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

Money Matters: Greylock Federal Credit Union kicks off its annual Youth Week of free activities April 19

THE BERKSHIRES —  Greylock Federal Credit Union will be celebrating youth in April by encouraging kids to set up savings accounts and learn how to manage money during youth week, set for April 19 through 26. This year’s theme, Catch the Save Wave, harnesses the excitement for beaches, sand and surfing to show young members(…)

Project Native Film Festival to kick off in Great Barrington March 29 and continue through March 30

GREAT BARRINGTON — For the past three years Project Native has hosted a successful day-long environmental film festival, and this year they will expand the festival to include an evening screening at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington on Saturday, March 29, in addition to the festival on Sunday, March 30, at the(…)

Series of free workshops for kids set to begin at Hudson (N.Y.) Opera House in April

HUDSON, N.Y. — Not to far from the Berkshires in nearby Hudson, New York, there is some free fun to be had for kids of all ages. See below for a schedule of upcoming classes. Mondays (April 7-June 16, 3-4:30): Shakespeare’s Clowns After-school Workshop Former Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus clown, Seano Fagan,  who has worked(…)

Spring Tonic set for this Saturday, March 22, at the Lenox Library

LENOX — This Saturday, March 22, spring is in the air at the Lenox Library from noon to 4 p.m. when its annual Spring Tonic event takes place once again. Spring Tonic is a free event celebrating all things locally grown, and featuring local growers, CSA share sign ups, farm samples, healthy information and conversations and(…)

Teen Improv workshop set for March 15 in Williamstown

WILLIAMSTOWN — A free theater improvisation workshop for teens and tweens will be held at the Milne Public Library on Saturday, March 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Improv Workshop will be taught by Barb Cardillo, who is a founding member of the Royal Berkshire Improv Troupe, and will consist of warm-ups, theater(…)

Berkshire County Head Start is now accepting applications for 2014-15 school year

THE BERKSHIRES — Berkshire County Head Start provides free preschool for eligible 3 and 4 year olds, and registration dates are set for this week: March 11, 1-3 p.m.: Muddy Brook Elementary School, 318 Monument Valley Road, Great Barrington. 413-644-0005. March 12, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Becket/Washington Elementary School, 12 Maple St., Becket. 413-623-6489. March 18, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: Morningside(…)

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(…)

28th annual High School Art Show opens Feb. 8 at Rockwell Museum [Photo Gallery]

28th annual High School Art Show opens Feb. 8 at Rockwell Museum [Photo Gallery]

STOCKBRIDGE — The Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show returns for its 28th year at Norman Rockwell Museum with a special exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. Visitors to the museum will enjoy an afternoon celebrating the talented young artists from Berkshire County high schools, and meet the creators of the(…)

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(…)

Child Care of the Berkshires to hold ‘Our Big World’ Cultural Festival

NORTH ADAMS — Child Care of the Berkshires will host its annual “Our Big World” Culture Festival this Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Haskins Center Gym in North Adams. The festival will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and will feature children’s games, activities, music and food from cultures around the world. The festival is free, but registration(…)

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