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CANCELLED Crockerpot Winter Social

Published on 2020-02-04 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Take off a night of cooking, bring the family and warm up from winter’s chill with a cup of homemade chili, soup or stew on February 27th, 6:30-8pm ($2 per cup/suggested donation).  Please sign up to bring something to share (soup, chili, stew, breads, chips or crackers). You don’t have to bring anything to come, all are welcome! Also, […]

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Looking for Bakers and Table Staff: Primary Bake Sale

Published on 2020-02-04 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Help your PGO! We are looking for donations of baked goods and table staff for our Primary bake sales on March 3rd. Without baked items and staffed tables, we cannot hold these fundraisers. Election Day bake sales are some of our best fundraisers as they are opportunities to reach out to the Amherst community beyond […]

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Girls on the Run Coming to Crocker Farm

Published on 2020-02-03 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Girls on the Run coming to Crocker Farm Spring 2020! We are looking for volunteer coaches to support this team. Coaches do not need to be runners. Girls on the Run (GOTR) is a unique 10 week (twice weekly) after-school program led by trained coaches who lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes […]

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For School, Stomach and Country: Presidential Primary Bake Sale

Published on 2020-01-30 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The PGO is holding bake sales at two Presidential Primary polling locations on March 3rd, 2020: Crocker Farm and Bangs Community Center. Our Election Day bake sales allow us to reach the larger Amherst community. Each location stands to raise $500-$750, which is major! The PGO runs on volunteer support, so please consider taking a […]

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PGO Meeting Reminder

Published on 2020-01-30 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Our forum to discuss big ideas is on February 3rd, 6:30-8pm at Crocker Farm in the Cafeteria. Mr. Shea and Ms. Smith will be on hand for discussion and questions. See you then!

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Sleeping Beauty: Winter Break Ballet Workshop for Ages 6-13

Published on 2020-01-26 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Tuesday, 2/18-Friday, 2/219:00 am – 3:00 pm@ Amherst Ballet (29 Strong Street, Amherst)$350 ($320 if registered by January 31) Explore the classic ballet Sleeping Beauty at Amherst Ballet’s February workshop! Everyone will find something for them from Sleeping Beauty crafts and movement games, to high-quality personalized ballet training, to learning iconic fairy roles from the ballet. Dancers will delve into the world […]

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LEGO First Robotics Club: Volunteer Search

Published on 2020-01-26 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

MassFIRST has a goal to get a robotics team in every Massachusetts public school district, and has grant funding available for teachers and/or parents interested in starting a LEGO First Robotics Club at Crocker Farm. If you are interested in forming a team or have questions, please email massfirstrobotics@gmail.com. https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/flljr

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On the Same Page: Community Read & Special Events

Published on 2020-01-26 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

The Jones Library is holding its eighth On the Same Page community reading program, this year featuring the memoir Call Me American by author Abdi Nor Iftin.  A variety of programs are being offered to enrich the reading experience of this title and to encourage dialog about the themes the book presents, particularly immigration and African […]

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PGO Meeting: Big Ideas

Published on 2020-01-15 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

Thanks to your generous support of the Crocker Farm PGO in 2018 and 2019, we have sufficient funds ($12,000) to support one or more Big Ideas. This is a chance to go beyond the core events and support that the PGO typically funds, and to make a bigger contribution to Crocker Farm. For more background […]

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Free Community Dance Class

Published on 2020-01-15 by crockerfarmpgo Uncategorized

“Express Yourself”! Kids, teens and adults in the Amherst community are invited to come immerse yourselves in the joy of dance through everyday movements, such as gesturing, walking, turning, jumping and posing, all set to natural rhythms and multi-cultural upbeat music and led by M’bewe Escobar. The next session is on Friday, January 31, from […]

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