Anniversary celebration
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Everyone in motion for Let Old be Gold

1.00 PM: Children’s college ‘When I grow up’
A ’lecture for children about aging together, for the education-program ’science in the classroom’.
Academy Building, free entrance

2.00 PM: Science Fair
Experiments alongside junior researchers: make your own healthy smoothie on the blenderbike and experience how it feels to be old in a restriction-suit!
Broerplein, free entrance

3.00 PM: Groningen in motion with Mark Tuitert and ACLO-instructor Johan Poppinga
Come and workout alongside these athletes at 15:00 hrs, 15:30 hrs, 16:00 hrs and 16:30 hrs.
Broerplein, donate from € 1,-
Additionally, come and workout on the lifesized SuperWii or participate in a rollator race Broerplein and Academy Building, donate from € 1,-

5.30 PM: Volunteers in the spotlight
The volunteers that are nominated by their sports club or social association are honoured and appreciated in a special way.
Academy Building, free entrance

6.00 PM: Get a Gift for Infinity–menu
And thereby support the scientific research ‘Let Old be Gold’.
The eateries are recognizable by a Gift for Infinity–sticker and can be found on

6.30 PM: “Eat to get old”
A special ‘food-lecture’ by prof.dr. Frits Muskiet in response to one of the 400 questions on nutrition, healthy eating and the food industry. Come listen and taste!
Academy Building, donate from € 1,-

7.00, 8.00 en 9.00 PM: “Let Old be Gold: the research ”
Prof.dr. Ronald Stolk’s research team talks about the ins and outs of the scienctific research project  chosen by the public, ‘Let Old be Gold’.
Academy Building, free entrance

7.45 PM: “Happy ageing: how do we keep our brain happy?”
A lecture by prof.dr. André Aleman in response to one of the 400 questions on being happy and becoming happy.
Academy Building, donate from € 1,-

8.30 PM: “Butterflies in your brain ”
A lecture by prof.dr. Gert ter Horst in response to one of the 400 questions on love and heartbreaks.
Academy Building, donate from € 1,-

9.15 PM: The Factcheckers with “How do we age?”
Join in trivia with Joep van Deudekom!
Academy Building, donate from € 1,-

Music on the Broerplein
With several different DJ’s: some of which include Swoolish, Live House Collective (DJ Timmid and Saxofonist Stanley Medema) and DJ Jay-P .

10.30 PM: “A Gift for Infinity”
Spectacular music and dance extravaganza with the North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra, Club Guy and Roni, WERC Collective and Jan Klug
Broerplein, free entrance