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
'The Nutcracker': Saturday, Dec. 20, 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m.; autism-friendly performance, Friday, Dec. 19, noon; Warner Theatre, 811 State St.; Lake Erie Ballet presents a Christmas favorite. Cost: $17-$31; autism-friendly performance, $5 (reservations required). Info: 452-4857, www.lakeerieballet.org.
Non-Native Decorations: Saturday, Dec. 20, 10 a.m.-noon; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive; learn how to make a wreath or dreamcatcher using plants; materials provided; preregister by Dec. 12. Cost: $15. Info: 833-7424.
Beach Glass Ornaments for Kids: Saturday, Dec. 20, 1-2 p.m.; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive; craft a pine cone beach glass ornament; all materials provided; preregistration required. Cost: $4 per child. Info: 833-7424.