Easter Seals 2015 Spring Recreation Programs - For Teens and Adults with Disabilities February 7th to May 8th

 
Easter Seals 2015 Spring Recreation Programs - For Teens and Adults with Disabilities February 7th to May 8th
in collaboration with Milwaukee County Office for Persons With Disabilities

Easter Seals 2015
Spring Recreation Programs
For Teens and Adults with Disabilities
February 7th to May 8th
Easter Seals 2015 Spring Recreation Programs - For Teens and Adults with Disabilities February 7th to May 8th
Grab a friend and join us for FREE Snowmobile Rides with
           members of the Rolling Dice Snowmobile Club!

                   Saturday, February 7th
                      11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
               Wil-O-Way Underwood
            10602 Underwood Pkwy., Wauwatosa

                                                                               Do you
                                                                                want
                                                                              to be in
                                                                    the next Rec Guide? Make

                 Snowmobile
                                                                         sure you sign the
                                                                          photo release
                                                                          located in the
                                                                           application!

                   Festival
    Sit on the back of a snowmobile or ride behind in a sleigh. You can also
    warm up inside with hot chocolate, hot dogs and chili, as well as enjoy FREE
    entertainment and music. Members of the Rolling Dice Snowmobile Club will be
    available to transfer riders from their wheelchair to the sleigh and to ride along
    with the participant if needed.

    TO REGISTER: Please pre-register by marking the Snowmobile Festival event
    on the registration form. Call Amy Look at (414) 550-2294 with any questions.

    PLEASE NOTE: Remember to dress warmly with hats, boots and gloves. All
    group homes and those signing up more than eight participants must pre-register
    for a specific time slot and make transportation arrangements accordingly.

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Easter Seals 2015 Spring Recreation Programs - For Teens and Adults with Disabilities February 7th to May 8th
Table of Contents

 3       Rec Room Website and Contact Info.           13     Generations Center Sunday Programs
 4       Palermo’s Pizza Factory Outing               15     Saturday Community Outings
 5       Program Policies and How to Register         17     Sunday Community Outings
 6-7     Friday Night Dances & Proms                  18     Additional Program Policies
 8       Wil-O-Way Grant Programs                     19     Spring Fling
 9 	     Wil-O-Way Underwood & AMF Bowling            Insert 2015 Key Card Application
 11      Wauwatosa Center Programs                    Insert 2015 Registration and Information Form
 12      Generations Center Programs                  Insert 2015 Spring Recreation Program Calendars

MEET AT THE “REC ROOM”
Are you a person with a disability looking to get out and make new friends? Are you an agency
supporting events that are accessible and want to welcome people with disabilities? At the Rec
Room website, you will find a master recreation calendar for the Southeast Wisconsin region that
features accessible events designed with people with disabilities in mind. The Rec Room connects
people, places and events. For more information, contact Mike Bonk at (414) 278-3938 or
michael.bonk@milwaukeecountywi.gov.

Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities continuously updates its recreation website.
www.county.milwaukee.gov/RecRoom.

INCLUSION
We encourage and support people with disabilities to participate in recreational activities in the
community. If there is an activity you would like to participate in and need support to ensure a safe,
welcoming and enjoyable leisure experience, please call Easter Seals at (414) 449-4444 and ask for
a Respite Supervisor.

CONTACT INFORMATION                                 Easter Seals Generations Center
                                                    2222 S. 114th St., West Allis, WI 53227
Amy Look                                            Phone: (414) 449-4444
Respite Supervisor
Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin                    Wil-O-Way Grant
Phone (C): (414) 550-2294 / (O): (414) 963-5952     207 Lake Dr., South Milwaukee, WI 53172
amyl@eastersealswise.com                            Grant Main Line: (414) 389-7679
                                                    (Only during scheduled program hours)
Bridget Mangan
Respite Supervisor                                  Wil-O-Way Underwood
Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin                    10602 Underwood Pkwy., Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Phone (C): (414) 286-1844 / (O): (414) 963-5938     Underwood Main Line: (414) 559-3013
bridgetm@eastersealswise.com                        (Only during scheduled program hours)

Mike Bonk                                           Easter Seals Wauwatosa Center
Disabilities Recreation Manager                     7111 W. Center St., Wauwatosa, WI 53210
Milw. Co. Office for Persons with Disabilities      Tosa Main Line: (414) 536-9050
Phone: (414) 278-3938                               (Only during scheduled program hours)
michael.bonk@milwaukeecountywi.gov
                                                    AMF West Lanes
General Rec Inquiries                               7505 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53219
recprograms@eastersealswise.com                     Bowling Alley Phone: (414) 321-5050
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Join us for a private tour and a pizza
     making lesson with Chef Arturo at
      PALERMO’S PIZZA FACTORY!*

           Tuesday, March 24th
              1:15-3:30 p.m.
     3301 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee
Cost: $20 per person (Open to current adult recreation participants only)
To register: Pre-register by March 10th by marking the
Palermo’s event on the registration form. Call Amy at
(414) 550-2294 with any questions.

