What’s Happening in Our Neighborhood
We live in an amazing community with many opportunities for involvement and inclusion for our families. PAASS collaborates with several organizations in Marin County to promote fun and engaging activities for everyone. Below you’ll find information about local events, community gatherings, and social opportunities.
Most activities are free through the generous donations of our sponsors and volunteers. A nominal registration fee may be required for participation in some events. Scholarships may be available. Contact us for more information.
Want to volunteer, donate, or sponsor a PAASS program? Please let us know.
Friday Night Club Marin
Free ongoing event. RSVP required.
Date: Friday, October 20, 2017
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: Recreation House Cabin
60 Tennessee Valley Road, Mill Valley
Save the date for the next FNCM event December 1st
NEW! Sibshops: Peer Support for Siblings
November 12, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Please join us for a Sibshop on Sunday November 12, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sibshops provide young brothers and sister peer support and information in a lively, recreational setting. This workshop is for siblings 8-12 years old. There is some flexibility on the ages but please contact Janet to discuss whether an appropriate exception. You can email Janet with any questions.
Here is what you can expect from this workshop:
• Meet other sibs (usually for the first time)
• Have fun
• Talk about the good and not-so-good parts of having a sib with special needs with others who “get it”
• Play some great games
• Learn how other brother and sisters handle sticky situations sometimes faced by brothers and sisters
• Learn something about the services their brothers and sister receive; and
• Have some more fun!
There will be a $10 donation to offset the costs of the lunch and snacks.
Sensitive Santa Event
December 9, 2017, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The holidays will be here soon!.
SAVE THE DATE! Sensitive Santa is returning to Marin on December 9th at All Children Academics. Professionals Empowering Parents – PEP and Arnold Advocacy, Special Education Solutions are hosting a wonderful opportunity for families to experience the festivities with Santa Claus, photos, and fun in a sensory-friendly environment. This year there will be therapy dogs, a sensory room, games, and of course photos with Santa! Donations benefit Matrix Parent Network + Resource Center. PAASS is proud to be a sponsor of this event. Click the button below for more details and to reserve your spot now.
Our hiking program began on March 15th, 2016 with a walk down to Tennessee Valley Beach. We hope to use this activity as a supplement in between our seasons. We plan on having multiple hikes over the summer on wheelchair accessible paths. Hikes offer an opportunity for parents, guardians, and family members of PAASS participants to be included in the program along with their children and others in a relaxed environment. We also encourage our volunteers to come along as the hikes are a ton of fun!
West Point Inn Pancake Breakfast
July 9, 2017
We do an annual hike every summer to West Point Inn for pancakes. This summer we hike on July 9th starting at 9:00 AM. The West Point Inn “legendary pancake breakfast” includes eggs, sausage, and hot coffee. Juice and cantaloupe are also available.
ISC Summer Block Party
June 25, 2017
Get your tickets now for the ICS Summer Block Party on June 25th! Integrated Community Services is an organization that supports adolescents and young adults transition to independence. This fun event brings families in our community together and is being hosted at the Mill Valley Community Center. We hope to see you there!
CVNL Bay Area Human Race
May 13, 2017
5K Run • Walk • Dog Walk • Community Village • Music • Food • Kids Races
Race day features a fun and energizing 5K run/walk at the historic Marin County Civic Center lagoon park and fairgrounds, including music, Kids Races and activities, a dog walk, the Community Village Fair and a pancake breakfast. The event is open to everyone — and the entire community is invited to participate. Hundreds of volunteers, spectators and supporters donate to causes and contribute to the success.
Mill Valley Little League
Opening Day Parade March 18, 2o17
The Challenger League participated in the Opening Day Parade and first pitch for the entire Mill Valley Little League on Saturday, March 18th. The Parade was led by the traditional bagpipe brigade followed by PAASS players and families.