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Amherst Community Theater Auditions for The Little Mermaid!

Published on 2021-09-12 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

It’s that time of year again! Once again, Amherst Community Theater (formerly ALSCT) is creating a fabulous, large-scale musical, with lavish sets and costumes, a full live orchestra, and enthusiastic audiences to fill the 600-seat UMass Bowker Auditorium for nine performances in January. This year, the musical is Disney’s The Little Mermaid. A hauntingly beautiful love story for the […]

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Free Concert on the Front Lawn of Jones Library

Published on 2021-08-29 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

As fall activities resume and the town welcomes back students to  our community, come enjoy a free outdoor concert on the front lawn of the Jones Library on Thursday, September 9, at 5:30 pm. This event features Gaia Roots, who bring energetic percussion and vocals to create a musical experience that can be enjoyed by all […]

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Amherst Elementary School Buildings & 2021-2022 School Year

Published on 2021-08-15 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

At 12:00 p.m. next Wednesday, August 18, Superintendent Mike Morris and the Amherst elementary school principals will host a virtual information session regarding the plan for the utilization of the Amherst elementary school buildings in the upcoming school year.  Due to COVID-related adjustments, certain spaces, such as cafeterias, will be used in atypical ways, and […]

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ARPS Backpack Project for 2021-22 School Year

Published on 2021-08-08 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst-Pelham Regional Schools, Amherst Public Schools, and Pelham Public School are pleased to announce the annual Backpack Project event for the 2021-2022 school year.  This year’s event will be held outside the side entrance of Amherst Regional Middle School on Thursday, August 19 and Friday, August 20, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. […]

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AEF Stars in Our School

Published on 2021-06-20 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

It’s the end of the year. If you’d like to recognize teachers and staff with a gift in their honor, consider participating in the Amherst Education Foundation’s Stars In Our Schools program!   Step One: Think of all of the teachers and staff you would like to thank and the total of how much you […]

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Town of Amherst Gift Cards

Published on 2021-06-20 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Are you looking for a gift card to say thank you to a teacher, administrator, coach…or principal? Now, you can purchase a gift card from the town (for local stores, restaurants, etc.) to show your child’s educators how much you appreciate them. Buy the cards: Online at www.amherstarea.com/giftcard. In-Person, by stopping into the Downtown Amherst Visitors […]

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AEF’s Mini-Golf Fundraiser

Published on 2021-06-06 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst Education Foundation is hosting its first ever Mini-Golf Fundraiser! Join in for a fun event that will also have raffles, trivia and refreshments. All proceeds will go toward funding valuable education grants to public schools in Amherst, Pelham, Leverett and Shutesbury. Register at https://bit.ly/AEFminigolf

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