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Upcoming Events

  • 2024 RAISE THE ROOF 5K AND FAMILY FUN WALK
    2024 RAISE THE ROOF 5K AND FAMILY FUN WALK
    Sat, Mar 09
    Rankin Lake Park
    Mar 09, 2024, 8:00 AM
    Rankin Lake Park, Rankin Lake, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Mar 09, 2024, 8:00 AM
    Rankin Lake Park, Rankin Lake, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Join us for our 3rd Annual Raise the Roof 5k and Family Fun Walk

  • RAISE THE ROOF FAMILY DANCE & SILENT AUCTION 2023
    RAISE THE ROOF FAMILY DANCE & SILENT AUCTION 2023
    Sat, Oct 14
    Gastonia
    Oct 14, 2023, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Gastonia, 1401 Hoffman Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Oct 14, 2023, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Gastonia, 1401 Hoffman Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Join us for a great night of dancing, food, and other fun activities for the whole family! Tickets are $10 per person and includes a spaghetti dinner.
  • Monster Mini Golf and Arcade
    Monster Mini Golf and Arcade
    Fri, Sep 15
    Gastonia
    Sep 15, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Gastonia, 3924 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056, USA
    Sep 15, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Gastonia, 3924 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056, USA
    Join us for a fun night with friends at Monster Mini Golf in Gastonia. Tickets are $5 per person and includes 1 round of mini golf, an arcade card, and pizza and snacks in the party room. This event is for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Independent Living Skills Workshop
    Independent Living Skills Workshop
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Aug 30
    Gastonia
    Aug 30, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Gastonia, 116 W 3rd Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Aug 30, 2023, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Gastonia, 116 W 3rd Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Join us for a 4-week workshop for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to learn independent living skills including money management, handling medicines and emergency situations, phone etiquette and communication skills, plus more.
  • KICKING IT WITH FRIENDS KICKBALL GAME
    KICKING IT WITH FRIENDS KICKBALL GAME
    Sat, Aug 05
    Gastonia
    Aug 05, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    Gastonia, 2017 E Ozark Ave, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Aug 05, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    Gastonia, 2017 E Ozark Ave, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Join us for a community kickball game for teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their friends and family.
  • Movie Night: Champions
    Movie Night: Champions
    Fri, Mar 10
    Gastonia
    Mar 10, 2023, 6:45 PM – 9:15 PM
    Gastonia, 3778 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Mar 10, 2023, 6:45 PM – 9:15 PM
    Gastonia, 3778 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Join the Special Needs Community Initiative, Special Olympics of Gaston County, and the Arc of Gaston County for the premiere of Champions featuring actors with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • 2023 RAISE THE ROOF 5K AND FAMILY FUN RUN
    2023 RAISE THE ROOF 5K AND FAMILY FUN RUN
    Sat, Mar 04
    Rankin Lake Park
    Mar 04, 2023, 8:00 AM
    Rankin Lake Park, Rankin Lake, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Mar 04, 2023, 8:00 AM
    Rankin Lake Park, Rankin Lake, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Join us for our 2nd Annual Raise the Roof 5k and Family Fun Run.
  • RAISE THE ROOF FAMILY DANCE & SILENT AUCTION 2022
    RAISE THE ROOF FAMILY DANCE & SILENT AUCTION 2022
    Sat, Oct 22
    Southminster Church
    Oct 22, 2022, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Southminster Church, 1401 Hoffman Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054
    Oct 22, 2022, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Southminster Church, 1401 Hoffman Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054
    A great night of dancing, food, and other fun activities for the whole family!
  • KICKING IT WITH FRIENDS KICKBALL GAME
    KICKING IT WITH FRIENDS KICKBALL GAME
    Sat, Sep 17
    Bradley Community Center
    Sep 17, 2022, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Bradley Community Center, 1200 Modena St, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Sep 17, 2022, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Bradley Community Center, 1200 Modena St, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Join us for a community kickball game for teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their friends and family (ages 13+).
  • Friendship and Dating Relationships Workshop
    Friendship and Dating Relationships Workshop
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Aug 31
