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, 1775 I Street, NW; Suite 1150; Washington, D.C., 20006. 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, June 20, 2018
a group for freestyle conversation, meets about 6-6:30 p.m., Steam, 17th and R NW. All welcome. For more information, call Fausto Fernandez, 703-732-5174.
an informal men's gay literature group, discusses Timothy Liu's 2001 poetry collection, Hard Evidence, at The DC Center. All welcome. 7:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. Visit bookmendc.blogspot.com
DC Aquatics Club
(DCAC) holds a practice session at Dunbar Aquatic Center. 7:30-9 p.m. 101 N St. NW. For more information, visit swimdcac.org
Freedom from Smoking
a group for LGBT people looking to quit cigarettes and tobacco use, holds a weekly support meeting at The DC Center. 7-8 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit thedccenter.org
at Whitman-Walker Health. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at 1525 14th St. NW, and 9 a.m-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m. at the Max Robinson Center, 2301 MLK Jr. Ave. SE. For an appointment call 202-745-7000 or visit whitman-walker.org
offers free and confidential HIV testing at its Gaithersburg location. Walk-ins accepted from 2-7 p.m., by appointment for all other hours. 414 East Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, Md. To set up an appointment or for more information, call 301-300-9978.
a weekly support program for job entrants and seekers, meets at The DC Center. 6-7:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more info, centercareers.org
Lambda Bridge Club
meets at the Dignity Center, across from the Marine Barracks, for Duplicate Bridge. No reservations needed. Newcomers welcome. 7:30 p.m. 721 8th St. SE. Call 202-841-0279 if you need a partner.
offers free, rapid HIV testing. No appointment needed. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. For more information, call 202-638-0750.
offers free HIV testing. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 2049 N. 15th St., Suite 200, Arlington. Appointments: 703-789-4467.
at Whitman-Walker Health. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at both 1525 14th St. NW and the Max Robinson Center, 2301 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. SE. Testing is intended for those without symptoms. For an appointment call 202-745-7000 or visit whitman-walker.org
Washington Wetskins Water Polo Team
practices 7-9 p.m. Newcomers with at least basic swimming ability always welcome. Takoma Aquatic Center, 300 Van Buren St. NW. For more information, contact Tom, 703-299-0504 or email@example.com, or visit wetskins.org