State Sen. Benjamin B. Downing, D-Pittsfield, will hold a Coffee & Conversation event from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at Town Hall, 6 Walker St.

All are welcome to join Downing and his district staff to pose a question, submit a comment or pitch an idea regarding state government.

Downing provides free coffee and refreshments for those who attend.

This month, district staff representing State Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli, D- Lenox, will also participate in the event.

For more information, visit Downing’s online office at and click on "Upcoming Events."