Major Announce From The LOFT

Major Announcement

The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center Announces Strategic Organizational Restructure

(White Plains, NY) — The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center is excited to announce a significant reorganization of its executive leadership team, effective Monday, October 2, 2023.

These new leadership changes allow the center to meet the evolving needs of the community. The key purpose behind this reorganization is to establish a forward-leaning leadership framework capable of addressing both current and future challenges. The new structure aims to increase efficiency and adapt to the growing and changing needs of the community.



Mom, it was never a phase

EMO: Mom, it was never a phase | Free
OCT 5-Thurs | 7:00-9:00 PM | Performances with ShowPonii and Venus| Sing Sing Kill Brewery

Mom it was never a phase! We're taking back Thursday, spinning, singing and dancing to emo all night with special drag performances by ShowPonii and Venus. Come join the fun, menu items can be found on Sing Sing Kill Brewery website.


LOFT closed due to weather

ANNOUNCEMENT: Please note that the LOFT closed for the rest of the day, Sept.29-Friday due to the inclement weather. All Evening in-person groups are also canceled. If you require assistance please use our Helpline [(914) 948-2932 x13 | [email protected]], and someone will respond upon our return to the office.




In Memoriam: Andy Fiore

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of longtime LOFT member Andy Fiore who passed away on September 20, 2023 at the age of 91. Andy's partner of 38 years, Peter Lomonte, was one of The LOFT's founders in 1983. Andy and Peter were frequent participants in the center's Silver Connections LGBTQ+ Senior Program and LOFT special events, especially The LOFT's Annual Gala and Holiday Brunch. 
A burial service will take place on Monday, October 2nd, at noon.  Location is St. Augustine Cemetery, 71 Hawkes Avenue, Ossining, NY. 
Rest In Pride Andy

Artists LOFT Outing

A Mile In Their Shoes

Zapatos: The Stories That Shoes Tell
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 14TH
The LOFT Artists Group will be meet at 4:30 PM

To walk a mile in another's shoes, is to understand the world from a different standpoint. What stories would your shoes tell? Come and join this intriguing, art exhibition and explore the visual narratives with fellow artists.  Free to attend.


The Blue Caftan

Join us for OUT AT THE MOVIES to see The Blue Caftan, the movie that Indie Wire says is one of the best of 2023 (so far): Oct 6-FRIDAY meet up at 7:00 PM for 7:15 PM. Screening at The Jacob Burns Film Center
The Blue Caftan
2022. 123 m. Maryam Touzani. Strand Releasing. Morocco. Arabic with subtitles. Rated NR.
Halim and Mina run a traditional caftan store in one of Morocco’s oldest medinas. In order to keep up with the commands of the demanding customers, they hire Youssef. Slowly Mina realizes how much her husband is moved by the presence of the young man.
Tickets: $11 (members), $16 (nonmembers)

Drag Bingo at Nordstrom!

Dinner, Drinks, and Bingo FUN!

LOFT Night OUT: Drag Bingo | September 27, 2023 | 6:00-8:00 PM |Nordstrom Cafe (3rd Floor) at The Westchester | Free to Play

LOFT Night Out presents another evening of fun at Drag Bingo, featuring NYC's Aunt Deb!  If you know about the insanely popular NYC version, then you know it's two hours of delicious fun, yummy cocktail and wine specials, and Aunt Deb's spicy bingo banter that brings down the house with laughter.  Oh! And let's not forget the prizes for the winners! 

Come and join us at Nordstrom's at The Westchester, 3rd floor Cafe. Free to play, menu, champagne, wine, and cocktail specials available during game time.


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This Week at The LOFT

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The Week In Focus

October 2-8, 2023

All events in Eastern (Standard) Time


Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

In-Person: LGBTQ+ Rock Climbing
7:00-9:00 PM


Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Spirituality Support & Discussion Group
11:30-1:00 PM

In-Person Meeting: Al-Anon (AAC)
7:00-8:00 PM

Young Adult Trans Peer Support Group
6:30-8:00 PM

Men's Peer Support Group:
7:30-9:00 PM


Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Hybrid Meeting: Qigong for TGNCNB Community
8:00-8:45 AM

FREE Mental Health Therapy (Mobile Unit at The LOFT):  2:00-7:00 PM

In Person: LGBTQ+ Knitting Circle
6:30-8:00 PM

Center Lane TransParentcy
6:30-8:30 PM

20-Somethings Peer Support Group
7:30-9:00 PM

Writers Workshop
Submissions due October 11-Wed by midnight


Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

C.A.L.M. - Centered at LOFT Meditation:
5:30-6:30 PM

In-Person: LOFT Night Out
7:00-9:00 PM

VIRTUAL: LGBTQ+ Mental Health Peer Support Group
7:30-9:00 PM


Office Hours: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Lunch with The LOFT:
12:00-12:45 PM

LGBTQ+ Youth Night!
6:30-8:30 PM

OUT at The Movies: The Blue Caftan at The Burns Film Center
Meet in lobby at 7:00 PM, screens at 7:15 PM, group discussion afterward at nearby diner (optional)

Lesbian Social Network:
7:30-9:00 PM


Office Closed

Queer Community Book Club:     10:00-11:00 AM

Transgender Peer Support Group:
5:30-7:00 PM

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
6:00-7:00 PM

In-Person: Cinema at 7
7:00-9:ish PM


Office Closed 

55+ Peer Support Group
2:30-4:00 PM


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