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  4. Chautauqua History Alive

    Rosa Parks History Comes ALive Free Show

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    Join an audience that loves talking back to history to discuss Rosa Parks with Teresa Cosby, JC Furman University Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs. This event is NOT a costumed performance. Rosa Parks will be performed by Becky Stone in the Chautauqua History Comes Alive Festival (June 12 - 21.) More info: HistoryComesAlive.org
  5. Chautauqua History Alive

    Rosa Parks, Chautauqua Talk Free

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    Apologies, this event is NOT on Feb 18. It is on March 17th. I'll repost on the correct date.
  6. REACH Admin

    SC Homeschool Expo

    Mark your calendars for Expo 2020: Saturday, June 27, 2020 10 am-4 pm Jamil Temple 206 Jamil Road, Columbia, SC 29210 If you’re considering homeschooling, new to homeschooling or you’re an experienced homeschooler–this is the event for you! REACH is an inclusive group open to all homeschoolers, regardless of religious preference, ethnic background, lifestyle choice, political affiliation or educational philosophy. This Expo promotes resources that include all varieties of homeschools. https://reachgroup.org/hers-sale/
  7. Chautauqua History Alive

    Ben Franklin Chautauqua Talk

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    Join an audience that loves to talk back to history to discuss Ben Franklin and the invention of American Democracy with some high kit flying theory thrown in - led by Larry Bounds who will perform as Ben Franklin in the June Chautauqua History alive Festival June 12-21. Free.
  8. Chautauqua History Alive

    Edison & Tesla War of Currents Talk

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    Join an audience that loves to talk back to history to discuss Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla and the War of the Currents led by Erik Vedeler, retired NASA head of electromagnetics and sensors branch and uncover the mystery of electricity and the eccentricity of Edison and Tesla. Free.
  9. Chautauqua History Alive

    Rosa Parks, Chautauqua Talk Free

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    Join an audience that loves to talk back to history with Teresa Cosby, JD, Associate Professor of Politics at Furman University
  10. Chautauqua History Alive

    Hedy Lamarr | Chautauqua Talk led by Kevin Treu, PhD

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    Join an audience that loves to talk back to history to discuss Hedy Lamarr whose ground breaking invention made your cell phone, GPS and Wi-FI possible. Not just a pretty face. Led by Kevin Treu, PhD chair of Computer Science Department at Furman University.
  11. Chautauqua History Alive

    Teddy Roosevelt History Comes Alive Free Show

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    Get ready to flat out be amazed as you meet - Teddy Roosevelt - performed by nationally acclaimed historical interpreter Doug Mishler from Reno, NV. And audience Q&A is the main part of the show. Free Show. The Sunday Feb 2 at 2pm show is Sign Interpreted. For more information: www.HistoryComesAlive.org
  12. Dianna

    Space Mission

    Join us for our extended space mission, then build and launch your own rockets into space! Members have priority - registration required. https://www.carolinahomeschooler.com/group-trips-and-events/space-mission/
  13. Dianna

    Space Tour

    Join us for our Space Tour and explore Mission Control and the Space Station, enjoy an e-Planetarium show about the moon and the earth, play with 3D pens, and more. (Members have priority - registration required.) https://www.carolinahomeschooler.com/group-trips-and-events/space-tour/
  14. Dianna

    Heroes of the Holocaust

    Join us for our Heroes of the Holocaust book group and field trip to the Anne Frank house! (Members online - registration required.) https://www.carolinahomeschooler.com/group-trips-and-events/heroes-of-the-holocaust/
  15. GVL Chautauqua

