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January 21, 2019   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Central Time
 2019 Blue Wahoos Job Fair
We're looking for the best and brightest to join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences to our fans throughout the 2019 season! The 2019 Blue Wahoos Job Fair will be held on Monday, January 21st from 4-7 PM at Blue Wahoos Stadium. Learn how to apply: https://atmilb.com/2FezlwB

Event Contact Information:
Blue Wahoos Stadium
351 W. Cedar Street
Pensacola FL 32502
850-934-8444

Event Coordinator
Candice Miller

January 22, 2019   10:00 AM - : Central Time
 Alorica Hiring Events
Alorica is seeking Inbound Customer Service Representatives. See EmployFlorida.com and reference job order # 10854507 for more details.

Event Organizer
CareerSource Escarosa

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Escarosa
5031 Commerce Park Circle
Pensacola FL 32505


January 22, 2019   10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Central Time
 Early Detection of Skin Cancer
Early detection could save your life!

Michael Stickler, MD of Dermatology Specialists of Florida, will present on early detection of skin cancer, importance of skin protection and the newest advances in non-surgical treatment options. After the seminar, attendees may receive an optional skin cancer screening of exposed areas, such as face, scalp, arms and legs.

• REGISTER


Event Organizer
Dermatology Specialists of Florida/Sacred Heart of Emerald Coast

Event Contact Information:
Sacred Heart on the Emerald Coast
7800 US Hwy 98 W
Miramar Beach FL 32550


January 22, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Central Time
 Shine Medicare Counseling Day
Free and unbiased Medicare Counseling by SHINE Volunteer Counselor. Learn how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of Medicaid Fraud.

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New 2019 Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment. January 1 - March 31, 2019. Change to another Medicare Advantage Plan or to Original Medicare with Part D plan.


Event Organizer
Area Agency on Aging for North FL

Event Contact Information:
Jackson County Senior Center
2931 Optimist Drive
Marianna FL 32440

Flyer
January 23, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 Walton County Mini Job Fair
CareerSource Okaloosa Walton, in conjunction with the Walton County Housing Authority, is hosting a Mini Job Fair at the Walton County Extension Center located on 732 N. 9th St, Defuniak Springs from 10 am to 12 pm.

Meet with recruiters to land your dream job. Here is the list of participating employers:

* Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
* FirstResidential
* ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation
* and More


Event Organizer
Careersource Okaloosa Walton

Event Contact Information:
Walton County Extension Center
732 N. 9th Street
Defuniak Springs FL 32433


January 23, 2019   4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Central Time
 CIL Financial Workshop
The CIL Disability Resource Center and Suntrust Bank are facilitating an "OnUp to Financial Confidence" Training opportunity. Budget, savings and credit will be covered. There is no cost to participate but space is limited to the first 30 who RSVP by contacting Karen Jackson at 850-595-5566 ext. 18 or by email to karen@cil-drc-org by January 18th.

Event Organizer
CIL Disability Resource Center and Suntrust Bank

Event Contact Information:
Navarre Library
8484 James Harvell Road
Navarre FL
850-595-5566 Ext. 18

Event Coordinator
Karen Jackson
Flyer
January 24, 2019   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time
 Best Practices in Supported Employment - Part 1
The Best Practices in Supported Employment Course is being offered on Jan 24th and 25th in Pensacola. This is a two day course. It part of the required pre-service supported employment orientation for individuals interested in providing supported employment services. The classroom session is free. Materials that will need to be printed will be emailed right before the class. Individuals will need to receive a score of 85 or higher on the open book exam.

Registration required at the following link https://ptc.apd.myflorida.com/AvailableTraining.aspx?TrainingType=2 Please share with individuals who may be interested.


Event Organizer
Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Event Contact Information:
Chappie James Building
160 W. Government Street, Suite 504
Pensacola FL 32502


January 24, 2019   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Justice on the Block
Legal Services of North Florida (LSNF) is excited to announce another Pensacola Justice on the Block (JOTB) in January at the U-Count Homeless Resource Day. JOTB, a project supported by The Florida Bar Foundation, will continue to help those needing free legal aid. This free clinic provides legal services to those who are seeking legal advice or help, by pairing them with experts and volunteers in the community to help answer questions and provide support for their legal questions.

Event Organizer
Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Salvation Army Pensacola Corps Page
1501 North Q Street
Pensacola FL 32505


January 24, 2019   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Central Time
 CareerSource Okaloosa/Walton - Employer Panel
Learn what employers are really looking for in applicants. Employers Grifols, Landrum, & Ft. Walton Beach Developmental Center will host a Networking Exercise. There will be time for Questions and Answers after the exercise.

Event Organizer
CareerSource Okaloosa/Walton

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Okaloosa Walton
409 Racetrack Rd, NE
Fort Walton Beach FL 32547


January 24, 2019   6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Central Time
 New Mobile Response Team Comes To The Panhandle
DONT MISS THIS PRESENTATION!

