Attend an Event

Thousands of people are holding events across Canada to raise awareness about the AIDS epidemic and raise funds for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which supports community-based organizations that are turning the tide of HIV & AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.  

There might be an event happening in your community!  Check out the calendar below to find a local craft sale, participate in a walkathon, attend a concert, or hear Stephen Lewis speak.

To find an event hosted by a grandmothers group, please visit the calendar on the Grandmothers Campaign website.

If you are organizing an event, click here to register it with us, so we can support you by posting it to the calendar and sending you materials.

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Artisan Craft Fair

Unifor Hall, 326 12th St

New Westminster, British Columbia

Date: November 01, 2019 4:00pm to November 03, 2019 2:00pm

Jewellery & Accessory Sale

St. John's United Church, 56 Victoria St E

Alliston, Ontario

Date: November 02, 2019 11:00am

Swing to the Beat Jazz Concert

Richmond Hill United Church, 10201 Yonge St

Richmond Hill, Ontario

Date: November 02, 2019 7:00pm

Kingston Grandmother Connection: Market for Africa

Crossroads United Church, 690 Sir John A. MacDonald Blvd, Kingston, ON K7M 1A2

Kingston, Ontario

Date: November 02, 2019 9am

Terra Nova Grannies: Tea and Scrabble

The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd, St. John's, NL A1C 3X1

st. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Date: November 02, 2019 2:00pm

Small Change for Big Change

Mel Lehan Hall at St. James 3214 W 10th Ave

Vancouver, British Columbia

Date: November 03, 2019 7:00pm

African Dinner and Marketplace

Port Perry Villa, 15987 Simcoe Street

Port Perry, Ontario

Date: November 05, 2019 5:00pm

Join Grandmothers Partnering with Africa for a Folk Concert

Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St W

Toronto, Ontario

Date: November 07, 2019 6:00 PM

Grassroot Grannies Books & Breakfast Buffet

Kanata Golf and Country Club, 7000 Campeau Dr, Kanata, ON K2T 0A3

Kanata, Ontario

Date: November 08, 2019 9:00am

Omas Siskona Scrabble and Market

Parkminster United Church, 275 Erb St. E

Waterloo, ON - Ontario

Date: November 10, 2019 1:00 PM

The long Weekend

Dartmouth Players Theatre, 33 Crichton Ave, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 1P1

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Date: November 11, 2019 8pm

Westhill Grandmothers Play your own game

4400 West Hill Ave.

Montreal, Quebec

Date: November 16, 2019 2:00 PM

Afri-nanas of Cambridge Christmas Tea and Bake Sale

Knox Galt Presbyterian Church, 2 Grand Avenue South

Cambridge, ON - Ontario

Date: November 16, 2019 10:00 AM

Muskoka Grandmothers' Annual Craft Sale

St. Thomas Anglican Church, 4 Mary St

Bracebridge, Ontario

Date: November 16, 2019 10:00am

One World Grannies: Grand Market 2019

Horticulture Building, 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3

Ottawa, Ontario

Date: November 17, 2019 9am

Oceanside Grandmothers 12th Annual Christmas Extravaganza

The Bayside Resort, 240 Dogwood St.

Parksville, British Columbia

Date: November 22, 2019 10:00 AM to November 23, 2019 3:00PM

Grandmothers of Steel East Coast Kitchen Party

SHED Brewery, 65 Hatt. St.

Dundas, Ontario

Date: November 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Gospel Choir Concert

Gilmore Park United Church, 8060 No 1 Rd

Richmond, British Columbia

Date: November 23, 2019 1:30pm

Ubuntu Niagara Despair to Hope: The Power of Human Connection Concert

Silver Spire United Church, 366 Paul Street

St. Catherines, ON - Ontario

Date: November 23, 2019 7:00 PM

Burnaby Gogos Holiday Market

Deer Lake United Church, 5135 Sperling Ave

Burnaby, British Columbia

Date: November 24, 2019 11:30am

Mabel's Fables Shopping Event with the Togogos

Mabel's Fables, 662 Mount Pleasant Rd

Toronto, Ontario

Date: November 26, 2019 10:00am to November 28, 2019 6:00pm

HIV will not define me: Film, conversation and performance

Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West

Toronto, ON

Date: November 27, 2019 6:30 pm

Please join us, in the lead up to World AIDS Day, to hear from a generation of youth from Uganda and South Africa – inspiring, powerful leaders in the world of HIV advocacy – for the world premiere of a short film about their lives and work.With guest host,'s Garvia Bailey, and performances by acclaimed storyteller, SashOYA, and singer-songwriter, Ruth Mathiang, at this special event you'll hear directly from some of the inspiring advocates featured in the film. During a live conversation, Ruth Awori from MUJHU Care Limited (Uganda) and Aziwe Mkhungekwana from Blue Roof Life Space (South Africa) will share their stories of struggle and success, and about how youth in Africa are mobilizing to support each other and transform thousands of lives - For tickets and info.

Burnaby Gogos Marketplace

Mulberry PARC, 7230 Acorn Ave

Burnaby, British Columbia

Date: November 30, 2019 10:00am

Burnaby Gogos will be selling a variety of crafts at the Mulberry PARC Retirement Home's annual sale which is open to the public. Signature "gogo" totes, stocking stuffers, kitchen items and more!

Holiday Craft Fair

St. Faith's Anglican Church Hall, 7284 Cypress St

Vancouver, British Columbia

Date: November 30, 2019 10:00am


Board of Directors of the Stephen Lewis Foundation Announces Appointment of New Executive Director February 22, 2020

Board of Directors of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, Canada

Ugandan LGBT activist says threats and violence won't stop the fight for civil rights October 4, 2019

Brent Bambury, Toronto, CBC Radio

Upcoming Events

Glacier Grannies Present Maria Dunn February 28, 2020

Comox, British Columbia

Slocan Valley Grassroots Grammas: Cafe Chocolat II February 29, 2020

Slocan Valley, BC , British Columbia