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5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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April 2017

The Lauterbach Memorial Israel Lecture

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April 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Israel Bonds invites The Riverdale Community to THE LAUTERBACH MEMORIAL ISREAL LECTURE AND DESSERT RECEPTION with guest speaker Ambassador Danny Danon

Riverdale Yom HaZikaron Commemoration

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April 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Join the Jewish institutions of Riverdale & Ambassador Dani Dayan, Israel Consul General in NY, as we honor Israel's fallen soldiers and victims of terror in a centralized, community-wide Yom HaZikaron commemoration at the Riverdale Y. Participating Institutions Congregation Tehillah Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale Hebrew Home at Riverdale Hebrew Institute of Riverdale/The Bayit Kinneret Day School Minyan Shachar Riverdale Jewish Center Riverdale Temple SAR Shaarei Shalom The Kehilah The Riverdale Minyan The Riverdale Y Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Yeshivat Maharat Young Israel Ohab…

May 2017

Yom Yerushalayim with Sigal Kahana

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May 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Join us for a special Yom Yerushalayim evening with Sigal Kahana, doing her successful stand-up comedy show "Forbidden Thoughts." Sigal talks about "Here", "There", and what happens when these two sides of the ocean come together! (The show is in Hebrew) - $17 online (till 5/22 at midnight) - $22 at the door (on the day of the event)

August 2017

Gene Dinapoli

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August 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Assemblyman Jeffery Dinowitz & The Bronx Council on the Arts present Summer Concert Series, 2017 Gene Dinapoli Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave FREE ADMISSION

New York Skyscrapers And Friends

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August 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Assemblyman Jeffery Dinowitz & The Bronx Council on the Arts present Summer Concert Series, 2017 New York Skyscrapers And Friends Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave FREE ADMISSION

River of Dreams

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August 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Assemblyman Jeffery Dinowitz & The Bronx Council on the Arts present Summer Concert Series, 2017 River of Dreams (Billy Joel Cover Band) Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave FREE ADMISSION

September 2017

Pre-Chaggim Hair Accessory Sale

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September 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Gali Wigs Shelia Elaine Fascinators Hedy's Hats  

November 2017

DISASTER!

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4 Shows: 11/4 - 11/12

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November 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Riverdale Repertory Company present DISASTER! To the tune of nearly three dozen of the Me Decades biggest pop hits, including Hot Stuff, I Am Woman, Never Can Say Goodbye, I Will Survive, and many more, DISASTER! THE MUSICAL exuberantly pokes fun at 70s cult films like The Poseidon Adventure, Airport 1975, The Towering Inferno. DISASTER was written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick based on a concept by Rudetsky and Drew Geraci, who also contributed additional material. DISASTER! THE MUSICAL…

December 2017

The Drowsy Chaperone

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December 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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The award wining Riverdale Rising Stars present: The Drowsy Chaperone A parody of American musical comedy of the 1920s. The story concerns a middle-aged, asocial musical theatre fan; as he plays the record of his favorite musical, the (fictional) 1928 hit The Drowsy Chaperone, the show comes to life onstage as he wryly comments on the music, story, and actors. The Drowsy Chaperone debuted in 1998 at The Rivoli in Toronto and opened on Broadway on 1 May 2006. The…

Menorah Lighting Ceremony

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December 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Festival of Lights Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Chanukah Celebration & Menorah Lighting Ceremony Music by Kinneret Day & Riverdale Y Nursery Schools Traditional holiday foods will be served RSVP : jlaufer@bronxbp.nyc.gov 718-590-3510

Family Fun Day

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December 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Join us for a day of fun and entertainment! Full schedule of events: Movies: Moana (featuring a SING-A-LONG): 10:00 AM The Lego Batman Movie: 12:15 PM The Princess Bride: 2:30 PM   Face Painting in the Y Lobby Arts & Crafts (for all ages): 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at the Racquetball Court Gymbo & Bouncy Castle: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM in the Gymnasium Family Swim: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (don't forget your towel and swim cap) Lunch…

