Category Archives: Community News

Auditions for Missoula Children’s Theater’s Rumplestiltskin: April 4!

Published on 2022-04-03 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

From Amherst Community Theater:Auditions will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) musical production of RUMPELSTILTSKIN Monday, April 4, at the Amherst Middle School Cafeteria from 4 to 6:15 p.m. All those auditioning should arrive no later than 4 p.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of those cast in the show will be asked […]

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Spring Programs 2022

Amherst Recreation Spring & Summer Programs

Published on 2022-04-03 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Amherst Recreation has opened registration for is spring and summer activities. Options include swim lessons, outdoor hip hop dance, an April vacation camp, summer day camps, ultimate frisbee, lacrosse, volleyball, and flag football. You can register here.

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Multi Arts

Multi-Arts April Break Camp

Published on 2022-04-03 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Multi-Arts offers theater, art, music, creating stories, mime, dance and more. Join them for their April Break Camp, Monday, April 18 – Friday, April 22.8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Half Day option: 8:30-12:30 or 11:30-3:30. They are also offering a one day option so you can sign up for a single day, or two, or more. […]

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Jones Library

Jones Library Youth Programing Survey

Published on 2022-03-27 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

What programs do you want your library to offer for young people? This short (5 question!) survey will help inform the programs we plan to offer for kids and teens this spring and summer at the Jones Library. The Library values your feedback! This survey will also be accessible on its Kids and Teens webpages until […]

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Save the Date: Family Mini-Golf Fundraiser on Saturday, May 21

Published on 2022-03-27 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst Education Foundation will be holding its second annual Mini-Golf Fundraiser on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is a fun event for the community to come together and support grants for teachers and staff in the Amherst-area public schools. Please email AEF at amherstedfound@gmail.com with any questions, or if you know […]

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Community Development Block Grant Survey

Published on 2022-03-16 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst Planning Department is working on meeting the most pressing needs of low- and moderate-income residents in town. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Advisory Committee, a group of seven residents, have been charged with making recommendations on the allocation of over $800,000 received annually from the federal government to support social service agencies and […]

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STEAM Saturdays: Puppet Show With Tom Knight: March 19 @ 10:30 a.m.

Published on 2022-03-13 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Jones Library will conclude its STEAM Saturdays series with “The Library Boogie” musical puppet show, presented online by Tom Knight on Saturday, March 19, from 10:30 to 11:30 am! The show celebrates libraries and reading, the environment, and science with hand-made puppets, funny stories, catchy songs, and a high degree of audience participation. Register here!

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On the Same Page – Amherst Programs Announced

Published on 2022-03-06 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

How does a Black professor at a mostly white liberal arts college in Massachusetts experience and confront racism at work and in the community? The selected title for the 2022 On the Same Page Amherst community reading program, How to Make a Slave and Other Essays, tells how author Jerald Walker addresses this challenge with strong […]

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Crocker Farm PGO Meeting Tomorrow: Feb 28 @ 6:30 p.m.

Published on 2022-02-27 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, We hope your children had a relaxing break. This is a reminder for you to please join us our first meeting of 2022 tomorrow, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. (See Zoom link and dial-in instructions below.) We’d love to hear how everyone is doing and to see if you have any ideas for virtual […]

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Vacation Week Teen Lounge @ Jones Library

Published on 2022-02-20 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Calling all 11- to 15-year-olds! Come hang out with your peers in the Woodbury Room on Tuesday, February 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. for a special Teen Lounge. There will be stacks of free giveaway YA books, plus craft take-&-make kits! Stop by to grab some free stuff and/or hang out for a bit! […]

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Virtual Inter-Generational Graphic Novel Book Club

Published on 2022-02-13 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Join Jones Library via Zoom on Tuesday, February 22, from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m. to discuss When Stars Are Scattered  by Victoria Jamieson & Omar Mohamed. This book club meeting is for pairs of readers, one child and one adult, but you don’t need to be in the same place to participate in our discussion! The recommended […]

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Community Theater Auditions: Feb. 18 & 20

Published on 2022-02-13 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Amherst Community Theater, performance is back! They are looking for singers for the upcoming Broadway Melody concert, with performances on April 29 and 30. The event is open to all ages! For more information, visit www.amherstacts.org. 

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Jones Library Book Bundles

Published on 2022-01-30 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Are you looking for a contact-less way to stock up on books this winter? The youth services department continues to offer our book bundle service for kids and teens. Fill out a quick form and the librarians will put together a themed bundle made up of some of their favorite books. The library offers 3 ways to […]

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