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Regional Events Calendar

Regional events
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August 11, 2018: Frederick, MD – Hope for Change Fest 2018, RJ’s Lasting Strength Foundation. This free event will feature live local music, food, vendors, community speakers, local resources and support groups, and a candlelight vigil honoring those who have lost their lives to overdose.

August 27, 2018: Mt. Airy, MD1st Annual Robert D. Kirkland Memorial Golf Classic, Rising Above Addiction. Proceeds will benefit Rising Above Addiction, Carroll County Drug Treatment Court Development Fund, and Robert D. Kirkland Scholarship. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

August 27, 2018: Washington, D.C. – National Faith HIV and AIDS Awareness Day. The goal is to rally all U.S. communities representative of the Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Sikh, Hindu, and Maha’i faiths to stand up against stigma in their congregations and raise awareness on HIV/AIDS.

August 27, 2018: Baltimore, MD National Faith HIV and AIDS Awareness Day. The goal is to rally all U.S. communities representative of the Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Sikh, Hindu, and Maha’i faiths to stand up against stigma in their congregations and raise awareness on HIV/AIDS.

August 31, 2018: Maryland Fed Up! Rallys in Maryland.

August 31, 2018: Pennsylvania Fed Up! Rallys in Pennsylvania.

August 31, 2018: Virginia Fed Up! Rallys in Virginia.

August 31, 2018: Ellicott City, MD – 3rd Annual Howard County International Overdose Awareness DayHoward County ROSC. This candlelight vigil is to remember those who have been lost to substance use disorder, to honor those in recovery, and to educate others in the magnitude of overdoses.

September 6, 2018: Washington, D.C.Recovery Month Luncheon, National Council for Behavioral Health. This annual luncheon brings together the recovery movement’s leaders and champions from federal agencies, national organizations, leading service provider organizations, and businesses to celebrate milestones and explore future opportunities to strengthen the recovery movement.

September 6, 2018: Columbia, MD – Howard County Harm Reduction Summit, Howard County Health Department. Join a day of information and discussion about the impact of drug use and the opioid epidemic on individuals, families, and communities, and learn the importance of harm reduction approaches to promote health and well-being. Narcan® kits available.

September 8, 2018: Richmond, VA14th Annual Recovery Fest & BBQ Cook Off, McShin Foundation. This event will have recovery resources, vendors, food, family activities, music, corn hole, speakers, non-profits, and more! ‘Smokin’ Meat… Not Drugs.’

September 8, 2018: Meadville, PARoad to Recovery 5K, Crawford County Overdose Prevention Coalition. This 5K event is to raise awareness and celebrate Recovery Month in Crawford County.

September 8, 2018: Baltimore, MD – Mystery Bag Bingo, Roberta’s House. This event is a family fundraiser for Healing Hearts. There will be a wide variety of prizes, including vacation packages, designer bags, and shopping sprees. For additional information, call 410-235-6699 or email info@robertashouse.org.

September 15, 2018: Pittsburgh, PA – Pittsburgh Recovery Walk, IRETA. This event aims to dispel the negative stigma associated with recovery from addiction, and instead celebrate the many roads to recovery and all those who have traveled them.

September 16, 2018: Philadelphia, PA – National Recovery Day at the Baseball GameCouncil of Southeast PA/PRO-ACT. Enjoy a fun filled day of Phillies baseball to gain national visibility for recovery.

September 2018 (TBD): Churchville, MDAnnual Sky Dive, Rising Above Addiction. The event started out of the tragedy of two women who lost their sons to overdose. Money raised will go directly to getting youth and young adults into treatment.

September 22, 2018: Washington, DC Rock Recovery Grub for Good 5K Fun Run & Walk, Rock Recovery. This is a 5K walk/run to raise awareness and support for those struggling with eating disorders and body image issues.

September 22, 2018: Philadelphia, PA – PRO-ACT Recovery Walks, Council of Southeast PA/PRO-ACT. This event will celebrate recovery and work to end stigma surrounding drug and alcohol addiction.

September 22, 2018: Reading, PA – Berk County Recovery WalkEasy Does It. The walk will kick off with County Commissioner Kevin Barnhardt.

September 22, 2018: Reading, PA – Soberstock and Recovery WalkEasy Does It. Following the walk, there will be music, celebration, food vendors, craft vendors, and information for help and support that’s available in the community.

September 23, 2018: Catonsville, MD – 5K Walk/RunAshley Caramia’s Cause. This event is to raise awareness of the addiction epidemic and raise funds to support Chrysalis House and Helping Up Mission, which are organizations support individuals through recovery.

