ItŐs A Family Dinner Party and YouŐre Invited!


Lots of Delicious Food and Fun!

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P.S. Teddy Bears & P.JŐs Welcome!




When:       Friday, May 15, 2009

 @ 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Where:      Immanuel Lutheran Church

              867 N. Pleasant St., Amherst


Suggested Minimum Donation:

              $10 for families of 3 or more,

  $6 for all others.

  All proceeds benefit the Amherst Family Center.






Full Course Pasta Dinner with Delectable Desserts

5:30 – 6:45 p.m.

Join us in a very special buffet style family dinner with delicious food generously donated by area food purveyors: BartŐs Ice Cream, Black Sheep Bakery, Chez Albert, Henion Bakery, Squash Trucking, Wheatberry Bakery and Amherst College Dining Services.


ChildrenŐs Concert with Special Guest Artist Jay Mankita

6:45 – 7:30 p.m.

Jay has been writing and singing music for both adults and children for 25 years. Over the last twenty years, Jay has given concerts and presented workshops to children and families that promote kindness, respect, sustainability, literacy, healthy choices, and an appreciation for the natural world.  Jay is also the proud father of one of our AFC babies!  

And thereŐs more events, all evening!

Tag Sale, Wee Ones Arts and Crafts Activities


Want to donate quality clothing or items to our tag sale? Please send e-mail to or call the Center at (413) 256-1145.





Need Directions or more information about the Amherst Family Center? Call (413) 256-1145.

The Immanuel Lutheran Church is adjacent to MarkŐs Meadow Elementary School. ThereŐs a bus stop out front, plenty of parking and itŐs just a short walk from N. Village Apartments.


The AFC is a free program for families with children, birth to five years.

Visit us at the Unitarian Meetinghouse, 121 N. Pleasant St., Downtown Amherst.