Parkinson Cafe

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Date(s) - Thursday, November 3, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

River Club Caddyshak


The Neuro Challenge First Thursday Parkinson Cafe in Bradenton serves social, cultural and intellectual interaction for people living with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners.

People living with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners are welcome to attend from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Thursday of each month October through April (except for December) at the River Club Caddyshak at 6600 River Club Blvd. in Bradenton in the large meeting room.

10 a.m. Art Therapy and Parkinson’s Disease

Cara Levitt, a Board Certified and Registered Art Therapist, and owner of Draw It Out Therapy, will promote creativity, connection, peace and joy with a group art activity.

She has her Master’s Degree in Art Therapy from Eastern Virginia Medical School.

10.45 a.m.-11.15 a.m. Yoga with Cara

11.30 a.m. – noon  Getting to Know You round-robin, which is usually held from 10.15 a.m. to 10.45 a.m.

noon Buffet lunch

12.30 p.m. Sing along with Brad on piano

1 p.m. Creative Improv Workshop

Amanda Schlachter, an actress, director and teacher, and Christine Alexander, founding member of FST Improv, will guide you through a series of games, exercises and improvisations for self expression and creativity.

You will take away a greater sense of how to use your voice and body while having laughed, played and bonded in unique ways with friends and family.

You may request free tickets below and/or call Parkinson Cafe Founder Lynn B. Schramek at 941.351.6281 to register. Events are free; however, each person pays $10 tax tip for lunch. See more information at

In collaboration with Arts for Health Sarasota-Manatee, the Parkinson Cafe features several creative arts workshops integrating expressive, visual, dramatic and other arts to enhance our emotional health.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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