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William Way Community Center

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1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107

April 2016

Women’s Sexuality As We Age

April 9, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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FREE

Let's talk about sex, again! When it comes to research and information on sex and sexual health, women in the LGBT community are one of the most marginalized groups. Guidelines on preventative screenings are scarce and often incorrect assumptions are made about sexual orientation, gender and activities. Sexual health is a basic right that should be acknowledged, discussed and celebrated! Please join the LGBT Elder Initiative for our 3rd community conversation on Older Women's Sexual Health.  A panel of experts will…

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Women’s Sexuality As We Age

April 9, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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FREE

Let's talk about sex, again! When it comes to research and information on sex and sexual health, women in the LGBT community are one of the most marginalized groups. Guidelines on preventative screenings are scarce and often incorrect assumptions are made about sexual orientation, gender and activities. Sexual health is a basic right that should be acknowledged, discussed and celebrated! Please join the LGBT Elder Initiative for our 3rd community conversation on Older Women's Sexual Health.  A panel of experts will…

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June 2016

Aging Safely: Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation

June 4, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Free

As the population of seniors continues to grow, the abuse, neglect and exploitation of older adults has become a critical issue we cannot afford to ignore. Financial exploitation, self- neglect, caregiver neglect, and emotional and physical abuse significantly impact a person’s ability to age successfully. This free workshop will explore the ways that elder abuse affects LGBT older adults and will feature experts discussing these issues from medical, social, and legal perspectives. You will learn about how to identify abuse,…

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Aging Safely: Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation

June 4, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Free

As the population of seniors continues to grow, the abuse, neglect and exploitation of older adults has become a critical issue we cannot afford to ignore. Financial exploitation, self- neglect, caregiver neglect, and emotional and physical abuse significantly impact a person’s ability to age successfully. This free workshop will explore the ways that elder abuse affects LGBT older adults and will feature experts discussing these issues from medical, social, and legal perspectives. You will learn about how to identify abuse,…

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November 2016

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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For transgender individuals, and especially transgender women from minority backgrounds, the risk of violent attacks is much higher and more deadly.  Transgender individuals  are 9 times as likely to experience threats and intimidation compared to LGBTQ non-transgender survivors and victims. So far in 2016  24 trans women of color have been murdered. In light of the election of Donald Trump and Mike Pence suicides and attacks on trans people has risen. It is more important than ever that we as…

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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For transgender individuals, and especially transgender women from minority backgrounds, the risk of violent attacks is much higher and more deadly.  Transgender individuals  are 9 times as likely to experience threats and intimidation compared to LGBTQ non-transgender survivors and victims. So far in 2016  24 trans women of color have been murdered. In light of the election of Donald Trump and Mike Pence suicides and attacks on trans people has risen. It is more important than ever that we as…

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April 2017

2017 LGBT Legal Clinic

April 8, 2017
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Free

All older adults should complete certain legal documents to ensure that your wishes are carried out if you become incapacitated or pass away. Having these documents in place, including a will, living will, disposition of remains, and medical and financial powers of attorney, will make sure that your decisions are respected should anything happen to you. At the LGBT Legal Clinic, you will learn about these aspects of legal planning and then meet one-on-one with an attorney to complete these…

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2017 LGBT Legal Clinic

April 8, 2017
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Free

All older adults should complete certain legal documents to ensure that your wishes are carried out if you become incapacitated or pass away. Having these documents in place, including a will, living will, disposition of remains, and medical and financial powers of attorney, will make sure that your decisions are respected should anything happen to you. At the LGBT Legal Clinic, you will learn about these aspects of legal planning and then meet one-on-one with an attorney to complete these…

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LGBTQ Community Passover Seder

April 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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LGBTQ Community & Allies Passover Seder A Seder with an LGBTQ lens, kosher for Passover dinner with vegetarian/vegan optons, wine, and dessert. Date: Thursday April 13, 2017 Time: 6 p.m.— 9 p.m. Place: William Way Community Center 1315 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Cost: $30 per person/$18 students and 65+ $10 under 18 RSVP: http://lgbtqsederphilly.eventbrite.com/ Everyone is welcome. For fnancial assistance please contact pschneider@jfcsphilly.org or 267-256-2257.

