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 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 27 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Winter Solstice to Dreidel. Holiday Icons to Dance Studies. and our monthly column, Berkshire Family Fun, for a list of premier educational and cultural highlights in Berkshire County for families.
December 17 – 23, 2016
STEM ♦ Local History ♦ Art Studies ♦ Local Food ♦ Dance Studies ♦ Ornithology ♦ Literacy ♦ Non-Commercial ♦ Placemaking ♦ Gingerbread ♦ Holiday Lights ♦ Winter Solstice ♦ MYO Gifts ♦ Hanukkah ♦ Animation ♦ Citizen Science ♦ Astronomy ♦ Dreidel ♦ Baking ♦ Holiday Icons ♦ Psychology ♦ Neuroscience ♦ Meditation
- 27 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Winter Solstice to Dreidel. Holiday Icons to Dance Studies.
- Suggested Events for December 17th-23rd, 2016
- ‘Tis the Season for Stories: 20 Picture Books for Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa
- Museum Explorations of Christmas
- Community Celebrations of Hanukkah
- 50 Years of Kwanzaa
- Three Kings Day Customs: Food, Giving & Celebrating
- Sense of Place: Holiday Traditions
- A Whole Book Approach to Reading Picture Books with Children
- Literature Guide for Leo Lionni’s “Tillie and the Wall”
- HFVS Lookin’ Back and Forth with Guest DJ, Danny Weinkauf
- 18 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Pleasure to Cynicism. Stuffed Animals to British Christmas Traditions.
FIVE FROM THE ARCHIVES
- DIY: Repurposed Planters for Paperwhites For Giving
- Spread the Bread: Community Service from Hearth & Home
- Get Crafty with the Kids & Spread Holiday Cheer in Your Community
- The Christmas Spider & the Legend of Tinsel
- 8 Tips for Happier Holidays with Your Kids
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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