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Calendar Listings from Saturday, August 13 to Saturday, Aug 21

TO GET A CALENDAR LISTING: To have your meeting or event considered for the Community Calendar, please mail, fax, or drop off details to: SGN, Attn: Community Calendar, 1605 12th Ave, Ste 31, Seattle, WA 98122. SGN phone: 324-4297. Fax: 322-7188. E-mail: sgn2@sgn.org. INCLUDE: Date, time, location, contact phone # for publication (if possible), brief description of event & sponsoring organization. DEADLINE: Wednesday at 6pm.

Accessibility: Is your event accessible to LGBTQ people with hidden & visble disabilites? See Jeans List webpage www.scn.org/activism/calendar/disabilities.html for Marlas disabilities accommodations lists.

For a list of GLBT (Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender) community organizations pick up a copy of the GSBA Guide & Directory available at neighborhood bars, bookstores, businesses & the SGN. The Greater Seattle Business Association is a networking organization that promotes & supports the GLBT business & professional community.

Following is a partial list of community organizations:

Aubreys Playroom. 60 minute internet talk show hosted by Aubrey Hart Sparks features diverse conversations for the Leather, Fetish, BDSM & Alternative Sexuality Communities. Available any time folks want to listen, with a new show each week. www.aubreysplayroom.com.

Bellingham/Whatcom County - www.theslowlane. com/guide.html.

Bremerton/Kitsap County - OUTKitsap, 360-373-6150; www.outkitsap.org.

Seattle Bisexual Mens Union - www.binetseattle.org; Seattle Bisexual Womens Network - 517-7767, www.geocities.com/sbwn; BiNet Seattle is a mixed gender, social group for Bisexuals, their partners & other Bi-friendly folks - www.binetseattle.org.

Capitol Hill Alano Club, 1900 E Madison St, offers an extensive schedule of AA, NA, SLAA, OA, & other related meetings serving the GLBT community. 860-9560 (office), 322-9590 (lobby), www.capitolhillalano club.org.

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault: Crisis Clinic, 461-3222 (24 hour line); King County Sexual Assault Resource Center (KCSARC) - 24-hour crisis line for information, support, & medical & legal assistance: 1-888-99VOICE; The Northwest Network - support & advocacy for Bisexual, Trans, Lesbian & Gay Survivors of Abuse & Dating Violence, 568-7777 (voice), 517-9670 (tty), www.nwnetwork; Pierce County Domestic Violence Helpline: Teresa, 253-798-4166; Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities - offers on-going support groups for men: 323-1768; Seattle Police Dept Domestic Violence Unit, 684-0330; State Wide Domestic Violence Hot Line, 800-562-6025. In an emergency call 911. Report domestic violence and sexual assault.

Dunshee House (formerly SASG) offers free, facilitated & confidential support, discussion & skills groups & coordinates retreats, 1 to 1 peer mentoring & special events for Queer/LGBTQ individuals & communities & for those affected by HIV/AIDS. Dunshee House envisions individuals in communities connected by the shared values of health & well-being, personal development & compassionate support of one another. 322-2437, www.dunsheehouse.org.

Everett/Snohomish County - www.gaysnohomish. org.

Forty & Over: Lesbians Over 40 - 328-4895; Mature Friends for Gay men & women 40 & over - 781-7724, http://maturefriends.org; Seattle Prime Timers for Gay & Bi men 40 & over - 329-0793.

Gay City offers an extensive program of events & activities for Gay & Bi men. Gay City Wellness Center offers anonymous & confidential HIV/STD testing. For information or to schedule an appointment, 860-6969. www.gaycity.org

Gay & Lesbian National Hotline (GLNH): 1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564). Non-profit, peer-counseling, information & local resources telephone hotline for GLBT people across the country.

HIV/AIDS Program, Seattle/King County Dept of Public Health, provides confidential/anonymous information about & testing for HIV/AIDS. 205-7837. (For a comprehensive list of HIV/AIDS service organizations see the GSBA Guide or call Lifelong AIDS Alliance, 329-6923.)

Ingersoll Gender Center is a service agency for the Transsexual, Transvestite, & Transgender community offering support groups, referrals to therapists, publications, & trainings. Private consultation available. 329-6651; www.ingersollcenter.org.

Music: Rainbow City Band: 866-841-9139 ext 2126; rainbowcityband@onebox.com; www.rainbowcity band.com. Seattle Lesbian & Gay Chorus: 860-SLGC, www.slgc.org Seattle Mens Chorus/Seattle Womens Chorus: 323-0750.

Olympia/Thurston County - The Rainbow Center, a virtual community center, www.rainbowcenteroly.org.

Parenthood: Families Like Ours provides a gateway for LGBT families interested in adoption & provides a network of safe placement agencies, training, support & resources - 441-7602, www.familieslike ours.org; Gay Fathers Association of Seattle offers support groups & social activities, 324-4359, www.gfas.org; Rainbow Families of Puget Sound, www.rainbowfamiliesps.org.

Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)/Puget Sound, 325-7724, www.seattle-pflag.org - with directory of PFLAG chapters in Washington state; National PFLAG, www.pflag.org.

Organizations for People of Color: Brother to Brother, same gender loving men of African descent, 726-1600; Entre Hermanos, GLBT Latinos/as, 322-7700, www.entrehermanos.org; The HAKIKA Project, peer-to-peer community support group for African American men on the Down Low, 551-5524, http://hakikaproject.atspace.org; Ile Tawo Lona - Seattle Chapter, 781-3565, forcesofnature@mindspring.com; Long Yang Club, 264-4304; www.longyangclub.org/seattle; Men of All Colors & Cultures Together (MACCT), 333-0991; Northwest Two Spirits, GLBT Native Americans, www.nwtwospiritsociety.org; PFLAG/FOCUS (Families of Color United in Support), 325-7724; People of Color Against AIDS Network (POCAAN), 322-7061; Queer A/PI (Asian/Pacific Islander) Collective, Justine, 467-0884; Sistah 2 Sistah, LBT women of African descent, 322-7061 ext 235; Sojourner Truth Unity Fellowship Church, 723-9395; Trikone-Northwest, GLBT South Asians, 425-985-4376.

Project NEON is a program of Seattle Counseling Service providing FREE information & services to gay & bi men to reduce health risks associated with methamphetamine use. 323-1768. www.crystalneon.org

Public Health-Seattle & King County Online Comprehensive Health Information for Sexual Minorities: www.metrokc.gov/health/glbt.

Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities is a community mental health service for GLBT persons & their families providing comprehensive mental health services on a slide scale. 323-1768.

Seattle LGBT Community Center - 1115 E Pike St. 323-LGBT (5428), www.seattlelgbt.org.

Seattle Police Dept/LGBTQ Advisory Council: LGBTQliaisonofficer@seattle.gov

Seattle Treatment Education Project (STEP) E-zine is an electronic resource distributed to people affected by HIV/AIDS, case managers, front line workers & other health professionals. 329-4857, 888-388-STEP, www.thebody.com/step/steppage.html.

Snohomish Health District HIV/AIDS Program provides free confidential/anonymous HIV counseling & testing. 425-339-5398.

Spokane/Inland Northwest - www.outspokane.com; www.stonewallnews.net.

Tacoma/Pierce County - Rainbow Center, a resource center for the LGBTIQA community of Pierce County, 253-383-2318, www.rainbowcntr.org.

