Events

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Aug
2
Thu
STiLE Jewelry Sales Event – 2nd Friday Art Walk
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

KindTree STiLE Jewelry Class participants offer their beautiful and unique jewelry creations for sale. Prices are very reasonable and these talented students deserve your support.

Thanks to 2nd Friday Art Walk for their continued support.

Read more about the class HERE.

Aug
6
Mon
Cottage Grove Peer Support Group @ Healing Matrix
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Most 1st Mondays of the month from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at the Healing Matrix, (E. Main Street & S. 7th) in Cottage Grove. Check the weekly calendar to confirm. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

For young adults and older. Share your challenges and successes with others on the spectrum. Discuss life issues. Seek solutions together.

Facilitated by Linney Frank.

Aug
10
Fri
Friday Night Social at Reality Kitchen @ Reality Kitchen
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Second Fridays, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

June 8, 2018
July – not this month
August 10 – not this month, either
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14

Reality Kitchen
645 River Road, Suite 2
Eugene, Or 97404

This free activity is open to teens and adults with autism who want to hang out together to socialize and/or participate in a planned activity. Food and drink are available for purchase.

Registration not required.

Aug
13
Mon
Eugene Peer Support Group @ St Mary's Episcopal Church
Aug 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Most 2nd Mondays of the month from 4:30 to 6 pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1300 Pearl Street, (SW corner of 13th & Pearl). Check the weekly calendar for confirmation. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

Facilitated by Michael Omogrosso

A standing tradition in Eugene, this group is for high-functioning adults (18 to much older than that) on the Autism/Asperger’s spectrum. This is a safe place to share with others on the spectrum about things from living on your own to jobs to getting along with folks and so much more. Group members choose the topics, and there are from 12-20 participants each month. Michael is an experienced facilitator who is also a parent of an adult on the spectrum and an active member of the KindTree/Autism Rocks community.

Sep
3
Mon
Cottage Grove Peer Support Group @ Healing Matrix
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Most 1st Mondays of the month from 4:00 to 5:30 pm at the Healing Matrix, (E. Main Street & S. 7th) in Cottage Grove. Check the weekly calendar to confirm. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

For young adults and older. Share your challenges and successes with others on the spectrum. Discuss life issues. Seek solutions together.

Facilitated by Linney Frank.

Sep
10
Mon
Eugene Peer Support Group @ St Mary's Episcopal Church
Sep 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Most 2nd Mondays of the month from 4:30 to 6 pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1300 Pearl Street, (SW corner of 13th & Pearl). Check the weekly calendar for confirmation. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

Facilitated by Michael Omogrosso

A standing tradition in Eugene, this group is for high-functioning adults (18 to much older than that) on the Autism/Asperger’s spectrum. This is a safe place to share with others on the spectrum about things from living on your own to jobs to getting along with folks and so much more. Group members choose the topics, and there are from 12-20 participants each month. Michael is an experienced facilitator who is also a parent of an adult on the spectrum and an active member of the KindTree/Autism Rocks community.

Sep
14
Fri
Friday Night Social at Reality Kitchen @ Reality Kitchen
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Second Fridays, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

June 8, 2018
July – not this month
August 10 – not this month, either
September 14
October 12
November 9
December 14

Reality Kitchen
645 River Road, Suite 2
Eugene, Or 97404

This free activity is open to teens and adults with autism who want to hang out together to socialize and/or participate in a planned activity. Food and drink are available for purchase.

Registration not required.

Sep
17
Mon
Social Skills Class and scheduled Social Outings @ St Mary's Episcopal Church
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

ASO sponsored Social Skills Class for Adults from 6:30-8pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 1300 Pearl St. (SW corner of 13th & Pearl).The Lane County Chapter of the Autism Society of Oregon supports a Social Skills Class and Scheduled Social Outings on alternating months, in response to interest by participants in KindTree – Autism Rocks’ Support Group for adults on the autism spectrum. The classes and outings are designed for adults with high-functioning autism or Aspergers who can get around independently in the community.

During the Social Skills Class, conversation skills will be taught, role-modeled and practiced. The class is taught by Doris Germain, an Autism Specialist in the Linn-Benton School District. She has taught social skills at Autism Training and Support in Eugene. Her skill in teaching social skills has been learned from 20 years of working with people on the spectrum. No support groups or social skills activities in August.

The Social Skills Class is taking place on the 3rd Monday of alternating months from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on 13th and Pearl in Eugene. The Social Skills Class will decide on the activity for the following month’s Social Outing.

The Social Outing is taking place on alternating months on the third Friday evening of the month from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. or during the day on Saturday, depending on the activity chosen by the previous month’s Social Skills Class.

If you are interested or know someone who might be interested, call ASO Chapter Representative Mary-Minn Sirag at (541) 689-2228 or email her at sirag@mindspring.com.

 

Sep
23
Sun
Sunday Streets Eugene @ Downtown Eugene
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The 8th Annual Eugene Sunday Streets happening in the heart of Downtown Eugene Sunday July 29th, 2018. Eugene Sunday Streets closes down miles of car traffic and opens it up for people to walk, bike and roll in open streets. There will be safety resources such as free helmets, bike maps, lights, and plenty of vendors with information on how to stay active and engaged in this bustling community! Join us for 4 hours of biking, playing, live music and more! The 2018 route stretches from Monroe Park, down Broadway to Kesey square and around the Park Blocks on 8th and Oak Street.

Sep
29
Sat
STiLE Jewelry Sales Event – Eugene Sunday Streets @ Kesey Square
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

KindTree STiLE Jewelry Class participants offer their beautiful and unique jewelry creations for sale. Prices are very reasonable and these talented students deserve your support. Check out the Facebook event page HERE.

Thanks to Eugene Sunday Streets for their enthusiastic support for people on the autism spectrum and with other intellectual disabilities.

Read more about the class HERE.

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