Upcoming events

    • 01/05/2020
    • 03/08/2020
    • 10 sessions
    • 30250 W Nine Mile Road Farmington Hills 48336

    Bowling WILL BE BACK... beginning January 5.

    January 5, 12, 19, 

    THERE IS NO BOWLING 1/26 or February 2

    February  9, 16, 23

    March 1, 8

    All are welcome, we will have 12 & under and 13-16, High School, Post Secondary & Young Adults.  SIblings & Friends are WELCOME.  Parents are welcome to bowl & we will keep you on a team near your bowler.

    2-4 PM

    Country Lanes

    30250 W Nine Mile Road

    Farmington Hills 48336

    2-4PM  Please make every effort to be on time so everyone can begin bowling.

    2 games & shoes $7.00 per person (pay in cash in an envelope with your name on it).  

    • 01/10/2020
    • 06/05/2020
    • 11 sessions
    • GUTS TRAINING CENTER 1008 Orchard St Ferndale

    Calling children between the ages of two and seven, previous students and siblings .  Our PT Renee from Troy School District and volunteers will introduce your children to the world of sports by focusing on the basics that are crucial to cognitive development :  physical activities that develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination, and the application of these physical skills through sports skills program.  This program is FREE too all .  Registration is appreciated.  Please have students dress comfortably.  Children should be walking but we are happy to have you join us.  If your family is new, you will be asked to fill out a NEW form for 2019-20.

    Oct 25

    Nov 1/15

    Jan 10/24

    Feb 7/21

    March 6/20

    April 10/24 (there will be a change)

    May 1/15

    June 5

    • 01/14/2020
    • 03/03/2020
    • 8 sessions
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48302

    Go to 4thwallkids.com to sign up!


    Intro  5:45 - 6:45pm  for students with less than 4 years experience.  An introductions into the foundations of theatre.

    Advanced 7 - 8pm  For students with 4 or more years experience.  A deeper look into the art of theatre.

    • 02/08/2020
    • 12/12/2020
    • 11 sessions
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48302

    Monthly speakers will update you on the latest with regards to Down Syndrome, including Wills and Trusts, toileting, sexuality, employment, housing, behavior and other topics.  Speakers and topics coming soon.

    January 11-Securing the future for your dependent with special needs.  Areas of Planning:  Legal, Financial, Life Care, Government Benefits.  Wills and Living Trusts.  Do you have a letter of Intent?  Register on line for this information workshop.  There is NO CHARGE.

    February 8- CME is a psychomotor approach to pediatric therapy for infants and young children experiencing a delay in their motor development.  This presentation will explain what makes CME different from traditional therapy techniques and why it may be beneficial for your child.  Presenter, Amy Crowder, OTR and CME certified practitioner.  This workshop is FREE, but you need to register on the web page.  Presented by Total Education Solutions of Troy.  www.TESIDEA.com

    March 14 - Renee Pieciak, PT

    April 11 - Dr Eli Silver

    May 9

    June 13 -A Day In The Life of Kate, Shannon. Danny, Ryan, Selina and Tim.  These  young adults  would like to share what "Living the Dream" looks like.  You don't want to miss this information.

    July 11

    August 8

    September 12

    October 10

    November 4

    December 12

    • 02/14/2020
    • 11/20/2020
    • 10 sessions
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Rd Bloomfield Hills 48304


    January 24 - Annual Winter Wonderland - Chili Cookoff - Don't forget to let DSG know what kind of Chili your bringing to share.  We'll have all the fixings go with it.  Last year's Chili cookoff had a lot of unique Chili's and the winner was...

    Entrance Fee is $5.00 per person for the chili tasting.  The public is welcome!!!

    February 14th Valentine's Dance

    March 27- St Patrick's Day Celebration

    April 17 - Spring Fling

    May 8th - Cinco de Mayo

    June 12 - Celebrating SCHOOL IS OUT

    July 17th

    August 14

    September 18 "WELCOME" BACK TO SCHOOL

    October 23 - Halloween Boo Bash

    November 20 - Friends Giving

    • 02/20/2020
    • 6:15 PM - 9:00 PM
    • WHite Horse Tavern

    Moms Night Out  this Thursday @ 6:15pm at the White Horse Tavern in Flint.

    Contact Lise Dickson:  lisedickson@aol.com to make a reservation.

    • 02/21/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • GUTS Training Ctr 1008 Orchard Ave Ferndale 48220

    Baby Buddies Playgroup @ Young Athletes

    Please come and join our Baby Buddies Playgroup!  You can meet and socialize with other parents while the babies and toddlers play! Our next get together will be during our Young Athletes program!

