Save The Date – Listening Sessions Regarding a Proposal and Application to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)

Get details of the current proposal for state aid to build a new school for Amherst, and participate in a facilitated discussion to share your thoughts. Mark your calendars–more information to come soon! Amherst Town Councilors and Amherst School Committee members will be present at each of these meetings. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27: 3:30-5:30 P.M. AT […]

Children’s Music Series at Jones Library and School Vacation Week Fun

Information about upcoming programs at the Jones Library during vacation week: Family Movie Matinee & Crafternoon February 20th 2:00-5:00pm in the Woodbury Room From 2:00-3:00 we be crafting a paper collage feast. At 3:00 our movie will start, starring a rat who dreams of becoming a chef. Feed the Birds Drop-in Activity February 21st 3:00-4:00pm […]

Girls on the Run Registration Open Now!

Flyer Text: Girls on the Run Spring 2019 Registration Now Open Girls on the Run inspires 3rd-5th grade girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using a fun, experienced-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. NO RUNNING EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! Meeting twice weekly, each lesson integrates games and a workout geared towards preparing participants to complete […]

African-American Read-In and All-School Assembly Tuesday, February 5th

Wildwood will be celebrating its sixth annual African-American Read-In on Tuesday, February 5th, as a joyous way to kick-off Black History Month. The African American Read-In Day was started by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in 1990. It is a means of recognizing and becoming more familiar with the stories, books and poetry of […]

Umass Mini-Minutes: Free Field Hockey Program for all aged 5-13

The registration link is now up for the UMass Mini-Minutes Field Hockey Program!  The program is limited to 140 participants, ages 5-13, so don’t miss out!  Register by clicking here: Also, please share the flyer with your friends, family, and colleagues by following the link below: We look forward to another great spring of […]

Amherst School Committee Update

January 18, 2019 The Amherst School Committee met last night to hear Dr. Morris’s proposal for getting to consensus on a Statement Of Interest (SOI) application to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) for aid in either replacing or renovating our aging elementary schools. The presentation reviewed our history of applying to the MSBA over […]

Barefoot and Balanced: Free Lectures at the Hitchcock Center January 17th and 18th

Barefoot and Balanced Lectures with Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Author & TimberNook Founder Angela Hanscom Thursday, January 17, 6pm (snow date: Thursday March 14, 6pm) Friday, January 18, 1:30pm (snow date: Friday, March 15, 1:30pm) Free, registration required Angela Hanscom will present a lecture on her recent book, Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, […]

Please vote in the Florence Bank grant program for the ARPS PGO

Each year, Florence Bank gives away $100,000 to community non-profits through its Community Choice grants program. Florence Bank customers vote for the non-profit of their choice & all non-profits getting at least 50 votes receive a grant.  The non-profits receiving the most votes get up to $5,000(!) through this program. In 2017, the ARPS PGO […]