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
or by mail to Metro Weekly, Attn: Community Calendar, 1425 K Street, NW; Suite 350; 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, January 30, 2015
Adventuring outdoors group hosts skiing weekend at member’s condo in Wisp Resort in far western Md. Carpool Friday from DC, return Monday. Space is very limited, early RSVPs requested. Bob, 703-271-4190. adventuring.org
Gay District, a group for GBTQ men, and Women in Their Twenties, a group for queer women, jointly host an evening of board games and other social activities. 8:30-10 p.m. The DC Center, 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. 202-682-2245, gaydistrict.org
HIV Testing at Whitman-Walker Health, Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center, 1701 14th St. NW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 202-745-7000, whitman-walker.org
MetroHealth Center offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. 202-638-0750.
Project STRIPES hosts LGBT-affirming social group for ages 11-24. 4-6 p.m. 1419 Columbia Road NW. Contact Tamara, 202-319-0422, layc-dc.org
Reel Affirmations presents a screening of Out in the Night, featuring a post-screening Q&A session and reception with director Blair Dorosh-Walther, producer Giovanna Chesler and documentary subject Patreese Johnson. 7-10 p.m. Human Rights Campaign, 1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW. For more information and to buy tickets, visit reelaffirmations.org
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’s Rec Night
SMYAL’s Rec Night provides a social atmosphere for GLBT and questioning youth, featuring dance parties, vogue nights, movies and games. More info, .
Social Anxiety Workshop
Social Anxiety Workshop for people who are shy, unassertive, self-conscious or socially withdrawn to learn about social anxiety and how to overcome it. No one is required to speak or interact at the workshop. 7-9 p.m. Near Tenleytown Metro. Must preregister to confirm for address. Contact Larry Cohen, 202-244-0903 or visit socialanxietyhelp.com