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May 23, 2019   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Central Time
 Sacred Heart Mission in Motion
In May, Sacred Heart Health System will provide free heart-health and osteoporosis screenings for the poor, elderly or uninsured at locations in Pensacola, Milton and Jay. Some locations will provide heart-health screenings, while other locations will be devoted to osteoporosis screenings.
Heart-health screenings will measure blood pressure, blood sugar and total cholesterol, and can detect anemia. The screenings are helpful in diagnosing conditions that put people at high risk for heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other health problems. Osteoporosis screenings will detect bone density. Cost: Free!

Screening today: Osteoporosis only.


Event Organizer
Sacred Heart Health System

Event Contact Information:
Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church
9945 Hillview Drive
Pensacola FL


May 23, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 2019 Hurricane Season Workshops
Ahead of the 2019 hurricane season, which begins on June 1, the City of Tallahassee will offer a series of workshops to help residents and neighborhoods prepare.

For more information about the Neighborhood PREP program, please contact the City of Tallahassee's Neighborhood Affairs Division at 850-891-8795 or Neighborhoods@talgov.com. Register here: https://form.jotform.com/90705891202151


Event Organizer
City of Tallahassee

Event Contact Information:
Jake Gaither Community Center
801 Bragg Drive
Tallahassee FL


May 23, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 FSU CARD Managing Healthcare Transition Plans
Organizing and managing healthcare can be overwhelming! Healthcare transition planning can begin at a young age and continue on through the teen years and beyond. Please join Polly Bennett and Deidra Faulkner from Children's Medical Services for a training that will focus on the importance of healthcare transition planning to assist parents and guardians of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in preparing to manage their child's needs.

This training is open to all CARD clients, their families, and local professionals seeking to learn more about healthcare management throughout the life span. Pre-registration is required via email or phone. Contact Dr. Chrissy Ogilvie at Christine.ogilvie@med.fsu.edu or 850-324-6245.


Event Organizer
FSU CARD (Center for Autism & Related Disabilities)

Event Contact Information:
FSU CARD - Pensacola Office
4900 Bayou Blvd, Suite 200
Pensacola FL 32503


May 23, 2019   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Time
 CPR/First Aid-Child Care Providers
Florida Health of Wakulla County will host a CPR/First Aid-Child Care Providers Class on May 23rd. All classes are $20! You MUST register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds. Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.

Event Organizer
Florida Health of Wakulla County

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Dept.
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL
850-926-0400

May 24, 2019   5:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 Citizens Engagement Series
Leon County will host its next Citizen Engagement Series entitled “Prepare Now. When Disaster Strikes, It’s Too Late to Plan”. This interactive, hands-on event puts disaster preparedness front-and-center just before the start of hurricane season. The event will give citizens a chance to engage and learn from public safety experts and leaders in Emergency Management.

Open to all Leon County residents, those interested in the session can register by visiting www.LeonCountyFL.gov/CES. Registration closes Friday, May 24 at 5 pm. Space is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets by Eventbrite.


Event Organizer
Leon County

Event Contact Information:
Leon County
301 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
850-606-5300
cmr_team@leoncountyfl.gov

May 24, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Central Time
 Adult Social - Remembering Why We Celebrate Memorial Day
For our monthly adult social, we will be celebrating Memorial Day by
honoring our Veterans by writing thank you cards with reflections of how
their service has impacted all of our lives. We will finish the evening with
karaoke and games. This event is open to registered FSU CARD clients ages
17+. Participants are asked to bring a snack or drink to share with the group.
Participants wishing to order pizza as a group will need to bring $5 for pizza.

Pre-registration required via email or phone.


Event Organizer
FSU Center for Autism & Related Disabilities

Event Contact Information:
FSU CARD - Pensacola Office
4900 Bayou Blvd, Suite 200
Pensacola FL 32503
850-324-6245

Event Coordinator
Dr. Chrissy Ogilvie
Christine.ogilvie@med.fsu.edu
Flyer
May 24, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Hill-Kelly Movies In the Park
FREE FUN for the Whole Family at Community Maritime Park! All shows at sunset! Pre-show activities start at 6pm.

Tonight's Feature: Field of Dreams


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park Amphitheater
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL 32502


May 25, 2019   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Project Engage Volunteer Club
Inclusion Works has joined the generation on network to start an inclusive, autism-friendly volunteer club for youth (ages 11 to 18). Children of all abilities and their siblings are welcome to participate.

Monthly meetings will include mini-service projects and opportunities to volunteer within the community will be offered throughout the year.

Meetings will typically be held on the last Saturday of the month from 2 pm to 4 pm at Gulf Gate Library. The first meeting is scheduled for May 25th!


Event Organizer
Inclusion Works

Event Contact Information:
7112 Curtiss Ave
Sarasota FL 34231
941-218-0398
www.inclusionworksfl.org/events

Event Coordinator
Mary
mroberts@inclusionworksfl.org

May 26, 2019   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 Sunshine Sunday
Sunshine Sunday is a special morning on the last Sunday of every other month. This program is a limited-engagement event for children with special needs and their caregivers. Children can explore the Museum with lights and sounds turned down and sensory adapted tools, special programs, and community resources at their fingertips. It’s during this time that children and their families can experience the Museum and unite with others on a similar journey.

Cost: Free for Members, $5 general admission.


Event Organizer
Glazer Children’s Museum

Event Contact Information:
Glazer Children’s Museum
110 W Gasparilla Plaza,
Tampa FL 33602
813-443-3861
https://glazermuseum.org/event/sunshinesunday/all

May 26, 2019   6:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 Blue Angels Music Blues on the Bay 2019 Lineup
Pack your coolers, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series. The City of Pensacola and Blues Angel Music have partnered to bring the Pensacola community another summer filled with great music. Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

May 26 - Not Quite Fab (Beatle Tribute)

For more information visit www.PlayPensacola.com or follow “Blues on the Bay” on Facebook.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Park and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Hunter Amphitheater
S. Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL


May 27, 2019   5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Central Time
 4th Annual Pensacola Memorial Day Concert
Join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the 4th Annual Pensacola Memorial Day Concert featuring the Pensacola Civic Band as we honor our fallen heroes who gave their lives for freedom. The 4th 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.

Cost: Free! Link: Pensacola Civic Band.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Civic Band

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL 32502


May 28, 2019   7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Play Pensacola Summer Day Camp
Bring the kids to the Fricker Resource Center for Day Camp this summer! Day camps include field trips, swimming, indoor and outdoor fun! Registration begins March 11th for city residents and April 1st for Non-residents. Discounts available for online registration. See PlayPensacola.com for details.

Event Organizer
Fricker Resource Center

Event Contact Information:
Fricker Resource Center
900 North F Street
Pensacola FL


May 28, 2019   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Central Time
 Sacred Heart Mission in Motion
In May, Sacred Heart Health System will provide free heart-health and osteoporosis screenings for the poor, elderly or uninsured at locations in Pensacola, Milton and Jay. Some locations will provide heart-health screenings, while other locations will be devoted to osteoporosis screenings.
Heart-health screenings will measure blood pressure, blood sugar and total cholesterol, and can detect anemia. The screenings are helpful in diagnosing conditions that put people at high risk for heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other health problems. Osteoporosis screenings will detect bone density. Cost: Free!

Screening today: Heart-health only.


Event Organizer
Sacred Heart Health System

Event Contact Information:
Westminster Village
1900 W. Moreno Street, Bldg 3
Pensacola FL


May 28, 2019   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Navigating the Path to Mental Wellness
Representatives from Behavioral Health Associates of Broward, Counseling Centers of Goodman JFS and the Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida will offer guidance to families with locating appropriate resources, coping with stress and managing challenges presented by loved ones with a developmental disability or mental illness.

The seminar is free and open to the community. Presented by Joshua's Path at Goodman JFS of Broward County. For more information, please call 954-909-0822 or visit www.jfsbroward.org.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman

Event Contact Information:
12050 West Sunrise Boulevard
Plantation FL 33323
954-909-0822
https://www.jfsbroward.org

Event Coordinator
Sharlene Glassman
sglassman@jfsbroward.org

May 28, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Know Your Legal Rights Town Hall Meeting
If your insurance company has let you down, you'll want to attend this meeting! See flyer for more detailed information.

Event Organizer
Florida Hurricane Adjusters/Larry Moskowitz, PA

Event Contact Information:
Sunrise Worship Center
2645 Pebble Hill Rd
Marianna FL

Flyer
May 29, 2019   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Youth Job Fair
Job Seekers....Looking for a job and in between the ages 16-24? Come connect with more than 20 local employers. Companies interested in....all positions. Come dressed for success and have your resume ready!!!

Event Organizer
CareerSource Escarosa

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Escarosa
321 N. Devilliers St
Pensacola FL 32501

Flyer
May 29, 2019   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Central Time
 Sacred Heart Mission in Motion
In May, Sacred Heart Health System will provide free heart-health and osteoporosis screenings for the poor, elderly or uninsured at locations in Pensacola, Milton and Jay. Some locations will provide heart-health screenings, while other locations will be devoted to osteoporosis screenings.
Heart-health screenings will measure blood pressure, blood sugar and total cholesterol, and can detect anemia. The screenings are helpful in diagnosing conditions that put people at high risk for heart attack, stroke, diabetes and other health problems. Osteoporosis screenings will detect bone density. Cost: Free!

Screening today: Heart-health only.


Event Organizer
Sacred Heart Health System

Event Contact Information:
Ebonwood Community Center
3511 W. Scott Street
Pensacola FL


May 29, 2019   5:30 PM - : Eastern Time
 Tallahassee Pediatric Behaviorial Health Center's PLAY & SING
We are so excited to partner with @healingheartsmusictherapy to host FREE play and sing socialization and child development groups. Starting May 15, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm children aged six months to six years can join us and enjoy a 30 minute group filled with musical fun (ending July 10). #tpbhc #musictherapy #summergroup @wcleon.

Event Organizer
Whole Child Leon/Healing Hearts Music Therapy/Tall Pediatric Behavioral Health Ctr

Event Contact Information:
Tallahassee Pediatric Behavioral Health Center
1126A Lee Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32303


May 29, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Citizens Engagement Series
Leon County will host its next Citizen Engagement Series entitled “Prepare Now. When Disaster Strikes, It’s Too Late to Plan”. This interactive, hands-on event puts disaster preparedness front-and-center just before the start of hurricane season. The event will give citizens a chance to engage and learn from public safety experts and leaders in Emergency Management.

Open to all Leon County residents, those interested in the session can register by visiting www.LeonCountyFL.gov/CES. Registration closes Friday, May 24 at 5 pm. Space is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Tickets by Eventbrite.


Event Organizer
Leon County

Event Contact Information:
Leon County
301 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
850-606-5300
cmr_team@leoncountyfl.gov

May 30, 2019   4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Central Time
 Healthy Start Baby Shower
If you are pregnant, or have had a baby within the last six months, you and your family members are welcome to join us!

This is a FREE Community Event. There will be games (special games for dads), door prizes, refreshments, entertainment, and a photo booth.


Event Organizer
Healthy Start Coalition of Bay, Franklin & Gulf Counties

Event Contact Information:
First United Methodist Church
903 E. 4th Street
Panama City FL 32401

Flyer
May 30, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Parents, Potluck, and Potential
Join us for a monthly potluck dinner to promote active collaborations within the
autism community. Monthly “mini-lessons” will be provided at the event by FSU CARD staff or parent / community volunteers. Door prizes and surprises will delight you! This monthly event is open to all parents and guardians of FSU CARD clients.

