April 14, 2020

Senior Pride Speakers Series

»Senior Pride is canceling all its events for March and April.

Our series is open to everyone and always features interesting speakers, opportunities for networking, discussion and Senior Pride updates.

2nd Tuesday of each month (except August), 2-3:30pm
Himmel Park Library

1035 N Treat Ave (off Speedway)
More info: contact Senior Pride

NEXT: APR 14, 2-3:30pm CANCELED

SPEAKERS: Andrew Broan self identified as a “homo guide,” is a travel expert, writer and tour director. Broan has guided tours throughout the world for 23 years, with a speciality in gay tourism and bike tours.
TOPIC: Tips for Older LGBTQ Travelers
»MORE about this and upcoming talks

April 15, 2020

Senior Pride Book Club

»Senior Pride is canceling all its events for March and April.

The Senior Pride Book Club meets 3rd Wednesday of every month to enjoy companionship and engage in lively discussion of a wide variety of books! Our group is diverse and welcomes all who share our interest in reading books and talking about them. »FULL INFO

Roz Chast, Can't we talk about something more pleasant?

WED, APR 15, 2-3:30pm
Our reading selection for March will be Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir by Roz Chast, a graphic memoir concerning an only child watching her parents age into their nineties and eventually die. The book is both grim and hilarious, as it presents an unblinkingly honest view of family life through the eyes of a longtime New Yorker cartoonist.

April 17, 2020

Local Musicians to Rock Senior Pride Fundraiser

This event has been canceled.

Local musicians Mitzi Cowell, Sabra Faulk, Amber Norgaard will perform for Southern Arizona Senior Pride’s upcoming spring fundraiser. These are three of Tucson’s best musicians – don’t miss this incredible evening!

Monterey Court / $15
505 W Miracle Mile
(on Miracle Mile near Fort Lowell and Oracle Rd)
Reservations and pre-payment required for tables of six or more
Monterey Court offers a diverse food and beverage menu.
Reservations and more info: Monterey Court website or call 520-207-2429.

Mitzi Cowell photo: Bill Moeller

April 18, 2020

“Interior Journey: Defining Moments” Writing Workshop

»Senior Pride is canceling all its events for March and April.

Southern Arizona Senior Pride presents a new writing workshop with Rebecca Seiferle. In this workshop we’ll write about defining moments, charged bits of experience. No previous writing experience needed!

SAT, APR 18, 10am-noon CANCELED
Habitat for Humanity
3501 N Mountain
Reservations appreciated but not required.
»Contact us to make your reservation
Rebecca Seiferle, featured poet
April 23, 2020

Fenton Johnson’s New Book Celebrates Solitude

Fenton Johnson, award-winning author of fiction and literary nonfiction, has published his seventh book: At the Center of All Beauty: Solitude and the Creative Life. Johnson was scheduled to present his new book locally in the upcoming months but, due to coronavirus precautions, in-person appearances for spring 2020 have been canceled, postponed or are pending.

HOWEVER, you can still see and hear Fenton this spring! Readings by Writers features authors whose books were scheduled to appear this spring but whose opportunities for bookstore readings, interviews, etc. have been severely impacted by travel restrictions, store closures, and quarantines.

Fenton Johnson is scheduled to discuss At the Center of All Beauty: Solitude and the Creative Life on Thursday, April 23, 5pm PDT / 8pm EDT.


Senior Pride Support Groups

»Senior Pride is canceling all its events for March and April.

LBTQ Women’s Grief Group

Facilitated peer support group for LBTQ women 18 years of age and older. We usually meet every Thursday, 1:30-3pm, EXCEPT July.

NEW! LGBTQI+ Elder Support Group

Senior Pride support/discussion group where LGBTQI+ elders can share about aging.
Third Saturday of each month, 1-2:30pm

NEW! GBTQ Men’s Grief Support and Empowerment Group

Facilitated peer support group for GBTQ men grieving loss.
Every Wednesday, 3:30-4:45pm