    Greenville Chautauqua Presents: Teddy Roosevelt Talk

    Winter Chautauqua kicks off the 2020 theme of “Reinventing America,” with Teddy Roosevelt. What better way to “Reinvent America” then with the Rough Rider, Nobel Prize winning President who stepped down at the height of his popularity to four years later bolt the Republican Party and challenge his hand picked successor? In ninety days, Roosevelt’s “Bull Moose” Party humbled a sitting president and decisively beat a party that had dominated national politics for forty years. American politics was never then same again. Join an audience that loves talking back to history to discuss Teddy Roosevelt – with AV Huff. This event is NOT a costumed performance. (Doug Mishler from Reno NV will perform as Teddy Roosevelt in Winter Chautauqua – Jan 31, Feb 1, Feb 2.) AV Huff, PhD is a distinguished author, award-wining teacher, and public servant. AV is passionate about southern history and is author of Greenville: The History of the City and County in the South Carolina Piedmont. Dr. Huff has led previous Chautauqua Talks on historic South Carolina figures ranging from the controversial John C. Calhoun to escaped slave and Civil War military commander Robert Smalls.
  16. ABenson33

    Greenville Area

    Hi! I’m in Greer! My son is 7 and my daughter is 4. Would love to chat. anicole.benson@gmail.com I completely forgot about this forum until this evening when I was double checking documentation requirements. LOL!
  17. Hi! I’m in Greenville, so not SUPER close, but I’d love to help you out. My son is in 2nd grade and my daughter is PreK (she’s 4). You can reach out to me through here, although I don’t check it often or email me: anicole.benson@gmail.com
  18. Hey! We are new to Oconee county, near Clemson, and we would love to meet other homeschooled kids. My girls are 8 and 10 years old and we haven't found groups/meetups for their age yet. It's mostly younger kids that I have found so far. I would love to have a group meet regularly for slightly older kids, maybe 7-12? Let me know if their is a group already in existence that you know of or if you are interested in starting one with me. I don't mind including younger siblings but the focus would be on the older kids. Thanks!
  19. Diane

    Chester SC

    Hi Caseymcg, I have a 12yr old son and We're in area.
  20. Please register for this field trip before placing your order.

    Join us at Discovery Place for our Journey to Cuba!

    $16.00

  21. historiccolumbia

    Candlelight Tours & Carriage Rides

    Visit the decorated, candlelit halls of the Hampton-Preston Mansion and the Robert Mills House and go on a guided tour during our annual Candlelight Tours & Carriage Rides! Enjoy live music, entertainment, children’s activities and hot chocolate while celebrating the holidays with Historic Columbia. Before or after your house tour, take a carriage ride through the Robert Mills Historic District. Stop by the Gift Shop’s holiday open house throughout the evening for refreshments, holiday tunes and giveaways. Other holiday vendors will be onsite beginning at 4pm to help families with any holiday shopping needs. Be sure to visit this holiday market to find local one-of-a-kind gifts. Candlelight Tours are $5 for adult members, free for youth members, $15 for adult non-members and $8 for youth non-members. Carriage Rides are an additional $10/person. Candlelight Tour tickets must be purchased in order to purchase Carriage Ride tickets. Purchasing a Carriage Ride ticket gives guests the option of selecting a carriage or wagon. Wagon rides are great for families and larger groups. There is limited space on the Carriage Rides so grab your tickets now!
  22. historiccolumbia

    Breakfast with Santa

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    Join Historic Columbia for a holiday treat to remember! You’re invited to have breakfast with the jolly ole man himself! After breakfast, take a picture with Santa, make holiday crafts, explore the decorated halls of the Hampton-Preston Mansion and see a Victorian Christmas tree. Breakfast with Santa will be offered at 8, 9 and 10 a.m. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today! Don’t forget to stop by the Gift Shop at Robert Mills to find the perfect gift! While Santa is hard at work gathering lists, the Gift Shop elves will also be hard at work providing great values on purchases. Enjoy shopping and activities throughout the day at the Gift Shop at Robert Mills! Please note: This event is rain or shine—bring your umbrellas and stay warm inside our cozy carriage house! Breakfast with Santa will be offered at three times: 8 - 8:45 a.m., 9 - 9:45 a.m., 10 - 10:45 a.m.
  23. historiccolumbia

