Set Sail for Autism 2016 offers a unique opportunity for families and individuals impacted by autism to experience the excitement of race day and the start of the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race on Saturday, July 16. This fun-filled event, according to Tom Riopelle of Oakland University Center for Autism, offers a welcoming environment with food, crafts and activities, VIP viewing of the boats leaving the Black River, and the opportunity to interact with other families. There is no cost for families to attend. Set Sail for Autism benefits Oakland University Center for Autism. If you would like further information, or would like to register for the activities that take place between 9 a.m. and noon on the 16th of July, log on to setsailforautism.org.