About Berkshire Family Focus

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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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We’d like to send a Berkshire Family Focus shout-out to Katherine Winston and Ty Allan Jackson

We’d like to send a Berkshire Family Focus shout-out to Katherine Winston and Ty Allan Jackson

THE BERKSHIRES — What do Lenox singer-songwriter ,Katherine Winston, and local author Ty Allan Jackson have in common? For those that know both of them like we do, you don’t even have to play “five degrees of separation” with these two to answer that question. It’s simple. It’s the Marketplace Cafe, where Katherine performed and organized a […]

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Dalton Girls Lacrosse signups set for Feb. 27, March 6 and March 14 in Dalton and Pittsfield

Dalton Girls Lacrosse signups set for Feb. 27, March 6 and March 14 in Dalton and Pittsfield

DALTON — Sign ups for the Dalton Girls Lacrosse programs are scheduled for Fridays, Feb. 27, and March 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dalton Youth Center, and Saturday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Pittsfield. The program is open to anyone living in the Berkshires or its surrounding […]

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Another ‘How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk’ series kicks off at Berkshire Community College March 4

Another ‘How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk’ series kicks off at Berkshire Community College March 4

PITTSFIELD — Child Care of the Berkshires will host a free eight-week parenting  series titled “How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk” for parents with children from birth to age 6. The series will begin March 4 and will run for eight consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This common […]

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Weekend Lowdown: Feb. 27-March 1

Weekend Lowdown: Feb. 27-March 1

THE BERKSHIRES — Despite the record cold this winter, and one’s desire to tuck in under a blanket under the fire and do absolutely nothing, we’ve had a productive few weeks at Berkshire Family Focus. We’ve had an abundance of calendar events to enter; our preschool and camp guides are seeing a lot of action […]

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Town Players of Pittsfield seeking students and adults for May Musical Review

Town Players of Pittsfield seeking students and adults for May Musical Review

PITTSFIELD — The Town Players of Pittsfield will hold auditions for its upcoming May musical review on March 3 and 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Singers who are interested in being cast members are encouraged to bring music with them if they can but otherwise some sheet music will be available. An accompanist will be provided. In addition […]

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Upcoming school field trips and family performances at the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington

Upcoming school field trips and family performances at the Mahaiwe in Great Barrington

GREAT BARRINGTON — The Mahaiwe education programs offer world-class theatrical experiences to students throughout the tri-state area through in-school workshops and residencies, and live performances of dance, theater, and music at the theater. It is an important component of the Mahaiwe’s mission to support the community by incorporating arts and humanities into education outreach. Upcoming events include: […]

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Food Adventures for kids returns to the Lenox Community Center

Food Adventures for kids returns to the Lenox Community Center

LENOX — The Lenox Community Center and The Nutrition Center, based in Pittsfield, are once again collaborating to bring the Food Adventures program to the center. Food Adventures creates an experience where students learn about nutrition and healthy food choices in a fun, hands-on environment. Students will be exposed to new foods, flavors and cultures. They […]

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The MENTOR Network seeks foster care homes in the Berkshires [Sponsored]

The MENTOR Network seeks foster care homes in the Berkshires [Sponsored]

THE BERKSHIRES — The MENTOR Network is in dire need of foster homes in the state of Massachusetts. As of 2012, more than 58,000 children in the U.S. foster care system were placed in institutions or group homes, not in traditional foster homes More than ever we need homes for our children and youth in the […]

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We are looking for the best places in Berkshire County to get a family-friendly St.Patrick’s Day meal

We are looking for the best places in Berkshire County to get a family-friendly St.Patrick’s Day meal

Do you have a favorite restaurant in the Berkshires where one can grab a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day meal? Is there a special dish or dessert a local restaurant prepares that you just can’t get anywhere else? Let us know … we are looking to do a family-friendly round-up next month. Leave your suggestions in […]

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Sending a Berkshire Family Focus shout-out to NAMI & its Cup Cake Wars success

Sending a Berkshire Family Focus shout-out to NAMI & its Cup Cake Wars success

We just wanted to send a BFF Shout-out to NAMI for hosting an extremely successful first-ever Cupcake War fundraiser earlier this month. Raising $7400 in the name of mental illness that will support those impacted in the county is no small task. Congratulations to all the winners! If you ever need some BFF taste testers […]

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