The Gay Agenda • 02-26-16

Posted on 26 Feb 2016 at 7:35am

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Have an event coming up? Email yourinformation to staff writer James Russell at russell@dallasvoice.com by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue.

FEBRUARY
• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at 3116 Commerce St., Suite C; Fuse game night every Monday evening but the last of the month at 8 p.m. at the Fuse space in the ilume, 4123 Cedar Springs Road, Apt 2367; Fuse Connect every Wednesday from 7 p.m. at the Fuse Space. For more information call or e-mail Ruben Ramirez at 214-540-4500 or rramirez@myresourcecenter.org.

• Feb. 27: Dallas Red Foundation Sweethearts Party
Sweethearts Party benefits Legacy Counseling Center. 7 p.m. at 3700M in the West Village, 3700 McKinney Ave. $75.

MARCH

• March 1: DFW Transcendence Trans/SOFFA Meeting
Trans and ally support group meets monthly on first and third Tuesdays from 7–9 p.m. at Barron House Counseling Center, 516 College Ave., Fort Worth. Child care offered. For more information, contact Finn Jones by phone at 214-499-0378 or by email at sfinn.jones@gmail.com.

• March 2: Cedar Springs Wine Walk
Purchase a glass in the tent in front of the Round-Up Saloon. 6-9 p.m on the Strip on Cedar Springs.

• March 4-6: Dallas Home and Garden Show
Features 250 vendors, entertainment and more from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday; and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday at Dallas Market Hall Center, 2200 Stemmons Fwy. Ticket pieces vary. Discount coupons available at Tom Thumb and Randall’s. For more information visit TexasHomeandGarden.com.

• March 5: Pride Easter Hunt and Pet Fest
TCGPWA hosts a free and family-friendly event with vendors, games, entertainment and more at the Forest Park Shelter House, 2600 Forest Dr. S. For more information contact Richard Tinker at 817-921-3318 or tink2withu@aol.com.

• March 5: Resource Center’s Toast to Life Mad Hatter’s Ball
Enjoy a night of food from top local chefs and entertainment by DJ Bunny at this annual benefit for Resource Center programs from 7-11 p.m. at the Empire Room, 1225 N. Riverfront Blvd. For tickets and more information visit Bit.ly/1VnT1vq.

• March 5: Reverchon Park Roundup
The 18th annual cleanup includes planting flowerbeds, clearing out trash and removing fallen tree limbs. Pants, long sleeve shirts, sturdy shoes, gloves, rakes and other small tools recommended. 9:30 a.m. registration and orientation followed by 10 a.m. clean up and a complimentary lunch at 11:30 a.m. at 3505 Maple Ave. For more information and to volunteer e-mail reverchon.roundup@tsrh.org or call 214-559-7825.

• March 6: You’ll Never Walk Alone
Oak Lawn UMC presents “You’ll Never Walk Alone: A Community Gathering of Hope, Unity, and Support for the Oak Lawn Neighborhood” expressing appreciation for the leadership displayed by Mayor Rawlings and the Dallas Police Department in the face of recent violent attacks in Oak Lawn. Performances by the Dallas Police Choir, the Oak Lawn Band and Oak Lawn UMC’s Chancel Choir. 6-7:30 p.m. at Oak Lawn United Methodist Church,
3014 Oak Lawn Ave.

• March 7: Tarrant County Stonewall Democrats
LGBT Democratic group meets at 7 p.m. every second Monday of the month at Tommy’s Hamburgers, 2455 Forest Park Blvd., Fort Worth. For more information e-mail Info@tarrantstonewall.org.

• March 8: Trans/SOFFA Group Meeting Dallas Transcendence
New Dallas chapter of trans and ally support group meets on the second and fourth Thursdays monthly at 7 p.m. at 1017 S Elm St., Ste. 105, Carrollton. For more information, contact Paula Ellis by e-mail dallastranscendence@gmail.com or phone at 469-607-9348.

• March 8: The Group
Support group for black men who have sex with men living with HIV meets from 7-9 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month at a private location. For more information call 214-455-7316.

