The Charlotte Mecklenberg homeschool book club meets on October 10th at 2PM to discuss James and the Giant Peach. This program is for homeschool students age 8-11. Visit the library’s website to register.
Compass Homeschool Classes is offering a special effects make-up clinic just in time for Halloween. This is a 1-hour clinic taught by a professional stage make-up artist for students ages 12 and up. Two sessions are available: 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm on Friday, October 26. Clinic fee is $49.00 per person. Register online before October 17.
The Virginia Living Museum offers homeschool students grades K through 12 a day of fun and engaging programs that highlight important natural and space science concepts. Programs are available for grades K-4. A lab about pond life is available for grades 5-12. All programs are curriculum and grade-level targeted and taught by the museum’s professional educators. All programs include a self-guided visit of museum exhibits and are offered at a discount to homeschool families. Visit thevlm.org for more information and to register.
The Virginia Living Museum will hold a “Homeschool Day” on September 28, 2018. Programs will be available for homeschool students in grades K-12. Tours, planetarium shows, and the environmental lab will be available. For more information and to register visit thevlm.org.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles with hold 4 homeschool days over the 2018-19 school year. Four dates are scheduled throughout the year. The first takes place October 9th, 2018. No registration is required and admission is free. More information is available at nhm.org.
A new episode of The Wired Homeschool features an interview with Luke Gilkerson about the online science course Experience Astronomy. The interview discusses the course and the influence of astronomy in our daily lives. The interview is available at wiredhs.com/233 or in your favorite podcast app.
The Washington County Library in Abingdon, VA is offering Homeschool Days at the main library on the first, second and third Wednesdays of the month from 2:30-3:30 p.m. The first Wednesday of the month features STEM programming. The second Wednesday features our popular Lego Play. The third Wednesday offers Arts and Crafts. The Hayters Gap branch library offers a STEM program Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.