Metro Weekly

Community Calendar

Upcoming LGBT social events around DC, MD & VA

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Adventuring
outdoors group hikes along the C&O Canal and then crosses the Potomac River to explore Shepherdstown, the oldest town in West Virginia. Total length of this moderate round-trip hike is about 10 miles on mostly level ground. Bring plenty of beverages, lunch, bug spray, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, about $15 for fees, plus spending money for Shepherdstown. Carpool at 9 a.m. from the Forest Glen Metro Kiss & Ride lot. Return after dark. For more information, contact David, 240-938-0375, or visit www.adventuring.org.
Arty Queers
a monthly indoor LGBTQ+ art market featuring original artwork, textiles, pottery, photography, jewelry, glasswork, textiles, and clothing created by queer artists. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, email Kimberley@thedccenter.org.
Chrysalis
arts & culture group holds a bi-monthly Potluck Social at a straight-friendly Dupont Circle neighborhood gay bar. Autumn plans for museum visits and other outings will be reviewed. All welcome. Bring an appetizer, salad, entree, vegetable dish or dessert. Group will supply non-alcoholic beverages and paper goods. Alcoholic beverages must be purchased from the bar. 7-9 p.m. For location and food coordination, contact Kevin, 571-338-1433 or kgiles27@gmail.com.
DC Aquatics Club
holds a practice session at Montgomery College Aquatics Club. 8:30-10 a.m. 7600 Takoma Ave., Takoma, Md. 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 distance will be 3-6 miles. Walkers meet at 9:30 a.m. and runners at 10 a.m. at 23rd & P Streets NW. For more information, visit www.dcfrontrunners.org.
Queering Capitol Hill
one of its trademark WalkingTown DC walking tours. The tour, led by Philip Clark, a former chair of the Rainbow History Project, will look at the long and rich LGBTQ history of the Capitol Hill neighborhood. 2-4 p.m. Eastern Market Metro Station, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. For more information, and to reserve a spot, visit www.culturaltourismdc.org.
Universal Pride
a group to support and empower LGBTQIA people with disabilities, offer perspectives on dating and relationships, and create greater access in public spaces for LGBTQIA PWDs. 1-2:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, contact Andy Arias, andyarias09@gmail.com.