THIS WEEKEND: Abilities Expo opens up in San Mateo

The country’s largest touring disability show will pull into San Mateo Oct. 26-28, featuring nearly 90 exhibitors and many activities, workshops, demonstrations and a great opportunity to learn more about a wide array of local organizations dedicated to serving the needs of the disability community. 

   Wheelchair dance team, The Rolletts will hold several performances.

Wheelchair dance team, The Rolletts will hold several performances.

NorCal SCI will be attending the Expo featuring its own exhibit, so we urge you to stop by and meet the co-founders and other contributors.  Be sure to register for free in advance so you can quickly zip into the exhibit hall.

One of the fun highlights is sure to be the Adaptive Climbing Wall that will be on display and open for participants to try out.  And there are lots of demonstrations of adaptive activities available for you to check out, including archery, yoga, wheelchair tennis, rowing, sailing, dancing as well as areas for children to play.

Workshops on accessible housing, travel, sexuality, medical marijuana and lots more topics are scheduled throughout the day and not to be missed.

Abilities Expo will be held at the San Mateo County Event Center’s Expo Hall, 1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo.  Parking is $12 per day.