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Spring/ Fall/ Winter Camp Machasay Volunteer Form
When: Jan 1, 2020 12am to Dec 31, 2020 12am in Amherst, MA

Camp Machasay Returning Volunteer Form

When: Jan 1, 2020 12am to Dec 31, 2020 12am in Amherst, MA

Exhibit: IALS Showcase: Where Art Meets Science

View a showcase of information about the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS): research, services, artistic images, and materials generated by their work, featuring UMass Core Facilities, IALS centers-Bioactive Delivery, Personalized Health Monitoring, and Models to Medicine-as well as IALS innovation services, the core summer internship program, and a Building Bridges collaboration. New items will be added throughout the semester.

When: Jan 21, 2020 12am to May 7, 2020 12am in Amherst, MA
Cost: Free admission

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About Amherst, MA
Amherst is a lively college town that is home to the University of Massachusetts as well as the Amherst College and the Hampshire College. It is located in the Connecticut River Valley in Western Massachusetts just north of Springfield and south of Greenfield just to the east of the Connecticut River.

Amherst's thriving downtown is full of culture! Museums - bookstores -galleries - antique shops - restaurants and lots of entertainment make the town an exciting place to see.

Visit the historic homes and well-known buildings including the home of Emily Dickinson and the Amherst History Museum at the Strong House. The Amherst common has many year-round local events including the Farmer's Market, Taste of Amherst, movies on the common, Fourth of July Fireworks, Teddy Bear Rally and more. Spend the day strolling the shops of downtown or bike the 8 mile Norwottock Rail Trail or enjoy the gorgeous scenery of this picturesque area.