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Uniting the Community Events

16 17FallCatalogCvrIn partnership with area businesses and organizations, AuSM is pleased to offer monthly opportunities for families and individuals with autism to come together and enjoy fun activities in supportive, welcoming environments. Below is a listing of community events listed in the 2016-2017 AuSM Education Catalog as well as other events that have been added since the catalog was printed. Some events require advance registration. We look forward to seeing you out and about in our great community!

Click here to view the Uniting the Community events calendar from the 2016-2017 AuSM catalog.

9th Annual Joey's Ride for Autism

JoeyRide2017Saturday, May 6, 2017
9 a.m.

Departing from Indian Motorcycle of the Twin Cities MN
2967 Hudson Rd.
St. Paul, MN 

Join us for this awesome motorcycle ride in support of the Minnesota autism community! Registration opens at 9 a.m., and kickstands up at 11 a.m. The cost is $20 per rider or passenger. Following the ride, the community is invited to Tav on the Ave in St. Paul for food, raffles, music, and more. Click here for more information and to register. Proceeds will benefit AuSM's programs and services for our local autism community.

Navigating MSP Airport - May 6, 2017

wingsMay 6, 2017
1-3 p.m.

Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport

Walk through the steps of an airport visit, from walking in the door to finding your seat on a plane. Cost: Free; registration is required and space is limited.


Arts 4 Autism 2017

Arts4Autism2017STCMay 6, 2017
9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Stages Theatre Company
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343

Join Stages Theatre Company for this hands on theatre art workshop that will include: adaptive dance classes with River Valley Dance Academy; hands-on music classes with Minnesota Sinfonia; hands-on art classes with Articulture; a sensory-Friendly performance of Stone Soup; a community resource fair including AuSM; and keynote speakers Maci Spica, MN Dept. of Ed. Autism Specialist and Ellie Wilson, Institiue of Community Integration. Cost: Free. Click here for more information.

Stages Theatre Company Sensory Friendly Performances

StagesTheatreLogoSensory-Friendly Performance Schedule

Stages Theatre Company
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343
Box Office: 952.979.1111

The Stages Theatre Company sensory-friendly performances are designed for children on the autism spectrum or others with sensory sensitivities. House lights will be on and sound levels will be lowered, and crowds are minimized for these for these judgement-free, “shush-free” performances.

2017 Sensory-Friendly Performances

Flora & Ulysses: Saturday, May 13 at 10 a.m.
Shrek The Musical: Saturday, July 22 at 10 a.m.

Click here for more information on the sensory-friendly performances and to order tickets.