Upcoming Events

    • October 08, 2022


    The largest day-long relay in the nation, the Market to MarketĀ® Relay Nebraska presented by OrthoNebraska takes teams from the Omaha Metro to Downtown Lincoln. Over the course of 75ish miles, teams take on running stages, each stage varying in distance from 3 to 5 miles. 

    The Lucky Few Running Crew are training for race day and need your support! Each runner is fundraising as they train for race day. Please consider donating for miles OR make a one-time donation to our runners! Each runner is expected to earn at least $321 for their spot. 

    SELECT A RUNNER AND DONATE:

    Allison LuthSupport Allison Luth - Market to Market Fundraiser | PledgeIt for Charities

    Desiree Cries for RibsSupport Desiree Cries For Ribs - Market to Market Fundraiser | PledgeIt for Charities

    Jessica GushardSupport Jessica Gushard - Market to Market Fundraiser | PledgeIt for Charities

    Jessica Johnson: Support Jessica Johnson - Market to Market Fundraiser | PledgeIt for Charities

    Matt HagueSupport Matt Hague - Market to Market Fundraiser | PledgeIt for Charities

    Hillary SwainSupport Rae Hillary Swain - Market to Market Fundraiser | PledgeIt for Charities

    Samantha KenningSupport Samantha Kenning - Market to Market Fundraiser | PledgeIt for Charities

    • October 08, 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • CrossFit Lincoln, 720 Van Dorn St., Lincoln, NE 68502
    Register
    For ages 13 years of age and older* Those under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian to sign waiver to participate. Open to siblings and friends. Bring a partner!

    CrossFit for Adaptive Athletes is a program offered to our young adults and adult members with Down syndrome who want to branch out an enjoy a safe, adaptable, & effective program that incorporates equipment used by athletes who practice CrossFit. Lyndsie Koon, PhD, is certified in adaptive training and has partnered with CrossFit Lincoln to bring this exciting new opportunity to our members to build strength & confidence of participants.  There will be enough coaches to accommodate up to 15 athletes for each session, so register now to reserve your spot!

    Note: Participation is FREE up to 10 athletes. $100 will be credited to each CrossFit group with 15 participants and pay $3.34 each.

    • October 15, 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • CrossFit Lincoln, 720 Van Dorn St., Lincoln, NE 68502
    Register
    For ages 13 years of age and older* Those under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian to sign waiver to participate. Open to siblings and friends. Bring a partner!

    CrossFit for Adaptive Athletes is a program offered to our young adults and adult members with Down syndrome who want to branch out an enjoy a safe, adaptable, & effective program that incorporates equipment used by athletes who practice CrossFit. Lyndsie Koon, PhD, is certified in adaptive training and has partnered with CrossFit Lincoln to bring this exciting new opportunity to our members to build strength & confidence of participants.  There will be enough coaches to accommodate up to 15 athletes for each session, so register now to reserve your spot!

    Note: Participation is FREE up to 10 athletes. $100 will be credited to each CrossFit group with 15 participants and pay $3.34 each.

    • October 16, 2022
    • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    • 332 Centennial Mall South
    Register

    The RiteCare Clinic and DSAF would like to invite you and your family to participate in our annual Trunk or Treat! 

    If your family (i.e., immediate or extended family), friends, or your business/organization would like to decorate a trunk, please register with Micah at micah@scottishriteomaha.org.

    Trunk Volunteers:

    1. Set up can begin at 2:30pm
    2. Decorate your car's trunk according to a theme and wear costume(s) that goes with it. Carnival games at your trunk (i.e., ring toss, bean bag toss) are optional but fun too!

    3. If you need ideas, popular trunk themes include: children's TV characters, Blast from the past ('50s, '60s, etc.)Dia de los MuertosHawaiian luauUnder the seaOn a farmWesternCampingPirates, EmojiI Spy booksSuperheroesFootball (or other sports), specific sports teamsAnimals, Dr. SeussChildren's Books, Popular movies, like Cars, Frozen, Star Wars, or Coco.

    4. Just a friendly reminder to keep your decorations not too scary for young children.

    5. Bring your own candy to disperse. We ask for no small hard candies (i.e., jolly ranchers, jaw breakers). We may have extra bags through donations if we run low.

    6. There's a decorating contest for the best trunk! Volunteers and families alike can vote for best trunk. 
    Donations:

    -If you can't host a trunk, you're welcome to drop off bags of candy to the RiteCare Clinic at 123 Barkley Memorial Center on East Campus.

    -Optional donations to the RiteCare clinic are welcome at the event and will go directly towards speech language services for families! Click the red button on the donations page: https://www.scottishritelincoln.org/membership

    We hope you'll join us!
    • October 18, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Zoom
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

    Details coming soon!

    • October 22, 2022
    • 10:00 AM
    • Roca Berry Farm 16531 S 38th St. Roca, NE 68430
    Register

    Join us at Roca Berry Farm for a very special Pumpkin Patch Event! DSAF will pay for a member with DS and one additional person to attend. All other entries will be given the group rate of $12.95 per person. All those attending must enter between 10am-12 noon for the two free entries, but can stay as long as you like. Questions? Email director@dsafnebraska.org

    • October 22, 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • CrossFit Lincoln, 720 Van Dorn St., Lincoln, NE 68502
    Register
    For ages 13 years of age and older* Those under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian to sign waiver to participate. Open to siblings and friends. Bring a partner!

    CrossFit for Adaptive Athletes is a program offered to our young adults and adult members with Down syndrome who want to branch out an enjoy a safe, adaptable, & effective program that incorporates equipment used by athletes who practice CrossFit. Lyndsie Koon, PhD, is certified in adaptive training and has partnered with CrossFit Lincoln to bring this exciting new opportunity to our members to build strength & confidence of participants.  There will be enough coaches to accommodate up to 15 athletes for each session, so register now to reserve your spot!

    Note: Participation is FREE up to 10 athletes. $100 will be credited to each CrossFit group with 15 participants and pay $3.34 each.

    • October 29, 2022
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • CrossFit Lincoln, 720 Van Dorn St., Lincoln, NE 68502
    Register
    For ages 13 years of age and older* Those under the age of 18 will need a parent/guardian to sign waiver to participate. Open to siblings and friends. Bring a partner!

    CrossFit for Adaptive Athletes is a program offered to our young adults and adult members with Down syndrome who want to branch out an enjoy a safe, adaptable, & effective program that incorporates equipment used by athletes who practice CrossFit. Lyndsie Koon, PhD, is certified in adaptive training and has partnered with CrossFit Lincoln to bring this exciting new opportunity to our members to build strength & confidence of participants.  There will be enough coaches to accommodate up to 15 athletes for each session, so register now to reserve your spot!

    Note: Participation is FREE up to 10 athletes. $100 will be credited to each CrossFit group with 15 participants and pay $3.34 each.

    • November 06, 2022
    • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Lincoln My Gym
    Register

    Mark your calendars for a fun, interactive, play date with Little Stars! Siblings are welcome under age 10. Please RSVP # of children. Must bring socks. 

    • November 15, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Zoom
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

    Details coming soon!

    • December 20, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Zoom
    Register

    Held every third Tuesday of the month, the educational series is provided by DSAF to its members - extended family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

    Details coming soon!



Thank You to Our $1,000 Gold Star and Higher Sponsors!

Down Syndrome Association for Families of Nebraska
a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 57362
LIncoln, NE 68505
Phone: 402.421.1338

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