Meetings & Events 8-18-17

Meetings and Events Parkinson support group meets Aug. 22 The Parkinson support group will meet from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the New Prague Library, 400 Main St. E. Care givers, family and friends are encouraged to also attend. The Parkinson support group normally meets the fourth Tuesday of each month, although that is subject to change. There are no meetings in July or December. For more information contact Betty Tupy 952-758-3924.

Family course on mental illnesses offered NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is offering a free educational course that helps families gain a greater understanding of mental illness, discuss resources, build communication skills, reduce stress and find support. More than 4,000 Minnesota families have benefited from this course. Join others for this series taught by family members who have walked the walk. The Family-to-Family course will meet weekly for 12 weeks. The course starts Tuesday, Sept. 26, and is from 6:30-9 p.m., at Trinity Church, 10658 210th St. W. in Lakeville. For information or to register (required), call Barb at 612-695-4338. NAMI Minnesota is a non-profit organization that works to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families through its programs of education, support and advocacy