Rhode Island Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy Day
Apr
25
3:00 PM15:00

Rhode Island Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy Day

Help spread epilepsy awareness and educate the Rhode Island State Legislature on legislation that can help people living with epilepsy. Kindly let us know if you plan to attend by filling in the form below. For questions or more information contact our Director of Advocacy & Public Policy, Bill Murphy, at wmurphy@epilepsynewengland.org.

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I am: • a person living with epilepsy • a parent/guardian of a child with epilepsy • a care provider • Other_________________
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Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)
May
5
2:30 PM14:30

Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)

  • Art relief - Expressive Arts Therapy Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Studio e is designed to offer group art therapy sessions to people with epilepsy. No prior experience with art is required and beginners and non-artists are encouraged to attend. Participants will be provided with the freedom to create art – to draw, paint or sculpt using a variety of mediums. Participants will be given the opportunity to strengthen their artistic voice, express emotions through art and share with the group as desired. Any adult with epilepsy, 18 or over is encouraged to register and attend. Email Joy at jbuzzell@epilepsynewengland.org to register. Free.

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Super Hero Cape-Making Party
May
6
2:30 PM14:30

Super Hero Cape-Making Party

Volunteers wanted. Calling all families who love to do crafts and love to help out. Trace cape patterns, cut cape out of material, sew edges of capes.

Light refreshments including keto-friendly options will be provided to keep your super hero cape-making strength up to par. 

Please RSVP that you want to be a super volunteer! Call or email  Susan at 617.506.6041, Ext. 102 or swelby@epilepsynewengland.org

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Battle of the BioTech Bands
May
9
7:00 PM19:00

Battle of the BioTech Bands

Almost the Cure, a Sage Therapeutics Band, is vying for top spot to support Epilepsy Foundation New England. A fun, community-driven, networking event with fundraising efforts supporting the charitable foundation affiliated with each biotech band. Already in its fifth year, the BoBB is an amazing opportunity for biotech companies and innovators throughout Boston to rock out and partner with architecture, design, and building professionals. Get your tickets NOW because the event usually sells out!

http://battleofthebiotechbands.com/

 

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Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)
May
19
2:30 PM14:30

Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)

  • Art relief - Expressive Arts Therapy Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Studio e is designed to offer group art therapy sessions to people with epilepsy. No prior experience with art is required and beginners and non-artists are encouraged to attend. Participants will be provided with the freedom to create art – to draw, paint or sculpt using a variety of mediums. Participants will be given the opportunity to strengthen their artistic voice, express emotions through art and share with the group as desired. Any adult with epilepsy, 18 or over is encouraged to register and attend. Email Joy at jbuzzell@epilepsynewengland.org to register. Free.

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Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)
May
26
2:30 PM14:30

Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)

  • Art relief - Expressive Arts Therapy Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Studio e is designed to offer group art therapy sessions to people with epilepsy. No prior experience with is art required and beginners and non-artists are encouraged to attend. Participants will be provided with the freedom to create art – to draw, paint or sculpt using a variety of mediums. Participants will be given the opportunity to strengthen their artistic voice, express emotions through art and share with the group as desired. Any adult with epilepsy, 18 or over is encouraged to register and attend. Email Joy at jbuzzell@epilepsynewengland.org to register. Free.

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Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)
Jun
2
2:30 PM14:30

Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)

  • Art relief - Expressive Arts Therapy Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Studio e is designed to offer group art therapy sessions to people with epilepsy. No prior experience with art is required and beginners and non-artists are encouraged to attend. Participants will be provided with the freedom to create art – to draw, paint or sculpt using a variety of mediums. Participants will be given the opportunity to strengthen their artistic voice, express emotions through art and share with the group as desired. Any adult with epilepsy, 18 or over is encouraged to register and attend. Email Joy at jbuzzell@epilepsynewengland.org to register. Free.

