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Friday, October 18, 2019

FREE Cleveland Orchestra Concerts

Greetings Homeschool Friends!

We really enjoy music (listening, worshiping and performing).  When I saw that these concerts were FREE I was thrilled!!!  This year the Cleveland Orchestra is able to offer educational concerts:

Grand Piano Passion™ | Beethoven Moonlight Sonata ...https://www.clevelandorchestra.com/globalassets/1920/education/documents/education-concertinformation-2019-20.pdf

To reserve your tickets, please click on the following link:  
https://www.clevelandorchestra.com/Education-and-Community/education-concerts-order-form1/

We are looking forward to the Beethoven concert in 2020!!!  Hope you are able to be blessed as well by this amazing opportunity and maybe we will see you there
 :)

Praying your year is and will continue to be amazing!!!  You are a blessing to your family, be encouraged :)


"Praise the LORD.  Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens.
 Praise him for his acts of power; praise him for his surpassing greatness. 
Praise him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise him with the harp and lyre, 
praise him with timbrel and dancing, praise him with the strings and pipe,
 praise him with the clash of cymbals, praise him with resounding cymbals."  Psalms 150:1-5


Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Born to be BRAVE!!!!

Dear Homeschool Friends!

I wanted to share this amazing event for Dads (or granddads, uncles, etc) and sons with you!!!  We've attended their event for moms and daughters and it was AMAZING!!!

"Solid Biblical content is paired with live worship from Allan Scott Band, 1,000 ping pong balls, and the WHEEL OF DESTRUCTION.  The Born to Be Brave Tour: 100% Cool. 0% Awkward."




For additional info, and to purchase tickets please visit:

https://955thefish.com/content/station-events/born-to-be-brave-tour-2019?fbclid=IwAR10eRXRdt_sJ_R_1LLv35Qj66inEQi5SsOm_vHbu4PELO-8E7g2FJfrWaU

The age range for this is 7-17!!!  This will be a wonderful father-son bonding opportunity :)  Also, wishing the men in your life to have FUN together!!!

Yours truly,

Kim


"The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice, And he who sires a wise son will be glad in him."  Proverbs 23:24

"It is for discipline that you endure; God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline?"  Hebrews 12:7

Monday, September 30, 2019

Cleveland Museum of Art Special Exhibit :)

Greetings Homeschool Friends!

Here we are with a new school year upon us.  Praying your new school year has been going well.  We hope to see many of you this year on our homeschool adventures :)

We are so excited that this tour is coming to the CLE!!!  I am opening this exhibit tour up to middle and high school students.  Hoping you will be able to join us?

David - Michelangelo Tribute by Olvium on DeviantArt

DATE: Thursday, October 17, 2019

TIME:  11:15AM

WHAT:  Michelangelo Drawings



Any questions, please let me know.  If your family would like to join ours, please email me at DecadentChocolate@gmail.com to register.  Please note space is limited.  Thank you!!!

“Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book! Oh that with an iron pen and lead they were engraved in the rock forever!  Job 19:23-24

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Welcome Summer!!! FREE Sports Camp :)

Greeting All!

What crazy weather we have been having huh?  Thankful for the rain as we do not need to water our gardens, but rather than building a house I feel like we should be building an ark?

It is that time of year when we share one of our very favorite weeks of the year with you all!!!  Are you ready for it.....Sports Camp for the whole family!  Yes, you know it and it is still FREE!!!  Great news we have Brand Spanking NEW camps this year along with some of the tried and true traditional ones :)  Drum roll please.....ARCHITECTURE ***** CAKE DECORATING ~~~~~ CHESS ------ SEWING, we had that last year but as homeschoolers always a welcome addition.  Also, a new staple is our SPECIAL NEEDS Camp.

This sports camp is held free of charge for for children entering grade K - 7th.

Our Special Needs camp is held for ages: Kindergarten - 21 years old during all sessions.


