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World AIDS Day Event Calendar

By | 2015-11-26T09:00:00-05:00 November 26th, 2015|Guides, World AIDS Day|

COMPILED BY SHELBY CLARK PETKUS

Dec. 1

6 a.m.
Volunteer for World AIDS Day. World AIDS Day Detroit is pleased to offer volunteer opportunities for our upcoming World AIDS Day events happening at the Garden Theater in Midtown Detroit.
The Garden Theater, 3929 Woodward Ave., Detroit
http://gaybe.am/wav

8 a.m.
World AIDS Day Detroit Giving Breakfast. With special guest Jeanne White-Ginder. Tickets are $50-75. Purchase a table for $1,000.
The Garden Theater, 3929 Woodward Ave., Detroit
http://gaybe.am/wab

9 a.m.
Name Memorial Quilt Display. Email gsc@oakland.edu or call 248-370-4333 for more information.
Oakland Room, Oakland University Gender and Sexuality Center.
http://www.oakland.edu/csa/gsc

11 a.m.
HIV Testing (appointments only). Call 734-572-9355 to make your appoinment for free HIV testing.
HARC Office, 3075 Clark Road #203, Ypsilanti
http://hivaidsresource.org

11:30 a.m.
World AIDS Day Detroit Symposium. An education symposium that is a youth-focused education and awareness event. Programming will feature the Ryan White Story as told by his mother, Jeanne White-Ginder. Free.
The Garden Theater, 3929 Woodward Ave., Detroit
http://worldaidsdayus.org/world-aids-day-2015/

12 p.m.
Viral Apartheid: The Rise of HIV Exceptionalism. With special guest Todd Heywood, BTL contributing writer. Email gsc@oakland.edu or call 248-370-4333 for more information.
Oakland Room, Oakland University Gender and Sexuality Center.
http://www.oakland.edu/csa/gsc

1 p.m.
Anonymous HIV Testing. Monday-Friday testing until 3 p.m. at the University of Michigan. Call 734-763-1320 to schedule an appointment (walk-ins are taken if the schedule allows).
Wolverine Wellness, Suite 2110, Second floor, Ann Arbor
https://www.uhs.umich.edu/hivtesting

2:30 p.m.
Mobile Unit Site. Visit the new outreach unit. Receive HIV, Hep C testing and more. Contact Lemont Gore at 734-572-9355 or lemont@hivaidsresource.org for more details.
Parkridge Homes Apartments, Armstrong Street, Ypsilanti
http://hivaidsresource.org

3 p.m.
Film Screening: “How to Survive a Plague.” Email gsc@oakland.edu or call 248-370-4333 for more information.
Oakland Room, Oakland University Gender and Sexuality Center.
http://www.oakland.edu/csa/gsc

7 p.m.
World AIDS Day Benefit Concert featuring American Idols. Performers include Kris Allen, Melinda Doolittle, Rayvon Owen, Devin Velez and Malaya Watson. Tickets are $30-85. You must be at least 18 years old to purchase a ticket. Minors are allowed if accompanied by a parent or guardian. Contact 313-757-1733 or email info@worldaidsdaydetroit.com with any questions.
The Garden Theater, 3929 Woodward Ave., Detroit
http://gaybe.am/wac

7 p.m.
People Who Care About People With AIDS Interfaith Service. Spirit of Hope Church, Detroit. All welcome; light refreshments following.
1519 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Detroit
Spiritofhopedetroit@gmail.com

7 p.m.
Raw Deal: Barebacking in America. With special guest Todd Heywood, contributing writer to BTL. Email gsc@oakland.edu or call 248-370-4333 for more information.
Oakland Room, Oakland University Gender and Sexuality Center.
http://www.oakland.edu/csa/gsc

Evening
Fall Into The Red: World AIDS Day.
Social Hall Theatre at Ferndale First United Methodist, 22331 Woodward Ave., Ferndale
http://www.fallitr.com

Dec. 2

6 p.m.
Free STD & HIV testing, Michigan AIDS Coalition (MAC). MAC provides free HIV, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Hepatitis C testing every Wednesday through 9 p.m. Last client taken 30 minutes before end of testing session. HIV, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Hepatitis C testing provided to everyone.
Affirmations, 290 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale
http://www.goaffirmations.org

Dec. 3

12 noon
Free HIV testing. Every Thursday from noon to 5:30 p.m.
1209 S. University Ave., Ann Arbor
http://www.s3safesexstore.com

1 p.m.
Walk-in HIV/STD Testing Thursdays at Washtenaw County Public Health through 4 p.m.
Washtenaw County Public Health, 555 Towner St., Suited 1103, Ypsilanti
http://www.ewashtenaw.org

5:30 p.m.
Free HIV and syphilis testing through 8:30 p.m.. Affirmations and AIDS Partnership Michigan. For more information, please call the MIchigan HIV/STI Hotline at 1-800-872-2437. Everyone welcome. Testing together (for eligible couples/sex partners) is offered by appointment. Contact Clarence Peeples at APM’s main office at 313-446-9820.
Affirmations, 290 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale
http://www.goaffirmations.org

Dec. 5

1 p.m.
Free HIV and syphilis testing through 4 p.m. Affirmations and AIDS Partnership Michigan. For more information, please call the MIchigan HIV/STI Hotline at 1-800-872-2437. Everyone welcome. Testing together (for eligible couples/sex partners) is offered by appointment. Contact Clarence Peeples at APM’s main office at 313-446-9820.
Affirmations, 290 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale
http://www.goaffirmations.org

Dec. 7

8:30 a.m.
HIV testing by appointment Monday-Friday. Call to schedule an appointment at 734-544-6840. Evening appointments available.
Washtenaw County Public Health, 555 Towner St., Suite 1103, Ypsilanti
http://www.ewashtenaw.org

6 p.m.
Anonymous Rapid HIV Testing. Free HIV testing through the HIV/AIDS Resource Center (HARC) every Monday until 8 p.m. Not offered over University of Michigan breaks. Contact info@hivaidsresource.org or spectrumcenter@umich.edu for more information.
Spectrum Center, Michigan Union, 500 S. State St., Ann Arbor

Dec. 8

5 p.m.
Free STD & HIV testing, Oakland County Health Division. Offered twice per month on every second and last Tuesday of every month through 7:30 p.m. Last client taken at 7:30 p.m. All testing performed by Registered Nurses. Tests offered: HIV Rapid Testing, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Trichomonaiasis (Trich). Throat and anal cultures as needed on a case by case basis.
Affirmations, 290 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale
http://www.goaffirmations.org

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