Recap Map: Western MA Weekend Summary & Family Guide for February 1st & 2nd, 2014

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!


As Hilltown Families enters its ninth year, celebrate the past eight with us by voting for Hilltown Families as Best Blog in the Valley Advocate’s Best of the Valley Readers’ Poll for 2014! Best Blog is listed under the “Information Age” category. Deadline to cast your votes is Feb 12th by 12noon. Participants must vote for a total of 10 local favorites… how about some of our sponsors Here’s the link to vote:

Peruse our list of Suggested Events for February 1st-7th, 2014 for a comprehensive list of events happening throughout the four counties of Western MA, including:

Also check our weekly column, Learn Local. Play Local. for 27 Community Highlights: Thumb Piano to A Cappella. Telescopes to Time Travel., and our column, Berkshire Family Fun: February 2014, for a list of premier educational and cultural highlights in Berkshire County for families.

Want to advertise your event, open house, camp, volunteer opportunity or announcement with Hilltown Families. Find out about our enhanced publicity options and about our Summer Camp promotion! Great ways to reach thousands of families living throughout the region while supporting the community development work of Hilltown Families!

February 1st-7th, 2014


SportsMusic StudiesLiteracyImmigrationAstronomyNature StudiesOutdoor AdventuresNew England HistoryCommunity ServiceValentine’s DayOrnithologySTEM/Physics


Visit the Hilltown Families Facebook page and Twitter stream for more news and information!


  1. History of Transportation in the Pioneer Valley
  2. Let’s Play: Guerrilla Play
  3. HFVS Love & Social Consciousness Episode with Guest DJ, Lisa Mathews of Milkshake (Radio Show/Podcast)
  4. 12 Suggestions for Including Babies During Family Dinner
  5. River Otters in Western MA


Handmade Valentine Workshop for Families on Friday, Feb. 7th from 4-7pm The Art Garden in Shelburne Falls


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