l Tuesday: Lawrence City Commission will proclaim April as Parkinson Awareness Month in Lawrence.
l April 11: Gov. Bill Graves proclaims April as Parkinson Awareness Month in Kansas.
l April 17: Parkinson's Support Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway.
l April 21: Parkinson's Education Symposium, 9 a.m.-noon, Doubletree Hotel, 10100 College Blvd., Overland Park. For more information, call (913) 341-8828.
Symptoms of Parkinson's disease include:
l lack of arm swing
l lowered voice volume
l small, cramped handwriting
l decreased facial expression
l less-frequent blinking and swallowing