Providing services to persons with intellectual and developmental
disabilities since 1956

Winter 2017-2018 Recreation Schedule


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11/16/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $20 Includes professional instructor, chaperones, snack and use of costumes.
Dates:
  • Monday, February 5th
Time: Drop off: 5:30PM
Pick up: 7:30PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham, MA
Details: Drama Night allows participants a nonjudgmental space to express themselves! This Fall we will work on a routine set to music and perform at the Halloween Dance. Explore your creative side through warm up games, music and movement, scene study and character exploration. Spend some time exploring the many personalities within you, or pretend to be someone completely different for a change. In each session we will use both sound and non-verbal means of expression. Each participant will create their own character with costumes and props! This is your chance to be a star!

Costumes and props will be provided for class purposes only.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 10 people





11/16/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $15 Includes pizza, drink, chaperones and Karaoke Fun.
Date: Tuesday, February 20th
Time: Drop off: 5:00 PM
Pick up: 7:30 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Put your inhibitions away and spend a night in the limelight singing and dancing to songs you choose. Dress as the next American Idol, or come as you are. You can sing solo or have friends accompany you. This will be a fun filled no pressure environment for all of GWArc. We'll also have pizza, drinks and snacks as we turn Woodland Rd. into Center Stage.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 20 people





11/16/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $45 Includes admission, dinner, snack, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Friday, February 23rd
Time: Drop off: 4:30 PM
Pick up: 10:30 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Let's go to the movies!! Join us for a night out! We will dine at The 99 in Waltham before going to Burlington's AMC Cinema 10 or Waltham Embassy Theater. Enjoy reclining plush seating as you take in a show. Movie to be determined. Theatre location and restaurant may be subject to change to accommodate movie schedule.

Due to the popularity of this trip, please RSVP by phone or email before sending in your registration!

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





11/16/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $15 Includes dinner, chaperones and Disney Fun.
Date: Wednesday, February 6th
Time: Drop off: 5:00 PM
Pick up: 7:30 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: By popular demand, join us for a night of experiencing the timeless magic that only Disney can provide. We will watch a classic movie with friends right at Woodland Road. You can dress as your favorite Disney character or just share what your favorite Disney moments are. Dinner will be served along with popcorn.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 20 people





11/16/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: FREE
Date: Playgroup: Sundays, Tutoring/Mentoring: Privately arranged.
Time: Playgroup: 1:00-3:00 PM, Tutoring/Mentoring: Privately arranged.
Location: Brandeis University
Ages: Playgroup: 5-10, Tutoring/Mentoring: All Ages/Young Adult
Details: SPECTRUM offers 3 unique programs for children and young adults who have developmental disabilities. Our tutoring and mentoring programs involve one-on-one sessions between trained Brandeis student volunteers and the children on the Brandeis campus. Our tutoring program works on developing academic performance in a subject where help is needed and our mentoring program works on developing social skills through a variety of games and activities. Mentoring and tutoring sessions take place one hour per week at a time which is decided between the volunteer and the child. Our playgroup program meets every Sunday on the Brandeis campus with a group of trained student volunteers and children. During playgroup, we have a structured schedule that involves arts and crafts, games, outdoor activities, and working on social skills.

Don't miss out on this wonderful and free opportunity!

Contact spectrumbrandeis@gmail.com for more information.


11/16/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $25 Includes professional instructor, chaperones and dinner.
Date: Thursday, February 22nd
Time: Drop off: 5:00 PM
Pick up: 7:30 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham, MA
Details: Escape the cold by warming up the hidden artist within yourself. In our art group we will explore new art forms and complete a piece to bring home and display for all. This will be hands on and designed to open up the world of art to the curious or delve deeper into technique for experienced artists. All needed materials will be provided. A light meal will be provided.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 10 people





11/16/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $35 includes dinner, ticket, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Saturday, December 16th
Time: Drop off: 5:30 PM
Pick up: 11:00 PM
Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: See a classic novel come to life at the American Repertory Theater adaptation of "Sense and Sensibility". Eric Tucker's exuberant, inventive staging of Jane Austen's classic novel follows the adventures (and misadventures) of the Dashwood sisters—sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne—after their sudden loss of fortune. Bursting with humor, emotion, and bold theatricality, "Sense and Sensibility" asks: when reputation is everything, how do you follow your heart?

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





11/16/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $15 Includes tour, dinner, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Thursday, December 14th
Time: Drop off: 4:30 PM
Pick up: 7:30 PM

Location: Drop off & Pick Up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Tonight you will have a unique chance to see how a bank operates and meet the people who make the bank work. During our fun and educational tour we will get a behind the scenes look at banking operations, the vaults, money counting machines and people that run Watertown Savings Bank. Dinner will be included in our night out.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





11/16/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $30 includes brunch, ticket, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Saturday, January 6th
Time: Drop off: 9:00 AM
Pick up: 1:00 PM

Location: Drop off & Pick up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: Experience the magic of a story that shows how true friendship and bravery can make a miracle happen. Meet Wilber the Pig and Charlotte the Spider, who form a special friendship that changes destiny. Adapted from E.B. White's Classic Book which has inspired many adaptations in film and stage, today we will see the American Repertory's Theater's Show.

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





11/16/2017
 
Posted By: Joanne Carminucci
Cost: $35 Includes tour, dinner, chaperones and transportation.
Date: Friday, January 26th
Time: Drop off: 5:00 PM
Pick up: 9:30 PM

Location: Drop off & Pick Up: 31 Woodland Rd., Waltham MA
Details: See Boston's latest attraction with GWArc. At Dreamland Wax Museum you never know who you will meet next. At Dreamland you can take a selfie with: United States Presidents, Oscar winning actresses, English Royalty, or Superbowl Champions. There is fun and surprises for everyone at Dreamland and their amazing wax figures. Due to the popularity of this trip, please RSVP by phone or email before sending in your registration!

Minimum: 5 people
Maximum: 9 people





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