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Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. AIDS Arms CEO John Carlo is this week’s guest; 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

• Through Oct. 29: Screams
Three haunted houses, Carnevil, clown maze and zombie wasteland. 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights at Scarborough Faire site, Waxahachie.

• Oct. 22: Ranch Hand Rescue fundraiser
Benefit for the counseling center that uses equine and other rescued farm animals in therapy to help vets with physical disabilities and PTSD and children facing surgery and with other mental and physical disabilities.
6–11 p.m. at Hilton DFW Lakes Grand Ballroom, 1800 Hwy 26 East, Grapevine. $100.

• Oct. 22: Spooktacular
A fundraiser for GLBT LEAP Scholarships. Hollywood Glam and Hollywood Gore from 7-10 p.m. at ilume Park, 3109 Douglas Ave.

• Oct. 22: Texas Gift of Adoption dinner
Fajita dinner and silent auction benefits the Texas Gift of Adoption Fund Chapterfrom 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Ozona Grill,
4615 Greenville Ave. $40.

• Oct. 23: 25th Anniversary Hope Walk
The 25th annual Hope Walk benefitting AIDS Outreach Center in Tarrant County, includes a 5K family- and pet-friendly walk to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and help AOC serve those living with or at risk of HIV. Includes burgers and beer provided by In-N-Out Burger and Ben E. Keith, a kick-off by Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, the Heels for Hope Dash, Kids Korner, Pooches on Parade, vendor and organization booths, awards, prizes and a raffle for a five-night Mexico cruise. Begins and ends at the Trinity Park Pavilion, 2300 W. 7th Street. For information or to register visit

• Oct 23: LGBT Square Dancing
Pegasus Squares holds open house and dance lessons from 3-5 p.m. at Dallas School of Burlesque, 2924 Main St #103.

• Oct. 24: Early voting begins

• Oct. 29: Halloween Party on Cedar Springs Road
Cedar Springs Road closes between Reagan Street and Douglas Avenue for the annual Halloween street party from 7 p.m.-midnight.

• Oct. 29: Bayou Swing Masquerade
The Women’s Chorus of Dallas presents live swing band, dancing, silent auction, costume contest and more at 7 p.m. at Sammons Center of the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd.

• Oct 29: Costume Party
Costume Party from 7-10 p.m. at Celebration Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.

• Oct. 29: Costume contest
$500 in cash prizes and burlesque, circus and aerial entertainment. 9 p.m. at Viva’s Lounge, 1350 Manufacturing St. Suite 120. $20 for
18-21. $10 for 21 and up.

• Oct. 29: Lowest Greenville Derby
Teams of local runners compete to benefit Genesis Women’s Shelter from 2:45-7:30 p.m. on Lowest Greenville Avenue.

• Oct. 30: Puppy Con 2.0
Petropolitan presents comic book vendors, pet rescues, merchandise and a costume contest from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Street Gardens, 1902 Main St.

• Oct. 30: Autumn Psychic and Holistic Fair
The Labrinth Walk Coffee House presents a shaman, tarot card readers, aura photography, vendors and more from 3-6 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 W. Kiest Blvd.

• Oct. 31: Halloween

• Nov. 1: Holocaust Museum Lunch and Learn
Dallas Holocaust Museum archivist Felicia Williamson discusses some of the most significant and interesting artifacts from the museum’s collection from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Dallas Holocaust Museum, 211 N. Record St. #100.

• Nov. 5: The Sands
AIDS Interfaith Network presents a retro nightclub experience with open bar, live music, dancing and hors d’oeuvres from
9 p.m.-midnight at 2616 Commerce Event Center, 2616 Commerce St. $75-5,000.

• Nov. 6: PurpleStride DFW
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 5K walk at 8 a.m. at the Deck Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway.

• Nov. 8: Election Day

• Nov. 10: Black Tie Check Distribution Party
Black Tie Dinner check distribution party.

• Nov. 10: Gray Pride
6 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Nov. 11-13: Strength Conference for Men Living with HIV
AIDS Walk South Dallas presents a weekend of support, empowerment and education. Seminars, speakers, breakout sessions, build skills and leadership. Embassy Suites Dallas–Love Field, 3800 W. Northwest Highway.

• Nov. 12: LGBT Aging Summit
Coalition for Aging LGBT presents first Tarrant County summit from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at UNT Health Science Center, Carl E. Everett Education and Administration Bldg, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth.

• Nov. 12: Turtle Creek Cleanup
Turtle Creek Association will provide trash bags and pickers. Volunteers should wear no-slip shoes. Meet at the foot of Beasley Steps on Hall Street at the Katy Trail. 214-400-8546.

•Nov. 17: Dallas LGBT Bar Association
Transferring real estate outside a closing may involve gift tax, marital estate and other problems. Noon at the Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Ave.

• Nov. 17: GALA Ally Awards
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance of North Texas presents an evening to honor LGBT allies including Mayor Harry LaRosiliere and four city council members from 5:30-8 p.m. at Hilton Granite Park Prairie Fire Lounge,
5805 Granite Pkwy, Plano.

• Nov. 19: Nutcracker 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

Nov. 20: Transgender Day of Awareness



Firewheel United Church of Christ announced its launch at its new place of worship at 2605 3rd St., Sachse. Services are held Sundays at 9:30 a.m. The start-up church encourages all ages, sexual orientations, gender identities, races and ethnicities to attend. “No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here,” said founding pastor Kathy Fox. More information at

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 21, 2016.