Events 2018


Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 6:30pm
Event: Extreme Grand Prix Family Go Kart Racing with pizza and crowning of the winner afterwards in the VIP room. The DSG will pay for one race and pizza afterwards.
Location:  Extreme Grand Prix Family Fun Center at 6731 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, MO 64133. 


Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6:30pm
Event: Arcade night at Tapcade in the Crossroads District. Come out and play vintage arcade games such as Pac Man, Donkey Kong, and Space Invaders in an arcade format, but with craft beer and pub food to accompany us. The DSG will pay for meals and arcade games for all night.
Location: Tapcade at 1701 McGee St #200, Kansas City, MO 64108


Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6:30pm
Event: March Madness!! Join us in a private room at Minsky’s pizza downtown for pizza, March madness basketball, friends and fellowship. The DSG will pay for pizza.
Location: Minsky’s Pizza downtown – 427 Main Street, Kansas City, MO


Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 6:30pm
Event: Financial Planning Night for our kids with special needs. Financial planning wizard Matt Syverson will grant us with his knowledge on ABLE Act updates, methods of saving, and other financial planning tips. Matt and his wife have four children, one of whom has Down Syndrome, so he is a D.A.D.S. member here to help us all. DSG will provide Joes KC BBQ.
Location:  5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100 Mission, KS 66202


Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 6:15pm
Event: T-Bones game night. Come out to watch some baseball and support our local minor league team. D.A.D.S. will pay for game admission. T-Bones announcer will announce the D.A.D.S. group presence (and what our group does) at some point during the game. Meet in the parking lot near the box office at 6:15 for some tailgating. Game starts at 7:05.
Location: T-Bones Stadium  – 1800 Village West Pkwy, Kansas City, KS


Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 6:30pm
Event: Kickball and Pizza! Join us for an evening of good ol’ kickball. We will chat and eat pizza, then divide up into teams and play some kickball! Pizza provided by DSG.
Location: Rosedale Park at 4125 Mission Road, Kansas City, KS


Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 6:30pm
Event: Poker Night at the DSG. Join fellow D.A.D.S members from around the KC area for Texas Hold’em. Winner gets a $50 Visa gift card. Never played Texas Hold’em Poker? Come anyway and we will teach you. Joe’s Kansas City (formerly Oklahoma Joes) BBQ included.
Location: Down Syndrome Guild – 5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100 Mission, KS 66202.


Date: Exact date TBD, but likely the last weekend in August
Event: Annual D.A.D.S. Family Picnic and Fishing Event.
Location: At James A. Reed Memorial Wildlife Area, Prairie Hallow Lake, Lee’s Summit, MO.
Location: The lake is approximately 2.7 miles south off of Hwy 50 on SE Ranson Road. (traveling east on 50 the exit will say RA /Todd George/Greenwood ) Look for the DADS signs. If there are any questions, please feel free to call John Kille at 816-585-2129 or Seth Norton 913-271-0695. If the weather is questionable, we will provide updates with the evite (to those who RSVP’d) and on Facebook. If any questions, just call John or Seth.


Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 6:00pm
Event: Cornhole Bags Tournament. Join us for a friendly tournament of Cornhole Bags in the DSG parking lot (or inside, depending on weather). We will eat first, place our names into a hat, draw teams, and may the best dad win. Never played Cornhole Bags? Come anyway and we will teach you. Dinner provided by DSG.
Location: Rosedale Park at 4125 Mission Road, Kansas City, KS


Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 6:30pm
Event: Hanging out at the Blue Moose in Overland Park. With this being the last DADS event of the year, everyone will pay for their own meal. The Blue Moose supports the DSG every year with donations, so paying out of our own pockets is our way of supporting them. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Location: Blue Moose at 9100 W. 135th Street, OP, KS.

November and December

No D.A.D.S. meetings for these months. Happy holidays!!