Age Friendly Berkshires is teaming with Berkshire Community College, Berkshire Health Systems and the Dalton Council on Aging to host a Falls Prevention Awareness Event from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Senior Center, 40 Field St. Extension.

The free event is open to adults interested learning how to reduce their risk of falling. Individual screenings will be conducted by trained physical therapists from the BCC Physical Therapy program.

The COA's outdoor exercise park will be open for attendees to use before and after their screening.

The event is free, but registration is required by calling 413-684-2000 or emailing