Team Seattle Gay Sports Network is an umbrella group for a wide range of local GLBT sports activities. 322-7769. www.teamseattle.org. Emerald City Softball Association: 938-7402, www.emeraldcity softball.org. Seattle Unified Bowling Association: 933-7844.

Triangle Recreation Camp at Bender Creek. Recreational camping for GLBT folks. Must be 21; ID required. trc@camptrc.org; www.camptrc.org; 1122 E Pike St #1069, Seattle 98122-3934.

Womens Community: Dunshee House: 322-2437; PUSH, www.pushmagazine.org; Seattle Womens Network: 498-8811; S.Q.U.A.W. (Seattle Queer Urban Alliance for Women): www.seattlesquaw.org. Tacoma Lesbian Concern (TLC): 253-752-6724; www.tacomalesbianconcern.org.

Womens Health: BABES offers support groups for HIV+ women. 720-5566, 888-292-1912; Verbena provides health care (sliding fee scale - no one turned away due to inability to pay), education & advocacy services for Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender women. 323-6540, www.verbenahealth.org; UW Breast Care & Cancer Research Center, www.uwbreastcare.com

Youth Resources: Lambert House - an activities & resource center for GLBT youth, ages 14-22: 322-2515, www.lamberthouse.org; Safe Schools Coalition: www.safeschoolscoalition.org; www.safeschool zine.org (youth), 632-0662 ext 49 (non-emergency), 1-888-307-9275 (intervention help, M-Th, 2-8pm); Seattle Young Peoples Project (Queer Youth Resource Board): 860-9606, www.sypp.org; Teen Link: 461-4922, 1-888-431-TEEN; YouthCare/Orion Center: 622-5555.

NOTE: Phone numbers accompanying listings are within area code (206) & locations of meetings/events are in Seattle unless otherwise noted.

SATURDAY - August 13


A Gathering of Men in Edmonds. 8:15-11:30am. Edmonds UUC, 8109 224th St SW, Edmonds. 2nd Saturday of every month. Men gather monthly for for drumming, singing, storytelling & sharing of life experience. We create a safe, confidential & sacred space in which a man can speak his truth from the heart, to heal & empower himself. We are fiercely non-political, non-sectarian & non-judgmental. all men are welcome. www.agatheringofmen.org

Java League. 9-11am. Vivace Espresso, 901 E Denny Way (off Broadway). Meets 2nd Saturday each month. Monthly coffee get-together sponsored by the Seattle Womens Network, a community-based organization seeking to bring women together for social, educational & networking events. NO DUES REQUIRED. 498-8811; www.geocities.com/seattlewomen.

Seattle Frontrunners Fun Run. 9am. Greenlake (outside Evans Pool). Every Saturday. GLBT running & walking club sponsors weekly runs, monthly potlucks, track & field activity, annual Run With Pride. 923-1974; 448-8518. www.seattlefrontrunners.org.

WaterWomen Swim. Sat: 11am-12 noon; Mon: 6:30-7:30pm; Wed: 6:30-7:30pm. Fircrest Pool, 15th NE & NE 155th St. Every Saturday, Monday, Wednesday. A womyn-only private swim which provides a safe space for fat women & their female allies who want to exercise, socialize & play in the water. $4 per session. waterwomenswim@aol.com.

Primary Candidates Forum. 1pm. SAFECO Conference Room, 306 23rd Ave S. Candidates will present their positions on local issues. Come get involved & learn more about the issues that concern you & your community.

Spectrum. 6-9pm. Call for location. Meets 2nd Saturday each month. Christian group for all people in 20s, 30s & early 40s. More info: David Shull, 524-2322.

Rainbow Duplicate Bridge. 6:30pm. Capitol Hill location. Meets every Saturday. Players of all abilities welcome to play with this non-profit GLBTQ duplicate bridge group in a fun laid-back atmosphere. We also have games on Tuesday & Thursday evenings at 7pm. Cost: $3 fee includes soft drinks & snacks. For partners & to make reservations: Chris, 709-9331, chris@ purpus.com

Trans & Genderqueer Support Group for Survivors. 6-8pm. Every week. For survivors of of sexual assault & domestic violence. For information & location, call the SafePlace crisis line, (360) 754-6300.

Capitol Hill Tennis Club. Call for exact time - schedule varies between 7pm & 9pm depending on availability of courts. Every Saturday at Seattle Tennis Center. $6 per session. This GLBT group has been meeting for the past 13 years! John, 725-3730.

Ingersoll Gender Center Saturday Evening Group. 7:30pm. 1812 E Madison St. An open social/support group. Less formal facilitator-guided discussion may cover a range of topics in one evening. www.ingersoll center.org

SUNDAY - August 14

(For a comprehensive list of open & affirming churches, parishes, synagogues & other religious/spiritual organizations in the area contact Multifaith Works - 324-1520.)

Camp Ten Trees (8/14-8/20). Camp for youth 8-15 with LGBTQ parents. 985-2864, www.camptentrees. org

Seattle Unity Church. 8:15am & 11am-Sunday Services. 200 8th Ave N. 622-8475; www.seattleunity.org.

Center for Spiritual Living. Services 8:25, 9:45, 11:30am. 5801 Sand Point Way NE. Info 527-8801 ext 203, www.cslseattle.org

Hiking Group. 8:30am. Meet at SE corner of Terry Ave & Mercer St. Every Sunday year-round (rain or shine) for day hikes. 632-5405. http://groups.yahoo. com/group/TheSeattleGayHikingGroup/

Wallingford United Methodist Church. 8:30am & 11am-Worship. 2115 N 42nd St. 547-6945 (office); 285-5077 (George).

Central Lutheran Church. 10am-Worship. 1710 11th Ave (just north of E Pine St). 322-7500.

Different Spokes Bicycle Ride. 10am. Every Sunday. For information visit www.differentspokes.org. This GLBT cycling club sponsors rides & social events for bicyclists of all levels - easy, moderate, brisk, strenuous. Bicycle helmets are required for all rides.

East Shore Unitarian Church. 10am-Sunday Service. 12700 SE 32nd St, Bellevue. 425-747-3780.

Gay Mens Bowling in Everett. 10am. Tyee Lanes, 914 N Broadway, Everett. Every Sunday. Spectators welcome. Eric, 425-339-5238. Sponsored by the Gay Mens Task Force.

Gethsemane Lutheran Church. 10am-Worship. 911 Stewart St. 682-3620.

Seattle Sunday Bowlers. 10am. West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW (at SW Oregon St). Open bowl every Sunday for the GLBT community & friends. You dont have to worry about how you bowl! $4.25 + $1 shoe rental. 329-1515.

University Congregational United Church of Christ. 10:15am services. 4515 16th Ave NE. 524-2322; www.universityucc.org.

Living Water Fellowship. 10:30am - Worship. 16000 Mill Creek Blvd, Mill Creek. Pastor Susan George. (425) 337-5037, www.livingwaterwa.com

Grace Gospel Chapel. 11am - Worship. 2052 NW 64th St. 784-8495.

Dharma Buddies. 11am. 303 17th Ave E (corner of 17th Ave E & E Thomas St). Every Sunday. A Buddhist meditation & discission group for gay, bi & transgendered. Peer led. Instruction provided if needed. Eric, 709-2534. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dharma_buddies

St Pauls United Church of Christ. 11am-Worship. 6512 12th Ave NW. 783-6733; www.stpauluccseattle. com.

