Email Phone
Sunshine & Smiles

Weekly News - 7th May 2024

Welcome to our newsletter for this week. We hope everyone enjoyed the bank holiday weekend. 

This week we have Early Development - Busy Bees and DucklingsYoga for Smilers and Youth (Ages 8-18)Family swim at Bramley Baths and Football for ages 4-16.

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

21 Co. open early for the Leeds Marathon!

We’re going to be opening 21 Co. early on Sunday 12th May!

Read more...

Leeds Marathon - Good Luck, Emily!

Emily Drake is running the Leeds Marathon for Sunshine & Smiles on Sunday 12th May, and we’d like to wish her lots of luck!

Read more...

Refresh Carers - Summer Course

Refresh Carers are running a summer course:  Empowering unpaid parent carers for positive change.

Read more...

Thank you, Monaghan Mushrooms!

On World Down Syndrome Day in March, colleagues at the Monaghan Mushrooms Whitley Site participated in a Rock Your Socks fundraiser for Sunshine & Smiles

Read more...

21 Co. Raffle

We have a gorgeous hamper full of 21 Co. gifts, treats and goodies and treats to raffle (worth £100-£150).

Read more...

Research - Participants Required

Take part in a study focusing on the correlation between stress, quality of life and occupational participation in health-promoting activities among parents with children with learning disabilities

Read more...

What's on this week

Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Early Development Group - Busy Bees

Next date: Tue, 7th May 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

Find out more
Early Development Group - Ducklings

Early Development Group - Ducklings

Next date: Tue, 7th May 2024, 12:30-14:00

Using tools & resources to encourage development

Find out more
Yoga for Smilers and Youth (Ages 8-18)

Yoga for Smilers and Youth (Ages 8-18)

Next date: Sat, 11th May 2024, 11:30-13:15

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

Find out more
Family swim at Bramley Baths

Family swim at Bramley Baths

Every other Saturday, 15:15-17:15
Next date: Sat, 11th May 2024

Our next family swim session

Find out more
Football for ages 4-16

Football for ages 4-16

Next date: Sun, 12th May 2024, 10:00-11:00

Join us for some football fun!

Find out more
Individual Support Sessions

Individual Support Sessions

Every Monday
Next date: Mon, 13th May 2024 - Fri, 17th May 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, 13th May 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, 13th May 2024, 12:30-13:30

A six week course to learn some Makaton signing

Find out more
Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Early Development Group - Caterpillars

Next date: Tue, 14th May 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

Find out more
Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Early Development Group - Tadpoles

Next date: Wed, 15th May 2024, 10:00-11:30

Using tools & resources to encourage development

Find out more
Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Cricket for young people aged 12-25 years

Next date: Wed, 15th May 2024, 18:30-19:30

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

Find out more
Siblings Group

Siblings Group

Every other Wednesday, 18:30-20:00
Next date: Wed, 15th May 2024

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

Find out more
Online Karaoke Session for ages 10+

Online Karaoke Session for ages 10+

Every other Thursday, 19:00-20:00
Next date: Thu, 16th May 2024

Join us online for singing fun with Kerry

Find out more
Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Made with Music for Sunflowers (Ages 2-8)

Next date: Sat, 18th May 2024, 11:15-12:15

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

Find out more
Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Speech and Language Opt-in Sessions

Next date: Sun, 19th May 2024

Book into an online Speech and Language Session

Find out more
You can donate to us today by clicking here

Sign up to our newsletter

Sunshine & Smiles will ensure your personal details are held securely to enable us to contact you moving forwards in line with our privacy notice.
We will never share them with anyone else. If you'd like to stop receiving our emails, please just contact us.