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.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Adventuring
Adventuring outdoors group hikes 10 strenuous miles with 2500 feet of elevation gain to see waterfalls and swim in pools in Shenandoah National Park. Bring beverages, lunch, bug spray, sunscreen, sturdy boots, swimsuit and towel, and about $20 for fees. Carpool at 8:30 a.m. from East Falls Church Metro Kiss and Ride lot. Craig, 202-462-0535. adventuring.org.
Andromeda Transcultural Health
Andromeda Transcultural Health offers free HIV testing, 9-5 p.m., and HIV services (by appointment). 202-291-4707 or andromedatransculturalhealth.org.
Bet Mishpachah
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 Aquatics Club
DC Aquatics Club (DCAC) practice session at Hains Point, 972 Ohio Dr., SW. 8:30-10 a.m. Visit swimdcac.org.
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
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.
Dignity Northern Virginia
Dignity Northern Virginia 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 dignitywashington.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
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.

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