Heroes Celebrating Charities in the Largest Nonprofit Collaborative Event in McHenry County! Join Us Today – Invite Others! Represent Gigi’s Playhouse McHenry at the 2020 Human Race 5K held at McHenry County College on April 26th. Registration site: https://runsignup.com/RaceGroups/49128?groupName=McHenry+Gigi%27s+Heros There are places/events to join for everyone in the family – check it out! What a…

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Enjoy a holiday celebration at the playhouse on Sunday Dec. 8th. Bring a snack, side dish or dessert to share. Main course is provided. Please RSVP to mklowas@gigisplayhouse.org how many adults and how many children will be attending. https://gigisplayhouse.org/mchenry/event/annual-holiday-party  

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Thank you to all who supported GiGii’s Playhouse McHenry County! Everyone who participated, volunteered, donated or sponsored the event…we coudn’t do it without all of your support! Thank you all for making our 8th year such a huge success and celebratng Down Syndrome Acceptance month with us!  Continue to celebrte all year long!  Please follow…

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Group Speech Therapy is off to a great start this Fall! We are working hard on positive social interactions and increasing our conversational skills. All participants are engaged and are willing to practice new skills alongside their peers. All activities are group oriented. Each session we watch a short video about the lesson of the day…

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GiGi’s Playhouse McHenry County is introducing a new Speech Therapy Group starting this Fall focused on Social interaction with peers. This program is beneficial for High School aged individuals and older.           Topic Ideas Include: ❏Greetings ❏Conversation skills ❏Body Language ❏Topic Maintenance ❏Emotions ❏Language skills *If interested please contact the Playhouse…

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A big thank you goes out to Matthew W. for choosing GiGi’s Playhouse McHenry County to do your Eagle Scout Project! The fresh coat of paint and new colors look fantastic! In his own words, Matthew chose us because “My stepbrother Josh, he participates in Reading and Math literacy, TEAM, and Fantastic Friends. I wanted…

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Sam came to GiGi’s Playhouse looking to make a difference and complete his Eagle Scout Project… a win win situation for us and him.  He chose us!  He made a beautiful new “Art Center” that is now available within the Playhouse for all to use!  It’s organized, clean and colorful. We couldn’t be happier or…

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April volunteer appreciation ‘One of the greatest gifts you can give is your time.” Our amazing volunteers not only give of their time, but their creativity, talents, love, laughter and dedication. During this week of volunteer appreciation, we say THANK YOU to ALL of our volunteers who give so generously. We could no t do…

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We currently have exciting volunteer opportunities for program leaders and co-leaders, tutors, party planners and teen peer volunteers. Come and learn how to get involved! Our next volunteer orientation is February 20th from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Playhouse. If you are interested in becoming a GiGi’s volunteer or know someone who is, we hope you…

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Ellie has been working hard to improve her speech and language skills through the Amina Grace Speech and Language Program.  She has participated in every 10-week session since the program began this past spring.  Ellie is working on answering questions, using correct sentence structure, and speech clarity.  Since participating in program, Ellie’s mom tells us…

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