What’s Happening Around New Hampshire

Spring Workshop Coming Saturday, June 17

Save the Date! The 2017 New Hampshire Homeschooling Coalition Spring Workshop will take place on Saturday, June 17 from 9:30-noon at the Nackey Loeb School of Communications in Manchester.

This year’s workshop will include an overview of New Hampshire homeschooling law, followed by two discussion panels. This will be a great introduction for those who are new to homeschooling and eager to learn the basics. Veteran homeschoolers will also enjoy dialog with workshop panelists, learning about different methods and materials, and exploring the details of homeschooling through high school. Workshops are a good opportunity to meet with local Coalition representatives and connect with other homeschoolers. Read more

Just So, Mr. Kipling—The Jungle Book Presented by the Homeschool Theater Guild in Rochester May 25-27

Homeschool Theatre Guild presents Just So, Mr. Kipling – THE JUNGLE BOOK at Rochester Opera House May 25-27. Connect with the playful cast of characters roaming the jungles of India and meet the individuals who influenced Kipling’s family on the home front of England during WWI. This beautiful ensemble drama will entertain audiences of all ages with its timeless appeal.

A matinee show will be held on Friday, May 26 at 10 a.m. Other performances will be May 25 and 26 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, May 27 at 2.  Tickets are available through any cast or crew member, or online at www.homeschooltheatre.org.  $5 Advance/$7 Door.  Contact Margaret Murray at hello@homeschooltheatre.org with any questions.

The New Hampshire Homeschool Prom Presented by the Milton Homeschool Group

May 27, 2017, 6:00 p.m., at the Rochester Elks in Rochester, NH

DJ Jon Cox will be providing our musical entertainment along with our photography team Ms. Melissa and Ms. Kim. The evening will begin with our “Grand March”. Parents are encouraged to visit the ball room and welcome in our attendees. This event also includes a choice of dinner options, dancing, games, raffles and of course our “Prom Court” drawing.

To learn more or to request a ticket, please call or Claudine Burnham at : 603-401-0754 or email MiltonHomeschoolGroup@group.com or message Erika Robichaud at our Face Book page: NH Homeschool Prom.

Tickets are $30 per person, payable to Claudine Burnham and mailed along with all appropriate forms for EACH attendee to: 156 Governors Road, Milton, NH 03851.

Volunteers Needed at Touchstone Farm in Temple

Touchstone Farm is a 501(c)3 non-profit, educational and therapeutic organization. We are a community that fosters a sense of belonging for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Grounded in a sense of place, mutual respect, and well-being, Touchstone Farm strives to be a sanctuary which nurtures connections, cooperation, self-confidence, and personal growth. With the help of certified instructors and well-trained horses, Touchstone Farm offers diverse programs year-round, including HorsePower Therapeutic Riding and Driving Lessons, many levels of Riding Instruction, and Veterans’ Therapy Programs.

Our mission is to provide transformative experiences which positively change lives. In order to do this, Touchstone Farm depends on the generosity of others. We invite volunteers of all ages and backgrounds to join our community, whether it is to help with Therapeutic or Peanuts on Ponies programs, gardening, light maintenance, or to help with fundraising and events, Touchstone farm would love to have you. Training is provided, and no volunteer experience is needed. High School, Intern, and Community Service hours are accepted.

Contact: Emily Garland, Touchstone Farm Volunteer Recruiter, (603) 732-3988,
http://www.touchstone-farm.org/

Seeking Youth Ages 14-17 for Research Study

Earn $10 compensation

Researchers at the University of Maine are looking for research study participants in grades 9 to 12. The purpose of this research is to learn about different thoughts and emotions that teenagers have. Teens would be asked to respond to questions on the computer and just need access to a computer and internet to participate! Compensation for participation is $10. If interested or would like more information, parents please call 207-581-2061, message the Adolescent Mood and Behavior Project page, or email: shannon.brothers@umit.maine.edu.

Bakers Wanted

Upcoming Events at Amoskeag Fishways

Fish Season 2017 May 1 – June 17. Open seven days a week, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  During fish season, visitors may view migrating fish through our underwater windows. Walk-in visitors are always welcome and guided fish season tours are offered to groups of 10 – 30 participants. Registration required for tours.
Visit http://www.amoskeagfishways.org/ for information about the many programs offered; to schedule a tour, call 626-3474.

Weare Home Educators is currently accepting registrations for the 2017-2018 Co-op.

Classes include: Apologia Human Anatomy, Apologia General Science, Apologia Biology, IEW Speech Boot Camp, Art, CSI and P.E.

The WHE Co-op only runs 14 times per year.  We come together for labs and classes that enhance your homeschool experience.  Our schedule means less time commitment, yet it still allows for structured classes with a group of peers.  We also have set up our day to allow for plenty of social time for parents and children.  Our classes are run by homeschool parents which keeps our costs down.  We require parents to volunteer in some capacity so everyone feels connected as part of the team.  We hope you will consider our group for your family! Visit http://wearehomeeducators.com/co-op-classes  for all of the details.

 

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