November 1 to December 31
The AIDS Memorial Quilt
Grace Cathedral Interfaith Chapel. The AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display throughout November-December 2012. 1100 California St., San Francisco.
Wednesday, November 28
- HIV/AIDS Division Grand Rounds 8:00 to 9:00 am
Annie Luetkemeyer, MD. World AIDS Day 2012: The Revolution in HCV Treatment and Implications for HIV/HCV Coinfected Patients. Carr Auditorium, Building 3, San Francisco General Hospital.
- AIDS Interfaith Service 7:00 PM
7 pm, AIDS Interfaith Service in the Sanctuary. 8-8:30 pm, Interfaith Reception and Fellowship. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell St.
Friday, November 30
- National AIDS Memorial Grove: Light in the Grove 5:00pm to 9:00pm
An evening of remembrance, reflection, and renewal. 5:00 pm VIP Host Reception. 6:00 to 9:00 pm Commemoration and Celebration. Bowling Green Dr., Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
World AIDS Day Mask & Art Exhibition 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Clínica Esperanza, the HIV Services Clinic of Mission Neighborhood Health Center, will host a mask and art exhibit by clients, staff and community members in commemoration of World AIDS Day.
Food and drinks will be generously provided by local merchants. A ceremony to remember the lives lost to the epidemic will conclude the event. Donations will be welcome and masks and other art work will be available for purchase. All funds raised will go to support the mission of MNHC/Clínica Esperanza, which is to provide high quality, culturally sensitive and empathetic care to HIV positive individuals. Workspace Limited Art Studio. 2150 Folsom Street, San Francisco
Saturday, December 1
Paint the Castro Red All day
A coalition of 10 HIV/AIDS organizations joins with the Merchants of Upper Market and Castro to encourage people to shop and dine in the neighborhood to benefit the fight against AIDS. A candlelight memorial and free film screening (see below) are planned as well.
Participating organizations include AIDS Legal Referral Panel, Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center, Maitri, National AIDS Memorial Grove, Positive Resource Center, Project Inform, Project Open Hand, San Francisco AIDS Foundation, Shanti, and Visual Aid.
- 19th Annual World AIDS Day Observance in the National AIDS Memorial Grove Starting at noon.
Bestowing of the National Leadership Recognition & Local Unsung Hero Awards, musical performance by Sonoma Bells Choir, presentation of Young Leaders Scholarship Program Awards, Reading of Names, and Dedication of Nancy Pelosi Leadership Walkway. Bowling Green Dr., Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
- Oakland RESULTS Screening: How to Survive a Plague 2:00 - 4:00 PM
This World AIDS Day watch the powerful documentary. How to Survive a Plague, about early AIDS activism and learn how you can advocate for the end of AIDS with RESULTSSF.org. RSVP required to attend - RSVP by Nov. 30. 55 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA (Jack London Square)
Film Screening: How To Survive A Plague 6:00 pm
Presented by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. The event is free, but tickets are required. To secure free tickets, visit www.sfaf.org/WorldAIDSDay.
Castro Theater, Castro St. at Market, San Francisco.
The film tells the story of the emergence of the activist group ACT UP in New York City, largely made up of HIV-positive participants who refused to die without a fight. How To Survive A Plague captures both the joy and terror of the early days of the AIDS epidemic and the epic battles that finally made AIDS survival possible.
AIDS Emergency Fund's 30th Anniversary Dinner and Gala 7:00 pm
Legendary dance diva Martha Wash headlines. Presented by Wells Fargo and Levi Strauss & Co., the cocktail party, seated dinner and gala show will include awards to Mayor Ed Lee, on behalf of the City of San Francisco and to Levi Strauss & Co.'s AIDS Action Group. Both award recipients have been close partners with AEF for its entire 30 years of service.
The event marks the conclusion of AEF's year- long 30th Anniversary campaign designed to raise an additional $300,000 for AEF's client services. Bowling Green Dr., Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
Sunday, December 2
- STEAMROLLER Dance Company at the MCC11 AM and 7 PM
STEAMROLLER Dance Company will perform at MCC to commemorate World AIDS Day 2012, at both the 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. services. No charge, just put something in the collection plate when it comes around. Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) 150 Eureka Street, San Francisco
Monday, December 3
- CFAR Emerging Investigators Symposium1:30 pm
ARI and CFAR to co-host seminar featuring junior faculty. Robert W. Mahley Auditorium Gladstone Institutes, 1650 Owens St., San Francisco
- Research at the Heart of the African HIV Epidemic: Implications for Vaccine Design and Testing4:00 pm
GIVI Sande Memorial Lecture. Dr. Bruce Walker, Robert W. Mahley Auditorium, Gladstone Institutes, 1650 Owens St., San Francisco
- A Closer WalkFood will be served at 6:30pm, movie will go on at 7:00, followed by discussion.
24 years ago, two young men (one a journalist from San Francisco!) living in Switzerland decided that they had to make a change. They were frustrated with the lack of social, political and medical attention being given to a deadly virus that had exploded onto the international health scene only a few years prior. In an attempt to educate, to motivate, to instill hope and empathy and understanding for those suffering the burden of this terrible disease, on December 1st, 1988, they celebrated the first ever World AIDS Day.
Almost a quarter century later, there are 34 million people living with HIV worldwide. In honor of their struggles, and in an effort to unite together against the spread of HIV/AIDS, UCSF's chapter of FACE AIDS would like to formally invite you to celebrate World AIDS Day with us, on December 3rd at 7pm. We will be screening an INCREDIBLY powerful film, "A Closer Walk", serving a very delicious dinner, and spouting off some info about our upcoming spring fundraiser - RACEAIDS to FACEAIDS. UCSF Cole Hall, 513 Parnassus
Please RSVP to email@example.com so we know how much grub to buy.