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.

Friday, July 21, 2017

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 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 betmish.org.
Casa Ruby's Monthly Dinner
Held on the third Friday of each month, in conjunction with The DC Center, the event provides a hot meal to those being housed at Casa Ruby. Homemade or store bought meals welcome. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Casa Ruby, 3530 Georgia Ave. NW. For more information, contact lamar@thedccenter.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 swimdcac.org.
Gay District
a group for GBTQQI men between the ages of 18-35, meets on the first and third Fridays of each month. Dinner or social outing to follow the meeting. 8:30-9:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit gaydistrict.org.
HIV Testing
at Whitman-Walker Health. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at 1525 14th St. NW, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center, 1701 14th St. NW, and 8 a.m-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.
MetroHealth Center
offers free, rapid HIV testing. Appointment needed. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. To arrange an appointment, call 202-638-0750.
Project STRIPES
hosts LGBT-affirming social group for ages 11-24. 4-6 p.m. 1419 Columbia Road NW. Contact Tamara, 202-319-0422, layc-dc.org.
SMYAL
offers free HIV Testing, 3-6 p.m., by appointment and walk-in, for youth 21 and younger. Youth Center, 410 7th St. SE. 202-567-3155 or testing@smyal.org.
SMYAL's Rec Night
provides a social atmosphere for LGBT and questioning youth, featuring dance parties, vogue nights, movies and games. For more info, email catherine.chu@smyal.org.
Social Anxiety Workshop
to learn about social anxiety, its causes, and how to overcome it. No one is required to speak or interact at the workshop. Pre-registration is required to participate. Workshop will take place in an office near Tenleytown. To register or for more details, visit socialanxietyhelp.com or call licensed social worker Larry Cohen at 202-244-0903.
Trans and GenderQueer Game Night
on the third Friday of the month for an evening of card and board games and fun. 7-9 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.