Monthly Archives: September 2017

Open House+Bake Sale

Published on September 29, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We are all excited about the upcoming Open House: Thursday, Oct. 12, 6 – 8:30 p.m. This is a school event, but the PGO will be holding a bake sale for which we would appreciate any sweet/savory treats you’d like to bring for us to sell (store-bought or homemade). We consider […]

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Fall Fun @ Atkins Farm: Building Scarecrows & Picking Apples

Published on September 29, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

  Build your own life-size scarecrow for $18.99 + tax. All supplies are included—just bring your imagination. Beginning Saturday, Sept. 30, every weekend through October 22, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Atkins Farms Country Market Pavilion, 1150 West St., South Amherst. And since you’re already there, pick your own Cortland apples and pumpkins of all shapes, colors and […]

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Play With Puppies This Weekend

Published on September 28, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

AEPi, a philanthropic-oriented fraternity at UMass Amherst is hosting an event this Friday, Sept. 29 from 1-4 p.m., where families can come play a bunch of games, play with puppies, learn about puppy adoption opportunities, check out local Amherst businesses, and much more fun in our first annual event called AEPuppies! If you have any questions, please call 857-445-9447.

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Fort River  School Building Committee Member Applications

Published on September 28, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families, At their September 25 meeting, the Amherst School Committee approved the mission statement (available here) for the Fort River  School Building Committee.  The committee also voted to include the following voting members on the Fort River School Building Committee: Fort River Principal or Designee Fort River Teacher Fort River Staff Member Facilities Director […]

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PR Donation Drive on Hold; Cash Donations OK

Published on September 27, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

At a meeting of the Western Mass Untied for Puerto Rico last night, they shared that all shipping permits have been canceled.  They have asked that we put the collocation drive on hold until further notice.  As soon as we have more information, we will share it.  They will acceptmonetary donations to the Freedom Credit Union. Please […]

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Time-Traveling Stories, Theater Show: Saturday, Oct. 7, 2 & 3 p.m.

Published on September 27, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Multi-Arts Presents:  Time-Traveling Stories Meeting Mabel Loomis Todd. Amherst: 1880s Come one, come all, to a time-traveling adventure through Amherst! Join Winnie, the new girl in town, as she is accidentally sent back to the 1800s! Her journey takes a turn when she meets the remarkable Mabel Loomis Todd, and learns just how much of […]

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BIG Tag Sale: Saturday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Published on September 27, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Treasures from households all over the Valley! Collectibles, Vintage and Antique items, Small Appliances, Household and Kitchen Items, Art Objects/Prints, Books, Small Furniture pieces, Office Supplies,Toys/Games, Holiday Decorations/Items…and so much more! Don’t miss the BIG Tag Sale at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst (121 N. Pleasant Street) on Saturday, September 30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Proceeds benefit social justice, environmental and […]

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Spanish Social Program 2017

Published on September 24, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF QUALITY BILINGUAL ACTIVITIES IN THE HAPPY VALLEY! You are invited to a fun social hour! WELCOME TO THIS BILINGUAL, COMMUNICATIVE SPACE TO SHARE A GOOD TALK, STORIES, DAILY CONVERSATIONS, READINGS,FAVORITE THEMES & MORE IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH. DISCOVER , REFRESH THESE  RICH WORLD LANGUAGES AT YOUR OWN PACE & SKILLS. USE […]

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El gran gusto tradicional Argentino en

Published on September 22, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

As a traditional mom, I’ve always cooked for my family on the steps of my mother’s & grandmother’s fine cooking. The joyful detail and time my mother adds to every step of the product selection and preparation, and the real wholesome cooking experience was always a fascinating adventure for me—a very tasty journey for a […]

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Scholarships @ The Center

Published on September 20, 2017 by Farah Ameen Community News

  The Center’s fall program includes a new class, “Ballet Foundations,”  designed for students in grades 3-6 who have little or no previous ballet experience. There are a limited number of scholarships for interested students. The class begins Sept 19, and will meet each week from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at The Center Dance Studio in Amherst, 321 Main Street. Enrollment […]

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Miss Leticia Music School Classes!

Published on September 20, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Fall Classes with spaces available: A Capella with Kimaya Diggs Monday or Wednesdays @ 4:45-5:45 ongoing. Come sing with friends! Wee Ones Ukulele with Miss Leticia Saturdays @ 11-11:45 a.m. ongoing Adult Beginning Ukulele with Miss Leticia Mondays @ 7:30-8:30 p.m. 10-week Session, $300 with Tea included! Private and Group Instruction in Ukulele, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Voice,  A Capella and […]

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