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Events and Activities

The ALS Association Golden West Chapter holds numerous events and activities for patients and  caregivers, including our support group meetings, caregiver seminars, and "Ask the Experts" educational programs. In addition, the Chapter holds a number of annual events to raise awareness and funds that help provide valuable services to people living with ALS, and support research to find new treatments and a cure to Lou Gehrig's Disease. Please join us at a fundraising event, support group or other activity. We would love to see you soon. 

 2018 Golden West Chapter Events 

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Saturday, January 20

Ask the Experts
Li Ka Shing Conference Center, Stanford University

Saturday, February 17 

Ask the Experts - Hawai'i
Kaiser Moanalua Medical Center Auditorium

Wednesday, February 28

Los Angeles Clippers ALS Awareness Game
Citizens Business Bank Arena

Friday, March 16

Seventh Annual Law Rocks Los Angeles
Los Angeles

Sunday, March 18

Los Angeles Marathon
Dodger Stadium

Saturday, April 7

Day of Remembrance
Sonoma County

Saturday, April 21

San Luis Obispo Walk to Defeat ALS®
Mitchell Park

Sunday, April 22

Jim Tracy 5k to Defeat ALS
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco

Wednesday, April 25


Cooperstown SF
124 King St., San Francisco

Saturday, April 28

Sonoma County Walk to Defeat ALS®
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park

Sunday, May 6

Youth Action Day
Chapter Wide

Sunday - Tuesday, May 13-15

National Advocacy Day & Public Policy
Washington D.C.

Saturday, May 12

EF Wallengren Hoopfest for ALS Research
Calabasas High School, Calabasas 

Saturday, May 19

Night at The Royal
The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu, HI 

Jazz on The Boulevard
500 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena Playhouse District

5th Annual Lou Ferrari Cornhole Tournament
6096 Main St, Clayton, CA 94517 

Friday, June 15

Bernie and The Believers Record Release
401 Grove St., Sonoma CA 95476

Sunday, June 24

Paddling for Peacha: Rock2Rock
Catalina Isthmus

Sunday, July 1

LA Dodgers ALS Awareness Game
Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles 

Wednesday, July 4

Fresno Grizzlies ALS Awareness Game
Chukchansi Park, Fresno 

Wednesday, July 11

SF Giants ALS Awareness Game
AT&T Park, San Francisco

Thursday, July 12

ALS Community Workshop
The Washington Plaza Hotel

Sunday, July 15

Wine Country ALS Half Marathon
Cuvaison Estate Wines

Saturday, July 21

SoCal Ride to Defeat ALS®
Dos Vientos Community Park, Newbury Park

Saturday, July 28

Paddling for Peacha: Molokai2Oahu

Friday, August 3

A First Friday Art Exhibit
1001 Center Street, Santa Cruz

Sunday, August 5

San Jose Giants "Step Up To The Plate for ALS" Baseball Game
Municipal Stadium, San Jose

Saturday, August 11

Joe Cochran Memorial Race Sailing for ALS
Honolulu, Hawaii 

Sunday, August 26

Paddling for Peacha: Catalina Classic
Catalina Isthmus

Saturday, September 15

Hawaii Walk to Defeat ALS®
Kapiolani Regional Park, Honolulu 

Saturday, September 22

Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS®
Yountville Veterans Home, Yountville 

Sunday, September 30 

East Bay Walk to Defeat ALS®
Heather Farms Park, Walnut Creek

Sunday, October 7

Ventura/Santa Barbara County Walk to Defeat ALS®
Plaza Park, Ventura

Saturday, October 13 

Kern County Walk to Defeat ALS®
The Park at Riverwalk, Bakersfield 

Saturday, October 13

Silicon Valley Walk to Defeat ALS®
Coyote Point, San Mateo

Saturday, October 20

Monterey Bay Walk to Defeat ALS®
El Estero Park, Monterey 

Sunday, October 21 

Inland Empire Walk to Defeat ALS®
LoanMart Field, Rancho Cucamonga

Sunday, October 28

Central Valley Walk to Defeat ALS®
Woodward Park, Fresno 

Sunday, November 4

Los Angeles Walk to Defeat ALS®
Exposition Park, DTLA

Friday, November 9

Champions for Care and a Cure
Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

Monday, December 10

18th Annual ALS Golf Classic
Valencia Country Club

Thursday, December 13

Dine and Donate at California Pizza Kitchen of Walnut Creek
1325 South Main Street, Walnut Creek


*Date Subject to change.