Events

These are fun events for the whole family.

Summer Picnic

The Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society is celebrating 30 years as a organization, and we would like to see EVERYONE come out to celebrate with us.

On June 23rd, 2019 we will be hosting a summer picnic at Campbell Valley Regional Park, in Langley, B.C. The event will start at 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. we will be having assorted games for both young and old, prizes,watermelon eating contest,photo booth,face painting,performance by the LMDSS dance class, barbecue,and so much more.

So send us an email and let us know you are coming.

Annual General Meeting

It’s that time of year again when LMDSS needs to host our Annual General Meeting.

This is a great way to learn what we have been up to as an organization, what’s new, and to hear from our membership on their ideas of what they would like to see in the future.

It is also a time that our members vote on new board members.

If you are interested in learning more about sitting on the LMDSS board, what positions are availalbe, please contact Theresa at 604-591-2722 ,or by email at info@lmdss.com

The Annual General Meeting will be taking place on Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Campbell Valley Regional Park, in Langely, B.C. (Old Orchard Picnic Shelter Area).

World Down Syndrome Day

Please join us in celebrating World Down Syndrome Day.

Here are some great ideas on how you can join in on the celebrations.

  1. See below list of all the places across Canada that have joined us by lighting up in blue and yellow. Pick your favourites place, then go and take pictures and post them to our Facebook page.
  2. Wear yellow and Blue on March 21st.
  3. Contact LMDSS at info@lmdss.com for free brochures so you can set them up in your office, school, etc.
  4. Make a donation through our website and change a life.
  5. Join us for a Family Bowling and Pub Night on March 19th at the Dell Lanes in Surrey. Details can be found under Fundraising.
  6. Climb on board and light up in blue and yellow. Let us know that you will be joining us so we can add your company name to our list of places who are lighting up.
  7. Order some of our yummy LMDSS designer Ribbon Cookies with a special message on each package to hand out to co-workers, classmates,family, and friends. Call the LMDSS office to place your order.

British Columbia

BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
Canada Place – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Fountain at Laforge Lake – 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Jack Poole Plaza Couldon -1075 Canada Place, Vancouver
Pinetree Way at City Hall – Intersection of Lougheed Hwy and Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Sky train Guideway Pillars– Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Telus World of Science – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
Vancouver City Hall – 453 West 12th, Vancouver, B.C.

Alberta

Calgary Tower – 101-9th Ave, Calgary, AB

Saskatchewan

Manitoba

Ontario

Quebec

New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island

Newfoundland

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Events

COMMUNITY SUPPORT:

 

LOWER MAINLAND DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY
PARENT NETWORKING BRANCHES:

 

To attend any of our Parent Networking Branches
you must register.


Registration can be done by either a phone call at
604-591-2722,or by email at info@lmdss.com.

If you require childcare
you must inform our office at the time of registration.

 

Burnaby
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Langley
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Okanagan
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Cost: Free

 

Surrey
Topic: TBA
Date: Friday, May 31st, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: #481 – 13320 – 78th Ave
Surrey, B.C.
Cost:
Free

 

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Adults Development Connections Group (ages 19+)

Our Adult Development group will be going to the De Dutch Restaurant, in Surrey to celebrate Halloween in a safe and fun environment.
This is a great way to work on social skills, cooking skills, and friendships, all while having fun, playing games, and having dinner together.

Event: Halloween Party
Date: October 25th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: De Dutch  Pannekoek House
                      15235 Fraser Highway, Surrey
Cost: $9.00 per person (includes pannekoek ,coffee,tea,or pop, Halloween treats, and snacks)

Please email the LMDSS office to register for this event.

We are also delighted to have Melissa Hawkes and her family joining us at this event, so be sure to say hello.

Costumes are  encouraged!

 

Youth Development Group (ages 10 – 18 )

Our Youth Development group will be joining our Adult Development group at the De Dutch Restaurant, in Surrey to celebrate Halloween in a safe and fun environment.

This is a great way to work on social skills, cooking skills, and friendships, all while having fun, playing games, and having dinner together.

Event: Halloween Party
Date: October 25th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: De Dutch  Pannekoek House
                      15235 Fraser Highway, Surrey
Cost: $9.00 per person (includes pannekoek ,coffee,tea,or pop, Halloween treats, and snacks)

Please email the LMDSS office to register for this event.

We are also delighted to have Melissa Hawkes and her family joining us at this event, so be sure to say hello.

Costumes are  encouraged!

 

 

FUNDRAISING:

Watch your inbox for information regarding our upcoming Purdy’s Chocolate Fundraiser!

 

HEALTH AND EDUCATION:

 

Dance Classes( LMDSS Program)
Dates: Wednesday’s Starting on Oct 2nd, 2019

Times:
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Ages 11 years & Up)
Location:
#481-13320-78th Ave, Surrey
Cost:
LMDSS Members $25.00 for 11 weeks / Non-members $50.00 for 11 weeks
(This program is subsidized by LMDSS)

Students to bring water bottle, and wear comfortable clothes (No Jeans).
Please contact the LMDSS office to register !
If student requires support person, please provide.

All children that are 10 years and under who are interested in taking dance classes, please contact the LMDSS office at 604-591-2722 to be added to our list of students.

 

One to One Reading,Math,and Money Skill Classes:

Date: September 24th to December 12th,2019
Days: Monday’s,Tuesdays and Thursdays Classes available
Times: 3:20 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. and 4:20 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. and 5:20 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.
Location: #481-13320-78th Ave, Surrey
Cost: LMDSS Members :$10.00 per 1 hour session
Non-Members : $20.00 per 1 hour session

(This program is subsidized by LMDSS)

Registration is required.

 

Sexuality  and Relationship Classes:

These classes are designed for ages 9 and up

If you are interested in registering for our Sexuality and Relationship classes, please contact the LMDSS office to register or to get further details.

(These classes are subsidized by LMDSS)

 

Parents

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