Metro Weekly

The Week in Pride: Affiliated Events

Capital Pride 2007


Annual Stonewall Regatta
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Anacostia Community Boathouse
1125 O St. SE
Free to spectators and volunteers
Stonewall Regatta is the only US Rowing-sanctioned regatta hosted by a GLBT club and this year will welcome over 350 rowers and 150 spectators and volunteers, including a number of GLBT clubs from around the world.

Video Potluck Party
Lambda-Sci: DC Area Gaylaxians
3 p.m.
2462 Tunlaw Rd. NW
A science fiction/fantasy/horror video and potluck party. Bring DVDs and videos. The movies that receive the most votes will be viewed.

”Out On The Dance Floor” Ball
Presented by DanceSport and Westminster Presbyterian Church, DC
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
400 I St. SW
A free dance event open to all ages, genders and sexual orientations with mini-classes in all social dances: Ballroom, Latin Swing, Country/Western, Tango and more.

Miss Gay D.C. America 2007
Presented by Cocker Productions
8 p.m.
Almas Temple
1315 K St. NW
$15 in advance. $20 at door
An official preliminary competition to the Miss Gay America Pageant.


Meet and Greet SMYAL’s New Executive Director
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Halo, Second Floor
1435 P St. NW
Meet Tasha Hill, SMYAL’s new E.D., and learn more about her plans for the future of Washington, D.C.’s only agency dedicated to serving the needs of LGBTQ young people.


Fashionably Aware
Washington AIDS Partnership AmeriCorps Team
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
True Reformer Building
1200 U St. NW
$35 regular admission; $75 VIP
A fashion show featuring representatives from local AIDS service organizations decked out in designer clothing, all raising money for HIV/AIDS awareness and services in DC.


AGLA Pride Mixer and Fundraiser
Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Freddie’s Beach Bar and Restaurant
555 S. 23rd St.
Arlington, Va.
Free with a suggested donation of $10 (10% of proceeds to benefit Capital Pride)
Enjoy AGLA’s sixth annual Capital Pride mixer at Freddie’s. Those donating $10 will be entered in a drawing for great prizes and will receive 25% off food purchases.

Be: Cherry Happy Hour
Presented by the Cherry Fund
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Be Bar
1318 9th St. NW
Kick-off the annual Cherry weekend with this opening event with DJ Glanson. Cherry events in 2007 benefit The Mautner Project, The Task Force and the Whitman-Walker Clinic.

Tikkun Leil Shabbat Services and Dinner
6:45 p.m.
Religious Action Center
2027 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Join a progressive, songful, queer-friendly Jewish community for Pride Shabbat. Songful Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv services featuring a teaching by Dan Furmansky of Equality Maryland and followed by a potluck vegetarian dinner. Please bring a veggie potluck dish to share.


Potomac Rainbow Cruisers Gathering
Noon – 5 p.m.
Georgetown Waterfront
(approximately 31st and K Sts. on the Potomac)
DC’s gay power boating club brings its boats to the Georgetown Waterfront for a social gathering of the membership; anyone interested in power boating is invited to learn more about the group. Rainbow flags will identify the boats.

VoluPalooza BBQ at Whole Foods
Burgundy Crescent Volunteers
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
1440 P St. NW
No cover, just the cost of lunch
Annual gathering celebrating D.C.’s premier organization for LGBT volunteers.

”Through the Window: Insight Into the Spirituality of AIDS”
Presented by Church of the Pilgrims and Open Doors
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Church of the Pilgrims
2201 P St. NW
Opening reception for an exhibit by Lois Wilson, an artist whose works interpret the spiritual insights of people with HIV/AIDS.

Cherry Main Event
Presented by The Cherry Fund
9 p.m. – 4 a.m.City Museum
801 K St. NW
$25 in advance.
$30 at Welcome Center and Door
DJ De Leon
DJ Jason Royce


Cherry’s ”Saturday Night After-Hours”
Presented by The Cherry Fund and Calor
4:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
1214-B 18th St. NW
$35 in advance.
$40 at Welcome Center and door.
DJ Susan Morabito

Service of Celebration and Blessing for Couples Living in Committed Relationships
5 p.m.
St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church
18th and Church Sts. NW


Pride Party
Presented by Greenbelt Pride
7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
New Deal Café
113 Centerway, Roosevelt Center
Greenbelt, Md.
Celebrate diversity and socialize with neighbors in Old Town Greenbelt.