February 2, 2015
70 Boltwood Walk
2015-2-2T7:00 PMFebruary 2, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
@ NEW LOCATION - LARGE ACTIVITY ROOM AT THE BANGS CENTER
The Amherst Public Art Commission is hosting three open forums to gather community input on what kind of public art Amherst residents of the town want and need, and how to fund it. The forums follow an Oct. 23, 2014 meeting of an ad hoc group of stakeholders in Amherst's public art at which it was decided to broaden the discussion to include as many members of the community as possible who had an interest in the future of public art in Amherst. The forums are part of a larger effort by the Amherst Public Art Commission to enhance the quality of life for Amherst residents as well as increasing Amherst’s appeal as an arts destination and support for its businesses.
2015-2-5T7:00 PMFebruary 5, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
@ Jones Library
Join us for a screening of Vincent Who?, a powerful film about the 1982 murder in Detroit of Vincent Chin by two white autoworkers. The film explores this event through interviews with the key players at the time, as well as a whole new generation of activists whose lives were impacted by Vincent Chin. It also looks at the case in relation to the larger narrative of Asian American history, in such events as Chinese Exclusion, Japanese American Internment in WWII, the 1992 L.A. Riots, anti-Asian hate crimes, and post-9/11 racial profiling.
A facilitated discussion will follow the screening.
Co-sponsored by the Jones Library & the Coming Together Project.
2015-2-7T1:00 PMFebruary 7, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
@ Cherry Hill Golf Course
Indoor and outdoor activites for children, families, and adults. Chili cook-off, live music, sledding hill, long drive contest, bird watching, cross country skiing, Cardboard Classic Box Race, Fireworks,and more!
2015-2-14T1:00 PMFebruary 14, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
@ Kendrick Park
Day of ice skating, music, treats and wagon rides.
2015-2-21T1:00 PMFebruary 21, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
@ Woodbury Room of the Jones Library
What is a "Wine and Canvas" event like?
A fun, social, group setting, with an artist to guide you step by step in replicating the nights featured painting. By the end of the evening you will create a fabulous piece of artwork! The event times vary but we suggest arriving 30 minutes early to get the seat of your choice. Events are 2 1/2 - 3 hours with frequent breaks.
Proceeds to benefit The Jones Library, Inc.
Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to be provided.
Attendees may bring their own wine or beer, if they prefer.