North Berkshire County

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

Preschool nature classes begin at Sheep Hill this week

Preschool nature classes begin at Sheep Hill this week

For immediate release: COME EXPLORE WITH WRLF WILLIAMSTOWN — The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation is offering late winter nature classes for preschoolers at its Sheep Hill property Thursday mornings from 10-11 a.m. beginning March 5 and continuing weekly through March 26. The weekly classes will include stories, crafts, and outdoor play and nature exploration. WRLF […]

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We are giving away a pair of tickets to Cirque Ziva at the Mahaiwe [GIVEAWAY]

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Cirque Ziva at the Mahaiwe [GIVEAWAY]

GREAT BARRINGTON — On Sunday, March 15, at 7 p.m., the Golden Dragon Acrobats will stop by the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington for their new awe-inspiring cirque extravaganza — Cirque Ziva — and we have a pair of tickets to give away. The show will display the spectacular athleticism and fine artistry of […]

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Happy Read Across America Day 2015

Happy Read Across America Day 2015

  THE BERKSHIRES — In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Day 2015, we bring you some short stories read to you by some of our favorite readers — kids in our BFF Family. Enjoy! Want to see you child featured on our youtube channel? Send a video of him/her reading their […]

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We’d like to send a Berkshire Family Focus shout-out to Katherine Winston and Ty Allan Jackson

We’d like to send a Berkshire Family Focus shout-out to Katherine Winston and Ty Allan Jackson

THE BERKSHIRES — What do Lenox singer-songwriter ,Katherine Winston, and local author Ty Allan Jackson have in common? For those that know both of them like we do, you don’t even have to play “five degrees of separation” with these two to answer that question. It’s simple. It’s the Marketplace Cafe, where Katherine performed and organized a […]

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The MENTOR Network seeks foster care homes in the Berkshires [Sponsored]

The MENTOR Network seeks foster care homes in the Berkshires [Sponsored]

THE BERKSHIRES — The MENTOR Network is in dire need of foster homes in the state of Massachusetts. As of 2012, more than 58,000 children in the U.S. foster care system were placed in institutions or group homes, not in traditional foster homes More than ever we need homes for our children and youth in the […]

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We are looking for the best places in Berkshire County to get a family-friendly St.Patrick’s Day meal

We are looking for the best places in Berkshire County to get a family-friendly St.Patrick’s Day meal

Do you have a favorite restaurant in the Berkshires where one can grab a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day meal? Is there a special dish or dessert a local restaurant prepares that you just can’t get anywhere else? Let us know … we are looking to do a family-friendly round-up next month. Leave your suggestions in […]

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Sending a Berkshire Family Focus shout-out to NAMI & its Cup Cake Wars success

Sending a Berkshire Family Focus shout-out to NAMI & its Cup Cake Wars success

We just wanted to send a BFF Shout-out to NAMI for hosting an extremely successful first-ever Cupcake War fundraiser earlier this month. Raising $7400 in the name of mental illness that will support those impacted in the county is no small task. Congratulations to all the winners! If you ever need some BFF taste testers […]

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Weekend Lowdown: Feb. 20-22

Weekend Lowdown: Feb. 20-22

THE BERKSHIRES — As February Vacation Week comes to a close, parents may be a little tired and weary, but the Berkshires has a few low-cost entertainment options for the family that just might put that pep back in your step. From Pirates to Greek Gods to Disney Characters and Troubadours, I’m sure there is […]

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Childcare of the Berkshires is seeking Mentors for it’s Youth Mentoring Program

Childcare of the Berkshires is seeking Mentors for it’s Youth Mentoring Program

BE the Change…Become a Mentor! Make a difference in a child’s life…and yours Call us if you are a dedicated, patient, responsible, caring Adult (18+) in our community who is passionate about mentoring our next generation of children ages 8-14 1:1 or in 1:4 Small Groups, 1+ hour a week, at local Schools and Youth […]

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