Metro Weekly

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, 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.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Andromeda Transcultural Health
offers free HIV testing and HIV services (by appointment). 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Decatur Center, 1400 Decatur St. NW. To arrange an appointment, call 202-291-4707, or visit www.andromedatransculturalhealth.org.
DC Aquatics Club
practice session at Takoma Aquatic Center. 7:30-9 p.m. 300 Van Buren St. NW. For more information, visit www.swimdcac.org.
DC Front Runners
running/walking/social club welcomes runners of all ability levels for exercise in a fun and supportive environment, with socializing afterwards. Route distances vary. For meeting places and more information, visit www.dcfrontrunners.org.
DC Scandals Rugby
holds practice. The team is always looking for new members. All welcome. 7-9 p.m. Harry Thomas Recreation Center, 1743 Lincoln Rd. NE. For more information, visit www.scandalsrfc.org or dcscandals@gmail.com.
Gay Men's Health and Wellness/STD Clinic
Patients are seen on a walk-in basis. No-cost screening for HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia. Hepatitis and herpes testing available for a fee. Testing starts at 6 p.m, but should arrive early to ensure a spot. 1525 14th St. NW. For more information, visit www.whitman-walker.org.
GenderQueer DC
a support and discussion group for people who identify outside the gender binary, meets at The DC Center on the fourth Tuesday of every month. 7-8:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit www.thedccenter.org.
HIV Testing
at Whitman-Walker Health. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1525 14th St. NW, and 9 a.m-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-5 p.m. at the Max Robinson Center, 2301 MLK Jr. Ave. SE. For an appointment, call 202-745-7000 or visit www.whitman-walker.org.
Karing with Individuality (K.I.) Services
20 S. Quaker Lane, Suite 210, Alexandria, Va., offers $30 "rapid" HIV testing and counseling by appointment only. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Must schedule special appointment if seeking testing after 2 p.m. Call 703-823-4401.
MetroHealth Center
offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. To arrange an appointment, call 202-849-8029.
Overeaters Anonymous
holds an LGBT-focused meeting every Tuesday, 7 p.m. at St. George's Episcopal Church, 915 Oakland Ave., Arlington, just steps from Virginia Square Metro. Handicapped accessible. Newcomers welcome. For more info, call Dick, 703-521-1999 or email liveandletliveoa@gmail.com.
SMYAL
5-6:30 p.m. 410 7th St. SE. For more information, contact Rebecca York, 202-567-3165, or rebecca.york@smyal.org.
STI Testing
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 www.whitman-walker.org.
The Gay Men's Health Collaborative
offers free HIV testing and STI screening and treatment every Tuesday. 5-6:30 p.m. Rainbow Tuesday LGBT Clinic, Alexandria Health Department, 4480 King St. 703-746-4986 or text 571-214-9617.
Us Helping Us
hosts a support group for black gay men 40 and older. 7-9 p.m., 3636 Georgia Ave. NW. Call 202-446-1100.