Family Time with Multi-Arts

Join Multi-Arts in a fun, engaging artistic activity aim to bond you with your child creating collaborative art work that brings you: Laughter, Joy & Communication Saturday May 19 at 2 pm Tina Zorz will lead families in a Vision Boarding workshop Create a collage that has everyone’s values and personality in the same work […]

Scouting Open House event

If you are interested in learning more about scouting and possibly becoming a Cub Scout, please join us for a Scouting Open House event on Sunday, April 29. Where: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 867 N. Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002 When: Sunday, April 29, 1:00-3:00pm Ages: Grades K-5 Contact: Cubmaster, Al Crosby, alfredcrosby@gmail.com View Flyer

Events at the Eric Carle Museum on April 28, 2018

Sharing Caldecott Medal Books April 28, 2018 12:00pm – 1:00pm Free with Museum admission. Reservations required. Educators, librarians, and caregivers are invited to join Carle library volunteers Susan Schiller and Barbara Weber and librarian Susan Wells (Wildwood Elementary, Amherst) for an informal discussion sharing their experiences of introducing Caldecott Medal books to children. This program […]

Family Math Night, Mar 22, 2018

Wildwood Elementary School Presents a Title 1 and PGO sponsored school-wide math event. Thursday,  March 22, 2018  5:45-7:30 pm* “Play and Take” Math Games Pizza dinner in the cafeteria: 5:45-6:15 Math games in rooms around school: 6:15-7:15 Grand prize raffle in the cafeteria: 7:15-7:30 *Buses will pick up at entrance (and drop off after the […]

NERD Summit 2018, March 17 & 18

Is your child interested in learning about computers and programming? Checkout the https://nerdsummit.org/ It’s free.  Signup is here:  https://ti.to/nerd/nerd-summit-2018 Sessions range from high-level-nerdy, to newbie stuff. The newbie stuff is a track run on Saturday, March 17, 10-5 by Holyoke Codes: https://holyokecodes.org/ 10am-12pm  Intro to Scratch  https://holyokecodes.org/events/intro-to-scratch/ 1pm-3pm  Intro to RenPy  https://holyokecodes.org/events/graphic-novels-renpy/ 3pm-5pm  Intro to HTML / CSS / JS  https://holyokecodes.org/events/intro-html-css-javascript/ […]

Audition opportunity for kids–ALSCT brings KING ARTHUR to Amherst!

ALSCT and Missoula Children’s Theater brings two professional actor/directors to Amherst to stage an original, fill-scale musical production with local cast members in grades K-12 in ONLY ONE WEEK Auditions Monday March 5th, 4:15PM at the ARMS cafeteria Performances March 10th, 1:30PM and 4:00PM a the ARMS auditorium. Tickets $5/$8 View Flyer

Wildwood Elementary-UMASS Women’s Basketball Field Trip Day

Please Note: This field trip has not been approved by the school. TIME: School Day: 11AM-1:30PM DATE: January 31st, 2018 LOCATION: UMASS Amherst COST: Free to K-8 Students signed up through their School (**If Interested, please forward message of interest to your child’s classroom teacher. **Deadline to signup is January 26th and conditional upon sufficient […]

Screening of Backpack Full of Cash

December 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Amherst Regional Middle School, 170 Chestnut Street, Amherst All are welcome to attend a public screening of the acclaimed documentary, “Backpack Full of Cash”.  This film explores the growing privatization of public schools and the impact it’s having on America’s children. The screening will be followed by a panel […]

Starlight’s Youth Theatre Spring Musical Registration

Starlight’s Youth Theatre invites you Sunday, November 19th, to join our Spring programming with a registration day at Maple Ridge Community Center. Get to know your director and cast members by learning some music and movement from the show. Lion King Jr Grades 1-6, 1pm-1:45pm Starlight Express Grades 7-12, 2pm-3pm Register to reserve your spot with a $50 deposit and pick up materials at the workshop so you can […]

November Exhibitions, Programs, and Events at the Carle

EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                  David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling Through November 5, 2017 David Wiesner has enthralled readers for three decades, and his remarkable career is surveyed in this first-ever retrospective devoted to his art.  The exhibition features 70 original watercolors from some of Wiesner’s most famous books, including three for which he won the prestigious […]

Joy Art Space classes

At Joy Art Space students experience the joy of creating art while developing new skills and finding their unique artistic voice! Joy Art Space offers private art lessons and small group classes for children, teens, and adults in painting, drawing, sculpture, fashion design, and more! Students learn art techniques in a warm, supportive environment. Classes […]

LSSE Halloween Fest – Oct 29, 2017

Where: Downtown/ Bangs Community Center When: Sunday October 29th Cost: $5 Admission Includes: Parade carnival Haunted house Games & prizes Refreshments Live performances Monster mash dance contest! (child dance contest 1:30-2pm teen /adult dance contest 2pm-2:30) Order of Events: 12-12:45pm: trick or treat downtown 12:45pm pumpkin decorating & contest 1pm parade through amherst center 1:15pm-4pm: […]

Hands Across the Hills

The Leverett Alliance’s Bridging Committee is hosting over a dozen Kentuckians from coal country for a weekend of cultural exchange and dialogue October 27-29. Our hope is to find common ground and shared dreams upon which to build bridges of understanding. Our guests are staying in our homes, will participate in closed dialogue sessions, and will […]

Wildwood PGO Meeting & Homework Discussion – Oct 3 at 5:45pm

5.45pm Meet in the library where Interim Superintendent Michael Morris will present the new proposed Homework Policy. A discussion and opportunity to provide feedback will follow. 6.15pm  Meet the new PGO leadership committee and other parents, learn about what the PGO does, hear about upcoming events and ways to take part. 6.45-7pm  Questions, Meet & […]

October Exhibitions, Programs, and Events at The Carle

EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                  David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling Through November 5, 2017 David Wiesner has enthralled readers for three decades, and his remarkable career is surveyed in this first-ever retrospective devoted to his art.  The exhibition features 70 original watercolors from some of Wiesner’s most famous books, including three for which he won the prestigious […]

New Swimmer tryouts, Sept 24 @11:00AM

Calling all future Katie Ledeckys and Caeleb Dressels!!! We are preparing for the upcoming winter season and looking for new swimmers ages 5-18! The Amherst Tritons Swim Team (ATST) is an non profit, competitive swim team dedicated to building the love of the sport or swimming while gaining fitness and confidence. We offer tiered, ability […]

Beauty and the Beast musical

Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater (ALSCT) is creating a fabulous, large-scale musical, with lavish sets and costumes, a full live orchestra, and enthusiastic audiences fill the 600-seat UMass Bowker Auditorium for nine performances in January. This year, we’ll be presenting Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the classic “tale as old as time”. Actors, singers, and dancers ages 7-107 […]

September Exhibitions, Programs, and Events at the Carle

EXHIBITIONS                                                                                                  David Weisner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling Through November 5, 2017 David Weisner has enthralled readers for three decades, and his remarkable career is surveyed in this first-ever retrospective devoted to his art.  The exhibition features 70 original watercolors from some of Weisner’s most famous books, including three for which he won the […]

Woven Word Young Writers Workshops

Woven Word Young Writers Workshop is dedicated to fostering a love of creative writing in kids and teens. Run by Lynn Bowmaster, Woven Word Young Writers offers after school and home school workshops which meet weekly in Hadley throughout the academic year. Woven Word creates a writing environment infused with fun and challenge. Inventive prompts […]