Until There’s a Cure…
AIDS Awareness Week 2014
November 30 - December 6
Area San Antonio Locations, Various Times
AIDS Awareness Week(AAW) is an extension of World AIDS Day (Dec. 1), a full week to present events or awareness programs. AIDS Awareness Week will occur on the full week in which World AIDS Day falls, which this year is November 30-December 6.
AIDS Awareness Week allows groups and individuals an opportunity to present programs or activities throughout the week, therefore offering more opportunities for the public to participate, attend or simply learn about HIV/AIDS issues.
Calendar of Events
Worlds AIDS Day Gathering of Remembrance & Hope, presented by San Antonio World AIDS Day Collaborative
December 1 | 6:00pm-7:00pm: Social and Information Booths | 7:00pm: Gathering of Remembrance and Hope | 8:30pm: Recessional of light. This program includes music, dance, acknowlegments and more in an informative and entertaining evening that celebrates life, remembers those we've lost to HIV, and connects everyone who has been impacted in some way by HIV/AIDS.
Date: Sunday, December 1st | Time: HIV Testing -4:00PM-7:00PM Program-6:00pm-8:30pm | Location: St. Phillips College | 1801 Martin Luther King Drive | Details: FB Page-WAD
Red Balloon Release, presented by San Antonio AIDS Foundation (SAAF)
December 2 | SAAF is inviting the public at large to join in a celebration of life and rememberace of those lost to HIV or AIDS. The gathering will take place at the SAAF office and will include a few short words of rememberance and an opportunity to share names of loved ones. Balloons will be provided. All are welcome. NOTE: Biodegradable balloons will be used as well as twine. http://www.SanAntonioAIDS.org
Date: Tuesday, December 2nd | Time: 11:30am-12:00pm | Location: San Antonio AIDS Foundation, 818 East Grayson St., off Broadway St. near Ft. Sam Houston, 7 blocks east of The Pearl.
"Wildfire" Book Release Celebration, presented by George Beddingfield
December 1 | Wildfire, a new novel that follows the life of a New Orleans medical student who is infected with HIV by a needle stick accident in a hospital in the late 1980s. Fear-driven political change introduces a new kind of segregation based upon mandatory HIV blood testing. Greed-driven men in positions of power sabotage important AIDS research for their own personal gain.
Date: Monday, December 1st | Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm | Location: La Fonda On Main, 7731 Broadway D-315, San Antonio, Texas 78209