Bears Do Dinner this Tuesday at Calzone's House of Pizza, other upcoming events including Progress for Equality today at 11 AM, Drenched Fur honored at Pride Fest on June 24

 
From: "Erie Bear Events" <mmahler@PROTECTED>
Subject: Bears Do Dinner this Tuesday at Calzone's House of Pizza, other upcoming events including Progress for Equality today at 11 AM, Drenched Fur honored at Pride Fest on June 24
Date: June 11th 2017

Hey guys!

 

Hope that you can join us at Calzone’s House of Pizza this Tuesday at 6:30 PM for Bears Do Dinner. More details are below. If you happen to get this in time, there is Greater Erie Alliance for Equality’s (GEAE) Progress Towards Equality event at 11 AM TODAY on the steps of the Erie County Courthouse, 140 W 6th St

 

A bit later this month, NW PA Pride Alliance will be presenting Pride Fest on June 24. Because this year marks 25 years of Pride events in Erie, several long term groups are being recognized. One of the groups being recognized for long term service to the community is Drenched Fur, so please also consider coming to Pride!


Jun 13 (Tue) - Bears Do Dinner # 47 - Calzones House of Pizza (Calzones House of Pizza, 1164 W 6th St, Erie, PA 16502) 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) 833-8323. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.calzoneshouseofpizza.com/.


Jun 9 - 11 (Fri - Sun) - Jones Pond Pride - 200 Block Party (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) Happy Pride Jones Pond. Come show your true pride colors at our Jones Pond Pride Weekend, sponsored by our 200 block of seasonal campers. Friday night is Big Gay Pride Bingo so wear your most festive and outrageous pride outfit. On Saturday afternoon our 200 block of seasonal campers will be hosting our Jones Pond Pride Festival with free food & drinks at the event along with games, prizes and our pride DJ playing great music. It's the first block party of the season and always a good time. Happy Pride Boys! Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Jun 11 (Sun) - Progress Toward Equality: An Education Event (Erie County Courthouse, 140 W 6th St, Erie, PA 16501) 11 AM - 1 PM. GEAE has also added a free event for the day to support and stand in solidarity with the national DC rally. Will highlight the advancements Erie and Erie County have made for the LGBT population, and what inroads still need to be laid. Event is free and open to all. NOTE: This is not to be confused with PrideFest Erie, which is held on June 24. Phone: (866) 229-1974. Venue Phone: (814) 451-6000. Email: GEAEinfo@PROTECTED. Browse to http://greatereriealliance.com/. Browse to venue web site https://www.eriecountypa.gov/.

Jun 11 (Sun) - Greater Erie Alliance for Equality (GEAE) Annual Afternoon for Equality (21 La Rue Dix, 21 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16501) 2 PM - 6 PM. Join us for this yearly tradition! This year we will honor LGBT families. Phone: (866) 229-1974. Venue Phone: (814) 397-2910. Email: GEAEinfo@PROTECTED. Browse to http://greatereriealliance.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.21laruedix.com/.

Jun 11 (Sun) - Aging With Pride meets (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 4 PM - 6 PM. A safe, comfortable space for LGBT individuals age 55 or older to come together for support, friendship, discussion and social opportunities. Contact: Dale Allgeier, LCSW. Phone: (814) 455-4009. Venue Phone: (814) 455-4009. Email: daleallgeier@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.lakeeriecounseling.com/. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lake-Erie-Counseling-Inc/5211.

Jun 11 (Sun) - Full Spectrum Transgender Support Group meets (St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44503) 6 PM - 8 PM. Open to those who are transgender/intersex/nonbinary and loved ones in our area. Come and get support, share your story and make new friends in a confidential, safe space! Light refreshments served. Free, open to the public, and Confidential. Phone: (330) 892-8318. Venue Phone: (330) 743-3175. Email: bccfscoc@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.unitycommunityfoundation.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Jun 12 (Mon) - Deadline for Erie Gay News July 2017 print edition (#261) (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, June 20. 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.

Jun 12 (Mon) - TransFamily of Warren Transgender Support Group meets (Jefferson DeFrees Family Center - Hawke Room, 207 2nd Ave, Warren, PA 16365) 6 PM - 8 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. Contact: Monica Morgan. Phone: (814) 730-0021. Venue Phone: (814) 723-6350. Email: yankees.jeter@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.jdfamilycenter.org/.

Jun 13 (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/.

Jun 14 (Wed) - "Some Like It Hot" (1959) (Cinemark Tinseltown 17, 1910 Rotunda Dr, Erie, PA 16509) 2 PM and 7 PM. Phone: (814) 866-3390. Browse to http://www.cinemark.com/theatre-detail.aspx?node_id=1491&.

