Local Events

Check out  local events and find ways you can make new friends and help support 22q.

This is meant to be an inclusive list. If you do not  see your event listed, please email info@22q.org and we will happily add it.

5th Annual 22q11.2 Family Conference

Saturday November 3rd, 2018

Where: Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Supported by the 22q Deletion Syndrome Clinic at SickKids in Toronto, this parent-organized conference is designed to connect families whose lives have been touched by 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS).   Now in its fifth year, this annual conference aims to provide parents and families with information to help them:

  • Educate themselves
  • Advocate for their children
  • Navigate the syndrome and the systems (education, medical and social) that impact people with 22q11DS

For more information visit here

22q Family Meeting – U.C. Davis Mind Institute 

Sacramento, CA USA

Sunday, October 21, 2018 

10:00AM TO 5:00PM

Register here

Birmingham International Marathon

October 14, 2018

More information here

22q Halloween Spooktacular – Lake Elsinore, CA 

October 13th, 2018

Join 22qties Unite for their 1st Annual 22q Halloween Spooktacular – Located at the beautiful Links of Summerly Golf Course in Lake Elsinore, CA. We will be having a DJ, Photo Booth, Prizes , Raffles and Halloween Costume Contests. Purchase your tickets today!

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1st Annual Blues & Guitar Music Festival

Todd Simpson and Mojo Child

When: Saturday, September 22, 018

Where: 1911 6th Avenue – Bessemer, AL 35020

Learn more here

22q Family Conference – Auckland, New Zealand

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Special Guest Presenters: 

Dr. Linda Campbell – University of Newcastle – The Find Lab

Dr. Tony Simon – 22q1.2 Research Center and Clinic – UC Davis Health

Dr. Donna McDonald McGinn – MS, CGC, is Chief of the Section of Genetic Counseling, Director of the 22q and You Center and Associate Director of Clinical Genetics Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


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