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.
Registration is closed. A link to attend will be sent to registered participants.
Virtual LMNOP (Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (0-3 years)
LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and other forms of communication using music and language-based activities. We recommend this program for ages birth-3 years. This program is led by certified Music Therapist Ms. Misty with Quad City Music Therapy.
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!
New Program: GiGiFIT Infant & Toddler Info Session
Join us and Paige Kelly, Physical Therapist to learn more about the GiGiFIT Infant and GiGiFIT Toddler programs. We’re attempting to plan a fall 2020 or spring 2021 session. Together you can learn more about the program and help us plan according to your wants and needs.
Virtual & In-Person Teen Tastic (13-17) & Fantastic Friends (18+)
Teen Tastic promotes friendship, social interactions, communication through a variety of social activities, outing, 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.
October 2nd: Traveling Scavenger Hunt, 6-8 pm
Hop into your cars and meet us at the Playhouse for an exciting twist on the classic scavenger hunt around the area. Hunt at your own speed using the scavenger hunt list provided and goodie bags will be provided at once you’re done!
October 16th: Virtual Fall Crafting, 6-8 pm
October 30th: Virtual Ghosts and Goblins, 6-8 pm
Drive-Thru Halloween Party (All Ages)
Come one come all to our drive-thru Halloween party on October 24th, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Dress up in your costumes and receive a goodie bag full of crafts, activities, snacks, and more to go!
The deadline to RSVP is October 21st, to ensure we have enough goodie bags ready to go.
Amina Grace Speech and Language Therapy
Literacy and Math Tutoring
The fall session began on September 20th and runs through December 12th.
Virtual Superhero Run, Walk, Dash!
Shirts for those registered by September 15th will be available for pick up at GiGi’s Playhouse 3906 38th Ave, Moline.
If you registered after the 15th, we will contact you at a later date regarding shirt pick up.
Registration closes Monday, October 5th. Don’t miss out on getting one of the cool 2020 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle T-Shirts!
The following days we are here to offer curb-side shirt/packet pick up for those registered by September 15th.
October 1st- 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
October 2nd- 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
October 3rd- 8:00 am – 10:00 am
October 3rd: Virtual Race Day
Superhero Highlights: 10:00 am – 10:30 pm
Tune in on our social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Linked In) to see the Superhero Highlights Reel featuring photos, stories, and videos from past events and the 2020 $321 Superhero Fundraising Team signs that would normally line the walk/run route.
Top Superhero Team Announcements: 11:00 am – 11:30 pm
Visit our social media sites to see the top fundraising teams for 2020 announced!
Top fundraising teams are recognized for all their hard work. The top 2 teams will be featured on the windows at the Playhouse for a minimum of one year.
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.