Upcoming Events

    • July 04, 2019
    • October 30, 2019
    • 119 sessions
    • Lincoln Children's Museum

    • July 20, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 49th & Garland Lincoln, NE
    Registration is closed


    Saturday, July 20

    5:00 p.m. Pizza Party and Ice Cream Social

    University Place Park - large covered shelter on Garland St.

    The Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk committee is springing for pizza as a kick-off party for the event in October...so grab of slice of pizza and MAKE YOUR OWN SUNDAE with frozen custard from Culvers!     

    6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Private Swim Party 

    **Pool will be CLOSED to the public!**

    University Place Aquatic Center - 4864 Francis St. Lincoln

    Z E R O   E N T R Y   P O O L ! 

    This event is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to join in the fun! To ensure there are plenty of goodies for everyone, please register by July 17 and be sure to indicate how many will be attending.


    Feel free to bring any lawn games/pool toys you enjoy (don't forget floaties and vests, if needed). DSAF has reserved the large covered shelter located on Garland St, near the playground.



    Contact director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.

    • July 28, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • The Cookie Company (Downtown Location) - 138 N 12th Street

    DSAF Event Contact: Sydney Ferrara, 402-590-9100, sydneyferrara13@gmail.com or Melissa Trapp, 402-580-0457, mmtrapp0475@icloud.com 

    • July 31, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Moms, if desired, you are invited to bring your teen/adult with Down syndrome with you for this special ladies event. 

    Questions? Contact Dawna Daily at director@dsafnebraska.org

    • August 03, 2019
    • 10:30 AM
    • East Park Theater 220 N 66th St., Lincoln



    August 3

    East Park Theater 220 N 66th St. - Lincoln

    Showtime 10:30 a.m.


    DSAF will pay admission for Super Star (school-aged) member, a friend and 1 adult (3 total people). Please register only if you feel certain you are able to attend - DSAF must pay for all registrations regardless of cancellation or no-show.  Additional guests beyond the three DSAF-paid attendees, can purchase tickets for the special guest-pricing of $6/ticket. Thank you for your understanding! 


    For more information about THIS event or to volunteer to help with the NEXT, please contact Kelly at 402-217-2907 or kellyekeler@gmail.com

    • August 04, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Haymarket Park - 403 Line Drive Circle, Lincoln, NE 68508

    DSAF Event Contact: Madi Thielen, 402-214-6848, madithielen@gmail.com

    or Melissa Trapp, 402-580-0457, mmtrapp0475@icloud.com 

    • August 06, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • HyVee 6001 Village Dr.

    Just You and Me Sibling Cookie Decorating contest.  Which sibling will make the most inviting decorative cookie?  Doesn't matter because they are equally eatable (wait, is that a word?) Open to members and siblings of DSAF.  Parents of younger members needing assistance with decorating are also invited to this event as there will not be volunteers available this go around.  Please contact Dawna at director@dsafnebraska with any questions.

    8/13/19 10 a.m.-12 noon

    Hy-Vee, 6001 Village Dr., Lincoln, NE 68516

    • August 06, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • Haymarket Lazlo's - 7th and P
    • 3

    Please contact Luke Sweeney with any questions. We look forward to having you!

    • August 20, 2019
    • December 17, 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • Rock 'n' Joes Coffee Bar, 5025 Lindberg St.

    Each month, a speaker in the field of Down syndrome education, health care, or research will be brought to Lincoln to present information to DSAF members that will positively impact the well-being of their children.  Sessions are FREE for members!     

    Revamp Series Topics 

    • August 20th
      • Connection Series Kickoff and Introduction - Dawna Daily, M.Ed., DSAF
    • September 17th 
      • Down Syndrome 101 for Educators - Dawna Daily, M.Ed., DSAF 
      • IEP Basics - Jenn Miller, PTI Nebraska
    • October 15th
      • Toilet Training Routines and the Ds Individual - Matt McNiff, ESU#5 
      • Enable Savings Plan Basics - Diane Stewart, Enable Nebraska
    • November 19th
      • Advocacy and Social Inclusion - Edison McDonald, The Arc of Nebraska 
      • Sleep Routines and Behavior-  Matt McNiff, ESU#5
    • December 17th
      • Tips For a Successful Transition - Sandi Peterson, PTI Nebraska

    The educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend, but must register to ensure enough space is available! To ensure there are plenty of goodies for everyone, please register by the second Tuesday of each month and be sure to indicate how many will be attending. All sessions will be held at Rock 'n' Joe Coffee Bar at 5025 Lindberg St., Lincoln, NE 68516. 

    Contact Dawna at  director@dsafnebraska.org with questions.

    • October 05, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Antelope Park Near 30th and A St., Lincoln

    Step Up and get involved today!

    (PLEASE NOTE: Link above will redirect you to the Step Up for Down Syndrome Walk website. You will need to visit that website, ds-stride.org/dsafstepup, to register for the Walk. RSVP'ing on this page will not sign you up for the Walk or allow you to donate.)

Down Syndrome Association for Families of Nebraska
a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 57362
LIncoln, NE 68505
Phone: 402.421.1338

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