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March Group Respite Activities

March 2018 Saturday Group Flier

Saturday, March 3rd "I saw the sign!"
Cost: $5 for supplies

Come join us at OU to help make signs and posters for the NAIA Basketball tournament. OU is sponsoring a team this year and we want to show our support! We will be playing games and making crafts!

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Saturday, March 10th "NAIA Quarter Finals"
Cost: TBD

Come with us as we attend the NAIA Quarter finals games! Basketball at it's finest! It will be a fun filled day!!

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Saturday, March 17th "Let's go to the movies!"
Cost: 15$ to cover tickets and concessions

Come with us as we all go to the movies. The movie will be picked that day as a group, under supervision of our staff making sure it is appropriate for all ages. It will be a spectacular time!

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Saturday, March 24th "Olympics at OU"
Cost: No Cost

Come with us to OU to participate in the OU Olympics. We will be playing the Wii Olympics as well as other Olympic Activities! Go for the GOLD!

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Saturday, March 31st "Pizza, Bowling, and fun!"
Cost: 15$ to bowl and have lunch

Got time to spare?! Come with us as we go bowling! Three strikes and you're not out!! We will be ordering pizza at the bowling alley for lunch. We will be knocking them down, one pin at a time.


February Group Respite Activities

February 2018 Saturday Group Flier

Saturday, February 3rd “Let’s go to the movies!”
Cost: $15 to cover tickets and concessions

Come with us as we all go to the movies. The movie will be picked that day as a group, under supervision of our staff making sure it is appropriate for all ages. It will be a spectacular time!

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Saturday, February 10th “Cupid’s Crush”
Cost: 4$ for supplies

Come join us at OU as we make Valentine’s for our friends and family!! We will be making handmade Valentines and playing a Valentines themed minute to win it!!

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Saturday, February 17th “Pizza and Skates”
**THIS IS A TIME CHANGE, EVENT STARTS AT 5:00**
Cost: 8$ for admission and snacks.

Please come join us at OU for some pizza with friends, and after we eat we will be going to Rollerama for some roller-skating fun!

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Saturday, February 24th “Bandits Football”
**THIS IS A TIME CHANGE, GAME STARTS AT 6:00**
Cost: TBD

Touchdown! Come with us to support our local Sioux City Bandits take on Sioux City Stampede. We will be meeting at OU at 6:00pm, then making our way to the game. First downs to touch downs-That’s how we roll!


January Group Respite Activities

January 2018 Saturday Group Flier

Saturday, January 6th “Let’s go to the movies!”
Cost: $15 to cover tickets and concessions

Come with us as we all go to the movies. The movie will be picked that day as a group, under supervision of our staff making sure it is appropriate for all ages. It will be a spectacular time! Sitting in the darkness…what a world to see!

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Saturday, January 13th “The Artist Within”
Cost: No Cost

Come take a trip with us to the Sioux City Art Museum. We will get a good understanding of all the different types of Art there is. After that, we will come back to OU and make our own Masterpiece!

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Saturday, January 20th “A day at OU”
Cost: No Cost

Come join us for a day of Leisure! No plans in place for us! We will be spending the day at OU. We can play board games, play basketball and other sports in the gym, watch a movie, draw, read and so much more! A day to take it easy and relax with friends!

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Saturday, January 27th “Let’s make History!”
Cost: No Cost

Come with us as we travel around the historical landmarks of Sioux City? Curious what Sioux city has to hold? We will find out today! We will be going to the Lewis and Clark interpretive center, the Sioux City Museum, and many more!


September Group Respite Activities

September 2017 Saturday Group Flier

Saturday, September 2nd “ARTSPLASH”
Cost: TBA

Please come join us as we make our way to art splash. Here we can explore our options with art while learning about artists and those involved in art throughout Sioux land. You don’t want to miss out!

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Saturday, September 9th “Music is the key to the soul”
Cost: None

Come with us to Vermillion, SD!! Here we will make our way through the music museum and see all sorts of different instruments. Life is one, grand sweet song….so let’s start the music!

