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Watch our 60th Anniversary video that honours and remembers the civil rights history of people with developmental disabilities in BC. Read more about our history here.

Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society "Buddy Walk"

Hallowe'en Dance - Surrey

Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Surrey
Hallowe'en Dance hosted by Events Unlimited in the Millennium Hall at 12996 - 60th Avenue in Newton. This is always a sell-out event with professional dance music, fabulous food and great prizes. Cost: Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased by calling 604-592-5599. There will be NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR! Contact: For more information. please call Michael Kalmuk, Manager of the SOURCES Life Skills Resource Centre at 604-592-5599 or email at mkalmuk@sourcesbc.ca Where: 12996 - 60th Avenue in Newton, Surrey

Graveyard Musical Revue - Surrey

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Surrey
You're invited to attend the "Graveyard Musical Revue," a musical theatre production co-produced by Events Unlimited and Able Creative Theatre (ACT). SOURCES Community Resource Centres (formerly Peace Arch Community Services) and the Surrey Association for Community Living are working together to offer you a fun-filled evening of entertainment for the whole family. Cost: Tickets are $15.00 and go on sale September 1, 2010. Contact the Surrey Arts Centre ticket office at 604-501-5566.

3rd Annual Family Support Institute Trivia Night

Friday, November 5, 2010 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Burnaby
Mark your calendars! The Family Support Institute (FSI) is hosting its 3rd Annual TRIVIA NIGHT in Burnaby on Friday, November 5, 2010. Join us for a night of fun, laughter, food and prizes. The funds raised will help FSI to strengthen and support families faced with the extraordinary circumstances that come with having a family member who has a disability. A limited number of tickets will be sold so get a team together (table of 8) or buy a ticket individually.

11th Annual Self Advocacy Leadership Institute

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 5:00pm - Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 1:30pm
Abbotsford
SelfAdvocateNet.com Presents: THE 11th ANNUAL SELF ADVOCACY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE: Workshops and Networking Register now to learn more about self advocacy, safety, rights, healthy relationships and to become leaders in your own community, etc. Cost: $175 per person, including 2 nights and 3 days accommodation, all healthy meals, registration, all workshops, recreation, and FUN! Where: Edenvale Retreat and Conference Centre 4330 Bradner Road Abbotsford, BC

Langley Association for Community Living Baseball Game

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 3:00pm
Langley
Where: Douglas Park, 20550 Douglas Crescent, Langley, BC  

Community Living Mardi Gras - Chilliwack

Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Chilliwack
You're invited to attend the Chilliwack Mardi Gras, a community and family event celebrating the lives of people with developmental disabilities, and their contribution to our community! Website and flyer: http://www.cscl.org/pdf/Community%20Living%202010%20Flyer.pdf Cost: Family of four: $20 Adults: $8 Self Advocates: $5 Children (6—18): $4 Children (5 & Under): Free Limited Tickets Available For Tickets & Information Call: 604-792-7726

Meeting for Families on Waitlists for the Supported Child Development Program

Monday, September 13, 2010 - 7:15pm - 8:45pm
Burnaby
Hosted by: Families We would like to gather families to meet, discuss challenges with respect to being waitlisted with Supported Childcare Development Program (SCDP), share our stories and concerns, and work together towards solutions. This meeting will be very timely for us to present our cause as a collective voice, in light of the Provincial government's 2011 Budget Consultations on September 15, 2010. Our goal is to draw on the power of families to make a better world for our children. 

First Call's Annual Dinner

Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Vancouver
Join First Call Child and Youth Coalition at their Annual Dinner as they honour retired judge Ted Hughes. This fabulous evening will feature an Indian buffet dinner, a no-host bar, live music, an exciting silent auction, raffle, and door prizes. Tickets go on sale September 7th; $50 person or save on a table of eight for $350 Location: Vancouver, BC Where: Fraserview Banquet Hall, 8240 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC Website: www.firstcallbc.org  

Cerebral Palsy Association of BC Annual General Meeting

Friday, September 17, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Burnaby
Speakers & Topics: Dr. Finlayson - New Spasticity Clinic Donald Renaud - CPABC Advocating for the CP Communities Julia Halipchuk and Tara Kowalski - Bursary Recipients Share Their Stories Where: Bonsor Community Centre, Multi Purpose Room 1, Second Floor, 6550 Bonsor AvenueBurnaby, BC V5H 3G4 Who: Members, community partners & new members all are welcome. Call our office to RSVP or to find out more information 604-408-9484 or toll free in BC at 1-800-663-0004

Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society "Buddy Walk"

Saturday, September 25, 2010 - 10:30am - 2:00pm
Surrey
Celebrate the 21st anniversary of the non-profit Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society, raise funds and promote awareness for individuals with Down syndrome. Enjoy live music, activities, food and great company. Download Registration and Pledge forms: www.lmdss.com or call 604-591-2722. Register by September 18 and be eligible for Early bird Family rate. Door prizes, raffles and more! Donations: go to www.CanadaHelps.org - select Buddy Walk – Donation – LMDSS 2010. Website: http://www.lmdss.com/index.php?id=237
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