LGBTq AND ALLY EVENTS ACROSS

NEW YORK STATE 


 

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January 

January 18-22 NO NAME-CALLING WEEK 
http://www.glsen.org/nonamecallingweek

 

Capital Region




January 9
In Our Own Voices and Pride Center of the Capital Region
Albany Devils vs. the Lehigh Valley Phantoms at 5:00 PM. followed by the Albany Bombers Gay Hockey Association and the Boston Pride Hockey-Boston Lobsters. The Albany Gay Men's Chorus will perform during the second intermission.   All tickets will be available for pick up during the day of the game at “Pass Gate,” located in the Front Atrium of the Times Union Center. Tickets are $13, order at http://thealbanydevils.com/shop/product/jan-9-lgbtq/


January 16
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Plattsburgh
LGBTQ advocate Kelly Metzgar, 7 PM, 4 Palmer St., Plattsburgh, presentation on bullying and harassment of Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual students as well as current NYS laws protecting students from this type of behavior. She will also focus on supporting families, students and educators.


January 18

Capital Pride Singers
2016 Spring cycle starts, Monday Nights from 7 to 9 PM, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 10 North Main Ave, Albany. www.capitalpridesingers.org 

January 29
LGBTQ Educators of New York
NYSUT and its LGBTQ Educator Committee will be hosting a reading of selected passages from One Teacher in Ten, and new stories,at 7 PM. NYSUT United 800 Troy Schenectady Rd, Latham, New York. For more information visit the event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/472475489629105/


Central New York




January 21
ACR Health
Eddie Fund Fundraiser to benefit the Q Center scholarships to deserving college-bound youth. Food and cocktails, 5:30 PM, Laci’s Tapas Bar, 304 Hawley Avenue, Syracuse. For more information visit http://acrhealth.org/youth/eddiefuturegreatnessscholarship


January 23

CNY Pride
Pancakes with Pride
Wolf's Den, 617 Wolf Street, Syracuse, 10 AM, suggested donation six dollars, kids under 5 are free 

Genesee Valley/Finger Lakes


January 9
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
Community Forum, 12 PM to 2 PM, LGBTQ Resource Center at the Gay Alliance 100 College Ave Rochester. Discussion about Rochester Pride 2016, to begin organizing our annual Pride weekend events

January 9
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley 
Camouflage Closet, film on LGBTQ veterans. LGBTQ Resource Center at the Gay Alliance 100 College Ave Rochester, 3 PM to 5 PM. Panel and reception to follow. 


January 10
Trillium Health 
Judy Gold's performance of 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother benefit for Trillium Health's Breast Cancer Screening Initiative for lesbian and bisexual women. JCC Centerstage, 1200 Edgewood Avenue, Rochester 2 PM,  6:30 PM performance and VIP Meet and Greet,
https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E195078&id=8
general tickets https://www.jccrochester.org/tickets/cs_tickets.php?applyDiscount=0&theater_group=CenterStage


January 19
MuCCC Theater
The Amen Corner, a play by James Baldwin. 7:30 PM, Multi-Use Community Cultural Center (MuCCC), 142 Atlantic Avenue. Also January 20, January 21, January 22, January 23 at 7:30 PM. Image Out is community co-sponsor.   For tickets visit https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/954311


January 22
Bread & Water Theatre
Confessions of a nightingale, a play on the life of Tennessee Williams, 7:30 PM, 172 W Main St, Rochester, New York. For more information and tickets www.breadandwatertheatre.org also on 23, 29, 30, February 5 and 6 at 7:30 PM and January 31 and February 7 at 2 PM


January 27
SAGE Rochester (GAGV)
LGBTQ Seniors Community Roundtable, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, 100 College Ave, Ste 100, Rochester; for more information https://www.facebook.com/events/812192392240353/


January 29
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
SafeZone Train-the-Trainer Winter 2016 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM,  LGBTQ Resource Center at the Gay Alliance 100 College Ave Rochester. Training fee is $150 per person. Contact Jeanne Gainsburg at JeanneG@GayAlliance.org or 585-244-8640 ext. 14. Register at https://www.trailblz.info/gayalliance/eventcomplete.aspx?eventid=232

Hudson Region




January 22 
Hudson Pride Foundation
Sarah Kilborne, 8:00 PM The Lavender Blues, A Showcase of Queer Music Before World War II ; Helsinki Hudson 405 Columbia St. Hudson NY; tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of show To purchase tickets visit http://clubhelsinki.shop.ticketstoday.com/calendar.aspx


Southern Tier 




January 9
Chemung County Aids Task Force
Fundraiser,  Starlite Room, 3018 Lakeview Road, Elmira Tickets $10, presale only. For more information https://www.facebook.com/groups/429633013746423/permalink/1035496953160023/
Click link for flyer 

