May 2017

May 25 (Thu) - Imperial Court of Buffalo Coronation 27 (Events at various venues, Buffalo, NY 14222) "The Imperial Court of Buffalo raises funds for the Buffalo community and AIDS/Gay related charities (among others charities as well), while providing fun and entertaining events for the community. Our members not only help by raising funds, but also by volunteering time and manpower. The Imperial Court of Buffalo has assisted such events as: Cause for Celebration, Buffalo Pride, Artists and Models, Ways In Being Gay, National Coming Out Day, The Kellie McCarthy Aids Walk, The Arties, Juvenile Diabetes Walk and many, many more. ." Email: Info@ImperialCourtOfBuffalo.com . Browse to http://www.imperialcourtofbuffalo.com/.

May 26 - 29 (Fri - Mon) - Memorial Day Weekend- In The Navy - There's Seamen in the Barn (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) It's our first long weekend of the   season so bring on the hot military men for Navy Weekend. We have three   dances scheduled for the weekend including our nautical Navy dance on   Saturday night so come stand at attention in your Navy uniforms. Sunday   night we are thrilled to welcome Aggy Dune in her 2nd annual ALL REQUEST   SHOW. That's right! You pick the performance you want to see. Whether   it's one of your favorite Aggy performances you have seen in the past or   perhaps something you'd love to see, simply email us at   info@jonespond.com and give us your request. Sunday night the military   action continues with our "Down To Your Skivvies" underwear party and   dance in the barn.
        AGGY DUNE LIVE in her ALL REQUEST SHOW! Sunday Evening - 8pm Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@jonespond.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

May 27 (Sat) - Drag Show (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB membership required, purchase from bartender. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

May 27 - 29 (Sat - Mon) - Memorial Day Holiday Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Saturday & Sunday Dance, Potluck Dinner Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@campdavispa.com. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

May 27 (Sat) - LBT Women of Erie go to Troika Russian festival (Church of the Nativity, 251 East Front Street, Erie, PA 16507) 12 PM. Meet at main tent. 109 German st. Free admission. Food and beverages will be available to purchase. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Venue Phone: (814) 459-8515. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.churchofthenativity.net/.

May 27 (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@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.cvcerie.org.

May 27 (Sat) - TransFamily of Titusville Transgender Support Group meets (YWCA Activities Building, 212 N. Franklin St, Titusville, PA 16354) 3 PM - 6 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: Matthew Miller. Phone: (814) 758-8885. Email: mjmiller814758@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.titusvilleymca.org/.

May 27 (Sat) - Matthew Sandusky at Victims Rights Speaker Series (H O Hirt Auditorium-Blasco Memorial Library, 160 East Front Street, Erie, PA 16507) 6:30 PM. Hosted by Crime Victime Center of Erie County. Event is free but seating is limited, so registration is recommended. Phone: (814) 455-9414. Venue Phone: (814) 451-6900. Email: admin@cvcerie.org. Browse to http://www.cvcerie.org. Browse to venue web site http://www.erielibrary.org/.

May 27 (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@suite224.net. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

May 28 (Sun) - Big Gay Picnic 2017 (North Park Lodge, Pearce Mill Rd, Allison Park, PA) 18+ to attend, 21 to drink, proper ID required. If purchased before May 1 - $23, If purchased before May 28 - $27, If purchased the day of the event - $30  Contact: . Phone: (412) 322-2800. Email: info@deltafoundation.us. Browse to http://pittsburghpride.org. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://www.showclix.com/events/181.

June 2017

Jun 2 - Jun 4 (Fri - Sat) - Friends & Family - 70's & 80's Retro Party (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) It's always great to welcome our Friends & Family to Jones Pond and this season we're moved F&F weekend into Junes so that you can enjoy the pool! This year we're getting you into the true Jones Pond spirit with our 70's & 80's Retro Party Weekend. Dress for the 70's or 80's at the dance Saturday night. It's an all request dance so if you have a song you want to hear email us at info@jonespond.com with the subject line "F&F retro request and we will add your song to our playlist. It's all about Friends & Family this weekend at Jones Pond. Welcome all to Jones Pond this weekend (no nudity permitted in the park). Friends & Family weekend starts Thursday at Noon and final check out is Monday at 11am (sharp). Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@jonespond.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Jun 2 (Fri) - "Feeling Good ... At Last" (Metropolitan Dance Club, 144 W 13th St, Erie, PA 16501) 6 PM. World Premiere ...a soul stirring musical journey of two of America's legendary divas Ms Nina Simone (K.C. Turner) and Ms. Etta James (MS. Rune'). Cocktails 6pm/showimte 7:30pm. $20 adv/$25 door. Portions of proceeds for EAO World AIDS Day 2017. Phone: (814) 449-0646. Venue Phone: (814) 455-0444. Email: tsoundsproduction@yahoo.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/Erie-Awareness-Outreach-208426856508/.

