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The In Home Potluck Picnic is Just 1 Day Away! It’s this Sunday! The much anticipated InHome family potluck picnic. Clear your calendar and come out for a day of good food, fun games, and great conversations. WHEN: Sunday, October 7th, from 10 am to 2 pm WHERE: Busse Woods, Grove #2, located in Elk […]

Elmhurst Park District Home School Science Classes This program will utilize a “one room school house” style, where multiple instructors work with various age groups during lab exercises and other activities. Parents are welcome to watch and participate. Schedule: DAY DATES TOPIC GRADES Thursday Sept. 6-27 Introduction to Biology K-6 Friday Sept. 7-28 Introduction to […]

I am pausing one moment in the height of summer bliss to look forward to the smorgasbord of classes we will be privy to this fall. I will do additional posts about offerings as they crop up, but here is a large sampling of what is going on so far. PLEASE do not contact me […]

Its not like science hasn’t saved your ass before. Great inventions have cooked the bacteria out of your meat, drilled the decay out of your teeth and got you to the 33rd floor for your meeting without costing you more movement than a pokey index finger. But how much time have you spent really thinking […]

  As always, please don’t contact me here at Chicago Homeschool Habitat if you are interested in this class. Contact information is at the bottom of this post. Maybe we’ll see you there though! “Happy Winter! We are excited to offer Weekly Sessions at the Museum starting in January and our Science Fair on […]

Laura has set up some science classes at Peggy Notebart. Details from her: I’ve organized two science classes for homeschoolers at the Peggy Notebaert Museum. If we reach capacity (15 per class), each 11-week course will cost $110 per child. Will you please forward the information below to CHC, NUG, and any other Chicago list […]

Chicago outside

The Chicago Wilderness Initiative would like to urge you to leave no child inside. They’ve got plenty of ways you can get out and about with their manyfold plan to keep kids away from the big screen. Time to go play in the big blue room!

Hey, the up-to-date schedule and all the details are there for the wonderful 11th annual In-Home Conference in St. Charles this March 7th-8th. Okay, so they’ve had 11 conferences and we’ve been homeschooling for 7 years. I guess we’ve been to quite a few! They are never a disappointment. There is almost always big fun […]

(We got a head start with the woodpecker in the pear tree yesterday.) The great Backyard Bird count is back again. What better time than February to count the birds in your yard? And who better than homeschooling folks who are possibly more able to spend a huge chunk of the day classifying birds […]

As always, Cheryl has organized another great season of nature classes for homeschoolers at Emily Oaks. Sign up quick because these things fill up! Scoutin Around at Emily Oaks Winter 2008 Sessions will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. The content for Tuesday and Wednesday of each week will be identical. Specific age requirements exist […]

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