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Weekly News - 16th January 2020

Welcome to the Sunshine and Smiles weekly newsletter!

This is where you will find all our upcoming events for the next week, as well as details of what not to miss in the future. 

Sunshine & Smiles is a registered charity that provides a support network in Leeds for children and young people who have Down syndrome and their families.

Latest news

Contributions for Annual Report Needed ASAP

The Sunshine & Smiles Annual General Meeting will take place in March and we are asking for contributions.

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Volunteers Urgently Needed - Learning By Experience for First Year Medical Students

Can you help Medical Students by sharing your experience? Volunteers Still Urgently Needed.

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Want to work for Sunshine & Smiles?

We are looking for some amazing people to join our 21 Co. and Sunshine & Smiles teams - closing Date 20th January.

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Sunshine & Smiles Receive Certificate for Compassionate City Award

Thank you for nominating Sunshine and Smiles for Leeds Award.

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We Say Goodbye to Jenn, Ben & Ken

On Tuesday, 21 Co. said goodbye to 3 core members of the Cafe.

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Thank you Townsends, St. Theresa’s School and R A Nutter

Lots of thank yous this week! See who supported us...

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What's on this week

Mini Movers Age 2-8

Mini Movers Age 2-8

Next date: Sat, 18th Jan 2020, 11:30-12:30

Using an inclusive approach the Mini Movers Dance Sessions are created to encourage the children to explore their imagination and use their bodies through play and movement.

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Family Swimming

Family Swimming

Next date: Sat, 18th Jan 2020, 14:30-16:30

We hire out Bramley Baths every 2-weeks for Sunshine and Smiles families.

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday, 09:30-14:30
Next date: Mon, 20th Jan 2020

Book a slot with one of our support members of staff on Mondays.

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Ruth's Speech & Language - Yellow & Blue Group

Ruth's Speech & Language - Yellow & Blue Group

Mon, 20th Jan 2020, 10:00-13:00

Small group sessions delivered by Highly Specialist NHS Speech & Language Therapist, Ruth Mercer.

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Lauren's Wednesday Speech & Language - Purple Groups

Lauren's Wednesday Speech & Language - Purple Groups

Next date: Wed, 22nd Jan 2020, 11:00-13:15

Small group sessions delivered by Independent Speech & Language Therapist Lauren Drake.

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Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Sat, 25th Jan 2020, 07:00-08:00

Join Sunshine & Smiles on 27th June 2020 for Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge!

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Movement with Katie Age 8-15

Movement with Katie Age 8-15

Next date: Sat, 25th Jan 2020, 11:30-12:30

Movement Class for ages 8-15 focussing on learning short routines and practising expressive movement. 

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Intermediate Football Session

Intermediate Football Session

Next date: Sun, 26th Jan 2020, 10:00-11:00

Structured football for ages 9 to 16-years-old at Football World Leeds.

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday, 09:30-14:30
Next date: Mon, 27th Jan 2020

Book a slot with one of our support members of staff on Mondays.

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Ruth's Speech & Language - Yellow Groups

Ruth's Speech & Language - Yellow Groups

Next date: Mon, 27th Jan 2020, 10:00-13:00

Small group sessions delivered by Highly Specialist NHS Speech & Language Therapist, Ruth Mercer.

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0-3 Session

0-3 Session

Next date: Mon, 27th Jan 2020, 12:30-13:30

A time to chat and share a cuppa with other families, as well as singing & signing with toys & activities.

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Wednesday Early Development Age 1-2

Wednesday Early Development Age 1-2

Next date: Wed, 29th Jan 2020, 10:30-12:00

Using tools & resources to encourage speech & language.

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Dates for your diary

Movement with Katie Age 8-15

Sat, 25th Jan 2020, 11:30-12:30

Movement Class for ages 8-15 focussing on learning short routines and practising expressive movement. 

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Made with Music Age 2-8

Sat, 1st Feb 2020, 11:30-12:30

Made with Music encourage everyone to join in to allow each individual to enjoy the personal and social benefits singing brings to a group.

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Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Sat, 25th Jan 2020, 07:00-08:00

Join Sunshine & Smiles on 27th June 2020 for Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge!

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