LGBTQ Event of the Week: Action Wellness Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Plus other awesome events worthy of your attendance.

Action Wellness' 30th Anniversary Celebration is this Friday.

The Action Wellness 30th-Anniversary Celebration is this Friday.

For its ceremonious and remarkable goodwill, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Action Wellness 30th-Anniversary Celebration. Formerly known as ActionAIDS, the prolific nonprofit is celebrating its evolution while maintaining its core mission “to help those living with chronic illness to navigate the healthcare system and to provide them with a variety of services to sustain and enhance their quality of life.” 6ABC meteorologist Adam Joseph is the celebrity guest host. Guests can expect to enjoy a cocktail reception and silent auction while enjoying the immaculate vocals of multiplatinum-selling singer, composer, lyricist, pianist, and actress Ann Hampton Callaway. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 21st, at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Hamilton Building, 128 North Broad Street. Tickets

Other events to check out this weekend:

FRIDAY
Lil’ Steph presents RASPUTIN’S ROOM: The International Extravaganza: 7 p.m. at Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor Street.

Twunk!: 9 p.m. at Boxers PHL, 1330 Walnut Street.

SATURDAY
Run4UrLife 2016: 4 p.m. at
West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home, 225 Belmont Avenue.

Can I Get A Side of Nug-It With That? The Finale: 7 p.m. at L’Etage, 624 South 6th Street.

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