Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events – Rhode Island Chapter


In response to the evolving coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and with an abundance of caution, the American Parkinson Disease Association has decided to cancel both our APDA Rhode Island Chapter Spring Fling, scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 19, 2020 and our Spring Conference planned for June 6th. We want you to know that this decision was not made lightly. Our first priority is the health and safety of our attendees, volunteers, and staff.

We are also cancelling all support group meetings until further notice.

The RI Chapter I & R Center call line remains open for your questions or concerns. 401-736-1046 !



September 12, 2020- Annual Parkinson’s Walk & 5K at Goddard Park

October 13, 2020- Annual Parkinson’s Golf Tournament at Quidnessett Country Club (PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE)

November 1 & 2, 2020- New England Regional Conference. (location TBD)



May 13, 2020 – RI APDA Chapter Board Meeting

CANCELLED- Our board will hold a conference call in place of this meeting. Our work and programs still go on and you are all very important to us! Stay safe!

The next Chapter Board Meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 13th at 6:30 pm at Kent Hospital in the Doctor’s Auditorium B.  Our board meets on the second Wednesday each month at 6:30 pm. This board meetings is open to the public and members are encouraged to attend. If you plan to attend or for additional information, please call Mary Ellen at 401-736-1046.


May 16, 2020 – Better Together AsaP Zoom Celebration

Please join AsaP for the Better Together, an Artists and Scientists as Partners’ Zoom Celebration on Saturday, May 16th from 1:oo to 5:00pm.

Tentative Schedule:

  • Community Dance Class with Rachel Balaban: 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
  • LecDem Showing: 2:00 – 2:45 pm EST
  • Break: 2:45 – 3:00 pm EST
  • Virtual Student Art Exhibit viewing and curation: 3:00 – 3:30 pm EST
  • ASaP Alumni Meeting: 3:30 – 5:00 pm EST
  • If you have any questions or concerns related to attendance, please do not hesitate to contact me, Anna Hunt (anna_hunt@brown.edu), Rachel Balaban (balaban.rachel@gmail.com), or Julie Strandberg (julieadamsstrandberg@gmail.com).