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Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)
Jun
9
2:30 PM14:30

Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)

  • Art relief - Expressive Arts Therapy Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Studio e is designed to offer group art therapy sessions to people with epilepsy. No prior experience with art is required and beginners and non-artists are encouraged to attend. Participants will be provided with the freedom to create art – to draw, paint or sculpt using a variety of mediums. Participants will be given the opportunity to strengthen their artistic voice, express emotions through art and share with the group as desired. Any adult with epilepsy, 18 or over is encouraged to register and attend. Email Joy at jbuzzell@epilepsynewengland.org to register. Free.

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Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)
Apr
21
2:30 PM14:30

Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)

  • Art relief - Expressive Arts Therapy Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Studio e is designed to offer group art therapy sessions to people with epilepsy. No prior experience with is required and beginners and non-artists are encouraged to attend. Participants will be provided with the freedom to create art – to draw, paint or sculpt using a variety of mediums. Participants will be given the opportunity to strengthen their artistic voice, express emotions through art and share with the group as desired. Any adult with epilepsy, 18 or over is encouraged to register and attend. Email Joy at jbuzzell@epilepsynewengland.org to register. Free.

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Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)
Apr
14
2:30 PM14:30

Studio e (The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program)

  • Art relief - Expressive Arts Therapy Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Studio e is designed to offer group art therapy sessions to people with epilepsy. No prior experience with art is required and beginners and non-artists are encouraged to attend. Participants will be provided with the freedom to create art – to draw, paint or sculpt using a variety of mediums. Participants will be given the opportunity to strengthen their artistic voice, express emotions through art and share with the group as desired. Any adult with epilepsy, 18 or over is encouraged to register and attend. Email Joy at jbuzzell@epilepsynewengland.org to register. Free.

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Adulting 101: Young Adult Web Series
Apr
12
7:00 PM19:00

Adulting 101: Young Adult Web Series

 Join Epilepsy Foundation New England in a web-based group for teens and young adults with epilepsy.    Hear from speakers and connect with peers about questions and challenges that teens and young adults with epilepsy commonly face.      

Dates: Thursdays, March 8th - April 12th

Where: Video-call meeting

To join the webinar:

-->Join video-call by computer: https://zoom.us/j/8768232065

-->Or join by telephone: 646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 876-823-2065

If you have any trouble connecting, please contact Sarah Nuss at 857-202-2699
 

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Adulting 101: Young Adult Web Series
Apr
5
7:00 PM19:00

Adulting 101: Young Adult Web Series

 Join Epilepsy Foundation New England in a web-based group for teens and young adults with epilepsy.    Hear from speakers and connect with peers about questions and challenges that teens and young adults with epilepsy commonly face.      

Dates: Thursdays, March 8th - April 12th

Where: Video-call meeting

To join the webinar:

-->Join video-call by computer: https://zoom.us/j/8768232065

-->Or join by telephone: 646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 876-823-2065

If you have any trouble connecting, please contact Sarah Nuss at 857-202-2699
 

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Adulting 101: Young Adult Web Series
Mar
29
7:00 PM19:00

Adulting 101: Young Adult Web Series

 Join Epilepsy Foundation New England in a web-based group for teens and young adults with epilepsy.    Hear from speakers and connect with peers about questions and challenges that teens and young adults with epilepsy commonly face.      

Dates: Thursdays, March 8th - April 12th

Where: Video-call meeting

To join the webinar:

-->Join video-call by computer: https://zoom.us/j/8768232065

-->Or join by telephone: 646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 876-823-2065

If you have any trouble connecting, please contact Sarah Nuss at 857-202-2699
 

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Adult Museum Meet-Up
Mar
28
5:00 PM17:00

Adult Museum Meet-Up

Join us Wednesday, March 28th at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston for a night of culture and knowledge - free of charge!  

EFNE staff will be in the lobby greeting guests from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm. 
EFNE guests may tour the museum beginning at 5:00 pm and are free to stay until the museum closes at 10:00 pm.  

