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Have you considered membership to a certain place? I have some great deals for homeschoolers to share with you !

 

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 scoleman@pafa.org.
There are also FREE afterschool programs for students in grades 9 – 12. Click here for more information: PAFA High School Classes

HERE’S THE DEAL: Check out the membership prices. A Family membership for 2 adults and all children in the household is just $80 for the year. This includes free admission to every homeschool workshop!

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Bartram’s Garden Science Classes

WHEN: Second Wednesday of every month

WHERE:
Bartram’s Garden 5400 LINDBERGH BLVD. PHILADELPHIA, PA 19143

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 lgale@bartramsgarden.org 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.

HERE’S THE DEAL: Membership to Bartram’s Garden is also a great deal!  $75 for a Family membership includes a years Little Explorers and Homeschool Days classes.

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While the following are afterschool classes not necessarily geared towards homeschoolers. West Park Cultural Center desires to have more homeschoolers involved AND it’s another great deal for your money! (no membership required!).

West Park Cultural Center 

Ceramics Class

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays starting January 17, 2017

Where: School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Avenue

Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Cost: $50 for 16 classes

Ages: 7-18

Children will create functional and sculptural projects with clay learning hand building and the potter’s wheel. Interested parents are welcome to join the class for the same fee or participate as a volunteer assistant.

Music

Music Fundamentals (for beginners)

When: Tuesdays & Wednesdays starting January 17, 2017

Where: School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Avenue

Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Cost: $50 for 16 classes

Ages 10-15

This class will cover introductory piano skills, rhythmic concepts, and basic music theory. Students will be exposed to music from a variety of genres and will learn to play songs on keyboard and percussion instruments.

 

Performing Ensemble (music experience required)

When: Tuesdays & Wednesdays starting January 17, 2017

Where: School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Avenue

Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Cost: $50 for 16 classes

Ages 15-18

Interviews: December 10th – call 215-473-7810 to schedule an interview

Students will form a performing group and learn to play music from multiple genres. The course will teach additional music theory and improvisation, and will culminate in a performance.

Lights-Camera-Action (film and theatre)

When: Wednesdays & Thursdays starting January 18, 2017

Where: School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Avenue

Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm

Cost: $50 for 16 classes

Ages: 10-18

This class combines acting and movie making. Students learn to make a movie from start to finish, from scriptwriting to filming.

Click on any of the blue underlined words to visit their website for more information!

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