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April 23, 2017   6:30 AM - : Eastern Time
 Outrun Cerebral Palsy
Our run is about celebrating the full potential of every human being regardless of their physical limitations. Our vision is to see athletes with physical disabilities have the chance to experience being an athlete for a day.

Our run will feature a 5k run and walk, but the highlight of our run will feature athletes in wheelchairs being pushed on a 5k by a family member or sponsoring athlete. Because everyone deserves a chance to feel the wind in their hair, wipe sweat from their faces, and hear a crowd cheer them on. In the spirit of Team Hoyt, our race is out to break barriers for those with Cerebral Palsy.


Event Organizer
United Cerebral Palsy of South Florida

Event Contact Information:
12100 Forest Hill Dr.
Wellington FL
305-297-5328
http://wellington5k.com/

Event Coordinator
Jim Sayih
jim@911fitness.com

April 23, 2017   4:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 Music in Miami Concert: Yedra-Chruszcz Duo
The acclaimed South Florida duo of Symphony of the Americas Concertmaster, Bogdan Chruszcz and his wife, concert pianist, Velia Yedra, will take you on a musical journey from the classics to the upbeat Latin and
contemporary rhythms of today.

Velia Yedra - Piano
Bogdan Chruszcz - Violin


Event Organizer
Music in Miami

Event Contact Information:
Trinity Cathedral
464 NE 16th Street
Miami FL 33132
954-309-2424
www.musicinmiami.net
musicinmiami2011@gmail.com

April 24, 2017   7:30 AM - : Eastern Time
 "Ante Up FORE Autism" 13th Annual Charity Golf Classic benefitting Jacksonville School for Autism
JSA is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit school dedicated to helping children with Autism achieve a solid foundation for learning and communication. Ante Up FORE Autism is the 13th annual Charity Golf Classic at Deerwood Country Club on Monday, April 24, 2017. This event will benefit Jacksonville School for Autism. Registration is at 7:30 am. Shotgun Start is at 9:00 am. Lunch/Prizes/Raffle is at 12:30 pm.
Together, we can make a difference in helping children improve their odds of defeating Autism! EDUCATE. ENGAGE. INSPIRE.


Event Organizer
Jacksonville School for Autism

Event Contact Information:
Deerwood Country Club
10239 Golf Club Drive
Jacksonville FL 32256
904-642-5917
www.jsakids.org/fundraisers/golf-classic/

April 24, 2017   4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time
 Joy of Movement with Nanette Robinson of Tucon's ZUZI Dance Company
Experience the joy of movement in a nurturing, supportive environment that unlocks the creative dancer in all of us. We all know how to move. We all have stories to tell. Blend in playful improvisation and choreographic structures and you have a great performance piece!

Class includes: warm up/basic movements/improvised structures/ideas for movement/dancing alone & with others/writing, art & poetry/exploring the relationship between movement, words, music, and personal experience.

Cost: Free!


Event Contact Information:
Chillas Hall
156-A Heffernan Drive
Lenark Village FL 32323
850-697-8777

April 25, 2017   1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time
 Navigating the Medicaid Maze: An Introduction to Benefits
Don't miss this exciting FREE training event!
This training is an introductory look at Social Security Disability, Medicare, and Medicaid benefits. Explore what benefits are available, who can use them, and when they should be applied for. Learn about program requirements, including financial limits and how to qualify for benefits when someone is over the financial limits. SPACE IS LIMITED RSVP TODAY!


Event Organizer
Trust Aged

Event Contact Information:
One Senior Place
8085 Spyglass Hill Road
Viera FL 32940
407-682-4111
info@trustaged.org
Flyer
April 25, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Central Time
 Olive Garden Job Fair
At Olive Garden each course adds to the next. Every flavor stands out, yet mixes well with the overall essence of the meal. The same is true when you work here: you're valued for your individual tastes and talents. Everyone is a special part of the Hospitaliano! experience. Join our family and add to our overall flavor. In need of: Servers, Host/Hostesses, Bussers, Bartenders, Line Cooks, Prep Cooks and Dishwasher.

Always Hiring Great People.


Event Contact Information:
Olive Garden
216 Miracle Strip Pkwy
Fort Walton Beach FL 32548

www.olivegarden.com/careers

April 25, 2017   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time
 Area 2 Family Care Council Meeting
Monthly meeting. The mission of the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF) is to advocate, educate, and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), to bring quality services to individuals for dignity and choice. You are encouraged to attend in person. However if you cannot, you may call into the conference call line at 1-888-670-3525 passcode at prompt is 9486690734#.

Event Organizer
Area 2 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
Children's Home Society conference room
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
800-470-8101

Event Coordinator
Louise Ogburn

April 25, 2017   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time
 Area 2 Family Care Council Meeting
Monthly meeting. The mission of the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF) is to advocate, educate, and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), to bring quality services to individuals for dignity and choice. You are encouraged to attend in person. However if you cannot, you may call into the conference call line at 1-888-670-3525 passcode at prompt is 9486690734#.

Event Organizer
Area 2 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
Children's Home Society conference room
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
800-470-8101

Event Coordinator
Louise Ogburn

April 25, 2017   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time
 Area 2 Family Care Council Meeting
Monthly meeting. The mission of the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF) is to advocate, educate, and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), to bring quality services to individuals for dignity and choice. You are encouraged to attend in person. However if you cannot, you may call into the conference call line at 1-888-670-3525 passcode at prompt is 9486690734#.

Event Organizer
Area 2 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
Children's Home Society conference room
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
800-470-8101

Event Coordinator
Louise Ogburn

April 25, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Stroke Awareness and Educational Free Seminar
Learning Objectives:
-Advancements in Acute Stroke Care
-Current Mechanical Thrombectomy Trials in Acute Ischemic Stroke
-Indications and usage of the field assessment scale utilized by EMS to identify an acute stroke (FAST-ED Scale)
-Discussion on the indications of IV Thrombolytics and Endovascular treatment
-Explanation of acute stroke imaging protocols
-Learn about new approaches to intervention and treatment with cerebral aneurysms
-Become familiar with the roles of local EMS and protocols on designated transportation to Certified Stroke
-Hospitals (i.e. Primary or Comprehensive)


Event Organizer
Health Council of South Florida

Event Contact Information:
FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC Building
11200 S.W. 8th Street
Miami FL 33199

www.surveymonkey.com/r/DSWFQ9C

Event Coordinator
Vanessa Naranjo
VNaranjo@healthcouncil.org

April 25, 2017   6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Central Time
 Families with Autism Coming Together (FACT)
We are so excited to hold a Parent Group. FACT (Families with Autism Coming Together) is for families who have children on the Autism Spectrum. It's hosted by Dr. Mahaffey, The Sacred Heart Autism Center, CARD and Autism Pensacola. FACT will be a support group but also a Q&A for those who are hosting. We want to help provide a place for families to come and mingle, tell their stories and also be able to get some advice from their local resources and providers. Please sign up at the link below.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/support-group-families-with-autism-coming-together-tickets-33340857402


Event Organizer
Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola

Event Contact Information:
Sacred Heart Hospital - Classroom C/D
5151 N. 9th Avenue
Pensacola FL 32504


April 25, 2017   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 Joy of Movement with Nanette Robinson of Tucon's ZUZI Dance Company
Experience the joy of movement in a nurturing, supportive environment that unlocks the creative dancer in all of us. We all know how to move. We all have stories to tell. Blend in playful improvisation and choreographic structures and you have a great performance piece!

Class includes: warm up/basic movements/improvised structures/ideas for movement/dancing alone & with others/writing, art & poetry/exploring the relationship between movement, words, music, and personal experience.

Cost: Free!


Event Contact Information:
Carrabelle City Hall Auditorium
1001 Gray Avenue
Carrabelle FL 32322
850-697-8777

April 26, 2017   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Florida Dept. of Corrections Re-Entry Job & Resource Fair
The Florida Department of Corrections Probation and Parole Circuit 1 will be holding a re-entry event for individuals to gain the opportunity to secure employment and become introduced to community resources. This event will provide access to the following:
•Job Placement Opportunities
•Educational Programs
•Medical/Dental Resources
•And many more....

•Bring copies of your resume and state identification.
•Dress professionally and make a good first impression!

For more information about this event contact Probation/Parole Specialist Carolyn Rudolph at 850-408-5256 or email carolyn.rudolph@fdc.myflorida.com.


Event Organizer
Florida Department of Corrections

Event Contact Information:
Goodwill Easerseals Community Center
1715 East Olive Road
Pensacola FL 32514
850-408-5256

Event Coordinator
Carolyn Rudolph
carolyn.rudolph@fdc.myflorida.com

April 26, 2017   11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 Empowerment Parent Resource Center
Empowerment Parent Resource Center is proud to present Step Up for Students workshop for parents and our families. Step up for Students offers families two different types of funding options: Special Needs Scholarship and Income Based scholarship.

Special Needs Scholarship
The Gardiner Scholarship allows parents to personalize the education of their children with unique abilities by directing money toward a combination of programs and approved providers. Click to learn more about the Gardiner Scholarship Program. https://www.stepupforstudents.org/for-parents/special-needs/how-the-scholarship-works/

Income Based scholarship.
The scholarships are based on financial need, not how well your child does in school. Click to learn more about the FTC Scholarship Program.
https://www.stepupforstudents.org/for-parents/income-based/how-the-scholarship-works/


Event Contact Information:
Marcus Pointe Baptist Church
6205 North W Street
Pensacola FL 32505
850-444-8554
eprc.nwfl@gmail.com

April 26, 2017   5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Central Time
 Get Your Garden Growing
Join From The Ground Up Community Garden as we welcome Renee Perry and Tom Garner of East Hill Edible Gardening on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For an entrance fee of just $5, Renee and Tom will teach us how to create a ‘no weed, no till’ garden by installing a small plot here at From the Ground Up.

We will also be accepting donations and selling honey and coriander for anyone who wishes to further support the garden. ??


Event Organizer
From The Ground Up Community Garden

Event Contact Information:
The Ground Up Community Garden
501 N. Hayne Street
Pensacola FL 32501
850-934-3609
jill@innisfreehotels.com

April 26, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Legal & Financial Planning for the Future
Seminar 4, Vocation and Recreational Supports: This presentation will provide resources and information that can assist family members with special needs in becoming/remaining independent. Employment, social, and recreational services will be discussed.

Event Organizer
Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service

Event Contact Information:
(8500 Jog Road, Activity Room
Boynton Beach FL

www.jfcsonline.com/life-planning

Event Coordinator
Meredith Lee Katzenberg
MKatzenberg@jfcsonline.com

April 26, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 Community Resource Fair
Cooper City High School in conjunction with the City of Cooper City will be sponsoring 21st Century Families: a community resource fair on Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 6-8:30pm. There will be many community agencies and we plan on having at least 60 tables set up in the cafeteria for parents to get information regarding services.

Event Organizer
Cooper City High School

Event Contact Information:
9401 Stirling Rd
Cooper City FL
754-323-0222

Event Coordinator
Theresa Sulliva
theresa.sullivan@browardschools.com

April 26, 2017   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 Joy of Movement with Nanette Robinson of Tucon's ZUZI Dance Company
Experience the joy of movement in a nurturing, supportive environment that unlocks the creative dancer in all of us. We all know how to move. We all have stories to tell. Blend in playful improvisation and choreographic structures and you have a great performance piece!

Class includes: warm up/basic movements/improvised structures/ideas for movement/dancing alone & with others/writing, art & poetry/exploring the relationship between movement, words, music, and personal experience.

Cost: Free!


Event Contact Information:
Apalachicola School of Art
86 Water Street
Apalachicola FL 32320
850-697-8777

April 26, 2017   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Parenting Special Needs Support Group
This group is open to any parent or caregiver of a child with ANY special needs and its FREE. It is a great place to meet parents on similar journeys, gain insight and information. Support group meets on April 26, 2017, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Days/times subject to change. Call for more information.

Event Contact Information:
262 Crystal Grove Bouelvard
Lutz FL
813-966-7064

Event Coordinator
Erica Dupont
Erica@protherapyplus.com

April 27, 2017   7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Caregiving Youth Institute Conference
PLEASE JOIN US ON APRIL 27, 2017
Caregiving Youth Institute Conference
Shining the Light of Hidden Heroes
The Impact of Caregiving Youth on You and Your Community
Meet the Experts and Learn Industry Secrets
A new session will include parents of our kids in which families have had support in contrast to Sara Poole who did not.

The day will conclude with an action-oriented informal time with the experts and looking at some concrete ways to reach more caregiving youth in your communities.


Event Organizer
Caregiving Youth Institute

Event Contact Information:
1793 Spanish River Blvd.
Boca Raton FL
561-391-7401
http://www.cgyinstitute.org/index.html
Brenna@aacy.org

April 27, 2017   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 GKN Job Fair: CareerSourceGC.com/GKN
JOB FAIR IS 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m

GKN Aerospace, the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier, is hiring for their new manufacturing facility in Panama City. Candidates with DoD government-granted secret security clearance are encouraged to apply.

Get started on your application process today to gain a possible interview! Go to: CareerSourceGC.com/GKN.


Event Organizer
CareerSource Gulf Coast

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Gulf Coast
625 N. Hwy 231
Panama City FL 32405
850-872-4340
CareerSourceGC.com/GKN

April 27, 2017   11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Central Time
 Helmet Fitting Certification Class!!
May is National Bike Month and it's celebrated coast to coast!! If you're passionate about bike safety or just want to make Safety friends, take this class. Cost: $10. To register contact Zee Osuigwe. Phone: 850-281-9246 or email: esrctst@gmail.com.

Event Organizer
Community Traffic Safety Team and Safety Coalition

Event Contact Information:
West Florida Regional Planning Council
4081 E. Olive Road
Pensacola FL 32514
850-281-9246
www.facebook.com/CommunityTrafficSafetyTeam

Event Coordinator
Zee Osuigwe
esrctst@gmail.com

April 27, 2017   3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time
 WEBINAR: The ABLE Act - A Tool for Financial Stability and Employment Outcomes
The LEAD Center, in collaboration with the ABLE National Resource Center, will be holding a webinar focused on how individuals with disabilities, and their families, can use ABLE Accounts to increase their financial stability and produce more positive employment outcomes. The webinar aims to demonstrate how provisions in the ABLE Act can enable people with disabilities to achieve competitive integrated employment; begin to save more than $2,000 without fear of loss of SSI and Medicaid eligibility; and set longer term goals for financial stability and self-determined lives. The presentation will review the basic elements of these new ABLE account programs, now open in 19 states, and will include the perspective of a current ABLE account owner.

Event Organizer
LEAD Center

Event Contact Information:
Webinar (Online)


leadcenter.webex.com/mw3200/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=leadcenter&service=6&rnd=

April 27, 2017   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Central Time
 Anger Management Class
Anger is a natural emotion that every person deals with at some point in their lives. However, dealing with anger in a healthy manner can be a challenge. This class is designed to teach the skills to resolve anger in a healthy manner by learning how to communicate feelings without being overwhelmed by them. To sign up for our next class or for more information contact The Family Center at 850-637-1429. The next scheduled class is April 27th.

