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.
Thursday, May 3 – GLLN Social Luncheon– 11:45am - 1:15pm. Timpano Chophouse, 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. www.glln.org/events
Saturday, May 5 – 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. http://www.sagewebsite.org/sage-calendar/
Wednesday, May 9 – 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.” www.dolphindems.org
Friday, May 11 – 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.
Saturday, May 12 – 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/
Tuesday, May 15 – GFLGLCC May Mixer on the Double Decker Water Taxi – 5:30 - 6:30 pm. Dockside with a optional Cruise from 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Water Taxi will be docked in front of Briny Irish Riverfront Pub, 305 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. Parking available at One River Plaza with an entrance at 40 West Las Olas Blvd. Join us as Reyka Vodka Presents the February Mixer for the GFLGLCC. Complimentary for GFLGLCC Members. $10 for Future Members. https://www.gogayfortlauderdale.com/events
Wednesday, May 16 – Stonewall Pride Skate Night Fundraising Event at Xtreme Action Park – 8:00 – 11:00 pm. Xtreme Action Park 5300 Powerline Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. Please join us for a unique fundraising event "Stonewall Skate Night" at Xtreme Action Park benefiting Wilton Manors STONEWALL Pride Parade & Festival
- Roller Skating
- Live DJ
- Full Liquor Cash Bar
- Special guests
GENERAL TICKETS: Only $15 per person includes entrance, skate rental, festivities and $5 from each ticket to benefit Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade. VIP TICKETS: Or upgrade to our VIP Ticket for $25 per person includes entrance to the party, skate rental, two beer or wine drink tickets, and a $5 donation.
Saturday, May 19 – Pet Project’s Date Night With Your Pet–6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Wilton Manor Animal Hospital, 2201 North Dixie Hwy., Wilton Manors, FL 33305. Sponsored by Wilton Manors Animal Hospital & Better Homes and Garden Real Estate / Michael Camradello. Join us for us for dinner and drinks .... and bring the pooch in our beautiful animal hospital courtyard.Register for this event today by calling (954) 568-5678. All Proceeds Benefit The Pet Project. www.thepetprojectfl.org/calendar.html
Thursday, May 22 – GFLGLCC Quarterly Networking Luncheon – The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Lona Cocina Tequileria, 321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. Join us as our newest Chamber Partner The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort presents the GFLGLCC- Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Networking Luncheon at the stunning Lona Cocina Tequileria inside The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. Includes full lunch, desert, non-alcoholic beverage, tax & gratuity. GFLGLCC Members: $35. Future Members: $40. $3 Valet Parking. Please Register Today - Space is Limited and this will Sell Out. https://www.gogayfortlauderdale.com/events/details/gflglcc-quarterly-networking-luncheon-presented-by-the-westin-fort-lauderdale-beach-resort-6687
Monday, May 28 – SAGE of South Florida Men's Night Out– 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at Rumors, 2426 Wilton Dr., Wilton Manors, FL 33305. Every fourth Monday of the month, SAGE men meet at Tropics for cocktails, dinner and lively conversation. Please Note: Men's Night Out has moved to Rumors on Wilton Drive (across from Rosie's) http://www.sagewebsite.org/sage-calendar/
Save the Date:
TBD – Pride Center Founders Circle Reception– 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The Founder's Circle are individuals who make a monthly gift of $100 to the Pride Center. If you are interested in attending the event to see what it is all about, there is no commitment to become a Founder, just a chance to meet folks and hear about the great work the Pride Center is doing. Free parking is available but limited. RSVP to RSVP@PrideCenterFlorida.org or 954.463.9005 x 104.
Saturday, June 9 – Swim Wear Auction for the Pet Project–2:00 to 6:00 pm. Village Pub, 2283 Wilton Dr, Wilton Manors, FL 33305. From board shorts to speedos, an auction to dive into. Register for this event today by calling (954) 568-5678
All Proceeds Benefit The Pet Project. www.thepetprojectfl.org/calendar.html
Saturday, July 28 – Pet Project’s Bowl-A-Thon– 1:00pm. Manor Lanes, 1517 NE 26th St., Wilton Manors, FL 33305. After party at Smarty Pants 4:00 pm. Register for this event today by calling (239) 900-9890. All Proceeds Benefit The Pet Project. www.thepetprojectfl.org/calendar.html
Saturday, September 15 – Pet Project’s Leather Auction– The Pub Wilton Manors, 2283 Wilton Dr, Wilton Manors, FL 33305. Leather gear for you, a fantasy auction like never before.
Register for this event today by calling (954) 568-5678. www.thepetprojectfl.org/calendar.html
September 21 to October 1, 2018 – The Pride of Italy Tour– Join Robert Boo on a magical journey totaling 11 Days/10 Nights (3 Nights in Upscale Hotel in Rome + 4 Nights in Luxury Boutique Hotel in Florence + 3 Nights in Upscale Boutique Hotel in Venice). The tour features the gay history of Rome, Florence, and Venice! http://nadasitaly.com/tours/99