January 2018

Once On This Island

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January 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Junior Rising Stars presents: Once on This Island An engaging, Caribbean-flavored musical set on an unnamed island in the French Antilles. The story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who falls in love above her class, is told around a fire by a group of Caribbean peasants as they wait out a terrible storm. Once on This Island uses the tradition of storytelling to pass down history, values and insight from one generation to the next. The result is a…

February 2018

Purim Carnival

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February 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Celebrate Purim with IHouse on Sunday, February 25 from 10:30am-12:30pm Ages 2-6 Face painting, Arts & Crafts, Story time, Games, Music & Dancing, Costume Parade, Pizza and More! Don't forget to wear your Purim Costumes! $35 per family

Interfaith Teen Panel and Brunch

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February 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Come meet and hear from Jewish and Muslim teens and young adults, sharing their experiences growing up as  American Jews and as American Muslims in our diverse and multicultural society. Open to the entire community. Admission free, advance RSVP required. RSVP and any questions to wlevinson@riverdaley.org This program is supported by UJA-Federation of New York.

April 2018

Seussical the Musical Jr.

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April 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Our award-winning Jr. Rising Stars are thrilled to perform our Spring 2018 musical, Seussical, Jr! This delightful musical features Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters who spring to life onstage in a fantastical musical extravaganza! Adults: $20 in advance, $22 at the door Students and Seniors: $12 in advance, $14 at the door Tickets

Interfaith Day of Service

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April 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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The Riverdale Y's Interfaith Teen Initiative---consisting of Jewish, Muslim & Christian high school and college students---meet this Sunday to learn together and engage in various service activities, like outdoor yard work, an art project, and indoor work with our Senior Center participants.

May 2018

Lag BaOmer

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May 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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We are delighted to bring the community together for erev (evening of) Lag BaOmer with a bonfire and family programming at the Y. Explanation of Lag BaOmer: https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/lag-baomer/

Lag Ba’Omer

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May 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Join the Riverdale community as we experience Israeli culture at our Lag B’Omer festival! Come enjoy a bonfire, music, kid-friendly activities, food, and s’mores for dessert! $10 per person $30 per family(3 or more persons) For more information contact Rabbi Joseph Robinson Director, Community Engagement 347-913-4432 JRobinson@RiverdaleY.org

August 2018

Beauty and The Beast

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August 5, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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SummerStage, our Performing Arts Camp, is proud to present a full scale musical production of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast"   Tickets are $10 at the door!

October 2018

Autumn Fest BBQ Fundraiser

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October 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Join our Senior Center on the outdoor deck for food, dancing, a raffle, and lots of fun! All included with your $15 donation.

November 2018

The Kindness Advantage Discussion and Book Signing

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November 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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This event is free to community members. Pre-registration required. Join the authors Amanda Salzhauer, MSW,  and Dale Atkins, PhD, for an interactive discussion on how to encourage empathy, inspire compassion and empower your children to make a difference in their community and the world. Please visit www.riverdaley.org/kindness to register. Space is limited. Please register early! This event is made possible by the Patron of the Arts program of the Riverdale Performing Arts Center (RPAC). For more information about the Patron…

Riverdale Y Senior Center Presents: The Art of Up-cycled Jewelry Participant’s Fashion Show

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November 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Over the course of 8 weeks, class participants have learned how to repair and modify old jewelry into modern new pieces. The class centered on sustainable fashion concepts, as well as encouraging every woman, regardless of age, to use jewelry as a means for visibility and empowerment. This culminating fashion show will showcase the transformation of the jewelry, and highlight the personal stories behind them. All are welcome to attend!   This event is funded by a Catalyzing Creativity Grant…

Riverdale BBYO Chapter Event: Mission Impossible

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November 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Join us for a night of fun, engaging activities & a lively discussion. The program is inspired by the "Mission Impossible" movie series and will take place in the gymnasium at the Riverdale Y. All Jewish teens grades 8 -12 are welcome. We promise you won’t want to miss it!

