August 2014

Aug 19 (Tue) - Spirituality and Sexuality Discussion Group meets (Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2540) Every third Tuesday of the month, the Rev. Dr. Rich McCarty facilitates a discussion group on spirituality and sexuality at Community United Church (an open and affirming congregation). This group provides LGBTQA people the confidential opportunity to share questions, stories, and experiences about what it means to be both a sexual and spiritual person. Contact: Rich McCarty. Phone: 1-866-229-1974 (toll free). Venue Phone: (814) 864-4429. Email: [email protected]. Browse to venue web site http://communityunitedchurchoferiepa.weebly.com/.

Aug 19 (Tue) - LBT Women of Erie go to 8 Great Tuesdays (Liberty Park, Lawrence Pier, Erie, PA 16507) 5:30 PM. Meet at the sand volleyball courts across from the playground. Contact: Kim. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 455-7557. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.porterie.org/.

Aug 20 (Wed) - Equality PA Erie Team Meeting (First Niagara Bank Community Room, 801 State Street, Erie, PA 16501) Calling ALL Volunteers! Calling ALL interested in Equal Rights! Calling ALL who want to make a difference! Equality PA is the largest organization in the state of Pennsylvania fighting for the rights of the LGBT community. Currently Equality PA is working to pass a statewide Non-Discrimination Bill in our state and WE NEED YOUR HELP! Will you join us for an informational team meeting to see how you can help us win basic rights for all the citizens in our commonwealth. PLEASE DON'T SIT BY AND LET US FIGHT ALONE! Get involved. Get connected. Make a difference. We can DO IT!!! Contact: Alex (Team Leader). Phone: (215) 731-1447. Venue Phone: (814) 871-1822. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.equalitypa.org. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/1466996406882179. Browse to venue web site http://www.firstniagara.com.

Aug 20 (Wed) - GEAE Monthly Happy Hour/Erie Community Service Project (Calamari's Squid Row, 1317 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 5 PM - 8 PM. 3rd Wednesday Happy Hour is in the upper room at Calamari's. GEAE will provide light snacks and a crate of water--all are welcome. GEAE is an LGBT and straight ally non-profit organization, focusing on education, service, and social opportunities. Phone: (866) 229-1974. Venue Phone: (814) 459-4276. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://greatereriealliance.com/. Browse to venue web site http://calamaris-squidrow.com/.

Aug 22 (Fri) - Charades Games (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Aug 22 - 24 (Fri - Sun) - Wild Wild West Weekend - 400 Block Party (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) Heading back to the Wild Wild West and who knows what the amazing boyz in the 400 block have in store for us this year. Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Aug 22 (Fri) - REUNITED Benefit for NW PA Pride Alliance and Dramashop (Dramashop, Renaissance Centre, 2nd Floor, 1001 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 7 PM. Doors open 7pm., showtime is 8pm. Admission $5 donation. Lovin Heart and DJ Tony G-Spot reunite to bring together the largest collection of entertainers any show in this area has ever seen! All proceeds will be split evenly between NWPA Pride Alliance, Inc and Dramashop. Fourteen performers coming from northwest Pennsylvania and western New York. All ages (but please leave the little ones at home). Contact: Tony. Email: [email protected]. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/1563695687191501. Browse to venue web site http://dramashop.org/.

Aug 23 (Sat) - Erie Pride Fest (Perry Square, W 6th and State Streets, Erie, PA 16501) Event starts with Pride Parade assembling at Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie PA at noon, step off at 1 PM. Festival in Perry Square starts at 2 PM. Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.nwpapride.org.

Aug 23 (Sat) - Leather & Levis (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Contact: Jim. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.campdaviscampground.com.

