Summer of Fun 2019

Schedule

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including time, location, & details

Monday, June 17th

Thursday, July 18th

Tuesday, June 25th

Wednesday, July 24th

Tuesday, July 30th

Thursday, August 1st

Monday, August 5th

September 20-22

Jump and Play at Texoma’s Fun House

2526 Missile Road, Wichita Falls, Texas

Monday, June 17, 2019

10 to 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $3 per person

At the first Jump and Play Field Trip of the summer for The Upside’s families, each child will be admitted for the reduced rate of $3 and parents will jump for free!

Fun for Siblings

Sugar Shack Shaved Ice, 2526 Missile Road

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

6 to 7 p.m.

Cost: $10 for shaved ice and canvas plus instruction

Let’s pamper the siblings, who help with therapies and love their brothers and sisters like no other can! Join Missy Owen of TA-DA Paint Parties and Sugar Shack Shaved Ice as she makes some yummy treats and leads the children in painting an 8x10 canvas.

Jellystone Park Play ‘n’ Splash

14145 US Highway 287 N, Wichita Falls, Texas

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost: $5 per person

The Upside’s families will have a blast at Jellystone Park with a reduced rate of just $5 per person! From interacting with animals and playground fun to swimming or enjoying the splash pad, there’s something for all ages and abilities. Liability waivers must be signed and tickets must be purchased in advance through Facebook at .

Let’s Get Wild at the Frank Buck Zoo

1000 W. California Street, Gainesville, Texas

Thursday, July 18, 2019 

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Cost: $4 per child, $6 per adult

The Upside families will have access to reduced rates to visit the Frank Buck Zoo in Gainesville, Texas, as a group. The smaller scale zoo can be completed in approximately an hour and there is an expansive wooden park and picnic area on the premises. Tickets must be purchased in advance through the link provided.

Little Eden Farm & Exotics

12787 Harrold Lane, Harrold, Texas

*Tentative*

Wednesday, July 24

9 to 11 a.m.

Cost: $5 per person donation

Just a short drive from Wichita Falls, Little Eden Farm & Exotics is a petting zoo that offers visitors hands-on exposure to animals not native to this area. Families will get to interact with, feed, and even hold several different animals as well as meet a number of exotic species.

Caregiver R&R: Door Hanger Painting

North Texas Rehab Center Meeting Room

Tuesday, July 30

6 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost: $30 per painter

In place of our regular July support group meeting, let’s come together to rest, relax, and enjoy each other’s company as we paint door hangers with TA-DA Paint Parties, which will offer several designs from which to choose.

Wichita Falls Museum of Art

2 Eureka Circle, Wichita Falls, Texas

Thursday, August 1, 2019 

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  

Cost: free

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art offers a number of activities for young and aspiring

artists, from water colors and sketching to an opportunity to explore the available art collections.

Jump and Play at Texoma’s Fun House

2526 Missile Road, Wichita Falls, Texas

Monday, August 5, 2019 

6 to 7:30 p.m.  

Cost: $3 per child

At the second Jump and Play Field Trip of the summer for The Upside’s families, each child will be admitted for the reduced rate of $3 and parents will jump for free!

A Weekend at Great Wolf Lodge

September 20-22, 2019

Cost: Varies, $135 to $149 per night with code

2019 marks LuMind IDSC’s Seventh Annual Family Retreat weekend at The Great Wolf Lodge. Get access to a reduced rate – as low as $134 a night – for the weekend and meet up with other families of loved ones with Down syndrome!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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