Art & Music Classes

Art & Music Classes for People with Parkinson’s

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Attleboro, MA - The Art Cart Painting Workshops

 

The Art Cart will hold a new session of art workshops in Attleboro, MA! Learn the benefits of creativity and movement for people with Parkinson’s. Each class will explore the therapeutic benefits of a different artistic medium.

For more information, click here to see a flyer. Registration is required.

This series is sponsored by the American Parkinson Disease Association Massachusetts Chapter.

Dates & Times : Saturdays
JUNE 3, SEP 23, NOV 4, & DEC 2; 1:00 PM
JULY 15, AUG 5; 10:30 AM
Location: Attleboro Public Library, 74 North Main Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Saba Shahid at (203) 565-9647 or smilethroughart@gmail.com OR APDA MA at (800) 651-8466 or apdama@apdaparkinson.org

 

Barnstable, MA - Sing for Joy

 

The Cape Conservatory announces Sing for Joy, a new singing group for people living with Parkinson Disease. In conjunction with the PSN/APDA (Parkinson Support Network of Cape Cod/ American Parkinson Disease Association), the Conservatory is offering 16 weeks of Sing for Joy free of charge. The group is designed to help those with Parkinson’s Disease maintain the health of their voice, build community through singing, and experience hope – and joy – through music. Family members, Friends, and Caregivers are welcome to attend.

Sing for Joy is funded by a grant from the Town of Barnstable Disability Commission and the Parkinson Support Network of Cape Cod, a Branch of the American Parkinson Disease Association Massachusetts Chapter.

Click here for a program flyer.

Location: Cape Conservatory, 2235 Iyannough Road, Route 132, West Barnstable, MA 02668
Dates & Times: Mondays, 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Contact: 508-362-2772 or info@capeconservatory.org

 

Lee, MA - Parkinson's Disease Singing Group - Sing for Joy

 

This choir is for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. All ages and all levels of singing ability are welcome. The goal is to uplift people’s spirits and improve communication skills. Click here to see the program flyer.

Dates & Times: Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am
Location: Lee First Congregational Church, Park Place, Lee, MA 01238
Contact: Megan Cooke at 413-770-1975 or beckethome@yahoo.com

 

Newton, MA - Tremble Clefs Choral Singing

 

Tremble Clefs is a singing group for people with PD and their care partners. The group can help with Parkinson’s-related voice and communication challenges using LSVT inspired techniques. MGH Speech and Language therapists consult to the program. NO singing experience is required. Registration is required.

Location: United Parish of Auburndale, 64 Hancock Street, Newton, MA 02466
Contact: Nancy Mazonson MS, OTR/L at 781-693-5069 or nmazonson@jfcsboston.org

 

Shrewsbury, MA - Choral Singing for PD

 

The Choral Singing Program for Parkinson’s offers a therapeutic singing program in Shrewsbury, MA. Thanks to a grant from the American Parkinson Disease Association MA Chapter, there is no cost for these classes, though a $10 donation is appreciated. This event is open to individuals with Parkinson’s and their care partners.

To see a flyer, click here.

Dates & Times: Mondays, 10:15 AM –  12:00 PM
Location: First Congregational Church on the Common, Route 140 and Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Contacts: David Russell – dasrusl@charter.net, (508) 753-1660;
Denis Coughlin –  speakeasyd@aol.com, (978) 464-2692

 

Worcester, MA - The Art Cart Painting Workshops

 

The Art Cart presents this series of creativity workshops for people with Parkinson’s. These classes are free to participants. Anyone with PD is welcome to join, along with a care partner or family member (if space is available).

Click here for a flyer.

Dates: Thursdays; OCT 19, NOV 2, NOV 16, NOV 30, DEC 7, DEC 14
Time: 6 – 8 PM
Location: 121 Lincoln Street, 2nd Floor, Worcester, MA 01606 (Park and enter from the back of the building)
Contact: Saba Shahid, 203-565-9647 or smilethroughart@gmail.com; or APDA I&R Center at 800-651-8466

 

 

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