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July Newsletter

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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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We would like to thank Superior Healthplan for a $5,000 grant to purchase a Smartboard for our Day Hab & Bridge Programs!

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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. Open to all ages but you must be a member to attend these events. Please RSVP if you would like to attend.

Urban Air Fitness Class

Monday, July 22nd, 6:30-8pm

2505 Kemp Boulevard

Wichita Falls, TX

Free to attend. Limit 10. Meet at Urban Air

YMCA

Sunday, July 28th, 1-2:30pm

5001 Bartley Drive

Wichita Falls, TX

Free to attend. Limit 10. Must have a YMCA membership to attend.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

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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 Arcade- Maniac Mansion

Tuesday, July 2nd, 6-8:30pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

$10 (members) or $15 (non-members). Meet at The Arc and we will take a bus to the Maniac Mansion. Limit 12.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Teen Friends Club

Saturday, July 13th, 6-10pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

$15(members), $20(non-members). Karaoke, games, and pizza. Drop off at The Arc, pick up at the Hero House. Limit 12.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Teen Bowling

Thursday, July 18th, 3:45-5:15pm

4022 Kemp Boulevard

Wichita Falls, TX

$5(members), $10(non-members). Meet at Village Bowl. Limit 12.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Teen Castaway Cove

Tuesday, July 23rd, 12:15-3:30pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

$22 (members) $30 (non-members). Drop off at The Arc and pick up at Castaway Cove. Please supply and apply sunscreen. Limit 12.

RSVPs are enabled 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.

Girls Movie Night

Tuesday, July 9th, 6:15-9:30pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Must RSVP by July 5th. Cost is $6(members) or $10(non-members). Meet at The Arc. We will take a bus to Cinemark. Limit 10.

Friends Club

Friday, July 12th, 6-10pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

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

Rangers Game

Sunday, July 14th, 10am-9pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Cost is $30(members) and $40(non-members). Must call The Arc to RSVP. Lunch will be provided. Bring snacks and drink or extra money for concessions. Limit 10.

Elks Lodge Dance

Monday, July 15th, 7-8:30pm

4205 Seymour Highway

Wichita Falls, TX

Located at the Elks Lodge on Seymour Hwy. Van services 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.

Bowling

Thursday, July 18th, 5:30-7pm

4022 Kemp Boulevard

Wichita Falls, TX

The cost is $5(members), $10(non-members). Meet at Village Bowl. Limit 20.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Castaway Cove

Wednesday, July 24th, 12:30-3:30pm

1000 Central Freeway East

Wichita Falls, TX

The cost is $22 for members and $30 for non-members. Must supply and apply sunscreen. Meet at Castaway Cove. Please don't be late, there won't be a way to reach us inside of the park. Limit 20.

Game Day at the Park

Thursday, July 25th, 12:30-3:30pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Kickball, soccer, and more. Please apply sunscreen. Cost is Free. Event will be at Kiwanis Park (After you turn into the park, take your first right).

'The Little Mermaid' @ Wichita Theatre

Saturday, July 27th, 7-10:30pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Please RSVP by Friday, July 19th. Cost is $20(members), $30(non-members). Meet at The Arc and we will take a bus to Wichita Theatre.

Cooking Class

Monday, July 29th, 6-8pm

3307 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Cost is $5(members) and $10(non-members). Located at The Hero House. Limit 20.

Guys Movie Night

Tuesday, July 30th, 6:30pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

Must RSVP by July 24th. Cost is $6 (members) and $10 (non-members). Meet at The Arc and we will take a bus to Cinemark. Limit 10.

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People First

People First Talent Show and Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Thursday, July 11th, 6-8:30pm

1211 Indiana Avenue

Wichita Falls, TX

Cost is $15 (members) and $20 (non-members). Tickets can be purchased at The Arc. Van service may be available for those who qualify. Please contact The Arc for more information.

People First Board Meeting

Tuesday, July 16th, 5-6pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

People First Annual Conference Meeting

Tuesday, July 16th, 6-7pm

3115 Buchanan Street

Wichita Falls, TX

This is a mandatory meeting for everyone attending this years conference.

Cub Scouts

Chapter Meetings

When: Tuesday, July 9th and 23rd 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, July 2nd, 9th, 23rd and 30th 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, July 11th and 25th from 6:30-7:30PM


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


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