1. Life in a Virginia Winter – Chester – Registration Deadline Is February 12
2. Honoring Chesterfield County African-American WWI and WWII Veterans – Chesterfield – February 17
3. 4-H Horticulture Club Informational Meeting – Henrico – February 20
4. Homeschool Days at Colonial Williamsburg – Williamsburg – February 24 Through March 4

 

1. Life in a Virginia Winter – Chester – Registration Deadline Is February 12

Henricus Historical Park
Chester, Virginia

Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost: $18/student, ages 4 through 14; $9/accompanying adult. Call 804-748-1611 to register; registration deadline is February 12.

Experience a homeschool education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive environment at a living history museum. Costumed interpreters will demonstrate preparations for a 17th-century Virginia winter. Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum.

 

2. Honoring Chesterfield County African-American WWI and WWII Veterans – Chesterfield – February 17

County Museum
Chesterfield, Virginia

Saturday, February 17, 2018, from 11 a.m. to noon. Cost: This is a free event, open to the public; donations are welcome. Registration is not required, but seating will be limited.

Chesterfield Historical Society’s African American History Committee will present a lecture and discussion about African Americans who served in World War I and World War II, and their conditions of service in the U.S. and abroad. Servicemen and servicewomen from Chesterfield County will be honored by sharing the stories of those identified and soliciting information on others.

For more information, call the County Museum at 804-768-7311

 

3. 4-H Horticulture Club Informational Meeting – Henrico – February 20

Henrico Extension Office
Henrico, Virginia

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 4 p.m. Cost: There is no cost to join 4-H, however some activities may have minimal costs associated with them.

The Henrico 4-H Horticulture Club will offer programs and activities on a variety of horticulture related topics, including growing vegetables, the water cycle, pollinator gardening, and gardening with herbs. In addition to a monthly Horticulture program, participants will learn more about the four H’s of 4-H–head, heart, hands, and health–and will also have a take home item from the program.

Regular club meetings will begin on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, and continue monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meetings will be at the Henrico Extension Office.

For additional information contact Ed Olsen at edo@vt.edu.

 

4. Homeschool Days at Colonial Williamsburg – Williamsburg – February 24 through March 4

Colonial Williamsburg
Williamsburg, Virginia

Saturday, February 24 through Sunday, March 4, 2018. Cost: $12.50/adult (single day), $22/adult (two-day); $10/student, ages 6 through 17 (single day), $15/student (two-day); children 5 years and younger are free (for general admission only). Additional special program costs may vary. Advance tickets must be purchased online in order to secure the discounted rate; discount tickets will not be available on-site.

Homeschoolers and their families can enjoy hands-on activities and revolutionary experiences designed to make history come alive in a way that is educational and interactive. Colonial Williamsburg admission includes access to all Historic Area exhibition buildings, trades, and two world-class art museums. Families can also choose to participate in one or more of the available programs designed specifically for homeschool families.

 

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