Village Ambulance Explorer Post 911 is hosting the annual public safety and community picnic from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Williamstown Elementary School, 115 Church St.

The picnic features free food and drinks, live entertainment, car seat safety checks, CPR and AED, MasoniChip Child ID Program, and a display of public safety apparatuses. A Life Flight helicopter will be landing at noontime.

Participants include area police, fire and ambulance companies, Berkshire County Sheriff's Department, Sparky the Fire Dog, and Smokey the Bear.

Rain date is Sunday, July 17.