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New England Hockey Game Outing

Event Date: 
1/21/18
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Dunkin Donuts Center - 1 LaSalle Square
Providence
RI
Contact: 
Nanci Walsh at 617-733-1740 or nanci.walsh@comcast.net
Region: 

Join us for a group outing to the Providence Bruins game.

$22 per person includes popcorn & drinks for all college age and under in group.

Hats for everyone.

Meet & Greet Mascot Samboni at 1:00; game starts at 3:05pm.  

New England Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/17/17
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Greene Residence - 48 Wake Robin Road
Sudbury
MA
Contact: 
Meredith Greene at 617-957-8360 or mgreene@fletchertilton.com
Region: 
Join us at the Greene residence for a holiday party. Drinks and deli tray provided, please bring a dish to share. Santa will be making a visit, please bing a wrapped gift with your child's name on it for Santa to hand out. $20 limit please. *PLEASE NO NUTS - SEVERE PEANUT AND TREE NUT ALLERGY IN HOME*

Sunshine Region Christmas Parade

Event Date: 
12/2/17
Time of Event: 
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Krypel Residence - 1151 N. Fan Palm Pt.
Crystal River
FL
Contact: 
Erin Krypel at 352-257-8272 or erinkrypel@gmail.com
Join us at the Crystal River Christmas parade.  We will meet at the Krypel residence at 3:30 PM to get t-shirts and prepare for the parade.  

The parade begins at 6:00 PM.  

Please bring a bag of candy to pass out.

To participate, you must submit the waiver (below) to Erin Krypel by November 28.

Canyon Region Holiday Party - San Diego

Event Date: 
12/17/17
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
TERI, Inc. - 251 Airport Road
Oceanside
CA
Contact: 
Laura Imthurn at lauraimthurn@gmail.com or 619-865-2300 or Julia Uhll at 858-705-1466 or juliauhll@gmail.com
Region: 

The San Diego area Holiday Party will be held at Teri, Inc. Scroll down to register.

Join us for a drum circle, music, arts and crafts, a photo booth, and much more!

Cost is $10 per family (immediate household) $3 per additional guest.

We will have pizza and drinks, please bring a dish to pass as follows:

Last name A - L - appetizer

Last name M - Z - fruit, veggie or dessert 

Northwest Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/17/17
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Portland Oddfellows - 4834 N. Lombard Street
Portland
OR
Contact: 
Stephanie Ackley at 503-360-2129 or smbowe_19@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us at the Portland Oddfellows for our Holiday Party!

We will have a visit from Santa and music therapists.

Man dish and beverage provided, please bring a dish to pass.

$10 per family, please enter 1 ticket for entire family.

Register below by December 17, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Dine to Donate - Virginia Beach

Event Date: 
12/9/17
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Tropical Smoothie Cafe Great Neck - 401 North Great Neck Road
Virginia Beach
VA
Contact: 
Milena Paltseva at 615-878-2121 or palmilig@gmail.com

Join us at Tropical Smoothie Cafe Great Neck for a Dine to Donate Event.

We will have a raffle, food samples and arts and crafts.

Bring your flyer and a portion of the proceeds of your meal will benefit the WSA.

 

Mid-Atlantic Dine to Donate - Norfolk VA

Event Date: 
12/8/17
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 
Tropical Smoothie Cafe Ghent - 742 West 21st Street
Norfolk
VA
Contact: 
Milena Paltseva at 615-878-2121 or palmilig@gmail.com

Join us at Tropical Smoothie Cafe Ghent for a Dine to Donate Event.

We will have a raffle, food samples and arts and crafts.

Bring your flyer and a portion of the proceeds of your meal will benefit the WSA.

 

Mid-Atlantic Trunk-or-Treat

Event Date: 
11/4/17
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Schucks Regional Park - 301 Schucks Road
Bel Air
MD
Contact: 
Lauren Decker at 609-230-4010 or deckerlauren72@gmail.com or Julie Crosby at 410-790-6811 or julievcrosby@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us at Schucks Regional Park for a Trunk-or-Treat We will have a meet & greet and crafts.

Beverages provided, please bring a snack or appetizer to share (kid friends or light appetizer).

Bring candy to pass out.

Costumes Optional.

RSVP by October 22, 2017.

Gulf Coast Holiday Zoo Event

Event Date: 
12/16/17
Time of Event: 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: 
Audubon Zoo - 6500 Magazine Street
New Orleans
LA
Contact: 
Tara Smith at 504-495-9937 or tsmith@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us at the Audubon Zoo for our annual holiday gathering.

Cost is $10 per person, includes zoo admission, pizza and drinks.

Register by December 13.

Rocky Mountain Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/9/17
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Northglenn Christian Church - 1800 E. 105th Place
Northglenn
CO
Contact: 
Joanna Kendro at 720-435-6212 or jkendro68@gmail.com or Lisa Matlock at lmatlock@williams-syndrome.org

Join us at Northgleen Chrisitan Church for Santa & Mrs. Claus, music and a food and dessert buffet.

Please bring a wrapped ornament for your child as a gift from Santa.

RSVP below by Monday, November 27.

 

 

Canyon Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/2/17
Time of Event: 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 
Rockpointe Clubhouse - 22300 Devonshire Street
Chatsworth
CA
Contact: 
Michelle Oliver 310-310-4582 walk4ws@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us for a visit from Santa, DJ, a silent auction & raffle.

Light refreshments, pizza and soft drinks provided.

Please bring a dessert to share and BYOB is optional.

$20 per family to register - Enter quantity 1 ticket to register.

Register below by November 17.

 


Midwest Region Pumpkin Patch

Event Date: 
10/29/17
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 
Dave's Pumpkins - 9112 Algonquin Road
Huntley
IL
Contact: 
Bailey Nelson at 815-979-0097 or bnelson@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us at Dave's Pumpkins for an outing that includes pedal tractors, a min corn maze, unlimited hay rides and a pumpkin and gourd for everyone.

 

Upper Midwest Pumpkin Patch

Event Date: 
10/28/17
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 
Eveland Family Farm
Andover
MN
Region: 

Join us at Eveland Family Farm for pumpkins, a corn maze, farm animals and Hayrides.

Bring your own picnic lunch or purchase lunch at the farm

$5 per family up to 5 people, additional guest are $3 each.

RSVP by Friday, October 27

 

Scroll down to register

Island Luau Holiday Party

Event Date: 
11/11/17
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Ronnie Pollock Logging - 1060 Altman Road
Folkston
GA
Contact: 
Melissa Hodges at 912-288-1481 or jaredsmyheart@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us at Ronnie Pollock Logging for our Holiday Luau.

We will have music, games and characters.  Lunch is provided

Wear luau attire (optional).

Cost: $5 per person (children 2 and under are free)

 

Register by October 30. 

2018 Convention Planning Meeting

Event Date: 
6/11/17
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 
Marriott Baltimore Waterfront - 700 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore
MD
Contact: 
Terry Monkaba at 248-244-2229 or tmonkaba@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us for the Convention Committee kick-off meeting. 

Site tour at 9:00 am, followed by meeting at 10:00 am.  

 

RSVP by June 7th to Terry Monkaba at: tmonkaba@williams-syndrome.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canyon Region Dine to Donate

Event Date: 
6/21/17
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location: 
On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina - 5005 E. Ray Road
Phoenix
AZ
Contact: 
Brittney Basim at bbasim@williams-syndrome.org or 602-826-0120
Region: 

Join us at On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina on June 21 from 10:30 AM and 11:00 PM for a dine to donate.  

Bring in the attached flyer and 20% of your bill will go to support the WSA.

 

21st Annual Scramble for Success Golf Tournament

Event Date: 
8/5/17
Time of Event: 
8:00 AM
Location: 
Jackson Valley Golf Club - 1947 Jackson Run Road
Warren
PA
Contact: 
Brad & Chris Lawson at 716-782-3554 or 3096kids@windstream.net
Region: 

Join us for the Scramble for Success Golf Tournament at Jackson Valley Golf Club for a 4 person scramble.  

Entry Fee: $80.00 per person, $320 per team, $100 Hole Sponsor

 

REGISTER by July 30, 2017

 

REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heartland Region Family Picnic

Event Date: 
6/10/17
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 
Dagg Park & Spray Park
North Kansas City
MO
Contact: 
Erin Potter at 402-612-0242 or epotter@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Meet up at Dagg Park & Spray Park for a family picnic.  We will have lunch potluck style.  All attendees will be contacted with a food sign up sheet prior to event.  

$10 t-shirt is optional.  Shirt order cut off date is May 25th, registration witout t-shirt open until June 3rd.  

RSVP HERE BY JUNE 3, 2017

                                     

 

Sunshine Region Make 'M Smile Day

Event Date: 
6/3/17
Time of Event: 
7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 
Lake Eola Park - 512 E. Washington Street
Orlando
FL
Contact: 
Jennifer Olear at 941-769-3421 or jolear@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Come join us at the 15th Annual Festival for Kids with special needs.  The Sunshine Region RC, Jennifer Olear will be at a Williams syndrome booth.  Stop by to meet her, work the booth or enjoy the activities.  

There will be bounce houses, games, animals, activities, food and more! 

General Admission is $5 per person.

For more information and registration visit: Nathanielshope.org

Midwest Region Paint & Sip Fundraiser

Event Date: 
6/21/17
Time of Event: 
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: 
Pinot's Palette Logan Square - 2768 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago
IL
Contact: 
Althea Christensen at 773-554-5956 or fuarain@hotmail.com
Region: 

Join us at Pinot's Palett in Logan Square to paint a custom WSA painting.  Full bar and cupcakes provided.  Snacks my be brought or ordered in.

Cost is $45 per person, a portion of the proceeds will benefit the WSA. 

 

Register by Monday, June 19 

REGISTER HERE

 

                                     

 

 

Lamesa Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
6/3/17
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM
Location: 
Lamesa High School Football Field - 600 N. 14th Street
Lamesa
TX
Contact: 
Abigail Ramford at 806-777-1049 or ramforda@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us for some zumba, a raffle, DJ, face painting and more at the Lamesa High School Football Field.

Registration begins at 9:00 am, walk beings at 10:00 am. 

 

REGISTER HERE

           

 

 

 

Great Lakes Make & Take Sign Party

Event Date: 
5/19/17
Time of Event: 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 
Amy Davidson's House - 13803 Greenville Drive
Shelby Township
MI
Contact: 
Amy Davidson at 248-982-8762 or adavidson@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

You are invited to a Life Expressions Make & Take Sign fundraiser. Come hang out with the girls, have some pizza and make a cute sign to add to your home decor.  A percentage of each sign sold will be donated to the WSA.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A ROUND SIGN, PLEASE CONTACT AMY DAVIDSON BEFORE THE PARTY. 

RSVP by May 15, 2017.

 

RSVP HERE

 

 

 

Tri-State Magic of Music Benefit

Event Date: 
5/20/17
Time of Event: 
3:00 PM
Location: 
American Spirits Roadhouse - 1090 Rt 173
Asbury
NJ
Contact: 
Rosa Cortes via Facebook Messenger at https://facebook.com/rosa.cortes.79 or call/text 908-334-2444
Region: 

Join us for music and fun on May 20 at American Spirits Roadhouse in Asbury, NJ.  $10 cover per person with all proceeds going to the WSA.  

Featuring:  Terrence M, Vinyl Approach, The Receptors, Trio of Madness, Dana Gaynor Band, Black Cross Band

 

REGISTER HERE BY MAY 18

                                     

 

 

Scottsdale Family Fun Day

Event Date: 
5/20/17
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM
Location: 
Courtyard Scottsdale Sale River Marriott - 5201 N. Pima Road
Scottsdale
AZ
Contact: 
Brittney Basim at bbasim@williams-syndrome.org or 602-826-0120
Region: 

Join us for face painting, family activities, a DJ and more at the Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River Marriott.

Registration begins at 10:30am, event begins at 11:00am.

 

Register Here.

           

 

 

 

Cleveland Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/20/17
Time of Event: 
8:00 AM
Location: 
Liberty Park Nature Center & Twinsburg Ledges Trail - 9999 Liberty Road
Twinsburg
OH
Contact: 
Cyndra Cole at 330-414-0904 or cyndra.miller@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us at Liberty Park for a walk, family activities, dancing and face painting.  Music therapists will be on site.

