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.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Andromeda Transcultural Health
Andromeda Transcultural Health offers free HIV testing, 9-5 p.m., and HIV services (by appointment). 202-291-4707,
DC Aquatics Club
DC Aquatics Club (DCAC) practice session at Hains Point, 927 Ohio Dr. SW. 6:30-8 p.m. Visit
Equality Social
Equality Social, a greater LGBT and Allies community-wide social event to meet for an exciting prelude to the HRC National Dinner, which takes place the next evening. 7-9 p.m. Marrakech, 2147 P Street NW. Free. For more information,
Gay District
Gay District holds facilitated discussion for GBTQ men, 18-35, first and third Fridays. 8:30 p.m. The DC Center, 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. 202-682-2245,
Gay Married Men's Association
Gay Married Men's Association (GAMMA) is a peer-support group that meets twice a month in Dupont Circle, Northern Virginia and Maryland suburb. 7:30 p.m. Contact for more info on location: or .
MetroHealth Center
MetroHealth Center offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. 202-638-0750.
Project STRIPES hosts LGBT-affirming social group for ages 11-24. 4-6 p.m. 1419 Columbia Road NW. Contact Tamara, 202-319-0422,
SMYAL offers free HIV Testing, 3-6 p.m., by appointment and walk-in, for youth 21 and younger. Youth Center, 410 7th St. SE. 202-567-3155, .
SMYAL’s Rec Night provides a social atmosphere for GLBT and questioning youth, featuring dance parties, vogue nights, movies and games. More info, .
The DC Center
The DC Center hosts a reading by author Vivek Shraya and graphic novelist Elisha Lim as part of their Crushes and Mountains Tour. 6-7:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit
Whitman-Walker Health
HIV Testing at Whitman-Walker Health, Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center, 1701 14th St. NW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 202-745-7000,
Women in Their 20s
Women in Their 20s, a social discussion and activity group for LBT women, meets at The DC Center on the second and fourth Fridays of each month. 8-9:30 p.m. Dancing at Phase One after the meeting. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit


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