What is the San Diego LGBT Community Center?
The San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center, Inc., (d.b.a., The Center) is the nation's second oldest and one of the largest LGBT community centers. Functioning as the LGBT community's anchor organization, The Center is led by a 15-member board of directors, employs over 40 paid staff and utilizes more than 800 community volunteers to achieve its twin goals of promoting LGBT health and human rights. The Center provides direct program services to the many different facets of the LGBT community, including men, women, youth, seniors, families, LGBT Latino community members and their families, and those struggling with HIV. Last year The Center provided more than 60,000 direct service visits to San Diego community members, and through its events, activities and advocacy, touched the lives of thousands more.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 6 pm, Harvest Howl
Don’t miss the 9th Annual Harvest Howl for The Center’s Youth Housing Project, hosted by the good folks of MARYAH on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6-9pm at the top of San Diego's beautiful new Downtown Central Library located in the East Village! At this Halloween-themed cocktail party guests will enjoy food from more than a dozen restaurants, a hosted bar for the first hour, live entertainment, a 50/50 Drawing and a fantastic silent auction. Tickets start at just $40 and Friends of MARYAH sponsorships start at just $150. Buy tickets at www.maryah.org.
Saturday, Oct. 25, Nightmare on Normal Street
Hillcrest’s one and only Halloween street party is taking place on Saturday, October 25. Join us if you dare for a scare! This spooky celebration will take place on Normal Street between University Ave. and Harvey Milk Street, and will include ‘fang-tastic’ live entertainment and spine chilling décor. New this year, Nightmare on Normal Street will feature an all ages fright zone and soda bar! The Center and Fabulous Hillcrest are partnering to bring you a bigger, better Nightmare, so don't miss it! It's just $10 for general admission, or eat, drink and be scary with all you can drink “witch’s brew” and complimentary food with purchase of a $50 VIP ticket (must be over 21 to purchase). Buy your tickets online today!