Meetings & Support Groups

»Senior Pride Meetings & Support Groups
»Other Meetings & Support Groups

Meetings may be cancelled or dates/times can change – confirm with organizations before you leave the house! Also, we ask that you refrain from wearing scented products to gatherings, out of consideration for those with allergies. For more upcoming event info, see our bimonthly newsletter, The Senior Forum.

Southern Arizona Senior Pride Meetings & Support Groups

Senior Pride Steering Committee Meeting

THU, DEC 5, 10:30am-12:15pm

This Committee conducts Senior Pride business, sets policies and plans programs and events. All are welcome to attend; however, general public participation is limited to asking questions AFTER the meeting has finished.
1st Thursday of each month, 10:30am-12:15pm, except July and August
Cornerstone Fellowship-Social Hall
2902 N Geronimo
(and Laguna, near First and Glenn)
More info: contact us

Senior Pride Speakers Series

TUE, DEC 10, 2-3:30pm

Our series is open to everyone and always features interesting speakers, opportunities for networking and Senior Pride updates.
2nd Tuesday of each month (except August), 2-3pm
Himmel Park Library
1035 N Treat Ave (off Speedway)
Wheelchair accessible
»Upcoming speakers and topics
More info: contact us

Senior Pride Intergenerational Monthly Potluck

SAT, NOV 23, noon-2pm

4th Saturday of every month EXCEPT Dec, noon-2pm
Cornerstone Fellowship Social Hall
2902 N. Geronimo
(and Laguna, near First Ave. and Glenn)
Park on the north side of the parking lot.
Wheelchair accessible
More info: contact us

LGBTQI+ Grief Support Group

Sponsored by Senior Pride and Soreo Hospice.
CANCELED INDEFINITELY
Soreo held this group for one year but participation was very low.
We welcome your feedback.

LBTQ Women’s Grief Group

THU, NOV 21, 1:30-3pm

Weekly drop-in support group (free) for Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer women 18 years of age and older who are looking for an accepting space in which to share their loss. A facilitated, peer support group.
Usually every Thursday, 1:30-3pm
YWCA
525 N. Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85745
Wheelchair accessible
Co-sponsored by YWCA Tucson, Women’s Counseling Network and Southern Arizona Senior Pride.
More info: contact us or visit us on Facebook.

Elder Circles:
The Wisdom Journey for LGBTQI Elders

SAT, DEC 21, 1-2:30pm

Elder Circles are facilitated discussion groups that meet once a month on a drop-in basis to discuss important topics and share stories. Each Elder Circle focuses on one of four components: life review, life repair, what is my contribution and mentoring. The facilitator is trained and culturally responsive. Sponsored by Center for Community Dialogue.
3rd Saturday of the month, 1-2:30pm
Cornerstone Fellowship
2902 N. Geronimo (and Laguna, near First Ave. and Glenn)
Registration not necessary. FREE. All are welcome.
Wheelchair accessible
»See our flyer
More info: email Catherine Tornbom, OR contact Christina Medvescek by email or 520 323 1708 x122.

Senior Pride Book Club

WED, DEC 18, 2-3:30pm

We meet monthly to enjoy books and companionship!
Third Wednesday of every month, 2-3:30pm
ON NOV 20 and DEC 18, we meet at:
Cornerstone Fellowship Social Hall

2902 N Geronimo and Laguna (near First Ave and Glenn)
»Upcoming book club dates and book selections
Coordinated by Les Tannenbaum
More info: contact us

Dinner with EON Youth

FRI, DEC 20, 5:30pm

Help cook and provide a dinner for EON Youth!
Arrive and set-up 5pm. Meal at 5:30pm.
Every 3rd month – usually the 4th Friday of the month.
Last was SEP 27, 2019.
Thornhill Lopez Center on Fourth
Youth Center

526 N 4th Ave.
If you would like to cook, help set-up, clean up and/or attend the next EON dinner, CONTACT US!
»Find out more about the EON Youth Lounge/Community Center on FACEBOOK.

Other Meetings & Support Groups

Senior Pride doesn’t sponsor the following events, but we thought you’d like to know about them.

40s and Better Breakfast Group

SAT, DEC 21, 9:30-11am

A welcoming network of lesbians who meet for breakfast.
3rd Saturday of the month, 9:30-11am
Royal Sun Best Western Restaurant
SW corner of Speedway and Stone
More info: Irene Read 520-360-4744

Gay Pride Flickathon

Our name has changed to RAINBOW FLICKS!

LGBTQ Cancer Support Group

Weekly group at the UA Cancer Center for patients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Group is not limited to Cancer Center patients. It is available to the community. Family and friends are welcome. The group includes support people.
Every Monday (except holidays), 3-4:30pm
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Room 1127
3838 N. Campbell Ave. (North of Prince)
More info and to RSVP: email or phone Brenda Casey at 520-694-0347

Mah Jong Mondays

Every Monday (except holidays), noon-3pm
Beginners wanting to learn the game all the way up to Mah Jong experts are welcome to attend.
Himmel Park Public Library branch
1035 North Treat Ave.
Wheelchair accessible

Meander in Tucson Meetup Group

This group is for LGBTQ WOMEN.
»Learn more about the group and get details on upcoming events…

Men’s Social Network (MSN)

SAT, DEC 14, 6:30-9:30pm

A monthly potluck and social.
The first or second Saturday of the month.
»View Men’s Social Network Events Calendar
Casas Adobes Congregational Church
6801 N. Oracle Road
Attendees must be MSN member or male guest.
More info: Lee Roden 520-398-6826 or email or phone Thom Goodrich at 520-305-6976

