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Enrich The Cold Months: Winter Course Catalog Available 10/10
The Winter 2015 Course Catalog will available on October 10th at the Center & online at the Town of Amherst website:, by clicking on the Senior Services Department and then selecting the Winter 2015 Course Cataloglink in the center column.  

Advance registration for Amherst resident members begins on November 10, 2014.  Open registration for Non-Members & Non-Resident Members begins December 1, 2014.The Winter classes run from January 5, 2015 thru April 24, 2015.

Community Volunteer Fair & Basket Auction Set for 10/11
Stop by the Center on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon.  This is a great opportunity for all ages, from high school students to older adults, to learn about many different community organizations that are seeking volunteers.  The event will also feature a Basket Auction with the drawing to be held at 11:30 am.  Raffle holders need not be present to win.  Live music by Friends of Harmony Quartet will take place at 10:30 am.  In addition, the Audubon Café and Gift Shop will be open.

Coffee with the Candidates Set for 10/24
Be well informed before you vote on Election Day, November 4, 2014.  Join us at 9:00 am for this event sponsored by the League of Women Voters & the Amherst Center for Senior Services.  Reservations requested at 636-3055 ext. 3108.

FREE Classes at Center thru University Express

The Amherst Center for Senior Services is one of 5 area sites to run free classes through University Express.  For a complete list of courses and course descriptions offered through University Express, please visit and follow the links to the schedule. 

University Express courses offered at the Amherst Center for Senior Services are also listed in the Center’s monthly newsletter, “The Network” which can be found at under the Senior Services homepage.

New Member Reviews Worth Sharing
We love hearing from our new members and want to continue sharing their comments with you:
■ Clean & well maintained
■ Nice place
■ Clean, friendly happy
■ Calm, peaceful, secure with interesting displays & exhibits
■ Wonderful selection of classes!

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Open to anyone age 55 or older or that person's younger spouse. Applicants must apply in person.

Town of Amherst Residents

  • May join the Senior Center for a one-time fee of $30.
  • Two proofs of Amherst residency are required.

Non-Amherst Residents

  • May join the Senior Center for annual fee of $30.
  • Must meet above age requirement.

Let’s Hear It from Our New Members
~ “Clean, beautiful & plenty of space in the halls.”
~ “Lovely, clean & modern!”

~ “Impressive.”

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