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Adult Art Hour Halloween-Themed

Friday, October 13th, 2023
6 PM - 7:15 PM

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Stuart Community Center
415 Franklin St. Carlisle PA 17013


Join for a spo0o0ky craft and ghoulish fun!

Free art class to make crafts and get social!

For adults with intellectual/
developmental disabilities.

Registration Required. Register at 

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CPARC Halloween Dance Party

Friday, October 20th
6 PM - 8 PM

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Otterbein Church
647 Forge Road
Carlisle, PA

Get ready to get dressed up and get spoOoOoky!!

CPARC’s Halloween Dance Party is an in-person dance for adult individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.

No registration needed.

Tickets are $3 and support person is free! *Support person is required to stay for every individual*

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Advocacy Talks! Connections Conference

November 11th, 2023
8 am - 2 pm

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Carlisle United Methodist Church
333 S. Spring Garden Street
Carlisle, PA 17013

We are happy to announce that we are replacing virtual Advocacy Talks! webinars to make it all about Connections!

Hear from our keynote speaker, Robin VanEerdon MS, LPC, NCC, NADD-CC and Merakey’s Executive Director of Clinical Services!

Robin VanEerden will dive into the topic of behavioral strategies.

Have lunch, view vendors, and be sure to connect with other parents and professionals alike in our networking room!

Breakout sessions included!

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Adulthood 101

Sept. 22nd 2023
9 AM- 2 PM

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Carlisle United Methodist Church
333 S. Spring Garden Street
Carlisle, PA 17013

Free conference for adults and transition-aged students with intellectual/
developmental disabilities.

Enjoy a panel, free lunch and four breakout rooms.

This Adulthood conference has a focus on housing and living with speakers discussing the different types of housing and living supports available. Breakout rooms will cover:

1. Budgeting
2. Landlords, leases and neighbors
3. Life Course Tools
4. & Rights and Responsibilities

Registration required for every person including family and support persons. Click the button to register or go to:

* This event is now full. If you would like to be added to a waitlist, please contact Holly Turner at*



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Foundation Event

2023 Home Brew Fest & Competition

Saturday, October 14, 2023
1:00pm - 4:00pm

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S. Wilson Pollock Center for Industrial Training (CIT)
262 Silver Spring Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Join us at our CPARC Foundation’s Annual Home Brew Fest & Competition, as we recognize the talents of local home brewers with a friendly competition – while encouraging the spread of our mission at CPARC to empower, inspire, and educate people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, and the community.

Guests will have unlimited samplings of the home-brewed beers and vote for their favorites; enjoy delicious foods, a silent auction, and more! More information for sponsors and home brewers below.

This event is strictly 21+ for all guests.

Tickets on sale starting September 1st!


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8th Annual 3-Mile Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, October 21, 2023
11:00am - 2:00pm (Registration begins at 10:00am)

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Mt. Zion Lutheran Church
325 Old Stonehouse Road S.
Boiling Springs, PA 17007

The Annual 3-Mile Fun Run/Walk fundraiser benefits individuals with intellectual disabilities who live in a The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties (CPARC) group home in Churchtown. Since beginning the Fun Run/Walk in 2016, Mt. Zion Lutheran Church has raised over $6,000 thanks to people like YOU!

Registration begins at 10:00 am
Fun Run/Walk begins at 11:00am
(Free picnic-style luncheon to follow.)

$10/person; kids under 13 are free.
**Runners and walkers of ALL abilities are welcome!**

Unable to attend but would like to show your support? Use the button below to make a direct donation to benefit individuals with intellectual disabilities served by CPARC!

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Healthy Relationships

Mondays July 31st - Oct. 30th (Except for Sept. 5th)
5:30 PM- 7:00 PM

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71 Ashland Avenue
Carlisle, PA 17013

Adults can get an in depth understanding on everything from hygiene, boundaries,
to sexual education.

Led by trained CPARC Adult Advocates!

Pre-Test and Post-Test is required.

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Advocacy Event Registration – The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties (

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CPARC Parent Group Meet Up

Every last Tuesday of the month starting Sept. 27th
6-8 PM

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Langan Financial Group
1863 Center Street Camp Hill, PA 17011

An ongoing monthly meet-up (except for November and December) for parents of children (child or adult-aged) with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Come sit down with other parents in a safe space for informal support and understanding.  Parents can come and have the time to themselves to speak, share resources, and relax at the Langan Financial Group’s clubhouse. Occasional events are scheduled that include the whole family, for fun and friendly social gatherings.


Registration optional: Advocacy Event Registration – The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties (

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Corporate Partnerships

As a corporate partner, you ensure that people with disabilities have a brighter future. We are happy to create packages to fit your needs and marketing objectives.

Office Phone: 717-249-2611