January 14
B
inghamton TransSocialNetwork

Guest Speaker Josie Zanfordino, Speech Therapist,  Identity Youth Center 206 State St, Binghamton; 6:30 PM to 8 PM, click event link for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1699037036976057/


Western New York




January 4
Fabulous Friends of WNY
Outing to see The Danish Girl, Monday, January 4, 7 PM North Park Theatre, 1428 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216 https://www.facebook.com/events/786116794866897/


January 19/January 26
Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus
Open auditions for new male singers, membership is open to any man, gay or straight, ages 18+ 6 PM, St. John's Grace Episcopal Church (51 Colonial Circle, 14222). No audition piece required. For more information  https://www.facebook.com/events/1668382310103511/


January 25
Buffao United Artists
BUA Sings. As we count down to our 25th birthday, we present an evening of songs from our previously produced musicals. Tickets are $25. Reserve by e-mail to BuffaloBUA@gmail.com for more information https://www.facebook.com/events/1863055357254307/

January 30
Loop Magazine
Ring of Fire, 8 PM, LGBT Night at MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY, Promo code "LOOP" gets you $5 off your ticket price, plus $5 is donated to Pride Center of WNY. For more information https://www.facebook.com/events/944369835638697/




February 

February 7 National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 
http://nationalblackaidsday.org/

February 6
15th Annual HRC Greater NY Gala

https://www.facebook.com/events/1056629727681473/

Capital Region




February 13
Schenectady Pride
Fashion and Art Show Benefit, 6 PM to 10 PM, 820 Eastern Avenue, tickets $10
Click link for flyer 

February 21
The Albany Damien Center
Bowling for Paws, Playdium Bowling Center, 363 Ontario St, Albany; 11 AM, a FUN-Raiser for PAWS (Pets are wonderful support). Bowl as an individual or form a team. For more information visit http://www.albanydamiencenter.org/bowling-for-paws-2016.html




Central New York


February 6
ACR Health
6th Annual Sled for RED, Cardboard Sledding Derby, Tubing, and Food and Drink Sampling at Four Seasons Golf and Ski Resort, 8012 East Genesee Street,Fayetteville, NY; 4 to 7 PM. To register visit http://www.firstgiving.com/bbr/5th-annual-sled-for-red

February 11
Sage Upstate 
Dine and Discuss,  5:00  PM, Anxiety & Depression: Warning Signs, Resources, Prevention Tools Presentation by the Onondaga County Office for Mental Health. Dinner provided. Please cal 478-1923 to reserve your spot by 2/8; 431 East Fayette Street, Syracuse. 


February 13

CNY Pride
Cutsey Cupid photobooth, contest for sexiest cupid, 10 PM, Rain Lounge, 103 N Geddes St, Syracuse, NY 13204; $10 suggested donation at door for CNY Pride. Poster for event; for more information visit http://cnypride.wix.com/cnypride


February 13
Sage Upstate
Valentine's Dance, 7 to 11 PM, a night of dancing, snacks, and pizzas; 431 East Fayette Street, Syracuse. 


February 21
ACR Health
BLOWOUT “Once Upon a Time” Fantasy Hair Competition,Landmark Theatre in Syracuse; 3 to 6 PM, for more information visit http://acrhealth.org/events/blowout







Genesee Valley/Finger Lakes


February 5 - February 7
The Center of the Finger Lakes, Visit Finger Lakes, the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, LORA and the Toronto Gay Ski and Snowboarding Club 
Super Ball: Bristol Mountain #LGBTQ Ski & Snowboarding Weekend, at Bristol Mountain 5662 State Route 64, Canandaigua, New York.  Visit event page for more information: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1535157336763900/


February 13
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
Paris J'Adore Community Valentines Dance, 7 to 11 PM, LGBTQ Resource Center 100 College Ave Advance Tickets $15 At the door $20; for tickets https://www.trailblz.info/gayalliance/eventcomplete.aspx?eventid=237


February 19
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
SafeZone Training. 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM LGBTQ Resource Center at the Gay Alliance, 100 College Ave Rochester, NY 14607 Training fee is $50 per person which includes a SafeZone Manual, SafeZone sticker, SafeZone lapel pin and a light snack. Contact Jeanne Gainsburg at JeanneG@GayAlliance.org or 585-244-8640 ext. 14 with questions. Register at https://www.trailblz.info/gayalliance/eventcomplete.aspx?eventid=233 


Hudson Region















Southern Tier





February 16
Binghamton Pride Coalition
"Love Who You Love” at the DoubleTree" a Formal Fundraiser for the Binghamton Pride Coalition and the Southern Tier AIDS Program,  6:00 PM to 11:00 PM, DoubleTree By Hilton Binghamton, tickets at http://www.binghamtonpride.org/
Click link for flyer 

