In partnership with area businesses and organizations, AuSM is pleased to offer monthly opportunities for families and individuals with autism to come together and enjoy fun activities in supportive, welcoming environments. Below is a listing of community events listed in the 2016-2017 AuSM Education Catalog as well as other events that have been added since the catalog was printed. Some events require advance registration. We look forward to seeing you out and about in our great community!
April 2, 2017
398 Northtown Dr. N.E.
Blaine, MN 55434
3001 White Bear Ave.
Maplewood, MN 55109
Avoid lines and visit with the Easter Bunny in a sensory-friendly, welcoming environment. Cost: Free; registration may be required at some mall locations. Click on the mall links above for more information.
April 6, 2017
North Hennepin Community College
Center for Business and Technology Building
Great Hall (CBT 195)
7411 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
Park in East Parking Lot (Entrance on 85th Ave.)
Open to students, ages 14 and up, families, teachers and community members
Spend an evening exploring the exciting transition from school to adult life! The evening provides the opportunity to browse through booths sponsored by a wide variety of community vendors and learn about transition-related resources in the Twin Cities community. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. Click here for more information. Cost: FREE
April 22, 2017
The 2nd Annual CARE Carnival organized by the St. Paul Police Department and Officer Zink will feature information booths; mounted police; canine police; two bouncy houses; and a dunk tank (come and plunge the police!). T-shirts and mugs will be available for sale. Learn how the CARE project is advancing to keep those on the spectrum safe in our communities. Cost: FREE. Click here for more information.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Major League Baseball, the Minnesota Twins, and AuSM are teaming up to offer discounted tickets to Twins versus the Detroit Tigers game on April 23. Join us to cheer on the Twins with your family and friends and enjoy all that Target Field has to offer. All ticket purchasers are invited to take part in a special pre-game parade (arrival by 12 p.m.) to increase awareness of autism in Twins Territory. Cost: U.S. Bank Home Run Porch View: $11 (normally $12); $3 per ticket will support Autism Awareness and AuSM. Click here to view a flyer with more information.