World AIDS Day 2015 events

AIDS Memorial Quilt displays

Sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display at various locations throughout the city with descriptions of the meanings of the panels:

8-11:30 p.m. Oct.. 30-Dec. 13 at Prevention Point, 2913 Kensington Ave.

11 a.m.-10 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 7 at William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 7 at Siloam, 1133 Spring Garden St.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 4 at the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust St.

Around the clock Nov. 30-Dec. 3 at Einstein Hospital, 5501 Old York Road, first floor

7 p.m. Dec. 5 during GayBINGO at Gershman Y, 401 S. Broad St.

Jefferson World AIDS Day

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 30

Scott Memorial Library, 1020 Locust St.

The timeline of HIV/AIDS treatment will be on display, along with other activities.

World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast

8:30-10:30 a.m. Dec. 1

DoubleTree by Hilton, 237 S. Broad St.

Philadelphia FIGHT’s seventh-annual breakfast brings together leaders of all traditions to address the faith response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The Rev. Dr. Wayne Croft, Sr. will deliver a keynote address. RSVP to Eddie Davis at [email protected] or 215-985-4448, ext. 435.

Mobile Testing Unit

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1

University of Pennsylvania Law School, 35th and Sansom streets

Mazzoni Center’s traveling testing center will offer free, rapid HIV testing outside the school in observance of World AIDS Day. Mazzoni Center’s Washington West Project, 1201 Locust St., will also offer testing that day 9 a.m.-noon and again 6-9 p.m.

Penn World AIDS Day

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1-4

University of Pennsylvania’s Locust Walk, on Locust Street between 34th and 38th streets

The timeline of HIV/AIDS treatment will be on display.

Mütter Museum World AIDS Day

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 1

Mütter Museum, 19 S. 22nd St.

The AIDS Memorial Quilt and timeline will be on display. ActionAIDS will provide free HIV, Hepatitis and STD testing. Information tables will be staffed from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Poet Gweny Love will lead a performance at 4 p.m. by teens from across the city.

Red Ribbon Awards

5 p.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 1

Conversation Hall in City Hall, 1401 JFK Blvd.

The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for AIDS Research will honor a policy maker, researcher, community member and young person who have made a contribution to the fight against HIV/AIDS.

My December Song

6 p.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 1

Philly AIDS Thrift @ Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St

In this free event, performer Nathan Townsend shares readings from his upcoming book “My December Song,” as well as music from his new CD, “This is My Life.” Proceeds from in-store sales and digital downloads will benefit PAT @ Giovanni’s Room, which supports local HIV/AIDS organizations.

Workshop to Create AIDS Quilt Panel

10-11:30 a.m. Dec. 2

Siloam, 1133 Spring Garden St.

Instructors will lead attendees in a workshop called “Where Do I Start? Creating a Panel for the AIDS Memorial Quilt.”

Youth testing event

noon-3:30 p.m. Dec. 4

GALAEI, 149 W. Susquehanna Ave.

GALAEI will host a free HIV-testing event for students from El Centro de Estudiantes High School, organized by student Christine Carrion. Her classmate, Emmanuel Correano, will unveil a version of the POSITIVO campaign that affirms LGBT and HIV-positive Latinos at the event.  

World AIDS Day Summit

noon-3:30 p.m. Dec. 5

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

AIDS Delaware will host the annual summit, which is free and open to the public. The event will feature a panel discussion, an address by HIV activist and author Marvelyn Brown, exhibitors and raffles and prizes. For more information, call 302-652-6776.

Code Red

8-11:30 p.m. Dec. 11

Voyeur, 1221 St. James St.

Tickets start at $15 for a night of entertainment, with proceeds benefitting local AIDS organizations. The AIDS Memorial Quilt will also be on display.

Baptist World AIDS Day

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 12

Bright Hope Baptist Church, 1601 N. 12th St.

The timeline of HIV/AIDS treatment will be on display.