The Immune Deficiency Foundation’s Walk for Primary Immunodeficiency in Charlotte will be Nov. 5 at Symphony Park at SouthPark. The walk begins at 10 a.m.; activities run 8:30 a.m.-noon. Organizers are Lauren Dunlap and Dr. Maeve O’Connor of Allergy Asthma & Immunology Relief of Charlotte. For more information: www.walkforPI.org/charlotte.
N.C. MedAssist, a nonprofit free pharmacy for low-income, uninsured North Carolinians, will host a Pancakes & Beer 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Nov. 5, starting at Sycamore Brewery, 2161 Hawkins St. Participants will be served pancakes and bacon by Sauceman’s at the end of the race.
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The agency serves more than 14,000 patients and will dispense more than $39 million in prescription medicines this fiscal year. To register: www.RunNCMedAssist.com.
Fight the Flame
The fourth annual Fight the Flame 5K will be held at 9 a.m. Nov. 6 at McAlpine Creek Park, 8711 Monroe Road.
The event was established by Landon Stillitano to raise awareness about and money for reflex sympathetic dystrophy, a degenerative neurological pain disorder that affects his mother, Beth Stillitano. In three years, they raised $60,000 for the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association. This year, they have created a college scholarship for a Charlotte high school senior. Details: www.FightTheFlame.org.
Joan Edwards, a North Carolina author, will sign copies of her book, “Joan’s Elder Care Guide: Empowering You and Your Elder to Survive,” at 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at Park Road Books, 4139 Park Road. She’ll bring “Thinking of You” cards to be signed for residents in the Alzheimer’s and dementia unit at Elmcroft of Little Avenue in Charlotte.