The coming weeks will bring some welcome entertainment –
The D.C. DD council, along with other partners, will be sponsoring a whole series of events over the course of March for DD Awareness Month (DDAM). The first one is a movie night, Friday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. – a screening of the film, “Crip Camp” (https://cripcamp.com/), featuring renowned activist Judy Heumann and produced by the Obamas! Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GE0_wSkjTmWVYzUaH-tbQQ. The full calendar of DDAM events will be coming out soon, watch this space: https://ddc.dc.gov/page/developmental-disabilities-awareness-month-2021.
Thursday of next week, March 11 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Quality Trust (https://www.dcqualitytrust.org/our-work/) will host its annual Better Together reception, virtual this year and with a twist: This year will be a Paint & Sip extravaganza! So get your tickets here: https://qualitytrustforindividualswithdisabilities.networkforgood.com/events/26928-2021-better-together-reception, and prepare to create a masterpiece!
Starting Monday, March 8, Special Olympics DC will hold a special fitness class via Zoom on Mondays, 3;00-3:30, and Fridays 10:30-11:00, all the way through March and April – see https://tinyurl.com/5d3rucky for more information and the Zoom link. This is a great way to get ready for the spring!
We all need some enjoyment – even if it’s still virtual – so make time for one (or all!) of these!