Mobile Response Teams (MRT) provide mobile, short-term telephone triage and face-to-face therapeutic responses for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis in our schools and our communities. Goals of the Mobile Response Teams include reducing trauma for individuals, diverting individuals from emergency departments or juvenile/criminal justice and preventing unnecessary hospitalization.

The Mobile Response Teams will serve Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties.


Event Organizer
NAMI Pensacola

Event Contact Information:
Lakeview Center, Bldg. I
1995 North H Street
Pensacola FL


January 24, 2019   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Time
 NAMI BASICS (classes for parents)
6 classes (1/24; 3/7; 5/2; 8/22; and 10/10/2019). NAMI Basics is for parents or caregivers of children or teens with mental illnesses or with feelings or behaviors such as: Rage, Fears, Depression, Mood Swings, Self-Harm, Lack of Focus, Anxiety, Substance or Alcohol Use, Unmotivated, and out of control. Course is offered by trained NAMI Gainesville members who are also parents of children living with mental illnesses like: ADHD, depression, oppositional defiant disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, conduct disorder, OCD, etc.
Class covers: strategies to improve behaviors, how to get help at school, understanding how the brain works, working with medical personnel, juvenile justice system, pros/cons of medications, and how to take care of yourself so you can be the parent your child needs. Classes held by Dr. Banks & Dr. Cosby
Youth Empowerment Center Project Youth Build Office


Event Organizer
National Allliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Event Contact Information:
635 NW 6th Street
Gainesville FL 32601
352-335-7770
info@namigainesville.org

January 25, 2019   8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time
 Dyslexia Professional Development Training
"Closing the gap for all learners including students with Dyslexia"

Event Organizer
LEVONIK

Event Contact Information:
Bloxham Building
725 S. Calhoun Street
Tallahassee FL 32301

Flyer
January 25, 2019   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time
 Best Practices in Supported Employment - Part 2
The Best Practices in Supported Employment Course is being offered on Jan 24th and 25th in Pensacola. This is a two day course. It part of the required pre-service supported employment orientation for individuals interested in providing supported employment services. The classroom session is free. Materials that will need to be printed will be emailed right before the class. Individuals will need to receive a score of 85 or higher on the open book exam.

Registration required at the following link https://ptc.apd.myflorida.com/AvailableTraining.aspx?TrainingType=2 Please share with individuals who may be interested.


Event Organizer
Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Event Contact Information:
Chappie James Building
160 W. Government Street, Suite 504
Pensacola FL 32502

ptc.apd.myflorida.com/AvailableTraining.aspx?TrainingType=2

January 25, 2019   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Time
 The WILD Pants Party
Join us for the WILDEST night of the season at The Wild Pants Party. Enjoy specialty cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres as 30 of Palm Beaches finest gentlemen take the catwalk by storm.

Register online at www.arcpbc.org.


Event Organizer
Arc of Palm Beach County

Event Contact Information:
The Gardens Mall
3101 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410
561-842-3213
www.arcpbc.org

Event Coordinator
Athary Koning
akoning@arcpbc.org

January 25, 2019   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central Time
 Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago – and maybe still live today!

Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 18 and under.


Event Organizer
Mattie Kelly Arts Center and Fun 4 Emerald Coast Kids

Event Contact Information:
Mattie Kelly Arts Center
100 College Blvd E
Niceville FL 32578


January 26, 2019   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Learn CPR for Infants & Children
Each class will cover Infant and Child CPR and how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Upon class completion, each participant will be given a CPR DVD and a mannequin to take home and practice. The classes are FREE and there is no test to take.

Event Organizer
Capital Health Start

Event Contact Information:
Bill Fagen Education Room - Leon County Health Dept.
1515 Old Bainbridge Road
Tallahassee FL 32303
850-488-0288 Ext. 109

Event Coordinator
Danielle Brown
Flyer
January 26, 2019   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time
 FREE Disaster Recovery Resource Fair
Impacted by Hurricane Michael? We're here to help...Bay County and Panama City have partnered with federal agencies, local resource providers and mortgage companies to host a FREE Disaster Recovery Resource Fair to help families on their road to recovery.

Event Contact Information:
A.D. Harris Learning Village
819 E. 11th Street
Panama City FL 32401

Flyer
January 26, 2019   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time
 Wakulla Springs State Park honors its African American Legacy
Friends of Wakulla Springs State Park will celebrate its African American Legacy at the Wakulla Springs State Park on Saturday, January 26th, from 11am-2pm. There will be music, stories, bar-b-que, and boat tours! Bring the entire family.

Free entry into the park. Pre-order bar-b-que buffet tickets at $10 per person and $12 at the door. Details and tickets at WakullaSprings.org/Events.


Event Organizer
Friends of Wakulla Springs State Park

Event Contact Information:
Wakulla Springs State Park
465 Wakulla Park Drive
Crawfordville FL 32327


January 26, 2019   11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
 Gadsden County Community Human Trafficking Forum
This forum will focus on the issues of human trafficking in Gadsden County, including both sex and labor trafficking, and the impact of trafficking after disasters like Hurricane Michael. Local and community leaders will present information and hold an open forum to discuss human trafficking and needed community responses. Refreshments will be available.

