Family Fun

Family Fun Events, Activities and Things to Do 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(…)

14th Annual Irish Olympics at Bousquet set for tomorrow, March 15

PITTSFIELD — It’s the winter event of the season you’ve all been waiting for — the 14th Annual Irish Olympics at Bousquet — and it’s set for tomorrow, Saturday, March 15 . The festivities begin at 11 and will include the green cookie race for children ages 8 and under, the Cardboard Cup; an Obstacle(…)

The Dalton CRA and partners kick off free READ and RISE program March 3

DALTON — The Dalton Community Recreation Association will host a READ and RISE program on Monday mornings during the month of March, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. READ and RISE is a free program for parents/caregivers to help their children prepare for reading, learning and life. Participants will learn fun strategies to nurture their child’s(…)

Mini-Golf Feb. 22 at Pittsfield Library provide lots of family fun

PITTSFIELD — On Saturday, Feb. 22, the Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library) at 1 Wendell Avenue, will be magically transformed into a miniature golf course starting at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. for library mini-golf. This fun-filled family event, now in its third year, is sponsored by Berkshire Gas and dozens of other local businesses as(…)

Red Sox 2013 World Series Trophy is coming to the Berkshires

  THE BERKSHIRES — The Red Sox World Series 2013 trophy is coming to the Berkshires and Tony Dobrowolski from the Berkshire Eagle shared all the details in his Feb. 1, article titled “Red Sox 2013 World Series Trophy to be shown in the Berkshires.” Here is an excerpt: He’s been a Red Sox fan(…)

Save the Date for the Second Annual child Care of the Berkshires Bowl-a-Thon

NORTH ADAMS — The Youth Mentoring Program of Child Care of the Berkshires is gearing up for its second annual Bowl-a-Thon, set for Sunday, Feb. 23, and its looking for families to come out, have some fun and contribute to a good cause. The Bowl-a-thon will take place at Mt. Greylock Bowl, in North Adams, from 1 to(…)

Upcoming Ice-Fishing Derbies in the Berkshires

 2014  Saturday, Feb. 1 Izaak Walton League, featuring $300 first place, $200 second place and $100 third place, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. $10. Lower Spectacle Lake, Otis. Sunday, Feb. 2 Stockbridge Sportsmen Club 37th Annual Skip Whalen Derby, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $10 adults, $5 kids (advanced); $2 extra day of. Echo Lake, Stockbridge. stockbridgesportsmenclub. org. Saturday, Feb.(…)

Williamstown Youth Center SnowFest is set for Feb. 2

Williamstown Youth Center SnowFest is set for Feb. 2

WILLIAMSTOWN — Once again the Williamstown Youth Center will host its annual SnowFest Fundraiser and this year it is set for this Sunday, Feb. 2. The event will take place at Williams College’s Towne Field House and Lansing Chapman Rink, from noon-4 p.m. This community “fun-day” will feature games, activities and, for the first-time, Olympic-themed(…)

Let’s take a day trip — to the Berkshires

THE BERKSHIRES — Many of you may or may not know that I also write for the Berkshire Visitors Bureau — for their monthly newsletter at times and on their family blog here. Of course, it’s always about family-fun things to do in the Berkshires. My latest newsletter piece was about planning a day trip(…)

Join Barnes & Noble for a LEGO hands-on learning event tomorrow Jan. 25

Join Barnes & Noble for a LEGO hands-on learning event tomorrow Jan. 25

PITTSFIELD — Join the Pittsfield Barnes and Noble staff this Saturday, Jan. 25, for a special hands-on LEGO event to celebrate the opening of the new LEGO Movie. The fun begins at 1 p.m. and will feature fun activities and a surprise giveaway. The event is free. Barnes and Noble is located at 555 Hubbard(…)

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