Please Note: Space is limited. You will receive confirmation
from Easter Seals upon registration. Please do not arrange
transportation until you have received confirmation.

                    *Pizza will not be gluten free.

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Program Policies & How To Register

PROGRAM REGISTRATION                                           Center. Program staff cannot accept registration
To register for the programs in this guide:                    materials. Do NOT bring your materials to any of
1. Complete the 2015 Key Card Application*                     the recreation programs. If you are dropping off
    (inserted in this booklet). Instructions for payment       your materials, you must bring them to the front
    can be found on the 2015 Key Card Application.             desk during business hours (Monday-Friday
    PLEASE DO NOT SEND PAYMENT TO EASTER SEALS.                8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)
    Enclose payment and mail to:                           •   You also have the option of scanning your
              Office for Persons with Disabilities             registration to recprograms@eastersealswise.com.
                     c/o Tim Ochnikowski                   •   If you are unable to pay the entire registration fee
                   901 N. 9th St., Room 307-B                  in advance, please call (414) 449-4444 and ask to
                     Milwaukee, WI 53233                       speak to someone in the business office to discuss
    *Key Card Membership is good for one calendar              a payment plan. If you have not paid or made a
    year. All new and past members must fill out a             payment plan within three weeks of the session
    2015 Key Card Application. Sign up today so you            start, you may be banned from programming until
    can take advantage of cheaper dance prices                 payment is received. If a case manager or rep
    and access to the Milwaukee County OPD ticket              payee will be sending in your materials, please be
    distribution program!                                      sure their contact information on your registration
2. Complete the 2015 Spring Registration & Annual              form is accurate.
    Information Form (inserted in this booklet).
    • Completely fill out the Annual Information           CREDITS/REFUNDS
        Form (AIF). This form MUST be completed            Due to the nature of our programs and outings
        for the year 2015 and is required to process       for which tickets or supplies must be purchased in
        your registration. These forms must be sent in     advance, there will be no refunds given if you are
        together.                                          unable to attend. If a program is cancelled by Easter
    • Completely fill out the personal information at      Seals or your program is full, you will either receive
        the top of the Registration Form.                  a credit towards another program or a refund. If
    • Circle or highlight the programs from the list       you register for a program and are then unable
        for which you want to register.                    to participate due to unforeseen circumstances,
    • Add up the total cost of all the programs and        contact a Respite Supervisor and you may be eligible
        enter this amount in the “Total Payment Due”       to receive a credit on your account.
        line.
    • Indicate how you are paying for our                  LATE REGISTRATION
        programs, how you heard about our                  If Easter Seals has not received your registration by
        recreation programs and the form of                February 1, 2015, it will be considered late. After
        transportation you will be using.                  the session starts, contact Amy Look to confirm the
    • Enclose a check for the total cost of the            program(s) you registered for are still taking place
        programs and mail to:                              and that your materials have been received by
              Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin             Easter Seals. Occasionally, a program is cancelled
                         c/o Amy Look                      due to low enrollment. To keep safety a priority, if
                        2222 S. 114th St.                  you are registering late, please call Easter Seals to
                      West Allis, WI 53227                 confirm your attendance and that staff will be there
                                                           to receive you. Please be mindful that registration for
*All of the above information is crucial in order for      some events closes before February 1st. Double-check
Easter Seals to provide the most enjoyable recreation      all programs and outings for any registration closings.
experience possible. Please take the time to ensure
all information is provided and accurate.                  FEES
                                                           All program fees must be paid at the time of
REGISTRATION DETAILS                                       registration, unless you have determined a payment
• Registration will NOT be accepted by fax.                plan with the business office. Checks and money
   Payments MUST accompany all registrations.              orders are to be made payable to: Easter Seals
• Registrations will NOT be processed without all          Southeast Wisconsin. Until Easter Seals receives the
   appropriate paperwork (i.e. AIF, Registration           fee, the participant will not be considered registered
   Form, Key Card, payment).                               in the program(s). If you are working with a case
• Registration and payment must be mailed                  manager or rep payee, please work together to make
   or dropped off at the Easter Seals Generations          sure the payment is sent in with the registration form.

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Grab your best
                                 suit, lace up those
                                     dancing shoes
                                       & join us for
               Do you
                want
              to be in
    the next Rec Guide? Make

                                              Prom!
         sure you sign the
          photo release
          located in the
           application!

                                                (See page 7 for pricing details)

                      Summertime Sing & Shout Prom
                       Friday, May 1st from 6-9 p.m.
    The warmer weather is upon us, so let’s welcome it in the best way
    possible! Wil-O-Way Underwood’s spring prom is the place to be
    at the start of May. Put on your best suit or dress, and let’s celebrate
    the upcoming warm months. PLEASE NOTE: Prom is not part of our
    dance deal.

