Family Events

The DSAWM holds events that provide opportunities for the West Michigan Down syndrome community to come together. For more information on upcoming member events, please check the Calendar.

Holiday Parties

Every December, DSAWM families gather in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo to visit with Santa and reconnect with friends.  The Grand Rapids party, held at Meijer Gardens, is a member-only event.

Friends Just Like Me

Each spring, families experiencing Down syndrome are invited to Grand Rapids Childrens’ Museum for a private event to meet other families on the same journey.

Member Picnic

Each July, DSAWM families gather at Tunnel Park in Holland for a day of friends, food, and fun in the sun. The picnic is a member only event.

Sock Hop

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day (3-21) by rocking your socks a a 50’s themed dance.

Step Up for Down Syndrome

Each fall we kick off Down Syndrome Awareness Month with a walk and celebration honoring people with Down syndrome.