Homeschool Items – March 13, 2013

Posted on Mar 10 2013 in Homeschool Items by admin

1.1 Animal Husbandry Homeschool Clinic – Yorktown – Underway
1.2 Dinner Theater: Meet Me at Luigi’s – Richmond – Reserve Now: Begins March 21
1.3 Homeschool Co-op Open House and Used Curriculum Sale – Glen Allen – March 26
1.4 Used Curriculum Sale – Harrisonburg – April 6
1.5 Charlotte Mason Conference – Ferrum – Best Price by April 21

 

1.1 Animal Husbandry Homeschool Clinic – Yorktown – Underway

Playtime Creamery
117 Dandy Loop Road
Yorktown, VA

Monday, March 18, 2013, from 10 a.m. to noon and continues each Monday. Cost: $20/student/class (ages six and up); includes all needed supplies. Parents and younger siblings observing the class are free. Sliding-scale pricing is available for multiple-child families and package rates are also available as this will be a weekly progressive class. Parents must stay and watch their own children. The class is at your own risk as accidents can always happen when animals are involved. You are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and stay after for fun and fellowship.

The first class has already passed and covered basic goat handling and goat grooming; however, families are encouraged to leap right into this ongoing series. Future topics will include goat feeding, stable care, kidding, milking, etc. They also plan to cover chickens–including feeding, hatching eggs, chick care, etc.

Contact Kathy Williams at kwilliams121@cox.net for more information.

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1.2 Dinner Theater: Meet Me at Luigi’s – Richmond – Reserve Now: Begins March 21

James River Fellowship
7401 Elkhardt Road
Richmond, VA

Thursday, March 21, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.; also Friday, March 22, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 23, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Thursday, March 28, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, March 30, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost: $12/adult; $8/student (ages four through ten); children age three and under are admitted free of charge and the family cap is $40. Cost includes beverage, bread, salad, spaghetti, dessert, and the show! There is no childcare. Although there is no deadline for tickets, space is limited.

Enjoy a wonderful event for the whole family and support the Christian homeschoolers of Candle Light Players! “Come. You will sit. You will eat. You will cry a little. You will laugh a lot. And only can you do this at Luigi’s.” Support young home-educated actors by joining this fun Italian dinner theater. This event is sponsored by CounterACT and the James River Home School Foundation.

See the website for more information (on the group or on the dinner theater) or to buy tickets. Contact Georgianna Mills at VaCounterACT@gmail.com or 804-240-9752 with questions.

www.jamesrivereagles.org

www.homeschool-life.com/sysfiles/member/custom_public/custom.cfm?memberid=733&customid=11593

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1.3 Homeschool Co-op Open House and Used Curriculum Sale – Glen Allen – March 26

Calvary Christian Church
14196 Ashland Road
Glen Allen, VA

Tuesday, March 26, 2013, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is free; bring a friend!

Meet like-minded teachers and families at Cornerstone Co-op, a K-12 family-centered, homeschool co-op. You will also have the opportunity to register for classes for the 2013-2014 school year and browse the used curriculum sale. Save on gently used books!

See the website for more information, or contact group representative, Julianne Condrey at cornerstonecommunitycoop@yahoo.com or 804-512-9418.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cornerstonecommunitycoop

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1.4 Used Curriculum Sale – Harrisonburg – April 6

Covenant Presbyterian Church
546 West Mosby Road
Harrisonburg, VA

Saturday, April 6, 2013, from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is free–bring a friend!

Search the used curriculum sale for bargains at this annual event in the Shenandoah Valley. Find homeschool resources for pre-K through high school at great prices.

See the website for more information, or contact Jolanthe Erb at homeschoolcreations@gmail.com.

http://homeschoolresource.wordpress.com/2013/02/21/dates-for-the-2013-used-curriculum-sale

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1.5 Charlotte Mason Conference – Ferrum – Best Price by April 21

Ferrum College
10021 Franklin Street
Ferrum, VA

Conference begins Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. and ends Saturday, June 15, at 1 p.m. Cost: $140/adult; $40/student (ages 13 through college age); parents must supervise children at all times (there is no childcare). There are additional fees for lodging, meals, and linens. Pay by PayPal or check; registration is online only. Please see the second link below for the details of early bird and group discounts, late fees, check mailing instructions, refund policy, and so on.

Enjoy the ninth annual Charlotte Mason Education Conference with people from all over the United States who are interested in Charlotte Mason. People come from diverse educational venues (homeschool parents, classroom teachers, college professors, school administrators, teens) to learn and share, to chat and discuss, to challenge and be challenged–all while being nourished by beauty, living ideas, outdoor time, and new and renewed relationships.

See the website for more information, or contact Dr. Carroll Smith with questions at

registration@charlottemasoninstitute.org.

www.charlottemasoninstitute.org

www.charlottemasoninstitute.org/2013-conference-information-and-fees

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