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, 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.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Andromeda Transcultural Health
Andromeda Transcultural Health offers free HIV testing, 9-5 p.m., and HIV services (by appointment). Call 202-291-4707, or visit
DC Aquatics Club
DC Aquatics Club (DCAC) practice session at Takoma Aquatic Center, 300 Van Buren St. NW. 7:30-9 p.m.
DC Lambda Squares
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,
Dulles Triangles
The 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.
Fall Reception
The DC Center holds its ninth annual Fall Reception at the City Market at O Luxury Apartments. 6-9 p.m. 880 P St. NW. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit
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
MetroHealth Center offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. 202-638-0750.
Mindfulness Meditation Class
The DC Center and the Campbell Center hold a six-week introductory Mindfulness Meditation Class at The DC Center. Bring cushions if necessary. 5:30-6:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit
MR and CR: A Poly Discussion Group
The DC Center hosts MR and CR: A Poly Discussion Group. 7-8 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit
SMYAL offers free HIV Testing, 3-5 p.m., by appointment and walk-in, for youth 21 and younger. 202-567-3155 or .
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, .
Us Helping Us
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.
Whitman-Walker Health
HIV Testing at Whitman-Walker Health. 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. Call 202-745-7000. Visit


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