Hilltown Families


A common theme throughout childhood, animals are part fascinating and part learning opportunity – and the best way to learn about them is by seeing them in real life. No need to travel around the globe to see interesting specimens – local community-based resources here in western Massachusetts present families with a wide array of animal-related adventures and offer lots of ways to learn about all sorts of creatures. No matter a child’s age or interest, local zoos, museums, aquariums, and farms can teach about everything from habitat and adaptations to biological classification and husbandry.

Honor Your Woolies It is quite possible that you have on a wool sweater, right now! You might even buy sweaters from consignment shops to make cute little wool pants for your toddler. Thank goodness for sheep, farmers, and wool. We would all be colder without them. In the next few months, you might be able to put your woolies away until next winter. What better way to commemorate the event than… Read More

Hatfield Youth Take Action! Raising Funds to Save Panda and Polar Bears Did you know that there are more people in Hatfield than there are pandas in the world? The Youth Action Committee at the Hatfield Library is doing a group project to help save polar and panda bears from extinction, and they will be holding a yard sale to raise money to donate to the cause.  The sale will take place… Read More

Listen to the Podcast: FARMYARD JUNGLE EPISODE Hilltown Family Variety Show WXOJ LP – 103.3 FM Northampton, MA July 27th, 2007 @ 7pm New Podcasts ♦ Archived Podcasts ♦ Subscribe to Podcast Radio ♦ Facebook ♦ Twitter Steve Weeks “Hilltown Family Variety Show” Eric Herman “The Elephant Song” [Snail’s Pace] Twink “Monkeyshines” [The Broken Record] Cab Calloway “The Jungle King” [Nicky’s Jazz For Kids] The Marvelettes “Too Many Fish in the Sea” [The Big… Read More

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