December 1st is World AIDS Day. Throughout the Holidays, we remember those who have passed, and renew our commitment for a cure. Here are a few suggestions, beginning on Thursday, November 29th, through Saturday, December 1st, 2018.
Candle Light Remembrance in Brooklyn on November 29th
Thursday, November 29th, WatchfulEye, Brooklyn Community Pride Center and NYC Faith in Action will present a night of remembering with World AIDS Day Candle Light Remembrance. Names of those lost will be read aloud and collected on the Facebook Event Page. The event will take place from 6-8pm at Restoration Plaza (on the West Plaza), 1360 Fulton, Brooklyn.
World AIDS Day at Baruch College on November 30th
Friday, November 30th from 11am to 1pm at Baruch College, Mason Hall located at 17 Lexington Avenue at 23rd Street. This event is co-hosted by End AIDS NY 2020 Coalition and Broadway Cares, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the NYS Health Department, along with the Housing Works community. RSVP through eventbrite. And follow on the Facebook Event Page.
The Chapel of Saint Columbia on November 30th
Friday, November 30th in The Chapel of St. Columbia at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine from 6-8pm. The Cathedral is located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street in Morningside Heights.
Keeping the Promise at Apollo Theater on November 30th
Friday, November 30th, Keeping the Promise at the Apollo Theater in Harlem with Debbie Allen ~ Celebrating Icons of Dance. Red Carpet 5pm, Show begins at 7pm.
Day Without Art is an international day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis.
Cycle for the Cause on December 1st
Saturday, December 1st, Cycle for the Cause from Noon to 3pm. Cycle for the Cause is teaming up with Crunch Fitness 19th Street’s What a Drag!? cycling experience to offer the C4C family an afternoon of cycling and community to honor the lives and resilience of all of those affected by HIV and AIDS. Doors open at Noon and drag karaoke cycle class starts at 12:30pm. Get tickets.
Out of the Darkness Candlelight Vigil on December 1st
Saturday, December 1st, 27th Out of the Darkness Candlelight Vigil at the New York City Aids Memorial, Greenwich Avenue and West 12th Street, NYC. Event begins at 6:30pm and will continue to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 81 Christopher Street.
Also presented by New York City AIDS Memorial, #LightTheFight, an interactive art experience taking place on December 1st. Following the ceremony, a fleet of five trucks emblazoned with LED signs will begin a journey through the city displaying a series of quotes that convey the impact, history and ongoing battle against AIDS.
World AIDS Day Film Screening in East Harlem
This World AIDS Day, join the East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center for a showing and panel discussion of “Wilhemina’s War,” a film about the AIDS epidemic in the rural South. Free HIV testing will be available. The film will be shown on Saturday, December 1 from Noon to 4pm at 158 East 115th Street, NYC