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February 7, 2015

Buddy Walk Kick-Off Party

Celebrate the 2015 Buddy Walk Kick-Off Party!

Join us at Dead Presidents Pub and Restaurant to kick off the countdown. There will be drink and food specials, raffle baskets and 50/50 drawing. A portion of all food & beverage sales goes to Buddy Walk!

No registration is necessary, but this is a 21+ event.
Start: February 7, 2015 6:00 PM
End: February 7, 2015 9:00 PM
Venue: Dead Presidents Restaurant and Pub
Address:
618 North Union Street
Wilmington, Delaware, 19805
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February 10, 2015

Young Teen Group Social Event

We are excited to announce our first outing for the young teen group! We are welcoming families with children ages 12-16 who have Down syndrome to join us at the Launch Trampoline Park in Newark. Siblings of all ages are also welcome to join in on the fun.

Tickets can be bought upon arrival. For more information about the park, including ticket information please visit: www.launchde.com.

For any questions, and to let us know you are coming please contact Ari Rojas at ms.ariadna@hotmail.com or 302-766-4556.
Start: February 10, 2015 6:30 PM
End: February 10, 2015 8:30 PM
Venue: Launch Trampoline Park
Address:
200 Interchange Blvd.
Newark, Delaware, 19711
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February 13, 2015

12yrs and up Valentine's Day Dance

Please join us for a night of dancing, light refreshments, pizza and fun! Guest Ages 12 and older are welcome to attend with their siblings and parents.

Please RSVP to www.dsadelaware.org by February 6th or call 302-995-1004 with any questions.
Start: February 13, 2015 6:00 PM
End: February 13, 2015 9:00 PM
Venue: New Castle Moose Lodge
Address:
621 S. DuPont Highway
New Castle, Delaware, 19720
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February 22, 2015

Sock Hop Volunteering to Prep for Rock Your Sock Day!

Come assist the DSA Package Socks for the World Down Syndrome Day Celebration! Childcare will be provided for parents who wish to assist. We are ordering ALOT of socks and need a lot of help! Please click "Register for this event" on the top right hand corner if you are able to attend so we have a head count.

We will be meeting at AI Dupont Hospital in Classroom 1.

Any questions the day of or before please call: 302-757-2303. Thanks!
Start: February 22, 2015 2:00 PM
End: February 22, 2015 5:00 PM
Venue: A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
Address:
1600 Rockland Road
Classroom 1
Wilmington, Delaware, 19803
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February 26, 2015

Southern Pee Wee Social Event

Join us Thursday, February 26th from 5:30-7:30pm for a fun event at Hoppin' Good Time in Camden! The Pee Wee group is for children ages 4-8 years old, their siblings of all ages and of course parents. This is a great time for parents to chat while the kids can make some new friends.

Dinner will be provided by the DSA (pizza, sides, drinks). Parents just need to pay per child upon entry ($6-$8 per child depending on number of kids that attend). RSVP is required so we can get a count for food , please click "Register for this event" on the upper right-hand side of this page.

Please email info@dsadelaware.org with any questions, concerns, or dietary restrictions!
Start: February 26, 2015 5:30 PM
End: February 26, 2015 7:30 PM
Venue: Hopping Good Time
Address:
23 Cochran Road
Camden, Delaware, 19934
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February 26, 2015

Northern Pee Wee Social Event

Join us Thursday, February 26th from 5:30-7:30pm for a fun event at Pump It Up in Newport! The Pee Wee group is for children ages 4-8 years old, their siblings of all ages and of course parents. This is a great time for parents to chat while the kids can make some new friends.

Dinner will be provided by the DSA (pizza, sides, drinks). Parents just need to pay per child upon entry ($8 per child depending on number of kids that attend). RSVP is required so we can get a count for food , please click "Register for this event" on the upper right-hand side of this page.

Please email info@dsadelaware.org with any questions, concerns, or dietary restrictions!
Start: February 26, 2015 5:30 PM
End: February 26, 2015 7:30 PM
Venue: Pump It Up
Address:
103 South James Street
Newport, Delaware, 19804
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March 14, 2015

Annual Dinner and Elections

The Down Syndrome Association of Delaware cordially invites you to an evening out with great company. Childcare will not be provided, so book your babysitter today!

Please join us us Saturday, March 14th at the Clayton Hall Conference Center at the Univeristy of Delaware.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Cocktail Hour, Hors d’oeuvres, Cash bar

7:00 – 10:00p.m.
Dinner, Annual Meeting, Board Elections, Presentation of 2015 Advocacy Award to Charles Conway for his work with The Totally Awesome Players

Please RSVP by March 6th through our website by clicking "register for this event" on the right hand upper side of this webpage!

Click the document on the right hand side of this page to view the 2015 nomination form. If interested please send via email to info@dsadelaware.org or mail to PO Box 747, Middletown DE 19709. Thank you.
Start: March 14, 2015 6:00 PM
End: March 14, 2015 10:00 PM
Venue: Clayton Hall at the University of Delaware
Address:
100 David Hollowell Dr
Newark
DE, Delaware, 19716
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March 22, 2015

Easter Egg Hunt

Come celebrate our annual all ages Easter Egg Hunt! Join us Sunday, March 22nd at Townsend Free Will Baptist Church on Route 13 from 3-5pm.

There will be games, crafts, eggs filled with candy, karaoke, and a special appearance with the Easter Bunny himself! We will also be providing snacks and drinks for everyone, so please RSVP by clicking "register for this event" on the top right of this page so we can get a proper head count!

Can't wait to see you there!
Start: March 22, 2015 3:00 PM
End: March 22, 2015 5:00 PM
Venue: Townsend Free Will Baptist Church
Address:
4519 South Dupont Hwy
Townsend, Delaware, 19719
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May 1, 2015

Take Your Team to the Tavern

Kick off the 2015 Buddy Walk with an adult night out with your team at Catherine Rooney’s on Delaware Avenue in Wilmington.

A night full of guest bartenders, specialty drinks, complimentary snacks, raffle baskets and 50/50 drawing.

Tips and a portion of food and beverage sales goes to the Buddy Walk!

Participants must be 21 or older.
Start: May 1, 2015 6:00 PM
End: May 1, 2015 9:00 PM
Venue: Catherine Rooney's Irish Pub
Address:
1616 Delaware Ave
Wilmington, Delaware, 19806
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May 17, 2015

2015 Buddy Walk

The Buddy Walk is a one-mile walk to promote the understanding, inclusion and acceptance of people with Down syndrome. More than 1.5 million people worldwide have participated in a Buddy Walk.

On Sunday, May 17th, the DSA of Delaware will celebrate the 11th anniversary of the Buddy Walk at the University of Delaware. More than 2,000 people are expected to participate by walking, volunteering or collecting donations in the name of their Buddy or Team. Following the walk are free activities and entertainment for toddlers to teenagers.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and plan to spend the day with your Buddy or team.

***Registration opens February 6***
Start: May 17, 2015 11:00 AM
End: May 17, 2015 3:00 PM
Venue: University of Delaware
Address:
619 S College Ave
Sports Complex
Newark, Delaware, 19716
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