AARC Tip of the Month - March 2016
Upcoming Autism Awareness Month Events
Light it up BLUE!
April is Autism Awareness Month! There are a number of upcoming events happening around the state, and we hope you have the opportunity to join the fun and show your support at one or more of these events!

Saturday, March 26th:  Anchorage
Autism Awareness Bookfair
All Ages, Free
Join the AARC for fun activities and performances at Barnes & Noble Bookstores. During these events, If you buy something and mention that you support the bookfair, Barnes & Noble will donate a percentage of the sale to the AARC. Proceeds will be used to buy two titles to give to libraries around the state.
Anc rocks for autism acoustic
Tuesday, March 29th : Anchorage
Anchorage Rocks for Autism: Acoustic Series
21+, Free
Presented by Pioneer Bar and Family Tree, this event kicks off the 2016 Anchorage Rocks for Autism concert series. This event will be hosted by Mike Gorder, and feature The Eternal Cowboys and The Unfaithful Lovers.
world autism day
Saturday, April 2nd 
World Autism Day!
Light it up Blue!

soldotna extravaganza
Saturday, April 2nd:  Soldotna
Extravaganza for Autism
All Ages
$3 per person  or $15 for families up to 10 people

Enjoy games and door prizes while helping to raise awareness, learning about local service providers, and raising funds to help bring speakers to the Kenai Peninsula. 
anc rocks for autism
Saturday, April 2nd:  Anchorage
Anchorage Rocks for Autism
All ages show, $10 adv, $20 at the door
21+ show, $10 minimum donation
The all ages show features Tamerlane, All That Counts, Captain Overthrow, Atlas, Old Hounds, & Noise Brigade.
The 21+ show features The Moonracers, Dutchess, Hazia, The Quiet Cull, Transitions, Part Time Super Heros, City in Ashes, & Shifter
Anc rocks for autism acoustic
Wednesday, April 6th:  Anchorage
Anchorage Rocks for Autism: Acoustic Series
All Ages, Free
Featuring Andy L Ball, Chad Reynvaan, Brothers in Arms, Sophia Street, Junkyard Jesses, Photonak
Saturday, April 9th:  Fairbanks
Autism Awareness Bookfair
All Ages, Free
Join the AARC for fun activities and performances at Barnes & Noble Bookstores. During these events, If you buy something and mention that you support the bookfair, Barnes & Noble will donate a percentage of the sale to the AARC. Proceeds will be used to buy two titles to give to libraries around the state.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Learn more here.
Anc rocks for autism acoustic
Wednesday, April 13th:  Anchorage
Anchorage Rocks for Autism: Acoustic Series
All Ages, free
Performances by  Jake Hamaker,  Delana Green ,  Alex Walker, and  Jonathan Cannamore.
anc rocks for autism
Saturday, April 16th:  Anchorage
Anchorage Rocks for Autism
21+, minimum $10 donation
Performances by  The Moonracers,  Dutchess,  Hazia,  The Quiet Cull,  Transitions,  Part Time Super Heroes,  City In Ashes,  Shifter

Saturday, April 23rd : Anchorage
Anchorage Walks for Autism
All Ages, $15 adults, $8 for children (age 4-17), Free age 3 and under, $20 flat registration fee at the door

Join us to help raise awareness and enjoy a day of fun activities, healthy snacks, and door prizes! Local service providers will also be available to connect with families. 
fairbanks autism walk
Saturday, May 14th: Fairbanks
8th Annual 5K for Autism
All Ages
Join the Autism Society of Alaska for a day of fun!

Books of the Month:
The books of the month are available in the SESA Library. You may search the library on the  SESA website , or you may contact our Librarian, Anne Freitag, at  afreitag@sesa.org  or  907 . 334 . 1301 

Electronic books may be accessed from anywhere in the state. If you've used our ebooks before, this link will take you to the title and log you in
 
If you haven't used our ebooks before, please contact Anne so she can set up a username and password for you. Click here for more information about ebooks.
 
For easy searching on the SESA Library site, we've added the ISBN number. Simply copy, paste, and search!
Autism Isn't a Crime: Just ask the ghost of Frank Reid
By: D.P. Johnson
Cave Moon Press, 2015.
ISBN: 9780692490075

Description: "A middle school boy with autism in Alaska struggles to be the hero in his own story." - Publisher's website

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
By: Mark Haddon
Doubleday, 2003.
ISBN: 9781400032716

Description: Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.

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