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DiaBuddies Day - Cairns

Diabetes Queensland invites you to join us at our upcoming DiaBuddies Day, a special event to bring children living with type 1 diabetes and their families together. 

 

DiaBuddies activity days have been designed to support families and carers. The day will include a range of fun social activities, as well as education and emotional support to increase confidence, and connections. 

 

The theme for the day is - Superheroes - and we'd love to see all the kids (and their parents/carers) dressed as their favourite hero. There will be prizes for the best dressed, and plenty of activities and fun for the whole family. 

 

 

The DiaBuddies Day is about coming together to celebrate life and forming supportive connections with others on a journey with diabetes. 

 

"I haven't seen our children smile and laugh as much as they did today. For those three hours we certainly forgot about type 1 for a while."

Kirsty ~ mother of Molly

 

Program   

  • 4.00pm  Welcome afternoon tea, meet & greet activity   
  • 4.45pm  Special trampoline trainers will keep the kids safe while they learn to flip, jump, twist and move like a Superhero
  • 6.00pm  Light supper 
  • 6.30pm  Learn more tricks including front flips, back flips and twisiting skills
  • 7.45pm  Superhero parade with prizes for the best dressed girl and boy, carb counting and DiaBuddy competition winners announced 
  • 8.00pm  Evening close 

 

Catering

Afternoon tea and light supper provided, please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements

 

Parking 

Parking at the venue 

 

Tickets 

Free for children living with type 1 diabetes and their siblings 15 years and under. $10.00 for parents/carers who are Diabetes Queensland members or $15.00 for non-members

 

RSVP 

Friday, 18 October 2019 

 

Bookings are essential 

To register, or for more information, call us on 1800 177 055 or email  events@diabetesqld.org.au 

 

Don't miss this fabulous day of fun and community. 

Date

26 October 2019

Time

4.00pm – 8.00pm

Location

Jump Mania Trampoline Park, Shop 118A Raintrees Shopping Centre, Corner Koch & Alfred Street, MANUNDA CAIRNS QLD 4870