    Dollar Sunday | Mann-Simons Site

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    Every third Sunday of the month, residents of Richland and Lexington counties are invited to tour of one of Historic Columbia’s house museums for just $1 on Dollar Sunday! This month, visit the exhibits at the Mann-Simons Site, the home to the same African-American family for nearly 130 years. The house will be open for guests to tour at their own pace, and guides will be available to answer any questions. General admission prices apply for any house tours after the first. Walk-ins welcome!
  24. historiccolumbia

    Holiday House Tours - Begins Today

    Guests are invited to see a variety of holiday decorations and experience past traditions at the Robert Mills House and the Hampton-Preston Mansion between Friday, Nov. 22 and Tuesday, Dec. 31. Tour guides will provide stories of holidays past in Columbia and discuss how families decorated and entertained during the 19th and early 20th centuries. At the Robert Mills House, guests will see how a home of its size might have been decorated in the 1820s during the time before Christmas trees were popular. Across the street at the Hampton-Preston Mansion, Christmas of the 1860s was very different from today in many ways but some of the traditions we carry on today have their roots from this time. Eggnog, poinsettias and Christmas trees were all part of the Victorian era holidays. Admission includes a guided tour of both the Robert Mills House and the Hampton-Preston Mansion. Tours will be offered Tuesday – Saturday at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m.,1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Visit The Gift Shop at Robert Mills, located at 1616 Blanding Street, to purchase admission and begin your tour. To schedule a group tour, call 803.252.1770 x 23 or email reservations@historiccolumbia.org.
  25. historiccolumbia

    Homeschool Friday | Main Street Walking Tour

    Designated as the city’s main thoroughfare since the late 18th century, a portion of Columbia’s Main Street is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the “Columbia Commercial Historic District.” Bounded by the South Carolina State House to the south and Elmwood Avenue to the north, the corridor boasts history and architectural styles spanning three centuries. 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 am 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 HC members, $6 for non-members and $8 for both members and non-members at the door. Reservations open on August 5. 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 the Education Department at education@historiccolumbia.org or 803.252.1770 x 26.
  26. Dianna

    Aquarium

    Hi Julie, I don't remember exactly, but it used to be a substantial discount. Remember to bring your membership letter or card. Is it on their website? Warmly, Dianna
  27. Julie Johnson

    Aquarium

    Does anyone know how much tickets are for homeschoolers at Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach? I have tried calling and emailing and have not received an answer. Also October and November are “homeschool days” at WonderWorks you must go Monday through Friday for the discount.
  28. historiccolumbia

    Trunk or Treat

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    Put on your costume and join Historic Columbia as we bring the fun of Halloween to the Robert Mills House during Trunk or Treat! Join Historic Columbia October 29th for a fang-tastic family event! Trunk or Treat is FREE and offers a twist on traditional Halloween fun for all ages. Community members, local organizations and families will come together in a safe environment with decorated vehicles and trunks filled with candy for trick-or-treating. Don’t forget to knock on the door of the Robert Mills House, too! Kids get to trick or treat at the front and back doors of Robert Mills and enter the candy-corn guessing contest. Awards and prizes for best costumes and best decorated trunk will be given at 6:45 p.m. Don’t forget to visit the Gift Shop at Robert Mills and check out the Scarecrows in the Garden during this free event. Trunk or Treat Vehicle Participation Historic Columbia is accepting registrations for businesses and organizations and families to place a decorated vehicle at the event. This is a great opportunity for businesses and organizations to promote their mission, give away branded merchandise, and hand out candy to hundreds of children at a free community event. Vehicle owners must register via email by Friday, October 25. To register, send an email to education@historiccolumbia.org with the following information: Name Organization (if applicable) Address Phone number Email address Make/Model/Color of vehicle Registered vehicles should arrive between 4:30 and 5:15 p.m. When giving out toys prizes or candy, remember that children will range in age from infants to young teens. Electricity will not be provided to registered vehicles in the event area, so please bring flashlights. Attendance is estimated at 1,000 families for the event. Please plan accordingly.
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