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CALENDAR of AAFA New England
Events, Programs, Support Groups

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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

Additional workshops are being planned for 2016, supported by grants to offer workshops for providers in 13 cities and towns in the Nashoba Valley area of Massachusetts, and for providers in Arlington, Belmont, Cambridge, Somerville, Waltham and Watertown, MA.

We are also available to offer workshops in other areas.

Sept. 14, 2016
Nashoba Valley Medical Center
Ayer, MA
To register: contact Center for Child Care Careers at 508-757-1503

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. 


We are in the process  of planning  additional meetings and other programs for 2016.

Check back at this website  or join our e-mail list (see form at right) to receive announcements.