January 2018

Jan 20 (Sat) - LBT Women of Erie goes to Gannon Womens Basketball Pink Zone Game (Gannon Hammermill Center, 620 Peach St, Erie, PA) 1 PM. Free. Hammermill Center begins at 1p.m. We will meet at front doors at 12:15 p.m. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 490-3994. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE.

Jan 21 (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@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.

Jan 23 - Mar 4 (Tue - Sun) - "Rough Trade: Clay Bodies and Queer Visions" (Allegheny College, 520 North Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335) Opening Reception, Jan. 23, 7:00 - 9:00PM, Curated by Wesley Harvey, Darren Lee Miller, and Ian F. Thomas. Artists invited have created new works for this show to explore traditional craft, non-normative identity, power play, and risky assignations through ceramic sculpture and functional ware. Artists are Mark Burns, Jeremy Brooks, Wesley Harvey, Ryan Wilson Kelly, Kathy King, Matt Nolen, Anne Drew Potter, Anthony Sonnenberg, Caitlin Rose Sweet, HM Thompson and Triesch Volker. Phone: (814) 332-3100. Browse to http://allegheny.edu/.

Jan 23 (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/779504672249731/.

Jan 24 (Wed) - LBT Women of Erie goes to Film and Grain Dinner and a Movie Series "Florida Project" (Bourbon Barrel, 1213 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 6 PM. 5:00 pm – Doors 6:00 pm – Dinner 7:00pm - Intro and Movie. General Admission: $12. All admissions include buffet dinner (vegetarian options will be available) and movie. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 490-3994. Venue Phone: (814) 452-3000. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.bourbonbarrelerie.com/.

Jan 27 (Sat) - Holocaust Remembrance Day Day to remember all of the victims of the Nazi era.

Jan 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.

Jan 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: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Email: caitlynxpress@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.titusvilleymca.org/.

Jan 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.

Jan 27 (Sat) - Imperial Court of Buffalo (Troop I - Hamlin House, 432 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202) 7 PM - 11 PM. "Open bar, hors d' oeuvres, variety of performance art throughout evening" $35 per person Venue Phone: (716) 885-8084. Email: Info@ImperialCourtOfBuffalo.com . Browse to http://www.imperialcourtofbuffalo.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.hamlinhouse.com/.

Jan 28 (Sun) - LBT Women of Erie goes to Souper Bowl (Zem Zem Shrine Club, 2525 W 38th St, Erie, PA 16506) 11 AM. We are going. Get your tickets early and join us there. We will get there very early so if we know you're joining us we can try to save you a seat. This is a great opportunity to sample some great soup from the Erie area. We always have a great time. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 490-3994. Venue Phone: (814) 833-3391. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/393862007710104/. Browse to venue web site http://www.zemzem.us/.

February 2018

Feb 1 (Thu) - "David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Art" (1891 Fredonia Opera House, 9-11 Church Street, Fredonia, NY 14063) Widely considered Britain's most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond, attracting millions of vistors worldwide. Phone: (716) 679-1891. Email: rickdavis@fredopera.org. Browse to http://www.fredopera.org/.

Feb 2 - 23 (Fri - Fri) - All An Act Presents: Agatha Christie's Murder on the Nile (All An Act Theatre, 652 W 17th St, Erie, PA 16502) Directed by Larry Lewis. Starring Frederick Williams, Wayne Gardner , Eli Coppock, Ruth Scandale, Aimee Kast, Marie Glaser, Dave DiCola, Stephen Salchli, Dorothy Kalizewski, Steve Ropski, Chad Santos, Jesse Thorpe. From the Mistress of Suspense! Kay Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with beauty, enormous wealth, and a new husband, she embarks on a honeymoon voyage down the Nile. Fatal circumstances await when the idyllic surroundings are shattered by a shocking and brutal murder. **Produced through special arrangement with Samuel French library, Inc. New York, NY. Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 PM. February 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23*. Note: No Show Super Bowl Sunday February 4. Sundays at 3 PM, February 11, 18, 25. $1 of every admission benefits Community Shelter Services and Erie's Homeless. Ticket Prices: Adults $12, Seniors (55+) $10, Students $10. Phone: (814) 450-8553. Email: director@allanact.net. Browse to http://www.allanact.net/.

Feb 2 (Fri) - G2H2 (Gay Guy/Gal Happy Hour) meets (Room 33 Speakeasy & Cafe, 1033 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 6 PM - 8 PM. G2H2/Erie takes place every month in a new location around town, providing GLBT professionals, and our colleagues and friends, the opportunity to meet, network or just hang out once a month. Venue Phone: (814) 636-5062. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=54742829807. Browse to venue web site http://www.room33.bar/.

Feb 7 (Wed) - National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day February 7, 2018 marks the 18th year for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD), a national HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative targeted at Blacks in the United States and the Diaspora. NBHAAD was founded in 1999 as a national response to the growing HIV and AIDS epidemic in African American communities. #NBHAAD Browse to https://nationalblackaidsday.org/.

