Arc West Central; Achieve with us.

Serving Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Norman, Otter Tail & Wilkin counties. Arc Wesst Central 7 county region

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Arc West Central T-Shirts available!

Perfect for wearing to the dances, Arc Game & More, or anytime you like! Order form. Tangerine or bright orange.

Arc Events

Arc Games & More- 3rd Monday of month, Sept 21- May. May 16th - Move n Groove with Red River Dance 2903 15th St. S, Moorhead.

August 11th, 6-8pm - Arc West Central Carnival. Gooseberry Park, Moorhead

Dances in Moorhead - 7:15-8:15pm, 2nd & 4th Monday of each month - September - May. Ellen Hopkins Elementary, Moorhead

Sibshop will return in the fall.

September 24th - Arc Minnesota Conference: The Power of Community:  Connections That Transform Lives. More information to come.

October 4th, 6pm - Harlem Ambassador Comedy Basketball Game. More details to come.

Other Opportunities

May 21 - Angry Birds. Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For families of children with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up.

http://movies.disney.com/alice-through-the-looking-glassMay 28 - Alice Through The Looking Glass. Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For families of children with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up.

Summer

FM ChallengersFM Challenger Baseball. Mondays & Tuesdays June 6th & 7th through August 9th.Ages 5-18.

June 7th - July - Moorhead Special Olympics Bocce

June 8-July 27, Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm - Adaptive Soccer: Ages 5+. $25. Southside Regional Park. Registration, Moorhead Parks & Recreation Scholarship Application

June - August -Sunday, 5-6:30pm - Red River Valley Adaptive Softball. Centennial Softball complex (15th Ave. N, Moorhead). Registration

North Dakota Autism Center, summer day program. Contact: Darcy Kasprowicz 701-277-8844

Monday - Thursday for 2 weeks beginning June 6 and ending June 16 - Mindful Movements Summer Camp, Fargo

Teenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesJune 4 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For families of children with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up.

Finding DoryJune 18 - Finding Dory -  Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For families of children with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up

June 20th - Els for Autism Golf Challenge at Oxbow Country Club. This is an opportunity for children with autism ages 6 to 21 to participate in a 90 minute structured environment to learn the basics of the game of golf. The Game On Golf Clinics take place during the Els for Autism Golf Event. If people have any questions contact 701-364-2663 or  david.kemper@annecenter.org . GOLF CHALLENGE! PLAY OXBOW COUNTRY CLUB JUNE 20, 2016; SIGN UP ONLINE www.e4aGolf.com

July 7-11th - Art from the Heart, adapted art class. MSUM. School age 9-21.

July 25th-29th - I Can Bike Camp - Sponsored by Anne Carlsen Center. Times for camp are:
8:30-9:45
10:05-11:20
11:40-12:55
2:00-3:15
Contact Kevin Sandness. Moorhead. Brochure. Registration, Volunteer form

Fall

November 10 – 11, 2016 - FASD Matters Conference. Minneapolis Marriott NW, Brooklyn Park

Ongoing opportunities

S.U.P.E.R. Adventures Thursday, an informal social group for children and young adults with disabilities. Typically from 6:30pm-8:30pm, but not always. Fargo Moorhead area.Year round.

Friday night Activity Center dances, 7-9pm, at RDJ Rec Center, 1104 2nd Avenue S, Fargo. $1.50 fee. 701-235-2444.

Cool Kids Club, September through May, meeting every 3rd Friday of the month from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Journey in Faith, West Fargo. (West of Sheyenne Ninth Grade Center on 40th Ave. E. in West Fargo).

Red River Valley Asperger-Autism Network sponsors "Game On" days, 6-9pm, on the first and third Mondays of each month, for Middle and High School; Ages 17 and up – Meets every fourth Monday. Section 9 Cyber Café, Roberts St. N, Suite 101, Fargo. rrvanndmn@gmail.com
Also sponsors Lego Group For Children and Teens- 3rd Saturday of each month - 9:30 -10:30, Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo.

