March 2013 News

KUNG FU WARRIORS!: Hey everyone! Do you want to learn strength, courage and some awesome moves while having fun? If so, here’s your chance! We are starting classes for martial arts in March. Adaptive Martial Arts is a program run by The Martial Arts Academy and will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays at 420 Whittier.  The cost is $2 a class, and is at 10am on Tuesdays and 1pm on Fridays. Classes last about 20 minutes, and we will start on the 5th. Let us know if you’d like to participate in this adventurous new activity. Everyone is welcome to come try it out.

SNL Blimey, it’s St. Patty’s time again! Come follow the rainbow to the Adventure Center on March 9th for our annual Luck O’ the Irish Saturday Night Live! We’ll have games, food, crafts, and a movie all Leprechaun inspired. If you’ve never come to a SNL before, you don’t have to turn green with envy. Just RSVP and join your friends for a fun and festive time. The cost is just $25 for 2pm-8pm awesomeness.

CPR There’s CPR & First Aid training on March 12th @ 5:30pm. It’s $60 for care providers and $70 for anyone else.

DAY TRIPPER: Start thinking about coming on our Day Trips this summer. Our first one is to Lagoon on July 13th. The cost is $150 and it is never too early to register and start making payments.

EASTER SOCIAL: Friday, March 29th we’re having an Easter get-together from 1-3. We’ll have dancing and refreshments. Wear your favorite hat or cap for our “Easter Bonnet Parade”.

B-I-N-G-O! The Adventure Center Dragons have a Special Olympics Fundraiser and BINGO BASH is its name-O!

Our Annual Bingo Bash fundraiser, on APRIL 5th from 5-8, is the event of the year and your chance to help our hardworking athletes make it to the regional and state games this summer. Bingo cards are $20 a person and you play until you win. Everyone wins! We always lots of awesome prizes donated by generous business and community members. If you or your business would like to donate (cash, gifts or time) we’d appreciate anything. We will also sell tickets for our yummy concessions where you can get a great meal for 3-5 bucks. So mark your calendar and bring all your friends and family for this exceptional event.

TACCO: Our client organization is hosting its first annual 5K Fun Run/Walk on May 11th. Mark the date, more info to come soon.

CALIFORNIA-OR-BUST: We’re getting quite the troop signed on for our west-coast trip. We’re excited to have all our travelers on board. If you’ve been thinking you want to come soak up the sun with us, then sign up today! The cost is $1500 and we’re leaving on November 5th. Call Mary if you want to come, or for more information.

AT THE MOVIES: On March 22nd we are going to the paramount to see a movie. The bus will pick us up at 9:15 and the show starts at 10am. Please be at the center by 9am if you want to go with us. If you are here and do not want to go to the show, let us know that too! The cost is $4 and includes a popcorn and drink.

EMAIL LIST: If you don’t currently get this newsletter by email, please send an email to tacloris@hotmail.com and ask to be added to our list. By doing so, you can receive updated information on all our activities and other important information. We also have a website at theadventurecenter.org. Also, if you currently are not getting statements of your client’s spending there at TAC, please let us know.