Community Purple Day Calendar of Events

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Epilepsy Durham Region

Date Event Details
Tuesday, February 12 and ongoing Pancake Day 2013 and Purple Day Kick-off
Diamond’s Grill (2 Locations)
10 Bond Street West, Oshawa,  ON
300 Wilson Road, Oshawa, ON
Denny’s Diner
75 Consumers Drive, Whitby, ON
Saturday, March 2 Ultimate K9 Demonstration Show
2836 Holt Road, Bowmanville, ON at 12:30 PM
Sunday, March 3 Third Annual Epilepsy Family Education Day
The Hospital for Sick Children, 55 University Avenue, Toronto, ON
10:00AM-4:00PM
Monday, March 11 Epilepsy 101 Presentation – Purple Day Awareness Campaign Information Session
Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence
649 King Street, Oshawa, ON at  2:00 PM
Monday, March 18th Oshawa Clinic Outreach Booth
117 King Street East, Oshawa, ON
9:00AM-3:00PM
Tuesday, March 26th Purple Day at schools throughout Durham Region
Various locations in Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Courtice, Uxbridge, & Bowmanville – During School Hours
Come on out and support Epilepsy Durham to raise awareness for epilepsy!  Enjoy the camaraderie! For more information contact us at http://www.epilepsydurham.com/
Follow Epilepsy Durham on twitter and facebook

Epilepsy Niagara Region

Date Event Details
Sunday March 3 Purple Day Kickoff & Center Ice Hockey Puck Drop – St. Catherines
Niagara Ice Dogs –Windsor Spitfires game
Every Tuesday in March
March 5, 12, 19 & 26
Above & Beyond Cupcakes- Welland
Join us for Purple Cupcakes
March 12 & March 13 Information Booth – Niagara Square
Support our  ‘Thumbs Up’ for Epilepsy Awareness Campaign– thumb nails painted purple to support epilepsy awareness
Thursday March 14 Information Booth – Pen Centre – St. Catherines
Support our  ‘Thumbs Up for Epilepsy’ Awareness Campaign– thumb nails painted purple to support epilepsy awareness
Throughout March Purple Day Bunny Hop Fundraiser – throughout Niagara Region

School and Community Group Presentations – Epilepsy & First Aid Training
Awareness Videos sharing personal stories about Epilepsy and SUDEP airing on TV Cogeco on the Source.
Come on out and support Epilepsy Niagara to raise awareness for epilepsy!  Enjoy the camaraderie! For more information contact us at 905-353-1096 www.epilepsyniagara.org
Follow Epilepsy Niagara on twitter and facebook

Epilepsy & Seizure Disorder Resource Centre – Eastern Ontario

Date Event Details
Tuesday March 5th, Epilepsy Speaker Night Series 7pm
Topic: Living Well with Epilepsy:  Stories and Strategies.
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Queen’s University, 68 University Ave., Room: E229.
If you are interested in attending these events RSVP our office – Open to the public
Saturday, March 9th, Purple Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser  9am to 11am
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 175 Stone St. S., Gananoque
Saturday, March 16th, Purple Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser  9am to 11am
Loblaws (at the Kingston Centre), 1100 Princess St., Kingston
Tuesday, March 26th PURPLE DAY Purple Day in Schools – throughout Kingston & surrounding regions
Students & teachers encouraged to where PURPLE and to support our  ‘Thumbs Up for Epilepsy’ Awareness Campaign
– Paint your thumb nails purple to support epilepsy awareness
Throughout the month of March Pesky Pennies
Drop off your pennies at participating Kingston Community Credit Union locations – contact us for details
Come on out and support Epilepsy & Seizure Disorder Resource Centre in Eastern Ontario to raise awareness for epilepsy!  Enjoy the camaraderie!For more information contact us at 613-542- 6222 or check out our website www.epilepsyresource.orgFollow us on Twitter @epilepsyresourc  or on Facebook at Epilepsy and Seizure Disorder Resource Centre

Epilepsy Ontario

Date    Event Details
Sunday March 3 Third Annual Epilepsy Family Education Day
The Hospital for Sick Children, 55 University Avenue, Toronto, ON
10:00AM-4:00PM
March 22 & March  25  KPMG Employee Group Epilepsy Awareness Presentations
Theme: ’Thumbs Up’ for Epilepsy Awareness
Paint your thumb nails purple to support epilepsy awareness
Tuesday, March 26th – PURPLE DAY Purple Day Reception on Parliament Hill
in recognition of the Purple Day Act passed in 2012.

Northwestern Ontario Epilepsy Association

Date    Event Details
Sunday March 17th10am St. Patty’s Day 5 & 10K Run
Where: Confederation College, Thunder Bay, ON
Running Room proceeds go to the newly formed Northwestern Ontario Epilepsy AssociationIf you would like to volunteer at this event please contact Trevor Lewis at info@runforepilepsy.ca If you would like to participate please register online http://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=8819 
Throughout March Check out Trevor Lewis Facebook page and lend support to his bid to participate in CANADA’s AMAZING RACE and share your support for epilepsy awareness! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Amazing-Race-Canada-Team-Paul-St-Cartier-and-Trevor-Lewis/578416445505013?ref=hl 

Epilepsy Ottawa- Carleton

Date    Event Details
March 23, 2013  Carleton Place Bake Sale and Make Over Day
9:00 am  – 3 pm
Shopper’s Drug Mart, Carleton Place Ontario
March 24, 2013  Walk & Wag On Parliament Hill
Meet at 12:30 p.m; Family fun and activities start at 2pm
Walk starts at 1:00 p.m. $20 donations, all proceeds will support programs and services of Epilepsy Ottawa Carleton (EOC).  Free parking at the World Exchange Plaza.
See www.epilepsyottawa.org and EOC on Facebook to donate or get pledge forms
March 25, 2013 Public Information Meeting 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Topic:  Children and Adolescents Facing Epilepsy and their Future
Speaker:  Dr Erick Sell, Neurologist and Pediatrician and Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Place:  211 Bronson Avenue, at the Bronson Centre, Room 212, Ottawa Ontario

Come on out and support Epilepsy Ottawa-Carleton to raise awareness for epilepsy!  Enjoy the camaraderie!For more information contact us at 613-594-9255 or check out our website www.epilepsyottawa.org  Follow us on Twitter or on Facebook

 

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