Reminder about Bears Do Dinner this Tuesday at Alkeme

 
From: "Erie Bear Events" <mmahler@PROTECTED>
Subject: Reminder about Bears Do Dinner this Tuesday at Alkeme
Date: October 8th 2017

Hey guys!

 

Just a reminder that the next Bears Do Dinner is this Tuesday, October 10, at 6:30 PM at Alkeme, 18 N Park Row. See more about this event and other upcoming area events below. Thanks!

 

Oct 10 (Tue) - Bears Do Dinner #52 (Alkeme, 18 N Park Row, 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) 616-8578. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. Browse to venue web site https://alkemecafe.com/.


Oct 1 - 31 (Sun - Tue) - LGBT History Month First celebrated in 1994 in October. It was declared a national History month by President Barack Obama in 2009. The month was created with the intent to encourage openness and education about LGBT history and rights.

Oct 6 - 29 (Fri - Sun) - Rocky Horror 2017: the Last Floor Show (PACA, 1505 State St, Erie, PA 16501) Performances Fridays at 8 PM and Saturdays at 8 PM and midnight, with an extra performance on Sunday, October 29 at 8 PM. Remember that our doors typically open a minimum of 30 minutes prior to showtime. Get here early and find your seats! Have a drink! As always, PACA is BYOB for those 21+ w/ Valid ID. Please be sure to bring proof of your purchase to the ticket booth. Audience participation popcorn bags available for purchase at the door. No outside props, please. Browse to http://www.paca1505.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://paca1505.com/portfolio/rocky-horror-2017-last-floor-show/.

Oct 8 (Sun) - International Lesbian Day International Lesbian Day (ILD) is celebrated around the world annually on the 8th of October. The day marks Lesbians coming together to celebrate Lesbian culture.

Oct 8 (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/.

Oct 8 (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/.

Oct 9 (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/.

Oct 10 (Tue) - Dining Out for Life WNY (Various Western NY restaurants) Phone: (716) 847-2441. Browse to www.diningoutforlife.com/wny. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/diningoutwny/.

Oct 10 (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/.

Oct 11 (Wed) - National Coming Out Day Every year on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally. On Oct. 11, 2017, we will mark the 29th anniversary of National Coming Out Day. 29 years ago, on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, we first observed National Coming Out Day as a reminder that one of our most basic tools is the power of coming out. One out of every two Americans has someone close to them who is gay or lesbian. For transgender people, that number is only one in 10. Browse to http://www.hrc.org/resources/national-coming-out-day.

Oct 12 (Thu) - PFLAG Butler meets (Butler Area Public Library, 218 N McKean St, Butler, PA 16001) 5 PM - 7 PM. Phone: (724) 290-9674 . Venue Phone: (724) 287-1715. Email: president@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.pflagbutler.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.butlerlibrary.info/.

Oct 12 (Thu) - GEAE Intersections of Equality VIP cocktail reception (Manufacturer & Business Association, 2171 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508) 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM. Part of Intersections of Equality Symposium 2017. With Keynote Dr. Joe Kort and panelists ($50) Phone: (866) 229-1974. Venue Phone: (814) 833-3200. Email: GEAEinfo@PROTECTED. Browse to http://greatereriealliance.com/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://greatereriealliance.com/2017-intersections-equality-professional-development-symposium/. Browse to venue web site http://www.mbausa.org/.

Oct 12 (Thu) - GEAE Intersections of Equality MAJOR! Documentary (Manufacturer & Business Association, 2171 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508) 6:30 PM. Part of GEAE Intersections of Equality Symposium. Documentary screening of MAJOR! & Panel discussion with area experts (refreshments available) ($15) Phone: (866) 229-1974. Venue Phone: (814) 833-3200. Email: GEAEinfo@PROTECTED. Browse to http://greatereriealliance.com/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://greatereriealliance.com/2017-intersections-equality-professional-development-symposium/. Browse to venue web site http://www.mbausa.org/.

Oct 13 - 15 (Fri - Sun) - 12th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Weekend (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) Baked goods and action Friday, Saturday, and early Sunday before the show! Halloween theme for the breast cancer weekend: Save a BOO-B Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.

Oct 13 (Fri) - GEAE Intersections of Equality Professional Development Symposium (Manufacturer & Business Association, 2171 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508) 8 AM - 5 PM. $55.00 (+CEU processing fee, if required). Increasing LGBT Competency in Care for Seniors. The event will bring together health professionals and allies whose work in professions seeking to improve the lives of older adults in our communities. Through the professional development portion of the symposium, GEAE will seek to educate professionals on the unique perspectives needed when working with older adults with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations as they approach retirement, enjoy their golden years, and prepare for estate planning, long-term care, and end of life decisions. Phone: (866) 229-1974. Venue Phone: (814) 833-3200. Email: GEAEinfo@PROTECTED. Browse to http://greatereriealliance.com/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://greatereriealliance.com/2017-intersections-equality-professional-development-symposium/. Browse to venue web site http://www.mbausa.org/.

Oct 13 (Fri) - Speaker Brian Johnson on Hollywood's Heterosexual Preference (Franklin G Pogue Student Center Theater, 405 Scotland Road, Edinboro, PA 16444) 7 PM. Presented by Identity, Edinboro's GSA. Contact: Dan Burdick. Phone: (814) 732-2813. Venue Phone: (814) 732-2842. Browse to http://www.edinboro.edu/departments/glbta/. Browse to venue web site http://www.edinboro.edu/departments/student_affairs/student_.

Oct 13 - Nov 4 (Fri - Sat) - Play: "Straight" (Buffalo United Artists, One Curtain Up Alley, Buffalo, NY) 8 PM. Straight is a provocative new play that deals with fidelity, sexuality, and identity in "post-Equality" America. Funny, sad, sexy, and surprising, this three-character play takes a hard look at the moral complex of a generation that prides itself on the pretense of acceptance. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM. Tickets are $25.00 general admission, $23.00 for seniors, $20.00 for members, $15.00 for students. Phone: (716) 886-9239. Email: buffalobua@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.buffalobua.org.

Oct 14 (Sat) - Halloween Movie 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.

Oct 14 (Sat) - Masquerade Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Closes to public on Sunday, October 15 at 8PM. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

Oct 14 (Sat) - TransFamily of Meadville Transgender Support Group meets (Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program (CHAPS), 944 Liberty Street, Meadville, PA 16335) 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. Contact: Linda Thomas. Phone: (814) 232-1778. Venue Phone: (814) 333-2924. Email: imhzwoman4586@PROTECTED. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.chapsinc.org/.

Oct 15 (Sun) - Deadline for Erie Gay News November 2017 print edition (#265) (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, October 24. 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.

Oct 15 (Sun) - National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day The Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), the Hispanic Federation and many other organizations organize this day. Browse to http://www.nlaad.org/.

Oct 15 (Sun) - Michelle Michaels presents FACE Drag Show (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) 11 PM. Don't miss a fun-filled night of great entertainment with all of your favorite drag queens, new drag queens and special guests. Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.

Oct 17 (Tue) - Crawford Area LGBT+ meets (Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville, 346 Chestnut St, Meadville, PA 16335) 7 PM. Contact: Randy Herbert-Weed. Phone: (814) 724-6736. Venue Phone: (814) 724-4023. Email: crawfordarealgbt@PROTECTED. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/groups/PFLAGMeadville/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uumeadville.org.

Oct 19 (Thu) - Spirit Day Each year, millions wear purple on Spirit Day as a sign of support for LGBTQ youth and to speak out against bullying. Take the pledge to go purple! Browse to https://www.glaad.org/spiritday.

Oct 19 (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/.

 

 

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