My friend Robin over at the Georgia Homeschooler Community has given me permission to post her newsletter info for you guys! I love how she gave a little shout out to Mommy Octopus on one of the deals 🙂 To get this info delivered right to your inbox weekly, sign up HERE for their newsletter. Not a homeschooler? You are still absolutely welcome on these outings!
FREE 5th Battalion Ranger Training Open House, Dahlonega, Saturday, 11 a.m.
Georgia Homeschooler will be there!
FREE Rick Hubbard Concert at Red Clay Theatre on April 27th – Duluth
Eddie Owen Presents Rick Hubbard and his Kazoobie Kazoo Show at The Red Clay Theater for a Sunday Matinee Kids Concert, on April 27 at 2:00 PM. It’s music, comedy, and fun for the whole family. Every kid gets a chance to be on stage with Rick Hubbard and everyone gets FREE Kazoobie Kazoos. How cool is that? Well, it’s even cooler because this special kids concert is FREE ADMISSION, so bring all the kids and have a blast.
FREE Entry and Tours at Bremen Jewish Museum on April 27 – Atlanta
Receive free entry into the Bremen Jewish Museum on Sunday, April 27th in honor of Yom Hosoah, the 49th annual community-wide Holocaust commemoration.
FREE Entomology Class on Thursday in Arnoldsville Dr. Hinkle is offering a free entomology on Thursday, April 24 from 2-3:30 p.m. at Corinth Baptist Church cabin (behind the church) in Arnoldsville. Dr. Hinkle has asked all who attend to wear shoes for outside. If you plan to attend, please RSVP Lisa Harris at email@example.com.
FREE Pizza Day at Stevi B’s on April 27th –
A big thanks to fellow Georgia Homeschooler and blogger Erin of http://mommyoctopus.com who shared that Stevi B’s is offering a free thin crust Margherita pizza to go on April 27th for their 6th Annual Pizza Day. Download the coupon and enjoy!
Dave Ramsey Financial Literacy Scholarship Contest for High School Students
Financial expert Dave Ramsey is inviting high school students to test their personal finance knowledge by taking the $15,000 financial Literacy Challenge by April 24. Three lucky seniors will each win a $5,000 scholarship to the college of their choice, and three underclassmen will each win a Google Chromebook. Winners will be announced by May 16!
FREE Family Concert at the Carlos Museum, Sun., April 27th, 4 p.m. – Emory
The Emory Chamber Music Society and the Carlos Museum present Lois Reitzes, legendary voice of WABE, who will narrate two favorites: Peter and the Wolf and the Carnival of the Animals performed by Keiko and William Ransom at one piano. Free public parking is available at Fishburne and Oxford Decks. Perfect for all ages. Reception Hall, Level Three.
GHEA Seeks Volunteers for Homeschool Convention
GHEA is seeking volunteers to help with the homeschool conference. This year’s conference will be June 5th-7th at Gwinnett Center in Duluth. Currently our needs are many and varied. Help unload vendors, at registration, hosting speakers, the graduation ceremony and other areas. PLEASE contact Lisa Lewis today! firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE Concert Hosted by Lauren Cohan from The Walking Dead – Atlanta
Lauren Cohan, main cast member of the Golden Globe-nominated television series The Walking Dead, will host the Atlanta Music Project Orchestra’s 2014 Spring Concert. The concert will be held on Saturday May 10, 2014 at 12:00pm in the Altitude Ballroom on the 27th floor of the W Atlanta – Midtown. MailChimp is the Presenting Sponsor for the concert.
FREE UGA Herp Society’s Day on the Lawn is Tomorrow – Thursday – Athens
UGA Day on the Lawn – Thursday, April 24th – is Warnell’s Herping Society Outreach program. All manner of amphibians and reptiles will be on display. While many parents may shrill at the sight of reptiles, students who love wildlife will touch many slithering skinks and lizards and much more. It’s all day and all hands-on. This event is held on the front lawn at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. The address is 180 E Green Street • Athens, GA 30602-2152 • 706.542.2686. Event is 9-3 p.m.
FREE Fri. Night Family Fun in Downtown Duluth – Intl Dance and Jugglers Day
Events and Adventures Update from Georgia Homeschooler
Below are tempting new Georgia Homeschooler events and adventures to complement your homeschooling journey.
Our May 16 Behind the Scenes Tour of Lockheed Martin is full with a wait list. Email me at email@example.com if you have trouble downloading any of the registration forms or have additional questions.
Thurs., Apr 24 – Herp Day at UGA – Athens – FREE – No need to register
Thurs., May 1 – May Day at Suwanee Library – FREE
Thursday, May 8th Behind the Scenes – Lunchtime in the Studio – 3 spaces left – Decatur
Tues., May 20 – Secluded Sapelo Island, Great Barrier Island off coast of GA – limited access island
Fri., June 27 – June on Lake Jocassee, 3 hrs northeast of Atlanta in S.C.
What’s Up Wednesday is a weekly publication from GA Homeschooler. Free or cheap events of interest to the Georgia homeschooling community are included. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday (before noon) of each week if you want to post. All information must include contact info. I do not post open houses for programs, classes (unless free), or ads for organizations.Businesses or organizations desiring to advertise in What’s Up Wednesday may contact me at email@example.com.