PCOA LGBT-WELCOMING Caregiver Support Group

TUE, DEC 17, 1-2:30pm

Pima Council on Aging (PCOA) offers an LGBT-welcoming caregiver support group, which is open to anyone providing care for a person 60 and older, or for someone who has Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia of any age.
3rd Tuesday of each month, 1-2:30pm
Pima Council on Aging
Board Room
8467 E Broadway
No charge, but preregistration is required.
More info and/or to register: 520-609-1271
»PCOA Event Calendar

PFLAG Tucson Support Meeting

WED, DEC 4, 7-8:30pm

First Wednesday of the month, 7-8:30pm
Ward 6 Office
3202 E. First St.
Wheelchair accessible
(PFLAG=Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
More info: call 520-360-3795 or visit the PFLAG website.

Poz Café Lunch Program

THU, NOV 21, 11:30-1:30pm

TIHAN (Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network) offers a monthly lunch for people living with HIV. Volunteers provide a delicious and nutritious lunch followed by time to chat, participate in a game or two of bingo and enjoy our raffle of fun and useful gifts. Get out of the house, meet other positive people and enjoy great food!

Advance registration required. Each registered participant may bring one adult guest, 18 or older, who must register once a year as a guest. To register and/or RSVP and/or get more info: email or call 299-6647 x205. You may also register online. Registering also qualifies you to receive a monthly CarePackage of paper goods and toiletries.

St. Francis in the Foothills Church UMC
Corner of Swan and River roads
Usually the third Thursday of each month, 11:30am-1:30pm. The December date varies according to availability of a venue and is usually in the evening.
»Events calendar at tihan.org website
Wheelchair accessible

Rainbow Flicks (formerly Gay Pride Flickathon)

TBA, 1-8pm

»DETAILS ABOUT LAST RAINBOW FLICKS
A variety of gay and straight movies once a month, usually the 3rd or 4th Saturday or Sunday of the month.
RSVP REQUIRED.
1202 W. MIRACLE MILE
FREE. Stay for one or all. Suggested donations for snacks and non-alcoholic beverages: between 50¢ and $2. NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES PERMITTED.
More info and/or to RSVP: contact Thom at (520) 305-6976 or by email.

Rainbow Reads: Queer Book Chat and Book Club

The Pima County Public Library LGBT Services Committee has launched a new book chat/book club!  Come be a part of this positively queer reading circle! Readers across the gender and sexuality spectrum are welcome to attend and engage in fun, respectful dialogue.
Exo Roast Co
403 N 6th Ave

(6th Ave and 7th St.)
Alternating Book Club/Book Chat is third Sunday of every month, 1-3 pm.
Join us every ODD month for the Rainbow Reads Book CHAT as we share our favorite LGBTQ books of all kinds with each other. Grab a snack or coffee beverage at Exo Roast Co and gush about your selected book, then add more to your to-read list as others gush about theirs.
SUN, JAN 19, 1-3pm
Change of venue as of January 2020:
Woods Memorial Library
3455 N. 1st Ave (no longer at Exo Roast Coffee)
Want an assigned book instead?
Join us on the EVEN months for Rainbow Reads Book CLUB!
SUN, DEC 15, 1-3pm
Our DEC 15th book selection is:
Disoriental by Négar Djavadi

»Next club/chat dates and book club selection

Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA) General Meeting

MON, DEC 2, 7-9pm

Monthly business and social meeting, events and news announcements, guest speakers, and general check-in. Allies, friends, and family members welcome. A great starting place for first-timers and visitors!
First Monday of the month, 7-9pm, including holidays
NEW Location: Studio One, 197 E Toole Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
More info: Email or call 520-477-7096

TMC for Seniors

Get informed about health and wellness issues important to seniors, socialize, and access community resources, including: weekly support groups, Perspectives in Alzheimer’s Film & Discussion Series, individual consultations, educational presentations by neurologists and other providers, lending library and MUCH MORE.
»TMC for Seniors Calendar for September-October-November 2019 quarterly calendar. TMC does not publish a calendar for the months of July, August or December.
Additional info: TMC for Seniors website, phone 520-324-1960 or email.

Tucson Commission on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues

THU, NOV 21, 5:30pm

Open to the public.
Usually last Thursday of every other month
Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation

375 S. Euclid Ave, Tucson
North-end conference room
More info: City of Tucson website page or email or call the City Clerk’s Office at (520) 791-4213

Tucson Frontrunners

Tucson Frontrunners is a walking/running group comprised of LGBT folks, their family and friends, and straight allies. We have members of all abilities and ages.
More info: Men’s Social Network (MSN) website, email or visit Tucson FrontRunners on Facebook

Tucson Pride Board of Directors

SUN, DEC 8, 3-5pm

Second Sunday of the month.
Open to public.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Tucson-Reid Park
102 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson
more info: »Tucson Pride on Facebook

Tucson Prime Timers

Serving older gay and bi men, Tucson Prime Timers offers a number of events each month.
More info: 520-743-9514, email or TPT website.

2 Spirit of Tucson

TUE, DEC 10, 6-8pm

Second Tuesday of each month
160 N. Stone Ave.
Wheelchair accessible
To confirm meeting date/time:
call Marlene F. Jose at (520) 884-7131 ext 2238, or email

potluck