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Boards/Committees

  1. Select Board

    August 4, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Superintendent's Office

    RECEIVED: 7/31/14 at 2:18 pm. MEETING TIME: 3:00 pm. LOCATION: Amherst Pelham Regional School District, Superintendent's Office. LIST OF TOPICS: Meet with Superintendent Maria Geryk, Student Services Administrator Marta Guevera and Educator Calvin Terrell to hear about Mr. Terrell's ongoing work with ARPS and how Town leaders can be instrumental in Amherst Together, diversity and equity programs.

  2. Planning Board

    August 6, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 7/17/14 at 11:29 am. MEETING TIME: 7:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Hearing Site Plan Review 7:30PM SPR2015-01 Elm Electric 32 Northampton Road Newport Hall Amherst College Request Site Plan Review approval to remove existing 5 kW generator and replace with new 20 kW generator located approx. 60 feet from building, east side, and install 1,000 gallon underground propane tank (Map 14A, Parcels 189 & 190, R-G zoning district).

  3. Zoning Board of Appeals

    August 7, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 7/30/14 at 9:21 am. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Hearing, ZBA FY2014-00041 - Daniel Clay Ballantine - For a Special Permit to formalize the conversion of a portion of an existing accessory structure into a Supplemental Detached Dwelling Unit, under Section 5.0111, at 223 Pomeroy Lane (Map 20C, Parcel 4, R-N Zoning District); ZBA FY2015-00001 – Peter Seterdahl – For a Special Permit to convert a portion of an existing accessory structure into a Supplemental Detached Dwelling Unit, under Section 5.0111, at 561 Flat Hills Road (Map 3D, Parcel 41, R-LD Zoning District); ZBA FY2015-00003 – Fletcher Clark & Mattea Kramer – For a Special Permit to convert a portion of an existing detached accessory structure into a Converted Dwelling, under Section 3.3241 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 676 East Pleasant Street (Map 8B, parcel 38, R-N Zoning District).

  4. Mount Holyoke Range Advisory Committee

    August 7, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Notch Visitor's Center

    RECEIVED: 7/21/14 at 8:14 am. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Notch Visitor's Center, West St, Amherst. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes of June meeting. Status of permanent occupancy permit for Summit House. Status of communication tower, Updates on Lithia Springs parking. Old/new business.

  5. Zoning Board of Appeals

    August 14, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 7/30/14 at 9:21 am. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Hearing, ZBA FY2015-00005 – Lynne Chase & James Maloney - For a Special Permit to formalize an existing third unit in a detached accessory structure, as Converted Dwelling, under Section 3.3241 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 427 Belchertown Road (Map 18A, Parcel 28, R-N Zoning District); ZBA FY2015-00006 – Lynne Chase & James Maloney - For a Special Permit to formalize an existing third unit in an existing dwelling, as Converted Dwelling, under Section 3.3241 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 935 Bay Road (Map 30A, Parcel 7, R-LD/ARP Zoning District).

  6. Excellence and Equity Subcommittee of the School Equity Task Force

    August 26, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Woodbury Room, Jones Library

    RECEIVED: 7/31/14 at 10:56 am. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Jones Library, Woodbury Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Discussion of Past Equity Plans; Prioritization of Goals; Discussion of First Recommendation of Subcommittee to SETF; Other topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

Collector

  1. Payment Due - 1st Quarter Real Estate

    August 1, All Day

Community (Public)

  1. Hot Summer Saturdays Movie Matinees

    August 2, 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    Stay cool at these feature film screenings all summer long. All movies are rated PG or PG13 and are all based on books, as inspired by the Adult Summer Reading Program theme "Literary Elements". Contact the reference desk for specific movie information at 413/ 259-3096. Co-sponsored by Captain Video. These film screenings are made possible with the support of the Friends of the Jones Library.

  2. NOFA Summer Conference

    August 8 - August 10 @ UMass Amherst Campus

    The Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Summer Conference takes place August 8-10, 2014 at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. Friday, August 8: Pre-conferences on "Changing Dirt into Soil"; "Tools for Resilient Urban Ecosystems"; "Healing Autoimmunity with Naturopathic Medicine"; and "Stocking the Home Apothecary with Locally Abundant Herbs". Saturday & Sunday, August 9-10: 150+ adult workshops on organic farming, gardening, land care, draft animals, homesteading, sustainability, nutrition, food politics, activism, and more. We also offer educational and fun workshops designed for kids and teens where children bond with others throughout the Northeast while parents attend workshops and the plenary. This is an event for the whole family: Music, dance, films, games, animal rides, and meet-ups. Modest registration, inexpensive dorm rooms, camping and delicious, wholesome organic meals.

  3. Hot Summer Saturdays Movie Matinees

    August 9, 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    Stay cool at these feature film screenings all summer long. All movies are rated PG or PG13 and are all based on books, as inspired by the Adult Summer Reading Program theme "Literary Elements". Contact the reference desk for specific movie information at 413/ 259-3096. Co-sponsored by Captain Video. These film screenings are made possible with the support of the Friends of the Jones Library.

