2016 Family Activities
Nantucket is a Disability-Friendly Community!
All activities are open to siblings, families and friends of individuals with any special need, not limited to autism.
Sail to Prevail Sailing Lessons
Swain’s Wharf 1410
July 7th - Aug 11th; M-F at 10am-12pm; 12-2pm; or 2-4pm. Sign up for any or all classes. Free, courtesy of Sail to Prevail, Co-sponsored by Autism Speaks and Nantucket S.T.A.R.
To select your sailing dates, please visit: Doodle.com/poll/7sfirmn6dfy93em5
Participants must complete the Registration/Waiver forms found here: SailToPrevail.org/Forms.html
Saturdays, July 16th and 30th; Aug 13th from 8:30-10am. Sign up for any or all classes.
FREE, courtesy of Nantucket Island Surf School. NantucketSurfing.com
Reserve your board today!
RSVP here: Events.AutismSpeaks.org/NantucketSurfingLessons
Thursday, August 11th from 10am-12pm
FREE of charge, courtesy of Westmoor Club.
Lunch provided, parents and caregivers are required for children under 18. Space is limited, RSVP here: Events.AutismSpeaks.org/NantucketPirateCruise
Family Day at Nantucket Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum
Thursdays July 14th and August 11th, Drop-In between 10am and 2pm; 158 Polpis Road.
Hands on activities, crafts, music, tours!
FREE, Courtesy of Egan Maritime Museum.
Ice Cream Harbor Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf 1011
Sunday, August 7th, 2-3pm
FREE, courtesy of Shearwater Excursions, Autism Speaks and Family Support Services
Space is limited, please RSVP at Events.autismSpeaks.org/NantucketIceCreamHarborCruise
Private Theatre Performance, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
Bennett Hall at the First Congregational Church, 62 Centre Street
Wednesday, August 17th at 6pm.
FREE, courtesy of Theatre Workshop Nantucket; space is limited.
To reserve tickets, call the box office at 508-228-4305; mention private performance for Autism and other Disabilities
6th Annual Cruise Night for Autism Speaks
Don Allen Ford Lot, 10 Polpis Rd
Friday, August 19th, 5-7:30pm
Sponsored by Don Allen Ford. Open to the public. Nascar! Live music, BBQ, antique cars, bouncy house and fun!
No RSVP required.
10th Annual Nantucket Autism Speaks Walk
Saturday, August 20th, 8:30am
Join us to make a positive difference for families touched by autism. Children’s activities, theater performances, resource fair, Nascar, refreshments and camaraderie!
Team Registration: AutismSpeaksWalk.org/Nantucket
Adaptive Water Sports, offered by Nantucket S.T.A.R.
Adaptive Sports and Therapeutic Accessible Recreation
Nantucket Disc Golf
Fun for teens or the whole family!
For children with special needs and their siblings.
Co-sponsored by Nantucket Community Sailing and Nantucket S.T.A.R.
R.E.A.D. to a non-judgmental, friendly dog!
Starts in July! Thursdays 1-4pm
To make an appointment call: 508-228-1110.
Yoga with Marjory Trott
Beatitudes (Studio), 35 First Way
Must commit to sessions, $36 per session. Registration: MTrottDance@aol.com