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Upcoming September Events

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

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Botanical Illustration for Homeschoolers

WHAT: learn how to draw the details of plants and flowers
9-14-2016, Wednesday 
WHERE: Commnity Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
TIME: 330-430 pm
COST: FREE! registration is required
AGES: 4th-5th graders
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Botanical Illustrations for Homeschoolers 

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Museum Mondays 

WHAT: Come learn what the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has to offer, possibly win free tickets to visit them, engage in hands-on activities and have fun!
 the 3rd Monday: September 19, October 17 , 2016
WHERE: Drexel University Dornsife Center at 3509 Spring Garden Street
TIME: 5:30 
AGES: all ages
FOR MORE INFORMATION: check out their facebook post: Dornsife Center Museum Mondays

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The Sky in the City

WHAT: learn more how astronomy works  
WHERE: Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
3509 Spring Garden Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
every 3rd Wednesday, evening
COST: free!
AGES: Stargazers of ALL ages
FOR MORE INFORMATION: check out their facebook page Dornsife Center
 or click here for the website: Dornsife Center Calendar

Be sure to check out their website and Facebook page as they have many community programs from cooking workshops, Martial art class, book clubs, the above astronomy program and more!

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The Public Classroom @ Penn Museum

WHAT: Series of 5 free discussions on race through the lens of anthropology, biology, genetics, sociology, philosophy, and law as well as collection workshops presenting the Samuel Morton human cranial collection, reading materials, and other resources. Sign up for one, several, or all classes.

WHERE:  Penn Museum 3260 South St. Philadelphia, PA 19104

 Wednesday, September 21 is the first class; For those who can’t attend the program at the Museum, there will be live streaming of the program on the website.

TIME: 6:30-9:00pm

COST: FREE, advance registration recommended

: adults and young adults (14 and older)

Check out this site Penn Museum Public Talks

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Science at Wissahickon Environmental Center

Starting Tuesday, September 27, 2016, please join ELN in collaboration with Wissahickon Environmental Center for Exploration Tuesdays!

This 4 part science workshop series for homeschool/unschool children 6 years old and up interested in exploring the outdoors and learning about the science that surrounds us.

Session 1: Buggin’ Out
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time: 1pm-3pm
Explore the outdoors and discovery some of the littlest creatures that live among us.

Session 2: Birds Birds Birds
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Time: 1pm-3pm
Discover some of our feathered friends who provide the daily soundtracks just outside our windows.

Session 3: Rocks Abound
Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Time: 1pm-3pm
Uncover the ground beneath you and find rocky treasure

Session 4: Creek Study
Date: Spring TBD

How much? Each session is $5 per session per child. More information will be posted soon for payment options.

May children under 6 attend? Younger children may accompany you, but would remain with you at the Tree House

Does my child have to attend every session? No. You are welcome to select the session(s) that are of interest.

How many slots are available? The maximum group size for each session is 20 children.

Is registration required? Yes. Please email to reserve your spot today!

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Pennypack Environmental Center

WHAT: Homeschool Programs: Geocaching, Native Americans & “Wild” in the City
Tuesdays, Oct 4, Nov 15, Dec 13
WHERE: 8600 A Verree Road Philadelphia, PA 19115
TIME: 130-330 pm
COST: $5 per person, per activity
AGES: 7-17
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Registration required. Mail in both forms for each child.
Home School Programs Fall 2016       Youth Registration and Waivers Form 2016

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Posted by Sarah Lambert on September  9, 2016


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