Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at [email protected] or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at [email protected] by Wednesday at 5 p.m. for that week’s issue.
• April 13: Compassion Fatigue Symposium
Ed-U-Care presents a program for caregivers from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, 9200 Inwood Road.
• April 13: DFW Pride Happy Hour
From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Bluffview Growler, 3850 W. Northwest Highway, Suite 1180.
• April 13: FashionCITED
Legal Hospice of Texas fundraiser from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Old Red Museum of Dallas County History & Culture, 100 S. Houston St. $55-$60. LegalHospice.org.
• April 13: UCLSE Murder Mystery Night
The Grand Duke and Duchesses of the United Court of the Lone Star Empire
host a Murder Mystery Night at 8 p.m. (lineup at 7 p.m.) at Dallas Eagle, 5740 Maple Ave. in Dallas. Proceeds benefit the Greg Dolgener Memorial AIDS Fund.
• April 14: UCLSE’s Drag Bag 6
United Court of the Lone Star Empire and Penny Cilyn host Drag Bag 6, benefitting The Greg Dolgener Memorial AIDS Fund and the SSC Fund at 7 p.m. (lineup at
6 p.m.) at Dallas Eagle, 5740 Maple Ave. All entertainers are welcome to participate.
• April 14: Estate Planning for LGBT Texans
Dallas attorney Lorie Burch presents a program on Estate Planning for LGBT Texans from 2-4 p.m. at CC Young The Point, 4847 W. Lawther Drive. CEU credits are provided. The event is sponsored by Alzheimer’s Association Dallas and Northeast Texas, The Senior Source, AARP, Dignity Memorial, The Point and Pavilion at CC Young, Metrocare Services and The Family Place. To register contact Alzheimer’s Association of Dallas and Northeast Texas.
• April 14: Family Fun Day at the Dallas Zoo
Free admission to the Dallas Zoo for residents of Districts 1, 2, 6, and 14 (The 4 Amigos — Griggs, Medrano, Narvaez and Kingston) from 9 a.m.-noon at the Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton.Parking is $10 or take the Red Line.
• April 14: HRC Federal Club
Spring Luncheon From 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Tower Club in Thanksgiving Tower, 48th floor, 1601 Elm St. Special guest will be Geoff Wetrosky, campaign director of HRC Rising. Tickets are $35-55, available at fcspingluncheon2018.eventbrite.com.
• April 14-15: Turtle Creek Spring
Arts & Craft Festival 2018 About 100 local artists and craftsmen display their work from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday at Reverchon Park, 3505 Maple Ave.
• April 15: Crawfish Boil
Benefit for OutLast Youth from noon-5 p.m. at Deep Ellum Brewing Co., 2823 St. Louis St.
• April 17: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 6:45-8 p.m. at Oak Lawn Library, 4100 Cedar Springs Road.
• April 19: The Journey: A Coming Out Workshop
Did you come out recently? Have you been out for a while? No matter where you are on your coming out journey, you will benefit from this six-week interactive workshop open to all LGBT persons, family, and friends. Facilitated by Rev. Dr. Robin Booth, United Methodist Pastor Rev. Jane Graner and Will Fields on six Thursday evenings through May 24 at 7 p.m. at the Interfaith Peace Chapel, 5910 Cedar Springs Road. Register at CathedralofHope.ChurchCenter.com/groups.
• April 19: Federal Club Happy Hour
From 6-8 p.m. at Ross & Hall Kitchen and Beer Garten, 3300 Ross Ave.
• April 19: Third Thursday Happy Hour
GALA holds its monthly happy hour from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Plano Kitchen & Bar, 1010 E. 15th St., Plano.
• April 19: Tyler Area Gays dinner
Dinner at The Catch, 1714 S. Beckham Ave, Tyler. For information visit TylerAreaGays.com.
• April 19-22: Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival
The largest arts festival in Texas spans more than 27 city blocks on Thursday from 10 a.m.-10p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-11 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. MainStreetArtsFest.org.
• April 20-22: Rainbow Roundup camping trip
Camping trip includes hay rides, crafting, fishing, face-painting and a BBQ dinner. Tent camping at $30 per day, cabins at $131 per day and RV sites for $50-65 daily at North Texas Jellystone Park, 2301 S. Burleson Blvd., Burleson. Promo code is: rainbow18. There’s a $9.25 per person per dayentrance fee to the park.
• April 21: Gaybingo of OzMonthly fundraiser for Resource
Center takes place from 6-9 p.m. at the Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar SpringsRoad.214-540-4458. MyResourceCenter.org/gaybingo.
• April 21: Chamber Gala
The North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce hosts its Gala from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at a private estate in Old Preston Hollow. Includes a silent auction, horsd’oeuvres and libations. Individual tickets are $65; sponsorships are available. Contact thechamber at 214-821-4528 for details.
• April 21: Cirque du SoGay
Mayhem Miller joins Ivana Tramp, MayMay Graves and Ryan Tiffin for an Impulse Group party from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. at The Urban Cowboy, 2620 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth.
• April 21-22: White Rock Home Tour
The 2018 White Rock Home Tour showcasing seven mid-century and modern new build homes, is open from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Purchase tickets online at WhiteRockHomeTour.com or at the Hexter Café at Hexter Elermentary. Cost is $15 through April 20.
Tickets on the weekend of the tour are $20.
Deep Ellum Brewing Company hosts a crawfish boil benefiting OutLast Youth on April 15. See listings for details.
• Weekly: Lambda Weekly at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with David Taffet, Lerone Landis and the late Patti Fink.; 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.; 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 every Sunday from 2:30–4:30 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; DVtv in Spayse, news and entertainment discussion live streaming every Friday, 4–5 p.m., on the Spayse Station YouTube channel.