           Countdown to Summer Celebration Prom
                         Friday, May 8th from 6-9 p.m.
    Summer is just around the corner – come celebrate with us at
    Wil-O-Way Grant’s spring prom event! This is a time to dress
    up and get ready to welcome the warmer weather with our
    friends. PLEASE NOTE: Prom is not part of our dance deal.

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Friday Night Dances
          There’s a reason they’re so popular!
Dance all night to the best songs ever! Jam out at Wil-O-Way Grant, Wil-O-
Way Underwood or Moose Lodge, while live DJs spin all your favorites. We’ll
also provide a great snack for when you get hungry, so come party with us on
Friday nights!
PLEASE NOTE: Pay careful attention to the dance dates.

                                                                    Pricing Details
Wil-O-Way Grant                                              2015 Key Card Members
207 Lake Dr., South Milwaukee                                $7 Dance + Snack
                                                             $28 Wil-O-Way Dance Deal
February 20th		   Sweetheart’s Whirl		            7-9 p.m.   $36 Moose Dance Deal
March 6th		       Oldies But Goodies		            7-9 p.m.   $13 Prom + Meal ($7 without meal)
March 20th		      Fairytale Fun			                7-9 p.m.
April 3 rd		      Country Party			                7-9 p.m.   Non-Key Card Members
                                                             $8 Dance + Snack
April 24th        Neon Night			                   7-9 p.m.   $14 Prom + Meal ($8 without meal)
May 8th		         Prom (see page 6 for details)   6-9 p.m.
                                                              (Caregivers admitted free)

Wil-O-Way Underwood
10602 Underwood Pkwy., Wauwatosa
February 13th		 Valentine Waltz			               7-9 p.m.
February 27 		 Disco Celebration
                th
                                                 7-9 p.m.
March 13 		 Circus Party
             th
                                                 7-9 p.m.
March 27 		 Glow Dance
             th
                                                 7-9 p.m.
April 17
          th
                   ‘80s Jam				7-9 p.m.
May 1  st
                   Prom (see page 6 for details) 6-9 p.m.

Moose Lodge
5476 South 13th St., Milwaukee
February 13th		   Hoppin’ Hearts Dance      7-9 p.m.                 Are You A
February 27th		   ‘90s Hits Party			        7-9 p.m.           Friday Night Regular?
March 13th		      Rock & Roll Night		       7-9 p.m.         Sign up for your preferred
March 27th		      Spring Dance Off		        7-9 p.m.         location’s Dance Deal – it’s like
April 17th		      Tunes with a Twist		      7-9 p.m.         getting one dance free!
                                                                (Key Card Members Only)
May 1st		         Black & White Boogie		    7-9 p.m.
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Wil-O-Way Grant Programs
                           207 Lake Drive, South Milwaukee

    MONDAY                                               WEDNESDAY
    Special Olympics Basketball Skills/                  Ceramics Artiste/Night Owls
    Athletics (Track & Field)                            February 11th - April 29th
    February 9th - April 27th                            *No program Wednesday, April 8th
    *No program Monday, April 6th                        12:30-2:30 p.m./5:00-7:00 p.m.
    6:00-8:00 p.m.                                       $55 for entire session
    $28 for entire session                               MAXIMUM: 20
    MAXIMUM: 20                                          These classes are for anyone who wants to make
    Here is your chance to learn the basic skills        masterpieces with clay, paint, glazes and more.
    associated with basketball, including the            After making a piece that is unique to you, we
    10-meter dribble, the spot shot to make a            will fire it in the kiln, and you will be able to take it
    basket and the wall pass. In the athletics, you      home to show your friends! Please note the time
    will learn track and field events such as the        changes.
    50- and 100-meter runs, 100-meter walk, the
    shot put, softball throw and the turbo jav throw.    THURSDAY
    By learning these skills, you will be competing      Cooking Basics
    with other athletes at tournaments and having        February 12th - April 30 th
    fun. You will need to have a Special Olympics        *No program Thursday, April 9th
    Medical form on file to compete. To get this         12:00-2:00 p.m.
    form and any further information, call Bryan         $40 for entire session
    Vattendahl at (414) 847-1951.                        MAXIMUM: 20
                                                         Calling all cooks! We want YOU to help us make
    TUESDAY                                              some delicious food in the kitchen. Whether it’s
    The Essence of Nature                                frying, grilling or chilling, we’ll do it all!
    February 10 th - April 28th           TRY BEFORE
    *No program Tuesday, April 7   th      YOU BUY!      THURSDAY
    1:30-3:30 p.m.                       See  page 9
                                          for details.   Paintbrush Proteges
    $35 for entire session                               February 12th - April 30 th
    MAXIMUM: 20                                          *No program Thursday, April 9th
    Join us as we participate in a different nature      6:00-8:00 p.m.
    activity each week. You can expect to make           $35 for entire session
    crafts from various outdoor items (rocks, leaves,    MAXIMUM: 20
    sticks, feathers, etc.), and we’ll take some         If you want to brush up on your painting skills, this
    photographs outdoors once the weather warms          is the program for you! Using a paintbrush and
    up. If you would like to be in any pictures, you     a variety of colored paints, you will learn how to
    must have a signed photo release.                    create beautiful works of art in very simple steps.

