North Berkshire County

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

Weekend Lowdown: Aug. 1-3

BERKSHIRES — It is officially August, can you believe it? Before you know it we will see pigments of fall on the trees. I have had one busy week because I started my new job at Marshalls Department Store in Lenox. Unfortunately I have not had time to go on any good hikes, which I love to(…)

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Geocaching in the Berkshires: A multi-generational treasure hunt

Want to get the family outside, explore new places and hunt for treasure? Try geocaching. It takes the classic game of Hide and Seek and gives it a twist using modern technology. It’s a family adventure that you can do just down the street for little to no cost. Our friend, Deb Goodrich, invited my(…)

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North Adams, Adams, and Pittsfield host free summer breakfast and lunch programs

THE BERKSHIRES  — Did you know the North Adams and Pittsfield Public Schools and Adams-Cheshire Regional School District offer free breakfast and lunch programs throughout the summer for North Adams and Pittsfield children under the age of 18?  The schedule of locations and times is below: North Adams — Call 413‐776‐1630 for more information. Brayton Elementary School, 20 Barbour St.: Through July 31,  7:45‐8:45 a.m. (breakfast); 11 a.m.‐12:30 p.m.(…)

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Parents’ Night Out: Less is more at ‘The Skivvies’ coming to Williamstown July 27 and 28

WILLIAMSTOWN — Less is definitely more at the sexiest, sassiest show of the summer coming to the Williamstown Theatre Festival July 27 and 28! Sizzling musical comedy duo Lauren Molina (Ten Cents a Dance at WTF) and Nick Cearley (All Shook Up) – AKA The Skivvies – turn the heat way, way up as they perform stripped(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: July 18-20

THE BERKSHIRES —Hi everyone, Songmei here with your Berkshire Family Focus Weekend Lowdown. As a new summer intern here at the BFF, I am very excited to inform you about fun-filled events in the Berkshires every weekend. This weekend brings about outdoor concerts and performances, marionettes, plays, an animal-free circus and so much more. So many(…)

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Reader Feedback Needed: Those who complete 6 survey questions will be entered to win a 9-pack of children’s books courtesy of Kidzone

Reader Feedback Needed: Those who complete 6 survey questions will be entered to win a 9-pack of children’s books courtesy of Kidzone

We are always looking for ways to improve Berkshire Family Focus and there is no better way to do that then to hear from our readers. We would really appreciate if you could take a few seconds and answer this simple 6 question survey HERE to help us better serve you, our readers. Those who complete(…)

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Fourth of July Events, Activities and Fun in the Berkshires

Friday, July 4 Central Berkshire County 10 a.m.: Pittsfield Parade The annual parade themed “Made in America,” featuring Grand Marshall Mario DeMartino, will kick begin at the intersection of South and West Housatonic St. and travel along North Street ending at Wahconah Park on Wahconah St. For more information go online to pittsfieldparade.com. 7 p.m.: Pittsfield(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: June 27-29

THE BERKSHIRES — This Saturday marks the passing of the first full week of summer, and I’m wondering … Did you get out and enjoy the plethora of family fun in the Berkshires yet? If the answer is yes, fantastic, we’ve got more summer fun suggestions your way. If the answer is no, have no(…)

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We’ve got tickets to give away to the interactive family-friendly ‘Bleu!’ at Jacob’s Pillow [GIVEAWAY]

BECKET — Jacob’s Pillow has and upcoming performance that is perfect for families with children — “Bleu!” — and we’ve got two tickets to give away. From July 2 through 6 the innovative dance -theater company Compagnia TPO from Italy will perform “Bleu!,” an interactive spectacle of light, animation, and movement — a magnificent theater experience for children(…)

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Weekend Lowdown: June 20-22

THE BERKSHIRES — This summer I’ve decided to schedule time in my day to visit some of the places I write about or post calendar listings about at least once a week. I spend far too much time telling everyone else about all the cool things the Berkshires has to offer families, and a quarter(…)

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