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October 2017

Art & Music of Ancient Egypt – Cultures Around the World

October 3, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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Free – $5.50

Join us on an adventure of epic proportions as we learn what it might have been like to be an ancient Egyptian scribe! We'll take a close look at the artistry and utility of ancient Egyptian carvings, learn why we can still see and read these things after thousands of years, and try our hand at creating our own Egypt inspired art on clay tablets.

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CANCELLED — Monday Movers Meetup @ The Greenway

October 9, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER.   We're gonna warm up together, play some fun action games together to get us moving, and then we'll get some laps in! Meet us at the Greenway in Luray at 3:30pm to enjoy walking, jogging, biking, scootering etc. a few laps on the section marked on the schedule. Every person who attends (grown-ups included!) will get a punch-card and we'll punch it for you every time you come.  When you get…

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Food & Cooking in Egypt – Cultures Around the World

October 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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Free – $6.50

Rice and Lentils, yogurt and flatbread, heavily spiced tomatoes..... there are so many flavors that represent Egypt that it's hard to choose!  But choose we must. Kids will learn how to prepare a traditional family-style Egyptian meal from scratch. KUSHERIE This hearty, vegetarian dish is both delicious and packed with protien. You and your kids will join in every step of the preparation as we really utilize those two stoves in the back kitchen.  Younger kids will help measure and…

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Monday Movers Meetup @ The Greenway – Cancelled (My family is sick!)

October 16, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

SO Sorry to cancel this again!  But this event is cancelled because my family and I are sick and we want to be better for tomorrow! ♥   We're gonna warm up together, play some fun action games together to get us moving, and then we'll get some laps in! Meet us at the Greenway in Luray at 3:30pm to enjoy walking, jogging, biking, scootering etc. a few laps on the section marked on the schedule. Every person who attends…

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Science of Egypt – Cultures Around the World

October 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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Free – $6.00

Discover the truth about MUMMIES! We might even "mummify" a volunteer student! ;) We'll also be delving into the science and engineering behind the pyramids as we try to build our own larger-than-life structure! (We'll work as a group to accomplish two tough engineering challenges... There will be fun and giggling... ;) )

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Monday Movers Meetup @ The Greenway

October 23, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

We're gonna warm up together, play some fun action games together to get us moving, and then we'll get some laps in! Meet us at the Greenway in Luray at 3:30pm to enjoy walking, jogging, biking, scootering etc. a few laps on the section marked on the schedule. Every person who attends (grown-ups included!) will get a punch-card and we'll punch it for you every time you come.  When you get to 5, 8, and 10 punches on the card,…

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FIELD TRIP: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

October 24, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Art, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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$1.50

Join us in Richmond, VA for a trip back in time.  We'll get up close to some incredible ancient Egyptian artifacts, see the art and culture first-hand. A knowledgeable docent will guide us through both Egyptian and ancient Chinese artifacts. Then we'll have time for lunch and you'll be free to enjoy the rest of the museum at your leisure!

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Monday Movers Meetup @ The Greenway

October 30, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

We're gonna warm up together, play some fun action games together to get us moving, and then we'll get some laps in! Meet us at the Greenway in Luray at 3:30pm to enjoy walking, jogging, biking, scootering etc. a few laps on the section marked on the schedule. Every person who attends (grown-ups included!) will get a punch-card and we'll punch it for you every time you come.  When you get to 5, 8, and 10 punches on the card,…

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PCH “Trunk Or Treat” Halloween Celebration

October 31, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Free

Join us for a fun-filled Halloween party, with plenty of time to head home and trick-or-treat for real!  :) How It Works: Each family decorates their trunk for Halloween and brings some treats or trinkets to give.  We'll park in a nice big circle.  Then the kids, in costume, get to visit us at our trunks for an easy, fun, safe, trick or treat experience. We request that each family also bring along something delicious to share, enough for 24…

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November 2017

Art & Music of Brazil – Cultures Around the World

November 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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Free – $6.25

This is going to be a very vibrant class!  :) We'll be creating our own sets of maracas, creating Carnival masks and maybe even building our own kind of jingle tap (Think tambourine...) !  We'll end the day with a Carnivale type parade.  

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Food and Cooking in Brazil

November 14, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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Free – $7.00

Our last cooking class was so much fun and such a big success that we're going to repeat the same idea using a delicious Brazilian recipe! We'll break the class up into two teams who will each be given a recipe to follow.  Mom volunteers will help lead the groups through their recipe but the kids will cook from start to finish.  They'll learn cutting skills and cooking methods and their goal is to complete the recipe and serve a…

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Science Day – Brazil!

November 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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Free – $7.00

More Information To Come: We are going to explore the Amazon Rain Forest! We'll learn about some amazingly unique species that call the Amazon home and we'll practice some hands-on science like a real biologist might. More details to follow, but you can bet it's going to be a fun and memorable science day!

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Field Trip: NATIONAL ZOO! – Brazil –THURSDAY (Not Tuesday!!)