Jun 2 (Fri) - LBT Women of Erie go to Reefer Madness (Dramashop, 1001 State Street 2nd Floor, Erie, PA 16501) 7:30 PM. Tickets $12. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 314-9512. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://dramashop.org/.

Jun 3 (Sat) - Pittsburgh Bridge (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@campdavispa.com. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

Jun 3 (Sat) - T-Shirt Marker Party (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) (Wear a plain white T-Shirt) We have the Markers. BYOB membership required, purchase from bartender. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Jun 4 (Sun) - Buffalo & WNY Pride Parade and Festival (Buffalo, NY) Browse to http://www.buffalopridefestival.com/.

Jun 4 (Sun) - TransFamily Youth Transgender Support Group meets (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 2 PM - 5 PM. We provide a safe space for all youth 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 21 and younger who identifies as gender-variant. 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 youth in Erie County. Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Venue Phone: (814) 455-4009. Email: caitlynxpress@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/groups/TransFamilyYouth/. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lake-Erie-Counseling-Inc/5211.

Jun 4 (Sun) - Memorial Concert (Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Erie, 7180 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16508) 4 PM. With Barbara Jean Jazz Quintet featuring Barbara Jean, Dalt Berringer, Doug Dinberg, Lloyd Howard, and Dan Hull; plus Country Blue Quartet featuring Lou Nicolia, Bill Abbey, Bill McCall, and Darrell Obert. Free, but donations to Kate Buczek Memorial Concert Fund encouraged. Phone: (814) 923-1155. Browse to http://www.uuerie.org.

Jun 5 (Mon) - HIV Long-Term Survivors Day On June 5 people across the nation celebrate and honor the long-term survivors of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and to raise awareness about their needs, issues and journeys. Browse to http://hltsad.org/.

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@jonespond.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Jun 10 (Sat) - Boxers Night (M & J's Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) BYOB membership required, purchase from bartender. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.

Jun 10 (Sat) - Pride Weekend at Camp Davis (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@campdavispa.com. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

Jun 10 (Sat) - Erie LGBT Rainbow Alliance meets (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 1 PM - 3 PM. Support group providing a safe, confidential space for LGBT community members to come together and share stories, struggles and resources, especially those involving the medical and/or legal system. Contact: Dale Allgeier, LCSW. Phone: (814) 455-4009. Venue Phone: (814) 455-4009. Email: ErieLGBTRainbowAlliance@gmail.com. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lake-Erie-Counseling-Inc/5211.

Jun 10 (Sat) - TransFamily of Meadville Transgender Support Group (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@msn.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.chapsinc.org/.

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@gmail.com. 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@gmail.com. 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@outlook.com. 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@gmail.com. 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@eriegaynews.com. 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@yahoo.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.jdfamilycenter.org/.

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@drenchedfur.com. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.calzoneshouseofpizza.com/.

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@gmail.com. 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@aol.com. 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@zoominternet.net. 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@jonespond.com. 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@uuerie.org. 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@AOL.COM. 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@campdavispa.com. 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@eriegaynews.com. 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@gmail.com. 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@aol.com. 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@jonespond.com. 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@AOL.COM. 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@aol.com. 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@campdavispa.com. 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@nwpapride.org. 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@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/groups/PFLAGMeadville/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/114837509094695/.

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@suite224.net. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Jun 25 (Sun) - Miss Erie Pageant (Zone Dance Club, 133 W 18th St, Erie, PA 16501) Phone: (814) 452-0125. Email: TheZoneDanceClub@aol.com. 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@nwpapride.org. 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.