Aug 23 (Sat) - M & J's Lounge CLOSED for Erie Pride Parade (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Aug 23 (Sat) - TransFamily of Erie Support Group meets (Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 1101 Peach St, Erie, PA 16501) 2 PM - 5 PM. Transfamily of Erie is a support group dedicated to providing safe, supportive space for transgender, gender non-conforming, gender-questioning, and intersex people and their loved ones in Erie County and the surrounding region. Whether you are a trans man, trans woman, non-binary or genderqueer individual, crossdresser or someone just looking for a little information, Transfamily hopes to provide a judgment-free environment where you can openly express yourself in whatever way feels right to you. Transfamily also welcomes people of all races, ages, religions, and sexualities. (We recognize that many people may not be comfortable with their status as a trans* individual being made public and exercise the greatest discretion toward the privacy of our attendants.) Refreshments are provided. Attendants are encouraged to bring something to share with the group, but this is not required. Transfamily meetings are held from 25pm on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Mental Health Association of Northwest PA building (1101 Peach St. Erie, PA, 16501). Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Venue Phone: (814) 452-4462 ext 117. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfErie. Browse to venue web site http://www.mhanp.org/.

Aug 23 (Sat) - Erie Sisters meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM. Erie Sisters is a local transgender support group that 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: [email protected]. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Aug 25 (Mon) - Bears Do Dinner (Brewerie at Union Station, 123 W 14th St, Erie, PA 16501-1717) 7 PM. Join the Bears for a casual dinner of food and fun! Dinner is on your own. Contact: Gary Snyder. Phone: (814) 446-2327. Venue Phone: (814) 454-2200. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/614731605291277. Browse to venue web site http://www.brewerie.com/.

Aug 26 (Tue) - Butler LGBTQ Interfaith Network meets (Covenant Presbyterian Church, 230 E. Jefferson Street, Butler, PA 16001) 1 PM. Monthly Meetings are the last Tuesday of each month (Jan – Nov) at 1:00 PM at Covenant Presbyterian 230 E. Jefferson St. Butler, PA 16001. Religious leaders, lay leaders, & interested community organizations are invited to attend. Providing spiritual advocacy for the LGBTQ community: Table Talk programs, Film Series, Inclusive Worship, Pastoral support. Phone: (412) 518-1515. Venue Phone: (724) 287-7731 . Browse to https://www.facebook.com/ButlerLgbtqInterfaithNetwork. Browse to venue web site http://covenantbutler.org/.

Aug 26 (Tue) - LBT Women of Erie go to 8 Great Tuesdays (Liberty Park, Lawrence Pier, Erie, PA 16507) 5:30 PM. Meet at the sand volleyball courts across from the playground. Contact: Kim. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 455-7557. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.porterie.org/.

Aug 26 (Tue) - Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 1101 Peach St, Erie, PA 16501) 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) 452-4462 ext 117. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.mhanp.org/.

Aug 27 (Wed) - J-Pride - LGBT Social Group meets (Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water Street Suite 7, Jamestown, NY 14701) 6 PM. This is a LGBTQ social group that meets at the Mental Health Association. We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6pm for support and the fellowship. The MHA is at 31 Water Street in Jamestown. Drive into the big parking lot at the Gateway Center and drive to the back of the building to the smaller rear parking lot. You'll see a bright light over door 14. Enter there. Contact: Steven Michael Cobb. Phone: (716) 661-9044. Venue Phone: (716) 661-9044. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877. Browse to venue web site http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877.

Aug 29 (Fri) - Guesstures Game Night (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Aug 29 - Sep 1 (Fri - Mon) - Labor Day Weekend - British Invasion! (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) It's a British Invasion for our last long weekend of summer. We are thrilled to welcome the BIG WIGS Show with Aggy Dune & Kasha Davis. Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Aug 30 (Sat) - Camp Davis Holiday Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Dance Saturday and Sunday Night Contact: Jim. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.campdaviscampground.com.

Aug 30 (Sat) - HUGE Drag Show (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

September 2014

Sep 4 - 7 (Thu - Sun) - Friends & Family Weekend - All Welcome (No Nudity) (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) Welcoming All Friends & Family to Jones Pond. Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Sep 5 (Fri) - Bar Bingo (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Sep 5 (Fri) - Moonlight on the Bay Gala Crime Victim Center fundraiser (Perry Monument, Presque Isle State Park, Erie, PA 16505) This unique event will bring together the best Erie has to offer including fine dining, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, local wines and craft beers. We will not only celebrate the beautiful Presque Isle and its rich history, but also raise much needed funds in the fight against child abuse in Erie County.  The Crime Victim Center and partner agency, Vision of Hope, work tirelessly to bring education, prevention programs, and services to every corner on Pennsylvania.  Our hope is to someday end child sexual abuse in Erie County. Contact: Jeff Clorley. Phone: (814) 455-9414. Venue Phone: (814) 833-7424. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.cvcerie.org. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://www.cvcerie.org/moonlight-on-the-bay-2014/. Browse to venue web site http://www.presqueisle.org/.

