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.
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.
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.
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.