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SUNDAY SPECIALS
The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
$3 Miller Lite Drafts

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Male dancers starting at 2PM

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

BerlinBerlin
1st Sunday: Madonna-Rama w/DJ Riley York 2nd Sunday: New Wave 80s night w/DJ Greg Haus & guests $3 Berlin Bombs (now with Absolut), $5 Tropical Sex pints, $4 Honey flavored whiskey (Jack/Jim), $2 PBR, $3 Corona, $4 Kraken Rum, $6 Stoli

Phoenix Bar   (Hunter's) Phoenix Bar (Hunter's)
Open @ Noon Ultimate Sports on all Screens * Latin Night 9pm - 2am

Farraguts on ClarkFarraguts on Clark
Free Pool & $2.00 drafts of Miller lite, Leinenkugels, and PBR

HydrateHydrate
Sunday Funday w/hot and sexy go-go boys, beer and cocktail specials, featuring Boystowns largest fishbowl cocktails, 2-7pm 11pm: Sunday w/ the Spinsters: DJ Laura B

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

Charlie'sCharlie's
Euchre 6 p.m., karaoke with Man Fag at 9 p.m., $10 top-shelf pitchers

AtmosphereAtmosphere
DIVA! All Drag Revue * 1st and 3rd Sundays * $4 Hornitos Lime shots

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
Liquid Brunch DJ Dolo and DJ Konsept $12 Champagne Bottles $5 Stoli Drinks $3 Miller Lites

Club EscapeClub Escape
DJ Mel spins

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$3.50 Bombs Away

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
$5 pints of Sauza Margaritas and frozen slushies, all day in Hamburger Mary's and Mary's Rec Room.

Club KraveClub Krave
Drag Bingo @ 7 p.m. with Brandi Wyne, karaoke with Star Finder Karaoke at 9:30PM $2 drafts $4 bloody marys $4 draft pitchers

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

The CallThe Call
$2 PBRs $5 Mug-O-Margaritas $12 Long Island Pitchers

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Foul Play: 11am - 3pm Brunch $9 Liquor Yards & $6 Beer Yards

ToucheTouche
.50 cent Bud and Bud Light drafts

Roscoe'sRoscoe's
$12 Absolut Long Island Pitchers $5 Jameson Shots $1 Miller Lite Drafts

Progress BarProgress Bar
Reincarnate party. Resident DJ Zebo

ManeuversManeuvers
Go Retro DJ Kevin $1 Miller Drafts

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
Divalicious Brunch starring Madam X, 11am-4pm 1/2 off martinis 1/3 off small plates

SidetrackSidetrack
Open 1pm SUNDAY FUNDAY Show Tunes 4-10pm Best of Sidetrack ’til 2am

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
Celebrate Bisexuality Party 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Estelle'sEstelle's
$5 Brat with Fries $4 SKA Cans

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
$6 Bloody Mary Bar, $4 Mimosas

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

Big ChicksBig Chicks
Free BBQ/inside picnic at 4:30 p.m., $2.50 vodka lemonades

CellblockCellblock
The weekend isn't over just yet Join bartenders Rick and Mark

Dick's R U CrazeeDick's R U Crazee
Free Hotdogs and Chips

The GlenwoodThe Glenwood
Sunday Bloody Sunday $5 Absolut Bloody Marys $6 Double Pints of Miller Lite


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  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Sunday, Feb 23
Howard Brown Health X Queer Care Day: Thriving While Black Free tickets and open to the public on a first-come-first-served basis with prioritization of queer, feminine-spectrum and trans that self-identify as black  11:00am - 4:00pm   Reunion Chicago, 2557 W. North Ave  https://  Tickets: http://www.facebook.com/events/573395349905685/
Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association Meeting OPALGA meets the fourth Sunday of each month  3:00pm - 5:00pm   First United Church of Oak Park  848 Lake St. Oak Park, IL 60301  https://opalga.org
Becoming A Man: Book Signing with P. Carl Celebrate the publication of the striking memoir of P. Carl's journey to become the man he always knew himself to be.  4:00pm - 5:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/PCarl-Book-sign.html