November 29, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
The National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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Free – $2.00

THIS IS NOT ON A TUESDAY!  THIS TRIP IS ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30th!!!    THIS IS NOT A TUESDAY!!!  We're going to head over to the National Zoo to explore their Amazon exhibit! ADMISSION TO THE ZOO IS FREE! PCH is requesting a $2 donation per person for this trip.  You can choose to register for free or buy a donation ticket.  We LOVE setting up trips like this for you.  :) We'll meet at the Visitors Center at 10:30…

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December 2017

ITALY: Art & Music

December 5, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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Free – $6.00

ART: UPDATED:  We're going to do mosaic techniques 2 ways!  :) There's so much to pick from!  I'll be honest... at this moment I'm not sure WHAT direction we're going to go in with our Italian Art Study...  But you can bet we're going to enjoy diving into some fun techniques and incredible history! Music Yeah... Music too!  lol  So much to pick from!  But I CAN tell you that your children will get the chance to play an accordion…

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Italy: Cooking Day!

December 12, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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$2.00 – $7.00

It's time for our monthly competition!  Which team will win this time?  :) THE CHOSEN RECIPE IS:  Shrimp Fra Diavolo (Devil's Monk) which will be prepared mild and then you can spice it up as much as you'd like in your bowl!  :)  We'll choose a traditional Italian recipe, something a little different than we're all used to!  :)  Each team will work together to prepare the recipe and wow the judges! Come hungry!  :)

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Christmas Around The World Party!

December 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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$3.50

Join us as we celebrate a special Christmas Party with you all!  We'll enjoy some traditions from around the world and from right here at home, too! We normally don't like to charge for parties because we want everyone to come!  But this one we are planning out some crafts and activities that we need to cover, so we do have a small fee attached.  (If you can't pay the fee but would like to join us, please contact Sandra…

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January 2018

Hawaii – Art & Music

January 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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$5.00

Join us for our FIRST CLASS back from the holidays!  We're eager to see you all! ♥

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February 2018

Art of India!

February 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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$7.00

Join us as we explore the somewhat messy art of sand painting!  We'll learn how this art is used in celebrations in India as well as create our own to bring home.  Kids will even get to color their own sand!  :)  

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The Science Of Pen & Ink (India)

February 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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$7.00

Let's learn about ink and dip pens!  Famed "India Ink" is the inspiration for this class.  We'll learn the science behind the ink, the writing tools and some history about writing. We'll create our own pen & ink drawings and practice a little calligraphy.  You might want to think up a favorite quote you'd like to pen! ♥ I MIGHT even be able to swing it where you'll be able to bring home your own pen and ink!  (Not guaranteed...…

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COOKING DAY – India

February 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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$2.00 – $7.00

We're going to make TWO versions of 'butter chicken curry' - One will have chicken in it and one will use a variety of fresh veggies!  All served over fluffy jasmine rice. We'll also taste some traditional flat breads and chutneys! Join us in the kitchen!

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March 2018

Art Day – Greece!

March 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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$2.00 – $7.00

We're going to get a little messy today with CLAY!  Learn two ways to create beautiful pots like the ancient Greeks did, and if we have extra materials, you'll get to just play around and explore the fun of creating with clay. We'll also learn the history of how the ancient Greeks used their clay vessels.   REQUEST FOR DONATIONS:  Our group goes through a LOT of plastic table cloths. We would deeply appreciate it if you might be willing…

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SCIENCE DAY! (Postponed)

March 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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$2.00 – $7.00

Due to every member of our Board going through major life-issues, we are postponing this class.  Please stay tuned for details.   We are exploring SOUND today! Learn about sound waves, learn the science behind pitch, make your own 'straw trombone' and complete some cool experiments... You'll even get to SEE what sound vibrations look like. Our teachers will lead you through 4 experiments in small groups and you will leave knowing more about sound than you ever thought possible.…

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Cooking – Greece!

March 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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$3.00 – $7.00

Oh... Yum! So many tasty things to try from Greece!  Since we haven't really done many desserts this year, we're going to make a very delicious and famous Greek dessert called Baklava!  Have you ever had it? (NOTE: Baklava contains walnuts and honey) We'll also have some other delicious Greek treats to try, like stuffed grape leaves!  (Yep!  It's a thing... and they are delicious!)

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May 2018

Horseback Riding at Royal Horseshoe Farms (Front Royal)

May 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Royal Horseshoe Farm, 509 Morgan Ford Road
Front Royal, 22630 United States
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$1.00 – $37.00

Join us on May 29th for a group trail ride!  We'll also be able to enjoy the pool table, Foosball table, and the ping pong table and depending on how many people sign up, we may even get to use the swimming pool!  :) This is our LAST field trip event of the year.  DON'T MISS IT!   :)

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September 2018

Science Day – September 2018

September 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Street Baptist Church, 15 East Main Street
Luray, VA 22853 United States
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$2.25

Let's explore energy!  There's LOTS of different kinds of energy and we're going to explore how different types of energy can work together. We'll play with potential and kintetic energy, and we'll work with light, sound, and more! There will be several experiments with short teaching times between.  Most of this class is hands on discovery. Join In!   NOTE:  Thanks to a generous donation by the Physics Quest folks, the cost of this class is very low.  We hope this…

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