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Friends Like Me

Friends Like Me is a program of The Arc San Francisco that seeks to alleviate the social isolation of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through fun recreational activities and games that encourage friendship, conversation and healthy socialization.

Open to clients of The Arc and their peers in the community, the program operates a full schedule of group board and Wii games, ping-pong and pool competitions, a movie night, classes, cooking groups, snack bar and more.

For more information about Friends Like Me, or to learn more about participating or volunteering, contact Lance Scott, Director of Arts, Recreation and Socialization at (415) 255-7200 x156, or email a message to lscott@thearcsf.org .

Hours and Schedule

Participants must sign up ahaed of time for all activities. Friends Like Me currently operates weekly (except holidays) as follows:'

Monday Game Night: 5:30-7:30pm  Wii, ping-pong, pool, air hockey, board and card games, snacks for sale

Monday or Tuesday Cooking & Dinner Group: 5:30pm-7:30pm  (call for reservations)

Tuesday Game Afternoon: 3:00pm-5:00pm

Tuesday Quilting Class with Alex: 3:00-5:00pm (Ends May 25, 2016) Contact Alex Williams, awilliams@thearcsf.org.

Drama/Theatre Workshop: Wednesday 3:00pm - 5:00pm: (Ends May 25, 2016. Fall semester is September 2 - November 18, 2016; Spring semester is February 24 -ends May 25, 2017)

We Gotta Dance, Dance Party: 6:00pm-8:00pm  Every 3rd Friday of the Month

Movie Night: Wednesday 5:30pm-7:30pm

For more information about Friends Like Me, or to learn more about participating or volunteering, contact Lance Scott, Director of Arts, Recreation and Socialization at (415) 255-7200 x156, or email a message to lscott@thearcsf.org.

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