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CALENDAR of AAFA New England
Events, Programs, Support Groups

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May 5,2017

Annual “Breath of Spring” Gala Fundraiser and Auction:
Celebration through Song
with the Tufts University Beelzebubs
See “Events” page for details.


Check back at this website  or join our e-mail list (see form at right) to receive announcements about future programs. Here are some of the recent events of the previous season:

Kyle Dine Concert and Food Allergy EXPO
Sunday, October 16, 2016
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Needham High School Gymnasium
flyer and MORE INFO

Food Allergy Story Time with the No Biggie Bunch
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Newton Public Library     MORE INFO…


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Support groups take a break over the summer months, but we are still here to assist you. Contact us at aafane@aafane.org or call 781-444-7778.

For information about topics, speakers, and locations visit the Educational Support Groups Page of this website.

Boston Food Allergy Support Group:
Dates to be announced

Metro-Boston Allergy and Asthma Educational Support Group:
(Meets at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA)
Fall, 2016: Sept. 20; Oct. 18, Nov. 15
Regional Forum for Teens and their Parents
(at Newton-Wellesley Hospital): Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016
“Going to College with Food Allergies”

Food Allergy Group of the North Shore:
(Meets at Salem Hospital/North Shore Medical Center; Davenport Conference Area, first floor)
Fall, 2016: October 13, Nov. 10

Metro-Northwest Boston Area (meets at Children’s Hospital/Beth Israel medical office building in Lexington, MA):
Fall, 2016: Sept. 19, Oct. 24, Nov. 14

Future meetings and programs will be added when they are scheduled.
Contact us if you have questions.


FAMILY “Meet-Ups”
Contact us with your ideas and suggestions, or to volunteer to help plan family events.

How about an afternoon of bowling or a softball game in the park?
Let us know if you can help organize or publicize a food-free family gathering. (Contact Sharon at 781-444-7778 or sharons@aafane.org.)


Asthma and Allergy Essentials for Child Care Providers and Parents


Sept. 19, 2016
Adventures Pre-School
Belmont, MA
To register: contact Helen West, 617-484-2005

Sept. 27, 2016  (6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.)
Cambridge YMCA
Cambridge, MA
To register on-line: http://bit.ly/2bjyJGe

October 8, 2016  IN SPANISH
Fundamentos del asma y las alergias para guarderias
Lunenburg, MA – (Lunenburg Public Library)
Para inscribirse/To register: contact Center for Child Care Careers at 508-757-1503

Nov. 16, 2016 – Home Health & Child Care Services, Inc. (Avon, MA) To register, contact Lourdes Rosa, Email: training@hhcc.org (508)436-6060.

For information about the training program, or to schedule a workshop in your area, contact Sharon Schumack, 781-444-7778 or sharons@aafane.org


Asthma Management and Education
Training seminar for nurses and respiratory therapists
Monday, November 7, 2016
Registration and dinner: 5:00 p.m.
Presentation and Q&A: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location: Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA
2014 Washington Street (Route 16), Newton, MA

Registration fee: $25.00 (includes dinner and CEU’s)
Register here:  www.aafa.org/NE-ame
Note: Please have your professional license number on hand when you register. 


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