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MARCH
• March 8: International Women’s Day celebration
The local celebration for International Women’s Day continues with Just-A-Lunch event from 12:45-4 p.m. at Asian Star Chinese buffet in the southeast corner of the shopping center at Buckner Boulevard and I-30. Cost is about $15 payable at the restaurant; reservations are required. RSVP by calling 347-933-1256.

• March 10: Prime Timers
Visit then games at a private home in Carrollton from 2:30-5 p.m. RSVP by text or call 214-218-0912.

• March 12: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• March 12: Prime Timers
Dinner at 7 p.m. at Alfonso’s Italian, 718 N. Buckner Blvd.

• March 14-17: Texas Bear Round-Up

• March 14: Business Connections Mixer
Bite, cocktails and music presented by North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce from 5:30-7 p.m. at Erdos + Ko, 2050 N. Stemmons Freeway, 10th floor. Complimentary to members and escorted guests.

• March 14: Mayoral candidates forum
Preston Hollow Democrats has candidates for mayor of Dallas speaking during its general meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Walnut Hill Recreation Center, 10011 Midway Road. Members will vote on an endorsement.

• March 15: Prime Timers
Happy Hour at 5:30 p.m. at Woody’s, 4011 Cedar Springs Road.

• March 15: DFW Pride Happy Hour
Private bar, complimentary bites from Wolfgang Puck and music in the board room from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora St. The museum will be open until midnight, and attendees are encouraged to stay.

• March 15: Federal Club Happy Hour
Mingling upstairs from 6-8 p.m. at Merchant House, 4040 Maple Ave.

• March 15-17: Blinded: Turtles Rock Out
The Turtle Creek Chorale sings classic rock — Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Meatloaf, Queen — on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St.

• March 16: Social Justice Burnout
Licensed professional counselors including Jimmy Owen speak about how seeing and experiencing social injustice affects our mental health from 2-5 p.m. at Addison Conference and Theatre Centre, Stone Cottage, 15650 Addison Road, Addison.Tickets at eventbrite.

• March 16: House of DIFFA: Futuro
A fashion experience that provides an exciting mix of philanthropy, theatrics and DIFFA’s legendary runway production at 6 p.m. at the Omni Hotel Dallas, 555 S. Lamar St. Tickets at DIFFADallas.org.

• March 16: Gaysby Gaybingo
Gaybingo from 5-9 p.m. at the Rose Room, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Tickets at rcdallas.org.

• March 16: Prime Timers
Adventure road trip to Texas Food Truck Showdown in Waco. Carpool from Oak Cliff. RSVP to 214-218-0912.

• March 18: Equality Day
Equality Texas holds its biennial lobby day at the Texas Legislature.

• March 18: Stonewall Democrats of Rockwall
Third organizational meeting of Stonewall Democrats of Rockwall
will be at 7:30 p.m. at Harry Meyers Community Center, 815 E. Washington St., Rockwall. For more information, contact Patti or Heidi [email protected]

• March 19: Stonewall Democrats of Dallas
Largest Democratic club in Texas meets at 6:30 p.m. at Mattito’s,
3102 Oak Lawn Ave.

• March 20: Prime Timers
Lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Cheddars, 12355 Greenville Ave.

• March 21: GALA Happy Hour
Free appetizers, game tables, for GALA’s third Thursday happy hour from 5-8:30 p.m. at Henry’s, 5741 Legacy Drive, Suite 100, Plano.

• March 21: Tyler Transgender Support
Tyler Transgender Support Group meets at 7 p.m. in the Genecov Room, Tyler Chamber of Commerce, 315 N. Broadway, Tyler.

• March 23: AIDS Walk South Dallas
Walkers gather at 8 a.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 2922 MLK Jr. Blvd. $25 individual walker. $30 Walker with pet. Vendor space $50.

• March 23: Prime Timers
Prime Timers DFW 29th chapter anniversary with bingo and door prizes at 4 p.m. social and 5 p.m. dinner at Dunston’s, 5423 W. Lovers Lane.

• March 24: Prime Timers
Visit then games from 2:30-5 p.m. in Carrollton hosted by Harry and Tommy.

• March 26: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• March 26: Family Night at Durkins Pizza
GALA family night’s 10th year of networking, socializing, happy hour, rock n’ roll and pizza and 10 percent of proceeds benefits GALA Youth from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Durkins Pizza,
8930 State Hwy 121, McKinney.

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Weekly: Lambda Weekly at 1 p.m. on Sunday on 89.3 KNON-FM with David Taffet, Lerone Landis and the late Patti Fink. This week’s guest is Equality Texas Interim Executive Director Sam Smoot; 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 3918 Harry Hines Blvd.; FuseConnect every Wednesday from 7 p.m. For more information call or e-mail Jalenzski at 214-760-9718 ext. 3 or [email protected]; LGBT square dancing group Pegasus Squares meets the second and fourth Sunday from 2–4 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 4105 Junius St. For more info, email [email protected]; Dallas Frontrunners meet for a walk or run on the Katy Trail at Oak Lawn Park, Turtle Creek and Hall Street, every Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. and every Saturday at 9 a.m.; Leadership Lambda Toastmasters practices and develops speaking and leadership skills from 6:30–8 p.m. on Tuesdays at First Unitarian Church, third floor of the Hallman Building, 4012 St. Andrews; Gray Pride support group from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. followed by mixer every Monday at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road; Lambda AA meets at 7 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. and has a men’s meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and meets at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday at 1575 W. Mockingbird Lane #625. Call 214-267-0222 for details; LGBT Sex Addicts Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. every Friday at 1919 Independence St., Room 19, Plano. 972-316-9188 for details; Leadership Lambda Toastmasters gay-identified Toastmasters group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. every Monday at the First Unitarian Church, 4015 Normandy Road (does not meet on Mondays that are holidays); 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 3918 Harry Hines Blvd.; DVtv in Spayse, news and entertainment discussion live streaming every Friday, 4–5 p.m., on the Spayse Station YouTube channel.

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The local celebration for International Women’s Day continues Friday, March 8, with the Just-A-Lunch event at Asian Star Chinese buffet. See listings for details.