Dining Out for Life 2017, Sept 14th

Mark your calendars and make your reservations now for Dining Out for Life to benefit Moveable Feast, set for Thursday, September 14th. So far 49 restaurants and eateries are joining the event, now in its 24th year, for breakfast, lunch, or dinner on September 14th. The eateries will donate at least 25% of the cost of the meal to Moveable Feast. This year, the Woodberry Kitchen (2010 Clipper Park Road) and Gertrude’s (10 Art Museum Drive), both in Baltimore, will contribute 50%.

First Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Fighting HIV requires all the earthly and heavenly help we can muster. That’s the spirit behind the free Interfaith Community Prayer Rally and Health Fair on Sunday, August 27th, from 3 to 6 pm at the Swann Drive entrance to Druid Hill Park in Baltimore. A group rally including prayers from different faiths will start off the event. At 3:30 pm, the group will walk to Beth Am Synagogue (2501 Eutaw Place) for a health fair with info, entertainment, free HIV testing, networking, and refreshments.

Lunch Patrol in Mount Vernon & Station North

B & Dee’s Baltimore Love, a nonprofit organization in Baltimore City providing support and resources for the homeless, will hold their inaugural Lunch Patrol on Sunday, August 27th, at 1 pm. The event is designed to provide brown bag lunches for the homeless in defined neighborhoods in Baltimore City. Instead of making people come to the food, this event will bring the food to them.

Love Summer Cookout, August 26th

Join the love at its first annual Queer Love Summer Cookout on Saturday, August 26th, from noon to 4 pm at the Chinese Pavilion in Druid Hill Park. Sponsored by the Baltimore Trans Alliance, TransBaltimore, and Sista’s of the T, the cookout will feature live music, good food, a welcoming environment, and games and prizes. It will feature music by performers including Monica Stevens, Coco Nicole, Tyger Black St. James, Chaz Monroe, and DJ Sean Smallwood.

August GLCCB Board Meeting Notes

On August 8th, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland (GLCCB) board met for their monthly meeting. The board’s search for new members continues, with 20 applications having been received and others expected; 14 people have already been interviewed. One new board member, Kayla Tullis, officially joined at this meeting. Four prospective members attended the meeting and answered questions on their experience, qualifications, and goals.

August GLCCB Board Meeting Notes

On August 8th, the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland (GLCCB) board met for their monthly meeting. The board’s search for new members continues, with 20 applications having been received and others expected; 14 people have already been interviewed. One new board member, Kayla Tullis, officially joined at this meeting. Four prospective members attended the meeting and answered questions on their experience, qualifications, and goals.

Community Cares Awards, August 26th

The Community Cares Project will present their first annual leadership awards on Saturday, August 26th, from 7 to 11:30 pm at Radisson Hotel Baltimore Downtown – Inner Harbor (101 West Fayette Street ). The event will honor the work of eight LGBTQ leaders in the fields of HIV prevention and treatment, community organizing, education and the arts.

BHT Pride Night at Kings Dominion

The annual Pride Night at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, hosted by Brother Help Thyself (BHT) is set for Saturday, August 19th, from 3 pm to midnight. The event starts at 3 pm, with access to a private wave pool at the SoakCity water park starting as of 6 pm. The park closes to non BHT ticket holders at 8 pm, and the dance party in water park in front of Sharky’s runs from 9 pm to midnight.