Upcoming Community Events and Initiatives

Community Events

Pink & Gard 5K & 10K

Join us at Elver Park in Madison, WI for the family friendly Pink & Gard 5k & 10k – all running abilities welcome on this certified course! Help the Pink and Gard families reach their goal of supporting Glioblastoma research.

Location: Elver Park, 1250 McKenna Blvd, Madison, WI

Date: July 8, 2017

Time: 9:00am

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Bravehearts 5th Annual Dylan Connelly Memorial Ride & Family Day

Come and join the Bravehearts on a bike ride and family day in scenic Harvard, MA while supporting NBTS. This event provides enjoyment for riders of all ages and abilities with your choice of a 50-mile, 25-mile, and 2-mile children’s route. Last year over 350 people attended the event including riders of all ages, their families, and a host of cheering friends. Join us for this year’s event!

Location: Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA

Date: July 15, 2017

Time: 8:00am Registration, 9:00am Ride Start

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National Brain Tumor Society Nature Walk

Join the local NBTS community for a day of family fun at the Weldon Springs Campground. There will be music, food, silent auction, raffles, face painting, bounce houses, balloon animals and more! Nature walks for children in memory of Carol Thompson will be led by a park interpreter and there will be a short trail walk to honor all who are suffering from, and have suffered, the devastating effects of a brain tumor – creating unity and awareness.

Location: Weldon Springs State Recreation Area, Clinton, IL

Date: July 15, 2017

Time: 10:00am Registration

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4th Annual Bob Burns Memorial 5K

Join us on July 30th, 2017 in Augusta, ME at the YMCA Rail Trail for a 5K & Silent Auction to benefit The National Brain Tumor Society to raise money and awareness for brain tumor research! This is the ONLY event in Maine to benefit NBTS! All ability walkers and runners are welcome at our timed 5k course – even strollers and dogs! The Silent Auction items will be on site, with a variety of items ranging from Bangor Waterfront Concert Tickets, gift cards to restaurants around Maine, hair salon baskets, Scentsy basket, and MUCH more!

Location: YMCA Rail Trail, 31 Union Street, Augusta, ME

Date: July 30, 2017

Time: 10:00am

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Shelby “Brewerfest” and Wine Tasting

About Shelby’s “Brewerfest” and Wine Tasting

Please join us on August 11, 2017, from 5 p.m – 7 p.m, for Shelby’s “Brewerfest” and Wine Tasting, held in memory of Shelby Brewer, who died on June 12, 2016, after a four and a half year struggle with brain cancer. One hundred percent of your donation will go to the National Brain Tumor Society in support of their mission of finding better treatments and, ultimately, a cure for people with brain tumors. Also, all donations are tax deductible.

Enjoy beer tasting at San Jose’s newest and best brewery, Hapa’s Brewing Company, and wine tasting courtesy of Joseph George Wines at the adjacent Studio Terra Amico, a unique design studio specializing in artistic furniture design using new and re-purposed materials. Both are located in the Midtown Arts Mercantile, Lincoln at Auzerais, San Jose. Also included in your ticket price are delicious hors d’oeuvres by Café Stritch and entertainment at Studio Terra Amico.

All guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend

Location: Terra Amico and Hapas Brewing Co, San Jose, CA

Date: August 11, 2017

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Grey Ribbon Bash

Join the National Brain Tumor Society and the Atlanta, GA community for a night of great food, music, and fun to honor, celebrate and remember Joe Arena and Ed Frazier. This will be the bash of the year!

Location: Venkman’s, Atlanta, GA

Date: September 16, 2017

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2017 Celebrating Sylvia

Come to Marblehead to help Ann and Robin celebrate their mother and her love of walking!

Location: Devereaux Beach Marblehead Neck, Marblehead, MA

Date: September 23, 2017

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2017 Brainstorm Brewery Event @ 2Kids Brewing Co.

Eat, drink, and be generous! Join us for a fun day of beer, food, games, art, and giving. 2kids Brewing is turning 4 and we’ve teamed up with the NBTS to raise money for an amazing cause. We’ll be spilling out into the parking lot for the first time to bring you the biggest selection of 2kids beer ever assembled! Over 30 beers will be on tap including sours, one-off small-batches, returning favorites, special casks, and all four 2kids Anniversary beers in one place.

Local artists will be showing their works and we’ll have a silent auction with brewery merch, gift cards, art and more! All proceeds from the event go to the National Brain Tumor Society in their fight to better fund brain tumor research and improve treatments for those battling this rare form of cancer. Sign up today!

Location: 2 Kids Brewing Co., 8680 Miralani Dr., San Diego, CA

Date: September 30, 2017

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2017 Tie One on for Brain Tumors

Make a donation to the National Brain Tumor Society 2017 Tie One on for Brain Tumors and select from hundreds of donated, handmade scarves, hats, mittens and more! See website for event details.

Location: Artists’ Cooperative Gallery, 11th & Harney, Omaha, NE

Date: October 20, 2017

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Shades of Autumn A Halloween Happening

Join us on October 20th for an evening of food and drink, fundraising and seasonal frivolity at our 4th annual Shades of Autumn event, “A Halloween Happening”, at the Asbury Hotel in beautiful Asbury Park, NJ – the home of the Central New Jersey Brain Tumor Walk. All proceeds benefit NBTS to help fund research, advocacy, and awareness.

Location: The Asbury Hotel, 210 5th Avenue,  Asbury Park, NJ

Date: October 20, 2017

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2017 Gerald W. Yates Grey Matters Soirée

Team Yates is hosting a benefit to honor the life of Gerald W. Yates. Join us at the first Annual Gerald W. Yates Grey Matters Soiree for a night of silent auctions, live music provided by the Rockin Lou & Ninja band, and heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks provided by The Railway. The Annual Gerald W. Yates Grey Matters Soiree starts at 5:00pm and goes until 9:00pm, but don’t forget to join us at the after-party at The Railway. All proceeds benefit the National Brain Tumor Society to help fund research, advocacy, and awareness.

Location: Moore Farms & Botanical Gardens, 100 Zion Road, Lake City, SC

Date: October 21, 2017

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We are hosting a boxing charity event in honor of Sisengdej Soulignavong, who passed away 8 years ago. On his anniversary, we fight to box out cancer. We fight to give hope and save lives. All money raised will be going directly to the National Brain Tumor Society. Every dollar counts and we are grateful for your contribution.

Location: EverybodyFights, 1 Federal Street, Boston, MA

Date: November 4, 2017

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2017 2nd Annual Fight Against Brain Tumors Walk

Welcome to the second annual Fight Against Brain Tumors Walk! While more details on the way, this event will have food, great music, a jumper for the kids, and more! Bring your friends and family! All event proceeds go to benefit the National Brain Tumor Society.

Location: Kirolli Park, 820 Kiroli Rd, West Monroe, LA

Date: November 11, 2017

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