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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 Families can spend a day volunteering with Mass Audubon! The organization’s annual Statewide Volunteer Day will take place from 9am-12noon at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary (Easthampton), Canoe Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary (Pittsfield) & Laughing Brook Wildlife Sanctuary (Hampden)! Volunteers can help to clean… Read More

Earth Day Weekend 2012 Earth Day is this weekend and there are several ways families can be eco and community minded this weekend and next. COMMUNITY SERVICE Volunteering in their community can help kids learn to appreciate the resources available to them, and spring clean-ups are a great way to get involved. Here are five community service clean-ups which families can take part in: In Plainfield the Historical Society will be planting… Read More

It Takes A Village Volunteer Training in Ashfield The old saying that it takes a village to raise a child is certainly true, and It Takes a Village, a community volunteer service helping families with new children, helps bring the village straight to families. The group serves greater Brattleboro and the Hilltowns of Western MA, and volunteers are paired with families who they visit for 2 hours a week for the first… Read More

Community Service: Volunteering as a Family During the holiday season there was much discussion about community service opportunities families could participate in together. Now that spring has arrived, many parks are getting ready for the season with spring clean ups, an excellent time of the year for families to participate in community service together, while enjoying the outdoors. This past Saturday, April 7th, 2012 Greenfield Energy Park had their spring clean up,… Read More

Hancock Shaker Village Offers Volunteer Opportunities for Families There is a unique volunteer opportunity available for families with older children happening at one of our living museums! Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA offers families with children ages 13 and older the chance to volunteer at the village, and there are many different activities to help out with! During the spring, volunteers are needed to help with Baby Animals on the Shaker… Read More

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