Moving Day San Jose — Event Information

Event Details

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Location: Evergreen Valley College | MAP

Registration opens: 8:00 a.m. | Walk Start time: 10:00 a.m.

Contact: Gena Lennon | ph: 415-963-0304 | glennon@parkinson.org
Website: www.parkinson.org

What an event, what a day, what a community!

On behalf of the thousands of people living with Parkinson’s Disease and their care partners we serve in the Bay Area, we would like to thank everyone that participated in Moving Day San Jose 2019. The beautiful day coupled with the excitement and passion of everyone who attended made for a great day to fight Parkinson’s. Your hard work and dedication helped us raise nearly $120,000! Many thanks to each committee member, sponsor, team, resource partner and volunteer who gave their time, talent, and support to this important movement. Sending each of you our heartfelt appreciation for helping the Parkinson’s Foundation make life better for people living with Parkinson’s.

We are still accepting donations. Please send checks and matching gift forms to:
Parkinson’s Foundation
ATTN: Moving Day San Jose
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131


To download a printable version of the event day details click here.

Activities Schedule

Time  
8:00 a.m. Registration, Refreshment Tent, Kid’s Area, Mission Tent, Resource Pavilion open
8:10 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Movement Pavilion
9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony and Debbie Sternbach Dance Moves Me! For Parkinson’s performance
11:00 a.m. Sno Cone Truck Arrives!
12:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony
12:30 p.m. Close

 

Movement Pavilion Schedule

Time Movement Pavilion Activity
8:10 a.m. to 8:25 a.m. Tent 1: Rock Steady Boxing with Freddy Silva
8:10 a.m. to 8:25 a.m. Tent 2: PWR! Moves with Robert Magbanua
8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Tent 1: Tango with Bob Noakes and Mobility Tango
8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Tent 2: Yoga with Arlene McCarthy, PT, DPT, MS, RYT 500
8:50 a.m. to 9:05 a.m. Tent 1: Rock Steady Boxing with Freddy Silva
8:50 a.m. to 9:05 a.m. Tent 2: PWR! Moves with Robert Magbanua
9:10 a.m. to 9:25 a.m. Tent 1: Tango with Bob Noakes and Mobility Tango
9:10 a.m. to 9:25 a.m. Tent 2: Yoga with Arlene McCarthy, PT, DPT, MS, RYT 500
9:30 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. Main Stage Demo: Taiko Drumming
9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Opening Ceremony and Debbie Sternbach Dance Moves Me! For Parkinson’s performance
10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Seated exercise with Theresa Najjar

 

Registration: To register online for Moving Day, go to www.movingdaysanjose.org. You can register in person at the Registration Tent on walk day. We strongly encourage everyone to register pre-event. There is no registration fee; however, we encourage all participants to raise at least $100 to receive an official 2019 Moving Day shirt on walk day. Fundraise $250 or more to receive an exclusive Moving Day water bottle on walk day. Walk participants can earn additional fundraising rewards. Please visit our Fundraising Rewards page for more information.

All participants that have preregistered must check-in at the Registration Tent on walk day.

Directions: The event is located at Evergreen Valley College, 3005 Yerba Buena Road, San Jose, CA 95135. When you arrive, please follow the Moving Day signs.

Parking: Please park at parking lot #9. Parking is free of charge.

Walk Route: The Moving Day walk is for participants of all ages and all abilities. There is a 1-mile option and a 5K option.

Site Map:

The walk is just one part of Moving Day San Jose. There are many other activities at Moving Day:

  • Resource Pavilion – Visit with local businesses and organizations providing services to the local community and people with Parkinson’s.
  • Local and National Sponsors – Meet with our National and Local Sponsors and learn about the opportunities they provide for the Parkinson’s community.
  • Movement Pavilion Stage and Tent – Home of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Movement demos, and the Stage is also party central thanks to music provided by DJ Raid.
  • Top Teams and Fundraiser tent – A special area for our VIP teams and top fundraisers and All Star Movers. Will your team earn a spot for Moving Day 2019?
  • Refreshments & Kids Zone – Activities for the younger set including a visit by The Bubble Man and face painting.
  • Parkinson’s Foundation Mission Tent – Learn about all the free resources, educational materials, programs, and training available from the Parkinson’s Foundation. Fill out a Walk Bib to honor loved ones and show why Moving Day is important to you. Visit the Parkinson’s Connection Station to get free beads that you can wear to show your connection to Parkinson’s disease.

ADA Restrooms: Available

Top Fundraiser Breakfast: All participants that have raised $500 or more and teams that have raised $5,000 the Friday two weeks prior to the event, are invited to join us at the breakfast. Your Moving Day Staff partner will provide additional details soon.

Refreshments/Snacks: Healthy snacks and water will be available in the Refreshment Tent.

Dogs: Dogs are allowed at Moving Day on a leash.

Rain or Shine: Moving Day takes place rain or shine! Be sure to check the weather forecast and prepare accordingly. If conditions warrant any change, announcements will be made on the Moving Day website.

Donations: Cash, check and credit card donations will be accepted on walk day.

Donations can be mailed to the address below prior to or after Moving Day.
Parkinson’s Foundation
Attn: Moving Day San Jose
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Please include a note with your donations indicating the participant and/or team the donation(s) should be credited to.


To learn more about the resources in your area, and the great work of the Parkinson’s Foundation, please visit our website www.parkinson.org.

If you have any questions about Moving Day, are interested in sponsorship opportunities or would like information about the foundation, please contact us below:

Gena Lennon | ph: 415-963-0304 | glennon@parkinson.org

Mailing address:

ATTN: Moving Day San Jose / Gena Lennon
Parkinson’s Foundation, Inc.
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800
Miami, FL 33131

Moving Day has raised nearly $22 million and brought more than 130,000 participants together.