1:00 PM13:00

Halloween Play Date

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Kids with spina bifida ages 0-12 and their immediate family are invited to join us.

Kids can dress in costume and will have activities, a costume parade, and an accessible play area.

Parents will hear a talk by Eric Peist, M.A., Clinical and Community Psychology Doctoral Candidate at DePaul University, on “Caregiver Health: Taking Time for Self-care”. Eric was previously an extern at Shriners in pediatric/rehabilitation psychology. Eric’s talk will focus on the importance of caregiver's health and well-being in supporting children with spina bifida. Strategies for supporting caregivers' health, encouraging self-care, and coping with stress will be discussed."

Professional childcare will be available during the event. Refreshments will be served. Spanish interpreter will be present.

RSVP to 773.444.0305 or info@i-sba.org. Please let us know how many adults and children will be attending.

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8:30 AM08:30

Edison Park Turkey Trot

The Edison Park Turkey Trot is a 5k fun run/walk hosted on Thanksgiving morning. Prior to the 5k are Gobble Gallop races for children ages 3-10. This year's race benefits Illinois Spina Bifida Association and Huntington's Disease Society of America - Illinois Chapter.

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