Central Berkshire County

Family and Kid Friendly Activities and Events in Central Berkshire County, Things to Do in the Berkshires, Western Massachusetts

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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Weekend Lowdown: Sept. 12-14

THE BERKSHIRES — For many, New Years is the time to regroup, refresh, make resolutions and get your life together. My new year always begins in September, when the kids are back to school and I can take a breath, reorganize my house, my schedule and get the kids back on track — with homework, sports, chores(…)

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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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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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Weekend Lowdown: Aug. 22-24

BERKSHIRES- Greetings! I am sure everyone is trying to thoughtfully schedule every last fun-filled event in their planners that the Berkshires has to offer this summer. Last week was quite enjoyable for me because I went to the Eleanor Sonsini shelter in Pittsfield for my BFF pet column and was there at the perfect time to see(…)

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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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Songmei’s Pet Selection: Berkshire Animals D.R.E.A.M.S.

Songmei’s Pet Selection: Berkshire Animals D.R.E.A.M.S.

  PITTSFIELD —  When I was adopted at 3 years old, I was very afraid of cats and dogs. I was so scared that I would make my way from my mom’s lap all the way to her head, clinging to dear life so my aunt’s cat couldn’t lay a paw near me. Who knew that(…)

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