December 2018

Newsies the Musical

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December 1, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, this new Disney musical tells the story of Jack Kelly, a rebellious newsboy who dreams of a life as an artist away from the big city. After publishing giant Joseph Pulitzer raises newspaper prices at the newsboys expense, Kelly and his fellow newsies take action. With help from the beautiful female reporter Katherine Plumber, all of New York City soon recognizes the power of the little man. RRS CAST Natalie Allon, Halleli…

Thrive NYC Presents: Adult Mental Health First Aid

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December 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8-hour course that will help: Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses Learn how to respond if you see these signs in youth, friends, and loved ones Connect persons to appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care   All participants receive a 3-year certification in Mental Health First Aid! For more information, or to sign up for other MHFA courses around the city, please visit: nyc.gov/mhfa.

Family Fun Day 2018

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December 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Whether you don't celebrate Christmas, or you do but you have a whole lot of empty hours to fill, we have a day of fun planned for your entire family. Join us. Schedule of events: The Incredibles: 10:00 AM Incredibles 2: 12:30 PM Face Painting in the Y Lobby Arts & Crafts (for all ages): 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at the Racquetball Court Gymbo & Bouncy Castle: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM in the Gymnasium Family Swim: 10:00 AM…

January 2019

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

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January 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Charles Schulz's beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner's classic musical, "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown". The whole gang is here: bossy Lucy, hopelessly in love with piano prodigy Schroeder who doesn't give her the time of day; perfectionist Sally, still mocking blanket-toting Linus; Snoopy is in the doghouse, and blockhead, himself, Charlie Brown, is in rare form. Brief vignettes span the months from Valentines Day to Beethoven Day, from wild optimism to utter despair. In this revised…

Dear Edwina, Jr

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January 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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"Dear Edwina JR." is a heartwarming musical about the joys of growing up, from the creators of "Junie B. Jones, The Musical". Written in a show-within-a-show format, Dear Edwina JR. is the perfect girl power musical for a new generation. Dear Edwina JR. follows the adventures of plucky advice-giver-extraordinaire, Edwina Spoonapple, as she directs the neighborhood kids in a series of buoyant production numbers for the latest edition of her weekly "Advice-a-Palooza". Edwina and her friends share wisdom on everything from…

March 2019

2019 Passover Food Drive

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March 11, 2019 - April 15, 2019
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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The Riverdale Jewish Community Partnership has partnered with City Harvest and PJ's Library for this much-needed donation drive. More than 500,000 Jewish New Yorkers live below or only slightly above the poverty line. Help us feed our neighbors & ensure that no one in our city goes hungry over Passover this year. All types of Kosher for Passover and/or Chometz canned or non-perishable sealed or packaged foods are acceptable for collection. Donated items require at least one of the following certifications in…

Blood Drive

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March 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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The Riverdale Y,  in partnership with the New York Blood Center and PJ Library, will be hosting a blood drive. Walk-ins are welcome, and we also encourage folks to register online by clicking here. For more information please contact Rabbi Joseph Robinson at 347-913-4432.

Summer Camp Info Session

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March 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Learn more our Summer Camps! We will have representatives from Camp Kulanu, Camp Twelve Trails, Summerstage, and DOROT, our Summer Teen Internship, to answer any questions you may have. We'll also have snacks, refreshments and activities for the kids too! For more information on our Summer Camps, contact Sam Sullivan, Associate Director of Family and Youth Services, at (347) 913-4972 or go to www.RiverdaleY.org/Camp.

Meet Author Paul Thaler

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March 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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The Riverdale Performing Arts Center is proud to host a discussion and book signing with Bronxite Paul Thaler, author of "Bronxland"! "Set against the turbulent history of the ‘60s, Bronxland is an uproarious and heartrending coming-of-age tale. It is also the story of a Bronx long gone, yet still vivid in the memory of those who once called these streets their home. A place of the heart known to each of us with our own story to tell of growing up, with…

April 2019

Stanley Lane Inclusion Basketball Program

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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 19, 2019

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April 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Riverdale Y, 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471 United States
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Are you a family with a child… Who has special needs? Ages 7 to 16 years old? Are you someone who… Wants to volunteer to assist someone with special needs? Ages 11 to 16 years old Join Us! Children with special needs… Will be paired 1:1 with a peer Receive guidance from a professional coach Learn Basketball skills from neurotypical peers Work on turn-taking Improve social and communicatino skills Most importantly: Have Fun! Enrollment: Enrollment is free! To register, please…