Jun 27 (Tue) - National HIV Testing Day National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) was first observed on June 27, 1995.

Jun 28 (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@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.presqueisle.org/.

Jun 30 - Jul 3 (Fri - Mon) - Independence and Canada Day Weekend - 300 Block Party (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) Come celebrate Independence Day & Canada Day with us at Jones Pond, with our celebrations leading right into vacation week. Saturday July 1st is Bryan & Matt's annual bloody caesar party to kick off the weekend and later that day it's time for wine slushies at the bunkhouses. On Sunday afternoon it's our Red, White & Boys Block Party, sponsored by our 300 block for seasonal campers. Free food, drink and thousands of dollars in prizes to be won. Monday night, the eve before the 4th, we welcome the always entertaining Aggy Dune to the Jones Pond Stage for her Independence Day Show followed by our Monday Night Underwear Party & Dance. We wrap up celebrations on Tuesday, July 4th with Kevin's 4th of July Cosmo Party at his site, along with a park sponsored BBQ. But don't leave yet.... vacation week activities continue throughout the week! Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@jonespond.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

July 2017

Jul 1 - 4 (Sat - Tue) - July 4 Holiday Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Saturday - Jocks in Foam. Sunday Dance. (Potluck Dinner) Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@campdavispa.com. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

Jul 2 (Sun) - TransFamily Youth Transgender Support Group meets (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 2 PM - 5 PM. We provide a safe space for all youth 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 21 and younger who identifies as gender-variant. 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 youth in Erie County. Contact: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Venue Phone: (814) 455-4009. Email: caitlynxpress@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/groups/TransFamilyYouth/. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lake-Erie-Counseling-Inc/5211.

Jul 3 - 7 (Mon - Fri) - Vacation Week - Five days of activities and events (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) Vacation week at Jones Pond brings a host of activities every day for 5 straight days at the park. Plan to spend your vacation at Jones Pond! Some of our past events have included a Hawaiian Luau, Bowling Night, JP Mini Golf & Traveling Cocktail Party the Newly Wed Game Night & more. Spend some time with us at Jones Pond for vacation week, your perfect get-a-way. Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@jonespond.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Jul 7 - 9 (Fri - Sun) - Illumination Weekend - New Years Eve Party (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) We close out vacation week on a bright note with our annual Illumination Weekend, a weekend where seasonal and weekend campers join in the fun of lighting up their sites. On Saturday (or during the week if you're joining us for vacation week) spend the day getting your sites illuminated for the annual contest that lights up the park. Prizes for best seasonal and weekend site so whether you are in a trailer, a cabin or a tent help us light up the park! Saturday night it's time for High Hats, High Heels & High Balls as we celebrate New Years Eve. Our New Years Eve Ball in the barn starts at 10pm and we encourage you to dress for the occasion. We'll cap off the evening with a Champagne toast at midnight. Happy New Year Boys! Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@jonespond.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Jul 8 (Sat) - Bathhouse/Toga Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@campdavispa.com. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

Jul 8 (Sat) - Erie LGBT Rainbow Alliance meets (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 1 PM - 3 PM. Support group providing a safe, confidential space for LGBT community members to come together and share stories, struggles and resources, especially those involving the medical and/or legal system. Contact: Dale Allgeier, LCSW. Phone: (814) 455-4009. Venue Phone: (814) 455-4009. Email: ErieLGBTRainbowAlliance@gmail.com. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lake-Erie-Counseling-Inc/5211.

Jul 8 (Sat) - TransFamily of Meadville Transgender Support Group meets (Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program (CHAPS), 944 Liberty Street, Meadville, PA 16335) 2 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: Linda Thomas. Phone: (814) 232-1778. Venue Phone: (814) 333-2924. Email: imhzwoman4586@msn.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.chapsinc.org/.

Jul 9 (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@outlook.com. Browse to http://www.lakeeriecounseling.com/. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lake-Erie-Counseling-Inc/5211.

Jul 9 (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@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.unitycommunityfoundation.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Jul 10 (Mon) - Andrew Sullivan at Chautauqua (Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater, 1 Ames Ave, Chautauqua, NY 14722) 10:45 AM. Gate pass required, purchase at Main Gate Welcome Center. "An openly gay, practicing Roman Catholic, [Sullivan] was one of the earliest activists for same-sex marriage. Authored landmark works like "Virtually Normal: An Argument About Homosexuality" and 1989's "Here Comes the Groom: A (Conservative) Case for Gay Marriage." Phone: (716) 357-6250. Browse to http://ciweb.org/.

