November 8: Learn, Play & Grow, 9:30 a.m., All About Me theme, geared toward children ages 2-5 and their caregivers, sponsored by Agawam Family & Community Program, meet in the lower level of Agawam Congregational Church, 745 Main St., Agawam, FREE. Registration appreciated: firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 8: FREE Second Friday, 4-6 p.m., create a project drawing and collage and FREE museum admission, Smith College Museum of Art, Elm Street and Route 9, Northampton, FREE.
November 8: Kids Yoga, 4:30 p.m. for ages 5-8, a fun and mindful class with stretching, movement, breathing and learning to calm with visualization, see link for registration details, Transform at Amy Bourque Yoga, 470 Westfield St., West Springfield. Admission: $8/child.
November 8: Santa Arrives, 5:30 p.m., Santa arrives by fire truck, marching band performance, hot cocoa, raffles, giveaways, balloon artist, face painting, more, entrance near Christmas Tree Shops, Holyoke Mall at Ingleside, 50 Holyoke St., Holyoke, FREE.
November 8: Community Pajama Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m., wear your pajamas to the museum for a night of storytelling and each child will receive a FREE book, Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield, FREE.
Through November 9: Call for Submissions, Armed Forces Art Show featuring artwork by military veterans, active duty veterans, and their families expressing their journey and support through art, sponsored by ArtWorks Westfield, see link for participation details.
November 9: Holly Fair Union Church, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., handmade crafts and baked goods, raffles, vendors, live music, more, Union Church of Christ, 51 Center St., Ludlow, FREE admission.
November 9: Fall Reuse and Recycle Rally, 9 a.m. - noon, pumpkins, bulky rigid plastic, clothing and textiles, bicycles, some medical equipment, woven plastic feed bags and large chunk Styrofoam will be collected for recycling and bicycles for reuse, Smith Vocational & Agricultural High School, 80 Locust St., Northampton, FREE.
November 9: Kids DIY Paper Christmas Decor, 10 a.m. - noon, make paper Christmas decorations, for ages 3 and up, Michael's Crafts stores. Fee: $3.
November 9: Saturday Family Science: Tons of Seeds, 10-11 a.m., learn all about seeds, use link to register and make donation, Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West St., Amherst. Admission: $10/family (non-members).
November 9: WGBY Kids Fan Day, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., PBS character meet and greets, games, crafts, dance, live music, come dressed as your favorite PBS character, Basketball Hall of Fame, 1000 Hall of Fame Ave., Springfield. Admission: $10/adult, $5/child.
November 9: November Kids Zone, 11 a.m. - noon, create a Frozen II craft, JCPenney, Hampshire Mall, 367 Russell St., Hadley, FREE.
November 9 & 10: FREE Youth Cycling Races, 12:45 p.m., for ages 8 and under, all bike types, part of the Northampton International Cyclocross, Look Park, 300 North Main St., Florence, FREE but park admission fee applies to all vehicles.
November 9: Art Sparks Party, 2-4 p.m., art, crafts, book signing, more, High Five Books, 29 N. Maple St., Florence, FREE.
November 9: Owl Prowl, 6:30-8:30 p.m., owl walk, owl calling session, live bird presentation, recommended for ages 8 and up, use link to register, Northwest Park, 145 Lang Road, Windsor. Admission: $10/person.
November 11: Veteran's Day Parade, 10 a.m., King's Highway, West Springfield, FREE.
November 11: Viewing of a Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, 10 a.m., Agawam Cinemas, 886 Suffield St., Agawam. Admission: $1/person.
November 11: FREE Admission to Old Sturbridge Village for all military, active and retired and their families (up to six people), Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Stubridge Vilage Road, Sturbridge, FREE.