Monday, Feb 24
Illinois 12th District Candidate Forum Learn more about thebackgrounds, reasons for running and plans for the 12th District of the candidates vying to fill the seat recently vacated by Sara Feigenholtz. Moderated by Sally Schulze of Fox32 News. Take survey online  6:30pm - 8:30pm   Amita St. Joseph Hospital, 2900 North Lake Shore Dr., Boikan Conference Center Chicago  http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KSYR5QN

Tuesday, Feb 25
Senior Time in the Cyber Center Patrons can enjoy support from trained volunteers as they brush up on their computer skills or work at their own pace. Free and open to 55+. Tuesdays 10 a.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. in the David J. Lochman Cyber Center second floor.   10:00am - 12:00am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Network After Work An evening out with other local business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, and career-minded professionals   6:00pm - 8:00pm   Offshore Rooftop & Bar, 1000 E. Grand , Chicago  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/network-after-work-chicago-at-offshore-rooftop-bar-tickets-86215965273?discount=30DISC

Wednesday, Feb 26
Book launch, Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women that the Movement Forgot Mikki Kendall in conversation with Jamie Nesbitt Golden. Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs--food insecurity, access to quality education, safe neighborhoods, a living wage and medical care--as a feminist issue.   7:00pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com

Thursday, Feb 27
LAGBAC President and Board Installation Reception Judge Mary Catherine Marubio, President of the Alliance of Illinois Judges Association, featured speaker. LAGBAC created a new executive Board Position of "Historian" which will be filled by Giuliana Martinez. . RSVP online  5:30pm - 7:30pm   Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck LLP, 3rd Floor Lounge, 200 N. LaSalle St  http://http://evite.me/2xCxfGsm4M
Interactive Workshop, Re-envisioning Masculinity Ada Cheng, producer and host of the popular storytelling show Am I Man Enough? will host this workshop, weaving together storytelling and dialogue to examine toxic masculinity. Guests Delia Kropp and Carlos Benitez.  7:00pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com

Friday, Feb 28
Dex & Abby Dex and Abby are two dogs whose owners, Corey and Sean, have taken their relationship to the next level by moving in together. We see the ups and downs of their relationship through the eyes of their beloved pets. Through March 29  1:00pm   Pride Films and Plays, 4139 N Broadway  Tickets: http://www.facebook.com/events/986038331796129/?active_tab=about
Author Conversation, Remaking a Life What is the legacy and ongoing work of women in the HIV/AIDS movement? Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Victoria Noe & Jennifer Brier  7:00pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com
Drag Them to the Polls! Voter-education effort to get out the LGBTQ+ vote in the Chicago area by celebrating the city's history of drag art and activism, drag performances, a meet-and-greet with openly LGBTQ+ candidates and showing of the season premiere of Rupaul's Drag Race  7:00pm - 9:30pm   Mary's Attic  5400 N Clark Chicago  http://www.DragThemToThePolls.com
Tickled Pink 15th annual celebration Bites, music, silent auction and wristband entry to the official Tickled Pink after party at Tao. Non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer. $115-$135  8:00pm - 1:00am   Rockwell on the River, 3057 N Rockwell St  http://BrightPink.org  Tickets: http://TickledPinkChicago.com
Lipstick & Lyrics Chicago Gay Men's Chorus will present a live-singing drag show with 17 drag performers and 12 dancers featuring all things TV. First show 8 p.m.  10:00pm   The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W Belmont Ave.  Tickets: http://CGMC.org/lnl

Saturday, Feb 29
Clandestina:Videotopia! Hosted by Clandestina, curating your video experience. Going back to the 80's, 90's, and today's hottest videos. Complimentary empanadas 6 to 7 p.m. $9 - $15. Request favorite video by making a $10 donation to The Puerto Rican Agenda Chicago.  5:00pm - 9:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com
The Masquerade; Or, Love Is Queer to Stay The Laughing Stock Theatre presents a queer spin on classical tropes. All shows are pay-what-you-can  8:00pm   Crowd Theater, 3935 N. Broadway  Tickets: http://dime.io/events/Masquerade
Lipstick & Lyrics Chicago Gay Men's Chorus will present a live-singing drag show with 17 drag performers and 12 dancers featuring all things TV. First show 8 p.m.  10:00pm   The Annoyance Theatre & Bar, 851 W Belmont Ave.  Tickets: http://CGMC.org/lnl

