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Monday October 26, 2020
4:45 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Rec Baseball
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Rec Baseball
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Soccer Club/Hampshire United 2020 Fall Season
 
Tuesday October 27, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Creepy Crawly Science at PMEC - Creepy Science: Ages 3-5
Halloween is much more than just candy! It is full of creepy science!Bring your mad-scientist lab coat or witch’s hat and learn how to bubble your cauldron, make a “ghost" hand, create your very own slime, hold a bubble, and create smoke rings out of ice and water. Anything is possible with a little science! Who: Kids age 3yrs - 5 years old and their caregiverWhen: Tuesday, October 27th 10:00am - 11:00amWhere: Peabody Mill Environment CenterFee: $15.00R $20.00NRPlease Note: We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 4 students and maximum of 12 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining a 6 foot distance.
 
4:45 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Rec Baseball
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Rec Baseball
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer U13
 
Wednesday October 28, 2020
4:45 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Rec Baseball
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Rec Baseball
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Soccer Club/Hampshire United 2020 Fall Season
 
Thursday October 29, 2020
4:45 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Rec Baseball
 
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Rec Baseball
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer U13
 
Friday October 30, 2020
4:45 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Soccer Club/Hampshire United 2020 Fall Season
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Spooktacular Full Moon Hike - Spooktacular Full Moon Hike
We're getting into the Halloween spirit at PMEC!  We invite you to dress up in your costume and head on over to PMEC for a festive night of hiking lead by one of our Educators. After our hike please stay and enjoy a cup of hot coco, and listen to a few spooky stories around the fire. (not too spooky) This will be a fun night for the entire family! Who: All Ages. Families welcome!What: Full moon Hike at PMECWhen: Friday October 30th 6:30-8:00 Where: Peabody Mill Environment Center. Meet at the pond next to the parking area.Fee: $8.00R $10.00NR Please note we ask that all individuals wear masks and practice social distancing. Minimum of 6 participants required to run program.
 
Saturday October 31, 2020
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Amherst Rec Soccer
 
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM    Amherst Soccer Club/Hampshire United 2020 Fall Season
 
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Amherst Rec Baseball
 
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Amherst Rec Baseball
 
Sunday November 1, 2020
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM    What the Buck 2020?! 5k - What the Buck?! 2020 5k
Join us to say What the Buck?! to 2020  The Amherst Recreation Department wants to welcome you to the Buck Meadow Conservation and Recreation Area. We are hosting the inaugural What the Buck (Meadow)?! 5k to introduce the facility and run off any frustrations from 2020.Who: Runners, Walkers, and JoggersWhere: Buck Meadow. 32 NH 101-A, Amherst, NH 03031When: November 1st, 11am (there will be staggered start times, 30 seconds apart)Fee: $20.20R, $25NR, ages 10 and under are free! ($30 day-of registration)Register by October 13th (ages 11+) to receive a What the Buck 5k T-Shirt!Course Description: Runners will complete laps around this flat, off-road course that winds through the trees, open fields, and near the pond of this beautiful facility. Special Prizes will be awarded for the best "What the Buck?!" Costume (please keep all costumes kid friendly) 
 
Monday November 2, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    Amherst Soccer Club/Hampshire United 2020 Fall Season
 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    Souhegan Valley Lacrosse Club Board Meeting
 
Tuesday November 3, 2020
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM    Safe SitterĀ® Babysitting Training Course (Ages 11-15) - Safe SitterĀ®- 1 Day Workshop Nov 3,2020
Why take a safe sitter course?Safe Sitter® is a medically-accurate, up-to-date babysitting course that teaches young teens life and safety skills. This course includes a copy of The Official Safe Sitter® Babysitter's Handbook for each registered participant which they will bring along on all accepted babysitting jobs.After completing this course you will have knowledge in the following areas:S- skills for airway rescueA- Awareness of the responsibilities of child careF- Focus on injury prevention and personal safetyE- Elementary knowledge of the ages and stages of child developmentS- Systematic approach to injury managementI- Introductory interviewing and business skillsT- Techniques for basic child careT- Techniques for behavior managementE- Ethical and compassionate babysitter conductR- Raised awareness of personal limitations and the importance of summoning help promptlyProgram DetailsWho: Boys and Girls ages 11-15 (must be 11 by the start date of the program)What: Safe Sitter® Babysitter training courseWhere: PMEC- Moose RoomWhen: Tuesday November 3, 2020 9:30am - 3:00pm(Please bring a refillable water bottle, a peanut-free snack and brown bag lunch for 1 day courses, and a refillable water bottle and a snack for the after-school course)Fee: $80R $90NR--Course includes a participation manual, all necessary tests, and a graduation certificate after the course has been completed.--Please Note: We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 6 students and maximum of 10 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining 6 feet apart.
 
