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Winter is Leaving: Bulb and Plant Sale

Published on 2019-03-12 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Make Your Garden Grow Don’t let the weather fool you: Spring is on its way! Warmer temperatures, budding blossoms, relaxing outside with a cool drink…and yardwork! What better way to purchase Spring plants and bulbs (that you may already need) AND support Crocker Farm than a Dutch Mills Bulbs fundraiser! For your outdoor or indoor garden, or […]

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Book Swap Donations Needed

Published on 2019-03-05 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

  Books Books Books Crocker Farm’s annual Book Swap is on May 8th and 9th, and we need your help in the form of BOOKS, for preschool through 6th-grade. Collection bins are in the main lobby and in the preschool entrance. We are encouraging students to participate by donating at least one book that they LOVE, so we can make sure […]

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A Welcome Message for 6th Grade Families from the ARMS PGO

Published on 2019-03-05 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Hello! We are looking forward to your families joining ARMS in the fall, and wanted to share information about volunteer activities organized by the Amherst Regional Middle School (ARMS) Parent Guardian Organization. We hope you will consider getting involved. Our current year activities have included:         Welcome picnic and ice cream social         […]

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Warm Up on a Chilly Night

Published on 2019-02-13 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Warm Up on a Chilly Night Take off a night of cooking, bring the family to hang with other Crocker families and warm up from winter’s chill with a cup of homemade chili, soup or stew on March 7th, 6-7:30pm ($1 per cup/suggested donation). A brief PGO meeting will be held afterwards to review upcoming […]

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All-School Science Night

Published on 2019-02-13 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Science Night 2019 When:  April 10th, 6-8pm Where: Amherst Regional Middle School The first Amherst-wide Science Night is on, an evening of demonstrations and activities with scientific professionals from our community featuring topics such as astronomy, biochemistry, zoology and MORE! SAVE THE DATE!!! CAN YOU VOLUNTEER??? We are seeking scientists interested in presenting an activity station for the students. The […]

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ARPS PGO UMACC Donations: Effortless Fundraising

Published on 2019-01-29 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

If you work at UMass, here’s an easy way to make a contribution to the Crocker Farm PGO:  The UMass-Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) program lets UMass employees donate to charitable organizations via paycheck, as little as $1 per pay period. This year’s UMACC campaign is ending soon.  The last day to sign up to donate is January […]

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Recycling 101 @ Jones Library: Saturday, Jan. 5

Published on 2018-12-16 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Are you confused about what you can and cannot recycle? Why are there suddenly so many more recycling rules? What is recycling “contamination”? How can we all create less waste? Mimi Kaplan, the Waste Reduction Enforcement Coordinator in Amherst, has answers to all these questions and more. Feel free to bring any items about which […]

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WinterFest Amherst 2019

Published on 2018-12-11 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

WinterFest Amherst 2019 is back with 8 Days and 7 Nights of winter fun and over 35+ events! The festival kicks off Saturday, February 2 and runs through February 9, 2019. Mark your calendars and attend the Pioneer Valley’s largest winter carnival!   https://events.time.ly/km0oyff?view=tile&fbclid=IwAR1R1u6JgT1U9nxXQPq_Y7d2d8CxOe5M_RtNxV1RcpA07-a7_iZJren_75E

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Vote for your Fave Holiday Window

Published on 2018-12-11 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Which window will reign supreme this holiday season? Cast your vote! Choose your favorite from the list and remember to fill out the form, as one random voter will win $50 to the participating business of their choice. Happy Holidays!   https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DFYZYFD?fbclid=IwAR1-iUundbEsUnnTrQurbUMLTD6XxhtoQMhb6SG42KPlnEd77-Ez8mb5504  

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Successful Coat Drive: Thank You!

Published on 2018-12-03 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Crocker Farm Families, This year’s coat drive was a great success once again. Thank you all for your generous donations, which included many top brands and almost-new clothes. A big shout-out to our volunteers who set up and ran the “store.”  This is a wonderful Crocker Farm tradition, which we hope to continue for many […]

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