October's OutWalking

Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm

1335 White Hill Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Sunday October 23, 2022
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Join us for a day of fall fun at Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm! Apples and pumpkins will be available to pick up during our outing. There will also be a corn maze for us to explore. There is no admission fee to attend, but please note that to enter the orchard area, participants will need to purchase an apple-picking bag from the orchard.

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Free Financial Workshop on Wealth Building

 The Road to Wealth: Free Financial Workshop
October 29, 2022-Sat | 9:30 AM-3:30 PM | The LOFT

Did you know that it's a myth that so many LGBTQ+ people are wealthy?

In fact, it's the opposite, according to Morningstar, "From the standpoint of income and wealth, LGBTQ people remain at a disadvantage relative to heterosexual people, on average. Average incomes are lower and poverty rates are higher, especially for transgender people and LGBTQ people of color. Ownership rates of financial assets, including retirement accounts and homes, is correspondingly lower."

Come and learn from The LOFT's Annual Sponsor, PRISM Planning and Solutions Group, and LOFT Business Partner, Ilene Amiel from Personal Affairs Administrator, Inc critical things you can do to increase your level of personal wealth and financial assets!

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OUT At The Movies: Concerned Citizen

OUT At The MOVIES goes to the Jewish Film Festival at The Jacob Burns Film Center

OUT at the Movies schedules group outings to films of interest to the local LGBTQ+ community.

Join us on Friday, October 14th to see “Concerned Citizen” at the Jacob Burns Film Center, 405 Manville Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570

The group meets at 7:15 pm, look for Jeffrey wearing the LOFT nametag! Movie starts at 7:45 pm. Film run time 115 min.

All Out at The Movies Attendees who purchase a ticket will receive free popcorn and drink.🍿🥤

🚨🚨This film is part of The Jewish Film Festival. We highly recommend that you PURCHASE your ticket online in advance--to secure your seat. In the past with festivals, there is the possibility of the film being sold out.🚨🚨

For more info on the film and to buy tickets click here, 

Film Synopsis: 

Idan Haguel’s smart satire illuminates the insidious ways privilege can unleash the prejudice within. The story focuses on Ben, who thinks of himself as an enlightened liberal and lives with his perfect boyfriend in a newly renovated apartment in a gritty, “up-and-coming” neighborhood in South Tel Aviv. This skillfully told parable about the mechanisms of gentrification raises an uncomfortable question: Are we as tolerant as we think we are?

Tickets:

 Just head to the film’s booking page on the JBFC website, click on your preferred date and showtime, and follow the instructions.

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LGBTQ+ Professional Mixer: Oct 13

LGBTQ+ Professional Mixer: Headshots

LGBTQ+ Professionals MIXER
Thursday, October 13th | 6-8 PM | Sonesta White Plains-66 Hale Ave | Members and Business Partners who RSVP- Free

Our quarterly mixer is back!  Come meet other LGBTQ+ Professionals in the area, network, catch up with old friends, have a drink, or get a headshot!

LOFT Business Partner, Regency Studios will be there offering professional headshots for the incredible price of only $25 (normal retail: $200).  

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Unity Table Celebrates Coming OUT

Meet LOFT artist in residence, Sphynxx Deity, a recipient of the Artist Employment Program (AEP) grant from Creatives Rebuild New York (CRNY).

Sphnyxx will be hosting a Coming Out Project for National Coming Out Day, a DIY puzzle! In addition to this art activity come join us for a community conversation around coming out as we share stories and support one another in our journeys ....wherever we are on them.


Where: The LOFT LGBTQ+ Center Campus
When: Sunday | October 9, 2022 | 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

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LOFT Ally PCSB Bank is Hiring!

PCSB Bank is hiring for a variety of different positions!  PCSB Bank has been a long-time supporter to The LOFT, they are committed to making their workplace a positive place for the LGBTQ+ Community.

 

 

Do you need help finding a job?  Click here to learn more

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Come watch "Bros" with us!

The Movie That Has EVERYONE Talking: Bros

OUT at The Movies: "Bros" at Jacob Burn Film Center | Saturday, October 1. Group meets at 4:40 in the lobby for the 5:00 PM Screening.

🍿🥤All members will receive FREE popcorn and drink with the purchase of a ticket.🍿🥤

From the ferocious comic mind of Billy Eichner (Billy on the Street, 2019’s The Lion King, Difficult People, Impeachment: American Crime Story) and the hitmaking brilliance of filmmakers Nicholas Stoller (the Neighbors films, Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and Judd Apatow (The King of Staten Island, Trainwreck, The Big Sick), comes Bros, a smart, swoony and heartfelt comedy about how hard it is to find another tolerable human being to go through life with.  

 


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Celebrating Bi Visibility

Celebrating BiVisibility

In recognition of Bi Visibility Day (Sept 23rd) The LOFT's Bi Peer Support Group will screen three short films followed by a discussion during their meeting on Tuesday, Sept 27th from 7:30pm-9:00pm.  To learn more about Bi Visibility Day visit: https://bivisibilityday.com/

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Mental Health Conference : In My Mind

In My Mind 2022

IN MY MIND Conference
Tenacity and Agelessness in Healing
Considering LGBTQ+ Older Adults of Color Mental Health and Wellness
Friday, October 7, 2022

An online event with many satellite locations to participate including The LOFT.

The Conference brings together an ambitious program to discuss mental health, age-related challenges, and offers an insight into Afri-centric perspectives. 

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LOFT FAMILIES Join the Back To School Social -SUNDAY

Back to School Social

"Back to School Social" on Sunday, September 25th | 3:00-5:00 PM | The Scarsdale Congregational Church (1 Heathcote Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583)

LOFT Families is back with this Sunday, fun-filled social!  Come and meet other LGBTQ+ Parent/Guardian centered families.  It's time for parents to connect and for kids to play and have fun!

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