Thursday November 5, 2020
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    "I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 - I Love Nature Class - November - Superhero Bug Powers
Welcome to I Love Nature Fall 2020Is your preschooler eager to learn about the world they live in or love wandering through the woods? At I Love Nature, we have lots of fun exploring different habitats and learning all about what you can find out in the amazing woods all around you. Each class we will begin with a story, then circle time to discuss a new topic and do an activity related to the topic. We will end with a take-home craft. Who: Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers Where: Peabody Mill Environmental center When: Thursdays- Starting in November two time options available- 10:00am-10:45am OR 1:00pm-1:45pm  All sessions are 3 weeks. Class size is limited to 6.Fee: $24R; $29NRSeptember: 10th,17th & 24th Animal habitats - We will explore and visit a variety of animal habitats that you can find in the woods of PMEC. We will take a closer look at the trees and life in the trees as well as life underground. October: 1st, 8th, & 15th Birds - We will learn about different types of birds that live here at PMEC and how their beaks help them survive, what they eat and what their homes look like.November: 5th, 12th & 19th Superhero Bug Powers - We will explore the unique attributes of some of the bugs you can find out in the woods! We will explore the woods and uncover some of the mysteries of the bugs in our backyard.Please Note: We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 4 students and maximum of 12 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining a 6 foot distance. 
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    "I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 - I Love Nature Class - November - Superhero Bug Powers
Welcome to I Love Nature Fall 2020Is your preschooler eager to learn about the world they live in or love wandering through the woods? At I Love Nature, we have lots of fun exploring different habitats and learning all about what you can find out in the amazing woods all around you. Each class we will begin with a story, then circle time to discuss a new topic and do an activity related to the topic. We will end with a take-home craft. Who: Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers Where: Peabody Mill Environmental center When: Thursdays- Starting in November two time options available- 10:00am-10:45am OR 1:00pm-1:45pm  All sessions are 3 weeks. Class size is limited to 6.Fee: $24R; $29NRSeptember: 10th,17th & 24th Animal habitats - We will explore and visit a variety of animal habitats that you can find in the woods of PMEC. We will take a closer look at the trees and life in the trees as well as life underground. October: 1st, 8th, & 15th Birds - We will learn about different types of birds that live here at PMEC and how their beaks help them survive, what they eat and what their homes look like.November: 5th, 12th & 19th Superhero Bug Powers - We will explore the unique attributes of some of the bugs you can find out in the woods! We will explore the woods and uncover some of the mysteries of the bugs in our backyard.Please Note: We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 4 students and maximum of 12 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining a 6 foot distance. 
 
Sunday November 8, 2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Nature's Quilts Monthly Meetings 2020
 
Thursday November 12, 2020
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    "I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 - I Love Nature Class - November - Superhero Bug Powers
Welcome to I Love Nature Fall 2020Is your preschooler eager to learn about the world they live in or love wandering through the woods? At I Love Nature, we have lots of fun exploring different habitats and learning all about what you can find out in the amazing woods all around you. Each class we will begin with a story, then circle time to discuss a new topic and do an activity related to the topic. We will end with a take-home craft. Who: Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers Where: Peabody Mill Environmental center When: Thursdays- Starting in November two time options available- 10:00am-10:45am OR 1:00pm-1:45pm  All sessions are 3 weeks. Class size is limited to 6.Fee: $24R; $29NRSeptember: 10th,17th & 24th Animal habitats - We will explore and visit a variety of animal habitats that you can find in the woods of PMEC. We will take a closer look at the trees and life in the trees as well as life underground. October: 1st, 8th, & 15th Birds - We will learn about different types of birds that live here at PMEC and how their beaks help them survive, what they eat and what their homes look like.November: 5th, 12th & 19th Superhero Bug Powers - We will explore the unique attributes of some of the bugs you can find out in the woods! We will explore the woods and uncover some of the mysteries of the bugs in our backyard.Please Note: We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 4 students and maximum of 12 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining a 6 foot distance. 
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    "I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 - I Love Nature Class - November - Superhero Bug Powers
Welcome to I Love Nature Fall 2020Is your preschooler eager to learn about the world they live in or love wandering through the woods? At I Love Nature, we have lots of fun exploring different habitats and learning all about what you can find out in the amazing woods all around you. Each class we will begin with a story, then circle time to discuss a new topic and do an activity related to the topic. We will end with a take-home craft. Who: Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers Where: Peabody Mill Environmental center When: Thursdays- Starting in November two time options available- 10:00am-10:45am OR 1:00pm-1:45pm  All sessions are 3 weeks. Class size is limited to 6.Fee: $24R; $29NRSeptember: 10th,17th & 24th Animal habitats - We will explore and visit a variety of animal habitats that you can find in the woods of PMEC. We will take a closer look at the trees and life in the trees as well as life underground. October: 1st, 8th, & 15th Birds - We will learn about different types of birds that live here at PMEC and how their beaks help them survive, what they eat and what their homes look like.November: 5th, 12th & 19th Superhero Bug Powers - We will explore the unique attributes of some of the bugs you can find out in the woods! We will explore the woods and uncover some of the mysteries of the bugs in our backyard.Please Note: We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 4 students and maximum of 12 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining a 6 foot distance. 
 
