Activities and Events

Important Information:  Please read details below prior to scrolling down to view and register for any activity/event.

Evite Invitations:  For our regular participants that we have an e-mail address for, an Evite Invitation is sent out as a means to notify that “Registration is Open” or to “Save the Date”.  This also serves as a way for participants to be able to see who is attending in case they want to try and ride share.  Please continue to RSVP Yes, No or Maybe upon receipt, however please note that online registration or mail in registration is now required for each person attending prior to the deadline given along with payment if applicable.

Option to Invoice for “No Show”:  If you register for an activity/event online or by mail and are unable to attend, please notify us in writing at info@wmforward.org or by calling one of the numbers listed below prior to the applicable registration deadline.  If we are not notified of change in attendance prior to the deadline, we will not be able to issue a refund for any amount you paid.  In addition, if you have registered for a “FREE” spot paid on your behalf by We’re MOVING FORWARD! and do not notify us of your change in attendance before the applicable deadline or are a “no show”, we reserve the right to invoice you for the amount that was paid on your behalf.

Required Documents to Attend/Participate:  A Waiver-Media Release/Info Form is required for each person attending any We’re MOVING FORWARD! activity/event.  This information is for emergency purposes and also for us to gather statistics for grants.  We will never share your personal information without your prior consent.  “Click here” to see an example of the document.  This document is automatically generated and e-mailed to you upon registering for an activity/event online.  If you did not complete this information at the Christmas Party or have not mailed them to us in advance, you will be required to bring them with you to the first activity/event that you attend in 2018.  The document is good for the full year.

Transportation/Safety:  We’re MOVING FORWARD! does not provide anyone to assist with care and/or safety needs.  Participants are responsible for their own safety.  If mobility, cognitive, vision or other issues can be foreseen putting any participant at risk, it is the participant’s obligation to have a responsible party attend with them to assist with their needs and safety.  We also do not provide transportation.

Accessibility:  We’re MOVING FORWARD! is open to survivors of brain injury ages 18+ and their family members with varying abilities.  (Some activities/events are open to all family members and friends, any age)  The majority of our activities/events are wheelchair accessible; however, in our effort to provide a wide range of activities that challenge all of our participants, we do organize an occasional activity that is more suitable to those with less physical limitations as well.

Code of Conduct:  By responding, registering and/or paying for an activity or event for We’re MOVING FORWARD! You acknowledge that you have read and agree to abide by the “Code of Conduct”.

Questions:  Contact Ronda Alcorn (480) 209-7663 or Tara Pepiton (602) 909-7330.

 

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Jul 2018

Sat Jul21

401 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix AZ  85004

D-backs Inclusion Day

Family Friendly - Accessible

Chase Field

401 W. Jefferson Street, Phoenix AZ 85004

FREE to first 30 Survivors / Half Price ($13) for up to 25 Immediate Family/Caregivers / $26 for Extended Family & Friends

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Aug 2018

Sat Aug11

1825 E. Elliot Road, Tempe AZ

Pollack Tempe Cinemas

Ages 18+ / Accessible

For initial planning purposes, plan on the movies starting between 1:30pm – 3:30pm. / Will update when movies/times are available

Pollack Tempe Cinemas

1825 E. Elliot Road, Tempe AZ

FREE to the first 40 survivors thanks to Kelly Socha for sponsoring them! Family/caregivers/friends are also welcome and will pay their own cost of $3.50 at the theater.

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Sat Aug25

5025 E. Washington Street, Phoenix AZ  85034

Brainiacs Social #3 Food, Card Games, Black Jack, Poker and a Lipsync Competition!

Ages 18+ / Accessible

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Ability360 - Nina Mason Pulliam Conference Center

5025 E. Washington Street, Phoenix AZ 85034

FREE to survivors, immediate family and/caregivers. Additional family/friends welcome at a cost of $5.

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Sep 2018

Fri Sep07 - Sat 08

20808 E. Bartlett Dam Road, Carefree, AZ  85377

We're headed to Barrow's 22nd Annual Day on the Lake!

Attend with WMF on Friday 9/7 OR Saturday 9/8

Arrive to check in by 8:00 am / Ends at 3:00 pm

Bartlett Lake Marina

20808 E. Bartlett Dam Road, Carefree, AZ 85377

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Sun Sep23

2115 E. Southern Avenue, Mesa AZ  85204

Annual Social Bowl & Silent Auction Fundraiser

Everyone is welcome!

