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SATURDAY SPECIALS
The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
$4 Stall Drafts $4 Fireball Shots

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's
Karaoke Night $10 Bud Light & Miller Lite Pitchers

Big ChicksBig Chicks
Euchre Club 6 p.m., DJ and dancing 10 p.m., no cover

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Mad House: 11am - 3pm Brunch $5 UV Vodka Mugs all night

CellblockCellblock
FURR! Show it off every 3rd Sat 10pm-3am

Club EscapeClub Escape
Mz RUFF n STUFF'S Show of Illusions

Roscoe'sRoscoe's
$15 Absolut Pink Lemonade Pitchers $15 Absolut Blue Hawaiian Pitchers $5 Bacardi Bombs

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
#ScarletSaturdays The Crossfader King DJ Group $5 Imports

JackhammerJackhammer
UNDERWEAR PARTY. 3rd Saturday of every month. Drag princess Teri Yaki hosts.

Mary's AtticMary's Attic
$5 Frozen Slushies, $2 House Shots

Charlie'sCharlie's
Country with DJ Michael B 9PM - 2AM, Afterhours dance with DJ LuLu

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
Party in the Attic - 8pm (unless there's a cabaret or theatrical show before). No cover, Beats by DJ John Murges (Pump! Milwaukee) and DJ Freddie!

The CallThe Call
$6 Absolut Cocktails

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$3.50 Blue Moon

Progress BarProgress Bar
No Cover Come and feel important

SidetrackSidetrack
Open 1pm SaturGay Playday 1-9pm Saturday Night Dance Party 'til 3am DOG DAY AFTERNOON 1st Sat. of the month 1-5pm

Baton Show LoungeBaton Show Lounge
Shows at 8:30pm, 10:30pm and 12:30am.

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
$5 Patron

AtmosphereAtmosphere
The Dollar Store * Male Dancers @11pm * DJ Timmy Loop * $5 Fireballs

Club KraveClub Krave
Drag Shows $3 Long Island $12 domestic buckets $12 oversized mixed

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
Divalicious Brunch starring Madam X, 11am-4pm

BerlinBerlin
Every Saturday: Drag Matinee (10:30pm sharp) Twisted: 1st, 3rd & 5th w/DJ Larissa 2nd & 4th: DJ Nevin until 5am $3 Berlin Bombs (now with Absolut), $5 Tropical Sex pints, $4 Honey flavored whiskey (Jack/Jim), $5 Fireball, $6 Absolut

InnexileInnexile
BLUE MOON PINTS WITH A SLICE OF ORANGE - $3.00

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
"Center on Culture" Fall Event Series: Miss Coco Peru 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Chicago's biggest & best line-up of male dancers-start at 2PM

HydrateHydrate
Beauties & Beaus, 9:30pm, hot male dancers and female impersonators. See hydratechicago.com for more details

Broadway Youth CenterBroadway Youth Center
1PM-2:30PM: SHOUT!, A support group for newly out LGBT and questioning youth.

The ClosetThe Closet
$3.50 Pints of Miller Lite $3.50 Shock Tops


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  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Saturday, Jul 4
Howard Brown Health closed for holiday All Howard Brown Health clinics and services, including COVID-19 testing and assessment, will be closed in observance of Independence Day through July 5  9:00am - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
All locations  http://HowardBrown.org

Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq


Sunday, Jul 5
State vs. Natasha Banina Virtual audience is a jury tasked with deciding the fate of the main character. Based on a play by contemporary Russian playwright, Yaroslava Pulinovich's Natasha's Dream. Newly-conceived free live Zoom theater experiment by Cherry Orchard Festival. Post-show discussion. Reserve a spot.  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://CherryOrchardFestival.org


Monday, Jul 6
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC

That's Queer, Grandma virtual production Student-written stories that at the heart are centered on inclusivity, equality and what it means to be authentic. Mondays through July 6.   8:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://pmlthatsqueergrandma.eventbrite.com


Wednesday, Jul 8
Women and Children Books reopening Limited number of patrons and limited duration of visits. Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. will designated time for our most at-risk community members.  11:00am - 6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://womenandchildrenfirst.com


Thursday, Jul 9
Affinity Virtual Office Hours Live on Facebook so as many of you can be a part of the conversation. Tuesdays and Thursdays.  11:00am - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://affinity95.org  Tickets: http://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sdGpa7mvRQer4V__YBP92w

