Regional Events Calendar
REGION 3 EVENTS:
June 24, 2017: Feasterville-Trevose, PA – Leigh Leckerman Scholarship Fund Evening of Entertainment, Livengrin. This event features The Clean Getaway Recovery Troubadour Series and with special guest M.C. comedian. Funds raised provide charity care for treatment at Livengrin for those in need of recover.
July 17, 2017: Washington, D.C. – 1st Annual Crab Feast, Roberta’s House. The event will feature DJ Sneek and will have an all you can eat buffet and crabs. Proceeds will help 50 or more youth attend Camp Erin Baltimore.
July 17, 2017: Baltimore – 2017 America Honors Recovery Awards Gala and Dinner, Faces and Voices. This event celebrates influential recovery community leaders. The evening includes dinner, entertainment, speakers, and an awards ceremony. The event costs $200 per person.
August 31, 2017: Washington, DC – FED UP!, Coalition to End the Opioid Epidemic. This event is organized by a coalition of organizations and individuals from across the U.S. and Canada calling for immediate and comprehensive federal action to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths attributed to opioids (including heroin) and other prescription drugs.
September 1, 2017: Nationwide – 46Climb, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. This is the 3rd annual event that joins the community of climbers and hikers all over the country by taking positive action to overcome suicide and mental illness through the physical challenge of climbing and hiking. Anyone can register a hike on a mountain. The event begins the Friday before Labor Day weekend and runs through the week until Sunday, World Suicide Prevention Day.
September 9, 2017: Neffsville, PA – Walk for D.E.S. Detect. Early. Signs., DES Foundation. The 5K Walk/Run tournament hopes to raise funds to support partners committed to raise awareness about suicide, work to prevent suicide, and provide grief counseling for families.
September 9, 2017: Wilkes-Barre, PA – Love of Recovery – Free Music Festival, DES Foundation. The festival will feature music, recovery speakers, arts and craft exhibitors, food vendors, recovery merchandise, addiction education, evidence-based treatment options, and veteran information. The event is family friendly and aims to end the stigma of addiction.
September 16, 2017: Churchville, MD – Annual RAA Skydive Baltimore, Rising Above Addiction. Money raised will help cover treatment for youth and young adults in detox.
October 2-3, 2017: Washington, D.C. – National Council Hill Day 2017. This free, two-day event brings together hundreds of behavioral health providers, administrators, board members, consumers and community stakeholders in D.C. for a day of sessions and workshops on federal behavioral health policy. After these sessions, Hill Day attendees take to Capitol Hill to advocate for better resources for mental health and addictions treatment in their communities.
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.
Oct 1, 2017: Pittsburgh, PA – NAMIWalks Southwestern Pennsylvania. This walk takes place at the Waterfront.
Oct 21, 2017: Glen Allen, VA – NAMIWalks Virginia. This walk takes place at Innsbrook, 4951 Lake Brook Dr. NAMIWalks Virginia is about investing in the future. NAMIWalks itself is a special day of support, connection, celebration and most importantly hope!
OUT OF THE DARKNESS WALKS
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.
October 22, 2017: Wilmington, DE – Wilmington Walk
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:
October 28, 2017: Washington, DC – Washington DC Walk
September 9, 2017: Woodbine, MD – Carroll County Walk
September 9, 2017: Hurlock, MD – Dorchester County Walk
September 16, 2017: Annapolis, MD – Annapolis Walk
September 23, 2017: Hagerstown, MD – Hagerstown Walk
September 23, 2017: Brandywine, MD – Brandywine Walk
September 23, 2017: Ocean City, MD – Ocean City Walk
September 30, 2017: Havre de Grace, MD – Havre de Grace Walk
September 30, 2017: Mid-Shore, MD – Mid-Shore Maryland Walk
October 7, 2017: Silver Spring, MD – Montgomery County MD Walk
October 8, 2017: Columbia, MD – Howard County Walk
October 14, 2017: Frederick, MD – Frederick Walk
October 21, 2017: Mechanicsville, MD – Southern Maryland Walk
October 21, 2017: Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Walk
August 26, 2017: Pittsburgh, PA – Pittsburgh Walk
September 9, 2017: Montrose, PA – Susquehanna County Walk
September 9, 2017: Harrisburg, PA – Harrisburg Walk
September 10, 2017: Carlisle, PA – Carlisle Walk
September 16, 2017: Athens, PA – Bradford County Walk
September 16, 2017: New Castle, PA – Lawrence County Walk
September 16, 2017: Schellsburg, PA – Bedford County Walk
September 16, 2017: Johnsonburg, PA – Elk County Walk
September 16, 2017: Johnstown, PA – Cambria County Walk
September 17, 2017: Altoona, PA – Blair County Walk
September 17, 2017: Wilkes Barre, PA – Greater Northeast PA Walk
September 24, 2017: Lock Haven PA – Clinton County Walk
September 30, 2017: Sunbury, PA – Snyder/Union/Northumberland County Walk
September 30, 2017: Erie, PA – Erie Walk
October 1, 2017: Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia Walk
October 1, 2017: Huntingdon, PA – Huntingdon Walk
October 1, 2017: Lewistown, PA – Juniata Valley Walk
October 8, 2017: Allentown PA – Greater Lehigh Valley Walk
October 21, 2017: Williamsport, PA – Greater Lycoming Walk
September 9, 2017: TBD-Halifax County, VA – Halifax County Walk
September 10, 2017: Manassas, VA – Manassas Walk
September 16, 2017: Fairfax, VA – 10th Annual Fairfax NOVA Walk
September 16, 2017: Newport News, VA – Virginia Peninsula Walk
September 23, 2017: Leesburg, VA – Loudoun County Walk
September 30, 2017: Suffolk, VA – Suffolk Walk
September 30, 2017: Dublin, VA – Radford Walk
September 30, 2017: Fredericksburg, VA – Greater Fredericksburg Walk
October 7, 2017: Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg Walk
October 7, 2017: Salem, VA – Salem/Roanoke Walk
October 14, 2017: Richmond, VA – Richmond VA Walk
October 14, 2017: Norfolk, VA – Norfolk Walk
October 14, 2017: Stephens City, VA – Stephens City Walk
October 15, 2017: Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Walk
October 21, 2017: Staunton, VA – Greater Augusta Walk
November 4 2017: Danville, VA – Danville-Pittsylvania County Walk
September 16, 2017: Bluefield, WV – Mercer County Walk
September 23, 2017: Parkersburg, WV – Mid Ohio Valley Walk
September 24, 2017: Moundsville, WV – Moundsville/Upper Ohio Valley Walk
October 7, 2017: Charlestown, WV – Charleston WV Walk
October 14, 2017: Shepherdstown, WV – Shepherdstown WV Walk
OUT OF THE DARKNESS CAMPUS WALKS
These events occur in the spring. 2018 dates will be posted as soon as they are announced.
THE OVERNIGHT WALK
This event occurs in the spring. The 2018 date will be posted as soon as it is announced.