DeKalb County Board of Health's Ryan White Early Care Clinic and their community partners celebrate World AIDS Day with a program featuring noted speakers and a performance by AfriSalsa, December 1 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free HIV Testing will take place at DeKalb Addiction Clinic, 455 Winn Way, from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome.
A Service of Healing and Hope featuring Voices of Atlanta will be held at Rock Spring Presbyterian Church on World AIDS Day, Thursday, December 1, at 7 p.m. Rock Spring Church is locate at 1824 Piedmont Ave, Atlanta 30324. The entire community is invited.
Bishop Mark Hanson, presiding bishop Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will speak on December 1 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Atlanta, as part of the denomination’s national commemoration of World AIDS Day. Bishop Hanson and Bishop Ambrose Moyo, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe, will lead a panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. on the global and national implications of the church’s commitment to fight the spread of AIDS and to care for those who are HIV positive. At 7:30 p.m., the Lutheran congregations inside the Atlanta perimeter will sponsor an AIDS memorial service, featuring Bishop Hanson as the preacher. The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer is located at 731 Peachtree Street, Atlanta 30308, 404-874-8664.
The Museum of Design Atlanta has special programming for World AIDS Day, December 1. Running now until the end of the year, exhibits include Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Posters and selected panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt. In commemoration of the day, MODA will be open for 24 hours straight, from midnight on November 30 to midnight on December 1. Regular museum admission will be charged with a portion of the proceeds going to AID Atlanta and the NAMES Project. Commemoration will include poetry readings, a lecture about the quilt, dance and musical performances, and much more. Visit http://www.museumofdesign.org/category/calendar/