Upcoming events

    • 10/25/2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 06/05/2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • GUTS TRAINING CENTER 1008 Orchard St Ferndale

    Calling children between the ages of two and seven, previous students and siblings .  Our PT Renee from Troy School District and volunteers will introduce your children to the world of sports by focusing on the basics that are crucial to cognitive development :  physical activities that develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination, and the application of these physical skills through sports skills program.  This program is FREE too all .  Registration is appreciated.  Please have students dress comfortably.  Children should be walking but we are happy to have you join us.  If your family is new, you will be asked to fill out a NEW form for 2019-20.

    Oct 25

    Nov 1/15

    Jan 10/24

    Feb 7/21

    March 6/20

    April 10/24 (there will be a change)

    May 1/15

    June 5

    • 11/05/2019
    • 5:45 PM
    • 12/17/2019
    • 8:00 PM
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48304

    Go to 4thwallkids.com to sign up!

    Intro  5:45 - 6:45 pm

    Advanced 7 - 8 pm for students with 4 or more years experience.  A deeper look into the art of theatre.

    FINAL PERFORMANCE on the last day!

    • 12/06/2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 06/05/2020
    • 7:00 PM

    December 6


    January 10/24

    February 7/21

    March 6/20

    April 10

    May 1/15

    June 5

    • 12/15/2019
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48302 - Cross of Christ Lutheran Church

    Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan families are invited to join us as we celebrate the holiday season!  This party is for persons 17 and younger.  (There is a party for our young adults 18+ on 12/22nd).

    Cocoa and Crafts with Santa.  Join us for a Candy Cane hunt.

    Snacks will be served from 2:00-4:00 pm.  Please bring your appetite and some holiday cheer!  Wear your dancing shoes!

    Cookie Decorating, Snacks, Games, Dance Party, Arts & Crafts, Meet Santa and more...  Santa will be on deck for pictures so don't forget your cameras.

    Cost per person is $3.21.  Proceeds will go toward our Scholarship Fund for Summer Camps and Adult Programming.

    RSVP no later than 12/8/2019 - because this is a wonderful time to gather with family and friends of the DSG and fills up quickly, there will be NO ON SITE WALK INS.


    • 12/22/2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Emagine theatre Royal Oak

    JOIN THE DSG & our friend Michael R  AS WE CELEBRATE THE SEASON.  Bowling, , food.   There will be a cash bar and parents are encouraged to stay and celebrate. Join your friends from the DSG for food, fun and friends and celebrate the season.

    RSVP is a must,  Registration on line.

    • 01/05/2020
    • 03/08/2020

    Bowling WILL BE BACK... beginning January 5.

    January 5, 12, 19, 26

    February 2, 9, 16, 23

    March 1, 8

    All are welcome, we will have 12 & under and 13-16, High School, Post Secondary & Young Adults.  SIblings & Friends are WELCOME.  Parents are welcome to bowl & we will keep you on a team near your bowler.


    • 01/10/2020
    • 7:00 PM
    • 12/11/2020
    • 10:00 PM
    • locations to be announced

    Join other moms and take a break, just relax and catch up.  RSVP is a must please.

    January 10

    February 9

    March 13

    April 24

    May 22

    June 19

    July 10

    August 7

    September 11

    October 9

    November 13

    December 11

    • 01/11/2020
    • 2:00 PM
    • 12/12/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48302

    Monthly speakers will update you on the latest with regards to Down Syndrome, including Wills and Trusts, toileting, sexuality, employment, housing, behavior and other topics.  Speakers and topics coming soon.

    January 11-Securing the future for your dependent with special needs.  Areas of Planning:  Legal, Financial, Life Care, Government Benefits.  Wills and Living Trusts.  Do you have a letter of Intent?  Register on line for this information workshop.  There is NO CHARGE.

    February 8

    March 14

    April 11

    May 9

    June 13

    July 11

    August 8

    September 12

    October 10

    November 4

    December 12

    • 01/18/2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Boogiei Babies - Rochester

    Baby Buddies Playgroup @ Boogie Babies

    Please come and join our Baby Buddies Playgroup!  You can meet and socialize with other parents while the babies and toddlers play! Our next get together will be at Boogie Babies!

