Recap Map: Western MA Weekend Summary & Family Guide for February 8th & 9th, 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 8th-14th, 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 40 Community Highlights: Valentine’s Day to Black History Month. Creative Free Play to Chemistry., 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 8th-14th, 2014


Creative Free Play Community Service/Animal WelfareSportsValentine HistoryLocal HistoryNature StudiesOutdoor AdventuresSTEMBaking ♦  Valentine’s DayBlack History MonthParent Workshops


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


  1. Underground Railroad History & Quiz
  2. Poetry & Art Tell a Powerful Story About the Lasting Impact of Bullying
  3. Email for Kids
  4. 7 Places to Downhill Ski in Western MA this Weekend!
  5. George Washington Carver: A Life in Poems



Have you also checked our eNewsletter for our giveaway this week? We’re giving away a family 4-pack of tickets to see The Williston Northampton School Children’s Theatre production of “Cinderella” during February school vacation week in Easthampton, MA! Check your inbox, open it up and take a look at what we’re giving away! Not yet subscribed? Sign up here!


Lui Collins' Upside Up Music Blazing Star Herbal School in Ashfield, MA
Cup & Top in Florence, MA

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