All groups, events, and trainings listed on this calendar are LGBT-focused.

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  • Monday, June 03, 2019 at 07:00 PM

    Knitting Circle

    Want to learn a new skill? …Meet new people? …Make something for yourself or others? …Get creative?

    The LOFT started a new group for all interested in Knitting! The LGBT Knitting Circle meets on the 1st & 3rd Mondays at The LOFT from 7:00pm-8:30pm.

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    The LGBT Knitting Circle is open to all experience levels- from beginner to pro.

    Knitting is a great way to relieve stress, challenge yourself to learn something new, make gifts for friends and family, and spend some time meeting other creative people like yourself!

    MATERIALS WILL BE PROVIDED.

    (Feel free to bring your own materials, or projects you’re working on to the meeting)

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    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, June 04, 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.

  • Tuesday, June 04, 2019 at 06:30 PM

    Young Adult Transgender Peer Support Group

    The Young Adult Transgender Peer Support Group is open to all trans, transgender, non binary, and gender nonconforming people between the ages 18 to 29. This group is open topic, and drop in based.

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


    The Young Adult Transgender Peer Support Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of every month from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.


     

    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.

  • Tuesday, June 04, 2019 at 07:30 PM

    Men's Peer Support Group

    The Gay Men's Peer Support Group is an open topic group run by a trained facilitator for men who identify as gay, bisexual or are questioning their sexuality.

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


    The Men's Group takes place on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday evenings of each month from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.


    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 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, June 05, 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, June 06, 2019 at 06:30 PM

    Ossining Documentary Series - "TransMilitary"

  • Thursday, June 06, 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.

     

  • Thursday, June 06, 2019 at 07:30 PM

    Mental Health Peer Support Group

    The LGBT Mental Health Peer Support Group for members of the LGBTQ community, ages 18 and over, who are living with a mental health condition either diagnosed or undiagnosed.

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


    The LGBT Mental Health Peer Support Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.


     

    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, June 08, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    The Loft

    Growing Families

    The LOFT and Hudson River Doulas present Growing Families. This group is open to all parents and caregivers of babies from birth through age two. Expectant parents are also welcome to join our community!

    Growing Families will take place at The LOFT on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm.
    First Half of 2019 Meeting Dates: 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8
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    Growing Families is open to all parents and caregivers of babies from birth through age two. Expectant parents are also welcome to join our community. This is a safe space for new parents to come for community, support, infant care questions, feeding help, wellness and reproductive health topics, etc. Monthly group topics are guided by the group based on your needs.

    Group meets at The LOFT on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm. 

    This free group is facilitated by Court Durfee. Court Durfee, RN, BSN, CLC, CD(DONA), HCHD is a Certified Lactation Counselor, nurse, birth & postpartum doula, and health educator. Court is a co-owner of Hudson River Doulas, providing pregnancy, birth, postpartum and lactation support for growing families in the mid-Hudson Valley region of New York. Court's educational background is in Community & Human Services, Healthcare Management, Nursing, and Early Childhood Education with ten years of experience in perinatal health. He is also currently working on his Masters in Nurse-Midwifery at Frontier Nursing University and is passionate about addressing LGBTQ+ healthcare disparities.
    To learn more about Hudson River Doulas visit: 
    @hudsonriverdoulas  
    If you have any questions about the group please email/call The LOFT's Helpline at info@loftgaycenter.org or at 914-948-2932 ex 13.
    WHEN
    June 8, 2019 at 10am - 12pm
    WHERE
    The LOFT: LGBT Community Center 
    252 Bryant Ave
    White Plains, NY 10605-2103
    United States
  • Saturday, June 08, 2019 at 12:00 PM

    Aces Westchester

    Aces Westchester, an Asexual Discussion and Activity Group, is an open topic group run by a trained facilitator. The group is open to all who identify as Asexual. The group meets the 2nd Saturday of every month from 12:00pm-1:30pm. 

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    Do you identify as Asexual and are looking to find community?

    If so, join us for The LOFT's Aces Westchester...an Asexual Discussion and Activity Group!


    If you have any questions about the meeting or the group, please email info@loftgaycenter.org or call The LOFT’s HelpLine at (914) 948-2932 ex 13.

    The group is free to attend, donations are welcome.

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