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Public Forum on Recreational Fields & Facilities: Wednesday, Feb. 28

Published on February 27, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Master Plan for fields and facilities at Community Field, Amherst Regional High School, Middle School and Wildwood School to be discussed. When: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. Where: Town Room, 2nd Floor, Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave. The Amherst Center Recreation Working Group welcomes your participation in a public meeting to discuss the current condition and […]

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February 12, 2018

Published on February 12, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The Amherst and Pelham Elementary Schools are having an information/registration event for families of young children on Thursday, March 1. All families are welcome to attend to hear from all the elementary school principals, superintendent and special education director. During this event, parents/guardians will learn more information regarding the registration process (including for potential school choice […]

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AEF Spring Fundraiser

Published on February 9, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The Amherst Education Foundation is selling tickets for the spring fundraiser, which will celebrate our principal, Derek Shea, along with the other school principals. For more information, visit https://tinyurl.com/yc997xlt.

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Lacrosse Spring Registration

Published on February 7, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Registration for Boys and Girls Bantams and Juniors is open. If you are a returning player, welcome back!  If you are a new player, welcome to a wonderful sport!  Equipment is available to rent for a modest fee so that costs are not a barrier for participation. Registration for the Girls and Boys lacrosse teams […]

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Box Tops Deadline: March 1

Published on February 7, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

  Our deadline for mailing in Box Tops is approaching again. Please send in any box tops you’ve collected with your child(ren) or drop them off during at the Crocker Farm main office. If you have any questions about eligible products, here is a link. Thank you!

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February Vacation Joyful Art Exploration

Published on January 24, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

February Vacation Joyful Art Exploration (Ages 6-11) This is a great opportunity for kids to spend their February break exploring art and engaging in self expression! The studio is right on North Pleasant Street, a few doors down from Bruegger’s Bagels.  Spaces are limited: Register soon to ensure a spot in the class! At Joy […]

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Amherst WinterFest: Feb 3-10, 2018

Published on January 24, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

LSSE’s  WinterFest Amherst This year, WinterFest Amherst (Feb. 3-10) is the largest winter festival in Western Mass, featuring over 40 events, including music, food, sports, recreation and community activities. Among this year’s highlights are 10 events on the first day, including a Luminaria, sponsored by the Amherst BID, on the Town Common, as well as the […]

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UMass Recess Study for Third and Fourth Graders

Published on January 9, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

The UMass Pediatric Physical Activity Laboratory is looking for third and fourth graders to join the Smart Minds with Aerobic and Resistance Training during Recess (SMART Recess) Pilot Study! Children in either the third or fourth grade at Fort River School or Crocker Farm School in Amherst, MA, are invited to participate in an 18-week study. This 18-week […]

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Food for Fines: Jones Library

Published on January 9, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Throughout the month of January 2018, return your overdue library books, DVDs, etc. to The Jones, Munson Memorial, or North Amherst Library, and you will not be charged overdue fines! Instead, the libraries will be collecting nonperishable food items for the Amherst  Survival Center. Please consider making a generous donation to help out those in need.   Return your […]

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Eighties Musical Bingo Nite: Benefit for Amherst Survival Center

Published on January 5, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

What: 80s Musical Bingo Nite! A Benefit for the Amherst Survival Center When: Thursday, Jan. 18, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Where: High Horse (upstairs), 24 N. Pleasant Street, Amherst! Optional: 80’s attire and hair style.  Come and enjoy the music of the 80s: Prince, the Go-Gos, Michael Jackson,  Pat Benatar, Whitney Houston, and more…and play bingo! Instead of numbers, we’ll be […]

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One-Day Multi-Arts Workshop: Jan. 22

Published on January 3, 2018 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Multi-Arts is offering a one-day workshop for children to enjoy an immersion in the arts, including Art, Theater, Dance, Mime, Story-telling & Crafts. January 22,  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Amherst Cost: $85 * $70 for any former Multi-Arts student Space is limited. Register now. * Multi-Arts is offering a rate of $70 to […]

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Florence Bank Community Choice Grants Program

Published on December 24, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Dear Families, Florence Bank gives away $100,000 each year to community nonprofits through its Community Choice grants program. Florence Bank customers vote for the nonprofit of their choice & all nonprofits getting at least 50 votes receive a grant. Voting is open until December 31: Please vote today!  Last year (2016), the ARPS PGO received got 52 […]

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Book-Art workshop with Multi-Arts: Saturday, Dec. 16, 10:30 a.m.

Published on December 7, 2017 by Farah Ameen Uncategorized

Here’s an opportunity to make presents with your kids! Make the perfect present for the holidays!  Book-Art workshop Make your own creative gift for the people you love. Make an accordion book or a flower book. Write a poem, words of love, appreciation, or good wishes. It will be a unique gift that will warm the […]

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