Western New York 


March

March 10 National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
https://www.aids.gov/news-and-events/awareness-days/women-and-girls/

March 20 National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
https://www.aids.gov/news-and-events/awareness-days/native/

L
GBTQ Health Month
https://www.trilliumhealth.org/en/280/ourmonth



Capital Region



March 11
Pride Center of the Capital Region
FROSTBITE BALL 2016, a dance party for LGBTQA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, asexual, and allied) youth ages 18 and under! Cover $7 at the door. Albany Barn, 56 2nd St, Albany, New York 12210

Central New York 


March 23
CNY Pride 
C.N.Y. Pride Paint Night, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, jJoin CNY Pride to Paint with a Twist and help raise money for future education and community events 7421 Oswego Rd #17, Liverpool, NY 13090 https://www.paintingwithatwist.com/events/viewevent.aspx?eventID=552847


Genesee Valley/Finger Lakes



March 5
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
Gallery Q, Together/Apart , work by RIT alumni and faculties and curated by Alice Carver-Kubik, 100 College Avenue, Rochester http://www.gayalliance.org/


March 19

Rochester Gay Men's Chorus
I'm the Greatest Star, The Fabulous Female Singers 8 PM, Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 Plymouth Ave N., Rochester. For more information http://www.thergmc.org/season.html


Hudson Valley



 

The Loft
March 5
Winterfest 
Asbury Hall, 5 PM to 10:30 PM, $10 per person, advance tickets purchase by March 4  
http://loftgaycenter.org/news-and-happenings/the-return-of-loft-winterfest-dinner-dance/


OCNY Pride Center
March 6
Family Prom, with DJ. Price and Location to be anounced. 

March 12
Hudson Valley LGBTQ Community Center
Annual Spring Gala, The Grandview, 176 Rinaldi Boulevard in Poughkeepsie.  An evening of celebration, good company and community with cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions, awards and dancing. 
For more information http://lgbtqcenter.org/events/annual-gala/

Southern Tier

March 1
Ithaca College
The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series will show the documentary “Love Free or Die” 7 PM,  in Textor 101. It is free and open to the public. For more information 
http://www.ithaca.edu/news/releases/out-of-the-closet-series-screens-documentary-on-gay-episcopal-bishop-gene-robinson-41001/#.VtJLW41OVD9


March 18-20

Pride and Joy Families Weekend Conference
Holiday Inn Downtown, 2-8 Hawley Street in Binghamton, NY. This year's theme is LGBTQ Families in Transition- Navigating Changes Within and Outside of Us. Conference website
http://www.binghamton.edu/prideandjoyfamilies/conferencemarch2016/index.html
Click for Conference flyer 




Western New York




March 5
Pride at Work AFL-CIO Rochester Finger Lakes Chapter
Solidarity Safe Zone Labor Leadership Training, CSEA Region 6 - 120 Pineview Drive, Amherst, for more information http://prideatwork.blogspot.com/2016/02/solidarity-safe-zone-labor-leadership.html


April

Genesee Valley/Finger Lakes 


April 8-10
Image Out New York City Theater Trip 
ImageOut's first New York City Broadway theater trip, for more information 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1662764687315016/

April 22 and 23
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
SpeakOUT, a workshop on successful LGBTQ Education, 
http://www.gayalliance.org/programs/education-safezone/speakout-providing-successful-lgbtq-education/


Hudson Valley

April 3
Catskill Hudson Area Health Education Center
Health Professions Seminar: Improving Healthcare for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Individuals, at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Middletown, 
For more information http://www.chahec.org/


Southern Tier


April 17
Southern Tier Aids Program
Mud Gauntlet 2016,  9:00 AM, Newbsanity 790 Dunham Hill Rd, Binghamton, For more information https://www.facebook.com/events/1684284235151857/


Western New York

April 24
Embrace Western New York
Buffalo Brunch, Noon - 3:00 p.m. Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road in Lancaster
Honoring Michael Rizzo Cleveland Heights Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Queen City Softball League Special Citation to Councilmember David Rivera. Cleveland Heights Christian Church is a participant in Faiths Days at the LGBTQ Pride Booth at the New York State Fair!
For more information http://www.buffalobrunch.org/index.html

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Capital Region


May 27
Pride Center of the Capital Region
APROM, a casual, inclusive and welcoming alternative to traditional high school proms, at the Daniel P. Nolan Gymnasium @ The College of Saint Rose 420 Western Avenue, Albany.  For all lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer, questioning, asexual, AND allied youth (ages 19 and under).  For details and tickets visit https://www.capitalpridecenter.org/events/aprom2016/
https://www.facebook.com/events/239391236393505/




W
estern New York


May 7
Evergreen Health Services 

AIDS Walk Buffalo, 200 South Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  For more information, https://www.facebook.com/aidswalkbuffalo/