On this Blog, I will post a highlight of some of the LGBT non-profit and political events that are going on in Ft. Lauderdale each month, so folks who want to attend can put them on their Calendars.
Saturday, April 1 – SAGE of South Florida Monthly Luncheon – 12:30pm – 2:00pm at the Herb Skolnic Center in Pompano Beach. Call (954) 634-7219 to reserve your space.
Sunday, April 2 – GLLN GALA 2017 – 4:00pm. The Venue, 2345 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305. The Gay & Lesbian Lawyer Network (GLLN) is pleased to announce its GALA FUNDRAISER 2017! Let’s make this the best gala ever benefiting The Humanity Project and SunServe. Be the first to get your ticket for the 6th Annual GALA, April 2nd 2017! General Admission to the GLLN Gala is $80.00. If you wish to purchase VIP tickets, the VIP Top Shelf Open Bar Reception is from 3:15 – 4:00 PM. VIP Admission to the GLLN Gala is $125.00. http://www.glln.org/events/
Thursday, April 6 – G2H2 Happy Hour to Benefit Broward House – 5:00pm – 7:00. Broward House, 2300 NE 7th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305. Join us for the first party of the year! Enjoy complimentary cocktails, meet LGBT professionals in your area and help benefit a great cause - The Broward House! See you there! https://www.facebook.com/groups/G2H2Wilton/
Saturday, April 8 – Pride Center Bingo – Second Saturdays of Each Month. 6:30 p.m. doors open; 7:30 p.m. Pride Center, 2040 N. Dixie Hwy, Wilton Manors. Main Hall, Schubert Building. Bingo; proceeds benefit The Pride Center. The cost is $15.00 for the Bingo Package. There will be a concession stand open and there is a 50/50 raffle. In general about $1100.00 in prizes are given out. http://www.pridecenterflorida.org/
Wednesday, April 12 – Dolphin Democrats Meeting – Second Wednesday of Each Month. 7:00pm. The Pride Center, 2040 A North Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors, FL. 7:00 pm – Pizza and social. 7:30 pm – Meeting. “Further, it shall be the mission of this organization to foster good will between gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) members of the Democratic Party and the community at large. We seek individual freedom in the framework of a just society and political freedom in the framework of meaningful participation by all citizens.” http://www.dolphindems.org/
Friday, April 14 – SunServe Silver Serve Luncheon – 11:00am – 1:00pm (Second Friday of the Month). ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL. Every Second Friday of the Month. SunServe is a model 501(c)(3) nonprofit social service agency serving the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) community in South Florida. We provide high quality, compassionate, and progressive care for all, including those in financial need, minorities, youth, seniors, families, and those with life-challenging physical or emotional conditions. We also perform numerous education and outreach projects. Kindly RSVP by calling 954.764.5150 ext. 114.
Tuesday, April 18 - GFLGLCC April Mixer at Ramada Oakland Park Inn Hotel - 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Join us as Reyka Vodka presents the April Mixer for the GFLGLCC - Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce at the Tropical Oasis Tiki Bar pool side at the Ramada Oakland Park Inn Hotel. You'll enjoy: One Complimentary Reyka Vodka Drink Cash Bar with Happy hour mix drinks specials and half priced Beer and wine. Complimentary Hors d'oeuvres. The Ramada Oakland Park Inn Hotel will be raffling a 2-night stay for two. Free Self Parking. https://gflglcc.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/2600
Wednesday, April 19 – The Equality Garden Club – The Equality Park Garden Club meets every 3rd Wednesday of the month except December. It is a Gay and straight friendly garden club with a variety of plant related events. Meetings include a guest speaker with a horticultural topic, plant exchange, raffle table, and refreshments. For more info contact for Chuck Nicholls at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, April 24 – SAGE Men's Night Out – 5:30 pm at Tropics Piano Bar and Restaurant. Every fourth Monday of the month, SAGE men meet at Tropics for cocktails, dinner and lively conversation.
Thursday, March 30 – Sage and Friends Fort Lauderdale Honoring George Zuber – 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Home of DC Allen and Ken Flick, 2600 NW 7th Ave. Wilton Manors, FL 33311. Sage is the Country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, Gay Bisexual and transgender older adults. To RSVP and buy tickets: https://giveto.sageusa.org/events/2017/sage-friends/fortlauderdale
Friday, March 31 – HIV/AIDS Seniors Conference – Center for Spiritual Living.SunServe is thrilled to announce the first ever HIV/AIDS Seniors Conference sponsored by AIDS United! More people living with HIV/AIDS than ever are becoming seniors. Whether you recently sero-converted or have been a long-term survivor, an HIV+ senior simply has different nutritional and medical needs than non-senior individuals living with HIV/AIDS. SunServe invites community members and professionals to receive mental, social and physical health information specific to thriving with HIV/AIDS as a senior. The event will take place at the Center for Spiritual Living on . Please click here to register for the FREE community track, as well as the professionals track offering attendess CEU’s, or visit www.sunserve.org/hivseniors for more information. Please check out our event page on Facebook too at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1633200066982253/
Save the Date:
Thursday, May 4 – GLLN Social Luncheon – 11:45am - 1:15pm. Timpano’s, 450 E Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. Monthly luncheons are on the first Thursday of every month. The mission for the gay & lesbian lawyers network is to provide a social network in which gay, lesbian and gay friendly lawyers can develop their practices through friendships, referral relationships and professional development. APPROVED FOR ONE (1) CLE ETHICS CREDIT FOR THIS LUNCHEON. http://www.glln.org/events/
Thursday, May 18 – Equality Florida "Florida Council Mixer." – 6:30-8:30 p.m. Location TBA. Private party for EQFL's sponsor level donors
Wednesday, May 18 – GFLGLCC Quarterly Networking Luncheon – 11:30am - 1:30pm. TBD. Please join us for the GFLGLCC Quarterly Networking Luncheon, you'll meet new friends, make business connections and enjoy a wonderful luncheon prepared by the Riverside Hotel. Luncheon Details: The Riverside Hotel will serve a 3-course lunch, choice of nonalcoholic beverage, inclusive of tax and gratuity. Cocktails, wine and beer are available. Reduced Valet: $4. Fees/Admission: GFLGLCC Members: $35 Future-Members: $40. http://www.gogayfortlauderdale.com/events/details/the-cia-presents-the-gflglcc-quarterly-networking-luncheon-05-18-2016-714
Wilton Manors Art Expo – Held on the 3rd Saturday of each month – 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. January through March, along the 1.1 mile Wilton Drive, in the Wilton Manors Art and Entertainment District. A Showcase of local artists, craftsmen, musicians, and businesses in the Arts & Entertainment District and Dixie Village. This cultural experience brings a multitude of visitors into our numerous unique galleries, shops, bars, and restaurants on Wilton Drive and vicinity. http://www.wmae.org