Metro Weekly's Community Calendar highlights important events in the gay community, from alternative social events to volunteer opportunities. Event information should be sent by e-mail to
or by mail to Metro Weekly, Attn: Community Calendar, 1775 I Street, NW; Suite 1150; Washington, D.C., 20006. Deadline for inclusion is noon, the Friday before publication. Announcement submissions that are not date-specific may run for two weeks, with the option for listing organizations to resubmit if appropriate. Questions about the calendar can be directed to the Metro Weekly office at 202-638-6830.
Saturday, May 26, 2018
arts & culture group tours Fort McHenry and the nearby Federal Hill neighborhood of South Baltimore, focusing on Civil War events in those area. Picnic on grounds of Fort McHenry Bring beverages, picnic lunch, sunscreen, and about $20 for transportation and admissions. Carpool at 9:30 a.m. from Forest Glen Metro Kiss & Ride lot. Drivers needed. Contact Craig, 202-462-0535 or email@example.com.
DC Aquatics Club
holds a practice session at Montgomery College Aquatics Club. 8:30-10 a.m. 7600 Takoma Ave., Takoma, Md. For more information, visit swimdcac.org
DC Black Pride
s Saturday events include a youth and transgender town hall, a resume writing and interview prep session, poetry readings, workshop, a women's sexual health information session, and more. 1000 H St. NW. For a full schedule of events, visit dcblackpride.org
or turn to page 35 of this magazine.
DC Front Runners
running/walking/social club welcomes runners of all ability levels for exercise in a fun and supportive environment, with socializing afterward. Route distance will be 3-6 miles. Walker meet at 9:30 a.m. and runners at 10 a.m. at 23rd & P Streets NW. For more information, visit dcfrontrunners.org
sponsors Mass for LGBT community, family and friends. 6:30 p.m., Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, 3606 Seminary Road, Alexandria. All welcome. For more info, visit dignitynova.org
Food & Friends
packing meals and groceries for people living with serious ailments. 10 a.m.-noon. 219 Riggs Rd. NE. Near the Fort Totten Metro. For a ride from the Metro, call the Food & Friends shuttle at 202-669-6437. For more information, visit thedccenter.org
offers free and confidential HIV testing at its Takoma Park location. Walk-ins accepted from 12-3 p.m., by appointment for all other hours. 7676 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 411, Takoma Park, Md. To set up an appointment or for more information, call 301-422-2398.