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Monthly Classes Fall 2016

SAVE THE DATE- Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1-4pm.
Annual Homeschool Hangout. Check out this post for all the details!
Fall Homeschool Hang Out

Sometimes I forget who has Homeschool Days and then I am reminded and kick myself for missing some great things! I thought, maybe, some of you are like me.

On this list, find locations that host a monthly Homeschool Day,
each month a new theme or topic!
Please click on the location’s website to confirm information.
Enjoy! Let me know if you have attended something or found something that is not listed here! I definitely haven’t found everything!


Bartram’s Gardens Science Classes

WHEN: Second Wednesday of every month
WHERE: Bartram’s Gardens
TIME: 10am- noon or 1pm- 3pm
COST: $12 per student; Pre-registration required
AGES: 5-13

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Check out their website by clicking here: Homeschool Days
You can also email Leslie at or call 215-729-5281 ext. 110.

Also, those with little kids (ages 2-4) check out their Little Explorers Program which meets the first Wednesday of each month.

Just a note, becoming a member is a great deal! (Little Explorers and Homeschool Days for all kids in your family are included in the membership price!)

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Philadelphia Museum of Art Classes

WHEN: First Wednesday of every month
WHERE: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130
TIME: 10am to 12 pm
COST: $11 per class non-members; $9 per class members
AGES: Specific class for each age group
FOR MORE INFO: Please click on this site: Art Museum

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Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts H.S. Workshops

WHEN: First Friday of every month, includes 45 min tour & 45 min. art lesson
WHERE: 128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102
TIME: 2 pm – 3:30pm
COST: $10 for non-members; members are free
AGES: All ages
FOR MORE INFO: Please click on this site: PAFA  or email Stephen at
There are also FREE afterschool programs for students in grades 9 – 12. Click here for more information: PAFA High School Classes

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Wagner Free Institute of Science

WHEN: 2nd Thursday for ages 5-10; 2nd Friday each month for ages 10-14
WHERE: The Wagner Free Institute of Science of Philadelphia
TIME: Thursdays 1230-2pm; Fridays 10-1130am
COST: FREE, DONATIONS are appreciated, a donation of $10 per adult and $5 per child is suggested, but any contribution will be appreciated. Pre-registration required

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Check out their website by clicking here:
Wagner Free Institute             (Please note the website lists 2015 dates.)
You can also email or call: (215)763-6529 x 17 or

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The Franklin Institute

WHEN: 2nd Thursday of each month
WHERE: Center City, 20th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
TIME: 10:30-2:30pm, with free time afterwards to explore
COST: $60 per student (non-member), $55 per student (member)
AGES: 7-14

FOR MORE INFORMATIONThe Franklin Institute
Call 215.448.1200 (Option 5) to reserve your space

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Please Touch Museum Discount Admission

WHEN: First Wednesday monthly
WHERE: Please Touch Museum
TIME: 4pm to 7pm

FOR MORE INFORMATION: please click on their calendar on the “First Wednesdays”  events Please Touch Museum

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Target Community Night at The Franklin Institute

WHEN: Third Wednesday of each month
WHERE: The Franklin Institute
TIME: 5pm to 8pm

FOR MORE INFORMATION: click on this website: Franklin Institute
Check in at the registration table for chance to win a Free Family Membership!

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Penn Museum

WHEN: 3rd Wednesday of the month
WHERE: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
3260 South St. Philadelphia, PA 19104
TIME: 10am-1pm
COST: $12 per child/adult; One adult per family is free; Children 3 and under are free!
FOR MORE INFORMATION: or to register click here Penn Museum or call 215.746.6774

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Webucator Online Training Program

WHEN: Now!
WHERE: At your home! Webucator (online) is offering their computer classes free of charge to homeschoolers!  Free Online Software and Web Development Classes
TIME: At your chosing!
COST: Courses provided free of charge by the CEO of Webucator, a Homeschool Father
AGES: Must be at least 13 years old
TO REGISTER for a course, students simply:

    1. Go to our Self-paced Courses page.
    2. Browse through the courses and select a course you are interested in.
    3. Click the Register Now button under “Self-paced 24/7 Training”.
    4. Fill out your information.
    5. In the Payment box, at the bottom, click “I have a coupon” and enter HOMESCHOOL for the Coupon Code and click Register.

Each student must sign up with a unique email address so he/she can return to individual courses properly.

For any registration questions, simply email:

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Here’s a link to their Blog Announcement in 2014.


Posted by Sarah Lambert on September 4, 2016


Check out these other posts to Classes Fall 2016

Drama/Acting Classes

Language and Language Arts Classes

Music/Art/Sport Classes Fall 2016

Weekly Classes Fall 2016



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