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Nonprofit to host Autism Awareness Walk Saturday

Hangout One Happy Place to walk in Baldwin park

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The Hangout One Happy Place will be walking for autism awareness this Saturday, April 17.

Hangout One Happy Place, a nonprofit organization based in Baldwin, serves as a safe space for special-needs children to socialize and engage in hands-on activities such as arts and crafts, games, karaoke singing and dancing.

The walk, organizers said, aims to give the group’s student a chance to shine. It will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Baldwin Harbor Town Park, located at 3232 Grand Ave.

The students will play a big part in the walk by selling raffle tickets, making crafts to sell and decorating. The community is invited to join.