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Taste of the South End 2020

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AIDS Action Taste of the South End
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Boston Center for the Arts, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

The Taste of the South End is offering an early bird / holiday special, starting today and running through December 31st, selling VIP tickets for $150. Starting in January VIP tickets, which include the early entrance will cost $200 each.

Consider this your contribution to New England’s largest AIDS Service Organization on World AIDS Day

Sergio and I started attending this event nearly 20 years ago when I worked at AIDS Action and it is one of my favorite charity events to attend. For one night in March, AIDS Action brings together 40+ South End restaurants for a delicious evening of bite-sized servings, live cooking demonstrations, a great silent auction, as well as wine tastings and beer sampling.

Tickets for all levels are on sale now. For more information visit tasteofthesouthend.org.

Encore Boston Harbor to host ‘hightea’ outdoor Tea Dance

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Mark your calendars, because next Saturday, September 28th the new Encore Boston Harbor resort will host it’s first tea dance, with proceeds raised going to  benefit Fenway Health AIDS Action Committee.

What: Tea Dance to benefit AAC
When: Saturday, September 28 from 3PM to Sunset
Where: Encore Boston Casino
More Info & RSVP: encorebostonharbor.com/hightea

Encore’s first ever ‘hightea’ outdoor tea dance party will run from 3 p.m. until sunset and will be hosted by Yuhua Hamasaki of RuPaul’s Drag Race, with celebrity DJs Dania Sea of Showtime’s The L Word and L’Duke spinning a unique mix of tunes. A portion of the proceeds from each ‘CommuniTea’ signature cocktail sold will benefit Fenway Health AIDS Action Committee.

Taste of the South End is Tuesday, Mar 19th

TOSE 19, AIDS Action CommitteeAIDS Action Taste of the South End
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 ||  Tickets start at $150.00
Boston Center for the Arts, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

This is easily the best tasting event of the season. Sergio and I started attending this event nearly 20 years ago when I worked at AIDS Action and it is one of my favorite charity events to attend.

For one night in March, AIDS Action brings together 40+ South End restaurants for a delicious evening of bite-sized servings, live cooking demonstrations, silent auction, as well as wine tastings and beer sampling. Admission includes unlimited sampling and complimentary fine wine, beer and more.

Tickets have been on sales since late last year so if you’ve yet to purchase your tickets don’t delay since the event generally sells out before the night of the event. For more information visit tasteofthesouthend.org.

World AIDS Day

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Despite amazing advances there remains no cure for AIDS and new infections continue to be reported.  In honor of World AIDS Day, make a commitment to know your status if you’ve not been tested recently and encourage your friends to do the same. If you’re interested in learning more about Truvada (a.k.a. PrEP) visit Fenway Health’s What is PrEP? website.

AIDS Service Organizations (ASO) around the country and the world, still need your support. Here in Boston, our largest ASO is The AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts.  Visit their website, make a donation or volunteer.

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Boston’s 33rd Annual AIDS Walk & Run is Sunday

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AIDS Walk & Run is Sunday, June 3rd on the Boston Common

On Sunday, June 3, thousands will come together to take action in the 33rd annual AIDS Walk & Run Boston, New England’s largest HIV/AIDS fundraising awareness event.

This year in particular, AIDS Action is asking you to take to the streets to continue raising money for the life-saving work the agency does as well as to support AAC and all members of the statewide Getting to Zero Coalition in their pledge to end HIV by 2020. The AIDS Walk is starting on The Boston Common and registration opens at 7:30 AM.

Click here for more information about the AIDS Walk & Run

Taste of the South End

Will you be at The Taste of the South End tonight? Sergio and I hope to see you there. This is one of my favorite events to attend each spring and all the money raised goes to The AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts.

For more information about the event visit, tasteofthesouthend.org.

Bayard Rustin breakfast, Saturday, April 7

bayard rustin breakfast, gay rights, aids action committeeOn Saturday, April 7th AIDS Action Committee (AAC) will host their 29th annual Bayard Rustin community breakfast at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Presidential Library. Tickets remain available and you can learn more about this community event by visiting AAC’s event page, Bayard Rustin Breakfast.

Bayard Rustin Breakfast: Saturday, April 7, 2018 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Yesterday, March 17th was Bayard Rustin’s birthday so I thought it appropriate to provide this annual community event a shout out.  You can learn more about this civil rights pioneer, social activist and later in life Gay rights activist here.