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General Interest Items – May 30, 2013

Posted on May 26 2013 by admin

2.1 Henricus Historical Park Camps – Chester – Begin in June; Register Early 2.2 Mini-Terms for College Credit – Oklahoma and Non-Credit Online Option – Oklahoma Program Begins June 18 2.3 International Christian Concern Seeks Interns and Volunteers   2.1 Henricus Historical Park Camps – Chester – Begin in June; Register Early Henricus Historical Park […]

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General Interest Items – May 22, 2013

Posted on May 18 2013 by admin

2.1 Year of the Historic Home – Virginia – 2013 2.1 Year of the Historic Home – Virginia – 2013 Governor McDonnell has proclaimed 2013 the Year of the Virginia Historic Home to recognize more than 100 historic homes across Virginia. Check the Virginia Tourism website for a listing of many of these fascinating sites and your local […]

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General Interest Items – May 15, 2013

Posted on May 12 2013 by admin

2.1 Peace Officers Memorial Day – United States – May 15 2.2 Rain Barrel Workshop – Newport News – Register by June 7 2.3 Young Writers’ Workshop in the Valley – Winchester – June 27 and/or 28 2.4 Volunteers Wanted: Henricus Historical Park – Chester – Ongoing 2.5 History and Science Camps – Multiple Locations […]

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General Interest Items – May 8, 2013

Posted on May 5 2013 by admin

2.1 Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment Sales Tax Holiday – Virginia – May 25 through 31   2.1 Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment Sales Tax Holiday – Virginia – May 25 through 31 Virginia, Statewide Saturday, May 25 through Friday, May 31, 2013. Hurricane season in Virginia begins on June 1 annually. To help citizens […]

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General Interest Items – May 3, 2013

Posted on Apr 28 2013 by admin

2.1 Herb Tour of Fort Boykin – Isle of Wight – Register by May 10 2.2 Civil War Adventure Camp and Reenactment – New Market – Register by May 13 2.3 Quilting Camp – Waterford – June 10-14   2.1 Herb Tour of Fort Boykin – Isle of Wight – Register by May 10 Fort […]

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General Interest Items – April 24, 2013

Posted on Apr 21 2013 by admin

2.1 “Duck and Cover” Cold War History – Smithfield – Register by May 3 2.2 Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar Events – Richmond – Begin May 4 2.3 Regent University Government Day Camp – Virginia Beach – Best Price by May 31 2.4 Article – “Home Libraries Provide Huge Educational Advantage”   2.1 “Duck […]

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General Interest Items – April 17, 2013

Posted on Apr 15 2013 by admin

2.1 Henricus Educator Events – Chester – Begin April 18 2.2 Holocaust Film with Speakers: “Rewriting History” – Richmond – April 18 2.3 Henricus: Colonial Militia Muster and Games – Chester – April 27   2.1 Henricus Educator Events – Chester – Begin April 18 Henricus Historical Park 251 Henricus Park Road Chester, VA Educator […]

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General Interest Items – April 11, 2013

Posted on Apr 7 2013 by admin

2.1 Summer Music Institutes – Multiple Locations – Multiple Dates   2.1 Summer Music Institutes – Multiple Locations – Multiple Dates Locations include Virginia (Richmond), Maryland, and European tours. The first start date is July 1, 2013. Costs vary by half-day, full-day, and boarding options, as well as European tours. Students range in age from […]

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General Interest Items – April 8, 2013

Posted on Apr 1 2013 by admin

2.1 Volunteer Opportunity: Bacon’s Castle – Surry – Ongoing 2.2 Host Families Needed – Richmond Area 2.3 Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar Events – Richmond – Begin April 6   2.1 Volunteer Opportunity: Bacon’s Castle – Surry – Ongoing Bacon’s Castle 465 Bacon’s Castle Trail Surry, VA Ongoing opportunities exist at Bacon’s Castle from […]

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General Interest Items – March 28, 2013

Posted on Mar 24 2013 by admin

2.1 Free Answers in Genesis Conference – Northern Virginia – April 5-7 2.2 U.S. Capitol Bible Reading Marathon – Washington, D.C. – April 28-May 2 2.3 Article – “What Do Employers Really Want from College Grads?”   2.1 Free Answers in Genesis Conference – Northern Virginia – April 5-7 Centreville Baptist Church 15100 Lee Highway […]

