September 2016 Therapeutic Programs

Masters Bocce for Individuals 22 and older

Bocce has been played for centuries but is new to Rockdale County. Bocce requires a minimum of physical ability but a maximum of strategy, teamwork and fun. It’s also an excellent way of meeting other adults with similar interests.
Date:  Thursdays, September 1 – September 29
Time:  11:00-12:00 pm
Location:  Bocce Courts at Softball fields Johnson Park 1781 Ebenezer Rd
Fee: Free, but must register at 678-662-4444

 

Miracle League Baseball

Miracle league baseball provides opportunities for children with disabilities of all forms to play baseball, regardless of their abilities. It provides them the opportunity to experience the joy and benefits that come from playing our National pastime – baseball.
Date: Fridays and Saturdays September 9 – October 15
Time: Friday evenings and Saturday morning games
Location: Legion Field, 1260 Main Street, Conyers
Fee: $30 for registration before August 5, $50 for registration after August 5, to register call404-295-7232 or go to miracleleaguerockdale.com

 

Special Olympics Masters Fall Softball

This is Softball for All! Everybody plays and has fun. We are looking for 16 year old and over participants for our summer softball team. We will have regular practices, home and away games and compete in the Fall State Games and other tournaments!
Date: Wednesdays, September 7th – October 5th
Time: 6:00-7:00 pm
Location: Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers
Fee: Free, Sign up at 770-278-7249, email tom.mcpike@rockdalecountyga.gov or at Johnson Park

 

 

Friday Night Live Disco Dance

Looking for something fun to do? Come join us for our disco night where we will listen to popular dance music, dance with friends, and meet new friends. Be ready to participate in our Cha-Cha slide and learn some new dance moves. This will be an exceptional night so come prepared to have fun!! Please note light refreshments will be served.
Date: Friday, September 9
Time: 6:30-8:00 pm
Location: Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers
Fee: $2

 

Apple Orchard Tour and Apple Picking

We’re going to an orchard in North Georgia to see how apples are planted, cultivated, and picked. We’ll tour the farm, take a hayride and pick our own delicious apples to take home.
Date: Monday. Sept 12
Time: 9:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: Bus Leaves from Johnson Park
Fee: $15 includes quarter peck of apples, bring extra money if you want to buy extra apples or apple products
NOTE: Bring own sack lunch

 

Make it Take it Crafts – Origami

It’s our first ever origami craft night! Come join us as we learn about the art of paper folding. We’ll try our hands at flowers, clothing and many more forms of the ancient art form.
Date: Wednesday, September 14
Time: 6:00-7:30 pm
Location: Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers
Fee: $7

 

Wednesday Walkers Club – Geocaching

Come join us in getting fit and making new friends. This month we’ll meet at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit and try our hand at geocaching together. Geocaching is a worldwide game of hide and seek. We’ll use GPS systems to locate some hidden items and might even find some treasure!
Date: Wednesday, September 21st
Time: 10:00-11:30 am, bus leaves from Johnson Park
Location: Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers
Fee: Free

 

 

Nash Farm Rodeo Trip

Yee-Haw!! Saddle up as we take a trip to the 2016 Nash Farm Rodeo in Henry County. On this night we will see a variety of rodeo acts and be sure to have a good time. Wear your boots and cowboy hat and don’t miss out.
Date: Friday, September 23
Time: 5:00 p.m., bus leaves from Johnson Park
Location: Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers
Fee: $20

 

North Georgia State Fair

Come enjoy the food, displays, entertainment, rides, games, and booths of one of the best fairs in Georgia.
Date: Tuesday, September 27
Time: 4:00 p.m., bus leaves from Johnson Park
Location: Johnson Park, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers
Fee: $2, cost includes dinner, transportation, admission and rides!
Please note there will be a limit of 4 tickets per family.

 

Girls Club—Bowling

Participate with other girls 13 and older with special needs in exploring activities unique to women’s interests. We’ll get together and make friends hanging out, going places, sharing interests and discovering new experiences together.
Date: Thursday, September 29
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Location: Meet at AMF Bowl, 855 Flat Shoals Rd, SE, Conyers
Fee: $8.00, includes shoe rental and games