Metro Weekly

Community Calendar

Upcoming LGBT social events around DC, MD & VA

Friday, September 13, 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.
Bet Mishpachah
founded by members of the LGBT community, holds Friday evening Shabbat services in the DC Jewish Community Center's Community Room. 8 p.m. 1529 16th St. NW. For more information, visit www.betmish.org.
DC Aquatics Club
holds a practice session at Howard University. 6:30-8 p.m. Burr Gymnasium, 2400 6th St. NW. For more information, visit www.swimdcac.org.
Fall Reception
its annual signature fundraising event, as it celebrates 15 years of service to the local LGBTQ community. The event will also serve as a final goodbye to outgoing executive director David Mariner, who recently announced his departure to serve as the new executive director of Camp Rehoboth in Rehoboth Beach, Del. 7-10 p.m. The Warner Building, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. For tickets and more information, visit www.thedccenter.org.
GAMMA
is a confidential, voluntary, peer-support group for men who are gay, bisexual, questioning and who are now or who have been in a relationship with a woman. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Luther Place Memorial Church, 1226 Vermont Ave NW. GAMMA meetings are also held in Vienna, Va., and in Frederick, Md. For more information, visit www.gammaindc.org.
HIV Testing
at Whitman-Walker Health. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1525 14th St. NW. 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. www.kiservices.org.
MetroHealth Center
offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. To arrange an appointment, call 202-849-8029. www.metrohealthdc.org.
Project STRIPES
hosts LGBT-affirming social group for ages 11-24. 4-6 p.m. 1419 Columbia Road NW. Contact Tamara, 202-319-0422, www.layc-dc.org.
SMYAL's Rec Night
provides a social atmosphere for LGBTQ and questioning youth, featuring dance parties, vogue nights, movies and games. 4-7 p.m. For more info, email rebecca.york@smyal.org.
Women in Their Twenties (and Thirties)
a social discussion and activity group for queer women, meets at The DC Center on the second and fourth Friday of each month. Group social activity to follow the meeting. 8-9:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit www.thedccenter.org.