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AFFINITY 25th Anniversay 

Homecoming Weekend 2020!!


25 years of service to Chicago's Southside LGBTQIA+ community! Join us for Homecoming, our weekend-long celebration of community. Our virtual anniversary extravaganza features a Friday evening with Cocktails and Conversation: A Networking Soiree. Saturday evening, the Homecoming Gala, which will feature special guests and entertainment by some of the hottest performers on the scene in Chicago and beyond. On Sunday, we will bring it all together with the Weekend Wind Down Brunch.

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Enjoy access to all 3 days of our Homecoming Weekend. This includes:

Friday night's Cocktails and Conversation: A Networking Soiree, Saturday evening's Homecoming Gala, and Sunday's Weekend Wind Down BrunchAll featuring special guests and entertainment. Celebrate 25 years all weekend with us and help us welcome the next 25 years.

Cocktails & Conversations: A Networking Soiree

We kick off Homecoming weekend with Cocktails and Conversation: A Networking Soiree.

The night features cocktail/mocktail making by Drinks By A Diva and virtual breakout sessions to connect around entrepreneurship with Mary Morten, styling with Kaya Rainey, even conversations for the sneakerheads with Kim L. Hunt, and a special conversation around wellness with Tune.In.With.Tristen.

You can find out more about our guest and socialize with people near and far. This is how community is created.

Homecoming Gala

Every day that we survive gives us another reason to DANCE!

Join us for the Homecoming Gala, our centerpiece event of the anniversary weekend. On Saturday, October 10th, we celebrate 25 years of community service with our virtual dance party. Hosted by Trina Tru Luv + Rae Chardonnay, the night features performances by Chicago’s musical talents Shawnee Dez, Adam Ness, Teresa Griffin + more!

Weekend Wind Down Brunch

Is it really a special occasion without brunch?

Hosted by Kelly Suzanne Saulsberry, Affinity’s 25 year Homecoming weekend ends with a virtual brunch! On Sunday, October 11th, Chef Donna Todd leads us in creating community right from our kitchens with a virtual cooking instruction experience. Fellowship over a celebratory meal with us for our Weekend Wind Down Brunch.

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