Jul 10 (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@yahoo.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.jdfamilycenter.org/.

Jul 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@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.youngstownpflag.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Jul 12 (Wed) - Bears Do Dinner # 48 - Cornerstone Bar & Grill (Cornerstone Bar & Grill, 809 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16504) 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) 580-6927. Email: info@drenchedfur.com. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. Browse to venue web site http://www.cornerstonebar.com/.

Jul 14 - 16 (Fri - Sun) - Bear Weekend - Polar Bear White Party (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) Bring on the sexy Bears! There will be a sloth of Bears from Rochester, Buffalo, Toronto and a host of other cities. On Saturday late afternoon join the bears for their annual pot luck dinner party, then make our way to the barn later on that evening for our Polar Bear White Party. Come roar with us this weekend. Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@jonespond.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Jul 15 (Sat) - Bare as You Dare! Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@campdavispa.com. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

Jul 15 (Sat) - Deadline for Erie Gay News August2017 print edition (#262) (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, July 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@eriegaynews.com. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com.

Jul 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@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/groups/PFLAGMeadville/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stoneumc.org/.

Jul 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@zoominternet.net. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/ButlerLgbtqInterfaithNetwork/.

Jul 20 (Thu) - NT Live: Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches (Cinemark Tinseltown 17, 1910 Rotunda Dr, Erie, PA 16509) 7 PM. Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live bring the new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, to select cinemas nationwide for a two-night event on Thursday, July 20 and Thursday, July 27. Andrew Garfield plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle and Russell Tovey. This new staging is directed by Olivier and Tony Award® winning director Marianne Elliott. Part One: Millennium Approaches will be captured live and broadcast to cinemas on Thursday, July 20 Phone: (814) 866-3390. Browse to http://www.cinemark.com/theatre-detail.aspx?node_id=1491&. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.cinemark.com/angels-in-america-part-one.

Jul 21 - 23 (Fri - Sun) - Summer Beach Party - 600 Block Party (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) Summer is heating up this weekend at Jones Pond. Friday night join us for Beach Towel Bingo in the Barn ...all you really need to wear is your towel! On Saturday afternoon it's our Summer Beach Party sponsored by the 600 block of seasonals. Plenty of food & drinks and prizes to be won! Then it is time to get out your sexiest or most outrageous swimwear and join VJ Ben on the dance floor for our Summer Beach Wear Dance Party. Summer is far from over boys...it's time to heat things up at the Pond! Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: info@jonespond.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.

Jul 22 (Sat) - Illumination - Celebration of light (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: info@campdavispa.com. Browse to http://www.campdavispa.com.

Jul 22 (Sat) - Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches (1891 Fredonia Opera House, 9-11 Church Street, Fredonia, NY 14063) 12 PM. General Admission $15, $10 Students, $116. Live in HD Flex Subscription/ America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter, along with a cast that includes Nathan Lane, Denise Gough, James McArdle and Russell Tovey, in Tony Kushner's multiaward-winning two-part play. This new staging of Kushner's Pulitzer Prize-winning work is directed by Oliver and Tony Award-winning director Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime and War Horse). The production runs approximately three hours, 45 minutes with one intermission. Phone: (716) 679-1891. Email: rickdavis@fredopera.org. Browse to http://www.fredopera.org/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://fredopera.org/tickets/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=62.

Jul 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@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.cvcerie.org.

Jul 22 (Sat) - TransFamily of Titusville Transgender Support Group meets (YWCA Activities Building, 212 N. Franklin St, Titusville, PA 16354) 3 PM - 6 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: Matthew Miller. Phone: (814) 758-8885. Email: mjmiller814758@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.titusvilleymca.org/.

Jul 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@suite224.net. Browse to http://eriesisters.ning.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.uuerie.org.

Jul 24 - 30 (Mon - Sun) - Pittsburgh Black Pride (Pittsburgh Black Pride, Pittsburgh, PA) Email: pghblackpride@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.pittsburghblackpride.org/.

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