Parents’ Night Out

supports to meet the needs of MRI clients and their families


Parents’ Night Out (PNO) is a program designed to support the needs of each family member. The children enjoy being with each other and the parents enjoy some time alone.  Parents’ Night Out is a respite program for families living in Macon County. The program is housed at Independence Pointe. While parents enjoy a “parents’ night out,” children get the opportunity to participate in the following:

Guest performers such as magicians, clowns, singers, and dancers often visit PNO to perform. PNO children also explore the community through field trips, such as the zoo, museum, parks, bowling, and going to the movies.

When is Parents’ Night Out?

There are three sessions per month – one on Friday evening, one on Saturday afternoon, and one on Saturday evening.

Who is eligible?

PNO for families living in Macon County. The program is designed for families with children ages 1-13 who have an IEP and developmental disability. Siblings are welcome to join.

Upcoming Parents’ Night Out

February 26th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Register by 2/23

March 11th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | PJ’s & Movie Night | Register by 3/8

March 26th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Let’s Rock by Rock’s Springs | Register by 3/23

April 2nd, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | All About Weather | Register by 3/30

April 9th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Easter Egg Hunt & Party | Register by 4/6

April 23rd, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Time the Twister | Register by 4/20

May 6th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Make Mother’s Day Items | Register by 5/3

May 14th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | To Be Announced Later | Register by 5/11

May 21st, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | The Buzz About Bee’s Rock Springs | Register by 5/18

June 3rd, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Discovering Dinosaurs Rock Springs | Register by 5/31

June 11th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Playtime Past Rock Springs | Register by 6/8

June 25th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Ice Cream Sundaes & 4th of July Celebration | Register by 6/22

July 8th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Play at the Park | Register by 7/5

July 16th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Water Play at MRI Kids | Register by 7/13

July 30th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Frog Music Rock Springs | Register by 7/23

August 5th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Snakes & Turtle Show Rock Springs | Register by 8/2

August 13th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Play at the Park | Register by 8/10

August 27th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | One Room School Rock Springs | Register by 8/23

September 9th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Whoo Goes There? Owls Rock Springs | Register by 9/6

September 17th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Free Play & Movies | Register by 9/14

September 24th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Traveler’s Trunk Rock Springs | Register by 9/21

October 7th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Make Pizza from Papa Murphy’s | Register by 10/4

October 15th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Decatur Children’s Museum | Register by 10/12

October 29th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Halloween Party | Register by 10/26

November 4th, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | PJ & Movie Night | Register by 11/1

November 19th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Decatur DISC | Register by 11/16

December 2nd, 2022 | 6PM – 9PM | Make Christmas Decorations | Register by 11/29

December 19th, 2022 | 1PM – 4PM | Christmas Party with Richard Landry | Register by 12/16

Register with Cindy Storey
cstorey@maconresources.org
(217) 429-1052

For more information, contact:

MRI Kids
2525 Federal Dr
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 429-1052

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