    TUESDAY
    Baking Healthy Desserts                                                   Arrive no
    February 10 th - April 28th                                             earlier than 15
    *No program Tuesday, April 7th                                         minutes prior to
    6:00-8:00 p.m.                                                        the starting time!
    $35 for entire session
    MAXIMUM: 20
    We all know that dessert is the best part of every
                                                                    DOUBLE CHECK
    meal. In this class, you will learn to make tasty                 the program time
    treats that are great for you to have after lunch
    or dinner!

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Wil-O-Way Underwood Programs
                 10602 Underwood Parkway, Wauwatosa

TUESDAY                                               WEDNESDAY
Basic Fitness & Healthy Snacks                        DIY (Do It Yourself) Crafts
February 10 th - April 28th                           February 11th - April 29th
*No program Tuesday, April 7th                        *No program Wednesday, April 8th
6:00-8:00 p.m.                                        6:00-8:00 p.m.
$40 for entire session                                $40 for entire session
MAXIMUM: 20                                           MAXIMUM: 20
It’s not often that you’ll find an opportunity to     This program will give you a chance to make
enjoy a great snack with a basic exercise routine,    simple and fun art projects that you can take
so don’t miss out! Not to worry, the exercise won’t   home with you. You will also receive step-by-
be too rigorous. We will practice the basics of a     step instructions, including a supply list, for how
healthy workout and teach you some great ways         to create these projects at home. Others will be
to take care of yourself.                             amazed at your talent when you get to teach
                                                      them how to make these projects!

              Programs with the “TRY                  THURSDAY
                 BEFORE YOU BUY” stamp                Field Day Fun & Games
  TRY BEFORE      are programs you can                February 12th - April 30 th       TRY BEFORE
   YOU BUY!        attend the first week              *No program Thursday, April 9th     YOU BUY!
  See page 9                                          6:00-8:00 p.m.                    See page 9
                   FREE. If you choose not                                               for details.
  for details.                                        $35 for entire session
                  to attend the program
                                                      MAXIMUM: 20
                 after the first week, the            Field Day simply means “fun”! Join us for an
               program fee will be waived.            evening of board games, card games or
                                                      outdoor games, when the weather is nice.

            AMF West Lanes Bowling Programs
                  7505 W. Oklahoma Avenue, Milwaukee

WEDNESDAY                                             THURSDAY
High Rollers Bowling                                  Bowling Bash
February 11th - April 29th                            February 12th - April 30 th
*No program Wednesday, April 8th                      *No program Thursday, April 9th
4:00-6:00 p.m.                                        4:00-6:00 p.m.
$22 to register and $6 each time to bowl              $22 to register and $6 each time to bowl
MAXIMUM: 30                                           MAXIMUM: 30

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Adult Day Services
                                                         Care you can count on
     Easter Seals Adult Day Service is designed to preserve independence, increase socialization,
     and enhance the quality of life of our participants and their caregivers. Choosing the right
     day program can be challenging; Easter Seals is here to support and welcome you into one
     of our Adult Day programs.

     Programs                                            Cost
     Adult Day Services are conducted in a friendly,     The price of receiving care is determined on
     supportive and positive atmosphere designed         a full day’s participation. Easter Seals accepts
     to provide life-enriching experiences for every     Family Care or private pay. For more pricing and
     participant. Caring, experienced staff provide      funding information, contact your nearest Adult
     person-centered services and instruction            Day Services location.
     that promote health, safety and increased
     opportunities for access, choice and inclusion in   Days, Hours and Locations
     the community.                                      Easter Seals Adult Day Programs are open
                                                         Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.,
     Participants                                        with extended hours available.
     Adult Day Service is open to adults with
     developmental disabilities who require              Contact Information
     assistance and supervision, but wish to maintain    To make a referral or to request additional
     their independence. This includes individuals:      information, please contact your closest Easter
     • who would benefit from person-centered and        Seals Adult Day Service location.
         structured programming
     • who require supervision or assistance with        West Allis
         activities of daily living                      2222 S. 114th St.
     • who require therapeutic structure,                West Allis, WI 53227
         supervision and intervention due to cognitive   (414) 963-5951
         impairments
     • whose family and/or caregivers need respite       Wauwatosa
         care                                            7111 W. Center St.
     Admission is determined through evaluation of       Wauwatosa, WI 53210
     a potential participant’s needs and interests, in   (414) 536-9050
     conjunction with a formal assessment.
                                                         Kenosha
     Services                                            7101 53 rd St.
     A variety of services are available for             Kenosha, WI 53144
     participants including:                             (262) 764-2643
     • Personalized care based on individual needs
     • Medication administration                         Waukesha
     • Activities that are meaningful and purposeful     201 Wisconsin Ave.
     • Health and wellness promotion                     Waukesha, WI 53186
                                                         (262) 953-2260
     Meals
     Participants bring their own lunches to the
     program. Afternoon refreshments are provided
     by Easter Seals and prepared by participants
     with staff assistance.
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Wauwatosa Center Programs
                        7111 W. Center Street, Wauwatosa

