Used Curriculum Sale in St. Charles
Time to dig out and dust off all the school curriculum you no longer need, and bring it to . . .
NPLH’s Curriculum Sale!
Come and sell or just to shop!
Guest are very welcome, so do invite your friends.
(If they’d like to sell, please have them contact us at email@example.com)
A limited number of tables will be available, but feel free to bring your own or use the plentiful floor space! =)
Thursday, May 14
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Riverside Community Church
37W130 Crane Road
St. Charles, IL 60175(at Randall & Crane)
Illumination Celebration at Wheaton College
Received a notice about this event via email:
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 1 – 4pm
Location Meyer Science Center Building
In celebration of the United Nations’ International Year of Light, Wheaton College hosts a free open house featuring science- and light-themed fun! The event takes place on campus at the Meyer Science Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 11.
This family-friendly event invites children and families to learn how light-based technologies work, enjoy interactive, hands-on labs, and (weather permitting) use our state-of-the-art equipment for solar observations.
The Meyer Science Center is located at 430 Howard Street in Wheaton; parking is available in the Howard Street parking lot, or on the east side of the Billy Graham Center. For more information, please call the Office of Media Relations at 630.752.5015.
Speech and Debate Competition
Where: North Central College, Naperville, IL
When: March 25-27
Showcase your talents.Competition for all three including photography,painting,drawing, vocal,instrument,speech,debate.
Who: Grades k-12.for art and age 7-19 for forensics.
West Suburban Home School Band
The West Suburban Home School Band will be holding an Open House during regular rehearsal times on Thursday, April 3, 2014.
All interested home schoolers are invited to come and watch any rehearsal in Cornelius Hall at Resurrection Church at the NW corner of Army Trail and 59 in Wayne.
Rehearsal times for the four different band levels are:
5:15-6pm Cadets (beginners),
6-7pm Concert Junior,
7-8pm Concert Senior,
Feel free to come any time and stay as long as you like. Free gifts for all who visit!
For more information or questions, please contact the director, Karen Borow, through the website www.wshsb.org.
Mark your calendar for the following performances–
The WSHSB’s 13th Annual Spring Concert at 7 pm, Friday, May 16, 2014, at Edman Memorial Chapel, on the campus of Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. This concert is NOT a function of Wheaton College.Map and directions are on www.wshsb.org.
Thursday, June 5, the WSHSB will play from 12 to 12:30, just prior to the keynote speaker at the ICHE Convention.
Six Flags Reading Program Sign up
We always look forward to our annual visit to Six Flags Great America. Now is the time to prepare for it and motivate the kids to keep reading as well.
Follow the link to register your homeschooled kids to earn free admission for completing 6 hours of reading. https://feedback.sixflags.com/rts/default.aspx
Free Museum Day September 28, 2013
For one day you can enter a museum for free! (I know we are a little spoiled around here with all the great museums and so many with free days for us Illinoisans)
The Smithsonian Magazine hosts this event, so you can check out their site for all the details and to register.
The ticket is good for two people, and is limited to one per household, so please keep that in mind.
However, there are some great places on the list – SciTech in Aurora, Graue Mill in Oak Brook, Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago, and more!
Check it out and please pass it along.
Co-op in Oak Park
This was shared on facebook:
Our coop in Oak Park is currently registering families for the Fall 2013
We meet every Thursday and offer enriching classes for children from 0-16.
If you are interested or know of any families who are, please forward them our
Please visit our website at: http://nearwesthomeschoolers.org/
Malissa Jones–homeschool mama to Braedon 7, Sebastian 6, and Jillian 4 who have
been going to coop for 3 years now.
Homeschool showcase in Naperville
Naperville Public Library
The Naperville Public Library will be hosting a Homeschool Showcase
When: May 6 from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at
Where: Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson, Naperville IL.
What: This is an opportunity to “show us your stuff”. We invite homeschooled students to display any projects they have worked on. Set up time will be any time between 5:00 and 7:00. The program is not advertised in the library’s program guide, but will be open for all library patrons to visit.
Please invite your family and friends to visit your display.
Please contact Anne Bultman, firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-637-6106, by April 30th if you are interested in displaying your work. Also, we ask that each family bring a snack either as part of your display or to put on a snack table. Work may be displayed by small groups, families or individuals. Please help make this a success by forwarding this information to other groups you may belong to that serve the Naperville area.
Also coming up in Naperville: .Curriculum Share Night on Monday June 3rd will allow homeschoolers to get together and show curriculum materials they like and talk about how they used them. This will be a great opportunity to network with other homeschoolers and learn from their experience as well as help the librarians know how to better assist homeschoolers.
Homeschool and Gym group meeting in Beverly area
A homeschool friend shared this on facebook:
The Beverly/Morgan Park Home School & Gym Group, Inc. is hosting a Visitors’ Day on Tuesday, March 19, at 9am-noon. Our co-op gathers weekly in the Beverly area on Tuesdays. Our age range is Infant thru High School.
The Beverly/Morgan Park Home School & Gym Group, Inc. is a co-operative non-profit. We exist to provide Chicago area and nearby suburban home schooling families opportunities to participate in sports, academics, creative co-op classes and other activities in a God-centered learning environment.
Some of the Gym Activities and Co-op classes we are doing this year:
Soccer Literary Sessions
Floor Hockey Science Experiments/Dissection
Ultimate Frisbee Cooking
Please RSVP to our Membership Coordinator Laurie, email@example.com to reserve your spot. Please include the following information.
Name of Parents Attending:
Names and Ages of Children as of Sept. 1, 2013:
Once Laurie receives your RSVP, she will email you a confirmation with additional details about the day. Please note: We are limited in the number of visitors we can accommodate at one time.
ETA: Wanted to let you all know this is a Christian group so you have a better idea if it will suit your needs or not. ~Thank you!