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February 2019

Lots of Socks Knit-a-Long – United States

February 1 - March 21
Ravelry, https://www.ravelry.com
Online worldwide,

Sock knitters from all over the world are encouraged to cast-on brightly coloured socks to wear on WDSD! 15 designers will be selling discounted digital designs on Ravelry with all the proceeds going to benefit DSi. Over 50 sponsors have donated prizes for knitting as little as one sock! Come join the hand knitting community to show off Lots of (KNIT) Socks!

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March 2019

Race 3.21 – United States

March 10
West High School/ Third Creek Greenway, 3300 Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN 37919 United States

Join the Down Syndrome Awareness Group as they celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Day on March 21st! Race 3.21 takes you on two different paths! One path is a 3.21km or 2 miles jog or walk with a special VIP turnaround for a mile; while the other is a 3.21 mile timed race.

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World Down Syndrome Day Family Skating Party – Canada

March 15
Burnaby 8 Rinks, 6501 Sprott Street
Burnaby, BC Canada

Join Canucks mascot Fin for a FREE FAMILY EVENT in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day! We will skate from 5:15-6:15, and then gather in the Thirsty Penguin Banquet Room for food and refreshments. Skate and helmet rentals along with all food and refreshments are included at no cost. Helmets are mandatory for anyone under 12. Skating bars will be available. Reserve your free tickets at http://DSRF.org/Skate. For event updates, RSVP to the Facebook event. Registration Deadline: March 10.

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Embrace Your Style: Style Show – United States

March 16
Arc’s Value Village Thrift Store, 10546 France Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55431 United States

Join us for a Style Show in support of World Down Syndrome Awareness Day. Our diverse models will be styled in fashions representing the individuality of each model. Show starts at 11AM; plan to stick around after for the Glam Cam and Shopping with a Purpose to support The Arc Minnesota! This event is free and open to the public.

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World Down Syndrome Day Celebration Arizona – United States

March 17
Mesa Pioneer Park, 526 E Main St
Mesa, AZ 85203 United States

Join three amazing organizations that serve the Down syndrome community and are partnering on hosting a fun celebration of World Down Syndrome Day on March 17th, 2019 from 2 to 4:30pm in Mesa, AZ. This event is a family carnival-style picnic. Food trucks will be selling their signature food items. There will be train rides, face painting, characters/mascots, crafts, vendors, dancing, game truck, bounce houses and more. Visit with friends and celebrate the individuals we love with Down syndrome. Free…

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WDSD New York 2019

March 21
United Nations – New York, 46th St & 1st Ave
New York, NY 10017 United States

"Leave no one behind in education" Join us Conference Room 2, UN Headquarters, United Nations Plaza, New York, NY, United States Online - UN Web TV  Time - 9.30am-2.30pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) Confirmed participants so far... Marta Sodano (self-advocate) - Italy (CoorDown) Penny Robertson - Australia (Down Syndrome International) Rhonda Faragher - Australia (Down Syndrome International) Tom Hehir - United States (Harvard Graduate School of Education - retired) Ignacio Calderón-Almendros - Spain (University of Malaga) Sue Swenson - United…

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2nd Annual NDSC All Kinds of Heroes Golf Classic – United States

March 21
Legacy Golf Course at Lake Lanier, 000 Lanier Islands Pkwy
Buford, GA 30518 United States

Proceeds from the 2019 tournament will go to support educational programs for people with Down syndrome, their families and the professionals that serve them, free materials for communities, families and educators, new parent packages, rural outreach programs and disability training programs for first responders. The event will be held on World Down Syndrome Day, March 21st, 2019, and includes golf, breakfast, lunch, dinner/awards party, raffle, unlimited beverages of all kinds in a “Bottomless Yeti”, contests, and a chance to win…

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Actividad 3-21 Juegos Recreativos Adaptados – Puerto Rico

March 21
Universidad de Puerto Rico en Cayey, Parque de Verdes Sombras
Cayey, 738 Puerto Rico

Ven y únete a celebrar el Día Mundial de Síndrome de Down. Los participantes disfrutarán de juegos adaptados, merienda, música y muchas sorpresas. La actividad se llevará a cabo en el Parque de Verdes Sombras de la UPR Cayey, comenzando a las 8:30 am. Llevamos 9 años celebrando este día auspiciado por los estudiantes del curso EDES 4086 y la Dra.. Lesbia Borras. ¡Te esperamos!

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3rd Annual Rock Your Socks – United States

March 21
Get Air, 34450 Gateway Dr
Palm Desert, California 92211 United States

Come join us - wear your silly, fun, mix matched socks for a chance to win prizes. The first 50 individuals with Down syndrome will go in for free!! All ages welcomed, siblings, friends and community guest welcomed to join us. Follow us on Facebook for more details.

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Rock Your Socks Off Dance and Silent Auction – Our Dreams Are Taking Flight – United States

March 23
Rho Waterfront, 50 Riverview Plaza
Trenton, NJ 08611 United States

DSACNJ is celebrating WDSD with our 5th Annual - Rock Your Socks Off Dance.The theme is "Our Dreams Are Taking Flight" as we rejoice the opening of our enrichment center "Club DREAMS" in Ewing, NJ which will offer free socialization, enrichment, academics, job skills and career opportunities to people with T21. Event features dancing, free caricatures, photo booth, silent auction, kids raffles, a buffet lunch. Trenton Thunder's Boomer and DJ Pardy Hardy will get the crowd going. All those with…

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