Event Organizer
Pathways for Change

Event Contact Information:
The Family Center
2050 W. Blount Street
Pensacola FL 32501


April 27, 2017   6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Central Time
 NAMI Pensacola
The NAMI educational meeting will be held April 27th, 6-7:30 pm at The Pavilion at West Florida Hospital, 2191 E Johnson Avenue. Details on NAMI Pensacola programs, call 850-208-1609 or email namipensacola@gmail.com.

Event Contact Information:
West Florida Hospital - The Pavilion
2191 E. Johnson Avenue
Pensacola FL
850-208-1609
namipensacola@gmail.com

April 27, 2017   6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 IEP Series: Effective Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent-Teacher conferences provide the perfect opportunity to build and strengthen the relationships between parents and teachers. Communication is an essential component to your child's academic success. This training provides a great framework for effective parent-teacher conferences and meetings.

Event Organizer
FAU CARD

Event Contact Information:
500 NW California Blvd
D-115/Schreiber Conference Center
Port St Lucie FL 34986

www.eventbrite.com/e/effective-parent-teacher-conferences-tickets-29442911541

Event Coordinator
Cathy Allore

April 27, 2017   6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Step Up For Students Scholarships Presentation
Presentation open to all parents of children who qualify for the Step Up for Students Scholarships. Space is limited. You must RSVP to ADMIN@ASECFL.COM Presentation by Stephanie Love, Step Up for Students Community Outreach Manager.Step Up For Students, is a state-approved nonprofit scholarship organization that helps administer two scholarships for Florida schoolchildren: The Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program (FTC) and the Gardiner Scholarship (formerly known as Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts-PLSA) for children with certain special needs.

Event Organizer
Autism Spectrum on the Emerald Coast, Inc. Brad Burnette

Event Contact Information:
St. Jude's Episcopal Church
200 N. Partin Dr.
Niceville FL 32578


Event Coordinator
Brad Burnette
ADMIN@ASECFL.COM

April 28, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Els for Autism conference
From Els for Autism Foundation

We are having our inaugural scientific conference April 28-29, 2017 with top leaders in the field of autism including Ami Klin, Adriana DiMartino, Roberto Tuchman, Andy Shih, Roy Grinker, and Catherine Lord.


Event Organizer
Els for Autism Foundation

Event Contact Information:
18370 Limestone Creek Road
Jupiter FL
561-625-8269
www.Elsforautism.org

Event Coordinator
Marlene Sotelo

April 28, 2017   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Central Time
 Disabilities Summit Council Meeting ESE Presentation
Special Report form Teri Szafran, ESE Director Escambia County School System. Committee Reports include: Advocacy matters; CIL Resource Center; Job Fair Committee; Publicity and Disaster; Education, Training, & Employment; Planning; Transportation; Educational Highlights; Capstone.

Event Organizer
Disabilities Summit Council

Event Contact Information:
West Florida Rehabilitation Institute
8391 North Davis Highway, First Floor conference room A & B
Pensacola FL 32514
850-477-8376

Event Coordinator
Warren Jernigan

April 28, 2017   11:00 AM - : Central Time
 StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins
Grandma Jenkins has traveled all the way from England to read you engaging stories that your kids will love. Join us on Friday, April 28 for “William the Dragon,” and take part of this free public reading program only at the Pensacola Children’s Museum. Don’t forget to stick around for cookies after the story. After all, she is a grandma and grandmas love cookies! For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Event Organizer
Pensacola Children's Museum

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola Children's Museum
115 East Zaragoza Street
Pensacola FL
850-595-5985 Ext. 112

Event Coordinator
Jim McMillen
jmcmillen@uwf.edu

April 28, 2017   12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Central Time
 Pensacola Crawfish Festival
Join us April 28th-30th in downtown Pensacola at one of the largest crawfish boils in the Southeast, located in beautiful Bartram Park (211 Bayfront Prkwy, Pensacola, FL, 32502). The Pensacola Crawfish Festival will bring a taste of Louisiana right here to Pensacola Bay.

Cajun or not, here we come! Our festival features 16,000 pounds of boiled crawfish, fresh from Louisiana, brought to you by Pensacola locals, Cordova Crawfish Company! You won’t want to miss our other delicious options:
Lobster Rolls · Jambalaya · Étouffée · Crab Cakes · Gumbo · Red Beans & Rice · Shrimp · Bloomin’ Onions · Chicken Tenders · Funnel Cakes · Ice Cream · Much, much more!

$5 per day | $10 weekend pass
Kids 12 and under get in FREE
FREE before 3:00pm on Friday
Active Duty Military with ID, FREE on FRIDAY


Event Organizer
Fiesta of Five Flags

Event Contact Information:
William Penn Memorial Park
211 Bayfront Parkway
Pensacola FL 32502


April 28, 2017   5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Central Time
 Hunger for Justice Cooking Class & Wellness Programs
Come out to the Hunger for Justice Cooking class! Healthy recipes, healthy food and healthy fun! There will be food to make each item, easy recipes, cooking demonstrations and tastings of each recipe. And its FREE!!

Event Organizer
AWKO Justice Foundation

Event Contact Information:
Woodland Heights Neighborhood Resource Center
111 Berkley Drive
Pensacola FL 32503


April 28, 2017   7:00 PM - : Central Time
 Navarre High School Theatre presents a Production of The Little Mermaid
Navarre High School Theatre presents a Production of Disney's The Little Mermaid. April 28 & 29 (Friday at 7 pm and Saturday at 2 pm and 7 pm). Reserved admission is $6.00. Please see flyer for more information. (https://sites.santarosa.k12.fl.us/wall/nhsLittleMermaid.pdf)

Event Organizer
Navarre High School

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola State College
1000 College Blvd, Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium
Pensacola FL 32504

lyceum.pensacolastate.edu

April 29, 2017   8:30 AM - : Eastern Time
 Florida On The Move
Join us for our spring conference April 28, 29, 30th. The conference kicks off with a Friday evening Social from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., with a board meeting at 8:15; Saturday speakers starts at 8:30 a.m., and there will be activities for the children and WALK begins Saturday afternoon at 3:00. Items for the Raffles comes from Donations from our families that come to conferences, so bring items or Pick up GIFT Cards. There are cabins that sleep between 4 to 8 people or RV sites. Call Tropical Palms Resort at 407-235-7179 and mention the Prader-Willi Conference. Must register to attend this event. Call or E-mail the Prader-Willi Association Florida for more information.

Event Organizer
Prader-Willi Association of Florida

Event Contact Information:
Tropical Palms Resort
2650 Holiday Trail
Kissimmee FL 34746
321-229-2986

Event Coordinator
Beverly DeLemos
pwfa2015@gmail.com

April 29, 2017   8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 2017 Annual School to Work Transition Expo
FREE TRANSITION EXPO FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, THEIR FAMILIES, EDUCATORS, & MORE

Information will be available on the following topics:
• Vocational Rehabilitation
• Social Security
• Employment
• Diploma/Graduation Options
• Transition

Interact with educators and representatives from local and state agencies and organizations. Speak directly with agencies that provide services for transition students (14-22) in your community.


Event Organizer
The Treasure Coast Interagency Transition Council of Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie Counties

Event Contact Information:
3209 Virginia Avenue
Ft Pierce FL
772-429-4587

Event Coordinator
Lesa Kitzmiller
lesa.kitzmiller@stlucieschools.org

April 29, 2017   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 11th Annual Free Legal Clinic
Attorneys will be available for free individual consultations with low-income individuals with civil legal problems including:
Family law, government benefits, individual income tax, collection and consumer, bankruptcy, landlord/tenant, real property, fair housing, mortgage/homeownership, and wills/estates.

Hosted at Richards Memorial United Methodist Church. For more information: 850-432-8222. If you have special needs, please call 72 hours in advance.

While clinic attorneys may not be able to represent every attendee, this is a great opportunity to get legal advice and direction. If someone needs further representation, the legal services program will attempt to assist eligible individuals in receiving additional assistance.


Event Organizer
Richards Memorial United Methodist Church

Event Contact Information:
Richards Memorial United Methodist Church
2600 W. Strong Street
Pensacola FL 32505
850-432-8222

April 29, 2017   9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Central Time
 32nd Annual Navare Fun Fest
32ND ANNUAL NAVARRE FUN FEST: 9 am to 10 pm, April 29, Navarre Beach. This event, hosted by the area’s chamber of commerce, features local artisans, food, live music, face painting and crafts. Also includes a “Taste of Navarre Seafood” Chef’s Challenge. Fireworks show begins at 9 pm. Free to attend.

Event Organizer
Navarre Chamber of Commerce

Event Contact Information:
Navarre Beach
Navarre FL


April 29, 2017   10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time
 Greenway Day
Lace up your hiking shoes, put on some sunscreen, and round up the family for a day of Family Fun at Greenway Day! On April 29 from 10 am to 2 pm, we are hosting a day of fun with children’s activities, exhibits, games, hot dogs and more. Be sure to come out to J.R. Alford Greenway and don’t miss out! #GreenwayDay2017

For more information, visit: www.LeonCountyFL.gov/Greenways


Event Contact Information:
J.R. Alford Greenway
2500 Pedrick Road
Tallahassee FL 32317

www.LeonCountyFL.gov/Greenways

April 29, 2017   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Time
 Wedgewood Health Fair
The Wedgewood Community Center is hosting a health fair, April 29, 11 am-2 pm. This event will offer body mass index and HIV screenings, a dietary educational demonstration, diabetic retinal screenings, diabetic education and testing, social services outreach and more. Escambia County Fire Rescue will also be distributing free smoke detectors in conjunction with the health fair, going door to door starting at 8 am and offering to install a smoke detector. Gus Grace, 471-6137.

Event Organizer
Wedgewood Community Center

Event Contact Information:
Wedgewood Community Center
6405 Wagner Road
Pensacola FL 32505
850-471-6137

Event Coordinator
Gus Grace

April 29, 2017   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Time
 Arcadia Arts and Crafts
Arcadia Mill will host a free Arts and Crafts activity for children on Saturday, April 29 from 11 am-2 pm. Children will make Paper Chain Snakes. All materials will be provided. Each activity is estimated to be completed in 30 minutes. All participants must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, or adult. For more information, contact Arcadia Staff at 626-3084 or arcadiamill@uwf.edu.

Event Organizer
Arcadia Mill

Event Contact Information:
Arcardia Mill
5709 Mill Pond Lane
Milton GA
850-626-3084
arcadiamill@uwf.edu

April 29, 2017   11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Central Time
 Laurel Hills Arts and Heritage Festival returns
The Laurel Hills Arts and Heritage Festival returns. More than 15 more creative locals, historical re-enactors, heritage groups and community services will fill the Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church's spacious side yard. New this year is pop and oldies guitarist and vocalist Doug Black and possibly his brother Robert, school schedule permitting.

Food includes grilled wieners, baked goods, soft drinks, snacks, and the ever-popular Scout Cobbler, prepared in Dutch ovens and served piping hot. Limited spaces are still available for local artists and exhibitors of home-crafted foods and creative works. No corporate sales reps, please.


Event Contact Information:
Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church
815 Fourth Street
Laurel Hill FL


April 29, 2017   12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Time
 Midtown's Foster Fest
Join us Saturday April 29 to show your generosity toward local children in need (and the families that care for them)!

Noon to 3PM is a pizza and video game party for kids and families at Fire Betty's Arcade. 3PM to 9PM is a time for food, drink, music, and comedy at Fifth and Thomas. Cost is $5 per kid and $15 per family (any size) for Fire Betty's, $5 entry for Fifth and Thomas. You can also check out the silent auction! Foster Fest is a recurring awareness and fundraising event that supports Go Foster's efforts to recruit and retain great foster and adoptive parents in Florida.


Event Contact Information:
Fire Bettys and Thomas in Midtown
1122 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee FL 32303


April 29, 2017   12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Central Time
 Blues & Barbecue
The second annual Blues & Barbecue celebration takes place April 29-30 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 140 W. Government St. The festival will feature food as well as music by groups including the Belmont Youth Band, Dr. Breeze, the Blenders, Platinum Premier, Backstreet Blues, Michael Wheeler, James Purify, Glenn Parker and Friends, the Pelican 212 band and nationally-known artist Bill "Sauce Boss" Wharton, whose performance includes a gumbo tasting demonstration. (That's not including the barbecue that will be available for purchase.)

Event Organizer
St. Joseph Catholic Church

Event Contact Information:
St. Joseph Catholic Church
140 W. Government Street
Pensacola FL


April 29, 2017   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
 Marino Campus Open House For Prospective Students and Families (Miami)
Marino Campus offers three unique 10-month programs that can lead to nationally recognized industry certifications in computer technology, hospitality, and retailing. Marino Campus certification programs are unique in that instruction is individualized through person-centered planning. The program also includes job placement services and on-the-job coaching.

Event Organizer
Dan Marino Foundation

Event Contact Information:
Modesto A. Maidique Campus at Florida International University
11200 SW 8th St. - PG6 - Suite 150
Miami FL 33199

www.marinocampus.org/openhouse/
Flyer
April 29, 2017   2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 2nd Annual Community Appreciation Cookout
2nd Annual Community Appreciation Cookout- Free hot dogs and hamburgers, live bands, kids activities, silent auction and raffle items! Bring the whole family to celebrate our volunteers, homeowners and supporters! It takes a community to build homes and hope!

Event Contact Information:
Liza Jackson Park
338 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW
Fort Walton Beach FL 32548


April 29, 2017   3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Central Time
 Kicking It for Steps@Acceptance
Micah and the Moo are proud to present "KICKING IT for #Steps2Acceptance"! Unleash your inner hero at our private Martial Arts party! Enjoy a sensory-friendly intro to taekwando with the skilled & inclusive instructors at Pensacola ATA Martial Arts. One hundred percent of your suggested donation of $10 will stay local to support the 2017 Steps For Autism and Autism Pensacola, Inc. Tickets available: autismpensacola.rallyup.com.

Event Organizer
Steps for Autism and 2 others

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola ATA Martial Arts
6247 N. Davis Hwy
Pensacola FL 32504
850-791-6777

April 29, 2017   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Teen Night
Progressive Pediatric Developmental Center will be hosting Teen Night. So, bring friends for a fun night out. Dinner will be provided. Cost: $20. For questions, contact Connor@progressivepediatric.org.

Event Organizer
Progressive Pediatric Developmental Center

Event Contact Information:
Progressive Pediatric Developmental Center
1725 Hermitage Blvd., Suite 103
Tallahassee FL 32308


Event Coordinator
Connor
Connor@progressivepediatric.org

April 30, 2017   3:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Florida On The Move
Join us for our spring conference April 28, 29, 30th. The conference kicks off with a Friday evening Social from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., with a board meeting at 8:15; Saturday speakers starts at 8:30 a.m., and there will be activities for the children and WALK begins Saturday afternoon at 3:00. Items for the Raffles comes from Donations from our families that come to conferences, so bring items or Pick up GIFT Cards. There are cabins that sleep between 4 to 8 people or RV sites. Call Tropical Palms Resort at 407-235-7179 and mention the Prader-Willi Conference. Must register to attend this event. Call or E-mail the Prader-Willi Association Florida for more information.

