Upcoming Homeschool Events

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Activities are listed chronologically by town.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: Unless noted otherwise, the events listed below are not HOME sponsored events and do not imply recommendation or endorsement by Homeschoolers of Maine (HOME). The opinions expressed during these events do not necessarily reflect the views of HOME. Use of any information, product, or service herein is voluntary, and reliance upon it should only be undertaken after independent review.

 

* If you are having trouble posting an event, or your event needs editing, please contact Connie Overlock at connieoverlock@gmail.com or 207-763-2880, line 1.

 

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Mechanic Falls - Statewide Event

Maine High School Student Guitar Competition

March 1, 2024

This is the third annual Maine High School Guitar Competition sponsored by the Maine Country Music Hall of Fame. The contest is open to students in grades 9-12. Deadline to enter this contest is March 1, 2024. The grand prize is a Martin Guitar and an invitation to perform on stage with legendary Maine Country Music Hall of Fame members at the 47th Annual Induction Ceremony in May 2024.


Contestants will select and perform three country music pieces on guitar and will be judged on level of skill, ability to play in different keys, and expression of phrasing. Video entries should be submitted on a thumb drive or DVD. To receive a complete copy of the Competition Rules and Official Entry Form please contact Maria at mariaholloway207@gmail.com or text or call 207-613-5411.


The Maine Country Music Hall of Fame was founded in 1978. The 3000-square-foot Museum is located in the lower level of The Silver Spur in Mechanic Falls. The Hall of Fame has over 150 inductees. Its missions is to honor the legacy of country musicians from the great State of Maine by preserving their memory, music, and influence on country music throughout the world.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Maria Holloway
Phone: 207-613-5411
E-mail: mariaholloway207@gmail.com

Rockport

Sap to Syrup

March 7, 14, 29, 2024

Cabin fever setting in? Looking for a sweet pick-me-up? Learn about making maple syrup from scratch (sap) at Aldermere Farm. You can register for one or more hands-on sessions to learn about the process: identifying sugar maples, tapping trees, collecting sap, and running the evaporator.


Space is limitedregister today!


For more information please contact:

Name:
Aldermere Farm
Phone: 207-236-2739
E-mail: aldermere@mcht.org

Howland

Youth Group

March 7 & 21, 2024

Our Lady of the Eucharist is hosting a teen youth group!


First and Third week Youth Group will be held at Saint Mary of Lourdes in Lincoln.


This is a youth run group. Youth will be planning their activities together, games, how they want to spend their time, and more. This is a fun and welcoming group. All youth are invited to all our meetings and whether they attend our Church services or not. You are welcome.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Ashley Mitchell
Phone: 207-400-9741
E-mail: mrs.a.e.mitchell@gmail.com

Lincoln

Youth Group

March 14, 28, 2024

Our Lady of the Eucharist is hosting a teen youth group!


Second and Fourth week Youth Group will be held at Saint Leo the Great in Howland. Every Thursday evening at 6:00 pm.


This is a youth run group. Youth will be planning their activities together, games, how they want to spend their time, and more. This is a fun and welcoming group. All youth are invited to all our meetings and whether they attend our Church services or not. You are welcome.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Ashley Mitchell
Phone: 207-400-9741
E-mail: mrs.a.e.mitchell@gmail.com

Rockport

Teen Ag Crew

March 15, 2024 (deadline to apply)

Looking for a fun, rewarding job?


MCHT is hiring the 2024 Teen Agricultural Crew to raise produce for food pantries, schools, and restaurants in the 4-acre vegetable farm at Erickson Fields Preserve. This is a unique opportunity to earn money, learn new skills, meet new friends, and have a positive impact on your community.


Apply now!


Application deadline: March 15, 2024


For more information please contact:

Name:
Aldermere Farm
Phone: 207-236-2739
E-mail: aldermere@mcht.org

Rochester, NH

Dance Northeast!

