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Weekly News - 18th November 2020

Welcome to the Sunshine and Smiles weekly newsletter! This is where you will find all our upcoming events and news.

Due to England's second national lockdown and ongoing restrictions we are continuing to run the majority of our sessions online and 21 Co. remains closed. Please see the events calendar on our website to see what's on.

We are still available by telephone and email for advice, support and signposting – please don’t hesitate to get in touch at any time:

Telephone: 07725041601

Email: hello@sunshineandsmiles.org.uk

Latest news

Are you interested in specialist support play sessions?

If you’re interested, please fill in Mencap's questionnaire.

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Get your ideas in for our Christmas Song!

The deadline to make your contribution is 1st December 2020

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New JogOn2020 Fundraising Challenge

We're joining the #JogOn2020 virtual challenge and saying goodbye to 2020 and hello to the New Year

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2 days to book your place at this years Christmas Party!

Deadline to book places is Thursday 26th November

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Sunshine & Smiles Chosen for Co-op Community Fund

Become a Co-op member and donate to Sunshine & Smiles every time you shop

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What's on this week

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Blue Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Blue Groups

Next date: Sat, 21st Nov 2020, 10:00-16:00

These are the Blue Groups and we will send each family their time and Zoom information.

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Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Green Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Green Groups

Next date: Sun, 22nd Nov 2020, 10:00-16:15

These are the Green Groups and we will send each family their time and Zoom information.

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Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Next date: Mon, 23rd Nov 2020, 10:00-13:00

These are the face-to-face groups hosted by Ruth Mercer

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POSTPONED - Magic Cycling Hour Sessions

POSTPONED - Magic Cycling Hour Sessions

Sun, 29th Nov 2020, 10:45-17:00

Cycling lessons on Sunday 29th November have been cancelled but there will be future sessions taking place. 

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Makaton Baby Sign

Makaton Baby Sign

Next date: Mon, 30th Nov 2020, 13:00-14:00

There are still spaces to book onto this 6 week course

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Makaton Baby Sign

Makaton Baby Sign

Next date: Mon, 7th Dec 2020, 13:00-14:00

There are still spaces to book onto this 6 week course

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Sunshine & Smiles zoom Christmas Parties

Sunshine & Smiles zoom Christmas Parties

Sun, 13th Dec 2020, 10:00-16:00

Sunshine & Smiles Christmas Party - 13th December

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Makaton Baby Sign

Makaton Baby Sign

Next date: Mon, 14th Dec 2020, 13:00-14:00

There are still spaces to book onto this 6 week course

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Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Purple Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Purple Groups

Next date: Wed, 16th Dec 2020, 10:00-10:45

These are the Purple Groups and invitations will be sent out with the link to join the session.

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Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Blue Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Blue Groups

Next date: Sat, 19th Dec 2020, 10:00-16:00

These are the Blue Groups and we will send each family their time and Zoom information.

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Movement with Katie Age 8-16

Movement with Katie Age 8-16

Next date: Sat, 19th Dec 2020, 11:30-12:30

Movement is back IN PERSON! Booking is required.

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Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Green Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Green Groups

Next date: Sun, 20th Dec 2020, 10:00-16:15

These are the Green Groups and we will send each family their time and Zoom information.

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Online Made with Music Age 2-8

Online Made with Music Age 2-8

Next date: Sat, 9th Jan 2021, 11:30-12:10

Please bring a teddy to this week's session!

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Makaton Baby Sign

Makaton Baby Sign

Next date: Mon, 11th Jan 2021, 13:00-14:00

There are still spaces to book onto this 6 week course

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Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Blue Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Blue Groups

Next date: Sat, 16th Jan 2021, 10:00-16:00

These are the Blue Groups and we will send each family their time and Zoom information.

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Dates for your diary

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Blue Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Blue Groups

Next date: Sat, 21st Nov 2020, 10:00-16:00

These are the Blue Groups and we will send each family their time and Zoom information.

Find out more
Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Green Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Green Groups

Next date: Sun, 22nd Nov 2020, 10:00-16:15

These are the Green Groups and we will send each family their time and Zoom information.

Find out more
Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Ruth's Speech and Language groups

Next date: Mon, 23rd Nov 2020, 10:00-13:00

These are the face-to-face groups hosted by Ruth Mercer

Find out more
POSTPONED - Magic Cycling Hour Sessions

POSTPONED - Magic Cycling Hour Sessions

Sun, 29th Nov 2020, 10:45-17:00

Cycling lessons on Sunday 29th November have been cancelled but there will be future sessions taking place. 

