Kimball Farms Lifecare will host a lecture by Oscar A. Hammerstein III, grandson of famed lyricist Oscar Hammerstein, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Kimball Farms. Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to 413-637-7000 by Wednesday, Aug. 10.

Hammerstein's talk, "The Hammersteins: A Musical Theatre Family," covers the century-long story of one of Broadway's most creative and productive families.

Hammerstein is a painter, writer, lecturer and family historian who has devoted much of his life to studying and preserving his family's heritage and their contribution to American culture.