Social Time!

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Social Time!

Join our team for a social time that the whole family can enjoy!

Social Time is a fun and interactive way for families, teens, parents and kids to connect virtually, discuss ongoing events or participate in different activities and crafts! Facilitated by our Foundational Service Specialists, Kinark offers four types of groups to meet the needs of our children, youth, and their families.

Check out our upcoming Social Time dates below!

 

Upcoming Events

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Parent/Caregiver Social Time

Parent social time is designed for parents and caregivers of children and youth with autism. Sessions provide a safe space for parents to have virtual discussions about challenges they may face, questions they may have or just an opportunity to meet with other parents who can understand their day to day lives. Parenting strategies and experiences will be shared in each session.

Upcoming Sessions

Coffee Chat – March 20

Kinark is excited to invite you to a virtual Coffee chat. We invite parents and caregivers to meet and connect with other parents and caregivers to discuss topics that affect and interest you.

Date: March 20, 2024 from 7 – 8 p.m.

Paint Night – April 26

Let’s get together and have some painting fun! We will send you a paint kit to be able to attend. Can’t wait to see you there! 

Date: April 26, 2024 from 7 – 8 p.m.

Coffee Chat – May 30

Kinark is excited to invite you to a virtual Coffee chat. We invite parents and caregivers to meet and connect with other parents and caregivers to discuss topics that affect and interest you.

Date: May 30, 2024 from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Coffee Chat – June 26

Kinark is excited to invite you to a virtual Coffee chat. We invite parents and caregivers to meet and connect with other parents and caregivers to discuss topics that affect and interest you.

Date: June 26, 2024 from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.


Family Social Time

Family social time is designed for families of individuals with autism. Sessions aim to provide an hour of fun virtually through interactive and engaging activities for the whole family!

Upcoming Sessions

Insect Habitat- April 3

Insects live in just about every habitat on Earth, from the sands of hot deserts to cold snowy mountain streams. Many insects spend all of their life on land, such as bees and caterpillars. Let’s build a habitat for our insect friends. 

Date: April 3 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Bird House – May 1

We will provide a pre-made birdhouse from the craft store or build one using a simple kit. Then, paint it your favorite colour. 

Date: May 1 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Sibling Game Night – June 19

Bring your sibling to game night! This is a fun time where you can work together as a team against other siblings. Let’s all work together and cheer each other on!

Date: June 19, 2024 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.


Kid Social Time

Kid social time is designed for children and youth with autism to connect virtually and participate in fun activities such as crafts, show and tell, dance parties and much more. These sessions are recommended for children and youth aged five to 12.

Upcoming Sessions

LEGO Building – April 11

Let’s come together and use our creativity on a Lego building adventure!  This social will be running virtually.  All kids will receive a take-home kit.

Date: April 11, 2024 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm

Drawing Fun – May 16

Grab your art supplies and join us for a fun afternoon of drawing together.

Date: May 16, 2024 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm

Magic Show Night – May 24

Who is ready for a little Hocus Pocus? Join us in a fun evening of magic tricks and share some of your own cool tricks!  

Date: May 24, 2024 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Pizza Night – June 5 (In Person: BARRIE)

Let’s get together and make a delicious pizza!  Grab your own toppings and we will provide you with a pizza kit. We will get together with new friends and talk about our pizzas and crack some jokes!

Date: June 5, 2024 from 5 – 6 pm

Science Experiments – June 13

We’ve rounded up a big collection of easy science experiments that anybody can try, and kids are going to love them! 

Date: June 13, 2024 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm


Teen Social Time

Teen social time is designed for youth with autism to connect virtually and in person, and participate in fun and educational activities and discussions. These sessions are recommended for youth aged 12 to 18.

Upcoming Sessions

Plant a Garden – April 17

With spring around the corner and the snow melting, little tiny seeds are making their way down deep in the soil and pushing up beautiful flowers. Join us where we will provide you with a flower kit where you can help us grow plants that you can place in your garden. 

Date: April 17, 2024 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm

Taco Night – May 8

 “Why doesn’t Elon Musk like Taco Bell? It gives him gas!” Let’s get together and have some laughs and make dinner toinght for the family! We will provide you with a kit and you will purchase the fillings!

Date: May 8, 2024 from 5 to 6 pm

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