Central Berkshire County

Thursday, Oct 23

Play & Learn with Jenn (Pittsfield) Thursday, October 23 | 10:00 am
Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library)
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield

A weekly playgroup and story time, cosponsored by Pittsfield Coordinated Family and Community Engagement, recommended for children ages 1.5 to 5, featuring stories, songs and games. pittsfieldlibrary.org. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult, age 18 or older,...
Story Time (Dalton) Thursday, October 23 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dalton Library
62 Main St., Dalton

A weekly story time for children ages 0 to 5, featuring two stories, a snack and a craft project. daltonlibrary.org.

Friday, Oct 24

Preschool Videos (Pittsfield) Friday, October 24 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library)
1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield

A weekly series of 20-30 short films featuring some of the most beloved storybook characters and stories. This week's movies are: Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms Scaredy Squirrel Stone Soup Groups are welcome. No registration required. Children under 10 years old may not...
WeeMuse Adventures (Pittsfield) Friday, October 24 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
Free with museum admission.

A weekly playgroup and story time at the Berkshire Museum at which children ages 18 months to 3 years old can explore the aquarium and three museum galleries, featuring songs, stories, scavenger hunts, play time and more. Older siblings are welcome. berkshiremuseum.org.
John F.X. Keator Memorial Pumpkin Walk (Washington) Friday, October 24 | 6:30 pm
Washington Town Park
Route 8, Washington

A yearly event drawing thousands of families to view the intricately carved pumpkins lining the trick-or-treat path, sample the food, visit around the bonfire, enjoy a hayride and more. Trick-or-treating runs from 6:30-7:30 p.m. with a bonfire to follow.  washington-ma.com.
Halloween Parade (Pittsfield) Friday, October 24 | 7:00 pm
Throughout Tyler Street
Tyler Street, Pittsfield

Head to Tyler Street for this annual hauntingly good Halloween parade, featuring costumed marchers, floats and plenty of fun for the whole family. Prizes will be awarded to the top three Halloween-themed floats. More information at 413-499-9370 or .cityofpittsfield.org.
PHS Haunted Halls (Pittsfield) Friday, October 24 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pittsfield High School
300 East Street , Pittsfield
$5 adults; $3 students; children under 4 free.

Join PHS theater students for a tour through the schools haunted halls. For more information email 15echapman@pittsfield.net..
Friday, October 24 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nichols Family Property
190 Cleveland Road, Dalton
$10 a person.

Visitors will travel via hayride through the haunted woods of the Nichols estate on Cleveland Road where creepy creatures and scary stops are sure to scare the pants off of visitors  ages 12 and up. All proceeds will benefit suicide prevention.

Saturday, Oct 25

Farmers Market (Pittsfield) Saturday, October 25 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Parking lot across from Pittsfield Common
Corner of Fenn and First streets, Pittsfield
Admission is free.

Weekly farmers market in Pittsfield featuring fresh farm products from local farmers, music, activities, education and more. Read more here.
Keep Shooting (Otis) Saturday, October 25 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camp Bonnie Brae
Algerie Road, Otis
$15 per girl; adults free

Ever wanted to have skills like Katniss? Now you can, with an exciting afternoon at camp! You get to learn the finesse of shooting arrows, play some archery games and have plenty of practice time too! Open to troops and...
Michaels Kids Club (Pittsfield) Saturday, October 25 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield
$2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid.

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Sessions starting every half hour from 10-11:30 a.m.. See a store associate to join the fun! For a list of weekly activities go online to michaels.com.
Kitchen Kaboom (Pittsfield) Saturday, October 25 | 11:00 am
Berkshire Museum
39 South St., Pittsfield
Free with museum admission; registration required.

A monthly kid-friendly science series at which visitors to the Berkshire Museum can [retend to be mad scientists performing thrilling — and fun — science experiments: All experiments are kid-safe and can be recreated using items found in almost any...