Current Month's Activities


Support group meetings

RANCHO BERNARDO Monday, March 4th 10am - Noon (NCPSG Sponsored)

  • First Monday of each month at San Rafael Catholic Church, 17252 Bernardo Center Drive, Rancho Bernardo

  • Speaker: Matthew Ignacio, Tremble Clefs leader

  • Topic: Voice Exercises and Singing Therapy for the Parkinson’s Community

  • Care & Share Breakout Session & Refreshments.

  • Call Brigit King 858-354-2498

LA COSTA Wednesday, March 6th 1pm - 3pm

  • First Wednesday of each month at Christ Presbyterian Church La Costa, 7807 Centella St, Carlsbad

  • Speaker: Pat McDonnell, Medtronics

  • Topic: Deep Brain Stimulation

  • Care & Share Breakout Session & Refreshments.

  • Call Rex McCoy 760-519-9588

OCEANSIDE - Wednesday, March 13th 1pm - 3pm (NCPSG Sponsored)

  • Second Wednesday of each month at First Presbyterian Oceanside, 2001 S. El Camino Real at Fire Mountain Drive, Oceanside

  • Speaker: Marty Acevedo, Ambassador for Davis Phinney Foundation From the Davis Phinney Website Marty Acevedo Discovers How to Live Her Best Life with Parkinsons

  • Topic: Sidekicks” Youth and Art Combine for PD

  • Don't come expecting to just hear a lecture. Breakouts follow where people with Parkinson's and care partners meet separately to discuss issues and successes. Refreshments.

  • Call Paul Dawson 760-497-1200

FALLBROOK - Friday, March 22nd 10 am - Noon (NCPSG Sponsored)

  • Normally held on Fourth Friday of each month at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1620 S. Stage Coach Lane, Fallbrook

  • Speaker: Jeani Grosbeck & Jon Ezzo, Care Choice Home Care

  • Topic: Recognizing When I Need Help and How to Select an In-Home Care Agency

  • Call Irene Miller 760-731-0171

ATYPICAL Parkinson's (Caregivers only) - Wednesday, March 6th 11am - 1pm

  • First Wednesday of every other month at Tri-City Wellness Center, 6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad

  • Contact Darlene Gerow 619-806-9649

ATYPICAL Parkinson's (PwP & Caregivers) - Monday, March 18th 1pm - 3pm

  • Third Monday of the month at UCSD, East Campus, 9423 Health Science Drive, Medical Center Modular 1, Room 140, La Jolla

  • Call Darlene Gerow 619-806-9649

NCPSG Board of Directors - Wednesday, March 20th 1pm - 3 pm

  • Tri-City Wellness Center, 6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad

  • Contact Paul Dawson 760-497-1200


CARDIFF LOCATION - Tuesdays & Thursdays 11am - noon (NCPSG Sponsored)

  • Encinitas Elks Lodge, 1393 Windsor Rd., Cardiff. Take I-5 to Santa Fe exit east to Windsor Rd. and turn right. (Fee Charged)

  • Call Betty Byrd 760-635-1144

OCEANSIDE LOCATION - Fridays 11am - noon

  • Tri-City Hospital, 4002 Vista Way, Oceanside, Assembly Room, check room on arrival. (Free) Valet Parking available.

  • Call Tracy Park, PT, 760-940-3617

DANCE FOR PARKINSON'S - Suspended until further notice

  • Dance For Parkinson’s Led by Cheryl (Balbes) Mcllhon, professional dance instructor, is offered at the Medical Intergrated Program. (See below)

  • Call Cheryl Mcllhon 248-755-7431 for further information.

MEDICAL INTEGRATED PROGRAM - Mondays & Wednesdays, Tuesdays & Thursdays

  • Tri-City Wellness Center, 6250 El Camino Real, Carlsbad

  • Parkinson’s exercise class (Fee charged)

  • Call Susan Webster 760-931-3171

PERSONALLY FIT - Tuesdays & Thursdays 2pm - 3pm

  • Parkinson's exercise classes at Personally Fit in Rancho Bernado (Fee charged).

  • Call 858-485-6706 for more information. Silver Sneakers accepted for entrance. 



  • The music therapy program offers numerous music related activities for People with Parkinson's including Harmonica & drumming (Fee charged).

  • For more information, call 858-485-6706 or email

Tremble Clefs - Therapeutic Singing - Tuesdays 1pm - 2:30pm

  • St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 890 Balour Dr., Encinitas

  • New members always welcome (Free).

  • Call Deanna Hastings at 619-363-0814 or check website:


Our small social groups gather on the third Monday of each month when we don't have a large group activity in rotating private homes. Come and join us in Oceanside or Rancho Bernardo in a safe environment where we all understand and support each other. Contact Sam Cooper, Social Chair. Call or text 520-820-0339. Or email