Just a reminder that the next Bears Do Dinner is this Tuesday, April 11 at Jekyll & Hyde’s Gastropub. Hope that you can make it! Check out this and other upcoming events listed below.
Apr 11 (Tue) - Bears Do Dinner # 46 - Jekyll & Hyde's Gastropub (Jekyll & Hyde’s Gastropub, 8 E 10th St, Erie, PA 16501) 6:30 PM. Join the Bears for a casual dinner of food and conversation! Dinner is on your own. Contact: Gary Snyder. Phone: (814) 446-2327. Venue Phone: (814) 456-0072. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.jekyllandhydeserie.com/.
Apr 10 (Mon) - National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) is an annual observance that takes place on April 10. Browse to http://amplifyyourvoice.org/nyhaad.
Apr 11 (Tue) - Youngstown PFLAG meets (St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44503) 6:30 PM. If you're GLBT, a parent of someone who is, or an ally and you're looking for emotional support, we encourage you to attend Youngstown PFLAG's monthly support group. You will be surrounded by understanding peers from the valley who will be able to listen and help. Support groups are open to the public, and it starts at 6:30pm. Light refreshments will be available. Contact: Marguerite Felice. Venue Phone: (330) 743-3175. Email: youngstownareapflag@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.youngstownpflag.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.
Apr 13 (Thu) - Theology on Tap (Andy's Pub, 3866 Peach St, Erie, PA 16509) 7 PM - 9 PM. People of all faith backgrounds (and non-faith backgrounds!) are welcome to come and share their thoughts on life, God/Universe, how the world works and human response as we learn from each other and enjoy our favorite beverages. Topics of discussion are raised by participants or generated randomly. This event is open to those 18 and older, but those under 21 may not order alcohol. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9007. Email: pastrixjodi@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/thetableerie. Browse to venue web site http://www.andyspub.com/.
Apr 13 (Thu) - YSUnity's Spring Drag Show (Chestnut Room of Kilcawley Center at Youngstown State Univ, 1 UniversityPlaza, Youngstown, OH 44555) 7 PM. Hosted by Mya Garrison, YSUnity's Spring Drag Show will include amazingly talented performers from local areas, as well as a special guest from RuPaul's Drag Race! There will be an intermission where audience can do a Q&A with the performers, as well as participate in a 50/50 raffle!Doors open @ 6:30pm, SHOW STARTS @ 7PM. YSU students and staff admission: FREE (with proof of YSU ID, Y#, or a valid YSU email) General public admission: $5 at the door. This event is open to the public. MUST BE 18+ TO ATTEND. Special thanks to Student Activities, Student Government Association, Kilcawley Center, Melton Entertainment. Phone: (330) 941-3597. Venue Phone: (330) 941-3000. Email: YSUnity@PROTECTED. Browse to http://ysunity.webs.com/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/272958269811011/. Browse to venue web site http://www.ysu.edu/.
Apr 15 (Sat) - Bar Bingo (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB membership required, purchase from bartender. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.
Apr 15 (Sat) - Deadline for Erie Gay News May 2017 print edition (#259) (Erie Gay News, 1115 W 7th St, Erie, PA 16502-1105) Please have all articles, ads, and submissions in by this date. This issue will be released the evening of Tuesday, April 25. For a complete list of upcoming deadlines and release dates, check the print edition schedule at www.eriegaynews.com/printedition/deadlineschedule.php Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com.
Apr 15 (Sat) - LBT Women of Erie go to Erie Zoo Art Show and Sale (Erie Zoo, 423 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508) 9:45 AM. Meet at 9:45 at front gates to Zoo. We will start by viewing the works of art produced by the animals at the zoo then take a walk around the zoo. Free admission to the sale. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 864-4091. Email: ErieBeans@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site https://www.eriezoo.org/.
Apr 18 (Tue) - National Transgender HIV Testing Day National Transgender HIV Testing Day (NTHTD) was first observed on April 18, 2016. Browse to http://transhealth.ucsf.edu/.
Apr 18 (Tue) - PFLAG Meadville meets (Stone United Methodist Church, 956 S Main St, Meadville, PA 16335) 7 PM. Contact: Randy Herbert-Weed. Phone: (814) 724-6736. Venue Phone: (814) 724-6736. Email: meadvillepflag@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/groups/PFLAGMeadville/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stoneumc.org/.
