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    REGISTRATION IS HERE FOR THE DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS FUN WALK!!!  Register your team today to join us for the fun on September 22, 2018 from 10am – 2pm at Isabel Morris Park in Lakefield to walk the town and spread awareness about Down Syndrome!  We will celebrate together with a colourful walk, and then enjoy a BBQ, entertainment, faceprinting and fun back at the park.  Teams are welcomed and encouraged to fundraise for the walk; proceeds will go towards amazing new programming and information session opportunities for our families!


    All are welcome!  We encourage family, friends, teachers, community members and anyone else to join us for this fun-filled day!  Registration is $10 per person (over the age of 2) and includes a t-shirt, sunglasses, games, musical entertainment and a whole lot of fun.  Food/drinks will be available for purchase, and please remember to bring your refillable water bottle.  


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    Annual Christmas Party – Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

    Down Syndrome Awareness Week – November lst to 7th

    DREAMS Conference – Great Wolf Lodge – October 13th, 2018

    DREAMS Golf Tournament – Sunday, September 16th, 2018

    Summer School – August 7th – 24th, 2018

    Family Picnic – June 10th, 2018

    DREAMS 30th Anniversary Gala – April 13th, 2018

    Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Cake Auction – March 17th, 2018

    Peterborough Petes Puck Drop – March 15th, 2018

    March Break Camp – March 13th, 14th and 15th, 2018

    DREAMS Bowl-A-Thon – Saturday, February 10th, 2018

    Christmas Party – Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

    Down Syndrome Awareness Week – November lst – 7th, 2017

    Family Weekend at the Great Wolf Lodge – October 13th – 15th, 2017

    Conference Package 2017

    Girls Night Out Bingo –  Delta Gaming Centre – September 20th, 2017

    Drag Sept 2017 Poster

    DREAMS Golf Tournament – Sunday, September 17th, 2017

    Golf Poster 2017

    Behind Closed Doors Shopping Event – Saturday, September 9th, 2017

    BCD Ticket

    Summer School – August 8th – 25th, 2017

    Family Picnic – Sunday, June 11th, 2017

    Golden Gala – 10th Anniversary – Friday, April 7th, 2017

    Gala Poster 2017

    Ontario Down Syndrome Day Spaghetti Dinner & Cake Auction – Saturday, March 18th, 2017

    Puck Drop at the Petes Game – Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

    DREAMS Bowl-A-Thon – Saturday, February 18th, 2017

    Improv Night – Saturday, January 28th, 2017

    Christmas Party – Sunday, December 4th, 2016

    Girls Night Out Bingo – November lst, 2016

    DREAMS Conference 2016 – October 14th – 16th, 2016

    DREAMS Golf Tournament 2016 – Sunday, September 18th, 2016

    golf tournament 2016 flyer



    Summer School – August 8th – 19th, 2016

    Family Picnic – Sunday, June 5th, 2016

    Saturday, August 5th – Join us for the KIM and DAVE sale and BBQ at Morello’s Independent Grocers on Lansdowne Street East from 11 am to 2 pm.  Many thanks to Kim and Dave for their ongoing support!

    DREAMS Gala

    Gala 2016 Poster








    Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Cake Auction in Recognition of

    World Down Syndrome Day

    Saturday, March 19th, 2016 – Northminster United Church

    Call for Tickets

    Petes Puck Drop

    Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 – Peterborough Memorial Centre

    DREAMS Bowl-A-Thon

    Saturday, February 20th, 2016

    Bowl Poster 2016

    Dreams Golf Tournament

    Saturday, September 19th, 2015








    Summer School 2015 – August 10th – 21st

    Dreams Pool Tournament

    Saturday, July 11th, 2015

    Pool 2015








    Summer Family Picnic

    Sunday, June 7th, 2015

    Girls Night Out Bingo

    Bingo Night


    Dream Gala










    Friday, April 17th, 2015

    World Down Syndrome Day Spaghetti Dinner & Cake Auction

    Saturday, March 21st, 2015

    Peterborough Pete’s Puck Drop

    Thursday, March 19th, 2015

    Valentine’s Dance and Potluck

    Saturday, February 7th, 2015

    Improv Comedy Night

    Saturday, January 10th, 2015

    Christmas Party

    Sunday, December 7th, 2014

    Down Syndrome Awareness Week

    November lst – 7th

    Annual General Meeting

    Thursday, October 16th, 2014 – Respite House

    Summer School

    Begins August 5th – August 22nd from 9 am – 3 pm.


    Fridays from August 6th – September 26th from 6 pm – 7 pm.

    Family Picnic

    Sunday, June 8th, 2014 – Riverview Park and Zoo

    Conference Day – “I AM ME”

    Saturday, June 7th, 2014 – Best Western Otonabee Inn, Peterborough

    An Evening of Dreams Gala

    Friday, April 11th, 2014 – Peterborough Golf and Country Club

    Spaghetti Dinner and Cake Auction in Recognition of World Down Syndrome Day –

    Saturday, March 22, 2014 – Westdale United Church

    Valentine’s Dance and Potluck

    Saturday, February 8th, 2014 – St. John’s Anglican Church

    Annual Christmas Party

    Sunday, December 8th, 2013 – Sports and Wellness Centre

    25th Anniversary Cupcake Bowl-A-Thon

    Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

    Peterborough Petes Puck Drop

    Thursday, November 7th, 2013

    Down Syndrome Awareness Week

    November lst – 7th, 2013

    Annual General Meeting

    Thursday, October 24th, 2013 – Respite House

    DSAO Conference 2013

    Great Wolf Lodge  – October 18th – 20th

    Summer School 2013

    25th Anniversary Liftlock River Boat Dinner Cruise

    Wednesday, July 3rd from 6 pm – 9 pm

    Family BBQ Picnic

    Date: Sunday, June 9th, 2013


    Join us on Saturday June 8th, at Peterborough’s Best Western Otonabee Inn, for an INCREDIBLE one day conference that will inspire and educate you. This conference features Dr. Dennis McGuire, author of ‘If People with Down Syndrome Ruled th…e World’ who will be speaking on this topic for our keynote address. You can select from 4 workshop options, choosing 1 session from Option A (Health Guidelines OR Alzheimer’s and DS) and Option B (Developmental Considerations, Common Health Occurrences OR Mental Wellness in Teens and Adults). Cost (including lunch) for DSAP members – $25.00 Non-DSAP members – $50.00 Register online at http://eepurl.com/yIp9b . Limited seating available, so register asap.

    Gala Post 2013

    Dream Big Gala

    25 Years of Making Dreams Come True

    April 19, 2013

    Peterborough Golf and Country Club

    See May Newsletter for Details