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Saturday, September 16th “Mustangs FootBall”
Cost: $15 to cover tickets and concessions

Touchdown! Football season is upon us! Come with us to support our local Morningside Mustangs take on Dordt College. First downs to touch downs-That’s how we roll!

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Saturday, September 23rd “Let’s go to the Movies”
Cost: $15 to cover tickets and concessions

Come with us as we make our way to the movies. The movie will be picked that day as a group, under supervision of our staff making sure it is appropriate for all ages. It will be a spectacular time! Sitting in the darkness…what a world to see!

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Saturday, September 30th “OU Family Day”
**TIME CHANGE-STARTS AT 11:00AM and ENDS AT 3:00PM**

Cost: None

Family Day is an OU tradition that has been around for many years.  It will be held from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Please come with us! EVERYONE! Those attending the HCBS Group Respite activity will be staying until 3:00 or leaving with families, Your Choice! OU will offer hamburgers, baked beans, chips, and dessert and will have several activities and games for all to enjoy. It will be a day like no other!


August Group Respite Activities

August 2017 Saturday Group Flier

Saturday, August 5th “Let’s go to the movies!”
Cost: 10 for Movie Ticket, More for food and/or concession

Come take a break from the heat as we all go to the movies. The movie will be picked that day as a group, under supervision of our staff making sure it is appropriate for all ages. It will be a spectacular time! Sitting in the darkness…what a world to see!

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Friday, August 11th “ZOO-topia”
Cost: 15$ Covers tickets and snacks/drinks

One…two…. ZOO! It’s a wild adventure when we go to the zoo! Come have some fun and see lots of different animals. We will be going to the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo. Meet at OU at 8:15 am. OU vans will depart at 8:30am. Pick up time at OU will be 5:00pm. It will be a roaring good time!

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 12th NO GROUP RESPITE

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Saturday, August 19th “OU the Science Crew!”
Cost: 4$ for supplies

Come join us at Opportunities Unlimited to dip our toes into science! We will be working together to create our own science experiments. Maybe rocks? Maybe slime? Come with us and have a great time! 

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Saturday, August 26th “Not all treasure is silver and gold!”
Cost: No Cost

We are going on a scavenger hunt! Join a team and find all the locations and objects on our OU scavenger list! It will be a hunting good time!

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Saturday, September 2nd “ARTSPLASH”
Cost: TBA

Please come join us as we make our way to art splash. Here we can explore our options with art while learning about artists and those involved in art throughout Sioux land. You don’t want to miss out!


July Group Respite Activities

July 2017 Saturday Group Flier

Saturday, July 1st “Let’s go to the movies!”
Cost: 15$ to cover tickets and concessions.

Come take a break from the heat as we all go to the movies. The movie will be picked that day as a group, under supervision of our staff making sure it is appropriate for all ages. It will be a spectacular time! Sitting in the darkness…what a world to see!

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Saturday, July 8th “Sunshine and Smiles!”
Cost: No Cost

Join us as we have an OU FIELD DAY! Activities included are kickball, water balloon fights, sprinkler fun, and so much more! OU will provide lunch and drinks. More information to follow! It will be a fun fun fun day!

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Saturday, July 15th “Home Run!”
*This is a time change. Game starts at 7:05pm*
Cost: 15$ to cover tickets and concessions.

Pack those peanuts and cracker jacks, it’s baseball time! Come join us as we watch an Explorers baseball game! It will be a grand slam of a time!

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Saturday, July 22nd “Stand by me…we’ll go places!”
Cost: No Cost

Join us as we support our friends in the Special Olympics Expo. Three noncompetitive events will include tennis, softball, and volleyball. This will be an event like no other! Location to be announced. Information to follow.

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Saturday, July 29th “All is FAIR in games and fun”
Cost: To be announced

It’s fair enough to say, it will be nothing but a fun day! Come with us as we make our way to the Plymouth County Fair. Time to eat and have fun! County Fair….do you dare?!