Jun 14 - 15 (Wed - Thu) - Pennsylvania LGBTQA Health Conference (Pittsburgh Marriott North, 100 Cranberry Woods Drive, Cranberry Township, PA 16066) Hosted by Tobacco Free Allegheny. Free two day LGBTQA Health Conference addressing LGBTQA health disparities based on emerging data. Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine and Dr. Scout, director of LGBT Healthlink, will serve as keynote speakers for the 2 day event. 10 continuing education credits will be offered to those that attend. We have limited space so please RSVP as soon as possibleat http://tobaccofreeallegheny.org/lgbtqconference.asp Phone: (412) 322-8321. Venue Phone: (724) 772-3700. Browse to http://tobaccofreeallegheny.org/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://tobaccofreeallegheny.org/lgbtqconference.asp. Browse to venue web site http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pitno-pittsburgh-marriott-north/.

Jun 14 (Wed) - LBT Women of Erie go to Sunset Music Series (Presque Isle State Park Beach 1, 301 Peninsula Dr #1, Erie, PA 16507) 5:30 PM. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Email: ErieBeans@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.presqueisle.org/.

Jun 15 (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/.

Jun 16 - 18 (Fri - Sun) - Cowboy Weekend - Extended Line dancing (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) It's time to mosey on down to the Pond this weekend for the first of our two western themed country weekends. We have extended line dancing both Friday & Saturday nights plus extensive line dance lessons for beginners and advanced dancers throughout the day Saturday. You can show off those line dance skills at our Brokeback Bunkhouse Party in the Barn with extended line dancing to kick things off on Saturday night. Make your way to the Pond this weekend for some fun in the country! Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Jun 16 - 17 (Fri - Sat) - UUCE Annual Garade Sale (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) Contact: Joanne Davis. Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: joanne@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.uuerie.org.

Jun 17 (Sat) - Rock N Roll Party (Dress as a rocker) (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.

Jun 17 (Sat) - Studio54/Disco (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

Jun 20 (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/783298908499447/. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lake-Erie-Counseling-Inc/5211.

Jun 20 (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/.

Jun 21 (Wed) - LBT Women of Erie go to Sunset Music Series (Presque Isle State Park Beach 1, 301 Peninsula Dr #1, Erie, PA 16507) 5:30 PM. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Email: ErieBeans@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.presqueisle.org/.

Jun 23 - 25 (Fri - Sun) - Vegas Weekend - Casino Royale (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) What happens at Jones Pond stays at Jones Pond this weekend as we head back to Vegas for the third year in a row - back by popular demand! We kick off the weekend with Vegas Style Bingo in the Barn followed by our Friday night dance. On Saturday meet us in the Jones Pond Casino on Saturday night with a variety of Vegas style games. Great prizes to be won. Saturday night at 10pm is our Casino Royale Dance. As always, what happens at Jones Pond stays at Jones Pond. Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Jun 24 (Sat) - Drag Night (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.

Jun 24 (Sat) - LBT Women of Erie go to Pride March and Festival (Perry Square, 6th and State Streets, Erie, PA 16507) Monthly meeting to be held at Pride Festival. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Email: ErieBeans@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE.

Jun 24 (Sat) - Underwear Theme Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

Jun 24 (Sat) - 2017 Pride Parade and Fest (Perry Square, 6th and State Streets, Erie, PA 16507) 12 PM. Pride Parade begins assembling at noon at The Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie PA. Parade steps off at 1 PM, proceeds over 18th to State, down State St to Perry Square. Pride Fest begins at 2 PM. Free and open to all ages. Phone: (814) 314-9075. Email: president@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.nwpapride.org.

Jun 24 (Sat) - PFLAG Meadville 2nd Annual Picnic (Hudekoper Park, Meadville, PA) 1 PM. Please RSVP by Sunday June 18th so that we can have an idea how many people will be coming. Please bring: lawn chairs, favorite beverage (non-alcoholic), a dish or dessert to share, any yard games, and any friends/family who would like to come along. Add a comment to the event page on Facebook as to what food item you will be bringing to help others plan what is needed. Contact: Randy Herbert-Weed. Phone: (814) 724-6736. Email: meadvillepflag@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/groups/PFLAGMeadville/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/114837509094695/.

Jun 24 (Sat) - GEAE After Pride Party (Bourbon Barrel, 1213 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 4 PM - 7 PM. The Greater Erie Alliance for Equality (GEAE) is hosting an After Pride Party. Free food! Free mechanical bull rides! Phone: (866) 229-1974. Venue Phone: (814) 452-3000. Email: GEAEinfo@PROTECTED. Browse to http://greatereriealliance.com/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/257373564738960. Browse to venue web site http://www.bourbonbarrelerie.com/.

Jun 24 (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.

Jun 25 (Sun) - Miss Erie 2017 Pageant: "Celebration of Prince" (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) Honoring Danyel Vasquez, Miss Erie 2016. Celebrating the music of Prince. Categories: contestant interview, creative presentation, evening gown & talent. Prize package totaling over $600. Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.

Jun 25 (Sun) - Pride Day at Waldameer (Waldameer, 220 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505) 11 AM - 10 PM. Tickets are $25. Phone: (814) 314-9075. Venue Phone: (814) 838-3591. Email: president@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.nwpapride.org. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://squareup.com/store/nw-pa-pride-alliance-inc/item/pride-day-at-waldameer-1. Browse to venue web site waldameer.com.

 

 

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