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!
January 4th Trivia Night
Join the second annual trivia night benefit for GiGi’s Playhouse Quad Cities by having a team or volunteering. Additional information can be seen on the Facebook event page.
January 24th GiGi’s Hockey Night with the Quad City Storm
Our teens and adults will be enjoying a night of hockey as part of their program but we hope you’ll join us too! See more here about getting your tickets.
January 25th Hand-in-Hand Chili Cook off
Volunteers needed to help serve chili at the GiGi’s booth. Sign up to volunteer here.
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. The theme will be Winter! We recommend this program for ages birth-3 years.
2 & Under (0-2 years)
2 and Under 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!
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.
January 10th 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
New Year’s Party
January 24th 6:45 – TBD p.m.
Hockey Night at QC Storm Game
Parent University Webinar (Parents/Guardians)
Implementing a Life Plan– The key to a more secure fulfilling future is blending realism with hope. That takes knowledge, but also a willingness to learn about the many tools and techniques to help you get started. We will work together to start to identify the goals you want to achieve and the dangers you’ll want to avoid. Along with building your team of professionals/caretakers to help you along the way.
January 16, 2020 7:00 pm
Playhouse Pals (5-8 years) and Kids Club (9-12 years)
Playhouse Pals and Kid’s Club are teaming up to this month for a Winter theme. Playhouse Pals is an interactive and engaging program. We support the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. Kids Club supports the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting.
Destination Discovery (all ages)
Supports the development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play and peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. This program also brings families together to share experiences and build relationships. All ages welcome.
Open Play (all ages)
Open Play invites families and their friends to the Playhouse for playtime! Open Play helps promote positive beginnings for new families with a child with Down syndrome, creates awareness opportunities for peers and friends, as well as support and networking for current families. Come ready for fun and a crazy good time! Open to families with children of all ages and their friends.
Spring 2020 Tutoring Session (3 and up)
Session begins the week of February 9th. Application deadline is January 17th.
GiGi Prep (18 and up)
All new location and curriculum! Session begins in March. Application deadline is January 15th.
GiGiFIT Teen (13-17 years)
All new fitness program beginning February 6 and meeting every Thursday for 12 weeks! Application deadline is January 31st.
Social Dancing (13 and up)
Spend your Monday evenings with QCSoDa dancers! Sign Up closes February 17th.