GHFEDS Events

    • 21 Feb 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • 15 Nov 2019
    • United Way - 1300 Bay Area Blvd, Bldg A, Room 233, Clear Lake

    This is a Board Meeting notice for active members, you must have a current annual membership to attend the meeting.

    Board meeting's are on the 3rd Thursday of the month starting at 630pm at the United Way in Clear Lake, Room 233. 

    • 20 May 2019
    • 14 Oct 2019
    • Walter Hall Park
    Register

    2019 GHFEDS Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk

    Walk Buttons

    Order due by October 14th 

    Buttons are $3 each in quantities of 5.

     Please send a "Head Shot" photo to Elizabeth Stevens at elpool@earthlink.net

    Buttons can be picked up along with your walk shirt pick up TBA.

    This is an example of the buttons, current year will be added to the buttons.





    • 20 May 2019
    • 14 Oct 2019
    • Walter Hall Park
    Register


    Team Captains will receive 1 free walk sign when your team raises $100 or more. If your team does not raise $100+ or you want extra walk signs you will need to order here, walk signs are $50 each, please send a "Head Shot" photo and Team Name to Elizabeth Stevens at elpool@earthlink.net

    Signs will be placed along the walk, please pick up your sign after the walk to take home with you.

    Please order by October 14th!

    This is an example of the walk sign, design may be different for this years walk.







    • 21 May 2019
    • 07 Oct 2019
    • Walter Hall Park - 807 Hwy 3 League City 77573
    Register


    If you are interested in volunteering for GHFEDS Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk please register here.


    The walk will be held on October 26th from 9am - noon at Walter Hall Park in League City.

    We will need volunteers to help from 7am - noon with restocking water and capri-sun's in coolers, restocking snacks, setting up walk signs along walk path, hanging banners, placing fitted table cloths on tables, direct parking, cotton candy machine, popcorn machine, monitor stage, manage registration/volunteer/shirt/prize tables, monitor moonwalks/slides, and clean up.

    Each volunteer will receive a walk shirt and a cinch sack filled with goodies and breakfast.

    Click on each volunteer job for a description and hours needed. Please bring your own volunteer hours form to be signed if needed.

    Please register by October 7th !!

    If you have any questions please contact us at admin@ghfeds.org.

    We greatly appreciate your time to volunteer for GHFEDS Step Up Walk!!


    • 15 Jun 2019
    • 07 Jul 2019
    • TBA
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    GHFEDS 2020 Calendar

    Calendar Rules

    You must have a current Annual Membership

    Registration fee is non-refundable

    Rescheduling photo shoot will not be permitted

    If you can not attend the photo shoot then notify us immediately so we can open your spot to other members

    You must sell a minimum of 3 calendars

    Registration fee is $21 per child with Down syndrome

    Photo Shoot Dates

    June 15 - 12 spots only

    July 7th - 12 spots only

    Location and times TBA by photographer Kerri Liles

    Calendars will be available to purchase prior to and at the Step Up Walk

    • 06 Jul 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • 27 Jul 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Main Event - 1125 Magnolia Avenue Webster, TX 77598
    Register

    SUMMER PROGRAM

    Bowling Camp
    Dates: Saturday's - July 6, 20, 27
    Time: 10am-12pm
    **July 13th from 4-6pm (due to private event, $20 game card)
    Location: Main Event in Webster

    GHFEDS would like to invite kids with Down syndrome for our Summer Bowling Camp, siblings are welcomed and will be charged $28 per sibling, the kids will enjoy 1 hour of bowling, $10 FunCard, and pizza and drinks for all.

    **Registration closes July 1st**

    **You must have a current Annual Membership to register for Summer Programs.**

    • 13 Jul 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Verne Cox MPRC - 5200 Burke Rd, Pasadena
    Register

    Tiny Tots Social

    Verne Cox MPRC Playground
    5200 Burke Rd in Pasadena

    July 13th from 10-1130

    This social is for babies up to 6 yrs old and their families, donuts/kolaches/water/juice will be provided.

    This is a great opportunity for families of small children with Ds to get together and discuss early childhood.

