Monday, August 31, 2015

First Day Celebration 2015

from the ARPS web site

All families, staff and community members are invited to the annual First Day Celebration on Tuesday, September 1 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. on the Amherst town common.  Enjoy FREE pony rides, magic shows, disc golf, hula hoops, games, arts and crafts, music, dance and more! Visit the community partner tables to learn about local education, health and safety organizations. UMASS and Amherst College mascots, athletes and cheerleaders will make appearances. School bus tours and bus routes will be available. Local police and fire departments will demonstrate safety equipment, and the Amherst Lions Club will conduct vision screenings.  Free parking is available in the large lot at Amherst Regional High School, and the BID Trolley will bring guests to/from the Town Common from 4:45-6:45pm.  Bring a picnic dinner from home or a local restaurant and visit with friends, teachers, town officials and school staff.  If inclement weather is forecasted, the event will be held in the ARHS Cafeteria (21 Mattoon Street).   For more information, view the PSA about this much-anticipated community event here.