Mark your calendars! 

#thisabilityGR Week will be celebrating people of all abilities and the organizations that support them from

March 21 - March 29

Saturday, March 21

Arts in Motion Studio West Michigan:

Dance On


10:00AM - 2:00PM

This is a dance party fun-raiser! Come cheer on and support our dancers!

Cost: FREE

Location: Indian Trails Camp
O-1859 Lake Michigan Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534
Learn more: TBA

Karin's Horse Connection:

Horses & Humans

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Experience and connect with our nice, gentle ponies and horses in a beautiful country setting. Relaxing, entertaining, healing, and fun!

Cost: FREE


8001 Patterson Ave SE

Caledonia, Michigan

Learn more:

Down Syndrome Association of West MI:

World Down Syndrome Day Dance - 90's Edition

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Join DSAWM to celebrate all of our friends with Down syndrome. This is open to the community. There will be pizza, dancing a DJ, face painting and more!

Cost: FREE

Location: The Masonic Center

233 Fulton St E, Ste 124,

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Learn more: or call 616-956-3488


Monday, March 23

Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired: 

Everyday Activities with Vision Loss/Blindness

9:00AM - 11:00AM

Artists Creating Together:

Public Open House

4:00PM - 7:00PM

H.U.G.S. Ranch:

Spring Open House

4:00PM - 6:00PM

Experience daily living tasks from the perspective of someone who is blind and/or visually impaired and learn how ABVI can help.

Cost: FREE


456 Cherry St SE

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Learn more: or call 616-458-1187


Create visual art, explore the studio, be musically inspired, and learn more about ACT and all arts for all abilities.

Cost: FREE

Location: The ACT Studio

1140 Monroe NW, Ste 4101

Grand Rapids, MI49503

Learn more: or call 616-885-5866


Come for a tour of the ranch and learn about the different programs we offer.

Cost: FREE

Location: H.U.G.S. Ranch

284 Byron Rd SW
Byron Center, Michigan 49315

Learn more: or call 616-312-5254


Tuesday, March 24

Comprehensive Therapy Center:

Marble Madness

10:00AM - 11:30AM

Join us for a rollin’ good time creating marble art designs with paint, paper, and lots of fun.

Cost: FREE

Location: Comprehensive Therapy Center

2505 Ardmore St SE Ofc 1
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

Learn more: or call 616-559-1054


Oasis Community of West Michigan:

Living Independently Discussion & Potluck​

5:30PM - 8:30PM

Have dinner with us and learn who Oasis is and how you can live more independently.

Cost: FREE

Location: TBA

Learn more:

Wednesday, March 25

Hearts for the Arts:

Open House/Open Studio​

12:00PM - 3:00PM

All ages and abilities are welcome to stop in any time during our Open Studio hours between noon - 3 p.m. to have fun, create and learn more about our studio!

Cost: FREE

Location: Hearts for the Arts Studio

1141 Quarry Ave NW,

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Learn more:


Thursday, March 26

Arts in Motion Studio West MI:

Open Arts Exploration/Fine Art Yoga​

1:00PM - 3:00PM

Take the time to learn about the studio , what we offer and how you might benefit.

Cost: FREE

Location: Arts in Motion Studio

147 Diamond Ave SE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

Learn more:


Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding:

Horse Time for EVERY Ability​

1:00PM - 3:00PM

Spend time learning about horses, meeting, grooming, and hanging out in the barn with our horse and cat friends.

Cost: FREE

Location: Equest Center

3777 Rector Ave NE

Rockford, Michigan

Learn more:


Down Syndrome Association of West MI:

Cooking Capers​

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Drop in to the 3rd floor kitchen of the Masonic Center to learn more about our Cooking Capers program and participate! One of our most popular programs that teaches independence.

Cost: FREE

Location: The Masonic Center

233 Fulton St E, Ste 124,

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Learn more: or call 616-956-3488


Friday, March 27

Disability Advocates of Kent County:

Disability Awareness Day 2020​


9:00AM - 1:30PM

Disability Awareness Day is about educating, empowering & interacting with our legislators. Keynote address, breakout sessions & legislative dialogue are the activities.

Cost: $20 
Pre-register or pay at the door. Scholarships available for those with financial need!

Location: GR Kroc Center

2500 Division Ave S

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507

Learn more: Disability Awareness Day 2020


Saturday, March 28

Artists Creating Together:

Collage 2020​


1:00PM - 2:00PM

Collage is a collaborative, family friendly performance that is free and open to all featuring performers of all abilities!

Cost: FREE

Location: Meijer-Royce Center for Dance

341 Ellsworth Avenue SW

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Learn more: Collage 2020


Sunday, March 29

Autism Support of Kent County:

Social and Friendship Group​


6:00PM - 7:30PM

Join us for fun in the gym where we will exercise, play games and make friends!

Cost: $5

Location: GYM of the Special Olympics Sports & Inclusion Center

160-68th Street SW

Grand Rapids, MI

Learn more: Register and find more info at


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Artists Creating Together is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Our EIN is 84-1698531.

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