Sep 6 (Sat) - Cowboy Country Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Contact: Jim. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.campdaviscampground.com.

Sep 6 (Sat) - Dart Night (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Sep 8 (Mon) - PFLAG Erie and Crawford Counties meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM - 8:30 PM. Support group for parents, friends and families of gay, lesbian and transgendered people. Contact: Jayne May. Phone: (814) 367-3311. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/pages/PFLAG-Erie-Crawford-Counties/184575144935872. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Sep 10 (Wed) - J-Pride - LGBT Social Group meets (Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water Street Suite 7, Jamestown, NY 14701) 6 PM. This is a LGBTQ social group that meets at the Mental Health Association. We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6pm for support and the fellowship. The MHA is at 31 Water Street in Jamestown. Drive into the big parking lot at the Gateway Center and drive to the back of the building to the smaller rear parking lot. You'll see a bright light over door 14. Enter there. Contact: Steven Michael Cobb. Phone: (716) 661-9044. Venue Phone: (716) 661-9044. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877. Browse to venue web site http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877.

Sep 12 (Fri) - Bar Trivia & Guest Bartender (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Sep 12 - 14 (Fri - Sun) - Halloween Weekend - Wizards & Warlocks (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) One of our most popular weekends! Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Sep 13 (Sat) - Camouflage/ Military Night (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Contact: Jim. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.campdaviscampground.com.

Sep 13 (Sat) - Pass the drink (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Sep 13 (Sat) - Veronyca's Showgirls presents a 9/11 Rememberance Show in honor of our troops and the fallen (Rockin' Ricks, 543 Spittler Lane, Limestone, NY 147653) 10 PM. $6 cover Phone: (702) 505-4771. Browse to http://www.myspace.com/rockinricks.

Sep 14 (Sun) - LBT Women meets (Brew Ha Ha, 2612 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505) 12 PM. Social group for lesbian, bisexual and transgendered women. Meets the 2nd Sunday of each month. Sign up for email list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com/ Contact: Kim. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 833-2739. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE.

Sep 15 (Mon) - Deadline for October 2014 Erie Gay News print edition (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 September 23. 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: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com.

Sep 16 (Tue) - Spirituality and Sexuality Discussion Group meets (Community United Church, 1011 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16508-2540) 7 PM. Every third Tuesday of the month, the Rev. Dr. Rich McCarty facilitates a discussion group on spirituality and sexuality at Community United Church (an open and affirming congregation). This group provides LGBTQA people the confidential opportunity to share questions, stories, and experiences about what it means to be both a sexual and spiritual person. Contact: Rich McCarty. Phone: 1-866-229-1974 (toll free). Venue Phone: (814) 864-4429. Email: [email protected]. Browse to venue web site http://communityunitedchurchoferiepa.weebly.com/.

Sep 17 (Wed) - GEAE Monthly Happy Hour/Erie Community Service Project (Calamari's SquidRow, 1317 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 5 PM - 8 PM. 3rd Wednesday Happy Hour is in the upper room at Calamari's. GEAE will provide light snacks and a crate of water--all are welcome. GEAE is an LGBT and straight ally non-profit organization, focusing on education, service, and social opportunities. Phone: (866) 229-1974. Venue Phone: (814) 459-4276. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://greatereriealliance.com/. Browse to venue web site http://calamaris-squidrow.com/.

Sep 19 - 21 (Fri - Sun) - Harvest Moon Weekend - Camp Yeti & Mega Bingo (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) Camp Yeti (Yearly Euchre Tournament Invitational) has become an annual favorite plus MEGA BINGO on Saturday night. Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Sep 19 (Fri) - Michael Vlassick Performing Live on our Baby Grand Piano (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Sep 20 (Sat) - Be Yourself Come as You Are (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Contact: Jim. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.campdaviscampground.com.