Seattle Volleyball Club. 12noon-5pm. Ingraham High School, 1819 N 135th St. Every Sunday - NOTE: contact SVC to confirm schedule. SVC is offering 3 divisions, Novice, Intermediate & Power. Players with all levels of experience are encouraged to participate. More info & to register: www.svcvball.homestead.com

Metropolitan Community Church Seattle. 12:30pm-Worship. Temple DeHirsch Sinai, 1441 16th Ave. 325-2421.

Sojourner Truth Unity Fellowship Church. 1pm-Worship & Fellowship. El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave S #309. Rev Gwen Hall, 723-9395. http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/unityfellowshipchurchamerica.

Seattle Bisexual Womens Network. 4-6pm. LGBT Community Center, 1115 E Pike St. Poly Meeting. This is the regularly scheduled meeting for women of any orientation or gender identity who wish to meet with other women to discuss polyamory. Meets 2nd Sunday of every month. SBWN also publishes a newsletter North Bi Northwest. 517-7767. www.geocities.com/sbwn.

Orca Swim Team Workout. Sun: 5-6:15pm; Mon/Fri: 7-8:15pm; Weds/Thurs: 7-8:15pm. Seattle University, Connolly Athletic Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. Every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. Orca Swim Team is comprised of competitive & fitness GLBT & GLBT-friendly swimmers. 320-7949.

Rainier Valley Unitarian Congregation. 5pm. 4620 S Findlay St. 722-4880, www.rvuuc.org

Dignity/Seattle. 6pm-Prayer Service. Ravenna United Methodist Church, 5751 33rd Ave NE. Meets 2nd Sunday of every month. Dignity/Seattle is the local chapter of the nationwide organization of GLBT Roman Catholics. 325-7314.

South Sound Gay & Lesbian Couples Group. 6-8pm. First United Methodist Church, 423 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tacoma. Meets 2nd Sunday each month. Open to all GLBT couples interested in strengthening their relationship. 253-627-0129.

Pride League Bowling. 6:30pm. West Seattle Bowl, 4505 39th Ave SW. Meets every Sunday. Regular league bowling. For information call Jeff, 932-3731.

Integrity/Puget Sound. 7pm-Worship & Fellowship. St. Marks Cathedral, Thomson Chapel, 1245 10th Ave E. Integrity is an international ministry of Gay & Lesbian Episcopalians, their friends & families, dedicated to education, support & service within the Church & the GLBT community. (425) 226-2746.

Life OUTside Radio Newsmagazine. 10pm. KCED-FM 91.3. Produced by AWARE Talk Radio, (312) 541-8255.

MONDAY - August 15

FamilyWorks GLBT Playgroup. 10-11:30am. Family Works, 1501 N 45th St (at Woodlawn Ave N). Every Monday. For GLBT families with children age 0-5. Come by for fun parent-child activities, song-time, story-time & snacks. Share support, activities & parenting information with other LGBT families. 694-6727. www.familyworksseattle.org

HIV/AIDS Program in Everett. 1-5pm. 3020 Rucker Ave, Suite 106, Everett. Every Mon-Fri. Snohomish Health District provides FREE confidential/anonymous HIV counseling & testing services. Rapid HIV Testing (results in about 20 minutes) Tues 1-4pm by appointment & 5-8pm on a first come, first served basis. Last appointment begins at 7:30pm. For information or appointment, (425) 339-5298.

Seattle Restorative/Recovery Yoga Program. Session I 1-2pm, Session II 2:15-3:15pm. Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave E. Meets every Monday. A FREE program for people challenged by a disease, in recovery, or looking for a warm supportive community for restorative/preventive work. For info 860-4214.

Gay City Bulk Mail Party. 5-9pm. 1513 Broadway. Meets 3rd Monday each month. Free pizza, beverages & great company. Drop in whenever you can for as long as you can & help Gay City get out the monthly newsletter. Gay Citys mission is to promote Gay & Bisexual mens health & prevent HIV transmission by building community, fostering communication, & nurturing self-esteem. 860-6969; info@gaycity.org; www.gaycity.org.

Seattle Womens Commission Meeting. 5:30-8pm. Municipal Bldg, 600 4th Ave Rm 221. Meets 3rd Monday each month (except December). SWC is a 20-member volunteer advisory board that advises the Mayor, City Council, & all City of Seattle departments on matters concerning women & womens rights. Meetings open to the public. 684-4537.

HIV/AIDS Support Group. 6-7:30pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going. ARRIVE BY 6pm. This is a free, peer-facilitated emotional support group for anyone who is HIV+ or who has AIDS. For more info 322-2437, www.dunsheehouse.org

Life OUTside Radio Newsmagazine. 6pm. KSVR-FM 90.1. Produced by AWARE Talk Radio, (312) 541-8255.

Power Tools. 6:30-8:30pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. REGISTRATION REQUIRED - NEXT SESSION TBA. 8 week workshop to help you develop skills & uncover abilities you already possess for problem-solving & solution building. This is a FREE, peer-facilitated group. For information & TO REGISTER call Jamie, 322-2437.

Water Womyn Swim. 6:30-7:30pm. Pool on Fircrest Grounds, 15th NE & NE 155th St. (See Saturday listing at 11am.)

Catholic Parents Support Group. 7pm. St Benedicts Parish Center, 1805 N 49th St. Meets 3rd Monday each month. Catholic support organization for parents, spouses, & families of GLBT persons, as well as those minorities. 425-462-9411.

FSP Study Group: The Politics of Anti-Semitism. 7-8:30pm. SCCC, 1701 Broadway, Room 3201. Meets every Monday. Vicious anti-Semitism - a far-right ideology with ancient origins - is on the rise & must be exposed & fought. But at the same time, the label of anti-Semitism is sometimes wrongly applied to all critics of Zionism or Israel. Thru study of the new book edited by Alexander Cockburn & Jeffrey St Clair, participants will gain an understanding of the nature of Jewish oppression & learn to differentiate valid criticisms of Israel from dangerous ethnic stereotypes. For information, contact Adrienne at 328-2509.

Freely Speaking Toastmasters. 7pm. Group Health, South Bldg, 200 15th E (downstairs). Every Monday (except holidays & last 2 Mondays in Aug & Dec). Seattles only gay & leasbian speaking club. 866-841-9134 ext 5998.

Gay & Lesbian Roller Skating in Bellevue. 7-10pm. Bellevue Skate King, 2301 140th Ave NE. Meets 3rd Monday each month (except Dec). $5.50 admission includes skate rental. For information, call Jack Lemons 325-2068.

Orca Swim Team Workout. 7-8:15pm. Seattle University, Connolly Athletic Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. (See Sunday listing at 5pm.)

PFLAG/Bremerton Monthly Meeting. 7pm. St Pauls Episcopal Church, 700 Callahan Dr, Bremerton. Meets 3rd Monday each month. Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays is a national support organization for parents, spouses & families of GLBT persons, as well as those minorities. PFLAG/Puget Sound: 206-325-7724.

PFLAG/Everett Monthly Meeting. 7pm. First Congregational Church of Everett, 2624 Rockefeller Ave, Everett. Meets 3rd Monday each month. PFLAG/Puget Sound: 206-325-7724.

PFLAG/Wenatchee Area Weekly Meeting. 7pm. Trinity Methodist Church, 850 N James Ave, East Wenatchee. Every Monday (including any & all holidays). PFLAG/Puget Sound: 206-325-7724.