TUESDAY                                               THURSDAY (See Specific Dates Below)
Science at Sundown                                    Coffee House
February 10 th - April 28th        TRY BEFORE         February 12th, March 5th & 26th, April 23 rd
*No program Tuesday, April 7th       YOU BUY!         6:00-8:00 p.m.
6:00-8:00 p.m.                     See  page 9        $35 for entire session
                                    for details.
$40 for entire session                                MAXIMUM: 20
MAXIMUM: 20                                           This program is a calm, relaxing atmosphere
Join us as we survey the world of science! We’ll      where you can kick back and sip your favorite
perform experiments, explore our community            hot beverage. Light snacks are provided as well.
on nature walks, investigate topics like changes      Bring a friend along!
in season and more. This a great opportunity to
learn new things about the fascinating world we       SATURDAY (See Specific Dates Below)
live in!
                                                      Create ‘N Celebrate
                                                      February 14th, March 7th & 28th, April 25th
WEDNESDAY                                             1:00-3:00 p.m.
Bingo Night                                           $35 for entire session
February 11th - April 29th                            MAXIMUM: 20
*No program Wednesday, April 8th                      If you’re looking for a weekend program where
6:00-8:00 p.m.                                        you can make crafts and hang out with friends,
$40 for entire session                                you’ve come to the right place. There will be a
MAXIMUM: 25                                           different project to create each time we meet.
B-2! G-50! O-62! Come play a few games of             Join us!
bingo with us, it’s always a blast! There will even
be great prizes available if you win.

         Adult Rec Program DONATION WISH LIST
If you’ve ever had a desire to donate to a good cause, donating items to the Easter Seals
Adult Recreation program is a great one! We use a significant amount of food, games, crafts
and other supplies to make our programs a success for our participants.
If you have some items to donate, please see our list of wish list items below and contact
Amy Look at (414) 550-2294 to donate!

• Snacks: chips, cracker packs, granola bars, fruit snacks, pudding cups, sugar-free juice
• Food supplies: paper plates, paper cups, straws, plastic eating utensils
• Craft Supplies: scissors, glue, paint, coloring utensils, pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks,
   white paper, colored construction paper

• Games: board games, card games, puzzles, small prizes (pencils, glow sticks, bracelets,
   plastic rings, erasers, small packs of gum, etc.)

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Generations Center Programs
                               2222 S. 114th Street, West Allis

     TUESDAY                                              THURSDAY
     Craft Crazy                                          Ceramics Club
     February 10 th - April 28th                          February 12th - April 30 th
     *No program Tuesday, April 7th                       *No program Thursday, April 9th
     6:00-8:00 p.m.                                       6:00-8:00 p.m.
     $35 for entire session                               $55 for entire session
     MAXIMUM: 20                                          MAXIMUM: 20
     Back by popular demand! In this class, you’ll        This class is for anyone who wants to make
     participate in making all sorts of craft projects.   masterpieces with clay, paint, glazes and more.
     Bring a friend!                                      After making a piece that is unique to you, we
                                                          will fire it in the kiln, and you will be able to take it
     WEDNESDAY                                            home to show your friends!
     Party Prep 101
     February 11th - April 29th            TRY BEFORE     SATURDAY (See Specific Dates Below)
     *No program Wednesday, April 8    th   YOU BUY!      Fun-Tastic Saturdays
     6:00-8:00 p.m.                        See page 9     February 21st, March 7th & 21st, April 4th & 18th, May 2nd
                                           for details.
     $35 for entire session                               1:00-3:00 p.m.
     MAXIMUM: 20                                          $26 for entire session
     The weather will be getting warmer in the            MAXIMUM: 20
     next few months, which means people will             Spend your Saturday with us! Each day will bring
     be planning more events. This could be you!          a different activity, whether it be crafts, games,
     Come learn the ropes of planning a fun party—        music or food. Don’t miss out!
     invitations, decorating, catering and more. We’ll
     even plan a party for the end of the session with
     great food, friends and more!

