Meeting of the NHHC Board of Representatives Wednesday, October 5

The quarterly meeting of the NHHC Board of Representatives will be held Wednesday, October 5 at 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Elkins Public Library in Canterbury. Members are welcome to attend this meeting. For more information, please contact Amy Gall, 838-5081, amyginnh@yahoo.com.

Home School Art Classes, Pickpocket Arts at Winterwood Farm

Pickpocket Arts at Winterwood Farm in Brentwood NH offers art lessons throughout the academic year for homeschool student groups in the Seacoast area. In a wonderful setting, owner and Visual Arts Specialist, Bonnie Porter brings over 30 years experience teaching art in grades K-12. Student artists may develop their skills and grow their creativity in the four major areas of drawing, painting, printmaking, and pottery/sculpture.

Sessions this year are 8 weeks in length with classes that meet weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday morning or afternoon for 2 hours.

Fall Roller Skating, Art, & Writing Programs at Avenue A in Antrim

High School Creative Writing Club
Our Creative Writing Club meets throughout the school year on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8pm. New writers are always welcome! During our meetings, students share their ongoing writing projects (if they have one), give and receive feedback, and they do a writing prompt. We invite guest writers to visit the club as well. This summer we've had visits from storyteller Sebastian Lockwood, novelist Dawn Andonelleis, and digital content strategist Tina Rapp. Cynthia West, Publisher of Monadnock Living Magazine, facilitates our club.

German Classes at the New Hampshire German School

Fall classes include 9 different classes: a beginners class, 2 levels of advanced beginners classes, a low intermediate class, an intermediate level class, and an advanced class. We will also offer 3 different levels of German classes for children. We are very excited to be able to offer a parent / child class this fall.
In the spring we sent out a survey and many of you expressed that you wished the evening classes were longer, so our adult evening classes are now 1/2 hour longer, from 6:30-8:30.

A Visit With Two Authors Who Are Parents of Children Special Needs September 27 and 28

Children's authors, Karen Franco and Nancy Salerno from Wisconsin will be visiting NH to share their journey as mothers of children with special needs.

Tuesday, September 27, Children's Museum of NH, Dover, NH
10:00 am - 10:30 am, STORY TIME, *Karen and Nancy will be reading their books: "Just Hold My Hand" and "Rusty, The Elevator Dog". 10:30 am - 11:30 am, MEET THE AUTHORS, **For all parents, but especially those who have children with special needs

And at Community Partners, Rochester, NH, 6:30-8 pm, MEET THE AUTHORS**

Writing Workshops in Manchester for Younger Students

Nancy Malynowski teaches small group writing workshops that encourage children from grades 1-4, to experience the fun and excitement of creative expression. Workshops are held in Manchester.

Sign Up Now for Enterprise City in Dover

We are holding our Fall homeschool event: Tuesday, December 6 and Wednesday, December 7 2016. Students ages 9 to 15 prepare coursework, apply for a job, have an interview, get a job and then kids run a city for a day in Dover, NH. We filled up last fall, so sign up early. You can access the registration form online.

Please go to: www.enterprisecity.org>Resources>For Homeschoolers>click on Registration Form. Fill out the form and mail with payment to Human Resource Department
C/O Enterprise City

Fall Art Classes in Bedford

Purple Porcupine Art Studio is a private, at home studio located in Bedford, NH. Watercolor, Acrylics, Mixed Media and Outdoor Sessions! Take your pick, and sign up now. Only four students per class. All classes are held at a private studio in Bedford, NH. The classes begin the week of September 5th, 2016. All materials are provided.

Acrylics Weekly: Mondays at 9:30am and 5:30pm. Age: 10 and up. Cost: $30.00 per class, or $120.00 for four sessions prepaid. Class size is limited to four students.

Want to Host an Exchange Student?

Ayusa Global Youth Exchange is a non-profit high school exchange organization dedicated to developing the next generation of global leaders and world citizens. By connecting extraordinary international students with host families in the U.S., we cultivate leadership skills, develop intercultural awareness and enhance global knowledge not only through education but through experience.We have had many homeschooling families host to enhance world history studies right in their own home.For more information go to https://www.ayusa.org/

Conservation Programs for Students

Starting after Labor Day, the Student Conservation Association will begin outreach season by offering free environmental programs at schools, libraries, assisted living facilities, Girl/Boy Scout meetings, et cetera. We often do programs on local wildlife, winter survival, edible plants, and the natural and cultural history of New Hampshire, but we also take requests for topics you are interested in.