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 (details on how to join will be sent out by email)

Contact us at (857) 202-2699 or email cristina.camayd@bmc.org

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Kids Network Fun Day with EFNE
Mar
10
1:00 PM13:00

Kids Network Fun Day with EFNE

Choose from sledding or snowshoeing with friends at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester, Maine!  Cost: $6 for trail pass & $6 for Snowshoe rental & $5 for sled rental.   Scholarships are available - contact Sarah Robinson, Maine Field Service Manager at srobinson@epilepsynewengland.org or 617-506-6041 X107

If no snow, we will meet at 33 Elmwood Bowling & Bocce, 33 Elmwood St., Westbrook, ME

Pineland Farms Phone: (207) 688-4539

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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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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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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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31 Nights of Light Prudential Center
Dec
20
4:30 PM16:30

31 Nights of Light Prudential Center

During our event, the top of Prudential Tower will beam purple for epilepsy awareness. Prior to a ceremonial light switching we will hear from our President & CEO, Susan Linn and Chanda Gunn, former U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team Member and member of ‘Athletes vs. Epilepsy.’ After the lighting, Gracelyn Rennick, a singer-songwriter from Rhode Island, will perform a short set.

The event takes place in the Center Court and is free and open to the public.

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Young Leaders Network Boston
Dec
16
11:00 AM11:00

Young Leaders Network Boston

Our Youth Leaders Networks are designed for young people who want to make an impact for others with epilepsy and for their communities. Started in 2016-2017, our program has grown to include more than 70 young people from all 4 states. Young adults meet in person once per month for 2-3 hours on Saturday afternoons, and they meet on the phone to work on projects in between. Participants work with leader Chanda Gunn to pick out specific projects they would like to pursue, which most recently include raising money to help someone get a service dog, public policy advocacy, and supporting EFNE through work like participating in our Walks for Epilepsy as teams.

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Young Leaders Network Portland
Dec
16
11:00 AM11:00

Young Leaders Network Portland

Our Youth Leaders Networks are designed for young people who want to make an impact for others with epilepsy and for their communities. Started in 2016-2017, our program has grown to include more than 70 young people from all 4 states. Young adults meet in person once per month for 2-3 hours on Saturday afternoons, and they meet on the phone to work on projects in between. Participants work with leader Chanda Gunn to pick out specific projects they would like to pursue, which most recently include raising money to help someone get a service dog, public policy advocacy, and supporting EFNE through work like participating in our Walks for Epilepsy as teams.

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Young Leaders Network Providence
Dec
16
11:00 AM11:00

Young Leaders Network Providence

Our Youth Leaders Networks are designed for young people who want to make an impact for others with epilepsy and for their communities. Started in 2016-2017, our program has grown to include more than 70 young people from all 4 states. Young adults meet in person once per month for 2-3 hours on Saturday afternoons, and they meet on the phone to work on projects in between. Participants work with leader Chanda Gunn to pick out specific projects they would like to pursue, which most recently include raising money to help someone get a service dog, public policy advocacy, and supporting EFNE through work like participating in our Walks for Epilepsy as teams.

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Mighty Mike Basketball Clinic - Maine
Dec
2
1:00 PM13:00

Mighty Mike Basketball Clinic - Maine

Epilepsy Foundation New England invites you to the Maine Mighty Mike Simmel Bounce Out the Stigma Basketball Clinic for children with epilepsy or a neurodevelopmental disability, their siblings and friends! 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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