Upcoming Community Events and Initiatives

Community Events

Whitfield Elementary School & Basketball Fundraising to Benefit NBTS

Support the Whitfield Elementary School & Basketball Fundraising for brain tumor research by mailing in a donation made out to the National Brain Tumor Society with “Whitfield Elementary School Fundraiser” in the memo line.

Location: West Lawn, PA

Date: November 1, 2016 – April 2017


Eastlake vs Mayfield Basketball Game to Benefit NBTS

Support the Eastlake girls’ basketball team as they fundraise for brain tumor research. Attend the event or mail in a donation made out to the National Brain Tumor Society with “Eastlake Basketball Fundraiser” in the memo line.

Location: North High Gym, 34041 Stevens Blvd, Eastlake, OH 44095

Date: January 7, 2017

Date: 2 PM – 5 PM

Purchase Tickets Here


Alamo Drafthouse Movie Showing to Benefit NBTS

The Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers will be hosting a special 35th anniversary screening of E.T. the Extraterrestrial. The film is being shown as part of their Retrokidded signature series of movies about kids, for kids. A portion of the proceeds from the screening will be donated to the National Brain Tumor Society to advance its efforts to defeat pediatric brain tumors.

Location: Alamo Drafthouse, 2548 Central Park Ave, Yonkers, NY

Date: January 14, 2017

Date: Showtime 4 PM

Purchase Movie Tickets Here

Make a Donation to the Event Here


BeYOUtiful Butterfly Fashion Show and Women’s Empowerment Brunch

Join Boutique as they premier their Annual BeYOUtiful Butterfly Fashion Show & Empowerment Brunch. The primary purpose of this grand occasion is to bring brain tumor awareness with a focus on women empowerment.

Location: Island View Lakefront Restaurant & Pub, 5223 Sun N Lake Blvd, Sebring, FL 33872

Date: January 29, 2017

Time: 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Purchase Tickets Here


Jillian’s Bandana Birthday Run

Join Jillana’s family for this annual memorial fun run to celebrate Jillana’s love of running.

Location: Larchmont, NY

Date: February 2017

More Information Soon


Michael Cassidy Shamrock ‘N’ Run 5k

Join the Wyckoff & and Rutherford, NJ communities and get into the Saint Patrick’s Day spirit at the 6th annual Michael Cassidy Shamrock ‘N’ Run 5k.

Location: Memorial Park, Monona Avenue, Rutherford NJ 07070

Date: March 11, 2017

Time: 8:00am Registration, 10:00am Race Start

Register here


Eastlake High School Grey Game Basketball Fundraiser

Support the Eastlake High School Basketball Fundraiser for brain tumor research by mailing in a donation made out to the National Brain Tumor Society with “Eastlake High School Grey Game” in the memo line.

Location: Eastlake, OH

Date: March 2017


Light of Hope Yoga Event

Join the brain tumor community for a fun night of yoga and prizes.

Location: Somers Point, NJ

Date: March 2017

More Information Coming Soon


Fight for the Brain Happy Hour Night

Gather your friends for this fun night out of socializing, prizes and more. Remember, always drink responsibly!

Location: Arlington, VA

Date: April 2017


Go Gray in May 5k

Kick-off spring and National Brain Tumor Awareness Month with this fun-filled 5k held at Kelley Park in Bristol, NH! This is a family friendly event so kids, strollers and dogs are welcome!

Location: Kelley Park, Bristol, NH

Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017

Time: 8:00am – Registration, 9:00am – Race Start

Register here


Impact Golf Maryland

Join the local Maryland community for an afternoon of exceptional golf, food, and comradery, while raising funds that help in the fight to eliminate pediatric brain tumors.

Location: Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Rd, Urbana, MD 21704

Date: May 5, 2017

Time: 1:00pm

Register here


Race For Hope DSM

Race for Hope Des Moines is an annual event inspired by Nicolas Lovan, a 16-year-old Des Moines native. Our ongoing mission is two-fold: raising funds and raising awareness. The Race for Hope DSM 5k Run/Walk is a family-friendly fundraiser to benefit brain tumor research. We host this event in May to recognize and promote Brain Tumor/Cancer Awareness Month in our community. Join us by signing up today!

Location: Water Works Park, 2201 George Flagg Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50321

Date: May 13, 2017

Time: 9:00am

Register here


13th Annual Team Billy Ride & Walk For Research

Join the Saratoga Springs community for the 13th Annual Team Billy Ride & Walk for Research. With three ride distances of 50-, 25-, 10- and a 3-mile walk, there is something for everyone!

Location: Farmers’ Market, Saratoga Springs, NY

Date: May 21, 2017

Time: 7:30am registration, 8:30am Bike Ride, 9:00am Walk

Register here


Steps for Schmidt 5K

Get ready to have some fun at the Steps for Schmidt 5k run!

Location: Marysville, OH

Date: May 20, 2017

More Information Coming Soon


Annual Bob Bard Memorial 5K

With a choice between a 5K or 10K route, this professionally timed race is a beautiful walk/run through the rolling hills of Amish Country. We welcome all ability levels – whether you are a competitive runner, jogger or leisurely walker.

Location: Memorial Park (Upper Pavilion Area), 299 Park Avenue, Quarryville, PA 17566

Date: June 17, 2017

Time: 7:00am Registration, 8:30am Race start, 9:45 Kids Run

Registration Coming Soon


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 53719

Date: July 8, 2017

Time: 9:00am

Registration Coming Soon


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 01451

Date: July 15, 2017

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

Register Here


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

Register Here


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 04330

Date: July 30, 2017

Time: 10:00am

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Ales for Ashley Brewery Night

nterested in a fun night out? Join the community for some music, brews, prizes and fun. Remember, always drink responsibly!

Location: Atlanta, GA

Date: August 2017

More Information Coming Soon