Radical Women Weekly Roundtable Discussion (6/20-10/1). 7-8:30pm. 1346 13th Ave S. Meets every Monday. Explore the hidden history of Women & American Socialism. Weekly discussion group on a book by Mari Jo Buhle that reveals the connections between the feminist movement, labor struggles & radical movements of the late 19th & early 20th centuries. FREE. Everyone welcome. 722-6057, 722-2453.

Eastside Gay Mens Recovery - Mens AA Meeting - in Kirkland. 7:30-9pm. Kirkland First Congregational Church, 106 5th Ave (upstairs meeting room), Kirkland. Every Monday. 425-829-7478.

SIGN (Self-Identified Gender Nuisance) Discussion/Support Group. 7:30-9:30pm. Ingersoll Gender Center, 1812 E Madison St. Meets 1st & 3rd Monday each month. Discussion group for male-identified, female-bodied people interested in diverse topics including, but not limited to, gender, sexuality, body issues, etc. For more info, go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SIGNelist

Unity Gay Mens AA Group in Tacoma. 7:30pm. First Congregational Church, 209 S J St, Tacoma. Every Monday. 253-383-2318.

Young Mens Group - For Male-Identified Youth, Ages 14-22. 7:30pm. Lambert House, 1818 15th Ave. Support/discussion group meets every Monday. Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities & resource center for GLBT & questioning youth, ages 14-22. 322-2515 ext 16.

TUESDAY August 16


Kang Wen Clinic - Traditional Chinese Medicine for HIV/AIDS. 9am-1pm. 1111 Harvard Ave. Every Tuesday. Compassionate & holistic care, including acupuncture & herbs, to low-income men, women & youth living with HIV/AIDS. Sliding fee scale, $5 minimum requirement. 322-6945. (Also Thursdays, 3:30-7pm.)

Toddler Playgroup for GLBT Families. 10am-12noon. Delridge Community Center, 4501 Delridge way SW. Open to all children 5 & under. Sponsored by Rainbow Families & Open Arms Campaign. $2 per child. For info call OAC, 1-877-534-1723.

Seattle Restorative/Recovery Yoga Seniors Session. 12:15-1:15pm. Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave E. Meets every Tuesday. This is a lively session to meet the unique needs of our senior citizens as they bring individual challenges & the teachers offer suggestions for their practice. For info 860-4214.

HIV/AIDS Program in Everett. 1-4pm. 3020 Rucker Ave, Suite 106, Everett. Every Mon-Fri. Snohomish Health District provides FREE confidential/anonymous HIV counseling & testing services. Rapid HIV Testing (results in about 20 minutes) Tues 1-4pm by appointment & 5-8pm on a first come, first served basis. Last appointment begins at 7:30pm. For information or appointment, (425) 339-5298.

Safe Schools Coalition Monthly Meeting. 4-6pm. Meany Middle School Library, 301 21st Ave E. Meets 3rd most Tuesdays (except 1-3pm in July & 12 noon-3pm Saturday, 8/17, for picnic at location TBA). The Safe Schools Coalition: A Public-Private Partnership in Support of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth is working to help schools - at home & all over the world - become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, & where every child can learn, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation. 632-0662 ext 49; www.safeschools coalition.org; www.safeschools-wa.org.

Womens Group. 4-5:30pm. 4511 Densmore Ave N, suite B. For women whove experienced childhood sexual abuse. For info or no-charge consultation, Ellen Rugg, MPysch. at 547-7844

BABES Womens Evening Support Group. 6-7:30pm. Call for location. Every Tuesday. The BABES Network is a peer led agency; a sisterhood of women facing HIV together. BABES reduces isolation, promotes self empowerment, enhances quality of life & serves the needs of women facing HIV thru peer support, advocacy, education & outreach. 720-5566 or 888-292-1912; www.babesnetwork.org.

Coming Out Support Group. 6-7:30pm. Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities, 1216 Pine St. Every Tuesday. For Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender individuals. Confidential, relaxed, informal environment, open door policy, age 18+. FREE. Linda, 323-1768 ext 325.

Hepatitis C Support Group. 6-7:30pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On going. ARRIVE BY 6pm. This is a free, peer-facilitated emotional support group fro anyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender, who is living with Hepatitis C. For information 322-2437, www.dunsheehouse.org

Seattle Police Department Sexual Minorities Community Advisory Council Monthly Meeting. 6-8pm. Seattle LGBT Community Center, 1115 E Pike St. Meets 3rd Tuesday most months. An opportunity for the GLBT community to speak openly with the SPD to dialog on public safety issues, plan officer training on sexual-minority topics, suggest ways to improve communications & procedures, explore protection strategies to minimize Gay-bashing incidents, & address other related concerns.

InsideOut - A Support Group for GLBTQ Youth Ages 13-18 in Shoreline. 6:30-8:30pm. Center for Human Services, 17018 15th Ave NE, Shoreline. Every Tuesday. Formerly known as Anything but Straight, InsideOut is a group for Lesbian, Transgender, Bisexual, Gay & Questioning Youth to develop positive self-identities in a professional & supportive environment. 362-7282 ext 271. Sponsored by the Center for Human Services.

Seattle Frontrunners Fun Run. 6:30pm. Madison Beach House. Every Tuesday. 3 mile flat walk & run. Dog walkers welcome. (See Saturday listing at 9am.)

All Genders Group - For Youth, Ages 14-22. 7pm. Lambert House, 1818 15th Ave. Every Tuesday. Support/discussion group for all youth interested in exploring their gender identities. Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities & resource center for GLBT & question youth, ages 14-22. 322-2515 ext 16.

Over 40s Group - For Lesbian Women 40 & Older. 7-8:30pm. Seattle Mental Health Institute, 1600 E Olive St (in Conference Room. Every Tuesday. Open group for Lesbian women, 40 & older, in every stage of coming out or being out. Lots of social activities in addition to Tuesday meetings. Sandra Jo, 328-4895.

Queer Ladies Stitch & Bitch. 7pm. Meets every Tuesday. We are a small group of fun & funny ladies who meet for knitting & crocheting. No experience required. For contact info and location queerladiesstitchn bitch@yahoo.com

Significant Others, Friends, Family & Allies Support Group. 7-8:30pm. Ingersoll Gender Center, 1812 E Madison. Meets 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of every month. For partners, spouses, significant others, family members, friends & allies of individuals exploring an alternative gender path. www.ingersollcenter.org

Sex Talk. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. Re-occurring, short-term, BY REGISTRATION ONLY. Join other queer, bi & lesbian women for this adventurous discussion/skills series. Heres a sneak preview of some topics: body anatomy, female ejaculation, hooking up, sex toys, anal sex, fisting, safer sex, S/M, erotic writing & more! Contact Jamie today for information & TO REGISTER. 322-3442.

Trans Night at Lambert House - For Trans & Questioning Youth, Ages 14-22. 7-10pm. Lambert House, 1818 15th Ave. Support/discussion/social group meets every 3rd Tuesday each month. Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities & resource center for GLBT & question youth, ages 14-22. 322-2515 ext 16.

Transgender Support Group. 7-9pm. Lifelong AIDS Alliance, 1002 E Seneca St. Meets every Tuesday. For more info, call Ms Rickey at 957-1742.

