The Berkshire LifeStream - Berkshire Hill Town Families
Suggested Events for April 28 - May 4, 2018
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="250"] To find out about more event, be sure to visit our Suggest an Event Bulletin Board to see what our readers have recently shared! Have an event to share? Feel encouraged to self-post community events here at any time![/caption] If you have a community event, educational program, or service-learning opportunity happening in Western Massachusetts that you'd like to let us know about, self-post your event at any time on our Suggest An Event bulletin board. The events below are suggested. Please take the time to confirm that these events are happening, along with time, place, age appropriateness, and costs before attending.
Apr 26 9:00AM Community-Hill Town Families

Sheep Shearing: Learning through the Lens of the Season
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="185"] Click here to download PDF (44 pages).[/caption] Sheep Shearing Learning Ahead: Season of Sheep Shearing Fiber Festivals Begin with Shearing Season Who am I? Where am I? These are the fundamental questions proposed by the humanities. Inquiries related to local history, literature, and education, inspire us to think deeply about the places where we live and how our identity fits into the context of our community and the seasons.
Apr 24 4:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

Weekdays in Western MA: April 23 - 27, 2018
Weekdays in Western MA: April 23 - 27, 2018 Weekday community-based educational opportunities can be found throughout the four counties of Western MA all week long! Each weekday we feature community-based educational opportunities that can be selected to support the interests and education of self-directed teens, homeschoolers and life-long learners. Select the day of the week and find events that support your interests through community engagement! Monday, April 23, 2018 Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Thursday, April 26, 2018 Friday, April 27, 2018 Check our list of Weekly Suggested Events for our comprehensive list, including ongoing learning and play opportunities for younger children and intergenerational community events. See your banner here! Sponsor Weekdays in Western MA! Save Save Save
Apr 22 4:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

HFVS Insect Episode with Guest DJs, Jeff & Paige (Podcast/Radio Show)
Listen to Podcast: [embed]https://hilltownfamilies.files.wordpress.
Apr 22 12:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

Recap Map: Western MA Weekend Summary & Family Guide for April 21st & 22nd, 2018
Here's a recap of news and information posted on Hilltown Families this past week, along with a map for finding out what's happening this weekend and next week throughout Western MA! MAP Peruse our list of Suggested Events for April 21st - 27th, 2018 for a comprehensive list of events happening throughout the four counties of Western MA, including Bulletin Board Announcements, Ongoing Story Hours & Playgroups and the Hilltown Family Variety Show. Also, check our monthly column, Berkshire Family Fun, for a list of premier educational, cultural highlights in Berkshire County for families. In an effort to connect families with health and wellness resources in the region, we're offering service providers a chance to partner with Hilltown Families in your marketing with a brand new online resource: Western MA Health & Wellness Directory.
Apr 21 12:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

Suggested Events for April 21st - 27th, 2018
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="240"] To find out about more event, be sure to visit our Suggest an Event Bulletin Board to see what our readers have recently shared! Have an event to share? Feel encouraged to self-post community events here at any time![/caption] If you have a community event, educational program, or service-learning opportunity happening in Western Massachusetts that you'd like to let us know about, self-post your event at any time on our Suggest An Event bulletin board. The events below are suggested. Please take the time to confirm that these events are happening, along with time, place, age appropriateness, and costs before attending.
Apr 19 9:00AM Community-Hill Town Families

Earth Day: Learning through the Lens of the Season
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="185"] Click here to download PDF (44 pages).[/caption] Earth Day Learning Ahead: Earth Day 6 Community Resources & Annual Events for Sustainable Living Who am I? Where am I? These are the fundamental questions proposed by the humanities. Inquiries related to local history, literature, and education, inspire us to think deeply about the places where we live and how our identity fits into the context of our community and the seasons.
Apr 17 4:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

Let Them Grow: Get Fizzy!
Creating bath balls with your littles is a fun way to fizz up all their senses!
Apr 16 4:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

Weekdays in Western MA: April 16th - 20th, 2018
Weekdays in Western MA: April 16th - 20th, 2018 Weekday community-based educational opportunities can be found throughout the four counties of Western MA all week long! Each weekday we feature community-based educational opportunities that can be selected to support the interests and education of self-directed teens, homeschoolers and life-long learners. Select the day of the week and find events that support your interests through community engagement! Monday, April 16, 2018 Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Thursday, April 19, 2018 Friday, April 20, 2018 Check our list of Weekly Suggested Events for our comprehensive list, including ongoing learning and play opportunities for younger children and intergenerational community events. See your banner here! Sponsor Weekdays in Western MA! Save Save Save
Apr 15 4:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

HFVS Pioneers of Sound Episode with Guest DJ, Elska (Radio Show/Podcast)
Listen to Podcast: [embed]https://hilltownfamilies.files.wordpress.
Apr 15 12:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

