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A Few More….

 HSLDA Poetry Contest

WHAT: Write a poem on the theme for your age category.

WHEN: Now till May 1st, must be postmarked on or before May 1st

: 7-19

: $15 per entry fee, or $10 if you are a member of HSLDA
  Cash Prizes!

HSLDA Poetry Contest
FYI, the HSLDA also holds Art, Essay and Photo contests during the year!


The Talking Stick Open House

WHAT: Stop by to talk to staff and participants about our programs. We will be hosting the entire open house at our Garden Classroom. We have several families attending with young people in different age groups, so we are planning to have all ages, all programs meet in one location.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 15


: The Garden Classroom at Awbury Arboretum (Check the link below for specific directions)

: programs for ages 4-17

: FREE but kindly RSVP


Homeschool “Wild” in the City

WHAT: Hike the trails in search of birds and other wildlife that call the nature sanctuary home. Discover signs they leave behind to tell us that they were here, such as scat, tracks, bones and fur!!

WHEN: Thursday, March 30th

10 am -noon

: Pennypack Environmental Center 8600 Verree Rd, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19115

:  $5 per child, please pre-register: Please call 215-685-0470 or email for a registration form.

Click Pennypack Environmental Center’s Facebook Page


A Few Things Outside the City, But Still Great Finds!


If you live near the Haverford Library and homeschool, you have a great resource within reach! Have you checked out their classes? If you don’t live near, their webpage has some good information too!

Here’s the link: Haverford Library



Interested in an outing for your kids, for a good price and daytime hours? How about bowling?

WHAT:  Kids Play Date Bowling

: DEVON LANES 300 Lancaster Avenue  Devon, PA 19333

WHEN:  Monday through Friday – Open to 3pm

COST: 2 Games Bowling including shoe rental $8.00 per person (including adults with kids)

FOR MORE INFO:  Check out: Devon Lanes or call 610-688-1920  click on “specials” tab and scroll down


 YMCA Homeschool Group

WHAT:  Homeschool Group in Lansdowne

: Lansdowne YMCA 2110 Garrett Road Lansdowne, PA 19050

WHEN:  Tuesdays, 8 week program

AGES: 4 1/2-12 years old

COST: Members: $45; Community: $90

FOR MORE INFO: Spring Program Guide Scroll down to page 2.

Main Lansdowne YMCA page


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