March 9, 2024

Sole City Dance is excited to bring back Dance Northeast! our annual community dance showcase. Delight in the joy and artistry of dance, when Sole City Dance and the Rochester Opera House join together to showcase talented dancers from companies and dance education centers around the region. The celebration presents an afternoon performance with junior companies and up-and-coming student choreographers. The show is filled with colorful, energetic performances of innovative, diverse choreography by some of the region’s finest young dancers. The evening performance features senior, pre-professional, and professional companies.


Join us on Sunday, March 10th for a day of Master Classes for dancers from beginner through intermediate. Check out the Dance Northeast page on our website (https://www.solecitydance.org/dance-northeast-2024) for more details and registration.


You don’t want to miss this annual celebration of dance!


Rochester Opera House, 31 Wakefield Street Rochester, NH

Box office phone: 603-335-1992

Saturday, March 9th

2 pm tickets $12

7 pm tickets $17 for adults, $14 for students and seniors

Ticketing link.


For more information please contact:


Name:
Sole City Dance at The Rochester Opera House
Phone: Rochester Opera House box office phone: 603-335-1992
E-mail: boxoffice@rochesteroperahouse.org

See Description for Event Locations

2024 Maine Envirothon

Deadline to register April 5, 2024

The Maine State Envirothon is a natural resource competency competition held during the spring. I have attached the Registration Materials and the program brochure here.


Schools that will be registering more than two teams should email me their rosters. The website may only set up to list up to two teams. You can pay for all of your registered teams via the website however.


The resource packets are currently being sent. As teams register the packet will be sent to them. The Current Issue Problem Statement, Resource list and Scoring Rubric is also sent along with the other study information. The 2024 Current Issue topic is “Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Future”. Check the National Conservation Foundation, Envirothon website and go through the resource list they provide for more explanation. www.envirothon.org/


This year’s competitions are as follows.

April 25th at Lake George Park – Skowhegan [hosted by Somerset SWCD] Thursday

May 1st at French Falls – Jay – [hosted by Franklin SWCD] Wednesday

May 21st Tuesday at Monticello Fish & Game – Monticello [hosted by S. Aroostook SWCD] - Tuesday

May 22nd at Leonard’s Mills in Bradley. [hosted by Penobscot SWCD] - Wednesday


THE STATE COMPETITION will be Friday, May 31 at Quarry Road Trails in Waterville.


To learn more about the Maine Envirothon program, visit www.maineconservationdistricts.org/envirothon [this is a new website] You can register and pay online.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Dale Finseth
Phone: 207-622-7847 x3
E-mail: dfinseth@kcswcd.org

Rockport

Kids Can Grow: Sign up or Volunteer

April 15, 2024

Registration is now open for Kids Can Grow!


This program gives families with youth ages 7-12 years old the opportunity to grow nutritious vegetables, herbs, and flowers together using the square-foot gardening method. These monthly sessions are held at Erickson Fields Preserve from May–October. Sign up today!


Interested in mentoring budding gardeners? Share your passion by volunteering for the program and join us for the Kids Can Grow Mentor Orientation on April 25. For more information and registration, visit our event page.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Aldermere Farm
Phone: 207-236-2739
E-mail: aldermere@mcht.org

Concord, New Hampshire

TeenPact Leadership Schools: Changing Lives to Change the World!

April 29, 2024

TeenPact uses dynamic, high-interest activities to bring biblically centered civics, government, leadership and discipleship to today's youth. A large group of homeschooled students will meet at Centerpoint Church and the State House in Concord, New Hampshire. Youth ages 8-12 will meet Friday, May 3rd, and teens 13-19 spend a full week, April 29th - May 3rd, growing in their skills and understanding. Overnight lodging and evening sessions are available at Camp Berea and ministry-minded chaperones will transport Camp students to and from the Capitol daily. View the TeenPact mission statement, download the pre-class homework, and register at www.TeenPact.com. Please note that there are TWO New England events: New England I will be held in Connecticut mid-April, but New England II in Concord, New Hampshire will run April 29th - May 3rd. Attend whichever one works best for you. An Early Bird discount applies until 60 days before the class begins, and refer-a-friend discounts are available. www.TeenPact.com/StateClasses


For more information please contact:

Name:
Volunteer Coordinator, Jessicah Seaman
Phone: 603-204-7711
E-mail: newengland2@teenpact.com

Boston

DigiMarCon New England 2024 - Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition

June 10, 2024

DigiMarCon New England 2024 is your chance to ...