Feb 7 (Wed) - LBT Women of Erie goes to The Big Sick (2017) Film Grain (Bourbon Barrel, 1213 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 5 PM. Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania presents FILM GRAIN, Downtown Erie's new dinner & a movie series at the Bourbon Barrel. General Admission: $12. Online sales with service fees are $ 13.41 All admissions include buffet dinner (vegetarian options will be available) and movie. No exceptions. Tickets may be purchased at the door. If we approach maximum capacity, we will post updates to Facebook page, and priority will be given to online pre-sales. 5:00 pm - Doors; 5:30pm - Dinner; 7:00pm - Movie. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 490-3994. Venue Phone: (814) 452-3000. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.bourbonbarrelerie.com/.

Feb 8 (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@pflagbutler.com. Browse to http://www.pflagbutler.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.butlerlibrary.info/.

Feb 8 (Thu) - Full Spectrum LGBT Teen Support Group (St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44503) 6 PM - 8 PM. Open to teens ages 14 through 18 who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Questioning, and Queer, Transgender, Non-binary, and Intersex, etc. and loved ones in our area. Come and get support, share your story and make new friends in a confidential, safe space! Free, open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Phone: (330) 333-1658. Venue Phone: (330) 743-3175. Email: info@fullspectrumcommunityoutreach.org. Browse to https://www.fullspectrumcommunityoutreach.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Feb 10 (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@msn.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.chapsinc.org/.

Feb 11 (Sun) - LBT Women of Erie meets (Brew Ha Ha at the Colony, 2612 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505) 12 PM. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 490-3994. Venue Phone: (814) 833-2739. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/brewhahaerie.

Feb 11 (Sun) - Over 40? ... So What? meets (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 4 PM - 6 PM. A warm, welcoming space for LGBT individuals age 40 and over to socialize, meet friends, finds support and discuss issues of importance to those of us in the prime of our lives. Contact: Dale Allgeier, LCSW. Phone: (814) 455-4009. Venue Phone: (814) 455-4009. Email: daleallgeier@outlook.com. Browse to http://www.lakeeriecounseling.com/.

Feb 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) 333-1658. Venue Phone: (330) 743-3175. Email: info@fullspectrumcommunityoutreach.org. Browse to https://www.fullspectrumcommunityoutreach.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Feb 12 (Mon) - Deadline for Erie Gay News March 2018 print edition (#269) (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, February 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.

Feb 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: Kingsley Reese. Phone: (814) 688-5574. Venue Phone: (814) 723-6350. Email: kreeseamon@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.jdfamilycenter.org/.

Feb 13 (Tue) - 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/.

Feb 13 (Tue) - Bears Do Dinner #56 (Sneaky Pete's, 6116 Swanville Rd, Erie, PA 16506) 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) 790-5254. Email: info@drenchedfur.com. Browse to http://www.drenchedfur.com. Browse to venue web site http://sneakypeteserie.com/.

Feb 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/.

Feb 14 (Wed) - Mercyhurst LGBTQIA Equality Club Flaming Hearts Rave (Mercyhurst University - Great Room of Herman Student Union, 501 E 38th St, Erie, PA 16546) 7 PM. Phone: (814) 824-2033. Venue Phone: (814) 824-2000. Email: mercylgbtqia@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/groups/1510977105890770/. Browse to venue web site http://www.mercyhurst.edu.

Feb 18 (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@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.

Feb 20 (Tue) - Crawford Area LGBT+ meets (Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville, 346 Chestnut St, Meadville, PA 16335) 7 PM. Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 PM at Unitarian Church of Meadville, 346 Chestnut St, Meadville PA. Contact: Randy Herbert-Weed. Phone: (814) 724-6736. Venue Phone: (814) 724-4023. Email: crawfordarealgbt@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/crawfordarealgbt. Browse to venue web site http://www.uumeadville.org.

Feb 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/166684837406600/.

Feb 21 (Wed) - LBT Women of Erie goes to Lady Bird (2017) Film Grain (Bourbon Barrel, 1213 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 5 PM. Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania presents FILM GRAIN, Downtown Erie's new dinner & a movie series at the Bourbon Barrel. General Admission: $12. Online sales with service fees are $ 13.41 All admissions include buffet dinner (vegetarian options will be available) and movie. No exceptions. Tickets may be purchased at the door. If we approach maximum capacity, we will post updates to Facebook page, and priority will be given to online pre-sales. 5:00 pm - Doors; 5:30pm - Dinner; 7:00pm - Movie. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 490-3994. Venue Phone: (814) 452-3000. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site http://www.bourbonbarrelerie.com/.

Feb 23 (Fri) - International Stand Up to Bullying Day

Feb 24 (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.

Feb 24 (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: Caitlyn Strohmeyer. Phone: (814) 823-1969. Email: caitlynxpress@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.titusvilleymca.org/.