For more information, please contact Monica Smart Gainous, msquincy64@gmail.com; 850-510-4015.


Event Organizer
The Big Bend Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Event Contact Information:
Gadsden County Public Library
732 S. Pat Thomas Pkwy
Quincy FL 32351
850-510-4015

Event Coordinator
Monica Smart Gainous
msquincy64@gmail.com

January 26, 2019   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Networking Event
MayDay Outdoor Services will hold their 10th annual Chili Cook-Off and Networking Event. A $10 Entry Fee includes all-you-can-eat chili, chili ballot, music, merriment & fun! All proceeds benefit Pyramid Studios! If you'd like to put your own chili to the taste test, there is a $25 entry fee for chili entries. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards for both BEST CHILI & BEST BOOTH! RSVP your chili entry by 1/18/19 by contacting Pyramid Studios... Director Lana Smith at 850-513-1733 or lsmith@pyramidinc.org.

IT'S GONNA GET SPICY! We'll see you there! And remember, if chili just isn't your thing, you can bring your own award-winning side dish!


Event Organizer
MayDay Outdoor Services

Event Contact Information:
MayDay Outdoor Services
8705 Apalachee Pkwy
Tallahassee FL
850-513-1733

Event Coordinator
Lana Smith
lsmth@pyramid.org
Flyer
January 27, 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

January 28, 2019   12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Eastern Time
 Whole Child Leon PN PACT Partnership Community Conversation
Presentation: Achieve Escambia: How Dialogue, Data and Action are Meeting the Needs of Children, Students and Families.

We're kicking off 2019 by talking Collective Impact! I hope you will join us as we hear how our neighbors in Pensacola have united educators, parents, faith leaders, military, business leaders, investors, health providers, elected officials and residents to build a community infrastructure to support the success of every child, youth and young adult in Escambia County, from cradle to career.

If you have any questions, please contact us at: wholechildleon@gmail.com.


Event Organizer
Whole Child Leon

Event Contact Information:
Wesson Media Center
2813 S. Meridian Street
Tallahassee FL
850-692-3134

Event Coordinator
Courtney Atkins

January 28, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 First Aid Health Class
Florida Health of Wakulla County will host a First Aid Class on January 28th. 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

January 29, 2019   10:00 AM - : Central Time
 Alorica Hiring Events
Alorica is seeking Inbound Customer Service Representatives. See EmployFlorida.com and reference job order # 10854507 for more details.

Event Organizer
CareerSource Escarosa

Event Contact Information:
CareerSource Escarosa
5031 Commerce Park Circle
Pensacola FL 32505


January 30, 2019   11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central Time
 Crestview Mini Job Fair
CareerSource Okaloosa Walton and Crestview Public Library will host a Mini Job Fair at the Crestview Public Library. Bring your resume and be ready to interview.

Event Organizer
Careersource Okaloosa Walton and Crestview Public Library

Event Contact Information:
Crestview Public Library
1445 Commerce Drive
Crestview FL 32539


January 31, 2019   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 “Conversations that Connect”
If you are looking for information from State Agencies regarding services and supports! Please join us!

Guest Speakers include representatives from:
the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, Vocational Rehabilitation Advocates and Counselors

Thurs. January 31st Thurs. March 21st Tues. May7th Tues. August 20th
9:00 AM - Noon 9:00 AM- Noon


Event Contact Information:
2150 Oakley Seaver Dr.
Clermont FL 34711


January 31, 2019   11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Central Time
 Community Will Workshop and Living Legacy Event
The will workshop is available at no cost to you. By attending you will receive the information you need to take the fear out of preparing for the future. You will receive a free will questionnaire workbook and learn how to get the right answers for all your questions regarding your estate planning. During the workshop you will discover the importance of having a Healthcare Power of Attorney and the importance of a Living Will.
Refreshments and prize drawings.

AGENDA
11:30 am -12:30 pm Will Workshop
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Dr. Janice Hudson
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Q&A


Event Organizer
Adea Aziza Griffis and Brandi Causey Hook

Event Contact Information:
Beach Community Bank
9290 Navarre Pkwy
Navarre FL 32566


January 31, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Suicide Prevention with the Jason Foundation
Learn more about suicide prevention with the Jason Foundation. Light refreshments will be served. Reserve your spot today and call: (850) 325-3627.

Event Organizer
Capital Regional Medical Center

Event Contact Information:
Florida A&M University
1925 S Martin Luther King Blvd., Grand Ballroom
Tallahassee FL 32308
850-325-3627

February 2, 2019   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Central Time
 Community Workshop: LGBTQ Youth Safety and Well-Being
Safe Schools Director De Palazzo of Equality Florida will lead the workshops. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender nonbinary students are coming out more rapidly and younger in our schools and communities.

