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New Homeschool Groups, Upcoming Homeschool Classes, Events

Homeschool Groups/Classes/Events Spring 2015 (Many are free!)

Just thought I’d let Philadelphia Homeschoolers know about some of the great groups, programs, classes, and events that will be taking place soon.  Many are specifically for homeschoolers.  Many are free!

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APRIL

WHAT:  Information Night for Living Bridges Homeschool Group

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 23rd

TIME:  7:30- 9pm

PLEASE RSVP: Amy 610-213-7936 or email her  AmyTeam6@gmail.com  At that time the location details of the meeting will be given.

GROUP DESCRIPTION:  Living Bridges Education Program is homeschool education at its best: individual attention along with community-based support.  Choose from Enrichment support or Academic support or both!  Enrichment includes subjects such as art, gym, music, and drama.  The Academic program supports families in the core subject areas.  All of this support is given in a nurturing Catholic environment. In addition to their Enrichment and Academic Programs, they also offer standardized testing, field trip opportunities, enrichment nights for moms, and family events.  They normally meet at St. Titus Church, 3006 Keenwood Rd., in Norristown, PA 19403, every week September through May.

FOR MORE GROUP INFORMATION: visit http://www.homeschool-life.com/sysfiles/member/custom/custom.cfm?memberid=1351&customid=18282  or call 610-525-4770 or email: staff@livingbridges.org

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WHAT: Homeschool Movie Day!  BEYOND THE MASK

WHERE:   Franklin Mills Theatres, (at Franklin Mills Mall) 1455 Franklin Mills Circle, Philadelphia, PA 19154

COST:  $10.75 per ticket (But tickets must be pre-ordered by April 28th; Only 33 left!)

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 29th

TIME:  2pm

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Please click on this link:

www.beyondthemaskmovie.com/showing/11902

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WHAT: My Father’s World Curriculum Expo

WHERE:   Holiday Inn Stadium, 900 Packer Ave Philadelphia, PA

COST:  FREE (Families that pre-register will receive a $10 coupon towards items bought at the event)

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 29th

TIME:  11 am – 3pm

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Check out their website by clicking here: http://mfwbooks.givezooks.com/events/2015-philadelphia-curriculum-expo

 

WHAT:  Homeschool Day Glassblowing Event

WHERE:   Glencairn Museum  1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009

COST:  $5 per person (Reservations Required.  Only 20 spots left!)

WHEN:  Wednesday, April 29th

TIME:  9:30 – 11am OR 11 am – 12:30pm

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Check out their flyer by clicking here: Glassblowing homeschool day spring 2015

 

MAY

WHAT:  Basics of Web Programming Class

WHERE:   Online Site

COST:  FREE (But Pre-Registration required )

WHEN:  Mon, May 4th

DETAILS:  14 Lesson course created by a Computer Consultant and Homeschool Father

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Check out their website by clicking HERE

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WHAT:  KIDSPORT Session II

WHERE:   Cairn University 200 Manor Ave., Langhorne, PA 19047

COST:  Varies Based on Package* (see below)

  • * PACKAGE #1:  Tuesdays (May 5th – 26th)  $20 per child; $50 per family (max)             
  • * PACKAGE #2:  Thursdays (May 7th – 28th)  $20 per child; $50 per family (max)
  • * PACKAGE #3:  Tuesdays & Thursdays (May 5th – 28th); $40 per child; $90 per family (max)
TIME:  1:30 – 3pm

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Check out their website by clicking here: http://www.victorysportsonline.com/#!kid-sport/c1tlu

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WHAT:  Valley Forge Homeschool Day

WHERE:   Valley Forge, PA

COST:  FREE (But Pre-Registration required at least 2 weeks in advance)

WHEN:  May 13th

TIME:  10 am

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Check out their website by clicking here: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/forteachers/classrooms/homeschooldays.htm

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WHAT:  Landry Academy’s Biology Lab Intensive (Complete 1 year of science labs in 2 days)

WHERE:   Just south of Philadelphia

COST:  $270

WHEN:  May 18th & 19th (2015) (Biology)

TIME:  9 to 5pm for 2 days

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Check out their website by clicking here: http://landryacademy.com/live-classes/course-catalog/  On the tab that says “Intensives” click on the tab for “View Intensives”.  Under “Basic Search” click on “Intensives Fall 2014 Spring 2015″.  Under “Advanced Search” click on Philadelphia.

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WHAT:  Target Community Night  (Free Admission to Franklin Institute!)

WHERE:  Franklin Institute 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 20th

TIME:  5pm – 8pm

FOR MORE INFO:  click on this website: https://www.fi.edu/special-events/target-community-nights

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JUNE

WHAT:  Basics of Web Programming Class

WHERE:   Online Site

COST:  FREE (But Pre-Registration required )

WHEN:  June 1st

DETAILS:  14 Lesson course created by a Computer Consultant and Homeschool Father

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Check out their website by clicking HERE

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WHAT:  Homeschool Day

WHERE:  Longwood Gardens

COST:  $7  – (Pre-registration required)

WHEN: June 1st “H2O”

TIME:  10am – 11:30am

GRADES: K – 8

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Check out their website by clicking here: http://longwoodgardens.org/education/k%E2%80%938-programs/onsite-lessons-activities/longwood-led-curriculum-programs/science-technolo-1

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WHAT:  Target Community Night  (Free Admission to Franklin Institute!)

WHERE:  Franklin Institute 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

WHEN:  Wednesday, June 24th

TIME:  5pm – 8pm

FOR MORE INFO:  click on this website: https://www.fi.edu/special-events/target-community-nights

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ANYTIME

WHAT:  Free Homeschool Computer Classes:

WHERE: Webucator (online) is offering their computer classes free of charge to homeschoolers!  This includes courses on web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc), Photoshop, Dreamweaver and many others.

DETAILS:  Courses provided free of charge by the CEO of Webucator, a Homeschool Father

TO REGISTER:  Please do the following:

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