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Autism Awareness Day with the MN Twins 2018

TwinsAA2018webSunday, June 3, 2018
1:10 p.m.

Target Field
1 Twins Way
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Join AuSM for a fun day at Target Field as Major League Baseball and the Minnesota Twins celebrate Autism Awareness Day on June 3. Those purchasing game tickets through AuSM's unique link will have the opportunity to participate in an on-field parade before watching the Twins take on the Cleveland Indians. Ticket purchase through AuSM's link includes the pre-game parade, a seat at the game, and a $3 donation to the Autism Society of Minnesota. Cheer for the Twins while supporting those you love with autism! Tickets are $22 each and must be purchased by May 13, 2018. Click here to order your tickets today.

The Lorax at Children's Theatre Company

LoraxCTC18June 8, 2018
7 p.m.

Children's Theatre Company
2400 3rd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Join us for this sensory-friendly performance of The Lorax. The silky soft tufts of the Truffula trees, are the perfect stuffs to knit the perfect Thneeds. But the first chop, chop of the perilous ax, begins the powerful tale of The Lorax. When the last tree of the forest falls, was it worth losing paradise for nothing at all? The most beloved environmental tale of all time, The Lorax will have you singing in Seussian rhymes!Click here for more information and to order tickets.

A limited number of volunteer seats are available for this performance. Volunteers welcome guests, hand out information from the AuSM resource table in the lobby, and often help with intermission activities. Volunteers are asked to arrive one hour prior to the show and are given a free ticket to watch. Click here to volunteer for this performance.

Adaptive Climbing Nights by Midwest Climbing Academy

MidwestClimbingAcademyWEB3rd Sunday of each Month beginning June 17, 2018
July 15, Aug. 19, Sept. 16, Oct. 21

6-8 p.m.

Midwest Climbing Academy
575 S.E. 9th St. #70
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Academy Adaptive Climbing aims to create an inclusive climbing community for athletes with physical or cognitive disabilities in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas. Our programs offer a space that is supportive and consistent to help participants achieve their personal climbing goals regardless of disability. We value accessibility of climbing, community and challenging perspectives of what is possible for someone with a disability. Monthly climbing nights begin on June 17, 2018. If you’re looking for a casual, fun and supportive environment to climb, these nights are for you! Cost: $20 per climber. Click here for more information and to register.

Sensory-Friendly Courage and Triumph Full Orchestra


July 12, 2018 
2 p.m.

Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Join us for our first full orchestra symphonic sensory-friendly concert, an engaging and interactive experience conducted by Akiko Fujimoto and featuring guest cellist Nygel Witherspoon. The Minnesota Orchestra's sensory-friendly small ensemble concerts are inclusive experiences for patrons of all ages and abilities, including individuals on the autism spectrum and those with sensory sensitivities. Lyndie Walker, MT-BC, of Toneworks Music Therapy Services hosts these concerts. From Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man to Stravinsky’s Firebird, Courage and Triumph is a concert you won’t want to miss. Come early for pre-concert activities, including opportunities to try ‭orchestral instruments, engage in creative movement, ‭participate in collaborative art-making, learn more about the program, and meet Minnesota Orchestra musicians. Cost: $12. Click here for more information and to order your tickets.

Ride for Hope - 10 Year Anniversary Ride

RideforHope2018WEBJuly 28, 2018

Begins at the American Legion
12674 Fremont Ave.
Zimmerman, MN 55398

Join Lube Tech, fellow motorcyclists, supporters riding in vehicles, and AuSM for this exciting ride in support of the Autism Society of Minnesota's programs and services. The ride will begin with registration and breakfast at the American Legion in Zimmerman at 8 a.m. Kickstands up at 9:30 a.m., and stops will include the VFW in Isanti and Captains on Long Lake. The ride will conclude back at the American Legion with fellowship and fun! Cost: $35/bike or vehicle + $15 per passenger. Click here for more information and to register.