Milton Hershey School presentation: Milton Hershey School will host an informal family event tonight, from 5:30 to 7:30, at the Holiday Inn, 40 Main St., North Adams, to provide children and families the opportunity to learn more about the school.
It is a cost-free, private, coeducational home and school for children from families of low income, limited resources, and social need, located in Hershey, Pa.
Following a free meal and brief presentation, attendees will have time to ask questions and talk with school staff, students, parents, and alumni. No registration is required. Information: 1-800-322-3248.
To be considered for enrollment, a child must come from a family of low income, be 4 to 15 years old, be free of serious emotional and behavioral problems that disrupt life in the classroom or home, and be born in the United States. Information: www.mhs-pa.org.
Student and educator residencies at Fallingwater: Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, is accepting applications from high school students and K-12 educators for its one-week summer residency programs.
The programs -- two sessions at different skill levels for students and one session for teachers -- allow participants to examine the principles of organic architecture and learn through creative problem solving and collaboration. Organizers teach the classes in an open-air studio and at Fallingwater, house the students at a nearby home, and provide meals to participants.
Early admission applications must be postmarked by March 31. All applications are due before April 30. Information or to apply: www. Fallingwater.org/learn or call (724) 329-7826.
'Kitchen Ka-Boom': Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield will host Kitchen Ka-Boom, a kid-safe show of science experiments that they can learn and practice at home, this Saturday, and the last Saturday of every month, at 11 a.m.
The performance is included with museum admission, $13 per adult; $6 per child under age 18; free for kids age 3 and younger. Registration is required and can be made by calling (413) 443-7171, ext. 10.
'Ooey Gooey Night': On Thursday, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., the Adams Youth Center, 20 East St., will host an "Ooey Gooey Night," which is free and open to the public. Children will have hands-on fun while learning about different concoctions and how they work. Explore slime, goop, finger paints, Play-Doh, mud and more. Kids should dress for messy play. Information: (413) 664-4821.
Enrichment fund deadline: The Richmond Educational Enrichment Fund (REEF), a fund of Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, is accepting grant applications through April 8. The purpose of the fund is to enhance and enrich the educational experience of the students and teachers in the Richmond Consolidated School. Applications are available online at www.berkshire
Grants awarded will generally range from $100 to $1,000. Applications will be reviewed by the REEF Board comprised of community members, parents, teachers, students, the superintendent and the school community. Their recommendations will be reviewed by Berkshire Taconic's board of directors. Information: (413) 229-0327.
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