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Activities, Events and Opportunities (that may interest home educators)

Disclaimer: The items below may interest some ARCHE members, but they are not ARCHE events. Registration, fees and information are not collected by ARCHE and participants are generally not familiar with home education or ARCHE. That being said, this list is only populated by referral from ARCHE members.

Drawing to your attention Family Drum Circle with West African Master Drummer Joseph Ashong

Passing along an event that may be of interest to some families. See below for more details and the adult workshops. ” With Master Drummer Joseph Ashong – 3 workshops Lantern Room, Early Learning Centre 2115 Athol St. Drums provided, Pre-registerjoannec Family Drum Circle All ages and all levels welcome Sunday March 4, 1:30 to…

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About homeschool taekwondo… Hi families I have received lots of messages regarding registration, but Michelle at Artisan has only received a few confirmed registrations. Please get your child(children) registered ASAP so we can ensure this activity can happen. Classes start Feb 5th. We are being offered a great discounted rate…as well daytime classes…no other company…

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SportJam program

Passing this along from Angie Thanks! — Winter classes: These programs will have to have at least 5 people registered in it by Thursday. If not they won’t run. Currently there are no one registered in any of the programs. SportsJam (age 4-6) #206307 Jan 29 – March 26 (No class Feb 19) 9 weeks/8…

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Taekwondo for homeschool children ages 6 and up

Message regarding Homeschool Taekwondo: K, I’m super excited! I’ve been working with Michelle at Artisan Taekwndo to create a program for our homeschool community. This is finally happening! YAY! There will be a maximum of 32 spots (16 from 1-2, 16 from 2-3 broken up by ages if we get enough registered). Children Ages 6-up…

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Meat for sale

The following may be of interest to ARCHE families – The Winters are one of the families and you can find their information in the Resource section of the ARCHE directory. They are offering 20% for ARCHE members. Thanks, Rod

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Piano – free

Passing this along to find a new home for this… 1899 Gerhard Heinzman upright grand piano looking for a new home. Great great gramma bought this new. Our daughter used it up to her grade 8 Royal Conservatory and last month we bought her a smaller piano and she took the month to transition over.…

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Preschool Field Trip

Not specific to ARCHE; may be of interest to ARCHE families. Preschool Field Trip (targeted at ages 3-5): Science Centre – Science for Tots! Tues Nov 28 @ 10:30am (but we’ll meet at 10:15!) The lady who plans the program is away right now so they couldn’t give me info on what specific science project…

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DIY Water Kefir & Kombucha Workshops

Not an ARCHE event, but may be of interest to some families, Kristen is offering a fermented drinks workshop and thought it may be a practical application for science: DIY Fermented Drinks Workshops: Water Kefir & Kombucha Sat Nov 25 Water Kefir @ 10am-noon Kombucha @ 1-3pm Investment: $50 / class (includes Starter Cultures (Water…

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Ski Swap is this weekend

The following may be of interest to ARCHE Families. See forwarded message for details… The kick-off to the ski and snowboard season has arrived. The Ski Patrol SKI SWAP is happening this weekend.

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Guinea Pigs to give away. Ready this time!

To give away: Our daughter is in University now and just doesn’t have the time needed for her two male long haired Guinea Pigs. Toby and Cinnamon are about 6 years old and in very good health. This is a chance to enjoy pets without a long term commitment as the life expectancy is about…

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