Registration begins at 8:00 am, walk begins at 9:00 am.  

 

Register Here.

           

 

 

Mid-Atlantic Baseball Outing

Event Date: 
5/7/17
Time of Event: 
1:35 PM
Location: 
Oriole Park at Camden Yards - 333 W. Camden Street
Baltimore
MD
Contact: 
Julie Crosby at 410-7990-6811 or JulieVCrosby@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we cheer on the Baltimore Orioles and raise funds for Williams Syndrome Association.  

Visit the Orioles website link below to purchase tickets. Purchase instructions are on the flyer.

 A portion of each ticket will be donated to the WSA

                       Register by May 6

 

                       REGISTER HERE 

Tri-State Family Picnic

Event Date: 
5/21/17
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Emery Park Fieldhouse - 2084 Emery Road
South Wales
NY
Contact: 
Emily LaRusch at 716-364-4838 or kidderel@yahoo.com
Region: 

Meet up at Emery Park Fieldhouse rain or shine.  Enclosed picnic area.

Hot dogs and condiments provided, please bring a dish and beverage to pass.

RSVP HERE BY MAY 14, 2017

                                     

 

 

 

Sunshine Region Painting with a Twist Party

Event Date: 
5/21/17
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
Painting with a Twist - 6700 Conroy Windermere Road,Suite 125
Orlando
FL
Contact: 
Melissa Burden at 407-443-8385 or melissa.burden@ocps.net
Region: 

Join us for socializing and creating your own painting!  Snack and cupcakes provided.

Class is $35 per person, 50% of proceeds are donated back to the WSA

 

REGISTER BY MAY 17, 2017

 

REGISTER HERE

 

                                     

 

 

 

West Michigan Whitecaps Baseball Outing

Event Date: 
6/11/17
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM
Location: 
FifthThird Ball Park - 4500 West River Dr. NE
Comstock Park
MI
Contact: 
Laura Jones at 231-760-0204 or jesusgirl05@hotmail.com
Region: 

Join us at Fifth Third Ball Park as we cheer on the West Michigan Whitecaps!

Meet at the main gate at noon to pick up your tickets from Laura Jones, then head in to play catch on the field before the game at 1:00pm.

Stay after the game, kids can run the bases.

 

Cost is $11.50 per person, under 2 is free.

 

REGISTER by May 17, 2017

 

REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laurens Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/13/17
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Laurens YMCA - 410 Anderson Drive
Laurens
SC
Contact: 
Cathy Little at 864-981-3605 or cathyclittle@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us at the Laurens YMCA for a walk, inflatables, family activities, fundraising and more.  Lunch will be for sale.

Registration begins at 10:00 am, the walk is at 10:30 am.

 

REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Rowlett Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/13/17
Time of Event: 
10:50 AM
Location: 
Rowlett Community Center - Pecan Grove Park - 5300 Main Street
Rowlett
TX
Contact: 
Jan Beard at 469-595-9506 or jbeard0301@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us at the Rowlett Community Centre - Pecan Grove Park for a walk, Meet & greet, and family activities

Bring your own picnic lunch

Registration begins at 10:50 am, the walk is at 11:50 am.

 

REGISTER HERE

Philadelphia Walk for Williams - NEW DATE!

Event Date: 
6/4/17
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM
Location: 
Central Green Park at the Navy Yard - 201 Rouse Boulevard
Philadelphia
PA
Contact: 
John Fusco at 302-507-4100 or john.f.fusco@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us at Central Green Park at The Navy Yard for our walk.  We will have live music, family activities, and more!

Registration begins at 9:00 am, the walk is at 10:30 am.

 

REGISTER HERE

 

 

 

Alex & Ani Shopping Night - Sunshine Region CANCELLED

Event Date: 
5/11/17
Time of Event: 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 
Alex & Ani - 356 S. Park Aevnue
Winter Park
FL
Contact: 
Melissa Burden at 407-443-8385 or b2true@yahoo.com
Region: 

Come shop at Alex & Ani at 356 S. Park Avenue in Winter Park, FL from 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM.  A portion of proceeds from all items sold will benefit the WSA.

 

                                       

 

 

South Texas Sailing Day

Event Date: 
5/20/17
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Sailing Angels - 1 Portofino Plaza
Clear Lake Shores
TX
Contact: 
Ashley Bennett-Sigmund at 281-793-9734 or smileash3@yahoo.com or Tes Lopez Rich at 713-417-9418 or tlopez-rich@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us at Sailing Angels for our 2nd Annual Cruise for Williams Syndrome sailing day.  Meet & greet after, refreshments provided. 

Space is limited to 25 participants. 

Visit www.sailingangels.org to register.  

 

 

 

Poway Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/7/17
Time of Event: 
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Old Poway Park - 14134 Midland Road
Poway
CA
Contact: 
Gina Myers at 949-291-2414 or ginalmyers@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us at Old Poway Park for a walk, picnic and meet & greet.  We will have music, and a face painter.  Come early to ride the train at the park.

Register Here.

           

 

 

 

NYC Carnival

Event Date: 
5/7/17
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
The West 79th St. Boat Basin Cafe - West 79th & the Hudson River
New York
NY
Contact: 
Melissa Felsher at 917-216-4141 or melissafelsher@gmailcom

Join us for fundraising, family activities, carnival games, magician, crafts, a DJ and much more! 

Register Here.

           

 

 

 

Belleville, IL Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/20/17
Time of Event: 
9:00AM
Location: 
Eckert's Belleville - 951 S. Green Mt. Road
Belleville
IL
Contact: 
Shonna Taylor at 314-680-7855 or shonna1983@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us at Eckert's Belleville  for our walk.  We will have a DJ, wagon rides, pony rides, petting farm, carnival rides and inflatibles.  Some activies require a fee.

Food available for purchase at Eckert's booth or restaurant.  

 

Register Here.

2017 Johnson City Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
4/23/17
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM
Location: 
First Christian Church - 200 Mount Castle Drive
Johnson City
TN
Contact: 
Christina Maiden at camedlin33@yahoo.com or 423-534-3594
Region: 

Join us for our annual 5k Walk/Run at First Christian Church.

Kids Dash will be before the event starts.  Jump house for kids will be on site and snacks will be provided after the run.

Register Here.

           

 

 

Gulf Coast Picnic & Baseball Outing

Event Date: 
5/6/17
Time of Event: 
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 
Railroad Park - 1401 1st Avenue South
Birmingham
AL
Contact: 
Elizabeth Walsh at 205-434-0176 or unlockingsmallminds@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us for a picnic and baseball game!  

We will have a meet & greet at Railroad Park at 4:00 PM - bring your picnic lunch and pick up your baseball tickets.

Then we will head over to Regions Field watch the Birmingham Barons for their game at 6:30 PM.  

Price is $7 per person for the baseball tickets.

                       Register by April 28

 

Great Lakes Dance Party - Struthers, OH

Event Date: 
5/6/17
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
Struthers Parkside Church - 110 Poland Street
Struthers
OH
Contact: 
Karen Guerriero at 330-507-8801 or wsmomma@att.net
Region: 

Join us for dancing and fun at Struthers Parkside Church from Noon until 4:00 PM on May 6th!

We will have music, face painting, crafts, a raffle, and more!

Lunch and beverages provided.

                                   

                                      RSVP BY MAY 1, 2017

Great Lakes Region Dance Party

Event Date: 
4/22/17
Time of Event: 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Grace United Methodist Church
Perrysburg
OH
Contact: 
Julie Oglesbee at 419-340-0827 or joglesbee@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Food, Raffle, entertainment, friendship & more!

Pizza provided, Please bring a dessert to share on our "dessert bar".  

3 to 6 PM

$15 per person includes a shirt

RSVP BY APRIL 3, 2017

                                     

 

 

 

Alex & Ani Shopping Night - Great Lakes Region

Event Date: 
4/28/17
Time of Event: 
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Location: 
The Mall at Partridge Creek, 17240 Hall Road
Clinton Township
MI
Contact: 
Michele Bauer at 248-244-2229 or mbauer@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Come shop at Alex & Ani at Partridge Creek Mall from 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM.  A portion of proceeds from all items sold will benefit the WSA.

 

                                       

 

 

Great Plains Region - Legal Planning for Life After 18! Training Sessions

Event Date: 
4/8/17
Time of Event: 
8:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: 
ICON - Meridian, 485 W. Overland Road
Meridian
ID
Contact: 
Charlene Quade at 208-367-0723 or char@charquadelaw.com
Region: 

C.K. Quade Law, PLLC presents two sessions:

Guardianship, Conservatorship and Effective Alternatives and Special Needs Planning.  

Beverages and light snack provided. 

           

RSVP by April 3, 2017

RSVP HERE

 

 

 

Great Lakes Region Dance-A-Thon

Event Date: 
4/15/17
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
The Ohio State University Newark Campus, 1179 University Drive
Newark
OH
Contact: 
Marilee Martens at 740-366-9415 or martens.22@osu.edu or Julie Oglesbee at 419-340-0827
Region: 

Come enjoy a potlock and socializing!  Drinks will be provided but please bring a dish to share.  

Show off your dance moves from 2:30 - 4:00 PM!

Provide a one-time donation or sponsor a dancer for 15 minutes of dancing.  

A donation of $25 or more receives a free shirt!

                                      RSVP BY APRIL 10, 2017

White Night Benefit Dinner & Charity Auction

Event Date: 
3/9/17
Time of Event: 
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: 
Cipriani, 55 Wall Street
New York City
NY
Contact: 
Terry Monkaba at 248-244-2229 or tmonkaba@williams-syndrome.org

Join us at Cipriani Wall Street for a benefit dinner, concert and charity auction for Wiliams syndrome.

To purchase  tickets and for more information please follow the link below:

RSVP by March 1, 2017

PURCHASE TICKETS or bid on auction items. 

 

 

 

Northwest Region Family Museum Night

Event Date: 
4/1/17
Time of Event: 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Bellevue
WA
Contact: 
Kristin Miller at 425-883-9349 or kmiller@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us for a family gathering at the KidsQuest Children's Museum.  Families can socialize while their children explore the museum.  

Light child-friendly snack will be provided.  

Event is $5 per person for ages over 1 year old.  

                Register by March 18, 2017

 

Sunshine Region Zoo Adventure Day

Event Date: 
3/18/17
Time of Event: 
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, 370 Zoo Parkway
Jacksonville
FL
Contact: 
Melissa Hodges at 912-288-1481 or jaredsmyheart@gmail.com
Region: 

Meet in the picnic area between 9 & 9:30 AM to pick up your zoo tickets.

 We will meet back in the picnic area for lunch at noon.  Bring your own picnic lunch.

Picnic area can be found by going straight through the big parking lot, on the left and near the bus parking.

Basic zoo admission included.  Train, carousel ride, 3D film and sting ray feeding arean  optional extra cost.

                                   

Dine to Donate - Gettysburg, PA

Event Date: 
2/16/17
Time of Event: 
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: 
20 Natural Springs Road
Gettysburg
PA
Contact: 
Heather Lowell at 717-357-3844 or heatherhadden@icloud.com
Region: 

Come support the WSA, join us as Arby's and purchase food between 5:00PM-8:00PM.  A portion of the proceeds with benefit the Williams Syndrome Association.

 

                                       

 

 

Sunshine Region Valentine's Party

Event Date: 
2/12/17
Time of Event: 
3:00 - 7:00 pm
Location: 
Kings Point North, 1900 Clubhouse Drive
Sun City Center
FL
Contact: 
Joan or Ron Leombruno at 813-255-3859 or joanleo@tampabay.rr.com
Region: 

Join us for krazy karaoke, dancing & suprise activities.  Dress in red and silly hats (optional).

 

All you can eat pizza, salad, and beverages.  Please bring a dessert or snack (chips, pretzels, etc.) to share. 

