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  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Saturday, Oct 24
OPALGA+/Oak Park Area Lesbian & Gay Association virtual scholarship gala $30,000 in scholarships to 11 scholars, celebration of 30 years of OPALGA+. Video clips from scholarship winners, Founder's Award celebration, chance to donate funds.   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://See OPALGA.org

Howard Brown Health's Big Orange Ball From the comfort of your couch or cemetery plot as Halloween-loving party-goers will venture into a fright-filled virtual event to enjoy Halloween-themed treats, a dead-silent auction, dancing to the music of local DJs, and other spooky surprises  7:30pm - 10:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://aesbid.com/ELP/HBHBOB20



Sunday, Oct 25
West Town Art Walk 10th Annual Event West Town Chamber of Commerce brings ten days of virtual and in-person experiences, art openings and happenings, a self-guided public art walking tour of #WestTownMurals, local business specials and gallery exhibitions. Through Oct. 3  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Various  http://www.westtownartwalk.com

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre livestream nefit performance honoring longtime friend of the company Sandra McNaughton with will include the programs American Catracho and Root ( both with updated excerpts ), Identity City ( part one ) and Mood Swing.   7:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://CerquaRivera.org/schedule .


Thursday, Oct 29
PrideArts Box and Cox Three-character one-act farce that premiered in London in 1847. Streamed twice only, Thursdays, Oct. 22 and 29  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.facebook.com/pridefilmsandplays


Friday, Oct 30
Decision 1920: A Return to "Normalcy In this free Newberry Library exhibition, you are a voter faced with making an important choice in a moment of profound change. Free. Through Nov. 25, 2020. Groups of 3-6 people. Face masks required. Email exhibitions@newberry.org to schedule a visit  12:00pm - 4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Newberry Library  60 W Walton St Chicago  (312) 943-9090  http://www.newberry.org/directions

Sidetrack TGIF Show Tunes Arrive early for window/door seating that has TV Viewing Access.   4:00pm - 8:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/2623924851206912/


Saturday, Oct 31
Halloween at Sidetrack COVID restrictions observed  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.sidetrackchicago.com/



Thursday, Nov 5
America/Americans: The Fall Concert Virtual Series Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre same programs presented several dates.   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://CerquaRivera.org/schedule .

AVER Chicago Chapter AVER Chicago is a non-profit organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially LGBTQ current and prior military. Now meeting virtually on the first Thursday of every month.  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Zoom  http://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=aver%20chicago%20chapter


Friday, Nov 6
Decision 1920: A Return to "Normalcy In this free Newberry Library exhibition, you are a voter faced with making an important choice in a moment of profound change. Free. Through Nov. 25, 2020. Groups of 3-6 people. Face masks required. Email exhibitions@newberry.org to schedule a visit  12:00pm - 4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Newberry Library  60 W Walton St Chicago  (312) 943-9090  http://www.newberry.org/directions

Sidetrack TGIF Show Tunes Arrive early for window/door seating that has TV Viewing Access.   4:00pm - 8:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/2623924851206912/

America/Americans: The Fall Concert Virtual Series Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre same programs presented several dates.   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://CerquaRivera.org/schedule .


Saturday, Nov 7
Wrightwood 659 reopens with Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People First U.S. exhibition of the Pritzker-prize winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi with our themes: Shaping an Integrated Education, Building Academic Institutions, Creating a Livable City, and Home and Identity. Each time-block is limited to 24 guests. Through Dec. 12  12:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Wrightwood  Tickets: http://tickets.wrightwood659.org/events?&promoApplied=true&utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Doshiweek1&utm_content=version_A

Wrightwood 659 reopens with Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People First U.S. exhibition of the Pritzker-prize winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi with our themes: Shaping an Integrated Education, Building Academic Institutions, Creating a Livable City, and Home and Identity. Each time-block is limited to 24 guests. Through Dec. 12  12:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Wrightwood  Tickets: http://tickets.wrightwood659.org/events

America/Americans: The Fall Concert virtual series Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre same programs presented several dates. Tonight's first show at 2p.m.   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://CerquaRivera.org/schedule .


Wednesday, Nov 18
Wrightwood 659 reopens with Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People First U.S. exhibition of the Pritzker-prize winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi with our themes: Shaping an Integrated Education, Building Academic Institutions, Creating a Livable City, and Home and Identity. Each time-block is limited to 24 guests. Through Dec. 12  12:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Wrightwood  Tickets: http://tickets.wrightwood659.org/events



Thursday, Nov 19
AIDS Foundation Chicago Gala35, a virtual event Honoring Fred Eychanerwith the Civic Leadership Award, Dr. Toyin Falusi (Adeyemi) with the Community Impact Award, Martin Cournane with the Lori Kaufman Volunteer Award and Walgreens with the Corporate Leadership Award.   6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: https://www.aidschicago.org/page/events/fundraising-events/gala-35

PrideArts A Pair of Lunatics A one-act comedy that premiered in London in 1898, He and She meet for the first time in an asylum and each mistakes the other for an inmate.  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
YouTube  Tickets: http://www.pridearts.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  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Chicago Hilton and Towers  720 S Michigan Ave Chicago  http://AIDSChicago.org


Thursday, Dec 3
PrideArts A Pair of Lunatics A one-act comedy that premiered in London in 1898, He and She meet for the first time in an asylum and each mistakes the other for an inmate.  7:00pm   YouTube  Tickets: http://www.pridearts.org

AVER Chicago Chapter AVER Chicago is a non-profit organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially LGBTQ current and prior military. Now meeting virtually on the first Thursday of every month.  7:00pm   Zoom  http://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=aver%20chicago%20chapter


Thursday, Jan 7
AVER Chicago Chapter AVER Chicago is a non-profit organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially LGBTQ current and prior military. Now meeting virtually on the first Thursday of every month.  7:00pm   Zoom  http://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=aver%20chicago%20chapter



Thursday, Feb 4
AVER Chicago Chapter AVER Chicago is a non-profit organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially LGBTQ current and prior military. Now meeting virtually on the first Thursday of every month.  7:00pm   Zoom  http://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=aver%20chicago%20chapter


Thursday, Mar 4
AVER Chicago Chapter AVER Chicago is a non-profit organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially LGBTQ current and prior military. Now meeting virtually on the first Thursday of every month.  7:00pm   Zoom  http://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=aver%20chicago%20chapter


Thursday, Apr 1
AVER Chicago Chapter AVER Chicago is a non-profit organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially LGBTQ current and prior military. Now meeting virtually on the first Thursday of every month.  7:00pm   Zoom  http://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=aver%20chicago%20chapter


Friday, Aug 27
Lady Gaga, The Chromatica Ball Tour Tour announcement follows release of "Stupid Love." $1. of each ticket goes to Born This Way Foundation.   7:00pm   Wrigley Field  1060 W Addison St # 1 Chicago  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L6xyaeiV58  Tickets: http://www.livenation.com



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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