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, April 18, 2014

Andromeda Transcultural Health
Andromeda Transcultural Health offers free HIV testing, 9-5 p.m., and HIV services (by appointment). 202-291-4707, andromedatransculturalhealth.org.
Bet Mishpachah
Bet Mishpachah, founded by members of the GLBT community, holds Friday night Shabbat services followed by "oneg" social hour. 8-9:30 p.m. Services in DCJCC Community Room, 1529 16th St. NW. betmish.org.
Gay District
Gay District holds facilitated discussion for GBTQ men, 18-35, first and third Fridays. 8:30 p.m. The DC Center, 1318 U St. NW. 202-682-2245, gaydistrict.org.
Gay Married Men's Association
Gay Married Men's Association (GAMMA) is a peer-support group that meets in Dupont Circle every second and fourth Friday at 7:30 p.m. gay-married.com or .
MetroHealth Center
MetroHealth Center offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. 202-638-0750.
Project STRIPES
Project STRIPES hosts LGBT-affirming social group for ages 11-24. 4-6 p.m. 1419 Columbia Road NW. Tamara, 202-319-0422, layc-dc.org.
SMYAL
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
SMYAL’s Rec Night provides a social atmosphere for GLBT and questioning youth, featuring dance parties, vogue nights, movies and games. .
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, whitman-walker.org.