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CALENDAR of AAFA New England
Events, Programs, Support Groups

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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:


Friday, October 25, 2019, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Boston College Club, 100 Federal St, 36th floor, Boston, MA 02110
Celebrate AAFA New England’s 40th Anniversary and join us in honoring three champions of the asthma and allergy community! To purchase tickets, view sponsorship opportunities or to donate or bid on auction items, click here.


Saturday, October 26, 2019 * 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Canton High School Gymnasium
900 Washington Street, Canton, MA
Kyle Dine is a performer and educator who writes and performs songs that empower, support and educate children with food allergies, their parents and friends. Save the date for our family concert! Children (and adults) are welcome to dress up in your Halloween costumes to add to the fun. To become a sponsor and/or exhibitor, you can register online or download the registration form.

NEW AFAA New England Speaker Series

Flying with Food Allergies: Planning Summer Travel

Laurel Francoeur, Attorney, Francoeur Law

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Boston Children’s at Lexington, Conference Room A
482 Bedford Street, Lexington, MA

Asthma Basics: When to Pay Close Attention; When to Start to Worry

Beth Klements, MS, PPCNP-BC, AE-C, Asthma Clinical Nurse, Boston Children’s Hospital

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 6:30 – 6:30 PM
Boston Children’s at Waltham, Deverber Room
9 Hope Ave., Waltham, MA

Digital Health and Patient Engagement: moderated panel discussion and webinar

Jyotsna Mehta, Founder, Keva Health

Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
AAFA New England Office
25 Braintree Hill Office Park, Suite 200, Braintree, MA

All Speaker Series events open to the public without charge. To register for the speaker series, call AAFA New England at 781-444-7778 or email us at events@aafane.org.
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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)
Dates to be announced
Regional Forum for Teens and their Parents
(at Newton-Wellesley Hospital)
“Going to College with Food Allergies”

Date to be announced

Food Allergy Group of the North Shore:
(Meets at Salem Hospital/North Shore Medical Center; Davenport Conference Area, first floor)
Dates to be announced

Metro-Northwest Boston Area (meets at Children’s Hospital/Beth Israel medical office building in Lexington, MA):
Dates to be announced

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. (Call 781-444-7778 or email aafane@aafane.org.)


Asthma and Allergy Essentials for Child Care Providers and Parents


Check back for new programs to be announced.

For information about the training program, or to schedule a workshop in your area, call 781-444-7778 or email aafane@aafane.org


Asthma Management and Education
Training seminar for nurses and respiratory therapists
Dates to be announced

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


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