  4. Golf tournament to benefit Autism Speaks

    August 16, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Amherst Golf Club

    $50 includes 9 holes of golf and dinner. Numerous raffle prizes and contests. Golfers, sponsors and donors welcome!

  5. Hot Summer Saturdays Movie Matinees

    August 16, 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    Stay cool at these feature film screenings all summer long. All movies are rated PG or PG13 and are all based on books, as inspired by the Adult Summer Reading Program theme "Literary Elements". Contact the reference desk for specific movie information at 413/ 259-3096. Co-sponsored by Captain Video. These film screenings are made possible with the support of the Friends of the Jones Library.

  6. Hooping in Kendrick Park

    August 17, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Kendrick Park, across from Bertucci's

    Fun and fitness with hula hoops! Join new and experienced hoopers sharing tips, laughter and inspiration. Free, all ages welcome, hoops provided or BYO. More info, updates, weather cancellations: www.facebook.com/HoopJoyAmherst or contact Stephanie O’Keeffe at HoopJoyAmherst@gmail.com

  7. Mothers Out Front picnic

    August 18, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Amherst Commons (north)

    Free ice cream and face painting. Learn about switching your home or business to Mass Energy and getting your electricity from renewable sources (e.g. wind, solar, low impact solar, cow power).

  8. Hot Summer Saturdays Movie Matinees

    August 23, 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    Stay cool at these feature film screenings all summer long. All movies are rated PG or PG13 and are all based on books, as inspired by the Adult Summer Reading Program theme "Literary Elements". Contact the reference desk for specific movie information at 413/ 259-3096. Co-sponsored by Captain Video. These film screenings are made possible with the support of the Friends of the Jones Library.

  9. 48th Annual Community Breakfast

    August 27, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM @ UMass Amherst Student Union Ballroom

    You are invited to join us for the 48th Annual Community Breakfast hosted by UMass Amherst and the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, August 27, 2013 from 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Complimentary parking is available in the Campus Center Garage. Tickets are $8.00 per person in advance online at www.umassconferenceservices.com/registration or $10.00 per person at the door. This event signals the start of the academic year and is an opportunity to meet newcomers to our community, see old friends, neighbors and colleagues, and to talk about the year ahead. All are welcome at this buffet breakfast and gathering of area business leaders, local officials from many neighboring cities and towns, state legislators, community partners, and members of the academic community. We hope you can take part in this annual tradition!

  10. Hot Summer Saturdays Movie Matinees

    August 30, 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM @ Jones Library Woodbury Room

    Stay cool at these feature film screenings all summer long. All movies are rated PG or PG13 and are all based on books, as inspired by the Adult Summer Reading Program theme "Literary Elements". Contact the reference desk for specific movie information at 413/ 259-3096. Co-sponsored by Captain Video. These film screenings are made possible with the support of the Friends of the Jones Library.

Downtown Amherst Events

  1. Mead Art Museum exhibition “Kyohei Inukai, Robert Brackman, and Portraits of American Tragedy”

    March 18 - August 24 @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    This special installation brings together the work of New York–based portrait painters Kyohei Inukai (1886–1954) and Robert Brackman (1898–1980), both foreign-born artists who found great success painting high-society men and women before World War II.

  2. It's Cool at the Mead

    August 1, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Join the Mead's curators for gallery talks in the museum’s comfortably air-conditioned galleries every Thursday at 2 p.m. and Friday at 11 a.m. from June 19 through August 22 (excluding July 3-4). No two gallery talks will be the same! Participants will receive a free ice cream cone coupon from the series' co-sponsor Atkins Farms Orchard Run Ice Cream Shop. It’s Cool at the Mead gallery talks are FREE and open to the public. Thursday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 18 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 14 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 21 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 22 at

  3. Amherst BID Downtown Beats: Amherst Community Band Concert

    August 1, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    The Amherst Business Improvement District is sponsoring a concert by the Amherst Community Band conducted by UMass Marching Band Director, Tim Anderson. The concert will take place at Sweetser Park in downtown Amherst. For more info contact the Amherst BID at info@amherstdowntown.com or 413-345-2945

  4. Mini Mead Reads

    August 6, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mead Art Museum

    Children and their parents are invited to join the Mead Art Museum’s educators for story time! Offered every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. from June 25 through August 13, this half-hour event offers children the opportunity to explore thematic connections between the Mead’s art collection and thoughtfully paired picture books. Mini Mead Reads is FREE, open to the public, and designed for children ages 2–7.

