Community Events

Please note! Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, recurring and unique event information may be out of date. Confirm details with event organizers.


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

Parent/Caregiver Support Group: Tuesdays, online
Open to all parents and caregivers of someone any age with autism, new online support group provides an ongoing avenue of resources, support, ideas, and encouragement where it’s needed most, at home. Presented by Autism Society Greater Cincinnati. Online via Zoom or by phone.

Autism Support Group for Black and Brown Families: Wednesdays, online
New support group via Zoom co-hosted by Autism and WE and Autism Society Greater Cincinnati, 7:30 – 9 p.m. View flyer.

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!

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.

Cincinnati Art Museum Autism Sensory Saturday: Fourth Saturday of the Month, Sept-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.

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

Fundraiser for Abilities Without Limits: September 19, 2021
This fun event featuring bouncy houses, games, ice cream trucks, food trucks and a live broadcast by Star 93.3 is a fundraiser for the new non-profit, Abilities Without Limits, launched by Puzzle Pieces-A Sensory Sensation. 
Empowering Families Symposium Resource Fair: September 10, 2021
An in-person event for family and professional networking. A Family Support Space will be offered along with connecting tables where conversations can be held. Choose one of two sessions. Free; registration required.