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 25th – March 3rd, 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 35 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Tiny Houses to Fermented Foods. Physics to Anthropology., 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 25th – March 3rd, 2017
Religion ♦ Botany ♦ Race Identity ♦ Film Studies ♦ Nature-Based Learning ♦ Robotics ♦ Neurodiversity ♦ Computer Coding ♦ Physics ♦ Anthropology ♦ Architecture ♦ History ♦ Racial Justice ♦ Maple Syrup ♦ Theater Studies ♦ Music Studies ♦ Inclusion ♦ Orchids ♦ Tracking ♦ Immigration ♦ STEM ♦ Culinary Arts
- 35 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Tiny Houses to Fermented Foods. Physics to Anthropology.
- Suggested Events for February 18th – 24th, 2017
- Winter Farmers’ Markets & Seasonal Food: Intersection of Culture, Tradition and Creativity
- Explore History & Culture through Food
- Sense of Place: Winter Farmers’ Markets & Seasonal Food
- Let Them Grow: Arts & Crafts for Presidents’ Day
- HFVS Classic Children’s Books Episode with Guest DJ, Jason Didner (Radio Show/Podcast)
- 25 Community-Based Educational Highlights: Philosophy to Silent Film. Musical Petting Zoo to Planetariums.
- 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
FIVE FROM THE ARCHIVES
- Let’s Play: Keeping the Childhood Love of Drawing Alive!
- 5 Late Winter Family Gardening Tips
- Maple Syrup Time: Eight Featured Sugar Shacks in Western MA
- HFVS Sheep Shearing & Maple Syrup Episode (Radio Show/Podcast)
- “This Day in History” Video Series
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- Visual Art Bulletin Board
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- Community Suggested Classes