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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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Berkshire Family Focus Shout-out: Pittsfield High school students unite against bullying

Berkshire Family Focus Shout-out: Pittsfield High school students unite against bullying

PITTSFIELD — We’d like to send a Berkshire Family Focus shout-out to Pittsfield High School’s SADD student group and the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership. On Oct. 22, Students Against Destructive Decisions at Pittsfield High School, in collaboration with the Pittsfield Prevention Partnership, wore orange as part of National Bullying Prevention Month to spread awareness on Unity Day.(…)

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Lee Library to host another ‘Every Child Ready to Read’ series beginning Nov. 18

LEE — Due to continued popular demand and additional grant funding the Lee Library is offering another five-week series of “Every Child Ready to Read @ Lee Library. The program will run Thursdays, Nov. 18, 25, Dec. 2, 9 and 16, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. The five-week series for families with young children features(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: Oct. 31-Nov. 2

THE BERKSHIRES — This weekend’s lowdown is all about Halloween — trick-or-treat times, Halloween parties, library celebrations and more. And we’ve even thrown in a few non-Halloween shows, fundraisers and free family days. So here is your short and sweet BFF Picks for the weekend. Remember you can always find more family events and activities(…)

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Fun with Food: A Halloween meal kids will ‘die for’

Nothings says Halloween like a creepy, creative, meal made especially for the kids by a loved one. Be it eyeball meatballs, wormy spaghetti, spider cupcakes or trick-or-treat candy, kids love Halloween treats, and they will be sure to squeal (with delight or fear) this year when you try out some of these EASY recipes —(…)

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Pittsfield Halloween Parade 2014 [PHOTO GALLERY]

Pittsfield Halloween Parade 2014 [PHOTO GALLERY]

PITTSFIELD — The 70th annual Pittsfield Halloween Parade took place last night along Tyler Street and the costumed participants and parade-goers were out in enormous numbers. From parade floats, bands and marchers to creepy, cute, and just plain bizarre costumes, we’ve got it all right here courtesy of our roving photographer Susan Geller. So if you(…)

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NbCC’s UNITY program 2014-2015 teen programming has begun

NORTH ADAMS — Recently the UNITY Program of the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition announced its 2014-2015 youth development programs.The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in Northern Berkshire County, Massachusetts by organizing, supporting, and empowering the community. It places particular emphasis on strengthening neighborhoods and community life; preventing(…)

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Boy’s & Girl’s Club to host ‘Autumn Fanfare’ this weekend

PITTSFIELD — The Small Drum Corps Association, (SDCA) based in Hebron, IL, will hold an “Autumn Fanfare” drum and bugle corps show hosted by the Boy’s and Girl’s Club this Saturday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m. in the gymnasium. Doors will open at 10 a.m. The program will include 7sevensmall Senior Drum and Bugle Corps from(…)

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We asked you answered: Berkshire families and the environment

THE BERKSHIRES — Last week we held a giveaway to Barrington Stage’s “An Enemy of the People,’that explores the impact of polluted waters in a small town and the consequences of uncovering the truth and runs through the end of this weekend. We asked local families to tell us what they were doing reduce their(…)

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9th annual Pumpkin Carving Festival to benefit Community Food Cupboard in Manchester, Vt.

MANCHESTER, VT — Saturday, Oct. 18, is the official Vermont State Pumpkin Carving Day! The day is set to be celebrated in style in Manchester, Vt., with the 9th Annual Pumpkin Carving Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Equinox Valley Nursery, home of the Community Pumpkin Patch. This year’s festival includes perennial(…)

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