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Regional Events Calendar

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REGION 3 EVENTS:

July 10, 2021: Virtual Small Business Recovery Series: Unconventional Funding, Washington Business Journal. This event is free to attend. Show up, listen to some tunes, eat some food, educate yourself, and show your support!

July 10, 2021: East Main Street, Westminster Westminster County Pride Festival, Westminster Pride. This event is free to attend. Show up, listen to some tunes, eat some food, educate yourself, and show your support!

July 10, 2021: Baltimore, MD 2nd Annual Grab Crabs & Go, Roberta’s House. Crabs are available for purchase in quantities of a dozen, half-bushel or full bushel of crabs. Information on how to receive your crabs will be available after your purchase.

August 7, 2021: Raleigh County, WV Appalachian Hope Festival, Appalachian Hope Festival. This event is organized to celebrate the Appalachian culture and showcase West Virginia crafters, music, food & faith. The organization wants to inspire, encourage, and support he youth of WV, the foster children of WV and their families.

August 9-11, 2021: Virtual WVAADAC Professional Summit, West Virginia Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors. Calls for proposals: military issues, legal marijuana, abstinence-based programs, MAT, alcohol, effects of MAT, and current trends.

August 28, 2021: Baltimore, MD Summer Camp Erin, Roberta’s House. Camp Erin Baltimore is a free, weekend bereavement camp for youth who are grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Children and teens ages 6 to 17 attend a weekend camp experience that combines grief education and emotional support with fun, traditional camp activities. Led by bereavement professionals and caring volunteers, campers are provided a safe environment to explore their grief, learn essential coping skills, and make friends with peers who are also grieving.

September 11, 2021: Richmond, VA 17th Annual Recovery Fest, McShin Recovery Resource Foundation. This event will have recovery resources, vendors, food, family activities, music, corn hole, speakers, non-profits, and more!

October 9, 2021: Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods, Columbia, MD Howard County Pride Festival, PFLAG Columbia-Howard County. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, and as a follow up to a national conversation hosted by American City Business Journals, the Washington Business Journal will convene local business leaders sharing their expertise on this important topic.


NAMIWalks: 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. #NotAloneNAMI Walks Your Way logo 2021

June 12, 2021: Blue Bell, PA – NAMIWalks Your Way Montgomery County PAFor the second year in a row, NAMIWalks will be a little different — while making a lot of difference. NAMIWalks Your Way will be hosting an in-person event at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, in compliance with the local health department COVID-19 guidelines. We continue to prove our resilience and make the event our own. PLEASE NOTE: While we have every hope of being able to hold an in-person event, should the need to pivot to a virtual platform arise due to Covid-19 restrictions, a decision will be made by March 1, 2021.

October 9, 2021: Virtual – NAMIWalks Your Way Keystone PA. For the second year in a row, NAMIWalks will be a little different — while making a lot of difference. NAMIWalks will be a virtually virtual experience, united with NAMIWalks across the country. NAMIWalks Your Way means instead of putting one foot in front of the other, you get to put one feat in front of the other: participants get to use their creativity, with the main rule that we continue to advance towards our goal by leaps and bounds.

October 9, 2021: Virtual – NAMIWalks Your Way Mail Line PA. For the second year in a row, NAMIWalks will be a little different — while making a lot of difference. NAMIWalks will be a virtually virtual experience, united with NAMIWalks across the country. NAMIWalks Your Way means instead of putting one foot in front of the other, you get to put one feat in front of the other: participants get to use their creativity, with the main rule that we continue to advance towards our goal by leaps and bounds.

October 9, 2021: Virtual – NAMIWalks Your Way Northern Virginia. For the second year in a row, NAMIWalks will be a little different — while making a lot of difference. NAMIWalks will be a virtually virtual experience, united with NAMIWalks across the country. NAMIWalks Your Way means instead of putting one foot in front of the other, you get to put one feat in front of the other: participants get to use their creativity, with the main rule that we continue to advance towards our goal by leaps and bounds.

October 9, 2021: Virtual – NAMIWalks Your Way Virginia. For the second year in a row, NAMIWalks will be a little different — while making a lot of difference. NAMIWalks will be a virtually virtual experience, united with NAMIWalks across the country. NAMIWalks Your Way means instead of putting one foot in front of the other, you get to put one feat in front of the other: participants get to use their creativity, with the main rule that we continue to advance towards our goal by leaps and bounds.

October 9, 2021: Friends Hospital, Philadelphia, PA OR Virtual – NAMIWalks Your Way Philly. For the second year in a row, NAMIWalks will be a little different — while making a lot of difference. This year, NAMIWalks Your Way Philly will return as an in-person event on Saturday, October 9th. We will be following comprehensive safety protocols to bring our community movement for mental health back together, stronger than ever. We’ll also be offering a virtual option, where participants can join in from home or from their favorite park or trail, with a fun activity they choose.


OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY 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. #TogetherToFightSuicide

DELAWARE:

Out of the Darkness Community Walks

October 3, 2021: TBD, DE – Delaware Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

October 23, 2021: Lincoln Memorial, DC – Washington DC Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available. Currently, the date & location are tentative and subject to change.

MARYLAND:

September 12, 2021: Krimgold Park, Woodbine, MD – Carroll County Maryland Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September TBA, 2021: Annapolis, MD – Annapolis Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 19, 2021: Germantown, MD – Montgomery County Maryland Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 25, 2021: Idlewild Park, Easton, MD – Mid-Shore Maryland Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 25, 2021: Ocean City, MD – Ocean City Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 2, 2021: TBD, Hagerstown, MD – Hagerstown Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 2, 2021: TBD, Havre de Grace, MD – Havre de Grace Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 9, 2021: TBD, Columbia, MD – Howard County Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 16, 2021: Frederick, MD – Frederick Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 24, 2021: TBD, St. Mary’s, MD – Southern Maryland Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 30, 2021: TBD, Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

PENNSYLVANIA:

September 12, 2021: Kirby Park, Wilkes Barre, PA – Greater Northeast Pennsylvania Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 12, 2021: Highmark Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA – Pittsburgh Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 18, 2021: Central Park, Johnstown, PA – Cambria County Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 18, 2021: Carlisle Fairgrounds, Carlisle, PA – Carlisle Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 19, 2021: Lakemont Park, Altoona, PA – Blair County Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 25, 2021: Jim Dietrich Park, Reading, PA – Berks County Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 25, 2021: TBD, Saint Mary’s, PA – Elk County Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 25, 2021: Presque Isle State Park, Erie, PA – Erie Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

September 26, 2021: Riverview Park, Lock Haven, PA – Clinton County Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 2, 2021: Riverwalk Ampitheatre, New Castle, PA – Lawrence County Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 3, 2021: Lehigh Parkway, Allentown, PA – Greater Lehigh Valley Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 3, 2021: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA – Greater Philadelphia Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 3, 2021: Detwiler Memorial Park, Huntingdon, PA – Huntingdon County Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 3, 2021: Kish Park, Lewiston, PA – Mifflin-Juniata Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

October 4, 2021: FNB Field, Harrisburg, PA – Harrisburg Walk. Plans are to host the Community Walks in person. The health and safety of  participants, staff and volunteers are top priorities and AFSP will work with local authorities to make decisions about event details. Virtual options will be available.

VIRGINIA:

September 19, 2021: Harris Pavilion, Manassas, VA – Manassas Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

September 25, 2021: Mt. Trashmore, Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

September 26, 2021: Ida Lee Park, Loudon, VA – Loudon Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 2, 2021: Riverfront Park, Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 2, 2021: Byrd Park, Richmond, VA – Richmond Virginia Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 2, 2021: TBD, Salem, VA – Salem-Roanoke Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 9, 2021: Veterans Amphitheater, Fairfax, VA – Fairfax Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 9, 2021: John Lee Pratt Park, Fredericksburg, VA – Greater Fredericksburg Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 9, 2021: Sherando High School and Sherando Park, Stephens City, VA – Stephens City Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 9, 2021: Newport News Park, Newport News, VA – Virginia Peninsula Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 16, 2021: Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton, VA – Greater Shenandoah Valley Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 23, 2021: Charles City High School, Charles City, VA – Charles City Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 23, 2021: Bennetts Creek Park, VA – Suffolk Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

November 6, 2021: Sugar Hollow Park, Bristol, VA – Bristol Virginia Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

November 6, 2021: Ballou Park, Danville, VA – Danville South Central Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

WEST VIRGINIA:

September 25, 2021: War Memorial Park, Martinsburg, WV – Eastern Panhandle West Virginia Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

September 25, 2021: Parkersburg City Park, Parkersburg, WV – Mid-Ohio Valley Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 2, 2021: Krepps Park, Morgantown, WV – Morgantown Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 9, 2021: Princeton High School, Princeton, WV – Southern West Virginia Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 16, 2021: Harris Riverfront Park, Huntington, WV – Huntington West Virginia Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.

October 23, 2021: Haddad Riverfront Park, Charleston, WV – Charleston Capital Area Walk. Our walk date and location could be subject to change based on the availability of the venue and the permit process. We will update this page, and notify all walkers once we have confirmation. In the meantime, we encourage you to register your team and start fundraising for Fall 2021. We are hopeful and look forward to walking together in person this Fall.


OUT OF THE DARKNESS CAMPUS WALKS

These events have already taken place in Spring 2021. Additional events and/or 2022 will be added as they become available.

DELAWARE:

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

MARYLAND:

PENNSYLVANIA:

VIRGINIA:

WEST VIRGINIA


THE OVERNIGHT WALK

June 26, 2020: Nationwide, Virtual – Overnight Virtual Experience