Tuesday, Mar 3
Senior Time in the Cyber Center Patrons can enjoy support from trained volunteers as they brush up on their computer skills or work at their own pace. Free and open to 55+. Tuesdays 10 a.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. in the David J. Lochman Cyber Center second floor.   10:00am - 12:00am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
OUTspoken monthly storytelling event Celebrating uniquely personal stories from across the LGBTQ community. OUTspoken is held on the first Tuesday of each month at Sidetrack. Doors to MainBar open at 6 p.m.  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://sidetrackchicago.com

Wednesday, Mar 4
CGHA participating in Blackhawks Pride Night CGHA athletes and select individuals will be playing in a friendly game. Meet a player, have a locker-room tour, grab some Hawks Pride swag.   7:45pm - 9:00pm   United Center  1901 W Madison Ave Chicago  http://hicagoGayHockey.org  Tickets: http://ChicagoGayHockey.org/blackhawks-pride
Baton Show Lounge 5lst Anniversary Longest running show in Chicago, rated by many as the Top in the Nation Revue, new show through March 8. Three shows a night. Reservations.   10:30pm   Baton Show Lounge  4713 N. Broadway Chicago  http://www.thebatonshowlounge.com

Thursday, Mar 5
CGHA attend Blackhawks game CGHA watching the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Edmonton Oilers  7:30pm   United Center  1901 W Madison Ave Chicago

Friday, Mar 6
Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg A vibrant, comprehensive exploration of Justice Ginsburg's life and her numerous, often-simultaneous roles as a student, wife, mother, lawyer, judge, women's rights pioneer, and Internet phenomenon. Through Aug. 16, 2020   10:00am - 4:00pm   Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center  9603 Woods Dr. Skokie, IL 60077  http://ILHolocaustMuseum.org
Int'l Women's Day Dance $60 through 5pm on March 5; $75 at the door. By the LGBT Giving Council, Chicago Foundation for Women. 21+  6:00pm - 10:00pm   Beauty Bar Chicago  1444 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago  Tickets: http://www.cfw.org/6th-annual-international-womens-day-dance/
African American Women and the Vote: A Centennial Review Program: Kathleen Thompson ("Always There: Black Women and Suffrage, An Illustrated History); Michelle Duster (Black Suffragists: Representation in Public Spaces) and showing of An Illustrated Review; "A Monument for Ida B", Documentary Film in the Making About the Ida B. Wells Monument being made by Laurie Little and Rana Segal. Co-sponsors Chicago Women's History Center, Chicago Public Library Women's History Month, African American History Month Committees. Free  6:30pm   Cindy Pritzker Auditorium Harold Washington Library  400 S State St, Plymouth Court entrance Chicago
Bug Lonely waitress begins love affair with a young drifter. And then they see the first bugs. Tracy Letts's mind-bending cult classic-a luridly funny tale of love, paranoia and government conspiracy  7:30pm   Steppenwolf  1650 N Halsted Chicago  Tickets: http://Steppenwolf.org

