Michigan World AIDS Day Events

Ann Arbor

World AIDS Week Committee at U-M Kick-off Breakfast Come learn about the events around campus from HIV testing to research panels to fundraiser nights. 7 a.m. Nov. 29, Mason Hall/The Diag, Ann Arbor. E-mail aidsweekum@umich.edu.

U-M Museum of Art Day With(out) Art Culture and Arts-related programming educate Ann Arbor on HIV/AIDS and provoking conversations about the disease. All day. Dec. 1. U-M Museum of Art, 525 S. State, Ann Arbor, http://www.umma.umich.edu. 734-763-UMMA.

World AIDS Week Committee at U-M HIV/AIDS in China U.S. and Chinese student perspectives on HIV/AIDS in China. Light refreshments served. 12:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 1080 South University, Ann Arbor. E-mail aidsweekum@umich.edu.

U-M Red Cross Student Organization HIV/AIDS Research Symposium Presentation on the current state of HIV/AIDS research. 5:30 p.m. Dec. 2, U-M Diag, 3460 Mason Hall, Ann Arbor. E-mail aidsweekum@umich.edu.

U-M ONE Campaign Student Group-ONE Night Stand for HIV/AIDS Fun and exciting free concert dedicated to raising awareness and educating our community about HIV/AIDS. Concert will include U-M's most entertaining performance groups. 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Keene Theatre, 701 E. University, Ann Arbor. E-mail aidsweekum@umich.edu.


U-M Dearborn World AIDS Day Luncheon The Women's Resource Center and Gender & Sexuality Alliance provide a luncheon to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS on campus. 12 p.m. Dec. 1, Kochoff Hall, University Center, 4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn. E-mail bmjenkin@umd.umich.edu, 313-583-6445.


AIDS Quilt STITCHES: A Doll Project. A short service. 12:30 p.m. Dec. 1, St. John Providence Health System Panels, 22101 Moross Road, Detroit, Van Elslander Pavilion entrance.

Observance of World AIDS Day St. Matthew's & St. Joseph's Episcopal Church members will join with One Voice Chorus, Detroit Together Mens Chorus, the Choir of Metropolitan Community Church-Ferndale and other guests to commemorate this day and to reflect of the impact HIV/AIDS has on our city and community. 6 p.m. Dec. 1, 8850 Woodward Ave., Detroit. E-mail joseph.d.daniel@gmail.com, 313-871-4750.

Grand Rapids

World AIDs Day 2010 Join Grand Rapids for a service of remembrance, celebration and hope. 7 p.m. Dec. 1, East Congregational United Church of Christ, 1005 Giddings Ave., SE Grand Rapids. http://www.worldaidsgr.com, 616-742-1116.


Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church: Free testing, a panel of HIV-positive speakers, a panel of experts on the disease, an Ecumenical service as well as a reception to recognize World AIDS day. 5-9 p.m. Dec. 1, 143 Albany, Ferndale. E-mail revkinsel@gmail.com, 248-399-7741.

Affirmations 2010 AIDS Quilt Viewing and Reception Honoring World AIDS Day with a viewing of the AIDS Quilt, as well as a reception featuring speakers from The Names Project, Detroit's Amnesty International chapter and Julie Marcos. 7-9 p.m. Dec. 3, 290 West Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. E-mail lbell@goaffirmations.org, 248-398-7105 ext. 218.


AIDS Quilt and STITCHES: A Doll Project A short service. 12:30 p.m. Dec. 1, St. John Providence Health System Panels, 47601 Grand River Ave., Novi. Main Lobby. E-mail David.Rupprecht@stjohn.org, 248-849-5759.

Oak Park

World AIDS Day/Chanukah Shabbat Service World AIDS Day and the first night of Chanukah both fall on Dec. 1 this year. In commemoration, Congregation TChiyah (Reconstructionist) will host a Chanukah party. 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3, 15000 W. 10 Mile Road, Oak Park. E-mail tchiyah@tchiyah.org, 248-542-0900.


Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center's World AIDS Day Vigil This is a free event open to the public, refreshments served. A candlelight vigil to recognize World AIDS Day. 6 p.m. Dec. 1, Anderson Enrichment Center, 120 Ezra Rust Drive, Saginaw. http://www.sacredheartcenter.com, 989-776-6000.


It's Not Over (HARC) Join us in a self-discovery series for same-gender attracted loving-HIV positive men. Explore issues about sex, intimacy, relationships and more. 5 p.m. Dec. 2, 3075 Clark Road #203, Ypsilanti. http://www.hivaidsresource.org, 734-572-9355, ext. 227.

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