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DSIA Events

Events

We offer events for children, self-advocates, and families year round. DSIA members receive substantial discounts on events that require a fee. For discounts to be applicable, DSIA memberships must be active 7 business days prior to the event. CLICK HERE to become a member.

Otherwise otherwise specified, DSIA events are open to the entire family! Please join us! Registration is required for all events and closes when noted. Space is limited and events may be cancelled if minimum number of registrants is not reached.

In addition, many of our community partners offer events or activities for families and individuals who have a disability. Please CLICK HERE to learn more.

 

Splash Park Play Date for June, July and August

Fun for the whole family! Bring towels, food and sunscreen and be ready for some fun! These events are FREE, but registration is required.

  • Saturday, June 3 | 11am-1pm

Gary Falati Park | Joseph Gerevas Dr, Fairfield, CA 94533

Please register by Thursday, June 1 at midnight.

  • Saturday, June 10 | 11am-1pm

Derr-Okamoto| 9550 Mainline Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95624

Please register by Thursday, June 8 at midnight.

  • Saturday, June 10 | 11am-1pm

Kathy Lund Park | 6101 West Oaks Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95765

Please register by Thursday, June 8 at midnight

  • Sunday, June 11 | 11:30am-1:30pm

Jack Slaven Splash Park | 1705 Miekle Drive, Woodland, CA 95776

Please register by Thursday, June 8 at midnight at midnight.

  • Saturday, July 1 | 11:00am-1:00pm

Whitney Community Park | 1801 Whitney Ranch Pkwy, Rocklin, CA 95765

Please register by Thursday, June 29 at midnight at midnight.

  • Saturday, July 8 | 11:00am-1:00pm

North Natomas Regional |4989 Natomas Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95835

Please register by Thursday, July 6 at midnight at midnight.

  • Saturday, July 8 | 11:30am-1:30pm

Jack Slaven Splash Park | 1705 Miekle Drive, Woodland, CA 95776

Please register by Thursday, July 6 at midnight at midnight.

  • Tuesday, July 11 | 12:30am – 2;30pm

Magnolia Park | Cogburn Circle, Vacaville, California 95687

Please register by Sunday, July 9 at midnight.

  • Saturday, August 5 | 11:00am-1:00pm

Shasta Community | 7400 Imagination Parkway, Sacramento CA 95823

Please register by Thursday, August 3 at midnight at midnight.

  • Saturday, August 5 | 11:00am-1:00pm

Kathy Lund Park | 6101 West Oaks Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95765

Please register by Thursday, August 3 at midnight at midnight.

  • Saturday, August 5 | 1:00pm-3:00pm

Jack Slaven Splash Park | 1705 Miekle Drive, Woodland, CA 95776

Please register by Thursday, August 3 at midnight.

  • Monday, August 14 | 11am-1pm

Gary Falati Park | Joseph Gerevas Dr, Fairfield, CA 94533

Please register by Saturday, August 12 at midnight.

 

 

 

New Parent Support Meeting

June 14 | 6pm-8pm

Origins Coffee | 2168 Sunset Blvd 105, Rocklin, CA 95765

For families who have a child with Down syndrome ages 2 and under. Please, no children – unless your baby with Down syndrome is an infant (ages 12 months and under).

DSIA will supply water and a light snack.

This event is FREE, but registration is required.

Please register by Monday, June 12 at midnight.

 

 

Cancelled due to low registration numbers.

 

Mini Golf for Self – Advocates (ages 16 +)

June 17 | 6:30pm-8pm

Golfland Sunsplash | 1893 Taylor Rd, Roseville, CA 95661

Fun for self-advocates ages 16 and up! Join us for a night of mini-golf!

$10/ 1 round of golf

$5/ 1 round of golf – DSIA Member

Please register by Thursday, June 15 at midnight.

Cancelled due to low registration numbers.

 

Family Picnic at the Arboretum

June 25 |3:00pm-4:30pm

UC Davis Arboretum | 1 Shields Ave, Davis, Ca 95616

Bring your picnic lunch and enjoy the day with DSIA families!

This event is FREE, but registration is required.

Please register by Friday, June 23 at midnight.

 

 

 

iCan Shine Bike Camp – Volunteers Needed

June 19-23 

Bella Vista High School | 8301 Madison Ave, Fair Oaks, Ca 95628

Volunteers Needed to Make This Camp a Success – Each rider attends the same 75-minute session for each of the 5 days (M – F) and is assigned two volunteers that will work with the rider throughout the week.  This works great because bonds are formed between the volunteers and riders helpful for encouragement and motivational purposes throughout the week.   It is important for our riders to work with the same volunteer each day building a trusting relationship as they go through the intensive week.

CLICK HERE for more information.

 

Family Date at Davis Farmer’s Market

Wednesday, July 5 | 4:30pm-7pm

Davis Farmers Market| 3rd St & C St, Davis, CA 95616

Bring your picnic lunch and enjoy the day with DSIA families!

