Mayor Linda Tyer will welcome a delegation from Pittsfield's Sister City, Cava de Tirreni in Italy, with a public reception and ceremony at City Hall on Friday, Aug. 12. The event will begin at 11 a.m. in City Council Chambers.

The group's visit to Pittsfield celebrates the 30th anniversary of the partnership the two cities have formed through the Sister Cities International Program.

The delegation is set to arrive Thursday, Aug. 11. Some of the events planned for the delegation include a meet and greet with guests and members of the Pittsfield Italian Sister City Committee and local Italian organizations at the ITAM Lodge 564; a visit to the Pittsfield Farmer's Market and the Berkshire Carousel; and Mass and reception at St. Mark's Church.

For more information, contact Catherine Van Bramer, 413-499-9321.