Upcoming Homeschool Events

Homeschool related upcoming events, meetings and activities happening around the state!

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Towns Throughout Maine

Art Walk Maine

Dates vary by town

ArtWalk Maine invites you to explore artist studios, galleries, museums, and assorted venues in beautiful downtowns across the state. ArtWalk Maine is your passport to discover the creative communities and working artists of Maine, from Biddeford to Bangor, Portland to Presque Isle.

Art Walk Maine


For more information please contact:

Name:
Art Walk Maine
Phone: 207-287 6719
E-mail: artwalkmaine@gmail.com

U.S. Constitution Talk

September 19, 2019

The U.S. Constitution: The Owner's Manual for a Free People, by speaker Hal Shurtleff, director of Camp Constitution. September 19th at the Appleton Library at 6:30pm. Free Admission. All Ages.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Jessica Whitworth
Phone: 207-790-1526
E-mail: jessicawhit@hotmail.com

Dance Workshop ages 3-6

September 19, 2019

Northern Lights Dance Arts on Main St. in Ellsworth is offering a dance class for homeschoolers! This will be an intro workshop for both girls and boys ages 3-6 for 45 minutes on Sept. 19, from 11:30-12:15.


If we are able to get a good group together, and the class seems to be a good fit, then we will meet monthly on the 3rd Thursday of the month for the rest of the school year. This will be a non-performing class (no performances, just class time.)


Content will vary from class to class, but will be a mix of strengthening, stretching, creative dance, ballet, dance games & jazzy hiphop.


The fee is $10 cash per class. We need 8-12 students to commit ahead of time in order to hold each class.


Please respond to Brandi Schunk if you are interested in more information or joining the first trial class. bouncybrandi@gmail.com


For more information please contact:

Name:
Brandi Schunk
Phone: 512-924-7620
E-mail: bouncybrandi@gmail.com

Sing A-Part Together Better

September 27, 2019

Learn to sing four part harmony in order to strengthen family and community worship.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Pastor Nicholas Kozak
Phone: 718-648-4833
E-mail: messiahsmaine@gmail.com

Mushroom & Nature Walk

September 28, 2019

Saturday, September 28th 10:00 AM - Noon at Erickson Fields Preserve


MCHT land steward and naturalist Kirk Gentalen will lead a free guided-hunt for the natural treasures of the forest and fields at Erickson Fields Preserve. A huge variety of native mushrooms appear throughout the woods and there's no one better to excite an interest in these fascinating fungi! Kirk will also share his knowledge of birds, tracking, and the animal and plant life of Erickson Fields.


Click here to RSVP.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Joelle Albury
Phone: 207-236-2739
E-mail: jalbury@mcht.org

VFW Essay Competition

September 30, 2019

Patriots Pen Essay and Voice of Democracy Competition for grades 6-8 and 9-12 see link for details. Patriots Pen. Entry Deadline is October 31st to your local VFW Post


For more information please contact:

Name:
Sue LeHay VFW Auxiliary Sr VP
Phone: 207-634-2425
E-mail: suelehay@gmail.com

Book Stacks & Boss Fights

October 5, 2019

Are you a fan of living history? Join us at the Turner Public Library, on October 5 & 6 in Turner, Maine for Book Stacks & Boss Fights!


- The Ravensbridge branch of the SCA will be on hand to introduce medieval skills including weaving, food, heraldry, fencing and more. Demonstrators will be in period dress and will provide classes and information, as well as hands-on participation in a wide variety of arts and sciences used before 1600.

- The Resurgam HEMA organization will be available to demonstrate historical Italian fencing techniques and explain their craft. Sorry, this one is not open to audience participation!

- Published author and scholar Tom Kane will be on hand to talk about writing and publishing both his fiction and non-fiction books. He and others will appear on our Creator's Panel to talk about how to develop ideas and make them work for you!

- Blair Fenning from 3D Games in Farmington and Alan Tibbetts will be running Bolt Action, a game based on World War II flight combat, and Blair Fenning Sr. will be running Panzer Leader, a game based on World War II ground combat tactics. A huge number of other games will be available to help with math skills, history, team building or just to have fun!


Online registration is available at turnerpubliclibrary.org/bossfights and all proceeds go to benefit the Turner Public Library. Tickets are limited so preregister before August 31 for discounted rates! Children under 10 are free with an adult ticket purchase.


Please check us out online, send and email or contact our coordinator on FaceBook at https://www.facebook.com/sherri.talbot.14


For more information please contact:

Name:
Sherri Talbot
Phone: 207-620-0616
E-mail: BookStacksNBossFights@outlook.com

Farm Hands

October 8, 2019

This fall Aldermere Farm will welcome a new group of students for a 3-week session of MCHT's ever-popular after-school program, Farm Hands. Youth between the ages of 10 and 18 will learn how to halter-train, groom and lead Beltie calves. The fall session will run from 3:30-5:00 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday from October 8th to 24th. This program is free. Space is limited. For more information, contact Joelle at jalbury@mcht.org.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Joelle Albury
Phone: 207-236-2739
E-mail: jalbury@mcht.org

Caribou Mathematics Contests

October 16, 2019

Fun online math contests for kids grades 1-12 in English, French, Persian, and Mandarin. There are 6 contests per year, the first contest on October 16/17 is FREE, as well as the entire grade 1/2 level. Check us out on cariboutests.com to sign up and for games, practice, and more!


For more information please contact:

Name:
Thomas Wolf
Phone: +1 905-378-5710
E-mail: admin@cariboutests.com

Earth Science Day

October 22, 2019

An educational fair full of displays and interactive demonstrations focusing on Maine's geology, hydrology, meteorology, cartography and more!


The fair is open 9am to 3pm with free admission to the museum all day. The Maine State Museum is located at 230 State Street in Augusta, adjacent to the Maine State House.


For more information please contact:

Name:
Maine State Museum
Phone: 207-287-2301
Website: www.mainestatemuseum.org

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2019 Maine Indian Basketmakers Holiday Market

December 14, 2019

The largest holiday gathering of Maine Indian artists in New England featuring members of the Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance who have received national awards and new artists representing the next generation of weavers. Please join us for a day showcasing one-of-a-kind art forms, demonstrations, storytelling, traditional music, drumming and dancing, and a fashion show by Decontie and Brown. There's something for everyone!


For more information please contact:

Name:
Caroline Strolic
Phone: 207-581-1904
E-mail: caroline.strolic@maine.edu