       Save the Date!                                         Wednesday, June 24th

            Walk With Me 2015 at the Milwaukee County Zoo!
                 www.walkwithme.org/milwaukee | 5 p.m. Registration
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Generations Center Sunday Programs
                           2222 S. 114th Street, West Allis

February 8th                                            March 22nd
Valentine’s Extravaganza - $15                          Spring Bingo Party - $15
1:00-4:00 p.m.                                          1:00-4:00 p.m.
MAXIMUM: 24                                             MAXIMUM: 24
It’s a day for hearts, flowers and candy. We’ll have    It’s another bingo party! Come by for a fun game
fun making Valentine projects and enjoying sweet        with fun prizes. Remember – everyone is a winner!
treats!
                                                        March 29th
February 15   th
                                                        Easter Egg Painting - $15
Carnival Fun Day - $15                                  1:00-4:00 p.m.
1:00-4:00 p.m.                                          MAXIMUM: 24
MAXIMUM: 24                                             Get your paintbrushes ready! It’s that time of year
Come play your favorite carnival games! It doesn’t      again to make those plain eggs look pretty. Stop
matter that it’s winter – we can still have fun         by for a fun time!
clowning around like the weather’s still warm.
                                                        April 12th
February 22   nd
                                                        Tasty Chocolate Treats - $15
Winter Bingo Party - $15                                1:00-4:00 p.m.
1:00-4:00 p.m.                                          MAXIMUM: 24
MAXIMUM: 24                                             If you are a chocolate fan, this is the place for you
Let’s fight the frost by playing a fun game of bingo!   to be. We’ll make delectable chocolate snacks.
There will be great prizes available.                   Bring your sweet tooth!

March 1 st                                              April 19th
Johnny Appleseed Day - $15                              Trivia Time - $15
1:00-4:00 p.m.                                          1:00-4:00 p.m.
MAXIMUM: 24                                             MAXIMUM: 24
Apples galore! This day will be all about learning to   We’ll ask questions, you’ll say answers and the best
make some delicious apple snacks.                       part is that there’s prizes involved! Come test your
                                                        knowledge at this fun game with your friends.
March 8th
Turn Back the Clock Tunes - $15                         April 26th
1:00-4:00 p.m.                                          Spring Birthday Party - $15
MAXIMUM: 24                                             1:00-4:00 p.m.
It’s Daylight Savings Time, and while we need to        MAXIMUM: 24
“spring” our clocks forward one hour, we’re going       This is a day when we celebrate EVERYONE’S
to hang back with some classic songs that take          birthday. Stop by for a fun party!
us back. Join us and jam to some of your favorite
artists from past decades!                              May 3rd
                                                        Fun with Kites - $15
March 15th                                              1:00-4:00 p.m.
St. Patty’s Extravaganza - $15                          MAXIMUM: 24
1:00-4:00 p.m.                                          The weather is warmer, so why don’t we spend
MAXIMUM: 24                                             some time outside? Let’s get some sunshine and
No, it’s not just your eyes, everything has gone        enjoy flying some colorful kites! In the event of
green at this fun party! Come along for a great         inclement weather, we will make a simple kite
time.                                                   project that you may enjoy on another day.

                                   Sunday Fun-day Deal
         Sign up for all twelve Sunday programs at West Allis and save $10!
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After School Program

     Easter Seals offers a specialized After School Program for
     children ages 7-21. We warmly welcome children with all
     types of special needs including emotional and behavior
     challenges.
     We provide:
     • Additional support during your work day
     • Respite services
     • A quality, customized program experience
     • A safe, fun and caring environment

     After School Programs are offered Monday through Friday
     2:30-6:00 p.m. with locations in Wauwatosa and Waukesha.

     To register, contact Bridget Mangan, Respite Supervisor, at
     bridgetm@eastersealswise.com or call (414) 286-1844.

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Saturday Community Outings

February 21 st                                        April 4th
Mamma Mia! The Musical - $30                          Movies at Value Cinema - $10
929 N. Water St., Milwaukee                           6912 S. 27th St., Oak Creek
1:30-5:00 p.m.                                        12:15-3:15 p.m.
MAXIMUM: 18                                           MAXIMUM: 20
Join us for the delightful sights and songs of        There’s nothing like kicking back on a Saturday
Mamma Mia, a musical highlighted with the             and watching a movie. Please be sure to bring
great tunes of ABBA! This story of love, laughter     your own spending money for concessions.
and friendship will be sure to leave you with a       Please note the time change!
smile. The show will begin promptly at
2:00 p.m. Please arrive at 1:30 p.m. in order for     April 18th
the Easter Seals group to have time to find their
seats before the performance. Space is limited        Applebee’s - $20
– registration will close on January 21st or when     6750 W. State St., Wauwatosa
we’ve reached capacity.                               1:00-3:00 p.m.
                                                      MAXIMUM: 20
                                                      If you are looking for good food with great
March 14th                                            friends, come along to Applebee’s for lunch.
Mitchell Park Domes/Milwaukee                         Bring a friend – and your appetite!
County Winter Farmers Market - $10
524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee                        May 2nd
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.                                  Buca di Beppo - $20
MAXIMUM: 20                                           5300 S. 76th St., Suite 1440A, Greenfield
Come along for a trip to the Domes! Explore the
                                                      11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
desert and tropic atmospheres that are created for
                                                      MAXIMUM: 20
your enjoyment. You’ll also have the opportunity to
                                                      Come check out the new Italian restaurant in
check out the Milwaukee County Winter Farmers
                                                      Southridge Mall! Buca di Beppo serves soups,
Market, which will also be taking place at the
                                                      salads, pasta and more. Don’t miss out!
Domes. Spending money is encouraged.

