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It may not technically be summer yet. The public schools have one more week but the city is ramping up its free activities schedule for the sudden population explosion that will occur as a result. Far be it for homeschoolers to skip a fun free thing. We’re on a budget too! Mosey on down: Movies […]

  *** Kiddieland *** ********************************** not just for kids   group rate discount available to homeschoolers/unschoolers saving of $3.50 per adult and .50c per young child   Monday, June 9, 2008   $19.50 per person   all money should be sent to Pamela by Monday, June 2, 2008 include:  your name, how many tickets, and […]

A message from Kelly Ann, the drama momma: Hi Everyone: The Corcoran School’s production of One Thousand Paper Cranes is a world premiere, designed and performed by the Performance Ensemble class. This is a lovely story told by talented and dedicated home schooled students. Please join us. Matinees: May 15th & 16th at Noon Chicago […]

Chicago places

(Another Chicago icon) Great Chicago Places and Spaces is offering registration for free children’s tours of some amazing Chicago spots. How about a walking/sketching architecture tour? Or a tall stories trolley tour so you can wave to the tourists going by on their trolleys? May 17th and 18th only. Sign up son.

  You’re Invited! The Community Co-op for Near West Homeschoolers is a brand new not for profit corporation, offering a once a week (Thursday) day of enrichment classes in a community environment for families. We’re hosting a series of events for folks to begin to come together and get to know each other and find […]

I’m moderately excited. Missed it last year because I was all puritanical about how late my children could be up for. Now I’ve readjusted my thinking a bit. They might not get the full ‘white night’ experience. I think that should be reserved for college. But why not stay up until midnight one night in […]

From Amy: Running out of ideas of what to do with your homeschool? Come to the 2nd annual HELP (Home Educators Loving Parents) Resource Fair on Tuesday, March 25 at 7:00pm at the Elk Grove Village Public Library. There will be representatives from a bunch of different organizations from support groups to art classes to […]

Tracks This past weekend I had the rare opportunity to swim in a indoor/outdoor pool at Pheasant Run while feeling my hair freeze. As if that weren’t enough, I was attending the 11th Annual In-Home Conference with a hundred or more of my best friends. We’ve been going for years and have delighted in it […]

Get ready to switch off the lights.Gee, does that mean we have to turn off the computer too? okay, for one hour I could do it. “Earth Hour, March 29, 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Earth Hour is a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) initiative to “turn off the lights” in cities around the world for […]

Hey, have you stopped by the Northside Unschoolers blog lately? If not, you should because Lori has gotten some springtime turbo energy boost and has been really sprucing up the website with cool pictures and links and events.

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