Homeschool Events List for August 29, 2015

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Homeschool Gymnastics
American Indian Educational Days
Homeschool Boys Basketball
Homeschool PE and Swim Class
Artifact Identification Day
Homeschool Roller Skating Days
Music Lessons

Olympiad Gymnastics
226 Chesterfield Industrial Blvd, Chesterfield, MO 63005
We are running 2 classes this Fall, specifically designed for Home-school students.
The classes will be held on Wednesdays at 10:00 am and 11:00 am.
The 10:00 TUMBLE BEE class is for pre-school age children, ages 3yrs – Kindergarten.
The 11:00 PROGRESSIVE class is for school-age children, First Grade and up.
Our classes are taught by very skilled and qualified staff, and provide physical education that emphasizes health and fitness, tumbling and gymnastic instruction, fun warm-ups, games, structure, fellowship, and most of all…. FUN for EVERYONE!
ALSO: Open Gym is held every Saturday afternoon from 12:30 to 1:20 pm. Open Gym is always supervised by staff, and is a non-structured event that allows children to play and work in the gym at their own pace and preference.
Classes start WED., SEPT. 2nd, so call us at 636-532-6909 to register or to attend a FREE Trial Class.
Visit our Web-site at www.olympiadgymnastics.org to see more about our facility and programs. We look forward to a very fun-filled, school year with lots of learning and growing, and we hope to see your child(ren) there!

American Indian Educational Days
Cahokia Mounds, 30 Ramey Street, Collinsville, IL 62234
September 12 – 13, 10am – 5pm
American Indian artists, craftspersons, demonstrators, performers and more. Booths will be set up in the Cahokia Mounds Interpretive Center where they will:
-demonstrate crafts such as beadwork
-sell Indian-made jewelry
-display clothing and dance regalia
-discuss current American Indian issues, customs, beliefs, and traditions
-explain educational and career opportunities
-storytelling and other performances
This event is sponsored by American Indian Educational Resources of St. Louis.
Missouri Atlatl Association
Sept. 12, 10am-4pm
The Missouri Atlatl Association will hold its annual competition and demonstration of this ancient spearthrowing device. The public is invited to observe the competition, which is held in the Plaza Area of Cahokia Mounds.

HOMESCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL
The St. Louis Patriots Homeschool Boys Basketball Program announces our Camps/Tryouts for the 2015-2016 season. Patriots basketball is for homeschool boys in 6th-12th grades. We will be looking to fill openings at all levels: Junior High, Junior Varsity, and Varsity. Please visit our website for more information: www.stlpatriots.org
CAMP/ TRYOUT
Junior High (grades 6-8) 6:00-7:30pm
High School (grades 9-12) 7:30-9:30pm
Thursday, September 17 @ Parkway Southwest Middle School, 701 Wren Ave, Ballwin, MO 63021
Friday, September 25 @ Parkway Central Middle School, 471 N. Woods Mill Rd., Chesterfield, MO 63017
The boys should bring a basketball with their name on it, a water bottle, a dark shirt and a white shirt for scrimmaging.
To register for the tryouts, please email mjmaichel@sbcglobal.net with your son’s name, birthday, grade, parents’ names, and cell phone numbers.
There is no cost for these events.

Homeschool PE and Swim Class
Edward Jones YMCA in Maryland Heights has put a Homeschool PE and Swim Class back on their schedule this year.
-Wednesdays 10:15-12:00pm
-45 min. PE Class and 45 min. Swim Instruction (15 min. break to change clothes)
-Age groups are 3-6yrs and 6-12yrs (one starts w/swim, the other w/PE)
-Starting Sept. 16th and runs every 7 weeks throughout the school year
-$86 per child for a 7 week session
http://www.ymcastlouis.org/locations/edward-jones-family-ymca

Artifact Identification Day
Sept. 20, 12-4:00
Cahokia Mounds, 30 Ramey Street, Collinsville, IL 62234
Ever wondered what kind of stone your artifact is, or where it originated from? Bring artifacts for a panel of archaeologists and museum professionals to identify.
This is a free event, and is open to the public.
For more information contact Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (618)346-5160.

Homeschool Roller Skating Days
WHERE:   Rock Roll-O-Rena in Arnold, 4153 Jeffco Blvd. 63010 http://www.rockrollorena.com/home.html
WHEN: September 22, 2015, October 15, 2015, November 17, 2015
TIME: 1:00-3:00 pm
COST: $3.00 + skate rental, Regular Skate Rental $2.00 Extra, Inline Skate Rental $3.75
CONTACT PERSON: Michele at Michele.c.weaver@gmail.com

MUSIC LESSONS
My name is Rachel McClellan. I am a private teacher who teaches piano, flute and voice in my home near Ballwin, MO. I have a Bachelor of Music degree from Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL and a Master’s from Teacher’s College, Columbia University, NY. My studio is made up of all kinds of students from serious to hobby. From gifted to special needs. Enjoying the opportunity to tailor my teaching to each student is what makes teaching them so much fun! Exposure in my studio will not only include lessons, but recitals, small groups and activities with professionals around our area and from out of town! Please call or email me with further inquiries! 636-222-1853 or rmcclellan23@cs.com

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The posted events are open to all homeschoolers in the St. Louis, MO, area (including St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Lincoln County, Franklin County, and Jefferson County in MO, and Madison County, Monroe County, and St. Clair County in IL, and surrounding regions).
NOTE: Inclusion in this list does not necessarily indicate endorsement by the blog owner. I try to include as many events or classes I know of in the Greater St. Louis area that would be of special interest to homeschoolers. Some of these events come from a distinctively “Christian” perspective, while others are purely “secular” in nature. If you see things that you would not be particularly interested in, just ignore them and look for the things that do appeal to you.

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