Upcoming Events: November!

November Events:

Last month was full of celebrations! This month we will be hosting several unique events and focusing on reading and writing oriented workshops. We will also be including art events such as Origami and trips to Ren Fest and Brazos Bend State Park on our calendar.  We hope you will join our Saturday Game Night Fundraiser with Games and Food! All Events Are For All Ages and Sliding Scale donations recommended. We are a community funded cooperative and any support is greatly needed and appreciated. Please see our Fundly page if you are able to make a donation at this time:  https://fundly.com/support-these-awesome-unschool-kids We hope to see you this month!! 

If you have questions about any events or our school please contact us at: unschool@therealschoolhouston.org or 713-523-0066

All events will be held at the ACT/Real School building at 2805 Wichita St. unless otherwise specified. 

This Month’s Event Details

Beehive Design Collective presents: MesoAmerica Resiste! poster tour

on Friday, November 8th at 1pm

The Final Graphic in an Epic Trilogy about Globalization in the Americas!
A swarm is coming! The Beehive Design Collective, a non-profit arts and activism organization dedicated to “cross-pollinating the grassroots”, is heading this way to share their recently completed work, Mesoamérica Resiste.

The event is free and open to the public, donations to Beehive or The Real School encouraged. 

For more information, visit http://www.beehivecollective.org. 

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More about Beehive Collective:

The Beehive is an all-volunteer swarm of educators, artists, and activists using images to communicate and educate about the complex realities of our times. The dizzyingly detailed, hand-drawn, large-format posters and banners they tour with are portable murals that come alive through storytelling, illuminating how single issues are interconnected and part of bigger systems. Join in as the Bees deconstruct often overwhelming global issues in an engaging and interactive presentation, using metaphors from the natural world to connect social and environmental struggles.

Game Night FUNDRAISER! on Saturday, November 9th. From 6-10pm

All your favorite games and food! Proceeds help us keep this place running and improving! 

Join us for another month of fun and food! We will have video games, card games, role playing, table top games, and more mischief! Bring your favorite games if you wish!
Bring your own drinks or snacks if you’d like!
All ages welcome! $5-10 donation.

Know Your Rights Workshop

Wednesday November 12th at 1:00pm

A lawyer will be joining us for a presentation/ Q&A aimed at informing us of our rights when stopped, questioned or detained by police and dispelling misinformation on various issues. Donations appreciated. All ages welcome. 

Open Dialogue: Unschooling 101–the deconstruction of schooling and Adultism

Saturday November 16th from 1-3:30pm

This open discussion will be an introduction to Unschooling and the ideas of Adultism. We will discuss how we can deconstruct ideas of schooling and the structures that harm young people. All questions around unschooling, learning, non-coercive parenting and adultism are welcome! We also welcome people to come learn more about our cooperative.  All ages welcome. Donations to The Real School encouraged. 

Community Potluck for Unschoolers and Allies of Community Education

on Wednesday the 20th at 6-10PM!!

Vegetarian friendly and open to everyone!!! Bring a friend and some food and join the conversation around Unschooling, non-coercive parenting, Adultism, and community education.

Writing Workshop Groups:

Specific workshops aimed at improving different areas of our writing will be happening this month. This is aimed at less experienced writers but more experienced writers are welcome to join! Tuesdays at 2:00pm

Our Thursday Evening writing group has now been going for several months! We encourage people of all ages to bring their work to share, bring questions and/ or ideas and be ready to listen to and discuss with others! Happens every other Thursday this month at 5:30pm. $5 Donation Recommended

Please check our calendar of events for more information on our current workshops and other happenings such as book clubs, documentaries and Karaoke!!!

Thanks for reading!!! –The Real School

This month’s blog post by: Marie and Lou!

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