World AIDS Day 2016 Events

World AIDS Day 2016 Events

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13th Annual Red Ribbon Awards

5 p.m. Dec. 1

Philadelphia City Hall, Conversation Hall

The Penn Center for AIDS Research will sponsor its annual event to honor individuals doing work in the fight against HIV/AIDS; med.upenn.edu; 215-898-5000.

 

A Walk For Passion: A Night of Fashion

6 p.m. Dec. 1

Ethical Society of Philadelphia, 1906 Rittenhouse Square

The Art Institute of Philadelphia, POSSE Project Philly and the University of Pennsylvania will showcase the house and ballroom scene while incorporating the work of local art students. AIDS Fund will provide its AIDS Memorial Quilt for display; Phillyethics.org; 215-735-3456.

 

AIDS Memorial Quilt and Educational Tabling

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 1

Thomas Jefferson University, Hamilton Lobby, 1001 Locust St.

The Student National Medical Association and the Emergency Medicine HIV Opt-Out Program will provide educational materials and giveaways. Additionally, the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display in the lobby Nov. 28-Dec. 2; jefferson.edu; 215-955-6000.

 

Free showing of “The Last One”

6 p.m. Dec. 1

Grace Episcopal Church, 108 N. Fifth St., Allentown

A free showing of the documentary tracing the history of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be held at the Episcopal Church to benefit Fighting AIDS Continuously Together. Stick around afterwards for refreshments; Graceallentown.org; 610-435-0782

 

World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast

8 a.m. Dec. 1

Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, 237 S. Broad St.

Philadelphia FIGHT hosts its eighth-annual event where faith leaders come together. The Rev. Jay Broadnax, president of the Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity, will be the keynote speaker; Fight.org; 215-985-4448 ext. 253.

 

World AIDS Day: Transforming Trends in HIV

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 2

Lehigh University, 111 Research Drive, Bethlehem

Explore trends in HIV infection such as housing insecurity, immigrant and refugee health, subuxone and other topics in Iacocca Hall; AIDSetc.org; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

2016 World AIDS Day Summit!

11 a.m. Dec. 3

Delaware Technical Community College, 300 N. Orange St., Wilmington, Del.

AIDS Delaware’s manager of Education and Outreach Frank Hawkins will moderate a panel for the community college’s Wilmington campus. Topics will range from HIV education to prevention; AIDSdelaware.org; 302-652-6776.

 

Commemorating World AIDS Day at The Mütter Museum

All day Dec. 3

The Mütter Museum, 19 S. 22nd St.

Guests can learn about the history, treatment and other information about HIV/AIDS through educational and arts-related activities. Bebashi will provide 60-second HIV tests for anyone over age 13, with free admission to anyone who receives a test; Muttermuseum.org; 215-560-8564.

 

— compiled by Jeremy Rodriguez


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