CLEVELAND - The City of Cleveland is raising awareness and trying to fight the stigma associated with the AIDS virus. It's holding several events starting Friday night to recognize World Aids Day which is December 1st.
Here's a list of events that start Friday night in Cleveland:
5:30 p.m. - Gather at Cleveland City Hall
6:00 p.m. - Dignitaries speak on the steps of Cleveland City Hall
6:15 p.m. - Candlelight march step-off from steps of Cleveland City Hall and process to Tower City Center
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. - World AIDS Day Program at the Grand Staircase in Tower City Center
7:30 PM - 2:00 a.m. RED PARTY - Red Party in Honor of World AIDS Day at the Mean Bull Nightclub
On Saturday, Dec. 1, the following events will take place:
12:00 Midnight - Terminal Tower is lit in red in recognition of World AIDS Day until December 2nd
Noon - Memorial Event at Franklin Circle Christian Church with worship, lunch and presentations
7:00 -7:07 p.m. - Terminal Tower and all lights turn off.
Sunday, Dec. 2:
2:00 p.m. - Memorial Event at First Grace United Church of Christ, Akron (Highland Square), with dinner, HIV/STD testing.
Monday, Dec. 3:
5:00 p.m. - Patient and Community Forum at CWRU, by AIDS Clinical Trials Unit, with food, info table, presentations & reception.
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