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Waterloo Region Down Syndrome Society Cooking Class (Ages 14+)

April 21 @ 18:00 - 20:30

WRDSS is pleased to offer cooking classes for members with Down syndrome ages 14 and older.  All recipes are simple to prepare and are adapted to any skill level. Students will work in groups of 2-3 and will have a volunteer assisting them in completing their recipe.  We will prepare a complete 3 course meal that includes a main course, side dish and a dessert.  We all sit down together and enjoy it.

Intermediate Skill Level – Participants can follow direction but needs some assistance with completing tasks.  There will be a total of 5 classes in this session scheduled on the third Tuesday of each month, followed by a BBQ event in June.  There is a limit of 8 students per class.

Our cooking class focuses on:
– Basic cooking skills
– Knife skills
– Safe food handling
– Following Recipes
– Measuring ingredients
– Table setting
– Clean up

DATES:       Tuesday,  January 21st
Tuesday,  February 18th
Tuesday,  March 17th
Tuesday,  Apr. 21st
Tuesday,  May 19
BBQ – Thursday, June 18
TIME:                    6:00pm – 8:30pm
WHERE:                Parkminister United Church (275 Erb Street East, Waterloo, ON N2J 1N6)
COST:                    $55

  • Space is available on a first come, first serve basis. 
  • Parents/Caregivers must be prepared to volunteer a few nights each session to help with the class. 

About Waterloo Region Down Syndrome Society

The Waterloo Regional Down Syndrome Society supports and informs individuals, families and the community on issues related to Down syndrome. We advocate for persons with Down syndrome to lead healthy and active lives enabling them to contribute their unique gifts to our community.


April 21
18:00 - 20:30
Event Category:


Waterloo Region Down Syndrome Society


Parkminster United Church
275 Erb Street West
Waterloo, ON
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