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.

8th Annual 22q Texas Family Camp

22q Texas is hosting the 8th Annual Retreat for Texas families affected by 22q11.2 chromosome disorders.

When: Friday November 3, 2017 – Sunday November 5, 2017

Where: Burton, Texas USA

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4th Annual 22q11.2 Family Conference

Organized in partnership with SickKids 22q Deletion Syndrome Clinic

When: Saturday November 11th  – 12th, 2017

Location: Daniels Hollywood Theatre SickKids · Toronto, Canada

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Arizona 22q at the Zoo

When: Saturday October 21, 2017

Time: 9:00AM – 12:00pm

Location: Arizona, Texas USA

22q and Boo

When: Monday, October 30th, 2017

Where: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia | 3401 Civic Center Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19104

Abramson Pediatric Research Center: 1st Floor, Room 123-ABC

Time: 7:00PM -9:00PM

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 Gust of 22q 2017

When: Friday, September 22, 2017 to Saturday 23, 2017

Where: A Gust of Sun Winery – Ransomville, New York, US

Time: 6:00PM

A Healthy You and 22q Conference

When: September 23, 2017

Where: Nationwide Children’s Hospital 22q Center

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Family Meet up – Wimpole Estate, Royston Cambridge

When: Friday August 25 at 10:30 AM

The Tripp family invite all Max Appeal families to their summer meet up which will this year be held at the Wimpole Estate, Royston, Cambridgeshire.

Health & Wellness Fair

When: Saturday August 5, 2017

Stop by the 22q table to help raise awareness!

Barksdale Pavilion Jones Park

Gulfport Mississippi USA

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Austin-area 22q Swim Party

When: Sunday, August 6, 2017

Time: 2:30 pM

Where: Austin Texas, USA

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31st Annual Children’s Health Fair

When: July 22, 2017

Stop by the 22q table to help raise awareness for!

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22q Foundation Australia & NZ – Western Australia Seminar

Hosted by 22q Foundation Australia and New Zealand

When: July 29, 2017

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June 22, 2017 @ 6:00PM

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine will be presenting a “22Q&A”. The event will include a brief talk from a geneticist and a presentation about getting the appropriate services for children in school. There will be time for questions for the professionals and time to network with professionals and families. Refreshments will be served and there is no cost to the event. The event will be held at 1301 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461

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Mark your Calendars for the Seventh Annual 22q at the Zoo for Sunday May 21st, 2017

Organized and developed by The International 22q11.2 Foundation, 22q at the Zoo is an event that gives families, friends and professionals a chance to socialize, network and raise the public profile of chromosome 22q11.2 syndromes.

Volunteers spread awareness by handing out our 22q fact sheets and educating anyone interested enough to stop and ask about 22q. The event kicks off in New Zealand and continues westward ending in the South Pacific having literally circled the globe. Participants are recognizable, wearing the official “22q at the Zoo” red T-shirt and “Ask me about 22q” buttons.





Saturday, March 4, 2017

Time: 8:00 AM

Location: Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Arizona 22q11 Support Group

Management of 22q Deletion Syndrome: A Roadmap to good Health

A half-day conference at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Center, Rosenberg Building. At this free conference 22q specialists speak to parents and caregivers.

December 2nd, 2016 – December 25, 2016

Christmas Tree event at the Heart Center at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is hosting a winter wonderland to raise awareness for 22q! Photos with the children and informational cards to create awareness for 22q. Click her for photo
Phoenix Children’s Hospital:
1919 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016
United States

December 3rd – December 17th, 2016

Join “Team 22q” for the 2016 Ugly Sweater Walk/Run.

The Most Cheerful 5k of the Year!

Happening at 11 locations across the USA.

December 3, 2016                                                                         

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Hartford, CT
  • Seattle, WA

December 4, 2016

  • Cleveland, OH

December 10, 2016

  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX

December 17, 2016

  • Baltimore, MD
  • Denver, CO
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Washington, DC



November 6, 2016 

The Annual Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Family Meeting at the UC Davis MIND Institute (located at 2825 50th St, Sacramento, CA, 95817) on Sunday, November 6th, 2016!   Learn more

October 9, 2016 

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is hosting a Halloween event. Enjoy this free family fun event. There will be pumpkin decorating activities, scavenger hunt and entertainment.  Learn more. 

October 12, 2016

St. Joseph’s Hospital is hosting a transition workshop for caregivers of youth who may need a legal guardian when they turn eighteen. Topics will include transition, legal guardianship and protected decision-making. Learn more.

October 27, 2016 

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 22q and You center is hosting 22q and Boo! Kids and adults are invited to join us for an evening of games, activities, and informational sessions. Refreshments will be served and costumes are encouraged! Learn more.




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