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.

DECEMBER
• Through Jan 11: Branch Out Dallas
The City of Dallas will provide residents a tree at no cost. Register online at GreenDallas.net or for assistance go
to any Dallas Public Library.

• Dec. 25: Christmas

• Dec. 31: Celebration honors Carol and Angela
Celebration Community Church honors retiring pastor the Rev. Carol West and her wife Angela from 7 p.m.-midnight at Celebration Community Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.

JANUARY
• Jan. 1: New Year’s Day

• Jan. 8: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Jan. 12: LGBT Family Building Conference
Comprehensive LGBT family building conference includes two fertility physicians who are part of the LGBT community, donor egg agency, surrogacy agency, donor sperm bank, attorney specializing in surrogacy and adoption, third party reproduction psychologist, parents who have built their families through donor egg and surrogacy and adoption, as well as gestational carriers and egg donors from
9 a.m.-1 p.m. at LGBT Babies, 6750 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 209, Irving. Register at TheDonorSolution.lpages.co.

• Jan. 19: Halftime Gaybingo
Gaybingo from 5-9 p.m. at the Rose Room, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Tickets at rcdallas.org.

• Jan. 19: Scarborough Faire auditions
Come be a part of a theater experience like no other. Auditions for volunteer lane performers (actors and musicians) for Scarborough Renaissance Festival’s performing company — Scarborough Academy of Performing Arts (SAPA) — will be held 9 a.m.–noon and
1:30–4:30 p.m. Auditions are by appointment at [email protected]

• Jan. 22: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Jan. 29: Eat for Change
Support AIDS Walk South Dallas from 5-9 p.m. at Chipotle, 4330 Lemmon Ave.

FEBRUARY
• Feb. 1-2 Out for Health
Out for Health is a medical conference organized by students from Texas Health Science Centers across the state to address the needs of the LGBT population. Offers continuing education credits. Students $15, General $50, Healthcare professionals $120. UNT Health Science Center, Medical Education Training Building, 1000 Montgomery St.,Fort Worth. Register at UNTHSC.edu/OutForHealth.

• Feb. 9: Love Equality
The Equality Texas Dallas Steering committee presents Love Equality, a nice of dancing with drinks and light food, benefitting Equality Texas, will be held from 8-11 p.m. at 7 for Parties, 150 Turtle Creek Blvd. Ste. 107. Advance tickets are $50 until Dec. 31, and $75 from Jan. 1-Feb. 1, online atSecure.EveryAction.com/HZCrJuU7wUaaHFlftkj1Sg2. Tickets at the door $100.

• Feb. 12: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Feb. 26: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

MARCH
• March 12: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• March 15-17: Blinded: Turtles Rock Out
The Turtle Creek Chorale sings classic rock — Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Meatloaf, Queen — on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St.

• March 16: House of DIFFA: Futuro
A fashion experience that provides an exciting mix of philanthropy, theatrics and DIFFA’s legendary runway production at 6 p.m. at the Omni Hotel Dallas, 555 S. Lamar St. Tickets at DIFFADallas.org.

• March 23: AIDS Walk South Dallas

• March 26: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• March 30: Toast to Life: Bootlegger’s Ball
Steve Kemble hosts with the Singapore Slingers and DJ Blake Ward at the Empire Room, 1225 N. Riverfront Blvd. Tickets at MyResource Center.org/ToastToLife.

• March 30: Casino Night
Tyler Area Gays presents Wild, Wild West at Holiday Inn, 5701 S. Broadway, Tyler. Need 3 people to sponsor tables at $250 each. Contact TAG at [email protected]

APRIL
• April 9: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• April 19: First Passover seder

• April 20: Beth El Binah community seder
Congregation Beth El Binah Passover seder at 6:30 p.m. at Deli News, 17062 Preston Road. $60.

• April 21: Easter

• April 23: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

MAY
• May 2: 2019 Way Forward luncheon
Luncheon, awards and fashion show supporting Bryan’s House

• May 14: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• May 28: Grief support group
LGBT grief support group for people who have lost a same-sex partner from 7-8:30 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

JUNE
• June 1: Miller Lite Music Festival
The Pride festival moves to the Esplanade in Fair Park.

• June 7-9: You Are Light
Based on the work of Brene Brown, The Turtle Creek Chorale focuses on the role of music in shaping what we think about ourselves and how we love others with personal stories of challenge and triumph on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St.

• June 21: Pride in the Arts District
Dallas Museum of Art’s Late Night celebrates Pride joined this year by the Nasher Sculpture Center and Crow Museum of Asian Art with late night hours.

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Weekly: Lambda Weekly at 1 p.m. on Sunday on 89.3 KNON-FM with David Taffet, Lerone Landis and the late Patti Fink; 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; LGBT Sex Addicts Anonymous meets at 6 p.m. every Friday at 1919 Independence St., Room 19, Plano. 972-316-9188 for details; Leadership Lambda Toastmasters gay-identified Toastmasters group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. every Monday at the First Unitarian Church, 4015 Normandy Road (does not meet on Mondays that are holidays); 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.; DVtv in Spayse, news and entertainment discussion live streaming every Friday, 4–5 p.m., on the Spayse Station YouTube channel.

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The Rev. Carol West will preach her final sermon as pastor of Celebration Community Church Sunday morning, Dec. 30, and on Dec. 31, the congregation will hold a special New Year’s Eve Party to honor Carol and her wife, Angela, as Carol begins her retirement. See listings for details.