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  • Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    The LOFT: LGBT Community Center in White Plains, NY

    Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA)

    exual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA) is a 12-Step Recovery program for sexual compulsion, sex addiction and romantic obsession.

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    SCA meets weekly on Thursday evenings from 7pm-8:15pm  

    SCA's primary purpose is to stay sexually sober and to help others to achieve sexual sobriety. Members are encouraged to develop their own sexual recovery plan, and to define sexual sobriety for themselves.

    It is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from sexual compulsion.

     

    Click here to view SCA's brochure and the twelve suggested steps of SCA. 

    Click here to visits SCA NEW YORK's website and learn more about their program.

     

  • Friday, May 24, 2019 at 07:30 PM

    Lesbian Social Network

    The Lesbian Social Network (LSN) is a sexual orientation-focused support group primarily for women who identify as lesbian. Bi-, questioning-, and queer-identified women are welcome, as are women who do not identify as lesbian themselves but whose partners do. The group’s emphasis is on socializing, making friends, and having fun in a self-affirming environment.

    The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center
    252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605


    The Lesbian Social Network meets every 2nd and 4th Friday of each month at The LOFT, 7:30pm-9:00pm.

    Next Meetings: May 10th & 24th


    LOFT Peer Support Groups are open topic drop-in groups. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are lead by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend discussion groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants.

  • Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 11:30 AM

    May Outing - Group Brunch!

     

    When: Saturday, May 25 | Meet at 11:30 am

    Where:  City Limits Diner | 200 Central Avenue, White Plains

    Hungry for good food and great company?  So are we!

    Join us for brunch at the White Plains City Limits Diner on Saturday May 25th to connect with community, meet new people, and fill up on great (reasonably priced) food.

    All are welcome!  Please feel free to invite others.

    Please note:  All costs are the responsibility of the group participant.

    The restaurant has a free parking lot.

     

    RSVP to Shepard at (914) 948-2932 x13

    - or -

    shepard@loftgaycenter.org

    by May 20th.

  • Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 05:30 PM

    Transgender Peer Support Group

    The Transgender Peer Support Group is an open topic group run by a trained facilitator for individuals who identify as transgender, transsexual, cross-dresser, gender variant, gender queer or intersex (18 and older). Partners of transgender group participants are also welcome.

    The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center
    252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605


    This group takes place the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month from 4:00pm to 5:30pm, and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.

    Next Meetings:

    Sunday, May 5 and May 19th (at 4:00pm)
    Saturday, May 11th and May 25th (at 5:30pm)



     

    LOFT Peer Support Groups are open topic drop-in groups. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are led by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend discussion groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants.

  • Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 06:00 PM

    AA Meeting

    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an open and supportive group of people seeking to handle and recover from their problematic drinking.

    The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center
    252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605


    AA meets weekly on Saturday evenings from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.

     

     


     

    LOFT Peer Support Groups are open topic drop-in groups. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are lead by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend discussion groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants.

  • Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 08:00 PM
    The LOFT: LGBT Community Center in White Plains, NY

    Entertainment at Eight at The LOFT

    Entertainment at Eight is a film screening group, which gathers twice a month to watch and discuss both contemporary and classic LGBT and mainstream films.

    Entertainment at Eight takes place on the 2nd & 4th Saturday evenings of each month at 8:00pm.


    Saturday, May 25th

    Billy Elliot (Drama 2000)

    Synopsis:   The life of 11-year-old Billy Elliot, a coal miner's son in Northern England, is forever changed one day when he stumbles upon a ballet class during his weekly boxing lesson. Before long, he finds himself in dance, demonstrating the kind of raw talent seldom seen by the class' exacting instructor, Mrs. Wilkinson. With a tart tongue and a never-ending stream of cigarettes in her hand, Mrs. Wilkinson's zest for teaching is revived when she sees Billy's potential.

    Starring: Stephen Daldry 

    Directed by:  Stephen Daldry

    Run time: 1 hour and 51 minutes

    Click here to view the trailer.


