Giant Steps, an organization supporting those with Autism, is pairing their annual 5K Walk for Autism with a Stable Open House and pony rides on Saturday, October 6, 2018! The event will be held at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove. The event is from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm — the walk starts at 10:00 am and your can learn about their equine therapy program during the Stable Open House at 11:30 am. All ages and abilities are welcome.
Rich Harvest Farms
7S771 Dugan Road
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
St. Katherine Drexel Church
8S055 Dugan Road
Sugar Grove IL 60554
Schedule for the Giant Steps 5K
8:30 a.m. – Registration Begins
9:00 a.m. – 5K Walk Entrance opens, music, games, coffee, bagels, fruit
9:15 a.m. – Welcome/Equine Therapy Program Naming, Announcements
9:45 a.m. – Warm-Up with Melissa
9:50 a.m. – Walk Blessing
9:55 a.m. – National Anthem
10:00 a.m. – 5K Walk Begins
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Lunch & games
11:30 a.m. – Stable Open House & Pony Rides
Improv for Autism at Giant Steps
The Second City Training Center will be bringing their Improv for Autism classes to the western suburbs. Classes will be held in Lisle at Giant Steps, a school for children with Autism. Classes start this October and are for kids and young adults on the spectrum.
The classes at Giant Steps school will be held once a week for eight weeks. Each class session is 90 minutes long. Classes are open to students from ages 11-18 with a primary diagnosis of autism.
About Giant Steps
Since 1996, Giant Steps has been focused on providing education, therapeutic and recreational programs for Elementary, Junior High, High School students and young adults affected by autism, their families and the community. Our goal is to improve a child’s ability to interact, communicate, and develop academic and daily living skills.
2500 Cabot Drive
Lisle, IL 60532