Upcoming Community Events

Go to http://www.hilltownfamilies.org/ for a complete list

Sunday, March 8, 4 – 7 pm – FAMILY NIGHTFamily Fun Night with Peter Siegel at the Northampton Parents Center. Playtime, optional potluck dinner, and live music. The NPC is designed for children birth through kindergarten age and their families and caregivers. Older siblings and alumni are welcome to join too. If you can bring a dish to share, please do, if not, just show up. Northampton Parents Center. 413-582-2636. 297 Main Street, Lower Level, Northampton, MA.

Monday, March 9, 10 am – 4 pm – HORTICULTURE/HISTORY: Check out tulips and a spectacular array of blossoming crocuses, hyacinths, narcissi, irises, and lilies at the beloved annual Spring Bulb Show at Smith College Lyman Conservatory. The Botanic Garden of Smith College. 16 College Lane, Northampton, MA.

Wednesday, March 11, 2:30 – 4:30 pm – PLAYGROUP/LOCAL HISTORY: Stop by Historic Northampton for after school for games, crafts, and stories about Northampton history! Check out a big map of Northampton with historical buildings, people, and cars, all color-able with chalk. And at 3:15 pm, the whole group will read a story, make a craft, play a game, or participate in an activity, all designed to help kids learn more about the history of Northampton. Free. Ages 0-10. Historic Northampton. 413-584-6011. 46 Bridge Street. Northampton, MA.

Thursday, March 12, 6 pm – SCIENCE CAFE/URBAN ECOLOGY: This month’s Life Science Cafe topic is “How Cities Domesticate Nature” with Dr. Paige Warren. The Nacul Center. 413-256-8025. 592 Main Street. Amherst, MA.

Friday, March 13, 11:30 am – 1:20 pm – ICE SKATING: Are you a homeschool or unschooling family? The Mullins Center offers a weekday public ice skate for families to attend. Great opportunity for physical activity while making community connections. Ice skate rentals are free and guardian’s skates for free. All families are welcome. Mullins Center. 413-545-3040. 200 Commonwealth Ave. Amherst, MA.

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