The workshop is free and open to the public, but seating is limited, so please register below to reserve your seat(s). Light refreshments will be provided. Upon conclusion of the workshop session, attendees will be provided with a certificate of completion. Special thanks to Cox Communications and the University of West Florida for sponsoring and providing in-kind donations for this event.


Event Organizer
Sunday's Child

Event Contact Information:
Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center
117 E. Government Street
Pensacola FL


February 2, 2019   9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time
 Super Saturdays
Camp I Am Special is pleased to offer Super Saturdays - a respite program for caregivers. For just $30, Campers will enjoy five hours of crafts, games, snacks, medication administration - if necessary – and a whole lot of fun. A registered nurse, two behavioral specialists and many volunteer Buddies will ensure that everyone has a great time. Weather permitting, Campers will also be able to enjoy the Rotary Club of Deerwood Abigail’s Joy Camp I Am Special Aquatic Center.

Event Organizer
Camp I Am Special

Event Contact Information:
Camp I Am Special
235 Marywood Drive
St. Johns FL 32259
904-230-7447
campiamspecial.com
campiamspecial@ccbjax.org

February 2, 2019   11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Art Academy For Autism Youth: Spring Semester 5-9 y/o
Art Academy for Autism is an arts education initiative designed for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Our semester long program focuses on nurturing artistic development and abstract thinking skills within a group environment. Our art educators believe that self expression can help students build personal connections, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and learn a wide variety of artistic skills.

Event Organizer
Pensacola Museum of Art/Autism Pensacola

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola Museum of Art
407 S. Jefferson Street
Pensacola FL 32502


February 2, 2019   6:00 PM - : Central Time
 Pensacola Little Theatre, HT awareness
Chaddah Dance Company will be performing Encounters of Hope again this year at Pensacola Little Theatre February 2nd at 6pm.

This is a free audio/visual dance performance, depicting true stories of those affected by HT.

The Chaddah Dance Company travels the nation to raise awareness through this powerful presentation. They have a few more available opportunities to perform this February. If you are interested in hosting them please contact Amy Pernie 850-232-4382.

Please watch and share this video... Encounters of Hope


Event Organizer
Pensacola Little Theater

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola Little Theatre
400 S. Jefferson Street
Pensacola FL 32502


February 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

February 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!


Event Organizer
Pensacola Parks and Recreation

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


February 5, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Kids for Camp Informational Meeting
Kids for Camp is a data-driven program that uses best-practice techniques, specifically Applied Behavior Analysis, to contribute to both the skill acquisition of the individuals with autism and the continuing education of the teachers, support staff and college students who work with those with autism. Autism Pensacola is committed to continuously improving the camp experience, thus remaining a model of quality and integrity to the community.

Want to learn about the Camp philosophy and steps to apply? Join us for this informational meeting where we can assist you and answer any questions you might have about this program. You must register before Feb 1st at https://autismpensacola.wufoo.com/forms/zftryxr1pf8phd/. Camp Dates: June 12-17.


Event Organizer
Autism Pensacola, Inc.

Event Contact Information:
Pollak Training Center
1000 E. Fairfield Drive
Pensacola FL 32503


February 8, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Area 10 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 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

February 8, 2019   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Central Time
 Night to Shine 2019 Prom
Perdido Bay United Methodist Church Guest & Volunteer Registrations are now open. Visit www.bumcnts.com for all the details.

Event Organizer
Perdido Bay United Methodist Church

Event Contact Information:
Perdido Bay United Methodist Church
13660 Innerarity Point Road
Pensacola FL 32507

www.pbumcnts.com/fbclid=IwAR2Olyx421a0RySTVijA2GedSG0hvR6R3PdY9X5Y1Z252t3MTkUSREwgws8

February 8, 2019   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern Time
 Night to Shine Prom Night
Join us for a Prom Night you will never forget! Walk the Red Carpet, Enjoy the Royal Treatment, and Dance the Night Away.

For more information and to REGISTER, Contact Christina at Christina.Moore@TOMOKA.CC or call (386) 677-6455 at EXT. 128
This is an INVITATION ONLY event.

Non-Transferable. For people with SPECIAL NEEDS aged 14+ on Friday, February 8th, 2019 from 6 - 9 pm @ Tomoka Christian Church in Ormond Beach, FL. 32174.

MUST REGISTER before January 31st. Less than 50 spots available; due to limited space.


Event Organizer
Tomoka Christian Church in Ormond Beach

Event Contact Information:
Tomoka Christian Church
1450 Hand Avenue
Ormond Beach FL 32174
386-677-6455 Ext. 128
www.tomoka.cc/dig-in/ormond-campus/

Event Coordinator
Christina Moore
Christina.Moore@TOMOKA.CC

February 9, 2019   8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Central Time
 Special Needs Kids' Day Out
All special needs children and their siblings are welcome to come join our open gymnastics hour, free of charge. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will assist them. Waivers can be signed online through usgoldgymnastics.com. No reservations necessary.