Check-in 11:00 -11:45 am / Bowling 12:00 - 2:00 pm

AMF Mesa Lanes

2115 E. Southern Avenue, Mesa AZ 85204

Registration is Open! Click on the link above to become a Sponsor, Register to Bowl/Fundraise, Volunteer or Donate

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Sat Sep29

9206 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale AZ  85250

iFly

All Ages / Accessible

5:30 Flight Time has opened up!

iFly - Come Help us Break a Record! (Details below)

9206 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale AZ 85250

Free Survivor spots are all gone - however you can participate at a huge discounted rate of $43.13!

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Oct 2018

Sat Oct13

11130 E. Cholla Street, Scottsdale AZ  85259

Annual "Play Ball" at the Miracle League of Arizona

Family Friendly / Accessible Adaptive Baseball

4:00 Check in and Early Dinner / Ball game 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Miracle League of Arizona

11130 E. Cholla Street, Scottsdale AZ 85259

FREE to survivors, immediate family and caregivers. Additional family and friends cost $5 p/p.

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Wed Oct17

17045 N. 59th Avenue, Glendale AZ  85308

Social Bowl "Wind Up" Party & Prizes and "Share the Dough" Night!

Everyone Welcome! Invite your family, friends and co-workers!

Seating begins at 6:30 Event ends at 8:30

Cucina Tagliani

17045 N. 59th Avenue, Glendale AZ 85308

Cost is your own

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Sat Oct27

1500 Historic Route 66, Williams AZ  86046

Bearizona Wildlife Park

Family Friendly (Accessible – with exception of bus ride at this time.  See info below)

Park opens at 9:00 am / Last car admitted at 4:00 / Closes at dusk. (See important times below)

Bearizona Wildlife Park

1500 Historic Route 66, Williams AZ 86046

UPDATE! As of 5/30/18 all FREE spaces are filled. You can still join us at the discounted rates shown below.

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Nov 2018

Sat Nov03

12330 N. White Road, Maricopa AZ  85139

Annual Day in the Country

Family Friendly / Accessible

2:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Evergreen Acres - Chad & Katie Buhr's

12330 N. White Road, Maricopa AZ 85139

FREE to survivors, immediate family/caregivers. Additional family and friends ages 13 & up $7. Children 4 to 13 years $5. Children under 4 are free.

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Sat Nov17

3102 N. 18th Avenue, Phoenix AZ  85015

Craft Day - Painting, Beading & More!

Ages 18+ / Accessible

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

3102 N. 18th Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85015

FREE to the first 30 survivors to register by midnight of 11/14/18. Once the free spaces are filled, the cost will be $5 p/p. Family & Friends are welcome to join at a cost of $5 p/p.

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Dec 2018

Sat Dec01

8600 S. McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ  85284

Annual Dinner & Dance - Great Gatsby (1920's) Theme

Family Friendly - Accessible

4:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Desert Cross Lutheran Church

8600 S. McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ 85284

FREE to Survivors and Immediate Family and/or Caregivers (200 Max. Free). Extended family and friends $15 per person.

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Sun Dec02

397 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert AZ  85296

Annual Jewelry/Craft Fundraiser

Save the Date! Details to follow soon.

Time TBD

KC Cottage

397 S. Gilbert Road, Gilbert AZ 85296

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Sat Dec22

2516 N. Dobson Road, Chandler AZ  85224

Brainiacs Social #4 Gift Exchange and Hayride to view lights!

Ages 18+ / Accessible

5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (time is estimate)

Corey Buhr's Home

2516 N. Dobson Road, Chandler AZ 85224

FREE to Survivors and Immediate Family and/or Caregivers. Extended family and friends are welcome at a cost of $5 p/p.

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Mar 2019

Jun 2019

Fri Jun07

2684 Lodge Loop, Overgaard AZ  85933

Up North Adventure 2019

Family Friendly / Accessible

Check in as early as 2:00 pm 6/7/19 Lodge Available - Check out 12:00 6/11/19

All Seasons Lodge

2684 Lodge Loop, Overgaard AZ 85933

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Oct 2019

Nov 2019

Sat Nov02

Annual Day in the Country

Save the Date! Details to follow soon.

Time TBD

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Dec 2019

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