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Crocker Farm Band & Orchestra Ice Cream Social: Thursday, Jan. 10

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Or at least, our kids do. It seems that the ice cream request from our music teachers didn't make it home to most parents. So this is a call to recruit parent volunteers to make sure the ice cream costs and coordination don't fall to our music teachers. Please sign up to bring ice cream, toppings, and supplies for Thursday night's (Jan 10, 6:30 p.m.; musicians should be at school by 6 p.m.) band and orchestra event. And please help spread the word about this need by forwarding this request to other Crocker ...

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Upcoming Events at Crocker Farm

You are invited to attend 2 wonderful events happening at Crocker Farm within the next week. Te invitamos a asistir a 2 eventos maravillosos que van a suceder en Crocker Farm la próxima semana. 1. Thursday, January 10: Come enjoy an hour of music as our talented band and orchestra perform.  The concert begins at 6:30 pm. All performers are requested to arrive at 6 p.m. to prepare. Following the concert is an ice-cream celebration for all performers. Please bring a non-perishable food item if you would like to contribute to the food drive for the Amherst Survival Center. 1. Jueves 10 de enero de 2019: Venga ...

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Food Drive for Survival Center

Orchestra teacher Heather O'Mara has organized a food drive for the Amherst Survival Center to take place at both the Crocker Farm orchestra concert (January 10, 6:30 p.m.) and the Wildwood orchestra concert (January 11, 6:30 p.m.). Non-perishable food items are welcome. Thank you

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Exploratory Day of the Arts

Multi-Arts invites children to join in an exploratory day of the Arts on January 21 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day). Children will work with professional artists exploring different types of art, dance, creating stories, mime, and more. A day of immersion in the arts is valued at $75, but families can pay by DONATION! For families of children at Amherst schools, Multi-Arts is offering an extra day of immersion in the arts, January 22 (schools closed for curriculum day), for $75. Financial aid is available Limited space. Register now: www.multi-arts.org Place: Immanuel Lutheran Church, Amherst • Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Upcoming Events at Crocker Farm

Published on 2019-01-08 by Farah Ameen School News

You are invited to attend 2 wonderful events happening at Crocker Farm within the next week. Te invitamos a asistir a 2 eventos maravillosos que van a suceder en Crocker Farm la próxima semana. 1. Thursday, January 10: Come enjoy an hour of music as our talented band and orchestra perform.  The concert begins at 6:30 pm. All […]

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Food Drive for Survival Center

Published on 2019-01-08 by Farah Ameen Community News

Orchestra teacher Heather O’Mara has organized a food drive for the Amherst Survival Center to take place at both the Crocker Farm orchestra concert (January 10, 6:30 p.m.) and the Wildwood orchestra concert (January 11, 6:30 p.m.). Non-perishable food items are welcome. Thank you

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Exploratory Day of the Arts

Published on 2019-01-07 by Farah Ameen Community News

Multi-Arts invites children to join in an exploratory day of the Arts on January 21 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day). Children will work with professional artists exploring different types of art, dance, creating stories, mime, and more. A day of immersion in the arts is valued at $75, but families can pay by DONATION! For families of children […]

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Next Steps for Farm-to-School Program

Published on 2018-12-17 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

  The district’s Farm-to-School work that began at the start of this school year is ready to move into the next phase. Expanding on the essential relationships with local farmers, strong in-house food services program, and school garden program, the aim is to work together toward the vision of “Building a stronger, healthier community through diversity, food access […]

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Recycling 101 @ Jones Library: Saturday, Jan. 5

Published on 2018-12-16 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Are you confused about what you can and cannot recycle? Why are there suddenly so many more recycling rules? What is recycling “contamination”? How can we all create less waste? Mimi Kaplan, the Waste Reduction Enforcement Coordinator in Amherst, has answers to all these questions and more. Feel free to bring any items about which […]

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WinterFest Amherst 2019

Published on 2018-12-11 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

WinterFest Amherst 2019 is back with 8 Days and 7 Nights of winter fun and over 35+ events! The festival kicks off Saturday, February 2 and runs through February 9, 2019. Mark your calendars and attend the Pioneer Valley’s largest winter carnival!   https://events.time.ly/km0oyff?view=tile&fbclid=IwAR1R1u6JgT1U9nxXQPq_Y7d2d8CxOe5M_RtNxV1RcpA07-a7_iZJren_75E

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Vote for your Fave Holiday Window

Published on 2018-12-11 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Which window will reign supreme this holiday season? Cast your vote! Choose your favorite from the list and remember to fill out the form, as one random voter will win $50 to the participating business of their choice. Happy Holidays!   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DFYZYFD?fbclid=IwAR1-iUundbEsUnnTrQurbUMLTD6XxhtoQMhb6SG42KPlnEd77-Ez8mb5504  

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Successful Coat Drive: Thank You!

Published on 2018-12-03 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families, This year’s coat drive was a great success once again. Thank you all for your generous donations, which included many top brands and almost-new clothes. A big shout-out to our volunteers who set up and ran the “store.”  This is a wonderful Crocker Farm tradition, which we hope to continue for many […]

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Third Annual 2-Day Ski & Winter Gear Sale

Published on 2018-12-02 by Farah Ameen Community News

Pre-Season Consignment Event for the Amherst Historical Society’s Third Annual 2-Day Ski & Winter Gear Sale Selling gently used ski equipment at the historical society’s two-day sale has grown so popular, we are hosting a special Pre-Season Consignment Event to accommodate everyone wanting to sell their gently used ski and winter gear. The Pre-Season Consignment Event is on Thursday, December 13, 2018, […]

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