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Events for Kids with Autism

June Events for Families Touched by Autism

June is full of sensory-friendly and supportive activities for children and families touched by autism spectrum disorder (ASD), plus there’s even a chance for moms and dads to get a little respite! From Parents’ Night Out to play groups, here is a peek at the Hopebridge community events in your backyard during the month of June:

June’s Autism-Friendly Happenings at Hopebridge and in Your Community

Find the events near you:

Indiana

 

Hopebridge Indianapolis East Parents’ Night Out
6/14/19 | 4:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Whether you take a night on the town or a night at home, let us hang out with your kiddos for a few hours. We’ll provide a safe space to play, a movie, crafts, games and pizza for the Hopebridge children and siblings who join us at the event. Attendance is free. To register, sign up at the center.

Hopebridge Indianapolis East Center, 6635 E. 21st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46219

 

Hopebridge Kokomo Parents’ Night Out
6/21/19 | 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Whether you take a night on the town or a night at home, let us hang out with your kiddos for a few hours. We’ll provide a safe space to play, a movie, crafts, games and pizza for the Hopebridge children and siblings who join us at the event. Attendance is free. To register, sign up at the center.

Hopebridge Kokomo Center, 1558 E. Boulevard, Kokomo 46902

 

Hopebridge Marion Parents’ Night Out
6/21/19 | 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Whether you take a night on the town or a night at home, let us hang out with your kiddos for a few hours. We’ll provide a safe space to play, a movie, crafts, games and pizza for the Hopebridge children and siblings who join us at the event. Attendance is free. To register, sign up at the center.

Hopebridge Marion Center, 2513 W. 2nd St., Marion, IN 46965

Ohio

 

Guys Night Out
6/6/19 | 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Dads, grandfathers, caregivers and other guys affected by autism are invited by the Autism Society of Central Ohio to enjoy a margarita and burrito bar and connect with other men in the autism community. To register, visit the ASCO website.

On the Border, Easton, 4175 Morse Crossing, Columbus, OH 43219

 

Sensory Storytime
6/22/19 | 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

The Autism Society of Greater Akron partners with the Akron-Summit County Public Library to offer storytime to the autism community the fourth Saturday of each month in two different locations. The program offers educational, literacy and social opportunities for children of all ages with differing abilities and their families. It incorporates a visual schedule board, books read aloud and demonstrated interactively ,and sensory opportunities like bubbles, songs and movement. For more information, visit the ASGK website.

Ellet Branch Library, 2470 E. Market St. Akron, IN 44312
North Hill Branch Library, 183 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron, IN 44310

Kentucky

 

14th Annual Outrunning Autism 5K & Fun Walk
6/1/19 | 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Looking ahead to June, join the Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) for the 14th annual Outrunning Autism 5K & Fun Walk. Runners and walkers can participate in the 1-mile fun run, 5K or even the 24-Hour Extreme event. There will also be a vendor village, music, character appearances, moon bounces, face-painting and more to entertain the kids. For more information, visit the event website.

The Parklands of Floyds Fork – Beckley Creek Park, 1310 Beckley Station Rd., Louisville, KY 40222

 

Autism Society of the Bluegrass Hang Out
6/12/19 | 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

The Autism Society of the Bluegrass wants members to have fun and get to know each other, so the organization meets at a local gathering place the second Wednesday of each month. This is an opportunity to get to know board members and each other. For more information, visit the ASBG Facebook page.

Fayette Mall, 3401 Nicholasville Rd., #303, Lexington, KY 40503

Come join other Hopebridge parents at these events and more throughout the month by visiting our center location pages or Facebook page. Please feel free to share your photos with us on social media, too!

 

*You must be receiving services in a Hopebridge center to attend Parents Night Out.