 

                                         RSVP BY FEBRUARY 3, 2017

Gulf Coast Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/17/16
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: 
Homewood Central Park - 1632 Oxmoor Road
Homewood
AL
Contact: 
Searcy Kelly at 251-753-4133 or skelly@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
 
Come enjoy fellowship and holiday cheer!  Dress comfortably to take advantage of the playground.  A large grassy field is ideal for outdoor activities, football, cornhole or any other games you would like to bring along!
 
Pizza provided.  Optional - bring a dish to pass. 
 
 
 
 
 
RSVP by December 15, 2016

New England Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/18/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
The Greene Residence - 48 Wake Robin Road
Sudbury
MA
Contact: 
Meredith Greene at 617-957-8360 or mgreene@fletchertilton.com
Region: 
 
Come join the New England Region at the Greene residence for a holiday party.   We will have a visit from Santa, please bring a $15 wrapped gift for your child from Santa.
 
Potluck style, bring a dish to pass, serious NUT alleries, please no peanuts or tree nuts.  
 
 
RSVP by December 14, 2016

Northwest Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/18/16
Time of Event: 
1:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: 
Peninsula Odd Fellows Lodge - 4834 N. Lombard St
Portland
OR
Contact: 
Stephanie Ackley at 503-360-2129 or smbowe_19@yahoo.com
Region: 
 
Come join the Northwest Region for some Holiday fun with caroling, music, a visit with Santa and so much more!
 
Potluck menu, bring a dish to pass, drinks will be provided.
 
 
 
RSVP by December 5, 2016

Canyon Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/18/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
TERI
Oceanside
CA
Contact: 
Laura Imthurn at 619-865-2300 or limthurn@williams-syndrome.org or Gina Myers at 949-291-2414 or gmyers@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Join us for the Canyon Region Holiday Party!
 
Meet & greet, music, arts & crafts, drum circle and much more.  Pizza and water provided.  Pleasle bring the following according to your last name:
A through J:  appetizer to share
K through S:  fruit/veggies to share
T throgh Z:  dessert to share
 
If gluten free, please bring a gluten free dish to share.  
 
 
Ticket Price:$10 per family 

Citrus County Christmas Parade - Sunshine Region

Event Date: 
12/3/16
Time of Event: 
12:00PM-8:00PM
Location: 
Save A Lot Parking Lot - 204 Three Sisters Springs Trail
Crystal River
FL
Contact: 
Erin Krypel at 352-257-8272 or erinkrypel@gmail.com
Region: 
 
Please join us for a Christmas Parade by walking the parade route and passing out candy.  For those who don't want to walk, come ride our WSA float.  We will meet early to provide more details and answer any questions.  
 
Please bring a bag of candy to pass out at the parade.
 

Great Plains Holiday Sing-Along

Event Date: 
12/12/16
Time of Event: 
5:30PM - 9:00PM
Location: 
Vivint Smart Home Area - 301 South Temple
Salt Lake City
UT
Contact: 
Lindsey Brinton at 801-624-0770 or lbrinton@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
 
Join us for a meet & greet from 5:30 - 6:16 pm, Sing-Along begins at 7:00pm.
 
Treats and drinks provided at the meet & greet.  
RSVP by December 5, 2016

Sierra Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/4/16
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Creek Side Park - 10455 Miller Avenue
Cupertino
CA
Contact: 
Doaa Hamed at 408-931-1625 or dhamed@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
 
Join us for fun and celebration at the Sierra Region Holiday Party.
 
DJ, cookie decorating and a visit from Santa. 
 
Please bring a dish to pass - Click Here to sign up for a dish to pass. 
 
RSVP by November 28

Alex & Ani Shopping Night

Event Date: 
12/8/16
Time of Event: 
6:00pm
Location: 
Alex & Ani
Winter Park
FL
Contact: 
Melissa Burden with questions at 407-443-8385 or b2true@yahoo.com
Region: 

Please join us at the Alex & Ani store at 356 S. Park Avenue, Winter Park, Florida from 6:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, December 8 for a shopping night.

Proceeds will benefit the WSA.

 
 

Sensory Play Day - CANCELLED

Event Date: 
11/12/16
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
2 West Portal Avenue
San Francisco
CA
Contact: 
Elin Markarian 209-678-5186 or elinmarkarian@gmail.com
Region: 
 
Join us at the Peek-A Boo Factory for a fun play day!  
Playground geared for children 1-10.
 
Snack bar available.  Pizza provided.  
 
RSVP by November 7

Canyon Region Picnic

Event Date: 
11/5/16
Time of Event: 
11:00am
Location: 
Freestone Park
Gilbert
AZ
Contact: 
Sarah Giddings at 602-908-9587 or sgiddings@wiliams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Let's get together for a picnic during the 2nd Annual Williams Syndrome Softball Tournament.  
 
Bring your own lunch or purchase lunch from the food trucks.  
 
Bring chairs and blankets for the picnic.  
 
No need to RSVP, just show up! 
 
 

Halloween Party

Event Date: 
10/29/16
Time of Event: 
10:20am-12:00pm
Location: 
Sense-Able Gym
Garland
TX
Contact: 
Gentry Bevan at 972-322-9185 or mrsbevan1@yahoo.com
Region: 
Dress up in your halloween costume!
 
Snacks and water provided, bring a pumpkin to paint
 
Cookie decorating and pumpkin painting
 
RSVP by October 24, 2016:
 
 

Oak Street Po-Boy Festival

Event Date: 
10/23/16
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: 
8719 Oak Street
New Orleans
LA
Contact: 
Rebecca Garside, 504-388-5791, rebeccagarside@gmail.com
Region: 

Regional get-together to enjoy the festival

Beverages, snacks and dessert provided.  Po-boys available for sale.
 
Please RSVP by October 9, 2016:
 

Halloween Picnic

Event Date: 
10/22/16
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 
Chewacia State Park
Auburn
AL
Contact: 
Searcy Kelly: 251-753-4133 or skelly@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Dress up in your halloween costume!
 
Pizza and water provided
 
Please bring a dish to share.
 
RSVP by October 20, 2016:
 
 

Polar Express Train Ride

Event Date: 
12/18/16
Time of Event: 
3:20 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: 
Chicago Union Station
Chicago
IL
Contact: 
Jennifer Farmer: 630-617-1827 or jennifercfarmer@gmail.com
Region: 
All Aboard!
 
Meet & Greet in the Great Hall in the Burlington Room. Must arrive 1 hour prior to the trains 3:20 PM departure.
 
Ticket Price: $45 per person (adult/child)
The WSA block of tickets are on a first come first serve basis
 
Please register by December 12, 2016:

Picnic

Event Date: 
10/15/16
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Magical Bridge Playground
Palo Alto
CA
Contact: 
Doaa Hamed: 408-931-1625 or dhamed@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

The park is the only fully adapted playground in CA

Supplies & beverages provided.  Please bring a dish to share, sign-up sheet to follow.
 
Please RSVP by October 10, 2016:
 

Alaskan Family Cruise

Event Date: 
7/8/17
Location: 
Princess Cruises
Seattle
WA
Contact: 
Ossie Arciniega: 858-705-1957 or oarciniega45@gmail.

The WSA has partnered with Princess Cruises to bring member families an opportunity to enjoy a cruise at a discounted rate.  Cruise along Alaska's Inside Passage, enjoying a beautiful 7-day (July 8-15, 2017) vacation. Some highlights include Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Ketchikan, and Skagway. This cruise embarks and returns to Seattle, so it's easy to get on board.

Toledo Walleye Hockey Event

Event Date: 
11/5/16
Time of Event: 
7:05 PM
Location: 
Toledo Walleye Hockey/Huntington Arena
Toledo
OH
Contact: 
Julie Oglesbee: 419-340-0827 or joglesbee@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
It’s Superhero Night and Bobble head giveaway with guests appearances by Batman and Catwoman.
 
A drawing will be held by the WSA after Registration cut-off for two fan experiences. 1) A Zamboni Ride 2) “Game on” kid caller
 
Cost: $15 per person
 
Register by October 21, 2016:

Family Fun Day at the Pumpkin Patch

Event Date: 
10/2/16
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
Harvest Moon Pumpkin Patch
Oakland
NE
Contact: 
LaDonna Mead: 402-649-8736 or lmead@williams-syndrome.org
Cost: $6 per person at the door, kids under 2 are free. Mention you are with the Williams syndrome group.
 
Provided: Hotdogs and chips
 
RSVP for food count by September 30, 2016:

Parents Coffee

Event Date: 
9/20/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 
Specialty's Caffe
Santa Clara
CA
Contact: 
Doaa Hamed: 408-931-1625 or dhamed@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us for some coffee and converstaion.

Please RSVP by September 18, 2016:

Southeast Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/3/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 
Ms. Chessie Caboose
Folkston
GA
Contact: 
Melissa Hodges: 912-288-1481 or jaredsmyheart@gmail.com
Region: 
Cost: $5.00 per person, ages 2 and above
Provided: Chicken, mashed potatoes, Mac & Cheese and dessert
Please bring: New wrapped gift, $10 range for your child from Santa and chairs
Entertainment: Holiday party while watching the trains go by, tour the train museum, a special visit from Santa Claus, rides on an old fire engine and much more!
 
Register by November 18, 2016:

Sunshine Region Picnic

Event Date: 
10/22/16
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Kissimmee Lakefront Park
Kissimmee
FL
Contact: 
Nina Woods: 630-450-9372 or msnina1975@hotmail.com
Region: 
Meet & Greet at the Heron Pavilion.  There willl be music, games and a playground near by
 
Cost: $5 per family (up to 4 people) for pizza
 
Water & soda provided. Please bring a snack to share.
 
Register by October 7, 2016:

3rd Annual Fall Festival

Event Date: 
10/22/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Sigmund Ranch
Cypress
TX
Contact: 
Ashley Bennett-Sigmund: 281-703-9734 or smileash3@yahoo.com
Region: 
Music, hay ride, bounce house, family activities/games, face painters and so much more!
 
We will provide the hot dogs, soda & water
 
Please bring: A-L side dish & M-Z dessert
 
RSVP by October 17, 2016:

Fall Farm Day

Event Date: 
10/8/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
Niederman's Family Farm
Hamilton
OH
Contact: 
Julie Oglesbee: 419-340-0827 or joglesbee@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
S'mores, cider & donuts by the fire and gathering area
 
Cost: $11 per person for all farm activities
 
The event will be cancelled and refunds given if bad weather occurs.
 
Please register by September 23, 2016:

Support group for Adults with Williams Syndrome

Event Date: 
9/21/16
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 3:00PM
Location: 
Walton Options for Independent Living Center
N Augusta
SC
Contact: 
Les Paul Morgan: 803-426-6356 or mycometpatrol@bellsouth.net
Region: 
You're invited to join Megan Gates, an adult with WS as she hosts her first support group.
 
18 or older.  There will be an option at the end to tour the facility.
 
Please RSVP by September 16, 2016

BBQ

Event Date: 
9/23/16
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Lehi Swimming Pool
South Lehi
UT
Contact: 
Lindsey Brinton: 801-624-0770 or lbrinton@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Cost: $5 per person
 
Hotdogs and hamburgers provided.  Please bring a dish to share.
 
Swimming and playground available.
 
Please RSVP by August 31, 2016:

Fall Farm Day

Event Date: 
10/2/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
Rockin' R Ranch
Columbia Station
OH
Contact: 
Julie Oglesbee: 419-340-0827 or joglesbee@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Cost: $10, 2 & under are free
 
All farm activities are included in price (stage show, pony rides, face painting, 1 pumpkin per person, etc)
Provided: Sub sandwiches, chips, drinks & S’mores or brownies for dessert

Please register by September 22, 2016: 

Playground Meet & Greet

Event Date: 
9/11/16
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 4:00PM
Location: 
Courtney’s Sandcastle Universal Access Playground
San Clemente
CA
Contact: 
Gina Myers: 949-291-2414 or gmyers@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Let’s connect with other parents while our children enjoy the
playground and simulated tidepools.
Cost: Free
 
Optional: Aquatics complex entry fee $4 per kid & $8 per adult
Swimming for the public is between 12 and 4
 
Please RSVP by September 8, 2016:

Pizza Party

Event Date: 
8/27/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Happy Joe’s Pizza and Ice Cream
Medford
WI
Contact: 
Danielle Fornal: 715-427-1102 or dannidoodles74@gmail.com
Region: 
Pizza Buffet cost $6.79 per person from 1:00 to 2:30 PM.  WSA will sponsor the beverages
 
Special reduced prices for our event - Menu prices available after 2:30 PM
 
Game rooms & outdoor play yard
 
Please RSVP by August 17, 2016:

5th Annual Beautiful Blessings Beauty Pageant

Event Date: 
10/29/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Jackson Middle School
Jackson
MO
Contact: 
Danielle Stoverink: 573-225-8364 or beautiful_blessings2012@yahoo.com
Region: 
A beauty pageant for individuals with special needs, both male & female from birth to teens.
 
