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.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
a group for freestyle conversation, meets about 6:30-6 p.m., Steam, 17th and R NW. All welcome. For more information, call Fausto Fernandez, 703-732-5174.
an informal men's gay-literature group, discusses Frank Bidart's 2013 poetry collection, "Metaphysical Dog". 7:30 p.m. Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave NW. All welcome. bookmendc.blogspot.com
Historic Christ Church
offers Wednesday worship 7:15 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. All welcome. 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-549-1450, historicchristchurch.org
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
offers free and confidential HIV testing in Gaithersburg, 414 East Diamond Ave. Walk-ins 2-7 p.m. For appointments other hours, call Gaithersburg at 301-300-9978.
a weekly support program for job entrants and seekers, meets at The DC Center. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. More info, www.centercareers.org
offers free, rapid HIV testing. No appointment needed. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. 202-638-0750.
offers free HIV testing. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 2049 N. 15th St., Suite 200, Arlington. Appointments: 703-789-4467.
Prime Timers of DC
social club for mature gay men, hosts weekly happy hour/dinner. 6:30 p.m., Windows Bar above Dupont Italian Kitchen, 1637 17th St. NW. Carl, 703-573-8316.
The Ask Rayceen Show
featuring Rayceen Pendarvis, hosts its annual talent competition, with cash prizes to the top three audience favorites. Plus an inteview with cast members from the web series "District Heat" and a performance by the Imrpov Imps comedy troupe. Admission is free. 6 p.m. Liv Nightclub, 2001 11th St. NW. For more information, visit facebook.com/AskRayceen
The Tom Davoren Social Bridge Club
meets for Social Bridge. 7:30 p.m. Dignity Center, 721 8th St. SE, across from the Marine Barracks. No reservation and partner needed. 301-345-1571 for more information.