Parkinson’s and Neuroplasticity Wellness Support will meet from 1-3 p.m. this Wednesday. People with PD and other neurological challenges, their care partners and others wanting to be part of a local Parkinson’s community support network are encouraged to attend these monthly gatherings. Discussion focuses on personal experiences, community and PD related topics, including current research. Attendance by regular and new members is encouraged.
Plant Based Potluck Hui will gather from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, led by Vivienne Aronowitz, a registered dietician. Eating a plant-based diet is a powerful action to protect the planet, promote better health and sustainability. Participants exchange recipes, tips and food. Bring a copy of your recipe with no ingredients from animals (meat, fish, poultry, eggs or dairy). Dishes must be service-ready. Bring your own reusable plates, bowls and utensils.
Learn Back Massage for Family and Friends with Chikako Hoshino-Powers will be from 10:30 a.m.-noon this Saturday. Learn healthy massage techniques to share as a gift for family and friends. Parents can learn this loving way to communicate with and help children release tension in body, mind and spirit through proper massage techniques. Attendance in pairs is encouraged, as individuals will be paired-up for this session. Bring a pillow, two bath towels, one hand towel and a twin size flat sheet (these items may get oil stains).
Harmony for Health will come together from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Oct. 14, led by Richard Adoradio, a local music instructor. Singing in harmony can produce great benefits for not only mind and body, but also for building a well-bonded community. With his hands-on, creative approach, Adoradio applies simple, easy to follow harmonies to popular, feel-good songs and quickly gets the group out of their heads and into their hearts, for a fun and revitalizing afternoon. No singing experience is necessary.
Family Science Night at Earl’s Garage will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 19, hosted by Chezlani Casar. Family members of all ages are guided in an opportunity to work together and spend time exploring hands on activities. They’ll explore a citizen science project on mosquito identification with local science teacher, Matt Binder. Everything is provided, including food and supplies. Registration is required, and space is limited. Call Chezlani at 885-6777 by Oct. 17, to reserve a spot.
Tutu’s House is located at 64-1032 Mamalahoa Highway #305 in Waimea.