Saturday November 14, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Creative Arts: Ages 4-12 - Creative Arts- Nov
Join us for creative arts classes at the Buck Meadow Clubhouse! Classes are for kids ages 4-12 (with parent participation). Come create art using a variety of materials. All creations are brought home at the end of the class. Parent/Caregiver will create projects with child!November Class: The Art of Trees crayon/water color resist and creating bead tree sculpturesWhen: Saturday, November 14th, 10:30am-11:30amWhere: Buck Meadow Clubhouse 32 101A, Amherst NHWho: ages 4-12 and their parentsFee: $18R, $23NR per 1 child and 1 parent (art materials for both included)Max: 8 child/parent groupsDecember Class: Holiday Edition Create a variety of holiday crafts projectsWhen: Saturday, December 5th, 10:30am-11:30amWhere: Buck Meadow Clubhouse 32 101A, Amherst NHWho: ages 4-12 and their parentsFee: $18R, $23NR per 1 child and 1 parent (art materials for both included)Max: 8 child/parent groupsClass Safety PrecautionsEach participant registered will be spaced out at tables with no more than 2 people per table. Masks/face coverings will be required for all participants for the duration of the class. Upon arrival to the class participants will be required to wash/sanitize hands prior to beginning projects.  
 
Sunday November 15, 2020
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM    NH Modern Quilters - 2020
 
Tuesday November 17, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Homeschool Science Classes - Fall Session - Homeschool Science Class 2020- ages 8-10yrs old - November
Homeschool Science Class - Fall Session Welcome to Homeschool Science Class 2020! We are thrilled to be kicking off the Fall school year with an exciting Homeschool curriculum.This year PMEC will be offering science classes once a month beginning Tuesday, September 22nd. The structure for each session includes, one hour Education and one hour Play/Social Interaction. The classes will most often be divided by age during the first hour. Ages may combine for the second hour for gaga ball; Broom Hockey, Charades, Pictionary, and various group building games. Please find below an outline of what we planned for each month. Hope you can join us!Who: Ages 5yrs–7yrs & 8yrs–10yrsWhere: PMEC 66 Brook Rd Amherst, NH 03031 – Weather allowing, classes will be held outside. When: September 22nd, October 20th & November 17th from 1:00 – 3:00Fee: $28R; $33NR Please Note:  We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 6 students and maximum of 12 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining 6 feet apart. September - Aquatic Life Exploration — Come to PMEC and explore what lives in the water around our home. Be biologists for the day, complete with nets and magnifying glasses and discover how and what lives in the watery depths. We will explore the pond and the streams. First hour of structured learning and second hour of informal outside activity.October - The Secret Life of Trees — Did you know that trees communicate with one another? They protect and help each other grow! Come explore the trails at PMEC and learn all about the different trees found in the woods around us and how they interact. We will learn and experiment with why leaves change colors. We will explore a variety of pinecones and uncover their amazing secrets. First hour of structured learning and second hour of informal outside activity.November - Animal Adaption — Skulls, furs, beaks all help animals adapt for their particular life styles. Let’s learn how with this interactive lesson! First hour of structured learning and second hour of informal outside activity.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Homeschool Science Classes - Fall Session - Homeschool Science Class- 2020 - Ages 5-7yrs- November
Homeschool Science Class - Fall Session Welcome to Homeschool Science Class 2020! We are thrilled to be kicking off the Fall school year with an exciting Homeschool curriculum.This year PMEC will be offering science classes once a month beginning Tuesday, September 22nd. The structure for each session includes, one hour Education and one hour Play/Social Interaction. The classes will most often be divided by age during the first hour. Ages may combine for the second hour for gaga ball; Broom Hockey, Charades, Pictionary, and various group building games. Please find below an outline of what we planned for each month. Hope you can join us!Who: Ages 5yrs–7yrs & 8yrs–10yrsWhere: PMEC 66 Brook Rd Amherst, NH 03031 – Weather allowing, classes will be held outside. When: September 22nd, October 20th & November 17th from 1:00 – 3:00Fee: $28R; $33NR Please Note:  We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 6 students and maximum of 12 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining 6 feet apart. September - Aquatic Life Exploration — Come to PMEC and explore what lives in the water around our home. Be biologists for the day, complete with nets and magnifying glasses and discover how and what lives in the watery depths. We will explore the pond and the streams. First hour of structured learning and second hour of informal outside activity.October - The Secret Life of Trees — Did you know that trees communicate with one another? They protect and help each other grow! Come explore the trails at PMEC and learn all about the different trees found in the woods around us and how they interact. We will learn and experiment with why leaves change colors. We will explore a variety of pinecones and uncover their amazing secrets. First hour of structured learning and second hour of informal outside activity.November - Animal Adaption — Skulls, furs, beaks all help animals adapt for their particular life styles. Let’s learn how with this interactive lesson! First hour of structured learning and second hour of informal outside activity.
 