Sep 20 (Sat) - Member's Night (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Sep 21 (Sun) - Michelle Michaels presents FACE (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) Don't miss a fun-filled night of great entertainment with all of your favorite drag queens, new drag queens and special guests the third Sunday of the month at 11 PM. Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.thezonedanceclub.com/.

Sep 21 (Sun) - Whispering Lake Grove Harvest Tide Celebration (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 5 PM. Doors open at 5:00pm, pre-briefing at 5:30pm and ritual at 6:00pm with potluck dinner to follow ritual. Whispering Lake Grove, A.D.F. exists as a chartered subsidiary, branch and/or division of Ar nDraioct Fein, A Druid Fellowship, Inc. For more information contact Rev. Carrion Mann at [email protected] or Rev. Christopher Temple at [email protected] Contact: Christopher Temple. Phone: (814) 720-1560. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.whisperinglakegrove.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Sep 23 (Tue) - Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 1101 Peach St, Erie, PA 16501) 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) 452-4462 ext 117. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.mhanp.org/.

Sep 24 (Wed) - J-Pride - LGBT Social Group meets (Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water Street Suite 7, Jamestown, NY 14701) 6 PM. This is a LGBTQ social group that meets at the Mental Health Association. We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6pm for support and the fellowship. The MHA is at 31 Water Street in Jamestown. Drive into the big parking lot at the Gateway Center and drive to the back of the building to the smaller rear parking lot. You'll see a bright light over door 14. Enter there. Contact: Steven Michael Cobb. Phone: (716) 661-9044. Venue Phone: (716) 661-9044. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877. Browse to venue web site http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877.

Sep 26 (Fri) - End of Summer Party (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Sep 26 - 28 (Fri - Sun) - We Never Really Say Good Bye! - Year in Review Video (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) As we pack up for yet another season we've got one more final celebration. Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Sep 27 (Sat) - Drag Show (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Sep 27 (Sat) - Masquerade 2014 (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Contact: Jim. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.campdaviscampground.com.

Sep 27 (Sat) - TransFamily of Erie Support Group meets (Mental Health Association of Northwestern Pennsylvania, 1101 Peach St, Erie, PA 16501) 2 PM - 5 PM. Transfamily of Erie is a support group dedicated to providing safe, supportive space for transgender, gender non-conforming, gender-questioning, and intersex people and their loved ones in Erie County and the surrounding region. Whether you are a trans man, trans woman, non-binary or genderqueer individual, crossdresser or someone just looking for a little information, Transfamily hopes to provide a judgment-free environment where you can openly express yourself in whatever way feels right to you. Transfamily also welcomes people of all races, ages, religions, and sexualities. (We recognize that many people may not be comfortable with their status as a trans* individual being made public and exercise the greatest discretion toward the privacy of our attendants.) Refreshments are provided. Attendants are encouraged to bring something to share with the group, but this is not required. Transfamily meetings are held from 25pm on the 4th Saturday of each month at the Mental Health Association of Northwest PA building (1101 Peach St. Erie, PA, 16501). Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Venue Phone: (814) 452-4462 ext 117. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfErie. Browse to venue web site http://www.mhanp.org/.

Sep 27 (Sat) - Erie Sisters meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM. Erie Sisters is a local transgender support group that 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: [email protected]. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Sep 30 (Tue) - Butler LGBTQ Interfaith Network meets (Covenant Presbyterian Church, 230 E. Jefferson Street, Butler, PA 16001) 1 PM. Monthly Meetings are the last Tuesday of each month (Jan – Nov) at 1:00 PM at Covenant Presbyterian 230 E. Jefferson St. Butler, PA 16001. Religious leaders, lay leaders, & interested community organizations are invited to attend. Providing spiritual advocacy for the LGBTQ community: Table Talk programs, Film Series, Inclusive Worship, Pastoral support. Phone: (412) 518-1515. Venue Phone: (724) 287-7731 . Browse to https://www.facebook.com/ButlerLgbtqInterfaithNetwork. Browse to venue web site http://covenantbutler.org/.

