Category Archive: Thursday

PD & Healthcare Policy

Thursday, November 13, 2014
10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Education of Healthcare Providers, Business and Industry Leaders

The Spartanburg Marriott

See agenda here.

Arts In Medicine

Thursday, November 13, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Spartanburg County Public Library

*No advanced registration required*
*Open to the community at large*

Enjoy a myriad of talent in the morning and attend LUNCH & LEARN,**at Noon.

Jill Sonke, Director for the Center for Arts in Medicine, University of Florida will present:
The Role Arts Play In Medicine: Is There Therapeutic Value in Dance, Poetry, Written Expression, Painting, Music and More?

**Free Box Lunches, Courtesy of the Spartanburg County Public Library.

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Parky Ballet Class

Thursday, November 13, 1:30 p.m.

Chapman Cultural Center
Ballet Spartanburg Studio

Join Carlos Aguedelo, Artistic Director of Ballet Spartanburg, for a Parkinson’s Dance Class that will help loosen tight joints, improve overall movement, and lift your spirits. No experience is needed, and this class can be done while sitting or standing. Friends and care partners are welcome.

Class is free. Registration required HERE or call the Ballet Spartanburg Studios at (864) 583-0339.

Capturing Grace

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Friday, Nov 14, 2014, 2:00 p.m.

Chapman Cultural Center

Capturing Grace, is an award winning documentary on Parkinson’s and dance. Written and produced by San Francisco journalist and PBS special correspondent, Dave Iverson, it tells the story of the importance of community, connection, and when two very different worlds come together, grace rediscovered.

Tickets are free, but seating is limited.
Reserve your seat ONLINE
or call Cultural Center Box Office TODAY at

Meet Bill Geist

Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:00 p.m.

Dennis E. Bruce Author Series
Hosted by Spartanburg County Public Library

*Free and Open to the Community at large.
No Registration necessary*

First Presbyterian Church
Family Life Center – Fogartie Hall
393 East Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302

Meet Bill Geist, American author, columnist and television journalist. As a CBS Sunday Morning Special Features contributor and correspondent, Geist is also a PwP (Person with Parkinson’s). Be humored by his quick wit and undeniable charm.

Reception following.


Thanks to our generous sponsors, most activities are free to attend on November 13-16, 2014.

However, some events require registration to reserve a lunch and/or seat.
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to review registrations needed.

  • Attendance is FREE!

    Thanks to our generous sponsors, most activities are free.

    Click here to review registrations needed to reserve lunch and/or seat.

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