UMass Electrical & Computer Engineering Demos, 4/29

Saturday, April 29, 2017 This all-ages tech day is for anybody interesting in seeing cutting-edge tech projects up close. Give yourself (or your kids) a crash-course in a wide variety of emerging tech subfields! Two events happening in the same building at UMass: ECE Senior Design Project demos Saturday, April 29, 10 AM – 2 …

Amherst Sustainability Festival This Weekend

Saturday April 22, 10 AM – 4 PM on the TOWN COMMON Join us for a day of family fun, education and entertainment. The Sustainability Festival is in its eighth year and is bigger and better than ever! There is literally something for everyone with over 100 vendors of renewable energy, energy efficiency product suppliers, advocacy groups as …

Money Smart Week® Comes to the Jones Library

Libraries have long been advocates for reading and literacy for the people in their communities.  Another community need now being addressed by libraries in an annual campaign is financial literacy and money management.  Money Smart Week®, a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances, will be observed with programs at …

Museum Passes Available for FREE at Jones Library

Looking for something to do over the break? Borrow a museum pass. Our local libraries make regional museums accessible to their patrons! Borrow a museum pass and get out and visit one of these many community resources. Some of these passes allow free admission and others allow discounted admission. The number of adults and children …

Family Math Night – April 6, 2017

Wildwood Elementary School Presents a Title 1 and PGO sponsored school-wide math event. Thursday, April 6, 2017 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 …

April Events at Jones Library and a special storytime

View the monthly calendar of programming for the Jones Library Kids Room. There are interesting events happening over the school vacation week, in case April Showers lead people to indoor activities. View a flyer for a special evening storytime coming up on April 4th. A grad student from Umass who is part of the school psychologist program is …

Jones Library Celebrates the Thoreau Bicentennial Statewide Read

The Jones Library Celebrates the Thoreau Bicentennial Statewide Read, Marking Henry David Thoreau’s 200th Birthday Amherst, MA –   This spring, the Jones Library is participating in the Thoreau Bicentennial Statewide Read, a yearlong event that has events taking place in every city and town in Massachusetts through 2017.  The Thoreau Bicentennial Statewide Read is part of …

Amazing Acapella @ The Jones Library

The Jones Library 40th Anniversary Children’s Music Series Date: March 4, 10:30-11:30 Where: The Jones Library, Woodbury Room Amazing Acapella We welcome the Amherst College Zumbyes and Bluestockings acapella groups for a performance that will amaze listeners of every age. Without any instruments besides the human voice, these talented singers can sound like a whole …