December 2015


Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 1 December 2015

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December 2015 Events Voices of Hope choir


Candlelit Concert, Birmingham, UK

Start your seasonal celebrations with a festive evening of music from local choirs and musicians at the beautiful St Philips Cathedral to benefit Parkinson’s UK. The ticket price includes a minced pie and cup of mulled wine.


 Book talk, Blue Hollomon gallery, Alaska, US

Join illustrator Peter Dunlap-Shohl at the Blue Hollomon gallery, Anchorage, as he talks about his graphic autobiography ‘My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson’s. The author will be signing copies on the day.


2nd Zing neurodegeneration conference, Cancun Hotel & Villas, Cancun, Mexico 

A conference focusing on recent advances in neurodegenerative diseases, ranging from clinical and pharmaceutical developments, to new research directions and novel therapeutic strategies.


Friends of Parkinson’s 2nd annual ‘A Caregivers Christmas’, Las Vegas, US

Hosted by Friends of Parkinson’s, ‘A caregiver’s Christmas’ celebrates all the carers out there. There will be entertainment, goodie bags, holiday cheer, gifts, raffle prizes, and much more.


Neuroscience R&D Technologies Conference, Barcelona, Spain

MnM Conferences host the first ever conference on application of technology in developing neurological treatments. Meet global heads of neuroscience from big pharmaceutical companies, and listen to presentations on the latest research.


Partners in Parkinson’s, New Jersey, US

Join Partners in Parkinson’s at their free seminar day at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, Edison. Attend educational seminars, panel discussions and browse the resource fair. Visiting stalls include medical providers, allied care providers, exercise and activity groups, advocacy groups and more.


California International Marathon, Folsom, California, US

Head to the course to cheer on runners raising money for Parkinson’s disease charities. Adults and children alike can join the fun and excitement by participating in the 2.62 mile UC Davis Children’s Hospital maraFUNrun and Fitness Walk.


Ernie Hasse and Signature Sound Christmas Concert, Rainton Meadows Arena, UK

Ernie Hasse and Signature Sound play in aid of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust and Be Bold charities. They are joined by the Durham School Choir.


Nicole Jarvis MD Winter Gala for Parkinson’s Disease Research, Oklahoma, US

Support the Nicole Jarvis MD Parkinson’s Research Foundation at their 4th annual Winter gala in Norman, Oklahoma. Look forward to live auctions, seated dinner, and guest speakers to raise money for Parkinson’s research.


Illuminations Half Marathon, JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, Texas, US

Cheer on runners raising money for Parkinson’s disease charities at the night time Illuminations half marathon. The race takes place along the beautifully lit golf cart path and includes a post-race celebration on the resort event lawn.


Move4Parkinson’s Dublin Voices of Hope Choir Carol Singing, Dublin, Ireland

The Move4Parkinson’s Dublin Voices of Hope Choir perform for the staff and customers at Dunnes Stores, Cornelscourt, Dublin.  All are welcome to come along and celebrate Christmas.



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