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DSIA 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.

CLICK HERE to download, print and share the 2017 Calendar.


Yuba City Connects

First Tuesday of the Month | 6-730pm

Playzeum | 1980 S Walton, Yuba City, CA 95993

You are invited for an opportunity to meet other families in the local area. We are starting a network for parents/families/caregivers who have children with Down syndrome in the Yuba City, Sutter County area. Our goal is to provide an opportunity to:

  • Connect
  • Share information and education about the most recent education practices for children with Down syndrome
  • Learn about the latest research and findings regarding Down syndrome
  • Support each other
  • Share our experiences
  • Find out what topics and goals parents/caregivers are wanting to find out more about
  • Best of all, get to know each other!

Light snacks and childcare will be provided. Spanish Interpretation will also be provided.


Please RSVP by midnight, the Sunday before.

CLICK HERE to download, print and share the flier for this event.


Woodland Kuk Sool Family Date

Saturday, January 6 | 1pm – 3pm

The Kuk Sool Won™ Martial Art Center | 618 Cottonwood Street, Woodland, CA 95695

All ages are invited to join us for an afternoon (or a morning) of martial art fun at Kuk Sool Won. Some stations will be instructor led, while others will be open to self exploration. Stations will include: balance activities, coordination drills, climbing opportunities, and much more. We hope to see you there. Waivers available at the event for each participant.The cost is for each child (with or without Down syndrome) that is participating in this event.

There is no charge for parents to attend and watch.
$8 / DSIA Members
$10 / non-Members
Please Register by January 4th at midnight.

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


New Parent Support Meeting

June 14 | 6pm-8pm

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

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

Cancelled due to low registration numbers.


Family Picnic at the Arboretum

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


Splash Park Play Date for June, July and August

  • Saturday, June 3 | 11am-1pm

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

  • Saturday, June 10 | 11am-1pm

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

  • Saturday, June 10 | 11am-1pm

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

  • Sunday, June 11 | 11:30am-1:30pm

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

  • Saturday, July 1 | 11:00am-1:00pm

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

  • Saturday, July 8 | 11:00am-1:00pm

North Natomas |4989 Natomas Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95835

  • Saturday, July 8 | 11:30am-1:30pm

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

Cancelled due to low RSVP numbers.


Family Date at Davis Farmer’s Market

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

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


Nightslides at Golfland SunSplash

July 10 | 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Golfland SunSplash | 1893 Taylor Rd, Roseville, CA 95661


New Parent Support Breakfast w. Baby Signs

Saturday, August 5| 9am-11am

Natomas Library | 4660 Via Ingoglia, Sacramento, CA 95835


Manor Pool – Fun for All!

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

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


Top Golf for Self-Advocates ages 21+ 

Sunday, August 27 | 11am


DSIA & Mended Little Hearts

Thursday, September 7th | 6:30-8:30pm


Kayaking for Self – Advocates (ages 16 +)

Saturday September 9 | 10am-12pm

Sacramento State Aquatic Center | 1901 Hazel Ave, Gold River, CA 95670


DSIA Connects – New Family Support Breakfast

Saturday, October 7 | 9am

Natomas Library Community Room | 4660 Via Ingoglia, Sacramento, CA 95835


Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk

Sunday, October 8 | 9am

William Land Park, Village Green


DSIA Connects – New Parent Meeting

Wednesday, October 25 | 6pm

Raley’s Meeting Room | 4650 Natomas Blvd., Sacramento, CA

Cancelled due to low RSVP numbers.


Yuba City: DSIA Connects

Tuesday, November 7 | 6pm – 8pm

Playzeum| 1980 S Walton| Yuba City, CA 95993


Bella Terra Ornament Paint Night

Wednesday  November 15th  | 6pm-9pm

318 Main St B, Vacaville, CA 95688


Transition to Preschool IEP Training

Sunday, November 19 | 8:30am – 12:30pm

Clarksburg Library | 52915 Netherlands Avenue,  Clarksburg, CA 95612


Self-Advocate Bowling, Ages 21+

Sunday, November 19 |1pm – 3pm

Capitol Bowling | 900 W Capitol Ave, West Sacramento, CA 95691


Holiday Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 2 | 10am

Collings Teen Center | 1541 Merkley Ave, West Sacramento, CA 95691


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

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