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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

April 2017 Autism Awareness Activities in Chapel Hill

As always, April is a great month to learn more about autism and to find fun activities for people on the spectrum. Here are several things going on around Chapel Hill this month - please share!


Push Play Sing! Spring Concert:


A participatory music workshop for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Afterward, stay and jam! Instruments will be available for everyone to play. Sponsored by the Adapted Recreation and Inclusion program of Chapel Hill Parks & Rec. For more information, contact Marian Kaslovsky at 919-968-2813 or mkaslovsky@townofchapelhill.org.

When: Friday, April 14, 2017 from 7 - 8 pm
Where: Chapel Hill Community Center, 120 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC
Cost: Free

No registration necessary - just stop by!

"How to Dance in Ohio" Movie & Reception:


How to Dance in Ohio is a documentary that profiles three young women with autism preparing to attend a formal dance. The movie "reevaluates the definition of normal by emphasizing the universal need to belong, connect and grow, and by celebrating every individual's unique path". A discussion and reception will follow the screening. Co-sponsored by the Autism Society of NC Orange-Chatham Chapter and the Adapted Recreation and Inclusion program of Chapel Hill Parks & Rec.

When: Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 2 - 4pm
Where: Chapel Hill Public Library (Meeting Room B), 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC
Cost: Free

Open to anyone with an interest in learning more about youth and autism. Please R.s.v.p. to asncoc@gmail.com to indicate how many people are attending.

Sensory Friendly Playtime at Kidzu Children's Museum:


A special playtime open to children ages 8 or under with any kind of disability/special need. Designed so families can enjoy the hands-on exhibit spaces without the extra stimulation found during the museum's busy open hours. Co-sponsored by the Adapted Recreation and Inclusion program of Chapel Hill Parks & Rec, the Autism Society of NC Orange-Chatham Chapter and Kidzu.

When: Thursday, April 21, 2017 from 5:30 - 7pm
Where: Kidzu Children's Museum, University Place, 201 Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC
Cost: Free

Spaces are limited, so please register soon at: www.townofchapelhill.org/register. Click on Adapted Rec. & look for activity #230630A  Siblings are welcome too, but must also be registered.





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