Recreational

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Special thank you to the Waterville Community Foundation for providing scholarship opportunities to the individuals who participate in Friday Night Fun.

Northwest Ohio Area

Friday Night Fun

Friday Night Fun is offered every SECOND and FOURTH FRIDAY of every month from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The second Friday of each month is for teens with autism and the fourth Friday of each month is for adults with autism. The program is held at the Hope United Methodist Church in Whitehouse, OH. Outdoor activities, meal prep, family-style meals, crafts, games, movies, and clean-up make up the majority of the evening. Reservations are required to attend. The cost of each session is $35.  Please call 419 875 6986 for more information. 

Social Skills

The Bittersweet Social Skills Program and the University of Toledo Recreational Therapy Program are collaborating together to offer a six-week session to adolescents with autism, ages 13-22.  The session will include themed party games and fun activities to enhance social skills development.  More details are below.  

Location:  Health Ed Building on UT campus

Ages: 13-22, Limited to 20 students

Dates: October 17,24, November 7, 14, 28, December 5

Cost $210.00 for a 6-week session

RSVP is required by October 15 (RSVP to Heidi LeGrand at hlegrand@bittersweetfarms.org; 419 875 6986, ext. 1204).

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Lima Area

Friday Night Fun

Friday Night Fun is a recreational program for individuals with autism to enjoy an evening of leisure, community activities, and relationship building.  There are two groups to choose from:


Totally Awesome Group (TAG) Lima 071316 2

Named by the participants of the program, Totally Awesome Group (TAG) is for adolescents ages 16-19. The group meets one Friday per month. TAG participants enjoy activities at the Lima campus, as well as off campus activities such as bowling, putt-putt golf, and movies.


The Edge

The Edge program is held one Friday per month for adults age 20 and older. The group participates in activities at Betty’s Farm, as well as off campus activities such as bowling, putt-putt golf, movies, and going out to eat.

Please note that funding for these programs must be finalized prior to participating in these services. For additional information on social and leisure activities please contact Robert Foreman at 419.205.2841 or rforeman@bittersweetfarms.org.