REELABILITIES BOSTON FILM FESTIVAL (STREAMING ONLINE)
ReelAbilities Boston Film Festival (3/22-4/2/2020) is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expression of people with disabilities from a variety of communities. This year, to keep our community healthy, ReelAbilities is going online! This is an exciting opportunity to make the Festival even more inclusive and accessible to audiences worldwide. In the ONLINE Festival, films will still be screening at their original times followed by live-streamed Q&As with filmmakers, subjects and experts. Registration for online screenings is required. A screening-link for each film will be sent out to registered viewers 2 hours before screening times.
All screenings are online and free of charge! Register at https://bit.ly/reelboston-register
THE NORTHEAST ARC'S 3RD ANNUAL ARC TANK COMPETITION
The Northeast Arc is now accepting applications for the 3rd annual Arc Tank, a quest to positively disrupt disability services! This year, the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, the NLM Family Foundation and the State of Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities are contributing to The Changing Lives Fund, established through a $1 million donation by Steven P. Rosenthal, to support the effort to positively disrupt how disability services are offered. The event will take place on November 19, 2019 at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. For more information, visit the Arc Tank webpage.
THE JOY OF GOLF PROGRAM FOR ADULTS WITH AUTISM
The “Joy of Golf” program provides adults with autism ages 35+ in the Greater Boston area the opportunity to practice driving and putting under the guidance of a team of PGA pros specially trained in accessible golf instruction. The nonprofit organization Golf For All is offering these weekly clinics at the Leo J. Martin Memorial Golf Course in Weston, Massachusetts for the third year in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and the NLM Foundation. This program is held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Mid-October. For more information, please contact Fred Corcoran, Executive Director of Golf For All.
NEW ENGLAND YACHAD INCLUSIVE RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADULTS WITH AUTISM
New England Yachad, in partnership with the NLM Foundation, offers year-round, inclusive recreational opportunities for adults with autism and related developmental disabilities ages 35+ in the New England area. Individuals of all faiths are warmly welcome. Popular programs include Music & Movement, Art Appreciation, and bowling leagues in Boston and Norwood, Massachusetts. Yachad’s dedication to low-barrier programming means they will do whatever they can to help enable an interested individual to participate. The Art Appreciation program runs on Tuesdays through June 26. The Boston Bowling League meets on Mondays from June 4 through August 27. The Norwood Bowling League meets on Tuesdays from June 5 through August 21. For more information contact Liz Offen, Executive Director of New England Yachad.