The North Carolina Zoo – 11/6/14

Please join Richmond County Home Educators on Thursday, November 6th,  2014 for a trip to The North Carolina Zoo.

Where: North Carolina Zoo, 4401 Zoo Parkway,  Asheboro, NC 27205

Time: 9:30am – noon

Families wishing to carpool or caravan together may meet at 8:00am in the public parking lot adjoining Discovery Place Kids. Otherwise, meet at North America Entrance for the zoo entrance at 9:30am.

What: Families can explore the NC Zoo or conduct school lessons related to the zoo.

The zoo will send a confirmation email. Print out the email and bring it with. Electronic copies are not acceptable.

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Art Day – 10/9/14

Please join Richmond County Home Educators on Thursday, October 9th 2014 for Fall Art Day.

Where: Castlewood Park, Ledbetter Rd, Rockingham

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

What: Come make a beautiful place mat, or wall-hanging, using pressed leaves. Each family may provide their own pressed leaves and glue sticks.  Our home school group will cover the other materials.

If you would like to attend, please Email RCHE.

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Author/Illustrator Appearance – 9/25/14

Please join Richmond County Home Educators on Thursday, September 25th, 2014 for an author/illustrator appearance.

Where: Discovery Place Kids – Rockingham, 233 E. Washington St.
Rockingham, NC 28379

Time: 11:15am – 12:15pm

What: meet and greet Debbie Diesen and Dan Hanna, author and illustrator of The Pout-Pout Fish.

Other: To gain entrance to this event you must either present a membership card, or pay regular admission fees.

Find out more about these fascinating careers when the creators of the best-selling children’s book series The Pout-Pout Fish visit Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham.

Debbie and Dan also will be available to sign books.

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Reed Gold Mine – 9/23/14

Please join Richmond County Home Educators on Tuesday, September 23rd 2014 for a trip to Reed Gold Mine.
Where: Reed Gold Mine,9621 Reed Mine Rd, Midland, NC 28107

Time: 9:30am – 11:30am

Families wishing to carpool or caravan together may meet at 8:00am in the public parking lot adjoining Discovery Place Kids. Otherwise, meet at Reed Gold Mine at 9:30am.

What: Visit the site of the First Documented Discovery of Gold in the United States. Self-guided tour, plenty of history and panning activity with the chance to find real gold.

Other:

  • Site itself is free, but bring $3/child for a chance to pan for gold. Gold pans are heavy so plan to have adults available.
  • Picnic site with restrooms available for lunch afterwards. Only vending machines on site.

 

Vulcan Materials – 9/17/14

Please join Richmond County Home Educators on Wednesday, September 17th 2014 for a trip to Vulcan Materials

Where: Vulcan Materials-Mideast Division, 353 Galestown Rd, Rockingham, NC 28379Time: 9:30am – noonWhat: Visit a working quarry, touch rocks, enjoy a mini-lecture, see huge machinery up close. Free!Other: We need a head count as soon as possible due to them feeding our group lunch! (In the past it has been pizza or hamburgers.) If you think you can come, email richmondcountyhe @ gmail.com or RSVP online.Some Extra Resources (You can click on the following on the website. 🙂