In an effort to better support the mission statement of the Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas ("DSG"), which is "to provide accurate and current information, resources and support for people with Down syndrome, their families and the community," all social programming events sponsored by the DSG will be offered to people with Down syndrome and their families. Social event attendees must be active members of the DSG and have a diagnosis of Down syndrome.

  • Amazing Summer Break at Amazing Jake’s for Teens Ages 13-17
    Thu, July 31, 2014

    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Amazing Jake’s Food & Fun
    831 North Central Expressway
    Plano, TX 75075
    (East side of Collin Creek Mall)

    We invite teen self-advocates ages 13-17 to join us for a night full of fun, food, and amazing good times! Amazing Jake's is over 90,000 square feet and includes over 150 Video Games along with an Indoor Go-Kart track, Bumper Cars, Laser Tag, and 18 Holes of Miniature Golf. Included in your evening is an amazing All-U-Can-Eat Buffet with delicious pizzas, pastas, soups, a potato and salad bar with unlimited beverages and desserts, all rides, and a $5.00 fun card for arcade games (please bring your own money to purchase additional arcade games). Space is limited so please RSVP to Cara Prentice at cara@downsyndromedallas.org or (214) -267-1374 ext. 3 no later than July 25, 2014.

  • Back to School Barbecue for School Age Families (Ages 5-17)
    Sun, September 7, 2014

    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Springhill Retreat Center
    3991 E. Renner Road
    Richardson, TX 75082-2501

    Join us for a back to school barbecue in the beautiful setting of the Springhill Retreat Center. Bring your own fishing tackle and supplies and take advantage of the two stocked ponds, or play volleyball, croquet, and in the bounce houses while visiting with other families and meeting new friends. Catered barbecue lunch and drinks provided. Attendance is reserved for youth and teens (age 5-17) and their immediate families only. Attendees must register with Cara Prentice at cara@downsyndromedallas.org or (214) 267-1374 ext. 3 no later than Friday, August 29, 2014.