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David Bohnett Cyber Center
Hours: Center Hours (Mon-Fri 11:00am-10:00pm, Sat-Sun 12:00pm-5:00pm)
Computers are available at $1 per 15 minutes. FREE WiFi also available. Printouts=10¢ a sheet.
John J. Wilcox, Jr. Library (Free)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 12:00pm-9:00pm; Saturday & Sunday, 12:00pm-5:00pm
Over 10,000 LGBT themed books and DVDs are available for check out.
Peer Counseling (Free)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 6:00-9:00pm
One-to-one confidential counseling: phone-in or walk-in. We help with issues such as coming out, sexual identity and expression, relationships, family issues, isolation, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, legal issues, health and safety concerns. This is a free and confidential service. (215) 732-TALK (8255).
Loft23: The Exchange Loft
Hours: 1st and 3rd Fridays, 6:00-8:00 pm
Loft23 is an inclusive social/support group where LGBTQ individuals between the ages of 21 and 29 can have engaging and constructive experiences that lead to self-improvement and the development of positive connections within the community. FREE.
Loft23: The Game Loft
Hours: 2nd and 4th Fridays, 6:00-8:00 pm
The game loft is a space geared towards LGBTQ gamers (21-29 years old) within the community and is an opportunity to meet new people, play games, and socialize outside of the bar/club scene. There will be board games, a Wii console and PS3 provided within the group space. So come out, join the group and have fun!!!!!! FREE.
Lesbian Cafe and Game Night (Free)
Hours: 2nd Wednesdays, 6:00-9:00pm
Ahh-the company of other lesbians in a relaxed setting. For all of our lesbian communities-a place to drop in and meet new friends and old. Grab a snack or bring one to share, enjoy a chat, listen to music, play a game or just hang out. This monthly event is for you.
Bi-Pan-Fluid Discussion Group
Hours: 3rd Mondays, 6:30-8:00pm
The Bi-Pan-Fluid Discussion Group meetings are an opportunity to discuss a wide range of issues related to attraction and sexuality, in a supportive mixed-gender environment. The group is open to those who identify as bisexual, pansexual, sexually fluid and anyone interested in discussing related topics.
Hours: 1st & 3d Wednesdays, 7:00pm
Coffee Talk is a social gathering for people who identify as Trans, Genderqueer, or Non-Binary, and their Allies. This is a safe space for all to discuss about daily life, adventures, daydreams, and/or realities. Coffee Talk is an all-inclusive, non-threatening environment for all to engage in casual conversation.
MorningsOut Senior Social (Free)
Hours: Tuesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm
A social/educational group for GBT men 50 and over with occasional outings, speakers and events. Light refreshments served. Check with the Center for the week's Agenda: 215-732-2220 or www.waygay40.org.
LGBT Age 50+ Rap Session (Free)
Hours: Thursdays, 1:00-2:00pm
This is a self-led peer support forum where older LGBT adults meet to process their feelings and concerns related to their personal lives in a casual supportive environment. Each week a member of the group volunteers to moderate based on a pre-written format. All those 50 and above are welcome to attend.
Queer Writer's Collective (Free)
Hours: 4th Saturday, 3:00-5:00pm
Join this free group for a monthly workshop and discussion to develop your unique queer voice via the written word at the Center. Contact Candice for information at (215) 732-2220 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free.
Hours: Thursdays, 7:00-9:00pm
A weekly social group for the transgender and gender nonconforming community.
Rainbow Buddhist Meditation (Free)
Hours: Sundays, 3:00-4:30pm
This free group is for both practicing Buddhists and those interested in Buddhism and includes a discussion and meditation.
Intro to Nichiren Buddhism and SGI
Hours: 2nd Saturday, 1:00-2:30pm
Just as cherry, plum, peach and damson blossoms all possess their own unique qualities, each person is unique. We cannot become someone else. The important thing is that we live true to ourselves and cause the great flower of our lives to blossom. The 13th century Japanese monk Nichiren established a practice based on the Lotus Sutra which teaches that all people possess the courage, wisdom and compassion to face life's challenges. The Soka Gakkai International-USA, the most diverse lay Buddhist community in the US, supports members in their practice of Nichiren Buddhism. Please join SGI members for an introduction to this affirming practice and the history of the SGI.
Hours: Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm
Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese system of mind-body-spirit health, based on the wisdom of the Tao and the I Ching. You will learn the gentle movements and deep breathing of the Yang Style 37 Postures Form. Tai Chi can have many health benefits including: lowering blood pressure; reducing leg, neck and back pain, etc. All ages and all fitness levels are welcome!
PhilaVentures: Wissahickon Hike (Free)
Hours: Last Sunday, 2:00pm
An opportunity for walking at a moderate pace with a talkative group of LGBT folks who enjoy fresh air and exercise! Some ups and downs and uneven paths are found along the way, so wear proper footwear and be ready to hike! This groups meets at 2:00 PM at Cosimo's Pizza, 8624 Germantown Ave. at Bethlehem Pike.
Bridge Club (Free)
Hours: Mondays, 1:30pm
Party Bridge for the experienced player. Reservations required. Call Ellis (215) 732-2220.
Hours: Thursdays, 12:00pm & 7:30pm
This is an inclusive group seeking players of all skill levels interested in socializing and working on their game.
Game Club (Free)
Hours: Sundays, 2:00-4:00pm
This is an inclusive group seeking players of all skill levels interested in socializing and working on their game. Absolutely free. You're guaranteed to hone those skills you haven't used in awhile or to learn new ones!