HCAS Events

 

  • ONGOING – Adult Social Group  
    For independent adults with ASD aged 24 and up
    Meets most Saturdays, 5:30-7:30pm either at HCAS or in the community.  Email ekmyers@gmail.com for information.
  • January 25, 2020 – 3:30-4:30pm  (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and prepare)
    FREE Yoga for Children, Teens & Young Adults with ASD
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • January 26, 2020 – 6:30-8:30pm  (We are at capacity for this event and registration is now CLOSED)
    Winter POOL PARTY!
    Lifetime Fitness, 7220 Lee DeForest Drive, Columbia, MD
  • January 28, 2020 – 6:30-8:30pm  (Camps interested in participating should email info@howard-autism.org) 
    Special Needs Camp Fair – FREE To attend!
    Cedar Lane School, 11630 Scaggsville Road, Fulton, MD (Snow date is February 4, 2020)
  • January 30, 2020 – 6:00-7:30pm  
    Dad’s Night Out! — Ask for John Clutts or the HCAS Dad’s Group
    Food Plenty, 12250 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, MD
  • January 30, 2020 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    Transition Parents Group with HCPSS – Speaker from Maryland ABLE !
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • January 31, 2020 – 7:00pm – CLICK to Purchase Tickets  (Interested artists/performers contact momofzoe@hotmail.com)
    HCAS Shine In Your Own Light Showcase: Performances and Visual Art by Teens and Adults with Autism
    Howard County Arts Council, 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
  • February 1, 2020 – 3:30-4:30pm  (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and prepare)
    FREE Yoga for Children, Teens & Young Adults with ASD
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • February 7, 2020 –7:00-9:00pm  (RSVP to jacqueline.cooper@capitalone.com or 301-500-4598 by 2/5/20)
    HCAS Mom’s Night Out hosted by Jackie Robinson-Cooper
    9682 Maryland Ave., Laurel, MD (Bring side dishes & desserts to share.  Main dishes provided by Jackie!)
  • February 8, 2020 – 3:30-4:30pm  (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and prepare)
    FREE Yoga for Children, Teens & Young Adults with ASD
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • February 11, 2020 – 7:00-9:00pm  
    Monthly Speaker Series: Panel discussion on HOUSING and an update on the HCAS Patuxent Commons Housing Initiative
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • February 13, 2020 – 7:30 – 9:00pm  
    Asperger’s Family Support Group  
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • February 15, 2020 – 3:30-4:30pm  (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and prepare)
    FREE Yoga for Children, Teens & Young Adults with ASD
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • February 16, 2020 – 11:30am-12:30pm CLICK for more information
    Sensory-Friendly Sundays at Robinson Nature Center – for all ages
    6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD
  • https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Recreation-and-Parks/Facilities/Robinson-Nature-Center/Sensory-Friendly-Visits
  • February 18, 2020 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    General Support Group  
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • February 19, 2020 –Noon-1:30pm  (CLICK to register)
    Brown Bag Workshop – Special Needs Planning: Caring for All the Members of Your Family with James w. Curran, III, CFP and Monty Knittle CFA of Harbor Investment Advisory
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • February 18, 2020 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    Transition Parents Group with HCPSS
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • February 22, 2020 – 3:30-4:30pm  (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and prepare)
    FREE Yoga for Children, Teens & Young Adults with ASD
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • February 28, 2020 – BINGO Night! – 5:30pm Doors Open; 6-9pm BINGO  (CLICK to register!)
     BINGO NIGHT!   $10 per person includes entry and 10 games; dinner/snacks available for purchase.
    Linwood Center, 3421 Martha Bush Drive, Ellicott City, MD
  • February 29, 2020 – 3:30-4:30pm  (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and prepare)
    FREE Yoga for Children, Teens & Young Adults with ASD
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • March 7, 2020 – 3:30-4:30pm  (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and prepare)
    FREE Yoga for Children, Teens & Young Adults with ASD
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • March 8, 2020 – 11:30am-12:30pm CLICK for more information
    Sensory-Friendly Sundays at Robinson Nature Center – for all ages
    6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD
  • March 12, 2020 –7:30-9:00pm  
    Asperger’s Family Support Group
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • March 14, 2020 – 3:30-4:30pm  (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and prepare)
    FREE Yoga for Children, Teens & Young Adults with ASD
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • March 17, 2020 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    General Support Group  
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • March 19, 2020 – 6:30-8:30pm
    Annual Meeting with HCPSS Department of Special Education
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • March 21, 2020 – 3:30-4:30pm  (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and prepare)
    FREE Yoga for Children, Teens & Young Adults with ASD
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • March 26, 2020 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    Transition Parents Group with HCPSS
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • March 28, 2020 – 3:30-4:30pm  (Please arrive 10 minutes early to sign in and prepare)
    FREE Yoga for Children, Teens & Young Adults with ASD
    Yoga Center of Columbia, 8950 MD-108, #109, Columbia, MD
  • April 2, 2020 — WORLD AUTISM DAY
  • April 15, 2020 – 7:00-8:30pm  
    Monthly Speaker Series: Your Child’s Just Been Diagnosed With Autism.  Now What?  Our Parent Panel share their experiences of their own autism journey with.  Designed for both newly diagnosed families as well as those further along in the journey.  
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • April 19, 2020 – 11:30am-12:30pm CLICK for more information
    Sensory-Friendly Sundays at Robinson Nature Center – for all ages
    6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD
  • April 25, 2020 – 7:00-Midnight
    2020 HCAS Pieces of the Puzzle Gala — CASINO NIGHT!
    Turf Valley Resort, Ellicott City, MD
  • May 13, 2020 –Noon-1:30pm  (CLICK to register)
    Brown Bag Workshop – Challenging Behaviors with staff from Verbal Beginnings
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • May 17, 2020 – 11:30am-12:30pm CLICK for more information
    Sensory-Friendly Sundays at Robinson Nature Center – for all ages
    6692 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD
  • May 19, 2020 –Noon-1:30pm   
    Monthly Speaker Series – Speaker TBA
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • June 16, 2020 –Noon-1:30pm   
    Monthly Speaker Series – Special Guest: Dr. Rebecca Landa, PhD, CCC-SLP, Founder and Director, Center for Autism and Related Disorders and the Reach Research Program at Kennedy Krieger Institute
    HCAS, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD
  • October 3, 2020 – 9am Registration  10am Walk & 5K  
    2020 HCAS One Step Closer Autism Walk & 5K Run
    Centennial Park (Pavilions A, B, C, D), 10000 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD