road.

Downing hosts monthly open forums in rotating towns across his Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin, and Hampden district.

All are welcome to join Downing and his 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 information, visit and click on "Upcoming Events."