Out Astoria AIDS Walk Fundraiser and Bar Mixer, 4/28

Hey everybody,

Out Astoria is having our annual AIDS Walk fundraiser as a mixer at Hellgate Social this year. Drinks will be 2-for-1 from 9PM to 10PM, and every $10+ donor gets a free shot.

This event is pretty important to us, so please feel free to bring a friend or two to help raise money for an important cause. We’d love to see you there.

A quick summary of the evening and of the raffle prizes:

Event – Begins at 9PM
$10 suggested donation gets guests one free shot
2 for 1 drink from 9PM – 10PM

Raffle Prizes
The Raffle will take place at 10:30PM.  Winner must be present to claim their prize.
Raffle tickets will be sold at:
 1 ticket for $2
 3 tickets for $5
 Length of your arm for $15!

RAFFLE PRIZE #1… A $100 gift certificate to one of the neighborhood’s true gems! Candles, coffee table books, home furnishings, jewelry and so much more at INSIDE ASTORIA! INSIDE ASTORIA is located at: 28-07 Ditmars Blvd., Astoria, NY 11105 THANKS INSIDE ASTORIA!

RAFFLE PRIZE #2… Two complimentary tickets (pending seat availability) to the Astoria Performing Arts Center’s upcoming production of THE SECRET GARDEN. The show runs from May 3-19. For more information about APAC and this show visit the link below! THANKS APAC!  For more info: www.apacny.org

RAFFLE PRIZE #3… A $50 gift card to ASTOR BAKE SHOP a neighborhood bakery-cafe located in beautiful Old-Astoria. ASTOR BAKE SHOP is located at 12-23 Astoria Blvd, Astoria, NY. ASTOR BAKE SHOP is located next to Hells Gate Social and is the perfect place to pick up dinner before the event. Also, mark your calendars on 7/15 ASTOR BAKE SHOP will be having the 2nd Annual Pie Eating Contest. Blueberry will be the pie of choice this year. For more info: www.astor-bakeshop.com

RAFFLE PRIZE #4…and… #5
OK boys… here it is… On Saturday two (yes TWO) lucky raffle winners will go home with a ten (yes TEN) disc collection of LUCAS ENTERTAINMENT titles which will include “Backdoor,” “Newcummers,” “Stages of Sex,” “All Star Studs,” “Wall Street,” “Lost Diary of Giovanni,” “Passion,” “Kings of New York,” “Power Professionals,” and… “Heat Wave 2.” Thanks LUCAS ENTERTAINMENT!  For more info: www.lucasentertainment.com

Do you love SWEET AFTON? We do too! One lucky raffle winner will go home with a gift certificate for “brunch for two” at SWEET AFTON. Sweet Afton is a local Astoria bar that serves solid drinks and honest locally sourced food – without pretense. And you didn’t hear it from me, but Out Astoria will be visiting SWEET AFTON soon! SWEET AFTON is located at: 30-09 34th Street.  For more information about SWEET AFTON visit: www.sweetaftonbar.com

A $50 Gift Certificate to SITE NYC, one of our favorite places for inspired design, unexpected details, and wit. Owner Mackenzi Farquer artfully mixes handmade, vintage, and beautiful design in this Astoria boutique.  SITE NYC is located at: 35-11 34th Avenue.  For more info visit: http://sitenyc.com

Here’s a quick link to the event on Facebook again, so you can RSVP:
And an alternative version of the Facebook event, for those of you (or friends of yours!!!) who aren’t members of the Out Astoria group on Facebook (seriously, why would anyone not be?):

Also – SAVE THE DATE, Out Astoria’s next mixer will be Friday, May 18th and the Out Astoria next dinner will be Wednesday, May 9th.  Locations to be announced very shortly!