1st Friday of each month -TeenTastic/Fantastic Friends. Gigi's Playhouse, Fargo
Check out Gigi's Playhouse for ongoing activities for various ages

ATA Tae Kwon Do Classes for kids on the autism spectrum. Mike Beyer 701-237-6800

Autism NOWAutism NOW Center - free webinars Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 - 3pm. More information.

HealthMeet™ Launches Webinar Series
Join health experts every other Wednesday for free Webinars on a variety of health issues important to people with I/DD. HealthMeet™ is a project of The Arc, made possible by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control to promote better health among people with intellectual disabilities. Event Schedule. Previous sessions are archived.

Reel Movies for Real Needs (Sensory Modified Film) Series - 10:30, Marcus Theatres, Fargo. For families of children with special needs; autism or other challenges; lower volume, lights up. Check theater for schedule. Secret Life of Pets - July 9, Ice Age: Collision Course - July 23, Pete's Dragon - August 13

Participants enjoying events

"The Arc puts together great activities and a lot of fun gatherings for all ages!  We are thankful and thank filled that we have such a strong Arc group."
Diane Brendemuhl, parent
participants in Arc Activities

Support Groups

FM Autism Support Group
Rachel 701-371-7211
2nd Friday of the month, Fargo https://www.facebook.com/FM-Autism-Support-Group-171027578792/?fref=ts

"A" OK Fergus Falls Area Autism Support Group Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month, 9:30-11am. Contact: Nicole 736-6189, Anne 998-3258, or Carrie 739-3590

Parent Professional Learning Network

Red River Valley Asperger Network/Support groups. Lunch & Learn series, 3rd Thursday of each month, Noon to 1:00 at Prairie St. John’s. RSVP required

Gigi's Playhouse
Gigi’s Playhouse Fargo
. Calendar | Library list

White Earth Autism Support Group (218) 983-3285 X 1201
3rd Tuesdays of the month

The Windmill Project
Mary Peterson
WindmillProject.org
Douglas County


Listing of community activities in the FM area, compiled by the Parent Involvement & School Age Disabilities workgroups of the Clay County Collaborative


Fargo Adaptive Programs


Farm in the Dell. News
HOPE, Inc.  year-round sports and recreation for children with mobility challenges
Adair Grommesh

Arc West Central
810 4th Ave. S, #134
Moorhead, MN 56560
218-233-5949
1-800-411-0124
Fax 218-233-0853
arcwcm@702com.net

Fargo Area 6 Special Olympics


MN Special Olympics/
Special Olympics
Area 4
Special Olympics Area 4 Track Meet - May 19th, Moorhead
State Competition
Fall Competition (Equestrian, Bocce, Golf): Aug. 19th- 21st, Woodbury

Athlete Application and Consent Forms

Moorhead
Wayne Brendemuhl, Diane Brendemuhl. Moorhead Athlete Registration Form.
Golf starts Monday May 23rd 6PM, Meadows golf course. Bocce starts June 7th. Facebook

Alexandria
Karyn Sportel & Kari Tomoson.
Facebook

Breckenridge Community:
Amanda Hinrichs

Detroit Lakes Area: Scott Gilbertson

DGF - school-based:Brittany Kuehl

Fergus Falls Community:
Shelly Fitzgerald
Fergus Falls Junior Team:
Dawn Birch

Morris Community Prairie Stars
Cindy Solvie

Pelican Rapids Special Olympics Karli Kirkwood

Perham
Corinne Schattsneider

PINECONES independentJerilyn Skjegstad

Riding on Angels Wings
Bette Shipley

Wheaton Area Special Olympics Mary Armstrong


Minnesota Special Hockey - athletes with a developmental disability

Muskies Special Hockey, Alexandria Sue Prettyman Justice

Grizzlies Special Hockey, Moorhead Jackie Beedy


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