The Gay Agenda • 10-28-16

Posted on 28 Oct 2016 at 8:50am

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­­­Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at nash@dallasvoice.com or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at taffet@dallasvoice.com by Wednesday at 5 p.m. for that week’s issue.

• 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 (UBE Connected) at 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday of the month at 3116 Commerce St., Suite C; Core Group Meeting every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.; Fuse game night every Monday evening except the last of the month at 8 p.m. at the Fuse space in the Treymore Building, 4038 Lemmon Ave, Suite 101; FuseConnect every Wednesday from 7 p.m. For more information call or e-mail Jalenzski at 214-760-9718 ext 3 or Jalenzski@myresourcecenter.org.

OCTOBER
• Through Oct. 29: Screams
Three haunted houses, Carnevil, clown maze and zombie wasteland. 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights at Scarborough Faire site, Waxahachie.

• Oct. 29: Halloween Party on Cedar Springs Road
Cedar Springs Road closes between Reagan Street and Douglas Avenue for the annual Halloween street party from 7 p.m.-midnight.

• Oct. 29: Bayou Swing Masquerade
The Women’s Chorus of Dallas presents live swing band, dancing, silent auction, costume contest and more at 7 p.m. at Sammons Center of the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.

• Oct 29: Celebration Costume Party
Costume Party from 7-10 p.m. at Celebration Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.

• Oct. 29: Viva’s Lounge Costume contest
$500 in cash prizes and burlesque, circus and aerial entertainment. 9 p.m. at Viva’s Lounge, 1350 Manufacturing St. Suite 120. $20 for 18-21. $10 for 21 and up.

• Oct. 29: Lowest Greenville Derby
Teams of local runners compete to benefit Genesis Women’s Shelter from 2:45-7:30 p.m. on Lowest Greenville Avenue.

• Oct. 29: Dallas Marijuana March
DFW NORML presents the third annual march from 2-6:30 p.m. at JFK Memorial, 646 Main St. with speakers at 3 p.m. and a march to Dealey Plaza at 4:20 p.m.

• Oct. 30: Puppy Con 2.0
Petropolitan presents comic book vendors, pet rescues, merchandise and a costume contest from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Street Gardens, 1902 Main St.

• Oct. 30: Autumn Psychic and Holistic Fair
The Labrinth Walk Coffee House presents a shaman, tarot card readers, aura photography, vendors and more from 3-6 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 W. Kiest Blvd.

• Oct. 31: Halloween

NOVEMBER
• Nov. 1: Holocaust Museum Lunch and Learn
Dallas Holocaust Museum archivist Felicia Williamson discusses some of the most significant and interesting artifacts from the museum’s collection from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Dallas Holocaust Museum, 211 N. Record St. #100.

• Nov. 4: Cedra Pharmacy Grand Opening
Cedra Pharmacy, a substance organic juicery and Vitae Med spa at 9669 North Central Expressway, holds the grand opening of its flagship location honoring The Family Place, from 4-7 p.m. For information email cedrapharmacy@buzzellco.com.

• Nov. 5: The Sands
AIDS Interfaith Network presents a retro nightclub experience with open bar, live music, dancing and hors d’oeuvres from
9 p.m.-midnight at 2616 Commerce Event Center, 2616 Commerce St. $75-5,000.

• Nov. 6: PurpleStride DFW
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 5K walk at 8 a.m. at the Deck Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway. PurpleStride.org/dfw

• Nov. 8: Election Day

• Nov. 10: Black Tie Check Distribution Party
Black Tie Dinner check distribution party.

• Nov. 10: Gray Pride
6 p.m. at Resource Center,
5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Nov. 10: DIFFA/Dallas Wreath Collection 2016
DIFFA/Dallas hosts the 2016 Wreath Collection, the 21st annual event, at Fashion Industry Gallery, 1807 Ross Ave., at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and cocktail attire is requested. The event includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction of more than 80 one-of-a-kind wreaths

• Nov. 11: High Tech Happy Hour
High Tech Happy Hour, a monthly happy hour social event organized for the community by the TI Pride Network, is held at Mac’s Southside, 1701 Lamar St., from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For information call 214-567-0592.

• Nov. 11-13: Strength Conference for Men Living with HIV
AIDS Walk South Dallas presents a weekend of support, empowerment and education. Seminars, speakers, breakout sessions, build skills and leadership. Embassy Suites Dallas–Love Field, 3800 W. Northwest Highway.

• Nov. 12: LGBT Aging Summit, film screening
Coalition for Aging LGBT presents first Tarrant County summit from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at UNT Health Science Center, Carl E. Everett Education and Administration Bldg, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth. At 3:30 p.m., the coalition teams with Q Cinema and the city of Fort Worth Human Relations Committee to host a screening of the documentary GenSilent. Admission is free.

• Nov. 12: Turtle Creek Cleanup
Turtle Creek Association will provide trash bags and pickers. Volunteers should wear no-slip shoes. Meet at the foot of Beasley Steps on Hall Street at the Katy Trail. 214-400-8546.

• Nov. 17: Dallas Holocaust Museum Upstander Series
The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance completes its 2016 Upstander Speaker Series with a presentation by Mike Kim, author of Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World’s Most Repressive Country, talking about his efforts in helping refugees escape North Korea. The event takes place at the Communities Foundation of Texas, 5500 Caruth Haven Lane, with a VIP reception at 5:30 p.m., and the event from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For information call 214-741-7500.

•Nov. 17: Dallas LGBT Bar Association
Transferring real estate outside a closing may involve gift tax, marital estate and other problems. Noon at the Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Ave.

• Nov. 17: GALA Ally Awards
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance of North Texas presents an evening to honor LGBT allies including Mayor Harry LaRosiliere and four city council members from 5:30-8 p.m. at Hilton Granite Park Prairie Fire Lounge, 5805 Granite Pkwy, Plano.

• Nov. 19: Nutcracker 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.

• Nov. 20: Transgender Day of Awareness

DECEMBER
• Dec. 1: World AIDS Day

• Dec. 2: AIDS Arms 30th Anniversary celebration
Cathedral of Hope, 5901 Cedar Springs Road.

• Dec. 10: Super Hero Ball
Holiday party from 7-10 p.m. at Celebration Community Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.

• Dec. 24: Chinese food and a movie
Congregation Beth El Binah has a traditional Jewish Christmas Eve dinner at 7 p.m. at Thairrific, 4000 Cedar Springs Road.

• Dec. 25: Christmas

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BOO!

halloween

It’s Halloween weekend and the gayborhood on both sides of the Trinity River — that means in Dallas and in Fort Worth — will be abuzz with some spooky fun. Check the listings for Halloween-related events, including costume parties and the Cedar Springs Block Party, and choose your poison.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 28, 2016.

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