Thursday November 19, 2020
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    "I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 - I Love Nature Class - November - Superhero Bug Powers
Welcome to I Love Nature Fall 2020Is your preschooler eager to learn about the world they live in or love wandering through the woods? At I Love Nature, we have lots of fun exploring different habitats and learning all about what you can find out in the amazing woods all around you. Each class we will begin with a story, then circle time to discuss a new topic and do an activity related to the topic. We will end with a take-home craft. Who: Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers Where: Peabody Mill Environmental center When: Thursdays- Starting in November two time options available- 10:00am-10:45am OR 1:00pm-1:45pm  All sessions are 3 weeks. Class size is limited to 6.Fee: $24R; $29NRSeptember: 10th,17th & 24th Animal habitats - We will explore and visit a variety of animal habitats that you can find in the woods of PMEC. We will take a closer look at the trees and life in the trees as well as life underground. October: 1st, 8th, & 15th Birds - We will learn about different types of birds that live here at PMEC and how their beaks help them survive, what they eat and what their homes look like.November: 5th, 12th & 19th Superhero Bug Powers - We will explore the unique attributes of some of the bugs you can find out in the woods! We will explore the woods and uncover some of the mysteries of the bugs in our backyard.Please Note: We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 4 students and maximum of 12 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining a 6 foot distance. 
 
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM    "I Love Nature!" Series for ages 3-6 - I Love Nature Class - November - Superhero Bug Powers
Welcome to I Love Nature Fall 2020Is your preschooler eager to learn about the world they live in or love wandering through the woods? At I Love Nature, we have lots of fun exploring different habitats and learning all about what you can find out in the amazing woods all around you. Each class we will begin with a story, then circle time to discuss a new topic and do an activity related to the topic. We will end with a take-home craft. Who: Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers Where: Peabody Mill Environmental center When: Thursdays- Starting in November two time options available- 10:00am-10:45am OR 1:00pm-1:45pm  All sessions are 3 weeks. Class size is limited to 6.Fee: $24R; $29NRSeptember: 10th,17th & 24th Animal habitats - We will explore and visit a variety of animal habitats that you can find in the woods of PMEC. We will take a closer look at the trees and life in the trees as well as life underground. October: 1st, 8th, & 15th Birds - We will learn about different types of birds that live here at PMEC and how their beaks help them survive, what they eat and what their homes look like.November: 5th, 12th & 19th Superhero Bug Powers - We will explore the unique attributes of some of the bugs you can find out in the woods! We will explore the woods and uncover some of the mysteries of the bugs in our backyard.Please Note: We will be following the proper state-directed and CDC guidelines, which includes physical distancing and face coverings. We will need a minimum of 4 students and maximum of 12 students allowed for each class. All classes will have an element of outdoor time; if weather is a factor we will be able to hold class inside while maintaining a 6 foot distance. 
 
Thursday November 26, 2020
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Hickman Family Game