It's World AIDS Day and several events have been scheduled across the Bay Area in honor of it.
9 a.m. Students from San Francisco's Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy will honor those who have died of AIDS by inscribing their names in chalk on Castro Street. Starts with a gathering in the academy's school yard at 9 a.m., followed by students going to their classrooms, and then followed at 10 a.m. By the "inscribe" event.
10 a.m.: Presentation at Strut San Francisco, 470 Castro St. San Francisco, followed by inscribe event on the 400 and 500 blocks of Castro Street, San
11:30 a.m.: World AIDS Day observation. Includes a keynote address by former president Bill Clinton. National AIDS Memorial Grove, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
Noon: San Francisco City Hall rotunda dance series event with Nicaragua Danza and Hijos Del Maiz, featuring dances from the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of Nicaragua. Rotunda, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco
Noon: Red Ribbon Flag raising event at San Jose City Hall for World AIDS Day, followed by a 1 p.m. AIDS memorial quilt viewing, and a 6 p.m. candlelight vigil. Sponsored by the Getting to Zero Initiative, the Health Trust and others. City Hall, 200 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose
5 p.m. Commemoration of world aids day by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Oakland's LGBTQ Community Center and the Bay Area State of Emergency Coalition. LGBTQ Community Center, 3207 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland
FULL LIST: World AIDS Day events in the Bay Area
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