Category Archives: Community News

Family Time With Multi-Arts: Saturday, May 19, 2 p.m. 

Published on May 3, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Come enjoy a fun, engaging artistic activity with your child aimed at creating collaborative artwork. Tina Zorz will lead families in a Vision Boarding workshop to help you create a collage that has everyone’s values and personality in the same piece of art. You and your family will choose images and words that spark excitement and […]

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Project Safe Childhood Presentations: Tuesday, May 29

Published on April 26, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, The district, in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney’s Office, is hosting a Project Safe Childhood Presentation on Keeping Children Safe and Secure Online. On May 29, there will be presentations at each of the schools for the Fifth and Sixth Graders only. The Crocker Farm Elementary presentation is from 9 to 10 a.m.  Please have your […]

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27th Amherst Invitational: May 12-13

Published on April 24, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Come and cheer for our ARHS players while watching 32 Ultimate teams from the East Coast compete in this prestigious frisbee tournament! Games will be held at Amherst Regional High School and Amherst Regional Middle School beginning at 9 a.m. The event is free but there will be food for purchase. Follow this event on Facebook:

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Drawing and Painting (Ages 8-11): Thursdays, May 10-June 14

Published on April 17, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Drawing and Painting (Ages 8-11): Thursdays, 3:30-4:45 p.m., May 10- June 14 (6 Classes) $240 A new session of Drawing and Painting (ages 8-11) will begin Thursday, May 10!  This is a great opportunity for kids to get involved in an enriching after-school activity where they can engage in self expression in a supportive environment. The studio is right […]

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Family Time With Multi-Arts: Tuesday, April 17, 2 p.m.

Published on April 13, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Join in on a fun, engaging artistic activity aim to bond you with your child creating collaborative artwork that brings you laughter, joy  and communication. When: Tuesday April 17, 2 p.m. Where: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 869 North Pleasant Street Amherst Free workshop – Donations welcome. Families are also welcome to register for April and Summer Multi-Arts camps. Join for […]

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Groff Park Community Forum: Tuesday, April 24, 7 p.m.

Published on April 12, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

The Town of Amherst Groff Park Committee will host a Groff Park Community Forum on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the Cafeteria at Crocker Farm Elementary School (280 West Street). Residents are invited to comment on concept plans and provide ideas for the improvements to Groff Park. Snacks and Childcare will be provided.

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Amherst Tritons Swim Team Openings

Published on April 2, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

The Amherst Tritons Swim team is hosting a new swimmer day on April 22 at Totman Pool. Learn a new sport, develop friendships and have fun with your teammates as you build your swimming confidence. The team’s coaches are nationally certified through USA Swimming, amongst the best in the valley and been teaching the sport of swimming for […]

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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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