LOFT Calendar

  • Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The LOFT: LGBT Community Center

    CANCELLED ¡Westchester, Tu Ambiente!

    Are you Hispanic/Latino/Latinx and are looking for a Bilingual Spanish Speaking LGBT Peer Support Group?  If so, join us for ¡Westchester, Tu Ambiente!! Group meets the 4th Thursday of every month at 7:00pm.This group also plans a social activity every month. Details will be added below when available. 

    Eres hispano / latino / latinx y estás buscando un grupo de apoyo LGBT bilingüe entre pares que hablen español, Si es asi, unete a nuestro grupo llamado:  Westchester, Tu Ambiente!! El grupo se reune el ultimo jueves de cada mes a las 7:00pm. Este grupo tambien planea una actividad social cada mes. detalles seran añadidos cuando esten disponibles.

    ¡Westchester,Tu Ambiente! is currently on hiatus while the group looks for facilitators.   If you are interested in becoming a facilitator for this group, please contact Ryan at ryan@loftgaycenter.org or call 914-948-2932 X14.

    ¡Westchester, Tu Ambiente! Actualmente se encuentra en pausa mientras el grupo busca facilitadores. Si está interesado en convertirse en un facilitador para este grupo, comuníquese con Ryan en ryan@loftgaycenter.org o llame al 914-948-2932 X14.


    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.

    Los Grupos de apoyo de LOFT son abiertos a cualquier tema que se proponga en el grupo. No hay necesidad de registrarse previamente, y no hay ningun tipo de tarifa por asistir. Cualquier donacion es bienvenida. Los grupos son liderados por facilitadores que se sienten identificados con los miembros del grupo.

    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.

    No hay ningun cargo o tarifa por participar en los grupos pero 5$ dolares de donancion es sugerido o mas si usted puede o menos si no puede. Cualquier tarifa o matricula relacionada a las actividades propias de los grupos son responsabilidad de los participantes.

  • Friday, April 26, 2019 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. 


     

  • Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    The LOFT: LGBT Community Center in White Plains, NY

    Silver Connections Planning Commitee

    Silver Connections is The LOFT's LGBT 55+ Senior Outreach Program and is designed to encourage socialization and continued learning in adults, ages 55 and older. The Planning Committee for Silver Connections meets the 3rd Friday of every month from 11:00am-12:30pm and is open to any LGBT adult ages 55 and older. 

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    Silver Connection's Planning Committee is your chance to take a leadership role and lend your voice and expertise to the growth of our Silver Connections program.

    Next Planning Committee Meeting: Friday, April 26th, from 11:00am-12:30pm (rescheduled from April 19th)

    Both new and returning Silver Connections members are welcomed and encouraged to join us!

    Contact Shepard at (914) 948-2932 ext. 13 | shepard@loftgaycenter.org if you have any questions. 

     

  • Friday, April 26, 2019 at 07:30 PM

    Lesbian Social Network

    The Lesbian Social Network (LSN) is a sexual orientation-focused support group for women who identify as Lesbian.

    The group’s emphasis is on socializing, making friends, and having fun in a self-affirming environment.

    (We also welcome bi-, questioning-, and queer-identified women, as well as women who are partnered with a woman who identifies as Lesbian.)

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    The Lesbian Social Network meets every 2nd and 4th Friday of each month at The LOFT from 7:30pm-9:00pm.

    Next Meetings: Friday, April 12th and 26thImage result for lesbian pride


    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.

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    The LOFT: LGBT Community Center in White Plains, NY

    LOFT Families Meet-up

    LOFT Families is a networking group for LGBT parents and their children. The group meetings consist of open houses, trips and play dates at the center.

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    Next LOFT Families Meet-up: Saturday, April 27th, from 10:00am-12:00pm

    At The LOFT: LGBT Community Center (252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY, 10605)

    Join LOFT Families for games, treats, and fun! RSVP to Ryan at ryan@loftgaycenter.org | 914-948-2932 ext. 14. 


    Details about our next meeting:

    The next LOFT Families meet-up will be on Saturday, April 27th, from 10:00am-12:00pm at The LOFT!
    Bagels, donuts, and refreshments will be served, courtesy of Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth. We will also have games and toys for the kids to play with. If the weather is nice out families can play on The LOFT's playground.
     
    Families can mingle, kids can play, and we can all have a great time! 
    Lisa Solivan from Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth will also be there to provide information about becoming a foster parent if families are interested.
    More about Berkshire: Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth is one of New York State's leading nonprofit child welfare agencies. In 2014, Berkshire served 8,500 children and their family members alone!
    Please RSVP to me at ryan@loftgaycenter.org | 914-948-2932 ext. 14 by Friday April 26th if you are planning on attending. Hope to see you there!


    Past LOFT Families Events:

    • December 2018: Holiday & Hot Chocolate Meet-up
    • October 2018: Halloween Party!
    • September 2018: Back to school meet-up!
    • July 2018: Summer Picnic Potluck!
    • June 2018: Meet-up at LOFT Pride!
    • March 2018: Saint Patrick's Day Holiday Party with crafts, light refreshments, and book reading.
    • January 2018: LOFT Families New Year Celebration with cookie decorating, crafts, and light refreshments.

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    LOFT Social Groups are open groups which welcome everyone ages 18 and over. Groups are led by members of the LGBT and allied communities. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend.

    Donations are welcome. Suggested donation is $5; more if you can, less if you can't. Fees related to activities are the responsibility of participants.

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 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. 


     

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 02:00 PM

    We Sing for Justice Benefit Concert

    We Sing for Justice: Benefit Concert

    Hosted by The LOFT's Pride Chorus and Memorial United Methodist Church choir. Come join us on Saturday April 27th at 2:00pm in the MUMC sanctuary for an amazing afternoon filled with music and social justice.

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    The event will feature songs from JusticeChoir.org whose mission is to further social and environmental justice movements by engaging communities in singing together. This mission is achieved by leading groups singing in a march or rally, or invite the community to a public forum of singing and conversation about local issues. The concert serves to highlight the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr, honor the lives of people of TGNCNB experience, depict the resilience of those battling cancer, and a host of additional songs with the goal of lifting-up people's spirits.

    The event is free to attend, donations welcome. All funds support the ministry and justice efforts of the LOFT and Memorial UMC.

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 02:30 PM

    An Afternoon with the Arts

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 05:30 PM

    Transgender Peer Support Group

    The Transgender Peer Support Group is an open topic group run by a trained facilitator for individuals who identify as transgender, transsexual, cross-dresser, gender variant, gender queer or intersex (18 and older). Partners of transgender group participants are also welcome.

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    This group takes place the 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month from 4:00pm to 5:30pm, and the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.

    Next meetings:

    • Sunday, April 7th & 21st at 4:00pm
    • Saturday, April 13th & 27th at 5:30pm


    Click to view all groups on our calendar!


    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.

  • Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 06:00 PM

    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an open and supportive group of people seeking to handle and recover from their problematic drinking.

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    AA meets weekly on Saturday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

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