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.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ad Lib, a group for freestyle conversation, meets about 7:45 p.m., covered-patio area of Cosi, 1647 20th St. NW. All welcome. Jamie, 703-892-8567.
DC Scandals Rugby
DC Scandals Rugby holds practice, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Garrison Elementary, 1200 S St. NW. dcscandals.wordpress.com
District of Change
District of Change hosts a panel discussion on LGBTQ life in D.C. over the years with Mark Joseph Stern from Slate, Andrew Sullivan, Philip Pannell, and Loraine Hutchins. 7-9 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. For more information, visit dclibrary.org/node/44645
Historic Christ Church
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
HIV Testing at Whitman-Walker Health. D.C.: Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center, 1701 14th St. NW, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. At the Max Robinson Center, 2301 MLK Jr. Ave. SE, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 202-745-7000, whitman-walker.org
Identity 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.
Job Club, 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
MetroHealth Center offers free, rapid HIV testing. No appointment needed. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. 202-638-0750.
NovaSalud 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
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 HIV Prevention Working Group
The HIV Prevention Working Group of The DC Center holds its monthly meeting. 6-7:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit thedccenter.org
The Lambda Bridge Club
The Lambda Bridge Club meets for Duplicate Bridge. No reservation needed. All welcome. 7:30 p.m. Dignity Center, 721 8th St. SE. 703-407-6540 if you need a partner.