Event Contact Information:
US Gold Gymnastics & Cheerleading
1242 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin FL
850-654-3124
Flyer
February 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

February 9, 2019   10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time
 Wakulla County Valentines Day Parade & Festival
Participate in the fun and excitement of the Valentine Celebration and contribute in a very special way to the community's effort to raise money for Wakulla County charities. Fun parade begins at 10 a.m., along with arts & crafts, food vendors. Entertainment and fun for ALL ages!

Event Organizer
Rotary Club of Wakulla

Event Contact Information:
Hudson Park
Crawfordville FL


February 11, 2019   8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Central Time
 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FL Adolescent & Young Adult Conference: Emerging Issues in Substance Abuse
WHEN: February 27, 2019, 8:30am-5pm.
COST: $85, Early Bird Discounted Registration (ends Oct.26)
$95, Standard Registration (Oct 27-Feb 15)
$125, Late Registration (Feb 16-27)
Continental breakfast and boxed lunch included.

Contact Hours provided. For more information: Angela Camp 256-503-8715 or acamp@bradfordhealth.net. Space is limited. Register today at https://bit.ly/2tEdzLd.


Event Organizer
Bradford Health Services

Event Contact Information:
Emerald Coast Convention Center
1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy, SE
Fort Walton FL
256-503-8715

Event Coordinator
Angela Camp
Flyer
February 12, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time
 Area 09 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
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
FCC-09


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

February 12, 2019   5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Eastern Time
 Funky Fitness
Let's get funky! After everyone arrives, the group will gather in the gym for some upbeat workouts and team sports games. Age: 7-adult Date: Tues., Feb. 12-Mar. 12 - Location: Nova Community Center 5pm-6-m -
Cost $28 for residents, $42 for non-residents


Event Organizer
City ofo Ormod Beach Leisure Services Department

Event Contact Information:
440 N. Nova Road
Ormond Beach FL 32174
386-676-3252
www.ormondbeach.org.

Event Coordinator
Lori Koplin
Lori.Koplin@ormondbeach.org

February 15, 2019   11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Central Time
 Party Gras! - Let The Good Times Roll
Let the Good Times Roll! Join us at Brownsville Community Center on Friday, February 15th for a community event with vendors providing community resources, health screenings, live music, and food. We'll have a mini parade featuring local Krewes in front of the center to kick things off in true Mardi Gras style!

Event Organizer
City of Pensacola Parks & Recreation/Escambia County Parks & Recreation

Event Contact Information:
Brownsville Community Center
3200 W. De Soto Street
Pensacola FL

Flyer
February 15, 2019   4:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 Valentine 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

February 15, 2019   6:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 Valentine 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

February 16, 2019   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 The Studer Family Children's Hospital ABCs of ABA
This free class is designed to help parents, teachers, and community participants acquire a foundational knowledge regarding the scientific principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and how these principles can be used to improve behavior and increase skills.

Classes are two hours in length. On Saturdays, participants have the option of staying an additional hour for the topic, "What to look for in an ABA provider." Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Please RSVP at sacred-heart.org/autism. For questions call 850-416-4681.


Event Organizer
Sacred Heart Autism Center

Event Contact Information:
Sacred Heart Autism Center
5154 Bayou Blvd.
Pensacola FL

Flyer
February 16, 2019   11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Art Academy For Autism Youth: Spring Semester 5-9 y/o
Art Academy for Autism is an arts education initiative designed for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Our semester long program focuses on nurturing artistic development and abstract thinking skills within a group environment. Our art educators believe that self expression can help students build personal connections, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and learn a wide variety of artistic skills.

Event Organizer
Pensacola Museum of Art/Autism Pensacola

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola Museum of Art
407 S. Jefferson Street
Pensacola FL 32502


February 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

February 19, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Learn CPR for Infants & Children
Each class will cover Infant and Child CPR and how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Upon class completion, each participant will be given a CPR DVD and a mannequin to take home and practice. The classes are FREE and there is no test to take.

Event Organizer
Capital Health Start

Event Contact Information:
American Red Cross Building
1115 Easterwood Drive
Tallahassee FL 32311
850-488-0288 Ext. 109

Event Coordinator
Danielle Brown
Flyer
February 20, 2019   10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time
 2019 Fearless Caregiver Conference
West Palm Beach Fearless Caregiver Conference 2019

Find the Money, Support & Resources You Need Now!

- Get family members to help
- Interact with caregiving experts
- Have your questions answered
- Get support when you want it


Event Organizer
Fearless Caregiver Conference

Event Contact Information:
190 East 13th Street
Riviera Beach FL
954-362-8126
CAREGIVER.COM

February 20, 2019   10:00 AM - 12:00 AM Eastern Time
 Area 15 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 15 Family Care Council

Event Contact Information:
337 US Haghway 1 Room 335
West Palm Beach FL
561-398-2240
www.fccflorida.org/

Event Coordinator
Milory Senat
miory.senat@apdcares.org

February 21, 2019   8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Central Time
 REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FL Adolescent & Young Adult Conference: Emerging Issues in Substance Abuse
WHEN: February 27, 2019, 8:30am-5pm.
COST: $85, Early Bird Discounted Registration (ends Oct.26)
$95, Standard Registration (Oct 27-Feb 15)
$125, Late Registration (Feb 16-27)
Continental breakfast and boxed lunch included.

