NEWTOWN, CT – Families United in Newtown (F.U.N.) is presenting its 7th annual autism awareness-raising concert, Saturday, June 8th at 5 pm in the Newtown Congregational Church, 14 West Street.
This year's concert theme involves popular Disney tunes and will welcome back headliner and New Jersey's YouTube sensation Jodi DiPiazza. Jodi began improvising piano at age 3 and started taking lessons at age 7 despite her struggle with autism spectrum disorder.
Light it Up Blue Newtown
April is Autism Awareness Month and April 2nd is “Light it Up Blue” World Autism Awareness Day. We will have “Light it Up Blue for Autism Action” T-Shirts available for purchase at this meeting and take a picture in the blue shirts for the Newtown Bee.
Crafts, Live Music, Dancing and our annual Egg Hunt. Be on the lookout for eggs filled with candy plus two Golden Eggs with special prizes inside.
2:00pm - Live Music and Crafts
2:30pm - Tea, Coffee and Dessert (Please bring an Easter dessert to share)
3:00pm - Easter Egg Hunt (Will be held outside if weather permits)
3:15pm - Dancing and More Crafts
What to Wear:
Comfortable clothes and shoes.
Linda Jones - email@example.com
Schedule of Events:
5:00pm - Arrival, Dancing, Card Making, Picture Taking
5:30pm - Irish Dancing with Craig Ashurst of the Ashurst Academy of Irish Dance. Featuring a performance and lessons for all.
6:00pm - More Dancing and Card Making
6:30pm - Pizza and Dessert
Other F.U.N. Things:
Make and take St. Patrick’s Day Card, Craft table, Selfie/Photo Station, Face painting
Please RSVP to Linda Jones at 203-512-6284 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dancing, Yoga and Dinner!
Dancing for Fun with the DJ followed by Yoga - for calming everyone and then Pizza/Ziti for Dinner.
What to wear: Comfortable clothes and shoes
Parents/Families: Come as a couple/family and have some time together while the student volunteers play with the kids and help them dance and play.
Caregivers: Newtown High School National Honor Society members and student volunteers
Please RSVP to Linda Jones at 203-512-6284 or via email at email@example.com.
Featuring a delicious meal with quiet live music, giving parents an opportunity to gather and socialize with their peers from the community while the Newtown High School National Honor Society Students and Volunteers watch their children.
Seating is Limited
Contact Linda Jones 203-512-6284 to Register
Activities: Halloween!!! Come join the Halloween Holiday fun! Dress up, eat pizza, decorate a pumpkin as a team, dance and enjoy our trunk or treat! We have a DJ for music entertainment!
What to wear: Halloween costumes! (Parents too!!!)
3:00 – 4:00pm – Quiet time for students that have sound sensitivity
4:00 pm: General Meeting - Arrival – Dancing
4:20 pm: Costumes runway show!
4:30 pm: Team pumpkin decorating
5:00 pm: Pizza and Birthday Cake (Shhhhh – for the DJ!)
5:15pm: Dance Dance Dance…
5:50pm: Trunk or Treat
Parents: Come as a family and enjoy the Halloween fun in a safe place.
Caregivers: National Honors Society High School Juniors and Seniors, Student Volunteers and Best Buddies Mentors
R.S.V.P Please RSVP Linda Jones at 203-512-6284 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you!
Save the Date!
TJ Designs is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. We will have a party on the stage. Come visit us!
Featuring custom-made “Earrings for Autism,” candles, necklaces, bracelets for men and women, and essential oils. There is something for everyone, and they make great gifts.
Join the fun, profits support Families United in Newtown.
Purchase Tickets Today. All proceeds go to support Families United in Newtown and the monthly programming held locally for families with special needs.
Yoga and Annual Egg Hunt (4 golden eggs with a special prize and eggs with candy!)
3:00pm - Dancing with DJ
3:45pm - Egg Hunt
4:15pm - Pizza and More Dancing
4:30pm - Yoga with Sharon Poarch
What to Wear: Comfortable Clothes and Shoes
RSVP: Linda Jones - email@example.com
April is Autism Awareness Month. Families United in Newtown and the Newtown High School Honor Society in partnership with First Selectman, Dan Rosenthal have been able to bring the Light it Up Blue message to Newtown. Every night throughout the month of April, Edmond Town Hall will be lit up blue, the official color of Autism Awareness.
Please join us in the mission and light up your house blue this month. Switch out those exterior porch lights for blue ones and spread the message of Autism Awareness with our community.
Activities: “Senior Send off”- Come and dance, bounce, eat, play in the park, and celebrate the National Honors Society Seniors and other student Graduates. We have a DJ for musical entertainment and a Bouncy house. (Water balloon time!) Pot luck, Ferris Farm Ice Cream and graduation cake! Come Join the FUN!
Autism gave her a vision. She gave it a voice.
Free movie screening followed by a panel discussion about Autism.
Snacks, Water, Autism Pins, and more for sale before and after the movie. Donations will be accepted to help underwrite programming.