Community Events

Check this page often for community events and fun that may interest you and your student. 

Recurring Events

Please check Recurring Events links for updated information before you go. Scroll down for Unique & Timely Events.

AMC Sensory Friendly Films: Second & Fourth Saturdays of the Month
AMC offers sensory-friendly showings of family films the second and fourth Saturdays of every month. Theaters turn the lights up and the sound down, encouraging audience members to dance, walk, shout or sing!

Jump Adrenaline Sensory Sunday: First Sunday of the Month
Adrenaline Entertainment Center trampoline park on Fields Ertel Road hosts Sensory Sundays the first Sunday of every month, 10 a.m. to noon.

iFLY Cincinnati All-Abilities Night: First Sunday of the Month
Specially trained flight instructors will help people with cognitive or physical disabilities spread their wings and fly!

Showcase Cinemas Sensory Sensitive Screenings: First Saturday of the Month
Showcase Cinemas Springdale offers Sensory Sensitive Screenings the first Saturday of the month. Guests may dance, cheer, clap, sing or otherwise engage with the movie.

Get Air Trampoline Park Dedicated Jump: Every Saturday
Get Air Trampoline Park in West Chester hosts a dedicated jump time for jumpers with special needs every Saturday, 8 to 10 a.m. Music is played at a lower volume and the park’s atmosphere is calmer. One parent or guardian can support jumpers on the trampoline for free.

Lazer Kraze Special Needs Night: First Thursday of the Month
Lazer Kraze in Mason, Ohio, and Erlanger, Ky., host a Special Needs Night the first Thursday of every month. Players with special needs may bring a guest for FREE with the purchase of their own paid admission.

Cincinnati Art Museum Autism Sensory Saturday: Fourth Saturday of the Month, September through May, except November and December
Cincinnati Art Museum hosts Sensory Saturday the fourth Saturday of the month, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Explore different galleries with the help of specially trained docents and multi-sensory learning centers. Then stop by the Rosenthal Education Center (REC) to participate in an all-ability art making activity.

Norwood Library Special Needs Family Night: Last Friday of the Month
Special after-hours program for families with special needs, providing an opportunity for a low-stress visit to the library to explore the collection, activities and educational resources.

Autism and We: Fourth Saturday of the Month
Meeting the fourth Saturday of every month, Autism and We is a collaborative of African-American parents, clinicians, caregivers and educators with a common goal to support, educate and advocate for a unique segment of the population that is often underrepresented.

 

Unique & Timely Events

School to Adult Life Transition Series, Butler County: January 8, 2020
School to Adult Life Transition Series (SALT) is a FREE monthly series developed to help students with special needs transition from school to adult life. Parents attend an information session while students (ages 13+) participate in fun interactive activities.
Cobb Theatres Sensory-Friendly Showings: December 28, 2019
Cobb Theatres at Liberty Center offers sensory friendly showings throughout the year. The auditorium will have lower sound levels and brighter lights for more comfort. Audiences are encouraged to interact with the movie without worrying about disturbing others. December's movie: Spies in Disguise.
Great holiday gift idea! Cincinnati Cyclones Sensory-Friendly Game: January 19, 2020 
Enjoy a sensory-friendly hockey game and Marvel weekend with the Cincinnati Cyclones! Meet some of your favorite Marvel Super Heroes throughout the game. The Cyclones will wear specialty jerseys that will be auctioned off.
School Age Playtime: December 14, 2019
A playtime program for school age children on the spectrum, encouraging them to play, socialize and build important skills in a structured environment. Parents stay on-site during the program, connecting with other parents for support and community building.
Teen Time: December 13, 2019
Join in for winter holiday fun! Holiday music, cookie decorating, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and more. Note new location!
SPARK Winter Wonderland Event: December 12, 2019
Join other families with ASD for cookie decorating, candy canes, ornament making, and a visit from Santa Claus. For event and RSVP information click on the event headline.
School to Adult Life Transition Series, Butler County: December 11, 2019
School to Adult Life Transition Series (SALT) is a FREE monthly series developed to help students with special needs transition from school to adult life. Parents attend an information session while students (ages 13+) participate in fun interactive activities.
Understanding DDBP & Community Support Options: December 9, 2019
Two-hour course for caregivers on resources within the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics including therapy options and offering information on major community supports and services.