December 2017


Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 22 November 2017

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Christmas lunch buffet table and a pavlova


2nd Annual Punt Parkinson’s, Boston, Massachusetts, US

New England Patriots take on the Buffalo Bills in a game of American football organised by the Team Fox Young Professionals of Boston. All money raised will go directly to the foundation, so get your best football gear on and start your bets.


Parkinson’s Victoria ‘Recently Diagnosed Seminar’, Surrey Hills, Australia

Learn more about symptom management strategies and what support services are available in the area. The experts are also on hand to answer any questions you might have about the condition.


Parkinson’s UK Edinburgh Branch Christmas Lunch 2017, Edinburgh, UK

Join the members of this Parkinson’s UK branch at their annual Christmas lunch. Guests will receive a glass of wine on arrival, followed by a delicious two-course meal. Tickets are £20 per person.


Nicole Jarvis MD Parkinson’s Research Foundation, 6th Annual Winter Gala, Norman, Oklahoma, US

Join the members of Team Fox from the Michael J Fox foundation to the 6th Annual Winter Gala, with special guest speakers from the foundation, including Ob-Gyn physician Nicole Jarvis, who lives with Parkinson’s.


Parkinson’s UK Amersham and High Wycombe branch Christmas Concert, High Wycombe, UK

The Royal Grammar School in High Wycombe hosts the branch’s inaugural Christmas Concert. With entertainment including performances from the Everyone Can Sing Choir and professional orchestra players Jo Edworthy and Caroline Patterson.


Mount Kilimanjaro Trek, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Climb the highest freestanding mountain in the world, with The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. The trek takes the six-day Machame route allowing gradual acclimatisation and an excellent chance of reaching the summit. Departure dates start on the 26th and are available until the end of 2019.


New Year’s Eve Charity Gala, West Hollywood, California, US

Join Dr Jeri Williams for a magical night of live music, food, drink, and fun to we bring in the new year. The Parisian themed night with food by food by Catering of Paris, DJ set dancing and live performances by Swamp Doff, Guitar Shorty and more special guests. A portion of all ticket sales will be donated Team Fox for Parkinson’s Research.

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