HEART of Texas

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HEART of Texas
Good Citizenship Event

Featured Speakers:
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Rick Green, Patriot Academy

Justice Wade Birdwell, 2nd Court of Appeals

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

We are excited to announce our first bi-annual event geared to help homeschool families provide a great way to incorporate a study in Good Citizenship into their school year! HEART of Texas is the regional homeschool organization for North Texas. We coordinate one of the largest homeschool college nights in the country, and our vision for this event is to help families find a fun and informative way to learn about how we can all play a part in being a good citizen in the greatest country in the world, the United States of America!

Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center
1200 Ballpark Way
Arlington, TX 76011
(Parking is an additional $5, with in-out privileges)

2:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Register Here!

Event Agenda
1pm — Doors Open

1:25 — Welcome & Invocation (Dave & Anne Gebhart, Co-Founders, HEART of Texas)

1:30 — Flag Ceremony & Pledges

1:40 - 1:55 — Corporate Reading of the Constitution Preamble & Article 1 (14 minutes)
     (everyone attending will receive a pocket Constitution)

2pm-2:45pm — The Hon. Wade Birdwell, Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals  
“The Oath of Office” 
Corporate reading of Article 6

2:45-2:51:  AHG Introduction  (Tami Cooke, AHG Leader)

  Audio Presentation:  “Why Americans Need to Know What the Constitution States" (by AHG member A. Cooke)

2:53 pm — Corporate Reading of the Constitution:  Article 2 (7 minutes) (led by Jeremy Newman)

3pm-3:45 — THSC Watchmen 
How a Bill Becomes a Law
Influencing Legislative Process
Legislative Lingo & Game Show
Q&A with Policy

3:45-3:55pm — Corporate Reading of the Constitution: Articles 3, 4, 5, 7 (6 minutes)

4pm-4:45pm — Rick Green

4:45pm-6:15pm — Dinner Break (on your own. Please note that outside food/drinks cannot be consumed inside the facility)
      Pick up Student Certificates of Completion

6:15pm — Doors Open for Comedy & the Constitution (Brad Stine & Rick Green)

6:20– Welcome Back
 Bill of Rights 

6:30pm-8:45pm — Comedy & the Constitution

8:45pm-9pm — Closing

• Keynote Speakers:
Rick Green, Patriot Academy
Justice Wade Birdwell, 2nd Court of Appeals

• Game Show:
Being in our audience automatically qualifies you to be a contestant in an exciting game show
to how to help you learn about the Constitution, Founders, and other facts about our country.

• Evening Constitutional Entertainment: Brad Stine
“Brad Stine is the funniest man I would introduce to my children. It’s not often you
meet a person who is both bitingly witty and thoroughly decent. Brad Stine is both." - Tucker Carlson

"Brad is one of the funniest, most innovative, smartest and culturally relevant comedians I have ever seen!”
- Eric Metaxas: NY Times bestselling author/speaker

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