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LGBTQ Community Passover Seder

April 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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LGBTQ Community & Allies Passover Seder A Seder with an LGBTQ lens, kosher for Passover dinner with vegetarian/vegan optons, wine, and dessert. Date: Thursday April 13, 2017 Time: 6 p.m.— 9 p.m. Place: William Way Community Center 1315 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 Cost: $30 per person/$18 students and 65+ $10 under 18 RSVP: http://lgbtqsederphilly.eventbrite.com/ Everyone is welcome. For fnancial assistance please contact pschneider@jfcsphilly.org or 267-256-2257.

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2nd Annual LGBTQ Senior Prom

April 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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$5
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2nd Annual LGBTQ Senior Prom

April 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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$5
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June 2017

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

June 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

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LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

June 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

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July 2017

Bridge Club

July 3, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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"Party" bridge for the experienced player.  Reservations required.  For more information, please call the Center at 215-732-2220.

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Bridge Club

July 3, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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"Party" bridge for the experienced player.  Reservations required.  For more information, please call the Center at 215-732-2220.

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MorningsOut Senior Social

July 4, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

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MorningsOut Senior Social

July 4, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

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LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

July 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

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LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

July 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

Bridge Club

July 10, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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"Party" bridge for the experienced player.  Reservations required.  For more information, please call the Center at 215-732-2220.

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Bridge Club

July 10, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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"Party" bridge for the experienced player.  Reservations required.  For more information, please call the Center at 215-732-2220.

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MorningsOut Senior Social

July 11, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

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MorningsOut Senior Social

July 11, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

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LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

July 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

July 13, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

Bridge Club

July 17, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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"Party" bridge for the experienced player.  Reservations required.  For more information, please call the Center at 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

Bridge Club

July 17, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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"Party" bridge for the experienced player.  Reservations required.  For more information, please call the Center at 215-732-2220.

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MorningsOut Senior Social

July 18, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

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MorningsOut Senior Social

July 18, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

July 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

July 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

Bridge Club

July 24, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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"Party" bridge for the experienced player.  Reservations required.  For more information, please call the Center at 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

Bridge Club

July 24, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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"Party" bridge for the experienced player.  Reservations required.  For more information, please call the Center at 215-732-2220.

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MorningsOut Senior Social

July 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

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MorningsOut Senior Social

July 25, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

July 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

July 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

Bridge Club

July 31, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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"Party" bridge for the experienced player.  Reservations required.  For more information, please call the Center at 215-732-2220.

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Bridge Club

July 31, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Monday, repeating until August 1, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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"Party" bridge for the experienced player.  Reservations required.  For more information, please call the Center at 215-732-2220.

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August 2017

MorningsOut Senior Social

August 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

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MorningsOut Senior Social

August 1, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

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LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

August 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

August 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

MorningsOut Senior Social

August 8, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

MorningsOut Senior Social

August 8, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

August 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

August 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

MorningsOut Senior Social

August 15, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

MorningsOut Senior Social

August 15, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

August 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

August 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

MorningsOut Senior Social

August 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

MorningsOut Senior Social

August 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

August 24, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
+ Google Map

This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

August 24, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
+ Google Map

This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

Find out more »

MorningsOut Senior Social

August 29, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

Find out more »

MorningsOut Senior Social

August 29, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. For this week’s details, call the Center @ 215-732-2220.

