Upcoming Activities

Moms' Night Out
7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 17
Little Wok, 2426 Main Street, Evanston
Menu: http://www.little-wok.com/evanston/menu.html
Jen K. (tikistanford@yahoo.com)

Newcomers' Tea
3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Sunday, September 10
Ann's house
3300 Grant St, Evanston, 847-328-0714
Come yourself or invite anyone you know who might be interested - new to homeschooling, not totally new but needing more input, thinking about homeschooling - or if you are experienced, even a little, and want to share your story and help other people along. There will be snacks! Please RSVP to Jen or to me. Ann (annquilts@comcast.net), Jen K.(tikistanford@yahoo.com)

High School Transcripts Workshop and H.O.U.S.E. Meeting
Saturday, September 16, Time TBD.
Evanston Public Library Meeting Room
1703 Orrington Avenue (Orrington and Church Street)
EHE is hosting Illinois H.O.U.S.E. biannual meeting. Kathy Wentz will offer a free workshop about high school transcripts in the morning; the H.O.U.S.E. meeting will take place in the afternoon. Contact Martha (martha.campbell@sbcglobal.net)

Fall Family Dinner and Bonfire
4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Saturday, September 23
Lighthouse Beach picnic shelter, park, and beach
Dinner, cooperative games, free play, a 45-minute critter visit from the Evanston Ecology Center, and a fire on the beach to cap off the evening. Bring your whole family and any homeschooling friends who might be interested in joining EHE. This is a free event! Elise (elisekloster@yahoo.com)

Evanston Firehouse Tour
Time TBD, Thursday, October 12
Save the date! More details about this tour coming your way soon! Elise (elisekloster@yahoo.com)

All Ages Show & Tell
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Thursday, November 9
Evanston Ecology Center
We'll have a no pressure sharing circle for all ages. Share something that matters to you, whether it is a pet rock, a work of art, or the results of your latest experiment. You can also just listen. There will be a $5/family fee for this event (unless I can find a free space to move to!)
Elise (elisekloster@yahoo.com)

Ongoing Activities

Social

Park Day!

Thursday 2 pm - ?

Location: Lovelace Park

Have fun in the sun. Kids play, parents visit!

Moms night out

Third Thursday of the month, 7 pm - ?

Location varies

Contact: Jen K.

Dance/Music/Theater

Evanston Children's Choir

Concert choir: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:15-5:45 pm
Main choir: Wednesdays, 4:15-5:30 pm
Junior choir: Mondays or Fridays, 4:15-5:15 pm

Cost is $150 per semester for Main and Junior Choirs and $195 + uniform cost for Concert Choir.

A fun, energetic, multicultural children's choir. Click the links to see their website and Facebook page.

Contact: Gary Geiger, 847 733-0814

Thin Ice Ensemble Theater

Thin Ice Ensemble Theater www.thinicetheater.org serves the homeschooling community through its classes and shows. TIET offers experiences in creative drama, scene study and character development, page to stage classes, and full scale productions. Thin Ice Ensemble Theater welcomes actors and tech personel at all levels. For information email us at info@thinicetheater.org or check our website at www.thinicetheater.org.

Other

Chicago Homeschool Girl Scouts (troops 21157, 20264, 20270)

Meets second and fourth Wednesdays of the month Sept-May. 10am-Noon

Badgework fun, field trips, Halloween party, ceremonies, fall & spring camping and much more!!

Contact: Cecily D.