    Boogie Babies is an indoor play area in Rochester where young children can play and explore in a safe and clean environment. Socks are required!

    Pricing: $9 for 1-14 year old; $6 for 7-11 month old; 0-6 month old free with siblings or $3. You can check out their website to learn more http://www.boogiebabies.net/index.html!

    RSVP is a must as pricing depends on how many children we have with us (we receive 15% off if we have 10 or more children). So please RSVP to Erin Whaley at chamb169@gmail.com ASAP. Also include your name and phone number in case she needs to get a hold of you before or during the event. 

    January 18th @ 11am – 12pm

    Boogie Babies

    1928 Star Batt Dr, Suite B

    Rochester Hills, MI 48309

    Upcoming Schedule:

    February 21st @ 6-8pm – Observe & Join in at Young Athletes (@ GUTS – 1008 Orchard Ave, Ferndale)

    March 28th @ 1-3pm – Sign Language Practice with Kelly Konieczki (www.momcats-signing-academy.com)


    Any questions, please contact Erin Whaley at chamb169@gmail.com or (248) 840-5919

    For the full flyer, click here

    • 01/24/2020
    • 6:30 PM
    • 11/20/2020
    • 9:00 PM
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Rd Bloomfield Hills 48304


    January 24 - Annual Winter Wonderland - Chili Cookoff

    February 14th Valentine's Dance

    March - St Patrick's Day Celebration

    April 17 - Spring Fling

    May 8th - Cinco de Mayo

    June 12 - Celebrating SCHOOL IS OUT

    July 17th

    August 14

    September 18 "WELCOME" BACK TO SCHOOL

    October 23 - Halloween Boo Bash

    November 20 - Friends Giving

    • 02/20/2020
    • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Suburban Collection Showplace Novi, Michigan

    This great show produced by "TARZAN" with a celebration of 114 years of Shrine experience.  Come see the Elephants, Horses, Acrobats and Clowns!  Alhambra will provide a ticket, parking pass hotdog, water and cookies to each person and aide.

    This year's circus will be inside Suburban Collection Showplace new arena.  This means better viewing and seating, easier access to the event, improved bathroom facilities and warmth.  

    Seating is first come, first serve.  Doors open at 9:30 am.  EVERYONE MUST ENTER BY 11 am.  Children's rides, a petting zoo, bounces houses elephant rides and souvenir stands will be available.  

    WE ARE CURRENTLY TAKING FAMILY NAMES & # OF FAMILY MEMBERS.  REMEMBER THIS IS A SCHOOL DAY and DSG will notify you when are tickets are confirmed.

    • 03/10/2020
    • 5:45 PM
    • 05/05/2020
    • 8:00 PM
    • Cross of CHrist Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48302


    GO TO 4thwallkids.com to sign up!

    All Ages & Abilities Welcome

    Intro:  5:45-6:45 pm  for students with less than 4 years experience.  An introductions into the foundations of theatre.

    Advanced:  7 - 8 pm  for students with 4 or more years experience.  A deeper look into the art of theatre.

    Final PERFORMANCE on the last day!

    • 03/14/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Astro Lanes Madison Heights

    This is a Third Party fundraiser.  If you or someone in your community would like to make a donation to the raffle, please contact BettyGonko at (betty.gonko@gm.com).

    100% of the net proceeds will be contributed to the Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan.

    • 05/24/2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • HARPER AVENUE (9 1/2 Mile to 11 Mile)

    JOIN THE FUN... The St. CLair Shores Memorial Day Parade.  The parade will take place on Harper Avenue beginning at 9 1/2 Mile and traveling north to the finish at 11 Mile Rd.  Step-off will be at 1:00PM sharp!

    This event is the largest Memorial Day parade in the Midwest, and quite possibly the Nation.  They enjoy an annual spectator audience of 85,000 and have the largest display of military vehicles anywhere.


Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan

P.O. Box 28 Royal Oak, MI 48068
Office: (248) 556-5341


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