An Inclusive Gift Guide

An Inclusive Gift Guide I don’t know about you but I love shopping in my PJ’s. Sipping my coffee, knowing that I’m getting a great deal AND making my money go further by using my Amazon Smile account to give a percentage to the non-profit of my choice. In this case, we all know it’s Arts for All of Norther Michigan right?! This is where you double check your Smile account and confirm;) This year, while you’re trying to be the best gift giver, let me give you some sage gift giving advice. Everyone likes gifts that speak of inclusion. EVERYONE. They make both, the giver and receiver, feel good. It also lets those around you know that you feel inclusion is important. Because it is! It’s a basic human need.  Anyway, you wouldn’t be here if you didn’t already know all of that so let’s get to the fun list of goodies below. I hope they speak to your heart and help...
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Halloween Dance Party

Teens & adults of ALL ages and abilities are invited to celebrate autumn at our annual inclusive, accessible Halloween themed dance party! Music will be provided by a live DJ - and yes, he is open to taking song requests! Light refreshments will be provided. We are incredibly grateful to Lisa Siddall, DDS, for being our 2022 Dance Sponsor! Who this event is for: All well-behaved teens and adults (ages 13 and older) & ALL abilities are welcome. Parents, guardians, and personal assistants are also welcome. There will be areas to sit, mingle, and watch. Date: Thursday, October 27th, 6pm to 8pm Cost: FREE to all who register!                                                               Thanks to our 2022 Dance Sponsor, Lisa Siddall DDS! Location: TC Elks Lodge - 625 Bay Street, Traverse City, MI 49684 MAP Limited parking is available in the front and back of the building. Bring: Dress up in your...
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Chill Yin Yoga with Jay

Monthly on the 3rd and 4th Thursdays, join life-long musician and yoga enthusiast Jay Laura for guided movement to music and gentle yoga-style stretches and poses. Give yourself a revitalizing, relaxing finish to the day, infused with mind-body wellness. The routine can be adapted for standing, seated, and floor positions. Limited yoga mats are available upon request. For: ALL ages. In this inclusive and accessible class, everyone of all abilities are welcome! (PLEASE NOTE: Ages 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Those who need personal assistance with mobility, hygiene, medicine etc. must be accompanied by an authorized assistant.) Cost: $10 per participant. Parents / guardians / personal assistants are welcome to stay and do not have to pay if not actively participating in the class. Dates & Time: 6pm-7pm, every second and third Thursday of the month (except holidays or during other posted events). Location: Arts for All Studio: 1485 Barlow Street, Traverse City, MI 49686 MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/1RktYMeqVgJgY1Ew8 What to bring: - Clothing that is comfortable for moving around. - Clean, comfortable footwear - socks or slippers are...
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Class: Intro to Improv Acting with Mike

[REGISTER HERE] Led by performer Mike Libby, learn improv-style acting! Improv is acting out a story created on-the-spot without memorizing anything. The result: LOTS of funny characters, silly plot twists, and LAUGHS! Watch an example of improv -> HERE  For: Teens & adults - ALL people of all abilities are welcome! Cost: $10 per participant. (Parents / guardians / caregivers are welcome to stay and do not have to pay if not being an active participant.) Date: Tuesday, October 11th, 5:30-7pm. Location: Arts for All of Northern Michigan - 1485 Barlow Street, Traverse City 49686Free parking on-site. Bring: - Dress in comfortable clothing and footwear that will enable you to stand and move around as needed. - (Optional) You may bring your own water bottle to stay hydrated. We also have water on-site. Transportation: You are reliable for your own transportation to/from the event. Our local public bus system offers on-demand rides! More information: https://www.bata.net/maps-schedules/link-on-demand/link-on-demand.html (For informational purposes only. Arts for All is not affiliated with BATA and we are not responsible for your...
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