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Uniting the Community Events

2018SummerCatalogCvrIn 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 and other happenings. Some events require advance registration. We look forward to seeing you out and about in our great community!

Monthly Birthday Celebration and Game Night for Adults with Autism

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Birthdays are something we all have in common – let’s celebrate together! Bring a board or card game to play, an art project to share, or simply come for fun, stress-free conversation. AuSM will provide treats. Everyone is welcome, whether it’s your birthday or not!

Click here for a flyer with all 2018-2019 party dates.

Held Monthly from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Nov. 14, 2018
Dec. 19, 2018
Jan. 16, 2019
Feb. 20, 2019
March 20, 2019
April 17, 2019
May 15, 2019
June 19, 2019
July 17, 2019

Location
Autism Society of Minnesota
2380 Wycliff St. #102, St. Paul, MN 55114

Cost Per Participant
AuSM Member/Non-Member: $3
FREE if it’s your birthday month!

Registration Deadline: One week prior to scheduled dates.

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Adaptive Climbing Nights by Midwest Climbing Academy

MidwestClimbingAcademyWEB3rd Sunday of each Month
Nov. 18, Dec. 16

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.

Cheap Skate Sensory-Friendly Tuesdays

CheapSkatelogoSensory-Friendly Every First Tuesday of the Month
Dec. 4, 2018
6-9 p.m.

Cheap Skate
3075 Coon Rapids Blvd. NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Cheap Skate is hosting “Sensory Skate and Bounce Nights” every first Tuesday of the month. Floor lights will remain on, there will not be special effect lighting, and the music will be at a lower volume. Wheelchairs and strollers are welcomed along with caregivers who wish to walk the skating floor to assist. Click here for more information.

During November, Cheap Skate will offer puzzle piece sales in support of AuSM's programs and services. The following will be given to participants who purchase a puzzle piece:

$1.00 donation – Name on puzzle piece displayed in rink entry/exitway
$5.00 donation – Name on puzzle piece displayed in rink entry/exitway + Free Skating or Bouncing admission ticket. (up to a $6.99 value)
$20.00 donation – Family Name on puzzle piece displayed in rink entry/exitway + 4 Free Skating AND Bouncing admission tickets with rental. (up to a $51.99 value)

Mary Poppins Jr. at Stages Theatre Company

StagesMaryPoppins2019Dec. 8, 2018
10 a.m.

Stages Theatre Company
1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343

Join us this holiday season for a practically perfect experience for the entire family! “It’s a jolly holiday with Mary” in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious adventure based on the award-winning Broadway musical and classic Walt Disney film. Step in Time with everyone’s favorite nanny and share the magical transformation of the Banks family with your family this holiday. Click here for more information and to order tickets.