The Down Syndrome Association of Acadiana will host its 13th Annual Buddy Walk on Saturday, October 28 at Park International in Downtown Lafayette. The buddy walk will be a half-day event beginning at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 1:00 p.m. Late registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:45 a.m.
The walk will be one-mile and begins at Park International and makes it's way through downtown and back to the park. The walk cost $15 for all registrants and inlcudes the walk, food, and entertainment offered after the walk has concluded. Those wishing to participate may walk individually or join with family and friends as a team. Small team competitions will also take place.
Events like fun jumps, pumpkin painting, picture taking and entertainment from live bands will be available for all of those who register. The Buddy Walk will happen rain or shine, and they ask that pets be left at home.
Those wanting to register as an individual or team before the event should visit the DSAA website at www.dsaa.info and click on the Buddy Walk icon or call the office at 337-234-3109.