Let’s talk about diversity, inclusion, and landlord-tenant issues! Conversations with the Amherst Charter Commission Committee at the Crocker Farm Elementary School Cafeteria on Monday, October 3, 2016 7:00 – 9:00PM.
LIONS, WITCHES AND WARDROBES! Come join us as we walk through wardrobes, travel through time, jump into pictures and into the wonderful characters of The Chronicles of Narnia: Aslan, Lucy, Susan, Peter, Edmond, Mr. Tumnus, Prince Caspian, and the White Witch, among others. Improvising off the popular books, we will enact favorite scenes, as well […]
The Center Dance Studio invites community members of all ages to audition for A 21st Century Nutcracker — an exciting spin on a timeless classic. Please visit our website for more information, including age-specific audition times. Date: October 1st, 2016 Time: 10 AM – 4:30 PM Location: The Center Dance Studio, 321 Main St. in […]
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 […]
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 […]
Parade! Starts at McGuirk Stadium and winds its way through downtown Amherst and back to UMASS Campus. Floats! The Minuteman Marching Band! Be a part of why Amherst is ranked #4 Best College Town in America. Details Date:October 1 Time:10:30 am – 11:30 am
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 […]
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 […]
(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 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 […]
Come learn more about what parents and the community can do to keep our children safer, healthier and substance-free through the middle and high school years. Thursday, September 22 7:00 PM in the ARHS Library This event is free and open to the public. Childcare and light refreshments will be provided. For more information […]
From the Amherst Youth Soccer Association: The Amherst Youth Soccer Association (AYSA) is seeking players (boys/girls) to join its Grade 3 travel soccer teams, starting immediately. Practices are twice a week after school & games are usually on Saturdays. Please contact Coach David Schmidt at email@example.com. See https://amherstsoccer.org/ for more information.