March 2016

Agenda

Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 25 February 2016

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Rock Steady Boxing March events

1

Spell for a cure, St Clairsville Elementary School, Ohio, US

Sponsor the children of St Clairsville Elementary as they take park in a school spelling test to raise money for Parkinson’s diseases causes.

1

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation ‘Dealing with Dementia in PD’ Webinar, 13:00 ET

Webinar with Dr Jennifer G Goldman, Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences, at Rush University Medical Center.

5

‘Savour Spain’, Amersham Free Church, Amersham, UK

Join the Cure Parkinson’s Trust’s celebration of Spanish culture featuring Spanish tapas and music performed by classical guitarist Patrick Avery and pianist Simon Weale. Margaret Knight, a historian specialising in the history of flamenco, will give a talk.

5

iNVNCBL, Port Talbot, Wales, UK

Help Parkinson’s UK find a cure and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson’s by entering the sponsored iNVNCBL cross-country challenge. Expect obstacles such as climbing Welsh hills, crossing lakes and other difficult terrain.

6

Orange Brunch gala, New York, US

Enjoy brunch at a variety of NYC restaurants with unlimited drinks flowing all afternoon. Live music from excellent bands will entertain guests. All event profits will benefit Team Fox.

6

Rock Steady Boxing, Box ‘N Burn, Santa Monica, California, US

Get in the ring and throw some punches with the Women & Parkinson’s Initiative fitness boxing sessions. Wear comfortable clothes and trainers. Refreshments will be provided.

6

Paris Half Marathon, Paris, France

Run for Parkinson’s causes or cheer on runners along the way. The route is relatively flat and winds around the east of the city, along the famous Bois de Vincennes, taking in many of Paris’ famous sights along the way.

10-12

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, ‘Power Over Parkinson’s: A Woman’s Journey’, Indianapolis, Indiana, US

The conference focuses on providing the knowledge and tools to successfully manage Parkinson’s disease. Sessions will be led by female specialists in a variety of disciplines such as movement disorders, physical therapy, neuropsychology and self-care.

14

Shake with Laughter, Comedy Store, Manchester, UK

A star-studded bill returns to the Comedy Store after its sell out debut in 2015. This year’s hilarious line-up features Sarah Millican, Johnny Vegas, Mick Ferry, Justin Moorhouse and Rob Deering. Each ticket sold will help to support work in research for people affected by Parkinson’s.

22

Parkinson’s UK project visit, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

Join Dr Nigel Williams as he discusses a study that could shed light on the complex behaviour of genes in Parkinson’s. This project has the potential to improve our understanding of why people get the disease and how the condition progresses in the brain.

22

Gensler ‘Big Ed Bowl’, Lucky Strike Lanes, Chicago, Illinois, US

Gensler invite you to join them for ten-pin bowling to have fun, honour former colleague Ed Erhardt, and raise money for vital cancer and Parkinson’s research.


Image credit: Cary Williams, boxing coach at The Stables, Santa Monica, CA, US

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