Metro Weekly

Community Calendar

Upcoming LGBT social events around DC, MD & VA

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.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Ad Lib
a group for freestyle conversation, meets about 6-6:30 p.m., Steam, 17th and R NW. All welcome. For more information, call Fausto Fernandez, 703-732-5174.
Andromeda Transcultural Health
offers free HIV testing and HIV services (by appointment). 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Decatur Center, 1400 Decatur St. NW. To arrange an appointment, call 202-291-4707, or visit andromedatransculturalhealth.org.
BOOKMEN DC
an informal men's gay literature group, discusses Hidden: The Intimate Lives of Gay Men Past and Present, by Clinton Elliott, at The DC Center. All are welcome. 7:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW. Visit bookmendc.blogspot.com.'
DC Aquatics Club
(DCAC) holds a practice session at Dunbar Aquatic Center. 7:30-9 p.m. 101 N St. NW. For more information, visit swimdcac.org.
Freedom from Smoking
a group for LGBT people looking to quit cigarettes and tobacco use, holds a weekly support meeting at The DC Center. 7-8 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.
Health Insurance Workshop
to learn about health insurance options and rights for LGBTQ people. English session: 5:30-7 p.m., Spanish-language session: 7:30-9 p.m. The Reeves Center, 2000 14th St. NW, Second Floor Conference Room. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.
Historic Christ Church
offers Wednesday worship 7:15 a.m. and 12:05 p.m. All welcome. 118 N. Washington St., Alexandria. 703-549-1450, historicchristchurch.org.
HIV Testing
at Whitman-Walker Health. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at 1525 14th St. NW, and 9 a.m-12 p.m. and 1-5 p.m. at the Max Robinson Center, 2301 MLK Jr. Ave. SE. For an appointment call 202-745-7000 or visit whitman-walker.org.
Identity
offers free and confidential HIV testing at its Gaithersburg location. Walk-ins accepted from 2-7 p.m., by appointment for all other hours. 414 East Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, Md. To set up an appointment or for more information, call 301-300-9978.
Job Club
a weekly support program for job entrants and seekers, meets at The DC Center. 6-7:30 p.m. 2000 14th St. NW, Suite 105. For more info, centercareers.org.
LGBTQ D.C. Veterans Roundtable
an informal discussion between the office, local veterans, and OutServe-SLDN regarding LGBTQ veterans issues, initiatives, and events. 12-2 p.m. 441 4th St. NW, Suite 870. RSVP at 202-724-5454 or visit ova.dc.gov.
MetroHealth Center
offers free, rapid HIV testing. No appointment needed. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 1012 14th St. NW, Suite 700. For more information, call 202-638-0750.
NovaSalud
offers free HIV testing. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 2049 N. 15th St., Suite 200, Arlington. Appointments: 703-789-4467.
STI Testing
at Whitman-Walker Health. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at both 1525 14th St. NW and the Max Robinson Center, 2301 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. SE. Testing is intended for those without symptoms. For an appointment call 202-745-7000 or visit whitman-walker.org.
Washington Wetskins Water Polo Team
practices 7-9 p.m. Newcomers with at least basic swimming ability always welcome. Takoma Aquatic Center, 300 Van Buren St. NW. For more information, contact Tom, 703-299-0504 or secretary@wetskins.org, or visit wetskins.org.