Each contestant will take a walk across the stage while we learn more about them. Each contestant will receive an accolade, there will be no overall winner.
 
We are celebrating the beauty in everyone.
 
Fee: $15 registration
Age Range: Birth thru High School
Attire: Halloween costumes or Sunday best
 

A Night at the Thunder

Event Date: 
9/2/16
Time of Event: 
7:00 PM
Location: 
Trenton Thunder
Trenton
NJ
Contact: 
Heather O'Connell: 609-638-5541 or hoconnell@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us for a social outing at a Trenton Thunder baseball game!

Tickets are $8 a seat.

Please register by August 12, 2016:

 

Como Zoo Adventure Day

Event Date: 
8/28/16
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Como Zoo
St. Paul
MN
Contact: 
Andrea Haglund: 763-754-1598 or ahaglund@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Picnic at 11:00, Subs & lemonade provided
Please bring a dish to share
 
Wear a Williams syndrome shirt.
 
RSVP by August 25, 2016:
 

Parent's Mixer

Event Date: 
8/18/16
Time of Event: 
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 
Heritage Station Winery
Mullica Hill
NJ
Contact: 
Bethany Franz: 609-617-4627 or bethasfranz@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us for some casual conversation and wine!

Wine & Live Music. 21 and over.

Food truck is avilable.

RSVP by August  11, 2016:

 

Dad Get Together

Event Date: 
8/5/16
Time of Event: 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 
Howie's Artisan Pizza
Palo Alto
CA
Contact: 
Mo Elwany: moelwany@yahoo.com or 408-931-1755
Region: 

Casual get together for Dads of children with Williams syndrome at Howie's Artisan Pizza. Food will be available for purchase.

 Please RSVP by July 31, 2016:

Adventure Day

Event Date: 
8/16/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Washington National Zoo
Washington
DC
Contact: 
Erin Rupolo: 301-370-2688 or erupolo@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Meet at the Zoo Carousel / Please bring your own picnic lunch.
 
Parking is available at the Zoo for a flat fee of $22 or FREE with some FONZ membership levels. Reserved parking at or near the Zoo can be purchased ahead of time through Parking Panda here.
 
Entrance is free if you take the metro
 
Please RSVP by August 16, 2016:

Pool Party

Event Date: 
8/6/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM
Location: 
The Spinney Home
Derry
NH
Contact: 
Laura Spinney: 603-247-9578 or lspinney@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Please bring a dish to share - Drinks provided
 
Don’t forget your bathing suit, towel, sun screen and any swim aides your child may need! (we have a heated pool)
 
RSVP by July 30, 2016:
 

Weston's Lake House

Event Date: 
7/14/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM
Location: 
Weston's Lake House
Coventry
CT
Contact: 
Holly Weston: 860-428-5895 or hollymweston@charter.net
Region: 
What to bring: A dish to share, (We will have hamburgers, hot dogs and cold drinks.) bathing suit, water shoes or flip flops (a must for the lake) for swimming, our beach is rocky and very shallow. We do find glass now and then.
 
Rain Date: Sunday, August 21st

Family Fun Picnic

Event Date: 
8/7/16
Time of Event: 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: 
San Gorgornio Park
San Clemente
CA
Contact: 
Gina Myers: 949-291-2414 or gmyers@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Water balloon games and toss

Please bring a picnic lunch for your family & a side dish to pass

Meet at the tables to the left of the toddler play area

 

RSVP by August 3, 2016:

Family Picnic & Hi Race

Event Date: 
9/18/16
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
Bloomer Park
Rochester Hills
MI
Contact: 
Amy Davidson: 248-982-8762 or adavidson@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us for a afternoon of friends and fun!

Hot dogs and drinks provided Please bring a side dish or dessert to pass

Bounce House, Face Painter, and Playgrounds for the kids

Cost: $5 per person for the race
Parking is free (WSA will cover)

All proceeds will be split between WSA & IVBP

Summer Potluck Picnic

Event Date: 
7/16/16
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Lindenwood Park
Fargo
ND
Contact: 
Andrea Haglund at 763-754-1598 or ahaglund@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us for some fun!

Subs, Sandwiches & Lemonade provided

Please bring a dish to share

RSVP online by July 14, 2016:

Coed Softball Tournament

Event Date: 
11/5/16
Time of Event: 
7:00 AM
Location: 
Freestone Park
GIlbert
AZ
Contact: 
Mike Giddings: 480-233-0139 or giddings.mizzou@gmail.com
Region: 

Food, raffles, 50/50, music, vendors and much more!

Register by September and get free shirts for the team.

Registration: $300/team

 

Williams Syndrome Picnic

Event Date: 
7/23/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Parque Familiar Julio Enrique Monagas
Ponce
PR
Contact: 
Keren Cardona: 787-516-4028 or kcardona73@gmail.com
Region: 
Primer Encuentro De Familias Con Sindrome Williams
 
Eres familiar, amigo, conocido o una persona con Síndrome Williams te esperamos…
 
 
 

Mother's Brunch

Event Date: 
6/18/16
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM
Location: 
Home of Jamie Burden
Minneapolis
MN
Contact: 
Jamie Burden: 704-281-1233 or jamiejburden@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us for good food and great conversation!

Please bring a dish to pass.

Scramble for Success Golf Tournament

Event Date: 
8/6/16
Time of Event: 
8:00 AM
Location: 
Jackson Valley Golf Club
Warren
PA
Contact: 
Brad Lawson: 716-782-3554 or 3096kids@windstream.net
Region: 
Join us for a day of golf and fun!
 
4 Man Scramble Format (men, women & mixed foursomes)
Eighteen Holes with Cart
Luncheon following Tournament
Special Events
Prizes
 
$75.00 per person
$300.00 per team
$100.00 Hole Sponsor (included sign on tee box with name & logo)
*Individual & Foursome entry fees include 18 holes of golf, cart,luncheon & prizes
 
Hosted by Brad & Chris Lawson

Hot Rods With Heart Car Show

Event Date: 
8/6/16
Time of Event: 
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Harvest OPC
Wyoming
MI
Contact: 
Jonathan Roodvoets: 616-293-6941 or jonsmonte@yahoo.com
Region: 

Open to all makes & models!

Awards given to the best vehicles in certain categories.

DJ, 50/50 Raffle, Kids Games

Lunch available for purchase, free to show car drivers.

Cost: $10.00 per show car

Register your car by August 3, 2016:

Summer Potluck Picnic

Event Date: 
8/28/16
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
Heckscher State Park
East Islip
NY
Contact: 
Kelly Dombroski: 631-943-8752 or dombroski05@verizon.net
Region: 

Join us for some food and fun! Raffle prizes and DJ!

Drinks & hot dogs will be provided. 

Please bring a dish to share.

This event is free, but there is a $10 parking fee (pay at the gate)

RSVP by August 21, 2016:

Havre Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
6/26/16
Time of Event: 
2:30 PM
Location: 
Havre Town Square
Havre
MT
Contact: 
Dottie Wilson: 406-945-2437 or stewdottie@msn.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Oakland CA Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/22/16
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM
Location: 
Lake Merritt Lakeside Park Band Stand
Oakland
CA
Contact: 
Doaa Hamed: 408-391-1625 or dhamed@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Toldeo Mud Hens Game

Event Date: 
6/5/16
Time of Event: 
6:05 PM Game time
Location: 
Fifth Third Field
Toledo
OH
Contact: 
Julie Oglesbee: joglesbee@williams-syndrome.org or 419-340-0827
Region: 

Join us for a day of baseball and fun!  

Join us for dinner at "homeslice Pizza" between 3:30 and 5:30 before the game.  Game time is 6:05 PM.  Teens/Adults with WS will be in raffle to throw out the first pitch!

Tickets: $12/person

Please register by May 15, 2016:

Williams Syndrome Awareness Event: Symposium and Dance Party

Event Date: 
5/7/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 1:00
Location: 
Willow Springs Elementary School
Fairfax
VA
Contact: 
Elizabeth Wineland: 703-939-7906 or wswillowsprings@gmail.com
Region: 
Symposium: A Local Girl Scout Troop 3827 has worked to create this learning event for parents, teachers, healthcare providers, and community resource advocates. There will be presentations
from various individuals and groups to give insight on Williams syndrome and other disabilities from their specialty.
 
The networking and idea sharing at this event will allow everyone to leave with a new thought, idea, or view related to Williams Syndrome.
 

Las Vegas Jump for Williams

Event Date: 
5/26/16
Time of Event: 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 
Rockin' Jump
Las Vegas
NV
Contact: 
Kate Jacobs: 702-445-4350 or katemjacobs@msn.com
Region: 

Join us and as we promte awareness and Jump for Williams!

Rockin’ Jump will donate 50% of the proceeds collected between 4 - 8 PM

Please RSVP by May 24, 2016:

RSVP Online

 

Pittsburgh Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/22/16
Time of Event: 
9:30 AM
Location: 
North Park Boathouse
Allison Park
PA
Contact: 
Heather Johanson: 412-721-6152 or hjohanson@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Girls Night Out

Event Date: 
4/23/16
Time of Event: 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 
The Painter's Loft
Pennington
NJ
Contact: 
Heather O’Connell: 609-638-5541 or hoconnell@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

CANCELED

Ladies, come socialize with other caretakers and adult women while creating your own painting (lots of choices!!) https://www.thepaintersloft.com/gallery/paintings/

Appetizers and beverages available (adult beverages too)

Cost: $45/person

Please Register by April 8th:

 

 

Make & Take Sign Party

Event Date: 
4/6/16
Time of Event: 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 
Amy Davidson’s House
Shelby Township
MI
Contact: 
Amy Davidson: adavidson@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

You are invited to a Life Expressions Make & Take Sign Fundraiser https://lifeexpressionsdecor.com

Come hang out with the girls, have some munchies and make a cute sign to take home to add to your home decor...all while supporting a GREAT cause.

Signs are $25 each and 35% of each sign sold will be donated to the Williams Syndrome Association.

Drinks and appetizers provided.

RSVP by March 31, 2016 to Amy Davidson.

Music Therapy Experience

Event Date: 
4/2/16
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Marsh Hall Fine Arts Building in the Intermezzo
Hattiesburg
MS
Contact: 
Lawrence Panella: lawrence.panella@usm.edu

Hosted by the Southern Miss School of Music in partnership with the William Carey University Music Therapy Program

On Site Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. $10.00 per family- pizza lunch included.

Santa Moncia Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/22/16
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM
Location: 
Ocean View Park
Santa Monica
CA
Contact: 
Michelle Oliver: 310-310-4582 or michellejanedesigns@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Belvidere IL Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/7/16
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM
Location: 
Belvidere North High School
Belvidere
IL
Contact: 
Bailey Nelson: 815-979-0097 or bailey.nelson421@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Lenexa KS Walk for WIlliams

Event Date: 
6/18/16
Time of Event: 
8:00 AM
Location: 
Oak Shelter at Black Hoof Park
Lenexa
KS
Contact: 
Cynthia Turner: 913-284-6863 or jacktie@hotmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

San Antonio Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/28/16
Time of Event: 
7:00 AM
Location: 
Walker Ranch Historic Landmark Park
San Antonio
TX
Contact: 
Elizabeth Herrera: 210-214-7106 or herrera.jo24@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Derry NH Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/21/16
Time of Event: 
9:30 AM
Location: 
Alexander Carr Park
Derry
NH
Contact: 
Laura Spinney: 603-247-9578 or lspinney@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Conroe TX Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/14/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Carl Barton Park
Conroe
TX
Contact: 
Tes Lopez-Rich: 713-417-9418 or tlopez-rich@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Williams Syndrome Dance-A-Thon

Event Date: 
4/9/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
The Ohio State University - Newark Campus
Newark
OH
Contact: 
Marilee Martens: 740-366-9415 or martens.22@osu.edu
Region: 
Potluck and social ongoing throughout event
Dance-a-thon will be from 2:30 - 4:00 PM
Please bring a dish to pass. Drinks provided
 
Please RSVP to Marilee Martens.
 
