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Parkinson's Events In and Around Orange County

The Parkinson's Community has stepped up and gone virtual for us while we stay at home.  Check out the events below.  We will update often as events change.

July 8th

Saddleback Church Support Group

Join the Saddleback group from the comfort of your home using your computer, iPad or phone on July 8th at 2:00 pm.  All are welcome!   This month's guest speaker will be from the Council on Aging and will be discussing Medicare essentials.   Knowledge is power and there is so much to know!   Please email Nancy Penney at nancylee81@hotmail.com for a link to the Zoom meeting.

July 8th

Zoom Social Hour

Are you missing your friends from your support group or exercise class?  It's time to just hang out online.  This is not a support group.  It is just a fun time to hang out and have fun.  We will be meeting Wednesdays at 3:00 pm.  Hope to see you there!  Find the link here.

July 12th

Sunday Mornings with Twitchy Women

Put on your dancing shoes for a Dance Party with Dancing Through Parkinson’s, a program run by the Los Angeles dance group Invertigo. Dance exercises can be done in a chair for those less mobile. Register here.

July 15th

Zoom Social Hour

Are you missing your friends from your support group or exercise class?  It's time to just hang out online.  This is not a support group.  It is just a fun time to hang out and have fun.  We will be meeting Wednesdays at 3:00 pm.  Hope to see you there!  Find the link here.

July 20th

North O.C. Warriors Support Group

The North O.C. Warriors have taken their group online using Zoom.    Please email Connie Anderson northocwarriors@rsbaffiliate.com  for a link to the meeting if interested.

July 22nd

Zoom Social Hour

Are you missing your friends from your support group or exercise class?  It's time to just hang out online.  This is not a support group.  It is just a fun time to hang out and have fun.  We will be meeting Wednesdays at 3:00 pm.  Hope to see you there!  Find the link here.

July 26th

Sunday Mornings with Twitchy Women

Watch the 50 minute film Kinetics: The Desire to Move at home before our meeting then join the conversation with Sue Wylie, writer, producer and Person with Parkinson’s. Click here to register.

July 29th

Zoom Social Hour

Are you missing your friends from your support group or exercise class?  It's time to just hang out online.  This is not a support group.  It is just a fun time to hang out and have fun.  We will be meeting Wednesdays at 3:00 pm.  Hope to see you there!  Find the link here.

Aug 5th

North OC Support Group

The North OC Support Group meets the first Wednesday of every month from 4:30-6:00 p.m. Stay tuned for details on the August meeting.

Aug 6th

South OC Support Group

The South Orange County Parkinson's Support Group is meeting online again this month using Zoom.  For a link to the meeting, please contact socpsginfo@gmail.com.   The meeting is at 4:00 p.m.  If you are not familiar with Zoom, please log on a few minutes early to work out technical issues in advance.  Learn more.

Aug 9th

Sunday Mornings with Twitchy Women

Claire McLean, DPT will take the group through a PWR! Moves class. The PWR! Moves are amplitude based exercises designed specifically to address the changes that can occur with Parkinson’s and improve strength, mobility, flexibility, posture and more! Plus we make these classes fun, and you will love how you feel afterwards.  🙂Register here to join the fun.

Nov 21st

Move 4U 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser

This event has been moved from June to November due to Covid quarantine.  The Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Foundation is holding their annual 5K Walk/Run in Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley. Sign in is at 8:30 am with the race beginning at 10:00.  The day includes raffles, prizes and a special kids corner.  Bring the family out and enjoy the day.  Proceeds benefit the Parkinson and Movement Disorder Foundation.  The $20 registration includes a t-shirt and lunch.  Due to park regulations, registrations cannot be processed at the park.  Please register online here.