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Auditions for Peter Pan: March 4, 4:15-6:15 p.m.

Auditions will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) musical production of THE PIED PIPER on Monday, March 4, at the Amherst Middle School Cafeteria from 4:15 pm to 6:15 p.m. All those auditioning should arrive at 4 p.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of those cast in the show will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the auditions. What do you do when your town is overrun by ravenous rats? Sara, an orphan girl, and the other Townspeople of Hamelin Town turn to the Mayor of Hamelin and the Council when their ...

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Warm Up on a Chilly Night

Warm Up on a Chilly Night Take off a night of cooking, bring the family to hang with other Crocker families and warm up from winter's chill with a cup of homemade chili, soup or stew on March 7th, 6-7:30pm ($1 per cup/suggested donation). A brief PGO meeting will be held afterwards to review upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Please sign up to bring something to share, but you don't have to bring anything to come! Also, if you have a crockpot we can borrow, please let us know at crockerfarmpgo@gmail.com or in the comments of your sign-up. Warm Up Night Sign Up We ...

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All-School Science Night

Science Night 2019 When:  April 10th, 6-8pm Where: Amherst Regional Middle School The first Amherst-wide Science Night is on, an evening of demonstrations and activities with scientific professionals from our community featuring topics such as astronomy, biochemistry, zoology and MORE! SAVE THE DATE!!! CAN YOU VOLUNTEER??? We are seeking scientists interested in presenting an activity station for the students. The commitment would likely be for about 2 hours on April 10th, depending on the amount of setup required. The Science Night Planning Committee will work with presenting scientists to discuss some limitations on the activities as well as connections to curriculum for this age group. We are also looking for volunteers to help ...

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Vacation Week Events @ Jones Library

Family Movie Matinee & Crafternoon: Feb 20, 2-5 p.m., Woodbury Room (Movie license doesn’t allow library to advertise the title, but the movie is Ratatouille, rated G.) 2-3 p.m.: craft a paper collage feast • 3 p.m.: movie Feed the Birds Drop-in Activity: Feb. 21, 3-4 p.m., Crafts Room Make a simple craft and healthy snack for our feathered friends!     Lego Club (ages 5-10): Feb, 22, 3-4:30 p.m., Woodbury Room Use our library LEGO collection to engineer and build a cool creation. We’ll conclude vacation week by kicking off our annual Children’s Music series with a performance by The Nields! More information can be found on the library website.

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Auditions for Peter Pan: March 4, 4:15-6:15 p.m.

Published on 2019-02-17 by Farah Ameen Community News

Auditions will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) musical production of THE PIED PIPER on Monday, March 4, at the Amherst Middle School Cafeteria from 4:15 pm to 6:15 p.m. All those auditioning should arrive at 4 p.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of those cast in the show […]

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Warm Up on a Chilly Night

Published on 2019-02-13 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Warm Up on a Chilly Night Take off a night of cooking, bring the family to hang with other Crocker families and warm up from winter’s chill with a cup of homemade chili, soup or stew on March 7th, 6-7:30pm ($1 per cup/suggested donation). A brief PGO meeting will be held afterwards to review upcoming […]

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All-School Science Night

Published on 2019-02-13 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Science Night 2019 When:  April 10th, 6-8pm Where: Amherst Regional Middle School The first Amherst-wide Science Night is on, an evening of demonstrations and activities with scientific professionals from our community featuring topics such as astronomy, biochemistry, zoology and MORE! SAVE THE DATE!!! CAN YOU VOLUNTEER??? We are seeking scientists interested in presenting an activity station for the students. The […]

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Vacation Week Events @ Jones Library

Published on 2019-02-12 by Farah Ameen Community News

Family Movie Matinee & Crafternoon: Feb 20, 2-5 p.m., Woodbury Room (Movie license doesn’t allow library to advertise the title, but the movie is Ratatouille, rated G.) 2-3 p.m.: craft a paper collage feast • 3 p.m.: movie Feed the Birds Drop-in Activity: Feb. 21, 3-4 p.m., Crafts Room Make a simple craft and healthy snack for […]

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Daffodil Run/Walk: Sunday, April 28, 10 a.m.

Published on 2019-02-12 by Farah Ameen Community News

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County is partnering with Hampden County to host the 9th annual Daffodil 5K & 10K on Sunday, April 28, at 10 a.m. in Kendrick Park.  This event helps BBBS promote awareness of the organization and the positive community impact that it has! It is a family-friendly event that is […]

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Fort River School Building Committee Presentation @ Crocker Farm: Friday, Feb. 15, 8:45-9:45 a.m.

Published on 2019-02-12 by Farah Ameen School News

Jonathan Salvon (Fort River parent and Chair of the Fort River School Building Committee) and Maria Kopicki (Crocker Farm parent and Co-Vice-Chair of the FRSBC) will present the work of their committee regarding the Fort River Elementary School site, as well as answer any questions you may have. Please don’t miss this opportunity to stay […]

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Sing This Summer: June and July Sessions @ Amherst College

Published on 2019-02-11 by Farah Ameen Community News

Sing This Summer offers exceptional week-long programs for young singers in grades 2-12 on the beautiful Amherst College campus, in Amherst, MA. This summer we’ll be welcoming returning and new campers to our programs for two distinct sessions: June 23-28 and July 7-12. The same program is also offered at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME […]

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Volunteer PGO Positions Available for 2019-20 School Year

Published on 2019-02-07 by Farah Ameen School News

We are looking for volunteers to fill two PGO positions for the 2019-20 school year: (1) Treasurer; (2) Blog/Communications Director. Selected individuals will begin their “apprenticeship” this Spring. If you are interested, please email CrockerFarmPGO@gmail.com. Thank you, Amanda & Paula PGO Co-Chairs

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Listening Sessions for Elementary School Building Proposal

Published on 2019-02-06 by Farah Ameen Community News

Please save the date for at least one of these community information sessions on the district’s proposal to get state aid to build a new school for Amherst. Our School Committee members and Town Councilors will be present at each meeting. Come share your thoughts and ask any questions you may have.  

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ARPS PGO UMACC Donations: Effortless Fundraising

Published on 2019-01-29 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

If you work at UMass, here’s an easy way to make a contribution to the Crocker Farm PGO:  The UMass-Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) program lets UMass employees donate to charitable organizations via paycheck, as little as $1 per pay period. This year’s UMACC campaign is ending soon.  The last day to sign up to donate is January […]

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Winterfest Amherst 2019: February 2-9

Published on 2019-01-28 by Farah Ameen Community News

Looking for free (for the most part) fun stuff to do with your friends and kids in early February? Check out all the great activities planned for Amherst’s 2019 Winterfest (Feb. 2-9): indoor mini-golf, sledding, skating, crafts, dancing, basketball…the list is endless. Hope to see some familiar faces at various events!

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