Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Boo Bash Is FREE To Families With Children W/Special Needs

 The 3rd Annual Spooktacular “Boo Bash” free to all families with special needs in celebration of Halloween is set for Sunday Oct. 30, 10 a.m. to 4 the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. in Las Vegas.  The event is presented by Dream Vision International and Elks Lodge 1468.

“Our ground-breaking Boo Bash program offers a fun, active and inclusive setting to bring developmentally-challenged children, teens, siblings and parents together with their peers for an exciting and worry-free safe Halloween filled with family-friendly fun, themed and educational activities, and specialized arts and crafts for the entire family,” said Phyllis Carreon-Taie, president of Dream Vision International.  “We’re also honored to help the Elks Lodge 1468 sponsor one of our most innovative events geared to much-needed members of the Las Vegas community.”

The “Boo Bash” will feature a multitude of games and monster-sized great activities for the entire family.  Kids and families are encouraged to dress in their best costumes, and every child will win games and prizes. Activities will include animated and live entertainment, trick-or-treat bags, Halloween bracelet designing, a “witch” telling spooky tales, treat decorating, live puppet show, digital and FX holograms, arts and crafts with handprint monsters, photo opportunities, and a practice trick or treating door.  A costume contest will be held at 1:30 p.m. with opportunity to win a cash prize.

Currently there are more than 4,000 children and teens diagnosed with mild to severe autism within the Clark County School District. Nevada’s Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorders bi-annual report to Governor Sandoval this year reported that 7,334 students have been identified with autism attending Nevada schools, according to the State of Nevada Department of Education in August 2015.

For more information, email, or call Raymond Talie at 702-572-3017.

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