    Young Athletes is a program we run for our children who are aged 2-7 (and walking). A local physical therapist (Mrs. Renee) leads the group with lots of fun gross motor activities that promote physical and cognitive development. Even if your child is not walking yet, come see what you can look forward to once they are!

    RSVP is a must as Mrs. Renee needs to know how many kiddos to plan for. So please RSVP to Erin Whaley at chamb169@gmail.com with the name of your child as well as their age. Also include your name and phone number in case she needs to get a hold of you before or during the event. 

    Friday, February 21st @ 6-7pm

    GUTS Training Center

    1008 Orchard Ave

    Ferndale, MI 48220

    • 02/28/2020
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • 34698 Bunker Hill Drive Farmington Hills 48331

    February 28 7-10 pm  Sue Kelly will be our Hostess.  Bring your favorite appetizer or dessert and dress casual.  (Sue's address is 34698 Bunker Hill Dr.  Farmington Hill 48331  248 462 3234  Please sign up on line, so Sue will know how many to prepare for.  Thank you.

    • 03/10/2020
    • 05/05/2020
    • 7 sessions
    • Cross of Christ Lutheran Church 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills 48302

    Welcome back!  Join us for eight weeks of singing, acting, and dancing.  If you’ve been with 4th Wall Theatre for less than 4 years… this class is for you! A great introduction into the foundations of theatre. (No class 4/7).

    Type of Ability Served: All Welcome
    Age Range: All Welcome
    Register: Register on this page or email katie@4thwallkids.com to pay the first day of class. ($146)
    *A 3% processing fee is applied online.

    Showcase Information

    Mark your calendar for May 5th for the final performance. Bring family and friends. It’s a fun time!

    Go to 4thwallkids.com to register! 

    • 03/14/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Astro Lanes Madison Heights

    This is a Third Party fundraiser.  If you or someone in your community would like to make a donation to the raffle, please contact BettyGonko at (betty.gonko@gm.com).

    100% of the net proceeds will be contributed to the Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan.

    • 03/14/2020
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills MI 48302

    Building a Strong Foundation for the future.  Renee P from Troy Schools will talk about neuroanatomy and how early intervention impacts the developing brain.

    This workshop is FREE but please register on the DSG web page.

    • 03/28/2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Knights of Columbus Lake Orion

    More information shortly.

    • 04/23/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 4460 18th Street Wyandotte 48192

    • 05/09/2020
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • 1100 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302


    Join other parents of 0-2 year olds with Down syndrome on Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 9:30 AM -11:30 AM for a great morning of networking and sharing questions, fears, success stories, and resources. We know that starting on the Down syndrome path can be like drinking from a fire hose, but this casual morning with other parents in the same boat as you along with a few seasoned parents who have been there and done that are here to provide support, and relieve some of that pressure you may be feeling when it comes to your new little one.

    This gathering is also for extended family members; Grandma, Grandpa, Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins who have questions about language to use, what to do when asked about their newest family member, and how they can offer support to mom and dad. 

    Coffee service and childcare is provided. Please RSVP by April 8th to ensure a good count for childcare. If you have any questions on this event, feel free to call the DSG office at 248 -556-5341 or e-mail us at info@dsgsemi.org

    REGISTER ON LINE for your family (including siblings & relatives) so that we can prepare adequately.

    • 05/16/2020
    • Troy Beaumont

    SAVE THE DATE and join the DSGSEMI and Dr Brian Skotko of Massachusetts General Hospital as discusses a NEW virtual clinic for all families and other subjects.  There will be other workshops during the day & light breakfast and lunch will be provided.  Watch for more information coming soon. 

    • 05/24/2020
    • 1:00 PM
    • HARPER AVENUE (9 1/2 Mile to 11 Mile)

    JOIN THE FUN... The St. CLair Shores Memorial Day Parade.  The parade will take place on Harper Avenue beginning at 9 1/2 Mile and traveling north to the finish at 11 Mile Rd.  Step-off will be at 1:00PM sharp!

    This event is the largest Memorial Day parade in the Midwest, and quite possibly the Nation.  They enjoy an annual spectator audience of 85,000 and have the largest display of military vehicles anywhere.



    • 07/28/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Eastern Market

    Five years ago over 2,000 people celebrated the ADA with arts, sports, displays, presentations and networking.

    Watch for more information.

Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan

P.O. Box 28 Royal Oak, MI 48068
Office: (248) 556-5341


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