Find out more
Makaton Baby Sign

Makaton Baby Sign

Next date: Mon, 30th Nov 2020, 13:00-14:00

There are still spaces to book onto this 6 week course

Find out more
Sunshine & Smiles zoom Christmas Parties

Sunshine & Smiles zoom Christmas Parties

Sun, 13th Dec 2020, 10:00-16:00

Sunshine & Smiles Christmas Party - 13th December

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Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Purple Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Purple Groups

Next date: Wed, 16th Dec 2020, 10:00-10:45

These are the Purple Groups and invitations will be sent out with the link to join the session.

Find out more
Movement with Katie Age 8-16

Movement with Katie Age 8-16

Next date: Sat, 19th Dec 2020, 11:30-12:30

Movement is back IN PERSON! Booking is required.

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Online Made with Music Age 2-8

Online Made with Music Age 2-8

Next date: Sat, 9th Jan 2021, 11:30-12:10

Please bring a teddy to this week's session!

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Online Teaching Assistant Forum

Online Teaching Assistant Forum

Wed, 3rd Feb 2021, 13:30-14:30

A regular forum for teaching assistants who support children with Down syndrome.

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Zoom call to thank Engage Interactive

Zoom call to thank Engage Interactive

Thu, 25th Feb 2021, 19:00-19:30

Join us on zoom to record a quick thank you to Engage Interactive for their fundraising for us.

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Online Yoga for 16+

Online Yoga for 16+

Every Sunday, 15:00-15:40
Next date: Sun, 28th Feb 2021

Online Yoga with Maddie

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Online Smilers Singing

Online Smilers Singing

Next date: Thu, 18th Mar 2021, 19:00-19:40

A relaxed online singing session for people aged 10+

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World Down Syndrome Day Zoom Gathering

World Down Syndrome Day Zoom Gathering

Sun, 21st Mar 2021, 11:00-12:00

Join us on Zoom to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day together.

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Mini Movers Age 2-8 BACK IN PERSON!

Mini Movers Age 2-8 BACK IN PERSON!

Next date: Sat, 27th Mar 2021, 11:30-12:10

Mini-movers is back in person at Stainbeck Community Hall- booking essential

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Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Red Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Red Groups

Next date: Sat, 10th Apr 2021, 11:30-17:15

Individual group invitations will be sent out with the link to join the session.

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Online Made with Music for Ages 8-16

Online Made with Music for Ages 8-16

Next date: Sat, 10th Apr 2021, 11:30-12:10

Join in from home and get your musical minds at the ready

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Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Orange Groups

Lauren's Online Speech & Language - Orange Groups

Next date: Sun, 11th Apr 2021, 09:30-16:30

Individual group invitations will be sent out with the link to join the session.

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Family swim at Bramley Baths

Family swim at Bramley Baths

Every other Saturday, 15:15-16:55
Next date: Sat, 1st May 2021

Bookings will open Saturday 5th June

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Lauren's Speech & Language Groups- Online

Lauren's Speech & Language Groups- Online

Next date: Sun, 9th May 2021

These are online groups via Zoom

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Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 10th May 2021 - Fri, 14th May 2021

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

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Lauren's Speech & Language Groups at Stainbeck Community Hall

Lauren's Speech & Language Groups at Stainbeck Community Hall

Next date: Sun, 16th May 2021

Face to face Speech & Language groups at Stainbeck Community Hall

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Early Years Education Questions & Answer Session

Early Years Education Questions & Answer Session

Thu, 20th May 2021, 20:00-21:00

The first of our informal zoom sessions on Early Years Education

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'I Want To Ride My Bike' Session

'I Want To Ride My Bike' Session

Next date: Sat, 22nd May 2021, 09:00-17:00

One-to-one cycling sessions with Dave Burns

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0-3's Session

0-3's Session

Every other Monday, 10:30-11:30
Next date: Mon, 24th May 2021

For all babies and children from 0 to 4 years

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Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Next date: Wed, 26th May 2021, 19:00-20:00

Booking required.

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Annual General Meeting (on Zoom)

Annual General Meeting (on Zoom)

Wed, 26th May 2021, 20:00-21:00

This year our AGM will be online via Zoom

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Online Smilers Karaoke Session

Online Smilers Karaoke Session

Next date: Thu, 27th May 2021, 19:00-20:00

Get your song requests in!

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Football for ages 7-16

Football for ages 7-16

Every other Sunday, 10:00-11:00
Next date: Sun, 6th Jun 2021

Football sessions for ages 7-16 years - Booking required

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Sunshine Siblings Group

Sunshine Siblings Group

Every other Tuesday, 18:30-19:30
Next date: Tue, 8th Jun 2021

Our fortnightly Sibling support group.

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0-3s Session

0-3s Session

Every other Monday, 12:30-14:00
Next date: Mon, 14th Jun 2021

For all babies and children from 0 to 4 years

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