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 February 18th-24th, 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 34 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Winter Festivals to Valentine’s Day. Nordic Skiing to Immigration Studies., and our monthly column, Berkshire Family Fun, for a list of premier educational, cultural highlights in Berkshire County for families
Other exciting posts to check out include our featured post of Winter & Spring Classes in Western MA and our new Preschool Directory for Western MA! If you know of a preschool that should be added, let us know!
Plus, we have an exciting new opportunity for the Summer Camps in our region! In an effort to connect families with summer camps & programs in Western MA, Hilltown Families is offering camps and programs a chance to partner with us in their online marketing with a special enhanced publicity offer. On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, Hilltown Families will be featuring regional camps on Hilltown Families with a special post titled: 2017 Summer Camps and Programs in Western MA. Find out more about this targeted marketing opportunity HERE.
February 18th-24th, 2017
Archery ♦ Philosophy ♦ Ornithology ♦ Guided Hike ♦ Film Studies ♦ Paleontology ♦ Nature Photography ♦ Art Studies ♦ Ice Harvesting ♦ Astronomy ♦ Poetry ♦ Winter Sports ♦ Critical Thinking ♦ Dance Studies ♦ Zoology ♦ Citizen Science ♦ African American History ♦ Music Studies ♦ Figure Drawing ♦ Nature Center ♦ Intergenerational ♦ Aviation
- 25 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Philosophy to Silent Film. Musical Petting Zoo to Planetariums.
- Suggested Events for February 18th – 24th, 2017
- Poetry Contest Encourages Local Poets of All Ages
- Teen Video Contest Highlights Activist Leaders
- Presidents’ Day as a Reflection on the Four Freedoms and Democracy
- Exercise the Freedom to Read
- Local Presidential History: Calvin Coolidge
- Sense of Place: Presidents’ Day & Freedom to Read
- Artist Trading Cards Promote the Spirit of Community
- HFVS Valentine’s Day Episode with Guest DJ, Charity Kahn (Radio Show/Podcast)
- 34 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Winter Festivals to Valentine’s Day. Nordic Skiing to Immigration Studies.
- Western MA Preschool Directory
FIVE FROM THE ARCHIVES
- HFVS Music from South Africa with Guest DJ, Debbie Lan (Radio Show/Podcast)
- Springfield Armory: A National Historic Site
- Teaching Your Daughter to be Assertive
- Let Them Grow: Learning Activities for Mud Season
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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