Don’t miss all the events for LGBTQ seniors (55 and older) coming up at OUTMemphis!
Whether it is meeting new friends over coffee, mastering an artistic skill just in time to make some lovely holiday gifts, or volunteering as a team to improve the lives of seniors all over the city—there is something coming up for everyone. Take a look at the schedule, click on the links to read more, and RSVP and share the facebook events with all your friends.
We Care Call Volunteer Training – For LGBTQ seniors and their caregivers who are homebound or otherwise isolated, we have a lifeline program called We Care Calls which pairs a trained volunteer caller with a homebound senior for a weekly check in. Like most programs at OUTMemphis, this is peer-to-peer, so all volunteers must be LGBTQ-identified and 55 years old or older. The next training dates are Monday, October 22nd and Monday, November 12th. All trainings are held at OUTMemphis from 10:00a-12:00p. For more information or to RSVP for training, email Senior Services.
Colorcopia: Art Class for LGBTQ Seniors – OUTMemphis: Colorcopia is an art class put on by artists from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. Participants will learn how to recreate a piece of art in the Dixon’s collection, gaining new artistic skills in the process. Join us for our last class of the year and snag a free pass to the Dixon! Our upcoming classes are scheduled on Tuesday, October 23rd, Tuesday, November 13th, and Tuesday, December 4th. All classes are at OUTMemphis from 11:00a-12:00p. To RSVP, email Senior Services. Share the facebook event for the October class now.
Tai Chi for Seniors – Tai Chi is low impact exercise perfect for maintaining and increasing flexibility. Maxine Strawder, a certified Tai Chi for Health instructor, is leading this second round of Tai Chi classes. The upcoming classes are scheduled on Thursday, October 25th, Thursday, November 8th, and Thursday, November 15th. All classes are at OUTMemphis from 11:00a-12:00p. To RSVP, email Senior Services. Share the facebook event for the fall classes and help us spread the word.
LGBTQ Elders and Allies Potluck – OUTMemphis is holding its 2nd annual LGBTQ Elders and Allies Potluck in solidarity with LGBTQ senior-serving organizations and groups all over the country. The event will be at OUTMemphis on Thursday, November 8 from 6:30p-8:00p. Read more about the event on our website, at the SAGE website, or email Senior Services. Check out the facebook event now and post what you’ll be bringing.
Senior OUTReach at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s – On Saturday, November 3rd, Senior OUTReach will participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Tiger Lane (335 South Hollywood St, Memphis, TN, 38104). The team will meet at 9:00am. Click here to read more about the event, here for more about Senior OUTReach, or here to email Senior Services.
Stay tuned for even more events for LGBTQ seniors at OUTMemphis!