Saturday, Mar 7
Personal PAC'S 30th Anniversary Celebration Personal PAC has led the fight for reproductive rights in Illinois., a night of celebration and humor.  7:00pm - 10:00pm   688 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Suite 101  Tickets: http://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?name=E228808&id=99
Chicago Sinfonietta Sight + Sound Under-represented composers, Chicago Sinfonietta, the nation's most diverse orchestra, presents a sonic art exhibition, an introspective journey through the world of visual art by way of music. Tickets $10 to $62 online  8:00pm   Wentz Concert Hall  171 E. Chicago Ave Naperville, IL 6040  Tickets: http://www.chicagosinfonietta.org.
The Big Queer Variety Show and Fundraiser for Elgin's Pride Parade Ms. Moana Lotte hosts music, celebrity impersonations, ribbon dancing, mind reading, mentalism and comedy. $20. 21+ Other events in support of the summer Pride Parade and Fest will be announced.  8:00pm   Martini Room, 161 E. Chicago St., Elgin  http://www.elginpride.com
Queer Comedy w/ Elise Fernandez: Women & Femmes Edition Fabulously funny performances from drag to standup of some of Chicago's best emerging comics.  8:00pm   Reunion Chicago, 2557 W. North Ave  Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/queer-comedy-w-elise-fernandez-women-femmes-edition-tickets-93072007881?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR3cBgZeY3uRNolunmeZRopZJUm4ZoztjnK8hisTYF6W9oGKUetv1ojh1sk

Sunday, Mar 8
Drag Brunch at Hotel Zachary Brunch buffet and mimosas, and special performances by Chicago's top drag queens. $45. First seating 12:30-2:30.   3:30pm - 5:30pm     ,  Tickets: http://bit.ly/HZResyLink
Drag Brunch at Hotel Zachary Brunch buffet and mimosas, and special performances by Chicago's top drag queens. $45. First seating 12:30-2:30.   3:30pm - 5:30pm   Hotel Aachary  Tickets: http://bit.ly/HZResyLink
International Women's Day Edgewater Crawl Come out and celebrate women-owned and/or operated businesses and organizations in Edgewater on International Women's Day with food tastings, drink samples and live pop up activations along the crawl's route, tour women-owned businesses, chat with inspiring small business owners,   11:00pm - 2:00pm   Broadway and Granville  Tickets: http://bpt.me/4500893

Monday, Mar 9
Chicago Sinfonietta Sight + Sound Under-represented composers, Chicago Sinfonietta, the nation's most diverse orchestra, presents a sonic art exhibition, an introspective journey through the world of visual art by way of music. Tickets $10 to $62 online  7:30pm   Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave  Tickets: http://www.chicagosinfonietta.org.

Tuesday, Mar 10
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adapted from the beloved movie-musical The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, PRISCILLA tells a fabulous story of love, family, and true friendship, following three drag queens on their adventures across the Australian Outback.   8:30pm   The Mercury Theater Chicago  3745 N Southport Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=fe21ee273dbfb18bc8efb9570645e483&t=tix&vqitc=vendini&vqite=itl&vqith=58e47a2f6ec2b97812a792bf9814883c&vqitp=62e99ef9-9597-4ed4-99f2-4b9b019ce774&vqitq=d3f7204c-962f-47fb-

Friday, Mar 13
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adapted from the beloved movie-musical The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, PRISCILLA tells a fabulous story of love, family, and true friendship, following three drag queens on their adventures across the Australian Outback.   8:30pm   The Mercury Theater Chicago  3745 N Southport Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=fe21ee273dbfb18bc8efb9570645e483&t=tix&vqitc=vendini&vqite=itl&vqith=58e47a2f6ec2b97812a792bf9814883c&vqitp=62e99ef9-9597-4ed4-99f2-4b9b019ce774&vqitq=d3f7204c-962f-47fb-

Saturday, Mar 14
5th annual Mr. Leather64Ten Through March 15, 2020, Leather64Ten and The Jackhammer Complex will once again host a weekend of events to promote our search for the next Mr. Leather64Ten to compete at IML 2020. See site for events all weekend  9:00am - 11:30pm   Leather Archives & Museum  6418 N Greenview Ave Chicago  http://www.leather4ten.com
LGBTQ Family Playdates Calling all LGBTQ families! Bring your children (1 - 8 years of age) for a fun, engaging Saturday morning play date. Meet, network, socialize, and enjoy time together in a safe, fun environment. Second Saturdays of the month. Questions to jholliman@centeronhalsted.org   9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Crafternoon with Mikey Anderson: WNDR Museum Pride 2020 Project ive sessions on a series of craft-based art pieces like embroideries and fabric collages to celebrate Pride 2020 with the WNDR Museum. Free and open to those 55+. Questions to toddwilliiams@centeronhalsted.org  1:00pm - 2:30pm   Center on Addison Teaching Kitchen  773472-6469 Ext 426  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=17281
Mr. Leatherman 2020 Main cotest March 14. Events March 12-15  8:00pm   Jackhammer  6406 N Clark St Chicago
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adapted from the beloved movie-musical The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, PRISCILLA tells a fabulous story of love, family, and true friendship, following three drag queens on their adventures across the Australian Outback.   8:30pm   The Mercury Theater Chicago  3745 N Southport Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=fe21ee273dbfb18bc8efb9570645e483&t=tix&vqitc=vendini&vqite=itl&vqith=58e47a2f6ec2b97812a792bf9814883c&vqitp=62e99ef9-9597-4ed4-99f2-4b9b019ce774&vqitq=d3f7204c-962f-47fb-

