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Online Programs - The Friendship Foundation

May Programs

Due to Covid-19, the Friendship Foundation has moved programs online until further notice. We will be using zoom to livestream these classes. Register for one of the following packages to participate in classes.

FREE PROGRAMS

Friendship Clubs: 

Is your child in school? Get involved in virtual Friendship Club! If you’re interested in learning more, please reach out to Michelle@friendshipfoundation.com

Birthday Bash: 

Come celebrate all of the birthdays of the month at Birthday Bash! There will be a slideshow, birthday song, and dance party! Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join in on the fun.

Zoom Pals: 

A great opportunity for students to connect with their peers one on one. Those who have joined are having a blast getting to know each other! If you are interested and want to learn more, email Michelle@friendshipfoundation.com.

Lets Chat: 

A wonderful opportunity to join other parents and hear their stories, struggles and triumphs. With the occasional special guest, this weekly chat is a great place for advice, laughs, and connecting with fellow parents.

PROGRAM PACKAGE $100 FOR AGES 18+

FREE FOR AGES 8-17

Includes up to 18 programs per week plus all free programs

Click here to register!

Healthy Habits: 

An additional $30/month. Learn simple baking techniques and how to safely maneuver around the kitchen. The class will require parent/guardian support. If you are interested, please sign up in DASH and you will be automatically waitlisted. An email will follow to let you know that your child has been accepted into the program. Baking kit and apron will be provided!

Book Club:
Join this volunteer led program on Monday afternoons. We will be reading a story then discussing the book all together. All are welcome to join and encouraged to participate!

Scavenger Hunt: 

Are you looking for a fun way to improve social skills and have fun at the same time? Come join us for an afternoon scavenger hunt that you can do from the comfort of your home!

Chatter Box: 

Are you looking to brush up on your social skills? Or maybe you just want to see some familiar, smiling faces? Our social skills program is an interactive way to do both! Ages 8-17 will chat from 4:30-5:00 PM and ages 18+ will chat from 5:00-5:30 PM!

Art for Everyone: 

Our Art For Everyone program offers participants the opportunity to explore their creative side. Learn new tips and techniques on how to express your artistic abilities. It’s a great opportunity to socialize as well!

Sweat It Out: 

Fitness has never been more important and we’ve got you covered. Join us for a half hour workout that is sure to make you sweat! All you need are a pair of shoes and a smile.

Stretching & Meditation: 

Come sit back and relax with Allison in this 30-minute mindfulness class. We will learn calming stretches for the first half of class and finish with a relaxing meditation session. The program is a great way to end a long day. All are welcome!

Game Time: 

Ages 8-13 are encouraged to join us every Tuesday afternoon for Game Time! We will be playing all of the classic favorites from freeze dance to Simon Says. You will get to vote every week on what new game we will play!

Jam Central: 

Anyone interested in music will love this percussion program. Learn rhythmic coordination to your favorite songs and jam out with all your friends. All you need are your makeshift drum sticks!

Sign Language:
Come learn basic sign language skills with our new Program Manager Maddy and volunteer Brett.. We will be working on developing skills, learning new methods of communication, and just a having good time.

Zumba with Shannon: 

Get your dancing shoes on and join Shannon for a fun, uplifting dance class. Listen to your favorite tunes while breaking a sweat. Each week has a new musical theme!

Movie Night: 

Need a few hours to unwind while chatting with friends? Movie night is the program for you. We will be splitting movie nights by age groups 5-17 and 18+, and rotating each week. Let’s watch the latest and greatest movies together!

Easy Peasy Origami:
Gain fine motor skills and join your friends as you explore the world of Origami with Michelle. Each half hour session will help you flex your creative muscles!

Bingo: 

Enjoy the classic game of Bingo with our awesome volunteers from National Charity League! We will be playing multiple games every week and competing for exciting prizes.

Friday Adventures: 

Join us for a 30 minute to 1 hour guided virtual field trip every Friday! We can go anywhere our imagination takes us and explore the world with all of our friends!

Yoga with Alyssa: 

End your week with a relaxing yoga session led by Ms. Alyssa. This class is a great way to release any stress or tension built up from the week!

Shelley’s Spectacular Sing-A-Long: 

Join Shelley and FF for the most fun you can have with a microphone (or hair brush) We spend 30 minutes singing, laughing and having a great time!

Sports Night: 

Sports are back and we couldn’t be more excited! Let’s cheer on our favorite teams together and enjoy a virtual watch party. We will be holding up to 2 sporting events per month!

Trivia Night:
Just because we are not together, doesn’t mean we can’t have fun together! Test your wits, and join us on Zoom for an evening of Trivia that the whole family can enjoy! Invite your grandparents, aunts and uncles, friends, or evening your siblings, ALL are welcome to join!
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