SPECIAL FAMILY EVENTS
The DSAGSL offers families opportunities throughout the year to connect and have fun! Visit our calendar of events for the current schedule of all of our upcoming activities.
New Family Brunch – April 23, 2016 @ Jewish Community Center, Creve Coeur, MO
Each year new parents are invited to a brunch where they can hear from experienced parents and meet other families. Each family can invite 4 additional guests to attend the event. Childcare is provided.
Family Picnic – 2nd Saturday in May @ Knights of Columbus Park, Florissant, MO
Families are invited to enjoy outdoor activities, music, dancing and a meal at our annual Family Picnic.
Step Up for Down Syndrome – June 5, 2016 @ Forest Park, St. Louis, MO
Every year families gather together to celebrate their loved on with Down syndrome. Teams are formed, donations are collected and team members participate in the awareness walk, have lunch and enjoy a variety of family friendly activities.
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New Mother’s Luncheon – Late summer
Mothers of children with Down syndrome born in the past 2 years are invited by the DSAGSL and the Pujols Family Foundation to enjoy lunch and hear from other mothers. Childcare is provided.
Pumpkin Palooza – September @ Rombach’s Farm, Chesterfield, MO
Kids with Down syndrome 15 years and younger and their families are welcome to join the DSAGSL and the Pujols Family Foundation for an afternoon of pumpkin picking, face painting, lunch and more!
Walk in the Park – October 1, 2016 @ Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO
Join the DSAGSL for one of our biggest family events of the year. Raise awareness and walk the field before taking in a Cards game with family and friends.
Trunk or Treat – Weekend before Halloween, DSAGSL Office parking lot
Dress up for an afternoon of trick or treating, costume and best decorated car contest!
Down Syndrome Awareness Month Annual Talent Show – October @ Lindenwood Cultural Arts Center, St. Charles, MO
Swiftly becoming one of the DSAGSL’s most anticipated events of the year, our talent show highlights the unique and amazing abilities of our members with Down syndrome of all ages.
Holiday Party – 1st Sunday in December @ Maryland Heights Centre, Maryland Heights, MO
Join us for an afternoon of dancing, karaoke, crafts, pictures with Santa as we get ready for the holidays!
Family Movie Nights – Quarterly on Friday nights @ DSAGSL office
Wear jammies, bring blankets and enjoy family friendly movies!
Greater St. Louis Area Partnerships
The DSAGSL is privileged to be able to partner with area attractions and organizations to provide extraordinary events for our families. These vary by year and have included the Gateway Arch, Magic House, Purina Farms, Botanical Gardens, St. Louis Rams, St. Louis Cardinals, and St. Louis Blues.