Pre-registration required via email or phone. Contact Dr. Chrissy Ogilvie at Christine.Ogilvie@med.fsu.edu, phone 850-324-6245.


Event Organizer
FSU Center for Autism & Related Disabilities

Event Contact Information:
FSU CARD - Pensacola Office
4900 Bayou Blvd, Suite 200
Pensacola FL 32503

Flyer
May 31, 2019   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Beyond Camp Presents Just B.E.
Beyond Camp presents JUST B.E. June 16-July 26. Admission until June 10th. Therapeutic camp focusing on social skills, play, and making new friends in a small group setting. We offer a 1:4 ratio and two distinct environments (3-5 yr olds and school aged) with your child's age and specific needs in mind.

Cost: $40 per week - Discounted rate for campers enrolled in other B.E. programs. $75 per week for new campers. See flyer for more information!


Event Organizer
Beyond Expectations

Event Contact Information:
Beyond Expectations
103 Lewis Street
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
850-362-6824
Flyer
May 31, 2019   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Central Time
 Building Support: How to Put Together a Support Group
FSU CARD Consultant Crystal Grey-Hewett in conjunction with Debi Barnes from Florida Network will present this training and teach interested adults and caregivers how to go about setting up both an in-person and online community of support.

Registration is required. To register, please call Katelyn Hunley at 850-215-4327 or email her at katelyn.hunley@med.fsu.edu.


Event Organizer
FSU CARD and Florida Network

Event Contact Information:
Florida State University
4750 Collegiate Drive, Holley Bldg., Room B210
Panama City FL 32405

Flyer
May 31, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Central Time
 Emerald Coast Princess Ball
A magical night for a daughter and father or father figure! Princess between the ages of 3 and 17 attending will have a memorable and magical evening of laughter and dance shared! Princesses may attend with their Father, Grandfather, Uncle, or other Prince escort of their choice. Reservations are required to attend.

Tickets to the Ball are $25 per couple and $10 for each additional Princess. Military Couple discount is available. The Royal Evenings Festivities will include: Complimentary Photo of Princess & Father from SB Photos, Party
Gift(s), Complimentary Photo Booth – Princess and Friends can get silly group photos!, Refreshments and Candy Table, Unique Photo opportunities, Dancing to music provided by B-Boy Productions.


Event Organizer
Emerald Coast Father-Daughter Princess Ball

Event Contact Information:
Northwest Florida State College
100 College Blvd E
Niceville FL 32578


June 1, 2019   7:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 Make ‘m Smile
Make ‘m Smile is the BIGGEST party celebrating kids with special needs…our VIPs! This annual community festival is the first Saturday of June in Downtown Orlando for kids and adults with all types of special needs and their families! In 2018, Make ‘m Smile hosted 45,000+ participants, including 3,000 VIPs!

Event Organizer
Nathaniel's Hope

Event Contact Information:
Lake Eola
512 East Washington Street
Orlando FL 32801
407-857-8224
www.nathanielshope.org/our-programs/make-m-smile/
info@nathanielshope.org
Flyer
June 1, 2019   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 5th Annual Build Your Bucket Disaster Preparedness Expo
The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1. Residents should begin preparing now. To help, the City of Tallahassee, Leon County Government and Community partners will host the 5th annual Build our Bucket Disaster preparedness Expo. This year’s Build Your Bucket will be a family-friendly expo. Dozens of community response groups will offer hands-on demonstrations, valuable information and interactive exhibits.

Event Organizer
City of Tallahassee

Event Contact Information:
Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center
1800 Wahnish Way (Florida A&M Univ)
Tallahassee FL


June 1, 2019   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Camp Connect: A Healing Camp for Children
Camp Connect is a free, one-day camp for children ages 6-17 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Staffed with bereavement specialists, Camp Connect provides opportunities for kids to explore and express their emotions in a supportive and fun environment.

For questions or to request a registration packet, contact Monica Koetters at 850-384-7778. See flyer for more detailed information.


Event Organizer
Covenant Care

Event Contact Information:
Blue Wahoos Stadium
351 W. Cedar Street
Pensacola FL 32502

CampConnect@choosecovenant.org
Flyer
June 1, 2019   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Central Time
 Autism Summer Safety Event
We are hosting this event to help families of individuals that have autism to feel better prepared for the safety concerns that they have. We will have interactive stations set up to help with life jackets, bicycle helmets, elopement or wandering, water safety, and road safety.

We will also have members of the Escambia County Fire Department, Escambia Search and Rescue, the Pensacola Police Department, and stations aiding in getting enrolled in the Take Me Home and Project Lifesaver programs!


Event Organizer
Sacred Heart Autism Center

Event Contact Information:
Sacred Heart Miracle Camp
9840 Beulah Road
Pensacola FL
850-416-4681

Event Coordinator
Katie Kimbrell
Flyer
June 1, 2019   7:00 PM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 2019 SUMMER SPLASH "House of Soul" JAM2
Dance Konnection and DJ Corry T will host a 2019 Summer Splash party on June 1st. Come represent your Decade - 1970s, 80s or 90s. Light refreshments and desserts - 8pm. (You can also BYOB and BYOF).

Tickets: $25 and $30 at the Door. Tickets available through Dance Konnection & Eventbright, www.dkhouseofsouljamz.eventbrite.com. For more information contact: Dance Konnection at 850-525-1923 or www.dance-konnection.com.


Event Organizer
Dance Konnection and DJ Corry T

Event Contact Information:
National Guard Armory
8790 Grow Drive
Pensacola FL 32534


June 2, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

June 2, 2019   10:00 AM - : Central Time
 Free Yoga Classes at Community Maritime Park
Free Yoga classes will be held each Sunday at 10 am at Community Maritime Park starting February 3rd and are open to all ages and levels of experience. Certified instructors from Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center will provide instruction. The class is free, but you will need to BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and any other accessories you would like to use.

Water will be provided, but you will need to bring your own bottle or container. We hope to see you there!

2019 Instructor Schedule* *All Instructors are certified and affiliated with Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center. Instructor for June 2 - Gabi Garrett .


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL


June 2, 2019   7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Central Time
 Soulful Sundays presents "All White Night" Weekend Celebration
SOULFUL SUNDAYS presents “ALL WHITE NIGHT” at the Osceola Golf Course. Dance to SMOOTH JAZZ, R&B-SOUL & OLD SCHOOL. Food and Beverage service available. Cost: $10. POC: Ron Cole (850) 712-8573.

Event Contact Information:
Osceola Golf Course
300 Tonawanda Drive
Pensacola FL 32507


June 3, 2019   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Beyond Camp Presents Just B.E.
Beyond Camp presents JUST B.E. June 16-July 26. Admission until June 10th. Therapeutic camp focusing on social skills, play, and making new friends in a small group setting. We offer a 1:4 ratio and two distinct environments (3-5 yr olds and school aged) with your child's age and specific needs in mind.

Cost: $40 per week - Discounted rate for campers enrolled in other B.E. programs. $75 per week for new campers. See flyer for more information!


Event Organizer
Beyond Expectations

Event Contact Information:
Beyond Expectations
103 Lewis Street
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
850-362-6824
Flyer
June 3, 2019   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Rad Dads
Join us for our monthly Dads with kids on the Autism Spectrum get together for food and sports! Please bring money if you wish to purchase food and/or drinks.

RSVP to Art Wallen - awallen@ufl.edu or 352-846-3457

First Monday of each Month
7pm 8:30pm


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Crafty Bastards Restaurant & Pub
860 NW 39th Ave A
Gainesville FL 32606
352-846-3457
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Art Wallen
awallen@ufl.edu

June 5, 2019   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 LAKE CITY Support Group Meeting
You are cordially invited to share your knowledge, as well as learn from others walking a similar journey. Parents, Caregivers, Adults on the Spectrum, Community Members and all interested parties are welcomed!

Mee?tings will be held on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

Please bring money for lunch.


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sakura Buffet - Lake City Mall
2469 W. US 90, Suite 148
Lake City FL 32055
352-846-2762
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Margie Garlin

June 5, 2019   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Guardian Advocacy APD MedWaiver Application Process
Can't afford full guardianship of your child turning 18? How can you still be involved after the child becomes an adult? Do you as a parent have any rights?

Come and learn how to obtain a guardian advocacy role for your loved one. Do-it- yourself process and only court filing fees.

There will be a drawing for a REGIONS BANK LIFEGREEN CRUISER BIKE.

Sponsors of this event are disAbility Solutions for Independent Living, Inc.; Volusia County Florida; and REGIONS BANK. Request for accommodations, as required under the ADA, must be made a minimum of 5 days in advance to 386.255.1812 Ext. 304


Event Organizer
disAbility Solutions for Independent Living & Legacy Law Associates

Event Contact Information:
UCF Auditorium on Daytona State College Campus
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach FL 32114
386-255-1812 Ext. 304

Event Coordinator
Kristina Kravener
info@dsil.org

June 5, 2019   5:30 PM - : Eastern Time
 Tallahassee Pediatric Behaviorial Health Center's PLAY & SING
We are so excited to partner with @healingheartsmusictherapy to host FREE play and sing socialization and child development groups. Starting May 15, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm children aged six months to six years can join us and enjoy a 30 minute group filled with musical fun (ending July 10). #tpbhc #musictherapy #summergroup @wcleon.

Event Organizer
Whole Child Leon/Healing Hearts Music Therapy/Tall Pediatric Behavioral Health Ctr

Event Contact Information:
Tallahassee Pediatric Behavioral Health Center
1126A Lee Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32303


June 6, 2019   5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Central Time
 You're Invited to the COMMUNITY DISCUSSION
Community Concerns: Drug use for non-medical reasons is on the rise in Escambia County. Come join the conversation and learn about HOPE in recovery and treatment.

See flyer for more detailed information.


Event Organizer
CDAC Behavioral Healthcare

Event Contact Information:
Olive Baptist Church
1830 E. Olive Road
Pensacola FL 32514

Flyer
June 6, 2019   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Central Time
 Who Cares for the Caregiver?
When caring for a loved one experiencing memory loss and dementia, make some "me time".

Share gentle conversation, care and understanding. The first Thursday of each month. Support group hosted by Kristina Calhoun, RN and Lelanya Taber, LCSW. See flyer for more information.


Event Organizer
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility/VITAS Healthcare

Event Contact Information:
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility
233 Carmel Drive
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547

Flyer
June 6, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Ladies' Night Out (for Women on the Spectrum)
A dinner get together for women on the spectrum age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for dinner and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Applebee’s Grill & Bar
1005 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

June 7, 2019   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Beyond Camp Presents Just B.E.
Beyond Camp presents JUST B.E. June 16-July 26. Admission until June 10th. Therapeutic camp focusing on social skills, play, and making new friends in a small group setting. We offer a 1:4 ratio and two distinct environments (3-5 yr olds and school aged) with your child's age and specific needs in mind.

Cost: $40 per week - Discounted rate for campers enrolled in other B.E. programs. $75 per week for new campers. See flyer for more information!


Event Organizer
Beyond Expectations

Event Contact Information:
Beyond Expectations
103 Lewis Street
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
850-362-6824
Flyer
June 7, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Hill-Kelly Movies In the Park
FREE FUN for the Whole Family at Community Maritime Park! All shows at sunset! Pre-show activities start at 6pm.