March 28th
Panda Hut - $20
7136 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis
1:00-3:00 p.m.
MAXIMUM: 20
Join us at the greatest Chinese buffet around!
There’s something for everyone.

                                     Diners Club Deal
                   Sign up for all five restaurant outings and save $10!
                        (see page 17 for more restaurant outings)

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Do you
                               want
                             to be in
                   the next Rec Guide? Make
                        sure you sign the
                         photo release
                         located in the
                          application!

      Do you have what it takes to be on our camp team?
     Summer 2015 is fast approaching! We are in need of dedicated,
     compassionate people like YOU to be a part of our team this year. Easter Seals
     Southeast Wisconsin is now hiring for summer camp!

     Available Positions:
     • Camp Leader                             • Camp CNA
     • Camp Site Leader                        • Camp Behavior Specialist

     Available Locations:
     • Wil-O-Way Grant, South Milwaukee • Holler Park, Milwaukee
     • Wil-O-Way Underwood, Wauwatosa • Schuetze Park, Waukesha

     Qualifications:
     In our summer camp program, you will be working with youth and adults with
     disabilities who have a wide variety of abilities and functioning levels. Your
     interaction with our campers will have such a positive impact on their summer.

     We can’t wait to meet you! Vist the Careers page on our website to apply today!

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Sunday Community Outings

February 15th                                      April 12th
Dave & Busters - $20                               Bingo at Legion - $15
2201 N. Mayfair Rd., Wauwatosa                     6351 W. Grange Ave., Greendale
3:00-6:00 p.m.                                     5:30-7:30 p.m.
MAXIMUM: 20                                        MAXIMUM: 12
Dave & Busters is a great place to be a kid        It’s your favorite game with a change of scenery!
again. Join us for a good meal, as well as a fun   Come out for an evening of bingo. Bingo runs
time playing games and winning prizes!             from 6:00-7:15 p.m., but arrive at 5:30 p.m. so that
                                                   you will have time to grab something from the
March 8th                                          snack bar before playing and get a good seat.
                                                   Spending money is encouraged.
Movies at Value Cinema - $10
6912 S. 27th St., Oak Creek
12:15-3:15 p.m.                                    April 26th
MAXIMUM: 20                                        Disney In Concert: Tale As Old As
Lights, camera, ACTION! Let’s see a movie          Time - $30
together. Please be sure to bring spending         929 N. Water St., Milwaukee
money for concessions. Please note the time        2:00-4:30 p.m.
change!                                            MAXIMUM: 15
                                                   Let the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra help you
March 22nd                                         feel like a child again. The Disney’s Tale As Old As
Perkins - $20                                      Time performance will feature musical renditions
2878 S. 108th St., West Allis                      of Disney songs, and there will even be actors
3:00-5:00 p.m.                                     acting out a few scenes from some of your
MAXIMUM: 20                                        favorite classics. The show will begin promptly at
It’s one of everyone’s favorite sit-down           2:30 p.m. Please arrive at 2:00 p.m. in order for
restaurants. Join us at Perkins where you can      the Easter Seals group to have time to find their
order breakfast or dinner, whichever you prefer!   seats before the performance. Registration for
                                                   this event will close on March 26th or when we’ve
                                                   reached capacity.

    Please be mindful of registration closing dates. Registrations will not be accepted
    after an outing’s closing date, and registration may close sooner if capacity is
    reached. Easter Seals encourages interested participants to apply quickly for
    outings that require tickets or that have a smaller maximum allowed. A Respite
    Supervisor will contact you upon receiving your registration and will let you know if
    you have secured a spot in the outing.

    If you are not registered for an outing, staff will not know to expect you and
    therefore may not be waiting for you. Keeping your safety in mind, BE SURE YOU
    ARE REGISTERED FOR AN OUTING BEFORE ATTENDING.