IGNITION Festival of New Plays Thursday evening readings of four new plays from Chicago playwrights. Each reading will be followed by a "Coffee with the Creators" chat during lunch hour the Friday after. Free. Through Jul 17, 2020. Create an account to RSVP  7:00pm - 8:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://victorygardens.org/event/2020-ignition-festival-of-new-plays/


Friday, Jul 10
American Writers Museum reopens With a mission to inspire the young writers of tomorrow. Portions of ticket sales during July support two groups: Young, Black & Lit and Bernie's Book Bank. See virtual program schedule at the link.   10:00am - 5:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
American Writers Museum, 180 N Michigan Avenue, #505  http://americanwritersmuseum.org/calendar/

Women and Children Books reopening Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. will designated time for our most at-risk community members.  11:00am - 1:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://womenandchildrenfirst.com


Saturday, Jul 11
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq

Illuminati 2020, Citadel Theatre Summer Gala Supporting Citadel Theatre Company and excellene in performing arts in Lake County. Menu by Froggy's French Cafe  4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
David Adler Estate, 830 Green Bay Rd., Lake Forest  Tickets: http://www.citadeltheatre.org/gala/

The Magic Parlour at Home Magician Dennis Watkins virtual magic show, designed for group and family viewings, will offer multiple performances every Friday and Saturday evening in July. $75 per household. First show 7:30 p.m.  9:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://TheMagicParlourChicago.com


Sunday, Jul 12
State vs. Natasha Banina Virtual audience is a jury tasked with deciding the fate of the main character. Based on a play by contemporary Russian playwright, Yaroslava Pulinovich's Natasha's Dream. Newly-conceived free live Zoom theater experiment by Cherry Orchard Festival. Post-show discussion. Reserve a spot.  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://CherryOrchardFestival.org


Monday, Jul 13
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Tuesday, Jul 14
LGBT Chamber of Commerce Virtual Mix & Mingle DIY wine glass paint activity and building new relationships. Julie Langrehr with the City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services will update on the city's survey to study its spending with LGBTQ+ owned businesses. RSVP at link.   5:30pm - 6:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://business.lgbtcc.com/events/details/mix-mingle-happy-hour-4245


Thursday, Jul 16
Affinity Virtual Office Hours Live on Facebook so as many of you can be a part of the conversation. Tuesdays and Thursdays.  11:00am - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://affinity95.org  Tickets: http://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sdGpa7mvRQer4V__YBP92w

Welcome to Chechnya: Beyond the Film panel Discussing Welcome to Chechnya, David France's documentary on rescuing Chechen survivors of the LGBTQ purge there. Amnesty International and GLAAD, featuring David France, Rainbow Railroad Executive Director Kimahli Powell, and Maxim Lapunov, a survivor of the purge whose compelling story is significantly featured in the film.   7:00pm - 8:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/welcome-to-chechnya-beyond-the-film-tickets-111695387912


Friday, Jul 17
American Writers Museum reopens With a mission to inspire the young writers of tomorrow. Portions of ticket sales during July support two groups: Young, Black & Lit and Bernie's Book Bank. See virtual program schedule at the link.   10:00am - 5:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
American Writers Museum, 180 N Michigan Avenue, #505  http://americanwritersmuseum.org/calendar/

Women and Children Books reopening Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. will designated time for our most at-risk community members.  11:00am - 1:15pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://womenandchildrenfirst.com

Andersonville Farmers Market online order for pickup Shopper pick-up Wednesdays after ordering online on Fridays using the hosting platform WhatsGood. Market through Wed., Oct. 21  3:00pm - 7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
)n Catalpa Avenue between Clark Street and Ashland Ave  http://AndersonvilleMarket.org


Saturday, Jul 18
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq

Men Having Babies Midwest Conference 5th annual MHB Midwest returns with surrogacy parenting options and the debut of the Complementary Services Expo. For gay men who want to become parents through surrogacy, a wealth of information, advice, wide range of relevant service providers.  3:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
DoubleTree Chicago Magnificent Mile, 300 E. Ohio St.,  Tickets: http://www.menhavingbabies.org/surrogacy-seminars/chicago/


Sunday, Jul 19
Men Having Babies Midwest Conference 5th annual MHB Midwest returns with surrogacy parenting options and the debut of the Complementary Services Expo. For gay men who want to become parents through surrogacy, a wealth of information, advice, wide range of relevant service providers.  3:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
DoubleTree Chicago Magnificent Mile, 300 E. Ohio St.,  Tickets: http://www.menhavingbabies.org/surrogacy-seminars/chicago/


