Here’s a recap of news and information posted on Hilltown Families this past week, along with a map for finding out what’s happening this weekend and next week throughout Western MA!
Peruse our list of Suggested Events for December 14th-20th, 2013 for a comprehensive list of events happening throughout the four counties of Western MA, including: Bulletin Board Announcements and the Hilltown Family Variety Show.
Also check our weekly column, Learn Local. Play Local. for 20 Community Highlights: Balsam Fir to Flatware. American Indian Cuisine to Cotillions., and our column, Berkshire Family Fun: December 2013, for a list of premier educational and cultural highlights in Berkshire County for families, and Holiday Events for Families in Western MA: 2013 for a comprehensive list covering all four counties in Western MA!
December 14th-20th, 2013
Citizen Scientist ♦ Ornithology ♦ Nature Studies ♦ Dendrenology ♦ Historical Trade ♦ Christmas History ♦ Music History ♦ Creative Free Play ♦ Local History ♦ Tree Lightings ♦ Santa ♦ Holiday Strolls ♦ MYO Gifts ♦ Caroling/Choral Music ♦ Hanukkah ♦ Christmas ♦ Kwanzaa ♦ Winter Solstice
- 3 Easy Ways to Preserve the Fall Harvest
- Children’s Volunteer Morning at The Food Bank
- Holidays & the History of Toys
- Shop Local & Handmade During December Art Walk Easthampton
- I Need That Record! The Death (or Possible Survival) of the Independent Record Store
- Community Service: Creating Care Bags for Giving
- Literrariums: The Art & Science of Story Terrariums
- Holiday Traditions: Old & New
- A Serving of Art: A Hilltown Families’ Family Community Service Night
- The Popover: Featured Holiday Recipe from The Red Lion Inn
- HFVS Holiday Episode with Guest DJ, Judy Pancoast (Radio Show/Podcast)
FIVE FROM THE ARCHIVES
- Spread the Bread: Community Service from Hearth & Home
- Get Crafty with the Kids & Spread Holiday Cheer in Your Community
- Let’s Play: Stories from Family Holidays to Inspire Creative Free Play
- DIY: Repurposed Planters for Paperwhites For Giving
- 6 Holiday Podcasts from the Hilltown Family Variety Show