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Rapid City, South Dakota
23rd annual Black Hills Area Health & Human Services Fair
The Black Hills FMCF Support Group will be exhibiting at this event, from 9 am-4pm at the Civic Center’s Rushmore Hall. The event is Free. For more information, call Marilyn Hovland (605) 348-1996

Santa Monica, California
Pilates Class – “Fundraiser for FM”
Shauna Harrison will be teaching a free pilates class at 10:15 am at the Bodies in Motion studio located at 12100 Olympic Boulevard. Donations for the class will benefit the National Fibromyalgia Association. For more information, call Shauna at (650) 714-0999.


Warren, Michigan
Open House and FAMily Reunion
The Fibromyalgia Association of Michigan will host an open house from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at St. John Macomb Hospital located at 12000 East 12 Mile Road in the Physical Rehab Services Building. Guest speaker is Michael Jadali, DO. The event is Free, but donations will be accepted. For more information, call Sharon Waldrop at (248) 235-1221.


Internet Radio interview with Randy Wold, who recently competed in the 25th Annual SuperChevy Show at the Pomona Fairplex Raceway in Pomona, California. Wold, a member of the board of the National Fibromyalgia Association, competed in the race to raise awareness of fibromyalgia and its effects on men who suffer from the illness. Wold’s interview will air at 6 pm PST and 9 pm EST.


Orange, California
“Achieving Wellness the Smart & Stylish Way”
The National Fibromyalgia Association and WalkStyles, Inc. will host a presentation and fashion show at 11:00 am at the Cordelia Knott Wellness Center located at 230 So. Main Street, Ste. 100. A guided imagery workshop will also take place. The event is Free, but seating is limited. Please call (714) 921-0150 for reservations.

Sacramento, California
Fibromyalgia/CFS Awareness Rally
Brenda Carini, along with several support groups in the area will be meeting at the State Capitol South Steps from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. Wear jeans and a white t-shirt for conformity. For more information, call Brenda at (530) 268-9204.

Klamath Falls, Oregon
“Gentle Yoga Class”
The Klamath County Family YMCA will be hosting a free “Gentle Yoga Class” at 11:15 am & 6:30 pm. The YMCA is located at 1221 S. Alameda. Call Amy Wilkenloh at (541) 884-4149 for more information.

Pasadena, California
Fibromyalgia Aquatics Class
The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center will offer a Free Fibromyalgia Aquatic Class in the center’s new Teaching and Therapy Pool from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm located at 360 North Arroyo Boulevard; call Kathy Schmidt at (626) 564-0330 ext. 409 for more information.

Santa Barbara, California
“Finding Solutions to Fibromyalgia”
The Rehabilitation Institute at Santa Barbara will host the presentation by James. L. Kwako, M.D. from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Harris Meisel Conference Center located at 2415 De la Vina Street. A tour of the Tuohy Foundation Aquatics Center will follow at 12:00 pm. The event is Free. For more information, call RISB at (805) 687-7444.

Hamilton, Ohio
Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Meeting
Fort Hamilton Hospital Center for Health and Wellness Support Group will recognize Awareness Day with educational brochures, flyers and magazines on fibromyalgia at their monthly meeting 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The Center is located at the East Butler County YMCA, 6645 Morris Road. For more information, contact Laura Koehler at (513) 585-7200.

Novi, Michigan
Lecture at Curves
Dr. Sharon Ostalecki, leader of H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Pain & Exhaustion) will be speaking on fibromyalgia at CURVES from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The Curves is located at 24281 Novi Road. The event is Free. Call Dr. Ostalecki at (248) 344-4063 for more information.

Royal Oak, Michigan
FM Information Workshop
Dr. Sharon Ostalecki, and the members of H.O.P.E. (Helping Our Pain & Exhaustion), will be hosting a Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Information Workshop from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Beaumont Hospital located at 3601 W 13 Mile Road. The event is Free. Call Dr. Ostalecki at (248) 344-4063 for more information.

Northridge, California
Awareness Table
The West Valley Fibromyalgia Support Group will be having an “Awareness Table” from 10 am to 3:00 pm at the Northridge Hospital Medical Center located at 18300 Roscoe Boulevard. For more information, call Nancy Allen at (818) 886-8730.

Providence, Rhode Island
Presentation on Fibromyalgia
Dr. Keith Rafal, Medical Director of the Fibromyalgia Program at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Rhode Island, will speak at the Open House from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Holiday Inn located at 21 Atwells Avenue. The event is Free and sponsored by the Rehabilitation Hospital of RI in collaboration with the National Fibromyalgia Association. Call Beverly Sawyer at 401-261-3511 for more information.


Louisville, Kentucky
Fibromyalgia Treatment Seminar
Claudia Marek, author of numerous books on fibromyalgia, will be the featured speaker at a Fibromyalgia Treatment Seminar hosted by IFOG (Informed Fibromyalgics on Guaifenesin). The event is from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm at the University of Louisville Business School Auditorium. The fee is $20 per person, with proceeds donated to the Fibromyalgia Treatment Center Research Fund. For more information, call Beth O’Hara at (502) 635-1549.

Knoxville, Tennessee
“Picnic in the Park”
The Knoxville Fibromyalgia/CFS Support Group will be hosting “Picnic in the Park” to commemorate Fibromyalgia Awareness Day at the Holston River Park from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. For more information, call Patsy Goleach at (865) 588-6789.

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One thought on “MASTER CALENDAR OF FIBROMYALGIA AWARENESS DAY EVENTS: From the National Fibromyalgia Association”

  1. sdawson says:

    If you have any organizations or group meetings about fibro in Salt Lake City, Utah area, I’d be interested in attending.

    If you have any articles on “finding hope through it all”
    or “wanting to stay alive and wanting to die”
    I’d like to read.


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