The New Hampshire Homeschooling Coalition News August 2015 Volume XXVI Number 9

It’s a short newsletter with just a few announcements this time.

Homeschool Program at Strawbery Banke

Strawbery Banke Museum is offering a program specifically designed for homeschoolers on Tuesday, September 15 from 10 to 5:
"Strawbery Banke’s maritime neighborhood comes to life for homeschooling families as residents get ready for the winter season. Pitch in at the Abbott store and learn how to preserve vegetables from a Victory Garden, gather apples for pressing into cider, help dry fruits for Colonial pies and make an autumn craft to take home. Feel the hustle and bustle of winter preparations with the inhabitants of the Puddle Dock neighborhood."
$8.00 per student (5 and up). $8.00 per adult. Children 4 and under are free. No pre-registration is required for those just attending the self-guided tour.

The following workshops, taught by a museum professional, are also available:
Open Hearth Cooking ( ages 5+):11:00 – 12:00 & 1:00 – 2:00
Cookstove Cooking (ages 5+): 11:00 – 12:00 & 1:00 – 2:00
Architecture (ages 8+): 11:00 - 12:30 and 1:00 - 2:30
$5.00 per student (with museum admission). Pre-registration is required for workshops. To register, contact education@strawberybanke.org, or call 422-7541. For more information visit
http://www.strawberybanke.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&... .

Programming for the Web, HTML for Homeschoolers

A homeschooling father in Alexandria, Virginia, will be teaching an online class "HTML 101 for Homeschoolers" starting August 3, and again on September 7. There's no charge for the class, it's self-paced (but moderated), and completely online. Visit
http://www.IndependentLearnersNetwork.com/HTMLClass?from=HomeschoolUpdate

Weekly Program on Native Americans of New England

Beaver Brook Nature Center in Hollis offers a weekly program on Wednesdays, September 9 through October 14, on "Native Americans of the New England Woodlands." The program will run from 10 to 1:30 and is ideal for students 7 to 12 years old. $210 for six weeks, 10% Sibling discount available. BBA members 10% off.

Topics will include Native American tribes in the area, wild edible and medicinal plants, primitive tools and other implements, farming practices and hunting techniques, the importance of animals and the environment, Native American music and instruments of various ceremonies, legends and stories, the engineering of wigwams, basket and rope making, clothing, making native American food and playing Native American games.
For more information visit http://www.beaverbrook.org/homeschool-program/.

Looking for Homeschoolers in the Wentworth Area

I'm looking for other home/unschoolers in Wentworth and the surrounding area for friendship and community. My two sons are eight and fourteen years old. Please contact Cheryl at mamadryad@gmail.com.

Remember, check our website www.nhhomeschooling.org for more activities and announcements!

NHHC Newsletter Staff

Abbey Lawrence, Editor, PO Box 97, Center Tuftonboro, NH 03816
539-7233, abbeyl53@gmail.com. Stefanie Marsh, layout and web posting.
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