Tonight's Feature: A Dog's Way Home


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park Amphitheater
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL 32502


June 8, 2019   8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
 Free Disaster Training Classes
FREE DISASTER TRAINING CLASSES run 8:30am until 3:00 pm with breakfast and lunch provided. First class is for new disaster volunteers with limited disaster experience. All training classes are independent of each other. To register or view all classes offered, visit www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. For more information, contact Julie.Smith@uss.salvationarmy.org or call 850-222-0304.

Event Organizer
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee

Event Contact Information:
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee
2410 Allen Road
Tallahassee FL 32312


June 8, 2019   9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Fort Myers
Second Saturday of the month! A time for individuals with special needs and disabilities to jump and to learn new skills in a safe, controlled environment. 60 Minute Jump passes $11.99/jumper (plus one free helper allowed).

9am-10am

$11.99 and includes one helper


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
14181 S Tamiami Trail #140
Fort Myers FL 33912
239-313-5448
www.skyzone.com/fortmyers/programs/defying-gravity

June 8, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Press The Chest
FREE CPR Training for the Community! Participants will receive an American Heart Association CPR Anytime Kit including a CPR Manikin, DVD, and educational materials. Register at www.LeonCountyFL.gov/PressTheChest.

This is not a certification event. CPR can double or triple a person’s chance for survival. Be prepared to save the life of someone you love — a child, a spouse, a parent or a friend. Only about 33 percent of people who experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest get immediate help from someone who can #PressTheChest before professional help arrives.


Event Organizer
Leon County

Event Contact Information:
Leon County Courthouse
301 S. Monroe Street
Tallahassee FL 32301

www.LeonCountyFL.gov/PressTheChest

June 8, 2019   12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern Time
 OCALA Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Golden Corral
2111 SW College Road
Ocala FL 34474
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

June 8, 2019   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Central Time
 Let's Go Sailing
Your FSU CARD (Pensacola Office) is proud to announce that we will be partnering with the Pensacola Yacht Club Satori Foundation again this summer to bring sailing opportunities to our clients and their families on board the beautiful Integrity!

Through this unique opportunity, you will be provided with an overview of sailing basics and history and experience the wonder and beauty of our own Escambia Bay. Please see flyer for further details.


Event Organizer
FSU CARD and Pensacola Yacht Club Satori Foundation

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola Yacht Club
1897 Cypress Street
Pensacola FL 32502
850-324-6245

Event Coordinator
Dr. Chrissy Ogilvie
Christine.ogilvie@med.fsu.edu
Flyer
June 9, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay 2019 Lineup
Pack your coolers, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series. The City of Pensacola and Blues Angel Music have partnered to bring the Pensacola community another summer filled with great music. Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

June 9 - Nobius/ Bring on the Benjamins

For more information visit www.PlayPensacola.com or follow “Blues on the Bay” on Facebook.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Park and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Hunter Amphitheater
S. Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL


June 10, 2019   9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Central Time
 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program
Are you interested in gaining invaluable work experience? Earn up to $600 in Incentives! For students age 14-18 and must be available to participate for three weeks. For more information, see flyer or contact Christine Budney at 850-833-7587 Ext. 2121, cbudney@careersourceow.com.

Event Organizer
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton
109 8th Avenue
Shalimar FL 32579

Flyer
June 10, 2019   9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Beyond Camp Presents Just B.E.
Beyond Camp presents JUST B.E. June 16-July 26. Admission until June 10th. Therapeutic camp focusing on social skills, play, and making new friends in a small group setting. We offer a 1:4 ratio and two distinct environments (3-5 yr olds and school aged) with your child's age and specific needs in mind.

Cost: $40 per week - Discounted rate for campers enrolled in other B.E. programs. $75 per week for new campers. See flyer for more information!


Event Organizer
Beyond Expectations

Event Contact Information:
Beyond Expectations
103 Lewis Street
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547
850-362-6824
Flyer
June 10, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE CARD Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sweetberries
505 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

June 11, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time
 Area 09 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
The Family Care Councils (FCCs) are groups of volunteers who advocate for people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 09 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
111 S Sapodilla Ave Suite 204
West Palm Beach FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

June 11, 2019   4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Central Time
 The Incredible Years: A Parenting Program
For parents or caregivers of young children: 2-8 years of age. There are many things that a child may want, but what they NEED is a parent who is confident and consistent. Be the parent your child needs!

Because every parent and child is different, learn what works best with your child! Here’s the topics covered in The Incredible Years: How play can improve the relationship with your child. Contact: Medena Williams @850-439-5626 or cell 449-4315 Or mwilliams@cdac.info. To make a referral: Go to cdac.info. Click on Send a referral, then parenting referral.


Event Organizer
CDAC Behavioral Healthcare

Event Contact Information:
CDAC Behavioral Healthcare
3804 N. 9th Avenue
Pensacola FL

Flyer
June 12, 2019   8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Central Time
 Emerald Coast Early Childhood Behavior Conference
Parents, are you looking for strategies or solutions to your preschooler's challenging behavior? Do you have a preschooler that is always in trouble or are you getting calls abut his/her behavior?

If so, join us for a day of informational, training sessions that provide answers to these questions and help solve those challenging behavior problems at home. See flyer to register for the conference.


Event Organizer
FDLRS/PAEC

Event Contact Information:
PAEC
753 West Blvd.
Chipley FL

Flyer
June 12, 2019   5:30 PM - : Eastern Time
 Tallahassee Pediatric Behaviorial Health Center's PLAY & SING
We are so excited to partner with @healingheartsmusictherapy to host FREE play and sing socialization and child development groups. Starting May 15, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm children aged six months to six years can join us and enjoy a 30 minute group filled with musical fun (ending July 10). #tpbhc #musictherapy #summergroup @wcleon.

Event Organizer
Whole Child Leon/Healing Hearts Music Therapy/Tall Pediatric Behavioral Health Ctr

Event Contact Information:
Tallahassee Pediatric Behavioral Health Center
1126A Lee Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32303


June 13, 2019   9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Central Time
 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program
Are you interested in gaining invaluable work experience? Earn up to $600 in Incentives! For students age 14-18 and must be available to participate for three weeks. For more information, see flyer or contact Christine Budney at 850-833-7587 Ext. 2121, cbudney@careersourceow.com.

Event Organizer
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton
109 8th Avenue
Shalimar FL 32579

Flyer
June 13, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 2019 Career Connections Hiring Fair
Come on out to this hiring event if you are seeking employment. The 2019 Career Connections Hiring Fair will feature employers in Health Care, Government, and Professional Services Sectors.

Please see flyer for more information. Register online at www.careersurcecapitalregion.com/job-seekers or call 850-922-0023.


Event Organizer
CareerSource Capital Region

Event Contact Information:
Florida State Conference Center
555 W. Pensacola Street
Tallahassee FL 32301
850-922-0023
Flyer
June 13, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Small Claims & Landlord Tenant Informational Clinics 2019
Join LSNF at the Leon County Courthouse for a FREE small claims and landlord-tenant information clinic. The clinic is a great opportunity to meet with employees of the Leon County Clerk's Office, a private lawyer, and county judge about the information needed to process claims in the County Civil/Small Claims division of the clerk's office. To learn more, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/369902973829303/

Event Organizer
Legal Services of North Florida

Event Contact Information:
Leon County Courthouse
Annex Courtroom 1
Tallahassee FL


June 13, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 CPR/AED-Community
Wakulla County Florida Health will sponsor a CPR-AED class on Thursday, February 14th. Classes are $20. You must register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds.

Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.


Event Organizer
Florida Health Wakulla County

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Department
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL


June 14, 2019   8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 Santa Rosa Summer Job Fair
On the hunt for a new job or looking to change careers? Meet with dozens of local employers looking to hire at our Summer Job Fair! 60 employers in healthcare, construction, hospitality, IT, education and other high-demand industries will be in attendance.

Please bring copies of your updated resume and wear business casual attire. If you are unsure about what is appropriate to wear, please feel free to contact our office. Minimize your time in line at the event by pre-registering at EmployFlorida.com!


Event Organizer
CareerSource Escarosa

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola State College
5988 Hwy 90
Milton FL 32583


June 14, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Area 10 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 10 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
201 W Broward Blvd Suite 305
Ft. Lauderdale FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

June 14, 2019   10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Time
 Summer Job Fair
Pensacola State College/CareerSource Escarosa will host a Summer Job Fair at Pensacola State College. Bring a copy of your resume.

Event Organizer
Pensacola State CollegeCareerSource Escarosa

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola State College
L.I.F.E Center/Sports Complex, Bldg 4000
Milton FL

Flyer
June 15, 2019   8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
 Free Disaster Training Classes
FREE DISASTER TRAINING CLASSES run 8:30am until 3:00 pm with breakfast and lunch provided. First class is for new disaster volunteers with limited disaster experience. All training classes are independent of each other. To register or view all classes offered, visit www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. For more information, contact Julie.Smith@uss.salvationarmy.org or call 850-222-0304.

Event Organizer
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee

Event Contact Information:
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee
2410 Allen Road
Tallahassee FL 32312


June 15, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas
Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas Gainesville, FL Preguntas llame a Ana Vilfort al 352-273-0581 o ana501@ufl.edu
Están invitados a asistir a nuestra reunión para padres de habla hispana en el Centro de Autismo. Esta será una buena oportunidad para conocer a otras familias, intercambiar información, y hacer amistades.
Ubicación / horarios de reuniones: UF CARD Office 2046 NE Waldo Road Suite 3200, Gainesville, FL 32609. Tercer sábado del mes de 10 a 12 del medio dia.

You are invited to attend our meeting for Spanish speaking parents at UF CARD. This will be a good opportunity to meet other families, exchange information, and make friends.

3rd Saturday of the month from 10am to 12pm


Event Organizer
CARD

Event Contact Information:
UF CARD Office
2046 NE Waldo Road, Suite 3200,
Gainesville FL 32609
352-273-0581
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Ana Vilfort
ana501@ufl.edu

June 16, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

June 17, 2019   8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time
 Camp T-Rec
Camp T-Rec 2019 is a partnership between the cities of Ormond Beach and Port Orange (Volusia County). This is a collaboration between both cities' Parks & Leisure Recreation Departments. It is a day camp for children in the Special Needs Community (Ages 7 - 18). All kids must provide their IEP prior to attending camp. Camp runs from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm, Mon. through Friday.

There are two sessions: June 17th - July 5th (No camp on July 4th) and
July 8th - July 26th. Fees: Ormond Beach / Port Orange Residents - $253/ session. Non Ormond Beach / Port Orange Residents - $380/session.
Field trips & transportation from Port Orange provided & included in registration fee. Location of Camp T-Rec - Nova Community Center 440 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach, 32174. To register please visit or contact: Port Orange Parks & Rec. Office at 1395 Dunlawton Ave., Port Orange (Teresa Wiggins) 386 506-5868 or Nova Community Center, 440 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach (Lori)
Koplin (386) 676-3252.


Event Organizer
Cities of Ormond Beach & Port Orange

Event Contact Information:
Nova Community Center
440 N. Nova Road
Ormond Beach FL 32174
386-676-3252
fl-ormondbeach2.civicplus.com/736/Special-Populations-Programming

Event Coordinator
Lori Koplin
Lori.Koplin@ormondbeach.org

June 17, 2019   9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Central Time
 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program
Are you interested in gaining invaluable work experience? Earn up to $600 in Incentives! For students age 14-18 and must be available to participate for three weeks. For more information, see flyer or contact Christine Budney at 850-833-7587 Ext. 2121, cbudney@careersourceow.com.

