Test Positive Aware Network will host the 5th Annual Women Living Conference at the Ramada Inn, 4900 S. Lake Shore, on Oct. 22. The gathering will feature workshops, a fair, and related events to share vital info regarding HIV and AIDS among women. To attend or nominate a candidate for the 'Head-to-Toe' fashion show, contact Alicia Ozier or Barb Marcotte at ( 773 ) 989-9400.
Personal PAC, Illinois's bipartisan political action committee dedicated to electing pro-choice candidates, is hosting its Twelfth Annual Awards Luncheon on Dec. 6 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E. Wacker. This year's guest speaker will be Grammy-nominated singer Judy Collins. Ticket prices start at $100. For more info, call ( 312 ) 422-0005.
The 8th annual Reaching Out LGBT MBA Student Conference will take place Nov. 18-20 at The Westin, 909 N. Michigan. The conference is being hosted and organized jointly by the MBA students of University of Chicago GSB, Kellogg School of Management and Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. See www.reachingoutmba.org/chicago05/home.shtml.
Famed sex columnist Dan Savage will appear at Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan, on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. to promote his collection, The Commitment. For more info, call ( 312 ) 573-0564.
Hubbard Street Dance Company will perform Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 at the Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $20-$75 and are available through www.hubbardstreetdance.com .
The Chicago LGBT legal community will host an event entitled 'Pride In Practice: Strengthening Our LGBT Legal Community Through Mentoring and Connection' on Oct. 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Bryan Cave, 161 N. Clark. Contact Coco Soodek at firstname.lastname@example.org or ( 312 ) 497-0423.
The Chicago chapter of the National Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance ( DBSA ) will hold weekly support groups at its main location, 4025 N. Sheridan ( Howard Brown Health Center ) . The free and confidential meetings will begin on Oct. 1 and will be held every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See www.dbsalliance.org .
Oak Park Temple, 1235 N. Harlem in Oak Park, welcome all to celebrate Rosh Hashanah ( the Jewish New Year ) and Yom Kippur ( the Day of Atonement ) starting Oct. 3. Call ( 708 ) 386-3937.