Here & Now Gay & Lesbian AA Meeting in Tacoma. 7:30-9pm. Christ Episcopal Church, 310 N K St, Tacoma. Every Tuesday.

Imperial Court of Seattle Planning Meeting. 7:30pm. Neighbours, 1509 Broadway. Meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday each month. The Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle and the Olympic & Rainier Empire, Seattles premier drag society, is a social & charitable organization that sponsors numerous shows & balls thruout the year to provide entertainment, showcase community talent & raise money for community organizations. Meetings open to all. Annual membership: $5. www.imperialcourt ofseattle.com.

Tuesday Night Sex Addicts Anonymous. 7:30pm. Capitol Hill Alano Club, 1222 E Pine St. GLBTQ supported. Meets every Tuesday. For info 322-7188.

20 Somethings Queer Womens Group. 7:30-9pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going. 20 Somethings is a casual social/discussion group for lesbian, bi & other queer LGBTQ women in their 20s. Build community & conncetion with other young women thru a rotating schedule of off-site activities, discussion nights & on-site game nights. For information, contact Rachel, 999-3766 or Casey, 949-7561.

Washington Gender Alliance Open Support Meeting in Bellingham. 7:30-9pm. St James Presbyterian Church, 910 14th St. Every Tuesday. Confidential, informal group for people of all gender identities & expressions including butch dykes, cross dressers, TV, TS & feminine men. WGA provides educational events & meetings & support groups on issues of gender & gender identity & expression. 360-671-3358; www.washingtongenderalliance.org.

Seattle Otters Water Polo Team. 8-9:30pm. Medgar Evers Pool, 500 23rd Ave E (at E Cherry St). Every Tuesday & Thursday. GLBT & GLBT-friendly co-ed water polo team is open to all who want to play. Beginners & experienced players welcome. Check our website for up to the minute details, or call the Otter Hotline 217-9271, ext 3. www.otterpolo.com.

AWARE Talk Radio. 10pm. KVTI-FM 90.9. Provides the latest information on health & well-being. Topics of particular interest to the Gay & Lesbian community include HIV/AIDS, breast cancer & Gay Rights. AWARE Talk Radio is produced by the nonprofit HIV Talk Radio Project. (312) 541-8255.

Life OUTside Radio Newsmagazine. 10pm. KCED-FM 91.3. Produced by AWARE Talk Radio, (312) 541-8255.

WEDNESDAY - August 17


Mature Friends Morning Exercise/Health & Fitness Get-Together. 9:30am. Ballard Odd Fellows Hall Bldg, 1706 NW Market St. Every Wednesday. An hour of health-related activities, followed by a walk around Greenlake & lunch at a local restaurant. MF is a social group for Gay men & women, 40 years & over. 781-7724. http://maturefriends.org

HIV/AIDS Program in Everett. 1-5pm. 3020 Rucker Ave, Suite 106, Everett. Every Mon-Fri. Snohomish Health District provides FREE confidential/anonymous HIV counseling & testing services. Rapid HIV Testing (results in about 20 minutes) Tues 1-4pm by appointment & 5-8pm on a first come, first served basis. Last appointment begins 7:30pm. For information or appointment, (425) 339-5298.

Womens HIV+ Support Group in Tacoma. 1-3pm. Pierce County AIDS Foundation, 625 Commerce, Ste 10, Tacoma. Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday each month. 253-383-2565.

4 The Moment. 2-4pm. POCAAN, 2200 Rainier Ave S. Meets every Wednesday. This group is peer-facilitated & open to any GLBT person of color who is dealing with both HIV & substance use. You do not have to be abstinent to attend. But you should be at least willing to deal openly about your drug or alcohol use & desire positive change. For information contact Sam, 322-7061 x 212.

Mothers Support Group. 4:15-5:45pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On going. ARRIVE BY 4:15pm. This is a free, peer-facilitated emotional support group for mothers of grown HIV+ children & for mothers grieving the HIV-related loss of an adult child. For information 322-2437 or www.dunsheehouse.org

Myths & Realities of HIV & STD Testing. 5-7pm. Lifelong AIDS Alliance, 1002 E Seneca. Presented by LAAs Transgender Resource Center. Come share your experiences with ither girls in a supportive, affirming & non-judgmental space. For information, or to REGISTER call Ms Rickey at 957-1742.

Speed, Sex & Sanity: Free Drop-In Support Group for Gay/Bi Crystal Meth Users. 5-6pm. 1216 Pine St Ste 300. Meets every Wednesday. Project NEON, a program of Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities. For more information, 323-1768, www.crystalneon.org

Transgender Resource Center Support Group. 5-6:30pm. Lifelong AIDS Alliance, 1002 E Seneca St. Meets every Wednesday. All are welcome. Contact Ms Rickey, 957-1742.

Verbena Health Clinic. 5:30-8:30pm. 500 19th Ave E. Every Wednesday. Verbena is a full-service clinic for lesbians, bi women & transgendered people. Services include traditional Western & naturopathic care, gynecological services, transgender healthcare, fertitility counseling, allergy treatment, colds, flu, etc. Providers are sensitive & experienced sexual minority clinicians. Sliding scale, no one turned away. For info or APPOINTMENT 299-1600.

Gay Mens HIV+ Support Group in Everett. 6-7:30pm. CCS, 1918 Everett Ave, Everett. Every Wednesday. Ask for Teresa. 425-257-2111 or 888-240-8572. Sponsored by HOPWA (Helpers of People With AIDS).

GLOBE (Gay, Lesbian, Open-Minded, & Bisexual Empowerment): A Support Group for Youth (14-20) in Everett. 6-8pm. Snohomish Health District, 3020 Rucker Ave (in auditorium), Everett. Every Wednesday. Sponsored by Snohomish Health District. David/Brenda, 425-339-5251. www.globeyouth.org

Gender Outlaws Support Group. 6-7:30pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. Please arrive ON TIME at 6pm. This is Dunshee Houses free, peer-facilitated support group for transsexua;, transgender, genderqueer, gender questioning, etc. folks. 322-2437.

Grief & Loss Support Group. 6-7:30pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going. ARRIVE BY 6pm. This is a free, peer-facilitated emotional support group for queer/LGBTQ folks & queer-friendly folks who are experiencing the loss of a loved one to death. For information, 322-2437 or www.dunsheehouse.org

NEON Rest Stop. 6-8pm. Seattle Counseling Service, 1216 Pine St Ste 300. Meets every Wednesday. A weekly health night for men who party, for HIV & STD testing, vein care tips, needle exchange & free food. For information, 323-1768, www.crystalneon.org, www.seattlecounseling.org

Pierce County AIDS Foundation New Volunteer Orientation in Tacoma. 6-8pm. PCAF, Old City Hall, 625 Commerce St, Ste 10, Tacoma. Meets 3rd Wednesday each month. PCAF is seeking volunteers to provide practical & emotional support services for clients, assist with administrative needs, & plan & work at special events. More info & to receive application, call Colleen at 253-383-2565 ext 206.

Center for Spiritual Living. Meditation 6:30pm, Services 7pm. 5801 Sand Point Way NE. Info 527-8801 ext 203, www.cslseattle.org

Equal Rights Washington Volunteer Drop-In Night. 6:30-8:30pm. LGBT Community Center, 1115 E Pike St. Meets every Wednesday. Contact Jenna, volunteer@equalrightswashington.org

Seattle Frontrunners Fun Run. 6:30pm. Volunteer Park (in front of Black Sun across for museum). Every Wednesday. (See Saturday listing at 9am.)