Event Organizer
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton
109 8th Avenue
Shalimar FL 32579

Flyer
June 19, 2019   5:30 PM - : Eastern Time
 Tallahassee Pediatric Behaviorial Health Center's PLAY & SING
We are so excited to partner with @healingheartsmusictherapy to host FREE play and sing socialization and child development groups. Starting May 15, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm children aged six months to six years can join us and enjoy a 30 minute group filled with musical fun (ending July 10). #tpbhc #musictherapy #summergroup @wcleon.

Event Organizer
Whole Child Leon/Healing Hearts Music Therapy/Tall Pediatric Behavioral Health Ctr

Event Contact Information:
Tallahassee Pediatric Behavioral Health Center
1126A Lee Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32303


June 20, 2019   9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Central Time
 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program
Are you interested in gaining invaluable work experience? Earn up to $600 in Incentives! For students age 14-18 and must be available to participate for three weeks. For more information, see flyer or contact Christine Budney at 850-833-7587 Ext. 2121, cbudney@careersourceow.com.

Event Organizer
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton
109 8th Avenue
Shalimar FL 32579

Flyer
June 21, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Hill-Kelly Movies In the Park
FREE FUN for the Whole Family at Community Maritime Park! All shows at sunset! Pre-show activities start at 6pm.

Tonight's Feature: Disney's Ralph Breaks The Internet


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park Amphitheater
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL 32502


June 22, 2019   8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
 Free Disaster Training Classes
FREE DISASTER TRAINING CLASSES run 8:30am until 3:00 pm with breakfast and lunch provided. First class is for new disaster volunteers with limited disaster experience. All training classes are independent of each other. To register or view all classes offered, visit www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. For more information, contact Julie.Smith@uss.salvationarmy.org or call 850-222-0304.

Event Organizer
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee

Event Contact Information:
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee
2410 Allen Road
Tallahassee FL 32312


June 23, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay 2019 Lineup
Pack your coolers, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series. The City of Pensacola and Blues Angel Music have partnered to bring the Pensacola community another summer filled with great music. Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

June 23 - Civilized Natives.

For more information visit www.PlayPensacola.com or follow “Blues on the Bay” on Facebook.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Park and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Hunter Amphitheater
S. Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL


June 24, 2019   9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Central Time
 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program
Are you interested in gaining invaluable work experience? Earn up to $600 in Incentives! For students age 14-18 and must be available to participate for three weeks. For more information, see flyer or contact Christine Budney at 850-833-7587 Ext. 2121, cbudney@careersourceow.com.

Event Organizer
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton
109 8th Avenue
Shalimar FL 32579

Flyer
June 26, 2019   5:30 PM - : Eastern Time
 Tallahassee Pediatric Behaviorial Health Center's PLAY & SING
We are so excited to partner with @healingheartsmusictherapy to host FREE play and sing socialization and child development groups. Starting May 15, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm children aged six months to six years can join us and enjoy a 30 minute group filled with musical fun (ending July 10). #tpbhc #musictherapy #summergroup @wcleon.

Event Organizer
Whole Child Leon/Healing Hearts Music Therapy/Tall Pediatric Behavioral Health Ctr

Event Contact Information:
Tallahassee Pediatric Behavioral Health Center
1126A Lee Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32303


June 27, 2019   9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Central Time
 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program
Are you interested in gaining invaluable work experience? Earn up to $600 in Incentives! For students age 14-18 and must be available to participate for three weeks. For more information, see flyer or contact Christine Budney at 850-833-7587 Ext. 2121, cbudney@careersourceow.com.

Event Organizer
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Okaloosa | Walton
109 8th Avenue
Shalimar FL 32579

Flyer
June 27, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Parents, Potluck, and Potential
Join us for a monthly potluck dinner to promote active collaborations within the
autism community. Monthly “mini-lessons” will be provided at the event by FSU CARD staff or parent / community volunteers. Door prizes and surprises will delight you! This monthly event is open to all parents and guardians of FSU CARD clients.

Pre-registration required via email or phone. Contact Dr. Chrissy Ogilvie at Christine.Ogilvie@med.fsu.edu, phone 850-324-6245.


Event Organizer
FSU Center for Autism & Related Disabilities

Event Contact Information:
FSU CARD - Pensacola Office
4900 Bayou Blvd, Suite 200
Pensacola FL 32503

Flyer
June 27, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 CPR-Pro
Wakulla County Health Department is sponsoring CPR-Pro classes on June 27th. All classes are $20! You MUST register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds,

All classes are from 6:30pm to 8:30pm unless otherwise noted. Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.


Event Organizer
Wakulla County Florida Health

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Department
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL
850-926-0400

June 28, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 "Abilities" Art Gala
"Call for Artists" for the 2nd Annual "Abilities"Art Gala. This gala event and show is open to any and all emerging or practicing artists with developmental disabilities. Artist may submit up to 5 original works of art (at no charge)in either 2 or 3 dimensional media including oil, watercolor, tempera, pencil, abstract, photography, sculpture, realistic. Cash awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and peoples choice. Awards for participation. Art may be offered for sale and will hang in the "Art Center of Citrus County gallery for 4 weeks after the reception. Please call for information.

Event Organizer
Family and Friend Reaching for Abilities (FFRA)

Event Contact Information:
2644 N Annapolis Ave
Hernado FL 34442
352-628-5606
www.ffracitrus.org

Event Coordinator
Robert DeSimone
iam4mentoring@aol.com
Flyer
June 29, 2019   8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
 Free Disaster Training Classes
FREE DISASTER TRAINING CLASSES run 8:30am until 3:00 pm with breakfast and lunch provided. First class is for new disaster volunteers with limited disaster experience. All training classes are independent of each other. To register or view all classes offered, visit www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. For more information, contact Julie.Smith@uss.salvationarmy.org or call 850-222-0304.

Event Organizer
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee

Event Contact Information:
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee
2410 Allen Road
Tallahassee FL 32312


June 30, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time
 Paving the Way "This is Me"
Join us for an inspirational morning celebrating adults with disabilities and their families, as they share their stories of breaking barriers, overcoming obstacles and paving the way to meaningful lives.

Guest Speakers include:

Katherine Magnoli -- Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2017, children's book author

Bonnie Schmidt -- Founder of ScentsAbility

Bryan Boggiano -- Journalist

Mitch & Garrett "G-Money" Holeve -- Adaptive fitness trainers, featured on ESPN

Nicole Whitman -- Special needs educator, featured on The Mighty

Edward Barbanell -- Broadway and film actor

A performance by the Exceptional Theater Conmpany and a Q&A with guest speakers to follow. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the community. RSVP required to events@jfsbroward.org.

Presented by Joshua's Path at Goodman JFS of Broward County.


Event Organizer
Sharlene Glassman

Event Contact Information:
5850 S. Pine Island Road
Davie FL 33328
954-909-0822
https://www.jfsbroward.org

Event Coordinator
Sharlene Glassman
sglassman@jfsbroward.org

July 1, 2019   7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Play Pensacola Summer Day Camp
Bring the kids to the Fricker Resource Center for Day Camp this summer! Day camps include field trips, swimming, indoor and outdoor fun! Registration begins March 11th for city residents and April 1st for Non-residents. Discounts available for online registration. See PlayPensacola.com for details.

Event Organizer
Fricker Resource Center

Event Contact Information:
Fricker Resource Center
900 North F Street
Pensacola FL


July 1, 2019   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Rad Dads
Join us for our monthly Dads with kids on the Autism Spectrum get together for food and sports! Please bring money if you wish to purchase food and/or drinks.

RSVP to Art Wallen - awallen@ufl.edu or 352-846-3457

First Monday of each Month
7pm 8:30pm


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Crafty Bastards Restaurant & Pub
860 NW 39th Ave A
Gainesville FL 32606
352-846-3457
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Art Wallen
awallen@ufl.edu

July 3, 2019   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 LAKE CITY Support Group Meeting
You are cordially invited to share your knowledge, as well as learn from others walking a similar journey. Parents, Caregivers, Adults on the Spectrum, Community Members and all interested parties are welcomed!

Mee?tings will be held on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

Please bring money for lunch.


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sakura Buffet - Lake City Mall
2469 W. US 90, Suite 148
Lake City FL 32055
352-846-2762
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Margie Garlin

July 3, 2019   5:30 PM - : Eastern Time
 Tallahassee Pediatric Behaviorial Health Center's PLAY & SING
We are so excited to partner with @healingheartsmusictherapy to host FREE play and sing socialization and child development groups. Starting May 15, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm children aged six months to six years can join us and enjoy a 30 minute group filled with musical fun (ending July 10). #tpbhc #musictherapy #summergroup @wcleon.

Event Organizer
Whole Child Leon/Healing Hearts Music Therapy/Tall Pediatric Behavioral Health Ctr

Event Contact Information:
Tallahassee Pediatric Behavioral Health Center
1126A Lee Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32303


July 4, 2019   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Central Time
 Who Cares for the Caregiver?
When caring for a loved one experiencing memory loss and dementia, make some "me time".

Share gentle conversation, care and understanding. The first Thursday of each month. Support group hosted by Kristina Calhoun, RN and Lelanya Taber, LCSW. See flyer for more information.


Event Organizer
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility/VITAS Healthcare

Event Contact Information:
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility
233 Carmel Drive
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547

Flyer
July 5, 2019   12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern Time
 OCALA Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Golden Corral
2111 SW College Road
Ocala FL 34474
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

July 6, 2019   1:00 PM - 7:00 PM Central Time
 Wedgewood Arm Up, Inc's Summer Fest & BBQ Contest
Celebrating our Culture & Community! Food & Fun for the Whole Family! Live entertainment, activities for children and adults and much, much more! Interested Advertisers, Vendors, and Volunteers Contact Larry Williams @ 904-226-0405.

Event Organizer
Wedgewood Arm Up, Inc. and Various Organizations

Event Contact Information:
Wedgewood Community Center & Park
6405 Wagner Road
Pensacola FL

Flyer
July 7, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

July 7, 2019   10:00 AM - : Central Time
 Free Yoga Classes at Community Maritime Park
Free Yoga classes will be held each Sunday at 10 am at Community Maritime Park starting February 3rd and are open to all ages and levels of experience. Certified instructors from Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center will provide instruction. The class is free, but you will need to BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and any other accessories you would like to use.

Water will be provided, but you will need to bring your own bottle or container. We hope to see you there!

2019 Instructor Schedule* *All Instructors are certified and affiliated with Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center. Instructor for July 7 - Andrea McMillan.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL


July 7, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay 2019 Lineup
Pack your coolers, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series. The City of Pensacola and Blues Angel Music have partnered to bring the Pensacola community another summer filled with great music. Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

July 7 - The Truth feat. Cat Rhodes

For more information visit www.PlayPensacola.com or follow “Blues on the Bay” on Facebook.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Park and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Hunter Amphitheater
S. Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL


July 7, 2019   7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Central Time
 SOULFUL SUNDAYS
Come on out to the Osceola Golf Course on Sunday to DANCE to SMOOTH JAZZ, R&B & OLD SCHOOL. Food and Beverage service available. POC: Ron Cole at 850-712-8573.

Event Organizer
Ron Cole

Event Contact Information:
Osceola Golf Course
300 Tonawanda Drive
Pensacola FL


July 8, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE CARD Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sweetberries
505 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

July 9, 2019   11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 Brown Bag Lunch & Learn
Questions concerning your child with special needs? Need school options? Applying for services. Social Security. Guardianship and more.

