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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Homeschool Co-op Open House

 

Free Fun Fridays

Fridays during the summer brings us Free Fun Fridays. Museums all over the Commonwealth are free to visit on Fridays. You can read all about it here.  I have always wanted to go to the Norman Rockwell Museum, Hancock Shaker Village, and Old Deerfield. They are all on the list. Maybe this year I will…

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Eagle Musical and Eagle Day!

Sunday June 4 at the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls. We hope you can come to the musical, celebrating Bald Eagle restoration, “Great to be an Eagle!” at 1 pm and other free events throughout the day! (facebook invite and flyer below.)   Here the schedule of the day’s fun, educational events:   10:30 am:…

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Updates from the Athol Bird and Nature Club

Friday, May 26, 7 a.m.                                 “Early Bird” Birding with Jeff
 Join Jeff here at the Center before heading out to explore the North Quabbin area for spring migrant birds. Come for as long as your schedule allows. Severe weather cancels. Info: Jeff Johnstone, 978-249-9052. MREC 100 Main Street Athol   Sunday May 28 10 am…

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Upcoming cooking classes

New cooking classes upcoming at The Baker’s Pin, 34 Bridge St. Northampton, MA. The Baker’s Pin is a kitchen store and cooking school.

Homeschool Vocations Day

From Fr. Ed Riley: (Click on the link to see the flyer) Homeschooler Vocation Day flyer.2017.04.12 Greetings all!   I pray the Easter Season has brought you and your family many graces! Please accept the invitation below to this year’s Homeschooler Vocation Day at Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary, Weston on Friday, June 2nd! (Note:…

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Libraries

As a homeschooler as I always found the library to be an invaluable resource. AHEM recommends “showing your library love.” I second that. Here is some information about how to do that and about a day in Boston to support our libraries. AHEM is a great resource. It is free to join. I strongly encourage…

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One Day Only Homeschool Giveaway

When my son was in third grade, he studied the United States. I was extremely grateful for the tools I found at Notebookingpages.com. We used these two sets: USA Notebooking Pages and State Birds, Flowers, Flags and Seals of the United States It made it so much easier to learn about the states because there…

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2017 NORCROSS WILDLIFE SANCTUARY WINTER LECTURE SERIES

Winter lectures at the Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary are offered free of charge on Saturdays at 1:30 pm.  Space is limited; call 413-267-9654 or email lectures@norcrosswildlife.org or ohop@norcrosswildlife.org to register.  In case of inclement weather please call ahead, check our Facebook page or visit www.norcrosswildlife.org.     Saturday, January 28th                                                                                                  Discovering New England’s Stone Walls How and why…

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Mobile Computer Science Principles Free Info Sessions TIME SENSITIVE!

Who should attend? Massachusetts high school teachers, curriculum directors, AP coordinators, principals, superintendents, and school leaders interested in bringing computer science to their students. Learn about How to engage students in building mobile apps for Android devices using the blocks-based App Inventor programming language. The details of the College Board’s new Advanced Placement Computer Science…

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