Contact Hours provided. For more information: Angela Camp 256-503-8715 or acamp@bradfordhealth.net. Space is limited. Register today at https://bit.ly/2tEdzLd.


Event Organizer
Bradford Health Services

Event Contact Information:
Emerald Coast Convention Center
1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy, SE
Fort Walton FL
256-503-8715

Event Coordinator
Angela Camp
Flyer
February 21, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central Time
 Managing Checking & Savings Accounts Workshop FSU CARD
Managing money can be challenging for all of us. Please join your FSU CARD (Pensacola Office) for an interactive training presented by Florida State Employees Credit Union that includes smart money management skills, how to manage transactions, balance a checkbook, and understand monthly statements. This training will provide participants the opportunity to take a hands-on approach to their finances as well as the option to open a teen checking account with a parent or guardian as a responsible owner until they are 18. RSVP is required by 2/5/19.

For more information, contact Dr. Chrissy Ogilvie at christine.ogilvie@med.fsu.edu or 850-324-6245.


Event Organizer
FSU CARD

Event Contact Information:
TBD
Pensacola FL
850-324-6245

Event Coordinator
Dr. Chrissy Ogilvie
christine.ogilvie@med.fsu.edu

February 23, 2019   4:00 PM - : Central Time
 Pensacola Folk Music Society Presents Music Festival
The Pensacola Folk Music Society presents its Music Festival on Saturday, February 23rd at 4pm. Bring the entire family! $5. Suggested Donation. All proceeds go to the Waterfront Mission.

Event Contact Information:
Fairfield Presbyterian Church
410 S. Fairfield Drive
Pensacola FL


February 28, 2019   8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Central Time
 Florida Adolescent & Young Adult Conference: Emerging Issues in Substance Abuse
WHEN: February 27, 2019, 8:30am-5pm.
COST: $85, Early Bird Discounted Registration (ends Oct.26)
$95, Standard Registration (Oct 27-Feb 15)
$125, Late Registration (Feb 16-27)
Continental breakfast and boxed lunch included.

Contact Hours provided. For more information: Angela Camp 256-503-8715 or acamp@bradfordhealth.net. Space is limited. Register today at https://bit.ly/2tEdzLd.


Event Organizer
Bradford Health Services

Event Contact Information:
Emerald Coast Convention Center
1250 Miracle Strip Pkwy, SE
Fort Walton FL
256-503-8715

Event Coordinator
Angela Camp
Flyer
February 28, 2019   6:30 PM - : Eastern Time
 CPR-Pro
Wakulla County Health Department is sponsoring CPR-Pro classes on February 28th. 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

March 2, 2019   11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Art Academy For Autism Youth: Spring Semester 5-9 y/o
Art Academy for Autism is an arts education initiative designed for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Our semester long program focuses on nurturing artistic development and abstract thinking skills within a group environment. Our art educators believe that self expression can help students build personal connections, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and learn a wide variety of artistic skills.

Event Organizer
Pensacola Museum of Art/Autism Pensacola

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola Museum of Art
407 S. Jefferson Street
Pensacola FL 32502


March 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

March 8, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Area 10 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 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

March 9, 2019   8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Central Time
 Special Needs Kids' Day Out
All special needs children and their siblings are welcome to come join our open gymnastics hour, free of charge. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will assist them. Waivers can be signed online through usgoldgymnastics.com. No reservations necessary.

Event Contact Information:
US Gold Gymnastics & Cheerleading
1242 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin FL
850-654-3124
Flyer
March 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

March 9, 2019   10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time
 Special Needs Mardi Gras
Welcome to our 3rd Annual Special Needs Mardi Gras Event!

Our activities and parade have been modified to meet the needs of those with a variety of exceptionalities. We will have fun activities, king cake/snacks and a parade! Thanks to many of our local krewes and businesses, our kids can enjoy a parade with quiet music, and will be handed (not thrown) beads and other fun prizes! Let the Good Times Roll!!!

Tickets available through Eventbrite


Event Organizer
The Starfish Project NWFL

Event Contact Information:
West Navarre Intermediate School
1970 Cotton Bay Lane
Navarre FL 32566


March 12, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time
 Area 09 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
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
FCC-09


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

March 15, 2019   4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 St. Patrick's 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:
Samsula Drive
Samsula FL
386-409-5409

Event Coordinator
SPARC Happings City of New Smyrna

March 16, 2019   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Learn CPR for Infants & Children
Each class will cover Infant and Child CPR and how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Upon class completion, each participant will be given a CPR DVD and a mannequin to take home and practice. The classes are FREE and there is no test to take.

