November 23, 2018 at 4:38 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
World AIDS Day events slated for next weekend
Whitman-Walker, End HIV, gay news, Washington Blade

Whitman-Walker Health’s annual Walk to End HIV. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

Celebrate and reflect on the 30th anniversary of World Aids Day with two key events this year.

Impulse D.C. and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation present “DecAIDS: Then, There & Now — A World AIDS Day Celebration” at North Hall at Eastern Market (225 7th St., S.E.) on Friday, Nov. 30 from 6-10 p.m. The interactive art experience will revisit how AIDS has affected the LGBT community throughout the ‘80s, ‘90s, ‘00s and today. There will be a surprise celebrity guest speaker, a two-hour sponsored bar, sip and paint, dance, spoken word and dramatic presentations. Admission is free. For details, visit impulsegrp.org/washington.

The 32nd annual Walk & 5K to End HIV begins and ends at Freedom Plaza (1455 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.) on Saturday, Dec. 1. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K starts at 9:15 a.m. The walk kicks off at 9:20 a.m. Post-event activities begin at 10 a.m. Runner registration is $21. Walker registration is $5. Student and senior walkers are $9. Sleepwalker registration, for those who cannot attend the event, is $24. Proceeds benefit Whitman-Walker Health.

For more information, visit walktoendhiv.org.

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