2.1 Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History – Various Locations – March 11 & 12
2.2 Homeschool 101 – Midlothian – Registration Deadline Is March 30

2.1 Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History – Various Locations – March 11 & 12

Saturday, March 11, and Sunday, March 12, 2017. Cost: This is a free event.

Participating historic sites in the Richmond area are offering visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special, admission-free weekend. Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s treasures, spanning 400 years of history and featuring the homes of John Marshall, Jefferson Davis, John Wickham, Virginia Randolph, and other important Virginians.

Participating historical sites include Clarke-Palmore House, Dabbs House Museum, Historic Deep Run School, Virginia Randolph Museum, The Branch House, Chimborazo Medical Museum, The John Marshall House, Maymont, and the Edgar Allan Poe Museum.

Each site will offer complimentary admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport, available via download from any website of participating attractions. This is a special opportunity as some of these sites are not open on a regular basis. Some restrictions may apply and hours per site vary.

For a complete list of participating sites and more information, visit the website.



2.2 Homeschool 101 – Midlothian – Registration Deadline Is March 30

13302 Ellerton Terrace
Midlothian, Virginia

Friday, March 31, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This is a free event, but registration is required by March 30.

This event is open to current and prospective homeschoolers, geared towards parents who are new to homeschooling, beginning their homeschooler in kindergarten, or transitioning out of the school system into homeschooling.

Yvonne Bunn from Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) will host this informal information session and provide information about Virginia homeschooling requirements and different homeschooling styles, curriculum ideas, and practical solutions for a variety of issues unique to homeschoolers. Experienced homeschooling families will be present to answer questions.

Heavy appetizers will be provided; attendees are asked to bring a dessert to share. Parents coming from work who cannot make it on time should feel free to arrive late.

For more information and to register for the event, visit the website.

Contact Stephanie Konicki at homeeducators@grovechurch.net with questions.


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