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Astronomy & Natural History

Arunah Hill Natural Science Center, Inc.

pielock@pielock.com
218 Trouble Street, Cummington, MA 01026
413-772-6715
www.arunah.org

A non-profit public service providing science, nature, and education for astronomers, students, naturalists, and the public. 60 acres of pristine Natural Forest in Cummington
Observing Site at 2004 ft. Summit
All-Weather Summit Road
All-Weather Club House
Timber Framed Pavilion
All-Weather Meeting Barn
300+ Vehicle Parking
6 miles of Marked Trails
and Dark Skies

Entertainment

Pioneer Valley Womens Softball League

cheryl@pvwsoftball.com
www.pvwsoftball.com/cummington.htm

We are a slow pitch softball league in the Hilltowns of Western Massachusetts. Our teams consist of members of all ages and playing abilities. You must be 17 years old to join and can play until you can't. That upper age limit continues to be challenged!
We are a low competition and fun league who is always looking for new faces.

Fairs

Hillside Agricultural Society, Inc.

97 Fairgrounds Road, Cummington, MA 01026
413-634-5091
www.cummingtonfair.com

The biggest and best little fair in the country. Live Music, Cattle and Sheep Shows, Championship Lumberjack Contest.

The Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair

97 Fairgrounds Road, Cummington, MA 01026
www.masheepwool.org/

One of the oldest of all the New England sheep fairs, the Cummington fair is a fun and affordable way to spend a day with family and friends discovering one of the oldest industries in the world.Shepherds, spinners, weavers, and other fiber artists come from all over the Northeast to demonstrate their skills and sell their handmade fiber products.

Fraternal Orders, Clubs, Societies, Etc.

Boy Scouts

Stu Besnoff
stu@alpinesolarheat.com
413-634-3950

Boy Scout Troop 93, for boys from grade six through age eighteen.

Cub Scouts

Stu Besnoff
stu@alpinesolarheat.com
413-634-3950

Cub Scout Pack 93, for boys from Kindergarten through grad five.

Cummington 4-H Clubs

Cummington American Legion

Cummington Fire Association

Cummington Legion Auxliary

Cummington Lions Club

Cummington Rod & Gun Club

Hillside Choral Society

Needlework N Crafts Ladies

S.A.L.T. & Triad Program

Houses Of Worship

Village Congregational Church

info@cummingtonchurch.org
31 Main Street, Cummington MA 01026
413-634-5508
www.cummingtonvillagechurch.org

Rev. Lisa Neal

West Cummington Congregational Church

West Cummington, Cummington, MA 01026
413-634-3852

Steve Philbrick, Pastor

Museums

Bryant Homestead

207 Bryant Road, Cummington, MA 01026
413-634-2244

Historic House Tours, Original Victorian Furnishings. Call for hours. Crafts festival. Owned and managed by the Trustees of Reservations.

Kingman Tavern Museum

41 Main Street, Cummington, MA 01026
413-634-5527

17 room house, barn, carriage shed, cider mill & country store replica. Open Sat. in July & August, 2-5 pm and by appt.

Retreats

Warner Farm UCC

4 Porter Hill Road, Cummington, MA 01026
413-634-5451
www.macucc.org/sites.htm

The Farm includes a rustic 1779 homestead, a barn and 120 acres of land in the Cummington Berkshire foothills. There is a roomy living room with fireplace, a dining room that seats 30, and space to sleep 30 people in double rooms and dormitories.

School

Berkshire Trail Elementary School

2 Main Street, Cummington, MA 01026
413-634-5327
www.cbrsd.org/btes/btesprofile.htm

Berkshire Village Creative Center

Mellor Road, Cummington, MA 01026
413-634-5746

Central Berkshire Regional School District

Dalton, MA
413-684-0320
www.cbrsd.org/

Greenwood Music Camp

32 Harlow Road, Cummington, MA 01026
413-634-5689

Nessacus Middle School

Dalton, MA
413-684-0780

Wahconah Regional High School

Dalton, MA
413-684-1330

Sculpture

Sculpture in the Hills

Tom Sipple
33 Potash Hill Road, Cummington, MA 01026
413-634-5462
www.furniture-sculpture.com/Exhibition.htm

free and open to the public. The work is displayed in various location over 10 acres of fields, woods and paths. The sculptures may be of any scale and may be studio work or site specific installations. There is also an opportunity for a short residency for interested artists. A residency includes basic accommodations and use of one of the studio buildings!

Social Services

Cummington Family Center

Info@HilltownFamilyCenter.org
Cummington Family Center, c/o Wildfield Studios, P.O. Box 98, West Chesterfield, MA 01084
www.hilltownfamilycenter.org/

The Cummington Family Center (CFC) is a grassroots, parent run organization, which provides a safe and nurturing environment for parents and their young children. Through weekly playgroups, field trips, workshops, social potlucks and celebrations, the CFC networks families in the surrounding Hilltown area, creating a vital and energized community. The CFC is located at the Cummington Community House on Main Street in Cummington, MA. Weekly playgroups are Mon. 1:00-3:00pm, and Wed. and Fri. 9:30-11:30am, October through June. Summer playgroups at area parks and private homes are arranged during the summer months.

Hampshire Regional Housing Authority

37 Main Street, Cummington, MA 01026
413-634-5000

Hilltown Pantry

Town Hall Building, Route 9 Goshen
286-7578
www.theNSC.org

The Hilltown Pantry is a satellite pantry of the Northampton Survival Center, which is an emergency pantry and referral service for Hampshire County. The Hilltown Pantry is open every Wednesday from 1-3 pm, and on the third Wednesday of every month from 1-6 pm. Open to residents of Chesterfield, Cummington, Goshen, Plainfield, Westhampton, Williamsburg, and Worthington. Proof of residence and children required.