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 31st, 2016 – January 6th, 2017 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 monthly column, Berkshire Family Fun, for a list of premier educational, cultural highlights in Berkshire County for families.
December 31, 2016 – January 1, 2017
Calendar History ♦ Ecology ♦ STEM ♦ Placemaking ♦ Living History ♦ Outdoor Adventures ♦ Winter Sports ♦ Yo-Yo ♦ Physics ♦ Astronomy ♦ Literacy ♦ Plant Studies ♦ African American History ♦ New Year Celebrations ♦ Guided Hikes ♦ Native American Studies ♦ Ornithology ♦ Collaborative Consumption
- 19 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Guided Hikes to First Night. Dance Party to Winter Sports.
- Suggested Events for December 31st, 2016 – January 6th, 2017
- Learning Ahead: Jan & Feb Cultural Itinerary for Western MA
- First Day Morning Music Party Rings in the New Year!
- Hilltown Families on Mass Appeal: Ring in 2017 with Your Family
- New England New Year Traditions: First Night & First Hikes
- 5 First Day Hikes for the New Year
- 2017 Winter/Spring Classes, Auditions & Open Houses in Western MA
- The Ripple: The Importance of Ice
- Learning Landscapes: Embracing Change in the Light of Solstice
- HFVS Christmas Episode with Guest DJ Frank Gallo of Rolie Polie Guacamole (Podcast/Radio Show)
- Giving the Gift of Mindful Presence to Yourself and Others
FIVE FROM THE ARCHIVES
- Making A List of Kindness for the New Year
- Family Volunteers Can Help Children in Transition Celebrate Their Birthdays!
- Three King’s Day Offers Multi-Cultural Learning
- Hilltown Families on Mass Appeal: Feeling Connected to Your Community
- Western MA Resources Support Community-Based Learning While Strengthening a Sense of Place
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