LOFT Calendar

  • Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10:00 AM

    Memorial Thrift Shop

    The Memorial Gift Shop is a thrift store co-run by The LOFT and MUMC.

    The shop is open Monday Thursday from 10am to 2pm, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. The shop is closed on Sundays. 


     

  • Monday, October 23, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    LOFT Edu - Pilates Mat!

    LOFT Edu presents...

    Pilates Mat with Instructor Gary Skidmore!

    Pilates Mat is a system of exercises designed to improve physical strength, flexibility, and posture, and enhance mental awareness. These LOFT Edu sessions will be open to all skill and experience levels.  We have mats and props to use or you can bring your own.  Bringing a towel is recommended.

    Some of the many benefits of Pilates are:

    To register contact The LOFT at 914-948-2932 x12 or www.loftgaycenter.org

    Gary Skidmore has been practicing Pilates Mat for over 7 years. He has led private classes and has more than 500 hours of studio experience. He is a firm believer that the Pilates Mat technique can be used by anyone, regardless of age, fitness level, or prior experience, to improve core strength, balance, and flexibility.

     

     

  • Monday, October 23, 2017 at 07:30 PM

    LGBT People of Color Peer Support Group

    The LOFT's LGBT People of Color Peer Support Group is an open discussion group for LGBT People of Color including any/all peoples of African, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Asian or Pacific Island descent.

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    The LGBT People of Color Peer Support group meets on the 2nd & 4th Mondays of every month from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.

    Next Meetings: October 9 & October 23

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    LOFT Peer Support Groups are open topic drop-in groups. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are lead by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend discussion groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants.

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM

    Memorial Thrift Shop

    The Memorial Gift Shop is a thrift store co-run by The LOFT and MUMC.

    The shop is open Monday Thursday from 10am to 2pm, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. The shop is closed on Sundays. 


     

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 06:30 PM

    Al-Anon ACC

    Al-Anon Adult Child (AAC) is a support group for the friends and families of problem drinkers.

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    Al-Anon meets weekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.

     

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    LOFT Peer Support Groups are open topic drop-in groups. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are led by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend discussion groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants.

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 07:30 PM

    Bisexual Peer Support Group

    The Bisexual Peer Support Group is an open topic group run by a trained facilitator. The group open to all who identify as bisexual or who are questioning their sexuality.

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    The Bisexual Peer Support Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings of each month from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.

    Next Meetings: October 10 & 24


     

    LOFT Peer Support Groups are open topic drop-in groups. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are lead by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend discussion groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants.

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 08:00 PM

    LOFT Book Club

    The LOFT Book Club is an open group which meets monthly to discuss different LGBT literary selections.

    From Pulp Fiction to Queer Literature, The LOFT’s Book Club is your way of keeping up on the latest in LGBT literature, while finally getting to those better-known genre pieces you haven’t gotten around to reading.

    The LOFT Book Club is presented by The LOFT Library & David Bohnett Cyber Center.

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    The group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 8:00pm to 9:30pm.

    Discussion on October 17: What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2017)

     

    What Happened is a 2017 non-fiction book by Hillary Rodham Clinton about her experiences as the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.

     


    Previous 2017 Book Club Selections: 

    January 2017, A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

    February 2017, The Mothers by Brit Bennett

    March 2017, The Good Girls Revolt by Lynn Povich

    April 2017, Dressed for Death: Guido Brunetti Mysteries by Donna Leon               

    May 2017, The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd        

    June 2017, Faggots by Larry Kramer        

    July 2017, Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult               

    August 2017, The Drowning of Stephan Jones by Bette Greene 


    Previous 2016 Book Club Selections:

    January 2016, The Old Deep and Dark by Ellen Hart

    February 2016, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    March 2016, My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem

    April, 2016, The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman (a graphic novel)

    May 2016, The Geography Club by Brent Hartinger

    June 2016, The Gay Revolution by Lillian Faderman / session 1

    June 2016, The Gay Revolution by Lillian Faderman / session 2

    July & August, 2016, Annie On My Mind by Nancy Garden

    September 2016, HOWL by Allen Ginsberg

    October 2016, Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs

    November 2016, The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

    December 2016 and January 2017, A Little Life by Hanya Hanagihara


     

    Past Years’ Book Club Selections:

    January 2013 Book choice: Red Tent by Anita Diamant

    February: 2013 Book choice: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

    March 2013 Book choice: Further Tales of the City by Amisteam Maupin

    April 2013 Book Choice: Why be Happy When You Could Be Normal by Jeanette Winterson

    May 2013 Book Choice: The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan

    June 2013  Book Choice: Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel

    July 2013 Book Choice: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

    August 2013 Book Choice: Every Woman’s Dream by Leslea Newman

    September 2013 Book Choice: Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence by Marion Dane Bauer

    October 2013  Book Choice: Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

    November 2013 Book Choice: We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting for Inner Light in a Time of Darkness by Alice Walker

    December 2013 Book Choice: I, Tina: My Own Story by Tina Turner

    January 2014 Book Choice: Family Affair by Saxon Bennett

    February 2014 Book Choice: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

    April 2014 Book Choice: And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts

    May 20, 2014: The Brothers Bishop  by Bart Yates

    June 17, 2014: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

    July  15, 2014: Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham

    August 2014 Book Selection:  Are You My Mother by Allison Bechdel

    September 2014 Book Selection:  Annabel by Kathleen Winter

    January 2015:  Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin

    March 2015:  Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality by Jo Becker

    April 2015:  Center Square: The Paul Lynde Story by Steve Wilson and Joe Florenski

    May 2015:  Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

    June 2015:  Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

    July 2015:  Summer Recess – No Book Selection for July

    August 2015:  A Collection of Poems by Langston Hughes

    September 2015: So That Happened: My Unexpected Life in Hollywood: A Memoir by Jon Cryer

    October and November 2015: Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star by Tab Hunter and Eddie Muller

    December 2015:  All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr


     

    LOFT Social Groups are open groups which welcome everyone ages 18 and over. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are lead by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants.

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM

    Memorial Thrift Shop

    The Memorial Gift Shop is a thrift store co-run by The LOFT and MUMC.

    The shop is open Monday Thursday from 10am to 2pm, Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. The shop is closed on Sundays. 


     

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    The LOFT: LGBT Community Center in White Plains, NY

    Spirituality Support & Discussion Group

    The Spirituality Support & Discussion Group is a meeting for all over 18 to discover, rekindle, or live in faith and/or spirituality. Individuals of any belief system are welcome to participate in discussion, share experiences, questions/concerns, and seek advice with other spiritual individuals.

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    This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 11:00am to 12:30pm.

    Next meeting dates:

    • October 11th
    • October 25th
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    LOFT Peer Support Groups are open topic drop-in groups. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are lead by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend discussion groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants.

     

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 06:30 PM
    The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center

    Center Lane TransParentcy

    This group is run by Center Lane:

    TransParentcy is a group for transgender, non binary, and gender nonconforming youth (ages 13-21) and their parents/guardians. During this meeting, both youth and parents/guardians meet with Center Lane staff to have their own separately held support groups.

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    TransParentcy meets at The LOFT on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of every month from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

    Next Meetings: Wednesday, August 9th & 25th