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Upcoming Events

March 7, 2015

Southern DE Pool Party

Join us to help beat the winter blues! Janet Littleton is hosting a pool party for all ages. Join us from 1-3pm at the Howard T. Ennis pool in Georgetown.

Veggies and capri suns will be provided. The pool is huge so we hope to see you there! Please be sure to RSVP.

There is no fee to attend this event.
Start: March 7, 2015 1:00 PM
End: March 7, 2015 3:00 PM
Venue: Howard T. Ennis Pool
20346 Ennis Rd
Georgetown, Delaware, 19947
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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!

Annual Family Dues: $15
Self Advocate: $10
Individual: $20
Couple: $36

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.

On the right hand upper side of this page there is also a link to review the proposed revisions to by-laws that will be voted on at the dinner.
Start: March 14, 2015 6:00 PM
End: March 14, 2015 10:00 PM
Venue: Clayton Hall at the University of Delaware
100 David Hollowell Dr
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
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
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
619 S College Ave
Sports Complex
Newark, Delaware, 19716
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