Please RSVP via email to Susan Welby, Director of Education and Volunteer Services, at swelby@epilepsynewengland.org

 

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Matty's Easter Egg Hunt
Mar
24
10:30 AM10:30

Matty's Easter Egg Hunt

  • Matty's Place Playground at South Kingstown High School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join families as we get hoppy and hunt for Easter eggs at the Matty's Place Playground in Rhode Island! Free of charge! 

Please RSVP to Christina Vilardi, RI Field Service Manager, at cvilardi@epilepsynewengland.org
or (617) 506-6041 ext. 118

Location:   Matty’s Place Playground, South Kingstown High School
215 Columbia Street, Wakefield, RI 

 

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Adulting 101: Young Adult Web Series
Mar
22
7:00 PM19:00

Adulting 101: Young Adult Web Series

 Join Epilepsy Foundation New England in a web-based group for teens and young adults with epilepsy.    Hear from speakers and connect with peers about questions and challenges that teens and young adults with epilepsy commonly face.      

Dates: Thursdays, March 8th - April 12th

Where: Video-call meeting

To join the webinar:

-->Join video-call by computer: https://zoom.us/j/8768232065

-->Or join by telephone: 646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 876-823-2065

If you have any trouble connecting, please contact Sarah Nuss at 857-202-2699
 

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Rhode Island Advisory Council - In-Person Meeting
Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

Rhode Island Advisory Council - In-Person Meeting

Provides leadership for the epilepsy community in our area, and ensure that Epilepsy Foundation New England is attuned to our area’s strengths and challenges. 

 

Location: RI Hospital, Room PDR123 (located within the cafeteria)

If you can’t make it in person, please remember you can call-in!
Dial-in Number: 605-472-5427 Code: 751061

For more information about the RI advisory council contact cvilardi@epilepsynewengland.org or (617) 506-6041 ext. 118

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Kids Network Fun Day with EFNE
Mar
11
1:00 PM13:00

Kids Network Fun Day with EFNE

DATE & EVENT LOCATION CHANGE: 
Kids Network Fun Day at 33 Elmwood Bowling & Bocce
33 Elmwood St., Westbrook, ME Ph. 
207-536-7061

Choose from bowling, bocce, cornhole and hang out with new friends. 
Scholarships are available.  

RSVP to Sarah Robinson, Maine Field Service Manager, by email to srobinson@epilepsynewengland.org or call 617-506-6041 X107

 

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Adulting 101: Young Adult Web Series
Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

Adulting 101: Young Adult Web Series

 Join Epilepsy Foundation New England in a web-based group for teens and young adults with epilepsy.    Hear from speakers and connect with peers about questions and challenges that teens and young adults with epilepsy commonly face.      

Dates: Thursdays, March 8th - April 12th

Where: Video-call meeting

To join the webinar:

-->Join video-call by computer: https://zoom.us/j/8768232065

-->Or join by telephone: 646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 876-823-2065

If you have any trouble connecting, please contact Sarah Nuss at 857-202-2699
 

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Boston Children's Hospital Epilepsy Conference
Feb
2
to Feb 3

Boston Children's Hospital Epilepsy Conference

The inaugural Lennox-Lombroso Pediatric Epilepsy Conference extends Boston Children’s tradition of excellence in continuing medical education to the field of childhood epilepsy diagnosis, management, and research. In addition to medical professionals, this course is also open to any patients, families, and advocates that wish to attend. 

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Mighty Mike Basketball Clinic - New Hampshire
Jan
20
1:00 PM13:00

Mighty Mike Basketball Clinic - New Hampshire

  • University of New Hampshire Hamel Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Epilepsy Foundation New England invites you to the New Hampshire Mighty Mike Simmel Basketball Clinic. Mighty Mike will lead the group through fun basketball drills and games, and encourage each child to work towards their dreams on and off the court.

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