Autism Awareness Month 2014 Events in NJ

April is National Autism Awareness Month and there are events going on throughout the state that will be benefiting autism organizations.

1st Annual Nassan’s Walk for Autism
Saturday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to noon
Proceeds benefit Nassan’s Place Inc. and Autism New Jersey
Branch Brook Park, Newark

Mani’s For Autism Kick-Off Party
Saturday, March 29 from 1 to 4 p.m.
For every manicure with a puzzle piece or autism themed artwork for the month, $5 will be donated to NJ Shore Walk team Cracker Jack for Autism Speaks
NJ Images Nails on Route 37, Toms River

Windmill Dine to Donate
Sunday, March 30 from noon to 6 p.m.
15 percent of proceeds from your bill will benefit NJ Shore Walk team Wyatt’s Warriors for Autism Speaks
Windmill, 200 Ocean Ave., Long Branch

Light It Up Blue
Tuesday, April 1 throughout the month
$10 blue hair extensions and $5 removable tattoos and proceeds go to Walk for Autism Speaks
Artistic Designs, 7 North Highway 31, Pennington

Light It Up Blue
Wednesday, April 2
20 percent of the evening’s proceeds will go to Autism Speaks
Forked River House Restaurant, 121 South Main St., Forked River

New Corner Italian Restaurant “Light it up Blue” Dine to Donate
Wednesday, April 2 from 4 to 8 p.m. (dine in, take out, or delivery)
15 percent of the evenings proceeds will go to Autism Speaks
New Corner Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, 22 East Front St., Red Bank

Palermo’s in Ewing “Light it up Blue” Dine to Donate
Wednesday, April 2 from 4 to close
15 percent of the evenings proceeds will go to Autism Speaks
Palermo’s Restaurant and Pizzeria, 1292 Lower Ferry Road, Ewing
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Northern New Jersey Walk Kickoff reception
Thursday, April 3 for breakfast from 9:30 a.m. to noon or dinner from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Meet the new and returning teams for the Autism Speaks Walk
The Fiesta, 255 Route 17, Wood-Ridge

Third Annual Bowling for Autism
Sunday, April 6 from noon to 2 p.m.
Loew Orthodontics is holding a bowling fundraiser benefiting Autism NJ
Oakwood Lanes, Washington

Spring Lake Gift Auction
Friday, April 25 from 7 to 10:30 p.m.
Tickets are $60. Hors d’oeuvres cocktail hour, dinner buffet, unlimited beer, wine, soda, DJ, 50/50. Benefiting Autism NJ.
Spring Lake Manor, 415 Highway 71, Spring Lake

Scraptism for Autism
Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Crafters welcome, tickets are $40. Money raised goes to Autism Speaks.
Scrapbook Memories NJ, 248 Atlantic City Boulevard, Beachwood