Event Organizer
Prader-Willi Association of Florida

Event Contact Information:
Tropical Palms Resort
2650 Holiday Trail
Kissimmee FL 34746
321-229-2986

Event Coordinator
Beverly DeLemos
pwfa2015@gmail.com

April 30, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 HEAL Walk for Autism @ Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Join forces with HEAL for the HEAL Walk for Autism on Sunday, April 30, at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Mark Autism Awareness Month by joining old friends and making new ones for HEAL's annual Zoo Walk. Last April we had over 1,500 participants support and raise funds to assist those in our community with Autism. The teams raised over $60,000, with the proceeds going to benefit Autism programs and education on the First Coast.

Event Organizer
Healing Every Autistic Life

Event Contact Information:
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
370 Zoo Pkwy
Jacksonville FL 32218
904-716-4198
www.healautismnow.org/zoowalk.html
info@healautismnow.org

April 30, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sensory Sunday at Orlando Science Center
The Orlando Science Center is providing a sensory friendly experience on select Sunday mornings in order to be more accessible to persons with disability. On April 30, they will be providing a sensory friendly Sunday with exhibits at quieter volume settings, more light, and less crowds. There will also be a movie with softer volume and more ambient light.

Event Organizer
Orlando Science Center

Event Contact Information:
777 E. Princeton Street
Orlando FL 32803
407-514-2029
www.osc.org/about/accessibility
gservices@osc.org

April 30, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sensory Sunday at Orlando Science Center
Join Orlando Science Center for sensory-friendly experiences on Sunday, April 30!

Sensory Sundays present everything you love about the Science Center while offering a wonderful relief from extra stimuli, giving our visitors a chance to visit select exhibit halls at quieter volume settings with more light.

Sensory Sundays offer families a quieter opportunity to explore the Science Center with less crowds and help prepare their children for future visits that may be busier and louder.

Visitors will also be able to enjoy a movie with softer volume and more ambient light in our theater and the Orlando Science Center also offers noise-reducing headphones at the admissions desk on Level 2.

Sensory Sundays offer visitors a chance to have a fun, enjoyable and interactive learning experience in a comfortable and accepting environment. To help prepare for your visit to Orlando Science Center, please download our Sensory Story Guide at www.osc.org/accessibility


Event Contact Information:
777 E Princeton St
Orlando FL 32803

www.osc.org/about/accessibility/

April 30, 2017   1:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Blues & Barbecue
The second annual Blues & Barbecue celebration takes place April 29-30 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 140 W. Government St. The festival will feature food as well as music by groups including the Belmont Youth Band, Dr. Breeze, the Blenders, Platinum Premier, Backstreet Blues, Michael Wheeler, James Purify, Glenn Parker and Friends, the Pelican 212 band and nationally-known artist Bill "Sauce Boss" Wharton, whose performance includes a gumbo tasting demonstration. (That's not including the barbecue that will be available for purchase.)

Event Organizer
St. Joseph Catholic Church

Event Contact Information:
St. Joseph Catholic Church
140 W. Government Street
Pensacola FL


May 1, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Florida STM Get Away
It’s five days, in residence, camp-style retreat for people with intellectual or physical disabilities to find fellowship with others in a Christian atmosphere. While the facilities at each Get Away vary, special care has been given to select facilities that will best fit the special needs of our guests. Each Get Away has various activities such as: swimming, fishing, crafts, boat rides, sports, games, hayrides, bonfires, petting zoos, and local interests.

Event Organizer
Special Touch Ministry

Event Contact Information:
Lake Aurora Christian Camp
Lake Wales FL
321-543-8729
www.specialtouch.org

Event Coordinator
Pastor Joe and Ann Trementozzi
Trementozzi@specialtouch.org

May 1, 2017   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Youth Summer Employment Training Program
Jobs4U, Inc. is having a FREE 7 week Youth Summer Program geared towards Employment Training for those in Okaloosa County! What are the requirements? 15-21 Years old, be an individual with a disability, NOT a Vocational Rehabilitation Consumer. You will learn Career Exploration, Work Readiness, Work Experience, & Self Advocacy all while having fun!

Dates are as follows: May 1st-June 16th, Mondays & Wednesdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm-6pm; May 2nd-June 15th, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm-6pm; July 10th-Aug 23rd, Mondays & Wednesdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm- 6pm. July 11th-Aug 24th, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm- 6pm. Sign up today, spots are limited!


Event Organizer
Jobs4U, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Jobs4U, Inc.
420 Green Acres, Suite 1
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
850-226-1994
jobs4uinflorida@gmail.com

May 3, 2017   4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Eastern Time
 LifePlanning 2017 Seminar & Workshop
Wednesday, May 3rd: An attorney from Legal Aid of Palm Beach County will discuss types of guardianship and alternatives to guardianship for people with disabilities. He will also discuss the process of attaining

Event Organizer
Alpert Jewish Family & Children's Service

Event Contact Information:
5841 Corporate Way, Room 104
West Palm Beach FL

www.jfcsonline.com/life-planning

Event Coordinator
Meredith Lee Katzenberg
MKatzenberg@jfcsonline.com

May 3, 2017   5:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 2017 Sunfest Festival
Founded in 1982, SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival. Held annually in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida the first week in May, SunFest attracts more than 175,000 visitors. The festival and the patrons have a positive impact on the local economy.

SunFest takes place in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue. SunFest is located in the West Palm Beach Arts and Entertainment District.


Event Organizer
SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue
West Palm Beach FL
561-659-5980
www.sunfest.com

May 4, 2017   3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Effectively Communicating In The Workplace
CareerSource Capital Region will be hosting an event, Effectively Communicating In The Workplace, May 4th, 3:30-5:00 pm, Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, 300 E. Park Avenue, Tallahassee, FL.

Event Organizer
CareerSource Capital Region

Event Contact Information:
Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce
300 E. Park Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32301


May 4, 2017   6:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 2017 Sunfest Festival
Founded in 1982, SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival. Held annually in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida the first week in May, SunFest attracts more than 175,000 visitors. The festival and the patrons have a positive impact on the local economy.

SunFest takes place in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue. SunFest is located in the West Palm Beach Arts and Entertainment District.


Event Organizer
SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue
West Palm Beach FL
561-659-5980
www.sunfest.com

May 4, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Life STRIDES Showcase
Special guests and entertainment. Food and fun included. Wallace Baptist Church, 6601 Chumuckla Hwy, Pace, FL.

Event Organizer
Wallace Baptist Church

Event Contact Information:
Wallace Baptist Church
6601 Chumuckla Hwy
Pace FL


May 5, 2017   1:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 2017 Sunfest Festival
Founded in 1982, SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival. Held annually in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida the first week in May, SunFest attracts more than 175,000 visitors. The festival and the patrons have a positive impact on the local economy.

SunFest takes place in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue. SunFest is located in the West Palm Beach Arts and Entertainment District.


Event Organizer
SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue
West Palm Beach FL
561-659-5980
www.sunfest.com

May 5, 2017   5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Central Time
 Downtown Fort Walton Beach Art Walk
The Art Walk features local artists in all sort of mediums set up along the sidewalk of Brooks Street in Downtown Fort Walton Beach, Florida. There is something for everyone; From oil paintings to jewelry and everything in between. Live music throughout downtown and complementary wine and snacks inside several of your favorite downtown businesses!

It's a great way to start your Friday evening off downtown! Stroll downtown, check out all the fun and unique businesses, listen to local music, and be amazed by our local artists. If anyone is interested in reserving a spot in the Art Walk please be sure to email events.downtownfwb@gmail.com or complete the registration on our website www.shop.downtownfwb.com.


Event Organizer
Downtown Fort Walton Beach Florida

Event Contact Information:
Downtown Fort Walton Beach
Brooks Street
Fort Walton Beach FL

www.shop.downtownfwb.com
events.downtownfwb@gmail.com

May 6, 2017   8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Time
 Spring Fling Craft and Vendor Fair
Save the Date and Spread the Word! Young adults with disabilities from Vision of Hope will be displaying (and selling) their many talented pieces of art! It is only $20 if you want to set up a craft or vendor table and there is plenty of large outdoor space for everyone. Come on out and enjoy this fun filled day!

Event Organizer
Vision of Hope

Event Contact Information:
5555 Woodbine Road
Pace FL 32571
850-994-2000

Event Coordinator
Christine
kilikinaw@gmail.com

May 6, 2017   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 Santa Rosa Day of Service
Free Legal Clinic:
Attorneys will be available for free individual consultations with low-income individuals with civil legal problems including: Family law, government benefits, individual income tax, collection and consumer, bankruptcy, landlord/tenant, real property, fair housing, mortgage/homeownership, and wills/estates. Hosted at The Santa Rosa County Emergency Operations Center

For more information: 850-432-8222. If you have special needs, please call 72 hours in advance. While clinic attorneys may not be able to represent every attendee, this is a great opportunity to get legal advice and direction. If someone needs further representation, the legal services program will attempt to assist eligible individuals in receiving additional assistance.


Event Organizer
Legal Services of North Florida,Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Santa Rosa County Emergency Operations Center
4499 Pine Forest Road
Milton FL 32583
850-432-8222

May 6, 2017   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time
 Worm Fiddling Festival
The community of Caryville is putting the famous Worm Fiddling Festival back on the list of happenings in Washington County. The 2017 event is scheduled from 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday, May 6th, at the park adjacent to City Hall in Caryville. The famous Worm Fiddling Contest will get underway at 10 am with trophies going to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Entry fee is $4 for a 2-person team. Then at 1 pm the Wiggle Walk competition is open to all ages.
Throughout the day there will be games, train rides and face painting, along with vendors (food and merchandise). Vendors still have an opportunity to sign up. Cost is $35 for a merchandise vendor and $40 for a food vendor. Vendors can sign up at the Caryville Town Hall or by calling Suzanne Floyd at 850-548-5571. All applications must be in by May 1st.


Event Contact Information:
Park Adjacent to City Hall
Caryville FL
850-548-5571

Event Coordinator
Suzanne Floyd

May 6, 2017   9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Central Time
 Sunland Center's 3rd Annual "Art in the Park"
Sunland Center will host their 3rd Annual "Art in the Park" on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the beautiful Sunland Environmental Park, from 9am-3pm. Free admission. For more information, contact Maria Johnson, Volunteer Coordinator at 850-482-9373.

Event Organizer
Maria Johnson

Event Contact Information:
Sunland Center Environmental Center
3700 Williams Drive
Marianna FL 32443
850-482-9373

Event Coordinator
Maria Johnson

May 6, 2017   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 43rd Annual Fishing Rodeo
For People with Disabilities. •Free Registration, •Free Food, •Trophies, •Bait provided. Bring your own lawn chair. Call and register. Bring your own fishing skills. Come enjoy the day! For more information and registration, call 850-477-8376. RSVP by Friday, April 14th. Driving directions: From I10 and Pensacola Blvd. Hwy 29, go North 17.2 miles, turn left on Hwy 97, go 14 miles and turn left on Hwy 99 S. Go 1/2 mile look for fish pond on the left. LOOK FOR SIGNS.

Event Organizer
Pen Wheels Fiesta Five Flags

Event Contact Information:
Jantz Catfish Farm
440 South Highway 99
Walnut Hill FL 32568
850-477-8376

May 6, 2017   9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Time
 Palafox Market - 10 Year Anniversary
Join us in celebrating 10 years of Palafox Market in downtown Pensacola! There will be live cooking demonstrations, entertainment for children and the usual fantastic range of live music, fresh produce and handcrafted goods.

Stay tuned for further event information.


Event Organizer
Downtown Pensacola

Event Contact Information:
Downtown Pensacola
Palafox Street
Pensacola FL


May 6, 2017   1:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 2017 Sunfest Festival
Founded in 1982, SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival. Held annually in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida the first week in May, SunFest attracts more than 175,000 visitors. The festival and the patrons have a positive impact on the local economy.

SunFest takes place in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue. SunFest is located in the West Palm Beach Arts and Entertainment District.


Event Organizer
SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue
West Palm Beach FL
561-659-5980
www.sunfest.com

May 6, 2017   5:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 5th Annual Run for the Roses – Kentucky Derby Soiree
All proceeds of this event will benefit Pine Castle programs which empower adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to learn, work and connect. The event will feature a live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby, southern cuisine, mint juleps, live entertainment and awards for the best bonnet and bowtie.

Event Organizer
Pine Castle

Event Contact Information:
Deerwood Country Club
10239 Golf Club Dr
Jacksonville FL 32256
904-733-2650 Ext. 236
pinecastle.org/news-events/run-for-the-roses/

Event Coordinator
Beth Jensen
bjensen@pinecastle.org

May 7, 2017   10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
 Free Respite Care Training Program
Learn the skills and tools necessary to be an effective caregiver to individuals of all ages living with developmental and autism spectrum disorders.

Event Organizer
FAU Card

Event Contact Information:
Peter Blum Family YMCA of Boca Raton
6631 Palmetto Circle S
Boca Raton FL 33433
561-852-3333
ralesjfs.org/rsvp

Event Coordinator
Tzippi Rosen, MSW
tzippor@ralesjfs.org
Flyer
May 7, 2017   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time
 Live at Lake Ella: The Electric People & Special Guests
Enjoy an afternoon of live music featuring the Electric People!

Prints & Jewelry by Pyramid Artists PLUS Electric People T-shirts for sale at Quarter Moon Imports

Mouthwatering brunch goodies for purchase from Street Chefs Food Truck

Bring your lawn chairs and your blankets!


Event Organizer
Pyramid Studios

Event Contact Information:
Lake Ella Park
Tallahassee FL
850-513-1733

Event Coordinator
Danny Wood
dwood@pyramidinc.org

May 7, 2017   1:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 2017 Sunfest Festival
Founded in 1982, SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival. Held annually in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida the first week in May, SunFest attracts more than 175,000 visitors. The festival and the patrons have a positive impact on the local economy.

SunFest takes place in downtown West Palm Beach along Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue. SunFest is located in the West Palm Beach Arts and Entertainment District.


Event Organizer
SunFest of Palm Beach County, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue
West Palm Beach FL
561-659-5980
www.sunfest.com

May 7, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Blues Angel Music's Blues on The Bay
Mark your calendars for another great season of the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay FREE Summer Concert Series at Community Maritime Park! We have some favorite bands returning and really fun new shows added this year! Check it out! Lawn chairs welcome. No pets or glass please. Scheduled band for May 7th: Modern Eldorados.

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
Hunter Amphitheater - South Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL

pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com

May 9, 2017   11:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Retreat for Families who have a child with cancer
Retreat will be held June 9-11.

Deliver the Dream provides structured, therapeutic, fun activities for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis (space is limited to 15 families) on a three-day, two-night retreat weekend experience. Each retreat is geared towards a specific illness/crisis such as autism, spina bifida, death of a loved one, Down syndrome or cancer. There is no charge for families to attend. Families are normally referred by a network of not-for-profit and healthcare organizations throughout the state of Florida. Families can also be self-referred.