Bible Study & Praise for GLBT Folks. 7pm. Sojourner Truth Unity Fellowship Church, El Centro de la Raza, 2524 15th Ave S #309. Meets every Wednesday. Taught by Rev Gwen Hall MA, 723-9395.

Naked Yoga Mens Group Class. All levels, 7-8:15pm. Hengst Art Studio, 1506 Franklin Ave E. Meets every Wednesday. Come prepared to work your body, calm your mind, feel your sexy-self & make new like-minded friends. Beginners encouraged. 412-7079. www.meko sun.com

Orca Swim Team Workout. 7-8:15pm. Seattle University, Connolly Athletic Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. (See Sunday listing at 5pm.)

The Road to Revolution - A Marxist History Study Group. 7-8:30pm. 4710 University Way NE, Suite 100. Meets every Wednesday. A lively, informal reading & discussion seminar on the dynamics of the Russian Revolution, sponsored by the Freedom Socialist Party. 722-2453, www.socialism.com

Seattle Movie Bears Movie Night. Check website for details. Every Wednesday night. Gay & Bi men enjoy a movie at a local theater with opportunity to socialize before & after movies. More info: http://groups.yahoo. com/group/seattlemoviebears; or e-mail: seattlemovie bears-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Gay & Bisexual Mens Support Group in Tacoma/Pierce County. 7:30-9pm. Call for location & details. Every Wednesday. For men 21 & over. 253-535-6853.

HIV-Negative Gay, Bisexual & Queer Men. 7:30-9pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going. PLEASE CALL FIRST. This emotional support group provides a forum for HIV- gay/bi/queer men to share strategies for staying negative; to explore issues related to being HIV-; & to look at how to find meaning, purpose & lives worth living in the midst of HIV/AIDS. For information or to attend, call Jamie, 322-2437.

HIV+ Newly Diagnosed. 7:30-9pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On going. Please arrive by 7:30pm. This is a FREE, peer-facilitated emotional support group for anyone who is newly diagnosed as HIV+ or recently sero-converted. For info, call Jamie, 322-2437.

HIV+ Support Group. 7:30-9pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On going. ARRIVE BY 7:30pm. This is a free, peer-facilitated emotional support group for HIV+ folks. For information 322-2437, www.dunsheehouse. org

Mature Friends Weekly Bridge Group. 7:30pm. Call for location. Every Wednesday. All levels welcome. MF is a social organization for Gay men & women, 40 years & over. 781-7724. http://maturefriends.org

Rain City Symphony. 7:30-9:30pm. Wedgewood Community Church. Come out & play in the rain! If you can fiddle, toot, or tap a tune, please come & be part of the Rain City Symphony. If you miss playing with a group, even if its been a long time, we invite you to join us. Auditions not required. 525-4172.

Red Cedar Circle. 7:30pm. Queen Anne Christian Church, 1316 3rd Ave W (at W Lee St). Every Wednesday. Red Cedar Circle is a weekly gathering in the Northwest Coastal spiritual tradition for Two-Spirit and non-Two-Spirit people. Bill Cody, 230-7953.

Radical Gurls & Guyz Reading Group. Re-occurring. By REGISTRATION. This is Dunshee Houses free peer-facilitated book discussion group for queer/bi/lesbian women & trans/genderqueer folks. To join the email list & receive notice of upcoming RGRG installments, 322-2437.

Border Riders Motorcycle Club Meet & Greet. 8-11pm. The Cuff Complex, 1533 13th Ave (at E Pine St). Meets the Wednesday before the 3rd Saturday each month. BRMC provides a social & educational fraternity for individuals interested in recreational motorcycle touring. 725-0695. www.borderriders.com

Crystal Meth Anonymous. 8-9:30pm. Alano Club, 1222 E Pine St. Meets every Wednesday. A 12-step group for quitting & staying off crystal meth.

Queer Young Females Group - For Female-Identified Youth, Ages 14-22. 8pm. Lambert House, 1818 15th Ave. Support/discussion group meets every Wednesday. Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities & resource center for GLBT & questioning youth, ages 14-22. 322-2515 ext 16.

Queercore Coffee Talks. 8-10pm. Verite Coffee, 1101 34th Ave. Meets 3rd Wednesday each month. Social activities, parlor games, informal chats & focused discussions. Queercore sponsors activities for Gay & Bi guys, 18-29. 860-6969; bruce@gaycity.org; www. queercore.org.

THURSDAY - August 18


BABES Womens Support Group/Lunch Meeting. 12 noon-2pm. Call for location. Every Thursday. (See related listing Tuesday at 6pm.)

HIV/AIDS Program in Everett. 1-5pm. 3020 Rucker Ave, Suite 106, Everett. Every Mon-Fri. Snohomish Health District provides FREE confidential/anonymous HIV counseling & testing services. Rapid HIV Testing (results in about 20 minutes) Tues 1-4pm by appointment & 5-8pm on a first come, first served basis. Last appointment begins 7:30pm. For information or appointment, (425) 339-5298.

Long-Term Survivors of AIDS. 2:30-4pm. SASG, 303 17th Ave E. PLEASE CALL FIRST. This is SASGs emotional support group for people who are long-term survivors living with AIDS. Please contact the groups facilitator, Deborah, if you are interested in attending, 322-2734.

Kang Wen Clinic - Traditional Chinese Medicine for HIV/AIDS. 3:30-7pm. 1111 Harvard Ave. Every Thursday. 322-6945. (See Tuesday listing at 9am.)

Oasis Youth Group in Tacoma - For Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Questioning Youth, Ages 14-25. 4-10pm. Call for location & details. Every Thursday. 253-671-2838. (Also meets Fridays 4pm-12 midnight.)

Queer Youth Rights. 4pm. LGBT Community Center, 1115 E Pike St. Meets every Thursday. QYR is one of Seattle Young Peoples Projects longest running programs. Open to all queer youth & straight allies. Reach QYR at SYPP, 860-9606, www.sypp.org

GLBTQ Youth Support Group. 5-6pm. Ruth Dykeman Youth & Family Services, 15001 8th Ave SW, Burien. Come, meet, have fun & hang out with other GLBTQ youth. Ongoing drop-in group for youth 13-19 years old. 243-5544 ext 320.

Volunteer Drop-In Night at Lifelong AIDS Alliance. 5-8pm. LAA Volunteer Services Office, 1161 11th Ave. Every Thursday. Drop in to volunteer on LAA projects - assembling safer sex kits, helping with mailings, a different project every week! 957-1776. www.lifelong aidsalliance.org

AIDS Long-Term Survivors Support Group. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going. PLEASE CALL FIRST. This is a free, peer-facilitated emotional support group for people who are long-term survivors living with AIDS. Please call the groups facilitator, Deborah if you are interested in attending. 322-2942.

Cancer Survivor Social at Gildas Club. 6-8pm. 1400 Broadway. Meets 3rd Thursday each month. Social gathering for sexual minority women cancer survivors & their self-identified families. Refreshments & board games. RSVP requested: 323-6540.

40+ Queer, Gay & Bisexual Men. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going. PLEASE CALL FIRST. This is Dunshee Houses on-going emotional support group for gay, bi & queer men over the age of forty. The group explores such topics as: relationships, spirituality, aging, family, friendships, coming out later in life, etc. For information or TO ATTEND, contact Jamie, 322-2584.

