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2019 CNY Buddy Walk Registration is LIVE!

You asked & we answered! GiGi’s Playhouse Syracuse is thrilled to be the new host of the annual NDSS Buddy Walk!  This year’s 25th Anniversary Buddy Walk (21st year in Syracuse) will take place on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at Long Branch Park at Onondaga Lake Parkway in Liverpool, NY. You can register TODAY! Click HERE to get started!…

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A peek inside GiGi’s Playhouse Syracuse

GiGi’s Playhouse exists to change the way the world views Down syndrome and to send a global message of acceptance for all. GiGi’s Playhouse is the ONLY international network of Down Syndrome Achievement Centers created to provide FREE life-changing therapeutic and educational programs for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.  There are now 46 GiGi’s Playhouse locations across the US and Mexico.  From prenatal diagnosis…

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August Program Buzz

Programs at GiGi’s Playhouse offer foundational learning opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community.       Music In Motion (13+ years) August 5 and 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm   We are super excited to offer a new music program this summer called Music in Motion. It will be on Mondays from 5-6pm starting…

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July Program Buzz

Programs at GiGi’s Playhouse offer foundational learning opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community.       Music In Motion (13+ years) July 8, 15, 22 and 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm   We are super excited to offer a new music program this summer called Music in Motion. It will be on Mondays from…

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Love of art

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Pam Baldini and her husband John Dittman. They stopped into the Playhouse for a tour and to talk a little bit about her brother, James “Jay” Baldini. Jay passed away three years ago at the young age of 60. He spent his early years in Delaware and New…

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The Antidote

We weren’t going to go to the Gala this year. I wasn’t speaking in front of the hundreds of people supporting GiGi’s. Judah’s picture wasn’t there welcoming guests. I wasn’t on the volunteer committee. I had no hand in the preparation pot what-so-ever and so this year we were going to skip it. Am I…

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June Program Blog

Programs at GiGi’s Playhouse offer foundational learning opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community.     Volunteer Orientation | 6-7pm June 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm   Are you interested in learning more about volunteering at GiGi’s Playhouse Syracuse? Please join us for an hour of information. You will learn a bit…

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May Program Buzz

Programs at GiGi’s Playhouse offer foundational learning opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community.     LMNOP (0-3 years) May 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am   Language, Music N’ Our Peeps guides parents and infants/toddlers through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate…

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April Program Buzz!

Programs at GiGi’s Playhouse offer foundational learning opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community.   Volunteer Orientation  April 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Are you interested in learning more about volunteering at GiGi’s Playhouse Syracuse? Please join us for an hour of information. You will learn a bit about Down syndrome,…

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#theluckyfew | GiGi’s Playhouse ‘i have a Voice” Gala

Today we welcome one of our favorite bloggers and moms Beth to share why everyone should join us on April 7, 2018, for the ‘i have a Voice’ annual gala! Favored, blessed, fortunate, charmed and prosperous…. all synonyms for lucky, all synonyms for how I feel about a life with Down syndrome. While there are…

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