Community Activities and Events for Families in the Berkshires, Berkshire County Massachusetts

Bunny sightings and Easter Egg Hunts in the Berkshires

THE BERKSHIRES — There have been Easter Bunny sightings throughout the Berkshires in recent weeks, and we’ve got the scoop on where you can find him in the upcoming weeks. Check out our Easter-related events and Egg Hunts in the region below. Friday, April 11 10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Bunny Land at Berkshire Mall, visit with(…)

MCLA annual Day of Service to take place Saturday, April 12

NORTH ADAMS — Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA), the North Adams Chamber of Commerce and the City of North Adams will hold their 22nd Annual Community Day of Service this, Saturday, April 12. For more than 20 years, MCLA and the local community have come together to clean up and improve our community. The scope and(…)

Berkshire Family Focus seeks questions from parents for Ask Tom column

Berkshire Family Focus is looking for questions for our November “Ask Tom” feature in our monthly online magazine. This month’s question was about socializing a shy 4-year-old and how hard to push (see Your name will not be published (confidentiality is important here), so just send your questions to us at with “Ask(…)

Have fun with science at August’s 3rd Thursday event

PITTSFIELD — Explore the universe and its secrets in Upstreet Pittsfield Thursday, Aug. 15, at this month’s 3rd Thursday event — the Berkshires’ largest free outdoor street festival. SABIC is sponsoring the most interactive 3rd Thursdays ever. Along with other community programming partners, SABIC will be bringing fun science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) experiments(…)

North Adams’ Downstreet Art 2013 monthly series is family friendly and full of art, music and more

NORTH ADAMS — DownStreet Art, a series of downtown celebrations for the arts festival’’s summer season running monthly through October, is gearing up for July’s family-friendly Thursday evening event set for July 25, with highlights such as the giant rhinoceros mural created by 16 teen girls during the Clark Art Institute’s Teen Mural Workshop and Bang(…)

This year’s Pittsfield Garden Tour offers plenty of fun for the entire family

PITTSFIELD — Flowers, fairy houses and more, are on the calendar this weekend during the Pittsfield Garden Tour planned for Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, July 21, from noon to 4 p.m. in Pittsfield. The Garden Tour’s mission is to recognize and celebrate the beauty of Pittsfield by organizing garden(…)

Berkshire County Free Outdoor Summer 2013 Music Schedule

THE BERKSHIRES — Berkshire County outdoor summer music series have kicked into full gear, so grab your family, a blanket and some picnic fair and get to one of the FREE concerts scheduled below. Concerts in the Arboretum, Springside Park, 874 North St., Pittsfield: Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Housatonic Philharmonic (July 16); The Dixie Cats (July 23); Wintergreen(…)

Hoosic River Revival Community Conversation to take place June 15 in North Adams

NORTH ADAMS — It’s never too early for kids to start thinking about the environment and how to better their community, and there is no better way to help them do that than by parents leading by example. Tomorrow, Saturday, June 15 , from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Hoosic River Revival is hosting a(…)

Morningside Neighborhood Pride Night set for Tuesday, June 4

Morningside Neighborhood Pride Night set for Tuesday, June 4

PITTSFIELD — We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, there’s never a lack of things to do in the Berkshires with your kids — and this Tuesday, June 4, is no different. From 5 to 8 p.m. the Morningside Initiative and the Morningside Community School PTO will partner up for the ninth annual(…)

Great Barrington Cooperative Preschool to host two family-friendly events in May — Truck Day and an Open House

Great Barrington Cooperative Preschool to host two family-friendly events in May — Truck Day and an Open House

GREAT BARRINGTON — Whether you’re a little girl or little boy, trucks are cool, and next Sunday, May 19, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. the Great Barrington  Cooperative Preschool will let Berkshire County kids of all ages get up close and personal with them during its sixth annual Truck Day. This day provides a unique opportunity(…)

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