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Workshop and Curriculum Show and Tell

On Friday, August 19th, Western Mass Homeschoolers, Western Mass Catholic Homeschoolers and the Catholic Homeschool Co-op in Agawam will be offering a workshop and curriculum show and tell. The workshop will cover beginning homeschool topics particularly those associated with filing paperwork with various local towns (Education Plans and Evaluations) as well as some specific tips…

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Hitchcock Center Fall Classes

Homeschool 1 Mammals Cost Hitchcock Center Fall 2016 Ages 6-8 Limit 12 students Katie Koerten, Teacher. Classes Tuesday September 13, 30, Oct 4, 11, 18, Nov 1, 8, 22, 29 and December 6, 2016 10am to 2pm Tuesdays  (10 classes) New Location Hampshire College by Red Barn 845 West Street, Amherst, MA Notes: Member $420…

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Coloring Contest

ABCatholic has a new coloring contest going on through August 31, 2016. Download your coloring picture here.

Special Event this Sunday: Concert with the Ancora Trio

Join us for a very special concert, “Lo Spazio Infinito: Music Old and New” this Sunday, August 14 at 3:00 . The Ancora Trio features New Haven Symphony Assistant Principal flutist Marjorie Shansky, Springfield Symphony Principal bassist UMass Professor Salvatore Macchia and Springfield Symphony Saxophonist and Bass Clarinetist UMass Professor Emeritus Lynn Klock.   After the…

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Here are the programs for next week at Mt. Tom.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 10:30 a.m. LIFE AROUND THE LAKE. This one hour program will focus on the Turtles that live in and around Lake Bray. Learn how these reptiles have survived for the last 250 million years. MEET AT LAKE BRAY SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 1:00 p.m. BEAU BRIDGE HIKE. This 2 hour hike will travel…

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Upcoming Tinkergarten Classes

Outdoor Play with Tinkergarten Please join us for FREE Tinkergarten (www.tinkergarten.com) outdoor play classes for families with young children. Tinkergarten aims to bring back the most influential part of our own childhoods — free time to tinker and explore outside. The curriculum is designed to help preschoolers and younger children problem-solve, lead, and create. Think…

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Upcoming Programs at Mt. Tom

Here are the programs for next week at Mt. Tom.   SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 10:30 a.m. LIFE AROUND THE LAKE. Beavers have the most impact of any animal on this planet besides humans. Join us for this one hour stroll to see the changes made by our past resident beavers.  MEET AT LAKE BRAY  …

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Vendors Invitation to the AHEM Home Learners Fall Fair

From an email: The AHEM Home Learners Fall Fair will be held on Saturday, November 19, 1:30 – 4:30 pm at First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church St., Watertown, MA. We are planning this to be a festive event with crafts for sale, entertainment, music and refreshments. This is a wonderful opportunity for children and families…

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AHEM Not-Back-to-School Picnic

Wednesday, September 7, 2015, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm  Come join AHEM for a Not-Back-to-School Picnic! Mix and mingle with other Massachusetts homeschoolers and celebrate the beginning of the fall season in beautiful surroundings. It will be a great opportunity to share wisdom, gather inspiration, and connect with friends old and new. We will meet…

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Fall Homeschool Programs at the Hitchcock Center

Tue, Sep 13, 2016 10:00 am – 02:00 pm We need a total of 7 kids to signed up for each program or the program will not run.  Katie could use one more sign up.  Jeff needs 4 more kids to sign up.   Great programs.  This will happen at the NEW SITE on Hampshire College property by the Big…

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