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EI Coffee Chat: Identity Theft

August 30, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Over 15 million Americans have been victims of identity theft in the past year. Criminals committing identity theft have a wide array of approaches to access people's personal information and to use it for financial gain. Many of these scams specifically target older adults, stealing billions of dollars every year. Financial Educator Joseph Wehr from Clarifi will join us to share tips on how to best guard against identity theft and scams. We'll discuss ways to protect your identity, common…

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EI Coffee Chat: Identity Theft

August 30, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Over 15 million Americans have been victims of identity theft in the past year. Criminals committing identity theft have a wide array of approaches to access people's personal information and to use it for financial gain. Many of these scams specifically target older adults, stealing billions of dollars every year. Financial Educator Joseph Wehr from Clarifi will join us to share tips on how to best guard against identity theft and scams. We'll discuss ways to protect your identity, common…

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LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

August 31, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

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LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session

August 31, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.

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November 2017

EI Coffee Chat: Hospice Care

November 3, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Although end-of-life care may be difficult to discuss, taking the time to think about what you want at the end of life can greatly reduce stress and prevent uncomfortable situations later in life. Learning about the end-of-life services that are available will help you to make educated decisions about what you want, or don’t want, as part of your end-of-life care. Hospice care is one such service that often becomes available towards the end of life. However, hospice is still…

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EI Coffee Chat: Hospice Care

November 3, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Although end-of-life care may be difficult to discuss, taking the time to think about what you want at the end of life can greatly reduce stress and prevent uncomfortable situations later in life. Learning about the end-of-life services that are available will help you to make educated decisions about what you want, or don’t want, as part of your end-of-life care. Hospice care is one such service that often becomes available towards the end of life. However, hospice is still…

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December 2017

Connecting with Community: Get Out and Give Back

December 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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As we get older, it can be difficult to stay engaged with our communities or to meet new people who share our interests. It can also be a challenge to find ways to use our skills and experiences in meaningful ways, especially after retirement. Volunteerism and participation in civic groups can offer great opportunities to utilize your skills, better your communities, and meet people with similar interests! Whether through non-profits, civic associations, church groups, or political organizations, there are plenty…

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Holiday Potluck

December 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Get to know some new people and enjoy some great food. The cost of admission is simply bringing part of the meal to share with everyone.  Something-for-everyone is the flavor choice, be it a turkey, dessert, vegan, or vegetarian dish. Please RSVP to 215-732-2220 and indicate what item you plan to bring to the potluck Something-for-everyone is the flavor choice, be it a ham, dessert, vegan, or vegetarian dish.   Please RSVP to 215-732-2220 and indicate what item you plan to bring to…

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The Annual Kwanzaa Collaborative Celebration

December 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A collaborative effort to highlight the Nguzo Saba- 7 principles of Kwanzaa with performance and education.

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February 2018

The Art Gallery Presents: Black & Blue- The Colors of Leather Artist Reception

February 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Please join us for a special exhibition in the Art Gallery curated by Heather Raquel Phillips, Mid Atlantic Leather Woman 2018. The exhibition aims to display what black and blue means through the eyes of an artist, and what it means to embody the leather/kink lifestyle. The large group show will feature art in various media including photography, video and visual digital art, performance, print and more from artists who will offer a vision of the unique identity and sexuality…

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Philly Black Trans History: A Multigenerational Panel Discussion

February 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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This event is a celebration of Black Trans Resilience and is an opportunity for LGBTQIA individuals to learn about Philadelphia's Black Trans History, Past and Present. The event will allow community members to connect with local leaders within local Trans communities, to better understand the life experiences of Black Trans individuals in our city and to challenge assumptions, prejudices and stereotypes.

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May 2018

The Doctor Is In: Advance Care Planning

May 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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What type of health care would you want if you became too sick to tell your doctors yourself? At some point in your life, a medical crisis could leave you unable to communicate with your providers about the types of medical treatment that you would or would not want to receive. This month’s “Doctor Is In” program will provide an introduction to advance care planning, the process of making plans for the health care you want to receive during a…

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Generation Dance LGBTQ Community Dance Party 2018!

