Family Fun Weekend for Families Living with Autism

Press Release ( - VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Jan 18, 2016 - Duncan, B.C. – In an effort to bring families living with autism together, the Canucks Autism Network (CAN) will host a family skate on Saturday, January 30 and a movie matinee on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Both events are free and open to any family living with autism on Vancouver Island.

The family skate will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Shawnigan Lake School. Skate rentals will be available as well as complimentary refreshments and cookies.

The movie matinee showing of Kung Fu Panda 3 will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Caprice Theatre in Duncan, B.C. Complimentary popcorn and refreshments will be provided. Families do not need to be CAN members to attend but they are asked to RSVP by completing a short form located at

“We are thrilled to be hosting this family fun weekend for families living with autism in the Cowichan Valley,” says Katy Harandi, CEO, Canucks Autism Network. “Our goal is to bring families affected by autism together in support of one another and to connect with the community as a means to bring awareness to our programs offered on the Island.”

Funds raised during the Savour Cowichan Festival have enabled the Canucks Autism Network to develop new programs on Vancouver Island, including this family fun weekend. A special thank you to the Caprice Theatres in Duncan, the Cowichan Valley Citizen, the Mill Bay Marine Group, the Savour Cowichan Festival, and the Shawnigan Lake School for making this special weekend possible.

The Canucks Autism Network currently provides the following programs on Vancouver Island: Skate, Swim, Soccer, Physical Literacy, Camp, Social Programs, Bike Clinics, and various family events throughout the year.

For more information on Canucks Autism Network programs or to learn how you can join, volunteer, or donate, please visit For more information about this event, please visit or email

Source : Canucks Autism Network
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