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Events & Activities

CBTF has a full calendar of activities, support and educational programs to address the needs of every member of a family dealing with a brain tumor diagnosis for every stage in your journey.

Check back for updated events.

*Please note that dates and locations can be subject to change.

Sibling Escape Room Adventure

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Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
Clue Chase, The Grace Building 1114 Avenue of the Americas (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
 
This event for siblings of brain tumor survivors is an afternoon of mystery as you navigate an escape room looking for clues to plan your escape! Lunch is included before the event.

College Prep Talk

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 7:00pm

Are you a survivor starting college or already a student and looking for academic or social advice and support? Join survivors, Emily and Morgan on an online chat to talk about your questions and to get advice from other survivors who get it! Please contact Stacia Wagner for more info. 

D.C. Parent Meeting

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Friday, September 8, 2017 - 6:00pm

This meeting is for parents of adolescent and young adult (AYA) survivors to share information, resources, and the joys and challenges of being the parent of an AYA survivor. Please contact Kate Shafer for more information.

Downtown Graffiti Experience

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Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 12:00pm

Graff Tours, First Greene Street Park, 33 East 1st Street (Between 1st and 2nd Avenues)

The Mad Hatter Walk, New Jersey

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Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 8:30am
WALK, RUN AND FORM TEAMS TO RAISE MONEY FOR PROGRAMS FOR FAMILIES IMPACTED BY A CHILDHOOD BRAIN TUMOR.

Survivor and Young Professionals Career Group

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:30pm

CBTF's Young Professional Group will be working with survivors on employment including networking, interview, and resume tips. Dinner will be provided. Please contact Stacia Wagner for more information.

Young Adult DC Group

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join other young adult brain tumor survivors from the Washington D.C. area to talk about things such as careers, peer relationships and dating, and living life after a brain tumor diagnosis. For more information, contact Kate Shafer  or call 202-476-2510. 

The Mad Hatter Walk, Long Island

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Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 8:30am

WALK, RUN AND FORM TEAMS TO RAISE MONEY FOR PROGRAMS FOR FAMILIES IMPACTED BY A CHILDHOOD BRAIN TUMOR. ENJOY A PRE-WALK FITNESS WARM UP, REFRESHMENTS, MUSIC AND FUN ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES! 

THE MAD HATTER WALK, LONG ISLAND

Meditation Tuesday

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:00pm

Meditation Tuesday is a monthly guided meditation session for YA survivors. Sessions are for survivors who already meditate, for those who would like to start meditation or for anyone who is curious to learn more about meditation. Sessions take place at a downtown DC metro accessible location.

Minneapolis Parent and Survivor Brain Tumor Support Meeting

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:30pm

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota are partnering to bring Parent an Survivor Brain Tumor Support Groups to the Minneapolis area. These groups are for parents and survivors ages14 and up. Dinner is included and we are pleased to offer free childcare for the duration of these groups.

Location: Children's Hospitals and Clinics on Minnesota, Minneapolis, Room CSC 408.

Please contact Karen Jensen for more infomation.

Parent Online Chat

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 7:00pm
Oovoo Online Platform
 
These monthly online chats are live discussions for parents of brain tumor survivors addressing a variety of concerns parents of children with brain tumors may have. Previous topics have including school and career transitions, social skills and emotional challenges.

AYA Survivor Chat

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
Oovoo Online Platform
 
Join adolescent and young adult (AYA) survivors across the country for these monthly online chats. We talk about a wide range of things affecting the AYA brain tumor community - from school and career, emotional challenges, and sometimes just to hang out with other AYA survivors. Please contact Kayla Giacin for more information.

Young Adult DC Group

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:00pm

Join other young adult brain tumor survivors from the Washington D.C. area to talk about things such as careers, peer relationships and dating, and living life after a brain tumor diagnosis. For more information, contact Kate Shafer  or call 202-476-2510. 

Meditation Tuesday

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:00pm

Meditation Tuesday is a monthly guided meditation session for YA survivors. Sessions are for survivors who already meditate, for those who would like to start meditation or for anyone who is curious to learn more about meditation. Sessions take place at a downtown DC metro accessible location.

Minneapolis Parent and Survivor Brain Tumor Support Meeting

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:30pm

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota are partnering to bring Parent and Survivor Brain Tumor Support Groups to the Minneapolis area. These groups are for parents and survivors ages14 and up. Dinner is included and we are pleased to offer free childcare for the duration of these groups.

Location: Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Room CSC 408.

Please contact Stacia Wagner for information.

Parent Online Chat

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
Oovoo Online Platform
 
These monthly online chats are live discussions for parents of brain tumor survivors addressing a variety of concerns parents of children with brain tumors may have. Previous topics have including school and career transitions, social skills and emotional challenges.

AYA Survivor Chat

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
Oovoo Online Platform
 
Join adolescent and young adult (AYA) survivors across the country for these monthly online chats. We talk about a wide range of things affecting the AYA brain tumor community - from school and career, emotional challenges, and sometimes just to hang out with other AYA survivors. Please contact Kayla Giacin for more information.

Future Planning for Families of Survivors with Disabilities

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Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:00am

This session will be presented by a representative of the ARC of Northern Virginia and will touch on topics such as Social Security Disability and SSI, supported decision making for young adults, Special Needs Trusts and more. Please contact Kate Shafer for more information.

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