The Buddy Walk is the annual fundraiser coordinated by the Down Syndrome Group of Erie County.The Down Syndrome Group of Erie County is a non-profit group that was formed to give parents the opportunity to meet with other parents of children with Down syndrome in an atmosphere of education, personal support and friendship.The mission of the group is to provide support, resources and advocacy with the aim of increasing opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and…See More
All funds raised go to support local programs for individuals born with Down syndrome. Sponsoring conferences and seminars Monthly newsletters Social activities and Outreach EventsSupport of NDSS in their research, advocacy and awareness efforts. New parent resource packet and support Support for school and communityPlease call 814-450-2435 to register prior to October 7th or just come the day of!See More
Winter Bird Feeding & Bird Walk: Saturday, Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Asbury Woods Nature Center, 4105 Asbury Road; learn how to attract birds to your backyard; optional walk to look for birds on the boardwalk; binoculars provided. Cost: $7; $5, members. Info: www.asburywoods.org, 835-5356.
Recycled Art Class for Kids: Saturday, Feb. 6, 12:30-3 p.m.; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive; for children ages 5 to 12; create artwork from cleaned, sorted debris found on Presque Isle's beaches. Cost: Free; registration required. Info: http://events.dcnr.pa.gov/presque_isle_state_park.
My Valentine: Monday, Feb. 8, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Experience Children's Museum, 420 French St.; create valentine spin-art using paint, glitter and glue; for children 2 to 5 years old with an adult. Cost: $11; members, $8; registration required. Info: www.eriechildrensmuseum.org, 453-3743.