The EPRC team will be available to answer individualized questions concerning specific resources and area connections for families with children of special needs. Bring your own lunch and join us for this informative event.


Event Organizer
Project Empower of NW Florida

Event Contact Information:
Marcus Pointe Baptist Church
6205 North W Street, Bldg A, Door 4
Pensacola FL

Flyer
July 10, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Central Time
 The Incredible Years: A Parenting Program
For parents or caregivers of young children: 2-8 years of age. There are many things that a child may want, but what they NEED is a parent who is confident and consistent. Be the parent your child needs!

Because every parent and child is different, learn what works best with your child! Here’s the topics covered in The Incredible Years: How play can improve the relationship with your child. Contact: Medena Williams @850-439-5626 or cell 449-4315 Or mwilliams@cdac.info. To make a referral: Go to cdac.info. Click on Send a referral, then parenting referral.


Event Organizer
CDAC Behavioral Healthcare

Event Contact Information:
Pathways for Change Family Center
2050 W. Blount St
Pensacola FL

Flyer
July 10, 2019   5:30 PM - : Eastern Time
 Tallahassee Pediatric Behaviorial Health Center's PLAY & SING
We are so excited to partner with @healingheartsmusictherapy to host FREE play and sing socialization and child development groups. Starting May 15, every Wednesday at 5:30 pm children aged six months to six years can join us and enjoy a 30 minute group filled with musical fun (ending July 10). #tpbhc #musictherapy #summergroup @wcleon.

Event Organizer
Whole Child Leon/Healing Hearts Music Therapy/Tall Pediatric Behavioral Health Ctr

Event Contact Information:
Tallahassee Pediatric Behavioral Health Center
1126A Lee Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32303


July 10, 2019   6:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 SPARC Fit
Exercise class (Sponsored by SPARC of Volusia). To registered for our exercise class call, text or email Pat Harper (see info below). Classes will be held on Wednesdays as follows: 7/10/19; 7/17/19; 7/24/19; 7/31/19; 8/7/19; and 8/14/19 at 6pm.
We will meet at the City Gym, 1000 Live Oak St., New Smyrna Beach.


Event Organizer
City of New Smyrna Beach

Event Contact Information:
1000 Live Oak Street
New Smyrna Beach FL 32170
386-874-6934

Event Coordinator
Pat Harper
pharper48@cfl.rr.com

July 11, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 CPR/AED-Community
Wakulla County Florida Health will sponsor a CPR-AED class on Thursday, February 14th. Classes are $20. You must register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds.

Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.


Event Organizer
Florida Health Wakulla County

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Department
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL


July 13, 2019   8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
 Free Disaster Training Classes
FREE DISASTER TRAINING CLASSES run 8:30am until 3:00 pm with breakfast and lunch provided. First class is for new disaster volunteers with limited disaster experience. All training classes are independent of each other. To register or view all classes offered, visit www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. For more information, contact Julie.Smith@uss.salvationarmy.org or call 850-222-0304.

Event Organizer
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee

Event Contact Information:
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee
2410 Allen Road
Tallahassee FL 32312


July 13, 2019   9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Fort Myers
Second Saturday of the month! A time for individuals with special needs and disabilities to jump and to learn new skills in a safe, controlled environment. 60 Minute Jump passes $11.99/jumper (plus one free helper allowed).

9am-10am

$11.99 and includes one helper


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
14181 S Tamiami Trail #140
Fort Myers FL 33912
239-313-5448
www.skyzone.com/fortmyers/programs/defying-gravity

July 16, 2019   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 The Educate and Empower Event
Scent Evidence K9 is a Tallahassee-based international provider of effective Scent Preservation Kit® products and Scent Discriminate K9 Trailing services that enable responders to find missing persons faster and bring them home safely.

The mission of Scent Evidence K9 is to provide effective systems and services that enable communities and organizations to find missing persons and bring them home safely. A key approach in achieving this mission is helping communities focus on providing services to the most vulnerable populations with greater risk of becoming a missing person. Two vulnerable populations found in most communities are children with autism spectrum disorder and persons with dementia.


Event Organizer
Family Care Council Area 1

Event Contact Information:
Marcus Pointe Baptist Church
6205 North W Street, Room A125
Pensacola FL 32505


July 19, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Hill-Kelly Movies In the Park
FREE FUN for the Whole Family at Community Maritime Park! All shows at sunset! Pre-show activities start at 6pm.

Tonight's Feature: Avengers Infinity War


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park Amphitheater
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL 32502


July 20, 2019   8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
 Free Disaster Training Classes
FREE DISASTER TRAINING CLASSES run 8:30am until 3:00 pm with breakfast and lunch provided. First class is for new disaster volunteers with limited disaster experience. All training classes are independent of each other. To register or view all classes offered, visit www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. For more information, contact Julie.Smith@uss.salvationarmy.org or call 850-222-0304.

Event Organizer
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee

Event Contact Information:
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee
2410 Allen Road
Tallahassee FL 32312


July 20, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas
Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas Gainesville, FL Preguntas llame a Ana Vilfort al 352-273-0581 o ana501@ufl.edu
Están invitados a asistir a nuestra reunión para padres de habla hispana en el Centro de Autismo. Esta será una buena oportunidad para conocer a otras familias, intercambiar información, y hacer amistades.
Ubicación / horarios de reuniones: UF CARD Office 2046 NE Waldo Road Suite 3200, Gainesville, FL 32609. Tercer sábado del mes de 10 a 12 del medio dia.

You are invited to attend our meeting for Spanish speaking parents at UF CARD. This will be a good opportunity to meet other families, exchange information, and make friends.

3rd Saturday of the month from 10am to 12pm


Event Organizer
CARD

Event Contact Information:
UF CARD Office
2046 NE Waldo Road, Suite 3200,
Gainesville FL 32609
352-273-0581
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Ana Vilfort
ana501@ufl.edu

July 21, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

July 21, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay 2019 Lineup
Pack your coolers, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series. The City of Pensacola and Blues Angel Music have partnered to bring the Pensacola community another summer filled with great music. Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

July 21 - CrossTown

For more information visit www.PlayPensacola.com or follow “Blues on the Bay” on Facebook.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Park and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Hunter Amphitheater
S. Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL


July 25, 2019   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Time
 CPR/First Aid-Child Care Providers
Florida Health of Wakulla County will host a CPR/First Aid-Child Care Providers Class on July 25th. All classes are $20! You MUST register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds. Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.

Event Organizer
Florida Health of Wakulla County

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Dept.
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL
850-926-0400

July 25, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Parents, Potluck, and Potential
Join us for a monthly potluck dinner to promote active collaborations within the
autism community. Monthly “mini-lessons” will be provided at the event by FSU CARD staff or parent / community volunteers. Door prizes and surprises will delight you! This monthly event is open to all parents and guardians of FSU CARD clients.

Pre-registration required via email or phone. Contact Dr. Chrissy Ogilvie at Christine.Ogilvie@med.fsu.edu, phone 850-324-6245.


Event Organizer
FSU Center for Autism & Related Disabilities

Event Contact Information:
FSU CARD - Pensacola Office
4900 Bayou Blvd, Suite 200
Pensacola FL 32503

Flyer
July 27, 2019   8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
 Free Disaster Training Classes
FREE DISASTER TRAINING CLASSES run 8:30am until 3:00 pm with breakfast and lunch provided. First class is for new disaster volunteers with limited disaster experience. All training classes are independent of each other. To register or view all classes offered, visit www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. For more information, contact Julie.Smith@uss.salvationarmy.org or call 850-222-0304.

Event Organizer
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee

Event Contact Information:
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee
2410 Allen Road
Tallahassee FL 32312


July 28, 2019   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 Sunshine Sunday
Sunshine Sunday is a special morning on the last Sunday of every other month. This program is a limited-engagement event for children with special needs and their caregivers. Children can explore the Museum with lights and sounds turned down and sensory adapted tools, special programs, and community resources at their fingertips. It’s during this time that children and their families can experience the Museum and unite with others on a similar journey.

Cost: Free for Members, $5 general admission.


Event Organizer
Glazer Children’s Museum

Event Contact Information:
Glazer Children’s Museum
110 W Gasparilla Plaza,
Tampa FL 33602
813-443-3861
https://glazermuseum.org/event/sunshinesunday/all

July 28, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay 2019 Lineup
Pack your coolers, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series. The City of Pensacola and Blues Angel Music have partnered to bring the Pensacola community another summer filled with great music. Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

July 28 - Bay Bridge Band

For more information visit www.PlayPensacola.com or follow “Blues on the Bay” on Facebook.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Park and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Hunter Amphitheater
S. Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL


August 1, 2019   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Central Time
 Who Cares for the Caregiver?
When caring for a loved one experiencing memory loss and dementia, make some "me time".

Share gentle conversation, care and understanding. The first Thursday of each month. Support group hosted by Kristina Calhoun, RN and Lelanya Taber, LCSW. See flyer for more information.


Event Organizer
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility/VITAS Healthcare

Event Contact Information:
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility
233 Carmel Drive
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547

Flyer
August 1, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Ladies' Night Out (for Women on the Spectrum)
A dinner get together for women on the spectrum age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for dinner and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Applebee’s Grill & Bar
1005 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

August 2, 2019   7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Central Time
 Play Pensacola Summer Day Camp
Bring the kids to the Fricker Resource Center for Day Camp this summer! Day camps include field trips, swimming, indoor and outdoor fun! Registration begins March 11th for city residents and April 1st for Non-residents. Discounts available for online registration. See PlayPensacola.com for details.

Event Organizer
Fricker Resource Center

Event Contact Information:
Fricker Resource Center
900 North F Street
Pensacola FL


August 2, 2019   12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern Time
 OCALA Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Golden Corral
2111 SW College Road
Ocala FL 34474
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

August 2, 2019   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Central Time
 Community Hands Only CPR and Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC) Classes
This hands only adult course is free to community members who are not healthcare providers. Early Heart Attack Care Training Provided.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials; do not represent income to the AHA.

This course does NOT meet the requirements for Healthcare Providers or Daycare workers. Please contact Santa Rosa Medical Center Education Department to schedule a class (850) 626-5197.


Event Organizer
Santa Rosa Medical Center Education Department

Event Contact Information:
Santa Rosa Medical Center
6002 Berryhill Road
Milton FL 32570


August 3, 2019   8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time
 Free Disaster Training Classes
FREE DISASTER TRAINING CLASSES run 8:30am until 3:00 pm with breakfast and lunch provided. First class is for new disaster volunteers with limited disaster experience. All training classes are independent of each other. To register or view all classes offered, visit www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org. For more information, contact Julie.Smith@uss.salvationarmy.org or call 850-222-0304.

Event Organizer
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee

Event Contact Information:
The Salvation Army of Tallahassee
2410 Allen Road
Tallahassee FL 32312


August 4, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

August 4, 2019   10:00 AM - : Central Time
 Free Yoga Classes at Community Maritime Park
Free Yoga classes will be held each Sunday at 10 am at Community Maritime Park starting February 3rd and are open to all ages and levels of experience. Certified instructors from Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center will provide instruction. The class is free, but you will need to BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and any other accessories you would like to use.

Water will be provided, but you will need to bring your own bottle or container. We hope to see you there!

