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Weekly News - 15th April 2024

Welcome to our newsletter, we hope everyone had a lovely Easter break. 

This week we have Sunbeams (Ages 0-4), Early Development- Caterpillars and TadpolesCricket for young people aged 12-25 years, our *new* Siblings GroupOnline Karaoke Session for ages 10+Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8) and Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions.

Coming up on 30th April we have our next Parent & Carer Get Together where Refresh Carers will be joining us to share what they do.

As always we are available by telephone and email for advice, support and signposting – please don’t hesitate to get in touch at any time.

Weekday: 07442 332678

Weekend: 07472 320168 

Email: adminteam@sunshineandsmiles.org.uk

Latest news

Indie Rock Concert for Sunshine & Smiles

Don't miss out on an electrifying night of indie rock!

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Made With Music Mini-Gig

Made with Music are hosting an accessible, family friendly mini-gig at Brudenell Social Club, 12pm - 3pm on Sunday 28th April.

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Thank you, Archie!

We’d like to give a massive thank you and well done to Archie, who recently performed a private singing concert to raise money for Sunshine & Smiles!

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Well done, Kerry!

Well done to Kerry Maule who completed the Brighton marathon on 7th April and raised a fantastic  £560 for Sunshine & Smiles!

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WDSD - Thank you, Jacqueline!

A big thank you to Jacqueline Moffatt Coulson, who raised £365 for Sunshine & Smiles by holding a bake sale at her son Noah’s school

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Thank you, Good Gym Leeds!

We’d like to give a big thank you to the wonderful volunteers from Good Gym Leeds who came to Stainbeck Hall recently to spruce up our garden

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Give A Gift Zumbathon

Thank you to Give a Gift who ran a Zumbathon which raised an absolutely incredible £8,000 for us!

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London Marathon - Good luck, Alison!

Alison Hunter - mum of one of our Sunshine & Smilers, Eleanor, is running the London Marathon this coming Sunday to raise funds for Sunshine & Smiles.

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What's on this week

Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 15th Apr 2024 - Fri, 19th Apr 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

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Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Every Monday, 10:30-12:00
Next date: Mon, 15th Apr 2024

Join us with your little one for play and a cuppa, with some singing and signing too

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Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Next date: Tue, 16th Apr 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Next date: Wed, 17th Apr 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Next date: Wed, 17th Apr 2024, 18:30-19:30

Cricket will be back at Meanwood Cricket Club this week, weather depending.

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Siblings Group

Siblings Group

Every other Wednesday, 18:30-20:00
Next date: Wed, 17th Apr 2024

The Sunshine & Smiles Siblings Group is a fun but safe space for siblings of those with Down syndrome.

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Online Karaoke Session for ages 10+

Online Karaoke Session for ages 10+

Every other Thursday, 19:00-20:00
Next date: Thu, 18th Apr 2024

Join us online for singing fun with Kerry

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Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Next date: Sat, 20th Apr 2024, 11:15-12:15

A fantastic and fun music session for ages 2-8, followed by time for refreshments and a chat

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Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Next date: Sun, 21st Apr 2024

Book into an online Speech and Language Session

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Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Next date: Mon, 22nd Apr 2024

Ruth's Speech & Language Groups

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 22nd Apr 2024 - Fri, 26th Apr 2024

9:30am-2:30pm: Face to face, phone or video support available

Find out more
Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Sunbeams (Ages 0-4)

Every Monday, 10:30-12:00
Next date: Mon, 22nd Apr 2024

Join us with your little one for play and a cuppa, with some singing and signing too

Find out more
Makaton Signing for Babies and Families

Makaton Signing for Babies and Families

Next date: Mon, 22nd Apr 2024, 12:30-13:30

A six week course to learn some Makaton signing

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Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Next date: Tue, 23rd Apr 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Early Development Group - Ducklings

Early Development Group - Ducklings

Next date: Tue, 23rd Apr 2024, 12:30-14:00

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Dates for your diary

Parent & Carer Get Together with Refresh Carers

Parent & Carer Get Together with Refresh Carers

Next date: Tue, 30th Apr 2024, 10:30-12:00

This month Refresh Carers will be joining us to share what they do and how they can offer support to people who care for someone.

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