National Parkinson Foundation: Keep on Moving!

 

Moving Day

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

National Sylvan Theater (Washington Monument Grounds)

 

Tamara Brown l Tel no. 301-350-3713 l tbrown@parkinson.org


MOVING DAY® SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9:00 a.m.        Registration Opens

                          Movement Pavilion Activities Begin

                     Sponsor Tents Open

                     Resource Pavilion Opens

                     Kids Zone Opens

10:30 a.m.       Opening Ceremony

10:45 a.m.       Ribbon Cutting and Walk Start (5K and 1-mile options)

                     Movement Pavilion Activities Continue During the Walk 

 

Movement Pavilion Activities Schedule

Time Slot         Activity         Led By
9:00 am
         registration opens          
9:10 am-9:25am         JCCGQ - Punch for PD         Sandy Roberts
9:30 am-9:45am         Dance WERQ         Sonja Burns
9:50am-10:05am         Rockville Rock Steady Boxing         Cheryl Cherian
10:10am-10:25am         Warm UP WERQ         Sonja Burns
10:45am         5k and 1 mile walk begin          
11:25am-11:40am         Tai Chi         Tenleytown
11:45am-12:00pm         LSVT BIG         NOVA Care
12:00pm         Closing Ceremony          

 

Yoga Tent Activities Schedule

Time Slot         Activity         Led By
9:30-9:50         JCCGW - Yoga         Amy Morrison

 

Where is Everything?


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WHAT TO BRING:
- Friends, family members, coworkers, and supporters to join you for the event. To expedite the check-in process, make sure people register at www.MovingDayDC.org. Day of registration is also available.
- This Document. Please read and print this document so you have directions and information the morning of the event. We will have directional signage and volunteers, but it is a good idea to have this information handy as well.
- Any donations that you have received and need to turn into the National Parkinson Foundation. We will   have official NPF staff onsite collecting donations. (Make sure you raise $100 or more before the event or  bring the donations with you to the event to collect your special Moving Day® t-shirt! All other incentive  prizes will be sent out after the event.)
- Walking shoes and a smile. Bottled water and fruit will be provided at the event.
- Team Spirit. You and your teammates can make your own team shirts, signs, etc. to show your Moving Day® spirit!
- Moving Day® is rain or shine so please dress appropriately!

 

WALK ROUTE: There is a 1 mile and 3-mile route that begin and end at the Arch. There is something for everyone! Or, you can skip the walk and relax in the Yoga/Meditation area.

 

3-Mile Route

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1- Mile Route

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DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

The nearest metro station is Smithsonian (Blue and Orange lines). PLEASE BE SURE YOU LEAVE AMPLE TIME FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION. Our site is about a 10-20minute walk from the Metro. The easiest drop off location is along Independence Ave. Nearest parking areas include: Tidal Basin Parking Lot located on Independence Avenue, Constitution Ave. and the Ronald Reagan Building (access to garage is available via 14th St. (north and south) and 13 ½ Street (off Pennsylvania Ave.) Carpooling and Metro Transit is strongly encouraged. Parking around the National Mall is extremely limited, so it might be easier to get dropped off at the event site. See below.

 

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Questions?

For updated event information, please visit our website at www.MovingDayDC.org or contact TBrown@parkinson.org. Thank you for all that you do!

 

Moving Day® is the National Parkinson Foundation’s annual fundraising walk event. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities both large and small in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This celebration of movement will feature a family friendly walk course, a kids area, a caregivers relaxation tent and a special Movement Pavilion featuring yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Pilates, etc. all proven to help manage the symptoms of PD.

 

It is 'A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!'

 

We encourage you to visit our website www.parkinson.org to find resources in your area!