                 Notes for Community Outings
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Additional Program Policies

     MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT                                          cut or bruise occurs, a staff member will call to notify
     There are maximum limits for enrollment in each             the parent/guardian first, and if they are unavailable,
     program. If a program reaches its maximum, you              the emergency contact person next. It is critical that
     will be contacted by phone and given the option of          this contact information is up-to-date on the AIF. If
     switching to a different program, receiving a credit        there is a medical emergency, staff will call 911 first,
     toward a future program or receiving a refund check.        then notify parent/guardian or emergency contact.

     RETURNED CHECK POLICY                                       TRANSPORTATION
     All checks returned for insufficient funds, accounts        Participants are responsible for their own
     closed or no account will be charged a $35 fee plus         transportation arrangements. Easter Seals staff will
     the cost of the outstanding program fee.                    ONLY be present during the scheduled program times
                                                                 listed in the program guide. Participants should plan
     POLICY QUESTIONS                                            to arrive NO EARLIER THAN 15 MINUTES prior to the
     If you have questions regarding any of these policies       start time of any program or dance.
     or need assistance with the registration process,
     please contact Easter Seals at (414) 449-4444 and ask       INCLEMENT WEATHER
     for a Respite Supervisor.                                   Please look or listen for WIL-O-WAY RECREATION
                                                                 CENTER or EASTER SEALS RECREATION CENTER on
     2015 KEY CARD MEMBERSHIP                                    TMJ4, News Radio 620 WTMJ or 94.5 WKTI for any
     Individuals with disabilities, ages 16 and older, are       closing or cancellation due to inclement weather.
     required to become Key Card Members to register for         This applies to programs and special events held at
     our programs. The only exception is the Friday Night        community locations such as bowling alleys.
     Dances where you can pay the non-member fee.
     There are many benefits from becoming a Key Card            PARTICIPANT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
     member – see the flyer included in this book or call        It is the goal of Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin
     (414) 278-3930. The Key Card Application is located in      to ensure that all complaints are addressed and
     the center of this book as an insert. PLEASE NOTE: Key      resolved in a timely manner. This complaint resolution
     Card membership is good for the calendar year from          process is designed to provide you with easy access
     January 1st to December 31st and must be renewed            to the correct contacts. A participant, guardian,
     each year. Key Card memberships are processed by            ward, family member, caregiver or other interested
     Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities.      party may report a complaint about services
     Applications and payments must be mailed to their           provided by Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin within
     offices – NOT to Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin.          45 days of the occurrence. The complaint may be
     Detailed instructions are located on the Key Card           expressed verbally, in writing or by any alternative
     Application.                                                method through which the individual ordinarily
                                                                 communicates. You will not be discriminated against
     MEDICATIONS & HEALTH CARE                                   or threatened in any way for reporting a complaint.
     Easter Seals staff will not be responsible for              For more information or to file a complaint, contact
     administration of medications to participants. If a         the Client Rights Specialist at (414) 963-5935.
     participant will need medication during a program
     time, it is their responsibility to self-administer or      AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
     make arrangements for a caregiver to coordinate             Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin and the Milwaukee
     administration. Easter Seals staff will also not be         County Office for Persons with Disabilities comply with
     responsible for personal cares during the program. If       the ADA and will make reasonable accommodations
     a participant needs assistance with toileting or other      to enable people with disabilities to participate
     personal cares, a caregiver MUST attend with the            in and enjoy recreation programs. If you need
     participant. The health and safety of our participants      accommodations or would like a copy of this
     is very important to us. Please complete the Annual         program guide in an alternative format, please call
     Information Form (AIF) carefully so that we have as         Easter Seals at (414) 449-4444 and ask for a Respite
     much information as possible. Our staff makes every         Supervisor.
     effort to manage risks and set guidelines for safe
     recreation. However, our staff are not trained medical
     professionals. In the event of a medical situation,
     staff will respond with first aid when appropriate. If an
     injury or medical situation more serious than a minor
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Do you
                                                           want
                                                         to be in
                                               the next Rec Guide? Make
                                                    sure you sign the
                                                     photo release
                                                     located in the
                                                      application!

             Spring Fling
             Enjoy food, games and bingo!
                    Sunday, June 7th
                        1-4 p.m.
           Wil-O-Way Underwood
      10602 Underwood Pkwy., Wauwatosa
                      Non-Key Card Members: $5
                       Key Card Members: FREE*
      *You MUST have your Key Card Number ready if you wish to attend for free.

To Register: Please pre-register by marking the Spring
Fling event on the registration form. Call Amy Look at
(414) 550-2294 with any questions.

Please Note: Food will be served from 1-2 p.m. We ask
that you pre-register before May 29th to secure your spot so
that we can ensure enough food and supplies are available
to all participants.
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Non-Profit Org.
Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin                         U.S. Postage
2222 S. 114th Street                                         PAID
                                                        Milwaukee, WI
West Allis, WI 53227                                    Permit No. 2781

                  in collaboration with
                  Milwaukee County
                  Office for Person with Disabilities

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