Keen Day: Day for Families with special needs children
WHAT: Keen Day: Day for Families with special needs children
WHEN: Saturday, October 20, 2018 – 11am-3:30pm
WHERE: La Maison Française – 4101 Reservoir Rd, NW - Washington, D.C. - 20007
PRICE: Free admission
RESERVATION: Online registration required on Eventbrite. - This event is reserved for children with special needs, and their families.
ADD. INFOS: Valid ID required, no parking inside the embassy. No large bags, helmets and suitcase.
Program to be updated.
11:30AM to 12:10PM - A Mother’s Tear: A Bulgarian tale of Mother’s boundless love in sand art and shadow puppetry. A one-person story-telling show of sand art and shadow puppets, designed and performed live in front of audiences with the artist-puppeteer Julia Tasheva
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM – Zumba Dance
12:30 PM to 1:15 PM – Shannon Dunne School of Dance presents a fast-paced review highlighting several styles of Irish dancing, accompanied by traditional Irish music! As the dancers whirl to the lively sounds of Celtic jigs, you’ll have a hard time keeping your own feet still!
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Zumba Dance
1:45PM to 3PM: Crafts by Sandy Hoar (Ireland)
Throughout the day there will also be crafts and face painting – and you’re invited to wear your Halloween costume!
KEEN Greater DC is a non-profit, volunteer-led organization providing one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities, thereby fostering the self-esteem, confidence, skills, and talents that allow young people facing even the most significant challenges to meet their individual goals.
This event is reserved for children with special needs, and their families.
Please be advised that for security reasons:
ID’s will be checked at the gate.
Embassy staff and security services cannot allow large bags or backpacks to be brought onto Embassy grounds. Any large bags will be confiscated at the entrance gate before the owner can be granted entry.