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General Interest Items – March 20, 2013

Posted on Mar 17 2013 by admin

2.1 Aikman Opportunity Award for Young Christian Writers – Deadline Is May 1 2.2 Blue Star Museums – Nationwide – Emphasis Is Memorial Day to Labor Day Annually   2.1 Aikman Opportunity Award for Young Christian Writers – Deadline Is May 1 Deadline is May 1, 2013. The grand prize is $20,000, with the possibility […]

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General Interest Items – March 13, 2013

Posted on Mar 10 2013 by admin

2.1 For the Birds Family Fun Day – Newport News – April 6 2.2 Amy Writing Award – First Deadline Is July 15   2.1 For the Birds Family Fun Day - Newport News – April 6 Virginia Living Museum (VLM) 524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard Newport News, VA Saturday, April 6, 2013, from 9 a.m. to […]

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General Interest Items – March 6, 2013

Posted on Mar 3 2013 by admin

2.1 Veterinary Medical Career Fair – Alexandria – March 10 2.2 USO Art Contest – Deadline Is March 30   2.1 Veterinary Medical Career Fair – Alexandria – March 10 Westin Alexandria 400 Courthouse Square Alexandria, VA Sunday, March 10, 2013, from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free and open to any high school or […]

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General Interest Items – February 27, 2013

Posted on Feb 24 2013 by admin

2.1 Learning Differences Simulation – Richmond – March 7 2.2 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program – Deadline Is March 15 2.3 Rain Barrel Workshop – Newport News – March 23   2.1 Learning Differences Simulation – Richmond – March 7 The New Community School 4211 Hermitage Road Richmond, VA Thursday, March 7, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. […]

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General Interest Items – February 20, 2013

Posted on Feb 16 2013 by admin

2.1 Henricus Historical Park Camps – Chester – Begin in April 2.2 Article – Teacher’s Union President: Teach the Basics and Radical Politics   2.1 Henricus Historical Park Camps – Chester – Begin in April Henricus Historical Park 51 Henricus Park Road Chester, VA Henricus Historical Park will present a wide variety of day camps […]

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General Interest Items – February 13, 2013

Posted on Feb 10 2013 by admin

2.1 Dover Coloring Contest – Deadline Is March 2   2.1 Dover Coloring Contest – Deadline Is March 2 Deadline is Saturday, March 2, 2013. Open to all ages, with divisions for those under age 12, ages 12 to 18, and age 18 and over. Color a page from one of Dover Publication’s stained glass […]

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General Interest Items – January 30, 2013

Posted on Jan 28 2013 by admin

2.1 National Marriage Week – February 7-14 2.2 Free Answers in Genesis Conference – Northern Virginia – April 5-7   2.1 National Marriage Week – February 7-14 The website gives these “Goals of National Marriage Week USA: 1) To elevate marriage as a national issue in the media and with policy leaders. 2) To promote […]

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General Interest Items – January 23, 2013

Posted on Jan 20 2013 by admin

2.1 Pig Tales – Smithfield – Register by January 24 2.2 National Cornbread Cook-Off – South Pittsburg, TN – Deadline Is February 28 2.3 Creation Museum Photo Contest – Repeats Weekly Until May 2013   2.1 Pig Tales – Smithfield – Register by January 24 Isle of Wight County Museum 103 Main Street Smithfield, VA […]

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General Interest Items – January 16, 2013

Posted on Jan 13 2013 by admin

2.1 Henricus Historical Park: Battle of Trent’s Reach – Chester – January 19 2.2 March for Life 2013 Events – Washington, D.C. – January 24-26 2.3 Sully Historic Site Winter Programs – Chantilly – Begin January 26 2.4 DIY Goofs Could Earn You $100!   2.1 Henricus Historical Park: Battle of Trent’s Reach – Chester – […]

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General Interest Items – January 9, 2013

Posted on Jan 6 2013 by admin

2.1 Winter Wildlife Festival – Virginia Beach – Register by January 18 2.2 Marine Science Internship – Wallops Island – Application Deadline Is February 1 2.3 LEGO Shipbuilding Contest and Free Museum Entry – Norfolk – February 2 2.4 Nurses for Life Scholarship – Deadline Is February 15   2.1 Winter Wildlife Festival – Virginia […]

