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Begun in June of 2012 by Berkshire County blogger, writer and mom Kelly Bevan McIlquham, Berkshire Family Focus is your one-stop source for family activities, events and more in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. From kid-friendly theater to family-focused museum exhibits, outdoor activities and more, we provide an up-to-date calendar of it all. Whether from the Berkshires or just visiting you are sure to find something to satisfy and entertain every member of your family in this online resource and guide. To have your event, business or family-friendly organization featured here, send press releases and detailed information to info@berkshirefamilyfocus.com.

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Weekend Lowdown: Sept. 19-21

THE BERKSHIRES — Fall is in the air  … you can feel it, smell it AND Berkshire area fall festivals have arrived. From weekend-long music, pumpkin and town festivals to movie nights, family hikes and football competitions, there is no lack of activity this weekend. Once again, it’s just figuring out which event to attend. Good luck(…)

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4th Annual Berkshire “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” set for Thursday, Sept. 18

PITTSFIELD — At tomorrow”s, Sept. 18, Third Thursday event hundreds of men, women, and children will step off the curb at the corner of North Street and Park Square in Pittsfield to walk a one mile loop in women’s shoes, beginning at 6 p.m. The event will be Berkshire County’s fourth annual “Walk a Mile(…)

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Moments House in Pittsfield to host Miles 4 Moments day of family fun fundraiser for local families touched by cancer

PITTSFIELD —  On Saturday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Moments House will host a daylong fundraiser at Onota Lake’s Burbank Park  to support Berkshire County families living with a diagnosis of cancer. The family fun day will consists of a 5K Walk/Run for all ages and a Fun Run as well as a music festival, kids(…)

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Recipe testers needed, as well as kid-tested, mother-approved recipes

Recipe testers needed, as well as kid-tested, mother-approved recipes

This summer we asked readers to tell us what they think of Berkshire Family Focus and how we can better serve their needs as parents. We received a lot of requests on how to improve our calendars and more recently we received a request for more kid- and family-friendly recipes. Ironically, we’ve been waiting to(…)

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Register now for Pittsfield YMCA’s ‘Show Your Inner Hero’ Superhero 5K and Fun Run Sept. 13

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Family Focus is proud to be a sponsor of the first annual Superhero 5K Challenge set for Saturday, Sept. 13, at Burbank Park on Onota Lake in Pittsfield — a fundraiser for the Pittsfield Family YMCA. Participants ages 3 and up are encouraged to show their creative superpowers in this family-friendly 5K(…)

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That’s Life: Leaning towards a vision … for you and your children

  There is an ancient story told of a king whose son was born with a hunchback. For years this king desperately sought help from many to help his son stand up straight. The king tried everything in his power to find the treatment to fix his son, but nothing could change the prince’s fate.(…)

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Date Night Giveway: Win a pair of tickets to 10,000 Maniacs at the Colonial

In the spirit of Izzy Lenihan’s That’s Life column today, “Leaning Towards a Vision … for you and your child” and my constant desire to spend more quality time with my husband, Berkshire Family Focus in sponsoring a Date Night Giveaway courtesy of the Berkshire Theatre Group. On Saturday, Sept. 27, one of rock’s most critically(…)

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Registration is open for Pittsfield YMCA’s youth swim lessons to start Sept. 16

PITTSFIELD – The Pittsfield Family YMCA registration for its youth swim lessons in Central Berkshire County’s largest indoor swimming pool have begun. Lessons are for all boys and girls 6 months to 12 years old. Sessions run for seven weeks with half-hour lessons weekly. Classes will meet Sept. 16 through Nov. 1. Swim categories are(…)

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First day of school schedules for Berkshire County and beyond

THE BERKSHIRES — This Wednesday, Aug. 27, marks the first day of school for many area districts, while some students have one more week to relax and or/play in the beautiful Berkshires. Here is the list of first day of school schedules for Berkshire County school districts and districts in surrounding towns: Adams-Cheshire Regional School District: Tuesday,(…)

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