Recap Map: Western MA Weekend Summary & Family Guide for April 14th & 15th, 2018
Here's a recap of news and information posted on Hilltown Families this past week, along with a map for finding out what's happening this weekend and next week throughout Western MA! MAP Peruse our list of Suggested Events for April 14th - 20th, 2018 for a comprehensive list of events happening throughout the four counties of Western MA, including Bulletin Board Announcements, Ongoing Story Hours & Playgroups and the Hilltown Family Variety Show. Also, check our monthly column, Berkshire Family Fun, for a list of premier educational, cultural highlights in Berkshire County for families. April 14th - 20th, 2018 Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Suggest an Event | Cultural Itineraries | Forecast | Museum Passes | Weekly eNewsletter | Farmers' Markets | Storyhour & Playgroups| Berkshire Family Fun | Advertise/Sponsorship | en Espaol RECAP Literature in Context: A Community-Based Education Guide to Anne Mazer's, The Salamander Room HFVS Sky Episode with Guest DJ, Suzanne Jamieson Selmo (Radio Show/Podcast) National Poetry Month: Learning through the Lens of the Season Berkshire Family Fun: April 2018 Off the Mat: Walking on Air - April 2018 HFVS Classical Music Episode, with Guest DJs Stephen and Bonnie Ward Simon (Radio Show/Podcast) Bird Migration: Learning through the Lens of the Season Learning Landscape for April: Spring's Big Night & Vernal Pool Habitat FIVE FROM THE ARCHIVES In Appreciation: Mindfulness in Action Learning Through the Lens of Shakespeare and His World Learning Landscapes: Adapting to Change Through Collective Creativity HFVS Book & Story Songs Episode with Guest DJ, Nina Stone (Radio Show/Podcast) Building Community One Poem at a Time! RECAP MAP SPONSOR See your banner here! Sponsor Recap Map! Find out how you can be a sponsor too! COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARDS History Bulletin Board Sustainability Bulletin Board Theater Bull
Apr 14 12:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

Suggested Events for April 14th - 20th, 2018
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="240"] To find out about more event, be sure to visit our Suggest an Event Bulletin Board to see what our readers have recently shared! Have an event to share? Feel encouraged to self-post community events here at any time![/caption] If you have a community event, educational program, or service-learning opportunity happening in Western Massachusetts that you'd like to let us know about, self-post your event at any time on our Suggest An Event bulletin board. The events below are suggested. Please take the time to confirm that these events are happening, along with time, place, age appropriateness, and costs before attending.
Apr 12 9:00AM Community-Hill Town Families

Spring Holidays: Learning through the Lens of the Season
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="185"] Click here to download PDF (44 pages).[/caption] Spring Holidays: Easter & Passover Learning Ahead: Spring Traditions & Celebrations Who am I? Where am I? These are the fundamental questions proposed by the humanities. Inquiries related to local history, literature, and education, inspire us to think deeply about the places where we live and how our identity fits into the context of our community and the seasons.
Apr 10 2:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

Literature in Context: A Community-Based Education Guide to Anne Mazer's, The Salamander Room
Literature in Context: A Community-Based Education Guide to Anne Mazer's, The Salamander Room [caption id="" align="alignright" width="240"] Download the Learning Map, which links this book to local opportunities for community-based learning.[/caption] The Salamander Room is told through the imagination of a young boy who desperately longs to bring an amphibian friend home with him. Beginning in the woods, the story starts when a small, orange salamander is discovered underneath leaf litter.
Apr 9 4:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

Weekdays in Western MA: April 9th - 13th, 2018
Weekdays in Western MA: April 9th 13th, 2018 Weekday community-based educational opportunities can be found throughout the four counties of Western MA all week long! Each weekday we feature community-based educational opportunities that can be selected to support the interests and education of self-directed teens, homeschoolers and life-long learners. Select the day of the []
Apr 8 4:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

HFVS Sky Episode with Guest DJ, Suzanne Jamieson Selmo (Radio Show/Podcast)
Listen to Podcast: Sky Episode with Guest DJ, Suzanne Jamieson Selmo Suzanne Jamieson Selmo celebrates the SKY and everything in it. She takes us through a whole day, from waking up with the sun to going to bed with the stars and the moonand lots of fun stuff in between. She threads through poetry, history, []
Apr 8 12:00PM Community-Hill Town Families

Recap Map: Western MA Weekend Summary & Family Guide for April 7th & 8th, 2018
Here's a recap of news and information posted on Hilltown Families this past week, along with a map for finding out what's happening this weekend and next week throughout Western MA! MAP Peruse our list of Weekly Suggested Events for April 7th 13th, 2018 for a comprehensive list of events happening throughout the four []
Apr 7 12:00PM Community-Hill Town Families