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Aspire 2019 Gala: "People Matter. Moments Matter"

Here's to the people in our lives who make a difference: best friends, teachers, siblings, parents, employers, mentors.  These are the Moments that Matter.

 

 

Aspire 2018 Spring Gala: "Light Up"

It was a privilege to be able to share the perspectives of some of our participants here at Aspire. Their answers to "Five Questions about Autism" will enlighten you.

 

 

Read more in these news articles published about the 2018 event:

Aspire 2017 Spring Gala: "Dear Aspire"

"You taught me to be myself" and "You've given me a voice" are just a few of the words from former MGH Aspire participants that were shared at our 2017 Gala.

Read more in these news articles published about the 2017 event:

Read about our 2016 event

16th Annual Aspire Spring Gala: Building One Relationship at a Time

Click on the links below to watch the Aspire videos which were shown at the 2016 Gala.

Aspire Internship Program

Watch Internship program manager, Leslie O'Brien on "4 Your Community" on WBZ talking about the Aspire Internship Program with intern Jake Peters.

 

 

 

Publications

 

Aspire Wire

Aspire Wire is our monthly newsletter filled with all the latest news. Click here to see past issues

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Special Events

September 17 and 24, 2019

GG&G - Party Games
Time:  5:00 - 7:00pm
Cost:  $200.00
Requirements: Open to new and current participants, ages 18+. 
Location: Lexington
Attendees will play exciting, short and easy-to-learn party games like Exploding Kittens, Cards Against Humanity, Magic Maze and Code Names. Registration includes two dates. New participants must submit a special event application. Current participants must call to register.

October 15 and 22, 2019

GG&G - Video Games
Time:  5:00 - 7:00pm
Cost:  $200.00
Requirements: Open to new and current participants, ages 18+. 
Location: Lexington
Attendees will play popular video games from the Wii and PS3 era. Competitive tournaments and cooperative games will be featured. Registration includes two dates. New participants must submit a special event application. Current participants must call to register.

October 26, 2019

Murder Mystery - Teen
Time:  1:00 - 4:00pm
Cost:  $50.00
Requirements: Open to new and current participants, ages 14-18. 
Location: Hale Reservation 
Participants will have a fun time collecting clues, deciphering details, and solving the mysterious murder. Everyone is a suspect, even you! New participants must submit a special event application. Current participants must call to register.

October 26, 2019

Murder Mystery - Adult
Time:  5:30 - 8:30pm
Cost:  $50.00
Requirements: Open to new and current participants, ages 18+
Location: Hale Reservation
Participants will have a fun time collecting clues, deciphering details, and solving the mysterious murder. Everyone is a suspect, even you! New participants must submit a
special event application. Current participants must call to register.

October 27, 2019

Halloween Celebration
Time:  1:00 - 4:30pm
Cost:  $65.00
Requirements: Open to new and current participants, ages 5-14. Siblings and friends under the age of 15 are welcome to register.
Location: Hale Reservation
In matched peer cohorts, participants will enjoy Halloween-themed games, activities, and cooking projects (including a scavenger hunt for older participants). Caregivers, parents, and siblings are invited to join us around 4:00pm (exact time TBD) for a practice run of trick-or-treating around our Hale site to finish out this annual celebration. New participants must submit a special event application.  Current participants must call to register.

October 29 and November 5, 2019

GG&G - Magic: The Gathering
Time:  5:00 - 7:00pm
Cost:  $200.00
Requirements: Open to new and current participants, ages 18+. 
Location: Lexington
Attendees will play the most popular customizable card game of all time!  New players can learn the game. Experienced players can play in a draft tournament, play with their own decks, or use pre-made decks from MGH Aspire's massive library. Registration includes two dates. New participants must submit a special event application. Current participants must call to register.

November 12 and 19, 2019

GG&G - Andrew's Favorite Games
Time:  5:00 - 7:00pm
Cost:  $200.00
Requirements: Open to new and current participants, ages 18+. 
Location: Lexington
Attendees will play complex, nuanced games such as Pandemic, Munchkin, and Sentinels of the Multiverse. Got a favorite title you would like us to include?  Let us know when you register. Registration includes two dates. New participants must submit a special event application. Current participants must call to register.

November 23, 2019

Social Event at Adventure Pub
Time:  5:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost:  $30.00
Requirements:  Open to new and current participants, ages 18+
Location: Adventure Pub, Arlington, MA 
Participants will have fun playing games, eating food and socializing together at this new "gastro-gaming pub" located On Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington, MA. 

November 26 and December 3, 2019

GG&G - Roleplaying Games
Time:  5:30 - 8:30pm
Cost:  $200.00
Requirements: Open to new and current participants, ages 18+. 
Location: Lexington
Attendees will learn to play Guild Chronicles, a table-top roleplaying game. Players will create their heroes together and embark on a short adventure full of danger, mystery and fun. No experience with roleplaying is necessary. Registration includes two dates. New participants must submit a special event application. Current participants must call to register.

January 10, 2020

Masquerade Ball
Time: 7:00 - 9:30pm
Cost:  $35.00
Requirements: Open to current and past participants, ages 14 - high school. 
Location: Lexington
Teen participants are invited to join us for this annual masked celebration. Participants will enjoy music, dancing, socializing, and snacks, including a "make your own sundae bar". Guests must submit a
special event application.  Current participants must call to register.



Please note: 
Many MGH Aspire special events are open to current and past program participants only. Please call us at 781-860-1900 for additional information or to register for a special event.

  

 

 

 

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