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, Dec 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.
Thursday, Dec 6 – GFLGLCC Quarterly Networking Luncheon– 11:30am - 1:00pm Thasos, 3330 Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308. Join us as the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitor's Bureau presents the GFLGLCC- Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce Holiday Networking Luncheon at the beautiful Thasos Greek Taverna. The chef at Thasos will create a wonderful 3-course plated lunch, served with sparkling or still water. GFLGLCC Members: $40. Future Members: $45.https://www.gogayfortlauderdale.com/events/details/gflglcc-holiday-networking-luncheon-presented-by-the-greater-fort-lauderdale-convention-visitor-s-bureau-9109
Friday, Dec 7 – 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, Dec 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.
Tuesday, Dec 11 – Pride Center Founders Circle Reception– 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Riva 1180 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. Guests are encouraged to donate an unwrapped new
children's toy for The Center's Annual Toy Drive. Reduced Rate Valet Available. RSVP by Friday, December 7, 2018 to RSVP@PrideCenterFlorida.org
Wednesday, Dec 12 – Dolphin Democrats Holiday Party – Second Wednesday of Each Month. 7:00pm. J. Mark's Restaurant 1245 N Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304. Join us at our 2018 Holiday Party 7:00PM - 9:00PM Ticket purchase includes Heavy hors d'oeuvre, 1 Drink, 2 raffle tickets
Saturday, Dec 15 – Pet Project Christmas Dinner and Benefit Show– United Church of Christ, 2501 NE 30th Street. Recreation Hall directly behind Smarty Pants Bar off Middle River Drive. 6:00pm Cocktails. 7:00pm Dinner with all the trimmings. 8:00pm Show starring Electra. Dancing following the show with DJ Cliff Roberts. $40 per person. Cash Bar. Call for tickets and table reservations 239-900-9890
Tuesday, Dec 18 – Our Fund Foundation's Fall 2018 Grant Reception– 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. New River Fine Art Gallery, 822 E. Las Olas Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. Join us as we celebrate the recipients of Our Fund's Community Grant Program and the impact, they will make for the LGBT Community in South Florida. https://www.our-fund.org/reception2018/
Tuesday, Dec 18 – GFLGLCC Holiday Mixer on the River Queen –5:30 PM - 8:00 PM. The River Queen will be docked at the Bahia Mar Yachting Center, 801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. Join us for the December Holiday Mixer for the GFLGLCC - Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce on the River Queen Riverboat. Dress: Cool and casual. You'll enjoy:
· Open Bar with Reyka Vodka Drinks 5:30 - 7:00
· Cash Bar for all Other Drinks
· Hors d'oeurves by BIG CHEF Catering
· We'll remain dockside from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
· Optional Complimentary River Cruise from 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Complimentary for GFLGLCC Members
$20 for Future Members
$20 for Future Members
Monday, Dec 24 – 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)
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Thursday, January 10 – GFLGLCC Quarterly Networking Breakfast – The Westin Fort Lauderdale, 400 Corporate Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334. Join us as Northwestern Mutual - Striano Financial Group Presents the GFLGLCC- Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Networking Breakfast at The Westin Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy a plated breakfast with bacon, eggs, and potatoes served with pastries, muffins, orange juice and coffee. GFLGLCC Members $25. Future Members $30.https://www.gogayfortlauderdale.com/events/details/gflglcc-quarterly-networking-breakfast-presented-by-northwestern-mutual-striano-financial-9087