One-Time Events (see Ongoing Events)
Hmong Cancer Coalition’s Patient Empowerment Conference
Date/Time: Saturday, March 18, 2017 registration starts at 8:30a.m. and the event is from 9a.m. – 1p.m.
Location: Vang Pao Elementary School, 4100 E Heaton Ave, Fresno, CA 93702
Join us for the Hmong Cancer Coalition’s 4th annual Patient Empowerment Conference. Sessions will be held in the Hmong language. The event includes workshops, lunch, and a raffle with prizes. There will be blood pressure checks and flu shots being given at the event. For more information and to register download the registration form.
Family Fun Day hosted by The Art of Life Cancer Foundation
Date/Time: Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9a.m.-12p.m.
Location: Art of Life Healing Garden at Woodward Park (Friant/Ft. Washington Road Entrance) 7775 N Friant Rd, Fresno, CA 93720
If you or someone you know has been impacted by cancer we hope you will participate in a FAMILY FUN DAY at the Art of Life Healing Garden in Woodward Park.
In a recent survey conducted by Health and Human Services Honors Students from Fresno State, it was evident that families wanted to have more opportunities to engage in activities that promote wellness, provide resources and education, and include the WHOLE family, creating memorable experiences.
As a result, the students have planned a special stay just for YOU! Join us for interactive stations including: crafts, yoga, music, and more!
For more information, to register for free and to see the schedule of events please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-fun-tickets-32646678093.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shops Easter Eggstravaganza
Date/Time: Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10a.m.-5p.m.
Location: Discovery Shops at 2004 West Bullard Ave., Fresno, CA 93711
Hippity Hoppity Easter Is On It’s Way. Hop on over to the Discovery Shop for our Easter Eggstravaganza. A hunting you will go finding lots of bunnies, eggs and baskets full of goodies. Shop the bake sale supporting our local Relay for Life.
Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer Documentary Film Screening
Date/Time: Monday, April 3, 2017 from 6:30-8:30p.m.
Location: Sierra Vista Cinemas 16 at 1300 Shaw Ave, Clovis, CA 93612
Please join us for an exclusive, one-night screening of ‘Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer’ in Fresno, CA. The documentary is an emotional journey that takes us through the lives of men and women who are dealing with their genetic testing results for BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 genes. There will be a 10 minute introduction before the screening and a 20 minutes Q & A afterwards.
For more information and to buy tickets please go to: http://www.tugg.com/events/pink-blue-colors-of-hereditary-cancer-uy8z. Contact Aisha Furqan at (559) 459-2269 with any additional questions.
American Cancer Society – Relay For Life of Fresno
Date/Time: Saturday, May 6 – Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 9a.m.-9a.m.
Location: Hoover High School at 550 North 1st Street, Fresno, CA 93710
This is 24 hours of:
- Entertainment for the whole family
- Some of the best food and homemade crafts in town
- A chance to bond with your friends and family.
Come help us create a world with no cancer! For more information please contact:
To register please go to: http://www.relayforlife.org/fresnoca
American Cancer Society – Relay For Life of Carlsbad/Encinitas
Date/Time: Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 9a.m.
Location: Valley Middle School, 1645 Magnolia Ave, Carlsbad, CA
cCARE is looking for team captains, walkers, campers and volunteers to lead the charge and help manage fundraising.
For more information, registration and to join our team, please go to: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY17CA?pg=entry&fr_id=78758
Jazzercise Dance for Life – Rockin’ the Midway!
Date/Time: Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 8-10a.m.
Location: The USS Midway Museum ship deck, 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
If you would like to join cCARE for this event please contact Alicia Shell at [email protected]for more information.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Light the Night
Date/Time: Saturday, November 4, 2017
Location: Petco park downtown San Diego, 100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
cCARE is looking for team participants to walk and fundraise. For more information and registration, please go to: http://www.lightthenight.org/
Melanoma Research Foundation – Miles for Melanoma San Diego 5K Run/Walk
Date/Time: Sunday, November 12, 2017 | Check-in and Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. and the Run/Walk begins at 9:00 a.m.
Location: DeAnza Cove, 3000 N Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA 92109
Cost: Competitive (Timed) Runners- $30 | Non-Competitive (Untimed) Runners and Walkers- FREE
cCARE is looking for team participants to walk and run. For more information and registration, please go to: https://www.melanoma.org/get-
cCARE Fresno Support Group
Dates/Times: Every Wednesday at 10:30a.m.
Location: The Boardroom at cCARE West, 7130 N Millbrook Ave, Fresno, CA 93720
For more information or any questions contact Donna Oreizi by phone at 559-326-1222 ext. 2111.
Yoga for Cancer Survivors
Dates/Times: February 1 – March 1, 2017 (5 classes) at 7 – 8:15 p.m.
Location: Fig Garden Yoga Studio, 6045 N. Palm Ave., Fresno, CA 93704
This yoga class is for cancer survivors who are in treatment or post-treatment. No previous yoga experience is necessary!
You will learn:
– Gentle yoga movements and postures to improve flexibility, balance, strength
– Simple guided imagery and meditations to calm and focus the mind
Recent studies have shown that a regular yoga practice may assist cancer survivors to improve sleep, quality of life, and general well-being and may reduce fatigue, stress, and anxiety.
Instructor: Lynn Quinn, RN, MSN, NC-BC, RYT200 is a former Oncology Nurse, Registered Yoga Teacher and is certified in Cancer Yoga Therapy. She is a teacher at Fig Garden Yoga Studio.
Cost: $25 per student for 5-week session (a $70 value!!)
Pre-registration and advanced payment is required. Space is limited.
For more information and registration, please contact Lynn Quinn by email at [email protected] or by phone at (559) 274-5137.
Eating Challenges During Cancer Treatment
Dates/Times: 1st Thursday of every month at 11 a.m. and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 3 p.m.
Location: cCARE East, 1791 East Fir Ave., Fresno, CA 93720
Please join us for a no cost discussion. If you are experiencing weight loss, food not tasting good, no appetite, full feeling after eating small amount, nausea, bowel issues or if you simply want to learn to eat better during treatment.
Facilitated by Barbara Painter, RN, Nutrition Support Nurse
Class size is limited. To register, or if you need additional information please call Donna at (559) 326-1222 ext. 290.
Cancer Support Group
Date: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month
Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location: 625 W. Citracado Parkway, Suite 120, Escondido, CA 92025 (access from courtyard)
This is a FREE support group where you can share stories, learn coping skills and get practical advice from others going through similar experiences with cancer.
Come as you are, bring your family members/caregivers. If you’re having chemo at that time at cCARE in Escondido, let your nurse know and she will help you bring your infusion pole with you.
Facilitated by DeeDee Just, MA, MFT Call: 760-716-4200