September 29, 2018: Kingston, PA – AARMED Walk for RecoveryAARMED. This event will raise awareness and end the stigma of drug addiction. There will be speakers and resources for dealing with substance misuse.

October 2018 (TBD): Westminster, MD2nd Annual HallowKlean 5K & Walk, Rising Above Addiction. The event’s proceeds will provide awareness, support and financial assistance in an effort to save youth and young adults from addiction and substance misuse. There will also be music and speakers.


National Alliance on Mental Health. These walks support organizations that host education programs, facilitate support groups, provide mental health trainings, advocate for access to services, and offer a compassionate place to turn for the millions of Americans living with mental illness.

These events have already taken place in the spring of 2018. 2019 dates will be posted when available.


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. These events raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.


September 15, 2018: Dover, DE Dover Walk

October 21, 2018: Wilmington, DE Wilmington Walk


October 20, 2018: Washington, DC Washington DC Walk 


September 8, 2018: Woodbine, MD – Carroll County Walk

September 15, 2018: St  Mary’s City, MD – Southern Maryland Walk

September 22, 2018: Brandywine, MD – Brandywine Walk 

September 22, 2018: Annapolis, MD – Annapolis Walk

September 22, 2018: Ocean City, MD – Ocean City Walk

September 29, 2018: Havre de Grace, MD – Havre de Grace Walk

September 29, 2018: Easton, MD – Mid-Shore Maryland Walk

September 29, 2018: Rockville, MD – Montgomery County MD Walk

September 30, 2018: Columbia, MD – Howard County Walk

October 13, 2018: Hagerstown, MD – Hagerstown Walk

October 20, 2018: Frederick, MD – Frederick Walk

November 3, 2018: Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Walk


August 25, 2018: Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh Walk

September 8, 2018: Harrisburg, PA – Harrisburg Walk

September 15, 2018: New Castle, PA – Lawrence County Walk

September 15, 2018: Carlisle, PA – Carlisle Walk

September 15, 2018: Williamsport, PA – Lycoming County Walk

September 16, 2018: Altoona, PA – Blair County Walk

September 16, 2018: Johnsonburg, PA – Elk County Walk

September 16, 2018: Wilkes Barre, PA – Greater Northeast PA Walk

September 23, 2018: Lock Haven, PA – Clinton County Walk 

September 29, 2018: Erie, PA – Erie Walk 

October 7, 2018: Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia Walk 

October 7, 2018: Huntingdon, PA – Juniata Valley Walk – Huntingdon

October 7, 2018: Lewistown, PA – Juniata Valley Walk – Lewistown 

October 7, 2018: Port Royal, PA – Juniata Valley Walk – Juniata

October 7, 2018: Allentown, PA – Greater Lehigh Valley Walk

October 14, 2018: Johnstown, PA – Cambria County Walk 


September 9, 2018: Manassas, VA – Manassas Walk

September 15, 2018: Richmond, VA – Richmond VA Walk 

September 16, 2018: Leesburg, VA – Loudoun County Walk

September 22, 2018: Suffolk, VA – Suffolk Walk 

September 23, 2018: Newport News, VA – Virginia Peninsula Walk

September 29, 2018: Fairfax, VA – Fairfax Walk

October 6, 2018: Fredericksburg, VA – Greater Fredericksburg Walk

October 6, 2018: Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg Walk 

October 6, 2018: Salem, VA – Salem-Roanoke New River Valley Walk

October 13, 2018: Norfolk, VA – Norfolk Walk

October 13, 2018: Stephens City, VA – Stephens City Walk 

October 21, 2018: Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Walk 

November 3, 2018:  Danville, VA – Danville – South Central Walk 

November 3, 2018: Staunton, VA – Greater Shenandoah Valley Walk


September 15, 2018: Beckley, WV Raleigh County WV Walk

September 22, 2018: Parkersburg, WV Mid Ohio Valley Walk 

September 23, 2018: Glen Dale, WV Moundsville/Upper Ohio Valley Walk 

September 29, 2018: Charlestown, WV Charlestown WV Walk 

October 6, 2018: Bluefield, WV – Mercer County WV Walk

October 13, 2018: Huntington, WV – Huntington WV Walk

October 20, 2018: Morgantown, WV – Morgantown Walk


These events have already taken place in the spring of 2018. 2019 dates will be posted when available.



These events have already taken place in the spring of 2018. 2019 dates will be posted when available.