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Kids Learn Italian at the Jones

Published on 2019-03-04 by Farah Ameen Community News

A group of UMass students are offering free Italian lessons (activities, songs, fun) for kids at Jones Library in Amherst on Tuesdays, 4 to 5 p.m. For questions, please email Cara Takakjian.

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The Pied Piper Performance: Saturday, March 9

Published on 2019-03-04 by Farah Ameen Community News

What do you do when your town is overrun by rats?  You call THE PIED PIPER!  On Saturday, March 9, take a trip to Hamelin Town with the Missoula Children’s Theatre, as over 50 local students present THE PIED PIPER, an original musical adaptation of this classic tale. This original musical production is part of the Missoula […]

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Joy Art Space: Winter/Spring Group Lessons

Published on 2019-02-26 by Farah Ameen Community News

Check out late winter/spring after-school group art lessons at Joy Art Space!  A few spaces are opening up in the art lesson groups starting early March. Art lessons at Joy Art Space are a great opportunity for children and teens to get involved in an enriching after school activity where they can engage in self-expression and learn […]

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Auditions for The Pied Piper: 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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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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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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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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Save the Date: AEF Celebrates 25 Years

Published on 2019-02-04 by Farah Ameen Community News

Please make note of the DATE CHANGE for our Spring Event! The new date is Thursday, May 30, 2019. It’s the party of the season, and we don’t want you to miss it! AEF honors YOU, our generous supporters, as we celebrate 25 years of support for our elementary and regional public schools.* Join us to raise a glass as […]

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