Monthly Archives: March 2017

Thoreau Bicentennial Statewide Read: Events at Jones Library

Published on March 31, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

The Thoreau Bicentennial Statewide Read is being held during 2017, and all towns in the state are being encouraged to read a work by Thoreau and host programming about the continued relevance of his writings and legacy. For Adults: April 6 & May 11: Speakers will present programs on Thoreau. May & June: Special Collections will host […]

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Autism Awareness Night: Thursday, April 13

Published on March 31, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Amherst-Pelham Regional Schools and SEPAC invite you to participate in Autism Awareness Night, Thursday April 13th 2017.  Please see the attached flyers (English and Spanish) for additional information. Autism Awareness Night: April 13 Autism Awareness Night (Spanish)

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Community Conversation: Wednesday, April 5

Published on March 31, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

LEARN ABOUT THREATS TO THE SAFETY NET: A Community Conversation in collaboration with the Amherst League of Women Voters When: Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Where: Amherst Survival Center, 138 Sunderland Road, North Amherst (on the #33 bus) Presenters: Michael Knapik, Director of Governor Baker’s Western MA Regional Office; Keith Barnicle, Regional Manager for Congressman Jim […]

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Annual Autism Conference: April 11

Published on March 31, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Each year, Autism Connections hosts this educational conference for  individuals, family members, and professionals. Registration closes on March 31st. Register here! When April 11, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Where The Log Cabin, Holyoke, MA April is Autism Awareness month. It’s during this time each year that over 400 parents, educators, and professionals gather together […]

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Host a NY Child for a Week This Summer

Published on March 31, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

The Fresh Air Fund needs your help to provide free rural summer experiences for New York children from low-income communities. Why not host a child for a week this summer? He/she can discover local swimming holes, museums, hikes, zoos, foods and other summer activities. Plus your child can have a playmate for summer adventures—and a newfound appreciation for experiences such as running barefoot in the grass, playing with […]

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Weather news for Friday

Published on March 31, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Due to the impending weather for Friday, March 31, the current plan is for the middle school, high school and South East Campus to be dismissed at 11:15 a.m.  All elementary schools will be released at 12:15. There will be no school for the Crocker Farm Preschool Program. If the forecast changes and there is a need to cancel […]

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Migratory Bird’s Egg Hunt at Fort River Division: April 15

Published on March 30, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

The new Fort River Division of Silvio O. Conte Wildlife Refuge will be hosting monthly storybook hikes and other activities. First activity: the Migratory Bird’s Egg Hunt at Fort River Division. This is not your traditional egg hunt! Geographic Positioning Units (GPS) will be used to find eggs! Each colorful egg has a bird inside […]

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Youth Field Hockey Clinic @ Amherst College: April 22

Published on March 27, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

Date: Saturday, April 22 Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Ages: 3rd to 8th graders Location: Gooding Field, Amherst College Cost: $35. Please make check payable to “Amherst College Field Hockey” Mail check and attached waiver form to: Amherst College Field Hockey Office P.O. Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002.

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Family Hip-Hop Open House: March 25

Published on March 22, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Join The Center Dance Studio on Saturday, March 25, for a fun, family-friendly morning of Hip Hop. Instructor Tiffy Joseph will teach three trial classes: 10AM – Family Hip Hop (ages 3.5-7; caregiver participation welcome!) 10:30 AM – Adult Hip Hop/Zumba Mash-up (no experience necessary!) 11AM – Kids Yoga (ages 5-8. In addition to being an amazing hip hop teacher, Tiffy […]

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ARPS PGO Received Florence Bank Grant Award

Published on March 21, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The Amherst Regional Public Schools PGO has been awarded its first Florence Bank Customers Choice grant award! The ARPS PGO is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit encompassing the PGOs from Crocker Farm, Wildwood, Amherst Regional Middle and High Schools. The award of $947 will be shared equally by the schools. Thank you to Florence Bank for […]

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Election Day Food Drive

Published on March 17, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

No matter how you vote in the town-wide election Tuesday, March 28, at the end of the day we all belong to the same community. Let’s help our neighbors in need by donating non-perishable food items at polling places throughout Amherst. From 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., look for the Amherst Survival Center food drive […]

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Invite From Special Education Parent Advisory Board

Published on March 12, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

   Please consider attending an informal meeting to connect with others. A light dinner will be provided, so an RSVP would be helpful!  When: Monday, March 20, 6 – 7 p.m. Where: Amherst Regional Middle School, Professional Development Room Agenda 6 – 6:30 p.m.: We will have an opportunity to connect with some candidates running for school committee. 6:30 […]

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