Grief & Loss for LBQ Women. 6-7:30pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On-going. ARRIVE BY 6pm. This is a free, peer-facilitated emptional support group for lesbian, bi & queer women grieving the recent loss of a loved one to death. For information 322-2437, www.dunsheehouse.org

Gay Men in Abusive Relationships Support Group. 6-7:30pm. Call for location. Every Thursday. On-going support group program. Professionally-facilitated, free of charge, held in a safe & confidential space. Info & to register: 323-1768. Sponsored by Seattle Counseling Service for Sexual Minorities.

Grief & Loss for Women. 6-7:30pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On going. Please arrive by 6pm. This is a free, peer-facilitated emotional support group for queer/bi/lesbian women who have recently lost a loved one to death. For information, 322-2437or www.sasg. org

Street Savvy Self-Defense. 6-9pm. Presented by Feminists in Self-Defense Training. Fee: $10-$30 sliding scale. For location & to REGISTER call (360) 438-0288.

B-GLAD (Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Trans & Questioning Adolescent Drop-In Group). 6:30-8pm. Call for location. Every Thursday. Sponsored by Youth Eastside Services, which offers many programs for GLBT youth. 425-747-4937.

Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities. 6:30-8:30pm. Municipal Bldg, 600 4th Ave, Room 221. Meets 3rd Thursday each month. SCSM is made up of 15 volunteer members who work to ensure that the City of Seattle fairly & equitably addresses sexual minority concerns. Meetings open to the public. 684-4514.

Seattle Restorative/Recovery Yoga All Level Session. 6:30-7:30pm. Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave E. All levels are represented & the teacher adjusts the asanas for individual proficiency & comfort. All ages & levels warmly welcomed. For info 860-4214.

Bisexual Etc. Re-occurring, by REGISTRATION ONLY. Next session TBA. This is Dunhee Houses free peer-facilitated support/skills series by & for folks (men, women, transfolks etc.) who arent solely hetero- or homosexual, straight or gay, etc. Intriguing weekly topics guide this series. 322-2437.

Gay & Lesbian Bowling Night in Shoreline. 7-9pm. Spin Alley Bowling Center, 1430 NW Richmond Beach Rd, Shoreline. Every Thursday. Spin Alley is a totally non-smoking bowling alley.

Ingersoll Gender Center Thursday Evening Group. 7-9pm. 1812 E Madison #106. Every Thursday (including holidays). Our open drop-in group. This is a good place to visit Ingersoll Center for the first time. All are welcome in this facilitator-guided support group. Private consultation available & publications may be purchased. www.ingersollcenter.org.

LGBT MS Support Group. 7-9pm. Group Health Clinic, 201 16th Ave E. Meets 3rd Thursday of every month. This group is open to members of the LGBT community & allies who have Multiple Sclerosis or are caregivers for people who have MS. We welcome people of all ages & stages of MS. For information, 234-1574.

Maybe Baby. 7-8:30pm. LGBT Community Center, 1115 E Pike St. Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month. All queer women are welcome to share stories & information about pregnancy planning, adoption & (maybe) babies. 323-5428.

Naked Yoga Mens Group Class. All levels, 7-8:15pm. Bayda 5, 217 9th Ave N. Meets every Wednesday. Come prepared to work your body, calm your mind, feel your sexy-self & make new like-minded friends. Beginners encouraged. 412-7079. www.mekosun.com

Orca Swim Team Workout. 7-8:15pm. Seattle University, Connolly Athletic Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. (See Sunday listing at 5pm.)

PFLAG/Bellevue Monthly Meeting. 7pm - study group meets at 6pm. First United Methodist Church, 1934 108th Ave NE, Bellevue. Meets 3rd Thursday each month. (A spouses support group runs concurrently with this meeting.) PFLAG/Bellevue: 425-562-6636. PFLAG/Puget Sound: 206-325-7724.

QUEST - For GLBTQ 20-Somethings in Everett. 7-9pm. Snohomish Health District, 3020 Rucker Ave Ste 208, Everett. Every Thursday. We promote wellness by providing a place to explore physical, emotional, social & intellectual growth while affirming & empowering individuals. David/Brenda, 425-339-5251; gayinfo@shd.snohomish.wa.gov.

Transgender Support Group. 7-9pm. Lifelong AIDS Alliance, 1002 E Seneca St. Meets every Thursday. Open-minded group for MTF & FTM. For more info, call Ms Rickey at 957-1742.

Bi & Questioning Group - For Youth, Ages 14-22. 7:30-9pm. Lambert House, 1818 15th Ave. Meets every Thursday. Support/discussion/social group for Bisexual & Questioning youth. Lambert House is a nationally-recognized activities & resource center for GLBT & question youth, ages 14-22. 322-2515 ext 16.

HIV-Negative Queer, Gay & Bisexual Men. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. PLEASE CALL FIRST. 322-2584 (See related listing for Wednesday.)

Women Coming Out After 30. 7:30-9pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. On going. ARRIVE BY 7:30pm. This is a free, peer-facilitated emotional support group for women who are coming out as lesbian, gay, bi, or queer, or who are questioning their sexualities. For information 322-2437 or www.dunsheehouse.org

Seattle Otters Water Polo Team. 8-9:30pm. Medgar Evers Pool, 500 23rd Ave E (at E Cherry St). Every Tuesday & Thursday. (See Sunday listing at 5pm.)

FRIDAY - August 19


POZSeattle Week-End Camp Out (8/19-8/21). Triangle Recreation Camp, Bender Creek. Features a complimentary BBQ on Saturday (8/20) at 5:30pm & a bonfire. $15 per night for the first 2 nights, $10 per night thereafter; day passes $5. www.pozseattle.org, www.camptrc.org

HIV/AIDS Program in Everett. 1-5pm. 3020 Rucker Ave, Suite 106, Everett. Every Mon-Fri. Snohomish Health District provides FREE confidential/anonymous HIV counseling & testing services. Rapid HIV Testing (results in about 20 minutes) Tues 1-4pm by appointment & 5-8pm on a first come, first served basis. Last appontment begins 7:30pm. For information or appointment, (425) 339-5298.

Oasis Youth Group in Tacoma - For Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Questioning Youth, Ages 14-25. 4pm-12 midnight. Call for location & details. Every Friday. 253-671-2838. (Also meets Thursdays 4-10pm.)

Rainshadow Women Monthly Potluck & Dance in Port Angeles. 6-10pm. Olympic Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 73 Howe Rd (off Barr Rd, 1 mile north of Hwy 101), Port Angeles. Meets 3rd Friday each month thru June. Bring a dish to share & your dancin shoes. 360-457-1376.

40+ Gay & Bisexual Men I & II. 6:30-8pm. Dunshee House, 303 17th Ave E. PLEASE CALL FIRST. 322-2584. (See related listing for Thursday.)

Orca Swim Team Workout. 7-8:15pm. Seattle University, Connolly Athletic Center, 14th Ave & E Cherry St. (See Sunday listing at 5pm.)

Puddletown Squares Square Dancing Class. 7pm. University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE. Meets every Friday. For new dancers & their friends. Singles, couples, gay, straight & whatever are welcome. Casual & comfortable attire & footwear is recommended. www.puddletowndancers.org

Rainbow Bingo. 7-9pm. El Centro de la Raza, 2524 16th Ave S. Every Friday. Come & join us for a fun night of bingo! Easy to play & easy to pay. Meet some new & special people. Features Ms Rickey & other special guests. For more information, 723-9395.