  5. It's Cool at the Mead

    August 7, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Join the Mead Art Museum curators for gallery talks in the museum’s comfortably air-conditioned galleries every Thursday at 2 p.m. and Friday at 11 a.m. from June 19 through August 22 (excluding July 3-4). No two gallery talks will be the same! Participants will receive a free ice cream cone coupon from the series' co-sponsor Atkins Farms Orchard Run Ice Cream Shop. It’s Cool at the Mead gallery talks are FREE and open to the public. Thursday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 18 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 14 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 21 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Aug

  6. Amherst Art Walk

    August 7, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Amherst Art Walk takes place the first Thursday of each month.Venues include Gallery A3, The Burnett Gallery at the Jones Library, Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, Hope & Feathers Framing and Gallery, The Boys and Girls Club, Freedom Trails Gallery at Valley Frameworks, The JCA Hall Gallery, The Clawfoot Tub, and the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College.Additional Venues vary by the month.Go to the Facebook page to see the current exhibitions.

  7. Amherst BID Downtown Beats: Kendrick Park Concert Series

    August 7, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    The Amherst Business Improvement District is presenting a series of four outdoor concerts on Kendrick Park in downtown Amherst. For the musical line-up and more information go to: www.amherstdowntown.com/DowntownBeats

  8. It's Cool at the Mead

    August 8, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Join the Mead's curators for gallery talks in the museum’s comfortably air-conditioned galleries every Thursday at 2 p.m. and Friday at 11 a.m. from June 19 through August 22 (excluding July 3-4). No two gallery talks will be the same! Participants will receive a free ice cream cone coupon from the series' co-sponsor Atkins Farms Orchard Run Ice Cream Shop. It’s Cool at the Mead gallery talks are FREE and open to the public. Thursday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 18 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 14 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 21 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 22 at

  9. Mini Mead Reads

    August 13, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Mead Art Museum

    Children and their parents are invited to join the Mead Art Museum’s educators for story time! Offered every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. from June 25 through August 13, this half-hour event offers children the opportunity to explore thematic connections between the Mead’s art collection and thoughtfully paired picture books. Mini Mead Reads is FREE, open to the public, and designed for children ages 2–7.

  10. It's Cool at the Mead

    August 14, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Join the Mead Art Museum curators for gallery talks in the museum’s comfortably air-conditioned galleries every Thursday at 2 p.m. and Friday at 11 a.m. from June 19 through August 22 (excluding July 3-4). No two gallery talks will be the same! Participants will receive a free ice cream cone coupon from the series' co-sponsor Atkins Farms Orchard Run Ice Cream Shop. It’s Cool at the Mead gallery talks are FREE and open to the public. Thursday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 18 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 14 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 21 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Aug

  11. Amherst BID Downtown Beats: Kendrick Park Concert Series

    August 14, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    The Amherst Business Improvement District is presenting a series of four outdoor concerts on Kendrick Park in downtown Amherst. For the musical line-up and more information go to: www.amherstdowntown.com/DowntownBeats

  12. It's Cool at the Mead

    August 15, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Join the Mead's curators for gallery talks in the museum’s comfortably air-conditioned galleries every Thursday at 2 p.m. and Friday at 11 a.m. from June 19 through August 22 (excluding July 3-4). No two gallery talks will be the same! Participants will receive a free ice cream cone coupon from the series' co-sponsor Atkins Farms Orchard Run Ice Cream Shop. It’s Cool at the Mead gallery talks are FREE and open to the public. Thursday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 18 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 14 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 21 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 22 at

  13. It's Cool at the Mead

    August 21, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Join the Mead Art Museum curators for gallery talks in the museum’s comfortably air-conditioned galleries every Thursday at 2 p.m. and Friday at 11 a.m. from June 19 through August 22 (excluding July 3-4). No two gallery talks will be the same! Participants will receive a free ice cream cone coupon from the series' co-sponsor Atkins Farms Orchard Run Ice Cream Shop. It’s Cool at the Mead gallery talks are FREE and open to the public. Thursday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 18 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 14 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 21 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Aug

  14. It's Cool at the Mead

    August 22, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Join the Mead's curators for gallery talks in the museum’s comfortably air-conditioned galleries every Thursday at 2 p.m. and Friday at 11 a.m. from June 19 through August 22 (excluding July 3-4). No two gallery talks will be the same! Participants will receive a free ice cream cone coupon from the series' co-sponsor Atkins Farms Orchard Run Ice Cream Shop. It’s Cool at the Mead gallery talks are FREE and open to the public. Thursday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 11 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 18 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 25 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 31 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 8 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 14 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 15 at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 21 at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 22 at

Town Common Reservations

  1. Amherst International Amnesty Group

    August 2, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  2. Viridian Energy Deregulation

    August 2, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  3. Don Berwick for Govenor

    August 2, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  4. Amherst International Amnesty Group

    August 9, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  5. Viridian Energy Deregulation

    August 9, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  6. Don Berwick for Govenor

    August 9, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  7. Amherst International Amnesty Group

    August 16, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  8. Viridian Energy Deregulation

    August 16, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  9. Don Berwick for Govenor

    August 16, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  10. Amherst International Amnesty Group

    August 23, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  11. Viridian Energy Deregulation

    August 23, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  12. Don Berwick for Govenor

    August 23, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  13. Amherst International Amnesty Group

    August 30, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  14. Viridian Energy Deregulation

    August 30, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  15. Don Berwick for Govenor

    August 30, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM