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March Newsletter

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St Patricks Day Festival

Saturday, March 16th, 2-11pm

713 Ohio Avenue

Wichita Falls, TX

In the state of Texas, there are currently 156,161 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities on waiting lists to receive services through different Medicaid waiver programs. The Arc of Wichita County will be raising awareness on this issue at the St Patricks Day Festival. PLEASE come visit our booth for more information on what you can do to help support the I/DD community.
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The Arc of Wichita County

The Arc of Wichita County exists to serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Wichita County and the surrounding areas by providing programs and services that enable and empower adults and children with disabilities as well as their families.

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Wellness Events (Members only)

These wellness events are fun events sponsored by The Arc to promote a healthy mind, body and soul. You must be a member to attend these events. Please RSVP if you would like to attend.

Pueblo Boxing/Kickboxing Exercise Class

Monday, March 4th, 6:45-9pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Meet at the Arc and we will take a bus to Pueblo Boxing. Free to attend. Limit 10.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Yoga Class

Thursday, March 28th, 6:30-7:30pm

3307 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Located at the Hero House. This is a free event. Limit 10.

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Teen Social Activities

Ages 13+ (still in school) - Please be sure to RSVP! You must call The Arc at 940-692-2303 to make reservations for the teen social events. The annual membership cost is $25. If you sign up for an event and decide not to go then you must call and cancel up to 48hrs before the event date or you may be billed for the event fee.

Teen Friends Club

Saturday, March 2nd, 6-10pm

4022 Kemp Boulevard

Wichita Falls, TX

PARENTS NIGHT OUT!!

Basketball, games and chicken dinner. During the evening participants have dinner, play games and socialize with their friends. The cost is $15.00 for members and $20.00 for non-members. This program for ages 13 - 21(still in school). Limit 12. Drop off at the Arc and pick up at the Hero House.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Newsies at Wichita Theatre

Saturday, March 9th, 6:30-9:45pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

$20 (members) $30 (non-members). Must reserve your spot and make payment by March 6th. Meet at The Arc and we will take the bus to Wichita Theatre. Limit 12. You must call The Arc to sign up for this event.

Kickball at the Park

Monday, March 18th, 2:30-4pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Family and friends are welcome to join. :) Meet at Kiwanis Park (first right turn after entering the park). Rides are available for $2. Cost of the event is free.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Round 1 Entertainment @ Grapevine Mall

Thursday, March 21st, 12-9pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

$30 (members) and $40 (non-members). All you can eat food and drinks and at least 2 hours of arcade and game play. Meet at The Arc and we will take a bus to the Grapevine Mall. Limit 12. You must call The Arc to sign up for this event.

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Social Activities (ages 18+)

These events are for individuals who are at least 18 years old and are no longer in school. PLEASE BE SURE TO RSVP! You must call The Arc at 940-692-2303 to make reservations for the social events. The annual membership cost is $25. If you sign up for an event and decide not to go then you must call and cancel up to 48hrs before the event date or you may be billed for the event fee. Please do not show up more than 15 min early for events or you may need to wait outside.

Elks Lodge Dinner

Thursday, March 7th, 6:30-8:30pm

3307 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Hamburgers and chips will be served. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Limit 12. Meet at The Arc. *Do not prepay for this event and please bring cash. All money will be going to Elks Lodge!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Art Class

Monday, March 11th, 6:30-8pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Cost is Free! Art teacher with The Arts Council will be teaching the class. Located at The Arc. Limit 12.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Girls Movie Night Out

Tuesday, March 12th, 5:45-9pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Captain Marvel! Cost is $6 for members and $10 for non-members. Meet at The Arc. Limit 10.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Guys Movie Night Out

Tuesday, March 12th, 5:45-9pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Captain Marvel! Cost is $6 for members and $10 for non-members. Meet at The Arc. Limit 10.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Bowling

Thursday, March 14th, 3:45-5:15pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Meet at Village Bowl. Limit 20.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Friends Club

Friday, March 15th, 6-10pm

4022 Kemp Boulevard

Wichita Falls, TX

Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Dinner will be included. Limit 20.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

St. Patrick's Day Festival

Saturday, March 16th, 6-8pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

RSVP by March 11th. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Bring spending money. Limit 12.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Chipotle Fundraiser

Monday, March 18th, 6:30-8pm

4205 Seymour Highway

Wichita Falls, TX

Going out to eat at Chipotle. Bring money for food. We will meet at The Arc and take a bus to Chipotle. Limit 12. *Please note this is a fundraiser and Chipotle will be donating 33% of all proceeds to The Arc to support Camp Harmony. We encourage family, friends, and caregivers to have dinner during the hours of 4pm and 8pm.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

People First Painting Class

Tuesday, March 19th, 7-8pm

3307 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Please RSVP by Friday, March 15th. Cost is free. Must be a paid member to attend.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Elks Lodge Bingo

Monday, March 25th, 7-9pm

4205 Seymour Highway

Wichita Falls, TX

Cost is free. Van service is available for those who qualify. There is a $2 fee for all van rides and will be determined on a first come first serve basis. Located at the Elks Lodge

Night to Shine After Party

Tuesday, March 26th, 5:45-8:15pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Must have attended NIght to Shine. Cost is free. Limit 12. Meet at The Arc and we will take a bus to One Life church. This is only for those who would like ride and care during the event! * Please note that every individual that attended Night to Shine can go directly to One Life Community Church to participate in this event.

Movie Night at The Arc

Wednesday, March 27th, 6:15-8:30pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Located at The Arc. Cost is free to attend but we will be selling $1 concessions to support our Social Program. Limit 50.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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Meetings

People First Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 19th, 6-7pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

People First Painting Class

Tuesday, March 19th, 7-8pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Please RSVP by Friday, March 15th. Cost is free. Must be a paid member to attend.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Cub Scouts

Chapter Meetings

When: Tuesday, March 5th and 19th from 5:15pm-6:30pm


Where: Boy Scouts of America, 3604 Maplewood Ave, Wichita Falls, TX 76308


Contact: Michelle Stachowiak (940) 432-2422


Volunteers Needed!

Bible Fun Fellowship

Bible Fun Fellowship - Wichita Falls

When: Tuesday, March 5th and 12th from 6:30-7:30PM


Where: Grace Church, 5214 Stone Lake Dr., Wichita Falls, Texas


What: Music, singing, Bible Study and refreshments!

Bible Fun Fellowship - Burkburnett

When: Thursday, March 14th and 28th. 6:30-7:30PM


Where: Central Baptist Church, 814 Tidal Street, Burkburnett, Texas


What: Music, singing, Bible Study, and refreshments!