Category Archives: Community News

Sing This Summer

Published on March 23, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Sing This Summer offers exceptional weeklong programs for young singers in grades 2-12 at the Amherst College campus. This summer, returning and new campers can join STS’s programs from June 24-29. The same program is also offered at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME, from July 22 to 27. Students can now register online: SING! […]

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Election Day: Tuesday, March 27

Published on March 21, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Our town’s biggest election in many years is on Tuesday, March 27.: Yyou will have the opportunity to choose whether Amherst will continue with its current form of government or choose a new one. Whichever type of government you support, be sure to VOTE THIS TUESDAY! Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., you […]

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Authors in Common for Kids: Readings & Activities

Published on March 2, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

 “Authors in Common — Author Readings & Activities” will feature Catherine Newman on March 10, Emily Neuburger on March 24, and Holly Black on March 31. For more details and to RSVP, visit the event page: 

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EmbraceRace: Amplifying Youth Voice

Published on February 23, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Register to join this free, hourlong, online conversation with your EmbraceRace community: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 5:30 p.m. PT/ 8:30 p.m. ET.Why We Gather. “Nothing about us without us.” You’ve probably heard the rallying cry and support the sentiment in principle. However, for most children and teens, the practice is dramatically different, especially for young people who are poor, […]

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ARPS Registration Events

Published on February 22, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

These registration events are for ARPS families with students transitioning to Kindergarten, Seventh and Ninth grades, as well as for families with children who currently do not attend ARPS (regardless of the grade level). Please feel free to share widely! Por favor, consulte el folleto para eventos de Información / Registro en todos los niveles escolares […]

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Learn About Zero Energy Buildings and Communities: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

Published on February 14, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

What: Information session on “Zero Energy Buildings and Communities: The Landscape of the Future,” presented by Darren Port, Buildings and Community Solutions Manager at Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) When: Tuesday,  Feb. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. Where: Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst, 121 N. Pleasant St., Amherst This is the second FREE session in a series of public presentations to educate […]

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Multi-Arts Camp: Feb. 19-23

Published on February 6, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

MULTI-ARTS February Vacation Camp, 19-23 Art. Theater. Music. Dance. Mime. and more: Join for One day, Two or more days, or the WHOLE WEEK! Camps in Amherst and Northampton brought to you by Multi-Arts, a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching the arts to children ages 4-12 SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTER TODAY For more info: visit […]

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Meet Your School Committee Candidates: Feb. 15, 6-7 p.m.

Published on February 2, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Save the Date! Thursday, Feb. 15, 6-7 p.m. Local elections are fast approaching: March 27. Please come and meet the candidates for the two open seats on the School Committee: Benjamin Harrington, Allison McDonald, Kerry Spitzer. Learn a little about them, hear their positions on issues, and ask questions. This event is open to the community.

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Free Film Festival: Winter Break, Feb. 19 – 23

Published on January 31, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Winter Break Free Film Festival in Northampton Where?: Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main Street Northampton, MA 01060 What?: A film festival for kids and their adults during winter school break, part of the Four Sundays in February winter arts series presented by the Northampton Arts Council and the Academy of Music Theatre. Doors Open at 1 p.m.; showtime: 1:30 […]

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