• March 9: Mother Micheal Community Service Awards
Awards presented by the Imperial Court de Fort Worth/Arlington with performances by category winners. 7 p.m. at Club Reflection, 604 S. Jennings St., Fort Worth.

• March 10: Same Difference
documentary screeningScreening of documentary about lesbians who discriminate against other lesbians based on gender roles at 8:30 p.m. at Angelika Film Center Dallas, 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln. Tickets available at Tugg.com/events/87275.

• March 11-13: Texas Bear Round Up
Annual Texas Bear Round Up takes place at two hotels, Love Field Hotel and Suites, 1241 W. Mockingbird Lane, and Crowne Plaza Hotel, 7050 Stemmons Freeway. Day time events including registration is at Love Field and evening events at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. To register and for more information visit TBRU.org.

• March 11: TBRU BearDance Fat Friday
TBRU’s biggest fundraiser featuring DJ Roke Cabrera and DJ Chris Spear at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 7050 Stemmons Freeway.

• March 11-13: Imperial Court Coronation XXXVII
Punking the Palace — The Windsors Meet Steampunk: An Evening at Buckingham Palace. Coronation is at 5 p.m. on Saturday night in the main ballroom of the host hotel. Radisson North-Fossil Creek, 2540 Meacham Blvd., Fort Worth.

• March 15: JEWEL Lesbian Fiction Book Club
Monthly book club discussion meets from 7–9 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month at ilume, 4123 Cedar Springs Rd. Open to all women. Free. For more information e-mail jewel@myresourcecenter.org.

March 16: An Evening on Lesbian Pregnancy
Path2Parenthood and California Cryobank present a program focusing on critical information lesbians need to know when considering pregnancy. From 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Interfaith Peace Chapel, 5910 Cedar Springs Road.

• March 17: Gray Pride: Senior Moments
Monthly Senior Moments series discusses topics and issues impacting LGBT seniors meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every third Thursday of the month at Resource Center, 2701 Reagan St. Free. For more information call 214-528-0144 or e-mail GrayPride@myresourcecenter.org.

• March 18: High Tech Happy Hour
and SMU Cox School of Business LGBTQ & Allies Texas Instruments Pride, the LGBT and ally diversity group, and SMU Cox School of Business Strategic Alliance LGBT and ally group hosts a special High Tech Happy Hour from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop Blvd. Complimentary parking available in the two lower levels of museum parking garage. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. For more information e-mail Paul von Wupperfeld at pavw@ti.com.

• Through March 18: White Rock Community Church Stations of the Cross
The 14 Stations of the Cross are depicted by tattoo artists from Taboo Tattoo and Tigger’s Body Art in Deep Ellum 6:30 p.m. each Friday through Lent at White Rock Community Church, 9353 Garland Road. To learn more visit Whiterockchurch.info or call
214-320-0043.
• March 19: Gaybingo
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place 6-9 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, call 214-540-4458 or email Bscott@myresourcecenter.org.

• March 20: The Wedding Workshop: An LGBT Community Event
Three-hour, hands-on seminar featuring wedding industry experts guides couples through all the steps for planning a memorable wedding. 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel, 2222 N. Stemmons Freeway. For more information call
214-754-8710 ext. 126 or visit LGBTWeddingWorkshop.com. Admission and parking are free with registration.

• March 20: The Wedding Party and Expo: An LGBT Community Event
Presented by the Dallas Voice, the largest LGBT wedding expo in Texas includes exhibitors, a fashion show, food samples, a community marketplace and free cake. Donnie Brown serves as celebrity host. 1-5 p.m. at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel, 2222 N. Stemmons Freeway. For more information call 214-754-8710 ext. 126 or e-mail EXPO@dallasvoice.com. Register at TheWeddingPartyEXPO.com. Admission and parking are free with registration.

• March 27: Easter in Lee Park
Easter in the park is back and celebrates its 50th anniversary. Pooch Parade, bonnet contest, music and more. 1-4 p.m. Lee Park, 3333 Turtle Creek Blvd.

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March 5: Reverchon Park Roundup

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The 18th annual all-volunteer cleanup includes planting flowerbeds, clearing out trash and removing fallen tree limbs. Complimentary breakfast and lunch.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 19, 2016.

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