Event Organizer
Capital Health Start

Event Contact Information:
Richardson Lewis Health Center, Leon County Health Dept.
872 W. Orange Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32310
850-488-0288 Ext. 109

Event Coordinator
Danielle Brown
Flyer
March 16, 2019   11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Art Academy For Autism Youth: Spring Semester 5-9 y/o
Art Academy for Autism is an arts education initiative designed for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Our semester long program focuses on nurturing artistic development and abstract thinking skills within a group environment. Our art educators believe that self expression can help students build personal connections, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and learn a wide variety of artistic skills.

Event Organizer
Pensacola Museum of Art/Autism Pensacola

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola Museum of Art
407 S. Jefferson Street
Pensacola FL 32502


March 16, 2019   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
 Youth Empowerment Seminar
The YES program empowers teens with Autism through a series of six workshops designed to build self-confidence, explore self-awareness, and increase independence. Workshop topics include self-advocacy, goal planning, individual strengths, and interviewing skills. This free workshop series will take place at the North Port Library on Saturdays from 1 pm to 4 pm beginning March 16th. For more information or to register please visit our website at www.inclusionworksfl.org.

Event Organizer
Inclusion Works

Event Contact Information:
13800 Tamiami Trail
North Port FL 34287
941-218-0398
www.inclusionworksfl.org

Event Coordinator
Mary Roberts
mroberts@inclusionworksfl.org

March 16, 2019   1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time
 Shining S.T.A.R.S. 2019 Pagent
A showcase of Talent and Beauty for the Special Needs Community Where Everyone is a STAR. Free to participants. Reception following the event. The location will be at the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center.
Admission Fee $5.00. For more information contact: Lori Koplin at Nova Community C enter and Special Populations Division Coordinator.


Event Organizer
City of Ormond Beach Leisure Services Department

Event Contact Information:
399 N. US 1
Ormond Beach FL 32174
386-676-3252
www.ormondbeach.org

Event Coordinator
Lori Koplin
Lori.Koplin@ormondbeach.org

March 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

March 26, 2019   5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Eastern Time
 Challenge Baseball
Let's play ball! After everyone arrives, the group will gather in the gym for some upbeat workouts and team sports games. Age: 7-adult Date: Tues., Mar. 26-April 30 - Location: Nova Community Center 5pm-6-m -
Cost $28 for residents, $42 for non-residents. Please register before the program begins at the Leisure Services Registration Office located at 399 N. US Hwy 1 in Ormond or online at www.ormondbeach.org.


Event Organizer
City of Ormond Beach Leisure Services Department

Event Contact Information:
440 N. Nova Road
Ormond Beach FL 32174
386-676-3252
www. ormondbeach.org

Event Coordinator
Lori Koplin
Lori.Koplin@ormondbeach.org

March 30, 2019   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central Time
 The Outreach Program Third Annual Feed the Need
Ending Hunger. Enriching Lives. Half of the children in Okaloosa and Walton County schools receive free or reduced price lunches, indicating that parents are struggling to feed their families.

Over 1,000 volunteers will fill Gregg Chapel, working in groups of 10, to assemble meal packages that will feed a family of five. The packages are then boxed and distributed to organizations like Sharing and Caring, Catholic Charities, Harvest House, Striving for Perfection Ministries, Children In Crisis and other food pantries.

Join the planning committee, create a team, or sponsor a table. Sign up through our volunteer platform at www.VolunteerEmeraldCoast.com.


Event Organizer
United Way of Okaloosa & Walton Counties

Event Contact Information:
United Way of Okaloosa & Walton Counties
112 Tupelo Ave, SE
Fort Walton Beach FL 32548


March 30, 2019   11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Central Time
 Pensacola VegFest 2019
Pensacola VegFest presents its 2nd Annual VegFest! Join us for Vegan Food Vendors, Meditation on Planetary Peace, Vegan Desserts, Food Samples, Face Painting, Guest Speakers, Live Music, Free Yoga, Jewelry and Clothing.

Event Organizer
Pensacola VegFest

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


March 30, 2019   11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Art Academy For Autism Youth: Spring Semester 5-9 y/o
Art Academy for Autism is an arts education initiative designed for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Our semester long program focuses on nurturing artistic development and abstract thinking skills within a group environment. Our art educators believe that self expression can help students build personal connections, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and learn a wide variety of artistic skills.

Event Organizer
Pensacola Museum of Art/Autism Pensacola

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola Museum of Art
407 S. Jefferson Street
Pensacola FL 32502


March 31, 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

April 6, 2019   11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Art Academy For Autism Youth: Spring Semester 5-9 y/o
Art Academy for Autism is an arts education initiative designed for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Our semester long program focuses on nurturing artistic development and abstract thinking skills within a group environment. Our art educators believe that self expression can help students build personal connections, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and learn a wide variety of artistic skills.

Event Organizer
Pensacola Museum of Art/Autism Pensacola

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola Museum of Art
407 S. Jefferson Street
Pensacola FL 32502


April 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

April 9, 2019   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern Time
 Area 09 Family Care Council Monthly Meeting
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

April 12, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Area 10 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 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

April 13, 2019   8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Central Time
 Special Needs Kids' Day Out
All special needs children and their siblings are welcome to come join our open gymnastics hour, free of charge. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will assist them. Waivers can be signed online through usgoldgymnastics.com. No reservations necessary.