Monday, Jul 20
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Tuesday, Jul 21
Dar Williams Old Town School of Folk Music hosts the folk singer songwriter known for raw acoustic story songs.   8:00pm - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Old Town School of Folk Music  4544 N Lincoln Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://www.oldtownschool.org


Thursday, Jul 23
Affinity Virtual Office Hours Live on Facebook so as many of you can be a part of the conversation. Tuesdays and Thursdays.  11:00am - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://affinity95.org  Tickets: http://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sdGpa7mvRQer4V__YBP92w


Friday, Jul 24
American Writers Museum reopens With a mission to inspire the young writers of tomorrow. Portions of ticket sales during July support two groups: Young, Black & Lit and Bernie's Book Bank. See virtual program schedule at the link.   10:00am - 5:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
American Writers Museum, 180 N Michigan Avenue, #505  http://americanwritersmuseum.org/calendar/


Saturday, Jul 25
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq


Monday, Jul 27
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Thursday, Jul 30
Affinity Virtual Office Hours Live on Facebook so as many of you can be a part of the conversation. Tuesdays and Thursdays.  11:00am - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://affinity95.org  Tickets: http://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sdGpa7mvRQer4V__YBP92w


Friday, Jul 31
Being Earnest online Based on Oscar Wilde's satirical comedy of manners, The Importance of Being Earnest. Skylight Music Theatre online/virtual, full-length musical, the score a tribute to 1960's rock groups Herman's Hermits, The Dave Clark Five, The Rolling Stones, The Seekers, The Hollies, The Lovin' Spoonful  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
  ,  (414) 291-7800  Tickets: http://www.skylightmusictheatre.org

The Magic Parlour at Home Magician Dennis Watkins virtual magic show, designed for group and family viewings, will offer multiple performances every Friday and Saturday evening in July. $75 per household. First show 7:30 p.m.  9:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://TheMagicParlourChicago.com


Saturday, Aug 1
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame selection committee virtual meeting Individuals inducted into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame will now review the slate of candidates. e-mail outreach@LGBTHallofFame.org  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://ww.facebook.com/groups/56108152083/


Monday, Aug 3
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Thursday, Aug 6
Affinity Virtual Office Hours Live on Facebook so as many of you can be a part of the conversation. Tuesdays and Thursdays.  11:00am - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://affinity95.org  Tickets: http://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sdGpa7mvRQer4V__YBP92w

The Chicago Gay Hockey Association hockey tournament POSTPONED Looking forward to a bigger and better CGHA Market Days Classic during the summer of 2021."  10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Location TBA  http://MarketDaysClassic.com


Friday, Aug 7
Andersonville Farmers Market online order for pickup Shopper pick up Wednesdays after ordering online on Fridays using the hosting platform WhatsGood. Market through Wed., Oct. 21  3:00pm - 7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
)n Catalpa Avenue between Clark Street and Ashland Ave  http://AndersonvilleMarket.org

OUTspoken monthly storytelling event Chicago-based comedian Elizabeth Gomez will host the event. Storytellers Nancy Burkholder, Sydni Chiles, Steve English, Kim L. Hunt, Archy Jamjun and Murphy Row. OUTspoken is a monthly event celebrating uniquely personal stories from across the LGBTQ community. Usually hosted at the Boystown nightspot Sidetrack. $15 ($13BAC members)  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W 111th St  http://  Tickets: http://BeverlyArtCenter.org


Saturday, Aug 8
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq


Monday, Aug 10
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC

Dance for Life 2020: United as One digital Works archived from Dance for Life performances during the past 29 years, Partner Dance Companies-Giordano Dance Chicago, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, The Joffrey Ballet, Hanna Brictson and Dancers, Chicago Dance Crash, Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater, Joseph Holmes Chicago Dance Theatre, Luna Negra Dance Theater, Muntu Dance Theatre, River North Dance Chicago, Thodos Dance Chicago, Visceral Dance Chicago, and a collaborative work by Chicago Human Rhythm Project, Ensemble Espanol and Trinity Irish Dance Company. Aug. 10 through 15. Donations welcome. See Aug. 15 listing for culminating event.   Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://ChicagoDancersUnited.org


