Event Calendar

This calendar is set up by city to make it easier to search what is happening near YOU!

Jun
26
Wed
Tacoma – Spark Pierce County – Power Hour @ PAVE Headquarters
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Logo representing the Spark Program

Join us at our Power Hours to learn more about growing your leadership skills! Found the power within you and meet other young people with similar interests. Our Power Hours are currently offered at the PAVE Office for youth and young adults age 21 and under with an intellectual and developmental disability.
Tacoma – Parent Support Group @ PAVE Headquarters
Jun 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tacoma - Parent Support Group @ PAVE Headquarters | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join us for coffee or tea with other parents who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind.

Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs

HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER
• Parents supporting each other
• Connecting to other parents
• Sharing community resources
• Building community

Jun
27
Thu
Tacoma – Volunteer Orientation @ PAVE Headquarters
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tacoma - Volunteer Orientation @ PAVE Headquarters | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Are you looking for a chance to give back, strengthen our community, and connect with others who care about belonging? Great volunteer opportunities are available at PAVE, a statewide not-for-profit that provides families and youth information, training, resources and individual assistance to navigate education and health care systems. We can find the right fit for you. Come learn how your strengths can help achieve PAVE’s mission and make a difference in our community!

Highlighted Volunteer Opportunities:

Helpline Volunteer Position: Imagine it’s 3 am and you know something is just not “right” in your gut about someone you love?  24/7 anyone can submit a Helpline Request or place a phone call to our 800-Helpline (5-PARENT, ext. 15).  The Helpline needs volunteers with compassionate listening skills, basic computer skills and who are dependable to confirm basic information.  Being the first point of contact you will connect family members to programs of PAVE to address their concerns, obtain information, and make choices for their loved one.  

Time commitment: 2-4 hours a week, open Monday-Thursdays.

General Office Help: Crunching numbers, looking at data, organizing information and/or researching resources or information.  If you mildly like any of these, the programs of PAVE are in need of your skills.  Information, data, research and resource allow us to help families and youth.  You can enhance that support and impact their lives.

Time commitment: 2-10+ hours a week, a month or in a quarter; 7 days a week with reliable internet and/or Monday – Friday at the PAVE office on the TCC campus.

Annual Event Volunteer: Do you enjoy looking for things – goods, services, online shopping, dreaming of places to travel?  Imagine asking those companies to donate their goods or services to benefit youth with disabilities so they can pursue their dreams and explore their future?  Donate your time, at home, with your friends or in our office looking up information, emailing letters and securing donations for our October 19th Annual Event!  It’s a lot of fun, can be done a few hours a week, on an afternoon with friends, neighbors co-workers or weekly in our office.  Your amazing research, shopping skills deployed to secure donations that raise money for youth with disabilities!  Rewarding and impactful for our mission and community.

Time commitment: Couple hours, weekly, daily, with friends; wherever you have reliable internet 7 days a week or 2 Monday-Friday in our office on the TCC Campus.  

Other opportunities include: Parent to Parent Helping Volunteer; Resource Fair Extraordinaire and more!

Please register online if you are interested in volunteering, we hope to see you there!

Jun
28
Fri
Richland – Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Round Table Pizza
Jun 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Richland - Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Round Table Pizza | Richland | Washington | United States

Parents can bring their IEP’s or assessments and together we offer support and information.No appointment necessary.

We also share current updates in special education.

Take advantage of this opportunity to have your own Parent Training and Information Specialist with you and be informed on your rights and your children’s rights.

If you have any questions or to confirm attendance, please call Sherry Mashburn at 509-439-9880 or email smashburn@wapave.org

 

Puyallup – Pierce County Support Programs End of the Year BBQ Party and Potluck – Barbacoa y Fiesta de Celebración de Fin de Año @ Bradley Lake Park
Jun 28 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Puyallup - Pierce County Support Programs End of the Year BBQ Party and Potluck - Barbacoa y Fiesta de Celebración de Fin de Año @ Bradley Lake Park | Puyallup | Washington | United States

Join us to celebrate the end of the school year! We will provide hot dogs bring a  dish to share!

¡Celebre el fin de año con nosotros! ¡Ofreceremos los hot dogs – por favor traiga un bocadillo para compartir!

We will be under the covered space at Bradley Lake Park Bring food to share and we will eat and celebrate our community and talk about what services and supports families and individuals want to see in Pierce County for the next year.  

We will have games and activities for kids and friends please RSVP with our tickets link so we have enough food. 

Jun
29
Sat
All over Washington State – Online – Radio KDNA 91.9 FM – Como Comunicarse con La Escuela de su Hijo @ Radio KDNA
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

PAVE family resourcesACERCA DE ESTA TRANSMISION, LOS TEMAS INCLUIRAN:

  • Los derechos que los padres tienen a la información sobre la educación de sus hijos
  • Consejos para comunicarse con la escuela
  • Maneras efectivas para prepararse para la reunión de su hijo
  • ¡Qué espera de nuestra próxima emisión de PAVE en Junio!

ACERCA DE NUESTRO ORADORA

Socorro Trujillo es la coordinadora de Recursos para padres de PAVE y sirve a los que hablan español

Jul
9
Tue
Union Gap – Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Shari's Restaurant
Jul 9 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Union Gap - Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Shari's Restaurant | Union Gap | Washington | United States

Get some 1:1 time with a Parent Training and Information Specialist!

Parents can bring their IEP’s or assessments and together we offer support and information.No appointment necessary.

We also share current updates in special education.

Take advantage of this opportunity to have your own Parent Training and Information Specialist with you and be informed on your rights and your children’s rights.

If you have any questions or to confirm attendance, please call Sherry Mashburn at 509-439-9880 or email smashburn@wapave.org

Jul
11
Thu
Moses Lake – Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Red Door Cafe
Jul 11 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Moses Lake - Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Red Door Cafe | Moses Lake | Washington | United States

Parents can bring their IEP’s or assessments and together we offer support and information.No appointment necessary.

We also share current updates in special education.

Take advantage of this opportunity to have your own Parent Training and Information Specialist with you and be informed on your rights and your children’s rights.

If you have any questions or to confirm attendance, please call Sherry Mashburn at 509-439-9880 or email smashburn@wapave.org

 

Jul
20
Sat
Tacoma – Summer Play Date at Titlow Park @ Titlow Park
Jul 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tacoma - Summer Play Date at Titlow Park @ Titlow Park | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Sharing Down Syndrome in Pierce County with Parent to Parent is hosting Saturday family meetups through the summer. So, come and join the fun!

Meetups will be regularly scheduled for the 3rd Saturday of the month at 11 am

Need to find us? Just look for blue and yellow ribbons and or lanyards to find us.

We are looking forward to enjoying the wonderful weather and families! Hope to see you there!

This park does have a splash pad!

Jul
26
Fri
Richland – Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Round Table Pizza
Jul 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Richland - Monthly Trainings in Central Washington @ Round Table Pizza | Richland | Washington | United States

Parents can bring their IEP’s or assessments and together we offer support and information.No appointment necessary.

We also share current updates in special education.

Take advantage of this opportunity to have your own Parent Training and Information Specialist with you and be informed on your rights and your children’s rights.

If you have any questions or to confirm attendance, please call Sherry Mashburn at 509-439-9880 or email smashburn@wapave.org