Hilltown Families

Citizen Science: Audubon Christmas Bird Count From December 14th, 2010 through January 5th, 2011,  family volunteers throughout New England will bundle up and head out into the cold to participate as...

The Hampshire Regional YMCA and YWCA of Western MA have a great opportunity for families to give to other families in need this holiday season.  The HRYMCA writes: Help the Hampshire...

Lori McKenna at the Iron Horse Music Hall Northampton, MA Friday, December 10th, 2010 @ 7pm Hilltown Families and Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to offer a chance to...

YouthFilm 2011: Make your Movie The Northampton Arts Council is excited to present YouthFilm, the fifth annual showcase of cinematic talent from local children and teenagers. The deadline is January 6,...

Richard Shindell at the Iron Horse Music Hall Northampton, MA Saturday, November 13th, 2010 @ 7pm Hilltown Families and Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to offer a chance to...

Pet-Free Till Now: The Botanic Garden at Smith Works its Magic We’ve been a pet-free family for almost 15 years. The first three years of our marriage we worked so much...

Michael Franti and Spearhead at the Calvin Theater Northampton, MA Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 1st & 2nd, 2010 @ 8pm Hilltown Families and Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to...

Northampton Parents Center 25th Anniversary Fundraising Concert Saturday, October 16th, 2010 Northampton Parents Center is having a 25th Anniversary Fundraising Concert with Putumayo recording artist, Jay Mankita, Saturday, October 16th, at...

Fresh Wednesdays Fresh Wednesdays is a new program designed to serve freshly prepared, locally grown food one day a month in all Northampton Schools (K-12). The goal of the program is...

Vision for a Community Farm in the Pioneer Valley Grow Food Northampton envisions a community farm to include CSA’s, microdairy, farming microenterprises, farm store, community garden plots, apprentice trainings, workshops, community...

Meg Taylor of Williamsburg, MA writes: Some of you may already know about the local nonprofit, Grow Food Northampton, and their plan to purchase 117 acres of prime farmland in Florence...

The Jill and Julia Show at the Iron Horse Northampton, MA Saturday, July 10th, 2010 @ 7pm Hilltown Families and Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to offer a chance...

WIN A FAMILY SEASON PASS FOR FOUR PaintBox Theater Summer Series July 7-10, July 21-24 & August 4-7 At Theater 14 in Northampton, MA Hilltown Families and PaintBox Theater have partnered...

The Nields Organic Farm DVD Debut Party @ Northampton’s Tuesday Farmers’ Market On Tuesday, June 15th from 2:30-5:30pm, join in the free celebration of The Nields Organic Farm DVD Debut Party...

Beth Nielsen Chapman at the Iron Horse Northampton, MA Friday, June 11th, 2010 @ 7pm Hilltown Families and Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to offer a chance to win...

Diamond Bridge: Locally Made Board Game If you’ve ever dreamed about creating a board game and then decided it’s not possible to compete with Milton Bradley, take heart. Andy Grant, who...

16th Annual SPRINGFEST Event to Take Over Downtown Northampton On Saturday, May 22nd, students and faculty of the Northampton Community Music Center will take to the streets for a day of...

The Future of Agriculture: Forum & Film FARMING FORUM On Thursday, May 13th at 7:00 pm, CISA is hosting a Local Food and Agriculture Forum at the Northampton Senior Center (67...

MOEJOS Puppet Parade & Puppet Making Workshop MOTHER’S DAY On May 9th, the Mother Earth and her Endangered Creatures will be taking over the streets of Northampton for the Fifth Annual...

WIN A FAMILY PACK OF FREE TICKETS & CD: Brady Rymer Sunday Matinee Concert for Families At the Iron Horse in Northampton, MA Hilltown Families and Spare the Rock, Spoil the...

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Eat Your Art Out Benefits Northampton Center for the Arts The Northampton Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the revival of Eat Your Art Out, one of Northampton’s most...

Free Parenting Workshops Taking Perspective: Talking to Children about Valuing Themselves & Others 6:30 – 8pm, Tuesday, April 27th in Northampton, MA (FREE) How do we best talk with our children...

Win a Pair of Tickets to See: DAN ZANES & THE WHOLE CHILDREN COMMUNITY CHORUS Sunday, May 9th, 2010 At First Churches in Northampton, MA On Mother’s Day, Dan Zanes will...

Rodrigo y Gabriela at the Calvin Theater Northampton, MA Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 @ 8pm Hilltown Families and Iron Horse Entertainment Group have partnered up to offer a chance to win...

Click Here Listen to PSA Cartoon-a-Palooza: May 23rd in Northampton Mark your calendars for Mo Willems’ Cartoon-a-Palooza on May 23rd, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the Academy of Music in Northampton,...

Celebrate the Week of the Young Child April 10th-18th, 2010 in Northampton Northampton joins hundreds of local organizations around the country that will celebrate the Week of the Young Child, which...

Win a Family 4-pack of Free Tickets! The Nields Family Concert Saturday, April 3rd @ 10:30am at The First Churches of Northampton Hilltown Families and Nonotuck Community School have partnered up...

Sue Cairn of SPIFFY in Northampton, MA writes: Strategic Planning Initiative for Families and Youth (SPIFFY) announces two FREE Bullying Prevention workshops, both at the Hampshire Educational Collaborative in Northampton: BULLYING...

Are You Ready to Melt Down? On Saturday, March 27th, 2010, 93.9 The River presents the second annual Family Music Meltdown and Book Bash!  The event is at JFK Middle School...