 

Greater Philadelphia Walk for Williams Weekend: Phillies Game

Event Date: 
5/14/16
Time of Event: 
7:05 PM
Location: 
Citizens Bank Park
Philadelphia
PA
Contact: 
Katy Manni: 484-678-4326 or katy.manni@gmail.com
Region: 

Williams Syndrome Awareness Night at the Phillies game this year in conjunction with the Walk for Williams the next day (Sunday, May 15) in Wayne, PA.

In order for the Phillies to officially recognize it as WSA night, we need to purchase 500 tickets. They're discounted to just $10 and $15 in right field, which is very close to the kids playground as well.

Aurora Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
6/11/16
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM
Location: 
Utah Park
Aurora
CO
Contact: 
Lisa Matlock:720 218 9282 or lmatlock@williams-syndrome.org

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here.

St. Patrick’s Day Party

Event Date: 
3/18/16
Time of Event: 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 
This Great Coffee Place
Hartland
WI
Contact: 
Mary Worden: 262-695-0235 or mworden@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Free Family Fun Karaoke Night

Plenty of song choices. Light snacks and desserts provided. Beverages available for purchase.
 
Please RSVP by March 17, 2016:
RSVP
 

Lamesa Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/21/16
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM
Location: 
Lamesa High School Track
Lamesa
TX
Contact: 
Abigail Ramford: 806-777-1049 or ramforda@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Lamesa Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/21/16
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM
Location: 
Lamesa High School Track
Lamesa
TX
Contact: 
Abigail Ramford: 806-777-1049 or ramforda@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Amarillo Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/14/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
John Stiff Memorial Park
Amarillo
TX
Contact: 
Christine Martin: 806-543-9466 or christine.lauren.martin@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Hartland WI Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/1/16
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM
Location: 
North Shore Middle School
Hartland
WI
Contact: 
Mary Worden: 262-695-0235 or mworden@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

NYC Carnival Family Fun Day

Event Date: 
5/1/16
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
The West 79th St. Boat Basin Cafe
New York
NY
Contact: 
Melissa Felsher: 917-216-4141 or melissafelsher@gmail.com

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

St. Petersburg Family Fun Event

Event Date: 
4/16/16
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
University of South Florida St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg
FL
Contact: 
Lara McCallister: 727-252-9588 or wsaawarenesseventstpete@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Norfolk Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
4/30/16
Time of Event: 
9:30 AM
Location: 
TaHaZouka Park
Norfolk
NE
Contact: 
LaDonna Mead: 402-649-8736 or lmead@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Royal Oak Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/1/16
Time of Event: 
7:30 AM
Location: 
Detroit Zoo
Royal Oak
MI
Contact: 
Jennifer O'Byrne: 248-244-2229 or jobyrne@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Metairie Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/21/16
Time of Event: 
8:00 AM
Location: 
Zephyr Field
Metairie
LA
Contact: 
Tara Smith: 504.495.9937 or tsmith@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Maryland Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/14/16
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM
Location: 
Hadley’s Park
Potomac
MD
Contact: 
Erin Rupolo: 301-370-2688 or erupolo@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Cleveland Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/21/16
Time of Event: 
08:00 AM
Location: 
Liberty Park - Twinsburg Ledges
Twinsburg
OH
Contact: 
Cyndra Cole: 330-414-0904 or cyndra.miller@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Train Ride Meet and Greet

Event Date: 
5/14/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 
St. Mary’s Express Rail Road
St. Mary’s
GA
Contact: 
Melissa Cook: 912-288-1481 or jaredsmyheart@gmail.com
Region: 

Dress up in your favorite Super Hero costume for the Super Hero Themed Train Ride

Arrive by 1PM to collect tickets and for group seating
 
2PM Departure

Please register by April 1, 2016:

Register Online

Adventure Aquarium Day

Event Date: 
3/6/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Adventure Aquarium
Camden
NJ
Contact: 
Shirley Parrell: 908-620-0095 or sparrell6@hotmail.com
Region: 

Join us for friends and fun at the Adventure Aquarium!

Sorry, we can not accept anymore registrations for this event.  It is at capacity.

Please register by February 21, 2016:

Register Online

Cost:

Potluck & Planning Gathering

Event Date: 
2/28/16
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
Worden Family Residence
Pewaukee
WI
Contact: 
Mary Worden: 262-695-0235 or mworden@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
It will be great to gather for the afternoon!
2016 is upon us, come help decide on/plan our upcoming region events.
 
We will provide sloppy joes & beverages.
Please bring a dish to pass (potluck sign-up sheet will be e-mailed)
 
Please RSVP by February 25, 2016:

St. Patty's Day Dance Party

Event Date: 
3/12/16
Time of Event: 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 
Cathedral of Christ the King Life Center
Sharpsburg
GA
Contact: 
Angela McCarragher: 770-361-4088 or amccarragher@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Pizza, drinks, fruit & veggies provided
Please bring a dessert to share
 
Please RSVP by March 8, 2016:
RSVP Online
 

Sailing Day

Event Date: 
3/5/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Portofino Harbour Marina
Kemah
TX
Contact: 
Tes Lopez Rich: 713-417-9418 or tlopez-rich@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

This event is held through Sailing Angels, pre registration is required to sail.

Meet & Greet with the South Texas Region before and after sailing.

Refreshments provided

Visit sailingangels.org to pre-register and complete the required waiver by March 2, 2016. 

 

Spring Fling BBQ

Event Date: 
3/19/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Okeeheelee Park
West Palm Beach
FL
Contact: 
Theresa Scott: 561-305-3489 or scott.theresa143@gmail.com
Region: 
You are invited for some great food and fun!
 
Cost: $5.00 per person
 
 
Please Register by March 1, 2016:
 
Provided:

Parent's Mixer

Event Date: 
3/5/16
Time of Event: 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 
Double Nickel Brewing Company
Pennsauken Township
NJ
Contact: 
Bethany Franz: 609-617-4627 or bethasfranz@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us for some casual conversation and brews.

Light hors d’oeurves. Cash bar.

21 and over.

Please RSVP by February 27, 2016:

RSVP Online

 

Family Gathering at KidsQuest Children's Museum

Event Date: 
3/5/16
Time of Event: 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: 
KidsQuest Children's Museum
Bellevue
WA
Contact: 
Kristin & David Miller: 425-883-9349 or kmiller@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Please join us for an admission free after-hour fun family gathering.
KidsQuest will be closed to the public and open to WSA families only.
 
Discover this innovative hands-on museum for children of all ages.
 
RSVP to Kristin & David Miller.

Caregiver Coffee

Event Date: 
2/3/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 
Specialty's Cafe
Santa Clara
MI
Contact: 
Doaa Hamed: 408-931-1625 or dhamed@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Coffee & cookies provided
 
Please RSVP by February 1, 2016
 

Whispering Trails Music and Enrichment Camp

Event Date: 
7/30/17
Location: 
Camp Nissokone on Lake Van Etten
Oscoda
MI
Contact: 
Jessica Cummins: jcummins@williams-syndrome.org

Ages 13-20

Teens and young adults will gather at Camp Nissocone in Oscoda, Mi for one week in August.  The week-long music and enrichment camp will include music lessons, chorus, dance, band opportunities, arts and crafts, and regular camp activities (archery, swimming, boating, horse back riding, climbing wall, hiking etc).

You can learn more about this camp and others in our camp section here.

Whispering Trails Therapeutic Camp Experience

Event Date: 
7/24/16
Location: 
Camp Nissokone on Lake Van Etten
Oscoda
MI
Contact: 
Jessica Cummins: jcummins@williams-syndrome.org

Ages 6-12

Children attend with one adult caregiver.  Sessions are led by therapy professionals (MT, OT, PT, etc) and include singing, dancing, musical instruments, arts and crafts, and motor activities, plus swimming, boating,  outdoor games, campfires, open mic. opportunities  and entertainment.  Parents enjoy optional educational sessions, networking opportunities, and a little R&R while the kids are in sessions.

Caregiver Coffee

Event Date: 
1/27/16
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 
Rigolo Cafe
San Francisco
CA
Contact: 
Doaa Hamed: 408-931-1625 or dhamed@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Coffee & cookies provided
 
Please RSVP by January 25, 2016
 

Valentine's Day Party

Event Date: 
2/14/16
Time of Event: 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 
Kings Point
Sun City Center
FL
Contact: 
Joan or Ron Leombruno: 508-494-7119 or joanleo@tampabay.rr.com
Region: 
Music, karaoke, face painting, and lots of fun!
 
Pizza, salad, and beverages provided.
 
Please RSVP by February, 8 2016
RSVP
 

Mother's Lunch

Event Date: 
1/31/16
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Capri Blu
San Diego
CA
Contact: 
Julia Uhll: juliauhll@gmail.com or 858-705-1466
Region: 
The topic of this lunch is Self Care. Some are better than others at it. It’s never to early, or late, to start. If you’d like, there is an opportunity to book a Massage at Massage Heights (right across the parking lot) Please call and book directly with them ($49.00/hr for first timers). 
Capri Blu is Italian Cuisine, we will order individually from the Menu $25.00.  No Children Please.  For complete information, please download the event flyer below.
 

Holiday Party

Event Date: 
1/2/16
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Maria Adendorff's House
Peoria
AZ
Contact: 
Maria Adendorff: 602-628-5544 or msviridova44@gmail.com
Region: 
You're invited to a Canyon Region Holiday Party!
 
Entertainment: Music, Dancing, Clown, Inflatables and much much more!
 
Potluck Brunch: sign up sheet will be e-mailed separately
 
Please RSVP by December 25:
 

Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/12/15
Time of Event: 
5:30 PM
Location: 
Memphis Botanic Garden
Memphis
TN
Contact: 
Searcy Kelly: 251-753-4133 or skelly@williams-syndrome.org
Enjoy some hot cocoa & spiced tea while we play in the snow, create a winter craft, enjoy fun games, and watch a musical light show on the Leaping Lawn!
 
Cost: $7.00 per person
 
Register by December 9:

Holiday Party at the Zoo

Event Date: 
12/5/15
Time of Event: 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: 
Audubon Zoo
New Orleans
LA
Contact: 
Tara Smith: 504-495-9937 or tsmith@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Join us at the zoo!
 
Cost: $7 per person
 
Includes: Train & Carousel Rides, Zoo Admission, Pizza & Drinks
 
Register by November 29th:

Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/11/15
Time of Event: 
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: 
This Is The Place Heritage Park
Salt Lake City
UT
Contact: 
Lindsey Brinton: 801-624-0770 or alexbrinton@yahoo.com
Region: 
Come join us for Candlelight Christmas as we stroll through the village, listen to carolers and make a few crafts.
Indoor / outdoor activities dress accordingly!  We will provide a yummy treat.
 
RSVP by December 1st:

Brunch with Santa

Event Date: 
12/13/15
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Lamb's Farm
Libertyville
IL
Contact: 
Jennifer Farmer: 630-617-1827 or wsaholidayparty@gmail.com
Region: 

Join for brunch with Santa!

Cost: $15.00/person

Brunch included.

Register by December 10th:

Register Online

 

Mother's Coffee

Event Date: 
11/12/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 
Rigolo - Laurel Village
San Francisco
CA
Contact: 
Doaa Hamed: 408-931-1625 or dhamed@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us for a Mother's Coffee.

Coffee & cookies provided

Please RSVP by November 10, 2015:

RSVP Online

 

Ice Cream Social

Event Date: 
11/20/15
Time of Event: 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: 
Riverwinds Community Center
West Deptford
NJ
Contact: 
Emily Hinkson: 856-981-9931 or hinksonemily@yahoo.com
Region: 

Entertainment: Music, face painting, crafts, & much more

Cost: $3.00 donation at the door

Provided: Ice cream sundaes, pretzels, water & tea

RSVP by November 12, 2015 to Emily Hinkson.

Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/13/15
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
TERI
Oceanside
CA
Contact: 
Laura Imthurn: 619-865-2300 or limthurn@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us for a Holiday party!

Cost: $10/family

Alex & Ani Charity by Design

Event Date: 
11/5/15
Time of Event: 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 
Alex & Ani
Winter Park
FL
Contact: 
Melissa Burden: melissa.burden@ocps.net
Region: 

You're invited to a Charmed by Charity soiree!Come sip refreshments, snack on small bites and shop.

15% of all proceeds will be donated to support the WSA.

Please RSVP to Melissa Burden.

2015 ClubCorp Charity Classic

Event Date: 
10/29/15
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM
Location: 
Windermere Golf Club
Cumming
GA
Contact: 
Angela McCarragher: 770-361-4088 or mccarraghers1@bellsouth.net
Region: 

You're invited to the 2015 ClubCorp Charity Classic to benefit the Williams Syndrome Association.

You can register to golf and/or dinner online here: https://classic.als.net/Register/?id=1772

Angela McCarragher is also looking for volunteers to assist with the silent auction during dinner. Please contact her if you would like to help.

Fall Picnic

Event Date: 
10/17/15
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Amazingly Fun Farms
Amarillo
TX
Contact: 
Christine Martin: 806-543-9466 or christine.lauren.martin@gmail.com
Region: 

Join the South Central Region for a Fall picnic!

Fall Fun Day

Event Date: 
11/1/15
Time of Event: 
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 
Blake's Orchard
Armada
MI
Contact: 
Jennifer O'Byrne: 248-244-2229 or jobyrne@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Great Lakes Region is invited to a Fall Fun Day!

Cost: $10/person for an all day pass

Register by October 28th:

Register Online

WRIGHTSLAW Special Education Law & Advocacy Conference for Parents & Professionals

Event Date: 
7/3/16
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: 
Hyatt-Regency
Columbus
OH
Contact: 
Terry Monkaba 248-244-2229 or tmonkaba@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Peter W. D. Wright, Esq.Featuring Peter W. D. Wright, Esq.,
Topics at the conference include:
  • Special education law, rights and responsibilities
  • Tests & measurements to measure progress and regression
  • Smart IEPs
  • Introduction to tactics and strategies for effective advocacy

Adventure Day

Event Date: 
10/24/15
Time of Event: 
10:25 AM
Location: 
Corey Causeway
St. Petersburg
FL
Contact: 
Debby Johnson at 727-424-0101 or debbysj@aol.com
Region: 

Join the Sunshine Region and race the dolphins!

Cost: $7.50/person (non-refundable)

10:25 AM Boarding

12:30 PM Boat ride ends

Register by October 18th:

register online

 

Softball Tournament

Event Date: 
11/7/15
Time of Event: 
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location: 
Prospector Park Softball Fields
Apache Junction
AZ
Contact: 
Mike Giddings: 480-233-0139 or giddings.mizzou@gmail.com
Region: 
Lets Play Ball!
 
Cost: $250 per team, Mens & Coed teams - 13 players per team (1 floating umpire)
 
 
Register your team by November 1st:
Register Online

Southeast Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/12/15
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 
Folkston Funnel / Ms. Chessie Caboose
Folkston
GA
Contact: 
Melissa Cook: 912-288-1481 or jaredsmyheart@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us for a fun Holiday party while watching the trains go by. Tour the train museum, a special visit from Santa Claus, rides on an old fire engine and much more!

Cost: $5.oo per family

Register by November 20th:

Register

Teens2Twenties Fall Gathering

Event Date: 
10/17/15
Location: 
Lincoln Parish Park
Ruston
LA
Contact: 
Kim Birch: 318-243-2944 or kim@townsendhousegifts.com
Region: 

Hosted by Kim Birch, owner of Townsend House Gifts During the month of October, her store hosts a pumpkin patch where the proceeds go to a local charity. The pumpkins are delivered by an 18 wheeler from a Navajo Indian reservation in northern New Mexico. Volunteers from the community help unload thousands of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes.

Let's get together and experience the pumpkin patch along with the nationally recognized parish park, Lincoln Parish Park. As well as enjoy the beautiful town of Ruston!

Sierra Region Play-Date

Event Date: 
10/11/15
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
Home of the Smalley Family
Santa Rosa
CA
Contact: 
Aine Smalley: WSASierra@gmail.com or 707-538-1390
Region: 

We hope you will join us at our home for a fun, informal play-date. Kids of all ages welcome!

We’ll have some simple BBQ food. Feel free to bring a dish to share.

Please RSVP by October 8th to Aine Smalley

Pizza Party at Shelby Farms Park

Event Date: 
10/3/15
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Location: 
Shelby Farms Park
Memphis
TN
Contact: 
Searcy Kelly: 251-753-4133 or skelly@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Southeast Region Join us for a Pizza Party at Shelby Farms Park.
 
Pizza will be provided.
 
Please bring a dish to pass (optional) and a drink of your choice.
 
Please RSVP by October 1.
 

RSVP

 

Beautiful Blessings Beauty Pageant

Event Date: 
10/24/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Jackson Middle School
Jackson
MO
Contact: 
Danielle Young: 573-225-8364 or beautiful_blessings2012@yahoo.com
Region: 

A beauty pageant for individuals with special needs, both male & female from birth to teens.

Each contestant will take a walk across the stage while we learn more about them. Each contestant will receive an accolade, there will be no overall winner. We are celebrating the beauty in everyone.

Proceeds to benefit WSA and your charity of choice.

Fees: $15 registration fee

Age Range: Birth thru High School

South Texas Fall Festival & Hay Ride

Event Date: 
10/10/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Sigmund Ranch
Cypress
TX
Contact: 
Tes Lopez Rich: 713-417-9418 or tlopez-rich@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join the South Texas Region for a fall festival with hay ride, bounce house, activities, games and so much more!

We will provide the hot dogs, soda & water Please bring chips & dip or a dessert dish to pass

RSVP: By October 5th

RSVP Online

 

Midwest Region Family Picnic

Event Date: 
9/13/15
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Butterflied Park
Elmhurst
IL
Contact: 
Kristin Boxall: 630-516-1135 or kristinboxall@msn.com
Region: 

Join us for a picnic!

What to bring:  A small salad or dish to pass, AND extra lawn chairs! Chicken and drinks will be provided.

Butterfield Park options and activities: Picnic Area - Playground Equipment with huge sandbox - Ball Diamond and Soccer Field - Tennis Courts and Basketball -Recreation Building - Drinking Fountains - Outdoor Restrooms

Please RSVP to Kristin Boxall by Spetember 9th

Weston's Lake House

Event Date: 
7/25/15
Time of Event: 
12:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: 
Weston's Lake House
Coventry
CT
Contact: 
Holly Weston: 860-428-5895 or hollymweston@charter.net
Region: 

You are invited to the Weston's Lake House!

What to bring: A dish to share, (We will have hamburgers, hot dogs and cold drinks.) bathing suit, water shoes or flip flops (a must for the lake) for swimming, our beach is rocky and very shallow. We do find glass now and then.

Please RSVP by July 23rd to Holly Weston

Rain Date: Sunday, July 26th

Dowload the event flyer below for more information and directions.

Team WSA: Falmouth Road Race

Event Date: 
8/16/15
Time of Event: 
Location: 
Falmouth High School Field House
Falmouth
MA
Contact: 
Jennifer O'Byrne: jobyrne@williams-syndrome.org or 800-806-1871
Region: 

Team WSA (Jillian Richard-Daniels, Laura Spinney, Nanci Walsh, and Jillian and Johnathon Nickerson) will be running the New Balance Falmouth Road Race in honor of their children, and all individuals with Williams syndrome. Their goal is to raise awareness about Williams syndrome (WS) and generate funding for the programs and initiatives supported by the Williams Syndrome Association.

To learn more about their goal, please click here.

Omaha Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
9/12/15
Time of Event: 
8:30 AM
Location: 
Zorinsky Park Shelter #5
Omaha
NE
Contact: 
Shawna Johnson: 402-415-1712 or s.leejohns@icloud.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Midwest Region Picnic

Event Date: 
8/15/15
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Medford City Park
Medford
WI
Contact: 
Danielle Fornal: 262-894-1850 or dannidoodles74@gmail.com
Region: 

You're invited to a picnic!

Hot dogs/buns & water/juice provided

Please bring a side dish to pass (chips, dessert, soda)

RSVP by 7/31/2015 to Danielle Fornal

Mother's Brunch

Event Date: 
6/7/15
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Home of Mary Linville
Arlington Heights
IL
Contact: 
Mary Linville: 847-274-3256 or mlinville@na.com
Region: 

You're invited to join us for fun, food and great conversation.

Please bring a dish to share.

RSVP by June 5 to Mary Linville.

Friends & Family Picnic

Event Date: 
6/20/15
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Riverwood Park
Toms River
NJ
Contact: 
Denise Ropp: 732-912-4767 or dedenj21@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us for friends, family and fun!

Drink & snacks provided

What to bring: Bring your own picnic
 
Entertainment: Character, pinata, egg hunt, games and prizes for all.
 
Please RSVP to Denise Ropp by June 19.

Family Picnic

Event Date: 
5/31/15
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Chestnut Ridge Park
Orchard Park
NY
Contact: 
Emily LaRusch: 716-364-4838 or kidderel@yahoo.com
Region: 

You’re invited to join us for food and fun!

What to bring: Beverages and a side dish or dessert to pass. Food Provided: Hotdogs

Playground nearby and many old and new friends to enjoy! Come to the friendliest picnic around!

Please RSVP to Emily LaRusch by May 28th.

Joel & Jere Northridge - Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon

Event Date: 
5/17/15
Time of Event: 
7:00 AM
Location: 
Central Park Shopping District
Fredericksburg
VA
Contact: 
Jennifer O'Byrne: jobyrne@williams-syndrome.org or 800-806-1871
Region: 

Brothers Joel & Jere Northridge will be running the Marine Corps Historic Half Marathon to help generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

You can support their effort here.

Trampoline Park Fundraiser

Event Date: 
5/8/15
Time of Event: 
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 
Launch Trampoline Park
Norwood
MA
Contact: 
Dawn Low: 508-577-2234 or dawn.m.low@gmail.com
Region: 
Bring your socks, your friends and be ready to bounce to benefit the WSA!
 
$15/hour admission to jump. 25% of all admissions paid with the accompanying flyer (download flyer below) will benefit the Williams Syndrome Association.
 
You must provide the flyer for the WSA to benefit from your admission.

Williams Syndrome Awareness Golf Tournament

Event Date: 
5/22/15
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM
Location: 
Regent Park Golf Club
Rock Hill
SC
Contact: 
Bob Lewis: 704-607-2172 or 704-643-1055 or rtlstone@carolina.rr.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Phoenix Family Fun Carnival

Event Date: 
5/30/15
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Courtyard Scottsdale Salt River
Scottsdale
AZ
Contact: 
Sarah Giddings: 602-908-9587 or sgiddings@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Oakland Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/24/15
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM
Location: 
Lake Merritt Lakeside Park Band Stand
Oakland
CA
Contact: 
Lisa Cortez-Holmes: 510-851-2052 or cortezholmes@comcast.net
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Family Fun Day & Picnic

Event Date: 
4/25/15
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Magical Bridge Playground
Palo Alto
CA
Contact: 
Doaa Hamed: 408-931-1625 or hamed.doaa@gmail.com
Region: 

This event has been canceled

Join us for fun and food at the Magical Bridge Playgound for a picnic.

What to bring: your own lunch.

Water, juice, cookies, and chips will be provided.

RSVP by April 23, 2015.

 

 

Cynthia Chau - TD Five Boro Bike Tour 2015

Event Date: 
5/3/15
Location: 
Lower Manhattan
New York
NY
Contact: 
Jennifer O'Byrne: jobyrne@williams-syndrome.org or 800-806-1871

On May 3rd Cynthia Chau will participate in the TD Five Boro Bike Tour in honor of her nephew, Jeffery.  Se is particpating to help raise awareness about Williams syndrome and generate funding for the programs and initiatives of the Williams Syndrome Association.

