Events are held throughout the year across the nation and online.  Please check back regularly to learn about new events that have been added to the calendar.  Use the drop down menus to filter the list of events by type and by chapter.  

National Events

May. 01, 2015—May. 31, 2015 | National Observance

Lupus Awareness Month

During May, take action and raise your voice to increase lupus awareness and help solve the cruel mystery that is lupus.


May. 10, 2015 | Global Observance

World Lupus Day

World Lupus Day focuses on the need for heightened awareness, improved healthcare, and increase research on lupus.


May. 15, 2015 | National Observance

Put on Purple Day 2015

Help raise awareness and rally public support for lupus and wear something on May 15.


Jun. 15, 2015—Jun. 16, 2015 | Washington, DC

National Lupus Advocacy Summit

Join lupus activists from across the nation to educate Congress about the urgent needs of people with lupus.


Local Chapter Events

Jan. 26, 2015 3:30 pm—Dec. 31, 2016 4:30 pm

Mecklenburg County Support Group- Central Charlotte

Jan. 26, 2015 4:00 pm—Dec. 31, 2016 5:00 pm

Mecklenburg County Support Group- North Charlotte

Jan. 26, 2015 4:00 pm—Dec. 31, 2016 5:00 pm

New Hanover County Support Group- Wilmington

Jan. 26, 2015 4:00 pm—Dec. 31, 2016 5:00 pm

Onslow County Support Group- Jacksonville

Jan. 26, 2015 4:00 pm—Dec. 31, 2016 5:00 pm

Surry County Support Group- Mt. Airy

Jan. 26, 2015 4:30 pm—Dec. 31, 2016 5:30 pm

Wake County Support Group- Raleigh

Feb. 23, 2015 2:00 pm—Dec. 31, 2015 3:00 pm

Active For Lupus

Join Team RunWalkCrawl and stay active this year while raising awareness and funds for LFA-DMV.

Mar. 31, 2015 7:00 pm—Nov. 28, 2015 8:00 pm

2015 Ask the Experts Teleconference Series

Lupus: Ask the Experts is a series of live educational teleconferences and pre-recorded webcasts on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus.

Apr. 11, 2015 10:00 am—Sep. 12, 2015 1:00 pm

2015 Lupus Empowerment Workshop Series

This eight-city series of educational seminars will provide individuals affected by lupus with methods for not only living, but also thriving.


Recurring events

"Every 3rd Saturday of the Month" | Physicians Regional Medical Center, Palm Dining Room

Southwest Florida Lupus Support Group

Our support groups encourage and accept people as they are and provide a comfortable learning environment to help attendees develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with lupus.

"Every 2nd Saturday of the Month" | Gregg Chapel AME Church

Panhandle Lupus Support Group

Our support groups encourage and accept people as they are and provide a comfortable learning environment to help attendees develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with lupus.

"Every 3rd Thursday of the Month" | Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Sand Dollar Room

South Palm Beach Lupus Support Group

Our support groups encourage and accept people as they are and provide a comfortable learning environment to help attendees develop the best coping strategies to reduce stress that often accompanies living with lupus.

Annual | Pierpont Place

Lupus Gala

Lupus Gala. One night. One mission.

Fourth Thursday of each month | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Wake County Support Group- Raleigh

First Saturday of each month | 10:30am-12:00pm

Surry County Support Group- Mt. Airy

Second Monday of each month | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Onslow County Support Group- Jacksonville

Third Tuesday of each month | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

New Hanover County Support Group- Wilmington

Second Thursday of each month | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Mecklenburg County Support Group- North Charlotte

Second Wednesday of each month | 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Mecklenburg County Support Group- Central Charlotte

Third Wednesday of each month | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Guilford County Support Group- Greensboro

Fourth Sunday of each month | 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Forsyth County Support Group- Winston Salem

Second Wednesday of each month | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Durham County Support Group- Durham

Second Tuesday of each month | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Cumberland County Support Group- Fayetteville

"Every 1st Saturday of the Month" | Online

Online Living with Lupus Support Group

Online support groups are moderated by trained facilitators and are offered several times a month in the chat room of our online community

3rd Saturday of each month | Sports and Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities (Spofit)

East Phoenix Support Group

For more information and to RSVP please contact Toni Grimes, AZ Lupus Warriors support group facilitator

Last Sunday of each month

West Phoenix Metro Support Group

For more information, please contact Maria Videen, support group facilitator.