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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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Top 101 Education Websites of 2017

Read all about them here. H/T to Miranda Shannon at www.PVHG.net  

Valentine Swap

From the Hilltown Families website: 9th Annual Handmade Valentine Swap for Western MA Families January 8, 2017 at 12:01 pm (Craft Ideas, Hilltown Families Event, Press Release, Suggested Activity, Valentine’s Day) Tags: Commercial Free, Creative Free Play, papercraft, Placemaking, Valentine, valentine swap, Valentine’s Day, western massachusetts Hilltown Families 9th Annual Community Handmade Valentine Swap It’s that

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Upcoming Events at the Eric Carle Museum

H/T HCH@yahoogroups.com and the Eric Carle Museum website IN THE READING LIBRARY Toddler and Preschooler Play Series: Open Book, Open Play January 27, 2017 10:30am – 11:30am February 3, 2017 10:30am – 11:30am February 10, 2017 10:30am – 11:30am Free with Museum Admission (Toddlers and Preschoolers with parents/caregivers/teachers) Share picture books at story time in

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Upcoming Events and Activities

HS Ice Skating Friday and Tuesday Mullins Center UMASS Amherst All families are welcome. http://www.mullinscenter.com/community-ice-rink-1/home-school-skating-informaton Ice Skating Cash or checks only only $5 per kid (their adults are FREE if you want to try) This includes rentals at no extra cost. If you have younger or new ice skaters, I can get you buckets to

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Homeschool Ice Skating in Amherst: UPDATE

All families are welcome. http://www.mullinscenter.com/community-ice-rink-1/home-school-skating-informaton Ice Skating Cash or checks only only $5 per kid (their adults are FREE if you want to try) This includes rentals at no extra cost. If you have younger or new ice skaters, I can get you buckets to hold onto. Just let me know. *************** January 2017 Ice

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Art Always Winter 2017 Schedule

For those who haven’t registered, there’s still space available. Sculpture Extravaganza (Ages 6 – 12) Mondays, January 9 – March 6 (no class 1/16 or 2/20) 7 weeks 3:30pm – 5:00pm $135 (materials included) Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits Children in this class will turn their ideas into 3- dimensional pieces of art! We will work with clay,

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