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• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guest is Ashley Lind, CEO of Promise House; 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

• Dec. 2: AIDS Arms 30th Anniversary celebration
AIDS Arms celebrates its 30th anniversary with a celebration including light appetizers and beverages at 6 p.m. and a program at
7:15 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope, 5901 Cedar Springs Road. RSVP to For information call 214-521-5191.

• Dec. 2: Federal Club holiday celebration
The 29th annual HRC Federal Club holiday party. RSVP by Nov. 22. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for major donors and Black Tie  board members and 8 p.m. for Federal Club members. Nuvo Room, 4241 Sigma Road.

• Dec. 3: Black trans pageant winner announced
Winners of the Black Trans Internation Pageant System announce Mr. and Miss Black Trans Dallas and Mr. and Miss Black Trans Houston emeritus positions. Info at

• Dec. 3: The Teddy Bear Party
Collecting teddy bears for Children’s Hospital and supporting Stand Up to Cancer, the Rainbow Roundup, Family Equality Council and Equality Texas. VIP at 7 p.m. and general admission at 8 p.m. at 6500, 6500 Cedar Springs Road. Suggested donation a teddy bear and $50.

• Dec. 3: Demonstration against Kelcy Warren’s pipeline
Kelcy Warren is expected to attend the Crystal Charity Ball. His company, Energy Transfer, is building the Dakota Access Pipeline. The demonstration, supported by several LGBT groups, is in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, who are protecting local water supplies. Gather on the public sidewalk to call for an end to construction of the pipeline from 6-8 p.m. at the Hilton Anatole Hotel,
2201 N. Stemmons Freeway.

• Dec. 4: The Dallas Way fall brunch
Fall Brunch: 2016 The Year in Review from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Location to be announced.

• Dec. 5: Judge Don Adams retirement party
From 5-7 p.m. at the Angry Dog, 2726 Commerce St.

• Dec. 5: Stonewall Democrats holiday party
From 7-9 p.m. at the Round Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road.

• Dec. 6: GLFD Holiday party
Gay and Lesbian Fund for Dallas holiday party for members and guests from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the terrace at Bistro 31, 87 Highland Park Village #200.

• Dec. 6: Meet Dallas city manager candidates
The public is invited to come meet the candidates for Dallas City manager from
6-8 p.m. at Dallas City Hall, second floor atrium, 1500 Marilla St. Parking behind city hall is free after 6 p.m. Enter through main entrance facing the reflecting pool.

• Dec. 7: Steps to PrEP
Abounding Prosperity presents a forum for primary care physicians, OB/GYNs, physicians assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists and AIDS organization staffs for implementing PrEP from 6-8 p.m. at Westin Dallas Park Central, 12720 Merit Drive. Dinner and registration at 5:30 p.m.

• Dec. 8-11: A Not So Silent Night
The Turtle Creek Chorale presents its annual Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. Tickets at A shortened children’s Saturday matinee requires
no tickets.

• Dec. 10: Super Hero Ball
Holiday party from 7-10 p.m. at Celebration Community Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.

• Dec. 10: Women’s Alliance for Leadership
Award recipients include Sarah Goodfriend and Suzanne Bryant, the first couple to legally marry in Texas and marriage equality plaintiffs Cleopatra De Leon and Nicole Dimetman from 6-9 p.m. at the Doubletree Austin-University, 1617 N. Interstate-35, Austin. $55.

• Dec. 10: 20th anniversary
Oak Lawn Branch
The Oak Lawn Branch Library celebrates its 20th anniversary at its current location from
2-4 p.m. in the auditorium, Oak Lawn Branch, 4100 Cedar Springs Road.

• Dec. 11: Christmas with Charity America
Mr. and Miss Charity America host a show to benefit the Texas Red Ribbon Wish Network from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Rose Room,
3911 Cedar Springs Road.

• Dec. 11: Christmas Stocking Auction
The annual Christmas Stocking Auction benefits Legacy Counseling Center from 7 p.m.-midnight at the Round-Up Saloon,

3912 Cedar Springs Road. Preview of baskets and stockings in the Parlor on Dec. 10.

• Dec. 14: GALA Holiday Party
North Texas Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GALA) holds its Holiday Party from 6-10 p.m. at Event 1013, 1013 E. 15th St. in Plano. Absolut Vodka is the liquor sponsor
for the party which will include food, drinks,
a raffle and a silent auction.

• Dec. 24: Chinese food and a movie
Congregation Beth El Binah has a traditional Jewish Christmas Eve dinner at 7 p.m. at Royal China, 6025 Royal Lane.

• Dec. 25: Christmas

• Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve
Find your party and party safely.

• Dec. 31: Once in a Blue Moon dance
New Year’s Eve party for women from 7 p.m.-midnight at DanceMasters Ballroom located at 10675 East Northwest Highway, Suite 2600B. $25.

• Dec. 31: Masques at Midnight
Formal gala and awards evening hosted by Tarrant County Pride from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. at DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Drive, Fort Worth.

• Happy New Year

• Jan. 12: Little Black Dress Party
The FashionCited preview party that benefits Legal Hospice of Texas from 7-9:30 p.m. at Goodson Acura, 4801 Lemmon Ave.

• Jan. 17: Stonewall elections
Stonewall officer elections at 7 p.m. at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St.

• Jan 20: Protest at the Inauguration
Protest on Inauguration Day Against War, Racism and Inequality from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. at Freedom Plaza, 14th St NW & Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

• Jan. 21: Women’s March on Austin
A sister event to the Women’s March on Washington taking place in D.C. from noon-6 p.m. at the Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin.



The Turtle Creek Chorale presents A Not So Silent Night featuring the Lone Star Wind Orchestra and New York performer Jennifer Piacenti with updated arrangements of familiar favorites, Yuletide classics and new compositions. See listing for more information. (Photo courtesy Michael McGary)

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition December 2, 2016.