Event Contact Information:
US Gold Gymnastics & Cheerleading
1242 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin FL
850-654-3124
Flyer
April 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

April 20, 2019   8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Autism Walk & Family Fun Day
ASGO will be hosting our annual Autism Walk & Family Fun Day on Saturday, April 20, 2019 inside the Orange County Convention Center's North Concourse. There will be fun activities for every member of the family including characters, games, bounce houses, face painting, balloon artists, massages, resource fair, silent auction, concession stand, autism awareness items, and lots more. Please make plans to attend this fun, family event.

Event Organizer
Autism Society of Greater Orlando

Event Contact Information:
Orange County Convention Center - North Concourse
9400 Universal Blvd
Orlando FL 32819
407-855-0235
www.asgo.org

Event Coordinator
Donna Lorman
contact@asgo.org

April 20, 2019   9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time
 Super Saturdays
Camp I Am Special is pleased to offer Super Saturdays - a respite program for caregivers. For just $30, Campers will enjoy five hours of crafts, games, snacks, medication administration - if necessary – and a whole lot of fun. A registered nurse, two behavioral specialists and many volunteer Buddies will ensure that everyone has a great time. Weather permitting, Campers will also be able to enjoy the Rotary Club of Deerwood Abigail’s Joy Camp I Am Special Aquatic Center.

Event Organizer
Camp I Am Special

Event Contact Information:
Camp I Am Special
235 Marywood Drive
St. Johns FL 32259
904-230-7447
campiamspecial.com
campiamspecial@ccbjax.org

April 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

April 22, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 First Aid Health Class
Florida Health of Wakulla County will host a First Aid Class on April 22nd. 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:
Health Department of Wakulla County
48 Oak Street
Crawfordville FL
850-926-0400

April 23, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Learn CPR for Infants & Children
Each class will cover Infant and Child CPR and how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Upon class completion, each participant will be given a CPR DVD and a mannequin to take home and practice. The classes are FREE and there is no test to take.

Event Organizer
Capital Health Start

Event Contact Information:
American Red Cross Building
1118 Easterwood Drive
Tallahassee FL 32311
850-488-0288 Ext. 109

Event Coordinator
Danielle Brown
Flyer
April 25, 2019   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern Time
 CPR-Pro
Wakulla County Health Department is sponsoring CPR-Pro classes on April 25th. 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

May 1, 2019   6:00 PM - : Eastern Time
 Basketball
SPARC Sports: Registration forms will be mailed out prior to deadlines. Extra copies will be available at Leisure Services located in the Babe James Center. The City of NSB is now accepting registrations online. Go to fun.cityofnsb.com, then click the Registration 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. Game days on Wednesday at 6:00pm as follows: 5/1/19; 5/8/19; 5/15/19; 5/22/19; 5/29/19; and 6/5/19. Games are played a the babe James Center, 201 N. Myrtle Av., New Smyrna Beach.

Event Organizer
City of New Smyrna Beach

Event Contact Information:
201 N. Myrtle Av.
New Smyrna Beach FL 32170
386-409-5409
fun.cityofnsb.com

May 4, 2019   11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Central Time
 Art Academy For Autism Youth: Spring Semester 5-9 y/o
Art Academy for Autism is an arts education initiative designed for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Our semester long program focuses on nurturing artistic development and abstract thinking skills within a group environment. Our art educators believe that self expression can help students build personal connections, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, and learn a wide variety of artistic skills.

Event Organizer
Pensacola Museum of Art/Autism Pensacola

Event Contact Information:
Pensacola Museum of Art
407 S. Jefferson Street
Pensacola FL 32502


May 5, 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

May 10, 2019   9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time
 Area 10 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 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

May 11, 2019   8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Central Time
 Special Needs Kids' Day Out
All special needs children and their siblings are welcome to come join our open gymnastics hour, free of charge. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who will assist them. Waivers can be signed online through usgoldgymnastics.com. No reservations necessary.

Event Contact Information:
US Gold Gymnastics & Cheerleading
1242 Emerald Coast Pkwy
Destin FL
850-654-3124
Flyer
May 11, 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

May 14, 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

May 17, 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Eastern Time
 Spring Prom
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 FL 32174
386-409-5409

Event Coordinator
SPARC Happings City of New Smyrna

May 18, 2019   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time
 Learn CPR for Infants & Children
Each class will cover Infant and Child CPR and how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Upon class completion, each participant will be given a CPR DVD and a mannequin to take home and practice. The classes are FREE and there is no test to take.

Event Organizer
Capital Health Start

Event Contact Information:
Richardson Lewis Health Center
Leon County Health Dept - 872 W. Orange Ave
Tallahassee FL 32310
850-488-0288 Ext. 109

Event Coordinator
Danielle Brown
Flyer
May 19, 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

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

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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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   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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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