Sunday, Mar 15
Butches Who Cook The Facebook group LezInColor is hosting its first cooking competition, 10 (masculine-centered women) of color are competing, fashion show, music by DJ Da Wrek, entertainment, informational tables and vendors. $10  1:00pm - 6:00pm   Grand Ballroom, 6351 S. Cottage Grove Ave.  http://ritasvoice@msn.com
LBGTQ Country Dance Fun evening of line dancing and two stepping to some great country music. Meet members of the Second City Outlaws and The Illinois Gay Rodeo Association. Every third Sunday of the month. Free  4:00pm - 8:00pm   The Call (Chicago)  1547 W Bryn Mawr Chicago  https://www.meetup.com/Chicago-LGBTQ-Country-Dancing/events/

Monday, Mar 16
Gay But Not To Fabulous Zach Zimmerman, charting his story from straight, Southern Baptist, conservative to a gay, vegetarian, atheist (with Trump train parents). 6:30 p.m. doors  7:00pm   The Hideout  1354 W Wabansia Ave Chicago  http://zach-zimmerman.com  Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/zach-zimmerman-gay-but-not-too-fabulous-tour-tickets-93619192525

Wednesday, Mar 18
Senior Time in the Cyber Center Patrons can enjoy support from trained volunteers as they brush up on their computer skills or work at their own pace. Free and open to 55+. Tuesdays 10 a.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. in the David J. Lochman Cyber Center second floor.   1:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Chicago Foundation for Women's Impact Awards The Impact Awards celebrate the people that are working to make a better future for women and girls in our region. Imani Rupert-Gordon of Affinity and new ED of National Center for Lesbian Rights, among the honorees. Reception to follow award ceremony with exclusive access to the exhibits.   6:00pm - 8:00pm   Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://cfw.org

Friday, Mar 20
Rainbow πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ Cafe Presents "Howl" In his famously confessional style Ginsberg, a poet, a counter-cultural icon, and a chronicler of the Beat Generation, recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for personal liberation that led to HOWL  6:30pm - 10:30pm   Rainbow Cafe, Unitarian Universalist Community Church 70 Sycamore Drive Park Forest  https://www.meetup.com/Rainbow-Cafe/events/
Chicago Danztheatre's The Queer Landscape Live performance, art, and poetry centered around the intricacies, awareness, and oppression of LGBTQ+ identity.   6:30pm   Ebenezer Lutheran Church  1650 W Foster Chicago  http://  Tickets: http://danztheatre.org
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adapted from the beloved movie-musical The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, PRISCILLA tells a fabulous story of love, family, and true friendship, following three drag queens on their adventures across the Australian Outback.   8:30pm   The Mercury Theater Chicago  3745 N Southport Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=fe21ee273dbfb18bc8efb9570645e483&t=tix&vqitc=vendini&vqite=itl&vqith=58e47a2f6ec2b97812a792bf9814883c&vqitp=62e99ef9-9597-4ed4-99f2-4b9b019ce774&vqitq=d3f7204c-962f-47fb-

