Upcoming Events Join our Community Upcoming Events – Rhode Island Chapter September 7, 2019 -21st Annual APDA Rhode Island Optimism Walk & 5K! Thank you to everyone who helped make this our most successful walk EVER!! If you haven’t made your donation yet there is still time! Click here to make your donations: https://apdaparkinson.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=register.start&eventID=914 If you participated in the 5K race, click below to find your times! http://www.lightboxreg.com/21st-annual-parkinson-disease-5k-race?func=&mobile=0 This was really a team effort! From our sponsors, our volunteers, our community supporters and our RI APDA families, we could not have done this without you! We will now be able to, not only continue our current programs, but expand our services for our Parkinson’s community! October 8, 2019 – Lincoln Support Group is on the Move! Please join us for our next meeting of our Lincoln Support Group! This group will meet the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am. Our next meeting will be on October 8th at their new location: Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Rd, Lincoln, RI 02865 This group is intended for people with Parkinson’s and their family or friends to learn more about PD and services available in RI! For more information please call Maria at 401-440-8136 October 11, 2019, 2019 – Cranston Support Group learns about Off periods in PD Please join us on October 11th at 10:00 am for our next Cranston Parkinson’s Support Group to learn more about “Off Periods in Parkinson’s”. A representative from Acorda Therapeutics will be our guest speaker to help us learn about INBRIJA (levadopa inhalation powder) a Parkinson’s therapy for Off periods for adults on Carbidopa/levodopa. This meeting will take place at Scandinavian Communities, 1811 Broad Street, Cranston. They meet the 2nd Friday each month at 10:00 AM. Contact Suzanne 401-461-1444 ext 162 or Pat 401-241-8799 for more information about this group. If you are planning to attend this meeting for the first time please call Mary Ellen to rsvp 401-736-1046. October 15, 2019 – Our New Johnston Support Group begins! Please join us for our second meeting of our new Johnston Support Group! This group will meet the third Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am. Our next meeting will be on October 15th. We will meet at Anchor Bay at Pocasset, 12 Old Pocasset Lane, Johnston, RI. This group is intended for people with Parkinson’s and their family or friends to learn more about PD and services available in RI! For more information please call Maria at 401-440-8136 October 17, 2019 – The Players presents THE PRODUCERS – Barker Playhouse Please join us on October 17th at 6:00 pm for cocktails – Curtain call is at 7:00 pm. Barker Playhouse 400 Benefit Street, Providence, RI Contact Mary Ellen at 401-736-1046 for more information Reserve your ticket today! November 13, 2019 – RI APDA Chapter Board Meeting The next Chapter Board Meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 13th at 6:30 pm at Kent Hospital in the Westmoreland Conference Room. Our board meets on the second Wednesday each month at 6:30 pm. Our board meetings are open to the public and members are encouraged to attend. For additional information, please call Mary Ellen at 401-736-1046.