May 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Generation Dance LGBTQ Community Dance Party 2018! Featuring Dj Sandi Stabler Food & Refreshments! 18+ $5 and no one will be turned away. Walk-ins welcome. Come as your FABULOUS self!!! Sponsored by: JFCS Philly William Way Community Center The Attic John C. Anderson Community LGBT Elder Initiative Get Tickets

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Empowered at the End of Life: Having Your Voice When It Really Counts

May 19, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Thinking about the end of your life can be an uncomfortable topic. However, taking the time now to think about what you want at the end of your life can ensure that your wishes are carried out and that your medical, personal, spiritual, and emotional priorities are respected. You have the right and the ability to determine how you will be cared for, what type of treatments you will receive, and who will make decisions for you when you can…

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June 2018

The Astonishing Progress in Treating and Preventing HIV Infection

June 29, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Presented by Penn’s Village Dr. Ian Frank is the Director of the Anti-Retroviral Clinical Research and Director of Clinical Core at Penn Center for AIDS Research, and Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Penn's Village and the LGBT Elder Initiative invite you to join us on Friday, June 29th at 1:30 PM at the William Way Community Center. Dr. Frank will address the advances in HIV therapies and prevention. He will share new science findings that…

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August 2018

The Doctor Is In: Exercising, Eating Well, and Aging Healthfully

August 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Physical activity and a nutritious diet are good for your health at every age but play an especially important role in keeping you healthy as you grow older. Staying active helps to maintain your endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Eating well will strengthen your immune system and your body’s ability to fight off certain infections and illnesses. Combined, eating well and exercising regularly can help you live longer, maintain your independence, and improve your quality of life. Join the LGBT…

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October 2018

The Doctor Is In: Cancer Screenings

October 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Nearly one out of three people in the United States will have cancer in their lifetimes, with the large majority of cancers diagnosed in people over the age of 50. While there are lifestyle changes that reduce some of the risks of cancer, other risk factors cannot be changed. However, there are many screening procedures that can detect certain cancers early, when they will be easier to treat. Most cancers are curable when they are identified early, making screening and…

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November 2018

The Reunion Project Philadelphia

November 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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The Reunion Project is a free daylong, celebratory event for long term HIV/AIDS survivors. Join other survivors to learn how to live long, healthy lives and Thrive. Help build a strong community of those of us who are committed to our individual and collective health and wellness. The Reunion Project was founded in 2015, by long-term HIV survivors Matt Sharp and Jeff Berry, who recognized that there is an entire group of individuals who had survived the epidemic but in…

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Thanksgiving Dinner at William Way

November 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Presented by William Way Community Center Celebrate the holidays with friends, meet new people & enjoy some great food. Feel free to bring part of the meal to share with everyone, be it dessert, any side dish, vegan, or vegetarian dish, as anything would be appreciated. Please RSVP to 215-732-2220 to indicate what item you plan to bring to the potluck.

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December 2018

Breast Health-Our Bodies Program

December 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Presented by the LGBT Elder Initiative and Bebashi Nearly 330,000 people are estimated to be diagnosed with breast cancer each year in the United States. While the disease is often random, it is important to be aware of risk factors such as family history and age in order to have informed conversations with doctors and health care providers. The Bebashi-Our Bodies program will equip you with both knowledge and resources to manage your breast health including connections to free mammograms…

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Holiday Dinner

December 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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Presented by the William Way Community Center Celebrate the holidays with friends, meet new people & enjoy some great food. Feel free to bring part of the meal to share with everyone, be it dessert, any side dish, vegan, or vegetarian dish, as anything would be appreciated. Please RSVP to 215-732-2220 to indicate what item you plan to bring to the potluck.

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The Annual Kwanzaa Collaborative Celebration

December 30, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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A collaborative effort to highlight the Nguzo Saba - 7 principles of Kwanzaa with performance and education.

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January 2019

The Doctor Is In: Healthy Bones

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, 19107
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The human skeleton is made up of more than 200 bones! Our bones serve the vital functions of supporting our organs, shaping the body, producing blood cells, and protecting our brains, spinal cords, hearts and lungs. As we age, our bones can lose density and become weaker. Bone loss can cause osteoporosis, where bones can become so thin that they break – a leading cause of disability in older adults. Bone loss can also cause changes in posture or walking and can…

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