This event is FREE, but registration is required.

Please register by Monday, July 3 at midnight.

 

 

 

Nightslides at Golfland SunSplash

July 10 | 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Golfland SunSplash | 1893 Taylor Rd, Roseville, CA 95661

A much-loved DSIA event! Come socialize; connect with families and experience unlimited water park attractions for all ages.

No Outside food and drink is allowed in the park.

Food and Drink are available for purchase at the SunSplash Snack Bar.

This ticket is for a general admission, ages 3 and up. For ages 2 and under you must pay the night of – it is based on child’s height.

*TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED BY JULY 2 at MIDNIGHT and will be mailed to you* NO EXCEPTIONS*

CLICK HERE to become a DSIA member. Memberships are $35 and good for 365 days. Memberships must be active 7 days prior to event ticket purchase to utilize the discount code.

$13/General Admission (ages 3 and up)

$7/ General Admission (ages 3 and up) – DSIA Member

 

 

 

NDSC National Convention – Volunteers Needed!

July 20-23, 2017

Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento

CLICK HERE to learn more!

 

New Parent Support Breakfast w. Baby Signs

Saturday, August 5| 9am-11am

Natomas Library | 4660 Via Ingoglia, Sacramento, CA 95835

DSIA will supply juice and coffee, please bring a dish to share! Baby Signs will also be there for a family friendly, interactive sign language session.

Please register by Thursday, August 3 at midnight.

 

 

 

Manor Pool – Fun for All!

Saturday August 19 | 6:30pm-8:30pm

Davis Manor Pool | 1525 Tulip Ln, Davis, CA 95618

Enjoy nighttime swim – fun for all ages!

Join us as we have the whole park to ourselves!

*Splash Pad!*Beach Pool *Lap Pool with Slide * Dive Well

Bring your own food, snacks and beverages (no glass containers or alcohol).

Click here to learn more about the pool and rules

**TICKETS WILL NOT BE MAILED TO YOU. PLEASE PRINT AND BRING YOUR ORDER CONFIRMATION. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE PARK WITH OUT YOUR ORDER CONFIRMATION**

Please register by Thursday, August 17 at midnight.

$10/ ages 3 and up

$5/ ages 3 and up – DSIA Member

$1/ages 2 and under

 

 


2017 Past Events

Feeding Therapy: A Sensory Approach

Friday and Saturday, January 20 & 21st, 2017

Sacramento County Office of Education | 10474 Mather Boulevard, Mather, CA 95655
(Click here for directions)

Presenter: Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP

 

Self Advocate (ages 16+) Karaoke 

January 21st | 6:00-8:00pm 

 

Solano County PlayDate

Feb 4th |  3pm-5pm

Imagine That | 848-B Alamo Dr. (Alamo Plaza), Vacaville, CA 95688

 

Advocacy with Sara Weir, President of the National Down Syndrome Society

February 16th | 6:30pm

Sacramento County Office of Education | David P. Meaney Education Center | 10474 Mather Boulevard, Mather, CA 95655

CLICK HERE for the PDF of the Powerpoint for this Presentation.

CLICK HERE for the #DSWORKS handout

CLICK HERE for the Able Act FAQ.

 

Glow Bowling for Self – Advocates (ages 16 +) 

February 18 | 6-8pm

 

Archery for Self Advocates (ages 16+)

March 11 | 3pm 

Cancelled due to low RSVP numbers.

 

World Down Syndrome Day Celebration

March 21st | 11am-11pm

 

Come Eat with Us and Support DSIA!

April 14 | 9:00am – 10:00pm

 

Family Yoga Class

April 29 | 3pm-3:45pm

 

Family Bowling

May 13 |3pm – 5pm

Cancelled due to low RSVP numbers.

 

Hip Hop w. Darina for Self-Advocates (ages 16+)
May 20th |6:30pm-8:30pm

Cancelled Due to Registration Numbers

 

Sibling Social 

May 20 | 11am-12:30pm: ages 0-8 | 1pm-2:30pm: ages 9 and up

Cancelled Due to Registration Numbers

 

New Parent Support Breakfast w. Baby Signs

Saturday, June 3 | 9am-11am


 

By participating in DSIA events, you give your consent to the Down Syndrome Information Alliance to use your child’s name and likeness in promotional and educational materials produced by the DSIA for general distribution.  You allow this usage without payment or royalty, in connection with a written/printed brochure, poster, and other similar materials as well as video production that may be used publicly by DSIA and its partners and agents as well as in connection with electronic forms of media, that will be used to increase the awareness about the organization or issues affecting those with Down syndrome. 

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Thank you to all of our sponsors and donors whose generosity makes everything we do possible. Check out our current sponsors and let them know how much you appreciate their support!

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DSIA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Tax I.D. 20-1702399

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