Hilltown Families


While it’s easy to let Valentine’s Day pass in a blizzard of pink and red heart-shaped candies, the holiday’s historic roots and deeper meaning provide learning opportunities that are not to be missed! From valentine exhibits to local history to celebrations of love and appreciation, opportunities for holiday-themed community-based learning abound!

Esther Howland, a Mt. Holyoke graduate and Worcester native, began designing fancy valentine cards in 1848, Learn about the local roots of the Valentine this weekend while making your own valentines and viewing displays of antique valentines at these Western MA events…

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