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Photos of Families and Children living in and playing in the Berkshires, Berkshire County, Massachusetts

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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Berkshire Theatre Group’s ‘Seussical’ comes to a close [PHOTO GALLERY]

PITTSFIELD — Yesterday the members of the 2014 Berkshire Theatre Group Seuss Troupe took their final bows as the 10 day run of the performance came to a close. I was there to capture this final performance ‘on film’ (or SD card).  

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Central Berkshire STAGES Camp ‘Lil Abner [PHOTO GALLERY]

Central Berkshire STAGES Camp ‘Lil Abner [PHOTO GALLERY]

    DALTON — On Friday, July 25, participants of the Central Berkshire Regional School District’s STAGES Camp put on their final performance, ‘Lil Abner, and I was there to snap some photos — and catch my youngest son, Shea, as Marryin’ Sam (above left).

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Some jet skiing family fun was had at Pontoosuc Lake yesterday [PHOTO GALLERY]

LANESBOROUGH — Yesterday afternoon my husband, 12-year-old son, Shea, and I headed to Matt Reilly’s in Lanesborough to enjoy a little lunch and jet ski racing lakeside at Pontoosuc. It was hot and exciting (smelled a little like gas from time to time), but a good time was had by all. In fact, it was(…)

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Moments House Food Truck Rodeo 2014 [PHOTO GALLERY]

PITTSFIELD — It’s hard to believe you can find utterly scrumptious fare in a truck, but hundreds of people gathered in Pittsfield last weekend for the first-ever Food Truck Rodeo to benefit Moments House to gobble up all that tasty fare and support an amazing cause, too. Of course, our roving photographer and Berkshire Family Eats columnist, Monica(…)

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Last chance to catch Berkshire Children’s Theater’s ‘Aladdin Jr.’ [PHOTO GALLERY]

Last chance to catch Berkshire Children’s Theater’s ‘Aladdin Jr.’ [PHOTO GALLERY]

PITTSFIELD — If you haven’t had a chance to get to the Berkshire Museum for Berkshire Children’s Theater’s ‘Aladdin Jr.’ on stage, there are still two showings left today, Friday, April 25, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. To give you a little more incentive to attend this fabulous production, we’ve got a photo gallery(…)

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Kids celebrate the arrival of spring at Whitney’s Farm Market [PHOTO GALLERY]

CHESHIRE — Prior to the snow this week, we had the first inkling of spring as evidenced by the families we saw enjoying the petting zoo and play structures at Whitney’s Farm in Cheshire last week. I was glad I had my iPhone handy so that I could snap these kids being, well, kids.

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Craft Corner: Homemade Watercolors

Craft Corner: Homemade Watercolors

Your children will love getting to paint with watercolors that you made right at home this spring. Kids can mix and match to make their paints in any color they can imagine, while you can rest easy knowing these paints are made from ingredients straight out of the pantry! This activity uses math, literacy, science(…)

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Berkshire Kids: Farewell to Winter (Hello, Spring) Photo Gallery [Part 2]

Berkshire Kids: Farewell to Winter (Hello, Spring) Photo Gallery [Part 2]

WILLIAMSTOWN — I know, I know. I mentioned the “W” word. But with warmer temperatures brewing and touches of green beginning to appear throughout the Berkshires, I thought a look back at some of the fun that was had a Pine Cobble this LONG winter would be a nice way to say “Goodbye” to winter(…)

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