Events Calendar

Stillwater Area Parent Networking Group

Thursday September 18, 2014

The Stillwater parent group meets on the third Thursday of each month all year long. It is offered in collaboration with the Stillwater Area School District, with childcare and food provided. Please RSVP for childcare by calling The Arc at 952-920-0855. Come join this free parent networking group!

6 pm - 8 pm

Lake Elmo Elementary School
11030 Stillwater Blvd. N
Lake Elmo

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Creative Housing Conference: Bringing the Pieces Together

Saturday September 20, 2014

Join us in exploring innovative housing options for people with disabilities. It's not just group homes any more. There's something for everyone! You'll gain ideas and information you can use on your housing journey. Sean Burke, MN Disability Law Center is the keynote speaker, with breakout sessons aobut Independent Housing Options, How to Get Started, Housing Rights and Responsibilities, Person-Centered Thinking and Planning, and more. Presented in collaboration with Ramsey, Dakota and Washington Counties. Cost: $25 per person, includes lunch and refreshments. Scholarships available. Register online at www.arcgreatertwincities.org.

8:30 am - 4 pm

Holiday Inn
2201 Burns Ave.
St. Paul

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Uke-Fest 2014

Saturday October 4, 2014

One big night, one little instrument! Katy Vernon has organized Uke-Fest 2014 at the Aster Café, St. Anthony Main. The event features many of the Twin Cities' finest ukelele players and benefits The Arc GTC. Cost is $10. More information on Facebook - look for Uke-Fest 2014.

8 pm - 11 pm

Aster Café
125 SE Main St.
Minneapolis

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District 49 Legislative Home Visit

Monday October 6, 2014

Minnesota's 2015 legislative session is on the horizon! Senate District 49 residents are invited to come and visit with their elected officials, share their stories and offer perspectives on transportation, special education, case management services, Medical Assistance and more. Elected officials invited: Sen. Melisa Franzen, Rep. Ron Erhardt, Rep. Paul Rosenthal, Hennepin Co. Commissioner Jan Callison, Edina mayor James Hovland, Edina City Council members Joni Bennett, Mary Brindle, Josh Sprague and Ann Swenson, Edina School Board members Randy Meyer, Cathy Cella, Regina Neville, Leny Wallen-Friedman, Sarah Patzloff, David Goldstein and Lisa O'Brien, Metropolitan Council member Steve Elkins and House candidates Dario Anselmo and Barb Sutter. RSVPs requested by calling 952-915-3631 or email: peterfricke@thearcgtc.org.

6:30 pm - 8 pm

Home of Alice & John Hulbert
7221 Tara Road
Edina

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The Arc's Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee

Tuesday October 7, 2014

Attention self-advocates! Join us for the Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee and share your perspective on The Arc's programs, services and policy intitiatives. The committee engages in leadership activities, hosts guest speakers and attends Capitol events. Join a dedicated group working to improve the lives of all persons with intellectual and developmental disabilties. Please RSVP to denafelper@thearcgtc.org by Oct. 1. Dinner provided.

5 pm - 7:30 pm

The Arc Greater Twin Cities
2446 University Ave. W. #110
St. Paul

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Future Directions

Friday October 10, 2014

Have you heard of 245D? The MN Dept. of Human Services now requires this special license for certain providers of home care services. Carolyn Dobis, ProACT, will present an overview of 245D and how it affects delivery of community and home-based services for persons with disabilities. Eric Jonsgaard, First Fiduciary Corporation, will discuss decision-making options from successor and professional guardianships to power of attorney and health care directives. Presented by Sages, a collaboration of The Arc, Fraser, The Learning Exchange, LivingWell, Opportunity Partners and ProAct. RSVP by Oct. 7 by contacting Gina Carpenter at The Learning Exchange, 952-681-6122, gcarpenter@bloomington.k12.mn.us. Fee: $15 per person at the door.

1 pm - 3 pm

Christ the King Church
8600 Fremont Ave. S.
Bloomington

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Stillwater Area Parent Networking Group

Thursday October 16, 2014

The Stillwater parent group meets on the third Thursday of each month all year long. It is offered in collaboration with the Stillwater Area School District, with childcare and food provided. Please RSVP for childcare by calling The Arc at 952-920-0855. Come join this free parent networking group!

6 pm - 8 pm

Lake Elmo Elementary School
11030 Stillwater Blvd. N.
Lake Elmo

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Transitiona Resource Fair - Northwest Metro CTIC

Thursday October 30, 2014

Students ages 14-21 receiving Special Education services and their parents or guardians are invited to this free Transition Fair providing valuable information on a variety of resources for youth with disabilities. Call Kate Berg at 952-767-4174 or kberg@meridiansvs.com for more information.

5 pm - 8 pm

Anoka Ramsey Community College
11200 Mississippi Blvd. NW
Coon Rapids

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Person-Centered Thinking: Putting You in Charge

Saturday November 15, 2014

The Arc Minnesota Statewide Conference is all about learning more about how you can take charge of your life and your services. Self-advocates, parents and family members are all invited. The one-day conference will give you the conceptual knowledge and practical skills to advocate for and help create servcies that meet your needs, desires and dreams. Learn more at www.arcmn.org.

Shoreview Community Center
4580 Victoria St. N.
Shoreview

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The Arc Minnesota State Conference

Saturday November 15, 2014

The annual state conference will focus on person-centered planning and thinking in 2014. Look for more details and information at www.arcmn.org.

Shoreview Community Center

Shoreview

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Stillwater Area Parent Networking Group

Thursday November 20, 2014

The Stillwater parent group meets on the third Thursday of each month all year long. It is offered in collaboration with the Stillwater Area School District, with childcare and food provided. Please RSVP for childcare by calling The Arc at 952-920-0855. Come join this free parent networking group!

6 pm - 8 pm

Lake Elmo Elementary School
11030 Stillwater Blvd. N.
Lake Elmo

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The Arc's Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee

Tuesday December 9, 2014

Attention self-advocates! Join us for the Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee and share your perspective on The Arc's programs, services and policy intitiatives. The committee engages in leadership activities, hosts guest speakers and attends Capitol events. Join a dedicated group working to improve the lives of all persons with intellectual and developmental disabilties. Please RSVP to denafelper@thearcgtc.org by Dec. 3. Dinner provided.

5 pm - 7:30 pm

The Arc Greater Twin Cities
2446 University Ave. W. #110
St. Paul

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Stillwater Area Parent Networking Group

Thursday December 18, 2014

The Stillwater parent group meets on the third Thursday of each month all year long. It is offered in collaboration with the Stillwater Area School District, with childcare and food provided. Please RSVP for childcare by calling The Arc at 952-920-0855. Come join this free parent networking group!

6 pm - 8 pm

Lake Elmo Elementary School
11030 Stillwater Blvd. N.
Lake Elmo

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Call The Arc at
952-920-0855
to register for events.


Registration appreciated for both members and non-members, regardless of whether or not there is a registration fee.

Thank you!