BiNet Seattle Weekly Support/Discussion Group. 7:30-9pm. LGBT Community Center, 1115 E Pike St. For bi & bi-curious men & women, their partners & other bi-friendly people. For more info www.binet seattle.org

Destiny Gay AA Group in Tacoma. 7:30pm. First Congregational Church, 209 S J St, Tacoma. Every Friday.

Washington Gender Alliance Open Support Meeting in Everett. 7:30-9pm. First Congregational Church, 2624 Rockefeller Ave, Everett. Every Friday. 360-671-3358; www.washingtongenderalliance.org. (See related listing Tuesday at 7:30pm for details.)

clubdiversitytv with Kevin Thompson - A GLBT Cable TV Program. 8pm. SCAN/Public Access Channel 29/77. Every Friday. Interesting local & national guests on a free, 58 minute, unscripted talk show w/viewer call-in feature, special performances, community awareness programming & much more. 24 hr club-line: 333-5958; clubdiversityww@hotmail.com

Crystal Meth Anonymous. 8-9pm. 303 17th Ave E. Meets every Friday. A 12-step group for quitting & staying off crystal meth.

Ingersoll Gender Center Movie Night. 8pm. 1812 E Madison #106. Come see Stage Beauty with us & enjoy a wonderful homecooked meal. $5 at the door. www.ingersollcenter.org

Lesbian & Gay AFG. 8pm. Swedish Hospital, 747 Broadway, B Floor, Conference Room 2. Meets every Friday. Everyone is welcome. For information contact Tyler Joy, 242-9083

Whos Your Daddy? 8pm. Comcast Cable TV 77. Inspiring interviews, topics & ministry to the GLBT community, with Rev Robert Christian. 736-9688.

SATURDAY - August 20


(See previous Saturdays listings for ongoing activities.)

POZSeattle Week-End Camp Out (8/19-8/21). Triangle Recreation Camp, Bender Creek. Features a complimentary BBQ on Saturday (8/20) at 5:30pm & a bonfire. $15 per night for the first 2 nights, $10 per night thereafter; day passes $5. www.pozseattle.org, www.camptrc.org

NGLTF Workshop on Fundraising & Coalition Building. 9:30am-1pm. AFSC, 4001 9th Ave NE. Features NGLTF Political Director Dave Noble & Director of Movement Building Russell Roybal. Cost: $15-$40; youth & seniors $5+. Includes continental breakfast. 963-2581.

PNW G/B/Q Longhaired Men. 2pm. Julias, 300 Broadway Ave E. An informal social group for longhairs, growers, longhair admirers & their friends. We gather for brunch on the 3rd Saturday of every month to socialize & chat & often go out afterwards for coffee or some activity. Please join us! For information & to RSVP, 309-0510 or www.shorturl.com

Capitol Hill Alano Club Club Warming Party. 3-5pm. 1900 E Madison St. CHAC has moved! Stop by & say hi, have a bite & check out our new digs.

Bi & Bi Mixed-Gender Social Group. 4-6pm. Vivace Roasteria, 901 E Denny Way. Meets 3rd Saturday each month. Social get-together for Bisexual men & women, their partners & other Bi-friendly folks. Sponsored by BiNet Seattle, a multi-gender, multi-cultural, pro-feminist group dedicated to providing information about Bisexuality, promoting Bisexual visibility & developing community. www.binetseattle.org.

Bowling with the Brothers. 6-9pm. Imperial lanes, 2101 22nd Ave S (just off Rainier Ave S). Meets 3rd Saturday each month. Come out & bowl with the brothers in lanes 19-24. Cost: $6 which includes 2 games plus shoe rental. More info: 726-1600. Sponsored by Brother to Brother, a social/support group for same gender loving men of African descent.

Rainbow City Womens Cruise. Boarding 7pm, Sail 7:30pm, Return 10:30pm. Pier 55. Cruise aboard the majestic Spirit of Seattle with an all girl crew. $80 per person includes dinner & dancing. No host bar on two decks. 21+. (253) 905-1510.

Girl4GIRL Dance Party. doors 7pm. Premier Club, 1700 1st Ave S. 3rd Saturday every month. Hot caged dancers, sexy bartenders, huge dance floor. Cover $10. Women only. 21+ with valid ID. www.girl4girl seattle.com

SUNDAY - August 21

(See previous Sundays listings for ongoing activities.)

Brazil Fest. Seattle Center. The lively world of Brazilian arts & culture fill Seattle Center with a sultry display of South American soul. One-day extravaganza features continuous music, dance, workshops & performances that represent a broad repertiore of traditional & contemporary Brazilian expressions.

Camp Ten Trees (8/21-8/27). Camp for LGBTQ youth 13-18. 985-2864, www.camptentrees.org

POZSeattle Week-End Camp Out (8/19-8/21). Triangle Recreation Camp, Bender Creek. Features a complimentary BBQ on Saturday (8/20) at 5:30pm & a bonfire. $15 per night for the first 2 nights, $10 per night thereafter; day passes $5. www.pozseattle.org, www.camptrc.org

Bahai Prayer & Fellowship Circle. 10am. Pearl Warren Bldg, 606 12th Ave S. Meets the 3rd Sunday of every month. 391-2188.

Trikone Northwest Monthly Support Meeting. 11am-1pm. LGBT Community Center, 1115 Pike St. 3rd Sunday every month. For South Asian queer-identified (lesbian, gay, bi, trans, intersex) or questioning individuals to gather together & get connected with each others lives & discuss issues that affect our queer South Asian identities or explorations. (425) 985-4376, www.trikone-northwest.org

Ethyl Forever Car Club Meeting. 11:30am. Emerald Green Restaurant, 13100 48th Ave S, Tukwila.

Seattle Prime Timers Monthly Potluck Social & General Meeting. 2-4pm. Seattle First Baptist Church Recreation Hall, 1111 Harvard Ave (at E Seneca St - enter thru glass doors on Harvard Ave.) Meets 3rd Sunday most months. Bring a dish to serve 6-8 people. $3 door fee covers hall rental. SPT is a social club for Gay men & their friends. 329-0793.

Sistah 2 Sistah Social/Organizing Meeting. 4-6pm. POCAAN, 2200 Rainier Ave S (at S Walker St). Meets 1st & 3rd Sunday each month. An opportunity to socialize & discuss/plan future activities. Sistah 2 Sistah is a social/support group for Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender women of African descent. 322-7061 ext 235.

Seattle Pride Committee Community Meeting. 6-8pm. Lifelong AIDS Alliance, 1002 E Seneca St.

Spirit of the Sound. 6pm. Prospect UCC, 1919 Prospect Ave. Meets 3rd Sunday each month. A safe & loving Christian fellowship for the GLBT community & their allies. 459-5767.

Spiritually Speaking. 6pm. 303 17th Ave E. Meets 1st & 3rd Sunday of every month. All genders & ages welcome. Learn & share experiences whether philosophical, religious, metaphysical, scientific or other ideas. 325-3306. fsorganizing@gbnetx.com

Seattle Bisexual Womens Network. 6:30-8:30pm. LGBT Community Center, 1115 E Pike St. Books: Summer Reading. 3rd Sunday of every month. SBWN also publishes a newsletter North Bi Northwest. 517-7767. www.geocities.com/sbwn.


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