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2008 IHEN's Indiana Events Calendar

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Here are the latest event resources for homeschoolers. Workshops, classes, field trips, programs and more. If you are interested in promoting your service or event to Hoosier Homeschoolers, this is the place to do it. No other web based networking resource for homeschoolers is as well networked as IHEN's Events Calendar.

How will people know what you're doing and when, if you don't tell them what you're doing and when? Here's how: Write to: Calendar@ihen.org, or you can click on the"Add an Entry" link below.

You might also want to promote your event in our IndianaHomeschoolers E-list Calendar. Our e-list reaches thousands of Hoosier Homeschoolers every day. You can post your information self service, or for a small fee, we can make sure your events get posted on time. Write to Calendar@ihen.org for more information.

2008

IHEN Statewide Homeschool Support and Resource Directory
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IHEN County Contacts are available to answer your questions about homeschooling and to help you find resources close to you. Find an IHEN County Contact near you.

 

February 5 through March 25
Marion County

Indiana Master Naturalist Class 2008

Eagle Creek Park Earth Discovery Center
Tuesday Evenings 6:30-9:30
Starting February 5th through March 25th
Wildflower Hike/Make-up Class March 29th

Topics/Speakers:
Indiana Birds/Birds of Prey—Dawn Davis/Jeff Ward/Kevin Carsen, Indy Parks
Fungus/Lichens/Mosses of Indiana— Andrea Hopper, Indy Parks
Indiana Insects— John Thieme, Purdue University
Indiana Water Quality/Watersheds— Dr. Rae Schnapp, Hoosier Environmental Council
Indiana Trees— Dr. Marion Jackson, Indiana State University
Indiana Geology—Ron Richards, IDNR, Indiana State Museum
Indiana’s Early Peoples—Rex Garniewicz. IDNR, Indiana State Museum
Indiana Mammals— Dr. John Whitaker, Indiana State University

Fee for Class, no more than $75 includes all materials
For more info about IMN please go to www.indianamasternaturalist.org
To sign up please call Michele Conyer 317-327-6769 or email mconyer@indygov.org (class size limit 30 adults)

 

February 15 through March 15
Fridays at 10 a.m., Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Marion County

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
317.872.9664
media@beefandboards.com

Charlotte's Web - live theatre production: The Pyramid Players at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre in Indianapolis present the childhood favorite "Charlotte's Web." These special one-hour performances are presented for kids in preschool through sixth grade. Tickets are just $12 and include a juicebox and a snack. Group rates are available. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Call 317.872.9664 for more information.

Discounts are also available to mainstage shows for ages 3-15. Upcoming productions include "Peter Pan" from May 15 through June 29 and "The Sound of Music" from Oct. 2 through Nov. 23. Visit www.beefandboards.com for more information.

 

Now through March 15
Fridays at 10 a.m., Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Marion County

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
317.872.9664
media@beefandboards.com

Charlotte's Web - live theatre production: The Pyramid Players at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre in Indianapolis present the childhood favorite "Charlotte's Web." These special one-hour performances are presented for kids in preschool through sixth grade. Tickets are just $12 and include a juicebox and a snack. Group rates are available. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Call 317.872.9664 for more information.

Discounts are also available to mainstage shows for ages 3-15. Upcoming productions include "Peter Pan" from May 15 through June 29 and "The Sound of Music" from Oct. 2 through Nov. 23. Visit www.beefandboards.com for more information.

 

Now through March 22
Dates and times vary. See web site or call boxoffice for for info.
Marion County

West Side Story - live theatre production: The story of Romeo and Juliet is taken to the streets in this musical adaption of the classic tale. Maria and Tony are star-crossed lovers caught up in opposing gangs in New York City's West Side, longing for "Someday" when they'll be allowed to be together. Leonard Bernstein‚s music, coupled with Stephen Sondheim's lyrics, create an emotional and exhilarating musical experience. Energetic dancing and passionate acting complete the package that earned "West Side Story" the Tony Award for Best Musical. It also earned Tonys for best choreography and scenic design. Discounts are available for groups and for ages 3-15. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Call 317.872.9664.

Pyramid Players productions are also scheduled expressly for kids in preschool through sixth grade. Each show is one hour in length and performed without intermission. Tickets are just $12 and include a juicebox and a snack. Upcoming Pyramid Players shows include: "Snow White" from Oct. 10 through Nov. 15.

 

March 31 through April 4
Florida

Home School Basketball Festival

Youth Basketball of America is proud to host its first Home School Basketball Festival in conjunction with Indiana Christian Basketball Alliance. The Directors of the YBOA and ICBA have a working relationship of over 25 years and have organized and administered successful tournaments and events for youth across America. Each quality event is well organized and designed to promote good competition, while fostering family values and good sportsmanship.

YBOA’s National Headquarters is located in Orlando, Florida. This event will take place in Polk County and we will limit each age division to 16 teams for both boys and girls. The entry fee is $400.00 per team and the attached/ enclosed flyer will provide the necessary information regarding the event.

