Hilltown Families

5 Local Parks to Implement Organic Lawn Care Practices Five municipal parks in the Hampshire and Hampden county areas will transition from using synthetic petrochemical fertilizers and pesticides to using organic...

Community Service and Theater Highlights: April 28th & 29th, 2012 Participate in community service this weekend with your family, then head out to one of the many theater opportunities! COMMUNITY SERVICE...

Board Game Bonanza for Students & Teachers In Westfield on May 2nd, 2012 Students at Westfield State University present the Board Game Bonanza! The event, which will take place on Wednesday,...

Nature bingo and scavenger hunts connect us with the seasons while getting kids outdoors and teaching young naturalist through experiential learning. This spring take your kids out into nature and go...

April Vacation Week at the Springfield Museums The Springfield Museums’ usual array of family activities is broader than ever during school vacation week!  Along with the museums’ many family-friendly exhibits and...

Seven Community Coalitions Supporting and Serving Families in Western MA Communities that Care Coalition brings together youth, parents, schools, community agencies, and local governments to promote the health and well-being of...

Open House Day at All Springfield Library Branches: April 10th-15th Springfield City Library writes: A visit to Springfield City Library opens many doors, literally and figuratively, and “You Belong at Your...

Three Wishes Writing Contest If your child had three wishes, what would their wishes be and where would they take them?  The Odyssey Bookshop’s annual children’s creative writing contest’s theme this...

Maple Harvest Day at Storrowton Village Sunday, March 11th, 2012 Springtime in New England means maple syrup season!  As the days get longer and warmer, the sap starts flowing by the...

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Springfield Museums Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 Do you like birthday cake?  Would you eat it in a box?  Or with a fox?  Or on a train or...

Five Winter Carnivals & Festivals Happening in the Four Counties of Western MA Winter Carnival in Holyoke, MA January 29th-February 4th, 2012 ♦ A weeklong winter celebration happens with the Holyoke...

Pioneer Valley History Network “Disasters in the Pioneer Valley” Project Last year, the Pioneer Valley History Network’s website featured the history of remarkable women throughout the Pioneer Valley.  The topic was...