Kids From Wisconsin – Sensory Friendly Performance

“Larger Than Life: The Great Entertainers”

This FREE show is modified and designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming and inclusive for children and adults with exceptionalities. Widely recognized for their versatile talents and groundbreaking performances, these icons impacted the music industry and pop culture into another stratosphere. The 56th Kids From Wisconsin troupe showcase these “larger than life” performing artists in their highly energized and highly anticipated 2024 summer production. Featured are historic bands and orchestras that have sold out world stadiums, kings and queens from rock to pop, legendary Broadway stars and classic entertainers that will live forever on the stage and screen.

There will be a resource fair prior to the show, including a table with Autism Society of SE WI and some interactive activities with the performers and musicians.

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Green Meadows Petting Farm

Enjoy many sensory enriching opportunities, including, petting a variety of animals, playing at the playground, pony rides, and hayrides. This event will allow your family an opportunity to experience the animals and activities in a sensory-friendly, modified environment. 

Where: Green Meadow Petting Farm –  33603 High Dr, East Troy, WI 53120
When: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024

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MSO Sensory-Friendly Concert

Sensory friendly concerts are designed for people of any age on the Autism Spectrum or with a sensory sensitivity and their families, but all are welcome! Concert modifications include dimmed house lights remaining on during the performance, flexible seating, relaxed house rules, on-stage hosts, available sensory kits, noise reduction headphones, quiet areas, concert social narratives, and more. Patrons are encouraged to come early and enjoy an hour of special pre-concert activities.

Where: Bradley Symphony Center, 212 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
When: 2:30 p.m. (pre concert activities 1 hour earlier)
Date: Sunday, May 19, 2024

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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra has donated a limited number of tickets for this performance to the Autism Society of SE WI MEMBERS. We are offering these FREE tickets on a first come, first serve basis to our MEMBERS.

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Milwaukee Brewers Game Tickets

Enjoy FREE tickets to a Brewers game at American Family Field. Autism Society SE WI members can request up to six tickets per game.

Wednesday, April 03 • 12:10 p.m. Vs. Minnesota Twins
Thursday, May 09 • 6:40 p.m. Vs. St. Louis Cardinals
Wednesday, May 29 • 6:40 p.m. Vs. Chicago Cubs

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Sensory-Friendly Family Movie Night

Join Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin as we partner with the WJ Niederkorn Library to offer a FREE fun, sensory-friendly movie night! This event is designed to allow families that have loved ones with sensory concerns to experience seeing a movie in a sensory-friendly environment.

Movie: Elemental (2023)
Rating: PG, Runtime: 101 minutes
Date: Friday, March 1, 2024
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Community Room of WJ Niederkorn Library

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Eble Ice Skating Family Fun Event

Take some time to reconnect and enjoy some family fun while ice skating at this private, member only event. Enjoy the modified sensory friendly environment while you skate with ample space to take a break in the bleachers, lobby/concession stand area or in a quiet room when needed. All skating abilities are welcome.

Where: Eble Ice Arena, 19400 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield, WI 53045
When: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024

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Sensory-Friendly Bowling

Join us for a sensory-friendly, fun bowling event at Watertown Bowl! Network with other families and explore our resource and learning table at this reduced rate event. Have CLTS Waiver , IRIS or Family Care? Become a member and use your dollars to pay for this event and membership.

Where: Watertown Bowl – 102 West Cady Street Watertown, WI 53094
When: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Date: Sunday January 07, 2024

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Holiday Party 2023

Come and celebrate the holiday season at our annual sesnsory friendly Holiday Party!
This event is made for families and individuals with Autism, sensory sensitivities or others that just need a modified environment to get into the holiday spirit.

We are excited to be in person this year for this FREE event! We will have cookie decorating, crafts, games, a winter wonderland photo booth, free children’s books, and a sensory-friendly Santa.

Please register in advance so we can know how many guests to expect. If you have special dietary needs, please plan to bring your own snacks.

Where: Richardson School – 175 South Barker Road, Brookfield, WI 53045
When: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023

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Sensory Friendly Tree Lighting

Love celebrating the holidays, but worried that certain events will be overwhelming? Join is for our second annual FREE sensory friendly holiday tree lighting for children and adults with autism and other developmental disorders! Visit with sensory friendly Santa and enjoy the crafts, games, and other holiday activities. We will then bundle up to count down the tree lighting outside the library at 7 p.m.

Where: Mukwonago Community Library 511 Division St. Mukwonago, WI 53149
When: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m
Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023

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Family Day at the Racine Zoo

Registered Autism Society of SE WI members get in FREE!

It is a great way to explore a new place and visit with the approximately 75 different species and over 300 individual animals from Wisconsin and around the world.

As a certified sensory inclusive institution, the Racine Zoo has several sensory friendly areas on the property and sensory bags are available to borrow at the entrance gate. Best part of all, there is a quiet space at the Safari Tent just for our member families if you need a place to “recombobulate.”

Visit our team from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a cup of hot chocolate and a sweet treat!

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First Stage Sensory Friendly Productions

Enjoy a performance where families with children who need sensory accommodations can share the experience of seeing family-friendly theater. These performances feature a welcoming environment including lower sound, lights up, and available quiet areas staffed by educators experienced with the care of students with autism and other developmental disabilities.

We partner with First Stage to offer our members & friends a discounted rate of $10.00/ticket to select performances and include a money back guarantee.

Click Here for additional information about upcoming performance dates, sensory friendly accommodations and money back guarantee information.

Autism Acceptance Night with the Bucks

Sensory-friendly Game Day Experience at the Fiserv Forum!

 We welcome all families to come enjoy an incredible night as Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Bucks partner together on April 2, 2023.

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Blue Lotus Center

Free Members-Only Event

Blue Lotus Farm and Retreat has 64 rural, beautiful acres with many accessible outdoor activities, like kayaking, hiking, and swimming. The Autism Society SE WI is looking forward to hosting this family outing on July 8, 2023.

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Fall Fun at Waldvogel’s Farm

Join the Autism Society of SE WI for a Member Only event at Waldvogel’s Farm in Juneau – Wisconsin’s largest pumpkin farm. It’s going to be a day guaranteed to bring smiles to the whole family. With over 80 attractions to enjoy, everyone will find something exciting to do.

When: Sunday, October 1st, 2023 – Meet the Autism Society SE WI Staff from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Your admission wristbands are for the whole day (closes at 6:00 p.m.)

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A-Team Fun Walk

The A-Team Fun Walk For Autism is a family friendly event where dedicated walkers, volunteers and sponsors raise money to help the Autism Society SE WI continue to provide programs, services and support within your community. As one of the largest autism family gatherings in the state, it’s also an amazing experience filled with activities, entertainment and the celebration of coming together to change the future for everyone affected by autism.

Click Here to learn more about the A-Team Fun Walk.

When: TBD
Where: TBD

SOAR Airport Rehearsal Program

The SOAR program is an airport rehearsal program designed for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), their families, and aviation professionals. The goal of SOAR is to alleviate some of the stress that people with disabilities and their families experience when traveling by air. It includes a MKE unique social story that participant families review before the big rehearsal day.

Where: General Mitchell International Airport, 5300 S. Howell Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53207
When: TBD

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Urban Autism Summit

If your family has been touched by autism, or you are a caregiver, an adult on the spectrum or a professional who supports individuals living with autism, please join us! The goal of the Urban Autism Summit is to close the gap in information and services about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) for families and the professionals who serve them in Milwaukee.

Click Here to learn more about our 2021 Urban Autism Summit.

2023 Dates: TBD