On these retreats, families will participate in assorted recreational indoor and outdoor activities, discussion groups, interactive games, creative workshops, team building exercises, and more!


Event Organizer
Deliver the Dream

Event Contact Information:
Florida FFA Leadership Training Center
5000 Firetower Rd
Haines City FL 33844
954-564-3512
www.deliverthedream.org/familyretreats.html
contact@deliverthedream.org

May 9, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Free What to Do While You Wait
If your child has recently been diagnosed with autism or if you are currently awaiting an evaluation the future may seem overwhelming! The staff at the Autism Center of The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart is offering a free class to connect families with community resources and provide tips for addressing your child’s behaviors. This class is open to all families facing autism in the community, no matter where you are receiving treatment.
This class is free to attend.Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. One registration is needed per person. This class meets in the Greenhut Auditorium at Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola. Please park in the Ninth Avenue parking garage and enter through the Ninth Avenue or Main Entrance. The Greenhut Auditorium is located just past the information desk in the Conference Center. For more information about this class or your child’s care, please call the Autism Center at 850-416-4681


Event Organizer
Autism Center of The Studer Family Children's Hospital - Sacred Hart

Event Contact Information:
Sacred Heart Hospital - Greenhut Auditorium
5151 N. Ninth Avenue
Pensacola FL
850-416-4681

May 11, 2017   8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time
 May 11th Conference R.E.A.C.H Event
Join us for this exciting diversity and inclusion business to business conference!

Learn from award-winning keynote speakers Haben Girma and Debra Ruh about fostering diversity in the workplace through hiring, training and retaining persons with disabilities at our “Reinforcing Employment Access & Career Hiring” (R.E.A.C.H.) event!


Event Organizer
CareerSource Palm Beach County

Event Contact Information:
1301 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach FL

www.eventbrite.com/e/reach-tickets-30700042654?aff=es2

Event Coordinator
Elsa DeGoias
edegoias@careersourcepbc.com

May 12, 2017   9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Time
 Inclusion in Summer Recreation Training
For the sixth year, API will welcome Aaron Hall, director of programs for Let's All Play, to train organizations on the principles of inclusion. This FREE event is set for May 12, 9 am to 2 pm, at the Bear Levin Studer Family YMCA. The daylong training is open to the public - targeting summer programs, day cares, afterschool programs and church groups.

The training will cover topics such as: Inclusion-The Right Thing to Do, Setting the Right Atmosphere for Inclusion Success, Making Connections-Fostering Meaningful Relationships between Children. No Child Left on the Sidelines-Keeping Children Engaged.
To register: https://autismpensacola.wufoo.com/forms/p1yv11qt0tln2gu/


Event Contact Information:
Bear Levin Studer Family YMCA
165 E. Intendencia Street
Pensacola FL 32502


May 12, 2017   10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Central Time
 Emerald Coast Health Fair & Career Expo
We invite you to join with 80 other top business owners and market your products & services and employment opportunities to over 1000 patient, and/or customer prospects in this First Annual Awesome, Free To The Public Health Care & Career Expo Event. This is The Largest and Best Advertised and Promoted Health Event in NW Florida. Featuring 90 Vendors in 21,000 Sq. Ft of Vendor Space to include: Health Care Vendors Offering Free Analysis & Health Evaluations Health Care, Hospitality, and other Employers, hiring for full & part time jobs, General Business and Retail and Home Based Business Vendors, Food Service Vendors offering Free Food and Beverage Samples. Free admission to the public.

Event Organizer
Emerald Coast Health

Event Contact Information:
Emerald Coast Convention Center
1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy, SE
Fort Walton Beach FL 32548
850-609-3800
www.EmeraldCoastHealthFair.com

May 12, 2017   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Central Time
 Quarterly Dance/Caregivers Night Out
Come on out and enjoy a fun filled night of music and dancing. Our quarterly dance is held for you to enjoy with your peers as part of our respite program for individuals with special needs/abilities. Don't miss out on this great evening!

Event Organizer
Community Life United Methodist Church

Event Contact Information:
Community Life United Methodist Church
4115 Soundside Drive
Gulf Breeze FL 32563
850-916-1660
clc.life/encircle life

May 12, 2017   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Central Time
 Special Needs Mom's Night - Pamper Party
Come join us for a Special Needs Mom’s Night to celebrate Mother's Day! We’ll have good friends, great food, and the most beautiful views on the island – all while being pampered by local health and beauty experts.

Free to all special needs moms!


Event Organizer
Emerald Coast Exceptional Families

Event Contact Information:
7443 Spinnaker Court
Navarre FL 32566-7060


May 12, 2017   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central Time
 City of Milton Bands on the Blackwater Free Outdoor Concerts
Enjoy live music alongside the Blackwater River in the comfort of your lawn chair or the convenience of your boat! Every Friday Night from April - June from 7-9 pm. The following bands will perform on the dates listed below:

April 14-The Astronauts; April 21-Not Quite Fab; April 28-Chloe Channell;
May 5-Modern Eldorados; May 12-The Blenders; May 19-The Reunion Band; May 26-Dusty Sanderson Band; June 2-Bay Bridge Band; June 9-Deja Vu; June 16-The Rowdies; June 23-Southern Breeze; June 30-CrossTown Band.


Event Organizer
City of Milton

Event Contact Information:
Downtown Milton
Milton FL
850-983-5466
www.facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater

May 14, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Blues Angel Music's Blues on The Bay
Mark your calendars for another great season of the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay FREE Summer Concert Series at Community Maritime Park! We have some favorite bands returning and really fun new shows added this year! Check it out! Lawn chairs welcome. No pets or glass please. Scheduled band for May 14th: Still Standing: A Tribute to Elton John.

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
Hunter Amphitheater - South Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL

pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com

May 15, 2017   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 Adult Social Group - Boca Raton
Adults with autism spectrum disorder ages 18 and older are welcome. Groups will meet at various community locations to discuss issues, problem solve, and form friendships.
Locations will be determined prior to outing date. Any costs associated with participation in the outing are the responsibility of the adult participant, as well as transportation to and from the outing.


Event Organizer
FAU, Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

Event Contact Information:
777 Glades Rd,
Boca Raton
561-213-8381

Event Coordinator
Veronica Castro
castrov2014@fau.edu

May 16, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Resources
Offers guidance with locating appropriate resources, navigating community health settings and managing challenges presented by
disabled loved ones. FREE and open to the community.


Event Organizer
Joshua’s Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
8200 Peters Road
Plantation FL
954-472-1988
www.jfsbroward.org

Event Coordinator
Sharlene C. Glassman, M.S.

May 16, 2017   6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Eastern Time
 Good Habits and Goal Setting
Five participants must register in advance for a scheduled class to take place.
Snacks will be served-please note dietary restrictions. Parents are required to remain on-site. Clients new to CARD groups are asked to meet with Taylor prior to attending a session. For registration or questions, contact Taylor: Taylor.Fabrega@med.fsu.edu or 850-414-7823.


Event Contact Information:
FSU CARD Office
2312 Killearn Center Blvd., Bldg A
Tallahasee FL 32309
850-414-7823

Event Coordinator
Taylor
Taylor.Fabrega@med.fsu.edu

May 18, 2017   11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Central Time
 Family Care Council Area 1 meeting
Family Care Council Area 1 helps educate the local community and serves as a resource for those individuals while promoting community involvement for those with disabilities. Learn more about the function of the Family Care council and consider becoming a member appointed by the Governor. If you are unable to attend and wish to join by phone, call 888-670-3525 code 9904940247#

Event Organizer
Family Care Council Area 1

Event Contact Information:
Chappie James Building 4th floor
160 West Government Suite 412
Pensacola FL 32502
850-485-2155
www.area1fcc.org

Event Coordinator
Dina Justice
area1fcc@bellsouth.net

May 18, 2017   11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Central Time
 The Family Center's Open House
We invite you and your agency to spend your lunch hour with Pathways for Change. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres as you take in the full scope of services our agency provides. Please RSVP by May 1st. For further information, contact us: 850-637-1429 or fax 850-637-1056.

Event Organizer
Pathways for Change

Event Contact Information:
The Family Center
2050 West Blount Street
Pensacola FL 32501

thefamilycenter@pathwaysforchange.org

May 18, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 St. Christopher's Concerts 2017 - Thursday Nights - April thru June
Bring your lawn chair and beverage of your choice to enjoy the 2017 concert series featuring these Gulf Coast top musical performers:
•Apr 20 - Reunion Band (Classic rock)
•Apr 27 - Dr. Breeze (Current hits, Classic rock, R&B)
•May 04 - Cross Town Band (Classic Rock and Variety)
•May 11 - The Blenders (Jazz and Pop)
•May 18 - Infusion (Jazz)
•May 25 - Bay Bridge Band (Classic Rock Band with Horn Section)
•Jun 01 - Al Martin (Jazz Piano)
•Jun 08 - Not Quite Fab (Beatles group)

Time: 6-8pm. Weather cancellations will be announced no later than 4pm on the day of the concert. St Christopher's campus is a smoke free area.

Our Concession has:
•Weekly specials from local food vendors
•Water & Sodas (Coke & Sprite) $1
•Hot Dogs $2
•Fresh Popcorn $1
•Potato Chips $0.50
•Ice Cream Sandwich & Drumstick $1

Sign-up to be a concession volunteer!


Event Contact Information:
St. Christopher's Campus
3200 N. 12th Avenue
Pensacola FL 32503
850-433-0074

May 19, 2017   11:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Retreat for Families who have Experienced Death of a Loved One (Parent or Child)
Retreat will be held May 19-21, 2017

Deliver the Dream provides structured, therapeutic, fun activities for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis (space is limited to 15 families) on a three-day, two-night retreat weekend experience. Each retreat is geared towards a specific illness/crisis such as autism, spina bifida, death of a loved one, Down syndrome or cancer. There is no charge for families to attend. Families are normally referred by a network of not-for-profit and healthcare organizations throughout the state of Florida. Families can also be self-referred.

On these retreats, families will participate in assorted recreational indoor and outdoor activities, discussion groups, interactive games, creative workshops, team building exercises, and more!


Event Organizer
Deliver the Dream

Event Contact Information:
Florida FFA Leadership Training Center
5000 Firetower Rd
Haines City FL 33844
954-564-3512
www.deliverthedream.org/familyretreats.html
contact@deliverthedream.org

May 19, 2017   5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Kids in the Kitchen
Excellent opportunity for kids to learn how to prepare healthy meals that are quick and fun to prepare! Dates: April 10, May 8, May 19, and July 28. Times: 5:00-6:00 pm, Ages: K-5th Grade, Cost Free!

Event Organizer
Justin Pierce

Event Contact Information:
Fricker Resource Center
900 North F Street
Pensacola FL
850-436-5195

Event Coordinator
Justin Pierce

May 20, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Family Care Council Florida
The Family Care Councils are a group of Governor-appointed volunteers who advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The council’s primary functions are to:
• assist in providing information and outreach to self-advocates and families;
• review the effectiveness of the APD and make recommendations with respect to implementation;
• advise the APD administrators on the community and family support systems in their area; and
• meet and share information with other area FCCs.

The FCCs work closely together representing individuals with developmental disabilities and their families as a united voice. Through the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF), chairpersons or a representative of each council meets quarterly to educate and discuss common issues and concerns. Speakers are often invited to provide the FCCF with information on topics that affect individuals with developmental disabilities in Florida.


Event Organizer
Pauline Lipps, FCCF Chairperson

Event Contact Information:
Embassy Suites Orlando Airport
5835 T.G. Lee Boulevard
Orlando FL 32822
800-470-8101
www.fccflorida.org

Event Coordinator
Pauline Lipps
fccf@statewidefcc.onmicrosoft.com

May 20, 2017   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time
 Kids Fishing Rodeo
Kids Under 16, come to Woolley Park between 11am-2pm. First 200 kids get a rod and reel! There will be Saltwater Fish (Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Sheepshead, White Trout, Pinfish) but no Saltwater Catfish. There will also be Freshwater Fish (Bass, Panfish, and Catfish). Weigh in your eligible fish if you catch one! 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each division will win a trophy, rod & reel and tackle box. Free hot dogs, bounce houses and fun for the entire family! For more information, call 850-745-7176.

Event Contact Information:
Woolley Park
48 Mound Street
Panacea FL
850-745-7176

May 20, 2017   12:00 PM - : Central Time
 Jacksonian Guard Colors Ceremony
Sponsored by Visit Pensacola & UWF Historic Trust, the Jacksonian Guard is a Pensacola re-enactment group of Jacksonian era and Spanish soldiers, fifers, and drummers who perform a Colors Ceremony once a month, every third Saturday at 12 noon, in Plaza Ferdinand, on Palafox Street, Downtown Pensacola. The ceremony commemorates Pensacola's 195th Birthday & Florida as a U.S. Territory, reenacting the transfer of Spanish Florida to a U.S. Territory. For more information, contact:
Pamela Homyak's cell: 850-206-7231 or email: pamelahomyak@gmail.com
Wesley Odom's cell: 850-466-5220 or email: wso@goretro.us


Event Organizer
Visit Pensacola & UWF Historic Trust

Event Contact Information:
Plaza Ferdinand VII
309 S. Palafox Street
Pensacola FL


Event Coordinator
Pamela or Wesley

May 20, 2017   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Eastern Time
 Sundown Summer Concert Series at Cascades Park
Tallahassee Downtown is pleased to announce the 2017 Sundown Summer Concert Series at Cascades Park. The event is a series of four FREE public concerts held throughout the summer on every third Saturday from 7-10pm. We have a fantastic lineup of local and regional performers covering a diverse range of music from Funk and Blues to Reggae and Americana.

There will be a Fun4Tally Kids Zone with tons of family friendly activities, local food and crafts vendors, as well as all the amazing amenities that Cascades Park has to offer including miles of trails, Discovery playground, and the Imagination Fountain.

May 20th: FUTUREBIRDS w/ The New 76ers
June 17th: Humming House w/ Two Foot Level
July 15th: Col. Bruce Hampton and The Madrid Express w/ The Midtowners
August 19th: Roosevelt Collier w/ JB's ZydecoZoo

If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact the event coordinator, Elias Mathes, at Elias.TallahasseeDowntown@gmail.com


Event Organizer
Tallahassee Downtown and Grove Events and Media Consulting

Event Contact Information:
Cascades Park
Tallahassee FL


Event Coordinator
Elias Mathes
Elias.TallahasseeDowntown@gmail.com

May 24, 2017   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Parenting Special Needs Support Group
This group is open to any parent or caregiver of a child with ANY special needs and its FREE. It is a great place to meet parents on similar journeys, gain insight and information. Support group meets on April 26, 2017, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Days/times subject to change. Call for more information.

Event Contact Information:
262 Crystal Grove Bouelvard
Lutz FL
813-966-7064

Event Coordinator
Erica Dupont
Erica@protherapyplus.com

May 25, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Family Law Informational Clinic
An informational clinic that discusses the divorce filing process and the handling of issues related to children and property. This is a great opportunity to meet with employees of the Leon County Clerk’s Office, a private lawyer, and a family law mediator about filing for divorce on your own. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about the process, review forms, and learn about the law that governs these cases. No appointment is necessary and there is no fee. Contact John at john@lsnf.org for more details.