But you ask, what about us parents....we have you covered as well with Mom Camp and Dad Camp!  A great line up of speakers for both including genealogy and possibly for Dad Camp energy efficiency for the home??  If not, maybe next year?  So here you go, the link to register your students:

Macy's 4th of July fireworks light up sky over East River ...http://www.cvconline.org/sports-camp-2019/

And...did I mention there is a HUGE celebration at the end of the Camp that you will not want your family to miss!  Hoping to see you there!!!

May you and your family have a very blessed, safe and FUN Independence Day!!!

Joyfully,

Kim

"Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality."  Romans 12:13

Friday, October 26, 2018

Annual Christmas at Stan Hywet Visit - 2018!!

Greetings Friends!

Please join us again this year for our Christmas at Stan Hywet!!!  We will be enjoying their "Deck the Hall" festive evening celebration.  Several years ago we attended and it was amazing, looking forward to visiting again :)

DATE:  Tuesday, December 18, 2018

TIME:  4:30PM

COST:  Students $5.25; Adults $13.50  ---(Children 5 & under are free.  College students with a valid student ID qualify for the youth rate)   

** We are excited as our church will be singing Christmas carols in the Music Room!!!

*  The estate is illuminated inside and out with over ONE MILLION lights.

*  Self-guided tours of the Manor House included in ticket price.

*  The Manor House is decorated and inspired by the theme of Winter Wonderland. 


Image result for stan hywet deck the hall
*  DAZZLE is a fantastic outdoor light show choreographed to three songs and Gingerbread Land.

*  Playgarden is "dressed up" for Christmas.

*  Freshly baked gingerbread cookies, warm pretzels, cocoa, hot cider, etc available for purchase in the Courtyard.

*  Christmas tree lighting at 5:30PM


Payment is made in advance and due November 26, 2018.  I will email our address for payment by check.  Please note Stan Hywet does not offer refunds for "Deck the Hall".  If your family would like to join us, please contact Kim at DecadentChocolate@gmail.com with the number of adults and children attending.  Thank you!!!  

Praying you and your family have a Blessed Thanksgiving and that your hearts are prepared for the true meaning of Christmas!!

"Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel."  Isaiah 7:14

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Parents Magazine Article & Interview

Greetings Friends!

Just thought I would share the October issue of Parents Magazine?  They had an article on alternative schooling methods, including homeschooling!  It was a surprise when I was contacted to share our reasons and methods of homeschooling :)  We were one of several families interviewed.  I was so blessed and excited to share our family's input!  My interview was an hour long which was really FUN and I did not realize how much information I had to share until I got off the phone and looked at the time that had passed!!!  If you would like to read what Parents' Magazine wrote, I have included the link to the article, pages 18-19.  You should be able to access by clicking  http://www.mirabelsmagazinecentral.com/digitaledition/index.html?id=5481c34f-a4ef-4780-af94-b4aace89ec73.

I pray this article and the information included is a blessing to you and to families interested in homeschooling their children.  Praying your year is going well and that JOY fills your home(school)!!!


Joyfully,


Kim

Cleveland Museum of Art Exhibit

Greetings Friends!

Please join us for the Valois Tapestries exhibit!!!  This is a wonderful opportunity extended to our group to tour this special exhibit for FREE!!  This special exhibit comes all the way from Italy and the Uffizi Galleries!!!

Image result for valois tapestriesDATE:  Tuesday, November 27, 2018

TIME:  10:15AM - 11:15AM

LOCATION:  Cleveland Museum of Art

The Museum is now asking for donations, this is what they shared:

Suggested Donation- While we are committed to keeping tours free, we appreciate and encourage schools and classrooms who are able to make a field trip donation to support program sustainability. Scheduling and administrative tasks, staffing and training program facilitators, space and materials for field trip programs generally breaks down to a minimum of $5 per student. Whether 25 cents or five dollars per student, any donation you share contributes to ensuring equitable learning opportunities for all.

If your family would like to join us, please email Kim at DecadentChocolate@gmail.com to be registered.  Space is limited...specific details will be emailed to those registered.  Thank you and blessed to serve your family :)

"There were hangings of fine white and violet linen held by cords of fine purple linen on silver rings and marble columns, and couches of gold and silver on a mosaic pavement of porphyry, marble, mother-of-pearl and precious stones."  Esther 1:6