Saturday, Mar 21
Chicago Danztheatre's The Queer Landscape Live performance, art, and poetry centered around the intricacies, awareness, and oppression of LGBTQ+ identity.   6:30pm   Ebenezer Lutheran Church  1650 W Foster Chicago  http://  Tickets: http://danztheatre.org
Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Adapted from the beloved movie-musical The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, PRISCILLA tells a fabulous story of love, family, and true friendship, following three drag queens on their adventures across the Australian Outback.   8:30pm   The Mercury Theater Chicago  3745 N Southport Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=fe21ee273dbfb18bc8efb9570645e483&t=tix&vqitc=vendini&vqite=itl&vqith=58e47a2f6ec2b97812a792bf9814883c&vqitp=62e99ef9-9597-4ed4-99f2-4b9b019ce774&vqitq=d3f7204c-962f-47fb-

Sunday, Mar 22
Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association Meeting OPALGA meets the fourth Sunday of each month  3:00pm - 5:00pm   First United Church of Oak Park  848 Lake St. Oak Park, IL 60301  https://opalga.org

Wednesday, Mar 25
Funding Forward 2020 gathering of grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues brings together more than 200 of the most influential LGBTQ funders and movement leaders to connect with one another, learn from each other, coordinate their efforts, and maximize their impact. Begins with Setting the Stage: LGBTQ Philanthropy Year in Review & First Timer Orientation. Conference through March 27  2:00pm - 3:00pm     ,  http://lgbtfunders.org/funding-forward-2020/
Funding Forward 2020 gathering of grantmakers committed to LGBTQ issues brings together more than 200 of the most influential LGBTQ funders and movement leaders to connect with one another, learn from each other, coordinate their efforts, and maximize their impact. Begins with Setting the Stage: LGBTQ Philanthropy Year in Review & First Timer Orientation. Conference through March 27  2:00pm - 3:00pm   Kimpton Hotel Allegro, 171 W Randolph St  http://lgbtfunders.org/funding-forward-2020/

Tuesday, Mar 31
Senior Time in the Cyber Center Patrons can enjoy support from trained volunteers as they brush up on their computer skills or work at their own pace. Free and open to 55+. Tuesdays 10 a.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. in the David J. Lochman Cyber Center second floor.   10:00am - 12:00am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org

Wednesday, Apr 1
Senior Time in the Cyber Center Patrons can enjoy support from trained volunteers as they brush up on their computer skills or work at their own pace. Free and open to 55+. Tuesdays 10 a.m. and Wednesdays 1 p.m. in the David J. Lochman Cyber Center second floor.   1:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org

Thursday, Apr 2
Am I Man Enough? Stories on Toxic Masculinity Hosted by Ada Cheng in collaboration with Anti-Violence Project to raise awareness about April Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Integrating personal narrative with social critique. Pre-show reception starting 6:30 p.m. Questions to sj.ada.cheng@gmail.com v  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://centeronhalsted.org/ada-cheng.html

Tuesday, Apr 7
OUTspoken monthly storytelling event Celebrating uniquely personal stories from across the LGBTQ community. OUTspoken is held on the first Tuesday of each month at Sidetrack. Doors to MainBar open at 6 p.m.  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://sidetrackchicago.com

Saturday, Apr 11
LGBTQ Family Playdates Calling all LGBTQ families! Bring your children (1 - 8 years of age) for a fun, engaging Saturday morning play date. Meet, network, socialize, and enjoy time together in a safe, fun environment. Second Saturdays of the month. Questions to jholliman@centeronhalsted.org   9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org

Thursday, Apr 16
We're Here: Bon Foster Fun-filled evening for the entire community, where we celebrate our successes and recommit ourselves to the fights ahead.   6:00pm - 10:00pm   Revel Fulton Market, 1215 W. Fulton Market, Chicago  Tickets: http://support.lambdalegal.org/site/Ticketing;jsessionid=00000000.app30101a?view=Tickets&id=108784&NONCE_TOKEN=8E6D096F640BC88ECC53FFB15B2E4AD0

Saturday, Apr 18
Andersonville Lesbian Tour Tour of women town! (Andersonville) and see were all the women hang out and what to expect during Pride Month. Text: 312-446-0256 for address   11:00am - 4:00pm   Debrah's Place, L House  http://www.facebook.com/events/2385234755069872/?active_tab=about

