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Weekly News - 16th March 2023

Welcome to our weekly newsletter! 

Coming up we have Smilers with a clay workshop (ages 8-18), Family Swimming, Football (ages 4-16), Sunbeams (ages 0-4), Early Development (Busy Bees and Ducklings), Online Yoga (ages 16+) and Online Karaoke (ages 10+). 

It's less than a week to World Down Syndrome Day (21st March)- check out the resources we've put together to help you and your nursery or school to celebrate. 

We have a new Makaton Signing for Babies and Families course starting 17th April, see 'Dates for your Diary' below for more information and to book. 

Closing date for applications for our Support Worker job at 21 Co. is this Friday. 

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.

Telephone: 07442 332678

Email: adminteam@sunshineandsmiles.org.uk

Latest news

World Down Syndrome Day 2023 Resources

World Down Syndrome Day is coming up on 21st March!

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Leeds Local Offer Live

An event to provide families with the opportunity to find out about services available to them in Leeds

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21 Co. Vacancy - Support Worker

The closing date for applications is this Friday 17th March

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Sunshine & Smiles - now a Food Bank referring agency

If you are struggling with money for food we can now help and refer you to a Food Bank

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Leeds Parent Carer Forum - Launch Event

The new Leeds Parent Carer Forum will be having a launch event on 24th March at The Royal Armouries at 10am.

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Thank You to The Sydney Black Charitable Trust

Thank you to The Sydney Black Charitable Trust for their recent donation

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Trustee Recruitment

We are specifically looking for a Trustee with a background or interest in finance.

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What's on this week

Yoga for Smilers and Youth (Ages 8-18)

Yoga for Smilers and Youth (Ages 8-18)

Next date: Sat, 18th Mar 2023, 11:30-13:15

This week Harriet from Wellnest Kirkstall will be joining us for a yoga session, starting slightly later at 11:30

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Family swim at Bramley Baths

Family swim at Bramley Baths

Every other Saturday, 15:15-17:15
Next date: Sat, 18th Mar 2023

Our next family swim session

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Football for ages 4-16

Football for ages 4-16

Next date: Sun, 19th Mar 2023, 10:00-11:00

Join us for some football fun!

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Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Next date: Tue, 21st Mar 2023, 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, 21st Mar 2023, 12:30-14:00

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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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, 23rd Mar 2023

Join us online for singing fun with Kerry

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Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Next date: Sat, 25th Mar 2023

Book into an online Speech and Language Session

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Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Next date: Sat, 25th Mar 2023, 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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Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Next date: Tue, 28th Mar 2023, 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, 29th Mar 2023, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

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Family swim at Bramley Baths

Family swim at Bramley Baths

Every other Saturday, 15:15-17:15
Next date: Sat, 1st Apr 2023

Our next family swim session

Find out more
Football for ages 4-16

Football for ages 4-16

Next date: Sun, 2nd Apr 2023, 10:00-11:00

Join us for some football fun!

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Sunshine Youth Club

Sunshine Youth Club

Mon, 3rd Apr 2023, 09:40-11:00

An Easter outing to Gravity Trampolining for the Youth Club!

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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, 6th Apr 2023

Join us online for singing fun with Kerry

Find out more
Family swim at Bramley Baths

Family swim at Bramley Baths

Every other Saturday, 15:15-17:15
Next date: Sat, 15th Apr 2023

Our next family swim session

Find out more

Dates for your diary

Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Next date: Sat, 25th Mar 2023

Book into an online Speech and Language Session

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

Find out more
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