Friends Grille, 117 Seymour St., will conduct its version of an ice bucket challenge from noon and 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, in honor of Carol Monti Nichols, who was recently diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

The goal has been set at $10,000 with all of the proceeds going directly to to fund research and clinical studies.

Information: or 413-442-2023.