7th Annual Buddy Walk & Festival, June 18

As you know each year the DSASBC Buddy Walk & Festival is an amazing event that is a great day for all! It is the Down Syndrome Association of Santa Barbara County’s BIGGEST and ONLY annual fundraiser. What we raise helps us have all the great events we host each year for families and friends in our community!

Please support our efforts and join us for a great day!

Remember EVERYTHING is included with your registration fee – that’s your event t-shirt, lunch, snacks, drinks, crafts, games, face paining and more!! Adults $25 Kids 3-17 $10 under 3 free. Hope you can make it! Don’t forget your picnic blankets ‘n chairs to relax on the grass! Spread the word – invite family & friends! Start a Team, Join a Team or register solo!

We are also seeking silent auction donations, sponsors, vendors, activities and teams – contact Melissa (805) 886.4411 or melissa@dsasbc.org for more information. Please pre-register so we have your shirt size.

Register NOW ~ together let’s make this the best
Buddy Walk ever!!!


“321 PLAYHOUSE” Family Play Group

For families who have children 0-5 with Down syndrome.
Join us for some fun in our play room!

Calvary Chapel – “Children’s Area”
1 N. Calle Cesar Chavez Suite 21
Santa Barbara, CA 93103

Our goal is for families to get connected and stay connected, we are all on the same journey. Let’s come together to celebrate, encourage and have fun!

Refreshments will be provided.

For more information (se habla español) contact Tara Vasquez at (803) 269-6313 or twalling.kidsatplay@gmail.com.

Volunteers are always welcome, please call to register.


Santa Barbara & Goleta various times and locations.

The Next Chapter Book Club is seeking new members! Our book club is new to Santa Barbara and is a place for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities to improve upon reading skills, gather with friends, and take part in our community all at the same time.

Each book club will have 5-8 members, 2 volunteer facilitators, and meet for 1 hour a week at a local coffee shop or cafe.

Emergent readers welcome!

Please contact Jennifer Feeney at jenfeen@gmail.com with interest and/or questions.