Science is Sexy - Volunteer Event1477612800000

Join Bridgemen in providing volunteer event support for Mission Science Workshop as it celebrates its 25th anniversary! That's 25 years of bilingual community science centers that provide hands-on science enrichment activities to under-served youth from low-income communities, their schools and families.  

Bridgemen have been called on to help out with assisting in live science activities, registration, setup, bartending, the whale photo booth, and more. Please wear black pants. Mission Science Workshop T-shirts will be provided at the event. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Thor, the project lead.

Thursday, October 27 | 5:00 - 9:00 PM

South Light Court at San Francisco City Hall | 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl

Strut Book Club reads Another Country by James Baldwin1478055600000

For the month of October, the Strut Book Club is reading the exciting classic “Another Country” by James Baldwin! Please NOTE that because the last Monday of the month lands right on Halloween, the Strut Book Club is meeting on November 1st.

Join us, November 1st at 8 PM on the Second Floor of Strut for some wine and literature. Read the book beforehand and come ready to discuss your thoughts.

Continuing our romp down gay classics with James Baldwin’s novel of passions–sexual, racial, political, artistic–that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality. The characters are stripped of their masks and shown at their most elemental and sublime. In a small set of friends, Baldwin imbues the best and worst intentions of liberal America in the early 1970s.

If you have any questions about the Strut Book Club please contact Baruch at [masked].

Tuesday, November 1 | 8:00 - 9:30 pm

Strut | 470 Castro St

Defend Our Title - Join Team Bridgemen for Santa Skivvies Run!1478278800000

Who's ready to drop trou, raise funds, and fight AIDS? Join Bridgemen for the annual Santa Skivvies Run, a 1.5 mile run/walk through the Castro, all for a good cause. 

Last year, Team Bridgemen was the highest fundraising team, raising $15,624. Let's do it again!

Meet us on the corner of Noe St. and Beaver St... then we will check in and get ready for the silliest and sexiest run of your life! There is a free clothing check, so no need to come to the event without clothes on.

All Bridgemen will get free registration, but we ask that you raise at least $100 towards your fundraising goal to cover the cost of waived registration. After you RSVP for the event, we will send you info on how to register. 

Santa Skivvies Block Party (no need to run or register to attend this):

Once you cross the finish line, continue the fun! Join us at Santa’s Village on Noe Street (between Market and Beaver Street) for a lineup of performances, awards, and contests! Santa’s Village will be open from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. And the Block Party will be open to all Bridgemen, even if you don't do the run (no need to register for the run to attend the block party).

We will head into the Lookout for a drink after enjoying the Block Party Festivities. 

Help Us Raise Funds to End HIV Transmission:

Each runner receives their own personal fundraising page and access to our online fundraising tools. We ask that each runner who receives a waived registration fee to raise at least $100 to help San Francisco AIDS Foundation provide much-needed funding for its free HIV testing, prevention, and support services.

Runners who reach key fundraising levels also receive some incentive gifts, including skivvies, a tank top and an official Santa Skivvies Run union suit.

Sunday, December 11 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Down Noe St. from the Lookout | Corner of Noe St. and Beaver St.

All the Boys in the Yard - Volunteer at Leland House1478361600000

Does your milkshake bring all the boys to the yard? Join Bridgemen in helping Leland House with some much needed yard beautification. Leland House opened in 1997 and provides more than 40 formally homeless HIV-positive residents with stable housing. 

Wear comfy clothes and be ready to get dirty, because we came to work (work, work)! Snacks will be provided and we may grab lunch as a group after the project. John David is the project lead for this volunteer event. 

Saturday, November 5 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Leland House | 141 Leland Ave

Domestic Divas - Volunteer at Cohen Residence1478970000000

Would you like to make a substantial difference in someone's life? Well, here's your chance! The Richard M. Cohen Residence is a 10-unit residential care facility for formerly homeless men and women with disabling HIV/AIDS. 

The Bridgemen have been called upon to lend a hand with deep cleaning house work for this beautiful and historic residence. Not only do the residents appreciate the work Bridgemen will be doing, but they also appreciate the company! Please join us for this truly memorable service project. 

Wear comfy clothes and be ready to get dirty, because we came to work (work, work)! John David is the project lead for this volunteer event. 

Saturday, November 12th | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Richard M Cohen Residence: 220 Dolores Street (15th and Dolores)

Openhouse Fall Feast - Served with a Smile by Bridgemen1479501000000

Join the Bridgemen in celebrating a day of thanks with LGBT seniors and older adults from Openhouse, the ONLY organization in San Francisco dedicated to serving the needs of our LGBT elders. Volunteer with us as we set up the feast, serve dinner and spend some quality time dining with our elders who want to connect with others. Then, afterwards, we'll tidy up and head out on the town to toast the start of the holiday season! 

**Openhouse provides housing, services and community building specifically designed for LGBTQI seniors and older adults. 

You won't want to miss our sixth annual Thanksgiving partnership with Openhouse!

Friday, November 18 | 12:30 - 5:30 PM

The Women's Building |[masked]th St. 

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