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.
- Date Menu
- Thursday, April 17
- Friday, April 18
- Saturday, April 19
- Sunday, April 20
- Monday, April 21
- Tuesday, April 22
- Wednesday, April 23
- Friday, April 25
- Sunday, April 27
- Monday, April 28
Saturday, April 19, 2014
A Tribute to Essex Hemphill
DC Public Library offers A Tribute to Essex Hemphill with Regie Cabico, Philip Clark and Michelle Parkerson. 2 p.m. Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library, 3160 16th St. NW. 202-671-3121, .
Bet Mishpachah, founded by members of the LGBT community, holds Saturday morning Shabbat services, 10 a.m., followed by kiddush luncheon. Services in DCJCC Community Room, 1529 16th St. NW. betmish.org
Brazilian GLBT Group
Brazilian GLBT Group, including others interested in Brazilian culture, meets. For location/time, email .
Burgundy Crescent gay volunteer organization helps at Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation, Falls Church PetSmart; and at Team DC Spring Casino Night. burgundycrescent.org
DC Front Runners
DC Front Runners running/walking/social club welcomes all levels for exercise in a fun and supportive environment, socializing afterward. Meet 9:30 a.m., 23rd and P Streets NW, for a walk; or 10 a.m. for fun run. dcfrontrunners.org
DC Sentinels basketball team meets at Turkey Thicket Recreation Center, 1100 Michigan Ave. NE, 2-4 p.m. For players of all levels, gay or straight. teamdcbasketball.org
Dignity Northern Virginia
Dignity Northern Virginia sponsors Mass for LGBT community, family and friends. 6:30 p.m., Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, 3606 Seminary Road, Alexandria. All welcome. dignitynova.org
Gay Language Club
Gay Language Club discusses critical languages and foreign languages. 7 p.m. Nellie's, 900 U St. NW. RVSP preferred. .
Identity offers free and confidential HIV testing in Takoma Park, 7676 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 411. Walk-ins 12-3 p.m. For appointments other hours, call 301-422-2398.
Spring Casino Night
Team DC holds Spring Casino Night fundraiser. 8 p.m.-midnight. No cover. Buffalo Billiards, 1330 19th St. NW. teamdc.org