Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, December 2

Parkinson Society Annual Christmas Party

 

Our Annual Christmas Party will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2 from noon til 3:00pm.  We will be holding it at the Royal Canadian Legion on Blackmarsh Road again this year.   It will include a full turkey dinner with dessert, entertainment and a few extra surprises.   The cost will be $25 per person.  Kids are definitely welcome and are free.

We really need to know who is planning on attending so that we can give the Legion an accurate number of attendees.   Please reply to me by Nov. 22 if you are planning to go and how many people you will be bringing

PAST EVENTS

Sunday, September 24

Shake, Rattle & Stroll for Parkinson’s

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The Shake, Rattle & Stroll for Parkinson’s is our biggest fundraising event of the year and raises nearly half of our annual budget. All money raised stays in the province and allows us to directly help the 1,500 people and their families who are living with Parkinson’s in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Community Shake, Rattle & Stroll walks are being held in St. John’s, Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor and Pacquet. More communities may be added as we get closer to this date. If you want to organise one, contact us.

To learn more about this event, visit our Shake, Rattle & Stroll page.

Saturday, May 27

Parkinson Society Newfoundland and Labrador Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Please join us at 2:00pm on Saturday, May 27 at the Fairfield Inn and Suites on Kenmount Road as we hold our Annual General Meeting.

In addition to the AGM, the afternoon will feature presentations on new Parkinson’s research and the many benefits of exercise.

Please come along and have your say about the your Society.  Tea/Coffee and cookies will be served.

 

 

 

Saturday, May 13

Shake, Rattle & Roll Gala for Parkinson’s

Our 3rd annual Shake, Rattle & Roll Gala for Parkinson’s will take place on Saturday, May 13 at the Holiday Inn Government Centre.

Hosted by the incredibly funny Mark Critch, this is sure to be another eventful and hilarious evening.

Offering a delicious meal, live music performances, spectacular live and silent auctions, rock and roll themed décor and much more, the event is set to be a memorable evening you won’t forget anytime soon.

To buy tickets, please call 709-754-4428, email parkinson@nf.aibn.com, or buy online.

For more information click here

Sunday, July 24

Parkinson’s Relay Team in the TELY10

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This summer our members entered a relay team in the historic Tely10 Road Race. Having never been done before, this was a rewarding experience for all participants, and inspiring for those who watched. Our team consisted of people living with Parkinson’s as well as members of their families, and was organized by Board member Amy Lee. The team sported special Parkinson Society Newfoundland and Labrador running shirts which were donated by Board Member Janet Lawlor in memory of her father Walter who passed away earlier this year. Congratulations to all of the members who have taken on this amazing challenge and thanks to everyone who helped make this initiative go smoothly for the participants.

Saturday, July 23

St. John’s Chapter Summer Picnic

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Fun and usual mischief occurred at the Annual St. John’s Chapter picnic on this bright, sunny day. It was held at the Sunshine Rotary Park on Thorburn Road at noon, and there was definitely no shortage of barbecue goodies! Also, the Parkinson’s Glee Club Choir provided some quality entertainment. Special thanks to those who came out and helped with this event.

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