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Updated November 10, 2019

Tuesdays, November 12

Medicare and You: this workshop was cancelled due to lack of advance registrations. However, workshop presented Lisa Wallace can provide you with a list of similar workshops in the Charlotte area that are happening over the next few weeks. Email us at charlottelgbtqelders@gmail.com and we'll get you that list.


Monday, November 18

Hosted by Charlotte LGBTQ Elders

Elder Meetup & Social

5:30-7:30pm | Common Market Oakwold
Stop by Common Market/Oakwold after work and say hello before heading to the Advance Medical Directive workshop at Time Out Youth (7:00pm). Not attending the workshop? Stop by and just enjoy time with LGBTQ Elders.
Free Admission.
Let us know you're stopping by.
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/502577387232536/

Advance Medical Directives: A Gift to Yourself and Your Loved Ones

7-8:30pm | Time Out Youth Center

Workshop presenters: Candice Whiteside, Care Weavers & Connie J. Vetter, Attorney at Law, PLLC

92% of people say that having a conversation about their end of life directives is important… 32% of them have actually done so. Join us for an easy, non-threatening way to start a conversation with family and friends about what matters to you most and learn about legal medical directives to carry out your wishes. Objectives: (1) learn more about yourself and the people you care about, (2) think about and discuss how you want to be treated if you become seriously ill, and (3) start translating your wishes into documentation including Health Care Directives.
Free Admission. Must RSVP so we have a packet of info ready for you.

FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/537892123443485/

Tuesday, November 19

Nosh & Know about Parkinson's Disease

Hosted by Levine JCC

FREE "Nosh & Know" about Parkinson's Disease. In collaboration with Parkinson Association of the Carolinas. Join us once per month as different presenters discuss different PD topics. Refreshments and snacked will be served. These are free meetings but you must RSVP each month to jill.lipson@charlottejcc.org. This program is funded (in part) with a grant from BJH Foundation along with its commitment to enhancing the lives of Jewish adults in North and South Carolina.


Wednesday, November 20

Trans Day of Remembrance: Hope, Healing & Resilience

Hosted by Charlotte Pride and Transcend Charlotte

Location: Time Out Youth, 3800 Monroe Road, Charlotte

Join a variety of community organizations who are partnering this year to commemorate Trans Day of Remembrance with a night of hope, healing, and resilience. We will stand in solidarity for our trans siblings lost this year while providing space for healing and resilience as we continue our fight to make our communities safer for all trans people.

Friday & Saturday, December 6 & 7

Season to Remember ~ Holiday Concert

Hosted by One Voice Chorus

One Voice Chorus encourages you to live in the moment during this “Season of Light” and celebrate those things that bring you joy.

FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/403820806915212/?event_time_id=403820810248545
Web: https://onevoicechorus.com/


Friday & Saturday, December 13 & 14

Dear December

Hosted by Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte

GMCC's annual holiday extravaganza. The most fabulous Shelita Bonet Hoyle will emcee the night.

FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/417542519161370/

Monday, December 16

Holiday Party: Appetizers and Dirty Santa!
Hosted by Charlotte LGBTQ Elders

Bring your favorite hors d'oeuvres* (12-24 pieces) and a gift for the Dirty Santa gift exchange [bring one gift-bagged present (no gift labels); limit of $10 if buying new, or bring something you have a received and its time to pass it on; appropriate for mixed group]. Rules announced at beginning of the exchange. Complimentary wine and beverages.
* It's okay not to bring food. But please consider a small cash contribution to support LGBTQ Elders (you can donate online at https://www.charlottelgbtqelders.org/donate-more), or bring a gift for youth for their Life Essentials Closet (https://www.timeoutyouth.org/LifeEssentials)
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/965250623852910/

Register: https://www.charlottelgbtqelders.org/programs-events

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