Metro Weekly

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.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Andromeda Transcultural Health
offers free HIV testing and HIV services (by appointment). 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Decatur Center, 1400 Decatur St. NW. To arrange an appointment, call 202-291-4707, or visit www.andromedatransculturalhealth.org.
Bet Mishpachah
founded by members of the LGBT community, holds Friday evening Shabbat services in the DC Jewish Community Center's Community Room. 8 p.m. 1529 16th St. NW. For more information, visit www.betmish.org.
DC Aquatics Club
holds a practice session at Howard University. 6:30-8 p.m. Burr Gymnasium, 2400 6th St. NW. For more information, visit www.swimdcac.org.
Free Workshop on Social Anxiety
focusing on what causes social anxiety, its special effects on LGBTQ people, and the cognitive-behavioral therapy approach to overcoming it. No one will be required to speak or interact at the workshop. 7-9 p.m. on Friday, June 26, but must pre-register as slots will fill up in the week beforehand. The workshop will be held in a private home near the Tenleytown Metro. Details of location will be given after registration. For more information, call 202-244-0903 or visit www.socialanxietyhelp.com.
Gay District
a group for GBTQQI men between the ages of 18-35, meets on the first and third Fridays of each month. 8:30-9:30 p.m. The DC Center. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit www.gaydistrict.org.
HIV Testing
at Whitman-Walker Health. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1525 14th St. NW. For an appointment, call 202-745-7000 or visit www.whitman-walker.org.
Karing with Individuality (K.I.) Services
20 S. Quaker Lane, Suite 210, Alexandria, Va., offers $30 "rapid" HIV testing and counseling by appointment only. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Must schedule special appointment if seeking testing after 2 p.m. Call 703-823-4401.
LGBTQ Game Night
where participants can play board and card games and socialize with other people from across the LGBTQ spectrum. All welcome. 7-9 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. Visit www.thedccenter.org.
MetroHealth Center
offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. To arrange an appointment, call 202-849-8029.
Project STRIPES
hosts LGBT-affirming social group for ages 11-24. 4-6 p.m. 1419 Columbia Road NW. Contact Tamara, 202-319-0422, www.layc-dc.org.
SMYAL's Rec Night
provides a social atmosphere for LGBT and questioning youth, featuring dance parties, vogue nights, movies and games. 4-7 p.m. For more info, email rebecca.york@smyal.org.