Hilltown Families

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: February 2016 Find out about community events and learning opportunities happening throughout Berkshire County for the month of February. We’ll be adding to this list as...

Spotlighting the talents and creativity of local youth, the upcoming Kid 10 market - hosted by the Pittsfield Farmers' Market - will be made up entirely of youth vendors! Scheduled for...

With winter truly upon us here in western Massachusetts, families are gearing up for ski season! Take advantage of the many properties and trail systems catering to cross-country skiing during the...

Find out about family holiday events in Western MA with our comprehensive list of non-commercial holiday events!

Milham Planetarium at Williams College is an incredible high-tech resource for Western Mass. Astronomy students in the area always seem to want to open up the planets for the rest of...

A vital part of the community since 2008, DownStreet Art helps to promote community access to and participation in the arts. Offering monthly community celebrations of arts and culture during...

Families can engage in community-based learning about plants and wildlife native to the Berkshires with Project Native during their upcoming event, Weekend With Wildlife! Special guests will bring live specimens of...

This Father's Day weekend in the Hilltowns, three communities celebrate the season and their history!

When learning about biodiversity, students are often shown far away landscapes – such as jungles and deserts – as examples of places with unique sets of plants, animals, and interesting terrain....

Shining this month's spotlight on the Berkshires, we celebrate Pittsfield's 3rd Thursdays, and arts-based community event series that promotes community engagement with the arts, with each other, and the city itself.

In the early spring, New England history and culture come alive with the arrival of newborn lambs and the shearing of sheep for the production of wool. The wool industry has...

Celebrate spring with baby animals at Hancock Shaker Village! The historic village opens for the season with a barn filled with new babies for visitors to welcome to the world....

Berkshire Family Fun for April is up, your BFF for finding out about Berkshire County highlights for families! Find out about community events and learning opportunities happening throughout Berkshire County for...

Local pun experts can put their gift into action by participating in the annual Lenox Peeps Show, an event calling for families to create pun-filled dioramas depicting historic moments and featuring...

Traditionally, March is the busiest time for syrup producers in New England. As the days begin to warm, sugar-rich sap starts to flow upward from its winter storage in the trees’...

Berkshire County Highlights for Families: March 2015 Find out about community events and learning opportunities happening throughout Berkshire County for the month of March. We’ll be adding to this list as...

Williams College invites community to experience the Human Library! The Human Library is designed to spark dialogue, reduce prejudices, and encourage understanding and uncomfortable learning. Typically organized by municipal libraries, the...

Clark Art Institute's Machine Age Modernism exhibition explores groundbreaking printmaking and offers community-based learning opportunity on art history. Exhibition opens February 28, 2015 in Williamstown, MA.

Engage in creative free play during school vacation week by visiting the Berkshire Museum for 10 Days of play, an annual celebration that honors the importance of play in the everyday...

Come the middle of winter, cabin fever can be killer. But never fear! Winter festival season is here! Throughout February, towns across western Massachusetts come alive with community celebrations that combine...