September-October 2023 Calendar and Newsletter

GO! Get Outdoors Activities

September 13th 1-3 p.m. Homestead Farm Center
October 11th: 1-3 Home Depot


Friday Nights Out-September and October 2023
5-6 p.m.

The September 15th Friday Night Out will be sponsored by the Homestead Farm Center. We are excited to have the FNO as follow-up to the very successful Homestead BBQ in August. You will have the opportunity to enjoy BBQ and purchase the amazing crafts and products that were made by the RURAL program and DAC clients over the summer. Dine in or take out and RSVP required.

The October 27th Friday Night Out will be our Halloween Trunk or Treat. We are really excited to hold our 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat at the new DAC location. Parking and entrance will be available at the front of the building and at the radio station. Decorated trunks and activities will be on the back/lower level of the parking lot and this area will be blocked off for walking through.

Please let us know if you will be attending and/or decorating a trunk and giving out treats!

Empower Hour
FSU Basketball Camp
October 4, 2023    1-2 p.m.

Join us for the 2nd Annual Empower Hour Basketball Camp with the Fairmont State Men’s Basketball Team. The camp will include skill building, a scrimmage game, and meeting the team and coaches.
All are invited but please be sure to RSVP to the DAC if you plan to attend.
Transportation is available for those in need.

Experience IT Co-Op
Full STEM Ahead and Creative Arts
A partnership of the DAC and Homestead Farm Center

The DAC and HFC are pleased to continue the very successful Full STEM Ahead and Creative Arts classes that include:

  • Make it Mondays: September and October: Painting with Acrylics
  • Tuesday STEAM: September: Chemistry
                                   October: Earth Science
  • Try This Thursday (TTT): September: Public Speaking  
                                             October: Music/Choir

All Morning Enrichment programs will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. and will be held in 1-month blocks. Please plan to attend the entire monthly session from the start. Check the calendar for full details and descriptions of classes.

#Higherground Building Fund and
DAC Expansion

#Higherground Expansion continues at DAC with projects including the outdoor classroom (completed), DAC-Wilfong Wellness Center, and the vertical platform lift (In progress) on the main DAC facility. Grant writing and fundraising is underway for the DAC-Wilfong Wellness Center and the properties across the street and the sites have been cleared for the construction of the one of a kind, accessible gym and wellness space.

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