"Pop Art Portrait"
8 Week Teen Art Classes.
July 10-August 28 2016.
Go crazy with bright colours and create your own self-portrait with personal icons.Take a look at the world of "Pop Art" and learn about famous artists of the 1960's. Explore the style of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, students will study the many aspects of portraiture painting and the pop art movement.
This group meets weekly or bi-weekly and is geared toward older teens and young adults aged 18-35. This is an opportunity to socialize and get out into the community. Activities may include but are not limited to games nights, movie nights, bowling, dinner outings or just hanging out and chatting. Light refreshments will be provided.
NOTE: Peer facilitators are present, however individuals must be able to function independently in a public setting. Events are not suitable for those requiring 1:1 support.
July events include Snack'n'Chat and a cooking class.
This is a great opportunity to meet other parents and caregivers with children with ASD in an informal, relaxed atmosphere with good snacks and even better company!
Registration is required.
NOTE: This event is intended for parents and caregivers ONLY. Childcare will not be provided.
Wacky Wednesdays Fun Club is an all day, fun-filled extravagannza!!
Rideau Islands & Lakes Theatre School (RILTS) have created 4 theme-based days for your child with speial needs and their siblings to enjoy!
Children with special needs and their siblings, aged 6-14, can join us each week while we play theatre games, make crafts and create skits/art/crafts/air-bands based on our themes.
July 13 - Mad Hatter's Tea Party
July 20 - Recycled Robots
July 27 - Superheroes & Super Villians
August 3 - Paperbag Princess
There is a $10 fee (payble on your first day to MFRC) for each club date. If you sign up for all 4 get a discount ($35 for all 4 dates).
Space is limited to 16 participants. Registration is required. If you have more than one child with special needs, please register each child individually.
Things to remember (from RILTS):
Costumes are ALWAYS welcome!
We may go outside, so please send a hat and sunscreen/bug spray
Please pack a lunch and snacks for your child(ren) and plenty of water
We may get dirty - crafting is an extreme sport!
Please expect your child to be very tired after our fun-filled days!
Enjoy dinner and arcade games at Dave & Buster's on July 27th from 6:30pm-8:30pm. This is a Teen event, ages (12-18). Included is dinner, your choice of 6 entrees, and a $10 Power Play Card per Teen. There is no transfer of care at this event. Additional meals and drinks can be purchased individually at Dave & Busters.
Want to explore some of Southeastern and Eastern Onatraio's great parks, trails and hidden gems? New to hiking? A hiking expert? Want to meet new families and spend some time in the great outdoors getting to know them?
Then join us for the newly formed - Autism Ontario Hiking Club!
You can sign up for just 1 or all 5 of the hikes (sign up for as many as you like!) and can bring your while family!
We will all start out together, but families are encouraged to go at their own speed and for as long as they can/like.
If it rains lightly these hikes will go ahead, if there is heavy rain the hike will be cancelled for that day (and not rescheduled).
Hikes to choose from are:
Saturday May 28 - Mer Bleu Conservation Area, Ottawa
Saturday June 25 - Lemoine Point Conservation Area, Kingston (Collins Bay entrance)
Saturday July 30 - Gatineau Park, Gatineau QC (entrance to be determinded closer to date)
Saturday August 27 - Cornwall Canal & Lamoureux Park, Cornwall
Saturday September 24 - Foley Mountain Conservation Area, Westport
Families are invited to the Cambridge Butterfly Conervatory to explore and learn about nature!
Passes are for the full day (from 10 am to 5pm) so you can arrive and leave according to your own schedule.
This event is open to children with ASD, siblings and parents only.
Spaces are limited. Registration is required.