One thing I have learned over the years is to take advantage of community events, especially if they are FREE events.
Friday we had the opportunity for one such event. A local community center once a month does a program called Organ Concert at noon. This is a free program that includes a free, light, lunch.
It just happened to be a no school day for my son (against my wishes we sent him to the public school this year) too. It was awesome to have him around while we went to this event.
As for the concert it was nice. We listened to several pieces many classical pieces like Bach and one by a new composer. The composer was even there to listen to his piece being played. It was the first time it was played for the public.
At the lunch the organist approached us and thanked us for coming. No questions about why we weren't in school, no questions about school, just a simple thanks for coming it so nice to see young people at these events.
It was a great afternoon and I look forward to this event next month and the months to follow.
A note about the photo: My kids were actually happy to be there I just took the photo at a bad time.