By Doni Dondero   GiGi’s Playhouse in Annapolis was among the leaders in responding to the challenging situation of suspending Playhouse programming in response to the pandemic. Within days, GiGi’s At Home LIVE and On Demand programs were online.  Thank goodness for technology. Annapolis Fantastic Friends (18+) LIVE first met online to update each other…

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In February, representatives from GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis had the wonderful opportunity to speak with several  members of the University of Maryland, Master’s in Genetic Counseling Program faculty and 15 graduate students, at the medical campus in Baltimore.  Ronnie, a Playhouse participant, and Debbie Lantz, GiGi’s Playhouse Outreach Chair, were invited to talk about all the…

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Join in purposeful programs planned at the Playhouse in February! Simply RSVP online. No cost for organized and led programs. Invite siblings and friends! Special Events: Dine to Donate! The Italian Market (All families) Invite family and friends for lunch or dinner…socialize and enjoy delicious food while raising needed funds for GiGi’s Playhouse free programs.…

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BY: The Axtell Family GiGi’s Playhouse has been an irreplaceable bee hive of activities for our 47-year-old son Mark after our recent move from the Seattle, Washington area.  Our stressful cross-country move was one of those “had-to-do things” to get Mark near his beloved sister as we aging parents who are both in our 80’s…

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Joan Blum has found another perfect location to volunteer!!!   As a retired Anne Arundel County teacher with 24 years in the classroom and a volunteer in a Baltimore inner-city school, she wanted to continue her commitment to helping young people.  When she heard about GiGi’s Playhouse in Annapolis (literally 3 miles from her home), she…

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By Lisa Custer To say that GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis has made a difference in my daughter’s life is the quintessential understatement.  I would call GiGi’s Playhouse a literal “Godsend.” In September of 2016, our family dynamic drastically changed.  Suddenly I was a single parent.  My daughter, Valerie was in her sixth season of living her…

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Every parent has probably observed a child losing touch with friends as different sports interests, clubs, activities or going to a different school take people in different directions.  As children grow up, most make new friends in those new activities.  Sometimes, however, it is not that easy.  A “lost” friend is one who may not…

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