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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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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Another John Deere Classic has come and gone! Most of you know that GiGi’s works a concession stand all week in exchange for a percentage from the food and beverage sales. Participating in this event and overseeing a stand takes LOTS of help. With over 60 volunteer shifts to fill, we would never be able…

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June 2019 Music Therapy (Birth-3 years & 4-8 years) Come move, sing, and play instruments with us as we address communication, following directions, and so much more! These music therapy sessions are provided by West Music and a board-certified music therapist! Register for this 10-week music therapy session. RSVPs are required as space is limited. The…

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As the 2018 car show season comes to a close, we would be amiss if we didn’t take a moment to thank the local car clubs and the car show attendees for their support and generosity. We also wanted to highlight just one reason this community support has meant so much to us here at…

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As we start a new year, I am sure we have started some resolutions for 2018. Some of us are thinking health and wellness, some of us want to learn or experience something new, while others want to spend more time with friends and family. This month, we have some suggestions of games you can…

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Fantastic Friends will be celebrating the holidays with dinner and presents. The Playhouse will provide a meat dish, table service, and drinks. Please bring a dish to share and a white elephant gift valued under $10.  Sign up for a meal item using this link. Fantastic Friends is an interactive and engaging program recommended for…

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Join us for a musical performance and refreshments. The QC Singers will be performing just for GiGi’s families. Come enjoy local musical talents (including one of our board members and parent of one of our participants). Doors open 6:15 pm Concert begins at 6:30 Refreshments to follow Want to know more about the QC Singers?…

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Let’s talk about generationG. Maybe for some of you, this is your first-time hearing about this generationG thing, for others, you have heard it before, but don’t know much about it, while even fewer of you know what generationG is or see it in your lives. So, what is generationG? generationG is a conscious decision…

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From our Site Coordinator: “On this cold and rainy Tuesday morning while sitting at my desk, I can hear a participant, her mom, and the tutor jumping around like frogs while singing ribbit, ribbit, ribbit as part of the literacy session.  This is just one time out of many that I have heard cheers, singing,…

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