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 September 10th-16th, 2016 for a comprehensive list of events happening throughout the four counties of Western MA, including Bulletin Board Announcements, Ongoing Story Hours & Playgroups and the Hilltown Family Variety Show.
Also check our weekly column, Learn Local. Play Local. for 29 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Economics to Psychology. Nature Walks to Migration., and our monthly column, Berkshire Family Fun, for a list of premier educational, cultural highlights in Berkshire County for families, and our featured post of Fall Classes, Auditions & Open Houses in Western MA.
September 10th-16th, 2016
Industrial History ♦ Cutlery ♦ Seed Saving ♦ Service-Based Learning ♦ Climate Change ♦ Immigration ♦ Economics ♦ Guided Hikes ♦ Food Studies ♦ Wild Edibles ♦ Migration ♦ STEM ♦ Opera1 ♦ Computer Programming ♦ Horticulture ♦ Bilingualism ♦ Ornithology ♦ Food History ♦ Culinary Arts ♦ Entomology ♦ Citizen Science ♦ Financial Literacy ♦ Psychology ♦ Cartography ♦ Ancestry ♦ Cemetery Walk
- Learning Ahead: Agricultural Fairs
- Agricultural Fairs Support a Sense of Place & Interest in Domestic Arts
- Learning through the Lens of Quilts: Featured Exhibits & Events
- Why Quilting?
- Why Knitting?
- Community-Based Education Resources: Explore Your Interests in the Domestic Arts
- Learning through the Lens of Textile Arts: Featured Events
- Western MA Landscape: Farmers’ Castles by Robert Strong Woodward
- In Appreciation: The Value of Being Bored
- Off the Mat: Old Traditions, New Stories
- Hindsight Parenting: He’s Her Brother
- Under the Hat: Songwriting with the Seasons
FIVE FROM THE ARCHIVES
- Neuroscience for Kids: Understanding the Brain for Deeper Learning
- Our Growing Roots: Farmers’ Markets Feed a Sense of Community
- Astronomy Resources for Budding Scientists
- Using Math to Map Constellations Deepens Sense of Place in the Universe
- How to Get Kids to Practice Their Musical Instruments
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COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARDS
- History Bulletin Board
- Sustainability Bulletin Board
- Theater Bulletin Board
- Visual Art Bulletin Board
- Community Announcements Bulletin Board
- Community Suggested Events
- Community Suggested Camps
- Community Suggested Classes