Event Organizer
Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
The Leon County Courthouse Annex, Courtroom 1
1920 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee FL 32303

john@lsnf.org

Event Coordinator
John

May 29, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Florida STM Get Away
It’s five days, in residence, camp-style retreat for people with intellectual or physical disabilities to find fellowship with others in a Christian atmosphere. While the facilities at each Get Away vary, special care has been given to select facilities that will best fit the special needs of our guests. Each Get Away has various activities such as: swimming, fishing, crafts, boat rides, sports, games, hayrides, bonfires, petting zoos, and local interests.

Event Organizer
Special Touch Ministry

Event Contact Information:
Lake Aurora Christian Camp
Lake Wales FL
321-543-8729
www.specialtouch.org

Event Coordinator
Pastor Joe and Ann Trementozzi
Trementozzi@specialtouch.org
Flyer
May 29, 2017   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Central Time
 Memorial Day Concert
The 2nd Annual Pensacola Memorial Day concert features uplifting musical performances, guest appearances, and dramatic readings that honor the military service of all our men and women in uniform, their families at home and especially those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. We are grateful to have several Pearl Harbor survivors join us again this year. It is both an honor and privilege to hear their stories of that time in our nation's history.

In addition, MANNA will be onsite to collect any canned food donations. These donations go to help support the mission of MANNA. To learn more visit their website www.mannahelps.org. If you or a business would like to help sponsor this year's concert, please email us at publicity@pensacolacivicband.org or visit our website, www.pensacolacivicband.org.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation and Pensacola Civic Band

Event Contact Information:
Hunter Ampitheatre Pensacola
S Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL

www.pensacolacivicband.org
publicity@pensacolacivicband.org

May 30, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Florida STM Get Away
It’s five days, in residence, camp-style retreat for people with intellectual or physical disabilities to find fellowship with others in a Christian atmosphere. While the facilities at each Get Away vary, special care has been given to select facilities that will best fit the special needs of our guests. Each Get Away has various activities such as: swimming, fishing, crafts, boat rides, sports, games, hayrides, bonfires, petting zoos, and local interests.

Event Organizer
Special Touch Ministry

Event Contact Information:
Lake Aurora Christian Camp
Lake Wales FL
321-543-8729
www.specialtouch.org

Event Coordinator
Pastor Joe and Ann Trementozzi
Trementozzi@specialtouch.org
Flyer
May 30, 2017   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time
 Area 2 Family Care Council Meeting
Monthly meeting. The mission of the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF) is to advocate, educate, and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), to bring quality services to individuals for dignity and choice. You are encouraged to attend in person. However if you cannot, you may call into the conference call line at 1-888-670-3525 passcode at prompt is 9486690734#.

Event Organizer
Area 2 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
Children's Home Society conference room
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
800-470-8101

Event Coordinator
Louise Ogburn

May 30, 2017   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time
 Area 2 Family Care Council Meeting
Monthly meeting. The mission of the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF) is to advocate, educate, and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), to bring quality services to individuals for dignity and choice. You are encouraged to attend in person. However if you cannot, you may call into the conference call line at 1-888-670-3525 passcode at prompt is 9486690734#.

Event Organizer
Area 2 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
Children's Home Society conference room
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
800-470-8101

Event Coordinator
Louise Ogburn

May 30, 2017   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time
 Area 2 Family Care Council Meeting
Monthly meeting. The mission of the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF) is to advocate, educate, and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), to bring quality services to individuals for dignity and choice. You are encouraged to attend in person. However if you cannot, you may call into the conference call line at 1-888-670-3525 passcode at prompt is 9486690734#.

Event Organizer
Area 2 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
Children's Home Society conference room
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
800-470-8101

Event Coordinator
Louise Ogburn

May 31, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Florida STM Get Away
It’s five days, in residence, camp-style retreat for people with intellectual or physical disabilities to find fellowship with others in a Christian atmosphere. While the facilities at each Get Away vary, special care has been given to select facilities that will best fit the special needs of our guests. Each Get Away has various activities such as: swimming, fishing, crafts, boat rides, sports, games, hayrides, bonfires, petting zoos, and local interests.

Event Organizer
Special Touch Ministry

Event Contact Information:
Lake Aurora Christian Camp
Lake Wales FL
321-543-8729
www.specialtouch.org

Event Coordinator
Pastor Joe and Ann Trementozzi
Trementozzi@specialtouch.org
Flyer
June 1, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Florida STM Get Away
It’s five days, in residence, camp-style retreat for people with intellectual or physical disabilities to find fellowship with others in a Christian atmosphere. While the facilities at each Get Away vary, special care has been given to select facilities that will best fit the special needs of our guests. Each Get Away has various activities such as: swimming, fishing, crafts, boat rides, sports, games, hayrides, bonfires, petting zoos, and local interests.

Event Organizer
Special Touch Ministry

Event Contact Information:
Lake Aurora Christian Camp
Lake Wales FL
321-543-8729
www.specialtouch.org

Event Coordinator
Pastor Joe and Ann Trementozzi
Trementozzi@specialtouch.org

June 1, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 "Splish Splash" Water Fun Tonight!
Bring a towel and let's get wet! Food, fun, friends.

Specific details will be provided a month prior to each event. Dates are subject to change according to weather and appropriate movie dates. We are looking forward to another wonderful year with all of our friends!


Event Organizer
Transition Center

Event Contact Information:
Transition Center
5555 Woodbine Road
Pace FL


June 2, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Florida STM Get Away
It’s five days, in residence, camp-style retreat for people with intellectual or physical disabilities to find fellowship with others in a Christian atmosphere. While the facilities at each Get Away vary, special care has been given to select facilities that will best fit the special needs of our guests. Each Get Away has various activities such as: swimming, fishing, crafts, boat rides, sports, games, hayrides, bonfires, petting zoos, and local interests.

Event Organizer
Special Touch Ministry

Event Contact Information:
Lake Aurora Christian Camp
Lake Wales FL
321-543-8729
www.specialtouch.org

Event Coordinator
Pastor Joe and Ann Trementozzi
Trementozzi@specialtouch.org

June 2, 2017   11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Central Time
 CHS YouthWorks Program - Teen Job Fair
Teen Job Fair, Ages 16-21. When: Friday, June 2nd, 11 am-3 pm, Where: West Florida Public Library, 239 N. Spring St., Pensacola. Free admission and free access to computers to fill out applications! On the spot interviews! So dress to impress and bring your resume!

Event Organizer
CHS YouthWorks

Event Contact Information:
West Florida Public Library
239 N. Spring Street
Pensacola FL 32502


June 4, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Blues Angel Music's Blues on The Bay
Mark your calendars for another great season of the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay FREE Summer Concert Series at Community Maritime Park! We have some favorite bands returning and really fun new shows added this year! Check it out! Lawn chairs welcome. No pets or glass please. Scheduled band for June 4th: Emerald Coast Blues Bros.

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
Hunter Amphitheater - South Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL

pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com

June 5, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Science, Art & Social Skills Summer Day Camp
Our program is designed for children and teens between the ages of 5-14, who are “mainstreamed” and would benefit from a small intensive science experiences, technology infused, and social skills-based camp experience in Boca Raton.

Community Based Instruction:
•Bowling
•Lunch
•Mall Outings
•Boca Police Department
•Boca Fire Department

The camp program is facilitated by Dr. Eric Nach and his team of Certified Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Counselors


Event Organizer
Support for Students Growth Center

Event Contact Information:
5458 Town Center Road, Ste #8
Boca Raton FL 33486
561-990-7305
www.supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com/therapeutic-day-camp/
info@SupportForStudentsGrowthCenter.com

June 5, 2017   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Medicaid Waiver 101
Provides a comprehensive overview of the various Medicaid Waivers available in Florida, the criteria for eligibility, the application process, what to do while on the waiting list, and what services are covered once you receive funding.

The seminar is free and open to the community and sponsored by the Friends of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library. For more information, please call 954-370-2140.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman, Program Manager, Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl Branch Library
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

www.jfsbroward.org

June 8, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 St. Christopher's Concerts 2017 - Thursday Nights - April thru June
Bring your lawn chair and beverage of your choice to enjoy the 2017 concert series featuring these Gulf Coast top musical performers:
•Apr 20 - Reunion Band (Classic rock)
•Apr 27 - Dr. Breeze (Current hits, Classic rock, R&B)
•May 04 - Cross Town Band (Classic Rock and Variety)
•May 11 - The Blenders (Jazz and Pop)
•May 18 - Infusion (Jazz)
•May 25 - Bay Bridge Band (Classic Rock Band with Horn Section)
•Jun 01 - Al Martin (Jazz Piano)
•Jun 08 - Not Quite Fab (Beatles group)

Time: 6-8pm. Weather cancellations will be announced no later than 4pm on the day of the concert. St Christopher's campus is a smoke free area.

Our Concession has:
•Weekly specials from local food vendors
•Water & Sodas (Coke & Sprite) $1
•Hot Dogs $2
•Fresh Popcorn $1
•Potato Chips $0.50
•Ice Cream Sandwich & Drumstick $1

Sign-up to be a concession volunteer!


Event Contact Information:
St. Christopher's Campus
3200 N. 12th Avenue
Pensacola FL 32503
850-433-0074

June 8, 2017   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central Time
 Summer Concert Series Panama City
Free concert every Thursday from June 8th til August 10th, 7pm-9pm at Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the 2017 concert series featuring these musical performers:
•June 8 - Deja Vu Band (Classic Rock/R&B)
•June 15 - Colin Lake (Blues)
•June 22 - The Lee Boys (Sacred Steel)
•June 29 - Dead 27's (Coastal Jam Rock)
•July 6 - Ronnie Wolf & The Pack (Country Rock)
•July 13 - The OC's, The Original Gentleman (New Orleans Funk)
•July 20 - Eric Lindell (Americana Roots Rock)
•July 27 - Fish Out Of Water (Rock, Funk, Reggae)
• Aug 3 - Ivan Neville (Louisiana Music Royalty)
• Aug 10 - Aces and Eights (Classic Southern Rock)


Event Organizer
Panama City Beach Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Panama City Beach
500 West Park Drive
Panama City Beach FL 32413
850-233-5045
www.PanamaCityBeachParksAndRecreation.com

June 9, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Empower Florida 2017
Empower Florida 2017: Equipping Providers for Growth and Change.

Keynote Speaker: APD Director Barbara Palmer. See website for more information.


Event Organizer
Serenity Village Insurance & Consulting, LLC

Event Contact Information:
DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport & Convention Center
711 Northwest 72nd Avenue
Miami FL 33126

www.eventbrite.com/e/empower-florida-2017-miami-fl-tickets-29300703192

June 10, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Empower Florida 2017
Empower Florida 2017: Equipping Providers for Growth and Change.

Keynote Speaker: APD Director Barbara Palmer. See website for more information.


Event Organizer
Serenity Village Insurance & Consulting, LLC

Event Contact Information:
DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport & Convention Center
711 Northwest 72nd Avenue
Miami FL 33126

www.eventbrite.com/e/empower-florida-2017-miami-fl-tickets-29300703192

June 11, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Independent Living Program - June 11-16
The Dan Marino Foundation is offering an exciting opportunity for young adults with disabilities to experience living away from home. The Independent Living Program will be held on Nova Southeastern University Davie Campus and Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique campus. Participants will take part in a variety of activities that promote social growth and independence on and off campus.

Program Fees is $1500 includes private rooms, all meals & activities.


Event Organizer
Dan Marino Foundation

Event Contact Information:
Call for details

954-368-6000
www.marinocampus.org/independentliving
info@danmarinofoundation.org
Flyer
June 11, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Easter Seals' Summer Camp 2017
Join us at Easter Seals Camp Challenge this summer! The Camp program is for adults and children age 6 and up with special needs and disabilities. Camp Challenge offers peace of mind for you, and the summer adventure of a lifetime for your loved one! A week long fully accessible overnight camp for children and adults with disabilities or special needs. Exciting activities include zip lining, swimming, archery, dancing, sports, music and drama, and more! There are five (5) camp sessions run from June 11th through July 15th. Some session are fore adults only, other sessions are for teens, young adults and kids. Must register for each session. E-mail of call to determine what session is appropriate for your child. Financial Assistance is available to qualified families for all summer overnight campers accepted to camp.

Event Organizer
Easter Seals of Florida

Event Contact Information:
Camp Challenge
31600 Camp Challenge Road
Sorrento FL 32776
352-383-4711 Ext. 200

Event Coordinator
Danie Reese
dreese@fl.easterseals.com

June 12, 2017   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Day Camp
Enroll your child today for fun days at camp! Activities include swimming, and arts and crafts for kids of ALL ABILITIES from 6 to 14-years-old. Weekly Sessions are Monday-Friday from June 12 thru July 21, 2017. Call or E-mail for more information.

Event Organizer
Easter Seals

Event Contact Information:
Camp Challenge
31600 Camp Challenge Road
Sorrento FL 32776
352-383-4711 Ext. 200

Event Coordinator
Danie Reese
dreese@fl.easterseals.com

June 12, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Science, Art & Social Skills Summer Day Camp
Our program is designed for children and teens between the ages of 5-14, who are “mainstreamed” and would benefit from a small intensive science experiences, technology infused, and social skills based camp experience in Boca Raton. (Interview required, camp limited to 12 students each week).

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Community Based Instruction:
•Bowling
•Lunch
•Mall Outings
•Boca Police Department
•Boca Fire Department

The camp program is facilitated by Dr. Eric Nach and his team of Certified Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Counselors


Event Organizer
Support for Students Growth Center

Event Contact Information:
5458 Town Center Road, Ste #8
Boca Raton FL 33486
561-990-7305
www.supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com/therapeutic-day-camp/
info@SupportForStudentsGrowthCenter.com

June 15, 2017   8:30 AM - : Eastern Time
 2017 Florida Lifespan Respite Summit
Please plan to join us for this all day event full of collaboration and idea sharing. We will work together to expand the Florida Lifespan Respite Alliance and make respite a priority in our state.

More information, including registration instructions will follow as the date nears.

If you would like to consider presenting or participating on an expert panel, please let us know! We are looking for experts of all types - caregivers, care receivers. professionals in disabilities fields, faith based groups, and more.


Event Organizer
Florida Lifespan Respite Alliance

Event Contact Information:
St. Paul United Methodist Church
1498 Rosery Road East
Largo FL 33770

http://www.fllifespanrespite.com/

Event Coordinator
Kasey Cunningham
kasey@fllifespanrespite.com

June 15, 2017   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Youth Summer Employment Training Program
Jobs4U, Inc. is having a FREE 7 week Youth Summer Program geared towards Employment Training for those in Okaloosa County! What are the requirements? 15-21 Years old, be an individual with a disability, NOT a Vocational Rehabilitation Consumer. You will learn Career Exploration, Work Readiness, Work Experience, & Self Advocacy all while having fun!

Dates are as follows: May 1st-June 16th, Mondays & Wednesdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm-6pm; May 2nd-June 15th, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm-6pm; July 10th-Aug 23rd, Mondays & Wednesdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm- 6pm. July 11th-Aug 24th, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm- 6pm. Sign up today, spots are limited!


