Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with GiGi’s Playhouse Quad Cities! March 21st Open House at GiGi’s 10 am -2 pm Games, Prizes, Free Socks, and Snacks too! Why socks? Because we are rocking our socks all day! What do the chromosomes in the picture below look like to you? We see socks!! Wear your fun…

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Calling all teens and adults! For the first time ever, we are offering a dance program that focuses on social dancing skills. The group will learn dance moves that are perfect for those social events such as weddings, parties, and the GiGi’s gala! They will be introduced to ballroom dancing, the waltz, tango and more.…

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We’re excited to welcome a new Speech and Language Pathologist here at GiGi’s. She has contracted with us for the year 2020 to provide this valuable service to GiGi’s participants. Please help us welcome Ann Suess Cobb! Ann is a SLP who spent 18 years working in the public schools before she became the Director…

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January brings a new year, new programs, and new days/times for programs. Be sure to double check the details for your favorite programs and consider participating in something new too! See you in 2020! Special Events January 4th Trivia Night Join the second annual trivia night benefit for GiGi’s Playhouse Quad Cities by having a…

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We are so excited to be planning 2020 that we just had to share some of the exciting new and/or renewed programs! (New Curriculum) GiGi Prep (18 years and up) All new partnership with St Ambrose University. This program will be held at the University and lead by OT instructors and students. (New) GiGiFIT  –…

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As many of you may know, earlier this month our staff, board members and a few committee related volunteers attended the National GiGi’s Conference in Schaumburg, IL. This conference is always inspirational and uplifting while also informative and innovative. We come back knowing more about the different platforms we use to do our day to…

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As many of you know the Playhouse is 99% volunteer run and as we’re planning for the upcoming year we are finding ourselves needing to fill some specific volunteer roles. If you or anyone you know may be interested, attend an upcoming information session to learn more or use the contact information at the end…

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Congratulations Team GiGi’s! WE are ALL a TEAM and a Family, and I am so grateful for that! As I ponder what I should share, I reflect on the past ten years of having our son, Jack, in our lives. First, I want to share that I am so grateful for JACK.  I always want…

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Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes. You never really know when or where they might show up but one thing is for sure….the Quad Cities is FULL of them! Just last week we were witness to thousands of them. The last few weeks are a blur to us but a good blur. We had…

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Several months ago, we put out a plea looking for a volunteer to help with the coordination of new volunteers. Hilary responded RIGHT AWAY that she was interested. However, she was awaiting the arrival of a new baby. Fast forward a few month, baby has arrived, and she is now ready to take on the…

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