Upcoming LGBT social events around DC, MD & VA
Metro Weekly's Community Calendar highlights important events in the gay community, from alternative social events to volunteer opportunities. Event information should be sent by e-mail to
; by fax to 202-638-6831; or by mail to Metro Weekly, Attn: Community Calendar, 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 209, Washington, D.C., 20005. Deadline for inclusion is noon, the Friday before publication. Announcement submissions that are not date-specific may run for two weeks, with the option for listing organizations to resubmit if appropriate. Questions about the calendar can be directed to the Metro Weekly office at 202-638-6830.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Bet Mishpachah, founded by members of the GLBT community, holds Friday night Shabbat services followed by "oneg" social hour. 8-9:30 p.m. Services in DCJCC Community Room, 1529 16th St. NW. betmish.org
Gay District holds facilitated discussion for GBTQ men, 18-35, first and third Fridays. 8:30 p.m. The DC Center, 1318 U St. NW. 202-682-2245, gaydistrict.org
MetroHealth Center offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. 202-638-0750.
SMYAL offers free HIV Testing, 3-6 p.m., by appointment and walk-in, for youth 21 and younger. Youth Center, 410 7th St. SE. 202-567-3155, .
SMYAL Rec Night provides a social atmosphere for GLBT and questioning youth, featuring dance parties, vogue nights, movies and games. .
Transgender Health Empowerment
Transgender Health Empowerment "Diva Chat" support group. 6-8 p.m., 1414 North Capitol St. NE. Snacks provided. 202-636-1646.