    176 S Chester St, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Aug 31, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    176 S Chester St, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Aug 31, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    176 S Chester St, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Join us on Wednesday evenings in August from 6–8 pm in Gastonia for a group designed specifically for teens (ages 16+) and adults with I/DD to learn about friendship and dating relationships.
  • RAISE THE ROOF 5K AND FAMILY FUN RUN
    RAISE THE ROOF 5K AND FAMILY FUN RUN
    Sat, Mar 05
    Rankin Lake Park
    Mar 05, 2022, 8:30 AM
    Rankin Lake Park, Rankin Lake, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Mar 05, 2022, 8:30 AM
    Rankin Lake Park, Rankin Lake, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Join us for our First Annual Raise the Roof 5k and Family Fun Run.
  • Friday Night Out: Movie with Friends
    Friday Night Out: Movie with Friends
    Fri, Feb 18
    Regal Cinemas
    Feb 18, 2022, 4:00 PM
    Regal Cinemas, 3778 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Feb 18, 2022, 4:00 PM
    Regal Cinemas, 3778 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Join us for a movie night with friends. We will be watching the movie called Dog. We have rented the entire theater just for our group. Family is welcomed to stay or drop off and pick up after the movie.
  • Kicking it With Friends Kickball Game
    Kicking it With Friends Kickball Game
    Sat, Nov 06
    New Hope Baptist Church
    Nov 06, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT
    New Hope Baptist Church, 2024 Redbud Dr, Gastonia, NC 28056, USA
    Nov 06, 2021, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT
    New Hope Baptist Church, 2024 Redbud Dr, Gastonia, NC 28056, USA
    A community kickball game for teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), their friends and family (Ages 13 and up). This is a free event. All participants will receive a t-shirt and a hot dog lunch after the game.
  • Circles Relationships & Boundaries Group – 5 Week Session
    Circles Relationships & Boundaries Group – 5 Week Session
    Wed, Sep 01
    Gastonia
    Sep 01, 2021, 6:00 PM – Sep 29, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Gastonia, 176 S Chester St, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Sep 01, 2021, 6:00 PM – Sep 29, 2021, 6:00 PM
    Gastonia, 176 S Chester St, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    The Circles Curriculum is a nationally-recognized life skills curriculum that uses a video-modeling teaching method and proven effective with individuals with I/DD. Participants learn to recognize social boundaries, avoid exploitation and learn how to TOUCH, TALK TO, TRUST people in their circles.
  • RAISE THE ROOF ZUMBATHON 2020
    RAISE THE ROOF ZUMBATHON 2020
    Sat, May 02
    Rotary Centennial Pavilion
    May 02, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Rotary Centennial Pavilion, 107 N South St, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    May 02, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Rotary Centennial Pavilion, 107 N South St, Gastonia, NC 28052, USA
    Join us for our Annual Raise the Roof Zumbathon. Come dressed in your brightly colored zumba/workout clothes and be ready to dance the morning away for a great cause.
  • RESTAURANT FUNDRAISER
    RESTAURANT FUNDRAISER
    Thu, Feb 27
    On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
    Feb 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
    On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, 2409 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Feb 27, 2020, 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
    On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, 2409 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Join us on Thursday, February 27th at On the Border Mexican Grill for lunch or dinner and we will get 20% of the total sales from our supporters.
  • Raise the Roof Family Dance and Silent Auction
    Raise the Roof Family Dance and Silent Auction
    Sat, Sep 14
    Southminster Church
    Sep 14, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Southminster Church, 1401 Hoffman Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Sep 14, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Southminster Church, 1401 Hoffman Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    A great night of dancing for the whole family!
  • RAISE THE ROOF ZUMBATHON
    RAISE THE ROOF ZUMBATHON
    Fri, May 03
    207 S Chestnut St
    May 03, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    207 S Chestnut St, 207 S Chestnut St, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    May 03, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    207 S Chestnut St, 207 S Chestnut St, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
    Join us for our 1st Annual Raise the Roof Zumbathon. This is a GLOW dance party so come dressed in your brightly colored zumba/workout clothes and be ready to dance the night away for a great cause.

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