Event Organizer
Jobs4U, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Jobs4U, Inc.
420 Green Acres, Suite 1
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
850-226-1994
jobs4uinflorida@gmail.com

June 15, 2017   11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Central Time
 Family Care Council Area 1 meeting
Family Care Council Area 1 helps educate the local community and serves as a resource for those individuals while promoting community involvement for those with disabilities. Learn more about the function of the Family Care council and consider becoming a member appointed by the Governor. If you are unable to attend and wish to join by phone, call 888-670-3525 code 9904940247#

Event Organizer
Family Care Council Area 1

Event Contact Information:
Chappie James Building 4th floor
160 West Government Suite 412
Pensacola FL 32502
850-485-2155
www.area1fcc.org

Event Coordinator
Dina Justice
area1fcc@bellsouth.net

June 15, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Legal Services of North Florida & The Leon County Clerk's Office
An informational clinic describing the small claims process and the handling of landlord tenant disputes, how to file, and follow through. This is a great opportunity to meet with employees of the Leon County Clerk’s Office, a private lawyer, and county judge about information they need to process claims in the County Civil/Small Claims Division of the Leon County Clerk’s Office. No appointment is necessary and there is no fee. Contact John at john@lsnf.org for more details.

Event Organizer
Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Leon County Courthouse Annex, Courtroom 1
1920 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee FL 32303


Event Coordinator
John
john@lsnf.org

June 16, 2017   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Central Time
 2nd Annual Ballin' 4 Backpacks
Area high school basketball teams will face off in exhibition games to raise money and collect donations for the Operation Backpack Drive. Cost: $3. Admission is FREE with donation of backpack or school supplies. Date: June 16, 6:30-8:30 pm and June 17 10 am-4pm. Location: Vickrey Center.

Event Organizer
City of Pensacola Parks & Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Vickrey Community Center
2130 Summit Blvd.
Pensacola FL 32503


June 16, 2017   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central Time
 City of Milton Bands on the Blackwater Free Outdoor Concerts
Enjoy live music alongside the Blackwater River in the comfort of your lawn chair or the convenience of your boat! Every Friday Night from April - June from 7-9 pm. The following bands will perform on the dates listed below:

April 14-The Astronauts; April 21-Not Quite Fab; April 28-Chloe Channell;
May 5-Modern Eldorados; May 12-The Blenders; May 19-The Reunion Band; May 26-Dusty Sanderson Band; June 2-Bay Bridge Band; June 9-Deja Vu; June 16-The Rowdies; June 23-Southern Breeze; June 30-CrossTown Band.


Event Organizer
City of Milton

Event Contact Information:
Downtown Milton
Milton FL
850-983-5466
www.facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater

June 17, 2017   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Eastern Time
 Sundown Summer Concert Series at Cascades Park
Tallahassee Downtown is pleased to announce the 2017 Sundown Summer Concert Series at Cascades Park. The event is a series of four FREE public concerts held throughout the summer on every third Saturday from 7-10pm. We have a fantastic lineup of local and regional performers covering a diverse range of music from Funk and Blues to Reggae and Americana.

There will be a Fun4Tally Kids Zone with tons of family friendly activities, local food and crafts vendors, as well as all the amazing amenities that Cascades Park has to offer including miles of trails, Discovery playground, and the Imagination Fountain.

May 20th: FUTUREBIRDS w/ The New 76ers
June 17th: Humming House w/ Two Foot Level
July 15th: Col. Bruce Hampton and The Madrid Express w/ The Midtowners
August 19th: Roosevelt Collier w/ JB's ZydecoZoo

If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact the event coordinator, Elias Mathes, at Elias.TallahasseeDowntown@gmail.com


Event Organizer
Tallahassee Downtown and Grove Events and Media Consulting

Event Contact Information:
Cascades Park
Tallahassee FL


Event Coordinator
Elias Mathes
Elias.TallahasseeDowntown@gmail.com

June 18, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Independent Living Program - June 18- 23
The Dan Marino Foundation is offering an exciting opportunity for young adults with disabilities to experience living away from home. The Independent Living Program will be held on Nova Southeastern University Davie Campus and Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique campus. Participants will take part in a variety of activities that promote social growth and independence on and off campus.

Program Fees is $1500 includes private rooms, all meals & activities.


Event Organizer
Dan Marino Foundation

Event Contact Information:
Call for details

954-368-6000
www.marinocampus.org/independentliving
info@danmarinofoundation.org
Flyer
June 19, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

June 19, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Science, Art & Social Skills Summer Day Camp
Our program is designed for children and teens between the ages of 5-14, who are “mainstreamed” and would benefit from a small intensive science experiences, technology infused, and social skills based camp experience in Boca Raton. (Interview required, camp limited to 12 students each week).

daisy

Community Based Instruction:
•Bowling
•Lunch
•Mall Outings
•Boca Police Department
•Boca Fire Department

The camp program is facilitated by Dr. Eric Nach and his team of Certified Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Counselors


Event Organizer
Support for Students Growth Center

Event Contact Information:
5458 Town Center Road, Ste #8
Boca Raton FL 33486
561-990-7305
www.supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com/therapeutic-day-camp/
info@SupportForStudentsGrowthCenter.com

June 20, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

June 20, 2017   9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Time
 Summer Fun Camp
A week long summer camp that engages in new activities to challenge each individual and aid in their personal growth and life satisfaction. For teens and adults with developmental disabilities ages 16 and up. Activities will include swimming, indoor and outdoor sports and games, various self esteem activities, arts and crafts and life skill activities. Cost is $300 and includes lunch each day. Full and partial scholarships are available.

Event Organizer
Vision of Hope

Event Contact Information:
Wallace Baptist Church
6601 Chumuckla Highway
Pace FL
850-994-2000
visionofhopefl@att.net

June 21, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

June 21, 2017   11:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Retreat for Families who have a parent with Multiple Sclerosis
Retreat will be held July 21-23.

Deliver the Dream provides structured, therapeutic, fun activities for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis (space is limited to 15 families) on a three-day, two-night retreat weekend experience. Each retreat is geared towards a specific illness/crisis such as autism, spina bifida, death of a loved one, Down syndrome or cancer. There is no charge for families to attend. Families are normally referred by a network of not-for-profit and healthcare organizations throughout the state of Florida. Families can also be self-referred.

On these retreats, families will participate in assorted recreational indoor and outdoor activities, discussion groups, interactive games, creative workshops, team building exercises, and more!


Event Organizer
Deliver the Dream

Event Contact Information:
Duncan Conference Center
15820 S Military Trail
Delray Beach FL 33484
954-564-3512
www.deliverthedream.org/familyretreats.html
contact@deliverthedream.org

June 22, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

June 23, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

June 24, 2017   7:00 AM - 10:00 AM Central Time
 Healing Paws for a Cause, 5K
5K Run - "Healing Paws for a Cause" sponsored by Emerald Coast Chivers is teaming up with Healing Paws for Warriors, Inc. that provides shelter-to-service dogs for post 9/11 combat veterans at NO COST!

To sign up and get more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1616788428625793/

This is a family friendly event that will have things for the kiddos and parents! An event that you can bring your pups too! How awesome is that!!! Running fee is $30 and that includes: T-shirt, Raffle Tickets, Ticket for lunch, Goodie bag (Hopefully)

***Silent auction featuring a "signed" Keny Chesney guitar****


Event Organizer
Healing Paws for Warriors, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Downtown FWB
139 Brooks Street, SE
Fort Walton Beach FL 32548


June 24, 2017   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 The Pyramid Players of Panama present "One Summer Night"
"One Summer Night" is a family friendly, modern musical fairy tale loosely based on Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and is wrought with stories about that tale as old as time: LOVE. The performance will showcase the acting skills of The Pyramid Players, a troupe of performers, singers and dancers, all of whom are adults with intellectual disabilities. The doors open at 5 pm with an art show featuring the works of the artists of Pyramid including original fine art, hand-crafted jewelry, prints and more. Curtain is at 6 pm, so there will be plenty of time to browse before the show! Make sure to come early to get your seat saver, which will, well, save your seat so you can take in all that this amazing event has to offer! Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated. Light refreshments will be served.

Event Organizer
Pyramid, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Gulf Coast State College
5230 W. Hwy 98
Panama City FL 32401
850-769-1551

June 25, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Independent Living Program - June 25-30
The Dan Marino Foundation is offering an exciting opportunity for young adults with disabilities to experience living away from home. The Independent Living Program will be held on Nova Southeastern University Davie Campus and Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique campus. Participants will take part in a variety of activities that promote social growth and independence on and off campus.


Program Fees is $1500 includes private rooms, all meals & activities.


Event Organizer
Dan Marino Foundation

Event Contact Information:
Call for details

954-368-6000
www.marinocampus.org/independentliving
info@danmarinofoundation.org
Flyer
June 25, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Blues Angel Music's Blues on The Bay
Mark your calendars for another great season of the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay FREE Summer Concert Series at Community Maritime Park! We have some favorite bands returning and really fun new shows added this year! Check it out! Lawn chairs welcome. No pets or glass please. Scheduled band for June 25th: The Truth ft. Cat Rhodes.

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
Hunter Amphitheater - South Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL

pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com

June 26, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

June 26, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Science, Art & Social Skills Summer Day Camp
Our program is designed for children and teens between the ages of 5-14, who are “mainstreamed” and would benefit from a small intensive science experiences, technology infused, and social skills based camp experience in Boca Raton. (Interview required, camp limited to 12 students each week).

daisy

Community Based Instruction:
•Bowling
•Lunch
•Mall Outings
•Boca Police Department
•Boca Fire Department

The camp program is facilitated by Dr. Eric Nach and his team of Certified Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Counselors


Event Organizer
Support for Students Growth Center

Event Contact Information:
5458 Town Center Road, Ste #8
Boca Raton FL 33486
561-990-7305
www.supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com/therapeutic-day-camp/
info@SupportForStudentsGrowthCenter.com

June 27, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

June 27, 2017   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time
 Area 2 Family Care Council Meeting
Monthly meeting. The mission of the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF) is to advocate, educate, and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), to bring quality services to individuals for dignity and choice. You are encouraged to attend in person. However if you cannot, you may call into the conference call line at 1-888-670-3525 passcode at prompt is 9486690734#.

Event Organizer
Area 2 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
Children's Home Society conference room
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
800-470-8101

Event Coordinator
Louise Ogburn

June 27, 2017   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time
 Area 2 Family Care Council Meeting
Monthly meeting. The mission of the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF) is to advocate, educate, and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), to bring quality services to individuals for dignity and choice. You are encouraged to attend in person. However if you cannot, you may call into the conference call line at 1-888-670-3525 passcode at prompt is 9486690734#.

Event Organizer
Area 2 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
Children's Home Society conference room
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
800-470-8101

Event Coordinator
Louise Ogburn

June 27, 2017   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Eastern Time
 Area 2 Family Care Council Meeting
Monthly meeting. The mission of the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF) is to advocate, educate, and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, partnering with the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), to bring quality services to individuals for dignity and choice. You are encouraged to attend in person. However if you cannot, you may call into the conference call line at 1-888-670-3525 passcode at prompt is 9486690734#.

Event Organizer
Area 2 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
Children's Home Society conference room
1801 Miccosukee Commons Drive
Tallahassee FL 32308
800-470-8101

Event Coordinator
Louise Ogburn

June 28, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

June 28, 2017   5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Kids in the Kitchen
Excellent opportunity for kids to learn how to prepare healthy meals that are quick and fun to prepare! Dates: April 10, May 8, May 19, and July 28. Times: 5:00-6:00 pm, Ages: K-5th Grade, Cost Free!

Event Organizer
Justin Pierce

Event Contact Information:
Fricker Resource Center
900 North F Street
Pensacola FL
850-436-5195

Event Coordinator
Justin Pierce

June 29, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

June 30, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 2, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Independent Living Program - July 2-7
The Dan Marino Foundation is offering an exciting opportunity for young adults with disabilities to experience living away from home. The Independent Living Program will be held on Nova Southeastern University Davie Campus and Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique campus. Participants will take part in a variety of activities that promote social growth and independence on and off campus.


Program Fees is $1500 includes private rooms, all meals & activities.


Event Organizer
Dan Marino Foundation

Event Contact Information:
Call for details

954-368-6000
www.marinocampus.org/independentliving
info@danmarinofoundation.org
Flyer
July 3, 2017   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 What To Do When the School Bus Stops Coming
Parents will learn how to plan for when their teen with disabilities transitions from adolescence to adulthood. Speaker will discuss the need for obtaining power of attorney or guardianship so parents may continue advocating for their child's needs, such as health and government benefits, post-secondary education, vocational training and housing.

The seminar is free and open to the community and sponsored by Friends of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library, For more information, please call 954-370-2140.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman, Program Manager, Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl LIbrary
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

www.jfsbroward.org

July 6, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 "Meet Us At The Ridge" movie night
Snack pack and sit back!

Specific details will be provided a month prior to each event. Dates are subject to change according to weather and appropriate movie dates. We are looking forward to another wonderful year with all of our friends!


Event Organizer
Wallace Baptist Church

Event Contact Information:
The Ridge Movie Theater
4915 US Hwy 90
Pace FL


July 10, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 10, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Science, Art & Social Skills Summer Day Camp
Our program is designed for children and teens between the ages of 5-14, who are “mainstreamed” and would benefit from a small intensive science experiences, technology infused, and social skills based camp experience in Boca Raton. (Interview required, camp limited to 12 students each week).

daisy

Community Based Instruction:
•Bowling
•Lunch
•Mall Outings
•Boca Police Department
•Boca Fire Department

The camp program is facilitated by Dr. Eric Nach and his team of Certified Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Counselors


Event Organizer
Support for Students Growth Center

Event Contact Information:
5458 Town Center Road, Ste #8
Boca Raton FL 33486
561-990-7305
www.supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com/therapeutic-day-camp/
info@SupportForStudentsGrowthCenter.com

July 10, 2017   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Youth Summer Employment Training Program
Jobs4U, Inc. is having a FREE 7 week Youth Summer Program geared towards Employment Training for those in Okaloosa County! What are the requirements? 15-21 Years old, be an individual with a disability, NOT a Vocational Rehabilitation Consumer. You will learn Career Exploration, Work Readiness, Work Experience, & Self Advocacy all while having fun!

Dates are as follows: May 1st-June 16th, Mondays & Wednesdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm-6pm; May 2nd-June 15th, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm-6pm; July 10th-Aug 23rd, Mondays & Wednesdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm- 6pm. July 11th-Aug 24th, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm- 6pm. Sign up today, spots are limited!