Sunday, Apr 19
LBGTQ Country Dance Fun evening of line dancing and two stepping to some great country music. Meet members of the Second City Outlaws and The Illinois Gay Rodeo Association. Every third Sunday of the month. Free  4:00pm - 8:00pm   The Call (Chicago)  1547 W Bryn Mawr Chicago  https://www.meetup.com/Chicago-LGBTQ-Country-Dancing/events/

Sunday, Apr 26
Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association Meeting OPALGA meets the fourth Sunday of each month  3:00pm - 5:00pm   First United Church of Oak Park  848 Lake St. Oak Park, IL 60301  https://opalga.org
Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association Meeting OPALGA meets the fourth Sunday of each month  3:00pm - 5:00pm   First United Church of Oak Park  848 Lake St. Oak Park, IL 60301  https://opalga.org

Sunday, May 3
Gay Day at the Zoo Gay Day at the Zoo takes place on International Family Equality Day. No planned program, just hangout at the zoo with friends and family, be visible, find community, and have fun. Find Gay Day at the Zoo on Facebook  12:00pm - 5:00pm   Lincoln Park Zoo  http://www.lpzoo.org

Tuesday, May 5
OUTspoken monthly storytelling event Celebrating uniquely personal stories from across the LGBTQ community. OUTspoken is held on the first Tuesday of each month at Sidetrack. Doors to MainBar open at 6 p.m.  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://sidetrackchicago.com

Friday, May 8
Queer Prom: Roman Holiday Center on Halsted is proud to partner with American Airlines for the 2020 Queer Prom. The annual Queer Prom is an opportunity for LGBTQIA youth between the ages of 13 and 24 to celebrate all parts of their identities without feeling silenced or alone.  5:00pm - 8:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=17173

Saturday, May 9
LGBTQ Family Playdates Calling all LGBTQ families! Bring your children (1 - 8 years of age) for a fun, engaging Saturday morning play date. Meet, network, socialize, and enjoy time together in a safe, fun environment. Second Saturdays of the month. Questions to jholliman@centeronhalsted.org   9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org

Sunday, May 17
LBGTQ Country Dance Fun evening of line dancing and two stepping to some great country music. Meet members of the Second City Outlaws and The Illinois Gay Rodeo Association. Every third Sunday of the month. Free  4:00pm - 8:00pm   The Call (Chicago)  1547 W Bryn Mawr Chicago  https://www.meetup.com/Chicago-LGBTQ-Country-Dancing/events/

Thursday, May 21
IML Weekend in Chicago Through Monday May 25. Host Hotel: Congress Plaza Hotel. More information to come.   9:00am - 11:00pm   Various locations  http://www.imrl.com

Saturday, May 30
Wonka Ball, About Face Theatre's annual benefit gala Glamorous party kicking off Pride Month 2020 with a celebration of About Face Theatre's milestone 25th anniversary, honoring achievements and leadership of local organizations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Chicago's LGBTQ+ community. Food, cocktails, silent auctions, raffles, dance floor  7:00pm   Venue West, 221 N. Paulina St  (773) 784-8565  Tickets: http://aboutfacetheatre.com

Tuesday, Jun 2
OUTspoken monthly storytelling event Celebrating uniquely personal stories from across the LGBTQ community. OUTspoken is held on the first Tuesday of each month at Sidetrack. Doors to MainBar open at 6 p.m.  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://sidetrackchicago.com

Friday, Jun 5
Beaux Arts Ball Benefiting the South Side Art everykid program. Black tie optional. $175   6:00pm   Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Rd., Muster, IN  219-836-1839  Tickets: http://southshoreartsonline.org

Tuesday, Jun 9
Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Induction ceremony after a year of restructuring. Nominations for the 2019 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame will be accepted until midnight on Jan. 31  Time:TBA   Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://chicagolgbthalloffame.org/nominate

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   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

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   Affinity Community Services  2850 S Wabash Ave Ste 108 Chicago  http://pflagillinois.org






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