Museums & Music: Hilltown Families Continues to Celebrate 5 Years!

Giveaway: 5 Annual Family Memberships to 5 Western Mass Museums!

Congratulations to:

  • Jen Hartley of Florence, MA

Jen has won 5 annual family memberships to 5 Western MA museums, including the Berkshire Museum, The Eric Carle Museum, Historic Deerfield, MASS MoCA and Springfield Museums! A big thank you to all five museums for participating in this giveaway and for their support of Hilltown Families!

An a huge thank you to all the families who participated in this giveaway by sharing your birthday wishes with Hilltown Families.  Your feedback is treasured!


Over the next year we will be having many more fabulous giveaways to celebrate 5 years.  In 2010, HF will be producing 5 photography exhibits of images featured on Hilltown Families in a show that features life and landscape in Western MA, titled: Hilltown Families: A Traveling Exhibit.  All net proceeds from the sale of images at these shows will go to benefit Hilltown Families.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Volunteers to make these show a success are warmly welcomed.  We are looking for graphic designers, volunteer coordinators, event organizers, bottle washers and task masters.  Anyone interested is encouraged!  Email us at

Ticket Giveaway: Mister G Family Concert in Northampton

Congratulations to

  • Piet Slaghekke of Easthampton, MA

Piet has won a family 4-pack of tickets to see Mister G in concert at The First Churches of Northampton on Saturday, January 8th, 2011 @ 10am, along with a copy of his CD, Pizza for Breakfast.

Mister G will be offering music and chorus classes this year too, so check in with him at the concert for more information, or visit him at They’re sure to be great!

Check back towards the end of January for another ticket giveaway to see The Alchemystics (Saturday, February 12th @ 10am) and then in February for The Nields (Saturday, March 5th @ 10am) – all part of the Nonotuck Community School Winter Family Concert Series.


Thank you to Kathie, Jessica, Sandra, Piet, Kerry & Jessica for recommending songs for our community playlist. Great recommendations!

Tune in every Saturday from 9-10am and/or Sundays from 7-8am to the Hilltown Family Variety Show to hear music families have recommended for our playlists. – Or anytime to the HFVS Podcast (see below).

Hilltown Family Variety Show

The Hilltown Family Variety Show (HFVS) airs Saturday mornings on 103.3FM WXOJ, Northampton, MAfrom 9-10am, or anytime on the HFVS Podcast.

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