Thursday, Aug 13
Affinity Virtual Office Hours Live on Facebook so as many of you can be a part of the conversation. Tuesdays and Thursdays.  11:00am - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://affinity95.org  Tickets: http://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sdGpa7mvRQer4V__YBP92w


Friday, Aug 14
Andersonville Farmers Market online order for pickup 11th season for shopper pick-up after ordering online using the hosting platform WhatsGood, open every Friday at 8 a.m. through Wed., Oct. 21  3:00pm - 7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
)n Catalpa Avenue between Clark Street and Ashland Ave  http://AndersonvilleMarket.org

Lady Gaga, The Chromatica Ball Tour Tour announcement follows release of "Stupid Love." $1. of each ticket goes to Born This Way Foundation. Tickets on sale March 16   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Wrigley Field  1060 W Addison St # 1 Chicago  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L6xyaeiV58  Tickets: http://www.livenation.com


Saturday, Aug 15
Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq

Dance for Life 2020: United as One digital The culminating event-featuring live remarks by CDU representatives and a world premiere choreographed by Hanna Brictson in response to COVID-19, with dancers from throughout the Chicago area-will take place Saturday, Aug. 15, commemorating the originally planned date for the 29th anniversary of Dance for Life at the Auditorium Theatre.   Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://ChicagoDancersUnited.org


Monday, Aug 17
Chicago Gay Men's Caucus Chat and Chew Every Monday, the Caucus staff and some special guests will be streaming LIVE from our Facebook page to check in with our community in this time of social distancing.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook Live  Tickets: http://Facebook.com/CBGMC


Wednesday, Aug 19
Living Room Chats at Affinity Brave conversations and bold voices. Monthly Facebook Live video podcast hosted by Kelly Suzanne Saulsberry the third Wednesday of every month. Find Affinity Community Services on Facebook   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
  ,  http://affinity95.org

Living Room Chats at Affinity Brave conversations and bold voices. Monthly Facebook Live video podcast hosted by Kelly Suzanne Saulsberry the third Wednesday of every month. Find Affinity Community Services on Facebook   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
  ,  http://affinity95.org


Thursday, Aug 20
Affinity Virtual Office Hours Live on Facebook so as many of you can be a part of the conversation. Tuesdays and Thursdays.  11:00am - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://affinity95.org  Tickets: http://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sdGpa7mvRQer4V__YBP92w


Friday, Aug 21
Andersonville Midsommarfest A celebration of Midsommar in Sweden-which falls during the summer solstice-Andersonville's Swedish heritage, LGBTQ+ pride, vibrant local business community and is usually the unofficial start of summer in Chicago. Application deadline extended.   10:00am - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Andersonville  http://Andersonville.org/midsommarfest


Saturday, Aug 22
Andersonville Midsommarfest Andersonville Midsommarfest is a celebration of Midsommar in Sweden-which falls during the summer solstice-Andersonville's Swedish heritage, LGBTQ+ pride, vibrant local business community and is usually the unofficial start of summer in Chicago. Application deadline extended. See Aug. 21-23  10:00am - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Andersonville  http://Andersonville.org/midsommarfest

Andersonville Midsommarfest Andersonville Midsommarfest is a celebration of Midsommar in Sweden-which falls during the summer solstice-Andersonville's Swedish heritage, LGBTQ+ pride, vibrant local business community and is usually the unofficial start of summer in Chicago. Application deadline extended. See Aug. 21-23  10:00am - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Andersonville  http://Andersonville.org/midsommarfest

Howard Brown, TaskForce Community Care Station in Austin Free, confidential risk assessments for COVID-19. Also, anyone concerned about symptoms or possible exposure to COVID-19 may call Howard Brown's nurse triage line  10:00am - 2:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
9 N. Cicero Ave.  773.388.1600  http://HowardBrown.org/coronavirus-faq


Thursday, Aug 27
Affinity Virtual Office Hours Live on Facebook so as many of you can be a part of the conversation. Tuesdays and Thursdays.  11:00am - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://affinity95.org  Tickets: http://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sdGpa7mvRQer4V__YBP92w


Friday, Aug 28
Andersonville Farmers Market online order for pickup 11th season for shopper pick-up after ordering online using the hosting platform WhatsGood, open every Friday at 8 a.m. through Wed., Oct. 21  3:00pm - 7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
)n Catalpa Avenue between Clark Street and Ashland Ave  http://AndersonvilleMarket.org


