Hilltown Families

Food is a delectable lens through which to explore local history and culture: not only is it delicious, but it's something that is a part of everyone's life, no matter age...

Young Hampshire College alumni are presenting their work on culture, sustainability, and history this month at the Hampshire College Art Gallery.

The first event of its kind, Goshen Rocks: Youth Arts Expo celebrates the creativity of local teens and showcases music, poetry, and visual art. This teen initiated grassroots event is empowering...

The first of its kind locally, the Sprout Film Festival features films about people with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Scheduled for Sunday, February 28th, the event brings attention to meaningful human...

True to its name, the 7 Day Film Sprint is a week-long filmmaking event calling for the creation of original films in just seven days. Ideal for aspiring filmmakers, the upcoming...

Pairing original music with decades-old films, two upcoming events spotlight the true art of filmmaking. Screenings of two vastly different silent films will be accompanied by original scores created by Alloy...

With more than 1,700 specimens, including dinosaur skeletons and footprints, the Beneski Museum of Natural History, Amherst College is one of New England’s treasures. Admission is free and a visit always...

Mark your calendars! -- Saturday Morning Music Party with Hilltown Families and Flywheel happening during Easthampton WinterFest on Saturday, February 13 from 10am-12pm... the best ever dance party before noon!

Looking at art and material culture gives parents and children an opportunity to make discoveries together and create shared experiences. Museums allow us to engage with distant cultures, imagine times long...

On the first day of 2016, Hilltown Families and the Flywheel Arts Collective are continuing the beloved ‘Morning Music Party’ series for another year with a breakfast bash featuring food, dancing...

10 Learning Adventures with Museums10 this Holiday Season Don’t stay cooped up this winter! Museum adventures await you—make art with your children, enjoy contemporary art yourself, take in a gallery talk,...

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

Smith College's Lyman Conservatory is in bloom this month for the annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show! Visitors to the greenhouses can learn about genetic diversity amongst plants and plant hybridization while...

Celebrate National Picture Book Month this November with the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art! Special story times, performances, a day all about Alice in Wonderland, and more await you...

In honor of the Mexican Day of the Dead, or Dia de Los Muertos, dancers and musicians will lead a vigil through Easthampton and perform a reimagined folk dance on November...

Mister G's 4th Annual Halloween Fiesta Costume Party for Families at the Academy of Music Theater in Northampton, MA, is proudly sponsored once again by Hilltown Families! Be our guest! Enter...

Offered through UMass, the weekly Community Connect discussion series provides adults and teens with an opportunity to explore Native American and Indigenous studies and build community to...

Hilltown Families and Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to offer a chance to win free tickets to see adult venues in the Pioneer Valley for a PARENTS’ NIGHT OUT!...

We have two pairs of tickets to giveaway to see Marco Benevento on Thursday, October 15th at 7pm. Enter for a chance to win for a fun date night out on...

Enter for a chance to win one of two pairs of tickets we’re giving away to Jonny Lang plus The Record Company at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton on Saturday, October...

A support group for families in which a relative parents another relative's children, Grandfamilies offers support for adults navigating both the joy and challenges of such a family structure.

September 23 is the Autumnal Equinox! Come to the UMass Sunwheel at sunrise and sunset to witness the first of each for the new season. Learn about astronomy, the seasons, and...

Everyone deserves a night out! Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to offer a chance to win free tickets to see adult venues in the Pioneer Valley for a PARENTS’...

Held over the course of nine months, Herencia Latina brings a host of educational opportunities and cultural celebrations to the Pioneer Valley. Honoring the 500 years of Latino American history in...

Date night alert! Enter for a chance to win one of two pairs of tickets we’re giving away to see Twisted Pine at The Parlor Room at Signature Sound in...

Many children have used sidewalk chalk to create drawings, make hopscotch boards, or write notes and signs. When fine artists take to the sidewalks with their own ideas, the materials and...