If you would like to support her effort, please visit here.

Wheels for Williams

Event Date: 
5/9/15
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM
Location: 
Losantville Fire Station
Losantville
IN
Contact: 
Kirby Tipple: 937-467-3696 or 937-467-3696
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

To learn more or to make a donation towards this event, please click here

Hartland Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/3/15
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM
Location: 
North Shore Middle School
Hartland
WI
Contact: 
Mary Worden: 262-695-0235 or mary.worden@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Los Angeles Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/16/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Griffith Park
Los Angeles
CA
Contact: 
Ryan Morse: 661-644-3892 or ryanicholemorse@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Havre Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/31/15
Time of Event: 
4:00 PM
Location: 
Havre Town Square
Havre
MT
Contact: 
Dottie Wilson: 406-945-2437 or stewdottie@msn.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

TEAM WSA - Long Island Marathon Weekend

Event Date: 
5/2/15
Time of Event: 
Location: 
Mitchel Athletic Complex
Uniondale
NY
Contact: 
Rob Dell'Unto: robdellunto@gmail.com

On May 2nd & 3rd, a team led by Rob Dell'Unto and Rob Schiff will participate in the Long Island Marathon Weekend.  They are running to raise awareness about Williams syndrome and generate funding for the programs and initiatives of the Williams Syndrome Association.

If you would like to support their effort, please visit here.

Ventnor Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/30/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Gazebo at Newport Avenue & Boardwalk
Ventnor
NJ
Contact: 
William Sokolic: 609-823-9159 or bsaks47@comcast.net
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here.

Race for Williams

Event Date: 
5/3/15
Time of Event: 
2:30 PM
Location: 
Crow's Lake
Jefferson
GA
Contact: 
Marisa Elrod: 706-296-0676 or raceforwilliams@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Lamesa Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/23/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Lamesa Football Field
Lamesa
TX
Contact: 
Abigail Ramford: 806-777-1049 or ramforda@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Belvidere Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/9/15
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM
Location: 
Belvidere North High School
Belvidere
IL
Contact: 
Bailey Nelson: 815-979-0097 or bailey.nelson421@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Pittsburgh Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/9/15
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM
Location: 
North Park Boat House
Pittsburgh
PA
Contact: 
Heather Johanson: 412-721-6152 or hjohanson@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Saturday Morning Market Awareness Day

Event Date: 
4/25/15
Time of Event: 
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: 
Downtown St. Pete Waterfront
St. Petersburg
FL
Contact: 
Debby Johnson: 727-424-0101 or djohnson@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we kick-off Williams Syndrome Awareness Month at the Saturday Morning Market .

We would love to have families with individuals with WS of all ages come out and help us spread the word!

The best way to promote awareness is for people to meet you and your family.  If you can help staff our WS Awareness booth, please contact Debby Johnson.  

We look forward to seeing you!

Allentown Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
6/27/15
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM
Location: 
Cedar Beach Park Pavilion
Allentown
PA
Contact: 
Karen Easterwood: 484-542-3939 or karens9433@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

San Clemente Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/30/15
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM
Location: 
Vista Hermosa Sports Park
San Clemente
CA
Contact: 
Gina Myers: 949-291-2414 or gmyers@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Williams Syndrome Spring Party

Event Date: 
3/28/15
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
The Ohio State University at Newark, Reese Center
Newark
OH
Contact: 
Marilee Martens: martens.22@osu.edu or 740-366-9415 or 614-425-3060
Region: 

Come celebrate the spring season with a party for individuals with Williams Syndrome and their families. See friends, make new friends, listen to music, do crafts, and have a good time!

Michelle Self, Education Consultant and parent of a child with WS, will be facilitating a Q & A with parents about school-related issues. You won’t want to miss it!

We’re also hoping to have another visit from our Pet Therapy dog friends!

Please RSVP by March 25th to Marilee Martens.

Conroe Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/2/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Carl Barton Jr Park
Conroe
TX
Contact: 
Tes Lopez-Rich: 713-417-9418 or tlopez-rich@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Laurens Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
4/25/15
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM
Location: 
Thomason Shelter First Baptist Church
Laurens
SC
Contact: 
Cathy Little: 864-981-3605 or cathyclittle@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Gulf Coast Region Music Therapy Experience

Event Date: 
3/28/15
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
USM School of Music
Hattiesburg
MS
Contact: 
Lawrence Panella: lawrence.panella@usm.edu
Region: 
Hosted by the Southern Miss School of Music in partnership with the William Carey University Music Therapy Program
 
On Site Registration opens at 8:30 AM.  Cost is $10.00 per family and includes pizza lunch.
 
Register online here by March 25, 2015

 

Marshall Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/2/15
Time of Event: 
9:00 AM
Location: 
Clark County Courthouse
Marshall
IL
Contact: 
Ann Burns: 812-240-2148 or sweetpeaborders@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Amarillo Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/9/15
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM
Location: 
John Stiff Memorial Park
Amarillo
TX
Contact: 
Christine Martin: 806-543-9466 or christine.lauren.martin@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

St. Cloud Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/23/15
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM
Location: 
Performing Art Pavilion at Lake Front Park
St. Cloud
FL
Contact: 
Patti Maisel: 407-319-8219 or prose0290@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Rockwall Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/24/15
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM
Location: 
Rockwall Recreation Center
Rockwall
TX
Contact: 
Jan Beard: 469-595-9506 or jbeard@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Teens 2 Twenties Spring Gala

Event Date: 
3/21/15
Time of Event: 
3:00 PM
Location: 
Embassy Suites Park Central
Dallas
TX
Contact: 
Terri Schonfeld: 903-513-3535 or terri.s.schonfeld@gmail.com
Region: 

You're invited to attend the South Central Region Teens2Twenties Spring Gala!

Limousine rides, food, dancing, music, and lots of fun!

Attire: Dress to Impress!! Ladies, short or long dresses - Gentlemen, slacks or suits. No Jeans please.

Please register online here by March 7, 2015

 

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Josh Northridge - Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon

Event Date: 
3/21/15
Time of Event: 
9:30 AM
Location: 
Morse School Parking Lot
Sleepy Hollow
NY
Contact: 
Jennifer O'Byrne: jobyrne@williams-syndrome.org or 800-806-1871
Region: 

Josh Northridge will be running the Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon to help generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

You can support Josh's effort here.

Family Fun Day & Picnic

Event Date: 
4/25/15
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 
Versailles Legion Park
Versailles
IN
Contact: 
Hilary LaBolt: 812-621-7765 or connerswsa@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us for a day of fun and food!

Bounce houses, music, corn hole tournaments, playground, raffles, door prizes, prizes for games, and much much more. Variety of food & drinks will be provided.
 

This event has been canceled

Metairie Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/30/15
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM
Location: 
Zephyr Field
Metairie
LA
Contact: 
Tara Smith: 504-495-9937 or tarasmith1108@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Cary Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/30/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Fred G. Bond Metro Park
Cary
NC
Contact: 
Karen Straka: 910-512-9035 or WSAEventPlanning@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

5K Trail Run/Walk at 8:00 AM and Family Walk at 10:00 AM

Kennewick Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/30/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Columbia Park
Kennewick
WA
Contact: 
Jaklin Taylor: 509-301-2096 or jjohnson0919@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Royal Oak Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/3/15
Time of Event: 
8:30 AM
Location: 
Detroit Zoo
Royal Oak
MI
Contact: 
Jennifer O'Byrne: jobyrne@williams-syndrome.org or 800-806-1871
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

 

Wayne Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/17/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Wilson Farm Park
Wayne
PA
Contact: 
Jenny Knox: 330-421-4025 or jennyraeknox@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Registration is at 9:00am and the Walk is at 10:00am

Norfolk Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
4/25/15
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM
Location: 
Ta Ha Zouka Park
Norfolk
NE
Contact: 
LaDonna Mead: 402-649-8736 or ladonnaandterry@msn.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

NYC Family Fun Carnival

Event Date: 
5/3/15
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM
Location: 
The West 79th Street Boat Basin Café
New York
NY
Contact: 
Melissa Felsher: 917-216-4141 or melissafelsher@gmail.com

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

The Transition: Becoming an Adult with a Rare Disease

Event Date: 
2/27/15
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 
Quinnipiac University
North Haven
CT
Contact: 
Dr. Pober: Barbara.Pober@quinnipiac.edu
Region: 

In recognition of World Rare Disease Day, The Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University will be hosting this event, and will feature Amanda Gainza, Brendan LeMieux & Ben Monkaba, who have Williams syndrome as panelists/performers.

Williston Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/23/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Williston Community Park
Williston
VT
Contact: 
Mary Hill: 802-999-8568 or vermontwalk4williams@gmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Derry Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/16/15
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM
Location: 
First Parish Congregational Church
East Derry
NH
Contact: 
Laura Spinney: 603-437-2310 or lspinney@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Perrysburg Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/16/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Grace United Methodist Church
Perrysburg
OH
Contact: 
Michelle Self: 419-367-9790 or maselfadvocate@hotmail.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Aurora Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
8/15/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Utah Park
Aurora
CO
Contact: 
Lisa Castilleja: 720-218-9282 or lcastilleja@williams-syndrome.org

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Frederick Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
5/9/15
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM
Location: 
Village of Urbana Community Center
Frederick
MD
Contact: 
Erin Rupolo: 301-370-2688 or erupolo@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would like to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Camp Krem

Event Date: 
8/6/15
Time of Event: 
Location: 
Camp Krem
Boulder
CA
Contact: 
Jessica Cummins: 800-806-1871 or jcummins@williams-syndrome.org

Campers spend a week in the Santa Cruz Mountains at a beautiful facility in the woods.  Activities include swimming, hiking, talent shows, dance, music, games, campfires, nature study, arts and crafts, and ceramics. Playground activities like kickball, soccer, baseball, basketball and bocce ball are also available.

Whispering Trails Music and Enrichment Camp

Event Date: 
8/2/15
Time of Event: 
Location: 
Camp Nissocone
Oscoda
MI
Contact: 

Teens and young adults (ages 13-20) will gather at Camp Nissocone in Oscoda, MI for one week in August.  The week-long music and enrichment camp will include music lessons, chorus, dance, band opportunities, arts and crafts, and regular camp activities (archery, swimming, boating, horse back riding, climbing wall, hiking etc).

Whispering Trails Therapeutic Camp Experience

Event Date: 
7/26/15
Location: 
Camp Nissocone
Oscoda
MI
Contact: 
Jessica Cummins: 800-806-1871 or jcummins@williams-syndrome.org

Children ages 6-12 attend with one adult caregiver.  Sessions are led by therapy professionals (MT, OT, PT, etc) and include singing, dancing, musical instruments, arts and crafts, and motor activities, plus swimming, boating,  outdoor games, campfires, open mic. opportunities  and entertainment.  Parents enjoy optional educational sessions, networking opportunities, and a little R&R while the kids are in sessions.

Johns Hopkins All Children's Heart Institute Williams Syndrome Clinic

Event Date: 
5/28/15
Location: 
Johns Hopkins All Children's Heart Center
St. Petersburg
FL
Contact: 
Heather Wilson, ARNP: 727-767-6898 or Heather.Wilson@jhmi.edu
Region: 

Williams syndrome clinics are "specialty" clinics often located in children's hospitals. They are established to provide a place where parents can bring their children to see specialists with an excellent knowledge of Williams syndrome.

For more information, please contact Heather Wilson, ARNP at 727-767-6898

You can learn more about the Johns Hopkins All Children's Heart Institute Williams Syndrome Clinic here.

Valentine's Dance Party

Event Date: 
2/14/15
Time of Event: 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 
Cathedral of Christ the King Life Center
Sharpsburg
GA
Contact: 
Angela McCarragher: 770-361-4088 or amccarragher@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Lets get together and celebrate with a karaoke dance machine and much much more!
Pizza, beverages, chips & candy included

RSVP online here by February 12, 2015

Mardi Gras Family Day

Event Date: 
2/7/15
Time of Event: 
12:30 PM
Location: 
Bienville Square
Mobile
AL
Contact: 
Searcy Kelly: 251-753-4133 or skelly@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Come join us for a fun-filled parade watching party!
Mardi Gras is time full of lights, masks, moon pies, and merry-making.
Pizza and drinks will be provided.
Don’t forget your bag for catching throws! 
 
