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April 2020 Events

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month! 🌷

COVID- 19 Update: Many events, classes, and groups have cancelled to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community safe. Contact your local class instructors and support group facilitators to learn more about cancellations in your area.


Parkinson’s Nebraska Presentation in Lexington | Thursday, April 9th POSTPONED

Amber, with Parkinson’s Nebraska, will be discussing Parkinson’s disease, the treatment of PD, local resources, and share how Parkinson’s Nebraska is working to improve the lives of Nebraskans with PD and their families.

Date: Thursday, April 9th
Time: 2:00 PM
Location:  Lexington Regional Health Center
1201 N. Erie St.
Lexington, NE


Pins for Parkinson’s | Friday, April 17th POSTPONED

Save the date for the first annual Pins for Parkinson’s! We have partnered with Maplewood Lanes and 99.9 KGOR to bring you a night of bowling, pizza, drinks, prizes, and more!


Moving Day Omaha | Saturday April 18th | GOING VIRTUAL May 9th

Virtual event rescheduled for Saturday, May 9! Click here for more details!


PWR!Moves Training | April 18th- 19th | RESCHEDULED on August 8th-9th

📚 Professional Development Opportunity! 📚

The Columbus Community Hospital Rehabilitative Services is welcoming Becky Farley, founder of PWR!Moves, to Columbus, NE. Professionals will how to use PWR!Moves exercises to target symptoms that interfere with everyday movement and provide more specialized services to your patients with Parkinson’s!

For more information, visit pwr4life.org or email workshopsinfo@pwr4life.org.

Come for the training and stay for the fun! The Monday after the training is the Parkinson Wellness Symposium in Columbus. See more details below!


Parkinson Wellness Symposium | Monday, April 20th | RESCHEDULED on August 10th

Mark your calendars for Monday, April 20th for the Parkinson Wellness Symposium in Columbus, NE! We are thrilled to partner with the Columbus Community Hospital Rehabilitative Services as they prepare a day of education, engagement, and movement for the Nebraska Parkinson’s community!


Team Fox Lincoln Derby Dash | Saturday, April 25th | POSTPONED

Derby Dash: A Kentucky Derby Gala Fundraiser & Silent Auction to support Team Fox Lincoln

All proceeds support Parkinson’s disease research and the Michael J Fox Foundation.

Email teamfoxlincoln@gmail.com with any questions.


Are you hosting an online Parkinson’s event or anything else to celebrate Parkinson’s Awareness Month? Let us know! We would love to add it to our website and April newsletter 🌷

Send the details to Amber at amber@parkinsonsnebraska.org to get your event added to our website!