Apr 20 (Thu) - Butler LGBTQ Interfaith Network meets (Covenant Presbyterian Church, 230 E Jefferson St, Butler PA, PA 16001) 1 PM. The Butler LGBTQ Interfaith Network is a collaboration of area religious leaders, lay leaders, and community organizers working to affirm the spirituality of all persons of faith. We provide peer pastoral support, community support, and programs that promote inclusion. Phone: (412) 518-1515. Venue Phone: (724) 287-7731. Email: butlerinterfaith@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/ButlerLgbtqInterfaithNetwork/.
Apr 22 (Sat) - Bar Trivia (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB membership required, purchase from bartender. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.
Apr 22 (Sat) - Camp Davis Open for Seasonals (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Camp Opens for Seasonals at 9 AM – No Dance – Catered Dinner by Artisan Restaurant & Catering at 5:00 PM. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.campdaviscampground.com.
Apr 22 (Sat) - LBT Women of Erie go to March for Science (Perry Square, 6th and State Streets, Erie, PA 16507) 10 AM. This is a sister march and rally to globally support the march in Washington D.C. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Email: ErieBeans@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE.
Apr 22 (Sat) - TransFamily of NWPA (Erie) Transgender Support Group meets (Crime Victim Center of Erie County, 125 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) 2 PM - 5 PM. We provide a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum, or who are questioning, to share their experiences and to obtain support from others who have had similar experiences. We welcome anyone who identifies as gender-variant, their family, friends, and allies of the community. We also support the community through advocacy efforts and education to the larger cisgender community, and we attend to charges of discrimination experienced by transgender people in Erie County. Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Venue Phone: (814) 455-9414. Email: Caitlynxpress@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.cvcerie.org.
Apr 22 (Sat) - Erie Sisters & Brothers Transgender Support Group meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM. Erie Sisters & Brothers Transgender Support Group provides support and encouragement for both MTF and FTM transgender individuals. The group meets for discussion the fourth Saturday of each month at 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church; 7180 Perry Highway, Erie PA, followed by dinner at a local restaurant and dancing at The Zone Dance Club. Phone: (440) 265-8191. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: shub1@PROTECTED. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.
Apr 23 (Sun) - FACE Show - Drag Roulette (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) 11 PM. DJ Tony G wil be hosting an awesome night of Drag Roulette with all of your favorite drag performers! Also, NW PA Pride Alliance will be revealing the winning T-Shirt logo for 2017's 25 Years of Pride! Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.
Apr 25 (Tue) - Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 7 PM. Help us get out the print edition of Erie Gay News. We'll be folding and distributing the copies. All ages welcome! It is also a great way to hang out and chat with folks! You can also sign up for the Erie GLBT News and Events list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Venue Phone: (814) 455-4009. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/920236921413141/. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lake-Erie-Counseling-Inc/5211.
Apr 26 (Wed) - "The Handmaid's Tale" premiere (Hulu) Alexis Bledel will play the recurring role of Ofglen, a secret lesbian subversive to the order in The Handmaid's Tale, premiering on Hulu April 26. : "Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism in its militarized ‘return to traditional values'." Browse to https://www.hulu.com.
Apr 26 (Wed) - Candidate Forum (H.O. Hirt Auditorium at Blasco Public Library, 160 East Front Street, Erie, PA 16507) 6:30 PM. Free and open to the public. When arriving, audience members are invited to place written questions in the areas of poverty/mental health, LGBTQ rights, and other topics (health care, election reform, etc) in jars. There will be a moderator, who will ask questions from the jars of candidates for Erie County Executive, Erie County Council, Erie City Mayor, and Erie City Council. Time permitting, candidates for other offices who attend will be given two minutes each to speak. The forum is a joint effort with Keystone Progress Erie, Mental Health Association of NW PA and Erie Gay News. Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Venue Phone: (814) 451-6900. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.erielibrary.org/.
Apr 27 (Thu) - NW PA Pride Alliance HeART Show (Scotty's Martini & Cigar Lounge, 301 German St, Erie, PA 16507) 8 PM - 11 PM. HeART Show is an art auction consisting entirely of original works from the Erie region's LGBTQIA community. The donated works will be auctioned off and all proceeds go to helping us here at the NW PA Pride Alliance make Pridefest and all this years events even bigger and better. The event is free and open to the public, the venue is 21+. Please have ID, in accordance with PA state regulation. Contact: Alex Sphon. Phone: (814) 314-9075. Venue Phone: (814) 459-3800. Email: president@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.nwpapride.org. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/251650401911069/.
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