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Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is Helen Holy; 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 e-mail Jalenzski at 214-760-9718 ext 3 or

• Aug. 13: Back to School Block Party
Clothing and school supplies collected for homeless and in need LGBT youth and allies through the summer will be distributed from 4-7 p.m. at Oak Lawn UMC, 3014 Cedar Springs Road. For information visit

• Aug. 13: U.S. Rep. Veasey’s Fort Worth August Town Hall
U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-District 33, hosts a town hall to give residence the chance to
share thoughts and concerns on issues affecting their communities, 6 p.m. in the Forest Hill Library, 6962 Forest Hill Drive.
For information call 817-920-9086.

• Aug. 13 Rugby skills lesson
Lost Souls rugby team, which recently won the Bingham Challenger Cup, will hold a skills session beginning at 10 a.m. at Bayles Elementary, 2444 Telegraph Road. No experience necessary. For information visit

• Aug. 14: Top Dog Couture
An evening of high canine fashion benefiting Tucker’s Gift’s LifeWalk team from 6-9 p.m. at The Rose Room, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. $5.

• Aug. 14: AIN’s 30th anniversary
Celebrate 30 years of service with champagne, cupcakes and live tunes from Denise Lee from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Interfaith Peace Chapel,
5910 Cedar Springs Road. RSVP at

• Aug 15: Adam Medrano’s Budget Town Hall
Learn about the fiscal year 2016-17 Dallas city budget and provide your input from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park in Browder Springs Hall (the brick building with the Dr Pepper mural), 1515 S. Harwood St. Free parking.

• Aug. 16: Stonewall Democrats of Dallas
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas holds its monthly meeting upstairs at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St. Featured speaker will be Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez. Cocktails at 6 p.m., meeting at 6:30 p.m. For information visit

• Aug. 18: The Wisdom of Inside Out
Counselor Molly Behannon presents “a truly unique wellness and wisdom event,” featuring a screening of the movie Inside Out followed by a “feelings check,” at the Angelika Film Center and Café, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, 6:30-10 p.m. Tickets are $30 each, available at For information call 214-526-3374.

• Aug 18: LGBT-Friendly West Coast Swing
Dallas Pride Dance country-western dance group invites couples and singles of all gender identities and skill levels to learn basics and beginning, intermediate, and advanced moves with award-winning dancer and instructor Lori Hayor. 9 p.m. at You Can Dance studio, 14833 Inwood Road, Suite 600, Addison. $15 suggested donation per person; no one turned away for inability to pay.
817-500-4962; 214-566-1260.

• Aug 18: Back to School Mixer and School Supply Drive
Rainbow LULAC and Congregation Beth El Binah teamed up for a mix and school supply drive from 6:30-8 p.m. at Havana Lounge, 4006 Cedar Springs Road.

• Aug. 18: East Texas Stonewall Democrats
Dallas resident Craig McCartney will speak in his hometown at the first Stonewall Democrats meeting to be held in Tyler from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 315 N Broadway Ave, Tyler. That meeting will be followed by the Tyler Transgender Support Group from 7-9 p.m.

• Aug. 19: Cabaret & Cabernet
Sammons Center for the Performing Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd., presents Cabaret & Cabernet, featuring emcee Tracy Fulton along with Denise Lee, Linda Petty, The Larry Petty Combo, Teddy and Lorena Davey, Jay Gardner, WT Greer, Sheran Goodspeed Keyton, Keran Jackson, LaLa Johnson, Carolyn Lee Jones, Shelley Kenneavy, Pam Musgrove and Diana Savage. Wine tasting at 7:30 p.m., performances at 8 p.m. Admission is $400 for a table of eight; $300 for a table of six, available by calling 214-520-7788 and online at

• Aug. 20: Flame Games 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

• Aug. 21: Holocaust survivor speaks
If you have never heard survivors tell their stories, this is your chance at 12:30 p.m. at Dallas Holocaust Museum,
211 N. Record St #100.

• Aug. 25: Pineywoods Voice
LGBTQIA support group meets at 6:30 p.m. at Special Health Resources of Tyler, 1300 Clinic Drive, Tyler.

• Aug. 25: Trivia Night
North Oak Cliff Branch Library hosts Trivia Night at Barbara’s Pavilion, 325 Centre St., with prizes for the winners. For information email

• Aug. 25-26: Sister Helen Holy
Sister Helen Holy headlines her own benefit show for Legacy Counseling Center saving sinners at Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd. $45-100 plus sponsorship opportunities.

• Aug. 26: Back-to-School fundraiser for Youth First
Resource Center’s Young Professionals Advisory Council hosts a special “after-work recess” to raise funds for the upcoming school year to benefit Resource Center’s Youth First program, featuring DJ Brandon Moses, Stoli cocktails and light bites. 6-9 p.m. at 1626 Hi Line Drive, #C. For information email or visit

• Aug. 27: Austin Festival and Parade
Festival at Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St., Austin.  Parade starts at the state Capitol.



Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, fresh off her speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, will be the guest speaker at the August meeting of Stonewall Democrats of Dallas. The organization meets upstairs at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St., at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 12, 2016.