Hilltown Families


Though western Massachusetts isn’t known as a sports mecca, it’s filled with community-based resources for exploring sports and the history behind them. As the birthplace of at least two major sports and home to teams and clubs engaging in a great many more, the area offers a variety of ways to learn about sports of all kind.

Take Me Out To The Ball Game: New Baseball Books for Kids In this boy-dominated batch of new baseball books, there are picture books and middle grade novels, action packed stories and baseball history, team spirit and individual courage. So, if your in-house sluggers are baseball crazy, try pitching one of these dozen new books to them. They just might hit a home run. PICTURE BOOKS F is for Fenway: America’s Oldest… Read More

Four Western MA College’s Host National Girls and Women in Sports Day Title IX, the law that made sex-based discrimination in school sports illegal, turns 40 this year!  Young women can celebrate their equality by participating in National Girls and Women in Sports Day at a local Western MA college campus!  The national event takes place on February 1st, but local colleges are hosting their own special days in the weeks before… Read More

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