The Franklin County Boat Club’s “Christmas in July”

July 30, 2019

FirstLight Power was delighted support the Franklin County Boat Club’s fun, festive, and colorful “Christmas in July” event in Barton Cove on July 29, at which sailors decorate their boats with holiday lights and stage a friendly competition for best decorations awards. The Greenfield Recorder put together this slideshow with lots of wonderful photos from […]


July 16, 2019

Big Machines at the Mountain!  Kids of all ages can get up-close with a variety of vehicles used at FirstLight’s Northfield Mountain.  Sit on a snowmobile and a trail groomer, check out a backhoe and a crane.  Spend the morning exploring these amazing machines while also enjoying arts and crafts allowing kids to explore building […]

Kids Cruise on Board the Heritage Riverboat   

July 8, 2019

Friday, July 12; Saturday, July 27; Saturday, August 17; 11:00 a.m. – Noon     For all ages     Fee: $8/person     Register online at or by calling 800-859-2960          Celebrate summer and the river with a children’s cruise on board the Heritage Riverboat.  These cruises are the perfect length for children to get a taste […]

Summer Solstice Paddle

June 13, 2019

Summer Solstice Paddle   Join FirstLight’s Recreation and Environmental Center staff for a peaceful summer solstice paddle on Friday, June 21st from 6:30 until 8:45 p.m. During this evening paddle, we’ll explore the rich history and natural history of Barton Cove.  Ancient waterfalls, historic log drives, dinosaur footprints and nesting bald eagles are unique to […]