2019 Instructor Schedule* *All Instructors are certified and affiliated with Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center. Instructor for Aug 4-Jon-Michael Brown.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL


August 5, 2019   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Rad Dads
Join us for our monthly Dads with kids on the Autism Spectrum get together for food and sports! Please bring money if you wish to purchase food and/or drinks.

RSVP to Art Wallen - awallen@ufl.edu or 352-846-3457

First Monday of each Month
7pm 8:30pm


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Crafty Bastards Restaurant & Pub
860 NW 39th Ave A
Gainesville FL 32606
352-846-3457
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Art Wallen
awallen@ufl.edu

August 7, 2019   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 LAKE CITY Support Group Meeting
You are cordially invited to share your knowledge, as well as learn from others walking a similar journey. Parents, Caregivers, Adults on the Spectrum, Community Members and all interested parties are welcomed!

Mee?tings will be held on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

Please bring money for lunch.


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sakura Buffet - Lake City Mall
2469 W. US 90, Suite 148
Lake City FL 32055
352-846-2762
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Margie Garlin

August 8, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 CPR/AED-Community
Wakulla County Florida Health will sponsor a CPR-AED class on Thursday, February 14th. Classes are $20. You must register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds.

Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.


Event Organizer
Florida Health Wakulla County

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Department
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL


August 9, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Area 10 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 10 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
201 W Broward Blvd Suite 305
Ft. Lauderdale FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

August 9, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Hill-Kelly Movies In the Park
FREE FUN for the Whole Family at Community Maritime Park! All shows at sunset! Pre-show activities start at 6pm.

Tonight's Feature: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park Amphitheater
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL 32502


August 10, 2019   9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Fort Myers
Second Saturday of the month! A time for individuals with special needs and disabilities to jump and to learn new skills in a safe, controlled environment. 60 Minute Jump passes $11.99/jumper (plus one free helper allowed).

9am-10am

$11.99 and includes one helper


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
14181 S Tamiami Trail #140
Fort Myers FL 33912
239-313-5448
www.skyzone.com/fortmyers/programs/defying-gravity

August 11, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay 2019 Lineup
Pack your coolers, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series. The City of Pensacola and Blues Angel Music have partnered to bring the Pensacola community another summer filled with great music. Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

August 11 - Cat Daddy Blues Band/ Adam Holt

For more information visit www.PlayPensacola.com or follow “Blues on the Bay” on Facebook.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Park and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Hunter Amphitheater
S. Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL


August 12, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE CARD Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sweetberries
505 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

August 13, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time
 Area 09 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
The Family Care Councils (FCCs) are groups of volunteers who advocate for people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 09 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
111 S Sapodilla Ave Suite 204
West Palm Beach FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

August 17, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas
Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas Gainesville, FL Preguntas llame a Ana Vilfort al 352-273-0581 o ana501@ufl.edu
Están invitados a asistir a nuestra reunión para padres de habla hispana en el Centro de Autismo. Esta será una buena oportunidad para conocer a otras familias, intercambiar información, y hacer amistades.
Ubicación / horarios de reuniones: UF CARD Office 2046 NE Waldo Road Suite 3200, Gainesville, FL 32609. Tercer sábado del mes de 10 a 12 del medio dia.

You are invited to attend our meeting for Spanish speaking parents at UF CARD. This will be a good opportunity to meet other families, exchange information, and make friends.

3rd Saturday of the month from 10am to 12pm


Event Organizer
CARD

Event Contact Information:
UF CARD Office
2046 NE Waldo Road, Suite 3200,
Gainesville FL 32609
352-273-0581
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Ana Vilfort
ana501@ufl.edu

August 18, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

August 18, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay 2019 Lineup
Pack your coolers, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the Hunter Amphitheater for the Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay Concert Series. The City of Pensacola and Blues Angel Music have partnered to bring the Pensacola community another summer filled with great music. Enjoy a cool breeze off the bay while dancing and listening to some of the region's best musical talent. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

August 18 - The Modern Eldorados

For more information visit www.PlayPensacola.com or follow “Blues on the Bay” on Facebook.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Park and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Hunter Amphitheater
S. Devilliers Street
Pensacola FL


August 19, 2019   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Florida Conference on Aging
The Florida Conference on Aging is a multi-disciplinary conference held annually. FCOA is proud to partner with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Florida Association of Aging Services Providers for this event. Watch the FCOA website and Facebook page for information about specific workshops and speakers. https://fcoa.org/Conference

Call 850-222-8877 if you have any questions about the Florida Conference on Aging.

Special Requests - If you have a disability or special dietary needs, please contact FCOA by 8/5/19 by calling 850-222-8877.


Event Contact Information:
Hyatt Regency
9801 International Dr
Orlando FL 32819
850-222-8877
fcoa.org
fcoa@fcoa.org

August 20, 2019   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Florida Conference on Aging
The Florida Conference on Aging is a multi-disciplinary conference held annually. FCOA is proud to partner with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Florida Association of Aging Services Providers for this event. Watch the FCOA website and Facebook page for information about specific workshops and speakers. https://fcoa.org/Conference

Call 850-222-8877 if you have any questions about the Florida Conference on Aging.

Special Requests - If you have a disability or special dietary needs, please contact FCOA by 8/5/19 by calling 850-222-8877.


Event Contact Information:
Hyatt Regency
9801 International Dr
Orlando FL 32819
850-222-8877
fcoa.org
fcoa@fcoa.org

August 21, 2019   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time
 Florida Conference on Aging
The Florida Conference on Aging is a multi-disciplinary conference held annually. FCOA is proud to partner with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Florida Association of Aging Services Providers for this event. Watch the FCOA website and Facebook page for information about specific workshops and speakers. https://fcoa.org/Conference

Call 850-222-8877 if you have any questions about the Florida Conference on Aging.

Special Requests - If you have a disability or special dietary needs, please contact FCOA by 8/5/19 by calling 850-222-8877.


Event Contact Information:
Hyatt Regency
9801 International Dr
Orlando FL 32819
850-222-8877
fcoa.org
fcoa@fcoa.org

August 22, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 CPR-Pro
Wakulla County Health Department is sponsoring CPR-Pro classes on August 22nd. All classes are $20! You MUST register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds,

All classes are from 6:30pm to 8:30pm unless otherwise noted. Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.


Event Organizer
Wakulla County Florida Health

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Department
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL
850-926-0400

August 29, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Parents, Potluck, and Potential
Join us for a monthly potluck dinner to promote active collaborations within the
autism community. Monthly “mini-lessons” will be provided at the event by FSU CARD staff or parent / community volunteers. Door prizes and surprises will delight you! This monthly event is open to all parents and guardians of FSU CARD clients.

Pre-registration required via email or phone. Contact Dr. Chrissy Ogilvie at Christine.Ogilvie@med.fsu.edu, phone 850-324-6245.


Event Organizer
FSU Center for Autism & Related Disabilities

Event Contact Information:
FSU CARD - Pensacola Office
4900 Bayou Blvd, Suite 200
Pensacola FL 32503

Flyer
September 1, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

September 1, 2019   10:00 AM - : Central Time
 Free Yoga Classes at Community Maritime Park
Free Yoga classes will be held each Sunday at 10 am at Community Maritime Park starting February 3rd and are open to all ages and levels of experience. Certified instructors from Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center will provide instruction. The class is free, but you will need to BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and any other accessories you would like to use.

Water will be provided, but you will need to bring your own bottle or container. We hope to see you there!

2019 Instructor Schedule* *All Instructors are certified and affiliated with Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center. Instructor for Sept 1-Andrea McMillan.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL


September 2, 2019   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Rad Dads
Join us for our monthly Dads with kids on the Autism Spectrum get together for food and sports! Please bring money if you wish to purchase food and/or drinks.

RSVP to Art Wallen - awallen@ufl.edu or 352-846-3457

First Monday of each Month
7pm 8:30pm


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Crafty Bastards Restaurant & Pub
860 NW 39th Ave A
Gainesville FL 32606
352-846-3457
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Art Wallen
awallen@ufl.edu

September 4, 2019   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 LAKE CITY Support Group Meeting
You are cordially invited to share your knowledge, as well as learn from others walking a similar journey. Parents, Caregivers, Adults on the Spectrum, Community Members and all interested parties are welcomed!

Mee?tings will be held on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

Please bring money for lunch.


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sakura Buffet - Lake City Mall
2469 W. US 90, Suite 148
Lake City FL 32055
352-846-2762
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Margie Garlin

September 5, 2019   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Central Time
 Who Cares for the Caregiver?
When caring for a loved one experiencing memory loss and dementia, make some "me time".

Share gentle conversation, care and understanding. The first Thursday of each month. Support group hosted by Kristina Calhoun, RN and Lelanya Taber, LCSW. See flyer for more information.


Event Organizer
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility/VITAS Healthcare

Event Contact Information:
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility
233 Carmel Drive
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547

Flyer
September 5, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Ladies' Night Out (for Women on the Spectrum)
A dinner get together for women on the spectrum age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for dinner and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Applebee’s Grill & Bar
1005 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

September 6, 2019   12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern Time
 OCALA Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Golden Corral
2111 SW College Road
Ocala FL 34474
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

September 6, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Sock Hop
Holiday Party: All parties are 6-8pm (Holiday Party begins at 4pm). Bring a $3 donation and a dessert to share. We will host seven parties this year with dinner, dancing and dessert. Thank you to all of our volunteers, participants and caregivers for their continued support. Also a huge thanks to Nova Community Center and Samsula Lodge for providing us with great facilities an volunteers.

Event Organizer
SPARC of Volusia

Event Contact Information:
440 N. Nova Road
Nova Community Center
Ormond Beach FL 32174
386-409-5409

Event Coordinator
SPARC Happings City of New Smyrna

September 9, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE CARD Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sweetberries
505 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

September 10, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time
 Area 09 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
The Family Care Councils (FCCs) are groups of volunteers who advocate for people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 09 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
111 S Sapodilla Ave Suite 204
West Palm Beach FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

September 10, 2019   11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 Brown Bag Lunch & Learn
Questions concerning your child with special needs? Need school options? Applying for services. Social Security. Guardianship and more.

The EPRC team will be available to answer individualized questions concerning specific resources and area connections for families with children of special needs. Bring your own lunch and join us for this informative event.


Event Organizer
Project Empower of NW Florida

Event Contact Information:
Marcus Pointe Baptist Church
6205 North W Street, Bldg A, Door 4
Pensacola FL

Flyer
September 12, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 CPR/AED-Community
Wakulla County Florida Health will sponsor a CPR-AED class on Thursday, February 14th. Classes are $20. You must register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds.

Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.


Event Organizer
Florida Health Wakulla County

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Department
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL


September 13, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Area 10 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 10 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
201 W Broward Blvd Suite 305
Ft. Lauderdale FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

September 14, 2019   9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Fort Myers
Second Saturday of the month! A time for individuals with special needs and disabilities to jump and to learn new skills in a safe, controlled environment. 60 Minute Jump passes $11.99/jumper (plus one free helper allowed).

9am-10am

$11.99 and includes one helper


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
14181 S Tamiami Trail #140
Fort Myers FL 33912
239-313-5448
www.skyzone.com/fortmyers/programs/defying-gravity

September 15, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

September 15, 2019   7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Central Time
 SOULFUL SUNDAYS, PINK AND JEANS NIGHT
Come on out to the Osceola Golf Course on Sunday to DANCE to SMOOTH JAZZ, R&B & OLD SCHOOL. Food and Beverage service available. POC: Ron Cole at 850-712-8573.

