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Tangle-A-Thon 2013

Tangle-A-Thon 2013
Relax • Create • Help
Be a part of the first annual Tangle-A-Thon fundraiser to benefit TeamWalk for CancerCare at Lowell General Hospital.  100% of funds raised will help to provide support services for CancerCare patients and their families.  If you have benefitted from the Zentangle® Method, here's your chance to give back by helping others in a fun and creative way!

What is Tangle-A-Thon?

Tangle-A-Thon is an inspiring day filled with creativity, learning, and creating hope for CancerCare patients through our fundraising efforts.

Discover your inner artist with the meditative Zentangle® Method of creating artwork through structured patterns. If you can write your name, you can create beautiful art with the Zentangle® Method.  Learn how to relax and unwind while creating beautiful art.

Register, gather pledges, and come for a day filled with tangling fun, lessons, prizes, and meeting fellow lovers of Zentangle®. Beginners to regular tanglers are all welcome!

What is TeamWalk?
TeamWalk funds make a difference in the lives of today's cancer patients by paying for medications, nutritional supplements, wigs and prostheses, support groups, skilled nursing visits, transportation, mini-grants, and supportive services to patients of all cancer types.  Funds raised enable Lowell General Hospital to provide assistance, support, and services to help people feel better, build confidence and instill hope throughout their battle with cancer. -- From TeamWalk's web site.
When is it?  
Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 10 am – 4 pm  
Where is it?
Clark Auditorium, Lowell General Hospital, 295 Varnum St., Lowell, MA 
What Will We Do?

During Tangle-A-Thon, participants will enjoy the following:
  • Attend a Zentangle® Basics Lesson - for new tanglers.  
  • Learn a new tangle pattern every hour.
  • Take a break with guided breathing, yoga, or meditation techniques.
  • Loosen up with a chair massage ($15 for 15 minutes)
  • Enter to win prizes just by participating.
  • Enjoy snacks and lunch.
  • Feel great about helping a worthwhile charity.
All instruction will be led by Certified Zentangle Teachers (CZTs).

How Do I Register?

Come for a fun and relaxing day of tangling while helping others.  $35 registration fee per person.  Participants will be entered to win great prizes!  Receive one entry for registering and attending, and earn additional prize tickets for each $50 in pledges you raise.  All registration fees and pledges can be paid online or will be collected upon arrival at Tangle-A-Thon.

Donate Today!

  • Contributions are tax deductible.  Registration and pledge payments can be paid online securely through TeamWalk.  Checks can be made out to "TeamWalk"  
  • Collect online pledges, and pay online.
  • Track your pledges with this pledge form.  Don't worry, we'll be tracking your pledges too so you will earn all of your prize chances.  

Thank you to our sponsors who have provided prizes and materials for Tangle-A-Thon:
Sakura of America
Would you like to help?  Contact Emily Classon, CZT at momzenartist(at)gmail(dot)com for more information on sponsorship possibilities.

Thank you to the following CZTs for helping with Tangle-A-Thon 2013:
Tangle-A-Thon Origins

Tangle-A-Thon is developed by Emily Classon, Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT) with support from several area CZTs.  Emily has received many personal and health benefits from her regular Zentangle practice, that she wanted to find a special way to give back to others beyond teaching the practice of Zentangle.  As a "pay-it-forward" idea, with Tangle-A-Thon, Emily hopes to inspire others to develop a love of the Zentangle Method, unite tanglers in a positive and fun event, and encourage people to raise money to help families affected by cancer.  Emily selected TeamWalk for CancerCare as the beneficiary for this fundraiser because it is a wonderful program that has helped several of her friends and colleagues over the years.  Emily and her family have been frequent participants in the TeamWalk event, and Emily's daughter and many of her friends were born at Lowell General Hospital.

What is Zentangle?

The Zentangle® Method was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas and is copyrighted. Zentangle® is a registered trademark of Zentangle, Inc.  Visit to learn more.


  1. What a wonderful idea! I would love to do this type of event in my area (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania). Best of luck to you on the event!