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General Interest Items – December 20, 2012

Posted on Dec 16 2012 by admin

2.1 Play: The Screwtape Letters – Washington, D.C. – Begins December 19 2.2 Museums on Us – Multiple Locations – First Weekend Monthly 2.3 Virginia Mayflower Society Essay Scholarship Contest – Deadline Is March 15, 2013   2.1 Play: The Screwtape Letters – Washington, D.C. – Begins December 19 Lansburgh Theatre 450 7th Street NW […]

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Jim Hodges Audio Books: A Review

Posted on Dec 10 2012 by admin

I think I can say that I am now officially an audio book fan! Ask my friends and family; I am not a big electronics person. Give me a good paperback or hardback book any day. I want to feel the pages… hear them crinkle… smell that great new book smell. However, as any homeschooling […]

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General Interest Items – December 12, 2012

Posted on Dec 8 2012 by admin

2.1 Ballet: The Nutcracker – Washington, D.C. – Begins December 12 2.2 Christmas Traditions in the Colonies – Smithfield – December 15 2.3 Sully Historic Site Events – Chantilly – Begin December 15 2.4 Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarships – Deadline Is December 20 2.5 WormWatcher Logo Contest – Deadline Is December 30 2.6 Nominate […]

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General Interest Items – December 6, 2012

Posted on Dec 1 2012 by admin

2.1 “Brain Balance” Parent Lecture – Midlothian – December 11 2.2 National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Writing Competition – First Deadline Is December 28 (Limited to the First 250 Entrants) 2.3 Virginia Stands for Life – Richmond – January 9, 2013 (Register Now) Virginia State Capitol Area 2.4 Free Answers in Genesis Conferences – […]

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The Magazine is Here – And It’s Digital

Posted on Nov 27 2012 by admin

Our quarterly print magazine is going digital! It’s the same great magazine, but now–for the first time–you can you view it on your mobile devices and tablets, too.   The NEW Digital Virginia Home Educator  In This Issue: Special Feature on Sports Access: “Sports Access: Two Views”  – with articles by Delegate Rob Bell (R-Albemarle) […]

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General Interest Items – November 28, 2012

Posted on Nov 24 2012 by admin

2.1 Casserole Recipe Contest – Deadline Is November 30 2.2 Henricus Historical Park Events – Chester – Registration Deadline Is December 1 2.3 Battle of Great Bridge Reenactment – Chesapeake – December 1 and 2 2.4 We Need A Little Christmas Concert – Arlington – December 2 2.5 Nominations: Military Child of the Year® Award […]

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General Interest Items – November 14, 2012

Posted on Nov 11 2012 by admin

2.1 Virginia Historical Society Events – Richmond – Begins December 1 2.2 4-H Livestock and Poultry Club – Powhatan – December 3 2.3 Jamestown-Yorktown (and Other) Internship Opportunities - Multiple Locations – Application Deadline for Spring Is January 15, 2013 2.4 Lifeguard Employment and Training – Hampton Roads Area – Classes Begin January 2013 2.5 Free […]

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General Interest Items – November 7, 2012

Posted on Nov 4 2012 by admin

2.1 Youth Rugby Clinic – Culpeper- November 10 2.2 Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection Week – Nationwide – November 12 to 19 2.3 Gift Bag Sewing Workshop – Waterford – Register by November 15 2.4 Nutcracker Ballet – Staunton – December 8 and 9 2.5 Sportable Adaptive Sports – Richmond – Ongoing   2.1 Youth […]

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General Interest Items – October 31, 2012

Posted on Oct 28 2012 by admin

2.1 The Richmond Center for Christian Study – Richmond – November 3 2.2 Colonial Hearth Cooking Class – Henricus County – Registration Deadline November 3 2.3 The Richmond Center for Christian Study – Midlothian – November 9   2.1 The Richmond Center for Christian Study – Richmond – November 3 Movement Church (located at The […]

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General Interest Items – October 25, 2012

Posted on Oct 21 2012 by admin

2.1 Young Christian Musicians Talent Search – Front Royal – Apply by October 31   2.1 Young Christian Musicians Talent Search – Front Royal – Apply by October 31 Fishnet Life Center (directions at the second link) Front Royal, VA The completed application and $50 processing fee must be received by Wednesday, October 31, 2012. […]

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