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TUCSON, Ariz. - The 35th International Annual Aids Candlelit Memorial is taking place Sunday night at the Historic Y in Tucson.

The free event will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

Along with the symbolic candle lighting, this event also includes, multi-faith blessing; performances, a moment of silence, and a reading of the names of those lost to HIV/AIDS.

AIDS Ribbon Tucson will be on site if those who've s lost someone to the disease would like to remember them by writing a message and name on the fabric Ribbon.

For more information about the candlelight, or the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, click here.