Sunday Respite at the Boys & Girls Club
12:30 – 2:30 pm
Light refreshments, arts & crafts, Perfect Pals and fun!
Co-sponsored by Autism Speaks and Family Support Services
Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org; 646.341.3043; email@example.com; 508.693.7900, x249
Nantucket Disc Golf
Tues, June 17, Tues, July 15, Mon, Aug 11 at 4:30 pm; Saturdays, June 21, July 19 at 11 am; Sun, August 1 at 1 pm.
New this Year! FREE, outdoor fun for supervised children, teens, adults and families. Learn how to play with instructor Mike Harter. State Forest/parking at Lovers Lane entrance.
Sail to Prevail Sailing Lessons Swain’s Wharf
June 30 - Aug 8 M-F, 10 am-12 pm; 1-3pm; or 3-5 pm
Sign up for any or all classes Suggested Donation $5; Scholarships Available. Co-sponsored with Autism Speaks & Nantucket S.T.A.R. Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org; 508.325.5276
Surfing Lessons Cisco Beach
Saturdays, July 12 and 26, Aug 23, 8:30-10:00 am
Sign up for any or all classes. Free, courtesy of Nantucket Island Surf School
Registration: email@example.com; 646.341.3043
Pirate Cruise Swain’s Wharf
Thurs, July 24, 10 am-12 pm
Free of charge, courtesy of Westmoor Club; Lunch provided
Caregiver necessary. Space is Limited. Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org; 646.341.3043
Family Day at the Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum
Fri July 25, Drop-In between 10 am and 4 pm; 158 Polpis Road
Hands on activities, crafts, music, tours; also a lifesaving raft and possibly a Coast Guard boat to board!
Free, courtesy of Egan Maritime Museum; Registration: email@example.com; 646.341.3043
Private Movies at Dreamland Theater for individuals with special needs and their families! More info TBA
Private Theater Performance Bennett Hall, First Congregational Church
Wed, Aug 13, 6:00 pm; 62 Centre St.
Oklahoma! For individuals with any disability and their families. Free, courtesy of Theater Workshop Nantucket; Space is Limited; please reserve a.s.a.p.
To reserve tickets, Box Office, 508.228.4305; mention free performance for Autism/Special Needs
Ice Cream Harbor Cruise Straight Wharf, Slip #1011
Sun, Aug 3, 2:30-3:15 pm
$3.25 pp for ice cream, courtesy of Shearwater Excursions and Autism Speaks; Space Limited. Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org; 646.341.3043
Free Parent Social with Childcare Miacomet Golf Club
Tues, July 8, 6-7:30 pm, 12 West Miacomet Ave. For Parents Only!
Childcare, courtesy of Nantucket S.T.A.R., 4 Trotters Lane/off Hooper Farm Road, Registration Necessary: email@example.com; 646.341.3043 or tinas@firstname.lastname@example.org; 508.325.5276 Co-Sponsored by Autism Speaks, Family Support Services and Nantucket S.T.A.R.
Parents, Drop Off your Children and Go Out for Dinner! FREE Respite Events Strong Wings
Sundays, July 6 and August 24, 6-8 pm, 9 Nobadeer Farm Road, Dinner included.
Co-sponsored by Autism Speaks and, Family Support Services
Registration Necessary: email@example.com; 646.341.3043
4th Annual Cruise Night for Autism Speaks Don Allen Ford Lot
Fri, August 15, 5-7:30 pm, 10 Polpis Rd;
Sponsored by Don Allen Ford. Open to the public. Nascar! Live music, BBQ, antique cars and fun! Free, courtesy of Don Allen Ford
8th Annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks Jetties Beach
Sat, August 16, 8:30 am, Team Registration: walknowforautismspeaks.org/nantucket
Join us to make a positive difference for families touched by autism. Children’s activities, theater performances, resource fair, Nascar, refreshments and camaraderie!
FYI these programs are also available for families of individuals with any special need; sibs always welcome:
Adapted Water Sports Jetties Beach
Paddle Boarding & Kayaking at age 4 and up, Aug 3-7, 1-2:15 pm or 2:30-3:45pm August classes FREE. Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org; 508.325.5276. Co-sponsored by Nantucket Community Sailing and Nantucket S.T.A.R.
Aquatic Program Nantucket Community School Pool at Nantucket High School
Mon, June 3, July 7, 14, 21 and 28, Aug 11, 1-1:30 pm or 1:30-2 pm
Only open to children with special needs; age 3-12. $65. Scholarships available. Registration: email@example.com; 508.325.5276
Dance, Yoga and Movement with Marjory Trott, www.marjorytrott.com
Nantucket Comedy Festival Nantucket Dreamland
Stand Up and Learn for children & teens; www.nantucketcomedyfestival.org
Ocean Adventures Jetties Beach
Thurs, July 3, Fri, July 11, 18, 25, 1:15-2 pm or 2:15-3 pm.
Paddle Boarding & Kayaking age 4 & up; $45 for 4 classes
Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org; 508.325.5276
Co-sponsored by Nantucket Community Sailing and Nantucket S.T.A.R.
Reading Education Assistant Dogs (R.E.A.D.) Nantucket Atheneum
20 minute reading sessions: Thurs, 1-3pm, July 10 - Aug 14.
Registration: 508.228.1110; www.nantucketatheneum.org
SHINE Soccer Camp Sponsored by Nantucket Community School; Details TBA; www.nantucketcommunityschool.com