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.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Adventuring outdoors group hikes a strenuous 6-mile loop with 1800 feet of elevation gain at Fridley Gap in the Massanutten Mountains near Harrisonburg, Va. Bring beverages, lunch, bug spray, sunscreen, and about $18 for fees. Optional dinner in the Shenandoah Valley follows. Meet at 9 a.m. in the Kiss and Ride lot of the East Falls Church Metro Station. Craig, 202-462-0535. adventuring.org
Bet Mishpachah, founded by members of the LGBT community, holds Saturday morning Shabbat services, 10 a.m., followed by Kiddush luncheon. Services in DCJCC Community Room, 1529 16th St. NW. betmish.org
Brazilian GLBT Group
Brazilian GLBT Group, including others interested in Brazilian culture, meets. For location/time, email .
DC Front Runners
DC Front Runners running/walking/social club welcomes all levels for exercise in a fun and supportive environment, socializing afterward. Meet 9:30 a.m., 23rd and P Streets NW, for a walk; or 10 a.m. for fun run. dcfrontrunners.org
DC Sentinels basketball team meets at Turkey Thicket Recreation Center, 1100 Michigan Ave. NE, 2-4 p.m. For players of all levels, gay or straight. teamdcbasketball.org
DignityUSA sponsors Mass for LGBT community, family and friends. 6:30 p.m., Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, 3606 Seminary Road, Alexandria. All welcome. For more info, visit dignitynova.org
Gay Language Club
Gay Language Club discusses critical languages and foreign languages. 7 p.m. Nellie's, 900 U St. NW. RVSP preferred. .
Identity offers free and confidential HIV testing in Takoma Park, 7676 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 411. Walk-ins 12-3 p.m. For appointments other hours, call 301-422-2398.
The DC Center
The DC Center hosts its April Queer Cookies Poetry Slam. 7-9 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit thedccenter.org