– Hear from some of the most audacious and thought-provoking speakers in the digital marketing, media and advertising industry.

– Gain insight into emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, and best practices to move your business to the next level.

– Network with thought leaders, reunite with your peers, and build your professional network.


The 3rd annual DigiMarCon New England, the Premier Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition in the New England Region, returns June 10th and 11th, 2024 to the luxurious Westin Copley Place Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. Join your peers in-person or online for 2-days jam-packed with digital marketing best practices, latest trends, practical solutions, strategy, and networking, also check out the next generation of technology & innovation; Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech & SaaS Technology.


Expand your knowledge on the following topics: Artificial Intelligence & ChatGPT, Marketing Automation, Account-Based Marketing, Behavioral & Neuromarketing, Content Marketing, Conversational Marketing, Conversion Rate Optimization, Data Science & Big Data, Email Marketing, Geo-Targeting & Proximity Marketing, Growth Hacking, Inbound & Outbound Marketing, Influencer Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Native & Contextual Advertising, Omnichannel Marketing, Paid Search Marketing, Personalization & Privacy.


You’ll also learn the following: Podcast & Webinar Marketing, PR & Cause Marketing, Predictive Analytics & Attribution, Programmatic Advertising, Sales & Marketing Automation, Search Engine Optimization, Shopper Marketing, Marketing & Customer Experience, Social Commerce, Social Media Marketing, UI / UX Design, User-Generated Content, Video Marketing, Viral & Buzz Marketing, Visual & Voice Search, Web Analytics, and much more!


At DigiMarCon New England 2024, you will receive all the elements you need to achieve digital marketing success! Conventional thoughts will be challenged, and new ways of thinking will emerge. You will leave with your head, notebooks, and professional toolkit full of action items and ideas to lead and supercharge your agency/team/account to even greater success.


Be a part of DigiMarCon New England 2024 and discover how to thrive and succeed as a marketer in a rapidly evolving digital world. Top keynotes, case studies, strategy sessions and networking!


See why people keep coming back year after year to this must-attend event! Register and secure your seat today.


For more details visit DigiMarCon New England.


For more information please contact:

Name:
DigiMarCon New England
Phone: (800) 805 5385
E-mail: events@digimarconnewengland.com

Boston

TECHSPO Boston 2024 Technology Expo (Internet ~ Mobile ~ AdTech ~ MarTech ~ SaaS)

June 10, 2024

Where Business, Tech and Innovation Collide in Boston!


TECHSPO Boston 2024 is your chance to …

– Check out exhibitors showcasing the next generation of technology & innovation.

– Be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for greater growth.

– Interact with technology enthusiasts, build your network and reunite with your peers.


The 3rd annual TECHSPO Boston, two-day technology expo returns June 10th and 11th, 2024 to the luxurious Westin Copley Place Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. TECHSPO Boston brings together some of the best developers, brands, marketers, technology providers, designers, innovators and evangelists looking to set the pace in our advanced world of technology. Watch exhibitors showcase the next generation of advances in technology & innovation, including; Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech and SaaS technologies. Be prepared to be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for greater growth.


As part of TECHSPO Boston is a limited attendance event, DigiMarCon New England 2024 Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference (https://digimarconnewengland.com). If the conference is where the learning, theory and inspiration happens, then the TECHSPO floor is where the testing, networking and product interaction takes place.


For complete details visit Techspo Boston.


For more information please contact:

Name:
TECHSPO Boston
Phone: 800-805-5385
E-mail: events@techspoboston.com