Date(s) - 26 Sep 2013
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Join Us on Thursday, September 26 for the Michael J. Fox TV Show Premiere Party!
When: Thursday, September 26
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Thompson Auditorium, UnityPoint Health – Des Moines
1200 Pleasant St., Education and Resource Center
Des Moines, IA 50309
This is a FREE event – Refreshments are provided
Registration helpful but not required:
RSVP for the event online
Call the Iowa Parkinson Disease Information and Referral Center at (877) 872-6386
Let’s Get This Party Started!
6:00 p.m. – Get some grub and share your excitement with fellow party goers!
6:30 p.m. – “Music is the Medicine of the Mind” – A Music Therapy Presentation Dr. Elizabeth Stegemöller, Iowa State University Professor, Researcher and Music Therapist
To date, little is known about the neural underpinnings of music and its therapeutic application. As a music therapist, Dr. Elizabeth Stegemöller has witnessed several intriguing experiences where patients with a neurological disorder have overcome a debilitating condition through music. It is these experiences that have motivated her research goals. Stegemöller will speak about her research in music therapy and will provide “hands-on” demonstrations.
7:00 p.m. – Party games!
7:30 p.m. – Break and refreshments!
8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Drum roll, please! The Main Event! Come join us for the world premiere of the Michael J. Fox Show!
Michael J. Fox returns to television in the Michael J. Fox Show where he plays character Mike Henry, a news anchor and family man with Parkinson’s who returns to work. The show is inspired by Fox’s life and family.
This event is fully booked.