June Group Respite Activities

May 2017 Saturday Group Flier

Saturday, June 3rd “Take me out to the ball game”
*This is a time change 6:30pm-9:30pm*

Cost: 15$ to cover tickets and snacks/drinks

Pack those peanuts and cracker jacks, it’s baseball time! Come join us as we watch an Explorers baseball game!

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Saturday, June 10th “Pack the Park”

Cost: No Cost

Come have some fun in the sun with us as we pack the park! Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at Miracle Park. Miracle parks offers miniature golf, a softball field, play equipment, and a splash pad! It will be a PARK-ticular fun day!

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Friday, June 16th “ZOO-topia”

Cost: 15$ Covers tickets and snacks/drinks

One…two….ZOO! It’s a wild adventure when we go to the zoo! Come have some fun and see lots of different animals. We will be going to the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo. Meet at OU at 8:15 am. OU vans will depart at 8:30am. Pick up time at OU will be 5:00pm. It will be a roaring good time!

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SATURDAY, JUNE 17th NO GROUP RESPITE

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Saturday, June 24th “Splishing and a Splashing”

Cost: 1$ for admission, any extra for snacks/drinks

Swimming is as easy as H20! Come make some waves with us as we go swimming! We will be going to Riverside park to cool off and have some fun!


May Group Respite Activities

May 2017 Saturday Group Flier

Saturday, May 6th “Geocache Brigade”

Cost: No Cost

Come join us as we form our ranks and find some treasures! We will be going around the community to search for local geocaches working together as a team!

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Saturday, May 13th “Gone Fishing”

Cost: No Cost

Fishing is a REEL tough job, but we’re willing to TACKLE it! Join us as we make our way to Bacon Creek to go fishing! Some fishing poles will be provided. If you have your own please bring it along.

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Saturday, May 20th “Bandits and Bucks”
*This is a time change. The game starts at 7:00pm*

Cost: Money for concessions/souvenirs

The Sioux City Bandits take on the Bismarck Bucks for their final home game of the 2017 season! First downs to touchdowns, that’s how we roll! Kick-off is at 7:05pm!

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Saturday, May 27th Memorial Day
NO GROUP RESPITE THIS WEEKEND


April Group Respite Activities

April 2017 Saturday Group Flier

Saturday, April 1st “It’s a Bug’s life for Us”

Cost: $5

Come get your hands dirty! We are going to be making dirt cakes! Come join us at Opportunities Unlimited to put together your very own Oreo dirt cake. Once the cakes are made we will be watching a movie while we eat our deliciously buggy snacks!

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Saturday, April 8th “Lions, and Tigers, and Bears, Oh MY!”

*This activity is a time change. The circus starts at noon.*

Cost: Money for snacks and/or souvenirs!

Come one, Come all!!! The circus is in town! Please come join us as we watch the magical, gleaming and spectacular show! Please arrive at the Tyson events center by 11:45am. There will be a designated drop off zone. Time for pick-up TBA. It will be a grand time!

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Saturday, April 15th “Bowling Bonanza”

Cost: $11 to play, Any extra for drinks and/or snacks

Bowlers always have time to spare! Come join us for some bowling fun.

Bowling is a good way to exercise while having fun! You can get three strikes and you’re not out! It’s right up your alley!

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Saturday, April 22nd “Earth Day”

Cost: No Cost

Come celebrate our earth with a day of nature! We will be going to Dorothy Pecaut Nature center and taking a hike into nature! Snack will be provided at the center before departure. In case of inclement weather, arrangements will be made to have a nature day with activities inside at Opportunities Unlimited!

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Saturday, April 29th “Pack the Park!”

Cost: Pack your own Picnic lunch

Come join us as we come together to have a picnic! We will be going to a local Siouxland park and/or recreation center including options such as Bacon Creek and Stone park. In case of inclement weather, arrangements will be made to have a picnic inside at Opportunities Unlimited!