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 January 14th – 20th, 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 weekly column, Learn Local. Play Local. for 22 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Scutes to Scales. Social History to Music Theory., 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 Winter & Spring Classes in Western MA.
Plus, check out our 9th annual Handmade Valentine Swap for families throughout the four counties of Western MA! And if that weren’t enough, we also have our next Saturday Morning Dance Party coming up on February 4, 2017 at the Flywheel Arts Collective in Easthampton from 10am-12pm! And finally, check out Hilltown Families’ new Service-Learning Micro-Event Series featuring “Acts of Kindness” volunteer stations for families at multiple locations this winter! The first Service-Learning Micro-Event will take place on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Amherst Winter’s Farmers’ Market from 10am-2pm.
Zoology ♦ Civic Engagement ♦ Teen Advisory ♦ Revolutionary War ♦ Local History ♦ Music Studies ♦ American History ♦ Civil Rights ♦ Service-Based Learning ♦ Martin Luther King, Jr. ♦ Herpetology ♦ Culture Studies ♦ Skillsharing ♦ Community Meal ♦ Social History ♦ Photography ♦ Culinary Arts ♦ Social Justice
- 22 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Scutes to Scales. Social History to Music Theory.
- Suggested Events for January 14th – 20th, 2017
- Saturday Morning Music Party with Hilltown Families & Flywheel Arts Collective
- Hilltown Families’ Service-Learning Micro-Event Series for Families
- Martin Luther King Jr. & The Power of Voice
- Civic Engagement: MLK Day of Service
- Annual MLK Jr. Community Celebrations in Western MA
- Sense of Place: The Power of Voice
- Literary Guide for Robert Shetterly’s “Americans Who Tell the Truth”
- 9th Annual Handmade Valentine Swap for Western MA Families
- HFVS Doo-Wop Episode with Guest DJs, Michael & Tony Napolitano (Radio Show/Podcast) (Rebroadcast)
FIVE FROM THE ARCHIVES
- Buy Nothing Project: Creating a Sustainable Sharing and Caring Economy
- Open Sesame: 7 Picture Books That Celebrate Winter’s Whimsy
- Classics Come On Line To Thrill Audio Book Lovers
- Western MA Planetariums and Online Resources for Space Studies
- 10 Tips on Setting Technology Limits for Your Family
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