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  3. Hampton-Preston Reopening

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    Join Historic Columbia for the reopening of the Hampton-Preston Mansion & Gardens! On May 12, we will debut updated interpretation, new exhibits, hands-on interactive elements, and expanded and enhanced public gardens. We will also unveil physical improvements that have been made to the building, including a new exterior paint scheme, an entry hall painted oil cloth and more. This event will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the house’s construction and a variety of activities will be available, including house and garden tours, special presentations, children’s games and crafts, 1910s calisthenics class, quadrille dance lessons, plant sale, live music and food trucks. Tickets are $5/adult and $3/youth for members, $8/adult and $5/youth for non-members. For more information or to purchase, visit HistoricColumbia.org, call 803-252-1770 ext. 23 or email reservations@historiccolumbia.org.
  4. Partial Homeschool

    Hi Stacey, I don't personally know of any, but hopefully someone else here will be able to help. Warmly, Dianna
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  6. Can anyone make suggestions or steer me in the right direction of a learning institution in the Charleston area (Mount Pleasant preferred) that has a partial homeschool program? Go to school 2-3 days per week and the other days I homeschool? My seven year old is enrolled in the Charleston County school district while also a competitive gymnast. This requires having to be at school by 7:15 each morning while practicing four days a week after school for 3-4 hours at a time. She goes straight from school to practice and makes it home just before 8:00 p.m. to go to bed and do it again the next day. Something has to give. She doesn't want to be pulled out of school all together but I'm trying to find some kind of compromise.
  7. Strawberry Farm Homeschooling Trip

    Please post information about where, time, how much, etc. Your attachment didn't include much info. Dianna
  8. If intrested, please email me so I can let Karen at the farm know. SEE ATTACHED
  9. Okay, let me know, and I might enter.
  10. Hi, I am totally new to the whole homeschooling idea! My child isn’t even school age but I’m trying to research my education options now. Are there any large co ops in the area that meet 1-2 days a week?
  11. Homeschool Friday: Columbia in Wartimes

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    What was life like in Columbia during the numerous wars that our country fought? Students will examine what occurred on the Homefront from the Revolutionary War through Vietnam. We will learn about what Columbians did to help and to protest, as well the various war efforts throughout our long history. All homeschool students are invited to participate in Historic Columbia’s Homeschool Friday programs on the first Friday of the month. Each month’s program is from 10 - 11:30 a.m. and includes hands-on activities while students learn and explore different themes and historic sites with Historic Columbia. Homeschool Friday programs are designed for students of elementary and middle school age levels. Homeschool Friday is open to families and homeschool groups of less than 10 students. For larger groups, we recommend arranging a separate visit to explore that month's topic. Program participants should gather in the Gift Shop at Robert Mills on the day of the program unless otherwise noted. The cost is per student, with an accompanying adult free. Homeschool Fridays are $5 for members, $6 for non-members and $8 for both members and non-members at the door. If you have questions, would like to be on our mailing list, or if you would like to register for the entire year of Homeschool Friday programs, please contact us by email or call 803.252.1770 x 26.
  12. I plan on doing another writing competition again soon.
  13. St. Patrick's Day!

    I had green-dyed fruit salad and peppermint and chocolate ice cream to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!
  14. Can anyone tell me a free accredited homeschool program that I can use with my 7th grader and kindergartener if I want to start homeschooling them? Thank you!!
  15. Moonlight Cemetery & Secrets from the Grave Tours

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    One hundred and sixty years of history will come to life during our popular Cemetery Tours! Grab your flashlight as we tour one of Columbia's oldest cemeteries and discover centuries of stories etched in stone on the markers and headstones found within Elmwood Cemetery's acres of carefully planned grounds. The perfect after-work activity, our cemetery tours are an event the whole family will enjoy. Choose from two tour options every month through September: Secrets from the Grave Tours, 7:30 pm: Join us before dark to study the symbols found on many of the markers and headstones in this historic cemetery. Moonlight Cemetery Tours, 8 & 8:30 pm: Tour Elmwood Cemetery and discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries.
  16. Fav Character: Prequels ( Episodes 1-3 )

    lol totally random XD
  17. Fav Character: Prequels ( Episodes 1-3 )

    I spelled Amidala wrong XD Amidala*
  18. Kid's Discover

    Hi Angel, I gave you access to our member's area so you should be able to see the Parent's Lounge now. More information about Kids Discover access is there. You missed the March cutoff dates, but I'll open access for April around April 9 or so. (I'll be away for a trip the end of March and first week in April.) Warmly, Dianna
  19. Kid's Discover

    Trying to find login information for the Kids discover? Thanks for help!!
  20. Fav Characters 2

    If they don't i'll be like :l
  21. Fav Characters 2

    Make sure you watch the final 5 episodes of Star Wars Rebels tonight starting at 5! S4 E11 - S4 E15 ( Series Finale ) Does Ashoka Tano Survive? Does she live for episode 4-6?? Does she train luke between 5-6 ??? Will we see tonight?? They better confirm what happens to Ashoka
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    Fav Characters from 3-4!
  23. Fav Character: Prequels ( Episodes 1-3 )

    Somebody needs to talk beside me... Because i would be talking 4ever and by the time somebody else says something 4 pages would be used! XD
  24. Fav Character: Prequels ( Episodes 1-3 )

    Sadly i couldn't put 3 in there.. so that will be in the next topic
  25. Choose your favorite star wars character from episodes 1-3 The Prequels!
  26. Trying to find other teenagers for our 14 year old son to hang out with. Anyone available who needs the same support for a teenager in the area please let me know.
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