October 2014

Oct 3 (Fri) - Bowling Night (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Oct 3 - 5 (Fri - Sun) - Camp Davis Closing Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Oct 03- Camp Closes to the Public for the Season – 6 PM. 04 - Seasonals Closing Weekend – No Dance – Dinner for Seasonals 5 PM. 05 - Camp Closes for Seasonals – 3 PM Contact: Jim. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.campdaviscampground.com.

Oct 4 (Sat) - Black Out Party (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Oct 8 (Wed) - J-Pride - LGBT Social Group meets (Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water Street Suite 7, Jamestown, NY 14701) 6 PM. This is a LGBTQ social group that meets at the Mental Health Association. We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6pm for support and the fellowship. The MHA is at 31 Water Street in Jamestown. Drive into the big parking lot at the Gateway Center and drive to the back of the building to the smaller rear parking lot. You'll see a bright light over door 14. Enter there. Contact: Steven Michael Cobb. Phone: (716) 661-9044. Venue Phone: (716) 661-9044. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877. Browse to venue web site http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mental-Health-Association-in-Chautauqua-County/373724840877.

Oct 9 (Thu) - Karen Williams on LGBT/Civil Rights Movement (Cole Memorial Hall, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA 16444) 7 PM. African American lesbian comic Karen Williams will reflect on the LGBT rights movement from the perspective of the broader civil rights movement (with humor Browse to http://www.edinboro.edu/.

Oct 10 - 11 (Fri - Sat) - Murder Mystery weekend (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB Membership Only Lounge, See bartender to purchase a Membership. No outside food, pop, or mixers. Non Smoking we offer a smoking lounge downstairs. Open Friday & Saturday 9:30-2:00 am 18 and over. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Oct 11 - 12 (Sat - Sun) - Body Electric Massage Workshop (Cleveland, OH) 9 AM - 7 PM. The Body Electric School has announced that it will be offering its introductory men's massage workshop. The Celebrating the Body Erotic (CBE) workshop will return to Northeast Ohio for the first time in more than a decade in downtown Cleveland. This will be a full two-day workshop, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day, featuring experienced Body Electric teacher Craig Cullinane from New York as faculty. As at other Body Electric workshops, the October program in Cleveland will focus on the entire body in an environment that is private, safe, playful and honoring. For men traveling to Cleveland from out of town, a local hotel is setting aside a block of rooms at a special rate of $119 per night. For nearby residents, parking is available in an adjacent lot. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BodyElectricCleveland. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.thebodyelectricschool.com/event-registration?regevent_action=register&event_id=1924&name_of_event=CelebratingtheBodyEroticforMen.

Oct 12 (Sun) - LBT Women meets (Brew Ha Ha, 2612 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505) 12 PM. Social group for lesbian, bisexual and transgendered women. Meets the 2nd Sunday of each month. Sign up for email list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com/ Contact: Kim. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 833-2739. Email: [email protected]. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE.

Oct 13 (Mon) - Deadline for November 2014 Erie Gay News print edition (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 October 21. 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: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com.

Oct 13 (Mon) - PFLAG Erie and Crawford Counties meets (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 New Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 7 PM - 8:30 PM. Support group for parents, friends and families of gay, lesbian and transgendered people. Contact: Jayne May. Phone: (814) 367-3311. Venue Phone: (814) 864-9300. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/pages/PFLAG-Erie-Crawford-Counties/184575144935872. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Oct 15 (Wed) - GEAE Monthly Happy Hour/Erie Community Service Project (Calamari's SquidRow, 1317 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 5 PM - 8 PM. 3rd Wednesday Happy Hour is in the upper room at Calamari's. GEAE will provide light snacks and a crate of water--all are welcome. GEAE is an LGBT and straight ally non-profit organization, focusing on education, service, and social opportunities. Phone: (866) 229-1974. Venue Phone: (814) 459-4276. Email: [email protected]. Browse to http://greatereriealliance.com/. Browse to venue web site http://calamaris-squidrow.com/.