Kickoff to Summer Dance Party!

Saturday, June 5th | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
This is a virtual event.

For teens & adults, 13 and up

Put on your favorite summer outfit, bust out those awesome dance moves, and celebrate with us as we wrap up another AIM and SAAC program year! Music by DJ Dan’O!

Please email Colleen at cendres@mdsc.org to request Zoom link.

21 Shades Support Group Meeting

Thursday, June 10th | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join the 21 Shades group, an inclusive support group for all families of African heritage in Massachusetts who love someone with Down Syndrome, for a monthly meetup. The group meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7-8 pm. Monthly support meetings consist of check-ins, topic specific educational workshops, and social activities to engage families.  For more information please email Jessica at javila@mdsc.org.

Let’s Cook!

Sunday, June 13th | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

We invite families with children with Down syndrome, ages 8 and up, to join us for an afternoon cooking session. We’ll talk kitchen safety, cooking set up, and together we will make two delicious brunch items for you and your family to enjoy!  Recipes and registration coming soon.

Get Ready With Me!

Friday, June 18th | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
This is a virtual event.

For teens & adults, 13 and up

Samantha Gibbs has a passion for makeup and has taught herself how to use products to look and feel her best.

Join us on Zoom for this fun event to learn from Sam and try out some techniques at home!

Please email Colleen at cendres@mdsc.org to request Zoom link.

New Family Social

Saturday, July 3rd | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join us for an informal way to meet other newer families, share and connect for families whose child with Down syndrome is 0-3 (until 4th birthday).  Please email Sarah Cullen at scullen@mdsc.org to request Zoom registration link.

21 Shades Support Group Meeting

Thursday, July 8th | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join the 21 Shades group, an inclusive support group for all families of African heritage in Massachusetts who love someone with Down Syndrome, for a monthly meetup. The group meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7-8 pm. Monthly support meetings consist of check-ins, topic specific educational workshops, and social activities to engage families.  For more information please email Jessica at javila@mdsc.org.

Central Massachusetts Family Support Group

Saturday, July 17th | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Rutland State Park

Families of children with Down syndrome and expectant families are warmly invited to join us to have some fun and make valued connections. Grandparents and siblings welcome.

$8 parking fee

Bring towels, swim suits, and beach toys! Feel free to pack a lunch and stay all day!

Rain Date Sunday, July 18

RSVP or send questions to group leaders Brian & Jessica Young.
jessica.flynnyoung@gmail.com; 774.239.5992

New Family Social

Sunday, August 8th | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join us for an informal way to meet other newer families, share and connect for families whose child with Down syndrome is 0-3 (until 4th birthday).  Please email Sarah Cullen at scullen@mdsc.org to request Zoom registration link.

21 Shades Support Group Meeting

Thursday, August 12th | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join the 21 Shades group, an inclusive support group for all families of African heritage in Massachusetts who love someone with Down Syndrome, for a monthly meetup. The group meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 7-8 pm. Monthly support meetings consist of check-ins, topic specific educational workshops, and social activities to engage families.  For more information please email Jessica at javila@mdsc.org.

New Family Social

Saturday, September 4th | 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
This is a virtual event.

Join us for an informal way to meet other newer families, share and connect for families whose child with Down syndrome is 0-3 (until 4th birthday).  Please email Sarah Cullen at scullen@mdsc.org to request Zoom registration link.