Event Organizer
Jobs4U, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Jobs4U, Inc.
420 Green Acres, Suite 1
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
850-226-1994
jobs4uinflorida@gmail.com

July 11, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 12, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 13, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 13, 2017   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central Time
 Summer Concert Series Panama City
Free concert every Thursday from June 8th til August 10th, 7pm-9pm at Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the 2017 concert series featuring these musical performers:
•June 8 - Deja Vu Band (Classic Rock/R&B)
•June 15 - Colin Lake (Blues)
•June 22 - The Lee Boys (Sacred Steel)
•June 29 - Dead 27's (Coastal Jam Rock)
•July 6 - Ronnie Wolf & The Pack (Country Rock)
•July 13 - The OC's, The Original Gentleman (New Orleans Funk)
•July 20 - Eric Lindell (Americana Roots Rock)
•July 27 - Fish Out Of Water (Rock, Funk, Reggae)
• Aug 3 - Ivan Neville (Louisiana Music Royalty)
• Aug 10 - Aces and Eights (Classic Southern Rock)


Event Organizer
Panama City Beach Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Panama City Beach
500 West Park Drive
Panama City Beach FL 32413
850-233-5045
www.PanamaCityBeachParksAndRecreation.com

July 14, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 14, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 Dog Days of Summer
Enjoy a summer party great food and some of Pensacola's finest entertainment, Rosie O'Grady's Dueling Piano Show! Ages: 50+, Cost: Free

Event Organizer
Bayview Senior Center

Event Contact Information:
Bayview Senior Center
2000 East Lloyd Street
Pensacola FL
850-436-5190

July 15, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Family Care Council Florida
The Family Care Councils are a group of Governor-appointed volunteers who advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The council’s primary functions are to:
• assist in providing information and outreach to self-advocates and families;
• review the effectiveness of the APD and make recommendations with respect to implementation;
• advise the APD administrators on the community and family support systems in their area; and
• meet and share information with other area FCCs.

The FCCs work closely together representing individuals with developmental disabilities and their families as a united voice. Through the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF), chairpersons or a representative of each council meets quarterly to educate and discuss common issues and concerns. Speakers are often invited to provide the FCCF with information on topics that affect individuals with developmental disabilities in Florida.


Event Organizer
Pauline Lipps, FCCF Chairperson

Event Contact Information:
Embassy Suites Orlando Airport
5835 T.G. Lee Boulevard
Orlando FL 32822
800-470-8101
www.fccflorida.org

Event Coordinator
Pauline Lipps
fccf@statewidefcc.onmicrosoft.com

July 15, 2017   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Eastern Time
 Sundown Summer Concert Series at Cascades Park
Tallahassee Downtown is pleased to announce the 2017 Sundown Summer Concert Series at Cascades Park. The event is a series of four FREE public concerts held throughout the summer on every third Saturday from 7-10pm. We have a fantastic lineup of local and regional performers covering a diverse range of music from Funk and Blues to Reggae and Americana.

There will be a Fun4Tally Kids Zone with tons of family friendly activities, local food and crafts vendors, as well as all the amazing amenities that Cascades Park has to offer including miles of trails, Discovery playground, and the Imagination Fountain.

May 20th: FUTUREBIRDS w/ The New 76ers
June 17th: Humming House w/ Two Foot Level
July 15th: Col. Bruce Hampton and The Madrid Express w/ The Midtowners
August 19th: Roosevelt Collier w/ JB's ZydecoZoo

If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact the event coordinator, Elias Mathes, at Elias.TallahasseeDowntown@gmail.com


Event Organizer
Tallahassee Downtown and Grove Events and Media Consulting

Event Contact Information:
Cascades Park
Tallahassee FL


Event Coordinator
Elias Mathes
Elias.TallahasseeDowntown@gmail.com

July 17, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 17, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Science, Art & Social Skills Summer Day Camp
Our program is designed for children and teens between the ages of 5-14, who are “mainstreamed” and would benefit from a small intensive science experiences, technology infused, and social skills based camp experience in Boca Raton. (Interview required, camp limited to 12 students each week).

daisy

Community Based Instruction:
•Bowling
•Lunch
•Mall Outings
•Boca Police Department
•Boca Fire Department

The camp program is facilitated by Dr. Eric Nach and his team of Certified Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Counselors


Event Organizer
Support for Students Growth Center

Event Contact Information:
5458 Town Center Road, Ste #8
Boca Raton FL 33486
561-990-7305
www.supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com/therapeutic-day-camp/
info@SupportForStudentsGrowthCenter.com

July 18, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 18, 2017   11:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Retreat for Families who have a child with epilepsy
Retreat will be held August 18-20.

Deliver the Dream provides structured, therapeutic, fun activities for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis (space is limited to 15 families) on a three-day, two-night retreat weekend experience. Each retreat is geared towards a specific illness/crisis such as autism, spina bifida, death of a loved one, Down syndrome or cancer. There is no charge for families to attend. Families are normally referred by a network of not-for-profit and healthcare organizations throughout the state of Florida. Families can also be self-referred.

On these retreats, families will participate in assorted recreational indoor and outdoor activities, discussion groups, interactive games, creative workshops, team building exercises, and more!


Event Organizer
Deliver the Dream

Event Contact Information:
Florida FFA Leadership Training Center
5000 Firetower Rd
Haines City FL 33844
954-564-3512
www.deliverthedream.org/familyretreats.html
contact@deliverthedream.org

July 19, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 20, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 21, 2017   8:00 AM - : Eastern Time
 Summer Dance Camp
Experienced and beginning Behavior Therapist to work with individuals with autism in family's homes and within the community.

Week 1 - June 19-23 Disney Week
Week 2 - June 26-30 Beach Party Week
Week 3 - July 10-14 Super Hero Week
Week 4 - July 17 - 21 Rockstar Week


Event Organizer
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym

Event Contact Information:
Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym
19635 State Road 7, Suite 46
Boca Raton FL 33498
954-655-2712
werockthespectrumbocaraton.com
info@werockthespectrumbocaraton.com

July 21, 2017   11:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Retreat for Families who have a parent with Multiple Sclerosis
Retreat will be held July 21-23.

Deliver the Dream provides structured, therapeutic, fun activities for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis (space is limited to 15 families) on a three-day, two-night retreat weekend experience. Each retreat is geared towards a specific illness/crisis such as autism, spina bifida, death of a loved one, Down syndrome or cancer. There is no charge for families to attend. Families are normally referred by a network of not-for-profit and healthcare organizations throughout the state of Florida. Families can also be self-referred.

On these retreats, families will participate in assorted recreational indoor and outdoor activities, discussion groups, interactive games, creative workshops, team building exercises, and more!


Event Organizer
Deliver the Dream

Event Contact Information:
Duncan Conference Center
15820 S Military Trail
Delray Beach FL 33484
954-564-3512
www.deliverthedream.org/familyretreats.html
contact@deliverthedream.org

July 22, 2017   10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Time
 Community Block Party & Expo
Come out and enjoy fun festivities, free food, free fitness demos, tour our facility and learn about our programs. Date and Time: Saturday, July 22, 10 am-2 pm. Cost: FREE!

Event Organizer
Woodland Heights Resource Center

Event Contact Information:
Woodland Heights Resource Center
111 Berkley Drive
Pensacola FL
850-435-1751

July 23, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Blues Angel Music's Blues on The Bay
Mark your calendars for another great season of the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay FREE Summer Concert Series at Community Maritime Park! We have some favorite bands returning and really fun new shows added this year! Check it out! Lawn chairs welcome. No pets or glass please. Scheduled band for July 23rd: The Mulligans.

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
Hunter Amphitheater - South Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL

pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com

July 24, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Science, Art & Social Skills Summer Day Camp
Our program is designed for children and teens between the ages of 5-14, who are “mainstreamed” and would benefit from a small intensive science experiences, technology infused, and social skills based camp experience in Boca Raton. (Interview required, camp limited to 12 students each week).

daisy

Community Based Instruction:
•Bowling
•Lunch
•Mall Outings
•Boca Police Department
•Boca Fire Department

The camp program is facilitated by Dr. Eric Nach and his team of Certified Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Counselors


Event Organizer
Support for Students Growth Center

Event Contact Information:
5458 Town Center Road, Ste #8
Boca Raton FL 33486
561-990-7305
www.supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com/therapeutic-day-camp/
info@SupportForStudentsGrowthCenter.com

July 30, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Blues Angel Music's Blues on The Bay
Mark your calendars for another great season of the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay FREE Summer Concert Series at Community Maritime Park! We have some favorite bands returning and really fun new shows added this year! Check it out! Lawn chairs welcome. No pets or glass please. Scheduled band for July 30th: The Astronauts.

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
Hunter Amphitheater - South Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL

pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com

July 31, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Science, Art & Social Skills Summer Day Camp
Our program is designed for children and teens between the ages of 5-14, who are “mainstreamed” and would benefit from a small intensive science experiences, technology infused, and social skills based camp experience in Boca Raton. (Interview required, camp limited to 12 students each week).

daisy

Community Based Instruction:
•Bowling
•Lunch
•Mall Outings
•Boca Police Department
•Boca Fire Department

The camp program is facilitated by Dr. Eric Nach and his team of Certified Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Counselors


Event Organizer
Support for Students Growth Center

Event Contact Information:
5458 Town Center Road, Ste #8
Boca Raton FL 33486
561-990-7305
www.supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com/therapeutic-day-camp/
info@SupportForStudentsGrowthCenter.com

August 3, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 "Paint the Night Away" (Go Van Gough)
Snacks, friends and painting, of course!

Specific details will be provided a month prior to each event. Dates are subject to change according to weather and appropriate movie dates. We are looking forward to another wonderful year with all of our friends!


Event Organizer
Wallace Baptist Church

Event Contact Information:
Wallace Baptist Church
6601 Chumuckla Hwy
Pace FL


August 3, 2017   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central Time
 Summer Concert Series Panama City
Free concert every Thursday from June 8th til August 10th, 7pm-9pm at Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the 2017 concert series featuring these musical performers:
•June 8 - Deja Vu Band (Classic Rock/R&B)
•June 15 - Colin Lake (Blues)
•June 22 - The Lee Boys (Sacred Steel)
•June 29 - Dead 27's (Coastal Jam Rock)
•July 6 - Ronnie Wolf & The Pack (Country Rock)
•July 13 - The OC's, The Original Gentleman (New Orleans Funk)
•July 20 - Eric Lindell (Americana Roots Rock)
•July 27 - Fish Out Of Water (Rock, Funk, Reggae)
• Aug 3 - Ivan Neville (Louisiana Music Royalty)
• Aug 10 - Aces and Eights (Classic Southern Rock)


Event Organizer
Panama City Beach Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Panama City Beach
500 West Park Drive
Panama City Beach FL 32413
850-233-5045
www.PanamaCityBeachParksAndRecreation.com

August 6, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Blues Angel Music's Blues on The Bay
Mark your calendars for another great season of the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay FREE Summer Concert Series at Community Maritime Park! We have some favorite bands returning and really fun new shows added this year! Check it out! Lawn chairs welcome. No pets or glass please. Scheduled band for Aug 6th: The Reunion Band.

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
Hunter Amphitheater - South Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL

pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com

August 7, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Science, Art & Social Skills Summer Day Camp
Our program is designed for children and teens between the ages of 5-14, who are “mainstreamed” and would benefit from a small intensive science experiences, technology infused, and social skills based camp experience in Boca Raton. (Interview required, camp limited to 12 students each week).

daisy

Community Based Instruction:
•Bowling
•Lunch
•Mall Outings
•Boca Police Department
•Boca Fire Department

The camp program is facilitated by Dr. Eric Nach and his team of Certified Special Education Teachers, Therapists and Counselors


Event Organizer
Support for Students Growth Center

Event Contact Information:
5458 Town Center Road, Ste #8
Boca Raton FL 33486
561-990-7305
www.supportforstudentsgrowthcenter.com/therapeutic-day-camp/
info@SupportForStudentsGrowthCenter.com

August 7, 2017   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Identifying & Preventing Abuse of Persons with Disabilities
Educates caregivers on the warning signs of abuse, neglect and exploitation, and offers strategies on how to initiate successful discussion of abuse recognition and prevention with their children.

The seminar is free and open to the community and is sponsored by Friends of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library. For more information, please call 954-370-2140.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman, Program Manager, Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl Library
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

www.jfsbroward.org

August 18, 2017   11:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Retreat for Families who have a child with epilepsy
Retreat will be held August 18-20.

Deliver the Dream provides structured, therapeutic, fun activities for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis (space is limited to 15 families) on a three-day, two-night retreat weekend experience. Each retreat is geared towards a specific illness/crisis such as autism, spina bifida, death of a loved one, Down syndrome or cancer. There is no charge for families to attend. Families are normally referred by a network of not-for-profit and healthcare organizations throughout the state of Florida. Families can also be self-referred.

On these retreats, families will participate in assorted recreational indoor and outdoor activities, discussion groups, interactive games, creative workshops, team building exercises, and more!


Event Organizer
Deliver the Dream

Event Contact Information:
Florida FFA Leadership Training Center
5000 Firetower Rd
Haines City FL 33844
954-564-3512
www.deliverthedream.org/familyretreats.html
contact@deliverthedream.org

August 19, 2017   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Eastern Time
 Sundown Summer Concert Series at Cascades Park
Tallahassee Downtown is pleased to announce the 2017 Sundown Summer Concert Series at Cascades Park. The event is a series of four FREE public concerts held throughout the summer on every third Saturday from 7-10pm. We have a fantastic lineup of local and regional performers covering a diverse range of music from Funk and Blues to Reggae and Americana.

There will be a Fun4Tally Kids Zone with tons of family friendly activities, local food and crafts vendors, as well as all the amazing amenities that Cascades Park has to offer including miles of trails, Discovery playground, and the Imagination Fountain.

May 20th: FUTUREBIRDS w/ The New 76ers
June 17th: Humming House w/ Two Foot Level
July 15th: Col. Bruce Hampton and The Madrid Express w/ The Midtowners
August 19th: Roosevelt Collier w/ JB's ZydecoZoo

If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please contact the event coordinator, Elias Mathes, at Elias.TallahasseeDowntown@gmail.com


Event Organizer
Tallahassee Downtown and Grove Events and Media Consulting

Event Contact Information:
Cascades Park
Tallahassee FL


Event Coordinator
Elias Mathes
Elias.TallahasseeDowntown@gmail.com

August 20, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Blues Angel Music's Blues on The Bay
Mark your calendars for another great season of the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay FREE Summer Concert Series at Community Maritime Park! We have some favorite bands returning and really fun new shows added this year! Check it out! Lawn chairs welcome. No pets or glass please. Scheduled band for Aug 20th: Not Quite Fab.

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
Hunter Amphitheater - South Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL

pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com

August 23, 2017   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Youth Summer Employment Training Program
Jobs4U, Inc. is having a FREE 7 week Youth Summer Program geared towards Employment Training for those in Okaloosa County! What are the requirements? 15-21 Years old, be an individual with a disability, NOT a Vocational Rehabilitation Consumer. You will learn Career Exploration, Work Readiness, Work Experience, & Self Advocacy all while having fun!

Dates are as follows: May 1st-June 16th, Mondays & Wednesdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm-6pm; May 2nd-June 15th, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm-6pm; July 10th-Aug 23rd, Mondays & Wednesdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm- 6pm. July 11th-Aug 24th, Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am-1:30pm OR 2:30pm- 6pm. Sign up today, spots are limited!


