November 2020 Activities

The Playhouse will be closed for Thanksgiving!

We will be closed on November 26th and 27th. There will be no virtual programming on the 28th. Happy Thanksgiving!

See the Playhouse’s hours of operation here!

Local Programs

GiGi’s is continuing to offer virtual programs locally and nationally as we work through a detailed plan for reopening in staggered stages nationwide. We’re following CDC guidelines and taking all precautions necessary to keep our friends and families safe. We encourage you to attend a program virtually!

Virtual GiGi’s Kitchen Kids (6-12 years) & Virtual GiGi’s Kitchen Teens/Adults (13+)

GiGi’s Kitchen is designed to emphasize the importance of health and wellness through nutrition education, kitchen safety, food preparation, social activities, and a shared meal/snack. Under the guidance of program leaders, participants will learn about and progress through skills including measurements, food handling, knife skills, ingredient identification, palette expansion, and nutrition. Participants will be introduced to various cooking techniques. GiGi’s Kitchen program will build participants’ self-esteem and self-confidence through nutrition and wellness! This program will meet (virtually) weekly for 6 weeks. Starting on October 8th, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

Click here to view it on the calendar!

Registration is closed. A link to attend will be sent to registered participants.

Virtual 2 & Under

Our 2 and Under program is the perfect place for children to meet new friends, learn and grow; while parents have the opportunity to socialize and network with one another! 2 and Under increases positive social interactions among peers, siblings, and parents. All while in a safe setting for parents to share experiences and learn from each other!

Click here to RSVP for November 14th, 10:30AM-11:30AM.

New Program: GiGiFIT Infant & Toddler 

Takes concepts of foundational movements, mobility activities, visual-vestibular activities, and reflex integration to the next level in a fast-paced, super fun and socially interactive atmosphere for young children. Recommended for Walking to 4 Years Old

The goals of this program include:

  • Building Strength, Endurance, Joint Stability, Weight shift
  • Learning Sequencing, Motor Imitation, Gross Motor Milestone Achievement, Walking, Running, and Jumping
  • Practicing Balance, Coordination, Posture, Movement Control
  • Teaching Primitive Reflex Integration to improve fluidity and ease of movement
  • Combining movement learning with language learning
  • Making Movement FUN!!!

Registration is currently closed!

Click here to view it on our calendar!

Virtual & In-Person Teen Tastic (13-17) & Fantastic Friends (18+)

Teen Tastic promotes friendship, social interactions, communication through a variety of social activities, outings, and games for teens. Participants in Teen Tastic gain confidence, leadership skills, and empowerment while working as part of a team or on individual projects and tasks.

Fantastic Friends program supports the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual fun setting. Adult participants participate in the planning of activities so that group activities are based on personal interests.

Click here to RSVP for November 13th, 6PM-8PM!

Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt (All Ages)

Join us for a Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt for our GiGi’s families.

It’s our way to give thanks to you for your support and participation throughout the year.

Hunt begins at 10 am at the Playhouse where you will pick up your treasure map. The map will contain clues to locations where GiGi’s Volunteers will hand out fun and tasty items (maybe even some Whitey’s) plus there will be a list of items to locate/see along your way.

The hunt will end at the Playhouse to turn in your checklist and receive prizes and additional goodies.

This will all take place from the comfort of your car and the entire family can participate. Please RSVP each person participating.

MUST RSVP by noon Friday, November 21st to ensure we have enough materials and volunteers.

Click here to RSVP for November 21st, 10AM-12PM.

One-on-One Programs

Amina Grace Speech and Language Therapy

Literacy and Math Tutoring

The fall session began on September 20th and runs through December 12th.

GiGi’s At Home

GiGi’s at Home offers live virtual programs and programs on demand with participants from around the world!

Yes, around the WORLD!

Click HERE to explore the site and view current program offerings.

GiGi’s at Home On Demand is our way of bringing 150+ purposeful programs to you at a time that is convenient for you. You will have access to program recordings, lesson plans, and activities to use when you are ready.

GiGi’s at Home Live is our way of bringing 28+ purposeful programs to you each and every week at a specific time. This allows you to interact with our volunteer program leaders and fellow participants engaging in purposeful activities designed for your loved one’s age group.

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