Recap Map: Western MA Weekend Summary & Family Guide for January 25th & 26th, 2014

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!


As Hilltown Families enters its ninth year, celebrate the past eight with us by voting for Hilltown Families as Best Blog in the Valley Advocate’s Best of the Valley Readers’ Poll for 2014! Best Blog is listed under the “Information Age” category. Deadline to cast your votes is Feb 12th by 12noon. Participants must vote for a total of 10 local favorites… how about some of our sponsors Here’s the link to vote:

Peruse our list of Suggested Events for January 25th-31st, 2014 for a comprehensive list of events happening throughout the four counties of Western MA, including:

Also check our weekly column, Learn Local. Play Local. for 21 Community Highlights: Rainforests to Surface Tension. Bread Baking to Ice Harvesting., and our column, Berkshire Family Fun: January 2014, for a list of premier educational and cultural highlights in Berkshire County for families.

January 25th-31st, 2014


ScienceHistory/FurnitureTheater/PuppetryTransportation/RailroadsEcology/RainforestsDance/CultureFilm StudiesPastry Arts/BreadArt StudiesHistoryBook GroupsParent WorkshopsEarly Literacy


Visit the Hilltown Families Facebook page and Twitter stream for more news and information!


  1. 12 Picture Books to Celebrate Chinese New Year
  2. Music Trekking: The Chinese New Year
  3. Parenting Possibilities: To Take Away or Not Take Away
  4. Q&A: Nut-Free Bakeries in Western MA
  5. A Quick, Cozy & Nourishing Meal For the Winter Months


Handmade Valentine Workshop for Families on Friday, Feb. 7th from 4-7pm The Art Garden in Shelburne Falls


Lui Collins' Upside Up Music Blazing Star Herbal School in Ashfield, MA
Cup & Top in Florence, MA

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