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Michigan World AIDS Day Calendar

By |2009-11-26T09:00:00-05:00November 26th, 2009|News|

The Names Quilt ceremonies at SSteppin’ Out AIDS Walk Detroit this past September. Quilts will be on display around the state for World AIDS Day. BTL Photo: Jessica Carreras

Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Museum of Art : “Day With(out) Art” A reading by poet Donald Hall to commemorate World AIDS Day. University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 S. State, Ann Arbor. 5 p.m. Dec. 1. 734-763-UMMA. http://www.umma.umich.edu.

Auburn Hills

AIDS Partnership Michigan : “HIV Counseling and Testing” With informational tables. Student Center, Oakland Community College, Auburn Hills. 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Dec. 1. 800-515-3434. http://www.aidspartnership.org.


St. John Community Health : “NAMES and Stitches Display” A display of the NAMES Project AIDS Quilt and the dolls of Stitches in honor of World AIDS Day. Service will be held at 12:30 in hospital chapel. Concurrent exhibit will be held at Providence Hospital. St. John Hospital and Medical Center, 22101 Moross, Detroit. 9 a.m. Dec. 1. 248-849-5759. http://www.stjohn.org.
Michigan AIDS Coalition : “HIV Prevention Table” A table of information, hosted by MAC with the Department of Health and Wellness Promotion. Detroit Health Department, 1151 Taylor, Detroit. 10 a.m. Dec. 1. 248-545-2435. http://www.dethealth.org.
Detroit Red Ribbon Collaborative : “Multicultural World AIDS Day Event” Candlelight vigil, presentations, HIV testing, refreshments and services in English, Spanish and Arabic. LA SED Youth/Senior Center, 7150 W Vernor Highway, Detroit. 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1. 734-796-0910.


Michigan AIDS Coalition : “World AIDS Day Breakfast” A delicious free continental breakfast with local politicians and friends. Also, hear a moving testimonial from a person living with HIV/AIDS. Michigan AIDS Coalition, 429 Livernois, Ferndale. 8:30 a.m. Dec. 1. 248-545-1435. http://michiganaidscoalition.org.
Zion Lutheran Church : “World AIDS Day Service” With HIV rapid testing, panel discussion and reception with performance by Sing Out Detroit. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 143 Albany, Ferndale. 3 p.m. Dec. 1. 248-399-7741
Affirmations : “AIDS Quilt Reception” Speakers and performers that evening will include NAMES Project Michigan Chapter, Stitches Doll Project, HIVAIDS Awareness Activists and spoken word artists, plus Sing Out Detroit. Affirmations, 290 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 248-398-7105. http://www.goaffirmations.org.


Community AIDS Resource and Education Services : “AIDS Quilt Viewing” With Living Quilt showing. Dec. 1. First Congregational Church, 129 S. Park, Kalamazoo. 269-381-2437. http://www.caresswm.org.


Ingham County Health Department : “HIV Rapid Testing” Free, walk-in testing. Ingham County Health Department, 5303 S. Cedar, Lansing. 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 1. http://hd.ingham.org.
Olin Health Center : “HIV Testing” Free, walk-in testing. Olin Health Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing. 10 a.m. Dec. 1. http://olin.msu.edu.
Kresge Art Museum : “World AIDS Day Quilt Display” A showing of the NAMES Project AIDS Quilt, in conjunction with the Lansing Area AIDS Network. Free. Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing. 10 a.m. Dec. 1. http://www.artmuseum.msu.edu.
Lansing Area AIDS Network : “HIV Testing” Free, walk-in testing. Lansing Area AIDS Network, 913 W. Holmes, Suite 115, Lansing. 10 a.m. Nov. 30. 517-394-3719. http://www.laan.org.
Lansing Area AIDS Network : “World AIDS Day Program” With HIV-positive speakers, performances and a candlelight vigil. Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing. 11 a.m. Dec. 1. 517-394-3719. http://www.laan.org.
MSU Case Hall Black Caucus : “HIV Testing” Free, walk-in testing. South Complex, Michigan State University, East Lansing. 1 p.m. Dec. 1. http://www.msu.edu.
Olin Health Center : “Candlelight Vigil” Honoring those lost to HIV/AIDS. The Rock, Michigan State University, East Lansing. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1. http://olin.msu.edu.
MSU Case Hall Black Caucus : “Food Drive” To benefit LAAN’s food pantry. Wonders Kiva, Michigan State University, East Lansing. 7 p.m. Dec. 1. http://www.msu.edu.
BASIS Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center : “World AIDS Day Candlelight Service” A service to recognize those lost to HIV/AIDS with music by the Saginaw Valley Voices chorale. Free. Andersen Enrichment Center, 120 Ezra Rust Drive, Saginaw. 7 p.m. Dec. 1. 989-894-2991. http://www.sacredheartcenter.com.


AIDS Partnership Michigan : “HIV Testing” Alred Taubman Building, 21000 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield. 11 a.m. Dec. 1. 800-515-3434. http://www.aidspartnership.org.

West Bloomfield

Jewish Gay Network : “Interfaith AIDS Memorial Service” In honor of World AIDS Day. Temple Kol Ami, 5085 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1. dahenig@comcast.net. http://www.jgnmi.org.

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