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, July 24, 2019
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.
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 www.thedccenter.org
Hate Bias Task Force
a collaboration of government agencies and community organizations in the District that focus on addressing the needs of various affinity groups and combating hate-bias crimes. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia about what the office is doing to prosecute hate-bias crimes and its outreach efforts to communities affected by violence. For special accommodations, call 202-252-6930 or email Melanie.firstname.lastname@example.org. 7-8:15 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit www.thedccenter.org
Health Working Group
holds a monthly meeting to discuss initiatives based around HIV prevention and providing resources to support long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. 6:30-8 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit www.thedccenter.org
at Whitman-Walker Health. 9 a.m.-6 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
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, email email@example.com or visit www.thedccenter.org/careers
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.
offers free, rapid HIV testing. No appointment needed. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. For more information, call 202-849-8029.
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 www.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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.wetskins.org