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 November 5th-11th, 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 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Chrysanthemums to Arrowheads. Evolutionary Biology to Rome., and our monthly column, Berkshire Family Fun, for a list of premier educational and cultural highlights in Berkshire County for families.
November 5-11, 2016
Sustainability ♦ College Resources ♦ Fiber Arts ♦ Techonology ♦ Horticulture ♦ Politics ♦ Seed Saving ♦ Botany ♦ Native American History ♦ Architecture ♦ Music Studies ♦ Gilded Age ♦ Women’s Suffrage ♦ STEM ♦ Literacy ♦ Biology ♦ Nature Studies ♦ Civil War ♦ World History
- Hilltown Families on Mass Appeal: Late Fall Community-Based Learning through Engagement
- Preserving the Harvest: Local Traditions, History & Culture
- History of Salted Cod and Contemporary Meat Purveyors
- Preservation: Curing
- Preservation: Jams & Butters
- Sense of Place: Preserving the Harvest
- Learning Ahead: Nov & Dec Cultural Itinerary for Western MA
- Hindsight Parenting: Teaching Tolerance
- HFVS Character Episode with Guest DJ, Lloyd H. Miller (Radio Show/Podcast)
FIVE FROM THE ARCHIVES
- “What’s the Big Idea?” Challenges Kids to Think Critically & Philosophically
- Learning Landscapes: Use and Value Resources
- Teach with Movies: Pairing Films with Learning Guides & Lesson Plans
- Exploring Daylight Savings Time Illuminates Fascinating History and Science
- Digital Collections from the Library of Congress Support Self-Directed Studies
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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