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April 25, 2021 | Community, Engage Newsletter, Events, News


ICEBREAKERS – Randy came up with the icebreaker questions this week. As usual, we had a great deal of fun learning new things about each other. 

LEARNING AND DISCUSSION ~ This week we focused on National Volunteer Day, Earth Day and National Jelly Belly Day!  In LWF, we had fun sharing and engaging about the importance of volunteering and why it is important.  During AC, we celebrated Earth Day and shared about the importance of taking care of Mother Earth. What can we do to help preserve our planet?
Why be a volunteer?

FUNNIES ~ Holderness Family top 20 songs Funnies Security guard dance

KARAOKE~ Fraggle Rock

EXERCISE ~ Earth Day PE Games
Move and Groove
5 min belly blast;

VIRTUAL GAMES ~ Can You Guess The Job?
Laurel or Yanny
Heads Up

RECIPES~ Earth Day Cookies


LEL ADVENTURE CAMP and CAMP WOODSMOKE~ We still have a few spots available for LEL adventure camp.  Contact Leslie Holleman at for more information.  Save the date for CAMP WOODSMOKE-1 day only on July 22nd

CHECK OUT this video made by our amazing friends at Carter’s Play Place!  April is Autism Acceptance Month!

Virtual groups for the week of April 26-30, 2021

Monday– Lunch with Friends ~ 11:30am (9:30am New Mexico)

Bingo with Jessica ~ 3:30pm (1:30pm New Mexico)

Tuesday– Spanish Club ~ 10am (8am New Mexico)
Hola! Learn basic Spanish and have some fun with Olga, Jubilee and Danneika. 

Sign Language with Brenda and Sarah~11am (9am New Mexico)

Dance Fit for All with Tierre ~ 4:30pm (2:30pm New Mexico)

Wednesday– Dance the Day Away with Tammy ~ 11:00am (9am New Mexico)
Join Tammy to have some fun while doing “Sweating to the Oldies” with Richard Simmons.

Dollars and Sense ~ 12pm (10am New Mexico) 

30 minutes of YOGA and Health ~3pm (1pm New Mexico)

Pictionary~ 3:30pm (1:30pm New Mexico)

Cup Stacking Club ~ 4:45pm (2:45pm New Mexico)

Thursday– Indy Action Club ~ 10:00am (8am New Mexico) 

Hip Hop Aerobics ~ 2:00pm (12pm New Mexico)  &

Exploring Grief with Kat ~ 4:30pm (2:30pm New Mexico) 
This group was initiated by Kat to address grief in a healthy way!  It will be co-led by LEL staff.

               Friday– Move and groove ~ 1:00pm (11am New Mexico)

If you have any questions regarding LEL’s Engage events or have an idea for a new event, please contact