Events & Exhibitions at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                       Americana on Parade: The Art of Robert McCloskey Through October 23, 2016 In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Robert McCloskey’s Make Way for Ducklings (1941), The Carle has organized a retrospective highlighting much of the original art from this beloved book. While significant emphasis will center on Make Way for Ducklings, the exhibition considers McCloskey’s […]

Slavery in the Valley: Five Unsung Heroes Who Resisted

The Jones Library Presents: Slavery in the Valley: Five Unsung Heroes Who Resisted OCTOBER 15 EVENT IS PART OF NATIONAL LECTURE SERIES ‘THE BIRTH OF A NATION: SLAVERY, RESISTANCE & ABOLITION,’ TIED TO AWARD-WINNING FILM Amherst, MA, September 22, 2016 – The Jones Library announces Slavery in the Valley:  Five Unsung Heroes Who Resisted, a […]

30th Annual Apple Harvest & Crafts Festival (Sept 24)

A re-creation of an old-fashioned New England community fair. Juried craftspeople and or exhibitors Wonderful food from local restaurants, shaded with a picnic area Children’s games (pony rides and more, preschool avenue) Day-long family and general entertainment including a Pre-School Fair Silent Auction Details: Date: September 24 Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: Amherst Town Common More Info […]

Amherst Poetry Festival – Sept 17

Children are Poets Too! A Writing Workshop for Children and Adults at the Emily Dickinson Museum. Children and Poets have a lot in common. They see the world afresh, enjoy word play, and often share a love of the natural world. Write alongside a child you love and enjoy the creativity that flows between the two […]

(Postponed…) Walk to School Day

(This has been postponed to avoid conflicting with Picture Day) WILDWOOD WALKS! INTERNATIONAL WALK to SCHOOL DAY date:  to be determined  Dear Wildwood Parents and Guardians, Your school is participating in Safe Routes to School, a program offered by MassRIDES, the Commonwealth’s travel options service of the Executive Office of Transportation. The Safe Routes to […]

Girl Scouts – Open Roller Skating Event

Girl Scouts – Open Roller Skating Event Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016 Time: 5:15pm to 7:15pm Location: Interskate 91 Roller Skating Rink at Hampshire Mall in Hadley Cost: $5.50 all participants (skate rental — $3.50 extra) Kick-off event for a new year in Girl Scouts – find out how you can join. Girls grades K […]