Hilltown Families

Libraries Celebrate Día As the nation’s population continues to become more diverse, hundreds of libraries will showcase their multicultural programs and services this April 30th during the National El Día de...

Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work is a national public education program that connects what children learn at school with the actual...

Be Kind to Animals Week The Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society & The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art present Be Kind to Animals Week Writing and Art Contest, for...

WEEK OF THE YOUNG CHILD 2008 By Mindy Brown, Easthampton Family Center As part of the National Week of the Young Child, the Easthampton Family Center and the Easthampton Community Partnership...

The Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestra Promotes Music for Peace at the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival The Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestras (SSYO) and the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival (JFF) are...

The Future of Ridesharing in the Pioneer Valley Hey PV families, come to the RideBuzz Organizational Meeting and Community Forum Thursday, April 3, 7:00 pm at the Jones Library, 43 Amity...

Hilltown Families House Concert Series Presents … Fingerstyle Guitarist, Michael Young Saturday, April 12th, 2008 6:30pm Social; 7:30pm Performance House Concert in West Chesterfield, MA $10 each. All proceeds go to...

Hilltown Families & Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child Present … A ROCK ‘N’ ROLL CASSEROLE MUSICAL POTLUCK AND DEBUT CONCERT WITH BRADY RYMER & THE LITTLE BAND THAT COULD! Friday,...

Registration Form HILLTOWN FAMILIES presents Outdoor Adventures for Kids in the Hilltowns Spring 08 Afternoon Program A nine week Monday afternoon (4pm-5pm) adventure program for kids ages 5-7 at the TMO...

Hilltown Families & Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child Present … PRINCESS KATIE & RACER STEVE! Saturday, March 8th @ 1:30pm in Northampton Princess Katie & Racer Steve, will make a...

UNCLE ROCK TO PERFORM A MID-WINTER FAMILY CONCERT ON FEBRUARY 2ND @ 10:30AM AT THE FLORENCE CIVIC CENTER Returning to the Pioneer Valley for a February Family Concert, Hilltown Families (that’s...

The best memories I try to create with my daughter are often made out of delight in silly, simple things, often times creating our most precious moments together. A detour from...

The Deedle Deedle Dees in Northampton By Bill Childs, HF Contributing Writer One week from today, on Saturday, January 26, at 10 AM, Flywheel Arts Collective’s Pancake Mountain returns for the...


Not only can this traditional Russian icon be used to educate your kids about fertility and motherhood, it can also be used to teach them about world culture and...

The video above shows a close-up look at the application of sand to a Chenrezig the Buddha of Compassion Mandala by Tibetan monks, accompanied with Tibetan chanting. The chanting in this...

Path of the Otter Program in Ashfield Path of the Otter is a newer family program in the hilltowns for children ages 5-7. This program is a playful introduction to earth...

UNCLE ROCK TO PERFORM A MID-WINTER FAMILY CONCERT ON FEBRUARY 2ND @ 10:30AM AT THE FLORENCE CIVIC CENTER Click here to print out a poster to post, and help us spread...

FIRST NIGHT NOHO This year’s First Night festivities in Northampton, MA, will begin on New Year’s Eve at noon. There will be a special 25th (Silver) Anniversary Show at the Northampton...

Berkshire Museum to Present Public Programs at Lichtenstein Center, the YMCA, and the Berkshire Community College While Closed for Renovations in January & February The Berkshire Museum will be closed for...

Is the guilt of throwing out all that wrapping paper, tissue paper and greeting cards getting to you? It's too late to start over, but next year consider reusing this year's...

IN GOOD COMPANY ON KIDS CRAFT WEEKLY Over at Kids Craft Weekly Hilltown Families (that’s us!) is featured in their Holiday Favourites Issue. Editor Amber Caravan has selected our DIY: Christmas...

Here's a list of ideas on how to have an eco-friendly, sustainable holiday season with the family.

And the snow came in just in time! I had actually ordered it for Friday, and what I wanted was just a light fluffy bit, not too cold, not too frozen...

HILLTOWN FAMILIES presents Outdoor Adventures for Kids in the Hilltowns A ten week Monday afternoon (4pm-5pm) adventure program for kids ages 5-7 at the TMO Base Camp in Chesterfield, MA, starting...

Gustafer Yellowgold is a friendly creature who came to Earth from the Sun and has an interesting magnetism for making friends with some of Earth's odder creatures. His best friend is...

Notes from Nan: Big Doings This Weekend BY HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati Fanfare: Brp Br dr Brp Brp Baaaaaaah!: CRAFTED IN THE VILLAGE HAPPENS THIS WEEKEND! So, here at the...

4th Annual Think Local First Contest The Pioneer Valley Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (PV BALLE) 4TH Annual Think Local First contest will be running through the end of this...

Notes from Nan: Crafted in the Village BY HF Contributing Writer, Nan Parati Enjoy an old-fashioned kind of Christmas this weekend in Ashfield with Crafted in the Village A Weekend-Long Celebration...

Gorge aprés Gorge Walk/Run: A Family Event At the Chesterfield Gorge in West Chesterfield This is the time of year families are cooking and traveling and getting ready for their big...