If there is interest on your part to participate in this very first event, please contact Kassi Mottley, in our National Headquarters at 407-363-9262 Ext. 217 or e-mail at kmottley@yboa.org. You may also contact Lewis Owens at lewisfowens@hotmail.com or through his website at www.homeschoolsportsusa.com. We look forward to your participation and will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.

Donald A. Ruedlinger, President
YBOA * 10325 Orangewood Blvd. * Orlando, FL 32821
407-363-9262
407-363-0599 FAX
www.yboa.org

 

April

All Month
Greenwood

April Teen Programs @ Greenwood Public Library

We continue to have a great time with teen programs at the library -- the fun isn't over! Go to the Greenwood Public Library Site and sign up for one of the fun programs for this month

Questions? Contact Emily Ellis, 317.885.5036 or www.myspace.com/teenscenegpl.

 

All Month

Check it Out!

Check out Dinosaur World!

April 2008 is homeschooler's month, with special rates or programs for all homeschoolers!

Click the image below for more information.

Dinoworld.net

Dinosaur World Web Site

More Info >

 

 

April
Marion County

IAHE Statewide Homeschool Convention

 

Throughout the year
Marion County

Indiana State Museum
Indiana State Museum: Homeschool Workshops

Homeschool co-ops meeting the minimum number of required student participants, may schedule an educational program of their selection on an alternative date.  Mondays and Tuesdays are recommended. Call 317.232.1637 for more information.

 

May 15 through June 29
Call or visit Beef and Boards web site for date and time information.
Marion County

Peter Pan - Discounts are available to mainstage shows for ages 3-15. Upcoming productions include "The Sound of Music" from Oct. 2 through Nov. 23.

 

Now through June 29
Call or visit Beef and Boards web site for date and time information.
Marion County

Peter Pan - Discounts are available to mainstage shows for ages 3-15. Upcoming productions include "The Sound of Music" from Oct. 2 through Nov. 23.

 

July 9
Putnam County

King's Compass Homeschool Group Presents:
King's Compass Open House

Contact: Samantha Cowley
Phone: 765-653-2853

Wednesday, July 9th 6:30-8:30

This is an opportunity to bring your homeschooling questions, get to know us personally, or just register to join our group. Help be a part of making this new group something great for homeschooling families and our community.

 

 

August 14
Geneva, IN

Indiana State Historic Sites
2008 Home School/Small School Programs
August 14, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
E-mail: limberlostshs@dnr.in.gov

Limberlost An Indiana Tale of Bats, Bluebirds, and Butterflies
P.O. Box 356; 200 E. 6th Street, Geneva, IN 46740
August 14, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.; $3
Grades 3 - 8

Take part in Gene's passion: Nature! Find out about the secret life of bats, rehabilitating injured birds, monarch butterflies, Indiana mussels, and plant identification, and make a snack.

At 1 p.m. join our naturalist for a walk through Loblolly Marsh to identify plant species for an additional $1. Please provide your own sack lunch.

For more information about any of the sites and events, contact:
Anne Fairchild
Eastern Region School Program Developer
Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites Home office
Lanier Mansion, 601 West 1st Street, Madison, IN 47250
812-273-4531
FAX: 812-265-3501

 

August 30
Corydon, IN

Organization: Indiana State Historic Sites
Contact: LeAnn Luce
Web: http://www.thisisindiana.org/
Phone: 812.738.4890

Hi..I am the School Program Developer for the Indiana State Historic Sites Western Region. We are planning a very special event in Corydon on August 30, 2008 exclusively for home schoolers (k-12) and their families.

What do Corydon, creativity and kids have in common?
Super Saturday Home School Event
At the Corydon Capitol State Historic Site
Saturday, August 30, 2008
9 a.m.—5 p.m.
$5 per student (Ages K—12)
Parents admitted free

Join us at this special educational event for homeschoolers and their families, with activities for all ages that meet select Indiana Educational Standards! Price includes activities, tours, and educational materials. Box lunches available for an additional charge, or bring a picnic.

Reservations and payment required by August 25, 2008. Call Corydon Capitol State Historic Site at 812.738.4890 for more information about Corydon, including fun things to do in the area and lodging ideas, or log on to: http://www.thisisindiana.org/.

 

 

 

October 2 through November 23
Call or visit Beef and Boards web site for date and time information.
Marion County

The Sound of Music - Discounts are available to mainstage shows for ages 3-15. Visit web site or call for more information.

 

October 10 through November 15
Call or visit Beef and Boards web site for date and time information.
Marion County

Snow White - live theatre production: Pyramid Players productions are also scheduled expressly for kids in preschool through sixth grade. Each show is one hour in length and performed without intermission. Tickets are just $12 and include a juicebox and a snack. Discounts are available for groups and for ages 3-15. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Call 317.872.9664.

 

 

 

 

 

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