    LOFT Social Groups are open groups which welcome everyone ages 18 and over. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are lead by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants

     

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 06:30 PM

    Al-Anon ACC

    Al-Anon Adult Child (AAC) is a support group for the friends and families of problem drinkers.

    The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center
    252 Bryant Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605


    Al-Anon meets weekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm to 7:30pm.

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    LOFT Peer Support Groups are open topic drop-in groups. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are led by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend discussion groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants.

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    Double Tree Hilton in Tarrytown, NY

    Adoption Workshop with FIA

    Friends in Adoption (FIA) is a non-profit, pro-choice, licensed agency with a focus on helping people make informed decisions concerning adoption. FIA is committed to open adoptioninclusiveness, and providing lifelong support to all members of the adoption circle.

    Please join Friends in Adoption at their upcoming workshop which will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Tarrytown, New York on the evening of Wednesday May 29, 2019 and throughout the day on Thursday, May 30, 2019. 
    RSVP is required!

     

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    The LOFT: LGBT Community Center in White Plains, NY

    Pride Chorus

    Love to sing? Pride chorus meets for rehearsals! Every Wednesday from 6:30pm-7:30pm.

    The LOFT has formed an Pride Chorus. The chorus is co-ed, requires no audition process and is lead by professional music director Zack Wright. Read more about Zack below.

    The LOFT's Pride Chorus strives to reflect the diversity within our communities.  We are a blending of voices representing all different sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, races, abilities and music/choral histories.

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    Next Meetings: Wednesday, May 1st, May 8th, May 15th, May22nd and May 29th

    Anyone with a passion to sing in a chorus/choir is welcome to join The LOFT's Pride Chorus. No chorus experience necessary.


    There is no required fee to participate in The LOFT's Pride Chorus but donations are welcome.  The chorus has two seasons each year with a Summer break in-between.  The suggested donation per season is $50.00, more if you can, less if you can't.  If you joined a season mid-way, a $5.00 donation per rehearsal is suggested. The donations are used to give music director Zack Wright a stipend for volunteering his professional expertise to the chorus' development, the purchase of sheet music, rehearsals fees when the chorus practices in MUMC rooms, and any performance related expenses.

    Donations are not limited to members of the chorus....family, friends and fans of the chorus are welcome and encouraged to give. Thank you for helping keep songs in our hearts.

    Click here to donate to The LOFT's  Pride Chorus.


    About Pride Chorus leader, Zack Wright:

    Zack Wright, a native of Georgia, holds a bachelors degree in Music Education with Choral Emphasis from the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University. After graduating, Zack spent three years working as a teacher and musician in Chicago. He was Assistant Choral Director at Hubbard High School (a Chicago Public School), resident Music Director at the Northbrook Children's Theatre Company, and accompanist for the Northbrook Community Choir. In 2015, Zack moved to White Plains, NY to begin teaching at The Harvey School in Katonah, NY. Additionally, Zack is a music director at the Westchester Sandbox Theatre and Coordinator of Music and Worship at Memorial United Methodist Church, where The LOFT: LGBT Community Center is located.


     

    LOFT Social Groups are open groups which welcome everyone ages 18 and over. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are lead by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance.

    There is no fee to attend groups but a $5 donation is suggested, more if you can, less if you can’t.  Fees related to activities are to the responsibility of participants.

  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 08:00 AM
    Double Tree Hilton in Tarrytown, NY

    Adoption Workshop with FIA

    Friends in Adoption (FIA) is a non-profit, pro-choice, licensed agency with a focus on helping people make informed decisions concerning adoption. FIA is committed to open adoptioninclusiveness, and providing lifelong support to all members of the adoption circle.

    Please join Friends in Adoption at their upcoming workshop which will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Tarrytown, New York on the evening of Wednesday May 29, 2019 and throughout the day on Thursday, May 30, 2019. 
    RSVP is required!

     

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