What to bring: Lawn chairs & blankets for a picnic style lunch
 
RSVP online here by February 5, 2015
 

 

Long Island Gala

Event Date: 
3/7/15
Time of Event: 
6:30 PM
Location: 
Leonard's Palazzo
Great Neck
NY
Contact: 
Jennifer O'Byrne: jobyrne@williams-syndrome.org or 800-806-1871

The Williams Syndrome Association would be honored by your presence at the 4th biennial Long Island Gala

To purchase tickets to attend or make a donation towards this event, please click here.

Sunshine Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/27/14
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM
Location: 
Taulbee's Home
Floral City
FL
Contact: 
Katie Taulbee: 352-601-2713 or kttaulbee@hotmail.com
Region: 
Please bring a side dish to share and a beverage of your choice. Hot dogs, hamburgers, sweet tea, water and all picnic-ware & condiments will be provided.
 
If you’d like to participate in the Chili Cook-off, bring your favorite recipe, cooked and ready for tasting!
 
RSVP online here by December 20, 2014

Holiday Party Cookie Exchange

Event Date: 
12/13/14
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: 
San Gorgonio Park
San Clemente
CA
Contact: 
Gina Myers: 949-291-2414 or gmyers@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Join us for a Holiday get together and cookie exchange extravaganza. We'll decorate cookie boxes to take the favoirte ones home, play games and enjoy family and friends. There's a wonderful play structure for the kids and picnic area available. 
 
Please bring 2 dozen holiday cookies to exchange. Hot chocolate & water will be provided.
 
RSVP online here by December 10, 2014

Picnic in the Park

Event Date: 
11/29/14
Time of Event: 
12:00 - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Common Ground Park
Lakeland
FL
Contact: 
Christy Cason: 863-808-3008 or chrisrt_csn@yahoo.com
Region: 

Join us for a day of fun!

Please bring a snak or drink to share.

For more information, please contact Christy Cason.

New England Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/7/14
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM
Location: 
Home of The Greene Family
Sudbury
MA
Contact: 
Meredith Greene: mhgreene1x@verizon.net
Region: 

Please bring a dish to share. I have 2 children with severe peanut and tree nut allergies and we do not allow any nuts in the house so please leave those dishes at home.

Please bring a wrapped gift from Santa for your child ($15 value)

RSVP to Meredith Greene at mhgreene1x@verizon.net

Canyon Region Breakfast with Santa

Event Date: 
12/13/14
Time of Event: 
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: 
Our Lady of Grace Parish
Maricopa
AZ
Contact: 
Sarah Giddings: 602-908-9587 or sgiddings@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Activities Include:
Breakfast with Santa (decorate your own pancakes)
Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus
Shop for holiday gifts in Mrs. Claus’s closet (free gift wrapping too!)
 
Event is free!
 
Shopping in Mrs. Claus’s closet and certain beverages or snacks are an extra charge.
All events are outdoors. Look for the WSA banner for check-in.
 

Sierra Region Holiday Party

Event Date: 
12/20/14
Time of Event: 
12:00 - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Creekside Park Building
Cupertino
CA
Contact: 
Doaa Hamed: 408-931-1625 or hamed.doaa@gmail.com
Region: 
Join us for some Holiday Fun!
 
We will have games, prizes, face painting, a visit from Santa, photo booth, live music and so much more!
 
Please bring a side dish to share and a wrapped gift for your child.
 
RSVP online here by November 30, 2014

WSA Mid-Atlantic Dance

Event Date: 
11/15/14
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Our Lady of Grace Church Hall
Parkton
MD
Contact: 
Debbie Payne: 443-799-328 or parktonpayne@yahoo.com
Region: 

In honor of their cross country journey spreading the word about Williams syndrome, please join us as we welcome Kevin and Dan back to Maryland!

Lite Fare, desserts - All ages welcome, family event

Teens to Twenties Social

Event Date: 
11/15/14
Location: 
Amazing Jakes
Plano
TX
Contact: 
Terri Schonfeld: 903-513-3535 or terri.s.schonfeld@gmail.com
Region: 
For $14.99 per person you get the Amazing all you can eat buffet which has unlimited Pizzas, Pastas, Soups, Salad Bar, Potato Bar, Desserts and Fountain Drinks. You will also receive a $10 Fun Card (for use in the arcade)
 
Afterwards, we will go to the hotel for indoor swimming, drinks, and evening snacks.
 

Register online here by November 10, 2014

Holiday Tree Trim

Event Date: 
11/23/14
Time of Event: 
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: 
Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield
IL
Contact: 
Amy Jun 248-646-4926 or ajun@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 
Come Decorate Christmas Trees outside at the Zoo, then join together for a Meet & Greet at Mary Ann MacLean Conservation Leadership Center 
from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. Santa will make an appearance.
 
There will be 2 trees to decorate, 1 for adults with WS and 1 for kids with WS and siblings. 
Cost: $5.00 per person & $10 per car for parking (Register early - first 10 families to register receives free parking)
 

Fall Family Gathering

Event Date: 
10/25/14
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Patterson Farm
Mount Ulla
NC
Contact: 
Theresa Potts: 336-414-2773 or teapotts@earthlink.net
Region: 

Join us for a fun day of fall colors and harvest at Patterson Farm.

Cost: $9.00 per person Pay at the market. Bring in canned food items to receive $1 off per person

RSVP by Oct 21th to Theresa Potts

Sierra Region Adventure Day

Event Date: 
12/27/14
Time of Event: 
10:00 AM - ?
Location: 
Alcatraz Boat Ride & Guided Tour
San Francisco
CA
Contact: 
Bill McGinnis:510-409-9300 or bill@whitewatervoyages.com
Region: 

Join us for an Audio Guided Tour of Alcatraz Prison Cellblock.
Details:

  • Cost is $28.75/person
  • Meet & Greet at Pier 33 at 10:00AM
  • Board the shared boat to Alcatraz
  • Tour the Prison (Audio guided)
  • Lunch together on Alcatraz
  • Back on the boat

Everyone is encouraged to bring both food for themselves and food to share. Only small to medium backpacks allowed on the island, no coolers. Space is limited (42 spots available), must be 18 years or older.

Holiday Party at the Zoo

Event Date: 
12/6/14
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 
Audubon Zoo
New Orleans
LA
Contact: 
Searcy Kelly: 251-753-4133 or skelly@williams-syndrome.org
Region: 

Join us for our Holiday Party!

Cost: $7 per person

Group will gather in the Safari Den party room from 11:00 to 1:00 PM for a Meet and Greet Pizza and Lemonade Lunch.
Enjoy the rest of the day exploring the zoo on your own time or with a group.
 

Register by November 29th online here

Mid-Atlantic Fall Festivities

Event Date: 
10/25/14
Time of Event: 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Gaver Tree Farm
Mount Airy
MD
Contact: 
Jacqueline Kunin: jacque.kunin@gmail.com or 410-370-1060
Region: 

$9.00 per person ages 2 & up. Please pay at the door and mention WSA for $1 off

Includes fall-fun-festival and hayride adventures to the pumpkin patch. Also onsite, slides, bounce house, sandbox, petting zoo, maze and much more! Feel free to bring lunch or concession stand is available.

Please RSVP by October 25, 2014 to Jacqueline Kunin

 

Halloweenie Potluck Party

Event Date: 
10/18/14
Time of Event: 
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 
Home of the Riede Family
Centennial
CO
Contact: 
Lisa Castilleja: 303-863-6527 or lcastilleja@williams-syndrome.org

From princesses and pirates to mummies and ghosts, all are welcome to dress up and join us!

Potluck lunch includes chile hotdogs, mini hamburgers, desert & drinks

RSVP by October 10th to Lisa Castilleja

Educational Conference on Williams Syndrome for Professionals

Event Date: 
11/7/14
Time of Event: 
7:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Location: 
Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South
Kissimmee
FL
Contact: 
Terry Monkaba: tmonkaba@williams-syndrome.org or 248-244-2229
Region: 

Attention Educators, Case Managers, Therapists, Social Workers, School Psychologists, Para-professionals...
If you are working with children with developmental disorders and learning disabilities, this conference is for you!

Williams Syndrome Awareness Month

Event Date: 
5/1/15
Location: 
Across the USA!
Every City
MI
Contact: 
Jennifer O'Byrne: jobyrne@williams-syndrome.org or 800-806-1871

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.  

You can find information on hosting an event on our Awareness Resources page.

If you have questions, please contact Jennifer O'Byrne at jobyrne@williams-syndrome.org or 800-806-1871.

St. Pete's Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
10/11/14
Time of Event: 
9:30 AM
Location: 
USF St. Petersburg Campus
St. Petersburg
FL
Contact: 
Debby Johnson: 727-424-0101 or debbysj@aol.com
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

Its so much more than a walk for WS!  It's a party!

Lansing Walk for Williams

Event Date: 
9/28/14
Time of Event: 
8:00 AM
Location: 
Hawk Island Park
Lansing
MI
Contact: 
Danielle Torres: 517-702-9056 or mqmom@sbcglobal.net
Region: 

Join us as we generate awareness about Williams syndrome and raise funding for critical WSA programs and initiatives.

If you would ike to make a donation towards or register for this event, please click here

Burning Mouth Festival 2014

Event Date: 
9/27/14
Time of Event: 
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: 
The Green
Quechee
VT
Contact: 
Loreen Billings: lbillings@pcmanufacturing.com or 802-885-6208 ext 222

ImageTek Labels & The Chiligods have joined forces to bring you the 2nd Annual East Coast Burning Mouth Festival™! Originating in California, the festival has spread like wild fire and is headed this way!

• Live Music!
• Vermont Beer Garden featuring Fiddlehead Brewery!
• Over 50 area Specialty Food Producers and Vendors, ready to turn up the heat!
• Raffles, games and giveaways!

Family Fun Night at Danbury High School

Event Date: 
9/19/14
Time of Event: 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: 
Danbury High School
Lakeside
OH
Contact: 
Julie Oglesbee: 419-340-0827 or oglesbee@danburyschools.org
Region: 

Danbury High School has chosen Williams syndrome as their charity of choice for the 2014/2015 school year!

You are invited to the Danbury High School Football field and track area for an evening of fun.

Come walk the track, listen to music, dance, while raising awareness for Williams syndrome. Bring your friends and family of all ages to support the cause!

There will be a big prize draw for the students and cash donations accepted at the gate.

17th Annual Picnic at the Payne's

Event Date: 
9/14/14
Time of Event: 
2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 
Payne Family Home
Parkton
MD
Contact: 
Debbie Payne: 443-799-3281 or parktonpayne@yahoo.com
Region: 

Burgers, hotdogs, soda, and water provided.

Kindly bring a dish to share.

Friends and family are always welcome.

Remember your camera, fishing rods, chairs and smiles!

RSVP by September 12th at perfectpotluck.com  
Coordinator: Payne   Password: 2014 

Heartland Region Friends and Family Picnic

Event Date: 
9/20/14
Time of Event: 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 
Gigi’s Playhouse
Urbandale
IA
Contact: 
Laura Olson: 515-633-0894 or lauraolson5@hotmail.com
Region: 

Gigi’s playhouse is a Downs Syndrome awareness center.
We will get together to let the adults talk while children safely play, read, karaoke, play foosball or play Wii.
There is an indoor soft play area for the little ones.

What to bring: Potluck style, please bring a dish to share

RSVP by September 15th to Laura Olson at
515-633-0894 or lauraolson5@hotmail.com

Picnic and Play Day

Event Date: 
5/24/14
Time of Event: 
11:30 AM
Location: 
Riverwalk Playground
Chattanooga
TN
Contact: 
Chrystal Murphy 423-504-2261 or cdmurphy@gmail.com
Region: 

 

Enjoy a family fun event with face painting, games, balloon animals, park to play at and so much more!!

Lunch provided: hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and water.

If anyone has special dietary needs, please plan for that.