Aging with Pride (13 Articles with 9,728 total views)
News and events for Aging with Pride, an organization of senior LGBT+ members and allies, develops and sponsors social/recreational and educational events to promote healthy leisure activities, community and an active, enjoyable lifestyle.
On November 18, Aging With Pride had their book club meeting at Werner Books and Coffee, 3608 Liberty St, Erie, PA. The group discussed John Rechy’s City of Night. Book club is on the third Saturday of each month at 1 PM.
On October 26, 2023, Aging With Pride held its monthly dinner at Like My Thai, 827 State Street, Erie, PA. The group goes out for dinner at a different restaurant on the last Thursday of each month.
On October 27, 2023, Aging With Pride had a screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show at Erie Movie House, 3424 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA. The group brought snacks, and folks enjoyed watching the movie and socializing.
On October 14, 2023, members from Aging With Pride took a trip to the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. There was fascinating art (the exhibit called Clouds with silver mylar balloons floating in a room was a favorite for several), great fun, and lunch together at North Shore Tavern afterward.
On July 22, six members of the Erie Aging With Pride organization traveled to Cleveland to participate in the latest round of photos for the national No-Hate campaign. The No-Hate campaign began in response to Proposal 8 in California but has grown to stand against discrimination of all kinds. There are currently more than 56,000 portraits in the No-Hate gallery, and it continues to grow as photographers travel the country.
Aging with Pride held their kickoff social event on June 8, 2023 at Oasis Pub and Tiki Bar, 3122 W Lake Rd, Erie, PA, 16505. About 25 people attended, and Aging with Pride was thrilled at the turnout. Aging with Pride continues to have variety of meetings and events, including a planning meeting two Sundays a month at 1 PM at Lake Erie Counseling, 1932 W 8th St, Erie PA, a book club the third Saturday of the month at Werner Books, 3514 Liberty St, Erie PA, and other events. The next Aging with Pride social will be July 27 from 6 to 8 PM at Oasis Pub and Tiki Bar. Be sure to stop by their table at Pride Fest on June 24, at Meadville Pride and Street Fair on July 29, and at the 30th Annual Erie Pride Picnic on August 12 at the Rotary Pavilion at Presque Isle. Aging with Pride is an organization of senior LGBT+ members and allies, that develops and sponsors social/recreational and educational events to promote healthy leisure activities, community, and an active, enjoyable lifestyle.
Aging with Pride seeks to serve local senior LGBTQ+ people with fun, enjoyable, and helpful programming. To help best understand the community's needs, we have launched a needs assessment survey. You can fill out the form online by browsing to bit.ly/agingwithpridesurvey, or you can alternatively download a PDF from our website at AgingWithPrideErie.org. We will also have copies of the survey at our table at area Pride events, including Pride Fest on June 24, Meadville Pride on July 29, and Erie Pride Picnic on August 12. Please help us get the word out, so we can do the best job of serving the community!
Aging with Pride, an organization of senior LGBT+ members and allies, has partnered with Whee! Studios to provide Aging with Pride t-shirts, hoodies, and tank tops. Part of the proceeds from these sales will be used for Aging with Pride activities and events. To see what's available and to place an order, visit wheepride.shop/collections/aging-with-pride. For more information about Aging with Pride, visit their website at AgingWithPrideErie.org. Look your best as you age with pride!
Aging with Pride, an organization of senior LGBT+ members and allies, is hosting a kickoff event on Thursday, June 8 from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Oasis Pub, 3122 West Lake Road. This organization develops and sponsors social/recreational and educational events to promote healthy leisure activities, community and an active, enjoyable lifestyle. They are sponsoring this social hour (OK, social two hours) to interact with members of the community and to get a sense of the types of activities that are of interest to senior LGBT+ individuals. Possible future events include a book club, movies, card and game times, group excursions to surrounding areas, coffeehouse get togethers, wine/beet tastings, and picnics, among others. For more information about Aging with Pride, visit their website at AgingWithPrideErie.org, or email Dale Allgeier at DaleAllgeier@outlook.com. And please plan on attending the June 8 kickoff event!
Aging with Pride, an organization of senior LGBT+ members and allies, develops and sponsors social/recreational and educational events to promote healthy leisure activities, community, and an active, enjoyable lifestyle. The group was organized in 2017 by Dale Allgeier of Lake Erie Counseling in response to an identified need in the Erie Area for support to older LGBT+ individuals, providing support, friendship, social opportunities, and discussion of issues of importance such as medical/health needs, housing/legal/financial concerns, discrimination, disabilities, and social isolation. The group stopped meeting due to COVID and is now back.
Aging With Pride, the discussion/social group for LGBTQ+ folks age 55 and older, will have a reorganizing meeting at 1:00pm Sunday, February 26th at Lake Erie Counseling Inc. 1932 West 8th Street, Erie, PA.
Aging With Pride will be having a pot luck dinner and game night on Sunday, February 9 at 5 PM at Lake Erie Counseling, 301 W 10th St, Erie PA. This is a great way for LGBTQIA+ seniors to socialize and connect. For more info, contact Dale Allgeier at (814) 455-4009 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In March, the group "Over 40? So what?" will be hosting a potluck dinner followed by a game night. The group will meet March 10, 2019 and will be starting at 6:00pm for this event. Please bring a side dish to share and any games you might want to play. The group will meet at Lake Erie Counseling Inc., 301 West 10th Street, Erie. For more information, please contact Dale Allgeier at 814-455-4009.