    • 20 Jul 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Nessler Park Family Aquatic Center - 1700 5th Avenue North, Texas City 77590
    Register

    GHFEDS would like to invite your family for our private Summer Splash Social at the Nessler Park Family Aquatic Center in Texas City on Saturday July 20th from 630-830pm.

    The Nessler Park Family Aquatic Center is an amazing aquatic venture for all ages to enjoy that features a lazy river, flume slides, cool water spa, childrens play area, and much more.

    Pizza, snacks, and drinks will be provided. NO Alcohol or Glass Bottles allowed in park.

    GHFEDS, park staff and lifeguards are Not responsible for watching your children, please monitor your children at all times.

    Nessler Park Family Aquatic Center
    1700 5th Avenue North
    Texas City 77590

    See park rules and policies below:

    • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult over the age of 16 years.
    • Anyone entering the water must be attired in an approved swimsuit. Swimsuits are designed to be quick drying and are generally made from smooth nylon material. They are durable and hold up to wear from contact with pool chemicals. An appropriate swimsuit is defined as a swim garment with an affixed/ sewn inner lining that is marketed and sold as a bathing suit.
      • No gym shorts (i.e. Under Armour, Mesh, Basketball, Soffe, etc.). Linings in shorts may not qualify as appropriate swimwear. Inappropriate attire may damage our pumps and chemicals. Swimwear with exposed zippers, buckles, rivets, or metal ornamentation are not permitted on play features or slides. Thong bikinis or other revealing swimwear is not permitted. Lifeguard gear or other insignia is not allowed for liability reasons.
    • All children wearing disposable or cloth diapers must have their diapers securely closed by a pair of plastic pants that feature an elastic leg and waist openings. Swim diapers are recommended, along with the plastic pants. Please do not change diapers on the deck. A changing station is provided in the restrooms for the patrons' convenience.
    • The manager on duty has the authorization to request anyone to take a shower before entering the pool.
    • Abusive or profane language will not be permitted. Patrons engaging in harassing and/or violent behavior will receive immediate disciplinary action.
    • Smoking, other tobacco products, alcohol, drugs and gambling are not permitted.
    • Chewing gum is not permitted.
    • Glass containers and bottles are prohibited.
    • No running, horseplay or fighting in the facility is allowed. Dunking, riding shoulders, etc., is not allowed. Patrons are not allowed to throw other patrons into or across the water.
    • Acts of physical affection are not permitted.
    • Loitering is not permitted along the outside of the fence line or adjacent to the facility.
    • Only U.S. Coast Guard-approved floatation devices are allowed.
    • Only employees are allowed in the pump room, mechanical room, concession stand and ticketing booth.
    • Animals are restricted from the facility (unless the animal is a service animal).
    • The Nessler Park Family Aquatic Center Staff are not responsible for items that are lost, stolen, vandalized or left unattended. Lockers are provided for a per use fee to store personal items.

    Slide Rules

    • You must be at least 48 inches tall to ride this attraction.
    • Rider is not permitted to enter the slide until instructed by the lifeguard.
    • Do not run, jump, stand, kneel or dive onto the slide.
    • Enter, ride and exit slide feet first.
    • Cutting in line, horseplay and other unsafe behavior is not permitted.
    • Loitering on the stairs is not permitted.
    • Standing, stopping and sliding down head-first are not allowed.
    • Metal objects, glasses, jewelry, metal snaps, watches, etc., are not allowed on the water slide.
    • Swimsuits with exposed zippers, buckles, rivets or metal ornamentation is not permitted.
    • Floatation devices are not allowed on the slide.
    • Keep hands inside the slide at all times.
    • Only one person is allowed on the slide at a time.
    • Move towards the exit stairs in the catch pool immediately after exiting the slide.
    • Do not cross in front of the other slide.

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    • 25 Jul 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • Kemah Boardwalk
    Register

    It's time to get a babysitter!

    Parents Night Out

    Thursday July 25th at 630pm

    Rock the Dock at the Kemah Boardwalk

    JOURNEY Tribute Band starts at 7pm, be there by 630pm or earlier to get a designated spot for the group, bring chairs if you want to sit.

