Community Calendar

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, 1775 I Street, NW; Suite 1150; Washington, D.C., 20006. 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.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Andromeda Transcultural Health
offers free HIV testing, 9-5 p.m., and HIV services (by appointment). Call 202-291-4707, or visit andromedatransculturalhealth.org.
DC Aquatics Club
(DCAC) practice session at Takoma Aquatic Center, 300 Van Buren St. NW. 7:30-9 p.m. swimdcac.org.
DC Lambda Squares
gay and lesbian square-dancing group features mainstream through advanced square dancing at the National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Circle NW, 7-9:30 p.m. Casual dress. 301-257-0517, dclambdasquares.org.
Dulles Triangles
Northern Virginia social group meets for happy hour at Sheraton in Reston, 11810 Sunrise Valley Drive, second-floor bar, 7-9 p.m. All welcome. dullestriangles.com.
GAMMA
a confidential support group for men who are gay, bisexual, questioning and who are married or involved with a woman, meets in Frederick, Md., on the first Thursday of every month. GAMMA also offers additional meetings in Northern Virginia and Washington. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Grace United Church of Christ, 25 E. 2nd St., Frederick, Md. For more information or to RSVP, visit GAMMAinDC.org or meetup.com/GAMMAinDC.
HIV Testing
at Whitman-Walker Health. At the Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center, 1701 14th St. NW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. At the Max Robinson Center, 2301 MLK Jr. Ave. SE, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For an appointment call 202-745-7000. Visit whitman-walker.org.
Identity
offers free and confidential HIV testing in Gaithersburg, 414 East Diamond Ave., and in Takoma Park, 7676 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 411. Walk-ins 2-6 p.m. For appointments other hours, call Gaithersburg, 301-300-9978, or Takoma Park, 301-422-2398.
MetroHealth Center
offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. 202-638-0750.
SMYAL
offers free HIV Testing, 3-5 p.m., by appointment and walk-in, for youth 21 and younger. 202-567-3155 or testing@smyal.org.
Us Helping Us
hosts a Narcotics Anonymous Meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 3636 Georgia Ave. NW. The group is independent of UHU. 202-446-1100.
Women's Leadership Institute
for young LBTQ women, 13-21, interested in leadership development. 5-6:30 p.m. SMYAL Youth Center, 410 7th St. SE. 202-567-3163, catherine.chu@smyal.org.