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• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. Trans activists Leslie McMurray and Katie Sprinkle are this week’s guests; 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 Ramirezat 214-540-4500 or

• Feb. 19: HRC DFW Federal Club Mixer
Happy hour from 6-8 p.m. at Cedar Springs Tap House, 4123 Cedar Springs Road.

• Feb. 20: Gaybingo: Queen of Hearts
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

• Feb. 20: AOC Benefit Concert at TCU
TCU’s School for Classical and Contemporary Dance’s Chi Tau Epsilon Honor Society presents the 2016 AIDS Outreach Center Benefit Concert featuring dance groups from across the region. 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of Erma Lowe Hall, 3000 S. University Dr., Fort Worth. $20 for adults. $10 for
non-TCU students. For tickets and more information call 817-257-4255.

• Feb. 21: Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association meeting
Getting ready for fifth annual Easter and Pet Fest /Art Fest and general meeting. 3 p.m. at Barron House, 516 College Ave., Fort Worth.

Feb. 21: East Dallas Christian Church Concert Series: Adagios for Reflection: Gratitude in Community…Grace in Humanity
Performers include Meg Griffith, flute; Michael Scheuerman, clarinet; Daniel Sigale, viola; Keith Critcher, piano; Rev. Dr. Steve Sprinkle, John Ahne, David Lawrence, readers; The EDCC Chancel Choir; and Jonathan Merritt, piano. All concerts are free of charge with open seating. Donations will be accepted. 3 p.m. in the Grimes Choir Suite at East Dallas Christian Church,
629 N. Peak Street.

• Feb. 23: DRF Quiz for a Cause
Dallas Red Foundation, Geeks Who Drink — D/FW and Cedar Springs Tap House team up to create a Quiz for a Cause benefiting Dallas DRF and Legacy Counseling at 7 p.m. at Cedar Springs Tap House,
4123 Cedar Springs Road.

Feb. 24: DGLA Happy Hour
Dallas Gay and Lesbian Alliance begins its celebration of its 40th year. 6-8 p.m. at Urban Vines Wine Bistro, 9219 Garland Road, Suite 1102.

• Feb. 25: Rainbow LULAC mixer
Membership mixer 6-8 p.m. at Mario Sabino’s, 5404 Lemmon Ave.

• Feb. 25: A Tribute to Memory Lane
Tribute to Lee Rodger aka Memory Lane to benefit Legacy Founders Cottage. 7 p.m. at The Hidden Door, 5025 Bowser Ave.

• Feb. 25: Moving the Food Pantry
Teams of volunteers needed to move the food pantry from its Denton Drive Cutoff location to 2701 Reagan St. To help, contact
Volunteer Coordinator Deborah Cavazos at 214-540-4497.

• 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 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. For more information visit

• 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

• 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 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.” The program expresses the community’s 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 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 11-13: Texas Bear Round Up

• 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 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 Register at Admission and parking are free with registration.


Feb. 21: DRF Quiz for a Cause


Dallas Red Foundation, Geeks Who Drink-D/FW and Cedar Springs Tap House team up to create Quiz for a Cause benefiting Dallas Red Foundation and Legacy Counseling at Cedar Springs Tap House

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