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Day for Children with Special Needs

 

This event is reserved for children with special needs and their families

  • Date: October 20 at 11:00 AM
  • Venue: La Maison Française

What it is about...

Day for Families with Special Needs Children

KEEN Day is a full day of activities for children with special needs and their families, featuring performances, movies, storytelling, and more! Countries represented include Bulgaria, Ireland, and the United States.

Program

11:30AM – 12:10PM - A Mother's Tear: A Bulgarian tale of Mother’s boundless love in sand art and shadow puppetry. A one-person story-telling show of sand art and shadow puppets, designed and performed live in front of audiences with the artist-puppeteer Julia Tasheva

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM – Zumba Dance with KEEN

12:30 PM to 1:15 PM – Shannon Dunne School of Dance presents a fast-paced review highlighting several styles of Irish dancing, accompanied by traditional Irish music! As the dancers whirl to the lively sounds of Celtic jigs, you’ll have a hard time keeping your own feet still!

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Irish Crafts by Sandy Hoar (Ireland)

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Zumba Dance with KEEN

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM - Carpathia Folk Dance Company (Bulgaria & Romania)

2:30 PM – 3:10 PM - A Mother's Tear: A Bulgarian tale of Mother’s boundless love in sand art and shadow puppetry. A one-person story-telling show of sand art and shadow puppets, designed and performed live in front of audiences with the artist-puppeteer Julia Tasheva

 

Throughout the day we will be screening short films from Malta, Portugal and Slovenia.

There will also be crafts, a caricaturist, short films and face painting – and you’re invited to wear your Halloween costume!

 

KEEN Greater DC is a non-profit, volunteer-led organization providing one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities, thereby fostering the self-esteem, confidence, skills, and talents that allow young people facing even the most significant challenges to meet their individual goals.

This event is reserved for children with special needs, and their families.

Please be advised that for security reasons:

- ID's will be checked at the gate.

- Embassy staff and security services cannot allow large bags or backpacks to be brought onto Embassy grounds. Any large bags will be confiscated at the entrance gate before the owner can be granted entry.

Street parking.

 

 

 

2018-10-20 11:00:00 2018-10-20 16:00:00 America/New_York KEEN Day European Union Delegation in the US: KEEN Day La Maison Française - Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Road NW, Washington DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
October 20, 2018

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

La Maison Française - Embassy of France,
4101 Reservoir Road NW,
Washington DC 
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