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.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Ad Lib
a group for freestyle conversation, meets about 6:30-6 p.m., Steam, 17th and R NW. All welcome. For more information, call Fausto Fernandez, 703-732-5174.
Andromeda Transcultural Health
offers free HIV testing, 9-5 p.m., and HIV services (by appointment). 202-291-4707, andromedatransculturalhealth.org.
BOOKMEN DC
an informal men's gay-literature group, discusses "The Carnivorous Lamb," by Agustin Gomez-Arcos. 7:30 p.m. Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave NW. All welcome. bookmendc.blogspot.com
DC Aquatics Club
(DCAC) practice session at Hains Point, 927 Ohio Dr. SW. 7-8:30 p.m. Visit swimdcac.org.
DC Scandals Rugby
holds practice, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Garrison Elementary, 1200 S St. NW. dcscandals.wordpress.com.
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. At 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. For an appointment call 202-745-7000. Visit 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
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 Ask Rayceen Show
hosted by Rayceen Pendarvis, interviews Nicole Cutts of WPFW's Inside Out about her new book. Singer Nia Simmons performs, and the audience will decide who wins the $100 prize in the #AskRayceen Annual Poetry Slam. Music by DJ Honey. 6-8:30 p.m. Liv Nightclub, 2001 11th St. NW. For more information, visit facebook.com/AskRayceen.
The Tom Davoren Social Bridge Club
meets for Social Bridge. 7:30 p.m. Dignity Center, 721 8th St. SE, across from the Marine Barracks. No reservation and partner needed. 301-345-1571 for more information.