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Queer Quaffs: A Virtual Show & Tell

What’s a quaff? It’s a drink that one consumes heartily or copiously. We’re visiting community members at the cocktail hour to see what people are imbibing late in the afternoon. Please register in advance for the link and additional information at ebloomfield@peninsulafamilyservice.org .

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Virtual Film Discussion

Virtual Film Discussion In Honor of Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, an American holiday that commemorates June 19, 1865. On that day,enslaved African Americans were informed of their liberation from slavery.  We’ll be conversing on the documentary film, “I am Not Your Negro,” inspired by James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, Remember This House, a collection of notes and letters written by James Baldwin in the mid-1970s.From 10:30 -11:30 AM. Free and open to all. Contact ebloomfield@peninsulafamilyservice.org to find out…

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 Focus 2020: A Vision for our Community’s Future

Focus 2020: A Vision for our Community’s Future will be a virtual group conversation with a purpose about the future of the LGBTQ+ community in San Mateo County. From 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM, the event is free and open to all who are 50+. Participants will be entered into a chance drawing. Please register at ebloomfield@peninsulafamilyservice.org for the link and additional information.

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Documentary: Gen Silent

For HIV Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day – We are viewing the documentary, “Gen Silent.” This film examines the concerns of LGBTQ older adults, Hosting the event is the Fenway Health’s LGBT Aging Project. One of the main film participants will be available after the screening for Q & A.The film is at 5 PM and the cost is free. Please register at ebloomfield@peninsulafamilyservice.org for the link and additional information.

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POSTPONED: Senior Peer Counseling

To become a Senior Peer Counselor, volunteers participate in two, three and a half-hour training sessions each week for a total of five weeks. During the sessions, volunteers learn the skills they need to be active listeners, recognize and respond to grief, depression, and anxiety, and work with diverse cultures. Volunteers who speak Mandarin, Tagalog, or Spanish, or who identify as LGBTQ+, are encouraged to apply! Prospective volunteer counselors should: Be age 55+ Live in…

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LGBTQ+ ages 55+ Museum Field Trip

LOCAL MUSEUM FIELD TRIP: Join us on Fri Feb 7 at 1:30pm for a FREE 1 hr. tour of the San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063. Explore local San Mateo County history from the time of original Native American residents to today, including some of the highlights of the museum’s long-term exhibits. The hour-long tour starts in the Rotunda at 2pm. We plan to meet at the museum. If you need…

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LGBTQ+ BOOK CLUB for ages 55+

LGBTQ+ BOOK CLUB: Wed Feb 5th, 4:30 – 6pm: Come and learn about LGBTQ+ culture and community, and enjoy friendly discussion with like-minded people! Open to Friends and Allies, too. February’s book is On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong. “At once a witness to the fraught yet undeniable love between a single mother and her son, it is also a brutally honest exploration of race, class, and masculinity…. [A]s much about the power…

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