Event Organizer
Ron Cole

Event Contact Information:
Osceola Golf Course
300 Tonawanda Drive
Pensacola FL


September 21, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas
Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas Gainesville, FL Preguntas llame a Ana Vilfort al 352-273-0581 o ana501@ufl.edu
Están invitados a asistir a nuestra reunión para padres de habla hispana en el Centro de Autismo. Esta será una buena oportunidad para conocer a otras familias, intercambiar información, y hacer amistades.
Ubicación / horarios de reuniones: UF CARD Office 2046 NE Waldo Road Suite 3200, Gainesville, FL 32609. Tercer sábado del mes de 10 a 12 del medio dia.

You are invited to attend our meeting for Spanish speaking parents at UF CARD. This will be a good opportunity to meet other families, exchange information, and make friends.

3rd Saturday of the month from 10am to 12pm


Event Organizer
CARD

Event Contact Information:
UF CARD Office
2046 NE Waldo Road, Suite 3200,
Gainesville FL 32609
352-273-0581
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Ana Vilfort
ana501@ufl.edu

September 26, 2019   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Time
 CPR/First Aid-Child Care Providers
Florida Health of Wakulla County will host a CPR/First Aid-Child Care Providers Class on September 26th. All classes are $20! You MUST register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds. Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.

Event Organizer
Florida Health of Wakulla County

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Dept.
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL
850-926-0400

September 29, 2019   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 Sunshine Sunday
Sunshine Sunday is a special morning on the last Sunday of every other month. This program is a limited-engagement event for children with special needs and their caregivers. Children can explore the Museum with lights and sounds turned down and sensory adapted tools, special programs, and community resources at their fingertips. It’s during this time that children and their families can experience the Museum and unite with others on a similar journey.

Cost: Free for Members, $5 general admission.


Event Organizer
Glazer Children’s Museum

Event Contact Information:
Glazer Children’s Museum
110 W Gasparilla Plaza,
Tampa FL 33602
813-443-3861
https://glazermuseum.org/event/sunshinesunday/all

October 2, 2019   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 LAKE CITY Support Group Meeting
You are cordially invited to share your knowledge, as well as learn from others walking a similar journey. Parents, Caregivers, Adults on the Spectrum, Community Members and all interested parties are welcomed!

Mee?tings will be held on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

Please bring money for lunch.


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sakura Buffet - Lake City Mall
2469 W. US 90, Suite 148
Lake City FL 32055
352-846-2762
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Margie Garlin

October 2, 2019   6:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 Softball
Softball (sponsored by SPARC of Volusia, City of NSB). Registration deadline is Sept. 6, 2019. All games are on Wednesdays at 6pm as follows: 10/2/19; 10/9/19; 10/16/19; 10/23/19; 10/30/19; and 11/6/19. The games are played at the NSB Sports Complex. Registration forms will be mailed out prior to deadlines. Extra copies will be available at Leisure Services Located in the Babe James Center. City of NSB is not accepting registrations online. Go to fun.cityofnsb.com, then click the registration Now button. SPARC is listed under Youth Activities. You will be prompted to sign in or create an account. If you have never registered online with the City of NSB you will need to create an account.

Event Organizer
SPARC of Volusia

Event Contact Information:
1800 Turnbull Bay Road
NSB Sports Complex
New Smyrna Beach FL 32170
386-409-5409
fun.cityofnsb.com

Event Coordinator
SPARC Happings City of New Smyrna

October 3, 2019   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Central Time
 Who Cares for the Caregiver?
When caring for a loved one experiencing memory loss and dementia, make some "me time".

Share gentle conversation, care and understanding. The first Thursday of each month. Support group hosted by Kristina Calhoun, RN and Lelanya Taber, LCSW. See flyer for more information.


Event Organizer
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility/VITAS Healthcare

Event Contact Information:
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility
233 Carmel Drive
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547

Flyer
October 3, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Ladies' Night Out (for Women on the Spectrum)
A dinner get together for women on the spectrum age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for dinner and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Applebee’s Grill & Bar
1005 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

October 4, 2019   12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern Time
 OCALA Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Golden Corral
2111 SW College Road
Ocala FL 34474
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

October 6, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

October 6, 2019   10:00 AM - : Central Time
 Free Yoga Classes at Community Maritime Park
Free Yoga classes will be held each Sunday at 10 am at Community Maritime Park starting February 3rd and are open to all ages and levels of experience. Certified instructors from Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center will provide instruction. The class is free, but you will need to BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and any other accessories you would like to use.

Water will be provided, but you will need to bring your own bottle or container. We hope to see you there!

2019 Instructor Schedule* *All Instructors are certified and affiliated with Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center. Instructor for Oct 6-Andrea McMillan.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL


October 7, 2019   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Rad Dads
Join us for our monthly Dads with kids on the Autism Spectrum get together for food and sports! Please bring money if you wish to purchase food and/or drinks.

RSVP to Art Wallen - awallen@ufl.edu or 352-846-3457

First Monday of each Month
7pm 8:30pm


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Crafty Bastards Restaurant & Pub
860 NW 39th Ave A
Gainesville FL 32606
352-846-3457
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Art Wallen
awallen@ufl.edu

October 8, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time
 Area 09 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
The Family Care Councils (FCCs) are groups of volunteers who advocate for people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 09 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
111 S Sapodilla Ave Suite 204
West Palm Beach FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

October 10, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 CPR/AED-Community
Wakulla County Florida Health will sponsor a CPR-AED class on Thursday, February 14th. Classes are $20. You must register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds.

Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.


Event Organizer
Florida Health Wakulla County

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Department
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL


October 11, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Area 10 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 10 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
201 W Broward Blvd Suite 305
Ft. Lauderdale
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

October 12, 2019   9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Fort Myers
Second Saturday of the month! A time for individuals with special needs and disabilities to jump and to learn new skills in a safe, controlled environment. 60 Minute Jump passes $11.99/jumper (plus one free helper allowed).

9am-10am

$11.99 and includes one helper


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
14181 S Tamiami Trail #140
Fort Myers FL 33912
239-313-5448
www.skyzone.com/fortmyers/programs/defying-gravity

October 14, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE CARD Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sweetberries
505 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

October 15, 2019   7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Time
 Intelligent Lives Movie Screening
In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Inclusion Works is hosting a screening of the film Intelligent Lives at AMC Theaters in Sarasota.

INTELLIGENT LIVES stars three pioneering young American adults with intellectual disabilities – Micah, Naieer, and Naomie – who challenge perceptions of intelligence as they navigate high school, college, and the workforce.

INTELLIGENT LIVES challenges what it means to be intelligent, and points to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment, and intimate relationships.

Tickets must be reserved online in advance.


Event Organizer
Inclusion Works

Event Contact Information:
8201 S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota FL 34238
941-218-0398
gathr.us/screening/28164

Event Coordinator
Mary
mroberts@inclusionworksfl.org

October 17, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Small Claims & Landlord Tenant Informational Clinics 2019
Join LSNF at the Leon County Courthouse for a FREE small claims and landlord-tenant information clinic. The clinic is a great opportunity to meet with employees of the Leon County Clerk's Office, a private lawyer, and county judge about the information needed to process claims in the County Civil/Small Claims division of the clerk's office. To learn more, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/369902973829303/

Event Organizer
Legal Services of North Florida

Event Contact Information:
Leon County Courthouse
Annex Courtroom 1
Tallahassee FL


October 19, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas
Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas Gainesville, FL Preguntas llame a Ana Vilfort al 352-273-0581 o ana501@ufl.edu
Están invitados a asistir a nuestra reunión para padres de habla hispana en el Centro de Autismo. Esta será una buena oportunidad para conocer a otras familias, intercambiar información, y hacer amistades.
Ubicación / horarios de reuniones: UF CARD Office 2046 NE Waldo Road Suite 3200, Gainesville, FL 32609. Tercer sábado del mes de 10 a 12 del medio dia.

You are invited to attend our meeting for Spanish speaking parents at UF CARD. This will be a good opportunity to meet other families, exchange information, and make friends.

3rd Saturday of the month from 10am to 12pm


Event Organizer
CARD

Event Contact Information:
UF CARD Office
2046 NE Waldo Road, Suite 3200,
Gainesville FL 32609
352-273-0581
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Ana Vilfort
ana501@ufl.edu

October 20, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

October 24, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 CPR-Pro
Wakulla County Health Department is sponsoring CPR-Pro classes on October 24th. All classes are $20! You MUST register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds,

All classes are from 6:30pm to 8:30pm unless otherwise noted. Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.


Event Organizer
Wakulla County Florida Health

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Department
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL
850-926-0400

October 25, 2019   4:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 Halloween Party
Holiday Party: All parties are 6-8pm (Holiday Party begins at 4pm). Bring a $3 donation and a dessert to share. We will host seven parties this year with dinner, dancing and dessert. Thank you to all of our volunteers, participants and caregivers for their continued support. Also a huge thanks to Nova Community Center and Samsula Lodge for providing us with great facilities an volunteers.

Event Organizer
SPARC of Volusia

Event Contact Information:
440 N. Nova Road
Nova Community Center
Ormond Beach FL 32174
386-409-5409

Event Coordinator
SPARC Happings City of New Smyrna

October 25, 2019   6:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 Halloween Party
Holiday Party: All parties are 6-8pm (Holiday Party begins at 4pm). Bring a $3 donation and a dessert to share. We will host seven parties this year with dinner, dancing and dessert. Thank you to all of our volunteers, participants and caregivers for their continued support. Also a huge thanks to Nova Community Center and Samsula Lodge for providing us with great facilities an volunteers.

Event Organizer
SPARC of Volusia

Event Contact Information:
440 N. Nova Road
Nova Community Center
Ormond Beach FL 32174
386-409-5409

Event Coordinator
SPARC Happings City of New Smyrna

November 1, 2019   12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern Time
 OCALA Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Golden Corral
2111 SW College Road
Ocala FL 34474
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

November 1, 2019   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Central Time
 Community Hands Only CPR and Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC) Classes
This hands only adult course is free to community members who are not healthcare providers. Early Heart Attack Care Training Provided.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials; do not represent income to the AHA.

This course does NOT meet the requirements for Healthcare Providers or Daycare workers. Please contact Santa Rosa Medical Center Education Department to schedule a class (850) 626-5197.


Event Organizer
Santa Rosa Medical Center Education Department

Event Contact Information:
Santa Rosa Medical Center
6002 Berryhill Road
Milton FL 32570


November 3, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

November 3, 2019   10:00 AM - : Central Time
 Free Yoga Classes at Community Maritime Park
Free Yoga classes will be held each Sunday at 10 am at Community Maritime Park starting February 3rd and are open to all ages and levels of experience. Certified instructors from Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center will provide instruction. The class is free, but you will need to BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and any other accessories you would like to use.

Water will be provided, but you will need to bring your own bottle or container. We hope to see you there!

2019 Instructor Schedule* *All Instructors are certified and affiliated with Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center. Instructor for Nov 3-Ashlee Brown.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL


November 4, 2019   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Rad Dads
Join us for our monthly Dads with kids on the Autism Spectrum get together for food and sports! Please bring money if you wish to purchase food and/or drinks.

