April 2020

(GA) April 1, 2, 3, 2020, SCHOOL SHOWS: “Beauty and the Beast” A musical, 9:30 AM, 10:45 AM & 12:15 PM. Storyland Theatre, (706) 736-3455, storylandtheatre@gmail.com. Performance at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta University. Reservations required. Special rates for homeschool groups. https://www.storylandtheatre.org/ticket-info.

(GA) April 4, 2020, SATURDAY FAMILY MATINEE: “Beauty and the Beast” A musical, 3 PM. Storyland Theatre, (706) 736-3455, storylandtheatre@gmail.com. Performance at the Grover C. Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre at Augusta University. No reservations needed. Ticket info at https://www.storylandtheatre.org/ticket-info.

(NY) April 4-12, 2020, SENSORY SLIME LAB, 12-3 p.m. Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST), 500 S. Franklin Street. Syracuse, NY 13202, 315-425-9068. Grab your “Lab Access Pass” and visit MOST Science Educators in the Slime Lab for sensory play with all types of slimy substances and goopy potions – perfect for all ages! Plus, make you own slime to take home! $5 per child (Parents free!), Learn more and register at https://www.most.org/learn/outreach-events/.

(MA) April 8, 2020, HOME SCHOOL DAY, Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566, (800) 733-1830. Our themed Home School Days offer you and your children the opportunity to visit the Village and join in hands-on activities. We recommend that you allow three hours to visit the Village in addition to scheduled hands-on workshops. Workshops are designed for children ages 6 to 17. For homeschoolers 5 and under, we typically offer a free, age-appropriate craft, as well as toys and books to keep them entertained! Home School Days Admission: $10 youth ages 4-17 (children 3 and under are free); Homeschool parents receive the discounted $15 admission rate at a ratio of one adult to one child between the ages of 5 and 17; Hands-on workshops are an additional $5 to $15 per student. Online registration opens one month prior to each event, and pre-registration is required. Home School Days are rain or shine programs. https://www.osv.org/education/youth-programs/home-school-programs/

(TN) April 16, 2020, HOMESCHOOL PROGRAM: IS IT A FIDDLE OR A VIOLIN? 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Grades: K-6, Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, 222 Fifth Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, 615-416-2001, info@countrymusichalloffame.org. In Texas, it’s a fiddle. In Boston, it’s a violin. In Nashville it depends. This one-of-a-kind, toe-tapping partnership joins the resources of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum with those of the Nashville Symphony. From tours to musical performances-classical to country music-Is It a Fiddle or a Violin? will challenge you to think about music in new ways. https://countrymusichalloffame.org/homeschool-programs/

(PA) April 17, 2020, STUDENT DISCOVERY SERIES: PILOBOLUSCOME TO YOUR SENSES, 10:30 AM, Grades K-12. Pilobolus invites you to explore your senses and the connections between the human body and our natural world. “It’s as if we’re being given a fleeting glimpse of the inner workings of the universe,” (The New York Times) as the wildly creative dancer-gymnasts of Pilolobus create seemingly impossible imagery that sparks absolute wonder. This performance is part of our weekday Student Discovery series. For more information and to order tickets, call 215.573.8827 or email groups@ac.upenn.edu. https://annenbergcenter.org/events/studentdiscovery.php

(OH) April 24. 2020, ZOAR SPRING HOMESCHOOL DAY, 10 am-4 pm, Historic Zoar, 198 Main Street, Zoar, Ohio 44697, 330-874-3011 or toll free at 1-800-262-6195, zoarinfo@historiczoarvillage.com. Homeschool Day in 2020 will be decidedly down to earth as we focus on Earth Day and conservation throughout history using hands-on activities. $5/Student. https://historiczoarvillage.com.