Events 2019


Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 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 21, 2019 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: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 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 17, 2019 at 7:00pm
Event: Break out your flannel and bring your inner Paul Bunyan to join other KC area DADS for our first annual axe throwing! Never thrown an axe before? No worries! Our group will have a host for axe throwing from 7:15 to 9:15 but please arrive by 7:00 to get registered. Bury The Hatchet has been kind enough to offer our group a discounted rate of $25 (plus tax) per DAD! It’s also BYOB (no liquor). Each DAD will pay their own fee and bring their own beverages. DADS will provide pizza. Closed toes shoes are required and please visit to answer any other questions. If you are attending please be sure to RSVP as we must provide a firm head count the week of the event. Lumberjack up and see you there!
Location:  Bury The Hatchet  –  7105 W 105th St, Overland Park, KS 66212


Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 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: Down Syndrome Guild – 5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100 Mission, KS 66202


Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 6:30pm
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 6:30 for some tailgating. Game starts at 7:05.
Location: T-Bones Stadium  – 1800 Village West Pkwy, Kansas City, KS


Date: Thursday, July 18, 2019 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: Thursday, August 18, 2019 at 6:30pm
Event: Learning from Parents of Adults with Down Syndrome. Join us in learning from a panel of parents of adults with Down Syndrome to learn more about their journey and the ups and downs associated. Joe’s Kansas City (formerly Oklahoma Joes) BBQ included.
Location: Down Syndrome Guild – 5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100 Mission, KS 66202.


Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00pm
Event: Annual D.A.D.S. Family Picnic Event
Location: Antioch Park at 6501 Antioch Rd, Merriam, KS 66202–Patio Shelter. This is the only D.A.D.S. event that we bring our families for fellowship and visiting. The Patio shelter is the main shelter right next to the main playground and Dodge City play area. 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: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6:30pm
Event: Hanging out with D.A.D.S.
Location: Brewtop Pub and Patio. 6601 W 135th St, Overland Park, KS 66223. Come to the last D.A.D.S. event of the year. All D.A.D.S. will be required to pay for their own meal at this event.

November and December

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