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Only 60 tickets left for Frida (and other news from The Center)!

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Saturday, June 30, 6 pm, Pachanga de Frida – Only 60 Tickets Left!
Each year we celebrate the birthday of Frida Kahlo, commemorating the legendary life of one of the most influential Mexican painters of the mid-twentieth century while enjoying a live salsa band, traditional Mexican dance performance, multiple art exhibits by local Latin@ artists and vendors, a Frida lookalike contest, great food and Tequila! Proceeds from this event benefit Latin@ Services at The Center. Buy your tickets online today!


Free Pride Passes!

The San Diego LGBT Community Center and San Diego LGBT Pride are teaming up to make sure that we register as many Equality Voters as possible during the setup for the Pride Parade on Saturday, July 21. If meeting new people and making new friends isn’t incentive enough, everyone who volunteers and works the brief shift will receive complimentary passes to the festival for BOTH Saturday and Sunday! Participants are required to attend a brief training session in July. For more information, email volunteer@thecentersd.org today.


AIDS Walk 2012! Are You Registered?

On Sunday, Sept. 30, nearly 8,000 walkers, runners and volunteers will line up in Balboa Park for the 23rd AIDS Walk & Run San Diego to raise much-needed funds for local HIV/AIDS service organizations. Make sure you’re part of it! Registration is quick and easy. Just go to www.aidswalksd.org and sign up as an individual, join an existing team or start your own team. By signing up now and inviting others to join you, you’ll help get the date for AIDS Walk on people’s calendars and give us all a chance to start early on our fundraising efforts. Thank you for all that you have done to make AIDS Walk & Run San Diego the largest one-day HIV/AIDS fundraiser in San Diego County! For more information, contact Ian Johnson at 619.291.WALK (9255) or AIDSWalk@thecentersd.org.


Submit Nominations for the LGBT Veterans Wall
The Benjamin F. Dillingham and Bridget Wilson LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor is now accepting nominations. For more information and the nomination form, visit the website.
Restaurants of the Week
Babycakes
The Wellington Steak & Martini Lounge
Thank you to all the fabulous establishments that took part in Dining Out For Life® 2012, supporting HIV/AIDS programs at The Center. Please be sure to frequent them throughout the year! Find the full list on our website.

Next Election is Tuesday Nov. 6, 2012
Find out if you’re registered at www.sdvote.com. Want to vote by mail in the comfort of your home? It’s easy! Click on this link to the mail ballot application. Voter registration forms and vote-by-mail applications are also available at The Center, 3909 Centre Street, San Diego, CA 92103.

Oct. 22:
Last day to register to vote in the general election
Oct. 29: Last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the general election
Nov. 6: General Election Day! Polls open from 7 am-8 pm (Last day to turn in your vote-by-mail ballot)

Save the Dates
Saturday, June 30, 2012Happy Birthday Frida
Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012AIDS Walk San Diego
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012Anniversary Gala
Saturday, Oct. 27 – Nightmare on Normal Street

Spotlight Events…

Wednesday, June 20, 12 noon, Lunch & Learn: Parkinson’s Disease
Join 50 and Better Together in the library from 12 noon-1:30 pm for information on Parkinson’s Disease. Who gets it? What causes it? Is there a cure? And is support available? RSVP to LaRue Fields at 619.692.2077 x205 or seniors@thecentersd.org.


Friday, June 22, 7 pm, Sapphic Cinema

Bring your friends and join the WRC for Sapphic Cinema’s screening of “Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her” on Friday, June 22, 7 pm at The Center. The film is free to attend and light snacks are available for a small donation. For more information, email women@thecentersd.org.


Saturday, June 23, 11 am, Are You Ready? Disaster Preparedness

Where were you when the lights went out? Were you prepared? Join Family Matters at The Center for an informative and practical workshop on emergency preparedness at home, work or in your car. Do you have the necessary items to survive a major earthquake or fire? Do you even know what they are? Come learn what you really need to know from The American Red Cross. For more information, contact Jane Schmoll at families@thecentersd.org.



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