The Can Do Woofaroo, Can Do Canines’ annual fundraiser, is virtual this year. More details below.
Less to Enjoy!
Many of the museums, arts and theater that typically have listings in the Access Press Enjoy! calendar have suspended activities, moved to online services or are offering limited in-person services with social distancing and safety measures. Please check with a venue or organization before heading out.
Check to see what is available through the Minnesota Access Alliance calendar.
Can Do Woofaroo
Can Do Canines’ Can Do Woofaroo fundraiser is Sat, Sept. 12. This year’s event is virtual. Form a team of walkers or runners and raise money to provide assistance dogs for people in need. Assistance dog demonstration, client presentation, dog costume contest, a very special piece featuring the prison inmate dog training program, cute puppies, and all kinds of fun surprises are planned. FFI: www. candowoofaroo.org
Open Flow Forum
The Artists with Disabilities Alliance meets via Zoom 7-9 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. Upcoming dates Thu, Sept. 3 and Oct. 1. Virtually join artists with disabilities and supporters to share visual art, writing, music, theater and artistic efforts or disability concerns. Facilitators are Tara Innmon, Kip Shane and Springboard for the Arts. The gatherings are fully accessible. Anyone needing special accommodations should contact Andy at host organization Springboard for the Arts. FFI: 651- 294-0907, firstname.lastname@example.org
NAMIWalks goes virtual
Plan to join NAMIWalks Minnesota’s DIT (Do It Together) Virtual Walk, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat, Sept. 26. FFI: Register online or contact Julia at email@example.com or 651-645-2948 x104.
Great River Race
Wilderness Inquiry hosts the Great River Race, Sep. 7-16. For its tenth year, the traditional race down the Mississippi River is docked in favor of a virtual event. In the 10-day challenge, see who can post the most pictures of self-led adventures using the hashtag #MNGreatRiverRace. Each picture of an outdoor activity earns points for teams. Prizes include a trip to the Apostle Islands and a free Winnebago RV rental. Enjoy the fresh air, have fun and help raise awareness for our mission. A virtual celebration is 7-7:30 p.m. Thu, Sept. 17 with emcee and teller of tales Kevin Kling. FFI: 612-676-9400, www. wildernessinquiry.org