Local briefs • 09-05-14

Posted on 05 Sep 2014 at 8:30am

Alameel to speak at TC Stonewall
Dr. David Alameel, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Tarrant County Stonewall Democrats, 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at Tommy’s Hamburger Patio and Grill, 2455 Forest Park Blvd.

For information, visit Facebook.com/TCStonewall.

Game night at Trinity MCC
Trinity Metropolitan Community Church, 933 E. Avenue J in Grand Prairie, holds a game night Saturday, Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. The evening includes a 50/50 raffle and a $20 donation that includes two cards for 15 rounds of bingo. The evening benefits Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association that stages the Fort Worth parade, festival and picnic on Oct. 4–5.

Solid Talk at Oak Lawn Library
The Rev. Chris Terry is the speaker for this month’s Solid Talk at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 at Oak Lawn Library, 4100 Cedar Springs Road. Solid Talk is a series of presentations that focus on having a healthy life.

‘Cupcakes’ screens at Film Fest
Cupcakes, from director Eytan Fox who produced Israel’s biggest gay hit Yossi and Jagger, is a musical comedy send up of the Eurosong competition. Sponsored by Congregation Beth El Binah, Dallas Voice writer David Taffet leads a talk back after the screening at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Studio Movie Grill, 13933 N. Central Expwy. in Richardson.

Red Party countdown social
Red Party holds a social hour, Counting Down to Red Party, in the Ilume Park Great Room, 3109 Douglas Ave. at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10. Red Party, which raises money for Legacy Counseling Center, is Sept. 19 at The Globe on Riverfront Boulevard.

SPCA offers pet grief counseling
The SPCA of Texas’s Pet Grief Counseling Program for those grieving the loss of a beloved companion animal, meets at 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month in the conference room at the Jan Rees-Jones Animal Care Center, 2400  Lone Star Drive in Dallas.

The next meeting is this Saturday, Sept. 6.

The sessions, led by certified grief recovery specialist Diane Pomerance, Ph.D., and trained volunteers, are free and open to the public.

For information, visit SPCA.org or call 214-742-SPCA. The Pet Grief Helpline is 214-461-5131. All messages are returned within 24 hours.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition September 5, 2014.

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