Event Organizer
Jobs4U, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Jobs4U, Inc.
420 Green Acres, Suite 1
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
850-226-1994
jobs4uinflorida@gmail.com

August 28, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 2017 Florida Conference on Aging
The 2017 Conference attracted over 500 registrants and 104 presenters. The Florida Aging Network recognizes that professionals are busier than ever. However, the value of training and networking has never been more important. We invite you to be part of a 62-year tradition by sponsoring or exhibiting at the largest aging network conference in Florida. Over the years, our sponsors and exhibitors have succeeded in building brand awareness with leaders in the field of aging. Support from our sponsors makes this Conference possible and accessible to everyone who is interested in attending – from students and professionals to caregivers and retirees. We would like to work with you to develop the right mix of benefits to enhance your visibility and networking opportunities at the Conference

Event Organizer
Florida Council on Aging

Event Contact Information:
Caribe Royale
8101 World Center Drive
Orlando FL 32821
850-222-8877
www.fcoa.org/2017%20Sponsor%20Brochure%20FINAL.pdf
moreinfo@fcoa.org

August 29, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 2017 Florida Conference on Aging
The 2017 Conference attracted over 500 registrants and 104 presenters. The Florida Aging Network recognizes that professionals are busier than ever. However, the value of training and networking has never been more important. We invite you to be part of a 62-year tradition by sponsoring or exhibiting at the largest aging network conference in Florida. Over the years, our sponsors and exhibitors have succeeded in building brand awareness with leaders in the field of aging. Support from our sponsors makes this Conference possible and accessible to everyone who is interested in attending – from students and professionals to caregivers and retirees. We would like to work with you to develop the right mix of benefits to enhance your visibility and networking opportunities at the Conference

Event Organizer
Florida Council on Aging

Event Contact Information:
Caribe Royale
8101 World Center Drive
Orlando FL 32821
850-222-8877
www.fcoa.org/2017%20Sponsor%20Brochure%20FINAL.pdf
moreinfo@fcoa.org

August 30, 2017   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 2017 Florida Conference on Aging
The 2017 Conference attracted over 500 registrants and 104 presenters. The Florida Aging Network recognizes that professionals are busier than ever. However, the value of training and networking has never been more important. We invite you to be part of a 62-year tradition by sponsoring or exhibiting at the largest aging network conference in Florida. Over the years, our sponsors and exhibitors have succeeded in building brand awareness with leaders in the field of aging. Support from our sponsors makes this Conference possible and accessible to everyone who is interested in attending – from students and professionals to caregivers and retirees. We would like to work with you to develop the right mix of benefits to enhance your visibility and networking opportunities at the Conference

Event Organizer
Florida Council on Aging

Event Contact Information:
Caribe Royale
8101 World Center Drive
Orlando FL 32821
850-222-8877
www.fcoa.org/2017%20Sponsor%20Brochure%20FINAL.pdf
moreinfo@fcoa.org

September 8, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 "Country & Western Dance"
Grab your hat and boots! Line dancing! Food and fun too!

Event Organizer
Woodbine United Methodist Church

Event Contact Information:
Woodbine United Methodist Church
5200 Woodbine Road
Pace FL


September 9, 2017   7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Central Time
 5th Annual Captains for Kids Event
Fun, free day of on the water events for kids with special needs and illness'. The activities include: pirate cruises, sailing excursions, dolphin cruises, fishing charters, parasailing, banana boat rides, airboat rides, flyboarding and more. The locations will include: Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Perdido Key, Pensacola Beach, Ft. Walton Beach, Destin, Panama City Beach and Key Largo. We will begin scheduling in late-August but you can pre-register online by leaving your contact information at: http://www.captainsforkids.com/

Event Contact Information:
Escambia County


http://www.captainsforkids.com

September 13, 2017   11:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Retreat for Families who have a parent with breast cancer
Retreat will be held October13-15.

Deliver the Dream provides structured, therapeutic, fun activities for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis (space is limited to 15 families) on a three-day, two-night retreat weekend experience. Each retreat is geared towards a specific illness/crisis such as autism, spina bifida, death of a loved one, Down syndrome or cancer. There is no charge for families to attend. Families are normally referred by a network of not-for-profit and healthcare organizations throughout the state of Florida. Families can also be self-referred.

On these retreats, families will participate in assorted recreational indoor and outdoor activities, discussion groups, interactive games, creative workshops, team building exercises, and more!


Event Organizer
Deliver the Dream

Event Contact Information:
Florida FFA Leadership Training Center
5000 Firetower Rd
Haines City FL 33844
954-564-3512
www.deliverthedream.org/familyretreats.html
contact@deliverthedream.org

September 14, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Legal Services of North Florida & The Leon County Clerk's Office
An informational clinic describing the small claims process and the handling of landlord tenant disputes, how to file, and follow through. This is a great opportunity to meet with employees of the Leon County Clerk’s Office, a private lawyer, and county judge about information they need to process claims in the County Civil/Small Claims Division of the Leon County Clerk’s Office. No appointment is necessary and there is no fee. Contact John at john@lsnf.org for more details.

Event Organizer
Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Leon County Courthouse Annex, Courtroom 1
1920 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee FL 32303


Event Coordinator
John
john@lsnf.org

September 16, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Family Care Council Florida
The Family Care Councils are a group of Governor-appointed volunteers who advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The council’s primary functions are to:
• assist in providing information and outreach to self-advocates and families;
• review the effectiveness of the APD and make recommendations with respect to implementation;
• advise the APD administrators on the community and family support systems in their area; and
• meet and share information with other area FCCs.

The FCCs work closely together representing individuals with developmental disabilities and their families as a united voice. Through the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF), chairpersons or a representative of each council meets quarterly to educate and discuss common issues and concerns. Speakers are often invited to provide the FCCF with information on topics that affect individuals with developmental disabilities in Florida.


Event Organizer
Pauline Lipps, FCCF Chairperson

Event Contact Information:
Embassy Suites Orlando Airport
5835 T.G. Lee Boulevard
Orlando FL 32822
800-470-8101
www.fccflorida.org

Event Coordinator
Pauline Lipps
fccf@statewidefcc.onmicrosoft.com

September 23, 2017   7:30 AM - : Central Time
 Bay County Audubon Bird Walk
Enjoy a leisurely morning walk around the trails of the Panama City Beach Conservation Park, Griffin Blvd, Panama City Beach, guided by the Bay County Audubon. Binoculars are available for these free events. Events are April 1st, Sept 23rd, and Nov 15th. For more information, call 850-258-4413.

Event Organizer
PCB Parks & Recreation Department

Event Contact Information:
Panama City Beach Conservation Park
Griffin Blvd.
Panama City Beach FL 32413
850-233-5045

October 2, 2017   10:30 AM - 12:30 AM Eastern Time
 Medicaid Waiver 101
Provides a comprehensive overview of the various Medicaid Waivers available in Florida, the criteria for eligibility, the application process, what to do while on the waiting list, and what services are covered once you receive funding.

The seminar is free and open to the community and is sponsored by Friends of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library. For more information, please call 954-370-2140.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman, Program Director, Jioshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl Library
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

http://www.jfsbroward.org

October 3, 2017   11:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Retreat for Families who have a parent with breast cancer
Retreat will be held November 3-5.

Deliver the Dream provides structured, therapeutic, fun activities for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis (space is limited to 15 families) on a three-day, two-night retreat weekend experience. Each retreat is geared towards a specific illness/crisis such as autism, spina bifida, death of a loved one, Down syndrome or cancer. There is no charge for families to attend. Families are normally referred by a network of not-for-profit and healthcare organizations throughout the state of Florida. Families can also be self-referred.

On these retreats, families will participate in assorted recreational indoor and outdoor activities, discussion groups, interactive games, creative workshops, team building exercises, and more!


Event Organizer
Deliver the Dream

Event Contact Information:
Florida FFA Leadership Training Center
5000 Firetower Rd
Haines City FL 33844
954-564-3512
www.deliverthedream.org/familyretreats.html
contact@deliverthedream.org

October 6, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 "Fall Festival"
Cake walks, hay rides, games, food and more.

Event Organizer
Wallace Baptist Church

Event Contact Information:
Transition Center
5555 Woodbine Road
Pace FL


October 13, 2017   11:30 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Retreat for Families who have a parent with breast cancer
Retreat will be held October 13-15.

Deliver the Dream provides structured, therapeutic, fun activities for families experiencing a serious illness or crisis (space is limited to 15 families) on a three-day, two-night retreat weekend experience. Each retreat is geared towards a specific illness/crisis such as autism, spina bifida, death of a loved one, Down syndrome or cancer. There is no charge for families to attend. Families are normally referred by a network of not-for-profit and healthcare organizations throughout the state of Florida. Families can also be self-referred.

On these retreats, families will participate in assorted recreational indoor and outdoor activities, discussion groups, interactive games, creative workshops, team building exercises, and more!


Event Organizer
Deliver the Dream

Event Contact Information:
Florida FFA Leadership Training Center
5000 Firetower Rd
Haines City FL 33844
954-564-3512
www.deliverthedream.org/familyretreats.html
contact@deliverthedream.org

November 3, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 "It's Harvest Time"
Bring a covered dish and canned good! Speaker and entertainment!

Event Organizer
Wallace Baptist Church

Event Contact Information:
Wallace Baptist Church
6601 Chumuckla Hwy
Pace FL


November 6, 2017   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Social Security -- Not for Retirement Only
Learn about the Social Security benefits that are available for individuals with disabilities, such as Social Security Disability (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), how to qualify for benefits, the application/interview process, and what the requirements are in order to continue collecting benefits.

The seminar is free and open to the community and is sponsored by Sunrise Dan Pearl Library. For more information, please call 954-370-2140.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman, Program Manager, Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl LIbrary
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

www.jfsbroward.org

November 15, 2017   7:30 AM - : Central Time
 Bay County Audubon Bird Walk
Enjoy a leisurely morning walk around the trails of the Panama City Beach Conservation Park, Griffin Blvd, Panama City Beach, guided by the Bay County Audubon. Binoculars are available for these free events. Events are April 1st, Sept 23rd, and Nov 15th. For more information, call 850-258-4413.

Event Organizer
PCB Parks & Recreation Department

Event Contact Information:
Panama City Beach Conservation Park
Griffin Blvd.
Panama City Beach FL 32413
850-233-5045

November 18, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Family Care Council Florida
The Family Care Councils are a group of Governor-appointed volunteers who advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The council’s primary functions are to:
• assist in providing information and outreach to self-advocates and families;
• review the effectiveness of the APD and make recommendations with respect to implementation;
• advise the APD administrators on the community and family support systems in their area; and
• meet and share information with other area FCCs.

The FCCs work closely together representing individuals with developmental disabilities and their families as a united voice. Through the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF), chairpersons or a representative of each council meets quarterly to educate and discuss common issues and concerns. Speakers are often invited to provide the FCCF with information on topics that affect individuals with developmental disabilities in Florida.


Event Organizer
Pauline Lipps, FCCF Chairperson

Event Contact Information:
Embassy Suites Orlando Airport
5835 T.G. Lee Boulevard
Orlando FL 32822
800-470-8101
www.fccflorida.org

Event Coordinator
Pauline Lipps
fccf@statewidefcc.onmicrosoft.com

November 18, 2017   8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Family Care Council Florida
The Family Care Councils are a group of Governor-appointed volunteers who advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. The council’s primary functions are to:
• assist in providing information and outreach to self-advocates and families;
• review the effectiveness of the APD and make recommendations with respect to implementation;
• advise the APD administrators on the community and family support systems in their area; and
• meet and share information with other area FCCs.

The FCCs work closely together representing individuals with developmental disabilities and their families as a united voice. Through the Family Care Council Florida (FCCF), chairpersons or a representative of each council meets quarterly to educate and discuss common issues and concerns. Speakers are often invited to provide the FCCF with information on topics that affect individuals with developmental disabilities in Florida.


Event Organizer
Pauline Lipps, FCCF Chairperson

Event Contact Information:
Embassy Suites Orlando Airport
5835 T.G. Lee Boulevard
Orlando FL 32822
800-470-8101
www.fccflorida.org

Event Coordinator
Pauline Lipps
fccf@statewidefcc.onmicrosoft.com

December 4, 2017   10:15 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Legal Planning for the Future
Addresses the important aspects of legal planning for individuals with special needs, including guardianship, power of attorney, living wills, advanced directives and healthcare surrogacy.

The seminar is free and open to the community and is sponsored by Friends of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library. For more information, please call 954-370-2140.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman, Program Manager, Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl Library
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

www.jfsbroward.org

December 7, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Legal Services of North Florida & The Leon County Clerk's Office
An informational clinic describing the small claims process and the handling of landlord tenant disputes, how to file, and follow through. This is a great opportunity to meet with employees of the Leon County Clerk’s Office, a private lawyer, and county judge about information they need to process claims in the County Civil/Small Claims Division of the Leon County Clerk’s Office. No appointment is necessary and there is no fee. Contact John at john@lsnf.org for more details.

Event Organizer
Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Leon County Courthouse Annex, Courtroom 1
1920 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee FL 32303


Event Coordinator
John
john@lsnf.org

December 8, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 "Santa Clause is Coming to Town!" Christmas Party
Ornament exchange, Christmas story, food and fun!

Event Organizer
Wallace Baptist Church

Event Contact Information:
Wallace Baptist Church
6601 Chumuckla Hwy
Pace FL


January 8, 2018   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Financial Planning for the Future
Addresses the important aspects of financial and estate planning for individuals with special needs, including special needs trusts, letters of intent, beneficiary designation, benefits of using a financial planner, and how to find an experienced and honest financial professional to address your specific needs.

The seminar is free and open to the community and is sponsored by Friends of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library. For more information, please call 954-370-2140.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman, Program Manager, Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl Library
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

www.jfsbroward.org

February 5, 2018   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Identifying & Preventing Abuse of Persons with Disabilities
Educates caregivers on the warning signs of abuse, neglect and exploitation, and offers strategies on how to initiate successful discussion of abuse recognition and prevention with their children.

The seminar is free and open to the community and is sponsored by Friends of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library. For more information, please call 954-370-2140.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman, Program Manager, Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl Library
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

www.jfsbroward.org

March 5, 2018   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Residential Options
Explores the various residential options available for special needs, including independent living skills training, group homes, supported living, assisted living and intermediate care facilities.

The seminar is free and open to the community and is sponsored by Friends of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library. For more information, please call 954-370-2140.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman, Program Manager, Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl Library
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

www.jfsbroward.org

April 9, 2018   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Vocational Training & Adult Day Programs
Provides information regarding vocational rehabilitation, supported employment, sheltered workshops, post-secondary training and adult day programs.

The seminar is free and open to the community and is sponsored by Friends of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library. For more information, please call 954-370-2140.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman, Program Manager, Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl Library
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

www.jfsbroward.org

May 7, 2018   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Navigating the Mental Health System
Offers guidance to families with locating appropriate resources, navigating community health settings and managing challenges presented by loved ones with disabilities.

The seminar is free and open to the community and is sponsored by Friends of Sunrise Dan Pearl Library.


Event Organizer
Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Dan Pearl LIbrary
10500 West Oakland Park Boulevard
Sunrise FL 33351

http://www.jfsbroward.org