Community Events

Our calendar of events keeps our supporters informed of support group meetings, fundraisers, walk-a-thons and more! We are happy to list your meeting, walk-a-thon, Tortoise & Hair run/walk, Links for Locks golf tournament, bowl-a-thon, etc. The possibilities are endless. If you can think of it, you can do it.

We are here to help you make your specific event a success. Let us know what we can do for you, be it providing you with materials to disperse, targeting a specific demographic for a mailing, or notifying the NAAF community on your upcoming event.

Send your event details to us at info [at] to be included on the calendar. If you know of other events that would be of direct interest to NAAF supporters please let us know about them as well. If you are just getting started and don't know what kind of event to host, please contact Laura Ralph at 415.472.3780 or via email at laura [at]


Napa/Sonoma Support Group Social

May 15, 2016, 12:30PM PDT
Support Group Social Sunday, May 15, 2016, 12:30-3:00 pm Rincon Valley Community Park 5108 Badger Road (Additional entrance on Montecito) Santa Rosa, CA 95409 (Or our house, if the weather doesn’t cooperate…) We have planned our next get-together for May 15 th ! As the summer draws closer, we wanted to get together to answer questions, update members, and reconnect with our local Alopecians. Our plan is to stake out some of the shady picnic benches at the park and have everyone bring food and drinks (enough for their own consumption, and more, if they feel like it) for a big family-style...Read more

Manhattan Support Group

May 16, 2016, 7:00PM EDT
NYU Langone Medical Center Department of Dermatology 240 East 38th Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenue) New York, New York 10016 Once in the building, take elevators to the 11th floor Meeting is held on 11th floor lecture hall, Conference Room 11-23 Please contact Brittany Angerhauser (347) 599-6439 or Dustin Lee (201) 290-6142 with any questions.Read more

Crystal Lake, IL Support Group Meeting

May 17, 2016, 7:00PM CDT
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 7:00-9:00 pm Location: Crosspoint Lutheran Church 8505 Redtail Drive Village of Lakewood, IL 60014 RSVP: Amy Meservey – alopeciaareatacrystallakeil [at] or 224.558.3232Read more

Tortoise & Hair Run/Walk in Walpole, MA

May 22, 2016, 10:00AM PDT
ENTRY FEE $15 2.5 MILE TRAIL WALK /RUN SUNDAY, MAY 22 nd @ 10am Adams Farm - Walpole, MA Walk in registration starts at 9:00am Race Starts Promptly at 10:00 am TOP 3 FINISHERS WILL RECEIVE PRIZESRead more

San Diego Alopecia Areata Support Group

May 22, 2016, 11:30AM PDT
It's social time!!!! As many of you know, Teresa has given SO much of her time and energy to the San Diego Alopecia Areata Support Group over the past several years. Her husband has been relocated to Texas and she is moving to join him in June. We would like to give her a little send off on Sunday, May 22nd. We hope you can join us! We will meet at Orfila Winery (13455 San Pasqual Rd.) in Escondido around 11:30 a.m. Please bring a picnic lunch, and your blanket or lawn chairs. Bocce Ball, Ladderball, and Beanbag/washer toss will be provided for entertainment. This is a family event, so feel...Read more

Nashville Support Group Meetings

May 22, 2016, 2:00PM CDT

Stanford, CA Alopecia Areata Support Group Meeting

May 22, 2016, 12:00PM PDT
Potluck and SwimmingRead more

31st Annual NAAF Conference

Jul 14, 2016, 1:00PM EDT to Jul 17, 2016, 2:00PM EDT
31st Annual National Alopecia Areata Foundation International Conference Thursday, July 14—Sunday, July 17, 2016 Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW · Washington, D.C. Online Registration coming soon!Read more

Stanford, CA Alopecia Areata Support Group Meeting

Aug 20, 2016, 10:00AM PDT
Special Guest Speaker: Peggy Knight, a successful business woman who has been living with Alopecia Areata for decades. She will share her journey and discuss various head covering options.Read more