Feb 24 (Sat) - LBT Women of Erie goes to Lady Royals Softball Teams' Casino Night (Belle Valley Fire Hall, 1514 Norcross Rd, Erie, PA 16510) 4 PM - 8 PM. Please help support the Lady Royals Softball Teams' Casino Night.This is a 21yrs old or older event!! Tickets are $10 each (they will be available for presale & at the door). Each ticket purchases gets you admission plus food & beer. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 490-3994. Venue Phone: (814) 825-4359. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site https://www.bellevalleyfire.com/.

Feb 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.

Feb 25 (Sun) - Rebecca Mae's Drag Brunch (Metropolitan Event Center, 144 W 13th St, Erie, PA 16501) 12 PM - 4 PM. Come sip on some mimosas and eat some delicious food while myself and my monthly guests whirl and twirl for you! This month is featuring Ariel Versace, Siren Kelly, Evon Michelle and Erie’s Icon, Michelle Michaels. Don’t miss the FIRST EVER DRAG BRUNCH for Erie, PA. Tickets are $35 and include brunch, entertainers and bottomless mimosas. Phone: (814) 384-1582. Venue Phone: (814) 455-0444. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/rebeccamaesdragbrunch/. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://buytickets.at/rebeccamaesdragbrunch.

March 2018

Mar 1 (Thu) - "A Chorus Line" (Warner Theatre, 811 State St, Erie, PA 16501) Part of the Erie Broadway Series. Phone: (814) 452-4857. Browse to http://www.erieevents.com/about/warner_theatre.htm.

Mar 1 (Thu) - Zero Discrimination Day #ZeroDiscrimination Day is observed to bring awareness that you can't get sick from interacting with people who have aids, that everybody should have "access health care safely and live life fully with dignity." as per Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director. The day is also used to bring attention to acceptance of non-straight fellow humans and not marginalise, discriminate or act cruelly against them, yet to instruct oneself on e.g. the gender continuum.

Mar 8 (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@pflagbutler.com. Browse to http://www.pflagbutler.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.butlerlibrary.info/.

Mar 8 (Thu) - Full Spectrum LGBT Teen Support Group (St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44503) 6 PM - 8 PM. Open to teens ages 14 through 18 who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Questioning, and Queer, Transgender, Non-binary, and Intersex, etc. and loved ones in our area. Come and get support, share your story and make new friends in a confidential, safe space! Free, open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Phone: (330) 333-1658. Venue Phone: (330) 743-3175. Email: info@fullspectrumcommunityoutreach.org. Browse to https://www.fullspectrumcommunityoutreach.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Mar 10 (Sat) - National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Sponsored by the Office of Women’s Health of the Department of Health and Human Services. The goals of this event are to raise awareness about the need for all women, especially pregnant women, to be tested and treated for HIV. #NWGHAAD

Mar 10 (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@msn.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.chapsinc.org/.

Mar 11 (Sun) - LBT Women of Erie meets (Brew Ha Ha at the Colony, 2612 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505) 12 PM. Contact: Kim Conti. Phone: (814) 490-3994. Venue Phone: (814) 833-2739. Email: ErieBeans@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/LBTWOMENOFERIE. Browse to venue web site https://www.facebook.com/brewhahaerie.

Mar 11 (Sun) - Over 40? ... So What? meets (Lake Erie Counseling Associates, 301 W 10th St, Erie, PA 16502) 4 PM - 6 PM. A warm, welcoming space for LGBT individuals age 40 and over to socialize, meet friends, finds support and discuss issues of importance to those of us in the prime of our lives. Contact: Dale Allgeier, LCSW. Phone: (814) 455-4009. Venue Phone: (814) 455-4009. Email: daleallgeier@outlook.com. Browse to http://www.lakeeriecounseling.com/.

Mar 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) 333-1658. Venue Phone: (330) 743-3175. Email: info@fullspectrumcommunityoutreach.org. Browse to https://www.fullspectrumcommunityoutreach.org/. Browse to venue web site http://www.stjohnohio.org/.

Mar 12 (Mon) - Deadline for Erie Gay News April 2018 print edition (#270) (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, March 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.

Mar 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: Kingsley Reese. Phone: (814) 688-5574. Venue Phone: (814) 723-6350. Email: kreeseamon@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/TransfamilyOfNWPA. Browse to venue web site http://www.jdfamilycenter.org/.

Mar 13 (Tue) - 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/.

Mar 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/.

Mar 18 (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@aol.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/TheZoneDanceClub.

Mar 20 (Tue) - National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was first observed in 2007. This day is observed on the first day of Spring each year. #NNHAAD Browse to http://nnhaad.org/.

Mar 20 (Tue) - Crawford Area LGBT+ meets (Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville, 346 Chestnut St, Meadville, PA 16335) 7 PM. Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 PM at Unitarian Church of Meadville, 346 Chestnut St, Meadville PA. Contact: Randy Herbert-Weed. Phone: (814) 724-6736. Venue Phone: (814) 724-4023. Email: crawfordarealgbt@gmail.com. Browse to https://www.facebook.com/crawfordarealgbt. Browse to venue web site http://www.uumeadville.org.

Mar 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/1989252534621931/.

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