September 2021 Programs at GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough

The September 2021 program schedule is available on online, but you can read all the details below.

Playhouse Closed, Saturday, September 4
GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough will closed in observation of Labor Day

Karate Kickers, Wednesday, September 8, 6- 7PM (ages 10+)
The benefits of karate for people with Down syndrome are endless.  Karate focuses on development of balance, coordination, discipline, focus, attention, physical fitness, and confidence. There will be no physical contact between peers.

Volunteer Orientation, Wednesday, September 8, 6- 7PM (all ages)
Are you interested in volunteering with GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough? Come join us for volunteer orientation and learn about the various ways you can donate your time and talents to the playhouse.

Fantastic Friends, Friday, September 10, 7- 9PM (ages 18+)
A fun night out to facilitate social interactions between adults with Down syndrome, their peers and the community.

Destination Discovery, Saturday, September 11, 10AM- 12PM (all ages)
This is an interactive and engaging program for participants of all ages and their families. It supports the development of motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play and peer-to-peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. In this all-ages program, participants progress from needing assistance, to working independently, to serving in the role of helper and partner to younger participants! This program also brings families together to share experiences and build relationships.

Teen Tastic, Friday, September 17, 6:30- 8:30PM (ages 13- 19 years)
This group promotes friendships, social interaction and communication through a variety of social activities, outings and games for teens.

Yoga, Saturday, September 18, 11AM- 12PM (ages 10+)
A gentle yoga class for participants ages 10 and up.

Cooking Club, Saturday, September 18, 12- 1PM (ages 10- 17 years)
Get cooking with your friends at GiGi’s!  This program is geared toward building safety awareness in the kitchen and preparing healthy recipes that taste great.

Volunteer Orientation, Saturday, September 18, 1:30- 2:30PM (all ages)
Are you interested in volunteering with GiGi’s Playhouse Hillsborough? Come join us for volunteer orientation and learn about the various ways you can donate your time and talents to the playhouse.

Teen Tastic and Fantastic Friends Virtual Dance Party, Friday, September 24, 7- 8PM (ages 13+)
Dance your way to our monthly virtual Count Graham Dance!

2 & Under Playgroup, Saturday, September 25, 10- 11AM
Join our playgroup! We’re moving, grooving and laughing along the way.  This program is the perfect place for children two and under to meet new friends, learn and grow while parents have the opportunity to socialize and network with one another.

Leaps & Bounds, Saturday, September 25, 10- 11AM (ages 3- 5 years)
This program will help promote social, emotional and gross motor development through a variety of activities, including interactive play, sharing, cooperative games and physical activity.  Creativity and movement will be incorporated throughout the program.

Little Gymnasts, Saturday, September 25, 11AM- 12PM (ages 2- 5 years)
This program will help promote gross motor development and cooperation through a variety of gymnastics activities.

As space is limited for health and safety reasons, each program will have a pre-determined attendance limit for participants and volunteers at each program. Should a participant or volunteer arrive for a program without having registered and the Playhouse is at capacity, he/she will be turned away at the door.

GiGi’s Playhouse Inc. will also continue offering virtual programs through GiGi’s at Home. Participants can register for those programs online at gigisplayhouse.org/gigisathome.

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