Second annual ‘Community Toast to Harvey Milk’ in San Diego: May 22Around the City, Online Only, Top Highlights Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
The community will gather at the eastern end of Harvey Milk Street in the front of the San Diego LGBT Community Center for brief remarks, then take a walk of remembrance down the first street in the nation named in honor of Harvey, heading along University Avenue to Harvey Milk’s American Diner in the heart of Hillcrest for socializing, drink specials and a unified community toast to Harvey.
“This event is open to all who wish to honor Harvey Milk on his birthday,” said Steven Shultz, co-founder of the Annual Community Toast to Harvey Milk. “The goal is to fill the first Harvey Milk Street in the nation with well-wishers united in remembrance, and to bring the community together in a toast to Harvey every year on his birthday, May 22.”
Order of events for the 2nd Annual Community Toast to Harvey Milk:
- 6:30 p.m. – Begin gathering at the steps in front of the San Diego LGBT Community Center.
- 6:45 p.m.- Brief remarks about the legacy of Harvey (speakers to be announced).
- 7:00-7:30 p.m. – Walk of Remembrance down the nation’s first Harvey Milk Street and along University Avenue to Harvey Milk’s American Diner at 6th Avenue and University Avenue. The march route (Blaine Avenue is now Harvey Milk Street): https://goo.gl/maps/O5YjW
- 7:30-9:00 p.m. – Enjoy drink specials, good food and socializing at Harvey Milk’s American Diner . A unified Community Toast to Harvey will take place at 8 p.m.
The Annual Community Toast to Harvey Milk was founded in 2013 by Caleb Rainey with the San Diego Multicultural LGBT Literary Foundation and Steven Shultz with the San Diego Sqooterheads. It is now presented by San Diego Remembers.
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