    GHFEDS will give each couple a $20.00 gift card to use at any restaurant or entertainment on the boardwalk. 

    **Registration will close July 19th**

    **You must have a current Annual Membership to register for this event.**

    • 07 Aug 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Kids Creations - 607 S Friendswood Dr, Suite 13, Friendswood 77546
    Register

    Summer Programs

      Tie Dye Tile Art
    Wednesday August 7th from 10am-12pm
    Kids Creations
    607 S Friendswood Dr, Suite 13
    Friendswood 77546

    Tie dye tile art will be from 10-11am and bring your own lunch will be from 11am-12pm. Includes 6" tile, alcohol ink and glaze.

    This summer program is for kids of all ages and siblings are welcomed and will be charged $4 per sibling.

    **Registration closes July 31st**

    **You must have a current Annual Membership to attend this summer program.**

    • 09 Aug 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Kids Creations - 607 S Friendswood Dr, Suite 13, Friendswood 77546
    Register

    Summer Programs

      Paint a Pot and Plant a Flower
    Friday August 9th from 10am-12pm
    Kids Creations
    607 S Friendswood Dr, Suite 13
    Friendswood 77546

    Painting and planting will be from 10-11am and bring your own lunch will be from 11am-12pm. Includes 4" clay pot, paint, soil and flower.

    This summer program is for kids of all ages and siblings are welcomed and will be charged $4 per sibling.

    **Registration closes July 31st**

    **You must have a current Annual Membership to attend this summer program.**

    • 11 Aug 2019
    • 2:30 PM
    • The Purple Box Theater - 1309 W. Parkwood * Friendswood * 77546
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    GHFEDS Teen Social

    The Little Mermaid Musical

    August 11th at 230pm

    The Purple Box Theater
    1309 W. Parkwood
    Friendswood 77546

    This social is for teens with Down syndrome ages 13-20, limited to 20 tickets, siblings will be charged $5 per sibling, snacks and drinks are available for purchase with cash only.

    You will be able to add your name to a waitlist once registration limit is reached, if we are able to get more tickets you will be notified.

    **You must have a current Annual Membership to register for this social.**

    • 13 Aug 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Evelyn Meador Library in Seabrook
    Register

    SUMMER PROGRAM

    GHFEDS Rocks

    Tuesday August 13th from 2-4pm

    Evelyn Meador Library
    2400 North Meyer Ave
    Seabrook

    The kids will be given rocks to paint, there will be helpers to help paint themes, they can keep their masterpiece or leave it for the library to hide on the Seabrook walking trails for other's to find and keep.

    Siblings are welcomed, maximum is 30 kids and registration will close once limit is reached.

    *You must have a current Annual Membership to register for this summer program.*

    • 14 Aug 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Kids Creations - 607 S Friendswood Dr, Suite 13, Friendswood 77546
    Register

    Summer Programs

    Mosaics Art
    Wednesday August 14th from 10am-12pm
    Kids Creations
    607 S Friendswood Dr, Suite 13
    Friendswood 77546

    This summer program is for all ages, siblings are welcomed and will be charged $5 per sibling, the kids will be able to choose a wood shape, frame or birdhouse and decorate it with glitter and embellishments, bring your own lunch from 11am-12pm.

    **Registration closes July 31st**

    **You must have a current Annual Membership to attend this summer program.**

    • 16 Aug 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Kids Creations - 607 S Friendswood Dr, Suite 13, Friendswood 77546
    Register

    Summer Programs

      Stepping Stones
    Friday August 16th from 10am-12pm
    Kids Creations
    607 S Friendswood Dr, Suite 13
    Friendswood 77546

    This summer program is for kids of all ages and siblings are welcomed and will be charged $8 per sibling. The kids will paint and embellish a 12" stepping stone, bring your own lunch from 11am-12pm.

    **Registration closes July 31st**

    **You must have a current Annual Membership to attend this summer program.**

GHFEDS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit support organization serving the Greater Clear Lake area, including South Houston, Pearland, Pasadena, League City, Galveston, and other surrounding areas.

admin@ghfeds.org

P.O. Box 891093
Houston, TX 77289
281-736-8008
      

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