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, Nov 3 – 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/
Friday, Nov 10 – 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, November 10 – Pet Project Doggie Play Yard Opening – 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. The Pet Project FL, 2200 NW 9th Ave, Wilton Manors, Florida 33311. The Pet Project proudly announces the opening of our doggie play yard. The yard is secure and will have a few kiddie swimming pools, toys, treats and towels. $5.00 donation required per pet. All well behaved dogs are welcome. The play yard will be open Monday - Saturday 12 - 6 PM on Saturdays we will have hot dogs, snacks available for small donation. https://www.facebook.com/events/297296954452525/
Saturday, Nov 10 – 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/
Sunday, Nov 11 – Equality Florida Broward gala Pier 66 – 5:30-8:30 pm in The Crystal Ballroom at Pier Sixty-Six, 2301 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, 33301. The annual event, presented by PNC Bank for the sixth consecutive year, attracts more than 500 community, business, political and student leaders. Awards will be given for outstanding leaders and community advocates for the LGBTQ+ community, including the “Florida Media for Equality” Award to be presented to Norm Kent, a longtime fixture in South Florida and publisher of the South Florida Gay News. Tickets are $175 and are tax deductible to the full extent allowed under the law. A limited number of tickets of reduced priced tickets are available for those of limited means. For tickets or further information on sponsorships, please go to www.equalityflorida.org/browardgala or contact Row Iliescu at email@example.com or 305-335-2102.
Monday, November 12, 2018 – 8th Annual LGBTQ Leadership Forum LGBTQ Rights in Trump's America – 6:00 PM – Doors open. 6:30 – 8:00 PM – Panel discussion. 8:00 - 9:00 PM – Reception. NSU Museum of Art, Horvitz Auditorium, One East Las Olas Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. Our Fund Foundation is partnering with Lambda Legal to examine the challenges to LGBTQ equality since the current administration came to office. Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest organization in the U.S. dedicated to the civil rights of LGBTQ people and everyone living with HIV. Lambda's attorneys are leading the charge to combat the current administration's policies and federal judge appointments that are potentially hostile to LGBTQ rights. Meet the attorneys who are dedicated to protecting LGBTQ rights and to moving our cause forward to full equality.Admission is free. https://www.facebook.com/events/990308691177737/
Wednesday, Nov 14 – 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
Tuesday, Nov 20 – GFLGLCC Mixer – 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. Xtreme Action Park, 5300 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309. Join us as Reyka Vodka Presents the July Mixer for the GFLGLCC - Greater Fort Lauderdale LGBT Chamber of Commerce. You'll enjoy:One Complimentary Reyka Vodka Drink. Cash Bar with Happy Hour Specials Complimentary Hors D'oeuvres. Complimentary for GFLGLCC Members, $10 for Future Members https://www.gogayfortlauderdale.com
Tuesday, Nov 20 – GLBX Networking Mixer – 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM. Plunge Beach Hotel, 4660 El Mar Drive, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308. Both members and non-members are welcome at this complimentary after-work evening of food, drinks and incredible networking opportunities. Attendees are encouraged to bring plenty of business cards to connect. https://www.ftlchamber.com/index.php?src=events&submenu=_calendarofevents&srctype=detail&category=Events&refno=121702
Saturday, Nov 24 – The Pet Project Push Up for Pets – 1:00 PM. Hunter's Nightclub, 2232 Wilton Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305. Join in and get sponsored for the Push-Up event of the year Register for this event today by calling (954) 568-5678. All Proceeds Benefit The Pet Project. https://www.thepetprojectfl.org/calendar.html
Monday, Nov 26 – 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/
Wednesday, November 28 – Fort Lauderdale House Party for A Wider Bridge – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Join A Wider Bridge in Fort Lauderdale to learn about how we are building support for Israel and its LGBTQ communities. Special guest, Arizona Representative Daniel Hernandez Jr., will share his Israel Mission Trip experiences and discuss his leadership involving equality in Israel and for Israel. This event will be hosted at the Home of Ira Baer & Drew Tabatchnick. Address will be provided upon RSVP. https://www.facebook.com/events/248897925788728/
Save the Date:
Dec – 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-breakfast-presented-by-northwestern-mutual-striano-financial-7708