Thursday, Sep 3
Affinity Virtual Office Hours Live on Facebook so as many of you can be a part of the conversation. Tuesdays and Thursdays.  11:00am - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://affinity95.org  Tickets: http://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sdGpa7mvRQer4V__YBP92w


Saturday, Sep 5
Market Days Northalsted Business Alliance Market Days, originally planned for Aug. 11 - 12, moves to Labor Day weekend combined with Chicago Pride Fest. More info to come.   9:00am - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Halsted  https://northalsted.com/

36th annual Printers Row Lit Fest cancelled The festival, which is the largest outdoor literary showcase in the Midwest, will return in the summer of 2021.  10:00am - 6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Along Dearborn Street from Polk Street north to Ida B. Wells Dr  http://printersrowlitfest.org


Sunday, Sep 6
Market Days Northalsted Business Alliance Market Days, originally planned for Aug. 11 - 12, moves to Labor Day weekend combined with Chicago Pride Fest. More info to come.   9:00am - 10:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Halsted  https://northalsted.com/


Wednesday, Sep 16
The Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium 2020 "Being Healthy is a Radical Act" a conceptual framework to explore the health and wellness of LGBTQ communities. ealthcare professionals, social service providers, advocates, and researchers will highlight innovative best practices in LGBTQ patient-centered clinical care   9:00am - 6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Malcolm X College  http://events.bizzabo.com/221165/home?utm_source=General+News&utm_campaign=a178b1d006-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_31_03_51&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_caabf9aaaf-a178b1d006-150495961

Living Room Chats at Affinity Brave conversations and bold voices. Monthly Facebook Live video podcast hosted by Kelly Suzanne Saulsberry the third Wednesday of every month. Find Affinity Community Services on Facebook   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
  ,  http://affinity95.org


Thursday, Sep 24
Reeling 2020 38th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. Reeling is the second longest-running film festival of its kind in the U.S. and prides itself on showcasing the best LGBTQ+ films and web series from around the world. From international feature films to social issue documentaries to experimental shorts, Reeling has always presented a range of genres that demonstrates the rich diversity of work being produced. Through Oct. 4  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Chicago Filmmakers, 5720 N. Ridge Ave.  http://filmfreeway.com/ReelingFilmFestival?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Activism+on+the+Southern+Border%3A+Watch+UNDETERRED+%2B+Panel+with+Activists+this+Saturday&utm_campaign=Jan+15%2C+2020+-+U

International Mr. Leather CANCELLED IML officially cancelled for 2020  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Chicago. Locations to come.  Tickets: http://IMRL.com


Friday, Sep 25
Beaux Arts Ball Benefiting the South Side Art everykid program. Black tie optional. $175   6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Rd., Muster, IN  Tickets: http://southshoreartsonline.org


Friday, Oct 9
Affinity Community Services 25th-anniversary virtual experience Co-chairs and the Affinity Community Services board of directors recently announced that Affinity's 25th-anniversary event will be a virtual experience taking place the weekend of Oct. 9-11, centerpiece event on Saturday, Oct. 10.   Time:TBA   Online  Tickets: http://Affinity95.org


Saturday, Oct 10
Affinity Homecoming Gala Tickets will go on sale in June. More information to come.  Time:TBA   Haven, 932 East 43rd.  http://affinity95.org


Wednesday, Oct 21
Living Room Chats at Affinity Brave conversations and bold voices. Monthly Facebook Live video podcast hosted by Kelly Suzanne Saulsberry the third Wednesday of every month. Find Affinity Community Services on Facebook   7:00pm     ,  http://affinity95.org


Saturday, Nov 21
AIDS Foundation of Chicago gala 35th-anniversary of the year AFC was founded in Response to the AIDS epidemic  6:00pm - 11:00pm   Chicago Hilton and Towers  720 S Michigan Ave Chicago  http://AIDSChicago.org


Tuesday, Jan 21
PFLAG Chicago Monthly Meeting Parents, Family members, Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) has support groups and educational speakers. We engage in advocacy activities. All are welcome, you always have a home with PFLAG. Monthly on the third Wednesday. Call 1 (630) 415-0622 or E-mail the Metro Chicago South Chapter: pflagmetrochicagosouthside@pflagillinois.org or contact Keith McCoy at kmccoy@windycityblackpride.org or Peter Ji at pjiman1@hotmail.com.   11:00pm - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Affinity Community Services  2850 S Wabash Ave Ste 108 Chicago  http://pflagillinois.org







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