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Boards/Committees

  1. Amherst Housing Authority- Resident Advisory Board

    July 24, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ 34 Pomeroy Lane- Community Room

    RECEIVED: 7/22/14 at 11:35 am. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm. LOCATION: 34 Pomeroy Lane, Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Minutes of June 26th meeting, Discussion on first four chapters of Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP)-Federal Public Housing (Watson Farms).

  2. Zoning Board of Appeals

    July 24, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 7/11/14 at 12:43 pm. MEETING TIME: 5:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC HEARING (Continued from July 10, 2014) ZBA FY2014-00027 – Co-Ed Realty, LLC – For a Special Permit to modify conditions # 1, 5 and 6 of ZBA FY2009-00004, to allow changes to the approved parking plan and formalize the expansion from eight designated spaces to 13 parking spaces, and to review a new Management Plan upon change of ownership, at 382 North Pleasant Street;PUBLIC MEETING:ZBA FY2009-00004 – Co-Ed Realty, LLC – For the Board to review and approve a new Management Plan upon change of ownership, 382 North Pleasant Street.

  3. School Equity Task Force

    July 24, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Woodbury Room, Jones Library, Amherst

    RECEIVED: 7/18/14 at 10:00 am. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Jones Library, Woodbury Room. LIST OF TOPICS: SETF Membership/Working Groups/Process/Timeline; Review of Equity Plan; Ground Rules; Other topics not reasonably considered 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

  4. Zoning Board of Appeals

    July 24, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 7/11/14 at 12:45 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: PUBLIC HEARING: ZBA FY2014-00039 – W. D. Cowls, Inc. – For a Special Permit to extend and/or alter a pre-existing non-conforming lot by subdividing it into two lots resulting in an increase in the existing non-conforming lot coverage and to alter an existing non-conforming lot, under Section 9.22 of the Zoning Bylaw (125 Sunderland Rd, 134 Montague Rd, and 149 Sunderland Road); ZBA FY2014-00040 – Fletcher Clark & Mattea Kramer – For a Special Permit to convert a portion of an existing detached accessory structure into a Supplemental Dwelling Unit, under Section 5.0111 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 676 East Pleasant Street.

  5. Regional Assessment Method Working Group

    July 28, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ PD Center, Amherst Regional Middle School

    RECEIVED: 7/18/14 at 10:25 am. MEETING TIME: 2:00 pm. LOCATION: Amherst Regional Middle School, PD Center. LIST OF TOPICS: Discussion of Statutory Method and the Current Alternative Method; Brainstorming of Additional Assessment Methods for Evaluation; Other topics not reasonably considered 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

  6. Amherst Housing Authority- Board of Commissioners

    July 28, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ 33 Kellogg Avenue

    RECEIVED: 7/22/14 at 11:32 am. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm. LOCATION: 33 Kellogg Ave, Community Room, 5th Floor. LIST OF TOPICS: Agenda, Minutes Approval of 6/23, Public Comment, Accounts Payable Warrant- June 2014, Tenant Concerns, Appointment to CPAC, Cert. of Final Completion- Sunrise Furnace, Cert. of Final Completion- Health & Safety Contract, Banking Services, Schiffer House closing & disc. of funds, Public Housing Reform (Bill 4211/4306/4316) HHUD Implementation of FY 14 Appropriations Provisions, Public Comment, Review of Unit vacancies, Director's Report, Chair's Report, Other Business not reasonably anticipated within 48 hours

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

    July 28, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Glass Room, Bangs Center, Amherst

    RECEIVED: 7/21/14 at 9:52 am. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Glass Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Introductions; Selection of Minutes Taker; Committee Protocol; Future Actions; Other topics not reasonably considered 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

  8. The Jones Library, Inc. Investment Committee

    July 30, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ New England Capital

    RECEIVED: 7/22/14 at 2:14 pm. MEETING TIME: 11:00 am. LOCATION: New England Capital, 120 King St, Northampton. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment; Minutes; Review of Quarterly Report.

  9. Planning Board

    July 30, 7:05 PM - 10:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 7/10/14 at 11:20 am. MEETING TIME: 7:05 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Hearing - 7:05PM SUB2014-00002 Retreat at Amherst LLC - Henry St, Market Hill Rd, Flat Hills Rd - Request approval for a 136 lot Definitive Subdivision Plan for a Cluster Subdivision, in accordance with Section 4.3 of the Amherst Zoning Bylaw and MGL Chapter 41, Section 81T (Map 6A, Parcels 84, 91, 95 & 96, R-N & R-O zoning districts).

  10. Dickinson Local Historic District Commission

    July 31, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 7/21/14 at 9:54 am. MEETING TIME: 3:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Hearing to consider the following application for a Certificate of Appropriateness: 3:00 PM 214 and 280 Main Street (14B-26, 27). Request to install a new stone head wall at the terminus of subsurface drainage piping; update informational and wayfinding signs; exterior renovations including restoration of roofline with gutter and drainage system; and install outdoor HVAC equipment. Copies of the application and information about the structure(s) proposed to be modified are available in the Planning Department, Town Hall, Amherst, MA.

  11. School Climate and Community Subcommittee of the Amherst Regional School Diversity Task Force

    July 31, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Jones Library, Amherst Room

    RECEIVED: 7/18/14 at 3:33 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:00 pm. LOCATION: Jones Library, Amherst Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Discussions of publicity to be promoted during the school year.

Bangs Center Activities

  1. Alice Dowd Lounge

    July 24, All Day

    Lounge Open 8 AM-4 PM

  2. Bubble Room

    July 24, All Day

    11 AM-12 PM Counseling 1:30-3:30 PM SHS Nursing Clinic

  3. Ethel Moore Computer Gallery

    July 24, All Day

    12:30-4 PM Bridge

  4. Garrabrants Conference Room

    July 24, All Day

    1-5 PM Chess 6:30-7:30 PM DBSA

  5. Glass Room

    July 24, All Day

    8:30-3:30 PM Trains!

  6. Large Activity Room

    July 24, All Day

    8:30-9:30 P Function Well 11:45 AM Lunch 2-5:30 PM Sing Out! Musical Theater 5:30-8:30 PM LSSE Dance Classes

  7. Lower Meeting Room

    July 24, All Day

    8:30-3:30 PM Squish!

  8. Pole Room

    July 24, All Day

    2:30-4 PM Osteo RT 5:30-8:15 PM Rainbow Players

  9. South Meeting Room #101

    July 24, All Day

    9:30-11 AM Yoga 2-5:30 PM Sing Out! Musical Theater

Community (Public)

  1. Gustafer Yellowogold's Show

    July 26, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

    “The show is a cross between ‘Yellow Submarine’ and Dr. Seuss.” - The New York Times An absurdly funny and touching multi-media concert of live songs, stories and animation, performed by award-winning illustrator/songwriter Morgan Taylor.

  2. Hot Summer Saturdays Movie Matinees

    July 26, 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.

  3. Hooping in Kendrick Park

    July 31, 6:00 PM - 8:00 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

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

    July 24, 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

  3. Amherst BID Downtown Beats: Kendrick Park Concert Series

    July 24, 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

  4. It's Cool at the Mead

    July 25, 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

  5. Mini Mead Reads

    July 30, 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.

  6. It's Cool at the Mead

    July 31, 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

  7. Amherst BID Downtown Beats: Kendrick Park Concert Series

    July 31, 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

Town Common Reservations

  1. Amherst International Amnesty Group

    July 26, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  2. Viridian Energy Deregulation

    July 26, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  3. Don Berwick for Govenor

    July 26, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM