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• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM with this week’s guest is Wesley Davidson, author of When Your Child is Gay; 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 email Jalenzski at 214-760-9718 ext 3 or

• Through May 30: Scarborough Renaissance Festival
Scarborough Faire features 200 quaint shoppes, food and grog from around the world, swordplay, comedy, birds of prey, magic and more. Weekends from
10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Scarborough Village, 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie.

• May 28: Turtle Creek monthly clean up
Join Turtle Creek Association’s monthly clean-up of the shores of Turtle Creek. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Beasley steps at Hall Street and the Katy Trail.

• June 3: Metroball
Debbie Gibson and Tiffany headline Metroball, the annual fundraiser for the
Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund. Chris Chism also performs. Silent auction. Raffle. 7 p.m.-closing at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 4: El Paso PrideFest

• June 9-11: Turtle Creek Chorale presents Heartstrings
Love and marriage comes to the stage at 7:30 p.m. at City Performance Hall, 2025 Flora St. $20-55.

• June 9: Preston Hollow Democrats
Preston Hollow Democrats meet from 6-8 p.m. at the Preston Royal Library auditorium, 5626 Royal Lane, with Michael J. Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College, as the guest speaker. His topic will be “The Tale of Two Cities — the Bifurcation of Dallas.” The program is free and open to the public.

• June 10: Calcutta Auction
Comedian Dana Goldberg is the auctioneer for auction items and caddy packages for Saturday’s Fairway to Equality golf tournament. 6:30 p.m. at Sue Ellen’s,
3014 Throckmorton St.

• June 11: Jackie K. Jones Memorial Ride
AIDS Services of Dallas holds the second Jackie K. Jones Memorial Ride, which raises money to help build and maintain Jackie’s Garden as ASD’s Revlon Courtyard, 720 N. Lancaster. Donations and volunteers are welcome. Sign up begins at 9 a.m. at the Revlon building, and the 40-mile ride begins at 9:30 a.m.
For more information or to make a donation, visit

• June 11: Longview Pride

• June 11: Fairway to Equality
The 21st annual HRC Fairway to Equality golf weekend. 1:30 p.m. at Buffalo Creek Golf Course, 624 Country Club Drive, Rockwall.

• June 11: LGBT Day at Bahama Beach
LGBT Day at the city’s water park off South Hampton Road. Bahama Beach,1895 Campfire Circle. $9. Evening movie at the water park. $5.

• June 11: The Girls of Nashville
Business Council for the Arts and Dallas Songwriters Association present “The Girls of Nashville,” a songwriters’ showcase celebrating musicians, songwriters and women in music, at the Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis St. Bar opens at 6 p.m., doors at 7 p.m. Features Alyssa Micaela, Ashley Ray and Heather Morgan, with headliner Liz Rose. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $25 for reserved gallery seating and $140 for VIP table seating for four, available at

• June 15: Spirit of Equality Award and Mayor’s proclamation
Mayor Mike Rawlings issues his Gay Pride Month proclamation. The Mayor’s LGBT Task Force presents its Spirit of Equality Award and CAPE serves cake and punch. Noon in the Flag Room, Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St.

• June 18: Beach Blanket 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

• June 18: Turtle Creek monthly clean up
Join Turtle Creek Association’s monthly clean-up of the shores of Turtle Creek. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Beasley steps at Hall Street and the Katy Trail.

• June 18: Juneteenth Unity Festival
Dallas Southern Pride and Abounding Prosperity present a Juneteenth celebration from 3 p.m.-midnight at Bungalow Beach Club, 3221 Ross Ave.

• June 19: Men Having Babies
The first Men Having Babies South Surrogacy Seminar and Gay Parenting Expo features community resources and 20 U.S. and Canadian service providers, as well as information about financial assistance for prospective gay parents. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. at the Wyndham Dallas Suites–Park Central,
7800 Alpha Road.

• June 19: Father’s Day at the Arboretum
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, celebrates Fathers Day with remote control airplane demonstrations and exhibits, with remote control flights by North Dallas RC Club launching every hour on the hour above the Concert Lawn, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There will also be walk-up sessions with the Perot Museum’s TECH Truck Staff in the Children’s Adventure Garden, and the Super Hero Dads Craft Corner for children. Admission is free for members; for non-members, $15 per adult, $12 for seniors, $10 for children 3-12, free for children under 3. There is an additional $3 fee for the Children’s Adventure Garden, plus a fee for parking. For information call 214-515-6615.

• June 23: Black Tie Sneak Peak Party
Black Tie Dinner announces some of its speakers and entertainment at Park Place Motors, 6113 Lemmon Ave.

• June 24: Gay Pride Shabbat
Congregation Beth El Binah, a Reform Jewish congregation, celebrates the ancient biblical holiday Gay Pride Shabbat. 7:30 p.m. Northaven United Methodist Church, 11211 Northaven St.

• June 25: Houston Pride Festival and Parade


UPS Re-Opens


Store owner Thom Dance, center, is flanked by his employees along with some of his customers and ambassadors, officers and members of the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce as he cuts the ribbon to re-open The UPS Store at 3824 Cedar Springs Road. The store was closed briefly for repairs after a water main break on April 29 flooded the location and damaged the floor. Food and drink for the ribbon cutting were provided by Equality Vodka, Hunky’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers, I Like Big Bundts, Street’s Fine Chicken, Thairiffic, Winslow’s and Zephyr Bakery Café.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition May 27, 2016.