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for homeschoolers. Workshops, classes, field trips and more. If you are
interested in promoting your service or event of interest for homeschoolers,
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- Jan. 26
Polar Express: An IMAX
Children's Museum Member Offer Now – Jan. 26. See this IMAX® blockbuster!
Present your Children's Museum membership card at the IMAX Theater
box office and receive $1 off admission. Limit 6 people per card.
the ending dates are February 28, 2006.
4, 8:45 - 10 am
Magic School Bus Kicks Up A Storm™ Members Sneak Peek! At the
FREE! (for members)
Be among the first to hop aboard The Magic School Bus and join Ms.
Frizzle and friends on the most exciting adventure of all... a hands-on
exploration into the wonders of weather. You can "mix" up your own
weather, learn how to measure lightning and more!
No R.S.V.P. required; please present your membership card at the
entrance on Level 1. Read
25 - 26
Syrup Fair: Parke
County Chamber of Commerce
27, 6:30 - 8:00
a Better Homeschool Community in ECI
and Muncie's Minnetrista
Cultural Center are joining up to offer a program for all homeschooling
families in the ECI area. It's is called "Building a Better
Homeschool Community in ECI." We have two goals for the
time that will serve both new and experienced homeschoolers with
children of all ages.
we are putting together a panel of people in the area that will
present various homeschool resources. Some of our presenters include
the Burris Lending Library, BSU's Homeschool Liaison, The Muncie
Children's Museum, Ben Bennett and Jane Casey from IHEN
and Rita Moore's Science Classes.
will be time for Q&A with our presenters and gathering materials
on many other organizations as well. Secondly, we will have a chance
to interact with organizations like Minnetrista to help them better
serve the homeschool community. This is a great opportunity for
us to offer input and help shape their programs. We want to strongly
encourage as many homeschool families as possible to attend. In
order to make the most of this time we are asking for only adults
to attend. Snacks and drinks will also be available. Please direct
any questions by e-mail to Andrea
are available on the Minnetrista
Center's web site.
keep up on other events happening in Delaware County and East Centeral
the HomeschoolCOCO e-list.
SCHOOLERS COME AND DISCOVER ROSEDALE!
do you belong? Check out Rosedale Bible College. Discover Rosedale
is an opportunity for you to meet professors, attend classes and
experience dorm life at RBC. Highlights of the weekend include an
a cappella concert by the Zambian VocalGroup, and a late-night pizza
party with games and sports.
Call 740.857.1311 for more information, or visit www.rosedale.edu
and register online.
Please reply before February 24th
important information provided by Harvest
Home Educators and the Homeschool College Connection.
4 - 5
Syrup Fair: Parke
County Chamber of Commerce
(formerly HOUSE) Homeschool Conference
9th nonsectarian InHome (formerly HOUSE) Homeschool Conference starts
March 10 and 11 at the Sheraton Chicago Northwest in Arlington Heights,
northwest of Chicago.
is always my yearly shot in the arm to help me know I'm doing the
right thing and am still on track." -- Past conference attendee
conference will include over 150 children's and 70 adult workshops.
The Vendors Hall (over 50 Vendors), as always, is open to the public.
Check their websites at: www.homeeducatorsconference.org
this year: - Tapes/CDs of workshops available for purchase - Parent
Chat Room - Teen Poetry Slam - Talent Show Not to mention the ever-popular
Science Fair, Children's Craft and Flea Market, Family Dance with
dj and a special performance by the Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago,
showcasing the art of West African dance. For more information go
Or you can e-mail Maureen
IMA Discovery Series Program featuring Faces, Places, and Spaces
of Glass Opens March 18!
of Glass is the largest permanent exhibit ever created by
renowned artist Dale
Chihuly. The museum will unveil the Fireworks of Glass tower
a 43-foot-tall sculpture constructed of more than 3,000 pieces
of blown glass March 18. The tower will rise above a "floating"
glass ceiling, with an interactive glass art exhibit below.
the past four decades, Dale Chihuly has traveled, adventured and
created art all over the world. He is credited with revolutionizing
the Studio Glass movement, introducing the practice of working with
a team and using a division of labor within the creative process.
Chihuly's installations in 32 states, plus a dozen countries around
the world, have attracted millions of fans.
of Glass will be Chihuly's first permanent installation at a
24 - 25
Statewide Homeschool Convention
Conferences International (The
children's component of the IAHE Convention. Ages 6-12.)
30, 10am - 3pm
Creek Nature Center Spring Home School Jamboree
8y & up
Cost: $10.00 per student.
Pre-registration required by calling 317.327.7148
Download these PDF documents for your support group's bulletin board
or field trip organizer: Spring
Jam Flyer, Spring
Jam Letter, Spring
Jam Program, Spring
Jam Sign Up Sheet.
Contact Dawn Davis by e-mail
or phone 317.327.7148 for more information.
Check out Dinosaur
April 2008 is
homeschooler's month, with special rates or programs for all homeschoolers!
Click the image
below for more information.
World Web Site
Hovind, Intelligent Design Seminar
PDF Flyer with more information]
is a highly motivational speaker, especially among young people,
and there will be a question and answer period so that you can get
the information you need on this critical topic.
is speaking in Salem Indiana April 7th & 8th at the Salem High School
Gym, Friday Evening 7-9 and Saturday from 10am-9pm with breaks.
He speaks nation wide, but we are privledged to have him for this
short time. Please contact Anita
Conrad with any questions.
8 & 9
Spring Fest 2006 -Let's get Buggy!
Join us at the 2006 Annual Spring Fest. This annual event shows
the lighter side of higher education. It is a free event and a great
opportunity for "students" of all ages to learn about forestry,
physics, food, flowers and much more in two full days of hands-on-activities.
It's part education, part entertainment and all fun!
Here for more information.
The Dick and Sandy Dauch Alumni Center will serve as the alumni
hospitality area providing parking, morning and afternoon refreshments
and a chance for you to meet up with fellow alumni.
11, 18, 25
Discovery Series Program featuring Faces, Places, and Spaces
Cochran has reserved three visits in the IMA Discovery Series Program;
Faces (Portraits-Clay), Places (Landscapes-Sumni-e) and Spaces (Sculpture-Found
Objects) in the art labs! This program is recommended for grades
4-6. The three- part series will cost $5.00 per student, per session
for a total of $15.00. Payment is due upon arrival for first visit.
The dates for these visits are on Tuesdays, April 11th, 18th, and
25th from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. She needs 20 - 30 partipants to contact
Museum of Art by March 11th with her final count. Contact Lori
Cochran by phone at 317.897.9917 or you may e-mail
Museum of Art
4000 Michigan Road
We The People Essay Contest for High School Juniors
This year's topic is: The First Amendment. Deadline is April 19th.
First prize is $5,000!! Click
Here for entry guidelines.
DEADLINE: For the 1st Annual Tree Festival at Eagle
Creek Park (In conjunction with Project Learning Tree)
The First Annual Tree Festival takes place April
28th from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM. $3.00 per student. Register by April
21. To Register call 317.327.7148 Sponsored by Indy Parks
& Project Learning Tree Indiana. [Read
the PDF Flyer]
Indiana State Museum: Homeschool Workshops
Indiana and the Civil War
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.