RSVP to Art Wallen - awallen@ufl.edu or 352-846-3457

First Monday of each Month
7pm 8:30pm


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Crafty Bastards Restaurant & Pub
860 NW 39th Ave A
Gainesville FL 32606
352-846-3457
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Art Wallen
awallen@ufl.edu

November 6, 2019   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 LAKE CITY Support Group Meeting
You are cordially invited to share your knowledge, as well as learn from others walking a similar journey. Parents, Caregivers, Adults on the Spectrum, Community Members and all interested parties are welcomed!

Mee?tings will be held on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

Please bring money for lunch.


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sakura Buffet - Lake City Mall
2469 W. US 90, Suite 148
Lake City FL 32055
352-846-2762
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Margie Garlin

November 7, 2019   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Central Time
 Who Cares for the Caregiver?
When caring for a loved one experiencing memory loss and dementia, make some "me time".

Share gentle conversation, care and understanding. The first Thursday of each month. Support group hosted by Kristina Calhoun, RN and Lelanya Taber, LCSW. See flyer for more information.


Event Organizer
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility/VITAS Healthcare

Event Contact Information:
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility
233 Carmel Drive
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547

Flyer
November 7, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Ladies' Night Out (for Women on the Spectrum)
A dinner get together for women on the spectrum age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for dinner and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Applebee’s Grill & Bar
1005 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

November 8, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Area 10 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 10 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
201 W Broward Blvd Suite 305
West Palm Beach FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

November 9, 2019   9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Fort Myers
Second Saturday of the month! A time for individuals with special needs and disabilities to jump and to learn new skills in a safe, controlled environment. 60 Minute Jump passes $11.99/jumper (plus one free helper allowed).

9am-10am

$11.99 and includes one helper


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
14181 S Tamiami Trail #140
Fort Myers FL 33912
239-313-5448
www.skyzone.com/fortmyers/programs/defying-gravity

November 11, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE CARD Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sweetberries
505 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

November 12, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time
 Area 09 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
The Family Care Councils (FCCs) are groups of volunteers who advocate for people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 09 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
111 S Sapodilla Ave Suite 204
West Palm Beach FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

November 12, 2019   11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 Brown Bag Lunch & Learn
Questions concerning your child with special needs? Need school options? Applying for services. Social Security. Guardianship and more.

The EPRC team will be available to answer individualized questions concerning specific resources and area connections for families with children of special needs. Bring your own lunch and join us for this informative event.


Event Organizer
Project Empower of NW Florida

Event Contact Information:
Marcus Pointe Baptist Church
6205 North W Street, Bldg A, Door 4
Pensacola FL

Flyer
November 14, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 CPR/AED-Community
Wakulla County Florida Health will sponsor a CPR-AED class on Thursday, February 14th. Classes are $20. You must register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds.

Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.


Event Organizer
Florida Health Wakulla County

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Department
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL


November 15, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Hoe Down
Holiday Party: All parties are 6-8pm (Holiday Party begins at 4pm). Bring a $3 donation and a dessert to share. We will host seven parties this year with dinner, dancing and dessert. Thank you to all of our volunteers, participants and caregivers for their continued support. Also a huge thanks to Nova Community Center and Samsula Lodge for providing us with great facilities an volunteers.

Event Organizer
SPARC of Volusia

Event Contact Information:
421 Samsula Drive
Samsula Lodge
Samsula FL
386-409-5409

Event Coordinator
SPARC Happings City of New Smyrna

November 16, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas
Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas Gainesville, FL Preguntas llame a Ana Vilfort al 352-273-0581 o ana501@ufl.edu
Están invitados a asistir a nuestra reunión para padres de habla hispana en el Centro de Autismo. Esta será una buena oportunidad para conocer a otras familias, intercambiar información, y hacer amistades.
Ubicación / horarios de reuniones: UF CARD Office 2046 NE Waldo Road Suite 3200, Gainesville, FL 32609. Tercer sábado del mes de 10 a 12 del medio dia.

You are invited to attend our meeting for Spanish speaking parents at UF CARD. This will be a good opportunity to meet other families, exchange information, and make friends.

3rd Saturday of the month from 10am to 12pm


Event Organizer
CARD

Event Contact Information:
UF CARD Office
2046 NE Waldo Road, Suite 3200,
Gainesville FL 32609
352-273-0581
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Ana Vilfort
ana501@ufl.edu

November 17, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

November 21, 2019   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Time
 CPR/First Aid-Child Care Providers
Florida Health of Wakulla County will host a CPR/First Aid-Child Care Providers Class on November 21st. All classes are $20! You MUST register and pay at least 24 hours in advance. There are no refunds. Call 850-926-0400 to register for class or for more information.

Event Organizer
Florida Health of Wakulla County

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla County Health Dept.
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL
850-926-0400

November 24, 2019   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 Sunshine Sunday
Sunshine Sunday is a special morning on the last Sunday of every other month. This program is a limited-engagement event for children with special needs and their caregivers. Children can explore the Museum with lights and sounds turned down and sensory adapted tools, special programs, and community resources at their fingertips. It’s during this time that children and their families can experience the Museum and unite with others on a similar journey.

Cost: Free for Members, $5 general admission.


Event Organizer
Glazer Children’s Museum

Event Contact Information:
Glazer Children’s Museum
110 W Gasparilla Plaza,
Tampa FL 33602
813-443-3861
https://glazermuseum.org/event/sunshinesunday/all

December 1, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

December 1, 2019   10:00 AM - : Central Time
 Free Yoga Classes at Community Maritime Park
Free Yoga classes will be held each Sunday at 10 am at Community Maritime Park starting February 3rd and are open to all ages and levels of experience. Certified instructors from Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center will provide instruction. The class is free, but you will need to BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) and any other accessories you would like to use.

Water will be provided, but you will need to bring your own bottle or container. We hope to see you there!

2019 Instructor Schedule* *All Instructors are certified and affiliated with Breathe Yoga and Wellness Center. Instructor for Dec 1-Ashlee Brown.


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Community Maritime Park
301 W. Main Street
Pensacola FL


December 2, 2019   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Rad Dads
Join us for our monthly Dads with kids on the Autism Spectrum get together for food and sports! Please bring money if you wish to purchase food and/or drinks.

RSVP to Art Wallen - awallen@ufl.edu or 352-846-3457

First Monday of each Month
7pm 8:30pm


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Crafty Bastards Restaurant & Pub
860 NW 39th Ave A
Gainesville FL 32606
352-846-3457
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Art Wallen
awallen@ufl.edu

December 4, 2019   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 LAKE CITY Support Group Meeting
You are cordially invited to share your knowledge, as well as learn from others walking a similar journey. Parents, Caregivers, Adults on the Spectrum, Community Members and all interested parties are welcomed!

Mee?tings will be held on the 1st Wednesday of the month.

Please bring money for lunch.


Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sakura Buffet - Lake City Mall
2469 W. US 90, Suite 148
Lake City FL 32055
352-846-2762
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Margie Garlin

December 5, 2019   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Central Time
 Who Cares for the Caregiver?
When caring for a loved one experiencing memory loss and dementia, make some "me time".

Share gentle conversation, care and understanding. The first Thursday of each month. Support group hosted by Kristina Calhoun, RN and Lelanya Taber, LCSW. See flyer for more information.


Event Organizer
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility/VITAS Healthcare

Event Contact Information:
Brookdale Assisted Living Facility
233 Carmel Drive
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547

Flyer
December 5, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE Ladies' Night Out (for Women on the Spectrum)
A dinner get together for women on the spectrum age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for dinner and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Applebee’s Grill & Bar
1005 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

December 5, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Small Claims & Landlord Tenant Informational Clinics 2019
Join LSNF at the Leon County Courthouse for a FREE small claims and landlord-tenant information clinic. The clinic is a great opportunity to meet with employees of the Leon County Clerk's Office, a private lawyer, and county judge about the information needed to process claims in the County Civil/Small Claims division of the clerk's office. To learn more, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/369902973829303/

Event Organizer
Legal Services of North Florida

Event Contact Information:
Leon County Courthouse
Annex Courtroom 1
Tallahassee FL


December 6, 2019   12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eastern Time
 OCALA Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Golden Corral
2111 SW College Road
Ocala FL 34474
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

December 9, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 GAINESVILLE CARD Lunch Bunch for Adults with ASD
CARD Lunch Bunch is for adults age 18 and over, who have a documented diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Please bring money for lunch and if support is needed please bring your support person.

Event Organizer
Gainesville Autism & UF CARD

Event Contact Information:
Sweetberries
505 NW 13th St
Gainesville FL 32601
352-846-3700
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Robin Byrd
robinl@ufl.edu

December 10, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time
 Area 09 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
The Family Care Councils (FCCs) are groups of volunteers who advocate for people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 09 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
111 S Sapodilla Ave Suite 204
West Palm Beach FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

December 13, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Area 10 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
people with developmental disabilities and their families. In 1993, the Florida Legislature created the FCCs (Chapter 393.502, Florida Statutes) in each service area of APD to advise the agency, develop a plan for the delivery of family support services within the local area, and monitor the implementation and effectiveness of services and supports provided under the plan.

Event Organizer
Area 10 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
201 W Broward Blvd Suite 305
West Palm Beach FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

December 14, 2019   9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Fort Myers
Second Saturday of the month! A time for individuals with special needs and disabilities to jump and to learn new skills in a safe, controlled environment. 60 Minute Jump passes $11.99/jumper (plus one free helper allowed).

9am-10am

$11.99 and includes one helper


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
14181 S Tamiami Trail #140
Fort Myers FL 33912
239-313-5448
www.skyzone.com/fortmyers/programs/defying-gravity

December 15, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Sky Zone Sensory Friendly: Pensacola
Enjoy the freedom of jumping. Sensory hours provide a quieter, toned-down jumping experience for those with special needs.

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | First and Third Sunday of Every Month


Event Organizer
Sky Zone

Event Contact Information:
5007 N Davis Hwy, #8A
Pensacola FL 32503
850-500-9663
www.skyzone.com/pensacola/programs/sensory-hours

December 15, 2019   4:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 Holiday Party
Holiday Party: All parties are 6-8pm (Holiday Party begins at 4pm). Bring a $3 donation and a dessert to share. We will host seven parties this year with dinner, dancing and dessert. Thank you to all of our volunteers, participants and caregivers for their continued support. Also a huge thanks to Nova Community Center and Samsula Lodge for providing us with great facilities an volunteers.

Event Organizer
SPARC of Volusia

Event Contact Information:
129 N. Halifax Avenue
St. Demetrios Church
Daytona Beach FL
386-409-5409

Event Coordinator
SPARC Happings City of New Smyrna

December 21, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas
Casa Autismo Grupo de Apoyo para Familias Hispanas Gainesville, FL Preguntas llame a Ana Vilfort al 352-273-0581 o ana501@ufl.edu
Están invitados a asistir a nuestra reunión para padres de habla hispana en el Centro de Autismo. Esta será una buena oportunidad para conocer a otras familias, intercambiar información, y hacer amistades.
Ubicación / horarios de reuniones: UF CARD Office 2046 NE Waldo Road Suite 3200, Gainesville, FL 32609. Tercer sábado del mes de 10 a 12 del medio dia.

You are invited to attend our meeting for Spanish speaking parents at UF CARD. This will be a good opportunity to meet other families, exchange information, and make friends.

3rd Saturday of the month from 10am to 12pm


Event Organizer
CARD

Event Contact Information:
UF CARD Office
2046 NE Waldo Road, Suite 3200,
Gainesville FL 32609
352-273-0581
card.ufl.edu

Event Coordinator
Ana Vilfort
ana501@ufl.edu