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“The Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!” exhibition at R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton, provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view a selection of original hats collected by Dr. Seuss over a period of 60 years. Special Dr. Seuss Birthday celebration on Saturday, March 1st…

Last Days of Summer at the Springfield Museums We’re down to those last, bittersweet weeks of summer before fall routines gets re-established and school begins, and most of us have had that week’s vacation away elsewhere. So it may be a good time to plan a family day trip. Here’s my thoughts about what’s fun and educational at the Springfield Museums during these last few weeks of summer. For adults there’s the… Read More

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Springfield Museums Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 Do you like birthday cake?  Would you eat it in a box?  Or with a fox?  Or on a train or plane?  Join the Springfield Museums in celebrating Theodor Seuss Geisel’s (known to most as Dr. Seuss) birthday on March 3rd! Dr. Seuss was born in Springfield, and the landscape and cityscape of his surroundings served as inspiration for many of his… Read More

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – The Lorax by Dr. Seuss The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood writes: The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood has launched a campaign to “Save the Lorax!” from an onslaught of corporate cross-promotions.  For more than forty years, Dr. Seuss’s classic book, The Lorax, has been a clarion call for reducing consumption and promoting conservation. … Read More

The ABC’s of Dr. Seuss Springfield Museums Literacy Outreach Program Usually, museums offer their resources to educational groups just for field trips.  However, the Springfield Museums offer a unique program that brings the museum to you!  The outreach program is called, “The ABC’s of Dr. Seuss,” and is designed to promote literacy in young kids through reading, art, and movement activities.  The program is available for schools, daycare centers, community centers, homeschool… Read More

And to Think that He Saw It in Springfield! Sara J. Orr of the Springfield Museums writes: The influence of Springfield, MA on the world famous children’s book author known as Dr. Seuss is explained in And to Think that He Saw It in Springfield, a new exhibit at the Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History at the Quadrangle. Theodor Seuss Geisel was born in Springfield, MA on March 2,… Read More

HILLTOWN FAMILY VARIETY SHOW Vintage Holiday Episode with Sienna & Persephone WXOJ LP – 103.3 FM – Valley Free Radio Northampton, MA Tuesday evening @ 7pm 12/18/07 PLAYLIST subscribe to podcast | archived shows | contests Jackson 5 – “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” [20th Century Masters: The Christmas Collection] Burl Ives – “Jingle Jingle Jingle” [Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer] Steve Blunt – “Johnny Wants a Guitar for Christmas” [Outta School!]… Read More

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