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 6:00pm
Event: Due to rainy conditions, Kickball has been cancelled and we are moving the event to the Peanut in Misson, KS.
Location: 5400 Martway St, Mission, KS 66205


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: Sunday, August 26 at 5pm (dinner at 5:30)
Event: Annual D.A.D.S. Family Picnic Event
Location: Antioch Park at 6501 Antioch Rd, Merriam, KS 66202–Patio Shelter
Location: 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: 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: Down Syndrome Guild – 5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100 Mission, KS 66202


Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 6:30pm
Event: Hanging out at The Brew Top Pub and Patio.Please come join other KC area DADS at Brew Top for food, drinks, playoff baseball, and football. This is our last DADS meeting of 2018 so hope you can be there! Like every October meeting, each DAD will be responsible for their own food and drink.
Location: 6601 W 135th St, Overland Park, KS 66223

November and December

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